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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 175 119 141
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 70 139 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 1.92% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.01% 7.55% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 60 128 107
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1745 1840 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.43% 25.38% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1585 1747
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
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 28 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 28 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 -4 25 £23,500 -6.00% 3
Manchester -83 19 £22,750 -35.00% 4
Lancashire 0 11 £25,500 +4.08% 2
Merseyside +1 10 £23,500 - 6
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 28 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (62.78%) Microsoft
3 107 (59.44%) Active Directory
4 100 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 98 (54.44%) Windows 7
6 92 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (40.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 72 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 71 (39.44%) VMware
10 69 (38.33%) ITIL
11 67 (37.22%) MS Office
12 54 (30.00%) MCP
13 52 (28.89%) MS Excel
13 52 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 50 (27.78%) TCP/IP
15 48 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (25.56%) LAN
16 46 (25.56%) Windows 8
17 45 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
18 44 (24.44%) WAN
19 43 (23.89%) MCSE
20 42 (23.33%) Finance
21 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
21 39 (21.67%) SAN
22 38 (21.11%) HP
23 36 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
24 34 (18.89%) Hyper-V
25 32 (17.78%) SQL
26 31 (17.22%) Cisco
26 31 (17.22%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 45 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 36 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (7.78%) IIS
7 7 (3.89%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.89%) Apache
8 4 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.67%) Site Server
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.56%) WordPress
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 67 (37.22%) MS Office
2 52 (28.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 46 (25.56%) LAN
3 44 (24.44%) WAN
4 39 (21.67%) SAN
5 26 (14.44%) Firewall
6 25 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
6 25 (13.89%) DNS
7 21 (11.67%) VPN
7 21 (11.67%) DHCP
8 7 (3.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (2.78%) NAS
10 4 (2.22%) ADSL
10 4 (2.22%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.22%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.67%) Internet
11 3 (1.67%) SSL
11 3 (1.67%) Broadband
11 3 (1.67%) ISDN
11 3 (1.67%) PSTN
11 3 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.89%) MySQL
6 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.78%) Sybase ASA
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Grunt
1 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.56%) MSI
1 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.56%) SilkPerformer
General
1 42 (23.33%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.89%) Banking
3 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.33%) Retail
4 6 (3.33%) Marketing
5 5 (2.78%) Back Office
6 3 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (20.56%) Analyst
2 34 (18.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 32 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (16.67%) IT Support
5 24 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 20 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (7.22%) Service Analyst
8 13 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (7.22%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (6.11%) Server Support
10 10 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 7 (3.89%) Consultant
12 7 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.89%) Storage Engineer
13 6 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.33%) Support Technician
13 6 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.78%) CSS
1 5 (2.78%) HTML
2 3 (1.67%) XML
3 2 (1.11%) XSLT
3 2 (1.11%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) Sass
4 1 (0.56%) CSS3
4 1 (0.56%) HTML5
4 1 (0.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.44%) Replication
3 6 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.67%) Kindle
5 3 (1.67%) iPhone
5 3 (1.67%) EPoS
6 2 (1.11%) Statistics
6 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) iSeries
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Online Games
7 1 (0.56%) SecurID
7 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 180 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 98 (54.44%) Windows 7
4 92 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (25.56%) Windows 8
7 28 (15.56%) Linux
8 18 (10.00%) Windows Vista
9 17 (9.44%) Windows 2000
10 15 (8.33%) UNIX
11 14 (7.78%) AIX
12 8 (4.44%) MVS
12 8 (4.44%) zOS
12 8 (4.44%) Windows NT
12 8 (4.44%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.22%) Debian
13 4 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.11%) Android
15 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.33%) ITIL
2 17 (9.44%) Migration
3 14 (7.78%) Problem Management
4 9 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (4.44%) Data Migration
5 8 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 8 (4.44%) Capacity Management
5 8 (4.44%) Performance Management
6 6 (3.33%) Change Management
6 6 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (3.33%) Change Control
7 5 (2.78%) Operations Management
7 5 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.78%) Software Testing
8 4 (2.22%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.22%) ITSM
8 4 (2.22%) Service Management
8 4 (2.22%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (2.22%) Project Planning
8 4 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.78%) SQL
2 5 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.22%) Perl
3 4 (2.22%) VBScript
4 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.56%) PHP
5 1 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.56%) C#
5 1 (0.56%) C++
5 1 (0.56%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 73 (40.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (30.00%) MCP
3 43 (23.89%) MCSE
4 28 (15.56%) MCSA
5 23 (12.78%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (12.78%) CCNA
5 23 (12.78%) MCTS
6 20 (11.11%) MCITP
7 17 (9.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (5.00%) NCDA
9 8 (4.44%) Degree
10 6 (3.33%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.78%) HND
12 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.67%) ISEB
12 3 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.11%) SLA
2 6 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.67%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 107 (59.44%) Active Directory
2 48 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (18.89%) Hyper-V
4 28 (15.56%) vSphere
5 10 (5.56%) XenApp
6 9 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.89%) XenServer
7 7 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.22%) Squid
8 4 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (2.22%) vCloud
9 3 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.67%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.56%) Xen
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.11%) SCCM
2 8 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.44%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.33%) SCOM
4 4 (2.22%) WSUS
5 2 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.56%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 113 (62.78%) Microsoft
2 71 (39.44%) VMware
3 38 (21.11%) HP
4 31 (17.22%) Cisco
4 31 (17.22%) Citrix
5 28 (15.56%) Dell
6 22 (12.22%) NetApp
7 12 (6.67%) Apple
8 10 (5.56%) McAfee
9 8 (4.44%) ProCurve
9 8 (4.44%) Oracle
9 8 (4.44%) EMC
10 7 (3.89%) Symantec
11 6 (3.33%) Avaya
12 5 (2.78%) Sophos
12 5 (2.78%) Sybase
13 4 (2.22%) WatchGuard
13 4 (2.22%) Juniper
13 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.22%) Websense
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £49,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 24 days ago
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago