The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 168 171 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -68
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 92 78 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.26% 1.11% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 4.20% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 64 75 109
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £15,600 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,125 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -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 Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1819 1858 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.84% 26.44% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1347 1088
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
West Yorkshire -5 71 £27,500 +10.00% 8
South Yorkshire -6 10 £25,000 +8.69% 1
North Yorkshire +16 6 £25,500 -27.14% 1
East Yorkshire +10 5 £17,000 +3.03% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Windows
2 133 (66.17%) Microsoft
3 130 (64.68%) Active Directory
4 101 (50.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 95 (47.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (47.26%) Windows 7
6 93 (46.27%) MS Excel
7 86 (42.79%) MS Exchange
8 79 (39.30%) ITIL
9 78 (38.81%) VMware
10 63 (31.34%) MS Office
10 63 (31.34%) Citrix
11 62 (30.85%) Windows 8
12 56 (27.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (21.39%) Service Delivery
14 36 (17.91%) SLA
15 32 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (15.92%) Wireless
16 31 (15.42%) DHCP
17 30 (14.93%) Internet
18 29 (14.43%) DNS
19 28 (13.93%) SCCM
19 28 (13.93%) Finance
20 27 (13.43%) Intranet
20 27 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2003
21 25 (12.44%) SQL
22 24 (11.94%) PowerShell
23 22 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V
24 21 (10.45%) Problem Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 86 (42.79%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (7.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.99%) IIS
7 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.00%) SAS
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 93 (46.27%) MS Excel
2 63 (31.34%) MS Office
3 3 (1.49%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) BASE24
2 4 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.00%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.92%) Wireless
2 31 (15.42%) DHCP
3 30 (14.93%) Internet
4 29 (14.43%) DNS
5 27 (13.43%) Intranet
6 18 (8.96%) TCP/IP
7 17 (8.46%) LAN
8 16 (7.96%) WAN
9 12 (5.97%) SAN
10 9 (4.48%) VPN
10 9 (4.48%) VoIP
11 6 (2.99%) Firewall
11 6 (2.99%) Extranet
11 6 (2.99%) ATM
12 5 (2.49%) FTP
13 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.99%) DB2
3 6 (2.99%) MS Access
General
1 28 (13.93%) Finance
2 14 (6.97%) Retail
3 13 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.97%) Legal
5 6 (2.99%) Law
6 5 (2.49%) Electronics
7 4 (1.99%) Military
7 4 (1.99%) Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 68 (33.83%) IT Support
2 58 (28.86%) Analyst
3 41 (20.40%) Team Leader
4 37 (18.41%) Support Team Leader
5 32 (15.92%) Service Analyst
6 31 (15.42%) Support Technician
7 29 (14.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (11.94%) Desktop Team Leader
9 22 (10.95%) IT Support Technician
9 22 (10.95%) Support Engineer
10 19 (9.45%) Support Analyst
10 19 (9.45%) Desktop Support
11 18 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (6.47%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 13 (6.47%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (5.47%) Desktop Support Team Leader
13 11 (5.47%) Help Desk Team Lead
14 9 (4.48%) IT Support Engineer
14 9 (4.48%) Help Desk Analyst
15 8 (3.98%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.99%) .NET
1 6 (2.99%) J2EE
1 6 (2.99%) XML
2 3 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.96%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.99%) EMV
3 6 (2.99%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.99%) Cryptography
3 6 (2.99%) Tandem
4 5 (2.49%) iPad
5 4 (1.99%) iPhone
6 3 (1.49%) CCTV
6 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.50%) PKI
8 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.50%) SecurID
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 201 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (50.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 95 (47.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (47.26%) Windows 7
4 62 (30.85%) Windows 8
5 56 (27.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (10.45%) Apple iOS
7 13 (6.47%) Android
8 10 (4.98%) Linux
9 9 (4.48%) Windows 2000
10 8 (3.98%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.99%) UNIX
11 4 (1.99%) AIX
12 3 (1.49%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (39.30%) ITIL
2 43 (21.39%) Service Delivery
3 21 (10.45%) Problem Management
4 18 (8.96%) Migration
5 16 (7.96%) Change Management
6 13 (6.47%) Line Management
6 13 (6.47%) Process Management
7 11 (5.47%) Mentoring
7 11 (5.47%) Service Management
8 7 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.48%) ITSM
9 6 (2.99%) Document Management
10 4 (1.99%) Six Sigma
10 4 (1.99%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (1.99%) Coaching
11 3 (1.49%) Time Management
12 2 (1.00%) UML
12 2 (1.00%) Operations Management
12 2 (1.00%) Data Protection
13 1 (0.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.44%) SQL
2 24 (11.94%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.97%) C#
4 6 (2.99%) JCL
4 6 (2.99%) C++
4 6 (2.99%) COBOL
4 6 (2.99%) Java
4 6 (2.99%) VBA
4 6 (2.99%) PL/1
5 2 (1.00%) VBScript
5 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.96%) MCP
3 12 (5.97%) MCSA
4 11 (5.47%) MCDST
5 10 (4.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (4.48%) MCSE
7 7 (3.48%) MCITP
8 6 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.49%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.49%) CCNA
9 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.99%) VCP4
11 3 (1.49%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.50%) CCENT
12 1 (0.50%) MCTS
12 1 (0.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (17.91%) SLA
2 7 (3.48%) QA
3 6 (2.99%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 130 (64.68%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (7.96%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.96%) XenApp
5 14 (6.97%) vSphere
6 3 (1.49%) XenServer
7 2 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (13.93%) SCCM
2 12 (5.97%) WSUS
3 10 (4.98%) SCOM
4 8 (3.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.49%) MOM
6 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 133 (66.17%) Microsoft
2 78 (38.81%) VMware
3 63 (31.34%) Citrix
4 19 (9.45%) Apple
5 17 (8.46%) MobileIron
6 16 (7.96%) HP
7 15 (7.46%) Symantec
8 13 (6.47%) Cisco
9 9 (4.48%) Dell
10 8 (3.98%) IBM
11 7 (3.48%) Oracle
11 7 (3.48%) Sophos
11 7 (3.48%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.99%) NCR
12 6 (2.99%) VocaLink
13 5 (2.49%) LANDesk
14 4 (1.99%) Becrypt
15 3 (1.49%) Adobe
15 3 (1.49%) BMC
15 3 (1.49%) NetApp
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