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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 26 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 16 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.87% 1.82% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.33% 4.44% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £19,000 £57,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.66% +111.11%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
98 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 42.06% 40.91% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 73 41 32
Average salary £27,500 £35,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +19.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
3 22 (78.57%) MS Excel
4 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (60.71%) VMware
5 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
7 15 (53.57%) ITIL
8 13 (46.43%) MS Office
9 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (39.29%) Symantec
11 10 (35.71%) Citrix
11 10 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (28.57%) SLA
12 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (28.57%) Windows Vista
12 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 6 (21.43%) MCP
14 6 (21.43%) VoIP
15 5 (17.86%) MCSA
15 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
16 4 (14.29%) DNS
16 4 (14.29%) DHCP
16 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
17 3 (10.71%) VPN
17 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (46.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) VoIP
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) IT Support
6 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) iPhone
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Vista
5 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Time Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (21.43%) MCP
4 5 (17.86%) MCSA
5 2 (7.14%) CCNA
5 2 (7.14%) CCA
5 2 (7.14%) MCDST
5 2 (7.14%) MCTS
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Symantec
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Avaya
4 2 (7.14%) BMC
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy
4 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Zoho
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus