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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 36 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.75% 0.70% 6.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.21% 2.08% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Average salary - £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.88%
Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
95 48 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 41.67% 33.57% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 85 36 55
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 22 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Law
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) SCOM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
Colchester, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Care UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago