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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 202 175 190
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 25 84 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 1.31% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.02% 5.70% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 73 64
Median salary £25,591 £27,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £18,500 £19,075
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,600 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.92%
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
1238 1473 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.12% 22.90% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1210 1472
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Merseyside +6 6 £24,000 -36.84% 1
Lancashire -12 6 £40,000 +5.96%
Manchester -17 6 £25,182 -1.58% 2
Cumbria - 4 - -
Cheshire +5 3 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 55 (59.14%) Active Directory
4 43 (46.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (40.86%) Windows 7
6 36 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (37.63%) MS Exchange
8 34 (36.56%) Windows Server
9 30 (32.26%) Windows 8
9 30 (32.26%) MS Office
10 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 24 (25.81%) TCP/IP
11 20 (21.51%) C
11 20 (21.51%) VMware
12 19 (20.43%) Games
12 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
12 19 (20.43%) C#
12 19 (20.43%) C++
12 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
12 19 (20.43%) OO
12 19 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (20.43%) Multithreading
13 17 (18.28%) VPN
14 16 (17.20%) Citrix
14 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (13.98%) DNS
16 13 (13.98%) DHCP
17 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (12.90%) Hyper-V

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 35 (37.63%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (32.26%) MS Office
2 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 17 (18.28%) VPN
3 13 (13.98%) DHCP
3 13 (13.98%) DNS
4 11 (11.83%) WAN
5 9 (9.68%) LAN
6 6 (6.45%) Firewall
7 5 (5.38%) VoIP
8 4 (4.30%) VLAN
9 3 (3.23%) Broadband
9 3 (3.23%) WebEx
9 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.15%) Network Security
10 2 (2.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.38%) MSI
2 5 (5.38%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 19 (20.43%) Games
2 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Retail
3 7 (7.53%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.38%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.38%) Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Legal
6 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) IT Support
2 26 (27.96%) Support Engineer
3 22 (23.66%) IT Engineer
3 22 (23.66%) IT Support Engineer
4 21 (22.58%) Analyst
5 19 (20.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (20.43%) Software Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Support Analyst
7 10 (10.75%) Desktop Support
8 8 (8.60%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Games Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Service Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) JSON
1 3 (3.23%) SOAP
1 3 (3.23%) WCF
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
1 3 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.38%) Life Science
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) EPoS
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) NHS
5 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (46.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (40.86%) Windows 7
4 36 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (36.56%) Windows Server
6 30 (32.26%) Windows 8
7 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.53%) Windows 2000
9 5 (5.38%) Windows NT
9 5 (5.38%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.23%) Android
10 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.15%) VMS
11 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Multithreading
1 19 (20.43%) OO
1 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
2 11 (11.83%) ITIL
3 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.38%) Application Packaging
4 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
4 5 (5.38%) Software Delivery
4 5 (5.38%) Software Deployment
5 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.23%) Case Management
6 3 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.23%) Line Management
6 3 (3.23%) OOD
6 3 (3.23%) Service Management
7 2 (2.15%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (2.15%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.15%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.15%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (1.08%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) C
2 19 (20.43%) C#
2 19 (20.43%) C++
3 5 (5.38%) VB
3 5 (5.38%) VBScript
4 3 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.15%) SQL
6 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.83%) MCP
3 9 (9.68%) MCTS
4 8 (8.60%) CCNA
4 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.53%) MCITP
6 6 (6.45%) Degree
6 6 (6.45%) MCSA
6 6 (6.45%) MCSE
7 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.15%) MCDST
9 1 (1.08%) CCAA
9 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) QA
System Software
1 55 (59.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.75%) XenApp
5 5 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (5.38%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.15%) XenServer
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) AppDNA
3 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.08%) DameWare
4 1 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 66 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.51%) VMware
3 16 (17.20%) Citrix
4 7 (7.53%) Cisco
4 7 (7.53%) Dell
5 5 (5.38%) AppSense
5 5 (5.38%) BMC
6 4 (4.30%) Apple
6 4 (4.30%) HP
7 3 (3.23%) Avaya
7 3 (3.23%) Samsung
7 3 (3.23%) Symantec
8 2 (2.15%) Draytek
8 2 (2.15%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.15%) SAP
9 1 (1.08%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.08%) Juniper
9 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
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