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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.67% 2.02% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 5.13% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £26,000 £57,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.38% +111.11%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,250 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% -6.48%
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
80 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.70% 39.39% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 69 34 34
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £42,500 £64,000
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 23 January 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
4 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (62.96%) ITIL
6 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
7 14 (51.85%) VMware
7 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
8 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (40.74%) MS Office
10 11 (40.74%) Citrix
10 11 (40.74%) Symantec
11 10 (37.04%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
13 8 (29.63%) Windows Vista
13 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (29.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (29.63%) SLA
14 7 (25.93%) MCP
14 7 (25.93%) VoIP
15 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
16 5 (18.52%) MCSA
17 4 (14.81%) DHCP
17 4 (14.81%) DNS
18 3 (11.11%) XenApp
18 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 3 (11.11%) Change Control

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (40.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) VoIP
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
2 15 (55.56%) Service Analyst
2 15 (55.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) IT Support
6 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Technician
8 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Desktop Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Vista
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Change Control
2 3 (11.11%) Time Management
2 3 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (25.93%) MCP
5 5 (18.52%) MCSA
6 3 (11.11%) MCDST
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.41%) CCA
7 2 (7.41%) CCNA
7 2 (7.41%) MCTS
8 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix
3 11 (40.74%) Symantec
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) BMC
4 3 (11.11%) Remedy
5 2 (7.41%) Avaya
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) Zoho
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus