The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 203 141
Rank change year-on-year -8 -62  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 20 42 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.69% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.77% 3.62% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 75
Median salary £29,750 £24,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +1.96%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1133 1159 1236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.86% 19.03% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 981 951 1097
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Windows XP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Windows XP in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +21 8 £27,500 +14.58%
Coventry -9 3 £25,000 -3.84%
Worcestershire -7 2 £31,059 +47.90%
Warwickshire +14 1 £37,500 -
Walsall +6 1 £45,000 +45.16%
Wolverhampton +6 1 £31,000 -
Birmingham -7 1 £30,000 - 2
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
4 15 (40.54%) Windows 8
5 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (29.73%) Office 365
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) VMware
8 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
9 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (18.92%) Windows Vista
9 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
10 6 (16.22%) SLA
10 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (13.51%) Internet
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (10.81%) CRM
12 4 (10.81%) ERP
12 4 (10.81%) C#
12 4 (10.81%) SQL
12 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
12 4 (10.81%) Firewall
12 4 (10.81%) Data Centre

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.70%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) G Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) WLAN
4 2 (5.41%) DMZ
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.11%) Automotive
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) IT Support
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) IT Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) IT Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) jQuery
1 1 (2.70%) JSON
1 1 (2.70%) JSP
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) AS400
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) iSeries
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows 8
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.70%) Android
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) CRM
2 4 (10.81%) ERP
3 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Service Management
3 3 (8.11%) Statistics
4 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.41%) Data Privacy
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.70%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.70%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C#
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
3 3 (8.11%) DBS Check
3 3 (8.11%) MCP
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) GNVQ
4 2 (5.41%) HND
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.41%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Intel
4 2 (5.41%) McAfee
4 2 (5.41%) Sophos
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) CommVault
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase
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