The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 115 102 153
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +51
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 107 120 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 2.29% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.44% 9.38% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 92 93 48
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,500 £17,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
Windows XP
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1438 1279 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.35% 24.38% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1112 1186
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +8 52 £27,500 +24.29% 1
Warwickshire +1 19 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Coventry -16 16 £27,500 -34.91%
Staffordshire -2 14 £22,500 -1.09% 1
Walsall -1 2 £21,500 +13.15%
West Bromwich - 2 £17,875 -
Herefordshire 0 1 £21,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (50.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 84 (47.46%) Active Directory
4 79 (44.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (36.72%) Microsoft
6 60 (33.90%) Windows 7
7 59 (33.33%) Finance
8 54 (30.51%) MS Office
8 54 (30.51%) Windows 8
9 53 (29.94%) TCP/IP
10 44 (24.86%) Citrix
11 40 (22.60%) DNS
12 39 (22.03%) MS Exchange
12 39 (22.03%) Degree
12 39 (22.03%) Windows Vista
13 33 (18.64%) VMware
13 33 (18.64%) MS Excel
14 32 (18.08%) SQL Server
15 31 (17.51%) SQL
15 31 (17.51%) WAN
15 31 (17.51%) LAN
16 26 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (14.12%) ITIL
18 24 (13.56%) Firewall
18 24 (13.56%) Blackberry
18 24 (13.56%) Automated Testing
19 22 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (12.43%) Biometrics
19 22 (12.43%) Smartcard
19 22 (12.43%) Identity Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 39 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (8.47%) Lync
3 15 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (2.82%) IIS
8 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 54 (30.51%) MS Office
2 33 (18.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.78%) Office 365
2 3 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (29.94%) TCP/IP
2 40 (22.60%) DNS
3 31 (17.51%) LAN
3 31 (17.51%) WAN
4 24 (13.56%) Firewall
5 17 (9.60%) DHCP
6 16 (9.04%) VoIP
7 15 (8.47%) VPN
8 14 (7.91%) Wireless
9 13 (7.34%) SAN
10 11 (6.21%) Internet
11 6 (3.39%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.26%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.26%) FTP
13 3 (1.69%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (1.13%) Symposium
14 2 (1.13%) VLAN
14 2 (1.13%) Network Security
14 2 (1.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.26%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.56%) Informix
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) RequisitePro
General
1 59 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Retail
3 8 (4.52%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.39%) Law
5 5 (2.82%) Back Office
6 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (31.07%) Analyst
2 31 (17.51%) Support Engineer
3 30 (16.95%) Support Analyst
4 22 (12.43%) Test Engineer
5 19 (10.73%) IT Support
6 17 (9.60%) Desktop Support
7 15 (8.47%) Service Analyst
8 14 (7.91%) Applications Support
9 13 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (7.34%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.65%) Senior Support Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Desktop Analyst
12 9 (5.08%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 8 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
14 7 (3.95%) Help Desk Analyst
14 7 (3.95%) Help Desk Support
15 5 (2.82%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) Blackberry
2 22 (12.43%) Biometrics
2 22 (12.43%) Smartcard
2 22 (12.43%) Mobile App
3 16 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.47%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.39%) Clustering
6 5 (2.82%) Life Science
7 4 (2.26%) AS400
8 3 (1.69%) PDA
9 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.13%) iSeries
9 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.56%) Wiki
10 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (50.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 79 (44.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (33.90%) Windows 7
5 54 (30.51%) Windows 8
6 39 (22.03%) Windows Vista
7 26 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (8.47%) Linux
9 14 (7.91%) Apple iOS
10 12 (6.78%) Windows 2000
11 10 (5.65%) UNIX
12 6 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.56%) Solaris
14 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.12%) ITIL
2 24 (13.56%) Automated Testing
3 22 (12.43%) Cyber Security
3 22 (12.43%) Identity Management
3 22 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (4.52%) Project Management
5 7 (3.95%) Service Management
6 6 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.39%) High Availability
7 5 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (2.82%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.82%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.26%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (2.26%) Logistics
8 4 (2.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.69%) ERP
9 3 (1.69%) Test Scripting
9 3 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.13%) Performance Management
10 2 (1.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.51%) SQL
2 4 (2.26%) C++
2 4 (2.26%) COBOL
2 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.56%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (22.03%) Degree
2 16 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (8.47%) MCSE
4 8 (4.52%) MCSA
4 8 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.95%) CCNA
6 6 (3.39%) MCP
7 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.56%) MCITP
9 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.43%) ISO 9001
1 22 (12.43%) TickIT
2 17 (9.60%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (47.46%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.86%) Hyper-V
3 15 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.91%) XenApp
5 11 (6.21%) vSphere
6 10 (5.65%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.08%) XenServer
8 5 (2.82%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.13%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) WSUS
1 6 (3.39%) SCCM
2 4 (2.26%) AppDNA
3 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 65 (36.72%) Microsoft
2 44 (24.86%) Citrix
3 33 (18.64%) VMware
4 20 (11.30%) Cisco
5 19 (10.73%) Apple
6 14 (7.91%) NetApp
7 9 (5.08%) HP
8 7 (3.95%) Avaya
8 7 (3.95%) Altiris
9 5 (2.82%) Mitel
9 5 (2.82%) McAfee
9 5 (2.82%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.26%) Open-E
10 4 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.26%) Symantec
10 4 (2.26%) Borland
10 4 (2.26%) IBM
10 4 (2.26%) Oracle
11 3 (1.69%) Sybase
11 3 (1.69%) Websense
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