The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 19 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.87% 1.61% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 12.90% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £24,000 £28,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
Windows XP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.83% 12.45% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £41,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in the Midlands

Windows XP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp