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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 153 144 127
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 88 96 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.44% 1.42% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.38% 5.73% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 85 112
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
1380 1676 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.65% 24.81% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1382 1595
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +1 32 £23,500 -21.66% 4
Manchester -3 30 £26,500 +15.21% 3
Lancashire +5 24 £37,750 +48.03% 5
Merseyside +6 2 £38,000 +61.70% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Windows
2 132 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 97 (47.55%) Microsoft
4 77 (37.75%) Windows 7
5 72 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 68 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (32.35%) Windows 8
7 66 (32.35%) MS Office
8 65 (31.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 64 (31.37%) TCP/IP
9 64 (31.37%) VMware
10 56 (27.45%) ITIL
11 54 (26.47%) MS Excel
12 50 (24.51%) Citrix
12 50 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 49 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 46 (22.55%) LAN
16 45 (22.06%) SQL Server
17 44 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
18 42 (20.59%) DNS
19 41 (20.10%) VPN
19 41 (20.10%) WAN
20 38 (18.63%) DHCP
21 36 (17.65%) Windows Vista
22 32 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2003
23 31 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
24 30 (14.71%) SLA
24 30 (14.71%) Finance
25 28 (13.73%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 50 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 26 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.41%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.43%) IIS
8 6 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.96%) Lync
10 3 (1.47%) Apache
10 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.49%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.49%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 66 (32.35%) MS Office
2 54 (26.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.98%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.25%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (31.37%) TCP/IP
2 46 (22.55%) LAN
3 42 (20.59%) DNS
4 41 (20.10%) VPN
4 41 (20.10%) WAN
5 38 (18.63%) DHCP
6 27 (13.24%) Firewall
7 23 (11.27%) SAN
8 19 (9.31%) VoIP
9 18 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (7.35%) NAS
11 14 (6.86%) Ethernet
12 13 (6.37%) VLAN
13 11 (5.39%) Wireless
14 10 (4.90%) Internet
14 10 (4.90%) WLAN
15 8 (3.92%) iSCSI
15 8 (3.92%) DMZ
15 8 (3.92%) ADSL
16 7 (3.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.98%) MySQL
9 1 (0.49%) MS Access
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Subversion
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (14.71%) Finance
2 14 (6.86%) Law
3 13 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.90%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.43%) Games
5 7 (3.43%) Retail
6 6 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.45%) Advertising
8 4 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (28.92%) Support Engineer
2 52 (25.49%) Analyst
3 42 (20.59%) IT Support
4 32 (15.69%) Service Analyst
5 29 (14.22%) Service Desk Analyst
6 28 (13.73%) IT Support Engineer
7 24 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (10.78%) Desktop Support
9 19 (9.31%) Project Manager
9 19 (9.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (9.31%) Support Analyst
10 16 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (6.37%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (5.39%) Support Technician
13 11 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 9 (4.41%) Technical Support
15 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 8 (3.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.45%) OpenGL
1 5 (2.45%) DirectX
1 5 (2.45%) COM
2 3 (1.47%) Web Services
3 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.98%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) jQuery
4 1 (0.49%) JSON
4 1 (0.49%) Middleware
4 1 (0.49%) EDI
4 1 (0.49%) WSDL
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.92%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.92%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.43%) Life Science
5 5 (2.45%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.45%) Physics
5 5 (2.45%) Animation
6 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.96%) EPoS
7 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) iPhone
8 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.98%) SecurID
8 2 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.49%) Handset
9 1 (0.49%) Statistics
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 204 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (37.75%) Windows 7
3 68 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (32.35%) Windows 8
5 65 (31.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (17.65%) Windows Vista
8 12 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 11 (5.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.45%) Android
11 4 (1.96%) Linux
12 3 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.98%) CentOS
13 2 (0.98%) UNIX
13 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.49%) AIX
14 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.45%) ITIL
2 26 (12.75%) Migration
3 19 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (7.35%) ERP
5 11 (5.39%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.90%) Business Continuity
6 10 (4.90%) Incident Management
7 9 (4.41%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.41%) ITIL V3
8 8 (3.92%) Software Deployment
8 8 (3.92%) Service Desk Management
8 8 (3.92%) Risk Management
9 7 (3.43%) Resource Management
9 7 (3.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (3.43%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.43%) Coaching
9 7 (3.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.94%) Line Management
10 6 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.37%) SQL
2 6 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.94%) C++
3 4 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (0.98%) C#
4 2 (0.98%) VB
4 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.49%) C
5 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (12.25%) MCP
3 24 (11.76%) MCSE
4 20 (9.80%) Degree
5 18 (8.82%) MCTS
6 12 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 12 (5.88%) MCSA
7 11 (5.39%) MCITP
7 11 (5.39%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.90%) CCNA
9 9 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (4.41%) CCA
9 9 (4.41%) NCDA
10 5 (2.45%) MCDST
11 4 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.96%) HND
12 2 (0.98%) CCAA
12 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 132 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 49 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.88%) vSphere
5 11 (5.39%) XenApp
6 10 (4.90%) Terminal Server
7 8 (3.92%) XenServer
7 8 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.96%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.98%) Firmware
10 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.49%) vCloud
10 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.88%) SCCM
2 9 (4.41%) SCOM
3 4 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.98%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.98%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (47.55%) Microsoft
2 64 (31.37%) VMware
3 50 (24.51%) Citrix
4 23 (11.27%) Juniper
5 22 (10.78%) Cisco
6 16 (7.84%) Avaya
7 13 (6.37%) NetApp
8 12 (5.88%) HP
9 10 (4.90%) Symantec
9 10 (4.90%) Dell
10 7 (3.43%) Oracle
11 4 (1.96%) Sophos
12 3 (1.47%) Draytek
13 2 (0.98%) MobileIron
13 2 (0.98%) Nortel
13 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.98%) Apple
13 2 (0.98%) AppSense
14 1 (0.49%) Lotus
14 1 (0.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £23000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £23,857 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £36000 per annum
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Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Lancashire
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