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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 66 64 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.40% 1.04% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.72% 4.35% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 25
Average salary £21,000 £21,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +13.15%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
212 161 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.73% 23.99% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 173 143 147
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) MS Office
3 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 5 (33.33%) Retail
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (20.00%) Legal
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
9 3 (20.00%) Adobe
9 3 (20.00%) Acrobat
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) SLA
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco
10 2 (13.33%) VPN
10 2 (13.33%) DNS
10 2 (13.33%) VBScript
10 2 (13.33%) VB
10 2 (13.33%) Law
10 2 (13.33%) Wireless

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Office
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Service Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) CCTV
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
1 2 (13.33%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CCENT
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.67%) AppDNA
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) SolidWorks
4 1 (6.67%) Primavera
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds