The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 276 210 148
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -62
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1094 1655 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.47% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 5.45% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 918 1460 1674
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -7.14%
Windows XP
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27574 30364 28071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.66% 26.98% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23333 25738 23982
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows XP
Salary Trend in England

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in England

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in England

Windows XP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -79 402 £32,500 +8.33% 36
South East -39 290 £24,500 -5.76% 24
North West +18 86 £27,000 +14.89% 10
West Midlands -4 85 £25,000 - 10
East of England -48 73 £27,750 +4.71% 16
South West -41 66 £26,500 +12.76% 9
Yorkshire -46 51 £28,750 +27.77% 8
East Midlands -44 36 £22,500 -30.76% 5
North East -11 7 £24,500 +6.52%
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 2520 (100.00%) Windows
2 1634 (64.84%) Active Directory
3 1501 (59.56%) Microsoft
4 1075 (42.66%) MS Office
5 1045 (41.47%) Windows 7
6 978 (38.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 963 (38.21%) MS Exchange
8 914 (36.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 832 (33.02%) MS Excel
10 811 (32.18%) Windows 8
11 732 (29.05%) VMware
12 628 (24.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 606 (24.05%) ITIL
14 577 (22.90%) Citrix
15 547 (21.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 519 (20.60%) TCP/IP
17 492 (19.52%) Microsoft Certification
18 459 (18.21%) DNS
19 439 (17.42%) Blackberry
19 439 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2010
20 418 (16.59%) Windows Vista
21 410 (16.27%) SQL
22 376 (14.92%) Firewall
23 374 (14.84%) DHCP
24 370 (14.68%) Cisco
25 346 (13.73%) Finance
26 332 (13.17%) LAN
27 328 (13.02%) SLA
28 325 (12.90%) VPN
29 319 (12.66%) WAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 963 (38.21%) MS Exchange
2 439 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 295 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 256 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 207 (8.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 183 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 139 (5.52%) SharePoint
8 110 (4.37%) IIS
9 83 (3.29%) Lync
10 47 (1.87%) WorkSite
11 46 (1.83%) IBM Notes
12 43 (1.71%) Apache
13 21 (0.83%) Tomcat
14 20 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
15 18 (0.71%) Live Communications Server
16 16 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
17 8 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (0.28%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1075 (42.66%) MS Office
2 832 (33.02%) MS Excel
3 108 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.28%) MS Project
7 5 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.079%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.079%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.52%) Maximo
2 7 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.24%) CA PPM
3 6 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.24%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.20%) assyst
4 5 (0.20%) BASE24
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.079%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.079%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.079%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.079%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.079%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.079%) Line 500
7 2 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.079%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 218 (8.65%) Office 365
2 29 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.95%) Google Apps
4 17 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.52%) Mimecast
6 10 (0.40%) SaaS
7 8 (0.32%) IaaS
8 7 (0.28%) PaaS
9 5 (0.20%) Yammer
10 3 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.079%) Datadog
11 2 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.079%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.040%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.040%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 519 (20.60%) TCP/IP
2 459 (18.21%) DNS
3 376 (14.92%) Firewall
4 374 (14.84%) DHCP
5 332 (13.17%) LAN
6 325 (12.90%) VPN
7 319 (12.66%) WAN
8 200 (7.94%) SAN
9 151 (5.99%) VoIP
10 150 (5.95%) Internet
11 127 (5.04%) Wireless
12 79 (3.13%) NAS
13 65 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
14 58 (2.30%) VLAN
15 44 (1.75%) SSL
16 43 (1.71%) iSCSI
17 40 (1.59%) Ethernet
18 37 (1.47%) ADSL
19 34 (1.35%) Intranet
20 32 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 88 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 62 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 62 (2.46%) Oracle Database
5 42 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 40 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.27%) MySQL
9 22 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
11 20 (0.79%) Cognos Report Studio
11 20 (0.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 19 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (0.71%) MS Access
13 18 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
14 17 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (1.03%) Toad
1 26 (1.03%) MSI
2 18 (0.71%) SpecFlow
3 15 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (0.52%) InstallShield
4 13 (0.52%) LoadRunner
5 11 (0.44%) Selenium
6 10 (0.40%) HP UFT
7 9 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.32%) JIRA
9 7 (0.28%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.28%) TestDirector
9 7 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
10 5 (0.20%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (0.16%) Facilita Forecast
11 4 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
11 4 (0.16%) Subversion
12 3 (0.12%) TestPartner
12 3 (0.12%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.12%) AdminStudio
General
1 346 (13.73%) Finance
2 147 (5.83%) Law
3 117 (4.64%) Legal
4 101 (4.01%) Retail
5 97 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 85 (3.37%) Banking
7 49 (1.94%) Back Office
7 49 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 40 (1.59%) Advertising
9 29 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 21 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.75%) Publishing
12 17 (0.67%) Front Office
13 13 (0.52%) Games
13 13 (0.52%) Marketing
14 11 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.28%) Electronics
16 6 (0.24%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.24%) Swedish Language
17 5 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 787 (31.23%) Analyst
2 554 (21.98%) Support Engineer
3 469 (18.61%) Support Analyst
4 363 (14.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 301 (11.94%) IT Support
6 262 (10.40%) Service Desk Analyst
7 261 (10.36%) Service Analyst
8 245 (9.72%) Desktop Support
9 189 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
10 137 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 122 (4.84%) Technical Support
12 118 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
13 108 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 108 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
14 105 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
15 101 (4.01%) Help Desk Analyst
16 98 (3.89%) Desktop Analyst
17 94 (3.73%) Desktop Engineer
18 89 (3.53%) IT Support Analyst
19 87 (3.45%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (2.58%) HTML
2 40 (1.59%) .NET
3 32 (1.27%) Application Packaging
4 28 (1.11%) XML
5 27 (1.07%) Web Services
6 21 (0.83%) CSS
7 20 (0.79%) COM
8 11 (0.44%) MAPI
8 11 (0.44%) Software Packaging
9 10 (0.40%) J2EE
10 9 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (0.32%) SAML
12 7 (0.28%) Middleware
12 7 (0.28%) X-Windows
12 7 (0.28%) WSH
13 6 (0.24%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.24%) jQuery
14 5 (0.20%) OpenGL
14 5 (0.20%) DirectX
14 5 (0.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 439 (17.42%) Blackberry
2 156 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (4.56%) iPhone
4 113 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 78 (3.10%) PDA
6 60 (2.38%) Replication
7 54 (2.14%) Clustering
7 54 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 51 (2.02%) iPad
9 44 (1.75%) Fat Client
9 44 (1.75%) Thin Client
10 42 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
11 37 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 28 (1.11%) Computer Science
12 28 (1.11%) Statistics
13 23 (0.91%) Hedge funds
14 18 (0.71%) EPoS
15 14 (0.56%) CCTV
15 14 (0.56%) iSeries
15 14 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2520 (100.00%) Windows
2 1045 (41.47%) Windows 7
3 978 (38.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 914 (36.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 811 (32.18%) Windows 8
6 628 (24.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 418 (16.59%) Windows Vista
8 224 (8.89%) Linux
9 163 (6.47%) Android
10 147 (5.83%) Mac OS X
11 119 (4.72%) Windows 2000
12 103 (4.09%) UNIX
13 91 (3.61%) Apple iOS
14 74 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
15 61 (2.42%) Mac OS
16 29 (1.15%) Solaris
17 20 (0.79%) Windows NT
18 19 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
19 18 (0.71%) Ubuntu
20 13 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (24.05%) ITIL
2 177 (7.02%) Service Delivery
3 171 (6.79%) Migration
4 112 (4.44%) Time Management
5 110 (4.37%) Service Management
6 102 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 93 (3.69%) Project Management
8 74 (2.94%) CRM
8 74 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 66 (2.62%) Problem Management
10 64 (2.54%) Change Management
11 60 (2.38%) Incident Management
12 50 (1.98%) Business Continuity
13 48 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (1.90%) Line Management
14 46 (1.83%) Kalman Filter
14 46 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
15 44 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (1.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (1.47%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 410 (16.27%) SQL
2 116 (4.60%) PowerShell
3 63 (2.50%) Java
4 61 (2.42%) VB
5 52 (2.06%) C#
6 47 (1.87%) C
6 47 (1.87%) VBScript
7 43 (1.71%) C++
8 37 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 36 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 24 (0.95%) Perl
11 23 (0.91%) PHP
12 22 (0.87%) Python
13 15 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.56%) Ruby
15 12 (0.48%) VC++
15 12 (0.48%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.36%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.28%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 492 (19.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 237 (9.40%) MCSE
3 227 (9.01%) MCP
4 223 (8.85%) Degree
5 162 (6.43%) MCITP
6 146 (5.79%) Security Cleared
7 130 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
8 127 (5.04%) CCNA
9 124 (4.92%) MCSA
10 100 (3.97%) MCTS
11 83 (3.29%) SC Cleared
12 74 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 68 (2.70%) MCDST
14 61 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
15 57 (2.26%) CCA
16 45 (1.79%) A+ Certification
17 44 (1.75%) DV Cleared
18 43 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
19 38 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 37 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (13.02%) SLA
2 44 (1.75%) QA
3 22 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.20%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.16%) TickIT
7 3 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.079%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1634 (64.84%) Active Directory
2 547 (21.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 300 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 169 (6.71%) XenApp
5 121 (4.80%) vSphere
6 93 (3.69%) Terminal Services
7 73 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
8 66 (2.62%) VMware ESX
9 60 (2.38%) XenServer
10 55 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 44 (1.75%) XenDesktop
12 39 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 23 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
14 21 (0.83%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.48%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.32%) BitLocker
17 7 (0.28%) Firmware
17 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 6 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 5 (0.20%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 234 (9.29%) SCCM
2 122 (4.84%) Backup Exec
3 68 (2.70%) SCOM
4 54 (2.14%) WSUS
5 46 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 18 (0.71%) EdgeSight
7 17 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (0.44%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.44%) DameWare
9 11 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (0.40%) Casper Suite
10 10 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 7 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.24%) Netcool
13 6 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.20%) Nagios
14 5 (0.20%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1501 (59.56%) Microsoft
2 732 (29.05%) VMware
3 577 (22.90%) Citrix
4 370 (14.68%) Cisco
5 233 (9.25%) HP
6 212 (8.41%) Apple
7 179 (7.10%) Symantec
8 152 (6.03%) Oracle
9 120 (4.76%) Dell
10 97 (3.85%) Juniper
11 73 (2.90%) Avaya
12 59 (2.34%) Bloomberg
13 49 (1.94%) EMC
14 46 (1.83%) NetApp
14 46 (1.83%) Lotus
15 45 (1.79%) Sophos
16 44 (1.75%) IBM
17 42 (1.67%) Remedy
18 41 (1.63%) McAfee
18 41 (1.63%) Veeam
Derby, Derbyshire
Searchability
Salary: £16500 - £23000 per annum + 20 days holiday (plus BH)
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions Careers
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus 15% Bonus plus Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS, PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Depending on Experince
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago