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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 68 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.20% 1.86% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.50% 8.55% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 10
Average salary £19,500 £17,750 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.85% -31.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,950 £16,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £27,600 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
257 117 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.40% 21.71% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 216 109 140
Average salary £34,500 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £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 29 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Windows 7
3 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
4 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (53.85%) Finance
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (50.00%) Validation
6 13 (50.00%) HP
6 13 (50.00%) ITIL
7 12 (46.15%) Problem Management
7 12 (46.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
9 6 (23.08%) French Language
9 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) MS Office
9 6 (23.08%) SLA
10 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) WFM
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix
12 3 (11.54%) Cisco
12 3 (11.54%) IBM
12 3 (11.54%) NetApp
12 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
12 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
12 3 (11.54%) Office 365
12 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
12 3 (11.54%) AppDNA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (11.54%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
1 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.69%) ATM
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) French Language
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Service Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XSD
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Social Media
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Windows 7
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
1 13 (50.00%) Validation
2 12 (46.15%) Problem Management
3 5 (19.23%) WFM
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITSM
6 1 (3.85%) Practice Management
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) VCAP
3 1 (3.85%) CCEE
3 1 (3.85%) CCIA
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) NCR
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow