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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 23 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.19% 0.90% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 2.63% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £25,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £28,900
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
54 38 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.12% 34.23% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 46
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £38,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) MS Office
4 9 (69.23%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) Symantec
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) SLA
9 2 (15.38%) VPN
9 2 (15.38%) WAN
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (7.69%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (7.69%) Change Control
10 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (7.69%) Zoho
10 1 (7.69%) Office 365
10 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Installation Technician
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Debian
6 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (7.69%) Postfix
3 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Zoho
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) Sage
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
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