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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 163 167 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -71
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 17 19 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.47% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.07% 1.87% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 94
Average salary £26,000 £22,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -35.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £19,850 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £32,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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
822 1017 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.99% 25.37% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 662 858 909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Salford - 2 £19,250 - 1
Bolton +8 1 £49,000 +151.28%
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
4 26 (43.33%) Windows 8
5 24 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 23 (38.33%) MS Exchange
7 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (30.00%) LAN
8 18 (30.00%) WAN
8 18 (30.00%) MS Office
8 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (28.33%) ITIL
10 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
12 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
13 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
14 12 (20.00%) Windows Vista
14 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (18.33%) Law
15 11 (18.33%) DHCP
15 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
16 10 (16.67%) DNS
16 10 (16.67%) MCP
16 10 (16.67%) Citrix
16 10 (16.67%) Degree

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (38.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.00%) Apache
7 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.33%) IIS
8 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Office
2 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) LAN
1 18 (30.00%) WAN
2 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.33%) DHCP
4 10 (16.67%) DNS
5 9 (15.00%) Firewall
6 8 (13.33%) SAN
6 8 (13.33%) VPN
7 7 (11.67%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (8.33%) WLAN
9 3 (5.00%) Extranet
9 3 (5.00%) VLAN
9 3 (5.00%) VoIP
10 2 (3.33%) MPLS
11 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.67%) NAS
11 1 (1.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.33%) Law
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Games
3 5 (8.33%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) IT Support
3 12 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (20.00%) Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Desktop Support
5 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) C++ Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) OpenGL
1 5 (8.33%) DirectX
2 3 (5.00%) COM
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Animation
3 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.33%) Physics
3 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Windows 8
3 24 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (20.00%) Windows Vista
8 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.33%) UNIX
9 2 (3.33%) CentOS
9 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.33%) Linux
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) ERP
2 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (8.33%) OO
4 5 (8.33%) Document Management
4 5 (8.33%) Game Development
5 3 (5.00%) Time Management
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.33%) Application Discovery
7 1 (1.67%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.67%) Coaching
7 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) C++
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) VB
3 2 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.67%) MCP
2 10 (16.67%) Degree
3 7 (11.67%) MCTS
4 5 (8.33%) NCDA
4 5 (8.33%) MCSE
4 5 (8.33%) MCSA
4 5 (8.33%) CCA
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.67%) CCNA
6 3 (5.00%) MCDST
7 2 (3.33%) ISEB
7 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.33%) XenApp
4 5 (8.33%) XenServer
5 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.67%) vSphere
6 2 (3.33%) Firmware
7 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Citrix
3 9 (15.00%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco
5 7 (11.67%) Avaya
6 5 (8.33%) NetApp
7 4 (6.67%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) HP
9 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.33%) Sophos
9 2 (3.33%) Juniper
9 2 (3.33%) Draytek
10 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.67%) Apple
10 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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