The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 76 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 14 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.53% 0.90% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.11% 2.93% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 10
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £20,200 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £39,350
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
Windows XP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
274 273 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.91% 30.67% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 250 249 151
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -4 9 £22,000 -11.11% 3
Kettering - 4 £30,000 -
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) MS Office
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (45.83%) Retail
5 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
5 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
6 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (33.33%) SCCM
7 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) .NET
8 7 (29.17%) LAN
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
9 6 (25.00%) Time Management
9 6 (25.00%) SLA
9 6 (25.00%) WAN
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.83%) VMware
11 4 (16.67%) Office 365
11 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.67%) MCSA
12 3 (12.50%) MCP
13 2 (8.33%) Firewall
13 2 (8.33%) Windows 8

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (83.33%) MS Office
2 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
5 1 (4.17%) WLAN
General
1 11 (45.83%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (25.00%) IT Support
4 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
5 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
7 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) ICT Technician
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCSA
3 3 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco