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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 77 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.13% 1.35% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 5.13% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 8
Average salary £20,000 £26,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +19.31%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
225 195 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.96% 26.35% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 136 183 202
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 5 February 2016. 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 -22 1 £20,000 -31.03%
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 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 Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 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