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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.85% 3.96% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.29% 12.50% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £21,000 £22,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
68 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 37.36% 31.68% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64 27 47
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +63.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £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 26 March 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) ITIL
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (47.62%) MS Office
5 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
9 5 (23.81%) MCP
9 5 (23.81%) Citrix
9 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (19.05%) VoIP
11 3 (14.29%) Web Services
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco
11 3 (14.29%) SAN
11 3 (14.29%) Service Management
11 3 (14.29%) MCDST
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (9.52%) MCSA
12 2 (9.52%) VPN
12 2 (9.52%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCP
3 3 (14.29%) MCDST
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) BMC
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
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