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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 70 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 13 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.47% 1.92% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.80% 6.83% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 20
Average salary £17,000 £26,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +16.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,550 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,600 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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
271 249 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.59% 28.14% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 246 234 152
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,400 £48,850
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 13 £17,000 -34.61%
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) MS Office
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
6 12 (46.15%) SCCM
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (30.77%) MCSA
10 7 (26.92%) MCP
11 6 (23.08%) VMware
11 6 (23.08%) LAN
12 5 (19.23%) WAN
12 5 (19.23%) SQL
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco
12 5 (19.23%) Retail
12 5 (19.23%) Office 365
12 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
12 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
13 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
13 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
14 3 (11.54%) IIS
14 3 (11.54%) Web Services
14 3 (11.54%) Internet
14 3 (11.54%) Firewall

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (69.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) 1st Line Support
3 13 (50.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Support Technician
4 7 (26.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) IT Support
7 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
9 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.85%) Time Management
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCSA
3 7 (26.92%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco