The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 194 171 145
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 655 775 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.81% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.67% 6.36% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 577 708 812
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
Windows XP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11556 12190 12641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.33% 28.40% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9900 10209 10944
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows XP
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the London region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in London

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in London

Windows XP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
City of London -24 139 £33,500 +3.07% 10
Canary Wharf +39 16 £72,500 -
Bromley +22 15 £22,500 -
Docklands, London -8 13 £69,500 +20.86%
Croydon +9 11 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Wimbledon +5 11 £36,000 +44.00%
Wembley - 9 £22,000 -
Hammersmith -5 6 £21,500 -2.27%
Barnet +3 5 £33,000 -
Sidcup -7 4 £31,750 +9.48%
Grays - 4 £19,000 -
Bexley - 4 £28,500 -
Chessington -12 3 £29,500 +34.85% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £37,500 +38.88%
Hayes - 2 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £21,000 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Ealing - 2 £35,000 -
Hillingdon - 2 - -
Enfield +1 1 £22,000 -2.22% 1
Beckenham 0 1 £21,000 -25.66%
Hounslow -7 1 £21,000 -8.69%
New Malden - 1 £50,000 -
Teddington - 1 £22,500 - 1
Southall - 1 £27,500 -
Harrow - 1 £22,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £21,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1428 (100.00%) Windows
2 983 (68.84%) Active Directory
3 738 (51.68%) Microsoft
4 724 (50.70%) MS Office
5 540 (37.82%) MS Exchange
6 510 (35.71%) Windows 7
7 475 (33.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 462 (32.35%) MS Excel
9 451 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 409 (28.64%) Finance
11 333 (23.32%) Blackberry
11 333 (23.32%) VMware
12 323 (22.62%) Citrix
13 322 (22.55%) Windows 8
14 318 (22.27%) TCP/IP
15 313 (21.92%) ITIL
16 256 (17.93%) DNS
17 238 (16.67%) Cisco
18 229 (16.04%) Firewall
19 217 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
20 214 (14.99%) SQL
21 209 (14.64%) Exchange Server 2010
22 205 (14.36%) DHCP
23 204 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
24 203 (14.22%) VPN
25 195 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
26 184 (12.89%) Degree
27 182 (12.75%) Windows Vista
28 177 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2007
29 169 (11.83%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 540 (37.82%) MS Exchange
2 209 (14.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 177 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 156 (10.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 130 (9.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 98 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 70 (4.90%) SharePoint
8 57 (3.99%) Lync
9 46 (3.22%) IBM Notes
10 40 (2.80%) IIS
11 26 (1.82%) WorkSite
12 15 (1.05%) Apache
13 5 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (0.35%) SAS
14 4 (0.28%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
15 2 (0.14%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 724 (50.70%) MS Office
2 462 (32.35%) MS Excel
3 128 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.42%) MS Project
6 5 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.070%) Maya
9 1 (0.070%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.35%) BASE24
2 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.21%) Eikon
4 3 (0.21%) 3000 Xtra
4 3 (0.21%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.14%) assyst
6 1 (0.070%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.13%) Office 365
2 16 (1.12%) Google Apps
3 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.070%) Yammer
6 1 (0.070%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 318 (22.27%) TCP/IP
2 256 (17.93%) DNS
3 229 (16.04%) Firewall
4 205 (14.36%) DHCP
5 203 (14.22%) VPN
6 169 (11.83%) LAN
7 134 (9.38%) WAN
8 116 (8.12%) SAN
9 104 (7.28%) Internet
10 93 (6.51%) VoIP
11 76 (5.32%) Wireless
12 34 (2.38%) NAS
13 32 (2.24%) ADSL
14 30 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (1.54%) SSL
17 21 (1.47%) HTTP
18 19 (1.33%) FTP
19 16 (1.12%) VLAN
20 15 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 42 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
5 40 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 17 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
10 16 (1.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 16 (1.12%) MS Access
11 15 (1.05%) Cognos Event Studio
11 15 (1.05%) Cognos Metric Studio
11 15 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 14 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (1.96%) Toad
2 18 (1.26%) MSI
3 12 (0.84%) InstallShield
4 8 (0.56%) Facilita Forecast
4 8 (0.56%) Rational Performance Tester
4 8 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 8 (0.56%) Serena SBM
5 3 (0.21%) JIRA
5 3 (0.21%) Ant
6 2 (0.14%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.14%) Selenium
6 2 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.070%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.070%) Hudson
General
1 409 (28.64%) Finance
2 156 (10.92%) Banking
3 125 (8.75%) Legal
4 109 (7.63%) Law
5 60 (4.20%) Financial Institution
6 52 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 45 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 35 (2.45%) Retail
9 32 (2.24%) Advertising
10 17 (1.19%) Front Office
11 12 (0.84%) Back Office
12 10 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.56%) German Language
13 8 (0.56%) Marketing
14 7 (0.49%) Billing
15 4 (0.28%) French Language
16 2 (0.14%) Publishing
16 2 (0.14%) Games
17 1 (0.070%) Electronics
17 1 (0.070%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 574 (40.20%) Analyst
2 358 (25.07%) Support Analyst
3 311 (21.78%) Support Engineer
4 224 (15.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 181 (12.68%) Service Desk Analyst
6 179 (12.54%) Service Analyst
7 168 (11.76%) Desktop Support
8 141 (9.87%) IT Support
9 91 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support
10 88 (6.16%) 1st Line Support
11 80 (5.60%) Desktop Analyst
12 76 (5.32%) Help Desk Analyst
13 71 (4.97%) Help Desk Support
14 67 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 66 (4.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 59 (4.13%) Applications Support
17 58 (4.06%) Technical Support
18 55 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
19 53 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 50 (3.50%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.73%) FIX Protocol
2 17 (1.19%) Application Packaging
3 15 (1.05%) Web Services
4 10 (0.70%) .NET
5 7 (0.49%) SOAP
5 7 (0.49%) COM
6 6 (0.42%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.35%) XML
7 5 (0.35%) HTML
7 5 (0.35%) J2EE
7 5 (0.35%) SAML
8 3 (0.21%) CSS
8 3 (0.21%) WSH
8 3 (0.21%) LINQ
8 3 (0.21%) WCF
9 2 (0.14%) jQuery
9 2 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.14%) HTML5
9 2 (0.14%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 333 (23.32%) Blackberry
2 87 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 51 (3.57%) PDA
4 51 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.29%) Hedge funds
6 46 (3.22%) iPhone
7 26 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
8 25 (1.75%) Equities
9 21 (1.47%) iPad
10 16 (1.12%) Replication
10 16 (1.12%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.05%) Robotics
12 13 (0.91%) Thin Client
12 13 (0.91%) Fat Client
13 11 (0.77%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.63%) EPoS
15 8 (0.56%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.56%) Open Source
15 8 (0.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1428 (100.00%) Windows
2 510 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 475 (33.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 451 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 322 (22.55%) Windows 8
6 195 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 182 (12.75%) Windows Vista
8 119 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 92 (6.44%) Linux
10 71 (4.97%) UNIX
11 49 (3.43%) Android
12 48 (3.36%) Apple iOS
13 41 (2.87%) Windows 2000
14 38 (2.66%) Windows NT
15 36 (2.52%) Mac OS
16 34 (2.38%) Solaris
17 19 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.70%) Mac OS X Server
19 5 (0.35%) VMS
20 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (21.92%) ITIL
2 75 (5.25%) Service Management
3 69 (4.83%) Migration
4 61 (4.27%) Service Delivery
5 52 (3.64%) ETL
6 51 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (3.22%) Time Management
8 39 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 37 (2.59%) Incident Management
9 37 (2.59%) Asset Management
10 36 (2.52%) Mentoring
11 31 (2.17%) CRM
11 31 (2.17%) Project Management
12 26 (1.82%) Problem Management
12 26 (1.82%) Data Modelling
13 25 (1.75%) E-Commerce
13 25 (1.75%) Software Distribution
14 24 (1.68%) Electronic Trading
14 24 (1.68%) Algorithmic Trading
15 23 (1.61%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 214 (14.99%) SQL
2 57 (3.99%) PowerShell
3 41 (2.87%) C#
4 36 (2.52%) Java
5 33 (2.31%) Perl
6 30 (2.10%) T-SQL
7 29 (2.03%) C++
8 20 (1.40%) VBScript
9 18 (1.26%) C
10 9 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.63%) Python
11 5 (0.35%) COBOL
11 5 (0.35%) VB
11 5 (0.35%) PL/1
11 5 (0.35%) JCL
12 3 (0.21%) PHP
13 2 (0.14%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.14%) VBA
14 1 (0.070%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 204 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 184 (12.89%) Degree
3 114 (7.98%) MCSE
4 98 (6.86%) MCP
5 76 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (5.04%) CCNA
7 71 (4.97%) MCITP
8 47 (3.29%) MCSA
9 35 (2.45%) MCTS
10 31 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 24 (1.68%) CCNP
12 22 (1.54%) Security Cleared
12 22 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.12%) A+ Certification
14 14 (0.98%) CCA
14 14 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (0.91%) MCDST
16 12 (0.84%) CCENT
16 12 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (9.45%) SLA
2 21 (1.47%) QA
3 5 (0.35%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.35%) COBIT
3 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 983 (68.84%) Active Directory
2 217 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (6.30%) Hyper-V
4 76 (5.32%) XenApp
5 40 (2.80%) vSphere
6 35 (2.45%) XenServer
7 33 (2.31%) Terminal Services
7 33 (2.31%) VMware ESX
8 31 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 28 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (1.61%) XenDesktop
11 18 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (0.56%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.35%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.21%) Kerio MailServer
15 2 (0.14%) NFS
16 1 (0.070%) Samba
16 1 (0.070%) Squid
16 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.070%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 97 (6.79%) SCCM
2 48 (3.36%) Backup Exec
3 35 (2.45%) SCOM
4 20 (1.40%) Tivoli
5 19 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (0.77%) BladeLogic
7 10 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (0.56%) WSUS
9 7 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.42%) Casper Suite
10 6 (0.42%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.21%) WMI
11 3 (0.21%) Nagios
11 3 (0.21%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.21%) AppDNA
11 3 (0.21%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 738 (51.68%) Microsoft
2 333 (23.32%) VMware
3 323 (22.62%) Citrix
4 238 (16.67%) Cisco
5 132 (9.24%) HP
6 113 (7.91%) Apple
7 93 (6.51%) Bloomberg
8 85 (5.95%) Oracle
9 78 (5.46%) Symantec
10 66 (4.62%) Juniper
11 59 (4.13%) Reuters
12 46 (3.22%) Lotus
13 45 (3.15%) Dell
14 43 (3.01%) Cognos
15 35 (2.45%) CheckPoint
15 35 (2.45%) Mitel
16 34 (2.38%) Avaya
17 32 (2.24%) NetApp
18 30 (2.10%) EMC
19 28 (1.96%) SunGard
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 23000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Roc Search
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + 24 days annual leave
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4000 Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits healthcare,pension,overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago