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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 229 186 151
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -35
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1380 1789 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.59% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.92% 5.92% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1602 1704
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
28071 30234 28793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 26.88% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23743 25359 24409
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -32 590 £31,500 +5.00% 36
South East -27 340 £28,000 +12.00% 39
East of England +10 112 £27,000 +8.00% 13
North West -13 96 £24,500 -2.00% 9
Yorkshire -26 80 £26,000 +4.00% 9
South West -44 56 £23,750 +3.26% 11
West Midlands -45 54 £24,000 -3.03% 18
East Midlands -9 44 £29,000 +3.57% 10
North East -6 8 £27,500 +17.02% 2
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2948 (100.00%) Windows
2 1919 (65.09%) Active Directory
3 1681 (57.02%) Microsoft
4 1287 (43.66%) MS Office
5 1232 (41.79%) Windows 7
6 1149 (38.98%) MS Exchange
7 1131 (38.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1070 (36.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1040 (35.28%) MS Excel
10 844 (28.63%) Windows 8
11 804 (27.27%) VMware
12 715 (24.25%) ITIL
13 640 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 635 (21.54%) Citrix
15 606 (20.56%) TCP/IP
16 600 (20.35%) DNS
17 586 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 512 (17.37%) Blackberry
19 504 (17.10%) Exchange Server 2010
20 474 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
21 472 (16.01%) DHCP
22 463 (15.71%) SQL
23 458 (15.54%) Windows Vista
24 447 (15.16%) Firewall
25 441 (14.96%) Finance
26 393 (13.33%) Cisco
27 391 (13.26%) VPN
28 371 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2003
29 369 (12.52%) SLA
30 359 (12.18%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1149 (38.98%) MS Exchange
2 504 (17.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 371 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 337 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 256 (8.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 189 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 177 (6.00%) SharePoint
8 98 (3.32%) Lync
9 87 (2.95%) IIS
10 54 (1.83%) Apache
11 51 (1.73%) IBM Notes
12 43 (1.46%) WorkSite
13 31 (1.05%) Tomcat
13 31 (1.05%) Live Communications Server
14 17 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
15 15 (0.51%) MS Project Server
16 14 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 13 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
18 10 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
19 7 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1287 (43.66%) MS Office
2 1040 (35.28%) MS Excel
3 131 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.34%) MS Project
6 8 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 8 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.24%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.10%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (0.44%) Maximo
2 9 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.24%) CA PPM
4 7 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.24%) BASE24
5 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.14%) assyst
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.10%) Agresso
7 3 (0.10%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.068%) BPCS
8 2 (0.068%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.068%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.068%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.068%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.034%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.034%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 189 (6.41%) Office 365
2 28 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (0.92%) Google Apps
4 10 (0.34%) Mimecast
5 7 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.20%) IaaS
6 6 (0.20%) SaaS
7 5 (0.17%) Yammer
8 4 (0.14%) PaaS
9 3 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.068%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.068%) Datadog
10 2 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.068%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.034%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.034%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 606 (20.56%) TCP/IP
2 600 (20.35%) DNS
3 472 (16.01%) DHCP
4 447 (15.16%) Firewall
5 391 (13.26%) VPN
6 359 (12.18%) LAN
7 331 (11.23%) WAN
8 229 (7.77%) SAN
9 225 (7.63%) Internet
10 159 (5.39%) VoIP
11 152 (5.16%) Wireless
12 72 (2.44%) VLAN
13 66 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
14 60 (2.04%) NAS
15 59 (2.00%) ADSL
16 55 (1.87%) SSL
17 48 (1.63%) iSCSI
18 45 (1.53%) Intranet
19 40 (1.36%) FTP
20 37 (1.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 81 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 60 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 45 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
9 34 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
10 27 (0.92%) MySQL
11 25 (0.85%) Cognos Report Studio
11 25 (0.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 24 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (0.78%) MS Access
13 23 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
14 22 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (0.75%) Relational Database
14 22 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
15 19 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 38 (1.29%) Toad
2 29 (0.98%) LoadRunner
3 28 (0.95%) MSI
4 15 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (0.47%) InstallShield
6 13 (0.44%) TestDirector
7 8 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.27%) Rational Performance Tester
7 8 (0.27%) Facilita Forecast
8 6 (0.20%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.20%) JIRA
9 5 (0.17%) WinRunner
10 4 (0.14%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.10%) Serena SBM
11 3 (0.10%) Subversion
11 3 (0.10%) TestPartner
11 3 (0.10%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.10%) Ant
11 3 (0.10%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.068%) Git (software)
General
1 441 (14.96%) Finance
2 165 (5.60%) Law
3 142 (4.82%) Legal
4 135 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 127 (4.31%) Banking
6 125 (4.24%) Retail
7 61 (2.07%) Advertising
8 45 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 45 (1.53%) Back Office
9 37 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.68%) Publishing
12 13 (0.44%) Marketing
13 12 (0.41%) Front Office
14 9 (0.31%) Games
15 8 (0.27%) Electronics
15 8 (0.27%) German Language
15 8 (0.27%) Billing
16 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 963 (32.67%) Analyst
2 602 (20.42%) Support Engineer
3 565 (19.17%) Support Analyst
