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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 23 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.88% 3.97% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.00% 14.71% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
50 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 42.02% 26.98% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 25 49
Average salary £30,000 £35,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.08% +48.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (66.67%) MS Office
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) MCP
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) Service Management
5 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (50.00%) MCDST
6 4 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
8 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) PowerShell

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 2 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCP
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 2 (16.67%) BMC
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) VMware