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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 145 130 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 115 141 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 1.91% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.41% 7.09% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 100 116 143
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,700 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +0.95%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1794 1990 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.79% 26.90% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1680 1660
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 67 £23,000 -11.53% 9
Cheshire +2 30 £30,750 +23.00% 2
Lancashire -6 8 £25,250 +17.44% 1
Merseyside -23 6 £28,250 +7.61% 1
Cumbria 0 1 - - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
2 145 (68.40%) Microsoft
3 140 (66.04%) Active Directory
4 114 (53.77%) Windows 7
5 100 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 91 (42.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 88 (41.51%) ITIL
8 86 (40.57%) MS Exchange
9 85 (40.09%) MS Office
10 77 (36.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 73 (34.43%) VMware
12 64 (30.19%) MS Excel
13 58 (27.36%) Windows 8
14 54 (25.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 49 (23.11%) LAN
16 49 (23.11%) WAN
17 48 (22.64%) SQL
17 48 (22.64%) SQL Server
18 46 (21.70%) MCP
19 42 (19.81%) Finance
20 41 (19.34%) TCP/IP
21 40 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
22 39 (18.40%) vSphere
22 39 (18.40%) Cisco
23 36 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
23 36 (16.98%) CCNA
23 36 (16.98%) MCTS
24 35 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2007
24 35 (16.51%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 86 (40.57%) MS Exchange
2 54 (25.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (13.68%) IIS
5 19 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (5.66%) SharePoint
8 11 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (4.25%) Apache
10 7 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.42%) Site Server
12 1 (0.47%) CMS
12 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.47%) WordPress
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (40.09%) MS Office
2 64 (30.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (23.11%) LAN
1 49 (23.11%) WAN
2 41 (19.34%) TCP/IP
3 35 (16.51%) Firewall
3 35 (16.51%) Wi-Fi
4 33 (15.57%) SAN
5 23 (10.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (9.43%) VPN
7 19 (8.96%) DNS
8 16 (7.55%) DHCP
9 8 (3.77%) Internet
10 7 (3.30%) IP Telephony
11 5 (2.36%) Wireless
12 4 (1.89%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.89%) VoIP
12 4 (1.89%) SSL
12 4 (1.89%) ADSL
13 3 (1.42%) ISDN
13 3 (1.42%) PSTN
13 3 (1.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (14.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.30%) MySQL
5 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.36%) Sybase ASA
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.47%) MS Access
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (2.36%) MSI
2 4 (1.89%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) Grunt
General
1 42 (19.81%) Finance
2 17 (8.02%) Banking
3 5 (2.36%) Back Office
3 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.36%) Marketing
4 3 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (28.30%) 2nd Line Support
2 59 (27.83%) Analyst
3 44 (20.75%) Support Analyst
4 40 (18.87%) IT Support
5 36 (16.98%) Support Engineer
6 23 (10.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (8.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 15 (7.08%) IT Support Analyst
9 15 (7.08%) 1st Line Support
9 15 (7.08%) Desktop Support
10 14 (6.60%) Service Analyst
10 14 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (5.19%) Consultant
13 10 (4.72%) Server Support
13 10 (4.72%) Help Desk Support
13 10 (4.72%) IT Support Engineer
14 9 (4.25%) Server Engineer
14 9 (4.25%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.36%) HTML
1 5 (2.36%) CSS
2 3 (1.42%) XML
2 3 (1.42%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.94%) XSLT
3 2 (0.94%) .NET
3 2 (0.94%) COM
4 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.47%) HTML5
4 1 (0.47%) CSS3
4 1 (0.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.21%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.72%) Replication
3 9 (4.25%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.25%) Thin Client
4 7 (3.30%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.94%) Statistics
6 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.94%) iPhone
7 1 (0.47%) iSeries
7 1 (0.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) Kindle
7 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.47%) SecurID
7 1 (0.47%) AS400
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (53.77%) Windows 7
3 100 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 91 (42.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (27.36%) Windows 8
6 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (11.32%) Windows Vista
8 17 (8.02%) Windows 2000
9 13 (6.13%) Linux
9 13 (6.13%) Mac OS
10 10 (4.72%) AIX
10 10 (4.72%) Windows NT
10 10 (4.72%) zOS
10 10 (4.72%) MVS
11 8 (3.77%) Android
12 6 (2.83%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (2.83%) UNIX
13 4 (1.89%) Debian
13 4 (1.89%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (41.51%) ITIL
2 17 (8.02%) Migration
2 17 (8.02%) Problem Management
3 11 (5.19%) Incident Management
4 10 (4.72%) Configuration Management
4 10 (4.72%) Project Management
4 10 (4.72%) Performance Management
4 10 (4.72%) Data Migration
4 10 (4.72%) Capacity Management
5 9 (4.25%) PRINCE2
5 9 (4.25%) Change Management
6 8 (3.77%) Service Management
7 7 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (2.83%) ITSM
8 6 (2.83%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.83%) Software Testing
8 6 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.36%) Change Control
9 5 (2.36%) Operations Management
9 5 (2.36%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.64%) SQL
2 6 (2.83%) VBScript
3 5 (2.36%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.89%) Perl
5 3 (1.42%) VB
6 2 (0.94%) Java
6 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.47%) C#
7 1 (0.47%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) PHP
7 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.47%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 77 (36.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (21.70%) MCP
3 36 (16.98%) CCNA
3 36 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (16.98%) MCTS
4 31 (14.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (12.26%) MCSE
6 21 (9.91%) NCDA
7 20 (9.43%) MCSA
8 13 (6.13%) MCITP
9 11 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (3.77%) Degree
11 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.89%) HND
14 3 (1.42%) ISEB
14 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.94%) A+ Certification
16 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
16 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.43%) SLA
2 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.89%) QA
4 2 (0.94%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 140 (66.04%) Active Directory
2 40 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (18.40%) vSphere
4 13 (6.13%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.72%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (2.36%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.36%) XenApp
8 4 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.89%) vCloud
8 4 (1.89%) Squid
9 3 (1.42%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.47%) Xen
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (16.51%) SCCM
2 22 (10.38%) SCOM
3 10 (4.72%) Tivoli
3 10 (4.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (3.77%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.83%) WSUS
6 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 145 (68.40%) Microsoft
2 73 (34.43%) VMware
3 39 (18.40%) Cisco
4 32 (15.09%) NetApp
5 31 (14.62%) HP
6 26 (12.26%) Citrix
7 22 (10.38%) Dell
8 17 (8.02%) McAfee
9 9 (4.25%) Apple
9 9 (4.25%) Symantec
10 8 (3.77%) Mitel
10 8 (3.77%) Oracle
11 7 (3.30%) Avaya
11 7 (3.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 6 (2.83%) SAP
12 6 (2.83%) Cognos
13 5 (2.36%) Sybase
13 5 (2.36%) ProCurve
14 4 (1.89%) WatchGuard
14 4 (1.89%) EMC
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