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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 374 214 188
Rank change year-on-year
-160 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 752 1519 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 1.53% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 5.53% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 665 1248 1466
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,050 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
24782 27465 27070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.24% 27.67% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21086 23290 22480
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -194 259 £29,000 -3.33% 22
South East -81 213 £25,000 -1.96% 23
North West -9 82 £23,750 -3.06% 14
West Midlands -26 54 £25,000 +9.89% 7
Yorkshire -44 39 £24,500 -10.90% 10
East of England -60 38 £26,250 +10.52% 7
East Midlands -18 28 £22,000 -13.72% 1
South West -39 28 £29,000 +18.36% 10
North East +7 9 £19,500 -19.58%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1598 (100.00%) Windows
2 1107 (69.27%) Active Directory
3 955 (59.76%) Microsoft
4 735 (45.99%) MS Office
5 713 (44.62%) Windows Server
6 642 (40.18%) Windows 7
7 637 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 620 (38.80%) Windows 8
9 599 (37.48%) MS Exchange
10 541 (33.85%) MS Excel
11 534 (33.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 446 (27.91%) VMware
13 425 (26.60%) Citrix
14 387 (24.22%) TCP/IP
15 357 (22.34%) ITIL
16 353 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 314 (19.65%) DNS
18 309 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
19 261 (16.33%) DHCP
20 244 (15.27%) Microsoft Certification
21 242 (15.14%) Firewall
22 240 (15.02%) Cisco
23 225 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
24 224 (14.02%) Blackberry
24 224 (14.02%) VPN
25 220 (13.77%) SLA
26 211 (13.20%) Finance
27 199 (12.45%) Hyper-V
28 188 (11.76%) Office 365
29 184 (11.51%) SQL Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 599 (37.48%) MS Exchange
2 225 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 182 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 154 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 108 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 69 (4.32%) SharePoint
7 59 (3.69%) Skype for Business
8 57 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 51 (3.19%) IIS
10 23 (1.44%) Apache
11 19 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
12 11 (0.69%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.63%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.19%) Confluence
15 3 (0.19%) nginx
15 3 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 735 (45.99%) MS Office
2 541 (33.85%) MS Excel
3 39 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Maximo
3 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) assyst
4 2 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.13%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.063%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.063%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.063%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 188 (11.76%) Office 365
2 38 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.44%) Google Apps
4 14 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.31%) SaaS
7 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.19%) Datadog
8 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.063%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 387 (24.22%) TCP/IP
2 314 (19.65%) DNS
3 261 (16.33%) DHCP
4 242 (15.14%) Firewall
5 224 (14.02%) VPN
6 160 (10.01%) WAN
7 157 (9.82%) LAN
8 88 (5.51%) SAN
9 82 (5.13%) VoIP
10 77 (4.82%) Internet
11 76 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
12 73 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
13 61 (3.82%) Wireless
14 34 (2.13%) Ethernet
15 30 (1.88%) NAS
15 30 (1.88%) Wireshark
16 29 (1.81%) SMTP
16 29 (1.81%) VLAN
17 22 (1.38%) SSL
18 18 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 40 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 18 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 14 (0.88%) MySQL
8 13 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.38%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.38%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.25%) MS Access
14 3 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.19%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 9 (0.56%) Selenium
3 8 (0.50%) Subversion
4 7 (0.44%) JIRA
4 7 (0.44%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.19%) Yeoman
7 2 (0.13%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.13%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.13%) Toad
8 1 (0.063%) AppScan
8 1 (0.063%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.063%) MSI
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.063%) Paros
8 1 (0.063%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.063%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.063%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.063%) WebScarab
General
1 211 (13.20%) Finance
2 74 (4.63%) Law
3 67 (4.19%) Banking
4 66 (4.13%) Retail
5 64 (4.01%) Telecoms
6 58 (3.63%) Legal
7 39 (2.44%) Back Office
8 28 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 27 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.50%) Games
12 23 (1.44%) Advertising
13 17 (1.06%) German Language
14 15 (0.94%) Electronics
15 10 (0.63%) Marketing
16 9 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.44%) Front Office
18 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.38%) Automotive
18 6 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 509 (31.85%) Analyst
2 373 (23.34%) Support Engineer
3 371 (23.22%) IT Support
4 329 (20.59%) Support Analyst
5 236 (14.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 224 (14.02%) IT Engineer
7 198 (12.39%) Desktop Support
8 175 (10.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 172 (10.76%) 1st Line Support
10 171 (10.70%) IT Support Engineer
11 161 (10.08%) Service Analyst
12 152 (9.51%) Service Desk Analyst
13 129 (8.07%) Help Desk Support
14 123 (7.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 120 (7.51%) IT Analyst
16 101 (6.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 98 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 98 (6.13%) IT Support Analyst
