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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 131 108 129
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 73 88 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 2.04% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 8.49% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 78 67
Average salary £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
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 £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
1252 1036 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.10% 23.98% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 857 1068
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +19 21 £22,500 +12.50%
Birmingham -17 19 £22,250 -11.00% 3
Warwickshire -12 14 £32,250 +7.50% 3
Coventry -13 6 £24,250 -12.61% 1
Shropshire -13 3 £22,500 +12.50% 2
Herefordshire -3 2 £22,000 -11.99% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £21,500 -
Walsall - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £18,250 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (51.98%) Active Directory
3 85 (48.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (38.42%) Windows 7
6 59 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 49 (27.68%) TCP/IP
7 49 (27.68%) Windows 8
8 48 (27.12%) MS Office
9 47 (26.55%) Citrix
9 47 (26.55%) Finance
10 43 (24.29%) DNS
11 40 (22.60%) MS Exchange
12 38 (21.47%) LAN
13 36 (20.34%) MS Excel
14 35 (19.77%) VMware
15 34 (19.21%) Windows Vista
16 33 (18.64%) Degree
17 32 (18.08%) WAN
18 31 (17.51%) ITIL
18 31 (17.51%) SQL Server
19 29 (16.38%) Blackberry
20 27 (15.25%) SQL
21 24 (13.56%) Apple
22 23 (12.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 20 (11.30%) SLA
23 20 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
24 19 (10.73%) Automated Testing
25 18 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
25 18 (10.17%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (22.60%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.08%) Lync
6 8 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.52%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.26%) IIS
9 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 48 (27.12%) MS Office
2 36 (20.34%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.56%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (27.68%) TCP/IP
2 43 (24.29%) DNS
3 38 (21.47%) LAN
4 32 (18.08%) WAN
5 17 (9.60%) Firewall
6 16 (9.04%) Wireless
7 15 (8.47%) Internet
7 15 (8.47%) DHCP
8 12 (6.78%) VoIP
9 9 (5.08%) VPN
9 9 (5.08%) SAN
10 8 (4.52%) Intranet
11 4 (2.26%) FTP
12 3 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.13%) VLAN
13 2 (1.13%) Symposium
13 2 (1.13%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.13%) ISDN
13 2 (1.13%) SMTP
13 2 (1.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.26%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.13%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) Informix
General
1 47 (26.55%) Finance
2 8 (4.52%) Retail
3 7 (3.95%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.95%) Law
4 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (35.03%) Analyst
2 31 (17.51%) Support Analyst
3 25 (14.12%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.30%) Desktop Support
5 19 (10.73%) IT Support
6 18 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (9.60%) Test Engineer
8 16 (9.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (9.04%) Service Analyst
9 14 (7.91%) Applications Support
10 13 (7.34%) Support Technician
11 11 (6.21%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (5.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 9 (5.08%) Help Desk Analyst
14 8 (4.52%) Help Desk Support
14 8 (4.52%) IT Support Technician
14 8 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
14 8 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
15 7 (3.95%) IT Support Engineer
15 7 (3.95%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.13%) XML
2 1 (0.56%) HTML
2 1 (0.56%) CSS
2 1 (0.56%) HTML5
2 1 (0.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.38%) Blackberry
2 17 (9.60%) Biometrics
2 17 (9.60%) Smartcard
2 17 (9.60%) Mobile App
3 15 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.39%) Clustering
6 5 (2.82%) Life Science
7 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.13%) Wiki
7 2 (1.13%) CMDB
7 2 (1.13%) PDA
7 2 (1.13%) AS400
7 2 (1.13%) NHS
7 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.56%) Handset
8 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (48.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 73 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (38.42%) Windows 7
5 49 (27.68%) Windows 8
6 34 (19.21%) Windows Vista
7 20 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (9.60%) Apple iOS
9 14 (7.91%) Linux
10 10 (5.65%) UNIX
11 9 (5.08%) Windows 2000
11 9 (5.08%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.26%) Android
13 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.51%) ITIL
2 19 (10.73%) Automated Testing
3 17 (9.60%) Identity Management
3 17 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.60%) Cyber Security
4 13 (7.34%) Service Delivery
5 8 (4.52%) Project Management
6 6 (3.39%) High Availability
6 6 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.39%) Service Management
7 5 (2.82%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.26%) Software Deployment
8 4 (2.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.26%) Logistics
9 3 (1.69%) Test Scripting
10 2 (1.13%) IT Asset Management
10 2 (1.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.25%) SQL
2 5 (2.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.26%) C++
3 4 (2.26%) COBOL
4 3 (1.69%) C
4 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.56%) VB
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (18.64%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.65%) MCSE
3 6 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.82%) CCNA
4 5 (2.82%) MCSA
4 5 (2.82%) MCP
4 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.13%) MOS
7 1 (0.56%) HND
7 1 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.30%) SLA
2 17 (9.60%) TickIT
2 17 (9.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 92 (51.98%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.21%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.65%) vSphere
5 9 (5.08%) XenApp
6 6 (3.39%) XenServer
7 5 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.26%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.13%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.56%) Xen
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) SCCM
2 6 (3.39%) WSUS
3 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 59 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 47 (26.55%) Citrix
3 35 (19.77%) VMware
4 24 (13.56%) Apple
5 18 (10.17%) Cisco
6 16 (9.04%) Avaya
7 12 (6.78%) NetApp
8 7 (3.95%) HP
9 6 (3.39%) LANDesk
9 6 (3.39%) Altiris
9 6 (3.39%) Dell
10 5 (2.82%) Symantec
10 5 (2.82%) Mitel
11 4 (2.26%) Open-E
11 4 (2.26%) Borland
11 4 (2.26%) Oracle
12 3 (1.69%) Adobe
12 3 (1.69%) Sybase
12 3 (1.69%) McAfee
12 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
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