The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 164 91 110
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 19 96 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 2.37% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.87% 9.28% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 93 61
Average salary £22,750 £37,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.33% +63.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,850 £19,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1014 1034 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.28% 25.50% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 851 895 865
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
North West

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 1 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 1 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
Altrincham +8 4 £24,000 -
Stockport -1 2 £25,250 +44.28%
Wigan -2 1 £22,500 -16.66%
Bolton -3 1 £19,500 -61.00%
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (75.95%) Active Directory
3 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
4 47 (59.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (56.96%) Windows 7
6 40 (50.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (45.57%) ITIL
8 34 (43.04%) MS Exchange
9 30 (37.97%) VMware
10 27 (34.18%) LAN
10 27 (34.18%) WAN
11 25 (31.65%) SAN
11 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
11 25 (31.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (30.38%) MS Office
13 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
14 22 (27.85%) Windows 8
15 21 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (26.58%) TCP/IP
16 20 (25.32%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (24.05%) Finance
17 19 (24.05%) vSphere
18 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (22.78%) SQL
19 15 (18.99%) MCP
19 15 (18.99%) NetApp
19 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
19 15 (18.99%) SQL Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (43.04%) MS Exchange
2 25 (31.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.80%) IIS
6 3 (3.80%) Apache
7 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
2 24 (30.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) LAN
1 27 (34.18%) WAN
2 25 (31.65%) SAN
3 21 (26.58%) TCP/IP
4 20 (25.32%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (12.66%) Firewall
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (6.33%) DNS
8 4 (5.06%) DHCP
9 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.80%) VPN
10 2 (2.53%) SSL
10 2 (2.53%) HTTP
10 2 (2.53%) Internet
10 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.53%) NAS
11 1 (1.27%) VLAN
11 1 (1.27%) 3G
11 1 (1.27%) Wireless
11 1 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.33%) Sybase ASA
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.80%) MySQL
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Analyst
2 19 (24.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Service Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) IT Support
6 7 (8.86%) Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Operations Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Operations Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Support Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) HTML
1 3 (3.80%) CSS
1 3 (3.80%) XML
2 2 (2.53%) XSLT
3 1 (1.27%) COM
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
1 6 (7.59%) Thin Client
1 6 (7.59%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) Replication
3 2 (2.53%) Statistics
4 1 (1.27%) iPhone
4 1 (1.27%) SecurID
4 1 (1.27%) iPad
4 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (59.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (56.96%) Windows 7
4 40 (50.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (27.85%) Windows 8
6 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (11.39%) Windows Vista
8 8 (10.13%) Mac OS
9 7 (8.86%) Linux
10 6 (7.59%) Windows 2000
11 5 (6.33%) AIX
11 5 (6.33%) UNIX
12 3 (3.80%) zOS
12 3 (3.80%) MVS
12 3 (3.80%) Debian
12 3 (3.80%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) ITIL
2 8 (10.13%) Problem Management
3 6 (7.59%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (7.59%) Migration
3 6 (7.59%) Change Control
4 5 (6.33%) Operations Management
5 4 (5.06%) Project Management
6 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.80%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.80%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.80%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (3.80%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.53%) ERP
7 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.53%) Information Security
7 2 (2.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.80%) VBScript
2 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.80%) Perl
3 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) Java
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.99%) MCP
3 13 (16.46%) MCTS
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (12.66%) CCNA
4 10 (12.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (11.39%) NCDA
6 7 (8.86%) MCSE
7 5 (6.33%) MCSA
8 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (5.06%) Degree
9 3 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.53%) CCA
11 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.27%) MCITP
11 1 (1.27%) CCAA
11 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 60 (75.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (24.05%) vSphere
4 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.06%) XenApp
6 3 (3.80%) Squid
6 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.80%) vCloud
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.53%) XenServer
8 1 (1.27%) Xen
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.06%) SCOM
4 3 (3.80%) WSUS
4 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.27%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.27%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.97%) VMware
3 15 (18.99%) NetApp
4 13 (16.46%) HP
5 12 (15.19%) Dell
5 12 (15.19%) Citrix
5 12 (15.19%) Cisco
6 8 (10.13%) Apple
7 7 (8.86%) McAfee
8 5 (6.33%) Sybase
8 5 (6.33%) Oracle
9 4 (5.06%) Sophos
9 4 (5.06%) Symantec
9 4 (5.06%) Websense
10 3 (3.80%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.80%) WatchGuard
10 3 (3.80%) Avaya
10 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.80%) EMC
11 2 (2.53%) Imperva
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