The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 41 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 21 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.97% 1.36% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.86% 7.08% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 3
Average salary £22,500 £20,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £16,500 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £29,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
177 113 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.46% 19.15% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 140 106 80
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,074 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +21 18 £22,500 +2.27%
Burton-upon-Trent +12 2 £31,250 +54.32%
Tamworth -8 1 £19,000 +10.14%
Windows XP
West Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Citrix
3 25 (75.76%) DNS
4 20 (60.61%) Windows 8
5 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
6 18 (54.55%) Blackberry
6 18 (54.55%) Apple
7 17 (51.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
7 17 (51.52%) LAN
7 17 (51.52%) WAN
8 16 (48.48%) Apple iOS
9 14 (42.42%) Avaya
10 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
11 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
12 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (27.27%) Wireless
13 9 (27.27%) VMware
14 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
14 8 (24.24%) DHCP
14 8 (24.24%) Intranet
14 8 (24.24%) Internet
15 4 (12.12%) SQL
16 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
16 3 (9.09%) MS Office
16 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
16 3 (9.09%) XenApp

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 17 (51.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) DNS
2 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
2 17 (51.52%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 9 (27.27%) Wireless
4 8 (24.24%) DHCP
4 8 (24.24%) Intranet
4 8 (24.24%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) IPv4
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 11 (33.33%) IT Support
2 8 (24.24%) IT Support Technician
3 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) CSS3
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Wiki
3 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows 8
3 16 (48.48%) Apple iOS
4 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.06%) Service Management
2 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.03%) ERP
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) XenApp
2 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Citrix
2 18 (54.55%) Apple
3 14 (42.42%) Avaya
4 9 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco