The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 51 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 17 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.57% 2.17% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 7.92% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 13
Average salary £26,500 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,750 £29,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Windows XP
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
189 101 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.59% 27.37% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 183 94 105
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £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 Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Northampton region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Northampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) MS Office
5 16 (61.54%) ITIL
5 16 (61.54%) MS Exchange
6 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (42.31%) MCP
9 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
9 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
9 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (42.31%) Windows Vista
10 10 (38.46%) MCITP
10 10 (38.46%) MCSE
10 10 (38.46%) MCSA
11 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
12 7 (26.92%) SLA
13 5 (19.23%) Retail
14 4 (15.38%) Citrix
15 3 (11.54%) SQL
15 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
15 3 (11.54%) Workflow
15 3 (11.54%) Law
15 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (7.69%) Windows 8

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 16 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Office
2 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) SMTP
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
1 11 (42.31%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 11 (42.31%) Team Leader
2 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Trainee
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 1 (3.85%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Vista
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
2 3 (11.54%) Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (42.31%) MCP
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) MCITP
3 10 (38.46%) MCSE
3 10 (38.46%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Altiris