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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 315 196 159
Rank change year-on-year
-119 -37
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 946 1683 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.91% 1.55% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.48% 5.75% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 817 1363 1574
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
27176 29275 27406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.22% 26.93% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23217 24516 23470
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -96 425 £32,000 +6.66% 25
South East -84 229 £25,000 -3.84% 34
East of England -59 60 £27,500 +10.00% 11
West Midlands -18 56 £26,250 -4.54% 7
Yorkshire -41 52 £22,000 +4.76% 5
South West -53 51 £27,000 +14.89% 6
North West -31 48 £23,000 -2.12% 16
East Midlands -38 27 £21,000 -25.00% 5
North East -12 1 £17,000 -29.16%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2057 (100.00%) Windows
2 1330 (64.66%) Active Directory
3 1249 (60.72%) Microsoft
4 888 (43.17%) MS Office
5 846 (41.13%) Windows 7
6 836 (40.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 832 (40.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 737 (35.83%) MS Exchange
9 727 (35.34%) Windows 8
10 659 (32.04%) MS Excel
11 637 (30.97%) VMware
12 553 (26.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 529 (25.72%) ITIL
14 463 (22.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 458 (22.27%) Citrix
16 436 (21.20%) TCP/IP
17 389 (18.91%) DNS
18 379 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 364 (17.70%) SQL
20 332 (16.14%) Windows Vista
21 327 (15.90%) Cisco
22 324 (15.75%) Blackberry
23 315 (15.31%) Firewall
23 315 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010
24 310 (15.07%) DHCP
25 309 (15.02%) SLA
26 301 (14.63%) LAN
26 301 (14.63%) WAN
27 288 (14.00%) SQL Server
28 263 (12.79%) VPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 737 (35.83%) MS Exchange
2 315 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 213 (10.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 209 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 168 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 128 (6.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 119 (5.79%) SharePoint
8 116 (5.64%) IIS
9 70 (3.40%) Lync
10 46 (2.24%) WorkSite
11 40 (1.94%) Apache
12 23 (1.12%) IBM Notes
13 21 (1.02%) Tomcat
14 19 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
15 12 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
17 8 (0.39%) MS Project Server
18 6 (0.29%) WebSphere
19 5 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
19 5 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 888 (43.17%) MS Office
2 659 (32.04%) MS Excel
3 78 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.24%) MS Project
8 4 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.049%) InDesign
9 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.49%) Maximo
4 8 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
8 3 (0.15%) Aareon QL
8 3 (0.15%) OPENHousing
8 3 (0.15%) MIS ActiveH
8 3 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
8 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.15%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.15%) arcHouse
9 2 (0.097%) Line 500
10 1 (0.049%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.049%) CA PPM
10 1 (0.049%) assyst
10 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 212 (10.31%) Office 365
2 41 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.07%) Google Apps
4 15 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.53%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.34%) SaaS
8 5 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.24%) Datadog
8 5 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.19%) IaaS
9 4 (0.19%) PaaS
9 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.097%) Yammer
10 2 (0.097%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.049%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 436 (21.20%) TCP/IP
2 389 (18.91%) DNS
3 315 (15.31%) Firewall
4 310 (15.07%) DHCP
5 301 (14.63%) WAN
5 301 (14.63%) LAN
6 263 (12.79%) VPN
7 170 (8.26%) SAN
8 162 (7.88%) VoIP
9 121 (5.88%) Wireless
10 114 (5.54%) Internet
11 64 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
12 62 (3.01%) NAS
13 45 (2.19%) Ethernet
14 43 (2.09%) VLAN
15 41 (1.99%) iSCSI
16 34 (1.65%) 3G
17 31 (1.51%) SSL
18 28 (1.36%) Intranet
18 28 (1.36%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 63 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 37 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 36 (1.75%) MySQL
8 35 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 25 (1.22%) MS Access
9 25 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (0.49%) Informix
15 9 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
18 5 (0.24%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (1.07%) SpecFlow
2 21 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (0.97%) MSI
4 18 (0.88%) Selenium
5 14 (0.68%) WebDriver
6 12 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
7 11 (0.53%) InstallShield
7 11 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.44%) JIRA
9 8 (0.39%) Toad
9 8 (0.39%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.34%) Subversion
11 6 (0.29%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.24%) Apache Ivy
13 4 (0.19%) MorphX
13 4 (0.19%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.15%) Ant
14 3 (0.15%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.15%) NetBeans
14 3 (0.15%) AdminStudio
General
1 263 (12.79%) Finance
2 132 (6.42%) Law
3 106 (5.15%) Legal
4 86 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 70 (3.40%) Banking
6 65 (3.16%) Retail
7 50 (2.43%) Back Office
8 44 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.36%) Marketing
10 23 (1.12%) Advertising
11 22 (1.07%) Front Office
12 19 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.49%) Swedish Language
16 9 (0.44%) Games
16 9 (0.44%) German Language
17 8 (0.39%) Publishing
18 7 (0.34%) Electronics
19 6 (0.29%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 650 (31.60%) Analyst
2 486 (23.63%) Support Engineer
3 390 (18.96%) Support Analyst
4 294 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 283 (13.76%) IT Support
6 209 (10.16%) Service Desk Analyst
7 208 (10.11%) Service Analyst
7 208 (10.11%) Desktop Support
