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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 131 147 152
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 126 95 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.81% 1.46% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.93% 5.78% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 115 87 112
Average salary £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
1817 1644 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.12% 25.34% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1412 1722
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Manchester +13 75 £23,750 -5.94% 13
Cheshire -3 24 £23,500 +2.17% 4
Lancashire +11 16 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Cumbria -6 6 £18,000 -10.00%
Merseyside +12 5 £25,000 - 4
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Windows
2 157 (71.36%) Active Directory
3 132 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 121 (55.00%) Windows 7
5 109 (49.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (37.27%) MS Exchange
6 82 (37.27%) MS Office
7 80 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 78 (35.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 76 (34.55%) VMware
10 71 (32.27%) TCP/IP
11 56 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 54 (24.55%) Windows 8
13 52 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (23.18%) DHCP
14 51 (23.18%) DNS
15 47 (21.36%) Citrix
15 47 (21.36%) SQL Server
16 46 (20.91%) ITIL
16 46 (20.91%) LAN
16 46 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2010
17 45 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (19.09%) WAN
19 41 (18.64%) MCP
20 38 (17.27%) MCSE
21 36 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2007
22 34 (15.45%) Hyper-V
23 32 (14.55%) Windows Vista
24 30 (13.64%) SLA
24 30 (13.64%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 82 (37.27%) MS Exchange
2 46 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.09%) Lync
7 6 (2.73%) IIS
7 6 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.82%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.45%) Site Server
9 1 (0.45%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 82 (37.27%) MS Office
2 80 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.91%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (32.27%) TCP/IP
2 51 (23.18%) DHCP
2 51 (23.18%) DNS
3 46 (20.91%) LAN
4 42 (19.09%) WAN
5 30 (13.64%) VPN
6 28 (12.73%) SAN
7 25 (11.36%) VoIP
8 23 (10.45%) Internet
9 22 (10.00%) Firewall
10 15 (6.82%) iSCSI
11 14 (6.36%) NAS
12 12 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (5.00%) Ethernet
13 11 (5.00%) DECT
14 9 (4.09%) VLAN
15 8 (3.64%) GPRS
15 8 (3.64%) FTP
16 7 (3.18%) DMZ
17 5 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.36%) MySQL
7 3 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 10 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (3.18%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (3.18%) SilkPerformer
General
1 16 (7.27%) Law
2 14 (6.36%) Finance
3 13 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.36%) Advertising
5 3 (1.36%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.91%) Retail
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (29.09%) Analyst
2 44 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 33 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 32 (14.55%) Service Analyst
4 32 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 24 (10.91%) IT Support
6 23 (10.45%) Support Analyst
7 21 (9.55%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (6.82%) Support Technician
9 14 (6.36%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.45%) Desktop Support
11 10 (4.55%) Technical Support
12 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (3.18%) Test Manager
14 7 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (3.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
15 6 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
15 6 (2.73%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.73%) .NET
2 3 (1.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.00%) Life Science
4 8 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.64%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.18%) Smart Meter
5 7 (3.18%) User Experience
5 7 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.73%) iPhone
7 4 (1.82%) EPoS
8 2 (0.91%) SecurID
8 2 (0.91%) Handset
8 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.91%) Statistics
8 2 (0.91%) CCTV
9 1 (0.45%) EFTPOS
9 1 (0.45%) PDA
9 1 (0.45%) Online Games
9 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 220 (100.00%) Windows
2 121 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 109 (49.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (35.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (24.55%) Windows 8
6 52 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (14.55%) Windows Vista
8 22 (10.00%) Linux
9 19 (8.64%) UNIX
10 7 (3.18%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.73%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.36%) Android
14 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.91%) ITIL
2 19 (8.64%) Incident Management
3 16 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (6.82%) Migration
5 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
5 14 (6.36%) Service Desk Management
6 12 (5.45%) Resource Management
7 11 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (5.00%) Software Deployment
7 11 (5.00%) Project Management
7 11 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 9 (4.09%) ERP
9 8 (3.64%) Coaching
10 7 (3.18%) Test Management
10 7 (3.18%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.18%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.18%) Test Strategy
11 6 (2.73%) Time Management
11 6 (2.73%) Service Management
12 5 (2.27%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.27%) SQL
2 9 (4.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.45%) C++
3 1 (0.45%) Java
3 1 (0.45%) PHP
3 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.45%) VB
3 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (18.64%) MCP
3 38 (17.27%) MCSE
4 23 (10.45%) MCSA
5 19 (8.64%) MCITP
5 19 (8.64%) Security Cleared
6 18 (8.18%) SC Cleared
6 18 (8.18%) MCTS
7 14 (6.36%) Degree
8 11 (5.00%) ISEB
8 11 (5.00%) ISTQB
9 8 (3.64%) MCDST
9 8 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.82%) NCDA
12 4 (1.82%) CCA
13 3 (1.36%) HND
13 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 157 (71.36%) Active Directory
2 45 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.36%) vSphere
5 12 (5.45%) XenApp
6 8 (3.64%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.64%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.36%) XenServer
9 2 (0.91%) vCloud
10 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (5.91%) SCCM
2 11 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.82%) SCOM
4 4 (1.82%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (1.36%) WSUS
6 2 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 132 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 76 (34.55%) VMware
3 47 (21.36%) Citrix
4 16 (7.27%) Cisco
5 15 (6.82%) HP
5 15 (6.82%) Oracle
6 13 (5.91%) Avaya
7 12 (5.45%) Juniper
7 12 (5.45%) NetApp
8 9 (4.09%) EMC
9 8 (3.64%) Dell
10 6 (2.73%) AppSense
10 6 (2.73%) Symantec
11 5 (2.27%) Lotus
12 4 (1.82%) Mitel
13 3 (1.36%) Nortel
14 2 (0.91%) MobileIron
14 2 (0.91%) ProCurve
14 2 (0.91%) SonicWALL
14 2 (0.91%) Draytek
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