The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 73 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.52% 2.80% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.52% 9.45% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 12
Average salary £39,000 £21,250 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.52% +1.19%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
Windows XP
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 201 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.65% 29.65% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 140 170 94
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £100,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Sheffield

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) MS Office
4 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) Retail
6 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) UNIX
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) VBScript
8 3 (21.43%) VB
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Adobe
8 3 (21.43%) Python
8 3 (21.43%) Acrobat

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Acrobat
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
3 1 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Primavera
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) PBX
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Product Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (14.29%) SUSE
7 2 (14.29%) Debian
7 2 (14.29%) Solaris
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
8 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VBScript
2 3 (21.43%) VB
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Uniface
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) CCENT
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) Northgate
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds