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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 147 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 61 77 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 1.87% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.82% 8.04% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 69 71
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -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
1265 958 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.76% 23.30% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 790 1031
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 17 £22,500 - 1
Warwickshire -18 11 £25,500 -21.53% 1
Birmingham -31 11 £20,750 -13.54% 5
Coventry -23 7 £23,500 -20.33%
Shropshire -17 4 £20,750 +3.75% 1
Herefordshire -7 2 £22,000 -11.99%
Walsall - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £13,625 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £21,500 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (56.89%) Active Directory
3 81 (48.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (41.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (36.53%) Windows 7
6 51 (30.54%) Microsoft
7 45 (26.95%) TCP/IP
7 45 (26.95%) Finance
8 44 (26.35%) MS Office
8 44 (26.35%) Windows 8
9 42 (25.15%) Citrix
10 39 (23.35%) DNS
11 37 (22.16%) MS Exchange
11 37 (22.16%) LAN
12 35 (20.96%) MS Excel
13 33 (19.76%) VMware
13 33 (19.76%) Degree
14 31 (18.56%) WAN
15 30 (17.96%) ITIL
15 30 (17.96%) Windows Vista
16 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
17 25 (14.97%) SQL
17 25 (14.97%) Blackberry
18 22 (13.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 21 (12.57%) Apple
20 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
21 18 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
21 18 (10.78%) SLA
22 17 (10.18%) Avaya
23 16 (9.58%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (22.16%) MS Exchange
2 22 (13.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.19%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.59%) Lync
7 3 (1.80%) IIS
8 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.60%) WorkSite
Applications
1 44 (26.35%) MS Office
2 35 (20.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.79%) Office 365
2 4 (2.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.95%) TCP/IP
2 39 (23.35%) DNS
3 37 (22.16%) LAN
4 31 (18.56%) WAN
5 15 (8.98%) Wireless
6 14 (8.38%) DHCP
6 14 (8.38%) Firewall
7 13 (7.78%) VoIP
8 11 (6.59%) Internet
9 9 (5.39%) VPN
10 8 (4.79%) SAN
10 8 (4.79%) Intranet
11 4 (2.40%) FTP
12 3 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.20%) Symposium
13 2 (1.20%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.20%) ISDN
14 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.60%) SSL
14 1 (0.60%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.20%) MS Access
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 45 (26.95%) Finance
2 7 (4.19%) Financial Institution
2 7 (4.19%) Retail
3 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.40%) Back Office
4 4 (2.40%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (38.32%) Analyst
2 34 (20.36%) Support Analyst
3 25 (14.97%) Support Engineer
4 24 (14.37%) Desktop Support
5 17 (10.18%) Service Analyst
5 17 (10.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (10.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (10.18%) IT Support
6 15 (8.98%) Test Engineer
7 14 (8.38%) Applications Support
7 14 (8.38%) Desktop Analyst
8 13 (7.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 13 (7.78%) Support Technician
9 9 (5.39%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (4.79%) IT Support Technician
11 7 (4.19%) Senior Support Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Help Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.19%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (0.60%) HTML5
2 1 (0.60%) CSS3
2 1 (0.60%) HTML
2 1 (0.60%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Blackberry
2 15 (8.98%) Biometrics
2 15 (8.98%) Smartcard
2 15 (8.98%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.98%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.59%) Clustering
5 5 (2.99%) Life Science
6 2 (1.20%) CMDB
6 2 (1.20%) Wiki
6 2 (1.20%) iSeries
6 2 (1.20%) PDA
6 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) AS400
7 1 (0.60%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (48.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 70 (41.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (36.53%) Windows 7
5 44 (26.35%) Windows 8
6 30 (17.96%) Windows Vista
7 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (9.58%) Apple iOS
9 12 (7.19%) Linux
10 9 (5.39%) Windows 2000
10 9 (5.39%) UNIX
11 8 (4.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.40%) Android
13 3 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.96%) ITIL
2 16 (9.58%) Automated Testing
3 15 (8.98%) Cyber Security
3 15 (8.98%) Identity Management
3 15 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (7.19%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.19%) Project Management
6 6 (3.59%) Service Management
6 6 (3.59%) High Availability
6 6 (3.59%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.99%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.40%) Software Deployment
8 4 (2.40%) Logistics
9 3 (1.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.20%) Test Scripting
10 2 (1.20%) Performance Management
10 2 (1.20%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.20%) Software Testing
10 2 (1.20%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.97%) SQL
2 5 (2.99%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.40%) C++
3 4 (2.40%) COBOL
4 3 (1.80%) C
4 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.60%) VB
6 1 (0.60%) Perl
6 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (19.76%) Degree
2 11 (6.59%) MCSE
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.99%) MCP
3 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.40%) MCSA
4 4 (2.40%) CCNA
4 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.20%) MOS
6 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.78%) SLA
2 15 (8.98%) TickIT
2 15 (8.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 95 (56.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.99%) vSphere
4 9 (5.39%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.59%) XenApp
6 5 (2.99%) XenServer
7 4 (2.40%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.60%) Xen
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) SCCM
2 6 (3.59%) WSUS
3 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 42 (25.15%) Citrix
3 33 (19.76%) VMware
4 21 (12.57%) Apple
5 17 (10.18%) Avaya
6 14 (8.38%) Cisco
7 10 (5.99%) NetApp
8 6 (3.59%) HP
8 6 (3.59%) Altiris
8 6 (3.59%) LANDesk
9 5 (2.99%) Dell
10 4 (2.40%) Borland
10 4 (2.40%) Open-E
10 4 (2.40%) Google
10 4 (2.40%) Mitel
10 4 (2.40%) Symantec
11 3 (1.80%) McAfee
11 3 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.80%) Adobe
11 3 (1.80%) Oracle
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