Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 - 136
Rank change year-on-year - +136 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 24 0 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.79% - 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.14% - 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 38
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 - £24,000
10th Percentile £20,625 - £21,500
90th Percentile £28,750 - £40,625
North West median annual salary £28,250 £21,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year +34.52% -13.40% +3.19%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 765 537 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.03% 24.02% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 543 455 743
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 8 £27,500 - 1
Chester - 3 £21,250 -
Knutsford - 3 - -
Windows XP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) LAN
3 14 (58.33%) WAN
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
7 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 7 (29.17%) DHCP
8 6 (25.00%) WLAN
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco
8 6 (25.00%) CCNP
8 6 (25.00%) CCNA
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (25.00%) A+ Certification
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) MCP
8 6 (25.00%) MCSE
8 6 (25.00%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) Google
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL V2
8 6 (25.00%) G Suite
8 6 (25.00%) Time Management

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 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) LAN
1 14 (58.33%) WAN
2 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) DHCP
3 7 (29.17%) DNS
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) IT Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) J2EE
1 3 (12.50%) jQuery
1 3 (12.50%) JSON
1 3 (12.50%) JSP
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) WSDL
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (12.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 3 (12.50%) AIX
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL V2
1 6 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) OO
2 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (12.50%) TDD
2 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) A+ Certification
1 6 (25.00%) CCNA
1 6 (25.00%) CCNP
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 6 (25.00%) MCP
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec