The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 44 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.09% 0.81% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.22% 3.85% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £20,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.72% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
73 52 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 25.44% 20.97% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £49,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Solihull

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (50.00%) MS Office
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) LAN
7 8 (40.00%) VPN
8 7 (35.00%) ITIL
8 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (30.00%) WAN
9 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (25.00%) VMware
10 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (20.00%) SLA
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco
11 4 (20.00%) Windows 2000
11 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Vista
12 3 (15.00%) WSUS
12 3 (15.00%) SCCM
12 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
12 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
12 3 (15.00%) DNS
12 3 (15.00%) DHCP
12 3 (15.00%) AutoCAD
13 2 (10.00%) Firewall
13 2 (10.00%) Finance
13 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) IT Support
3 9 (45.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
8 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
8 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya