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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 215 179 146
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -33
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1440 1714 2045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.61% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.19% 5.94% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1524 1676
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
27753 28872 28030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.15% 27.06% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23476 24120 23797
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,826 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -27 635 £31,000 - 46
South East -12 346 £27,500 +10.00% 35
North West +12 109 £24,500 -3.92% 13
East of England -3 107 £25,000 -4.76% 14
Yorkshire -31 81 £26,750 +7.00% 15
West Midlands -42 55 £22,500 -8.16% 14
South West -37 53 £24,000 +2.12% 11
East Midlands -4 46 £26,250 -6.25% 9
North East -12 7 £25,000 +6.38% 4
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3079 (100.00%) Windows
2 1999 (64.92%) Active Directory
3 1714 (55.67%) Microsoft
4 1356 (44.04%) MS Office
5 1265 (41.08%) Windows 7
6 1168 (37.93%) MS Exchange
7 1151 (37.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1095 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1069 (34.72%) MS Excel
10 827 (26.86%) Windows 8
11 823 (26.73%) VMware
12 743 (24.13%) ITIL
13 663 (21.53%) Citrix
14 636 (20.66%) TCP/IP
15 634 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 629 (20.43%) DNS
17 587 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 526 (17.08%) Blackberry
19 506 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2010
20 492 (15.98%) SQL
21 491 (15.95%) DHCP
22 476 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
23 474 (15.39%) Windows Vista
24 467 (15.17%) Finance
25 458 (14.87%) Firewall
26 405 (13.15%) VPN
27 402 (13.06%) Cisco
28 379 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2003
29 368 (11.95%) SLA
30 361 (11.72%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1168 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 506 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 379 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 341 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 267 (8.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 186 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 178 (5.78%) SharePoint
8 100 (3.25%) Lync
9 87 (2.83%) IIS
10 59 (1.92%) IBM Notes
11 54 (1.75%) Apache
12 44 (1.43%) WorkSite
13 34 (1.10%) Live Communications Server
14 33 (1.07%) Tomcat
15 17 (0.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 17 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
16 16 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
17 15 (0.49%) MS Project Server
18 12 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
19 7 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1356 (44.04%) MS Office
2 1069 (34.72%) MS Excel
3 131 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.36%) MS Project
6 9 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.097%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.097%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (0.39%) Maximo
2 8 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.23%) CA PPM
3 7 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (0.23%) BASE24
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.16%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.13%) assyst
7 3 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.097%) Agresso
7 3 (0.097%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.065%) BPCS
8 2 (0.065%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.065%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.032%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 179 (5.81%) Office 365
2 30 (0.97%) Google Apps
3 24 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.19%) SaaS
4 6 (0.19%) IaaS
5 5 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.16%) Yammer
6 4 (0.13%) PaaS
7 3 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.032%) Datadog
8 1 (0.032%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.032%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 636 (20.66%) TCP/IP
2 629 (20.43%) DNS
3 491 (15.95%) DHCP
4 458 (14.87%) Firewall
5 405 (13.15%) VPN
6 361 (11.72%) LAN
7 329 (10.69%) WAN
8 238 (7.73%) Internet
9 237 (7.70%) SAN
10 165 (5.36%) VoIP
11 163 (5.29%) Wireless
12 75 (2.44%) VLAN
13 66 (2.14%) NAS
13 66 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
14 59 (1.92%) ADSL
15 51 (1.66%) SSL
16 49 (1.59%) iSCSI
17 46 (1.49%) Intranet
18 45 (1.46%) FTP
19 39 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 90 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 84 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 64 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 62 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 46 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
9 35 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
10 28 (0.91%) MySQL
10 28 (0.91%) Relational Database
11 27 (0.88%) MS Access
12 26 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 26 (0.84%) Cognos Report Studio
12 26 (0.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 25 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
14 23 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
14 23 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (0.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 43 (1.40%) Toad
2 32 (1.04%) LoadRunner
3 28 (0.91%) MSI
4 19 (0.62%) TestDirector
5 15 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (0.49%) InstallShield
6 11 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.26%) Rational Performance Tester
7 8 (0.26%) Facilita Forecast
8 7 (0.23%) WinRunner
9 5 (0.16%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.16%) JIRA
10 4 (0.13%) Serena SBM
10 4 (0.13%) TestPartner
10 4 (0.13%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.097%) JDeveloper
11 3 (0.097%) Ant
11 3 (0.097%) PVCS
11 3 (0.097%) Wise Package Studio
12 2 (0.065%) Hudson
General
1 467 (15.17%) Finance
2 172 (5.59%) Law
3 153 (4.97%) Legal
4 140 (4.55%) Banking
5 134 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 129 (4.19%) Retail
7 63 (2.05%) Advertising
8 52 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 45 (1.46%) Back Office
10 38 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 35 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.62%) Publishing
13 17 (0.55%) Marketing
14 15 (0.49%) Front Office
15 11 (0.36%) German Language
16 10 (0.32%) Electronics
17 9 (0.29%) Games
18 8 (0.26%) Billing
19 7 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
20 5 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1036 (33.65%) Analyst
2 616 (20.01%) Support Analyst
3 615 (19.97%) Support Engineer
4 453 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 370 (12.02%) IT Support
6 363 (11.79%) Service Desk Analyst
7 362 (11.76%) Service Analyst
8 287 (9.32%) Desktop Support
9 212 (6.89%) 1st Line Support
10 199 (6.46%) Technical Support
11 157 (5.10%) Help Desk Analyst
12 153 (4.97%) Help Desk Support
13 149 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
14 144 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 133 (4.32%) Support Technician
16 122 (3.96%) Desktop Analyst
17 107 (3.48%) IT Support Engineer
18 100 (3.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
19 95 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
19 95 (3.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (1.36%) HTML
2 31 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
3 28 (0.91%) .NET
4 26 (0.84%) Web Services
5 23 (0.75%) Application Packaging
6 22 (0.71%) XML
7 18 (0.58%) CSS
8 15 (0.49%) COM
9 13 (0.42%) MAPI
10 10 (0.32%) WSH
10 10 (0.32%) J2EE
11 9 (0.29%) SAML
11 9 (0.29%) Software Packaging
12 8 (0.26%) Middleware
13 7 (0.23%) WAP
13 7 (0.23%) XHTML
13 7 (0.23%) SOAP
14 5 (0.16%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.16%) OpenGL
14 5 (0.16%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 526 (17.08%) Blackberry
2 182 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (3.54%) iPhone
4 101 (3.28%) Clustering
5 75 (2.44%) PDA
6 72 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 71 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 59 (1.92%) Replication
9 46 (1.49%) iPad
10 42 (1.36%) Fat Client
10 42 (1.36%) Thin Client
11 32 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 31 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 28 (0.91%) EPoS
14 25 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
15 21 (0.68%) Equities
16 20 (0.65%) Smartphone
16 20 (0.65%) Statistics
17 18 (0.58%) Mathematics
17 18 (0.58%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3079 (100.00%) Windows
2 1265 (41.08%) Windows 7
3 1151 (37.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1095 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 827 (26.86%) Windows 8
6 634 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 474 (15.39%) Windows Vista
8 227 (7.37%) Linux
9 158 (5.13%) Mac OS X
10 145 (4.71%) Windows 2000
11 134 (4.35%) UNIX
12 133 (4.32%) Android
13 105 (3.41%) Apple iOS
14 80 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 75 (2.44%) Mac OS
16 57 (1.85%) Solaris
17 41 (1.33%) Windows NT
18 26 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
19 11 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 11 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (24.13%) ITIL
2 225 (7.31%) Service Delivery
3 192 (6.24%) Migration
4 129 (4.19%) Service Management
5 127 (4.12%) Time Management
6 126 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 101 (3.28%) Incident Management
8 90 (2.92%) Project Management
9 88 (2.86%) Change Management
10 85 (2.76%) CRM
11 81 (2.63%) Mentoring
12 74 (2.40%) Problem Management
13 62 (2.01%) ETL
13 62 (2.01%) Business Intelligence
14 52 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
15 48 (1.56%) Business Continuity
16 47 (1.53%) Asset Management
16 47 (1.53%) Change Control
17 42 (1.36%) Software Distribution
18 40 (1.30%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 492 (15.98%) SQL
2 149 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 64 (2.08%) C#
4 63 (2.05%) Java
5 57 (1.85%) VBScript
6 53 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 44 (1.43%) C++
8 43 (1.40%) Perl
9 41 (1.33%) C
10 35 (1.14%) VB
11 34 (1.10%) JavaScript
12 21 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 19 (0.62%) Python
14 18 (0.58%) PHP
15 12 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.29%) COBOL
16 9 (0.29%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.26%) Ruby
18 7 (0.23%) JCL
18 7 (0.23%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 476 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 272 (8.83%) Degree
3 266 (8.64%) MCSE
4 252 (8.18%) Security Cleared
5 247 (8.02%) MCP
6 172 (5.59%) SC Cleared
7 160 (5.20%) MCITP
8 144 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
9 141 (4.58%) CCNA
10 121 (3.93%) MCSA
11 99 (3.22%) DV Cleared
12 94 (3.05%) MCTS
13 72 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 69 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
15 66 (2.14%) CCA
16 64 (2.08%) MCDST
17 53 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
18 41 (1.33%) ISEB
19 39 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 38 (1.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 368 (11.95%) SLA
2 31 (1.01%) QA
3 26 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.32%) TickIT
6 7 (0.23%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.16%) COBIT
8 3 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1999 (64.92%) Active Directory
2 587 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (9.58%) Hyper-V
4 208 (6.76%) XenApp
5 139 (4.51%) vSphere
6 94 (3.05%) Terminal Services
7 83 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 74 (2.40%) VMware ESX
9 68 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 67 (2.18%) XenServer
11 65 (2.11%) XenDesktop
12 35 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 17 (0.55%) Terminal Server
14 16 (0.52%) ISA Server
15 11 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (0.26%) iptables
17 5 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 5 (0.16%) Firmware
18 3 (0.097%) NFS
18 3 (0.097%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 262 (8.51%) SCCM
2 132 (4.29%) Backup Exec
3 77 (2.50%) SCOM
4 47 (1.53%) WSUS
4 47 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 43 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 26 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 25 (0.81%) EdgeSight
8 23 (0.75%) Netcool
8 23 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
9 21 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 19 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 16 (0.52%) DameWare
12 15 (0.49%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 11 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 11 (0.36%) BladeLogic
14 9 (0.29%) Unicenter
15 6 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1714 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 823 (26.73%) VMware
3 663 (21.53%) Citrix
4 402 (13.06%) Cisco
5 282 (9.16%) HP
6 227 (7.37%) Apple
7 217 (7.05%) Symantec
8 192 (6.24%) Oracle
9 119 (3.86%) Juniper
10 99 (3.22%) Dell
11 80 (2.60%) Avaya
12 76 (2.47%) EMC
12 76 (2.47%) Bloomberg
13 65 (2.11%) McAfee
14 61 (1.98%) CheckPoint
15 59 (1.92%) Lotus
16 58 (1.88%) NetApp
17 50 (1.62%) Fujitsu
18 49 (1.59%) LANDesk
18 49 (1.59%) SonicWALL
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