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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 73 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 23 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.31% 1.12% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.61% 4.98% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 8
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,300 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
267 241 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 26.78% 22.52% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 240 213 155
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Maidstone - 8 £24,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £25,000 -
Tonbridge +12 1 £20,000 -22.33%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £42,500 -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) MS Office
3 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
4 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
5 24 (58.54%) MS Excel
6 19 (46.34%) Cisco
7 18 (43.90%) Firewall
8 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (36.59%) Juniper
9 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
9 15 (36.59%) Websense
9 15 (36.59%) F5
9 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (36.59%) Blue Coat
10 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
11 13 (31.71%) Linux
11 13 (31.71%) McAfee
11 13 (31.71%) SonicWALL
11 13 (31.71%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (31.71%) Aruba
11 13 (31.71%) Lumension
12 12 (29.27%) MCSE
12 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
14 10 (24.39%) CCNA
14 10 (24.39%) ITIL
14 10 (24.39%) LAN
15 9 (21.95%) WAN
15 9 (21.95%) SLA
15 9 (21.95%) Change Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (73.17%) MS Office
2 24 (58.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (24.39%) LAN
5 9 (21.95%) WAN
6 7 (17.07%) Internet
6 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (12.20%) Network Security
7 5 (12.20%) OSPF
7 5 (12.20%) BGP
7 5 (12.20%) RIP
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
9 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.44%) DNS
9 1 (2.44%) SAN
9 1 (2.44%) PSTN
9 1 (2.44%) ADSL
9 1 (2.44%) ISDN
9 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
1 12 (29.27%) IT Support
2 11 (26.83%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (21.95%) Support Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Technical Support
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (21.95%) Support Manager
3 9 (21.95%) IT Support Manager
4 7 (17.07%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.32%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) PDA
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
3 13 (31.71%) Linux
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Change Management
3 8 (19.51%) CRM
4 5 (12.20%) Network Design
5 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Logistics
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.44%) People Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (29.27%) MCSE
3 10 (24.39%) CCNA
4 8 (19.51%) CCSA
4 8 (19.51%) CCSE
4 8 (19.51%) JNCIA
5 7 (17.07%) JNCIS
5 7 (17.07%) CCNP
5 7 (17.07%) Degree
6 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) MCITP
8 2 (4.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco
3 15 (36.59%) F5
3 15 (36.59%) Websense
3 15 (36.59%) Blue Coat
3 15 (36.59%) Juniper
3 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
4 13 (31.71%) McAfee
4 13 (31.71%) SonicWALL
4 13 (31.71%) Lumension
4 13 (31.71%) Aruba
5 6 (14.63%) Trend Micro
5 6 (14.63%) Clearswift
6 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 3 (7.32%) Apple
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Sun