The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 50 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.24% 0.60% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 4.00% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Median salary £19,000 £17,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.14% -49.26%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 63 50 97
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 15.07% 14.88% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 58 40 87
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% -22.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Windows XP in Lancashire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Lancashire 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
Chorley - 1 £19,000 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Tandem
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft