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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
England / North West
Rank 221 162 141
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 23 78 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 1.37% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 5.65% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 70 108
Median salary £21,500 £24,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £20,450 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
1217 1381 1764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.51% 24.33% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1148 1528
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,950 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -53 20 £21,500 -10.41% 2
Merseyside -4 2 £25,000 +14.94% 1
Cheshire -1 1 £23,000 +4.54% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
4 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (35.42%) MS Office
7 16 (33.33%) ITIL
7 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (27.08%) C++
9 13 (27.08%) Games
10 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
10 11 (22.92%) OO
10 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
10 11 (22.92%) Degree
10 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
11 10 (20.83%) LAN
11 10 (20.83%) SLA
12 8 (16.67%) VMware
12 8 (16.67%) OpenGL
12 8 (16.67%) DirectX
12 8 (16.67%) WAN
12 8 (16.67%) MCP
12 8 (16.67%) Animation
12 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 8 (16.67%) Physics
12 8 (16.67%) Game Development
12 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
12 8 (16.67%) Content Development
13 7 (14.58%) MS Excel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Office
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.83%) LAN
3 8 (16.67%) WAN
4 7 (14.58%) DNS
4 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (10.42%) VPN
6 3 (6.25%) Broadband
6 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 3 (6.25%) VLAN
6 3 (6.25%) VoIP
7 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.17%) Firewall
7 2 (4.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (2.08%) HSRP
8 1 (2.08%) IMAP
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) FileMaker
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 13 (27.08%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) IT Support
3 13 (27.08%) IT Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) IT Support Analyst
4 12 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 11 (22.92%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) Software Engineer
6 10 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (16.67%) Junior
7 8 (16.67%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
8 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
10 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) DirectX
1 8 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) JSON
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 3 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (6.25%) WCF
3 3 (6.25%) WPF
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.67%) Animation
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) IVR
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) IPTV
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Tandem
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
6 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.33%) Linux
9 3 (6.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.08%) AIX
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.08%) Unix
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) OO
2 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) Content Development
3 8 (16.67%) Game Development
3 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 8 (16.67%) Physics
4 7 (14.58%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (6.25%) Computer Security
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
6 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Case Management
7 2 (4.17%) Change Management
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.08%) DevOps
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) C++
2 3 (6.25%) C
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) MCP
3 4 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.25%) DBS Check
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) MCSE
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) pfSense
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) Xen
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.08%) Cacti
1 1 (2.08%) Graylog
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Dell
4 6 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) Apple
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) Acronis
8 1 (2.08%) Avaya
8 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.08%) Sage
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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