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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 88 97
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.46% 1.06% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 4.35% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 20
Median salary £27,750 £22,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.13% -5.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £25,200 £29,550
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.84%  

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 217 322 399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.15% 24.38% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 155 287 334
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +4 2 £23,000 +4.54%
Runcorn - 2 £32,500 - 1
Windows XP
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (20.00%) Samsung
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL

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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Samsung
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago