The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 48 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 13 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.72% 2.38% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 9.22% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 8
Average salary £22,250 £19,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.10% -26.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £17,120 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,750 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
Windows XP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 141 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.32% 25.82% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 70 124 94
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Lancashire region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 5 £21,500 - 4
Blackburn - 3 £18,000 -
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Chorley - 1 £22,000 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) MS Office
2 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (37.50%) VMware
6 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (29.17%) Citrix
8 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) VoIP
9 6 (25.00%) MCSE
10 5 (20.83%) Linux
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) WAN
10 5 (20.83%) LAN
10 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.83%) SLA
10 5 (20.83%) A+ Certification
10 5 (20.83%) SAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (66.67%) MS Office
2 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) VoIP
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) DECT
5 3 (12.50%) NAS
5 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.33%) PBX
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MS Access
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.50%) Life Science
1 3 (12.50%) iPhone
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) CCTV
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) EFTPOS
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) AIX
8 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
1 3 (12.50%) Migration
1 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (12.50%) Change Management
1 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
1 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
1 3 (12.50%) Time Management
1 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
1 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
1 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Information Security
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.83%) A+ Certification
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) vSphere
2 5 (20.83%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 3 (12.50%) XenServer
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 6 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) Avaya
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) Nortel
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee
7 1 (4.17%) Lotus
7 1 (4.17%) Draytek
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Lancashire County Council
Salary: From £30,311 to £34,894 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago