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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 173 103 136
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +33
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 83 147 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 2.07% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.68% 8.18% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 63 134 108
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £19,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
1775 1796 1906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.90% 25.24% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1572 1622
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -8 36 £23,500 -6.00% 8
Manchester -81 18 £23,000 -34.28% 8
Merseyside +10 12 £23,500 - 5
Lancashire -3 10 £22,000 -10.20% 3
Cumbria +2 3 £24,000 -12.72% 2
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
2 106 (58.89%) Microsoft
3 105 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 104 (57.78%) Active Directory
5 100 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 99 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (41.67%) VMware
8 67 (37.22%) MS Exchange
9 64 (35.56%) MS Office
10 63 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 53 (29.44%) ITIL
12 52 (28.89%) MS Excel
13 50 (27.78%) TCP/IP
14 49 (27.22%) MCP
14 49 (27.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 49 (27.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 44 (24.44%) Windows 8
15 44 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2007
16 43 (23.89%) MCSE
16 43 (23.89%) Hyper-V
17 42 (23.33%) LAN
18 40 (22.22%) SQL Server
19 39 (21.67%) WAN
20 36 (20.00%) SAN
21 35 (19.44%) HP
21 35 (19.44%) SQL
22 33 (18.33%) Citrix
23 32 (17.78%) Linux
23 32 (17.78%) Finance
23 32 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 67 (37.22%) MS Exchange
2 44 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (16.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (5.56%) IIS
7 6 (3.33%) Apache
7 6 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.22%) Site Server
8 4 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 64 (35.56%) MS Office
2 52 (28.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 42 (23.33%) LAN
3 39 (21.67%) WAN
4 36 (20.00%) SAN
5 28 (15.56%) DNS
6 24 (13.33%) DHCP
6 24 (13.33%) Firewall
7 23 (12.78%) VPN
8 17 (9.44%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (3.33%) VoIP
10 5 (2.78%) NAS
11 4 (2.22%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.22%) ADSL
11 4 (2.22%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.67%) Broadband
12 3 (1.67%) ISDN
12 3 (1.67%) PSTN
12 3 (1.67%) SSL
12 3 (1.67%) Internet
12 3 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.78%) MySQL
5 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.78%) Sybase ASA
5 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 8 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (3.33%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 32 (17.78%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.89%) Retail
4 7 (3.89%) Back Office
5 6 (3.33%) Banking
6 4 (2.22%) Legal
6 4 (2.22%) Marketing
7 3 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.67%) Law
8 2 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (18.89%) Analyst
2 26 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 24 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (11.11%) IT Support
5 19 (10.56%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (7.78%) IT Support Engineer
6 14 (7.78%) Support Analyst
7 13 (7.22%) Server Support
8 12 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (6.67%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) Administrator
10 7 (3.89%) Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.89%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (3.33%) Test Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.22%) .NET
2 3 (1.67%) HTML
2 3 (1.67%) CSS
2 3 (1.67%) XML
3 2 (1.11%) XSLT
4 1 (0.56%) COM
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 6 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 5 (2.78%) iPhone
3 5 (2.78%) Replication
4 3 (1.67%) EPoS
4 3 (1.67%) Kindle
5 2 (1.11%) Online Games
5 2 (1.11%) CCTV
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) Statistics
6 1 (0.56%) iSeries
6 1 (0.56%) AS400
6 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 180 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 100 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 99 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (27.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (24.44%) Windows 8
7 32 (17.78%) Linux
8 23 (12.78%) UNIX
9 15 (8.33%) Windows Vista
10 14 (7.78%) Windows 2000
11 11 (6.11%) AIX
12 8 (4.44%) Mac OS
13 6 (3.33%) Windows NT
14 5 (2.78%) MVS
14 5 (2.78%) zOS
15 3 (1.67%) Debian
16 2 (1.11%) Solaris
17 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.44%) ITIL
2 18 (10.00%) Migration
3 12 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 11 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (3.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (3.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (3.33%) Test Management
5 6 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (3.33%) Change Management
5 6 (3.33%) Regression Testing
6 5 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (2.78%) Project Management
6 5 (2.78%) Software Testing
6 5 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 5 (2.78%) Performance Management
6 5 (2.78%) Data Migration
6 5 (2.78%) Capacity Management
7 4 (2.22%) Change Control
7 4 (2.22%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (1.67%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.44%) SQL
2 6 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.67%) VBScript
3 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.67%) Perl
4 2 (1.11%) VB6
4 2 (1.11%) VB
4 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.56%) C#
5 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (27.22%) MCP
3 43 (23.89%) MCSE
4 24 (13.33%) MCSA
5 21 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (11.67%) CCNA
6 20 (11.11%) MCTS
7 17 (9.44%) MCITP
8 13 (7.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (6.67%) ISTQB
9 12 (6.67%) ISEB
10 9 (5.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (5.00%) NCDA
11 8 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (3.33%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.78%) HND
13 5 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.78%) Degree
14 4 (2.22%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 104 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 49 (27.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (23.89%) Hyper-V
4 23 (12.78%) vSphere
5 9 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 9 (5.00%) XenApp
6 8 (4.44%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.89%) XenServer
8 4 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.67%) Squid
9 3 (1.67%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.67%) vCloud
10 2 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.56%) Xen
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.22%) SCCM
5 3 (1.67%) WSUS
6 2 (1.11%) SCOM
6 2 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 106 (58.89%) Microsoft
2 75 (41.67%) VMware
3 35 (19.44%) HP
4 33 (18.33%) Citrix
5 24 (13.33%) Cisco
6 22 (12.22%) Dell
7 20 (11.11%) NetApp
8 13 (7.22%) Oracle
9 9 (5.00%) Apple
9 9 (5.00%) EMC
10 6 (3.33%) ProCurve
10 6 (3.33%) Symantec
10 6 (3.33%) McAfee
11 5 (2.78%) Sybase
11 5 (2.78%) Sophos
12 4 (2.22%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.22%) Websense
13 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.67%) Avaya
13 3 (1.67%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Birchwood, Newton-le-Willows, St...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £17,500 + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £10.00 - £11.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JLL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £49,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago