Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 286 206
Rank change year-on-year +4 -80 -42
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 43 56 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.49% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 2.43% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 50 110
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £23,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -10.48% -4.55%
10th Percentile £18,500 £18,950 £18,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £30,250 £42,500
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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2048 2303 2213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.43% 20.12% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 1917 1924
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,869 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Staffordshire +12 14 £22,000 -
Coventry +8 13 £25,000 -3.85% 1
Birmingham +15 8 £31,250 +7.76%
Walsall +7 2 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £31,000 -
Warwickshire -2 1 £37,500 +33.93%
Shropshire -3 1 £19,000 -
Solihull - 1 £22,500 -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 23 (53.49%) Windows 7
4 16 (37.21%) Windows Vista
5 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (32.56%) ITIL
7 13 (30.23%) Data Centre
8 12 (27.91%) Windows 8
8 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (25.58%) IBM
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (25.58%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
11 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (20.93%) Windows 10
12 8 (18.60%) Android
12 8 (18.60%) iSeries
12 8 (18.60%) AS400
13 7 (16.28%) SCCM
13 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
13 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
13 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
14 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (13.95%) VMware
15 5 (11.63%) MOS

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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) DMZ
4 2 (4.65%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) IT Support
4 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.30%) IT Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.60%) AS400
2 8 (18.60%) iSeries
3 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.65%) Handset
4 2 (4.65%) Life Science
4 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 23 (53.49%) Windows 7
4 16 (37.21%) Windows Vista
5 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (27.91%) Windows 8
6 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (20.93%) Windows 10
8 8 (18.60%) Android
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
10 5 (11.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
4 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
4 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery Management
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) Ticket Management
6 2 (4.65%) Break/Fix
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.33%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.33%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) C
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MCP
2 5 (11.63%) MOS
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) MCSA
4 2 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (6.98%) XenApp
4 2 (4.65%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) IBM
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) CommVault
6 3 (6.98%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) Becrypt
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) Intel
7 2 (4.65%) Lotus
7 2 (4.65%) McAfee
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) Veeam
7 2 (4.65%) Wyse
8 1 (2.33%) Google
8 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard