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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 68 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.18% 1.67% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 6.08% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 6
Average salary £20,000 £29,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
187 148 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 33.45% 27.41% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 104 142 138
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,775 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £50,000 £49,000
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 8 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware