The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 57 37 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 17 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.58% 4.09% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.95% 14.43% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 1
Average salary £26,000 £22,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
190 97 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.79% 28.36% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 182 90 92
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
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
Northamptonshire

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 1 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (68.00%) MS Office
5 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
6 14 (56.00%) ITIL
6 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
9 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (44.00%) Windows Vista
9 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 10 (40.00%) MCP
11 9 (36.00%) MCSE
11 9 (36.00%) MCSA
11 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
11 9 (36.00%) MCITP
12 6 (24.00%) SLA
13 5 (20.00%) Retail
14 4 (16.00%) Workflow
15 3 (12.00%) Law
15 3 (12.00%) Citrix
15 3 (12.00%) LAN
15 3 (12.00%) WAN
15 3 (12.00%) SQL
16 2 (8.00%) .NET

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (68.00%) MS Office
2 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 9 (36.00%) Team Leader
3 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Trainee
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 1 (4.00%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) MCP
3 9 (36.00%) MCSE
3 9 (36.00%) MCSA
3 9 (36.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Altiris
3 1 (4.00%) Sage
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