The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 190 171 152
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 43 85 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 1.32% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.47% 5.77% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33 75 95
Median salary £23,500 £24,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% -3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £39,600 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1239 1472 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.90% 22.91% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1208 1450
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in the North West

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in the North West

Windows XP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 16 £23,500 -10.47% 1
Cumbria - 9 £20,500 -
Merseyside +9 7 £24,000 +26.31% 6
Cheshire +5 7 £24,000 +4.34% 1
Lancashire -11 4 £20,500 -31.66%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 81 (65.85%) Active Directory
4 66 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (43.90%) Windows Server
6 51 (41.46%) Windows 7
7 50 (40.65%) MS Exchange
8 45 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (35.77%) Windows 8
10 43 (34.96%) TCP/IP
11 37 (30.08%) MS Office
12 35 (28.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 33 (26.83%) MS Excel
14 32 (26.02%) VMware
15 31 (25.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (21.95%) Citrix
16 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (19.51%) DNS
17 24 (19.51%) Cisco
17 24 (19.51%) DHCP
17 24 (19.51%) MCP
18 22 (17.89%) C
18 22 (17.89%) MCTS
18 22 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2013
18 22 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (17.89%) Hyper-V
19 21 (17.07%) Games
20 20 (16.26%) C++
20 20 (16.26%) OO
20 20 (16.26%) VPN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (40.65%) MS Exchange
2 35 (28.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (30.08%) MS Office
2 33 (26.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (34.96%) TCP/IP
2 24 (19.51%) DHCP
2 24 (19.51%) DNS
3 20 (16.26%) VPN
4 14 (11.38%) WAN
5 12 (9.76%) LAN
6 9 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (5.69%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (5.69%) VoIP
8 6 (4.88%) Firewall
9 4 (3.25%) Broadband
9 4 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.25%) WebEx
10 3 (2.44%) VLAN
11 2 (1.63%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.81%) Network Security
12 1 (0.81%) SAN
12 1 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (15.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.25%) Subversion
3 2 (1.63%) JIRA
3 2 (1.63%) MSI
3 2 (1.63%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (17.07%) Games
2 16 (13.01%) Finance
3 8 (6.50%) Retail
4 6 (4.88%) Legal
5 4 (3.25%) German Language
6 3 (2.44%) Law
6 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (35.77%) IT Support
2 35 (28.46%) Analyst
3 32 (26.02%) Support Engineer
4 28 (22.76%) IT Engineer
4 28 (22.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 21 (17.07%) Support Analyst
6 19 (15.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 19 (15.45%) Software Engineer
7 14 (11.38%) Infrastructure Support
7 14 (11.38%) Service Analyst
8 13 (10.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (10.57%) Desktop Support
8 13 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (10.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 13 (10.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) Desktop Analyst
11 8 (6.50%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (6.50%) Games Engineer
12 7 (5.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) Web Services
2 5 (4.07%) XML
3 4 (3.25%) JSON
4 3 (2.44%) SOAP
4 3 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) Java EE
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Fat Client
1 7 (5.69%) Thin Client
2 6 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.07%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) EPoS
6 2 (1.63%) Life Science
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (43.90%) Windows Server
4 51 (41.46%) Windows 7
5 45 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (35.77%) Windows 8
7 31 (25.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.88%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.25%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.25%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.63%) Android
10 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.63%) Linux
10 2 (1.63%) VMS
10 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.63%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.81%) AIX
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.26%) OO
1 20 (16.26%) Software Engineering
2 19 (15.45%) Multithreading
3 18 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.88%) Service Management
5 5 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (4.07%) Line Management
5 5 (4.07%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.25%) Case Management
6 4 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.44%) OOD
8 2 (1.63%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.63%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (1.63%) People Management
8 2 (1.63%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.63%) Software Delivery
8 2 (1.63%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.89%) C
2 20 (16.26%) C++
3 19 (15.45%) C#
4 4 (3.25%) SQL
5 3 (2.44%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.63%) VB
6 2 (1.63%) VBScript
7 1 (0.81%) Java
7 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (19.51%) MCP
3 22 (17.89%) MCTS
4 16 (13.01%) MCITP
5 15 (12.20%) CCNA
5 15 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (10.57%) MCSA
6 13 (10.57%) MCSE
7 9 (7.32%) Degree
8 4 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.44%) CCAA
10 2 (1.63%) ISEB
10 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.63%) MCDST
10 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) QA
System Software
1 81 (65.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.89%) Hyper-V
2 22 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.94%) XenApp
4 9 (7.32%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.63%) XenServer
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (1.63%) AppDNA
3 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.81%) DameWare
4 1 (0.81%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 82 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (26.02%) VMware
3 27 (21.95%) Citrix
4 24 (19.51%) Cisco
5 11 (8.94%) Dell
6 6 (4.88%) Apple
6 6 (4.88%) Symantec
7 4 (3.25%) Avaya
7 4 (3.25%) Intel Security
7 4 (3.25%) Sophos
8 3 (2.44%) HP
9 2 (1.63%) AppSense
9 2 (1.63%) BMC
10 1 (0.81%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.81%) Draytek
10 1 (0.81%) EMC
10 1 (0.81%) GFI Software
10 1 (0.81%) Google
10 1 (0.81%) Juniper
10 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
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