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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 178 153 130
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 142 188 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 1.60% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.60% 5.99% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 116 156 256
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -3.70%
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
3087 3138 3462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.25% 26.65% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2722 2828 3222
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £29,000
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 2 October 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 2 October 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 175 (68.90%) Active Directory
3 155 (61.02%) MS Office
4 142 (55.91%) Microsoft
5 100 (39.37%) Windows 7
6 91 (35.83%) Finance
7 84 (33.07%) MS Exchange
8 77 (30.31%) MS Excel
9 75 (29.53%) Citrix
10 74 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 74 (29.13%) ITIL
11 70 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 66 (25.98%) DNS
13 63 (24.80%) TCP/IP
14 60 (23.62%) DHCP
15 59 (23.23%) Blackberry
16 54 (21.26%) VMware
17 52 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
18 51 (20.08%) Cisco
19 45 (17.72%) VPN
20 39 (15.35%) SLA
21 34 (13.39%) LAN
21 34 (13.39%) Degree
21 34 (13.39%) Windows 8
22 33 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
22 33 (12.99%) WAN
23 31 (12.20%) Banking
24 30 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
25 29 (11.42%) SQL
25 29 (11.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 84 (33.07%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (11.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (7.48%) Lync
6 14 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
7 11 (4.33%) IBM Notes
8 8 (3.15%) WorkSite
8 8 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.18%) IIS
10 2 (0.79%) Documentum
10 2 (0.79%) Apache
10 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.79%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.39%) GroupWise
Applications
1 155 (61.02%) MS Office
2 77 (30.31%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) 3000 Xtra
1 4 (1.57%) Eikon
2 3 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.79%) Bond Adapt
3 2 (0.79%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (25.98%) DNS
2 63 (24.80%) TCP/IP
3 60 (23.62%) DHCP
4 45 (17.72%) VPN
5 34 (13.39%) LAN
6 33 (12.99%) WAN
7 26 (10.24%) VoIP
7 26 (10.24%) Firewall
8 21 (8.27%) SAN
9 13 (5.12%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (4.33%) Internet
11 9 (3.54%) Wireless
12 6 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.36%) SSL
13 5 (1.97%) LDAP
13 5 (1.97%) ADSL
13 5 (1.97%) Broadband
13 5 (1.97%) Network Security
14 4 (1.57%) SMTP
15 3 (1.18%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.79%) EDMS
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.79%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Serena SBM
2 1 (0.39%) Yeoman
General
1 91 (35.83%) Finance
2 31 (12.20%) Banking
3 15 (5.91%) Legal
4 14 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.72%) Law
6 9 (3.54%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.15%) Advertising
8 6 (2.36%) Back Office
9 5 (1.97%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.57%) Marketing
11 3 (1.18%) French Language
11 3 (1.18%) Electronics
11 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 108 (42.52%) Analyst
2 57 (22.44%) Support Analyst
3 46 (18.11%) Support Engineer
3 46 (18.11%) Service Analyst
4 45 (17.72%) Service Desk Analyst
5 36 (14.17%) Desktop Support
6 34 (13.39%) IT Support
7 27 (10.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (7.87%) Help Desk Analyst
9 16 (6.30%) Desktop Engineer
10 15 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (5.51%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (5.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.12%) Support Technician
13 12 (4.72%) IT Support Engineer
14 11 (4.33%) IT Support Analyst
15 10 (3.94%) Team Leader
15 10 (3.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 9 (3.54%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.54%) .NET
2 7 (2.76%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (1.57%) Web Services
3 4 (1.57%) WSH
4 3 (1.18%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.79%) WCF
5 2 (0.79%) jQuery
5 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.79%) HTML5
5 2 (0.79%) REST
5 2 (0.79%) XML
5 2 (0.79%) HTML
5 2 (0.79%) WSDL
5 2 (0.79%) Ajax
5 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.79%) CSS
5 2 (0.79%) SOAP
6 1 (0.39%) COM
6 1 (0.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.23%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.69%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.72%) iPhone
3 12 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (3.54%) Smartphone
5 8 (3.15%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.36%) iPad
7 4 (1.57%) PDA
7 4 (1.57%) Handset
7 4 (1.57%) Equities
8 3 (1.18%) DTV
8 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.18%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.18%) User Experience
9 2 (0.79%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.79%) NHS
9 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (39.37%) Windows 7
3 74 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (13.39%) Windows 8
6 28 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (9.84%) Windows Vista
8 18 (7.09%) UNIX
9 16 (6.30%) Linux
10 11 (4.33%) Windows 2000
10 11 (4.33%) Android
11 6 (2.36%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.97%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.18%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.39%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.13%) ITIL
2 19 (7.48%) Change Management
3 15 (5.91%) Asset Management
4 13 (5.12%) Migration
5 12 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (4.33%) Incident Management
7 9 (3.54%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.15%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.76%) ITIL V2
10 6 (2.36%) QMS
10 6 (2.36%) Investment Management
10 6 (2.36%) Quality Management
10 6 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (1.97%) CRM
11 5 (1.97%) Software Deployment
12 4 (1.57%) People Management
12 4 (1.57%) Change Control
12 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2
12 4 (1.57%) Time Management
12 4 (1.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.42%) SQL
2 11 (4.33%) C#
3 10 (3.94%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.36%) Perl
4 6 (2.36%) VBA
4 6 (2.36%) Java
5 5 (1.97%) VBScript
5 5 (1.97%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.57%) C++
7 3 (1.18%) VB
7 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (13.39%) Degree
3 28 (11.02%) MCSE
4 27 (10.63%) MCSA
5 19 (7.48%) MCP
6 12 (4.72%) A+ Certification
7 10 (3.94%) CCNA
7 10 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.76%) CCENT
9 6 (2.36%) MCTS
9 6 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.97%) PhD
10 5 (1.97%) MCITP
11 3 (1.18%) CFA
11 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.18%) MBA
11 3 (1.18%) MOS
12 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.35%) SLA
2 5 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 175 (68.90%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.27%) XenApp
4 17 (6.69%) vSphere
5 8 (3.15%) XenServer
6 7 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.76%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.97%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.18%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (8.66%) SCCM
2 21 (8.27%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.94%) Tivoli
4 9 (3.54%) SCOM
5 7 (2.76%) WSUS
6 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.79%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.79%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.79%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.39%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 142 (55.91%) Microsoft
2 75 (29.53%) Citrix
3 54 (21.26%) VMware
4 51 (20.08%) Cisco
5 25 (9.84%) HP
6 20 (7.87%) Bloomberg
7 18 (7.09%) Reuters
8 14 (5.51%) Dell
9 13 (5.12%) Apple
10 11 (4.33%) Lotus
11 10 (3.94%) Oracle
11 10 (3.94%) Altiris
12 9 (3.54%) Mitel
12 9 (3.54%) Remedy
13 8 (3.15%) LANDesk
13 8 (3.15%) Polycom
14 7 (2.76%) Juniper
14 7 (2.76%) NetApp
15 6 (2.36%) Sybase
15 6 (2.36%) SAP
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