The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 147 133 116
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 31 46 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 1.19% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.99% 4.60% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 72
Average salary £27,500 £23,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -10.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £19,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £41,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
776 1000 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.39% 25.87% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 641 834 911
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Manchester

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Manchester

Windows XP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Oldham - 5 £22,500 -
Bolton +6 2 £32,750 +125.86%
Sale - 2 £20,500 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (63.92%) Active Directory
3 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
4 49 (50.52%) Windows 8
5 42 (43.30%) Windows 7
6 41 (42.27%) MS Exchange
7 38 (39.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (36.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (35.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (32.99%) LAN
10 32 (32.99%) WAN
11 31 (31.96%) MS Office
12 30 (30.93%) ITIL
13 29 (29.90%) TCP/IP
13 29 (29.90%) Exchange Server 2003
14 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
16 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
16 23 (23.71%) Exchange Server 2007
17 22 (22.68%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (20.62%) VMware
20 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V
21 17 (17.53%) SAN
21 17 (17.53%) DHCP
22 16 (16.49%) SQL Server 2005
23 15 (15.46%) Windows Vista
23 15 (15.46%) DNS
23 15 (15.46%) Citrix
24 14 (14.43%) ERP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 41 (42.27%) MS Exchange
2 35 (36.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (29.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (23.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.15%) IIS
8 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.12%) Lync
9 3 (3.09%) Apache
9 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (31.96%) MS Office
2 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.99%) LAN
1 32 (32.99%) WAN
2 29 (29.90%) TCP/IP
3 17 (17.53%) DHCP
3 17 (17.53%) SAN
4 15 (15.46%) DNS
5 13 (13.40%) VPN
5 13 (13.40%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (9.28%) WLAN
6 9 (9.28%) Firewall
7 4 (4.12%) VoIP
7 4 (4.12%) VLAN
7 4 (4.12%) Extranet
8 3 (3.09%) NAS
9 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.06%) MPLS
10 1 (1.03%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (16.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
1 13 (13.40%) Law
2 7 (7.22%) Games
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.15%) Advertising
5 4 (4.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Support Engineer
2 27 (27.84%) IT Support
3 25 (25.77%) Analyst
4 20 (20.62%) IT Support Engineer
5 19 (19.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (14.43%) Desktop Support
7 12 (12.37%) Service Analyst
7 12 (12.37%) Support Analyst
8 11 (11.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (9.28%) Technical Support
9 9 (9.28%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (6.19%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (5.15%) Software Engineer
12 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 4 (4.12%) C++ Software Engineer
14 3 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
14 3 (3.09%) Team Leader
14 3 (3.09%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) OpenGL
1 5 (5.15%) DirectX
2 3 (3.09%) COM
3 2 (2.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.15%) Animation
3 5 (5.15%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.15%) Physics
4 3 (3.09%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.09%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.06%) iPhone
5 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.06%) SecurID
6 1 (1.03%) Handset
6 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (50.52%) Windows 8
3 42 (43.30%) Windows 7
4 38 (39.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (35.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (15.46%) Windows Vista
8 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.06%) UNIX
10 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.06%) Linux
10 2 (2.06%) CentOS
11 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) ERP
3 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (5.15%) Game Development
4 5 (5.15%) OO
4 5 (5.15%) Change Management
5 4 (4.12%) Document Management
5 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.12%) Coaching
6 3 (3.09%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.09%) Migration
6 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.06%) Service Management
7 2 (2.06%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.06%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) C++
3 3 (3.09%) Java
4 2 (2.06%) VB
4 2 (2.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.43%) MCP
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (11.34%) MCTS
4 10 (10.31%) Degree
5 9 (9.28%) NCDA
5 9 (9.28%) CCA
6 8 (8.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.19%) CCNA
8 4 (4.12%) MCSE
8 4 (4.12%) MCSA
8 4 (4.12%) MCDST
9 2 (2.06%) MCITP
9 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.06%) CCAA
9 2 (2.06%) ISEB
9 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 62 (63.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.31%) XenApp
5 8 (8.25%) XenServer
5 8 (8.25%) XenDesktop
5 8 (8.25%) vSphere
6 2 (2.06%) Firmware
6 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) SCCM
2 6 (6.19%) SCOM
3 3 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.06%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) VMware
3 15 (15.46%) Citrix
4 13 (13.40%) Cisco
5 9 (9.28%) NetApp
6 7 (7.22%) Avaya
6 7 (7.22%) Symantec
7 6 (6.19%) Dell
8 5 (5.15%) HP
9 3 (3.09%) Draytek
10 2 (2.06%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.06%) Sophos
10 2 (2.06%) AppSense
10 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.03%) Juniper
11 1 (1.03%) Nortel
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