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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 55 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 6 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.18% 1.78% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.82% 13.43% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
Average salary £18,500 £22,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% -10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £14,900 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,300 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
88 67 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.36% 13.24% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 118
Average salary £25,000 £28,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% -1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Blackpool - 4 £18,250 -
Chorley -6 1 £38,000 +72.72%
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Citrix
2 21 (60.00%) VMware
3 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (51.43%) Migration
5 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 14 (40.00%) Juniper
6 14 (40.00%) Finance
6 14 (40.00%) Office 365
6 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 13 (37.14%) Windows 8
8 12 (34.29%) Windows Vista
9 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
10 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 10 (28.57%) MS Office
10 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
11 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
12 8 (22.86%) Cisco
13 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (20.00%) LAN
13 7 (20.00%) Wireless
13 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (17.14%) Project Management
15 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
15 5 (14.29%) VPN
15 5 (14.29%) ADSL
15 5 (14.29%) Broadband
15 5 (14.29%) MCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Office
2 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (20.00%) LAN
2 7 (20.00%) Wireless
3 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (14.29%) ADSL
3 5 (14.29%) Broadband
3 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security
4 4 (11.43%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) PBX
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Project Manager
2 11 (31.43%) Support Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (25.71%) IT Support
4 6 (17.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (17.14%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Support Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
6 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 8
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Vista
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) UNIX
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
3 4 (11.43%) Software Licensing
3 4 (11.43%) Data Security
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) BCP
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCP
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCTS
2 4 (11.43%) MCITP
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
1 2 (5.71%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Citrix
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) Juniper
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) NetApp
6 3 (8.57%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) Sophos
8 1 (2.86%) Avaya
8 1 (2.86%) Nortel
8 1 (2.86%) Spiceworks
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