The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 81 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.66% 1.13% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 4.27% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £20,300 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,600 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -7.14%
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 North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 211 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.31% 26.57% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 151 188 127
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in the North East

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the North East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in the North East

Windows XP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 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
Tyne and Wear -7 4 £27,500 +22.22%
Durham -17 1 £15,000 -50.00%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
7 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 5 (38.46%) SLA
8 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 4 (30.77%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (30.77%) WatchGuard
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (23.08%) Meraki
9 3 (23.08%) MS Office
9 3 (23.08%) DHCP
9 3 (23.08%) Service Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Intranet
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) POP3
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (7.69%) PC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) WatchGuard
5 3 (23.08%) Meraki
6 2 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (7.69%) BT
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Fortinet