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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 34 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 29 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.55% 1.76% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.28% 5.69% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 2
Average salary £23,500 £35,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
143 123 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 32.28% 30.98% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 120 102 127
Average salary £31,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.06% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Windows 7
3 37 (84.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (84.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (63.64%) Linux
5 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
6 26 (59.09%) UNIX
7 25 (56.82%) MS Excel
8 23 (52.27%) MS Exchange
8 23 (52.27%) TCP/IP
9 22 (50.00%) MCP
10 21 (47.73%) MS Office
10 21 (47.73%) MCSE
10 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (45.45%) MCSA
12 19 (43.18%) Hyper-V
12 19 (43.18%) MCITP
12 19 (43.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (38.64%) MCTS
13 17 (38.64%) VPN
13 17 (38.64%) DNS
13 17 (38.64%) DHCP
14 15 (34.09%) VMware
14 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
15 14 (31.82%) ISEB
15 14 (31.82%) LoadRunner
15 14 (31.82%) ISTQB
15 14 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (52.27%) MS Exchange
2 19 (43.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (56.82%) MS Excel
2 21 (47.73%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) TCP/IP
2 17 (38.64%) VPN
2 17 (38.64%) DNS
2 17 (38.64%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) LoadRunner
2 12 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (20.45%) SilkPerformer
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) IT Support
2 11 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Test Manager
4 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Test Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Windows 7
3 37 (84.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (84.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (63.64%) Linux
5 26 (59.09%) UNIX
6 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
9 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Test Management
1 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
2 8 (18.18%) Migration
3 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
3 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.55%) Validation
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) MCP
2 21 (47.73%) MCSE
2 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (45.45%) MCSA
4 19 (43.18%) MCITP
5 17 (38.64%) MCTS
6 14 (31.82%) ISTQB
6 14 (31.82%) ISEB
7 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 7 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.55%) MCDST
11 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
11 1 (2.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Hyper-V
2 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.45%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.82%) XenApp
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.55%) vSphere
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) NetApp
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.27%) Draytek
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Sophos