The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 190 140 137
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1663 1982 2244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.95% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.65% 7.09% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1698 2018
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29427 27953 30651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.91% 27.51% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24786 23815 26543
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -33 728 £30,000 -13.04% 74
South East -50 394 £26,000 -5.45% 59
East of England +9 136 £25,500 -5.55% 17
South West -44 107 £23,750 -15.17% 15
Yorkshire -18 90 £22,500 +7.14% 23
East Midlands -19 74 £32,500 -7.14% 12
North West -56 71 £23,500 -30.88% 14
West Midlands -48 69 £27,250 -17.42% 16
North East 0 8 £23,250 -19.13% 4
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3375 (100.00%) Windows
2 2103 (62.31%) Active Directory
3 1864 (55.23%) Microsoft
4 1618 (47.94%) MS Office
5 1473 (43.64%) Windows 7
6 1468 (43.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1440 (42.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1272 (37.69%) MS Excel
9 1170 (34.67%) MS Exchange
10 845 (25.04%) ITIL
11 842 (24.95%) VMware
12 760 (22.52%) Citrix
13 654 (19.38%) TCP/IP
14 651 (19.29%) DNS
15 632 (18.73%) Finance
16 608 (18.01%) Windows 8
17 606 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
18 605 (17.93%) Blackberry
19 558 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2010
20 554 (16.41%) SQL
21 552 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
22 512 (15.17%) Windows Vista
23 485 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2007
24 473 (14.01%) Cisco
25 462 (13.69%) DHCP
26 450 (13.33%) SQL Server
27 447 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
28 423 (12.53%) SLA
29 410 (12.15%) LAN
30 405 (12.00%) VPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1170 (34.67%) MS Exchange
2 558 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 485 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 360 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 285 (8.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 236 (6.99%) SharePoint
7 202 (5.99%) IIS
8 142 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 96 (2.84%) Lync
10 65 (1.93%) IBM Notes
11 45 (1.33%) WorkSite
12 44 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
13 30 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 28 (0.83%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 27 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
16 24 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
17 21 (0.62%) Tomcat
18 20 (0.59%) WebSphere
19 19 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
20 18 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1618 (47.94%) MS Office
2 1272 (37.69%) MS Excel
3 188 (5.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.59%) MS Project
6 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.089%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.059%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.059%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.059%) Maya
10 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.030%) InDesign
10 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (0.80%) Maximo
2 12 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.30%) BASE24
4 9 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.27%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.21%) Line 50
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.12%) Line 500
9 3 (0.089%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.089%) 3000 Xtra
9 3 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.089%) assyst
9 3 (0.089%) SalesLogix
9 3 (0.089%) Eikon
10 2 (0.059%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.059%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.059%) Sage MMS
10 2 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.059%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 114 (3.38%) Office 365
2 13 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.059%) SaaS
5 1 (0.030%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 654 (19.38%) TCP/IP
2 651 (19.29%) DNS
3 462 (13.69%) DHCP
4 410 (12.15%) LAN
5 405 (12.00%) VPN
6 395 (11.70%) Firewall
7 363 (10.76%) WAN
8 253 (7.50%) Internet
9 203 (6.01%) SAN
10 160 (4.74%) VoIP
11 124 (3.67%) Wireless
12 79 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
13 78 (2.31%) SSL
