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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 168 86 125
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +39
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 17 104 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 2.58% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.73% 9.88% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 100 63
Average salary £22,750 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
985 1053 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.24% 26.09% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 813 917 848
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
Stockport -2 2 £25,250 +87.03% 1
Altrincham +6 1 £24,000 -15.78%
Bolton 0 1 £19,500 -29.09%
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (73.97%) Active Directory
3 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
4 42 (57.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (53.42%) Windows 7
6 36 (49.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (42.47%) ITIL
7 31 (42.47%) MS Exchange
8 28 (38.36%) VMware
9 25 (34.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
10 24 (32.88%) SAN
10 24 (32.88%) LAN
10 24 (32.88%) WAN
11 22 (30.14%) MS Office
12 21 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (27.40%) Windows 8
13 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
14 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
16 17 (23.29%) vSphere
17 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
17 16 (21.92%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (21.92%) SQL
18 14 (19.18%) Finance
19 13 (17.81%) NetApp
19 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 31 (42.47%) MS Exchange
2 25 (34.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.11%) Apache
7 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.37%) Site Server
8 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
2 22 (30.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.88%) LAN
1 24 (32.88%) WAN
1 24 (32.88%) SAN
2 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
3 16 (21.92%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (12.33%) Firewall
5 5 (6.85%) DNS
6 4 (5.48%) DHCP
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.11%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.74%) NAS
8 2 (2.74%) VLAN
8 2 (2.74%) HTTP
8 2 (2.74%) VPN
8 2 (2.74%) VoIP
8 2 (2.74%) SSL
8 2 (2.74%) Internet
9 1 (1.37%) 3G
9 1 (1.37%) ATM
9 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.85%) Sybase ASA
6 3 (4.11%) MySQL
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Law
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Analyst
2 15 (20.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Support Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) IT Support
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Operations Manager
8 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) HTML
1 3 (4.11%) CSS
1 3 (4.11%) XML
2 2 (2.74%) XSLT
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Thin Client
1 6 (8.22%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.74%) iPhone
4 2 (2.74%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (53.42%) Windows 7
4 36 (49.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (27.40%) Windows 8
6 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.70%) Windows Vista
8 7 (9.59%) Mac OS
8 7 (9.59%) Linux
9 6 (8.22%) Windows 2000
10 5 (6.85%) AIX
10 5 (6.85%) UNIX
11 4 (5.48%) Windows NT
12 3 (4.11%) zOS
12 3 (4.11%) MVS
12 3 (4.11%) Debian
13 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) ITIL
2 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.22%) Migration
4 5 (6.85%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (6.85%) Change Control
5 4 (5.48%) Operations Management
5 4 (5.48%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.11%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.74%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.74%) Information Security
7 2 (2.74%) Data Management
7 2 (2.74%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.11%) VBScript
3 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.11%) Perl
4 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.44%) MCP
3 11 (15.07%) CCNA
3 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (13.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (13.70%) MCTS
5 9 (12.33%) NCDA
6 7 (9.59%) MCSE
7 4 (5.48%) MCSA
7 4 (5.48%) Degree
8 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.74%) CCA
9 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.37%) HND
10 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 54 (73.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (23.29%) vSphere
4 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.11%) vCloud
6 3 (4.11%) Squid
6 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.11%) XenApp
7 2 (2.74%) XenServer
7 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.37%) Xen
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.48%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) WSUS
3 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.74%) SCOM
5 1 (1.37%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.36%) VMware
3 13 (17.81%) NetApp
4 12 (16.44%) HP
4 12 (16.44%) Citrix
5 10 (13.70%) Dell
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco
6 7 (9.59%) Apple
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle
7 5 (6.85%) Sybase
7 5 (6.85%) McAfee
8 4 (5.48%) Sophos
8 4 (5.48%) Websense
8 4 (5.48%) Symantec
9 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.11%) EMC
9 3 (4.11%) WatchGuard
9 3 (4.11%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.74%) Imperva
10 2 (2.74%) Mitel
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