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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 243 185 162
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 15 140 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 1.34% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 5.15% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 110 159
Average salary £29,750 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.19% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1602 2720 2905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.99% 26.13% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 2409 2492
Average salary £52,500 £49,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% -1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 22 (45.83%) MS Office
4 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
7 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (35.42%) Windows 8
9 15 (31.25%) VMware
9 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
10 13 (27.08%) Citrix
11 12 (25.00%) Finance
11 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (25.00%) Cisco
11 12 (25.00%) Office 365
12 11 (22.92%) Firewall
13 10 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
14 9 (18.75%) Apple
15 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
15 8 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (14.58%) Mac OS
16 7 (14.58%) WebEx
16 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
16 7 (14.58%) DHCP
16 7 (14.58%) DNS
17 6 (12.50%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Office
2 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.08%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 8 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (14.58%) DHCP
3 7 (14.58%) DNS
3 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.58%) WebEx
4 6 (12.50%) VPN
5 4 (8.33%) WAN
5 4 (8.33%) Wireless
6 3 (6.25%) Internet
7 2 (4.17%) 3G
7 2 (4.17%) 4G
7 2 (4.17%) ATM
7 2 (4.17%) LAN
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security
8 1 (2.08%) Broadband
8 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.08%) SNMP
8 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Back Office
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Front Office
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 17 (35.42%) Support Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) Desktop Support
4 12 (25.00%) IT Support
4 12 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) IT Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix Support
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Exchange Support
7 4 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) PDA
5 2 (4.17%) EPoS
5 2 (4.17%) Handset
5 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.08%) iPad
6 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (35.42%) Windows 8
6 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (14.58%) Mac OS
9 6 (12.50%) Linux
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Vista
10 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
11 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
12 2 (4.17%) Android
12 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
12 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Presales
3 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.17%) Desktop Publishing
4 2 (4.17%) E-Disclosure
4 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) DNA
5 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.08%) Line Management
5 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.08%) Remote Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) MCP
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) XenApp
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) EnCase
2 2 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.08%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) Citrix
4 12 (25.00%) Cisco
5 9 (18.75%) Apple
6 5 (10.42%) Avaya
6 5 (10.42%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) Adobe
7 3 (6.25%) Altiris
7 3 (6.25%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.17%) Lotus
8 2 (4.17%) Symantec
8 2 (4.17%) TOWER Software
9 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.08%) Reuters
9 1 (2.08%) Sophos
9 1 (2.08%) Wyse
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