Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 306 240
Rank change year-on-year -11 -66 -28
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 55 43 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.36% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.83% 1.68% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 113
North West median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £20,700 £16,350 £18,050
90th Percentile £44,250 £42,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -5.45% -

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3002 2553 3077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.05% 21.37% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2128 2526
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in the North West

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Windows XP in the North West

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in the North West

Windows XP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Manchester -6 33 £37,500 +61.29% 3
Cheshire -13 19 £27,500 - 2
Lancashire -6 2 £24,250 -39.38% 1
Merseyside 0 1 £35,000 +34.62%
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 24 (43.64%) Games
4 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (40.00%) Degree
6 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (38.18%) Subversion
6 21 (38.18%) OO
7 20 (36.36%) Visual Studio
7 20 (36.36%) C#
7 20 (36.36%) C++
7 20 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 20 (36.36%) Multithreading
8 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
9 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 14 (25.45%) VMware
11 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (23.64%) Windows 8
11 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
12 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (20.00%) Web Services
13 11 (20.00%) LAN
13 11 (20.00%) WAN
13 11 (20.00%) DHCP
13 11 (20.00%) DNS
14 10 (18.18%) ITIL
14 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
15 9 (16.36%) Firewall
15 9 (16.36%) VPN
15 9 (16.36%) Citrix

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) G Suite
2 4 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) DHCP
1 11 (20.00%) DNS
1 11 (20.00%) LAN
1 11 (20.00%) WAN
2 9 (16.36%) Firewall
2 9 (16.36%) VPN
3 8 (14.55%) SAN
4 6 (10.91%) WLAN
5 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.27%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.64%) Broadband
8 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.64%) VLAN
9 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MySQL
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Subversion
2 20 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) TestRail
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (43.64%) Games
2 7 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Software Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Developer
5 8 (14.55%) C++ Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Technical Support
6 7 (12.73%) IT Technician
7 5 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (9.09%) Field Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) IT Support
7 5 (9.09%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) JSON
2 7 (12.73%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) SOAP
3 6 (10.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (10.91%) WCF
3 6 (10.91%) WPF
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) JSP
4 1 (1.82%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.45%) iPad
4 2 (3.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.64%) Windows 8
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
5 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.45%) Linux
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.64%) AIX
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) OO
2 20 (36.36%) Multithreading
3 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
4 10 (18.18%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) Service Management
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL V2
6 6 (10.91%) Time Management
7 5 (9.09%) Information Security
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.27%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (7.27%) People Management
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.27%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C#
1 20 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (7.27%) C
2 4 (7.27%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) MCSE
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.73%) A+ Certification
3 7 (12.73%) CCNA
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.91%) CCNP
4 6 (10.91%) DBS Check
4 6 (10.91%) MCP
5 4 (7.27%) ISEB
5 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) vCloud
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
5 6 (10.91%) Google
6 4 (7.27%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.45%) Dell
7 3 (5.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.64%) Samsung
8 2 (3.64%) Sophos
9 1 (1.82%) EMC
9 1 (1.82%) Juniper
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.82%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Xerox