The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 16 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 115 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 89 78 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.80% 1.53% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.03% 6.43% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 83 69 79
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £17,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1108 1214 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.35% 23.84% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1035 928
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 29 £23,750 -8.65% 4
Warwickshire +18 22 £36,250 +3.57%
Staffordshire -3 9 £24,500 +11.36%
West Bromwich - 8 £18,750 - 1
Solihull +2 6 £37,500 +80.72% 1
Coventry +14 5 £38,000 +68.88% 1
Herefordshire -3 4 £23,000 -4.16%
Shropshire +6 3 £20,000 +8.10% 1
Worcestershire +5 3 £22,500 +5.88% 4
Walsall +5 2 £19,500 -13.33%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (60.23%) Active Directory
3 93 (52.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 89 (50.57%) Microsoft
4 89 (50.57%) Windows 7
5 81 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (33.52%) MS Office
7 54 (30.68%) MS Excel
8 51 (28.98%) WAN
9 46 (26.14%) LAN
10 41 (23.30%) MS Exchange
11 36 (20.45%) Windows Vista
12 34 (19.32%) Blackberry
13 33 (18.75%) Cisco
14 32 (18.18%) SQL
15 31 (17.61%) ITIL
15 31 (17.61%) VMware
15 31 (17.61%) Windows 8
16 30 (17.05%) TCP/IP
17 28 (15.91%) Finance
17 28 (15.91%) Degree
17 28 (15.91%) SCCM
18 26 (14.77%) Citrix
19 25 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (12.50%) Biometrics
20 22 (12.50%) Smartcard
20 22 (12.50%) Identity Management
20 22 (12.50%) VPN
20 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (12.50%) Cyber Security

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 41 (23.30%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.11%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.11%) IIS
6 5 (2.84%) Lync
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (33.52%) MS Office
2 54 (30.68%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.70%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.41%) assyst
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (0.57%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) Office 365
2 3 (1.70%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.98%) WAN
2 46 (26.14%) LAN
3 30 (17.05%) TCP/IP
4 22 (12.50%) VPN
5 16 (9.09%) Firewall
6 13 (7.39%) Internet
6 13 (7.39%) DNS
7 12 (6.82%) Wireless
8 8 (4.55%) DHCP
8 8 (4.55%) ADSL
9 7 (3.98%) SAN
9 7 (3.98%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.98%) VoIP
10 6 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.84%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (2.27%) VLAN
13 3 (1.70%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.70%) 3G
13 3 (1.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.14%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (6.25%) MSI
1 11 (6.25%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.70%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 28 (15.91%) Finance
2 8 (4.55%) Legal
3 7 (3.98%) Retail
4 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.70%) Law
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (32.39%) Analyst
2 39 (22.16%) 2nd Line Support
2 39 (22.16%) IT Support
3 36 (20.45%) Support Engineer
4 34 (19.32%) Support Analyst
5 23 (13.07%) Desktop Support
6 19 (10.80%) IT Support Engineer
7 17 (9.66%) Test Engineer
8 16 (9.09%) Service Analyst
8 16 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 11 (6.25%) Software Packager
10 11 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
10 11 (6.25%) Applications Support
10 11 (6.25%) Applications Packager
10 11 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (5.68%) IT Support Analyst
12 9 (5.11%) Desktop Analyst
12 9 (5.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.57%) XML
1 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.32%) Blackberry
2 22 (12.50%) Biometrics
2 22 (12.50%) Smartcard
3 17 (9.66%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 8 (4.55%) PDA
5 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.41%) iPhone
5 6 (3.41%) iPad
5 6 (3.41%) Handset
6 5 (2.84%) Replication
7 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.70%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.70%) CMDB
9 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.57%) iSeries
10 1 (0.57%) Wiki
10 1 (0.57%) EPoS
10 1 (0.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 176 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (52.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 89 (50.57%) Windows 7
4 81 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (20.45%) Windows Vista
6 31 (17.61%) Windows 8
7 15 (8.52%) Windows 2000
8 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (5.11%) Android
10 8 (4.55%) Apple iOS
10 8 (4.55%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.41%) Windows Phone
11 6 (3.41%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (1.70%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (1.70%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.14%) Linux
14 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.57%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.61%) ITIL
2 22 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 18 (10.23%) Automated Testing
4 13 (7.39%) Service Management
5 10 (5.68%) Configuration Management
6 7 (3.98%) Password Management
6 7 (3.98%) Change Control
7 6 (3.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (3.41%) Service Desk Management
7 6 (3.41%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.41%) Migration
8 5 (2.84%) Asset Management
8 5 (2.84%) Test Scripting
8 5 (2.84%) Network Management
8 5 (2.84%) Software Deployment
9 4 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.70%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (1.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (1.70%) VBScript
2 3 (1.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (15.91%) Degree
2 19 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.39%) MCP
4 12 (6.82%) MCSE
5 5 (2.84%) CCNA
5 5 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.27%) MCITP
7 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.70%) MCSA
7 3 (1.70%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.57%) MCTS
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
9 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.80%) SLA
2 17 (9.66%) TickIT
2 17 (9.66%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (60.23%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (3.98%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.41%) XenApp
6 5 (2.84%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.70%) vSphere
9 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.57%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (15.91%) SCCM
2 9 (5.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.70%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (1.70%) WSUS
6 3 (1.70%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.14%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 89 (50.57%) Microsoft
2 33 (18.75%) Cisco
3 31 (17.61%) VMware
4 26 (14.77%) Citrix
5 12 (6.82%) Apple
5 12 (6.82%) Dell
6 11 (6.25%) HP
7 10 (5.68%) Symantec
8 9 (5.11%) McAfee
9 8 (4.55%) Sophos
9 8 (4.55%) MobileIron
10 6 (3.41%) Intel
10 6 (3.41%) NetApp
11 4 (2.27%) LANDesk
11 4 (2.27%) Polycom
12 3 (1.70%) Kaspersky
12 3 (1.70%) Lumension
12 3 (1.70%) Toshiba
12 3 (1.70%) SAP
12 3 (1.70%) IBM
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