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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 6.45% 7.14% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 23.08% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £18,000 £22,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
33 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 53.23% 30.95% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 16
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,800 £16,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
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 26 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) MCP
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) HND
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) MCSA
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) EPoS
5 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Incident Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Technician
1 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) EPoS
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) HND
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) MCSA
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) VMware