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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 62 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 30 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.51% 2.13% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.11% 6.20% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 37
Average salary £22,000 £28,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.80% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,300 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
370 387 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.94% 34.40% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 318 316 359
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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
Brentwood +15 12 £20,000 +2.56%
Harlow - 4 £25,500 -
Loughton - 2 £22,000 -
Colchester -13 1 £19,000 -24.00%
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
4 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (43.86%) MS Exchange
6 22 (38.60%) DNS
7 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 15 (26.32%) DHCP
9 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
10 14 (24.56%) MS Office
10 14 (24.56%) Firewall
10 14 (24.56%) Windows 8
11 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (22.81%) VPN
12 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
13 11 (19.30%) Backup Exec
13 11 (19.30%) LANDesk
13 11 (19.30%) ITIL
13 11 (19.30%) Blackberry
13 11 (19.30%) Symantec
13 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (17.54%) Windows Vista
15 8 (14.04%) VMware
15 8 (14.04%) Network Security
16 7 (12.28%) Citrix
16 7 (12.28%) IP Telephony

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (43.86%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) DNS
2 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 15 (26.32%) DHCP
3 14 (24.56%) Firewall
4 13 (22.81%) VPN
5 8 (14.04%) Network Security
6 7 (12.28%) IP Telephony
7 6 (10.53%) VLAN
7 6 (10.53%) WAN
7 6 (10.53%) LAN
8 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.75%) VoIP
9 1 (1.75%) Intranet
9 1 (1.75%) Internet
9 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.75%) NAS
9 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.75%) Back Office
1 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
2 18 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Help Desk Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (24.56%) Service Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 12 (21.05%) IT Support
5 12 (21.05%) IT Support Analyst
6 11 (19.30%) Network Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (12.28%) Support Technician
9 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support Technician
9 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
9 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 6 (10.53%) Desktop Technician
10 4 (7.02%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (7.02%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 3 (5.26%) Graduate Software Developer
11 3 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (24.56%) Windows 8
6 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 10 (17.54%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.51%) UNIX
9 1 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) ITIL
2 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (3.51%) OOP
4 1 (1.75%) OO
4 1 (1.75%) CRM
4 1 (1.75%) ERP
4 1 (1.75%) OOD
4 1 (1.75%) Service Management
4 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.75%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.75%) Migration
4 1 (1.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
2 3 (5.26%) C#
2 3 (5.26%) C++
3 2 (3.51%) C
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) MCSA
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.51%) MCP
6 2 (3.51%) MCITP
7 1 (1.75%) MOS
7 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) vSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) LANDesk
2 11 (19.30%) Symantec
3 8 (14.04%) VMware
4 7 (12.28%) Citrix
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) SonicWALL
6 2 (3.51%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Apple
7 1 (1.75%) Sophos
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