The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 41 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 15 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.83% 0.62% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.19% 1.92% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 7
Average salary £17,500 £23,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.53% +4.44%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Windows XP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 104 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.82% 32.20% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 55 80 87
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Ipswich region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Ipswich

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
3 20 (86.96%) Windows 7
4 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (82.61%) Hyper-V
4 19 (82.61%) DNS
4 19 (82.61%) MS Office
4 19 (82.61%) MS Exchange
4 19 (82.61%) DHCP
5 18 (78.26%) Apple
6 17 (73.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (69.57%) SonicWALL
7 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (69.57%) Sophos
7 16 (69.57%) HP
7 16 (69.57%) VPN
7 16 (69.57%) SQL
7 16 (69.57%) MCP
8 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
9 9 (39.13%) iPad
10 7 (30.43%) Lotus
10 7 (30.43%) IBM Notes
11 5 (21.74%) Citrix
12 4 (17.39%) ITIL
13 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
13 3 (13.04%) UNIX
13 3 (13.04%) Linux
13 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
13 3 (13.04%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 19 (82.61%) MS Exchange
2 17 (73.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (30.43%) IBM Notes
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (82.61%) MS Office
2 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) DHCP
1 19 (82.61%) DNS
2 16 (69.57%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) LDAP
4 2 (8.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
1 14 (60.87%) IT Support
2 13 (56.52%) Support Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Support Assistant
3 9 (39.13%) IT Support Assistant
3 9 (39.13%) IT Assistant
3 9 (39.13%) Desktop Support
4 7 (30.43%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
8 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) iPad
2 3 (13.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows 7
3 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) Apple
3 16 (69.57%) Sophos
3 16 (69.57%) HP
3 16 (69.57%) SonicWALL
4 7 (30.43%) Lotus
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) VMware