The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 68 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.29% 0.65% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 2.86% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Average salary £18,500 £27,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,635 £26,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Windows XP
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
130 140 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.94% 22.80% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 117 116 142
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 5 £19,500 -29.09%
Gateshead - 2 £18,500 -
Windows XP
North East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Service Management
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) Dell
7 4 (26.67%) ITSM
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) Software Audit
8 3 (20.00%) Information Security
8 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (13.33%) Remedy
9 2 (13.33%) Data Security
9 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITSM
4 4 (26.67%) Software Audit
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Data Security
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Dell
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy