The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 195 138 134
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1637 2026 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.98% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.58% 7.19% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1716 2026
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.77%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29335 28190 30321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.87% 27.60% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24795 24093 26265
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
UK

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 -46 700 £30,000 -10.44% 64
South East -58 367 £25,500 -8.92% 56
East of England +1 133 £26,750 -2.72% 15
South West -34 115 £23,500 -14.54% 13
Yorkshire -51 104 £22,500 +9.75% 18
West Midlands -29 83 £26,500 -19.08% 12
East Midlands -9 75 £32,500 - 10
North West -71 63 £24,000 -12.72% 21
North East -4 9 £24,000 +3.22% 1
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 3426 (100.00%) Windows
2 2113 (61.68%) Active Directory
3 1898 (55.40%) Microsoft
4 1632 (47.64%) MS Office
5 1491 (43.52%) Windows 7
6 1454 (42.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1445 (42.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1265 (36.92%) MS Excel
9 1170 (34.15%) MS Exchange
10 871 (25.42%) ITIL
11 853 (24.90%) VMware
12 764 (22.30%) Citrix
13 650 (18.97%) TCP/IP
14 649 (18.94%) Finance
15 638 (18.62%) DNS
16 620 (18.10%) Blackberry
17 605 (17.66%) Microsoft Certification
18 599 (17.48%) Windows 8
19 564 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 562 (16.40%) SQL
21 561 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2010
22 524 (15.29%) Windows Vista
23 487 (14.21%) Cisco
24 469 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2007
25 465 (13.57%) DHCP
26 454 (13.25%) SQL Server
27 432 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
28 414 (12.08%) VPN
29 412 (12.03%) LAN
29 412 (12.03%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 1170 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 561 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 469 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 362 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 293 (8.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 243 (7.09%) SharePoint
7 204 (5.95%) IIS
8 136 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 95 (2.77%) Lync
10 57 (1.66%) IBM Notes
11 50 (1.46%) WorkSite
12 48 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
13 32 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 31 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
15 26 (0.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 25 (0.73%) WebSphere
16 25 (0.73%) Apache
17 23 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
18 22 (0.64%) Tomcat
19 18 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1632 (47.64%) MS Office
2 1265 (36.92%) MS Excel
3 183 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.61%) MS Project
6 7 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.088%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.088%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.058%) Maya
11 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.029%) InDesign
11 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (0.88%) Maximo
2 11 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.29%) BASE24
4 9 (0.26%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.20%) Line 50
5 7 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.12%) Line 500
8 3 (0.088%) assyst
8 3 (0.088%) SalesLogix
8 3 (0.088%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.088%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.058%) Bond Adapt
9 2 (0.058%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.058%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.058%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.058%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 106 (3.09%) Office 365
2 14 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.32%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.088%) SaaS
5 1 (0.029%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 650 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 638 (18.62%) DNS
3 465 (13.57%) DHCP
4 414 (12.08%) VPN
5 412 (12.03%) LAN
6 387 (11.30%) Firewall
7 366 (10.68%) WAN
8 250 (7.30%) Internet
9 200 (5.84%) SAN
10 171 (4.99%) VoIP
11 134 (3.91%) Wireless
12 84 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
13 82 (2.39%) SSL
14 59 (1.72%) Network Security
15 50 (1.46%) IP Telephony
16 49 (1.43%) VLAN
17 47 (1.37%) HTTP
18 41 (1.20%) 3G
18 41 (1.20%) NAS
18 41 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 454 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 124 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 97 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 72 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 47 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 40 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 40 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 24 (0.70%) MySQL
9 23 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (0.53%) DecisionStream
12 18 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
12 18 (0.53%) Cognos Report Studio
12 18 (0.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 18 (0.53%) Cognos Transformer
13 14 (0.41%) Cognos Event Studio
13 14 (0.41%) Cognos Metric Studio
13 14 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (0.73%) MSI
2 21 (0.61%) Toad
3 13 (0.38%) InstallShield
3 13 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.29%) TestDirector
6 9 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
8 7 (0.20%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.18%) WinRunner
9 6 (0.18%) Subversion
9 6 (0.18%) JIRA
10 4 (0.12%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.12%) PowerBuilder
11 3 (0.088%) TestPartner
11 3 (0.088%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.088%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.088%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.058%) Selenium
12 2 (0.058%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 649 (18.94%) Finance
2 171 (4.99%) Banking
3 156 (4.55%) Law
4 133 (3.88%) Legal
5 130 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 126 (3.68%) Retail
7 84 (2.45%) Back Office
8 61 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 56 (1.63%) Advertising
10 40 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 32 (0.93%) Automotive
12 29 (0.85%) French Language
13 28 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.61%) Marketing
15 19 (0.55%) German Language
15 19 (0.55%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.32%) Electronics
17 10 (0.29%) Front Office
17 10 (0.29%) Italian Language
18 9 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 1229 (35.87%) Analyst
2 806 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 657 (19.18%) Support Engineer
4 557 (16.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 431 (12.58%) IT Support
6 410 (11.97%) Desktop Support
7 354 (10.33%) Service Analyst
8 348 (10.16%) Service Desk Analyst
9 249 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
10 202 (5.90%) Help Desk Support
11 201 (5.87%) Desktop Analyst
12 200 (5.84%) Help Desk Analyst
13 187 (5.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 179 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 177 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
16 163 (4.76%) Technical Support
17 142 (4.14%) Applications Support
18 139 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
19 137 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 134 (3.91%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (3.01%) .NET
2 69 (2.01%) XML
3 58 (1.69%) HTML
4 57 (1.66%) Web Services
5 29 (0.85%) SOAP
6 25 (0.73%) WSDL
7 24 (0.70%) .NET Framework
7 24 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 23 (0.67%) CSS
9 15 (0.44%) Application Packaging
10 13 (0.38%) J2EE
11 12 (0.35%) COM
11 12 (0.35%) jQuery
11 12 (0.35%) Visualforce
12 10 (0.29%) Middleware
13 9 (0.26%) WSH
13 9 (0.26%) WCF
14 7 (0.20%) WPF
14 7 (0.20%) LAMP
15 6 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 620 (18.10%) Blackberry
2 107 (3.12%) Computer Science
2 107 (3.12%) iPhone
3 103 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 86 (2.51%) PDA
5 70 (2.04%) Hedge funds
6 67 (1.96%) iPad
7 64 (1.87%) Clustering
8 59 (1.72%) Thin Client
8 59 (1.72%) Fat Client
9 54 (1.58%) Replication
10 44 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 40 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
12 36 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 36 (1.05%) Smartphone
12 36 (1.05%) EPoS
13 27 (0.79%) Biometrics
13 27 (0.79%) Smartcard
13 27 (0.79%) Handset
14 23 (0.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3426 (100.00%) Windows
2 1491 (43.52%) Windows 7
3 1454 (42.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1445 (42.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 599 (17.48%) Windows 8
6 524 (15.29%) Windows Vista
7 432 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 269 (7.85%) Linux
9 248 (7.24%) Windows 2000
10 128 (3.74%) Mac OS X
11 97 (2.83%) UNIX
12 83 (2.42%) Android
13 78 (2.28%) Mac OS
14 72 (2.10%) Apple iOS
15 53 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
16 30 (0.88%) Windows NT
17 26 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (0.67%) AIX
18 23 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
19 21 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (25.42%) ITIL
2 183 (5.34%) Service Management
3 148 (4.32%) Problem Management
4 131 (3.82%) Service Delivery
5 127 (3.71%) Incident Management
6 111 (3.24%) Migration
7 104 (3.04%) Change Management
8 86 (2.51%) Time Management
9 78 (2.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 77 (2.25%) CRM
11 76 (2.22%) Asset Management
12 69 (2.01%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (1.81%) Software Distribution
14 55 (1.61%) Project Management
15 52 (1.52%) ITSM
15 52 (1.52%) Automated Testing
16 50 (1.46%) Continuous Improvement
17 49 (1.43%) Change Control
18 41 (1.20%) Identity Management
18 41 (1.20%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 562 (16.40%) SQL
2 114 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 90 (2.63%) Java
4 70 (2.04%) C#
5 69 (2.01%) VBScript
6 63 (1.84%) VB
7 51 (1.49%) C
8 49 (1.43%) C++
9 34 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 32 (0.93%) JavaScript
11 31 (0.90%) Perl
12 27 (0.79%) VB.NET
13 21 (0.61%) VBA
14 16 (0.47%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.35%) Apex Code
17 9 (0.26%) Python
18 7 (0.20%) COBOL
18 7 (0.20%) PHP
19 6 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 605 (17.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 339 (9.89%) MCSE
3 313 (9.14%) Degree
4 289 (8.44%) MCP
5 211 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
6 196 (5.72%) MCITP
7 193 (5.63%) CCNA
8 177 (5.17%) Security Cleared
9 169 (4.93%) MCSA
10 131 (3.82%) SC Cleared
11 77 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
12 74 (2.16%) A+ Certification
13 66 (1.93%) DV Cleared
14 63 (1.84%) MCTS
15 62 (1.81%) MCDST
16 51 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 49 (1.43%) CCNP
18 36 (1.05%) ISEB
19 22 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
19 22 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (12.03%) SLA
2 59 (1.72%) QA
3 40 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.76%) TickIT
6 10 (0.29%) ISO 8583
7 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.088%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.058%) HL7
9 2 (0.058%) DICOM
10 1 (0.029%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2113 (61.68%) Active Directory
2 564 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (6.63%) XenApp
4 224 (6.54%) Hyper-V
5 164 (4.79%) vSphere
6 133 (3.88%) Terminal Services
7 101 (2.95%) VMware ESX
8 72 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
9 67 (1.96%) XenDesktop
10 59 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 48 (1.40%) Terminal Server
12 30 (0.88%) UAG
13 28 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 22 (0.64%) ISA Server
15 19 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
16 18 (0.53%) XenServer
17 17 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 14 (0.41%) MetaFrame
19 10 (0.29%) NDS
19 10 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 268 (7.82%) SCCM
2 164 (4.79%) Backup Exec
3 74 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 72 (2.10%) WSUS
5 68 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 50 (1.46%) SCOM
7 48 (1.40%) NetBackup
8 41 (1.20%) Tivoli
9 39 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 33 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 22 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 19 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
12 19 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
13 17 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
13 17 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 17 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
14 13 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 13 (0.38%) Netcool
15 10 (0.29%) MOM
15 10 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1898 (55.40%) Microsoft
2 853 (24.90%) VMware
3 764 (22.30%) Citrix
4 487 (14.21%) Cisco
5 356 (10.39%) HP
6 225 (6.57%) Symantec
7 187 (5.46%) Dell
8 171 (4.99%) Apple
9 165 (4.82%) Oracle
10 87 (2.54%) Avaya
11 84 (2.45%) IBM
12 74 (2.16%) LANDesk
13 70 (2.04%) Remedy
13 70 (2.04%) McAfee
14 65 (1.90%) Bloomberg
15 59 (1.72%) NetApp
16 58 (1.69%) Lotus
17 55 (1.61%) Intel
18 49 (1.43%) Mitel
19 44 (1.28%) Sage
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