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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
England / West Midlands
Rank 193 177 160
Rank change year-on-year -16 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 17 60 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.98% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 4.95% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 45 50
Median salary £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £16,700 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £45,000 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.84%  

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 977 1213 1200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.72% 19.79% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1028 1020
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,775 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Birmingham +3 7 £20,750 -30.83% 1
Staffordshire +15 6 £19,500 -9.30% 2
Wolverhampton +8 1 £31,000 -13.88%
Coventry -1 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Worcestershire -10 1 £22,500 +18.42%
Warwickshire - 1 £26,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) MS Office
4 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
5 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
6 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Vista
8 9 (29.03%) SLA
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
11 5 (16.13%) Internet
11 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (16.13%) Service Management
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
12 4 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
12 4 (12.90%) Office 365
12 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (12.90%) VMware
12 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
12 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (12.90%) Google
12 4 (12.90%) Statistics
12 4 (12.90%) Linux
13 3 (9.68%) Unix

Windows XP
Top Related 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Office
2 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.23%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) VLAN
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) ADSL
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) DMZ
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) ISDN
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) PSTN
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.68%) Law
1 3 (9.68%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) IT Support
3 10 (32.26%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) IT Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) IT Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Adviser
5 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
1 1 (3.23%) JSON
1 1 (3.23%) JSP
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) iPad
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Vista
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
8 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (9.68%) Unix
9 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
9 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (12.90%) Statistics
4 3 (9.68%) B2B
4 3 (9.68%) E-Procurement
4 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Ticket Management
5 2 (6.45%) ERP
5 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.23%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.23%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) C
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) A+ Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) GNVQ
2 2 (6.45%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.23%) DameWare
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.23%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Sybase
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.23%) Altiris
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) Bomgar
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Intel
5 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Sophos
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