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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 58 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 14 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.20% 4.03% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% 14.00% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 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 £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
189 100 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.72% 28.82% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 182 93 83
Average salary £33,500 £31,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 24 July 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows 7
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 15 (68.18%) MS Office
5 13 (59.09%) ITIL
6 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
6 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Vista
7 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (40.91%) MCP
8 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
9 8 (36.36%) MCITP
9 8 (36.36%) MCSE
9 8 (36.36%) MCSA
10 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
11 5 (22.73%) Retail
12 4 (18.18%) SLA
12 4 (18.18%) Workflow
13 3 (13.64%) SQL
14 2 (9.09%) .NET
14 2 (9.09%) Windows NT
14 2 (9.09%) LAN
14 2 (9.09%) WAN
14 2 (9.09%) Citrix

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MS Office
2 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 8 (36.36%) Team Leader
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Trainee
7 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Trainee
7 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows 7
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.09%) Windows NT
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) MCP
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) MCITP
3 8 (36.36%) MCSE
3 8 (36.36%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
4 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Altiris
3 1 (4.55%) VMware