Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 248 229
Rank change year-on-year -27 -19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 19 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.24% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.06% 1.87% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 22
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £20,500 £25,588
Median salary % change year-on-year +82.93% -19.88% +13.72%
10th Percentile £17,750 £18,500 £17,825
90th Percentile £45,000 £26,500 £38,000
North West median annual salary £27,500 £21,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year +30.95% -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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1789 1655 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.43% 22.06% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1493 1408
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,800 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Cheadle -9 2 £18,500 -11.90%
Altrincham -13 1 £48,500 +94.00%
Windows XP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Games
3 10 (52.63%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (42.11%) Multithreading
4 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) Subversion
4 8 (42.11%) OO
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) C++
4 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) WCF
6 5 (26.32%) WPF
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) Office 365
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) C
8 3 (15.79%) SAN
8 3 (15.79%) Embedded 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) TestRail
General
1 10 (52.63%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support
5 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) QA Leader
6 2 (10.53%) QA Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 5 (26.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (26.32%) WCF
2 5 (26.32%) WPF
2 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Multithreading
1 8 (42.11%) OO
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) ITSM
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (10.53%) People Management
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
2 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
1 8 (42.11%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vCloud
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Canon
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) iManage
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec