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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 187 164 130
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -34
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 706 778 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.56% 1.73% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.72% 6.32% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 588 693 1015
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -4.58%
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
12346 12315 13748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.33% 27.35% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10531 10615 12001
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 October 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 1 October 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 -26 139 £30,000 -29.41% 24
Bromley +3 19 £23,500 +1.07%
Docklands, London +10 18 £67,500 +17.39%
Croydon -10 10 £25,000 +6.38% 3
Canary Wharf +25 5 £110,000 +29.41%
Enfield - 5 £27,500 - 1
Wimbledon - 4 £35,000 - 1
Surbiton - 3 £27,000 -
Chiswick -3 2 £21,500 -42.66%
Uxbridge - 2 £25,000 -
Hayes +3 1 £40,000 -
Wembley +2 1 £25,000 -10.71%
Sidcup 0 1 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Hammersmith -1 1 £27,500 +44.73%
Hounslow -3 1 £21,000 -33.33%
Teddington -7 1 £19,500 -20.40%
Kingston Upon Thames -12 1 - -
Beckenham - 1 £27,500 -
Bexley - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £35,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1419 (100.00%) Windows
2 971 (68.43%) Active Directory
3 835 (58.84%) MS Office
4 735 (51.80%) Microsoft
5 572 (40.31%) Windows 7
6 501 (35.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 495 (34.88%) MS Exchange
8 481 (33.90%) MS Excel
9 479 (33.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 411 (28.96%) Finance
11 369 (26.00%) Blackberry
12 353 (24.88%) Citrix
13 349 (24.59%) ITIL
14 306 (21.56%) VMware
15 267 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2010
16 260 (18.32%) TCP/IP
17 245 (17.27%) Cisco
18 236 (16.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 235 (16.56%) Windows 8
20 220 (15.50%) DNS
21 208 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2007
22 190 (13.39%) DHCP
23 178 (12.54%) SQL
23 178 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
24 173 (12.19%) Degree
25 164 (11.56%) VPN
26 153 (10.78%) Firewall
27 149 (10.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
27 149 (10.50%) HP
28 148 (10.43%) Banking

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 495 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 267 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 208 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 149 (10.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 121 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 68 (4.79%) SharePoint
7 59 (4.16%) Lync
8 51 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (3.17%) WorkSite
10 42 (2.96%) IIS
11 40 (2.82%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
12 9 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (0.21%) Apache
13 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
14 2 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 835 (58.84%) MS Office
2 481 (33.90%) MS Excel
3 141 (9.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.99%) MS Project
6 5 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.21%) Maya
8 3 (0.21%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.070%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) BASE24
2 6 (0.42%) Eikon
2 6 (0.42%) 3000 Xtra
2 6 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.14%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.070%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.070%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.070%) assyst
5 1 (0.070%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.10%) Office 365
2 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.070%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.070%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 260 (18.32%) TCP/IP
2 220 (15.50%) DNS
3 190 (13.39%) DHCP
4 164 (11.56%) VPN
5 153 (10.78%) Firewall
6 134 (9.44%) LAN
7 110 (7.75%) WAN
8 100 (7.05%) Internet
9 90 (6.34%) VoIP
10 72 (5.07%) SAN
11 60 (4.23%) Wireless
12 30 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
12 30 (2.11%) ADSL
13 26 (1.83%) NAS
14 23 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.06%) 3G
15 15 (1.06%) Broadband
15 15 (1.06%) SSL
15 15 (1.06%) Network Security
16 13 (0.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 32 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (2.18%) Oracle ODI
6 19 (1.34%) Cognos Event Studio
6 19 (1.34%) Cognos Metric Studio
7 18 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 17 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (1.20%) Cognos Report Studio
8 17 (1.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 16 (1.13%) DecisionStream
10 11 (0.78%) MS Access
10 11 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (0.78%) Cognos Transformer
10 11 (0.78%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.63%) DB2
12 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (1.55%) Toad
2 11 (0.78%) MSI
3 6 (0.42%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.35%) Serena SBM
5 4 (0.28%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.21%) JIRA
6 3 (0.21%) Subversion
7 2 (0.14%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.070%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.070%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.070%) Yeoman
General
1 411 (28.96%) Finance
2 148 (10.43%) Banking
3 109 (7.68%) Law
4 105 (7.40%) Legal
5 61 (4.30%) Financial Institution
6 53 (3.74%) Investment Banking
7 46 (3.24%) Telecoms
8 39 (2.75%) Back Office
9 34 (2.40%) Retail
10 27 (1.90%) Advertising
11 11 (0.78%) French Language
12 8 (0.56%) Front Office
12 8 (0.56%) Automotive
13 7 (0.49%) German Language
13 7 (0.49%) Marketing
14 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.35%) Games
16 4 (0.28%) Electronics
17 1 (0.070%) Publishing
17 1 (0.070%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 559 (39.39%) Analyst
2 348 (24.52%) Support Analyst
3 310 (21.85%) Support Engineer
4 218 (15.36%) 2nd Line Support
5 190 (13.39%) Service Analyst
6 186 (13.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 184 (12.97%) Desktop Support
8 152 (10.71%) IT Support
9 146 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
10 94 (6.62%) Help Desk Analyst
11 83 (5.85%) Help Desk Support
12 75 (5.29%) Desktop Analyst
13 69 (4.86%) Technical Support
14 65 (4.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 64 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 62 (4.37%) 1st Line Support
17 61 (4.30%) Desktop Engineer
18 58 (4.09%) IT Support Engineer
19 55 (3.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
20 54 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.48%) .NET
2 18 (1.27%) Web Services
3 15 (1.06%) XML
4 14 (0.99%) HTML
5 13 (0.92%) Application Packaging
6 10 (0.70%) Visualforce
7 9 (0.63%) J2EE
8 8 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (0.49%) Software Packaging
9 7 (0.49%) COM
9 7 (0.49%) WSH
10 6 (0.42%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.35%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.35%) Middleware
12 4 (0.28%) jQuery
12 4 (0.28%) CSS
12 4 (0.28%) Ajax
12 4 (0.28%) WCF
13 2 (0.14%) HTML5
13 2 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 369 (26.00%) Blackberry
2 112 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (5.07%) Computer Science
4 71 (5.00%) PDA
5 70 (4.93%) Hedge funds
6 59 (4.16%) iPhone
7 49 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 39 (2.75%) iPad
9 36 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
10 23 (1.62%) Handset
11 14 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 14 (0.99%) Mathematics
12 12 (0.85%) Fat Client
12 12 (0.85%) Thin Client
12 12 (0.85%) Derivative
13 11 (0.78%) IVR
14 9 (0.63%) Tandem
14 9 (0.63%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.63%) Cryptography
14 9 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1419 (100.00%) Windows
2 572 (40.31%) Windows 7
3 501 (35.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 479 (33.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 235 (16.56%) Windows 8
6 143 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 127 (8.95%) Windows Vista
8 96 (6.77%) Linux
9 80 (5.64%) Mac OS X
10 53 (3.74%) Windows 2000
11 48 (3.38%) Apple iOS
12 47 (3.31%) Android
13 41 (2.89%) UNIX
14 35 (2.47%) Mac OS
15 18 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 16 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.56%) Windows NT
18 6 (0.42%) Solaris
18 6 (0.42%) SUSE
19 5 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (24.59%) ITIL
2 86 (6.06%) Service Management
3 57 (4.02%) Migration
4 54 (3.81%) Incident Management
5 43 (3.03%) Change Management
6 42 (2.96%) Asset Management
7 39 (2.75%) Service Delivery
7 39 (2.75%) CRM
8 38 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (2.26%) Time Management
9 32 (2.26%) ETL
9 32 (2.26%) Problem Management
10 30 (2.11%) Software Distribution
10 30 (2.11%) Investment Management
11 28 (1.97%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (1.90%) Mentoring
12 27 (1.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (1.76%) Root Cause Analysis
14 22 (1.55%) Data Modelling
15 21 (1.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 178 (12.54%) SQL
2 38 (2.68%) PowerShell
2 38 (2.68%) Java
3 33 (2.33%) C#
4 18 (1.27%) Perl
4 18 (1.27%) C++
5 17 (1.20%) VBScript
6 14 (0.99%) C
6 14 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 12 (0.85%) VB
8 11 (0.78%) VB.NET
8 11 (0.78%) VBA
9 10 (0.70%) Apex Code
10 9 (0.63%) JCL
10 9 (0.63%) PL/1
10 9 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.63%) COBOL
11 6 (0.42%) Python
12 1 (0.070%) VB6
12 1 (0.070%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 236 (16.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 173 (12.19%) Degree
3 116 (8.17%) MCSE
4 84 (5.92%) MCP
5 80 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (5.14%) MCITP
7 71 (5.00%) CCNA
8 65 (4.58%) MCSA
9 43 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 37 (2.61%) A+ Certification
11 27 (1.90%) MCDST
12 25 (1.76%) MCTS
13 19 (1.34%) Security Cleared
14 16 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (0.85%) SC Cleared
15 12 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.70%) PhD
16 10 (0.70%) CCNP
17 8 (0.56%) CCENT
17 8 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (9.09%) SLA
2 20 (1.41%) QA
3 16 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.63%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 971 (68.43%) Active Directory
2 178 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (4.79%) XenApp
4 66 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 49 (3.45%) vSphere
6 37 (2.61%) VMware ESX
7 33 (2.33%) XenServer
8 30 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (1.69%) Terminal Services
11 18 (1.27%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.78%) Terminal Server
13 10 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.35%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.070%) Samba
16 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.070%) Squid
16 1 (0.070%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.070%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 98 (6.91%) SCCM
2 79 (5.57%) Backup Exec
3 26 (1.83%) SCOM
4 23 (1.62%) NetBackup
5 17 (1.20%) WSUS
5 17 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (0.92%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.56%) Casper Suite
8 8 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.42%) AppDNA
11 5 (0.35%) Nagios
11 5 (0.35%) ARCserve
11 5 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.28%) ZENworks
13 3 (0.21%) HP SIM
13 3 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 2 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 735 (51.80%) Microsoft
2 353 (24.88%) Citrix
3 306 (21.56%) VMware
4 245 (17.27%) Cisco
5 149 (10.50%) HP
6 102 (7.19%) Apple
7 77 (5.43%) Bloomberg
7 77 (5.43%) Oracle
8 65 (4.58%) Symantec
9 62 (4.37%) Mitel
10 61 (4.30%) Dell
11 60 (4.23%) Avaya
12 58 (4.09%) Reuters
13 40 (2.82%) Lotus
14 35 (2.47%) LANDesk
15 33 (2.33%) Remedy
16 27 (1.90%) Cognos
17 26 (1.83%) NetApp
18 22 (1.55%) Altiris
19 21 (1.48%) Juniper
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Competitive Benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Mediaforce
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £90 - £125 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + On call + Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum + considerable benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago