The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 193 176 127
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -49
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 136 158 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.34% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.23% 4.90% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 115 127 252
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +40.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Windows XP
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3217 3225 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.09% 27.27% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2835 2891 3205
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in the City of London

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in the City of London

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 153 (64.29%) MS Office
4 133 (55.88%) Microsoft
5 100 (42.02%) Windows 7
6 88 (36.97%) Finance
7 83 (34.87%) ITIL
7 83 (34.87%) MS Excel
8 75 (31.51%) MS Exchange
9 68 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 65 (27.31%) Citrix
11 64 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 60 (25.21%) Blackberry
13 56 (23.53%) TCP/IP
14 48 (20.17%) DNS
15 47 (19.75%) VMware
16 45 (18.91%) Cisco
16 45 (18.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (16.39%) DHCP
18 34 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
19 33 (13.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 33 (13.87%) SLA
19 33 (13.87%) VPN
20 30 (12.61%) Banking
21 29 (12.18%) Degree
22 28 (11.76%) LAN
22 28 (11.76%) WAN
23 27 (11.34%) SQL
24 26 (10.92%) Windows 8
25 25 (10.50%) SQL Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 75 (31.51%) MS Exchange
2 34 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (13.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (5.88%) Lync
7 12 (5.04%) IBM Notes
8 10 (4.20%) IIS
9 6 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.52%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.52%) WorkSite
10 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.84%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.84%) Documentum
11 2 (0.84%) Apache
11 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.42%) GroupWise
Applications
1 153 (64.29%) MS Office
2 83 (34.87%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Maximo
2 4 (1.68%) 3000 Xtra
2 4 (1.68%) Eikon
3 3 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.84%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.84%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 48 (20.17%) DNS
3 39 (16.39%) DHCP
4 33 (13.87%) VPN
5 28 (11.76%) WAN
5 28 (11.76%) LAN
6 19 (7.98%) VoIP
6 19 (7.98%) Firewall
7 13 (5.46%) SAN
8 10 (4.20%) Internet
9 8 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (3.36%) Wireless
10 6 (2.52%) SSL
11 5 (2.10%) Network Security
12 4 (1.68%) IMAP
13 3 (1.26%) ADSL
13 3 (1.26%) Broadband
14 2 (0.84%) POP3
14 2 (0.84%) SMTP
14 2 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.84%) EDMS
6 2 (0.84%) MySQL
6 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.42%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Serena SBM
2 1 (0.42%) Yeoman
General
1 88 (36.97%) Finance
2 30 (12.61%) Banking
3 17 (7.14%) Legal
4 15 (6.30%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.46%) Law
6 8 (3.36%) Advertising
7 7 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.10%) Marketing
8 5 (2.10%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.10%) Back Office
9 3 (1.26%) Electronics
9 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 105 (44.12%) Analyst
2 54 (22.69%) Support Analyst
3 50 (21.01%) Service Analyst
4 49 (20.59%) Service Desk Analyst
5 36 (15.13%) Support Engineer
6 35 (14.71%) Desktop Support
7 24 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (9.66%) IT Support
9 21 (8.82%) Help Desk Analyst
10 17 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 14 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (5.04%) Team Leader
13 11 (4.62%) Desktop Analyst
13 11 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (4.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 9 (3.78%) Applications Support
15 9 (3.78%) IT Support Engineer
15 9 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.78%) .NET
2 4 (1.68%) WSH
2 4 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (1.68%) Web Services
3 3 (1.26%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.84%) WCF
4 2 (0.84%) jQuery
4 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.84%) HTML5
4 2 (0.84%) REST
4 2 (0.84%) XML
4 2 (0.84%) HTML
4 2 (0.84%) WSDL
4 2 (0.84%) Ajax
4 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.84%) CSS
4 2 (0.84%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.21%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.46%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.46%) iPhone
3 9 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.36%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.36%) iPad
5 7 (2.94%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.10%) Handset
7 4 (1.68%) PDA
8 3 (1.26%) DTV
8 3 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.26%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.84%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.84%) Life Science
9 2 (0.84%) CMDB
9 2 (0.84%) NHS
9 2 (0.84%) Spread Betting
9 2 (0.84%) PACS
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 238 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (42.02%) Windows 7
3 68 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (10.92%) Windows 8
6 22 (9.24%) Linux
7 21 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (7.56%) Windows Vista
9 12 (5.04%) Android
9 12 (5.04%) UNIX
10 11 (4.62%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.10%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.68%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.68%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.42%) AIX
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.87%) ITIL
2 21 (8.82%) Change Management
3 16 (6.72%) Problem Management
4 14 (5.88%) Migration
5 13 (5.46%) Asset Management
6 10 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (3.78%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.36%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.52%) Quality Management
9 6 (2.52%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (2.52%) Investment Management
9 6 (2.52%) QMS
10 5 (2.10%) CRM
10 5 (2.10%) ITIL V2
11 4 (1.68%) Change Control
11 4 (1.68%) Software Deployment
11 4 (1.68%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (1.68%) ITSM
11 4 (1.68%) Information Security
11 4 (1.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.34%) SQL
2 11 (4.62%) C#
3 9 (3.78%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.36%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.52%) Java
5 6 (2.52%) Perl
5 6 (2.52%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.52%) VBA
6 5 (2.10%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.68%) C++
7 4 (1.68%) VBScript
8 2 (0.84%) VB
8 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (18.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (12.18%) Degree
3 24 (10.08%) MCSE
4 22 (9.24%) MCSA
5 15 (6.30%) MCP
6 12 (5.04%) CCNA
6 12 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (4.62%) A+ Certification
8 6 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.10%) CCENT
9 5 (2.10%) MOS
10 4 (1.68%) MCTS
10 4 (1.68%) MCITP
11 3 (1.26%) CFA
11 3 (1.26%) MBA
11 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.42%) PhD
13 1 (0.42%) CCIE
13 1 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.87%) SLA
2 6 (2.52%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 170 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.72%) vSphere
4 14 (5.88%) XenApp
5 6 (2.52%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.68%) XenServer
8 3 (1.26%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.84%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (9.24%) SCCM
2 16 (6.72%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.36%) SCOM
4 5 (2.10%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.68%) WSUS
5 4 (1.68%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.84%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.42%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.42%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 133 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 65 (27.31%) Citrix
3 47 (19.75%) VMware
4 45 (18.91%) Cisco
5 21 (8.82%) HP
6 18 (7.56%) Bloomberg
7 17 (7.14%) Reuters
8 16 (6.72%) Oracle
9 13 (5.46%) Dell
10 12 (5.04%) Lotus
10 12 (5.04%) Apple
11 8 (3.36%) Mitel
12 7 (2.94%) Altiris
12 7 (2.94%) LANDesk
12 7 (2.94%) Remedy
13 6 (2.52%) Sybase
13 6 (2.52%) SAP
13 6 (2.52%) IBM
14 4 (1.68%) Siebel
14 4 (1.68%) McAfee
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