The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.68% 7.74% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 31.71% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 3
Average salary - £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -2.75%
Windows XP
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 41 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 26.71% 24.40% 43.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 70
Average salary £41,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.09% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Colchester

Windows XP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) VMware