The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 61 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 17 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.91% 3.31% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.75% 12.00% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 3
Average salary £26,000 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
252 175 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.35% 27.56% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 236 152 153
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
East Midlands

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 31 July 2014. 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 -16 16 £26,000 +18.18% 2
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (68.00%) MS Office
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (56.00%) ITIL
4 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
5 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Vista
6 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) MCP
8 9 (36.00%) MCSE
8 9 (36.00%) MCSA
8 9 (36.00%) MCITP
9 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (24.00%) SLA
11 5 (20.00%) Retail
12 4 (16.00%) Workflow
13 3 (12.00%) Citrix
13 3 (12.00%) SQL
13 3 (12.00%) Law
14 2 (8.00%) Time Management
14 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
14 2 (8.00%) .NET

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (68.00%) MS Office
2 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 9 (36.00%) Team Leader
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Trainee
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) MCP
3 9 (36.00%) MCSE
3 9 (36.00%) MCSA
3 9 (36.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Altiris
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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