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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 145 143 160
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 118 113 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 1.67% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.09% 6.54% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 105 100 103
Average salary £23,000 £24,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.12% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £18,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,100 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
1939 1729 1974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.13% 25.53% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1684 1492 1786
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Manchester -29 58 £21,500 -14.00% 13
Cheshire -8 28 £23,500 -9.61% 2
Lancashire +16 20 £41,250 +89.65% 4
Merseyside +14 9 £20,500 -18.00% 5
Cumbria -4 3 £32,500 +62.50%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Windows
2 133 (62.74%) Active Directory
3 128 (60.38%) Microsoft
4 125 (58.96%) Windows 7
5 115 (54.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (39.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 82 (38.68%) MS Office
8 79 (37.26%) MS Excel
9 77 (36.32%) MS Exchange
10 73 (34.43%) VMware
11 68 (32.08%) TCP/IP
12 64 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 54 (25.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (24.06%) MCP
15 50 (23.58%) LAN
15 50 (23.58%) DNS
16 47 (22.17%) MCSE
16 47 (22.17%) DHCP
17 46 (21.70%) Windows 8
18 45 (21.23%) ITIL
18 45 (21.23%) WAN
19 41 (19.34%) Hyper-V
20 40 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
21 39 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
22 38 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2010
23 34 (16.04%) SQL Server
23 34 (16.04%) Citrix
24 32 (15.09%) Linux
24 32 (15.09%) VPN
25 31 (14.62%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 77 (36.32%) MS Exchange
2 40 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 38 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.30%) Lync
7 6 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.36%) IIS
9 4 (1.89%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.47%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.47%) Site Server
11 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 82 (38.68%) MS Office
2 79 (37.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (32.08%) TCP/IP
2 50 (23.58%) DNS
2 50 (23.58%) LAN
3 47 (22.17%) DHCP
4 45 (21.23%) WAN
5 32 (15.09%) VPN
6 28 (13.21%) SAN
7 23 (10.85%) Internet
8 18 (8.49%) VoIP
9 16 (7.55%) Firewall
10 14 (6.60%) NAS
11 13 (6.13%) iSCSI
12 12 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (5.19%) Ethernet
14 9 (4.25%) DECT
15 8 (3.77%) GPRS
15 8 (3.77%) FTP
16 6 (2.83%) SMTP
17 5 (2.36%) VLAN
18 4 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.42%) MySQL
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.94%) MS Access
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.60%) LoadRunner
2 12 (5.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (4.25%) SilkPerformer
4 7 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (7.08%) Law
2 14 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.19%) Finance
3 11 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.30%) Retail
5 6 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.42%) Legal
7 2 (0.94%) Games
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (30.66%) Analyst
2 39 (18.40%) Support Engineer
3 30 (14.15%) Service Analyst
3 30 (14.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 29 (13.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 25 (11.79%) Support Analyst
6 24 (11.32%) 1st Line Support
7 23 (10.85%) IT Support
8 17 (8.02%) IT Support Engineer
9 12 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.72%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.25%) Test Manager
11 9 (4.25%) Desktop Support
11 9 (4.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.77%) Support Technician
13 7 (3.30%) IT Manager
13 7 (3.30%) Server Support
13 7 (3.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 6 (2.83%) Infrastructure Manager
14 6 (2.83%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.30%) .NET
2 3 (1.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.55%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.25%) Life Science
3 9 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.77%) User Experience
5 7 (3.30%) EPoS
5 7 (3.30%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.83%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.83%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.89%) iPhone
8 2 (0.94%) Handset
8 2 (0.94%) Statistics
8 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.94%) CCTV
8 2 (0.94%) Online Games
9 1 (0.47%) EFTPOS
9 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.47%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (58.96%) Windows 7
3 115 (54.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (39.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (25.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (21.70%) Windows 8
7 32 (15.09%) Linux
8 28 (13.21%) Windows Vista
9 26 (12.26%) UNIX
10 7 (3.30%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.42%) AIX
12 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.94%) Solaris
14 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.23%) ITIL
2 22 (10.38%) Incident Management
3 15 (7.08%) Migration
4 12 (5.66%) Project Management
4 12 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (5.66%) Service Desk Management
5 10 (4.72%) Resource Management
5 10 (4.72%) Service Delivery
6 9 (4.25%) Performance Management
6 9 (4.25%) Test Management
6 9 (4.25%) Software Deployment
6 9 (4.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (4.25%) Test Strategy
7 8 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.30%) Service Management
8 7 (3.30%) Regression Testing
8 7 (3.30%) Coaching
8 7 (3.30%) Test Automation
9 6 (2.83%) Mentoring
9 6 (2.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.74%) SQL
2 9 (4.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.94%) VB6
3 2 (0.94%) VB
3 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.47%) C++
4 1 (0.47%) Java
4 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (24.06%) MCP
3 47 (22.17%) MCSE
4 31 (14.62%) MCSA
5 24 (11.32%) MCITP
6 20 (9.43%) Security Cleared
7 19 (8.96%) MCTS
8 18 (8.49%) SC Cleared
9 15 (7.08%) Degree
10 14 (6.60%) ISTQB
10 14 (6.60%) ISEB
11 8 (3.77%) MCDST
12 7 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (1.89%) CCNA
15 3 (1.42%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.42%) CCA
15 3 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.74%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 133 (62.74%) Active Directory
2 41 (19.34%) Hyper-V
3 39 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.55%) vSphere
5 12 (5.66%) Terminal Services
5 12 (5.66%) XenApp
6 10 (4.72%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.36%) XenServer
7 5 (2.36%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.94%) vCloud
8 2 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.60%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.77%) SCCM
3 4 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.89%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (1.42%) WSUS
5 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.47%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.47%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.47%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 128 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 73 (34.43%) VMware
3 34 (16.04%) Citrix
4 19 (8.96%) Cisco
4 19 (8.96%) HP
5 15 (7.08%) Dell
5 15 (7.08%) Oracle
6 14 (6.60%) NetApp
7 12 (5.66%) EMC
8 9 (4.25%) Avaya
8 9 (4.25%) Juniper
9 6 (2.83%) McAfee
10 5 (2.36%) Lotus
10 5 (2.36%) Apple
10 5 (2.36%) AppSense
11 4 (1.89%) Mitel
11 4 (1.89%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.42%) Symantec
12 3 (1.42%) Nortel
13 2 (0.94%) Fujitsu
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