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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 39 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.65% 2.41% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.88% 11.11% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 14
Average salary £23,750 £23,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £22,000 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
82 63 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 33.88% 21.65% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 64
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Law
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) IT Support
5 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint