Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 294 245
Rank change year-on-year -43 -49 -58
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 23 65 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.50% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 2.24% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 86
North West median annual salary £29,250 £32,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +35.42% -7.69%
10th Percentile £20,925 £19,625 £19,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £42,625 £41,375
England median annual salary £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year -1.85% +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 2,684 2,907 2,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.61% 22.53% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,146 2,379 2,127
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,550 £55,800
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018. 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 -1 9 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Merseyside +10 4 £28,000 -9.68%
Cumbria - 4 £35,000 -
Lancashire +3 3 £21,500 -16.50%
Cheshire -41 3 £25,000 +8.70% 1
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (43.48%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) SAN
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) DHCP
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
10 4 (17.39%) Office 365

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 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 5 (21.74%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) SMTP
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.35%) ADSL
7 1 (4.35%) Broadband
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.35%) IPsec
7 1 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) German Language
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Support
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) JSON
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) COM
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) WSDL
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 2 (8.70%) IVR
3 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
9 3 (13.04%) AIX
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
10 2 (8.70%) Android
10 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
10 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
11 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.35%) Demand Management
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) C
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.70%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) EMC
4 4 (17.39%) SAP
5 3 (13.04%) Capita
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) Adobe
6 2 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
7 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.35%) Sun
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard