The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 21 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.20% 1.56% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 10.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £19,500 £22,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +0.95%
Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 17.58% 15.63% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 10
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £31,500 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
West Midlands

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 20 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware