The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 11 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 9.62% 5.13% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.86% 16.67% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £18,000 £22,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
Windows XP
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 53.85% 30.77% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 21
Average salary £38,000 £36,875 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.05% -18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Runcorn

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) EPoS
4 6 (46.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) HND
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) MCSA
6 3 (23.08%) Broadband
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
6 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) Broadband
General
1 6 (46.15%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Support Technician
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) EPoS
2 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) HND
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware