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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 78 37 56
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 6 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.80% 3.79% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.74% 13.49% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 17
Average salary £24,750 £17,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £16,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £36,300 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -2.75%
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
219 126 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.28% 28.06% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 181 111 177
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) Validation
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
7 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) MS Office
9 3 (18.75%) SLA
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 3 (18.75%) IBM
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
9 3 (18.75%) NetApp
9 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
9 3 (18.75%) Lync
9 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
9 3 (18.75%) Office 365
9 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
9 3 (18.75%) AppDNA
9 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
1 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) French Language
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Service Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Printer Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Validation
2 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (12.50%) WFM
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
1 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) AppDNA
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Dell