4 421 (14.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 349 (11.84%) IT Support
6 347 (11.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 346 (11.74%) Service Analyst
8 275 (9.33%) Desktop Support
9 200 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
10 176 (5.97%) Technical Support
11 152 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
12 142 (4.82%) Help Desk Analyst
13 138 (4.68%) Help Desk Support
14 135 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 128 (4.34%) Support Technician
16 115 (3.90%) Desktop Analyst
17 95 (3.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 95 (3.22%) IT Support Engineer
18 94 (3.19%) Desktop Engineer
18 94 (3.19%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (1.56%) HTML
2 33 (1.12%) .NET
3 27 (0.92%) Application Packaging
4 26 (0.88%) Web Services
5 25 (0.85%) XML
6 22 (0.75%) CSS
7 21 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (0.47%) COM
8 14 (0.47%) MAPI
9 10 (0.34%) WSH
9 10 (0.34%) J2EE
9 10 (0.34%) Middleware
10 9 (0.31%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.31%) SAML
11 7 (0.24%) XHTML
11 7 (0.24%) SOAP
11 7 (0.24%) WAP
12 6 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (0.20%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.17%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 512 (17.37%) Blackberry
2 172 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (3.70%) iPhone
4 93 (3.15%) Clustering
5 80 (2.71%) PDA
6 70 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 62 (2.10%) Replication
8 59 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 42 (1.42%) iPad
10 37 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 37 (1.26%) Thin Client
11 34 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 29 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 25 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
14 24 (0.81%) EPoS
15 22 (0.75%) Statistics
16 20 (0.68%) Smartphone
17 19 (0.64%) Mathematics
18 18 (0.61%) Handset
19 14 (0.47%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2948 (100.00%) Windows
2 1232 (41.79%) Windows 7
3 1131 (38.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1070 (36.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 844 (28.63%) Windows 8
6 640 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 458 (15.54%) Windows Vista
8 223 (7.56%) Linux
9 154 (5.22%) Mac OS X
10 138 (4.68%) Windows 2000
11 135 (4.58%) Android
12 125 (4.24%) UNIX
13 101 (3.43%) Apple iOS
14 74 (2.51%) Mac OS
15 67 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 49 (1.66%) Solaris
17 34 (1.15%) Windows NT
18 26 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
19 14 (0.47%) Ubuntu
20 11 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (24.25%) ITIL
2 219 (7.43%) Service Delivery
3 199 (6.75%) Migration
4 132 (4.48%) Service Management
5 127 (4.31%) Time Management
6 119 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 93 (3.15%) Incident Management
8 90 (3.05%) Mentoring
9 88 (2.99%) Project Management
10 87 (2.95%) Change Management
11 85 (2.88%) CRM
12 73 (2.48%) Problem Management
13 60 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
14 58 (1.97%) ETL
15 54 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
16 48 (1.63%) Business Continuity
17 47 (1.59%) Change Control
18 45 (1.53%) Line Management
19 41 (1.39%) Software Distribution
19 41 (1.39%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 463 (15.71%) SQL
2 145 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 58 (1.97%) C#
3 58 (1.97%) Java
4 57 (1.93%) VBScript
5 45 (1.53%) T-SQL
6 44 (1.49%) VB
7 43 (1.46%) C
8 37 (1.26%) JavaScript
8 37 (1.26%) C++
9 34 (1.15%) Perl
10 22 (0.75%) PHP
10 22 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 20 (0.68%) Python
12 10 (0.34%) Ruby
13 8 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.27%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.24%) COBOL
14 7 (0.24%) JCL
14 7 (0.24%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 474 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 257 (8.72%) MCSE
3 247 (8.38%) Degree
4 243 (8.24%) MCP
5 237 (8.04%) Security Cleared
6 168 (5.70%) MCITP
7 156 (5.29%) SC Cleared
8 138 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
9 136 (4.61%) CCNA
10 118 (4.00%) MCSA
11 98 (3.32%) MCTS
12 90 (3.05%) DV Cleared
13 71 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
14 70 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 69 (2.34%) CCA
16 66 (2.24%) MCDST
17 53 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
18 38 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 37 (1.26%) A+ Certification
20 36 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (12.52%) SLA
2 31 (1.05%) QA
3 22 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.27%) TickIT
6 7 (0.24%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.17%) COBIT
8 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1919 (65.09%) Active Directory
2 586 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 319 (10.82%) Hyper-V
4 201 (6.82%) XenApp
5 131 (4.44%) vSphere
6 97 (3.29%) Terminal Services
7 79 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
8 75 (2.54%) VMware ESX
9 67 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 65 (2.20%) XenServer
11 63 (2.14%) XenDesktop
12 36 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 17 (0.58%) ISA Server
14 16 (0.54%) Terminal Server
15 11 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.31%) iptables
17 8 (0.27%) BitLocker
18 6 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 5 (0.17%) Firmware
20 4 (0.14%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 252 (8.55%) SCCM
2 132 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 83 (2.82%) SCOM
4 46 (1.56%) WSUS
5 42 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 39 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 28 (0.95%) EdgeSight
8 26 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 21 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
10 20 (0.68%) Netcool
11 19 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 19 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 17 (0.58%) DameWare
13 16 (0.54%) Tivoli
14 12 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 12 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 11 (0.37%) BladeLogic
16 9 (0.31%) Unicenter
17 6 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1681 (57.02%) Microsoft
2 804 (27.27%) VMware
3 635 (21.54%) Citrix
4 393 (13.33%) Cisco
5 268 (9.09%) HP
6 223 (7.56%) Apple
7 210 (7.12%) Symantec
8 189 (6.41%) Oracle
9 118 (4.00%) Juniper
10 103 (3.49%) Dell
11 80 (2.71%) Avaya
12 74 (2.51%) EMC
13 67 (2.27%) Bloomberg
14 57 (1.93%) McAfee
15 55 (1.87%) CheckPoint
16 51 (1.73%) Lotus
17 49 (1.66%) NetApp
18 48 (1.63%) SonicWALL
19 46 (1.56%) Cognos
19 46 (1.56%) Sophos
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £33K + Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + High bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Larson Group
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago