The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 13 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.59% 5.13% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 80.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £24,500 £20,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -7.14%
Windows XP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walsall region.

Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.11% 6.41% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Average salary £26,250 £20,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £24,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Walsall region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Walsall

Windows XP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware