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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 71 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 7 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.95% 2.85% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 11.11% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 14
Average salary £20,000 £22,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £16,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
235 117 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.80% 25.66% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 194 106 146
Average salary £34,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
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 19 September 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (45.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) ITIL
7 8 (40.00%) Validation
7 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
7 8 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (30.00%) MS Office
10 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (25.00%) SLA
10 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (20.00%) Citrix
11 4 (20.00%) French Language
12 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
12 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
12 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (15.00%) Office 365
12 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
12 3 (15.00%) AppDNA
12 3 (15.00%) Lync
12 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
12 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
12 3 (15.00%) NetApp
12 3 (15.00%) Cisco

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) ATM
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (5.00%) German Language
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Printer Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Validation
2 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (15.00%) WFM
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Practice Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) CCA
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) VCAP
2 1 (5.00%) CCEE
2 1 (5.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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