Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 305 220
Rank change year-on-year -32 -85 -40
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 35 48 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.39% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 1.73% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 108
North West median annual salary £27,000 £20,750 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.12% -13.54% +2.13%
10th Percentile £17,750 £18,250 £19,425
90th Percentile £37,500 £35,625 £38,000
England median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% -3.64%

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 3,023 2,776 2,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.49% 22.54% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,371 2,280 2,394
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,325 £54,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Cheshire -33 18 £23,125 +0.54% 5
Merseyside +12 5 £28,000 +12.00% 3
Cumbria - 5 £35,000 -
Manchester -25 4 £18,500 -10.84% 5
Lancashire +13 3 £16,000 -15.79% 1
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
3 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (65.71%) Windows 7
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
6 14 (40.00%) LAN
7 12 (34.29%) WAN
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (22.86%) Citrix
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 7 (20.00%) Finance
10 7 (20.00%) VMware
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Vista
11 6 (17.14%) DNS
11 6 (17.14%) DHCP
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL
11 6 (17.14%) Linux
12 5 (14.29%) OO
12 5 (14.29%) SAP
12 5 (14.29%) Java
12 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 5 (14.29%) SMTP
12 5 (14.29%) AIX
12 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
12 5 (14.29%) HP
12 5 (14.29%) Degree

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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) BASE24
2 1 (2.86%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) G Suite
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
2 14 (40.00%) LAN
3 12 (34.29%) WAN
4 6 (17.14%) DHCP
4 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 5 (14.29%) SMTP
6 4 (11.43%) SAN
7 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.86%) ADSL
9 1 (2.86%) Broadband
9 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.86%) Firewall
9 1 (2.86%) Wireless
9 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Business Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Server Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Server Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) J2EE
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) JSON
3 2 (5.71%) JSP
3 2 (5.71%) WSDL
3 2 (5.71%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) COM
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Online Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.57%) IVR
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.71%) FMCG
4 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Vista
7 5 (14.29%) AIX
7 5 (14.29%) Mac OS
8 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
9 3 (8.57%) Android
9 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
9 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.86%) Solaris
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.29%) OO
2 5 (14.29%) TDD
2 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Process Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Document Management
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.86%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
1 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) SAP
5 4 (11.43%) EMC
6 3 (8.57%) Adobe
7 2 (5.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (5.71%) Capita
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) Sun
8 1 (2.86%) Canon
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) Google
8 1 (2.86%) iManage
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper