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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 242 214 165
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -49
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 537 703 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.44% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.33% 5.26% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 459 643 690
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
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
12402 13358 12207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.88% 27.29% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10648 11353 10470
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 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 1 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
City of London +8 98 £32,500 -2.98% 14
Docklands, London +10 23 £65,000 +6.12%
Canary Wharf - 20 £65,000 -
Chessington -2 9 £24,000 +12.94%
Bromley +2 8 £22,750 +1.11%
Ealing - 7 £60,000 -
Croydon +10 4 £25,000 -
Wimbledon -6 4 £44,000 +62.96%
Sidcup - 4 £29,250 -
Mayfair +3 3 £20,500 -43.83%
Southwark - 3 £35,000 -
Wembley - 3 £25,000 -
Brentford - 3 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £46,250 -
Uxbridge -6 2 £22,250 -21.92%
Twickenham - 2 £35,000 -
Southall - 2 £25,000 -
Greenwich - 2 £28,500 -
Isleworth - 2 £37,500 -
Enfield -3 1 £22,000 -41.33%
Hammersmith -11 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £30,000 -
Teddington - 1 £19,500 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1209 (100.00%) Windows
2 858 (70.97%) Active Directory
3 699 (57.82%) Microsoft
4 567 (46.90%) MS Office
5 503 (41.60%) MS Exchange
6 436 (36.06%) Windows 7
7 425 (35.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 412 (34.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 395 (32.67%) MS Excel
10 346 (28.62%) Windows 8
11 309 (25.56%) VMware
12 291 (24.07%) Blackberry
13 274 (22.66%) Finance
14 268 (22.17%) Citrix
15 253 (20.93%) TCP/IP
16 249 (20.60%) Windows Server 2012
17 239 (19.77%) ITIL
18 237 (19.60%) DNS
19 231 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
20 229 (18.94%) Firewall
21 226 (18.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 200 (16.54%) Cisco
23 199 (16.46%) Windows Vista
24 192 (15.88%) SQL
24 192 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2010
25 185 (15.30%) DHCP
26 175 (14.47%) VPN
27 159 (13.15%) LAN
28 151 (12.49%) Exchange Server 2007
29 149 (12.32%) WAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 503 (41.60%) MS Exchange
2 192 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 151 (12.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 145 (11.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 125 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 104 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 54 (4.47%) SharePoint
8 52 (4.30%) Lync
9 48 (3.97%) IIS
10 25 (2.07%) WorkSite
11 19 (1.57%) IBM Notes
12 17 (1.41%) Apache
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.25%) SAS
15 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.17%) nginx
15 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.083%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 567 (46.90%) MS Office
2 395 (32.67%) MS Excel
3 103 (8.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.083%) MS Project
9 1 (0.083%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.41%) BASE24
3 3 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) assyst
4 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.083%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 72 (5.96%) Office 365
2 28 (2.32%) Google Apps
3 19 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.58%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.41%) Yammer
5 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.17%) IaaS
6 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.17%) Datadog
6 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.083%) SaaS
7 1 (0.083%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 253 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 237 (19.60%) DNS
3 229 (18.94%) Firewall
4 185 (15.30%) DHCP
5 175 (14.47%) VPN
6 159 (13.15%) LAN
7 149 (12.32%) WAN
8 106 (8.77%) SAN
9 88 (7.28%) VoIP
10 75 (6.20%) Internet
11 66 (5.46%) Wireless
12 31 (2.56%) NAS
13 27 (2.23%) ADSL
13 27 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
13 27 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (1.74%) SSL
15 21 (1.74%) FTP
16 16 (1.32%) HTTP
16 16 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 27 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
4 27 (2.23%) Oracle ODI
4 27 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (1.90%) Cognos Report Studio
5 23 (1.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 21 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
12 10 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
12 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.83%) Cognos Transformer
13 8 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (2.73%) Toad
2 13 (1.08%) MSI
3 12 (0.99%) InstallShield
4 8 (0.66%) LoadRunner
4 8 (0.66%) Rational Performance Tester
4 8 (0.66%) Facilita Forecast
5 7 (0.58%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.25%) JIRA
6 3 (0.25%) Subversion
6 3 (0.25%) Ant
7 2 (0.17%) Serena SBM
7 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle Forms
General
1 274 (22.66%) Finance
2 115 (9.51%) Law
3 112 (9.26%) Banking
4 105 (8.68%) Legal
5 41 (3.39%) Advertising
6 38 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.81%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.56%) Retail
8 31 (2.56%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.99%) Marketing
10 10 (0.83%) Front Office
11 9 (0.74%) Back Office
12 8 (0.66%) Billing
13 7 (0.58%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) Electronics
14 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 434 (35.90%) Analyst
2 294 (24.32%) Support Analyst
3 228 (18.86%) Support Engineer
4 186 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 149 (12.32%) Desktop Support
6 115 (9.51%) Service Desk Analyst
7 109 (9.02%) IT Support
8 107 (8.85%) Service Analyst
9 82 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
10 77 (6.37%) Desktop Analyst
11 63 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
12 57 (4.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 53 (4.38%) Help Desk Support
14 51 (4.22%) Help Desk Analyst
15 48 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 47 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 43 (3.56%) Desktop Engineer
18 40 (3.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 40 (3.31%) IT Support Analyst
18 40 (3.31%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (1.32%) HTML
3 13 (1.08%) Application Packaging
4 12 (0.99%) Web Services
5 11 (0.91%) XML
6 9 (0.74%) SAML
7 8 (0.66%) Software Packaging
8 7 (0.58%) SOAP
9 6 (0.50%) J2EE
10 5 (0.41%) WSH
11 4 (0.33%) X-Windows
11 4 (0.33%) COM
11 4 (0.33%) .NET
12 3 (0.25%) LAMP
12 3 (0.25%) CSS
13 2 (0.17%) LINQ
13 2 (0.17%) Play Framework
14 1 (0.083%) jQuery
14 1 (0.083%) WCF
14 1 (0.083%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 291 (24.07%) Blackberry
2 89 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (6.04%) iPhone
4 52 (4.30%) PDA
5 39 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.23%) Hedge funds
8 23 (1.90%) Replication
9 20 (1.65%) iPad
10 15 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (1.16%) Smartphone
12 12 (0.99%) Equities
12 12 (0.99%) Robotics
13 10 (0.83%) Thin Client
13 10 (0.83%) Fat Client
13 10 (0.83%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.74%) CCTV
15 8 (0.66%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.66%) Social Network
15 8 (0.66%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1209 (100.00%) Windows
2 436 (36.06%) Windows 7
3 425 (35.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 412 (34.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 346 (28.62%) Windows 8
6 249 (20.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 199 (16.46%) Windows Vista
8 123 (10.17%) Mac OS X
9 81 (6.70%) Linux
10 80 (6.62%) Android
11 61 (5.05%) UNIX
12 50 (4.14%) Mac OS
13 49 (4.05%) Apple iOS
14 29 (2.40%) Windows 2000
15 27 (2.23%) Solaris
16 26 (2.15%) Windows NT
17 10 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
17 10 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (19.77%) ITIL
2 91 (7.53%) Migration
3 72 (5.96%) Service Delivery
4 63 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 53 (4.38%) Time Management
6 50 (4.14%) Service Management
6 50 (4.14%) Mentoring
7 45 (3.72%) CRM
8 42 (3.47%) ETL
9 41 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (3.14%) Project Management
11 35 (2.89%) Business Continuity
11 35 (2.89%) Data Management
12 32 (2.65%) Data Modelling
13 31 (2.56%) Incident Management
14 28 (2.32%) Change Control
15 27 (2.23%) Data Governance
16 24 (1.99%) Kalman Filter
17 23 (1.90%) Asset Management
18 22 (1.82%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (15.88%) SQL
2 53 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 32 (2.65%) C#
3 32 (2.65%) Perl
4 25 (2.07%) C
5 24 (1.99%) Java
6 19 (1.57%) C++
6 19 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 18 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.32%) Python
9 15 (1.24%) VBScript
10 13 (1.08%) PHP
11 7 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.58%) Ruby
12 5 (0.41%) COBOL
12 5 (0.41%) PL/1
12 5 (0.41%) JCL
13 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.17%) Scala
15 1 (0.083%) VBA
Qualifications
1 226 (18.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (11.99%) Degree
3 132 (10.92%) MCSE
4 89 (7.36%) MCITP
5 82 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (6.78%) CCNA
6 79 (6.53%) MCP
7 49 (4.05%) MCSA
8 45 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (2.48%) CCA
9 30 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
10 27 (2.23%) JNCIA
11 26 (2.15%) MCTS
12 22 (1.82%) CCNP
13 18 (1.49%) Security Cleared
14 17 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.32%) MCDST
16 15 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 14 (1.16%) A+ Certification
17 14 (1.16%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (10.67%) SLA
2 22 (1.82%) QA
3 6 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.41%) COBIT
4 5 (0.41%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 858 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 231 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (9.93%) Hyper-V
4 92 (7.61%) XenApp
5 57 (4.71%) Terminal Services
6 35 (2.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 33 (2.73%) vSphere
8 31 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (2.40%) XenServer
10 18 (1.49%) VMware ESX
11 17 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (1.16%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.83%) ISA Server
14 9 (0.74%) iptables
15 7 (0.58%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.25%) NFS
18 1 (0.083%) BitLocker
18 1 (0.083%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 107 (8.85%) SCCM
2 48 (3.97%) Backup Exec
3 43 (3.56%) SCOM
4 16 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (0.99%) WSUS
6 11 (0.91%) BladeLogic
6 11 (0.91%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.66%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.41%) WMI
9 5 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (0.33%) Casper Suite
11 3 (0.25%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.25%) Unicenter
11 3 (0.25%) Nagios
12 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 699 (57.82%) Microsoft
2 309 (25.56%) VMware
3 268 (22.17%) Citrix
4 200 (16.54%) Cisco
5 134 (11.08%) HP
6 119 (9.84%) Apple
7 85 (7.03%) Oracle
7 85 (7.03%) Symantec
8 68 (5.62%) Juniper
9 64 (5.29%) Bloomberg
10 49 (4.05%) Dell
11 40 (3.31%) Reuters
12 38 (3.14%) EMC
12 38 (3.14%) Cognos
13 34 (2.81%) Avaya
14 28 (2.32%) CheckPoint
15 27 (2.23%) Red Hat
15 27 (2.23%) Altiris
16 24 (1.99%) NetApp
17 23 (1.90%) McAfee
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Personnel IT
Salary: £20000.00 - £25200.00 per annum + London Weighting (£2400.00)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: excellent package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 30% Bonus + Private Medical + Othe
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
City & Guilds
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago