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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 94 85 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 11 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 1.25% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.37% 4.92% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 16
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
252 325 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.18% 25.49% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 171 241 264
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Colchester - 2 £27,500 -
Epping - 2 £28,000 -
Chelmsford +9 1 £60,000 +150.00%
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) MS Office
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
4 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
5 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 7 (41.18%) Banking
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Vista
6 7 (41.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Apple
7 6 (35.29%) DMZ
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
7 6 (35.29%) MCP
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) VoIP
7 6 (35.29%) SMTP
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) MCSA
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) VPN
7 6 (35.29%) MAPI
7 6 (35.29%) DNS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (94.12%) MS Office
2 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DMZ
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) IMAP
1 6 (35.29%) SMTP
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (35.29%) VLAN
1 6 (35.29%) VoIP
1 6 (35.29%) VPN
1 6 (35.29%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) IT Support
2 8 (47.06%) IT Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Support Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) IT Support Technician
3 6 (35.29%) IT Technician
3 6 (35.29%) Support Technician
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Support
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (35.29%) iPhone
1 6 (35.29%) PDA
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Vista
5 6 (35.29%) Android
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
5 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
1 6 (35.29%) MCP
1 6 (35.29%) MCSA
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) NFS
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Apple
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Draytek
3 3 (17.65%) Veeam
3 3 (17.65%) VMware