The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 26 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.15% 2.70% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.78% 6.82% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.32% 39.64% 52.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 47
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) MS Office
3 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 1 (8.33%) LAN
8 1 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) SLA
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (8.33%) Sage
8 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) Apache
8 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
8 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (8.33%) C
8 1 (8.33%) C++
8 1 (8.33%) Perl
8 1 (8.33%) SQL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Installation Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Sage