14 56 (1.66%) Network Security
15 50 (1.48%) VLAN
16 47 (1.39%) ADSL
16 47 (1.39%) HTTP
17 43 (1.27%) Intranet
18 41 (1.21%) Broadband
18 41 (1.21%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 128 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 95 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 71 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 43 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 38 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 36 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 24 (0.71%) MySQL
10 18 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 17 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
12 16 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (0.47%) MS Access
13 15 (0.44%) DecisionStream
13 15 (0.44%) Cognos Transformer
13 15 (0.44%) Cognos Report Studio
13 15 (0.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 29 (0.86%) MSI
2 22 (0.65%) Toad
3 15 (0.44%) TestDirector
3 15 (0.44%) LoadRunner
4 14 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.21%) Subversion
7 6 (0.18%) JIRA
7 6 (0.18%) WinRunner
8 5 (0.15%) JDeveloper
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.15%) PVCS
8 5 (0.15%) InstallShield
8 5 (0.15%) SilkPerformer
9 3 (0.089%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.089%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.089%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.089%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.089%) TestPartner
General
1 632 (18.73%) Finance
2 165 (4.89%) Banking
3 160 (4.74%) Law
4 137 (4.06%) Retail
5 133 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 122 (3.61%) Legal
7 79 (2.34%) Back Office
8 67 (1.99%) Financial Institution
9 54 (1.60%) Advertising
10 46 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 29 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.80%) French Language
13 24 (0.71%) Automotive
14 22 (0.65%) Marketing
15 16 (0.47%) German Language
16 13 (0.39%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.30%) Front Office
18 9 (0.27%) Games
18 9 (0.27%) Italian Language
19 7 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1208 (35.79%) Analyst
2 795 (23.56%) Support Analyst
3 665 (19.70%) Support Engineer
4 558 (16.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 437 (12.95%) IT Support
6 391 (11.59%) Desktop Support
7 340 (10.07%) Service Analyst
8 334 (9.90%) Service Desk Analyst
9 240 (7.11%) 1st Line Support
10 201 (5.96%) Desktop Analyst
11 199 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
12 191 (5.66%) Help Desk Support
13 190 (5.63%) Help Desk Analyst
14 184 (5.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 181 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 169 (5.01%) Technical Support
17 142 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
17 142 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 141 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 140 (4.15%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (2.90%) .NET
2 60 (1.78%) XML
3 55 (1.63%) Web Services
4 50 (1.48%) HTML
5 29 (0.86%) SOAP
6 26 (0.77%) ASP.NET
7 25 (0.74%) WSDL
8 19 (0.56%) .NET Framework
9 18 (0.53%) CSS
10 13 (0.39%) Application Packaging
11 12 (0.36%) Visualforce
11 12 (0.36%) COM
12 11 (0.33%) J2EE
13 10 (0.30%) jQuery
13 10 (0.30%) Middleware
14 9 (0.27%) WSH
14 9 (0.27%) WCF
15 7 (0.21%) WPF
16 6 (0.18%) ODBC
17 5 (0.15%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 605 (17.93%) Blackberry
2 105 (3.11%) Computer Science
3 98 (2.90%) iPhone
4 93 (2.76%) PDA
5 85 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 72 (2.13%) Hedge funds
7 66 (1.96%) Clustering
8 61 (1.81%) iPad
9 54 (1.60%) Thin Client
9 54 (1.60%) Fat Client
10 47 (1.39%) Replication
11 43 (1.27%) EPoS
12 40 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 38 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
14 37 (1.10%) Mathematics
15 27 (0.80%) Handset
15 27 (0.80%) Smartphone
16 24 (0.71%) Biometrics
16 24 (0.71%) Smartcard
17 21 (0.62%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3375 (100.00%) Windows
2 1473 (43.64%) Windows 7
3 1468 (43.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1440 (42.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 608 (18.01%) Windows 8
6 512 (15.17%) Windows Vista
7 447 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 268 (7.94%) Linux
9 239 (7.08%) Windows 2000
10 121 (3.59%) Mac OS X
11 105 (3.11%) UNIX
12 80 (2.37%) Android
13 67 (1.99%) Apple iOS
14 65 (1.93%) Mac OS
15 42 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 26 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 23 (0.68%) Windows NT
17 23 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
18 22 (0.65%) AIX
19 19 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (25.04%) ITIL
2 174 (5.16%) Service Management
3 134 (3.97%) Problem Management
4 129 (3.82%) Service Delivery
5 122 (3.61%) Incident Management
6 114 (3.38%) Migration
7 104 (3.08%) Change Management
8 94 (2.79%) Time Management
9 80 (2.37%) CRM
10 79 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 66 (1.96%) Asset Management
12 63 (1.87%) Software Distribution
13 61 (1.81%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (1.63%) Project Management
15 50 (1.48%) Change Control
16 49 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 46 (1.36%) ITSM
18 44 (1.30%) Automated Testing
19 41 (1.21%) Software Deployment
20 39 (1.16%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 554 (16.41%) SQL
2 121 (3.59%) PowerShell
3 75 (2.22%) Java
4 68 (2.01%) VBScript
5 67 (1.99%) C#
6 66 (1.96%) VB
7 49 (1.45%) C
8 43 (1.27%) C++
9 36 (1.07%) T-SQL
10 30 (0.89%) JavaScript
11 26 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 24 (0.71%) Perl
13 20 (0.59%) PL/SQL
14 19 (0.56%) VBA
15 13 (0.39%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.36%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.21%) Python
17 7 (0.21%) COBOL
18 6 (0.18%) VB6
19 5 (0.15%) JCL
Qualifications
1 606 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 340 (10.07%) MCSE
3 307 (9.10%) Degree
4 281 (8.33%) MCP
5 196 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
5 196 (5.81%) MCITP
6 190 (5.63%) Security Cleared
7 179 (5.30%) CCNA
8 174 (5.16%) MCSA
9 133 (3.94%) SC Cleared
10 79 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
11 72 (2.13%) DV Cleared
12 71 (2.10%) A+ Certification
13 64 (1.90%) MCTS
14 58 (1.72%) MCDST
15 54 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 48 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 47 (1.39%) CCNP
18 37 (1.10%) ISEB
19 24 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (12.53%) SLA
2 49 (1.45%) QA
3 37 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 31 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.71%) TickIT
6 10 (0.30%) ISO 8583
7 8 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.089%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.059%) HL7
9 2 (0.059%) DICOM
10 1 (0.030%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2103 (62.31%) Active Directory
2 552 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 249 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 219 (6.49%) XenApp
5 161 (4.77%) vSphere
6 129 (3.82%) Terminal Services
7 104 (3.08%) VMware ESX
8 70 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
9 68 (2.01%) XenDesktop
10 54 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 46 (1.36%) Terminal Server
12 27 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 27 (0.80%) UAG
13 26 (0.77%) XenServer
14 22 (0.65%) ISA Server
15 20 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
16 16 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 11 (0.33%) MetaFrame
17 11 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
18 10 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 272 (8.06%) SCCM
2 171 (5.07%) Backup Exec
3 75 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 75 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 62 (1.84%) WSUS
5 51 (1.51%) NetBackup
6 43 (1.27%) SCOM
7 40 (1.19%) Tivoli
8 35 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 32 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 26 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
11 24 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 17 (0.50%) Netcool
12 17 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
12 17 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
12 17 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 14 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
14 13 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 10 (0.30%) AppDNA
15 10 (0.30%) MOM
Vendors
1 1864 (55.23%) Microsoft
2 842 (24.95%) VMware
3 760 (22.52%) Citrix
4 473 (14.01%) Cisco
5 346 (10.25%) HP
6 222 (6.58%) Symantec
7 185 (5.48%) Oracle
8 173 (5.13%) Dell
9 166 (4.92%) Apple
10 79 (2.34%) Avaya
11 78 (2.31%) IBM
12 69 (2.04%) LANDesk
12 69 (2.04%) Bloomberg
13 66 (1.96%) McAfee
13 66 (1.96%) NetApp
14 65 (1.93%) Lotus
15 63 (1.87%) Remedy
16 53 (1.57%) Intel
17 51 (1.51%) Mitel
18 46 (1.36%) Fujitsu
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