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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 170 143 106
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -37
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 57 69 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.40% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.27% 5.56% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 78
Average salary £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,700 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1082 1240 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.36% 25.09% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1074 848
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Coventry +9 19 £24,000 -1.03% 2
Birmingham -9 15 £35,000 +62.79% 3
Warwickshire -25 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Solihull - 3 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £19,000 -
Shropshire +8 2 £19,000 -15.55%
Wolverhampton +5 1 £40,000 +86.04%
Walsall -10 1 £24,500 -
West Bromwich -14 1 - -
Staffordshire -24 1 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Dudley - 1 £21,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (57.76%) Active Directory
3 66 (56.90%) Microsoft
4 52 (44.83%) MS Office
5 48 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (41.38%) Windows Server
6 41 (35.34%) Windows 7
7 39 (33.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (31.03%) TCP/IP
9 35 (30.17%) Windows 8
10 33 (28.45%) MS Excel
11 32 (27.59%) SLA
11 32 (27.59%) VMware
12 28 (24.14%) MS Exchange
13 25 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (19.83%) Cisco
15 22 (18.97%) ITIL
16 21 (18.10%) Windows Vista
16 21 (18.10%) DHCP
17 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
19 16 (13.79%) SQL
19 16 (13.79%) Telecoms
19 16 (13.79%) Manufacturing
20 15 (12.93%) Retail
21 14 (12.07%) Finance
21 14 (12.07%) WAN
21 14 (12.07%) LAN
22 13 (11.21%) Office 365
22 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.90%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.72%) Lync
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 52 (44.83%) MS Office
2 33 (28.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 21 (18.10%) DHCP
3 14 (12.07%) LAN
3 14 (12.07%) WAN
4 12 (10.34%) Firewall
5 11 (9.48%) DNS
6 10 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (6.03%) VLAN
7 7 (6.03%) VoIP
8 6 (5.17%) Wireless
9 5 (4.31%) VPN
10 3 (2.59%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (2.59%) Internet
10 3 (2.59%) SAN
11 2 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.72%) NetScreen
11 2 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.86%) 3G
12 1 (0.86%) DMZ
12 1 (0.86%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (13.79%) Manufacturing
1 16 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.93%) Retail
3 14 (12.07%) Finance
4 8 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Front Office
6 1 (0.86%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (42.24%) Analyst
2 27 (23.28%) Support Analyst
3 22 (18.97%) IT Support
4 21 (18.10%) Service Analyst
5 20 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (14.66%) Support Engineer
7 14 (12.07%) IT Analyst
8 12 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
9 11 (9.48%) Applications Support
10 10 (8.62%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (8.62%) IT Engineer
11 9 (7.76%) Help Desk Support
11 9 (7.76%) Support Technician
12 8 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
13 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (6.03%) SQL Analyst
13 7 (6.03%) SQL Support Analyst
13 7 (6.03%) Windows Support Analyst
14 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Life Science
2 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.31%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.59%) AS400
5 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.59%) iSeries
5 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (41.38%) Windows Server
2 48 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (35.34%) Windows 7
4 39 (33.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (30.17%) Windows 8
6 21 (18.10%) Windows Vista
7 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.90%) Windows 2000
9 6 (5.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.59%) Android
10 3 (2.59%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.59%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.86%) Linux
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) ITIL
2 11 (9.48%) Asset Management
2 11 (9.48%) IT Asset Management
2 11 (9.48%) Time Management
3 9 (7.76%) ITIL V3
4 7 (6.03%) ETRM
4 7 (6.03%) Service Management
5 4 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 4 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.59%) CRM
6 3 (2.59%) ERP
6 3 (2.59%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.59%) Software Engineering
6 3 (2.59%) Ticket Management
7 2 (1.72%) Change Control
7 2 (1.72%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.72%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.72%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) SQL
2 6 (5.17%) VBA
3 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.59%) C
4 3 (2.59%) C#
4 3 (2.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) HND
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.90%) CCNA
3 8 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.90%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) MCP
5 2 (1.72%) MCSE
6 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.86%) MCSA
6 1 (0.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (27.59%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (57.76%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.90%) XenApp
5 7 (6.03%) vSphere
6 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.86%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 66 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 32 (27.59%) VMware
3 23 (19.83%) Cisco
4 13 (11.21%) Citrix
5 8 (6.90%) HP
6 6 (5.17%) SonicWALL
7 5 (4.31%) Dell
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle
8 4 (3.45%) Avaya
9 3 (2.59%) IBM
9 3 (2.59%) Juniper
9 3 (2.59%) SAP
9 3 (2.59%) Tandberg
10 2 (1.72%) Cyberoam
10 2 (1.72%) Mitel
10 2 (1.72%) Open-E
10 2 (1.72%) Toshiba
11 1 (0.86%) EMC
11 1 (0.86%) Intel
11 1 (0.86%) Interwoven
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