The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 83 93
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 11 3 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.76% 0.31% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.93% 1.30% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 23
Median salary £22,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.94%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 376 231 415
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 25.84% 23.99% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 269 202 334
Median salary £35,000 £34,640 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.04% -7.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Windows XP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Cheshire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Windows XP in Cheshire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in Cheshire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 6 £22,000 - 2
Runcorn -11 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Windows XP
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (62.50%) Windows 8
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (56.25%) VPN
6 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (43.75%) Service Management
7 7 (43.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (43.75%) DNS
7 7 (43.75%) LAN
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 7 (43.75%) DHCP
7 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
9 5 (31.25%) SAN
9 5 (31.25%) Information Security
9 5 (31.25%) MySQL
9 5 (31.25%) Citrix
9 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (31.25%) SonicWALL
9 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
9 5 (31.25%) XenApp
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) VPN
2 7 (43.75%) DHCP
2 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
3 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Support
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Field Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Field Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) JSP
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) WSDL
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 2 (12.50%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (62.50%) Windows 8
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Management
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V2
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
1 2 (12.50%) MCTS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) XenApp
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) SonicWALL
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Samsung
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
Runcorn, Cheshire
Phoenix Medical Supplies
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: 26 days ago