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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 79 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 21 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.54% 1.41% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.05% 5.42% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 11
Average salary £30,000 £27,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% +0.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,120 £21,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,750 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
298 295 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.91% 25.92% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 209 245 224
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £45,000 -
Colchester +7 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Harlow 0 2 £25,825 +29.12%
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
3 31 (65.96%) MS Exchange
3 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
4 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (53.19%) Windows 8
5 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (51.06%) Firewall
7 23 (48.94%) Symantec
7 23 (48.94%) VPN
7 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (46.81%) Blackberry
9 20 (42.55%) DNS
9 20 (42.55%) DHCP
10 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
11 18 (38.30%) Backup Exec
11 18 (38.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
13 13 (27.66%) MS Office
14 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
14 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (21.28%) Citrix
16 9 (19.15%) VMware
17 8 (17.02%) VLAN
17 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
18 7 (14.89%) ITIL
18 7 (14.89%) MCP
18 7 (14.89%) Cisco

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 31 (65.96%) MS Exchange
2 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (38.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (27.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) VPN
3 20 (42.55%) DNS
3 20 (42.55%) DHCP
4 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
5 8 (17.02%) VLAN
6 6 (12.77%) Broadband
7 5 (10.64%) Junos
7 5 (10.64%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony
8 3 (6.38%) Network Security
9 2 (4.26%) VoIP
10 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.13%) SAN
10 1 (2.13%) Intranet
10 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.13%) NAS
10 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
General
1 5 (10.64%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Support Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (21.28%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Service Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) IT Support
4 9 (19.15%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Support
7 4 (8.51%) Support Technician
7 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
7 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (53.19%) Windows 8
3 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) OOP
6 1 (2.13%) OO
6 1 (2.13%) CRM
6 1 (2.13%) OOD
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.26%) C
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) MCP
3 6 (12.77%) MCSE
4 5 (10.64%) CCNP
4 5 (10.64%) CCNA
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.38%) MCSA
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) MOS
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (38.30%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) Symantec
3 10 (21.28%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) VMware
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco
6 5 (10.64%) HP
6 5 (10.64%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) NETGEAR
6 5 (10.64%) Juniper
7 2 (4.26%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) McAfee
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle
8 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
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