The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 86 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 11 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.00% 1.72% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.05% 5.97% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 12
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,250 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
361 318 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.85% 28.73% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 316 287 217
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Kent

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Kent

Windows XP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Maidstone -8 1 - -
Stansted - 1 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £40,000 -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) MS Office
2 20 (68.97%) Windows 8
3 18 (62.07%) VMware
4 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
4 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (55.17%) TCP/IP
5 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
6 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
6 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
6 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (44.83%) Mac OS
8 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (44.83%) Blackberry
8 13 (44.83%) Firewall
8 13 (44.83%) DNS
9 12 (41.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (41.38%) Windows Vista
10 11 (37.93%) Office 365
10 11 (37.93%) Cisco
10 11 (37.93%) Citrix
11 10 (34.48%) Linux
11 10 (34.48%) Apache
11 10 (34.48%) iPhone
11 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (31.03%) Draytek
12 9 (31.03%) Android

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (41.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (34.48%) Apache
4 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (31.03%) IIS
6 1 (3.45%) FileNet
6 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
Applications
1 20 (68.97%) MS Office
2 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) TCP/IP
2 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) SAN
3 9 (31.03%) DMZ
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
3 9 (31.03%) VLAN
3 9 (31.03%) IMAP
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
3 9 (31.03%) SMTP
3 9 (31.03%) DHCP
3 9 (31.03%) NAS
4 3 (10.34%) HTTP
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.45%) 3G
6 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Advertising
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Support Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Support Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Systems Support Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Systems Support
4 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) MAPI
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Blackberry
2 10 (34.48%) iPhone
2 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (31.03%) PDA
3 9 (31.03%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows 8
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (44.83%) Mac OS
6 12 (41.38%) Windows Vista
7 10 (34.48%) Linux
8 9 (31.03%) Android
9 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) CRM
2 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.45%) Change Control
3 1 (3.45%) Line Management
3 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
3 9 (31.03%) vSphere
3 9 (31.03%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) Citrix
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Draytek
4 9 (31.03%) Veeam
4 9 (31.03%) Apple
4 9 (31.03%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) Sophos
5 1 (3.45%) Ektron
5 1 (3.45%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) Genesys
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Siebel
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