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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 87 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 13 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.04% 1.77% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.09% 5.61% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 24
Average salary £25,250 £18,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.27% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
318 392 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.48% 31.51% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 234 334 222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
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 27 March 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
Chelmsford +1 2 £24,000 +33.33%
Harlow - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £23,000 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (96.77%) MS Exchange
3 26 (83.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
5 24 (77.42%) Firewall
6 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
6 23 (74.19%) Windows 8
7 21 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (67.74%) Symantec
8 20 (64.52%) VPN
8 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
8 20 (64.52%) Blackberry
9 17 (54.84%) DHCP
9 17 (54.84%) DNS
9 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (51.61%) Backup Exec
11 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
12 9 (29.03%) MS Office
13 7 (22.58%) Citrix
13 7 (22.58%) VMware
13 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (19.35%) MCP
14 6 (19.35%) Cisco
15 5 (16.13%) HP
15 5 (16.13%) MCSE

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (96.77%) MS Exchange
2 26 (83.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (29.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) Firewall
2 20 (64.52%) VPN
3 17 (54.84%) DNS
3 17 (54.84%) DHCP
4 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.90%) Broadband
5 4 (12.90%) VLAN
5 4 (12.90%) Junos
5 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Server Support
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Social Network
3 2 (6.45%) FMCG
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (74.19%) Windows 8
4 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) MCP
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 4 (12.90%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) Symantec
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Dell
6 4 (12.90%) Juniper
6 4 (12.90%) NETGEAR
7 2 (6.45%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.45%) Kaspersky
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) BT
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
8 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks