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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 180 156 128
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1755 1816 2394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.64% 1.82% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.10% 6.59% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1550 2165
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
28780 27557 31043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.97% 27.57% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24021 23715 26887
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -16 721 £30,000 -13.04% 74
South East -11 476 £26,000 +1.96% 56
East of England +15 137 £25,000 -10.71% 18
Yorkshire -20 107 £21,000 -2.32% 14
North West -35 99 £23,500 -16.07% 23
West Midlands -29 84 £27,500 -11.29% 12
South West -56 78 £23,500 -6.00% 14
East Midlands -17 60 £27,000 -26.02% 7
North East +1 10 £22,000 -12.00% 5
Midlands +13 1 £24,000 -15.78%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3399 (100.00%) Windows
2 2055 (60.46%) Active Directory
3 1817 (53.46%) Microsoft
4 1610 (47.37%) MS Office
5 1536 (45.19%) Windows 7
6 1394 (41.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 1381 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1258 (37.01%) MS Excel
9 1188 (34.95%) MS Exchange
10 839 (24.68%) ITIL
11 826 (24.30%) VMware
12 815 (23.98%) Citrix
13 671 (19.74%) DNS
14 636 (18.71%) Finance
15 635 (18.68%) TCP/IP
16 614 (18.06%) Windows 8
17 606 (17.83%) Blackberry
18 576 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
19 572 (16.83%) SQL
20 530 (15.59%) Exchange Server 2010
21 519 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
22 490 (14.42%) DHCP
23 471 (13.86%) Windows Vista
24 464 (13.65%) Cisco
25 451 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
26 446 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2007
27 438 (12.89%) SQL Server
28 402 (11.83%) Firewall
29 400 (11.77%) LAN
30 398 (11.71%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1188 (34.95%) MS Exchange
2 530 (15.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 446 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 373 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 289 (8.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 185 (5.44%) SharePoint
7 156 (4.59%) IIS
8 143 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 113 (3.32%) Lync
10 70 (2.06%) IBM Notes
11 46 (1.35%) WorkSite
12 38 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
13 35 (1.03%) Live Communications Server
13 35 (1.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 27 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
15 22 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (0.56%) Tomcat
16 19 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
17 16 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 1610 (47.37%) MS Office
2 1258 (37.01%) MS Excel
3 197 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.62%) MS Project
6 5 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.088%) Maya
8 3 (0.088%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (0.65%) BASE24
2 15 (0.44%) Maximo
3 13 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (0.18%) Line 500
6 6 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
6 6 (0.18%) Eikon
7 5 (0.15%) Line 50
7 5 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.12%) assyst
8 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.059%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.059%) SalesLogix
9 2 (0.059%) Bond Adapt
9 2 (0.059%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.059%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.059%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 108 (3.18%) Office 365
2 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.18%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.059%) SaaS
4 2 (0.059%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.029%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 671 (19.74%) DNS
2 635 (18.68%) TCP/IP
3 490 (14.42%) DHCP
4 402 (11.83%) Firewall
5 400 (11.77%) LAN
6 385 (11.33%) VPN
7 348 (10.24%) WAN
8 253 (7.44%) Internet
9 194 (5.71%) SAN
10 162 (4.77%) VoIP
11 135 (3.97%) Wireless
12 79 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
13 65 (1.91%) SSL
14 56 (1.65%) ADSL
15 49 (1.44%) Broadband
16 48 (1.41%) Intranet
17 47 (1.38%) NAS
18 46 (1.35%) Network Security
19 42 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
20 41 (1.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 113 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 66 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 53 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 37 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 34 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 29 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (0.85%) MS Access
10 28 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
11 25 (0.74%) MySQL
12 24 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 20 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (0.56%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.53%) Cognos Event Studio
15 18 (0.53%) Cognos Metric Studio
16 17 (0.50%) DB2
17 16 (0.47%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 36 (1.06%) MSI
2 35 (1.03%) LoadRunner
3 32 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 30 (0.88%) TestDirector
5 29 (0.85%) Toad
6 20 (0.59%) SilkPerformer
7 16 (0.47%) WinRunner
8 12 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.26%) JDeveloper
9 9 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.26%) PVCS
10 7 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.12%) Subversion
11 4 (0.12%) Selenium
11 4 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.12%) Serena SBM
11 4 (0.12%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.088%) JIRA
13 2 (0.059%) WebDriver
General
1 636 (18.71%) Finance
2 182 (5.35%) Banking
3 164 (4.82%) Retail
4 156 (4.59%) Law
5 147 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 133 (3.91%) Legal
7 79 (2.32%) Back Office
8 74 (2.18%) Financial Institution
9 56 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 39 (1.15%) Advertising
11 33 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 28 (0.82%) French Language
13 16 (0.47%) German Language
14 15 (0.44%) Automotive
15 13 (0.38%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.32%) Marketing
16 11 (0.32%) Italian Language
17 10 (0.29%) Front Office
17 10 (0.29%) Games
18 6 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1236 (36.36%) Analyst
2 754 (22.18%) Support Analyst
3 700 (20.59%) Support Engineer
4 546 (16.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 429 (12.62%) IT Support
6 395 (11.62%) Service Analyst
7 390 (11.47%) Service Desk Analyst
8 353 (10.39%) Desktop Support
9 222 (6.53%) 1st Line Support
10 220 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
11 187 (5.50%) Help Desk Analyst
12 186 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 184 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
14 161 (4.74%) Technical Support
14 161 (4.74%) Desktop Analyst
15 146 (4.30%) IT Support Engineer
16 145 (4.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 133 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 118 (3.47%) IT Support Analyst
19 117 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (2.47%) .NET
2 55 (1.62%) XML
3 45 (1.32%) Web Services
3 45 (1.32%) HTML
4 26 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 23 (0.68%) J2EE
6 17 (0.50%) SOAP
7 16 (0.47%) WSDL
8 15 (0.44%) CSS
8 15 (0.44%) Application Packaging
9 12 (0.35%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.32%) COM
10 11 (0.32%) jQuery
11 10 (0.29%) Visualforce
11 10 (0.29%) Middleware
12 9 (0.26%) Oracle ADF
13 8 (0.24%) ODBC
13 8 (0.24%) WSH
14 7 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 606 (17.83%) Blackberry
2 226 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (3.12%) iPhone
3 106 (3.12%) Computer Science
4 105 (3.09%) PDA
5 102 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 76 (2.24%) Clustering
7 71 (2.09%) iPad
8 69 (2.03%) Hedge funds
9 55 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
10 54 (1.59%) Fat Client
10 54 (1.59%) Thin Client
11 40 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 39 (1.15%) Replication
13 38 (1.12%) EPoS
14 31 (0.91%) Handset
14 31 (0.91%) Mathematics
15 30 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (0.74%) Biometrics
16 25 (0.74%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3399 (100.00%) Windows
2 1536 (45.19%) Windows 7
3 1394 (41.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1381 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 614 (18.06%) Windows 8
6 471 (13.86%) Windows Vista
7 451 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 278 (8.18%) Linux
9 203 (5.97%) Windows 2000
10 136 (4.00%) UNIX
11 106 (3.12%) Mac OS X
12 96 (2.82%) Android
13 71 (2.09%) Apple iOS
14 47 (1.38%) Mac OS
15 46 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
16 30 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
17 29 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (0.71%) Windows NT
19 20 (0.59%) AIX
20 19 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (24.68%) ITIL
2 183 (5.38%) Service Management
3 148 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 142 (4.18%) Service Delivery
5 112 (3.30%) Change Management
6 110 (3.24%) Problem Management
7 108 (3.18%) Migration
8 105 (3.09%) Time Management
9 89 (2.62%) CRM
10 87 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 76 (2.24%) Asset Management
11 76 (2.24%) Software Distribution
12 74 (2.18%) Mentoring
13 72 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (1.65%) Kalman Filter
15 54 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 47 (1.38%) Test Scripting
16 47 (1.38%) ITSM
17 45 (1.32%) Automated Testing
17 45 (1.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 572 (16.83%) SQL
2 134 (3.94%) PowerShell
3 74 (2.18%) VBScript
4 70 (2.06%) Java
5 69 (2.03%) C#
6 59 (1.74%) VB
7 44 (1.29%) C++
8 36 (1.06%) C
9 29 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 28 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 24 (0.71%) VB.NET
11 24 (0.71%) Perl
12 20 (0.59%) COBOL
13 19 (0.56%) VBA
14 17 (0.50%) PL/1
14 17 (0.50%) JCL
15 16 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.41%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.29%) Apex Code
17 10 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 576 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 334 (9.83%) MCSE
3 315 (9.27%) Degree
4 263 (7.74%) MCP
5 239 (7.03%) Security Cleared
6 177 (5.21%) MCITP
7 173 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
8 172 (5.06%) MCSA
9 171 (5.03%) SC Cleared
10 150 (4.41%) CCNA
11 94 (2.77%) DV Cleared
12 73 (2.15%) MCTS
13 71 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
14 67 (1.97%) ISEB
15 66 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 59 (1.74%) MCDST
17 57 (1.68%) A+ Certification
18 45 (1.32%) ISTQB
19 42 (1.24%) CCNP
20 35 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (11.71%) SLA
2 52 (1.53%) QA
3 36 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 25 (0.74%) TickIT
5 22 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.65%) ISO 8583
6 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.059%) HL7
7 2 (0.059%) DICOM
7 2 (0.059%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.029%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2055 (60.46%) Active Directory
2 519 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (7.74%) Hyper-V
4 211 (6.21%) XenApp
5 142 (4.18%) vSphere
6 117 (3.44%) VMware ESX
7 108 (3.18%) Terminal Services
8 67 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 63 (1.85%) XenDesktop
10 50 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 49 (1.44%) XenServer
12 30 (0.88%) Terminal Server
13 22 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 20 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
15 18 (0.53%) UAG
16 15 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 13 (0.38%) MetaFrame
18 11 (0.32%) ISA Server
19 10 (0.29%) VMware Server
20 9 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 279 (8.21%) SCCM
2 193 (5.68%) Backup Exec
3 92 (2.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 67 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 58 (1.71%) NetBackup
6 56 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
7 50 (1.47%) WSUS
8 48 (1.41%) SCOM
9 40 (1.18%) Tivoli
10 35 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 31 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 28 (0.82%) Netcool
12 28 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 24 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
14 17 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
15 14 (0.41%) AppDNA
16 10 (0.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 10 (0.29%) Unicenter
17 9 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
18 8 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1817 (53.46%) Microsoft
2 826 (24.30%) VMware
3 815 (23.98%) Citrix
4 464 (13.65%) Cisco
5 340 (10.00%) HP
6 237 (6.97%) Symantec
7 208 (6.12%) Oracle
8 184 (5.41%) Apple
9 159 (4.68%) Dell
10 93 (2.74%) Avaya
11 78 (2.29%) Bloomberg
12 77 (2.27%) NetApp
13 74 (2.18%) McAfee
14 73 (2.15%) Lotus
15 72 (2.12%) Fujitsu
16 71 (2.09%) Mitel
17 67 (1.97%) Remedy
18 65 (1.91%) IBM
19 64 (1.88%) LANDesk
20 58 (1.71%) Reuters
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Salary: £32k - 37k per year
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
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Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
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QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £180000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Benefits
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