The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 76 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 16 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.28% 1.38% 3.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.78% 4.78% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 22
Average salary £23,900 £27,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.48% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £28,400 £29,900
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -1.85%
Windows XP
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
236 335 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.86% 28.85% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 169 290 285
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Essex

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Essex

Windows XP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -2 3 £20,000 -25.92%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £41,250 -
Harlow - 2 £25,825 -
Colchester -3 1 - -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
3 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
4 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
5 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (38.30%) Firewall
8 17 (36.17%) Windows 8
9 16 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (34.04%) VPN
9 16 (34.04%) DNS
10 15 (31.91%) DHCP
10 15 (31.91%) Symantec
10 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (29.79%) Blackberry
12 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
12 13 (27.66%) Backup Exec
12 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
13 10 (21.28%) MS Office
14 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
14 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (14.89%) Citrix
15 7 (14.89%) ITIL
15 7 (14.89%) VMware
16 6 (12.77%) VLAN
16 6 (12.77%) Network Security
17 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
17 5 (10.64%) Cisco

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) VPN
2 16 (34.04%) DNS
3 15 (31.91%) DHCP
4 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.77%) VLAN
5 6 (12.77%) Network Security
6 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
7 3 (6.38%) Broadband
8 2 (4.26%) Junos
8 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.13%) Intranet
9 1 (2.13%) SAN
9 1 (2.13%) VoIP
9 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.13%) NAS
9 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Support Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Network Engineer
4 11 (23.40%) Service Analyst
4 11 (23.40%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (23.40%) IT Support
4 11 (23.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (23.40%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (21.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 10 (21.28%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (10.64%) Support Technician
7 5 (10.64%) Desktop Support
8 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Technician
8 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 4 (8.51%) Desktop Technician
9 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (36.17%) Windows 8
5 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.13%) UNIX
8 1 (2.13%) Linux
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
2 3 (6.38%) Migration
3 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.26%) OOP
3 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
4 1 (2.13%) OOD
4 1 (2.13%) OO
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C#
1 3 (6.38%) C++
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
1 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) C
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 4 (8.51%) CCNA
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.26%) MCP
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) vSphere
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Symantec
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix
3 7 (14.89%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.26%) NETGEAR
5 2 (4.26%) Avaya
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
Essex
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