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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 164 145 132
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 17 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 1.16% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.21% 4.73% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 55
Median salary £23,500 £26,250 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.47% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £20,450 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £26,591 £35,250 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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
770 867 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.11% 24.48% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 644 715 823
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +16 4 £22,500 +36.36%
Altrincham +8 1 £25,000 -
Sale +2 1 £22,000 +7.31%
Oldham -2 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Cheadle - 1 £20,500 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (67.61%) Microsoft
3 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
4 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (33.80%) Windows 7
7 22 (30.99%) C
7 22 (30.99%) Games
8 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
8 21 (29.58%) Windows Server
9 20 (28.17%) OO
9 20 (28.17%) C++
9 20 (28.17%) Software Engineering
10 19 (26.76%) C#
10 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
10 19 (26.76%) Multithreading
10 19 (26.76%) Windows 8
11 18 (25.35%) Citrix
11 18 (25.35%) MS Office
12 15 (21.13%) ITIL
13 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
14 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
14 13 (18.31%) Finance
15 12 (16.90%) VMware
15 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (15.49%) MCP
17 10 (14.08%) LAN
17 10 (14.08%) WAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) MS Office
2 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.08%) LAN
2 10 (14.08%) WAN
3 9 (12.68%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (11.27%) DHCP
4 8 (11.27%) DNS
5 6 (8.45%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) VoIP
7 4 (5.63%) WebEx
8 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.41%) Firewall
10 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Subversion
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (30.99%) Games
2 13 (18.31%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Legal
4 5 (7.04%) Retail
5 3 (4.23%) German Language
5 3 (4.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) C++ Software Engineer
2 19 (26.76%) Software Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) IT Support
4 13 (18.31%) Support Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (12.68%) Desktop Support
7 8 (11.27%) Games Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (8.45%) IT Analyst
9 6 (8.45%) IT Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) Service Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) JSON
2 4 (5.63%) XML
3 3 (4.23%) SOAP
3 3 (4.23%) WCF
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) Java EE
4 1 (1.41%) jQuery
4 1 (1.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
1 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (33.80%) Windows 7
5 21 (29.58%) Windows Server
6 19 (26.76%) Windows 8
7 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Vista
9 4 (5.63%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.82%) Android
10 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.82%) VMS
11 1 (1.41%) AIX
11 1 (1.41%) Linux
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) OO
1 20 (28.17%) Software Engineering
2 19 (26.76%) Multithreading
3 15 (21.13%) ITIL
4 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.63%) Case Management
5 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.23%) Line Management
6 3 (4.23%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (4.23%) OOD
6 3 (4.23%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.23%) Service Management
6 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.82%) People Management
7 2 (2.82%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) C
2 20 (28.17%) C++
3 19 (26.76%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.49%) MCP
3 9 (12.68%) Degree
3 9 (12.68%) MCTS
4 4 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (4.23%) CCAA
5 3 (4.23%) ISEB
5 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.23%) MCITP
6 2 (2.82%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.82%) MCDST
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) XenApp
3 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.63%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.82%) XenServer
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
2 6 (8.45%) SCOM
3 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.41%) DameWare
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 48 (67.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) Citrix
3 12 (16.90%) VMware
4 10 (14.08%) Dell
5 7 (9.86%) Cisco
6 4 (5.63%) Avaya
7 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.82%) Apple
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.41%) Draytek
9 1 (1.41%) Google
9 1 (1.41%) HP
9 1 (1.41%) Juniper
9 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow