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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 166 175 135
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -40
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 782 803 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.77% 1.77% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.24% 6.34% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 695 714 923
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
12539 12670 13675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.31% 27.91% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10759 10697 11929
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
City of London -4 149 £31,720 -14.26% 17
Wimbledon - 19 £36,000 -
Docklands, London -7 18 £67,500 +17.39%
Bromley +15 15 £22,500 -
Croydon -1 9 £25,000 +6.38% 2
Canary Wharf +36 8 £110,000 +29.41%
Wembley - 7 £22,000 -
Sidcup -4 5 £32,500 +12.06%
Barnet +3 4 £33,000 - 1
Hammersmith -9 3 £25,000 -23.07%
Grays - 3 £19,000 -
Ealing +9 2 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Twickenham - 2 - -
Bexley - 2 £27,750 -
New Malden - 2 £50,000 -
Hayes - 2 £40,000 -
Enfield - 2 £23,000 -
Hillingdon - 2 - -
Hounslow -7 1 £21,000 -20.75%
Harrow - 1 £22,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £21,000 -
Southall - 1 £27,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £21,000 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £21,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1507 (100.00%) Windows
2 1052 (69.81%) Active Directory
3 799 (53.02%) MS Office
4 773 (51.29%) Microsoft
5 563 (37.36%) Windows 7
6 552 (36.63%) MS Exchange
7 523 (34.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 515 (34.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 495 (32.85%) MS Excel
10 456 (30.26%) Finance
11 372 (24.68%) Blackberry
12 365 (24.22%) Citrix
13 361 (23.95%) VMware
14 345 (22.89%) ITIL
15 325 (21.57%) TCP/IP
16 314 (20.84%) Windows 8
17 274 (18.18%) DNS
18 261 (17.32%) Cisco
19 239 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2010
20 233 (15.46%) Firewall
21 222 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
22 221 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
23 218 (14.47%) DHCP
24 216 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2007
25 214 (14.20%) SQL
26 205 (13.60%) VPN
27 186 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
28 185 (12.28%) LAN
29 180 (11.94%) Degree
30 170 (11.28%) Banking

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 552 (36.63%) MS Exchange
2 239 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 216 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 156 (10.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 140 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 90 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 78 (5.18%) SharePoint
8 54 (3.58%) Lync
9 50 (3.32%) IBM Notes
10 42 (2.79%) IIS
11 37 (2.46%) WorkSite
12 11 (0.73%) Apache
13 9 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (0.33%) SAS
15 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.13%) GroupWise
16 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 799 (53.02%) MS Office
2 495 (32.85%) MS Excel
3 137 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.40%) MS Project
6 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.20%) Maya
8 3 (0.20%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.066%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) 3000 Xtra
2 6 (0.40%) Eikon
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.27%) BASE24
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.066%) assyst
6 1 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.066%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.066%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.25%) Office 365
2 11 (0.73%) Google Apps
3 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 325 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 274 (18.18%) DNS
3 233 (15.46%) Firewall
4 218 (14.47%) DHCP
5 205 (13.60%) VPN
6 185 (12.28%) LAN
7 148 (9.82%) WAN
8 115 (7.63%) SAN
9 109 (7.23%) Internet
10 97 (6.44%) VoIP
11 78 (5.18%) Wireless
12 38 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (2.52%) ADSL
13 37 (2.46%) NAS
14 31 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (1.26%) HTTP
15 19 (1.26%) SSL
16 18 (1.19%) FTP
16 18 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (1.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 43 (2.85%) Oracle ODI
4 43 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 36 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 19 (1.26%) MS Access
9 18 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.13%) Cognos Event Studio
10 17 (1.13%) Cognos Metric Studio
11 16 (1.06%) Cognos Report Studio
11 16 (1.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 12 (0.80%) Relational Database
13 11 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (1.92%) Toad
2 18 (1.19%) MSI
3 12 (0.80%) InstallShield
4 8 (0.53%) Serena SBM
5 4 (0.27%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.27%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (0.27%) JIRA
5 4 (0.27%) Facilita Forecast
6 3 (0.20%) Ant
6 3 (0.20%) Subversion
7 2 (0.13%) Selenium
7 2 (0.13%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.13%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.066%) Hudson
8 1 (0.066%) Yeoman
General
1 456 (30.26%) Finance
2 170 (11.28%) Banking
3 126 (8.36%) Legal
4 113 (7.50%) Law
5 64 (4.25%) Financial Institution
6 58 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 43 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.39%) Retail
9 25 (1.66%) Advertising
10 19 (1.26%) Back Office
11 17 (1.13%) Front Office
12 10 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.53%) Marketing
13 8 (0.53%) German Language
14 6 (0.40%) French Language
15 4 (0.27%) Games
16 3 (0.20%) Billing
17 2 (0.13%) Publishing
17 2 (0.13%) Electronics
18 1 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 605 (40.15%) Analyst
2 369 (24.49%) Support Analyst
3 327 (21.70%) Support Engineer
4 242 (16.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 201 (13.34%) Service Analyst
6 200 (13.27%) Service Desk Analyst
7 167 (11.08%) Desktop Support
8 162 (10.75%) IT Support
9 122 (8.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 86 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
11 82 (5.44%) Help Desk Analyst
11 82 (5.44%) Help Desk Support
12 81 (5.37%) Desktop Analyst
13 75 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 67 (4.45%) Technical Support
15 66 (4.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 66 (4.38%) IT Support Engineer
16 61 (4.05%) Applications Support
17 57 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 50 (3.32%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.12%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (0.93%) Application Packaging
2 14 (0.93%) Web Services
3 13 (0.86%) .NET
4 7 (0.46%) SOAP
5 6 (0.40%) HTML
5 6 (0.40%) Software Packaging
6 5 (0.33%) COM
6 5 (0.33%) XML
7 4 (0.27%) J2EE
8 3 (0.20%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.20%) CSS
8 3 (0.20%) WSH
8 3 (0.20%) WCF
8 3 (0.20%) LINQ
8 3 (0.20%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.13%) HTML5
9 2 (0.13%) Flash
9 2 (0.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 372 (24.68%) Blackberry
2 99 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 65 (4.31%) Hedge funds
5 56 (3.72%) PDA
6 52 (3.45%) iPhone
7 51 (3.38%) Management Information System
8 32 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.46%) iPad
10 21 (1.39%) Equities
11 19 (1.26%) Handset
12 16 (1.06%) Robotics
13 14 (0.93%) Replication
14 13 (0.86%) EPoS
14 13 (0.86%) Thin Client
14 13 (0.86%) Fat Client
15 12 (0.80%) Smartphone
15 12 (0.80%) Mathematics
16 10 (0.66%) Digital Media
17 7 (0.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1507 (100.00%) Windows
2 563 (37.36%) Windows 7
3 523 (34.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 515 (34.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 314 (20.84%) Windows 8
6 186 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 167 (11.08%) Windows Vista
8 112 (7.43%) Mac OS X
9 93 (6.17%) Linux
10 60 (3.98%) UNIX
11 54 (3.58%) Windows 2000
12 47 (3.12%) Android
13 44 (2.92%) Apple iOS
14 33 (2.19%) Windows NT
15 31 (2.06%) Mac OS
16 26 (1.73%) Solaris
17 23 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.66%) Mac OS X Server
19 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (22.89%) ITIL
2 82 (5.44%) Service Management
3 61 (4.05%) Migration
4 54 (3.58%) Service Delivery
5 52 (3.45%) ETL
5 52 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (3.12%) Incident Management
7 46 (3.05%) Asset Management
8 45 (2.99%) Time Management
9 37 (2.46%) Mentoring
10 30 (1.99%) CRM
11 28 (1.86%) Problem Management
12 27 (1.79%) Data Modelling
12 27 (1.79%) Project Management
12 27 (1.79%) Software Distribution
13 26 (1.73%) Kalman Filter
13 26 (1.73%) Change Management
14 24 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (1.46%) Information Security
16 21 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 214 (14.20%) SQL
2 50 (3.32%) PowerShell
3 38 (2.52%) C#
4 34 (2.26%) Java
5 30 (1.99%) Perl
6 28 (1.86%) T-SQL
7 24 (1.59%) C++
8 22 (1.46%) C
9 20 (1.33%) VBScript
10 10 (0.66%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.53%) Python
12 6 (0.40%) VB
13 4 (0.27%) COBOL
13 4 (0.27%) PL/1
13 4 (0.27%) JCL
14 3 (0.20%) PHP
14 3 (0.20%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.13%) VBA
15 2 (0.13%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.066%) VB6
Qualifications
1 221 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 180 (11.94%) Degree
3 108 (7.17%) MCSE
4 93 (6.17%) MCP
5 77 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (4.78%) CCNA
7 66 (4.38%) MCITP
8 63 (4.18%) MCSA
9 43 (2.85%) MCTS
10 25 (1.66%) Security Cleared
10 25 (1.66%) A+ Certification
11 24 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (1.53%) CCNP
13 21 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 17 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.06%) MCDST
16 13 (0.86%) SC Cleared
17 12 (0.80%) CCENT
18 10 (0.66%) PhD
19 4 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (9.95%) SLA
2 16 (1.06%) QA
3 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.27%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) COBIT
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1052 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 222 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (6.24%) Hyper-V
4 73 (4.84%) XenApp
5 42 (2.79%) XenServer
6 41 (2.72%) vSphere
7 36 (2.39%) VMware ESX
8 31 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 28 (1.86%) Terminal Services
10 27 (1.79%) XenDesktop
11 25 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.66%) Terminal Server
13 8 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.40%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.20%) Kerio MailServer
16 1 (0.066%) BlackBerry Internet Service
16 1 (0.066%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.066%) Squid
16 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.066%) Samba
Systems Management
1 93 (6.17%) SCCM
2 70 (4.64%) Backup Exec
3 27 (1.79%) SCOM
4 22 (1.46%) Tivoli
5 17 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (0.73%) BladeLogic
7 10 (0.66%) WSUS
7 10 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.33%) Casper Suite
10 5 (0.33%) AppDNA
11 4 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.27%) Nagios
11 4 (0.27%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.20%) DameWare
Vendors
1 773 (51.29%) Microsoft
2 365 (24.22%) Citrix
3 361 (23.95%) VMware
4 261 (17.32%) Cisco
5 143 (9.49%) HP
6 104 (6.90%) Apple
7 101 (6.70%) Bloomberg
8 76 (5.04%) Symantec
9 75 (4.98%) Oracle
10 64 (4.25%) Reuters
11 56 (3.72%) Mitel
12 54 (3.58%) Juniper
13 50 (3.32%) Lotus
14 49 (3.25%) Avaya
15 46 (3.05%) Dell
16 43 (2.85%) Cognos
17 35 (2.32%) NetApp
18 34 (2.26%) LANDesk
19 32 (2.12%) CheckPoint
20 30 (1.99%) EMC
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Learning4You
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4K Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fidessa
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits pension,healthcare, overtime
Posted: 6 days ago