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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 67 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.38% 1.87% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 10.53% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 2
Average salary £24,750 £33,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.11% +38.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £25,100 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £38,600 £26,850
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
174 114 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.03% 17.78% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 151 107 95
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
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 22 September 2014. 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 +3 5 £24,500 -26.86%
Tamworth +3 2 £22,250 -14.42%
Stafford -2 1 £25,500 -49.00%
Lichfield - 1 £22,500 -
Windows XP
West Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 8
3 16 (80.00%) Blackberry
3 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (75.00%) Citrix
5 14 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (70.00%) LAN
5 14 (70.00%) WAN
5 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (65.00%) DNS
7 12 (60.00%) Apple
8 8 (40.00%) Cisco
9 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (30.00%) Lync
10 6 (30.00%) XenApp
10 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
11 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (25.00%) ITIL
12 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (15.00%) MS Office
12 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
13 2 (10.00%) SQL
13 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (10.00%) Service Management
14 1 (5.00%) ITSM
14 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (70.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (30.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LAN
1 14 (70.00%) WAN
1 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (65.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (35.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) IT Support
4 6 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 8
3 7 (35.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) XenApp
2 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Citrix
2 12 (60.00%) Apple
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.00%) Altiris