8 185 (8.99%) 1st Line Support
9 127 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
10 121 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 103 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 92 (4.47%) Desktop Engineer
13 89 (4.33%) Desktop Analyst
14 85 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support
15 83 (4.04%) IT Support Analyst
16 82 (3.99%) Technical Support
17 74 (3.60%) Support Technician
18 73 (3.55%) Help Desk Support
19 71 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.06%) .NET
2 61 (2.97%) HTML
3 30 (1.46%) XML
4 28 (1.36%) Application Packaging
5 27 (1.31%) CSS
6 26 (1.26%) Web Services
7 25 (1.22%) COM
8 10 (0.49%) Software Packaging
9 9 (0.44%) jQuery
10 8 (0.39%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.34%) MAPI
11 7 (0.34%) Middleware
11 7 (0.34%) X-Windows
12 6 (0.29%) JSON
13 5 (0.24%) Ajax
13 5 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (0.24%) SAP Basis
13 5 (0.24%) J2EE
14 3 (0.15%) ADO
14 3 (0.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 324 (15.75%) Blackberry
2 155 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (4.13%) iPhone
4 67 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 58 (2.82%) PDA
6 56 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 47 (2.28%) Thin Client
7 47 (2.28%) Fat Client
8 43 (2.09%) iPad
9 40 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
10 37 (1.80%) Replication
11 30 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.31%) Clustering
13 26 (1.26%) Computer Science
14 21 (1.02%) Statistics
14 21 (1.02%) Hedge funds
15 16 (0.78%) Life Science
16 15 (0.73%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.73%) Device Driver
17 14 (0.68%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2057 (100.00%) Windows
2 846 (41.13%) Windows 7
3 836 (40.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 832 (40.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 727 (35.34%) Windows 8
6 553 (26.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 332 (16.14%) Windows Vista
8 191 (9.29%) Linux
9 126 (6.13%) Mac OS X
10 121 (5.88%) Android
11 109 (5.30%) Windows 2000
12 77 (3.74%) UNIX
13 71 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 61 (2.97%) Apple iOS
15 50 (2.43%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.92%) Solaris
17 18 (0.88%) Ubuntu
18 15 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
18 15 (0.73%) SUSE
19 14 (0.68%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (25.72%) ITIL
2 121 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 106 (5.15%) Service Management
4 90 (4.38%) Project Management
5 88 (4.28%) Migration
6 83 (4.04%) Time Management
7 58 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
8 55 (2.67%) Problem Management
9 54 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (2.53%) Incident Management
10 52 (2.53%) CRM
11 51 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 45 (2.19%) Mentoring
13 43 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
14 40 (1.94%) Change Management
15 35 (1.70%) E-Commerce
16 33 (1.60%) Software Deployment
16 33 (1.60%) Line Management
17 31 (1.51%) TDD
18 30 (1.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 364 (17.70%) SQL
2 76 (3.69%) PowerShell
3 66 (3.21%) Java
4 58 (2.82%) C#
5 53 (2.58%) VB
6 46 (2.24%) C
7 44 (2.14%) C++
8 41 (1.99%) JavaScript
9 30 (1.46%) VBScript
10 29 (1.41%) Python
11 28 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 24 (1.17%) PHP
13 19 (0.92%) Perl
14 17 (0.83%) VB.NET
15 14 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.63%) Ruby
16 13 (0.63%) VC++
17 12 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.49%) Uniface
19 7 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 379 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (9.29%) MCP
3 177 (8.60%) Degree
4 154 (7.49%) MCSE
5 118 (5.74%) MCITP
6 113 (5.49%) MCSA
7 108 (5.25%) Security Cleared
8 89 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
9 86 (4.18%) CCNA
10 81 (3.94%) MCTS
11 58 (2.82%) MCDST
12 46 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
13 43 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 43 (2.09%) SC Cleared
14 34 (1.65%) ISEB
15 33 (1.60%) A+ Certification
16 30 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 29 (1.41%) MOS
18 26 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
19 24 (1.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (15.02%) SLA
2 39 (1.90%) QA
3 12 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.19%) HL7
6 3 (0.15%) DICOM
6 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.097%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.049%) GAAP
8 1 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1330 (64.66%) Active Directory
2 463 (22.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 257 (12.49%) Hyper-V
4 124 (6.03%) XenApp
5 90 (4.38%) Terminal Services
6 83 (4.04%) vSphere
7 45 (2.19%) VMware ESX
8 41 (1.99%) XenServer
9 36 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (1.26%) XenDesktop
12 24 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 23 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
14 21 (1.02%) Terminal Server
15 14 (0.68%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 5 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (0.24%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.24%) Firmware
17 5 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 168 (8.17%) SCCM
2 87 (4.23%) Backup Exec
3 38 (1.85%) WSUS
4 30 (1.46%) SCOM
5 27 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (0.68%) DameWare
7 12 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 12 (0.58%) EdgeSight
8 10 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.44%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.44%) ARCserve
9 9 (0.44%) ZENworks
9 9 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (0.44%) Casper Suite
10 8 (0.39%) Nagios
11 6 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
12 5 (0.24%) Puppet
12 5 (0.24%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1249 (60.72%) Microsoft
2 637 (30.97%) VMware
3 458 (22.27%) Citrix
4 327 (15.90%) Cisco
5 172 (8.36%) HP
6 138 (6.71%) Apple
7 107 (5.20%) Oracle
8 105 (5.10%) Dell
9 95 (4.62%) Symantec
10 79 (3.84%) Avaya
11 74 (3.60%) Juniper
12 69 (3.35%) Bloomberg
13 51 (2.48%) Remedy
14 43 (2.09%) McAfee
14 43 (2.09%) Reuters
14 43 (2.09%) Veeam
15 42 (2.04%) Sophos
16 41 (1.99%) CheckPoint
17 37 (1.80%) EMC
18 35 (1.70%) Mitel
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