The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 134 129
Rank change year-on-year -41 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 25 43 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.64% 1.26% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 5.27% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 57
Median salary £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.89% -6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £20,400 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 932 816 970
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.68% 23.83% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 785 672 810
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Windows XP in Manchester

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in Manchester

Windows XP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 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
Altrincham -6 4 £21,500 -14.00% 1
Cheadle +9 2 £19,500 -4.87%
Oldham -34 1 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £17,500 -
Windows XP
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 19 (41.30%) C++
3 19 (41.30%) Games
4 18 (39.13%) Degree
5 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
5 17 (36.96%) OO
5 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
5 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
5 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
6 16 (34.78%) ITIL
7 14 (30.43%) MS Office
7 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
10 9 (19.57%) SLA
10 9 (19.57%) LAN
10 9 (19.57%) OpenGL
10 9 (19.57%) DirectX
10 9 (19.57%) Animation
10 9 (19.57%) Content Development
10 9 (19.57%) Game Development
10 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
10 9 (19.57%) Physics
11 8 (17.39%) Subversion
11 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
11 8 (17.39%) Dell
11 8 (17.39%) MCP
11 8 (17.39%) C#

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.57%) LAN
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (8.70%) VPN
5 3 (6.52%) Broadband
5 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.35%) DNS
6 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall
7 1 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) HSRP
7 1 (2.17%) VLAN
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) FileMaker
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.39%) Subversion
General
1 19 (41.30%) Games
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) C++ Software Engineer
1 16 (34.78%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 16 (34.78%) Senior Software Engineer
1 16 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) IT Support
3 12 (26.09%) Analyst
4 11 (23.91%) IT Analyst
4 11 (23.91%) IT Support Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) Junior
5 9 (19.57%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Junior Software Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Support Analyst
6 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (17.39%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) DirectX
1 9 (19.57%) OpenGL
2 6 (13.04%) JSON
2 6 (13.04%) SOAP
2 6 (13.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (13.04%) WCF
2 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 6 (13.04%) WPF
2 6 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) Animation
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) IPTV
4 1 (2.17%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.52%) Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) OO
1 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.78%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Content Development
3 9 (19.57%) Game Development
3 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
3 9 (19.57%) Physics
4 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
5 6 (13.04%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) Computer Security
6 3 (6.52%) ITSM
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 2 (4.35%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.17%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) C++
2 8 (17.39%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) C
3 6 (13.04%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) MCP
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) MDaemon
3 1 (2.17%) pfSense
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Xen
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.17%) Cacti
1 1 (2.17%) Graylog
1 1 (2.17%) Nagios
1 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Dell
3 7 (15.22%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) Intel Security
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) Acronis
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.17%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.17%) Sage
8 1 (2.17%) Samsung
8 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.17%) Xerox
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