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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 57 58 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 13 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.92% 2.58% 4.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.94% 8.95% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 14
Average salary £17,000 £26,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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
219 190 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.35% 28.79% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 204 182 90
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
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 4 August 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) MS Office
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (38.10%) SCCM
7 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (33.33%) MCSA
8 7 (33.33%) MCP
9 5 (23.81%) Retail
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
11 3 (14.29%) Firewall
11 3 (14.29%) Internet
11 3 (14.29%) IIS
11 3 (14.29%) Web Services
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 2 (9.52%) SLA
12 2 (9.52%) VMware
13 1 (4.76%) Law
13 1 (4.76%) MCITP
13 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) 1st Line Support
2 12 (57.14%) Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Support Analyst
4 7 (33.33%) Support Technician
4 7 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (19.05%) IT Support
6 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) 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 Support Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Time Management
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) 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 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco