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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 137 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 46 66 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 1.64% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.99% 6.57% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 58
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.66%
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
921 1005 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.93% 24.93% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 757 825 961
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 - 1
Altrincham -2 3 £25,000 -39.39%
Salford +1 2 £18,000 -43.75%
Stockport - 2 £40,000 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (66.10%) Active Directory
3 65 (55.08%) Microsoft
4 54 (45.76%) Windows 7
5 47 (39.83%) Windows 8
6 44 (37.29%) MS Office
7 42 (35.59%) MS Exchange
8 39 (33.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (32.20%) TCP/IP
9 38 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (30.51%) ITIL
11 34 (28.81%) LAN
11 34 (28.81%) WAN
11 34 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 33 (27.97%) SQL Server
13 32 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2003
14 28 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
14 28 (23.73%) MS Excel
15 24 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (19.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (17.80%) VMware
18 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (14.41%) Law
19 17 (14.41%) Degree
19 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2005
20 16 (13.56%) Hyper-V
20 16 (13.56%) Blackberry
20 16 (13.56%) SAN
20 16 (13.56%) VPN
20 16 (13.56%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 42 (35.59%) MS Exchange
2 34 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (5.08%) IIS
7 4 (3.39%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.54%) Apache
8 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.69%) Lync
10 1 (0.85%) GroupWise
Applications
1 44 (37.29%) MS Office
2 28 (23.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.20%) TCP/IP
2 34 (28.81%) LAN
2 34 (28.81%) WAN
3 16 (13.56%) DHCP
3 16 (13.56%) VPN
3 16 (13.56%) SAN
4 15 (12.71%) DNS
5 14 (11.86%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (8.47%) Internet
6 10 (8.47%) WLAN
7 9 (7.63%) Firewall
8 8 (6.78%) FTP
9 7 (5.93%) GPRS
10 5 (4.24%) VoIP
11 4 (3.39%) VLAN
12 3 (2.54%) NAS
12 3 (2.54%) Extranet
13 2 (1.69%) Wireless
13 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 17 (14.41%) Law
2 11 (9.32%) Finance
3 7 (5.93%) Games
4 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.39%) Advertising
6 3 (2.54%) Legal
7 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Support Engineer
2 39 (33.05%) Analyst
3 26 (22.03%) IT Support
4 23 (19.49%) Service Analyst
5 21 (17.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (14.41%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (12.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (12.71%) Support Analyst
8 14 (11.86%) Technical Support
9 13 (11.02%) Desktop Support
10 11 (9.32%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
14 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
14 5 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
15 4 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
15 4 (3.39%) Help Desk Analyst
15 4 (3.39%) Technical Support Engineer
15 4 (3.39%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) OpenGL
1 5 (4.24%) DirectX
2 3 (2.54%) COM
3 2 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) EDI
4 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.93%) Smart Meter
4 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.24%) Animation
5 5 (4.24%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.24%) Physics
6 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.54%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.54%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.69%) iPhone
8 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.69%) Handset
8 2 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.69%) SecurID
9 1 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (45.76%) Windows 7
3 47 (39.83%) Windows 8
4 39 (33.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (12.71%) Windows Vista
8 6 (5.08%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.24%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.54%) Linux
10 3 (2.54%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.69%) CentOS
11 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.69%) UNIX
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) ITIL
2 15 (12.71%) ERP
3 7 (5.93%) Project Management
3 7 (5.93%) Software Engineering
3 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
4 5 (4.24%) Game Development
4 5 (4.24%) OO
5 4 (3.39%) Coaching
6 3 (2.54%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (2.54%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.54%) Service Management
6 3 (2.54%) Document Management
6 3 (2.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.54%) Change Management
6 3 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.69%) Data Security
7 2 (1.69%) Software Testing
7 2 (1.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.32%) SQL
2 6 (5.08%) C++
3 3 (2.54%) Java
4 2 (1.69%) VB
4 2 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.41%) Degree
3 13 (11.02%) MCTS
3 13 (11.02%) MCP
4 11 (9.32%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (7.63%) NCDA
5 9 (7.63%) CCA
6 8 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.08%) CCNA
8 5 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.54%) MCDST
10 2 (1.69%) MCITP
10 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.69%) CCAA
10 2 (1.69%) ISEB
10 2 (1.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 78 (66.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.56%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.47%) XenApp
5 8 (6.78%) XenServer
5 8 (6.78%) XenDesktop
5 8 (6.78%) vSphere
6 2 (1.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) SCCM
2 6 (5.08%) SCOM
3 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.69%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 65 (55.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.80%) VMware
3 15 (12.71%) Citrix
4 13 (11.02%) Cisco
5 9 (7.63%) NetApp
6 8 (6.78%) Oracle
7 6 (5.08%) Symantec
8 5 (4.24%) HP
8 5 (4.24%) Dell
9 4 (3.39%) Lotus
10 3 (2.54%) Avaya
10 3 (2.54%) Mitel
10 3 (2.54%) Draytek
11 2 (1.69%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.69%) Sophos
11 2 (1.69%) AppSense
12 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.85%) Juniper
12 1 (0.85%) SAP
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