The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 39 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.63% 1.92% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 4.92% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £20,500 £18,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
Windows XP
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 61 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.32% 39.10% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 84
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Stockport

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Panasonic
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Panasonic
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix