The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 57 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.56% 0.96% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.06% 4.48% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 14
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £23,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £41,600 £32,528
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
165 134 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.82% 21.37% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 136 122 231
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Merseyside region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Merseyside

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Windows XP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Liverpool +3 2 £24,500 -37.97% 2
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) MCP
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) MCSE
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) ADSL
5 3 (20.00%) ISDN
5 3 (20.00%) PSTN
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) MCITP
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) MCSA
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) ADSL
1 3 (20.00%) ISDN
1 3 (20.00%) PSTN
1 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Server Support
2 8 (53.33%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Service Management
1 2 (13.33%) ITSM
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
1 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (73.33%) MCP
2 9 (60.00%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
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