Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 316 254
Rank change year-on-year -21 -62 -53
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 43 45 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.36% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% 1.60% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 86
North West median annual salary £28,250 £21,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.52% -9.68% -1.06%
10th Percentile £17,750 £16,500 £18,125
90th Percentile £45,000 £39,400 £40,625
England median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +1.92% -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 2973 2821 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.44% 22.59% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2346 2560
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
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 24 November 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 24 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
Cheshire - 22 £27,500 - 3
Manchester -11 19 £37,500 +82.93% 3
Merseyside +13 1 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Lancashire -4 1 £16,000 -15.79%
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
4 16 (37.21%) LAN
4 16 (37.21%) WAN
5 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
6 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
7 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (25.58%) Subversion
8 11 (25.58%) OO
9 10 (23.26%) Web Services
9 10 (23.26%) Games
9 10 (23.26%) Degree
10 9 (20.93%) VMware
10 9 (20.93%) ITIL
10 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
11 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
11 8 (18.60%) XML
11 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
11 8 (18.60%) C#
11 8 (18.60%) C++
11 8 (18.60%) Firewall
11 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
11 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
11 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
11 8 (18.60%) JSON
12 7 (16.28%) Time Management

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) G Suite
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) LAN
1 16 (37.21%) WAN
2 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (18.60%) Firewall
4 7 (16.28%) DHCP
4 7 (16.28%) DNS
5 6 (13.95%) WLAN
6 3 (6.98%) SAN
7 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.65%) VLAN
8 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.33%) VPN
8 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Subversion
2 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) TestRail
General
1 10 (23.26%) Games
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) IT Technician
5 6 (13.95%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support
6 4 (9.30%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) QA Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.65%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) JSON
2 8 (18.60%) XML
3 5 (11.63%) SOAP
3 5 (11.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (11.63%) WCF
3 5 (11.63%) WPF
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) J2EE
4 3 (6.98%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) JSP
4 3 (6.98%) WSDL
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.98%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.65%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.30%) Linux
7 3 (6.98%) AIX
7 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) OO
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
3 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) Time Management
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL V2
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.65%) ITSM
7 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) C#
1 8 (18.60%) C++
2 3 (6.98%) C
2 3 (6.98%) Embedded C
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) MCSE
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.95%) A+ Certification
3 6 (13.95%) CCNA
3 6 (13.95%) CCNP
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.95%) DBS Check
3 6 (13.95%) MCP
4 2 (4.65%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) vCloud
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Google
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Canon
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) iManage
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec