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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 170 144 99
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -45
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 61 75 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.40% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.02% 6.67% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 63 89
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £20,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
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
1216 1124 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.77% 20.92% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 984 1174
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Coventry -5 14 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Birmingham -14 11 £31,500 +38.46% 2
Staffordshire +13 10 £23,250 -13.08% 4
Wolverhampton +3 8 £23,000 +15.00%
Shropshire -2 5 £25,000 +47.05%
Solihull +10 4 £31,750 +41.11%
Warwickshire -32 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Halesowen -6 1 £29,000 +38.09%
Worcestershire -11 1 £32,500 +58.53% 1
Dudley - 1 £30,000 -
Walsall - 1 £24,500 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (59.68%) Active Directory
3 60 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 56 (45.16%) MS Office
5 49 (39.52%) Windows 7
6 43 (34.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (31.45%) MS Exchange
8 36 (29.03%) SQL
9 32 (25.81%) ITIL
10 31 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 30 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (22.58%) Citrix
13 27 (21.77%) LAN
13 27 (21.77%) WAN
13 27 (21.77%) Windows 8
14 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
15 25 (20.16%) VMware
16 23 (18.55%) Windows Vista
17 21 (16.94%) TCP/IP
18 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (14.52%) Blackberry
20 17 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
21 16 (12.90%) Apple
21 16 (12.90%) DNS
21 16 (12.90%) Linux
22 14 (11.29%) Replication
23 13 (10.48%) Degree
23 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
23 13 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
23 13 (10.48%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (31.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.84%) WorkSite
4 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.03%) IIS
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.81%) GroupWise
Applications
1 56 (45.16%) MS Office
2 31 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.23%) MS Project
4 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.68%) Office 365
2 3 (2.42%) IaaS
2 3 (2.42%) Mimecast
2 3 (2.42%) SaaS
2 3 (2.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.77%) LAN
1 27 (21.77%) WAN
2 21 (16.94%) TCP/IP
3 16 (12.90%) DNS
4 11 (8.87%) Wireless
5 10 (8.06%) VoIP
6 9 (7.26%) VPN
7 7 (5.65%) Firewall
8 6 (4.84%) 3G
9 5 (4.03%) Internet
9 5 (4.03%) DHCP
10 4 (3.23%) Network Security
11 3 (2.42%) VLAN
12 2 (1.61%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.81%) SAN
13 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (6.45%) MySQL
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.23%) Informix
5 3 (2.42%) MS Access
5 3 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Hudson
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.87%) Retail
2 10 (8.06%) Finance
3 8 (6.45%) Law
4 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.84%) Front Office
5 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (32.26%) Analyst
2 33 (26.61%) Support Engineer
3 25 (20.16%) Desktop Support
4 22 (17.74%) Support Analyst
5 17 (13.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (10.48%) Service Analyst
6 13 (10.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (9.68%) Administrator
7 12 (9.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) DBA
10 8 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) IT Support
11 7 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.65%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) HTML
2 2 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) ADO
3 1 (0.81%) CSS
3 1 (0.81%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.81%) HTML5
3 1 (0.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) Blackberry
2 14 (11.29%) Replication
3 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.68%) iSeries
5 10 (8.06%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.84%) AS400
7 5 (4.03%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.42%) iPhone
9 3 (2.42%) CCTV
9 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.61%) Biometrics
10 2 (1.61%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.81%) Handset
11 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (39.52%) Windows 7
3 43 (34.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (21.77%) Windows 8
6 23 (18.55%) Windows Vista
7 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (12.90%) Linux
9 9 (7.26%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.84%) UNIX
10 6 (4.84%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) NetWare
12 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.81%) ITIL
2 13 (10.48%) Service Delivery
3 8 (6.45%) ERP
4 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.65%) Document Management
4 7 (5.65%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.03%) Web Design
5 5 (4.03%) Service Management
6 4 (3.23%) Project Management
6 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.23%) CRM
6 4 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.42%) MODAF
7 3 (2.42%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.42%) Open Source
7 3 (2.42%) Waterfall
7 3 (2.42%) DevOps
7 3 (2.42%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (5.65%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.42%) C
4 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.61%) VBScript
6 1 (0.81%) VB
6 1 (0.81%) C#
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Degree
2 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.03%) CCNA
3 5 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.42%) MCSE
4 3 (2.42%) MCITP
5 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) MCP
6 1 (0.81%) HNC
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) TickIT
2 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (59.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.84%) vSphere
5 2 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.61%) XenApp
5 2 (1.61%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.61%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.61%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.81%) Xen
6 1 (0.81%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) WSUS
2 2 (1.61%) SCCM
2 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.58%) Citrix
3 25 (20.16%) VMware
4 16 (12.90%) Apple
5 13 (10.48%) Cisco
6 10 (8.06%) Avaya
7 8 (6.45%) Oracle
8 7 (5.65%) LANDesk
9 6 (4.84%) Interwoven
10 5 (4.03%) IBM
10 5 (4.03%) HP
11 4 (3.23%) Veeam
12 3 (2.42%) SAP
12 3 (2.42%) Dell
12 3 (2.42%) Adobe
12 3 (2.42%) Symantec
13 2 (1.61%) McAfee
14 1 (0.81%) Altiris
14 1 (0.81%) Google
14 1 (0.81%) Novell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Erin Associates
Salary: £29500 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago