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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 306 196 144
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -52
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 979 1663 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.96% 1.52% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.64% 5.65% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1413 1698
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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
26930 29440 27969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.39% 26.91% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22870 24791 23827
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,050 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
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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 -90 415 £30,750 +2.50% 36
South East -67 240 £24,500 -5.76% 34
North West +1 74 £27,500 +17.02% 10
East of England -52 61 £27,500 +7.84% 14
South West -53 56 £27,000 +13.68% 7
West Midlands -20 54 £25,000 -8.25% 9
Yorkshire -37 49 £25,500 +13.33% 12
East Midlands -40 27 £18,250 -43.84% 1
North East -16 3 £21,500 -7.52% 1
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2273 (100.00%) Windows
2 1469 (64.63%) Active Directory
3 1373 (60.40%) Microsoft
4 962 (42.32%) MS Office
5 933 (41.05%) Windows 7
6 889 (39.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 874 (38.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 825 (36.30%) MS Exchange
9 748 (32.91%) Windows 8
10 732 (32.20%) MS Excel
11 670 (29.48%) VMware
12 592 (26.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 547 (24.07%) ITIL
14 507 (22.31%) Citrix
15 490 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 465 (20.46%) TCP/IP
17 432 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 417 (18.35%) DNS
19 403 (17.73%) SQL
20 384 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2010
21 378 (16.63%) Blackberry
22 371 (16.32%) Windows Vista
23 347 (15.27%) Cisco
24 343 (15.09%) Firewall
25 332 (14.61%) DHCP
26 325 (14.30%) SLA
27 317 (13.95%) LAN
28 315 (13.86%) WAN
29 305 (13.42%) SQL Server
30 288 (12.67%) Finance

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 825 (36.30%) MS Exchange
2 384 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 241 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 236 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 179 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 156 (6.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 132 (5.81%) SharePoint
8 117 (5.15%) IIS
9 75 (3.30%) Lync
10 45 (1.98%) WorkSite
11 40 (1.76%) Apache
12 36 (1.58%) IBM Notes
13 17 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
15 12 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
16 11 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (0.40%) Live Communications Server
18 8 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
18 8 (0.35%) WebSphere
18 8 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 962 (42.32%) MS Office
2 732 (32.20%) MS Excel
3 90 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.35%) MS Project
7 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.088%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.044%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.044%) InDesign
12 1 (0.044%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 13 (0.57%) Maximo
2 11 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.35%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.18%) assyst
7 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.18%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
8 3 (0.13%) BASE24
9 2 (0.088%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.088%) arcHouse
9 2 (0.088%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.088%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.088%) OPENHousing
9 2 (0.088%) MIS ActiveH
9 2 (0.088%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.088%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 215 (9.46%) Office 365
2 36 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.84%) Google Apps
4 16 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.62%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.40%) SaaS
7 6 (0.26%) PaaS
7 6 (0.26%) IaaS
8 5 (0.22%) Yammer
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.13%) Datadog
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.044%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.044%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 465 (20.46%) TCP/IP
2 417 (18.35%) DNS
3 343 (15.09%) Firewall
4 332 (14.61%) DHCP
5 317 (13.95%) LAN
6 315 (13.86%) WAN
7 281 (12.36%) VPN
8 186 (8.18%) SAN
9 160 (7.04%) VoIP
10 134 (5.90%) Internet
11 121 (5.32%) Wireless
12 78 (3.43%) NAS
13 63 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
14 52 (2.29%) VLAN
15 47 (2.07%) Ethernet
16 45 (1.98%) iSCSI
17 38 (1.67%) SSL
18 31 (1.36%) Intranet
18 31 (1.36%) ADSL
19 30 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 95 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 35 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.45%) MySQL
8 32 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 28 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.01%) MS Access
12 17 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
14 15 (0.66%) Cognos Report Studio
14 15 (0.66%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 14 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.01%) MSI
1 23 (1.01%) SpecFlow
2 21 (0.92%) Toad
3 20 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (0.70%) Selenium
5 13 (0.57%) InstallShield
6 12 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 11 (0.48%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
9 9 (0.40%) HP UFT
9 9 (0.40%) JIRA
10 6 (0.26%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.22%) TestDirector
11 5 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (0.18%) MorphX
12 4 (0.18%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.18%) Subversion
13 3 (0.13%) NetBeans
13 3 (0.13%) AdminStudio
13 3 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 288 (12.67%) Finance
2 139 (6.12%) Law
3 106 (4.66%) Legal
4 98 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 80 (3.52%) Retail
6 79 (3.48%) Banking
7 53 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 47 (2.07%) Back Office
9 32 (1.41%) Advertising
10 27 (1.19%) Marketing
11 20 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.88%) Front Office
12 17 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.66%) Publishing
14 13 (0.57%) Games
15 11 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.44%) Swedish Language
17 9 (0.40%) Electronics
18 8 (0.35%) German Language
19 6 (0.26%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 708 (31.15%) Analyst
2 518 (22.79%) Support Engineer
3 436 (19.18%) Support Analyst
4 321 (14.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 276 (12.14%) IT Support
6 232 (10.21%) Desktop Support
7 218 (9.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 217 (9.55%) Service Analyst
9 191 (8.40%) 1st Line Support
10 129 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 117 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
12 105 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
13 99 (4.36%) Desktop Engineer
14 98 (4.31%) Desktop Analyst
15 95 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 93 (4.09%) Technical Support
17 90 (3.96%) Help Desk Support
18 89 (3.92%) Help Desk Analyst
19 80 (3.52%) IT Support Analyst
19 80 (3.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (2.73%) HTML
2 60 (2.64%) .NET
3 32 (1.41%) XML
4 30 (1.32%) Application Packaging
5 29 (1.28%) Web Services
6 26 (1.14%) CSS
7 25 (1.10%) COM
8 11 (0.48%) J2EE
8 11 (0.48%) Software Packaging
9 9 (0.40%) MAPI
10 8 (0.35%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.35%) jQuery
11 7 (0.31%) X-Windows
11 7 (0.31%) WSH
12 6 (0.26%) Middleware
12 6 (0.26%) JSON
13 5 (0.22%) OpenGL
13 5 (0.22%) DirectX
13 5 (0.22%) SAP Basis
13 5 (0.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 378 (16.63%) Blackberry
2 167 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (4.97%) iPhone
4 84 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 64 (2.82%) PDA
6 55 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 51 (2.24%) iPad
8 49 (2.16%) Replication
9 48 (2.11%) Thin Client
9 48 (2.11%) Fat Client
10 43 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
11 41 (1.80%) Clustering
12 30 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.10%) Computer Science
13 25 (1.10%) Statistics
14 23 (1.01%) Hedge funds
15 17 (0.75%) Mathematics
15 17 (0.75%) Life Science
16 16 (0.70%) Device Driver
17 15 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2273 (100.00%) Windows
2 933 (41.05%) Windows 7
3 889 (39.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 874 (38.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 748 (32.91%) Windows 8
6 592 (26.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 371 (16.32%) Windows Vista
8 215 (9.46%) Linux
9 146 (6.42%) Android
10 136 (5.98%) Mac OS X
11 119 (5.24%) Windows 2000
12 90 (3.96%) UNIX
13 77 (3.39%) Apple iOS
14 71 (3.12%) Windows 2000 Server
15 54 (2.38%) Mac OS
16 23 (1.01%) Solaris
17 18 (0.79%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.75%) SUSE
19 16 (0.70%) Windows NT
20 14 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (24.07%) ITIL
2 140 (6.16%) Service Delivery
3 120 (5.28%) Migration
4 99 (4.36%) Service Management
5 96 (4.22%) Time Management
6 93 (4.09%) Project Management
7 77 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 69 (3.04%) CRM
9 63 (2.77%) Problem Management
10 62 (2.73%) Mentoring
11 57 (2.51%) Change Management
11 57 (2.51%) Incident Management
12 55 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (2.42%) Kalman Filter
13 43 (1.89%) Line Management
13 43 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
14 38 (1.67%) Business Continuity
15 37 (1.63%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (1.58%) Software Deployment
17 35 (1.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 403 (17.73%) SQL
2 90 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 65 (2.86%) Java
4 62 (2.73%) C#
5 58 (2.55%) VB
6 48 (2.11%) C
7 47 (2.07%) C++
8 44 (1.94%) JavaScript
9 40 (1.76%) VBScript
10 31 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 28 (1.23%) PHP
12 26 (1.14%) Python
13 20 (0.88%) Perl
14 17 (0.75%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.66%) Ruby
16 14 (0.62%) VC++
16 14 (0.62%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.44%) Uniface
18 9 (0.40%) Bash Shell
19 8 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 432 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 204 (8.97%) Degree
3 202 (8.89%) MCP
4 196 (8.62%) MCSE
5 130 (5.72%) MCITP
6 125 (5.50%) MCSA
7 118 (5.19%) Security Cleared
8 107 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
9 103 (4.53%) CCNA
10 85 (3.74%) MCTS
11 58 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 56 (2.46%) MCDST
13 54 (2.38%) SC Cleared
14 46 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
15 44 (1.94%) A+ Certification
16 39 (1.72%) ISEB
17 37 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
18 35 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 34 (1.50%) CCA
20 30 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (14.30%) SLA
2 44 (1.94%) QA
3 14 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.088%) TickIT
7 2 (0.088%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1469 (64.63%) Active Directory
2 490 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 271 (11.92%) Hyper-V
4 139 (6.12%) XenApp
5 95 (4.18%) vSphere
6 87 (3.83%) Terminal Services
7 57 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (2.20%) XenServer
8 50 (2.20%) VMware ESX
9 35 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 32 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 28 (1.23%) XenDesktop
12 20 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 20 (0.88%) Terminal Server
13 16 (0.70%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.35%) Firmware
15 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.26%) vCloud
16 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 210 (9.24%) SCCM
2 114 (5.02%) Backup Exec
3 49 (2.16%) WSUS
4 46 (2.02%) SCOM
5 35 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (0.57%) EdgeSight
8 12 (0.53%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.44%) Casper Suite
10 9 (0.40%) DameWare
10 9 (0.40%) ZENworks
10 9 (0.40%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 6 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (0.26%) Nagios
13 4 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1373 (60.40%) Microsoft
2 670 (29.48%) VMware
3 507 (22.31%) Citrix
4 347 (15.27%) Cisco
5 201 (8.84%) HP
6 170 (7.48%) Apple
7 137 (6.03%) Symantec
8 133 (5.85%) Oracle
9 114 (5.02%) Dell
10 86 (3.78%) Juniper
11 77 (3.39%) Avaya
12 59 (2.60%) Bloomberg
13 47 (2.07%) Remedy
13 47 (2.07%) CheckPoint
13 47 (2.07%) Sophos
14 45 (1.98%) Veeam
15 44 (1.94%) EMC
16 42 (1.85%) McAfee
17 40 (1.76%) IBM
18 39 (1.72%) Reuters
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £21k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus, be
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 3 days ago