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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 64 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 13 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.93% 1.37% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.13% 4.62% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 14
Average salary £17,000 £26,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -7.14%
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
212 195 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 31.41% 29.73% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 195 186 106
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 16 (76.19%) MS Office
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) SCCM
7 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (33.33%) MCP
8 7 (33.33%) MCSA
8 7 (33.33%) Retail
9 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 5 (23.81%) Office 365
11 4 (19.05%) SLA
11 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (19.05%) ITIL
12 3 (14.29%) SQL
12 3 (14.29%) .NET
12 3 (14.29%) Time Management
13 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
13 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (9.52%) VMware
13 2 (9.52%) Firewall
13 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
13 2 (9.52%) IIS
13 2 (9.52%) Web Services

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (76.19%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Support Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Support Technician
6 4 (19.05%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (19.05%) IT Support
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
7 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Technician
8 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCP
2 7 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco