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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 45 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 23 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.48% 0.87% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.84% 2.61% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
155 115 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 30.21% 33.33% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 132 99 147
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £43,600
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 21 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (90.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (75.00%) Windows 7
5 21 (65.63%) MS Exchange
6 20 (62.50%) Linux
6 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
7 18 (56.25%) UNIX
8 17 (53.13%) MCSE
8 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (50.00%) MCSA
9 16 (50.00%) MS Excel
9 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
10 15 (46.88%) MS Office
10 15 (46.88%) MCP
10 15 (46.88%) MCITP
11 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
12 13 (40.63%) VMware
13 12 (37.50%) DHCP
13 12 (37.50%) VPN
13 12 (37.50%) DNS
13 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
13 12 (37.50%) MCTS
14 10 (31.25%) ISEB
14 10 (31.25%) LoadRunner
14 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
14 10 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (25.00%) SQL Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 21 (65.63%) MS Exchange
2 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.50%) IIS
5 3 (9.38%) Apache
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (46.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (37.50%) VPN
2 12 (37.50%) DNS
2 12 (37.50%) DHCP
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) LoadRunner
2 8 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (18.75%) SilkPerformer
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Support Engineer
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (34.38%) IT Support Engineer
1 11 (34.38%) IT Support
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Test Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (90.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (75.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (62.50%) Linux
6 18 (56.25%) UNIX
7 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000
9 2 (6.25%) Solaris
10 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) Test Management
2 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
2 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
2 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) MCSE
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (50.00%) MCSA
3 15 (46.88%) MCP
3 15 (46.88%) MCITP
4 12 (37.50%) MCTS
5 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
5 10 (31.25%) ISEB
6 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
5 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 2 (6.25%) XenServer
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (6.25%) vSphere
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.13%) Draytek
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
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