The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 22 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.13% 3.74% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.13% 12.12% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 4
Average salary £21,000 £22,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.66%
Windows XP
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 33 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 38.04% 30.84% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 61 27 51
Average salary £26,750 £36,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.71% +55.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Wakefield

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
3 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
4 10 (62.50%) MS Office
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
7 6 (37.50%) Windows 8
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) MCDST
8 5 (31.25%) Service Management
8 5 (31.25%) MCP
8 5 (31.25%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 5 (31.25%) Citrix
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) SAN
9 3 (18.75%) VoIP
9 3 (18.75%) Change Management
9 3 (18.75%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) Internet
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
10 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (62.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCP
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCDST
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 2 (12.50%) BMC
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26500 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago