The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 170 110 135
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 71 145 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.98% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 7.81% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 133 106
Average salary £23,500 £29,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.96% +28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,600 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1744 1856 2035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.51% 25.40% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1452 1601 1747
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Cheshire -1 26 £23,500 -6.00% 4
Manchester -70 19 £24,000 -31.42% 4
Lancashire 0 11 £25,500 +4.08% 2
Merseyside +5 10 £23,500 - 5
Cumbria +6 2 £24,000 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (62.43%) Microsoft
3 107 (59.12%) Active Directory
4 98 (54.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 96 (53.04%) Windows 7
6 89 (49.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (41.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 72 (39.78%) MS Exchange
9 70 (38.67%) VMware
10 69 (38.12%) ITIL
11 65 (35.91%) MS Office
12 54 (29.83%) MCP
13 53 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 52 (28.73%) MS Excel
15 48 (26.52%) TCP/IP
16 47 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
17 46 (25.41%) Windows 8
18 45 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2007
19 44 (24.31%) LAN
19 44 (24.31%) MCSE
20 42 (23.20%) WAN
21 40 (22.10%) SAN
22 39 (21.55%) Finance
23 38 (20.99%) HP
23 38 (20.99%) SQL Server
24 36 (19.89%) Exchange Server 2010
25 34 (18.78%) Hyper-V
26 32 (17.68%) Cisco
27 31 (17.13%) SQL
27 31 (17.13%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 72 (39.78%) MS Exchange
2 45 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 36 (19.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (7.73%) IIS
7 7 (3.87%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.87%) Apache
8 5 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.66%) Site Server
10 1 (0.55%) CMS
10 1 (0.55%) WordPress
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (35.91%) MS Office
2 52 (28.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (26.52%) TCP/IP
2 44 (24.31%) LAN
3 42 (23.20%) WAN
4 40 (22.10%) SAN
5 26 (14.36%) Firewall
6 25 (13.81%) DNS
7 23 (12.71%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (11.60%) VPN
8 21 (11.60%) DHCP
9 7 (3.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.76%) NAS
11 4 (2.21%) ADSL
11 4 (2.21%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.21%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.66%) Wireless
12 3 (1.66%) Internet
12 3 (1.66%) SSL
12 3 (1.66%) Broadband
12 3 (1.66%) ISDN
12 3 (1.66%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.87%) MySQL
6 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.76%) Sybase ASA
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MSI
1 1 (0.55%) Grunt
1 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (21.55%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.42%) Banking
4 6 (3.31%) Marketing
4 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.76%) Retail
5 5 (2.76%) Back Office
6 3 (1.66%) Legal
6 3 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (19.34%) Analyst
2 33 (18.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 32 (17.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (17.13%) IT Support
5 25 (13.81%) Support Engineer
6 18 (9.94%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.84%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (7.18%) Service Analyst
8 13 (7.18%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (7.18%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (6.08%) Server Support
10 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.42%) IT Support Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) Storage Engineer
12 7 (3.87%) Support Technician
12 7 (3.87%) Consultant
13 6 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 6 (3.31%) Desktop Support
13 6 (3.31%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.76%) CSS
1 5 (2.76%) HTML
2 3 (1.66%) XML
3 2 (1.10%) XSLT
3 2 (1.10%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) COM
4 1 (0.55%) Sass
4 1 (0.55%) CSS3
4 1 (0.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.97%) Replication
3 6 (3.31%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.31%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.66%) iPhone
5 3 (1.66%) EPoS
5 3 (1.66%) Kindle
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.10%) Statistics
7 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.55%) AS400
7 1 (0.55%) SecurID
7 1 (0.55%) Online Games
7 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) iPad
7 1 (0.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (54.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 96 (53.04%) Windows 7
4 89 (49.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (25.41%) Windows 8
7 27 (14.92%) Linux
8 18 (9.94%) Windows 2000
8 18 (9.94%) Windows Vista
9 15 (8.29%) AIX
10 14 (7.73%) UNIX
11 9 (4.97%) Mac OS
11 9 (4.97%) zOS
11 9 (4.97%) MVS
11 9 (4.97%) Windows NT
12 4 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.21%) Debian
13 3 (1.66%) Android
14 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.12%) ITIL
2 17 (9.39%) Migration
3 15 (8.29%) Problem Management
4 9 (4.97%) Capacity Management
4 9 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (4.97%) Data Migration
4 9 (4.97%) Performance Management
4 9 (4.97%) Configuration Management
5 7 (3.87%) Change Management
6 6 (3.31%) Change Control
6 6 (3.31%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.31%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (2.76%) ITSM
7 5 (2.76%) Service Management
7 5 (2.76%) Operations Management
7 5 (2.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (2.21%) Project Management
8 4 (2.21%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (2.21%) Project Planning
8 4 (2.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.13%) SQL
2 5 (2.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.21%) Perl
3 4 (2.21%) VBScript
3 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.55%) VB6
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) C#
5 1 (0.55%) C++
5 1 (0.55%) VB
5 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (41.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (29.83%) MCP
3 44 (24.31%) MCSE
4 29 (16.02%) MCSA
5 24 (13.26%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (13.26%) CCNA
6 23 (12.71%) MCTS
7 21 (11.60%) MCITP
8 17 (9.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (4.97%) NCDA
10 8 (4.42%) Degree
11 6 (3.31%) A+ Certification
11 6 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.76%) HND
13 3 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
14 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (1.10%) ISEB
14 2 (1.10%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.05%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.66%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 107 (59.12%) Active Directory
2 47 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (18.78%) Hyper-V
4 28 (15.47%) vSphere
5 10 (5.52%) XenApp
6 9 (4.97%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.87%) XenServer
8 4 (2.21%) vCloud
8 4 (2.21%) Squid
8 4 (2.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.66%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.66%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.66%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.55%) Xen
10 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.63%) SCCM
2 9 (4.97%) Tivoli
2 9 (4.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (4.42%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.31%) SCOM
5 4 (2.21%) WSUS
6 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.55%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.55%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 113 (62.43%) Microsoft
2 70 (38.67%) VMware
3 38 (20.99%) HP
4 32 (17.68%) Cisco
5 31 (17.13%) Citrix
6 26 (14.36%) Dell
7 21 (11.60%) NetApp
8 12 (6.63%) Apple
9 8 (4.42%) EMC
9 8 (4.42%) McAfee
9 8 (4.42%) ProCurve
10 7 (3.87%) Symantec
10 7 (3.87%) Oracle
11 6 (3.31%) Avaya
12 5 (2.76%) Sophos
12 5 (2.76%) Sybase
13 4 (2.21%) Websense
13 4 (2.21%) Juniper
13 4 (2.21%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.21%) WatchGuard
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 20 days ago
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Runcorn
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive salary dependant on skill
Posted: 21 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago