The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 35 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.52% 5.03% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 11.54% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £20,500 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
96 78 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 48.48% 43.58% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 47
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £33,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
Essex

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 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) LANDesk
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) SCOM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Network Support
5 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) LANDesk
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) VMware