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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 70 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.69% 2.62% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 8.50% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 14
Average salary £39,000 £21,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
163 200 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.48% 30.86% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 146 177 109
Average salary £39,000 £33,350 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.94% -4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £100,000 £45,000
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 28 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) MS Office
6 5 (41.67%) CSS
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) UNIX
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) C++
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) VBScript
6 5 (41.67%) VB
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) PowerBuilder
6 5 (41.67%) Uniface
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Python
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
6 5 (41.67%) Retail
6 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
6 5 (41.67%) Northgate
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Broadband
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Product Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (33.33%) SUSE
5 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) C++
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) VBScript
1 5 (41.67%) VB
1 5 (41.67%) Uniface
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Northgate
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) VMware