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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 72 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 19 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.98% 1.74% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.71% 7.05% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 21
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
283 156 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.45% 24.64% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 268 132 187
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,675
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
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 16 September 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 -14 16 £26,000 -6.30% 2
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 19 (70.37%) MS Office
4 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 17 (62.96%) MS Exchange
6 15 (55.56%) ITIL
6 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
8 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
8 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (44.44%) Windows Vista
8 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
10 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
10 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
11 9 (33.33%) MCITP
11 9 (33.33%) MCSE
11 9 (33.33%) MCSA
11 9 (33.33%) MCP
12 7 (25.93%) SLA
13 5 (18.52%) Retail
13 5 (18.52%) Law
14 4 (14.81%) Citrix
14 4 (14.81%) LAN
14 4 (14.81%) WAN
15 3 (11.11%) Windows NT
15 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
15 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (62.96%) MS Exchange
2 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Office
2 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
1 5 (18.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 10 (37.04%) Team Leader
3 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Trainee
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Vista
5 3 (11.11%) Windows NT
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
3 2 (7.41%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) MCITP
2 9 (33.33%) MCSE
2 9 (33.33%) MCSA
2 9 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Sage
3 1 (3.70%) Altiris
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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