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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 75 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 18 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.43% 2.11% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.04% 8.20% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 20
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £18,800 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,900 £24,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,875
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
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
298 244 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.63% 25.79% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 210 210 179
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 - 3 £45,000 -
Colchester -1 1 £30,000 +19.40%
Harlow -1 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £23,000 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) MS Exchange
3 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
4 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 24 (70.59%) Firewall
4 24 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (67.65%) Windows 8
5 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (64.71%) Symantec
6 22 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (61.76%) Blackberry
7 21 (61.76%) VPN
8 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (52.94%) MS Excel
10 17 (50.00%) Backup Exec
10 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (47.06%) DNS
11 16 (47.06%) DHCP
12 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
13 8 (23.53%) MS Office
14 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
14 7 (20.59%) MCP
14 7 (20.59%) Citrix
14 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (20.59%) VMware
14 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (17.65%) Migration
15 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
15 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 27 (79.41%) MS Exchange
2 24 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (23.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) VPN
3 16 (47.06%) DNS
3 16 (47.06%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (17.65%) Broadband
5 5 (14.71%) VLAN
5 5 (14.71%) Junos
5 5 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (67.65%) Windows 8
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCP
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) CCNP
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) Symantec
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) NETGEAR
5 5 (14.71%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) Dell
5 5 (14.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL