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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 84 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 8 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.64% 2.40% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.99% 9.22% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 13
Average salary £27,000 £22,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.34% -11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,575 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
268 282 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.35% 25.99% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 228 300
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
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 4 September 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
Colchester +2 1 £21,000 +10.52%
Harlow -6 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £24,000 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows 8
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
4 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (54.17%) Blackberry
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
6 13 (54.17%) VPN
6 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (50.00%) DNS
7 12 (50.00%) DHCP
8 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
9 10 (41.67%) Firewall
9 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (33.33%) Office 365
11 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (29.17%) VMware
11 7 (29.17%) Symantec
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 5 (20.83%) SQL
13 5 (20.83%) Oracle
13 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
13 5 (20.83%) Replication
14 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
14 4 (16.67%) UNIX
14 4 (16.67%) Linux
14 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
2 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.33%) IIS
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) VPN
2 12 (50.00%) DNS
2 12 (50.00%) DHCP
3 10 (41.67%) Firewall
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) Ajax
1 2 (8.33%) JSON
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.83%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Life Science
3 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows 8
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (12.50%) Android
6 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.33%) SUSE
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) Migration
1 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSA
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Symantec
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Google
4 3 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) Trapeze
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco