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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 203 174 152
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1505 1623 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.66% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.48% 6.10% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1437 1629
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -3.84%
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
27440 26588 27852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.50% 27.13% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23165 22023 23765
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -12 649 £30,000 -7.69% 49
South East -12 366 £26,500 +6.00% 33
North West +8 111 £24,750 -1.00% 18
East of England -18 108 £25,000 -5.66% 16
Yorkshire +15 93 £27,500 +14.58% 16
West Midlands -31 61 £22,500 -6.25% 11
East Midlands +24 53 £26,000 -13.33% 7
South West -50 52 £24,500 +4.25% 10
North East -11 6 £24,250 +3.19%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3339 (100.00%) Windows
2 2115 (63.34%) Active Directory
3 1809 (54.18%) Microsoft
4 1442 (43.19%) MS Office
5 1386 (41.51%) Windows 7
6 1250 (37.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1232 (36.90%) MS Exchange
8 1210 (36.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 1164 (34.86%) MS Excel
10 870 (26.06%) VMware
11 838 (25.10%) Windows 8
12 812 (24.32%) ITIL
13 724 (21.68%) Citrix
14 664 (19.89%) DNS
15 654 (19.59%) TCP/IP
16 637 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
17 601 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 553 (16.56%) SQL
19 551 (16.50%) Blackberry
20 529 (15.84%) Finance
21 517 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
22 515 (15.42%) Windows Vista
23 514 (15.39%) DHCP
24 496 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
25 478 (14.32%) Firewall
26 412 (12.34%) VPN
27 406 (12.16%) Cisco
28 397 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2003
29 392 (11.74%) SQL Server
30 390 (11.68%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1232 (36.90%) MS Exchange
2 496 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 397 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 374 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 273 (8.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 193 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 182 (5.45%) SharePoint
8 103 (3.08%) Lync
9 88 (2.64%) IIS
10 58 (1.74%) IBM Notes
11 41 (1.23%) Apache
12 39 (1.17%) Live Communications Server
13 38 (1.14%) WorkSite
14 28 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
14 28 (0.84%) Tomcat
15 21 (0.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 16 (0.48%) MS Project Server
17 15 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
18 11 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
19 9 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1442 (43.19%) MS Office
2 1164 (34.86%) MS Excel
3 139 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.42%) MS Project
6 8 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.090%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.57%) BASE24
2 15 (0.45%) Maximo
3 13 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (0.24%) SAP Business One
4 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.21%) CA PPM
5 7 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.15%) assyst
8 4 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.090%) Agresso
10 2 (0.060%) BPCS
10 2 (0.060%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.060%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.060%) SalesLogix
10 2 (0.060%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.060%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.060%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.030%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 171 (5.12%) Office 365
2 22 (0.66%) Google Apps
3 21 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.18%) SaaS
4 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.18%) IaaS
5 4 (0.12%) PaaS
6 3 (0.090%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 664 (19.89%) DNS
2 654 (19.59%) TCP/IP
3 514 (15.39%) DHCP
4 478 (14.32%) Firewall
5 412 (12.34%) VPN
6 390 (11.68%) LAN
7 353 (10.57%) WAN
8 265 (7.94%) Internet
9 254 (7.61%) SAN
10 176 (5.27%) VoIP
11 167 (5.00%) Wireless
12 68 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
13 66 (1.98%) NAS
14 65 (1.95%) VLAN
15 62 (1.86%) ADSL
