The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 59 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.54% 1.60% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.98% 10.23% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Average salary £24,500 £22,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% -16.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,700 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 88 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.13% 15.60% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 109 72 97
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows XP
West Midlands

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -1 7 £24,500 +8.88%
Windows XP
West Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (55.00%) Windows 8
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) Blackberry
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) MS Office
5 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Vista
9 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (15.00%) Service Management
11 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
11 2 (10.00%) PABX
11 2 (10.00%) VMware
11 2 (10.00%) Orchard
11 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) PABX
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support
3 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Trainer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Trainer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Orchard
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.00%) Altiris
5 1 (5.00%) Google