The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 60 65 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.86% 1.27% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 4.83% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Average salary £23,500 £37,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.33% +82.92%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
Windows XP
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
96 145 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 20.69% 26.27% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 89 112 78
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Warrington

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) MS Excel
3 12 (66.67%) DHCP
3 12 (66.67%) VPN
3 12 (66.67%) DNS
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (55.56%) MCSE
5 10 (55.56%) MCSA
5 10 (55.56%) MCP
5 10 (55.56%) MCITP
5 10 (55.56%) VMware
6 9 (50.00%) MS Office
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) Citrix
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) MCTS
9 5 (27.78%) VLAN
9 5 (27.78%) DMZ
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) Avaya

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (94.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) DHCP
1 12 (66.67%) VPN
1 12 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) VLAN
3 5 (27.78%) DMZ
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Line Management
2 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) Coaching
2 1 (5.56%) Web Development
2 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
1 1 (5.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (55.56%) MCSE
1 10 (55.56%) MCSA
1 10 (55.56%) MCP
1 10 (55.56%) MCITP
2 6 (33.33%) MCTS
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) MCDST
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Avaya
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Sophos
7 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec