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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 255 208 142
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -66
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1128 1620 2045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.48% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% 5.51% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1466 1692
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
26828 29417 27856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.92% 26.83% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22671 24921 23745
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -47 449 £32,000 +6.66% 39
South East -31 283 £27,500 +5.76% 34
North West -9 88 £26,000 +4.00% 15
East of England -23 79 £27,000 -1.81% 13
West Midlands -25 74 £24,000 -4.00% 13
South West -32 63 £24,000 +4.34% 15
Yorkshire -55 49 £25,500 +2.00% 8
East Midlands -23 36 £26,500 -17.18% 6
North East -1 9 £26,250 +11.70% 3
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2651 (100.00%) Windows
2 1732 (65.33%) Active Directory
3 1542 (58.17%) Microsoft
4 1154 (43.53%) MS Office
5 1113 (41.98%) Windows 7
6 1035 (39.04%) MS Exchange
7 1014 (38.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 956 (36.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 888 (33.50%) MS Excel
10 812 (30.63%) Windows 8
11 739 (27.88%) VMware
12 638 (24.07%) ITIL
13 608 (22.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 581 (21.92%) Citrix
15 544 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 539 (20.33%) TCP/IP
17 492 (18.56%) DNS
18 470 (17.73%) Blackberry
19 469 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
20 457 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
21 413 (15.58%) Windows Vista
22 400 (15.09%) SQL
23 394 (14.86%) DHCP
24 384 (14.49%) Firewall
25 375 (14.15%) Finance
26 359 (13.54%) VPN
27 358 (13.50%) Cisco
28 333 (12.56%) SLA
29 332 (12.52%) LAN
30 330 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1035 (39.04%) MS Exchange
2 469 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 330 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 283 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 227 (8.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 181 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 152 (5.73%) SharePoint
8 96 (3.62%) IIS
9 92 (3.47%) Lync
10 56 (2.11%) Apache
11 52 (1.96%) IBM Notes
12 47 (1.77%) WorkSite
13 26 (0.98%) Tomcat
14 25 (0.94%) Live Communications Server
15 17 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
16 12 (0.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 12 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
17 11 (0.41%) MS Project Server
18 9 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
19 8 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1154 (43.53%) MS Office
2 888 (33.50%) MS Excel
3 115 (4.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.34%) MS Project
6 7 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.26%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.075%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.53%) Maximo
2 7 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.26%) CA PPM
3 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.23%) BASE24
4 5 (0.19%) assyst
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
6 3 (0.11%) Agresso
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.075%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.075%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.075%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.075%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.075%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.075%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.075%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.075%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.075%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.075%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 202 (7.62%) Office 365
2 29 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.94%) Google Apps
4 13 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.38%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.26%) SaaS
7 6 (0.23%) IaaS
8 5 (0.19%) Yammer
9 4 (0.15%) PaaS
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.075%) Datadog
11 2 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.038%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.038%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 539 (20.33%) TCP/IP
2 492 (18.56%) DNS
3 394 (14.86%) DHCP
4 384 (14.49%) Firewall
5 359 (13.54%) VPN
6 332 (12.52%) LAN
7 312 (11.77%) WAN
8 201 (7.58%) SAN
9 182 (6.87%) Internet
10 154 (5.81%) VoIP
11 141 (5.32%) Wireless
12 72 (2.72%) NAS
13 66 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
14 65 (2.45%) VLAN
15 53 (2.00%) ADSL
15 53 (2.00%) SSL
16 39 (1.47%) Ethernet
16 39 (1.47%) iSCSI
17 37 (1.40%) Intranet
18 34 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 95 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 64 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 52 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 43 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (1.17%) MySQL
9 24 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (0.91%) Relational Database
10 23 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (0.79%) Cognos Report Studio
12 21 (0.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 21 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
13 20 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (0.68%) MS Access
14 18 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (1.13%) Toad
2 27 (1.02%) MSI
3 22 (0.83%) LoadRunner
4 13 (0.49%) InstallShield
5 12 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (0.34%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.30%) Rational Performance Tester
7 8 (0.30%) TestDirector
7 8 (0.30%) Facilita Forecast
8 6 (0.23%) JIRA
8 6 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.19%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (0.15%) Subversion
10 4 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.15%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (0.15%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.11%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.11%) TestPartner
12 2 (0.075%) StarTeam
12 2 (0.075%) Hudson
General
1 375 (14.15%) Finance
2 160 (6.04%) Law
3 126 (4.75%) Legal
4 122 (4.60%) Retail
5 117 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 101 (3.81%) Banking
7 53 (2.00%) Back Office
8 50 (1.89%) Advertising
9 46 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.72%) Publishing
12 18 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.45%) Front Office
14 11 (0.41%) Marketing
15 10 (0.38%) Games
16 9 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.23%) Billing
18 5 (0.19%) German Language
19 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 853 (32.18%) Analyst
2 572 (21.58%) Support Engineer
3 500 (18.86%) Support Analyst
4 373 (14.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 314 (11.84%) IT Support
6 299 (11.28%) Service Analyst
6 299 (11.28%) Service Desk Analyst
7 259 (9.77%) Desktop Support
8 188 (7.09%) 1st Line Support
9 138 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 136 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 134 (5.05%) Technical Support
12 117 (4.41%) Help Desk Support
12 117 (4.41%) Help Desk Analyst
13 109 (4.11%) Desktop Analyst
14 102 (3.85%) Support Technician
15 94 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 93 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
17 91 (3.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 90 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.04%) HTML
2 37 (1.40%) .NET
3 32 (1.21%) Application Packaging
4 27 (1.02%) Web Services
5 26 (0.98%) XML
6 19 (0.72%) COM
7 18 (0.68%) CSS
8 16 (0.60%) MAPI
9 14 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.45%) Software Packaging
11 10 (0.38%) Middleware
12 9 (0.34%) SAML
12 9 (0.34%) J2EE
13 8 (0.30%) WSH
13 8 (0.30%) ASP.NET
14 7 (0.26%) SOAP
15 6 (0.23%) jQuery
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
15 6 (0.23%) X-Windows
16 5 (0.19%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 470 (17.73%) Blackberry
2 162 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (4.30%) iPhone
4 83 (3.13%) PDA
5 68 (2.57%) Clustering
6 62 (2.34%) Replication
7 57 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 43 (1.62%) iPad
9 37 (1.40%) Thin Client
9 37 (1.40%) Fat Client
10 36 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 36 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 33 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
12 29 (1.09%) Statistics
13 21 (0.79%) Hedge funds
14 20 (0.75%) EPoS
15 17 (0.64%) Mathematics
16 16 (0.60%) Handset
17 15 (0.57%) Smartphone
18 13 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2651 (100.00%) Windows
2 1113 (41.98%) Windows 7
3 1014 (38.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 956 (36.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 812 (30.63%) Windows 8
6 608 (22.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 413 (15.58%) Windows Vista
8 220 (8.30%) Linux
9 157 (5.92%) Android
10 135 (5.09%) Mac OS X
11 121 (4.56%) Windows 2000
12 111 (4.19%) UNIX
13 106 (4.00%) Apple iOS
14 66 (2.49%) Mac OS
15 54 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
16 37 (1.40%) Solaris
17 23 (0.87%) Windows NT
18 19 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
19 15 (0.57%) Ubuntu
20 10 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (24.07%) ITIL
2 193 (7.28%) Service Delivery
3 190 (7.17%) Migration
4 124 (4.68%) Time Management
5 117 (4.41%) Service Management
6 110 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 97 (3.66%) Project Management
8 81 (3.06%) Mentoring
9 74 (2.79%) Change Management
10 72 (2.72%) CRM
11 69 (2.60%) Incident Management
12 66 (2.49%) Problem Management
13 50 (1.89%) Line Management
14 48 (1.81%) Business Continuity
15 45 (1.70%) Business Intelligence
15 45 (1.70%) Root Cause Analysis
16 42 (1.58%) ETL
17 40 (1.51%) Document Management
18 39 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (1.47%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 400 (15.09%) SQL
2 127 (4.79%) PowerShell
3 59 (2.23%) Java
4 54 (2.04%) VB
5 50 (1.89%) C#
6 49 (1.85%) VBScript
7 41 (1.55%) C
8 39 (1.47%) C++
9 38 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 37 (1.40%) JavaScript
11 26 (0.98%) Perl
12 19 (0.72%) PHP
13 18 (0.68%) Python
13 18 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.49%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.41%) Ruby
16 8 (0.30%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.30%) VC++
17 7 (0.26%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 457 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 221 (8.34%) MCSE
3 218 (8.22%) MCP
3 218 (8.22%) Degree
4 180 (6.79%) Security Cleared
5 155 (5.85%) MCITP
6 131 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
7 130 (4.90%) CCNA
8 107 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 104 (3.92%) MCSA
10 95 (3.58%) MCTS
11 73 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 69 (2.60%) DV Cleared
13 65 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
14 63 (2.38%) CCA
14 63 (2.38%) MCDST
15 45 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
16 38 (1.43%) A+ Certification
17 34 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 28 (1.06%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (12.56%) SLA
2 35 (1.32%) QA
3 18 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.23%) TickIT
5 6 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.19%) COBIT
7 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.038%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1732 (65.33%) Active Directory
2 544 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 304 (11.47%) Hyper-V
4 173 (6.53%) XenApp
5 121 (4.56%) vSphere
6 89 (3.36%) Terminal Services
7 72 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
8 71 (2.68%) VMware ESX
9 63 (2.38%) XenServer
10 60 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 51 (1.92%) XenDesktop
12 40 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 20 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
14 15 (0.57%) Terminal Server
15 14 (0.53%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.34%) iptables
17 8 (0.30%) BitLocker
18 6 (0.23%) Firmware
18 6 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 5 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 238 (8.98%) SCCM
2 122 (4.60%) Backup Exec
3 79 (2.98%) SCOM
4 47 (1.77%) WSUS
5 44 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 26 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 22 (0.83%) EdgeSight
8 21 (0.79%) NetBackup
9 17 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (0.49%) DameWare
11 12 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (0.45%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.45%) Netcool
11 12 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 10 (0.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 10 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.26%) Casper Suite
13 7 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.26%) Unicenter
14 5 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1542 (58.17%) Microsoft
2 739 (27.88%) VMware
3 581 (21.92%) Citrix
4 358 (13.50%) Cisco
5 236 (8.90%) HP
6 225 (8.49%) Apple
7 183 (6.90%) Symantec
8 162 (6.11%) Oracle
9 112 (4.22%) Juniper
10 103 (3.89%) Dell
11 81 (3.06%) Avaya
12 61 (2.30%) Bloomberg
13 55 (2.07%) EMC
14 52 (1.96%) Lotus
15 47 (1.77%) CheckPoint
16 46 (1.74%) Sophos
17 45 (1.70%) NetApp
18 41 (1.55%) McAfee
19 39 (1.47%) LANDesk
20 38 (1.43%) IBM
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