The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 15 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 8.82% 2.83% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.13% 9.68% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Average salary £23,000 £20,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -35.48%
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -7.14%
Windows XP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 31.37% 29.25% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 21
Average salary £28,750 £29,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% -6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,500 £28,125
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £37,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Front Office
5 5 (41.67%) Replication
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) Retail
6 4 (33.33%) Web Design
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
8 2 (16.67%) Informix
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
8 2 (16.67%) McAfee
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) vSphere
8 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) Informix
General
1 5 (41.67%) Front Office
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (41.67%) DBA
2 5 (41.67%) SQL DBA
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee
2 2 (16.67%) VMware