The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 46 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.39% 3.99% 6.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 17.14% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 15
Average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £36,400 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
Windows XP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 70 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 22.30% 23.26% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 39
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £42,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Solihull region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Solihull

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) WSUS
5 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) Remedy
7 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Network Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy