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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 157 109 130
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 54 80 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 1.79% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.40% 7.93% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 68
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £39,600 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
1227 1009 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.95% 22.61% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1055 875 1024
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Staffordshire 0 11 £21,500 -4.44% 3
Birmingham -28 10 £20,000 -15.78% 1
Coventry -17 8 £23,750 -26.92%
Warwickshire -20 8 £32,750 +0.76%
Shropshire -10 5 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Worcestershire -5 4 £19,500 -4.87% 3
West Bromwich +5 2 £13,625 -26.35%
Wolverhampton - 2 £24,500 - 1
Herefordshire 0 1 £22,000 -4.34%
Walsall - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 57 (41.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (39.71%) Windows 7
5 49 (36.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 40 (29.41%) MS Office
8 38 (27.94%) LAN
8 38 (27.94%) Citrix
9 37 (27.21%) DNS
10 35 (25.74%) Windows 8
11 34 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 33 (24.26%) WAN
13 32 (23.53%) MS Exchange
14 30 (22.06%) MS Excel
15 28 (20.59%) ITIL
15 28 (20.59%) Finance
15 28 (20.59%) VMware
16 25 (18.38%) Windows Vista
17 24 (17.65%) Blackberry
18 23 (16.91%) SQL
19 22 (16.18%) Apple
20 21 (15.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
21 20 (14.71%) Degree
22 18 (13.24%) Avaya
23 16 (11.76%) Apple iOS
24 15 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
24 15 (11.03%) DHCP
25 14 (10.29%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (1.47%) IIS
8 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.47%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.74%) Lync
Applications
1 40 (29.41%) MS Office
2 30 (22.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Office 365
2 4 (2.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.94%) LAN
2 37 (27.21%) DNS
3 34 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 33 (24.26%) WAN
5 15 (11.03%) DHCP
6 12 (8.82%) VoIP
7 11 (8.09%) Internet
7 11 (8.09%) Wireless
8 10 (7.35%) Firewall
9 9 (6.62%) VPN
10 8 (5.88%) Intranet
11 3 (2.21%) VLAN
11 3 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.47%) Symposium
12 2 (1.47%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.47%) ISDN
12 2 (1.47%) FTP
12 2 (1.47%) 3G
13 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.21%) MS Access
3 3 (2.21%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.47%) Informix
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Hudson
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.68%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) Law
4 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.47%) Back Office
5 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (38.24%) Analyst
2 26 (19.12%) Support Analyst
3 19 (13.97%) Desktop Support
4 18 (13.24%) Support Engineer
5 16 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 16 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (11.03%) IT Support
7 14 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (10.29%) Support Technician
8 12 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
9 11 (8.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 10 (7.35%) Test Engineer
11 8 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
12 7 (5.15%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (5.15%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (5.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 6 (4.41%) Help Desk Support
13 6 (4.41%) Field Engineer
13 6 (4.41%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) HTML
1 1 (0.74%) CSS
1 1 (0.74%) XML
1 1 (0.74%) HTML5
1 1 (0.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.35%) Biometrics
2 10 (7.35%) Smartcard
2 10 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.68%) iSeries
6 3 (2.21%) Clustering
7 2 (1.47%) PDA
7 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.47%) Life Science
7 2 (1.47%) CMDB
7 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) AS400
8 1 (0.74%) Handset
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (41.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 54 (39.71%) Windows 7
4 49 (36.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (25.74%) Windows 8
6 25 (18.38%) Windows Vista
7 16 (11.76%) Apple iOS
8 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (7.35%) Linux
10 7 (5.15%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (4.41%) Windows 2000
11 6 (4.41%) UNIX
12 4 (2.94%) Android
13 3 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) ITIL
2 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 11 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.35%) Automated Testing
4 10 (7.35%) Identity Management
4 10 (7.35%) Cyber Security
5 6 (4.41%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.68%) Service Management
7 4 (2.94%) Software Deployment
7 4 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 4 (2.94%) Project Management
8 3 (2.21%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.21%) High Availability
9 2 (1.47%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.47%) Performance Testing
9 2 (1.47%) Test Scripting
9 2 (1.47%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.47%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.47%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (1.47%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.91%) SQL
2 4 (2.94%) C
2 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.47%) C++
4 2 (1.47%) COBOL
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Degree
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.88%) MCSE
4 5 (3.68%) MCP
4 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.94%) CCNA
5 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.47%) MOS
6 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) HND
7 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.29%) SLA
2 10 (7.35%) TickIT
2 10 (7.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.88%) vSphere
4 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.47%) XenApp
5 2 (1.47%) XenServer
5 2 (1.47%) Xen
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) SCCM
2 3 (2.21%) WSUS
3 2 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 38 (27.94%) Citrix
3 28 (20.59%) VMware
4 22 (16.18%) Apple
5 18 (13.24%) Avaya
6 13 (9.56%) Cisco
7 6 (4.41%) HP
7 6 (4.41%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.94%) Google
8 4 (2.94%) Symantec
8 4 (2.94%) Dell
8 4 (2.94%) Adobe
8 4 (2.94%) NetApp
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle
9 3 (2.21%) McAfee
9 3 (2.21%) Altiris
10 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.47%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.47%) Sybase
10 2 (1.47%) IBM
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