16 52 (1.56%) Intranet
17 50 (1.50%) FTP
17 50 (1.50%) iSCSI
18 48 (1.44%) SSL
19 40 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 99 (2.96%) Oracle Database
3 97 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 71 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 70 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
8 45 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (0.96%) MySQL
10 31 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
11 30 (0.90%) MS Access
12 29 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 28 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
13 28 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
13 28 (0.84%) Relational Database
14 25 (0.75%) Cognos Report Studio
14 25 (0.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 23 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (0.57%) DB2
17 16 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (1.44%) Toad
2 46 (1.38%) LoadRunner
3 35 (1.05%) TestDirector
4 30 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 23 (0.69%) MSI
6 20 (0.60%) WinRunner
7 16 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (0.30%) InstallShield
8 10 (0.30%) SilkPerformer
9 8 (0.24%) Rational Performance Tester
9 8 (0.24%) Facilita Forecast
9 8 (0.24%) JDeveloper
9 8 (0.24%) PVCS
10 7 (0.21%) Serena SBM
10 7 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.12%) StarTeam
12 3 (0.090%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.090%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.090%) Ant
13 2 (0.060%) TestPartner
General
1 529 (15.84%) Finance
2 165 (4.94%) Banking
3 156 (4.67%) Law
4 154 (4.61%) Retail
5 148 (4.43%) Telecoms
6 144 (4.31%) Legal
7 60 (1.80%) Advertising
8 55 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 45 (1.35%) Back Office
10 44 (1.32%) Investment Banking
11 32 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.54%) Front Office
13 14 (0.42%) Publishing
14 13 (0.39%) Marketing
14 13 (0.39%) German Language
15 10 (0.30%) Electronics
16 8 (0.24%) Billing
17 7 (0.21%) Military
18 5 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1117 (33.45%) Analyst
2 682 (20.43%) Support Engineer
3 629 (18.84%) Support Analyst
4 472 (14.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 411 (12.31%) Service Analyst
5 411 (12.31%) Service Desk Analyst
6 403 (12.07%) IT Support
7 294 (8.81%) Desktop Support
8 213 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
9 201 (6.02%) Technical Support
10 175 (5.24%) Help Desk Analyst
10 175 (5.24%) Help Desk Support
11 162 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
12 160 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 150 (4.49%) Support Technician
14 124 (3.71%) IT Support Engineer
15 114 (3.41%) Desktop Analyst
16 109 (3.26%) Applications Support
17 98 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
18 97 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (1.23%) HTML
2 37 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
3 36 (1.08%) .NET
4 33 (0.99%) XML
5 27 (0.81%) Web Services
5 27 (0.81%) Application Packaging
6 22 (0.66%) J2EE
7 18 (0.54%) CSS
8 10 (0.30%) COM
9 9 (0.27%) MAPI
9 9 (0.27%) SAML
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle ADF
11 7 (0.21%) WAP
11 7 (0.21%) Middleware
11 7 (0.21%) XHTML
11 7 (0.21%) SOAP
12 6 (0.18%) WCF
12 6 (0.18%) jQuery
13 5 (0.15%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 551 (16.50%) Blackberry
2 197 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (3.74%) Clustering
4 96 (2.88%) iPhone
5 95 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 78 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 70 (2.10%) PDA
8 61 (1.83%) Replication
9 50 (1.50%) iPad
10 45 (1.35%) Fat Client
10 45 (1.35%) Thin Client
11 40 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 29 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 29 (0.87%) EPoS
13 25 (0.75%) Equities
14 22 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 21 (0.63%) Smartphone
16 20 (0.60%) Cryptography
17 19 (0.57%) Tandem
17 19 (0.57%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3339 (100.00%) Windows
2 1386 (41.51%) Windows 7
3 1250 (37.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1210 (36.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 838 (25.10%) Windows 8
6 637 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 515 (15.42%) Windows Vista
8 242 (7.25%) Linux
9 167 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 156 (4.67%) UNIX
11 152 (4.55%) Windows 2000
12 115 (3.44%) Android
13 108 (3.23%) Apple iOS
14 93 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
15 60 (1.80%) Solaris
16 58 (1.74%) Mac OS
17 48 (1.44%) Windows NT
18 23 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
19 12 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
20 11 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (24.32%) ITIL
2 241 (7.22%) Service Delivery
3 196 (5.87%) Migration
4 146 (4.37%) Service Management
5 141 (4.22%) Time Management
6 127 (3.80%) Incident Management
7 126 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 104 (3.11%) Change Management
9 92 (2.76%) Project Management
10 88 (2.64%) Problem Management
11 86 (2.58%) CRM
12 85 (2.55%) Mentoring
13 68 (2.04%) ETL
14 67 (2.01%) Business Intelligence
15 55 (1.65%) Asset Management
16 53 (1.59%) Coaching
17 49 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
18 48 (1.44%) Test Scripting
19 47 (1.41%) ITSM
20 46 (1.38%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 553 (16.56%) SQL
2 166 (4.97%) PowerShell
3 77 (2.31%) C#
4 65 (1.95%) Java
5 59 (1.77%) VBScript
6 55 (1.65%) C++
7 51 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 37 (1.11%) Perl
9 33 (0.99%) VB
10 32 (0.96%) C
11 31 (0.93%) JavaScript
12 23 (0.69%) COBOL
12 23 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 19 (0.57%) JCL
13 19 (0.57%) PL/1
13 19 (0.57%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.36%) PHP
14 12 (0.36%) Python
15 6 (0.18%) VBA
16 5 (0.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 517 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 300 (8.98%) MCSE
3 297 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 290 (8.69%) Degree
5 271 (8.12%) MCP
6 218 (6.53%) SC Cleared
7 178 (5.33%) MCITP
8 146 (4.37%) MCSA
8 146 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
9 138 (4.13%) CCNA
10 120 (3.59%) DV Cleared
11 101 (3.02%) MCTS
12 73 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
13 65 (1.95%) CCA
14 64 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 63 (1.89%) MCDST
16 57 (1.71%) ISEB
17 50 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 47 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
19 43 (1.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (11.08%) SLA
2 46 (1.38%) QA
3 29 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.57%) ISO 8583
5 15 (0.45%) TickIT
6 13 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2115 (63.34%) Active Directory
2 601 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 296 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 221 (6.62%) XenApp
5 138 (4.13%) vSphere
6 97 (2.91%) Terminal Services
7 84 (2.52%) VMware ESX
8 79 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
9 76 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 66 (1.98%) XenDesktop
11 63 (1.89%) XenServer
12 35 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 13 (0.39%) Terminal Server
14 12 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (0.33%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 6 (0.18%) Kerio MailServer
18 4 (0.12%) UAG
18 4 (0.12%) Firmware
19 3 (0.090%) NFS
Systems Management
1 273 (8.18%) SCCM
2 149 (4.46%) Backup Exec
3 86 (2.58%) SCOM
4 57 (1.71%) WSUS
4 57 (1.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 54 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
6 53 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 35 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
8 34 (1.02%) Netcool
9 30 (0.90%) NetBackup
10 26 (0.78%) Tivoli
11 24 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 24 (0.72%) EdgeSight
12 22 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 16 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (0.39%) DameWare
14 13 (0.39%) BladeLogic
15 12 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 10 (0.30%) Unicenter
17 8 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1809 (54.18%) Microsoft
2 870 (26.06%) VMware
3 724 (21.68%) Citrix
4 406 (12.16%) Cisco
5 316 (9.46%) HP
6 236 (7.07%) Symantec
7 226 (6.77%) Apple
8 222 (6.65%) Oracle
9 118 (3.53%) Juniper
10 105 (3.14%) Dell
11 83 (2.49%) Bloomberg
12 81 (2.43%) Avaya
13 79 (2.37%) EMC
14 78 (2.34%) McAfee
15 73 (2.19%) NetApp
16 69 (2.07%) Fujitsu
17 65 (1.95%) CheckPoint
18 60 (1.80%) Lotus
18 60 (1.80%) IBM
19 52 (1.56%) SonicWALL
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60-80k
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
Posted: Yesterday