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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 184 152 125
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 54 75 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.42% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.50% 6.31% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48 70 81
Median salary £27,000 £24,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.34% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-3.77% +3.92%
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
1199 1189 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.73% 22.45% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1060 970
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 19 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Worcestershire +3 9 £21,000 -12.50% 1
Walsall -1 9 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Coventry -1 8 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton -13 3 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Dudley +12 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Staffordshire -12 2 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Warwickshire -7 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (80.58%) Active Directory
3 50 (48.54%) Microsoft
4 47 (45.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (41.75%) Windows 8
5 43 (41.75%) Windows Server
6 40 (38.83%) TCP/IP
7 33 (32.04%) MS Office
7 33 (32.04%) Windows 7
8 31 (30.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (29.13%) MS Exchange
10 29 (28.16%) VMware
11 28 (27.18%) DHCP
11 28 (27.18%) Cisco
12 24 (23.30%) Firewall
12 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
12 24 (23.30%) Office 365
13 22 (21.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 22 (21.36%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (17.48%) Telecoms
15 18 (17.48%) Citrix
16 17 (16.50%) SLA
16 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
16 17 (16.50%) Manufacturing
16 17 (16.50%) XenApp
17 16 (15.53%) DNS
18 15 (14.56%) Veeam

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (29.13%) MS Exchange
2 20 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.85%) IIS
5 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.88%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 33 (32.04%) MS Office
2 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.97%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.83%) TCP/IP
2 28 (27.18%) DHCP
3 24 (23.30%) Firewall
4 22 (21.36%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (15.53%) DNS
6 13 (12.62%) VLAN
7 9 (8.74%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (8.74%) OSPF
8 8 (7.77%) VoIP
9 5 (4.85%) LAN
9 5 (4.85%) WAN
10 4 (3.88%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.94%) VPN
12 1 (0.97%) 3G
12 1 (0.97%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.97%) Internet
12 1 (0.97%) Network Security
12 1 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (17.48%) Telecoms
2 17 (16.50%) Manufacturing
3 13 (12.62%) Finance
4 10 (9.71%) Retail
5 5 (4.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Analyst
2 21 (20.39%) Support Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) IT Support
4 15 (14.56%) Desktop Support
5 14 (13.59%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) IT Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) IT Support Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Service Desk Engineer
7 11 (10.68%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (8.74%) Architect
8 9 (8.74%) Technical Architect
9 8 (7.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Administrator
9 8 (7.77%) Senior Architect
9 8 (7.77%) Senior Technical Architect
10 7 (6.80%) Windows Support Analyst
11 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) IT Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) HTML
1 1 (0.97%) jQuery
1 1 (0.97%) JSON
1 1 (0.97%) JSP
1 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Life Science
2 5 (4.85%) AS400
2 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.85%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.85%) iSeries
3 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) EPoS
4 1 (0.97%) iPad
4 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (45.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (41.75%) Windows 8
3 43 (41.75%) Windows Server
4 33 (32.04%) Windows 7
5 31 (30.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (21.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (10.68%) Windows 10
9 9 (8.74%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.97%) Android
11 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.97%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.62%) IT Asset Management
1 13 (12.62%) ITIL
2 12 (11.65%) Asset Management
2 12 (11.65%) Time Management
3 9 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (8.74%) Network Management
4 5 (4.85%) Data Protection
4 5 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (3.88%) ETRM
6 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.94%) CRM
7 2 (1.94%) ERP
7 2 (1.94%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.94%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.94%) Project Management
7 2 (1.94%) Risk Management
7 2 (1.94%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.94%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.94%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (0.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) Tcl
2 8 (7.77%) VBA
3 5 (4.85%) SQL
4 1 (0.97%) Java
4 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) HND
2 10 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.74%) CCNA
4 6 (5.83%) Degree
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.88%) MCP
6 2 (1.94%) MCSE
7 1 (0.97%) MCSA
7 1 (0.97%) MOS
7 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (80.58%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
3 20 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (16.50%) XenApp
5 12 (11.65%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.91%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 29 (28.16%) VMware
3 28 (27.18%) Cisco
4 18 (17.48%) Citrix
5 15 (14.56%) Veeam
6 12 (11.65%) SonicWALL
7 9 (8.74%) Sophos
8 5 (4.85%) IBM
9 4 (3.88%) Avaya
9 4 (3.88%) Symantec
10 2 (1.94%) HP
10 2 (1.94%) Mitel
10 2 (1.94%) SAP
11 1 (0.97%) Apple
11 1 (0.97%) Dell
11 1 (0.97%) Kofax
11 1 (0.97%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.97%) Siebel
11 1 (0.97%) Veritas
11 1 (0.97%) Wyse
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