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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 195 171 146
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1550 1649 2052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.57% 1.72% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.67% 6.24% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1476 1745
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £29,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -1.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,350 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
27351 26442 28754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.68% 27.65% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23165 21979 24864
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
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 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -11 669 £30,250 -6.92% 55
South East -20 365 £25,000 -3.84% 52
North West +16 126 £24,500 - 23
East of England -21 97 £23,500 -14.54% 15
Yorkshire +9 94 £27,500 +10.00% 16
West Midlands -23 73 £23,000 +2.22% 16
South West -32 60 £24,250 +3.19% 13
East Midlands +9 49 £25,000 -16.66% 3
North East -3 8 £26,000 +13.04% 1
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3362 (100.00%) Windows
2 2107 (62.67%) Active Directory
3 1790 (53.24%) Microsoft
4 1502 (44.68%) MS Office
5 1442 (42.89%) Windows 7
6 1262 (37.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1240 (36.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1206 (35.87%) MS Exchange
9 1191 (35.43%) MS Excel
10 856 (25.46%) VMware
11 840 (24.99%) ITIL
12 802 (23.85%) Windows 8
13 744 (22.13%) Citrix
14 695 (20.67%) DNS
15 655 (19.48%) TCP/IP
16 592 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
17 590 (17.55%) Finance
18 566 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 565 (16.81%) Blackberry
20 556 (16.54%) SQL
21 528 (15.70%) DHCP
22 501 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
23 486 (14.46%) Windows Vista
24 473 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2010
25 460 (13.68%) Firewall
26 415 (12.34%) Cisco
27 402 (11.96%) VPN
28 401 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2003
29 400 (11.90%) SQL Server
30 389 (11.57%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1206 (35.87%) MS Exchange
2 473 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 401 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 374 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 272 (8.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 180 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 166 (4.94%) SharePoint
8 109 (3.24%) Lync
9 87 (2.59%) IIS
10 67 (1.99%) IBM Notes
11 44 (1.31%) Live Communications Server
12 37 (1.10%) Apache
13 34 (1.01%) WorkSite
14 29 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
15 28 (0.83%) Tomcat
16 27 (0.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 15 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
18 14 (0.42%) MS Project Server
19 9 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
19 9 (0.27%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1502 (44.68%) MS Office
2 1191 (35.43%) MS Excel
3 153 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.42%) MS Project
6 7 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.089%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.059%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.030%) Maya
12 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (0.45%) BASE24
2 13 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (0.30%) Maximo
4 8 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.089%) Agresso
7 3 (0.089%) 3000 Xtra
7 3 (0.089%) Line 500
7 3 (0.089%) CA Clarity
7 3 (0.089%) Eikon
8 2 (0.059%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.059%) SalesLogix
8 2 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.059%) assyst
8 2 (0.059%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.059%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 146 (4.34%) Office 365
2 20 (0.59%) Google Apps
3 16 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.15%) SaaS
6 4 (0.12%) IaaS
7 2 (0.059%) PaaS
8 1 (0.030%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 695 (20.67%) DNS
2 655 (19.48%) TCP/IP
3 528 (15.70%) DHCP
4 460 (13.68%) Firewall
5 402 (11.96%) VPN
6 389 (11.57%) LAN
7 346 (10.29%) WAN
8 284 (8.45%) Internet
9 245 (7.29%) SAN
10 185 (5.50%) Wireless
11 183 (5.44%) VoIP
12 66 (1.96%) Intranet
13 64 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
14 60 (1.78%) NAS
14 60 (1.78%) ADSL
15 56 (1.67%) VLAN
16 48 (1.43%) iSCSI
17 45 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
18 43 (1.28%) SSL
18 43 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 100 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (2.62%) Oracle Database
4 78 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 60 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 59 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
8 39 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (1.10%) MS Access
10 35 (1.04%) MySQL
11 31 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 29 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
14 26 (0.77%) Relational Database
15 21 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (0.48%) Cognos Report Studio
16 16 (0.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 16 (0.48%) RDBMS
17 15 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 53 (1.58%) LoadRunner
2 40 (1.19%) Toad
3 37 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
4 36 (1.07%) TestDirector
5 32 (0.95%) MSI
6 22 (0.65%) WinRunner
7 17 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (0.48%) SilkPerformer
9 12 (0.36%) InstallShield
10 9 (0.27%) JDeveloper
10 9 (0.27%) PVCS
11 8 (0.24%) Facilita Forecast
11 8 (0.24%) Rational Performance Tester
11 8 (0.24%) Serena SBM
12 6 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
13 5 (0.15%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.12%) StarTeam
15 3 (0.089%) Ant
15 3 (0.089%) JIRA
General
1 590 (17.55%) Finance
2 180 (5.35%) Banking
3 162 (4.82%) Law
4 160 (4.76%) Retail
5 155 (4.61%) Legal
5 155 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 67 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 52 (1.55%) Advertising
8 50 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 44 (1.31%) Back Office
10 31 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.51%) Front Office
12 13 (0.39%) German Language
13 9 (0.27%) Electronics
13 9 (0.27%) Marketing
14 7 (0.21%) Publishing
14 7 (0.21%) Military
14 7 (0.21%) Billing
15 5 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1163 (34.59%) Analyst
2 698 (20.76%) Support Engineer
3 634 (18.86%) Support Analyst
4 503 (14.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 442 (13.15%) Service Analyst
6 441 (13.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 423 (12.58%) IT Support
8 302 (8.98%) Desktop Support
9 215 (6.40%) 1st Line Support
10 195 (5.80%) Technical Support
11 170 (5.06%) Support Technician
12 169 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 168 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
13 168 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
14 161 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
15 132 (3.93%) IT Support Engineer
16 123 (3.66%) Desktop Analyst
17 114 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 107 (3.18%) Applications Support
19 106 (3.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (1.25%) .NET
2 38 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
3 35 (1.04%) HTML
4 27 (0.80%) XML
4 27 (0.80%) Application Packaging
5 24 (0.71%) Web Services
6 18 (0.54%) CSS
7 15 (0.45%) J2EE
8 10 (0.30%) jQuery
9 9 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.27%) COM
9 9 (0.27%) Oracle ADF
9 9 (0.27%) WCF
10 8 (0.24%) MAPI
11 7 (0.21%) Middleware
11 7 (0.21%) SOAP
12 6 (0.18%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.18%) XHTML
12 6 (0.18%) WAP
13 5 (0.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 565 (16.81%) Blackberry
2 194 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (3.66%) Clustering
4 98 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 92 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 89 (2.65%) iPhone
7 78 (2.32%) PDA
8 58 (1.73%) Fat Client
8 58 (1.73%) Thin Client
9 52 (1.55%) Replication
10 48 (1.43%) iPad
10 48 (1.43%) Hedge funds
11 42 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
12 31 (0.92%) EPoS
13 25 (0.74%) Equities
14 23 (0.68%) Client/Server
15 21 (0.62%) Smartphone
16 20 (0.59%) Life Science
16 20 (0.59%) AS400
17 19 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3362 (100.00%) Windows
2 1442 (42.89%) Windows 7
3 1262 (37.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1240 (36.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 802 (23.85%) Windows 8
6 592 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 486 (14.46%) Windows Vista
8 233 (6.93%) Linux
9 158 (4.70%) UNIX
9 158 (4.70%) Mac OS X
10 140 (4.16%) Windows 2000
11 111 (3.30%) Android
12 105 (3.12%) Apple iOS
13 88 (2.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 60 (1.78%) Solaris
15 57 (1.70%) Mac OS
16 52 (1.55%) Windows NT
17 33 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (0.39%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (24.99%) ITIL
2 242 (7.20%) Service Delivery
3 159 (4.73%) Service Management
4 158 (4.70%) Migration
5 137 (4.07%) Time Management
6 136 (4.05%) Incident Management
7 106 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 97 (2.89%) Change Management
9 89 (2.65%) Problem Management
10 81 (2.41%) Project Management
11 77 (2.29%) Mentoring
12 71 (2.11%) CRM
13 61 (1.81%) Asset Management
13 61 (1.81%) Software Distribution
14 58 (1.73%) Business Intelligence
15 57 (1.70%) ETL
16 52 (1.55%) Test Scripting
17 49 (1.46%) ITSM
17 49 (1.46%) Test Automation
17 49 (1.46%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 556 (16.54%) SQL
2 166 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 72 (2.14%) C#
4 61 (1.81%) Java
5 59 (1.75%) VBScript
6 50 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 49 (1.46%) C++
8 39 (1.16%) Perl
9 35 (1.04%) VB
10 30 (0.89%) C
11 29 (0.86%) JavaScript
12 21 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 19 (0.57%) COBOL
14 18 (0.54%) PL/SQL
15 15 (0.45%) Python
15 15 (0.45%) PL/1
15 15 (0.45%) JCL
16 8 (0.24%) VBA
16 8 (0.24%) PHP
17 6 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 501 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 304 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 292 (8.69%) Degree
4 288 (8.57%) MCSE
5 273 (8.12%) MCP
6 221 (6.57%) SC Cleared
7 158 (4.70%) MCITP
8 150 (4.46%) MCSA
9 133 (3.96%) DV Cleared
10 132 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
11 119 (3.54%) CCNA
12 94 (2.80%) MCTS
13 66 (1.96%) ISEB
14 65 (1.93%) MCDST
15 58 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
16 56 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 55 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
18 51 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 49 (1.46%) CCA
20 40 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (11.04%) SLA
2 41 (1.22%) QA
3 30 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.51%) TickIT
5 15 (0.45%) ISO 8583
6 10 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2107 (62.67%) Active Directory
2 566 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 274 (8.15%) Hyper-V
4 212 (6.31%) XenApp
5 130 (3.87%) vSphere
6 102 (3.03%) Terminal Services
7 89 (2.65%) VMware ESX
8 79 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 77 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
10 68 (2.02%) XenServer
11 66 (1.96%) XenDesktop
12 24 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 16 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (0.36%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.30%) UAG
16 9 (0.27%) ISA Server
17 8 (0.24%) MetaFrame
18 7 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 6 (0.18%) Kerio MailServer
20 3 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 248 (7.38%) SCCM
2 151 (4.49%) Backup Exec
3 75 (2.23%) SCOM
4 64 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
5 62 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 58 (1.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 50 (1.49%) WSUS
8 38 (1.13%) Netcool
9 34 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
10 29 (0.86%) NetBackup
11 27 (0.80%) Tivoli
11 27 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 21 (0.62%) EdgeSight
13 20 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 15 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 14 (0.42%) BladeLogic
16 12 (0.36%) DameWare
17 11 (0.33%) Unicenter
17 11 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 7 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1790 (53.24%) Microsoft
2 856 (25.46%) VMware
3 744 (22.13%) Citrix
4 415 (12.34%) Cisco
5 311 (9.25%) HP
6 223 (6.63%) Apple
7 218 (6.48%) Oracle
8 213 (6.34%) Symantec
9 107 (3.18%) Juniper
10 105 (3.12%) Dell
11 92 (2.74%) Bloomberg
12 89 (2.65%) Avaya
13 80 (2.38%) McAfee
14 79 (2.35%) EMC
14 79 (2.35%) Fujitsu
15 77 (2.29%) NetApp
16 69 (2.05%) Lotus
17 67 (1.99%) CheckPoint
18 59 (1.75%) SonicWALL
19 58 (1.73%) Reuters
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
IBI Group (UK) Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits (Healthcare, Company Bonus, Overtime)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago