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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 261 197 179
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 42 135 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 1.15% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 4.24% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 40 115 126
Average salary £30,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £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
2410 3184 3223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.91% 27.14% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2065 2804 2891
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (63.25%) Microsoft
3 73 (62.39%) Active Directory
4 58 (49.57%) MS Office
5 50 (42.74%) MS Exchange
6 46 (39.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (39.32%) Windows 7
7 45 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (32.48%) MS Excel
9 34 (29.06%) Windows 8
10 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (25.64%) Cisco
11 30 (25.64%) Finance
12 28 (23.93%) VMware
13 27 (23.08%) Citrix
14 24 (20.51%) TCP/IP
14 24 (20.51%) Firewall
15 23 (19.66%) Blackberry
15 23 (19.66%) ITIL
16 20 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (17.09%) Windows Vista
17 17 (14.53%) SQL
17 17 (14.53%) DNS
18 16 (13.68%) LAN
18 16 (13.68%) Law
19 15 (12.82%) WAN
19 15 (12.82%) DHCP
19 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
19 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
20 13 (11.11%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 50 (42.74%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.84%) Lync
6 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.42%) Apache
9 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.56%) IIS
10 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.71%) nginx
10 2 (1.71%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 58 (49.57%) MS Office
2 38 (32.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) Office 365
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.71%) Datadog
3 2 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.51%) TCP/IP
1 24 (20.51%) Firewall
2 17 (14.53%) DNS
3 16 (13.68%) LAN
4 15 (12.82%) WAN
4 15 (12.82%) DHCP
5 10 (8.55%) Ethernet
6 8 (6.84%) VPN
6 8 (6.84%) Wireless
7 7 (5.98%) VoIP
8 6 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.27%) IP Telephony
9 5 (4.27%) SAN
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.56%) NAS
11 3 (2.56%) WebEx
11 3 (2.56%) 3G
11 3 (2.56%) Internet
12 2 (1.71%) SSL
12 2 (1.71%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (2.56%) MySQL
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.85%) MS Access
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MSI
2 5 (4.27%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.71%) Subversion
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.85%) MorphX
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Law
3 11 (9.40%) Legal
4 8 (6.84%) Banking
5 5 (4.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 3 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.71%) Front Office
7 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (48.72%) Analyst
2 41 (35.04%) Support Analyst
3 24 (20.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (18.80%) Support Engineer
5 20 (17.09%) Service Analyst
6 17 (14.53%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (12.82%) IT Support
8 12 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (9.40%) Desktop Support
10 8 (6.84%) Help Desk Analyst
11 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 7 (5.98%) IT Support Analyst
11 7 (5.98%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 5 (4.27%) Desktop Engineer
13 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 4 (3.42%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.56%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.71%) Play Framework
3 2 (1.71%) HTML
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.69%) iPhone
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.56%) PDA
5 3 (2.56%) Robotics
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) Life Science
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) iSeries
7 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.85%) CCTV
7 1 (0.85%) DTV
7 1 (0.85%) AS400
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (39.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 46 (39.32%) Windows 7
3 45 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (29.06%) Windows 8
5 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (17.09%) Windows Vista
7 11 (9.40%) Android
8 9 (7.69%) Linux
9 6 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.27%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.42%) UNIX
12 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) ITIL
2 7 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (5.98%) Migration
3 6 (5.13%) Service Management
4 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.42%) BCP
5 4 (3.42%) CRM
5 4 (3.42%) Information Security
6 3 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.56%) Document Management
6 3 (2.56%) Project Management
7 2 (1.71%) Workflow
7 2 (1.71%) DNA
7 2 (1.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.71%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.71%) Release Management
7 2 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.71%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.53%) SQL
2 5 (4.27%) Java
3 4 (3.42%) Perl
4 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.71%) VBScript
4 2 (1.71%) Python
4 2 (1.71%) Scala
4 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) X++
5 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.85%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) MOS
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.13%) Degree
3 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.56%) MCP
4 3 (2.56%) MCSA
5 2 (1.71%) MCSE
5 2 (1.71%) MCDST
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (62.39%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.55%) XenApp
4 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.42%) vSphere
8 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.71%) iptables
8 2 (1.71%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.85%) XenServer
9 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) SCCM
2 8 (6.84%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.71%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.71%) Nagios
3 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.71%) Puppet
3 2 (1.71%) CFEngine
3 2 (1.71%) AppDNA
3 2 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.71%) WSUS
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.85%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 74 (63.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.64%) Cisco
3 28 (23.93%) VMware
4 27 (23.08%) Citrix
5 8 (6.84%) McAfee
6 7 (5.98%) Symantec
6 7 (5.98%) Avaya
6 7 (5.98%) HP
7 6 (5.13%) Bloomberg
8 5 (4.27%) Reuters
8 5 (4.27%) NetApp
8 5 (4.27%) Juniper
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle
9 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.42%) Apple
9 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.42%) Mitel
9 4 (3.42%) Altiris
10 2 (1.71%) Google
10 2 (1.71%) LANDesk
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