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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 177 151 106
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -45
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 139 180 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 1.74% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.15% 6.27% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 114 165 239
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
2697 2872 3098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 27.70% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2387 2472 2790
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 200 (69.44%) Active Directory
3 177 (61.46%) Microsoft
4 146 (50.69%) MS Office
5 105 (36.46%) MS Exchange
6 99 (34.38%) Windows 7
7 96 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 84 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 84 (29.17%) VMware
10 83 (28.82%) DHCP
10 83 (28.82%) DNS
11 81 (28.13%) Citrix
12 75 (26.04%) VPN
13 72 (25.00%) Cisco
14 68 (23.61%) Finance
14 68 (23.61%) TCP/IP
15 65 (22.57%) ITIL
16 64 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 59 (20.49%) Windows 8
18 56 (19.44%) Windows Vista
18 56 (19.44%) Firewall
19 54 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
20 45 (15.63%) LAN
21 44 (15.28%) WAN
21 44 (15.28%) Blackberry
22 42 (14.58%) SAN
23 41 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
24 39 (13.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 37 (12.85%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 105 (36.46%) MS Exchange
2 39 (13.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (5.90%) Lync
6 12 (4.17%) IBM Notes
7 11 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.47%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.74%) IIS
9 5 (1.74%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.04%) Apache
11 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.35%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 146 (50.69%) MS Office
2 84 (29.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.69%) 3000 Xtra
2 2 (0.69%) Eikon
3 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.94%) Office 365
2 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 83 (28.82%) DHCP
1 83 (28.82%) DNS
2 75 (26.04%) VPN
3 68 (23.61%) TCP/IP
4 56 (19.44%) Firewall
5 45 (15.63%) LAN
6 44 (15.28%) WAN
7 42 (14.58%) SAN
8 37 (12.85%) VoIP
9 15 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (4.17%) SMTP
11 11 (3.82%) FTP
11 11 (3.82%) HTTP
11 11 (3.82%) SNMP
12 10 (3.47%) VLAN
12 10 (3.47%) SSL
13 9 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (2.78%) NAS
14 8 (2.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.35%) Essbase
5 1 (0.35%) MS Access
5 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Serena SBM
2 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 68 (23.61%) Finance
2 30 (10.42%) Banking
3 17 (5.90%) Law
3 17 (5.90%) Legal
4 11 (3.82%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.43%) Advertising
6 5 (1.74%) Billing
7 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.39%) Retail
7 4 (1.39%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (38.54%) Analyst
2 70 (24.31%) Support Analyst
3 47 (16.32%) Support Engineer
4 41 (14.24%) IT Support
5 40 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (13.54%) Service Desk Analyst
7 36 (12.50%) Service Analyst
8 33 (11.46%) Desktop Support
9 21 (7.29%) Desktop Analyst
10 20 (6.94%) 1st Line Support
11 19 (6.60%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 15 (5.21%) Support Technician
13 13 (4.51%) IT Support Analyst
13 13 (4.51%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (4.17%) Team Leader
15 11 (3.82%) Help Desk Analyst
15 11 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 10 (3.47%) Network Engineer
17 9 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 9 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (2.43%) SOAP
2 7 (2.43%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.39%) .NET
4 3 (1.04%) WSH
5 2 (0.69%) jQuery
5 2 (0.69%) Ajax
5 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.69%) WCF
5 2 (0.69%) HTML5
5 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.69%) CSS
5 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.69%) Web Services
5 2 (0.69%) HTML
5 2 (0.69%) SAML
6 1 (0.35%) ODBC
6 1 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.28%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.47%) Robotics
4 8 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 8 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.08%) iPhone
5 6 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.08%) Replication
6 4 (1.39%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.04%) Handset
7 3 (1.04%) Equities
7 3 (1.04%) Kindle
7 3 (1.04%) iPad
7 3 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.69%) PMI
9 1 (0.35%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 96 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (20.49%) Windows 8
6 56 (19.44%) Windows Vista
7 41 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (8.33%) UNIX
9 22 (7.64%) Mac OS X
10 20 (6.94%) Linux
11 10 (3.47%) Windows 2000
12 8 (2.78%) Android
12 8 (2.78%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.43%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.04%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.69%) Solaris
16 1 (0.35%) Debian
16 1 (0.35%) Fedora
16 1 (0.35%) Gentoo
16 1 (0.35%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.57%) ITIL
2 19 (6.60%) Service Delivery
3 18 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (4.86%) Project Management
5 12 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 11 (3.82%) Information Security
6 11 (3.82%) Migration
6 11 (3.82%) Time Management
7 8 (2.78%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 8 (2.78%) Supplier Management
7 8 (2.78%) Asset Management
8 7 (2.43%) ITIL V2
8 7 (2.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2
10 5 (1.74%) Service Management
10 5 (1.74%) Data Security
10 5 (1.74%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.68%) SQL
2 17 (5.90%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.08%) VBScript
4 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.39%) C#
5 4 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.04%) PHP
7 2 (0.69%) C
7 2 (0.69%) VBA
8 1 (0.35%) VB
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (12.15%) MCSE
2 35 (12.15%) Degree
3 26 (9.03%) MCP
4 22 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (7.64%) CCNA
5 19 (6.60%) MCSA
6 14 (4.86%) MCITP
7 13 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (3.47%) CCA
8 10 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (3.13%) CCENT
10 8 (2.78%) JNCIA
10 8 (2.78%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.74%) PhD
11 5 (1.74%) MCTS
11 5 (1.74%) MOS
12 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.69%) COBIT
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 200 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 64 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.76%) XenApp
4 24 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.21%) Terminal Services
6 11 (3.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (2.78%) vSphere
8 7 (2.43%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.08%) XenServer
9 6 (2.08%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.04%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.04%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.35%) Firmware
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (7.99%) SCCM
2 16 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 12 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.78%) SCOM
5 4 (1.39%) WSUS
5 4 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.04%) WMI
7 2 (0.69%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.69%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.69%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.35%) DameWare
8 1 (0.35%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.35%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 177 (61.46%) Microsoft
2 84 (29.17%) VMware
3 81 (28.13%) Citrix
4 72 (25.00%) Cisco
5 28 (9.72%) Juniper
6 26 (9.03%) HP
7 25 (8.68%) Symantec
8 22 (7.64%) Apple
9 14 (4.86%) Altiris
10 13 (4.51%) Red Hat
11 12 (4.17%) Lotus
12 10 (3.47%) Bloomberg
12 10 (3.47%) Dell
13 9 (3.13%) Remedy
13 9 (3.13%) Reuters
13 9 (3.13%) NetApp
14 8 (2.78%) Veeam
14 8 (2.78%) RightFax
14 8 (2.78%) EMC
14 8 (2.78%) Serena
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