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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 205 174 118
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -56
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 48 83 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 1.12% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 4.76% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 36 63 120
Average salary £23,000 £23,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £18,100 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
1610 1742 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.56% 23.41% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1418 1519
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Cheshire -13 22 £23,000 -2.12% 3
Manchester +3 18 £20,500 -10.86% 4
Lancashire +2 6 £18,500 -15.90% 1
Merseyside -4 1 £19,000 -19.14% 7
Cumbria -8 1 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (56.43%) Active Directory
3 62 (44.29%) Microsoft
4 59 (42.14%) Windows 7
5 52 (37.14%) MS Office
6 46 (32.86%) ITIL
7 41 (29.29%) Citrix
8 40 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (27.86%) Windows 8
10 38 (27.14%) VMware
11 37 (26.43%) MS Exchange
12 36 (25.71%) TCP/IP
13 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (24.29%) MS Excel
13 34 (24.29%) Hyper-V
13 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (23.57%) LAN
15 32 (22.86%) MCSE
15 32 (22.86%) Finance
15 32 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (22.14%) VPN
16 31 (22.14%) DNS
16 31 (22.14%) Cisco
17 27 (19.29%) DHCP
17 27 (19.29%) WAN
18 26 (18.57%) Windows Vista
19 25 (17.86%) Migration
20 24 (17.14%) MCSA
20 24 (17.14%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (26.43%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.14%) Apache
6 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.43%) Lync
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
Applications
1 52 (37.14%) MS Office
2 34 (24.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.71%) TCP/IP
2 33 (23.57%) LAN
3 31 (22.14%) VPN
3 31 (22.14%) DNS
4 27 (19.29%) WAN
4 27 (19.29%) DHCP
5 16 (11.43%) Wireless
6 14 (10.00%) SAN
7 10 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (6.43%) Broadband
9 8 (5.71%) Firewall
10 7 (5.00%) Ethernet
11 6 (4.29%) ADSL
12 5 (3.57%) WLAN
12 5 (3.57%) VLAN
12 5 (3.57%) iSCSI
12 5 (3.57%) NAS
13 4 (2.86%) Network Security
14 3 (2.14%) Extranet
15 2 (1.43%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) MS Access
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 32 (22.86%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Law
2 9 (6.43%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Legal
3 7 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Games
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.71%) French Language
7 1 (0.71%) German Language
7 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 38 (27.14%) IT Support
3 35 (25.00%) Analyst
4 30 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
5 21 (15.00%) Service Analyst
6 20 (14.29%) Desktop Support
7 19 (13.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (12.14%) Project Manager
9 16 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (10.71%) Support Analyst
11 13 (9.29%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (6.43%) Help Desk Support
12 9 (6.43%) Technical Support
12 9 (6.43%) Team Leader
12 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 9 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 7 (5.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) COM
1 3 (2.14%) Web Services
2 2 (1.43%) OpenGL
2 2 (1.43%) DirectX
2 2 (1.43%) .NET
2 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) JSON
3 1 (0.71%) jQuery
3 1 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.43%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.43%) Thin Client
3 9 (6.43%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.71%) EPoS
5 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.86%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.43%) Animation
8 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.43%) Physics
9 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (42.14%) Windows 7
3 39 (27.86%) Windows 8
4 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (18.57%) Windows Vista
7 12 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.57%) Android
10 4 (2.86%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.43%) Linux
11 2 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.71%) UNIX
12 1 (0.71%) AIX
12 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) ITIL
2 25 (17.86%) Migration
3 12 (8.57%) Risk Management
4 11 (7.86%) Business Continuity
4 11 (7.86%) ITIL V3
5 10 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.43%) Line Management
7 8 (5.71%) Project Planning
8 7 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.00%) Document Management
8 7 (5.00%) Change Management
8 7 (5.00%) Project Management
8 7 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (4.29%) Service Management
9 6 (4.29%) Process Management
10 5 (3.57%) ERP
10 5 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.86%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.86%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.14%) SQL
3 4 (2.86%) Java
4 3 (2.14%) C++
4 3 (2.14%) VBA
5 2 (1.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (22.86%) MCSE
3 24 (17.14%) MCSA
3 24 (17.14%) MCP
3 24 (17.14%) Degree
4 18 (12.86%) MCTS
5 16 (11.43%) MCITP
6 15 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (8.57%) CCNA
8 7 (5.00%) HND
8 7 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.14%) NCDA
11 3 (2.14%) CCA
11 3 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.43%) ISEB
12 2 (1.43%) MCDST
12 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 79 (56.43%) Active Directory
2 34 (24.29%) Hyper-V
3 32 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.57%) Terminal Server
5 9 (6.43%) vSphere
6 4 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.86%) vCloud
6 4 (2.86%) XenApp
7 3 (2.14%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.43%) Firmware
8 2 (1.43%) XenServer
8 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) SCCM
2 4 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (1.43%) SCOM
3 2 (1.43%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 62 (44.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (29.29%) Citrix
3 38 (27.14%) VMware
4 31 (22.14%) Cisco
5 15 (10.71%) Juniper
6 12 (8.57%) Symantec
6 12 (8.57%) HP
7 8 (5.71%) NetApp
8 7 (5.00%) Avaya
9 6 (4.29%) Dell
10 4 (2.86%) EMC
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle
10 4 (2.86%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.14%) Sophos
12 2 (1.43%) Apple
12 2 (1.43%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.71%) Spiceworks
13 1 (0.71%) Mitel
13 1 (0.71%) Altiris
13 1 (0.71%) Nortel
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