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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 185 153 135
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1683 1835 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.55% 1.84% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 6.70% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1574 2076
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
29256 27397 30836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.92% 27.52% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24504 23464 26650
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -18 717 £30,000 -14.28% 56
South East -32 433 £26,000 - 36
East of England 0 127 £25,000 -3.84% 17
Yorkshire -8 103 £21,000 -6.66% 32
South West -54 86 £23,500 -16.07% 8
North West -55 83 £23,500 -27.69% 16
East Midlands -15 71 £28,000 -25.33% 9
West Midlands -37 70 £27,500 -11.29% 8
North East -1 7 £24,000 +4.34% 3
Midlands +10 1 £24,000 -15.78%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3313 (100.00%) Windows
2 2036 (61.45%) Active Directory
3 1801 (54.36%) Microsoft
4 1593 (48.08%) MS Office
5 1476 (44.55%) Windows 7
6 1375 (41.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1362 (41.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1254 (37.85%) MS Excel
9 1177 (35.53%) MS Exchange
10 826 (24.93%) VMware
11 807 (24.36%) ITIL
12 784 (23.66%) Citrix
13 673 (20.31%) DNS
14 647 (19.53%) TCP/IP
15 614 (18.53%) Finance
16 605 (18.26%) Windows 8
17 599 (18.08%) Blackberry
18 578 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
19 550 (16.60%) SQL
20 541 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
21 524 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
22 483 (14.58%) DHCP
23 475 (14.34%) Windows Vista
24 469 (14.16%) Cisco
25 462 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
26 438 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
27 429 (12.95%) SQL Server
28 418 (12.62%) SLA
29 404 (12.19%) VPN
30 402 (12.13%) Firewall

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1177 (35.53%) MS Exchange
2 541 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 462 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 378 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 284 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 203 (6.13%) SharePoint
7 182 (5.49%) IIS
8 147 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 110 (3.32%) Lync
10 74 (2.23%) IBM Notes
11 45 (1.36%) WorkSite
12 42 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
13 33 (1.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 30 (0.91%) Live Communications Server
14 30 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
15 28 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
16 21 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
17 18 (0.54%) Tomcat
18 16 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1593 (48.08%) MS Office
2 1254 (37.85%) MS Excel
3 186 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.48%) MS Project
6 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.12%) 3ds Max
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.091%) Maya
9 2 (0.060%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.060%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.030%) InDesign
10 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 20 (0.60%) 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 500
6 6 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
6 6 (0.18%) Eikon
7 5 (0.15%) Line 50
7 5 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.091%) assyst
8 3 (0.091%) SalesLogix
8 3 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.060%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.060%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.060%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.060%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.060%) Bond Adapt
10 1 (0.030%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 115 (3.47%) Office 365
2 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.21%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.091%) SaaS
5 1 (0.030%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 673 (20.31%) DNS
2 647 (19.53%) TCP/IP
3 483 (14.58%) DHCP
4 404 (12.19%) VPN
5 402 (12.13%) Firewall
6 396 (11.95%) LAN
7 348 (10.50%) WAN
8 256 (7.73%) Internet
9 190 (5.73%) SAN
10 164 (4.95%) VoIP
11 140 (4.23%) Wireless
12 71 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
12 71 (2.14%) SSL
13 52 (1.57%) ADSL
13 52 (1.57%) Intranet
14 51 (1.54%) Network Security
15 48 (1.45%) Broadband
16 44 (1.33%) HTTP
16 44 (1.33%) NAS
17 43 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 115 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 63 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 59 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 36 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 35 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
9 26 (0.78%) MySQL
9 26 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 23 (0.69%) MS Access
11 20 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
13 18 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (0.48%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.45%) Cognos Event Studio
15 15 (0.45%) Cognos Metric Studio
16 14 (0.42%) Cognos Report Studio
16 14 (0.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 36 (1.09%) MSI
2 23 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (0.69%) LoadRunner
3 22 (0.66%) Toad
4 21 (0.63%) TestDirector
5 13 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.33%) SilkPerformer
7 10 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.27%) WinRunner
9 6 (0.18%) Subversion
9 6 (0.18%) PVCS
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.18%) JDeveloper
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.15%) JIRA
11 4 (0.12%) Selenium
11 4 (0.12%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.091%) Serena SBM
12 3 (0.091%) TestPartner
13 2 (0.060%) TestComplete
General
1 614 (18.53%) Finance
2 164 (4.95%) Banking
3 157 (4.74%) Law
4 151 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 141 (4.26%) Retail
6 133 (4.01%) Legal
7 74 (2.23%) Back Office
8 71 (2.14%) Financial Institution
9 50 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 40 (1.21%) Advertising
11 34 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.88%) French Language
13 18 (0.54%) Automotive
14 16 (0.48%) German Language
14 16 (0.48%) Marketing
15 13 (0.39%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.30%) Games
17 9 (0.27%) Italian Language
18 7 (0.21%) Front Office
19 5 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1202 (36.28%) Analyst
2 772 (23.30%) Support Analyst
3 671 (20.25%) Support Engineer
4 559 (16.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 431 (13.01%) IT Support
6 362 (10.93%) Service Analyst
6 362 (10.93%) Desktop Support
7 358 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 225 (6.79%) 1st Line Support
9 211 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support
10 184 (5.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 183 (5.52%) Help Desk Support
12 181 (5.46%) Desktop Analyst
13 175 (5.28%) Help Desk Analyst
14 168 (5.07%) Technical Support
15 167 (5.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 142 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 139 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
18 132 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 121 (3.65%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (2.69%) .NET
2 52 (1.57%) XML
3 49 (1.48%) Web Services
3 49 (1.48%) HTML
4 29 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 23 (0.69%) SOAP
6 21 (0.63%) WSDL
7 17 (0.51%) CSS
8 14 (0.42%) .NET Framework
9 12 (0.36%) jQuery
10 11 (0.33%) J2EE
11 10 (0.30%) COM
11 10 (0.30%) Application Packaging
11 10 (0.30%) Middleware
11 10 (0.30%) Visualforce
12 9 (0.27%) Software Packaging
12 9 (0.27%) WSH
13 8 (0.24%) ODBC
13 8 (0.24%) WCF
14 6 (0.18%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 599 (18.08%) Blackberry
2 108 (3.26%) iPhone
3 97 (2.93%) PDA
4 96 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 92 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 68 (2.05%) Hedge funds
7 67 (2.02%) iPad
8 59 (1.78%) Clustering
9 57 (1.72%) Thin Client
9 57 (1.72%) Fat Client
10 50 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
11 40 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 39 (1.18%) EPoS
13 37 (1.12%) Replication
14 32 (0.97%) Handset
15 31 (0.94%) Mathematics
16 27 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (0.72%) Biometrics
17 24 (0.72%) Smartcard
18 18 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3313 (100.00%) Windows
2 1476 (44.55%) Windows 7
3 1375 (41.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1362 (41.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 605 (18.26%) Windows 8
6 475 (14.34%) Windows Vista
7 438 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 264 (7.97%) Linux
9 212 (6.40%) Windows 2000
10 117 (3.53%) UNIX
11 108 (3.26%) Mac OS X
12 90 (2.72%) Android
13 69 (2.08%) Apple iOS
14 56 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 38 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
16 29 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
16 29 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (0.66%) Windows NT
18 20 (0.60%) AIX
19 18 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (24.36%) ITIL
2 170 (5.13%) Service Management
3 141 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 132 (3.98%) Incident Management
5 118 (3.56%) Problem Management
6 105 (3.17%) Migration
7 103 (3.11%) Change Management
8 100 (3.02%) Time Management
9 85 (2.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 84 (2.54%) CRM
11 73 (2.20%) Software Distribution
12 71 (2.14%) Asset Management
13 58 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
14 57 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (1.60%) Project Management
16 51 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
17 44 (1.33%) ITSM
18 43 (1.30%) Automated Testing
19 41 (1.24%) Document Management
20 40 (1.21%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 550 (16.60%) SQL
2 128 (3.86%) PowerShell
3 72 (2.17%) VBScript
4 68 (2.05%) VB
5 65 (1.96%) Java
6 59 (1.78%) C#
7 38 (1.15%) C
8 36 (1.09%) C++
9 35 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 30 (0.91%) JavaScript
11 27 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 26 (0.78%) Perl
13 20 (0.60%) PL/SQL
13 20 (0.60%) VBA
14 12 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.30%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.30%) Python
16 7 (0.21%) COBOL
16 7 (0.21%) VB6
17 5 (0.15%) JCL
Qualifications
1 578 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 333 (10.05%) MCSE
3 312 (9.42%) Degree
4 263 (7.94%) MCP
5 207 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 185 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
7 181 (5.46%) MCITP
8 167 (5.04%) MCSA
9 164 (4.95%) CCNA
10 140 (4.23%) SC Cleared
11 81 (2.44%) DV Cleared
12 74 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
13 62 (1.87%) MCTS
13 62 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 60 (1.81%) A+ Certification
15 59 (1.78%) MCDST
16 49 (1.48%) ISEB
17 48 (1.45%) CCNP
18 39 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 32 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (12.62%) SLA
2 38 (1.15%) QA
3 36 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.72%) TickIT
6 10 (0.30%) ISO 8583
7 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.060%) HL7
8 2 (0.060%) DICOM
8 2 (0.060%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.030%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2036 (61.45%) Active Directory
2 524 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (7.61%) Hyper-V
4 204 (6.16%) XenApp
5 149 (4.50%) vSphere
6 118 (3.56%) Terminal Services
7 106 (3.20%) VMware ESX
8 70 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
9 64 (1.93%) XenDesktop
10 45 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 44 (1.33%) XenServer
12 36 (1.09%) Terminal Server
13 26 (0.78%) UAG
14 23 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 18 (0.54%) ISA Server
16 17 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
17 15 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
18 13 (0.39%) MetaFrame
19 12 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
20 10 (0.30%) NDS
Systems Management
1 277 (8.36%) SCCM
2 183 (5.52%) Backup Exec
3 90 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 74 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 59 (1.78%) WSUS
6 55 (1.66%) NetBackup
7 40 (1.21%) SCOM
8 36 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
9 35 (1.06%) Tivoli
10 30 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 29 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 25 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 23 (0.69%) Netcool
14 18 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
15 17 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
15 17 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 14 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
17 12 (0.36%) AppDNA
18 9 (0.27%) ARCserve
18 9 (0.27%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1801 (54.36%) Microsoft
2 826 (24.93%) VMware
3 784 (23.66%) Citrix
4 469 (14.16%) Cisco
5 329 (9.93%) HP
6 224 (6.76%) Symantec
7 191 (5.77%) Oracle
8 182 (5.49%) Apple
9 163 (4.92%) Dell
10 86 (2.60%) Avaya
11 75 (2.26%) NetApp
11 75 (2.26%) Lotus
12 67 (2.02%) Bloomberg
13 66 (1.99%) LANDesk
14 65 (1.96%) McAfee
15 63 (1.90%) Remedy
15 63 (1.90%) Fujitsu
16 61 (1.84%) IBM
17 60 (1.81%) Mitel
18 46 (1.39%) Reuters
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
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Salary: Pension, Private Health
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Car
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
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Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Company Car
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20 - £27 per annum + Benefits
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