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 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 147 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 72 96 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.94% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.76% 8.77% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67 86 65
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
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
1251 1095 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.40% 22.10% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 961 976
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -23 15 £21,500 -9.47%
Staffordshire +2 14 £22,500 -15.09% 3
Coventry -5 14 £25,000 -62.96% 2
Shropshire -3 8 £36,326 - 2
Wolverhampton +16 6 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Worcestershire 0 5 £24,000 +6.66%
Warwickshire -22 5 £40,000 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (65.73%) Active Directory
3 57 (39.86%) Windows 7
4 51 (35.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (34.27%) Microsoft
6 45 (31.47%) MS Office
7 44 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 43 (30.07%) LAN
9 42 (29.37%) Citrix
9 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (27.97%) MS Excel
11 38 (26.57%) WAN
11 38 (26.57%) Windows 8
12 34 (23.78%) VMware
13 33 (23.08%) SQL
14 30 (20.98%) ITIL
14 30 (20.98%) DNS
15 29 (20.28%) Blackberry
16 28 (19.58%) TCP/IP
17 24 (16.78%) Windows Vista
18 23 (16.08%) Apple
19 19 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (13.29%) Finance
19 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
20 18 (12.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 17 (11.89%) Avaya
22 16 (11.19%) Service Delivery
22 16 (11.19%) Apple iOS
23 14 (9.79%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 44 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.20%) WorkSite
5 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.10%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (31.47%) MS Office
2 40 (27.97%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.07%) LAN
2 38 (26.57%) WAN
3 30 (20.98%) DNS
4 28 (19.58%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.39%) DHCP
5 12 (8.39%) Wireless
6 11 (7.69%) VPN
7 10 (6.99%) Internet
8 9 (6.29%) VoIP
9 8 (5.59%) Intranet
10 6 (4.20%) 3G
11 5 (3.50%) Firewall
12 3 (2.10%) VLAN
13 2 (1.40%) Network Security
13 2 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.40%) IP Telephony
14 1 (0.70%) WebEx
14 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.70%) SSL
14 1 (0.70%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) MySQL
2 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.50%) MS Access
5 4 (2.80%) Informix
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Hudson
2 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Law
3 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (34.97%) Analyst
2 26 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 24 (16.78%) Support Analyst
4 22 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 21 (14.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (13.99%) Service Analyst
6 20 (13.99%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (11.89%) Support Technician
8 14 (9.79%) IT Support
9 11 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
9 11 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 10 (6.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (6.99%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (6.29%) DBA
12 8 (5.59%) 1st Line Support
12 8 (5.59%) Test Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) IT Support Technician
13 7 (4.90%) SQL DBA
13 7 (4.90%) Help Desk Analyst
14 6 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) HTML
2 2 (1.40%) CSS
2 2 (1.40%) XML
2 2 (1.40%) CSS3
2 2 (1.40%) HTML5
3 1 (0.70%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.70%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.28%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) Replication
3 9 (6.29%) iSeries
4 8 (5.59%) Biometrics
4 8 (5.59%) Smartcard
4 8 (5.59%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.10%) AS400
5 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.40%) NHS
6 2 (1.40%) Handset
6 2 (1.40%) CMDB
6 2 (1.40%) PDA
7 1 (0.70%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
7 1 (0.70%) Wiki
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (39.86%) Windows 7
3 51 (35.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (26.57%) Windows 8
6 24 (16.78%) Windows Vista
7 19 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (11.19%) Apple iOS
9 11 (7.69%) Linux
10 7 (4.90%) UNIX
10 7 (4.90%) Windows 2000
11 5 (3.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.80%) Android
13 3 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.98%) ITIL
2 16 (11.19%) Service Delivery
3 10 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.59%) Identity Management
4 8 (5.59%) Cyber Security
4 8 (5.59%) Automated Testing
5 6 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (4.20%) Document Management
6 4 (2.80%) Service Management
6 4 (2.80%) Mentoring
6 4 (2.80%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.10%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.10%) ERP
8 2 (1.40%) CRM
8 2 (1.40%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.40%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.40%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.40%) Project Management
8 2 (1.40%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (4.90%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.20%) C
3 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.40%) PHP
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.10%) MCSE
5 2 (1.40%) CCNA
5 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) MCITP
5 2 (1.40%) MOS
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) SLA
2 8 (5.59%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.59%) TickIT
System Software
1 94 (65.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.99%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.90%) vSphere
5 3 (2.10%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.10%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.40%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.70%) Xen
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) SCCM
2 3 (2.10%) WSUS
3 2 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (34.27%) Microsoft
2 42 (29.37%) Citrix
3 34 (23.78%) VMware
4 23 (16.08%) Apple
5 17 (11.89%) Avaya
6 14 (9.79%) Cisco
7 9 (6.29%) LANDesk
8 6 (4.20%) Interwoven
8 6 (4.20%) Adobe
9 5 (3.50%) Oracle
10 4 (2.80%) HP
10 4 (2.80%) Dell
11 3 (2.10%) Symantec
11 3 (2.10%) McAfee
11 3 (2.10%) Lotus
11 3 (2.10%) IBM
11 3 (2.10%) SAP
12 2 (1.40%) Toshiba
12 2 (1.40%) Altiris
13 1 (0.70%) Google
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
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Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Coventry
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Shropshire
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Salary: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
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