18 96 (6.01%) Desktop Engineer
19 86 (5.38%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.19%) XML
2 34 (2.13%) .NET
3 28 (1.75%) Web Services
4 25 (1.56%) HTML
5 10 (0.63%) J2EE
6 7 (0.44%) JSON
6 7 (0.44%) LAMP
7 6 (0.38%) CSS
7 6 (0.38%) MAPI
8 4 (0.25%) COM
8 4 (0.25%) Java EE
8 4 (0.25%) WCF
8 4 (0.25%) WSDL
9 3 (0.19%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.19%) HTML5
9 3 (0.19%) jQuery
9 3 (0.19%) REST
9 3 (0.19%) SOAP
10 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 224 (14.02%) Blackberry
2 104 (6.51%) Driving Licence
3 92 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 58 (3.63%) PDA
6 48 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.75%) Fat Client
7 44 (2.75%) iPhone
7 44 (2.75%) Thin Client
8 39 (2.44%) Data Centre
9 32 (2.00%) iPad
10 24 (1.50%) Replication
11 22 (1.38%) Handset
11 22 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (1.13%) EPoS
12 18 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 13 (0.81%) Clustering
14 12 (0.75%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.75%) Life Science
14 12 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1598 (100.00%) Windows
2 713 (44.62%) Windows Server
3 642 (40.18%) Windows 7
4 637 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 620 (38.80%) Windows 8
6 534 (33.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 353 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 172 (10.76%) Windows Vista
9 116 (7.26%) Linux
10 77 (4.82%) Android
11 75 (4.69%) Windows 10
12 69 (4.32%) Windows 2000
13 62 (3.88%) Apple iOS
14 57 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
15 52 (3.25%) Mac OS X
16 35 (2.19%) Mac OS
17 25 (1.56%) Unix
18 17 (1.06%) Windows NT
19 16 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
20 11 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (22.34%) ITIL
2 105 (6.57%) Service Delivery
3 95 (5.94%) Service Management
4 70 (4.38%) Mentoring
5 63 (3.94%) Incident Management
6 60 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 57 (3.57%) Time Management
8 53 (3.32%) Migration
9 45 (2.82%) Asset Management
10 40 (2.50%) Problem Management
10 40 (2.50%) Project Management
11 31 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (1.94%) Information Security
12 29 (1.81%) ITIL V3
13 26 (1.63%) Kalman Filter
14 25 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (1.56%) Document Management
15 24 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (1.50%) E-Commerce
15 24 (1.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 176 (11.01%) SQL
2 46 (2.88%) PowerShell
3 40 (2.50%) C
4 35 (2.19%) C#
5 28 (1.75%) C++
6 21 (1.31%) Java
7 18 (1.13%) VBScript
8 14 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.69%) Python
9 11 (0.69%) VBA
10 10 (0.63%) Perl
10 10 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.50%) VB
12 7 (0.44%) PHP
12 7 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.31%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.19%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 244 (15.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (8.76%) MCP
3 117 (7.32%) MCSE
4 103 (6.45%) Degree
5 94 (5.88%) CCNA
5 94 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 92 (5.76%) MCSA
7 76 (4.76%) MCITP
8 74 (4.63%) Security Cleared
9 53 (3.32%) MCTS
10 48 (3.00%) SC Cleared
11 43 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
13 30 (1.88%) CCA
14 28 (1.75%) A+ Certification
14 28 (1.75%) MCDST
15 25 (1.56%) DBS Check
16 17 (1.06%) HND
16 17 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (13.77%) SLA
2 10 (0.63%) QA
3 9 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.44%) HL7
5 5 (0.31%) COBIT
5 5 (0.31%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) DICOM
7 2 (0.13%) GAAP
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.063%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1107 (69.27%) Active Directory
2 309 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (12.45%) Hyper-V
4 99 (6.20%) XenApp
5 74 (4.63%) Terminal Services
6 73 (4.57%) vSphere
7 49 (3.07%) XenDesktop
8 39 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 19 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
10 17 (1.06%) XenServer
11 14 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 11 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.50%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.38%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.25%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.25%) vCloud
17 3 (0.19%) iptables
17 3 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 111 (6.95%) SCCM
2 59 (3.69%) Backup Exec
3 26 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 25 (1.56%) SCOM
5 21 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 18 (1.13%) NetBackup
7 16 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (0.75%) DameWare
9 10 (0.63%) EdgeSight
10 9 (0.56%) WSUS
11 7 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
12 5 (0.31%) Nagios
13 4 (0.25%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.25%) XenMobile
14 3 (0.19%) AppDNA
14 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
14 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.19%) Puppet
14 3 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 955 (59.76%) Microsoft
2 446 (27.91%) VMware
3 425 (26.60%) Citrix
4 240 (15.02%) Cisco
5 118 (7.38%) HP
6 94 (5.88%) Apple
7 72 (4.51%) Dell
8 64 (4.01%) Avaya
8 64 (4.01%) Symantec
9 60 (3.75%) Oracle
10 59 (3.69%) Bloomberg
11 52 (3.25%) iManage
12 39 (2.44%) Remedy
13 37 (2.32%) Sophos
14 36 (2.25%) Intel Security
14 36 (2.25%) Reuters
15 30 (1.88%) Google
16 29 (1.81%) SonicWALL
17 26 (1.63%) IBM
18 24 (1.50%) Veeam
East London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 37K + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 37K + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Langley James
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northwood, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Jenrick IT
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
HW Search & Selection
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26500 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 25000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandwich, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago