The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 81 89
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.30% 2.23% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 9.56% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 6
Median salary £23,500 £26,500 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.32% +4.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.84%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 251 325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.29% 23.37% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 188 186 238
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Windows XP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP 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 in Essex.

Salary trend for Windows XP in Essex

Windows XP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 2 - -
Colchester - 1 £23,500 -
Windows XP
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Ticket Management
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow