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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 16 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.74% 4.89% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.32% 18.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
37 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 35.92% 26.67% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 33
Average salary £22,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,100 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) MS Office
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
5 10 (66.67%) ITIL
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
6 9 (60.00%) Citrix
7 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (53.33%) MCP
7 8 (53.33%) Web Services
7 8 (53.33%) Internet
7 8 (53.33%) Service Management
7 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
7 8 (53.33%) MCDST
8 7 (46.67%) Cisco
9 6 (40.00%) Change Management
10 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
11 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
11 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
11 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (13.33%) Android
11 2 (13.33%) Firewall
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle
11 2 (13.33%) SAN
11 2 (13.33%) ADSL
11 2 (13.33%) Broadband
11 2 (13.33%) WAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) MS Office
2 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) ADSL
2 2 (13.33%) Broadband
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
General
1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Support
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCP
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (53.33%) MCDST
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) LANDesk