The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 83 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 26 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.84% 2.26% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.78% 7.38% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 39
Average salary £20,000 £24,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
450 298 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.82% 30.63% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 373 251 330
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -7 7 £18,000 -5.26%
Colchester -6 4 - - 1
Brentwood -6 4 £26,000 -45.26% 1
Rayleigh - 1 £37,500 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
3 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (47.83%) DNS
5 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
5 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
5 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (34.78%) MS Office
6 16 (34.78%) DHCP
6 16 (34.78%) TCP/IP
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (28.26%) Windows 8
8 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (28.26%) Firewall
9 12 (26.09%) ITIL
9 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (21.74%) LANDesk
11 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
11 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (19.57%) Backup Exec
12 9 (19.57%) Blackberry
12 9 (19.57%) Symantec
12 9 (19.57%) Citrix
12 9 (19.57%) VPN
13 7 (15.22%) LAN
13 7 (15.22%) WAN
13 7 (15.22%) VMware
13 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (34.78%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) DNS
2 16 (34.78%) DHCP
2 16 (34.78%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.26%) Firewall
4 9 (19.57%) VPN
5 7 (15.22%) LAN
5 7 (15.22%) WAN
6 6 (13.04%) IP Telephony
7 5 (10.87%) VLAN
7 5 (10.87%) Network Security
8 1 (2.17%) NAS
8 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.17%) SAN
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (6.52%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Support Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) IT Support
3 10 (21.74%) Service Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (28.26%) Windows 8
6 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.17%) Data Management
3 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.17%) ERP
3 1 (2.17%) CRM
3 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCSE
2 5 (10.87%) MCSA
3 4 (8.70%) MCITP
4 3 (6.52%) MCP
5 2 (4.35%) MCDST
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) vSphere
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) LANDesk
3 9 (19.57%) Symantec
3 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Apple
5 2 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.17%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) Sophos
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Care UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago