The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wigan region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 20 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 1.30% 1.85% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 6.25% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £22,500 £27,000 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 15.58% 29.63% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 25
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,550 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
Manchester

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Wigan region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Wigan

Windows XP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Support
2 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory