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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 71 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 2 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.27% 1.87% 2.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 5.76% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 14
Average salary £24,250 £28,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.39% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £39,500 £24,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
185 139 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 25.14% 32.48% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 178 127 118
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 November 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 12 (66.67%) MS Office
4 11 (61.11%) ITIL
4 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (44.44%) MCITP
6 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Vista
6 8 (44.44%) MCSE
6 8 (44.44%) MCSA
6 8 (44.44%) MCP
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (38.89%) SLA
8 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) Retail
10 3 (16.67%) Citrix
10 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (11.11%) Law
11 2 (11.11%) Coaching
12 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (5.56%) Mentoring

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 8 (44.44%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Trainee
6 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Trainee
6 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) MCP
2 8 (44.44%) MCSE
2 8 (44.44%) MCSA
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (44.44%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Sage