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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 304 207 172
Rank change year-on-year
-97 -35
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 413 724 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.93% 1.49% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 5.42% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 363 640 668
Average salary £31,750 £29,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.72% -13.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,750 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
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
11964 13353 12211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.94% 27.47% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10294 11502 10382
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -57 53 £30,500 +10.90% 8
Bromley +30 17 £22,500 -4.25%
Ealing - 15 £55,000 -
Docklands, London +11 11 - -
Croydon +6 9 £45,000 +79.10%
Brentford +13 4 £42,750 +74.48%
Hammersmith -1 4 £25,000 -28.57%
Uxbridge -4 3 £24,000 -15.78%
Wembley - 3 £18,500 -
Mayfair - 3 £52,500 -
Chiswick +1 2 £27,500 +19.56%
Teddington -5 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 £35,000 -
Southall - 2 £23,750 -
Southwark - 2 £35,500 -
Feltham - 2 £30,000 -
Greenford - 2 £29,000 -
Hounslow +11 1 £25,000 +18.34%
Romford +4 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 £27,500 +14.58%
Enfield -5 1 £22,000 -41.33% 1
Isleworth - 1 £37,500 -
Chessington - 1 £23,500 -
Dagenham - 1 £30,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 975 (100.00%) Windows
2 678 (69.54%) Active Directory
3 613 (62.87%) Microsoft
4 451 (46.26%) MS Office
5 381 (39.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 378 (38.77%) MS Exchange
7 368 (37.74%) Windows 7
8 358 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 336 (34.46%) Windows 8
10 290 (29.74%) MS Excel
11 280 (28.72%) VMware
12 264 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 248 (25.44%) Blackberry
14 223 (22.87%) Citrix
15 211 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 202 (20.72%) TCP/IP
17 189 (19.38%) SQL
18 186 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 185 (18.97%) Firewall
20 184 (18.87%) Windows Vista
21 179 (18.36%) ITIL
22 172 (17.64%) Cisco
23 169 (17.33%) Finance
24 162 (16.62%) DNS
25 157 (16.10%) Exchange Server 2010
26 138 (14.15%) WAN
27 137 (14.05%) LAN
28 133 (13.64%) DHCP
29 119 (12.21%) HP
30 116 (11.90%) Mac OS X

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 378 (38.77%) MS Exchange
2 157 (16.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 101 (10.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 101 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 93 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 64 (6.56%) IIS
7 49 (5.03%) Lync
8 40 (4.10%) SharePoint
9 27 (2.77%) WorkSite
10 16 (1.64%) IBM Notes
11 14 (1.44%) Apache
12 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.31%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.21%) nginx
15 1 (0.10%) Live Communications Server
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 451 (46.26%) MS Office
2 290 (29.74%) MS Excel
3 74 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.82%) ION MarketView
3 7 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.41%) BASE24
5 3 (0.31%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.21%) assyst
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 82 (8.41%) Office 365
2 25 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.44%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.62%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.51%) Yammer
7 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.21%) Datadog
7 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.21%) SaaS
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 202 (20.72%) TCP/IP
2 185 (18.97%) Firewall
3 162 (16.62%) DNS
4 138 (14.15%) WAN
5 137 (14.05%) LAN
6 133 (13.64%) DHCP
7 113 (11.59%) VPN
8 83 (8.51%) VoIP
9 81 (8.31%) SAN
10 56 (5.74%) Wireless
11 52 (5.33%) Internet
12 33 (3.38%) NAS
13 28 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (1.85%) IP Telephony
16 17 (1.74%) ADSL
17 16 (1.64%) SSL
17 16 (1.64%) Ethernet
17 16 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (1.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.18%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.87%) Oracle Database
4 27 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (1.85%) Cognos Report Studio
8 18 (1.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 17 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
10 14 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 14 (1.44%) MS Access
11 10 (1.03%) Cognos Transformer
12 9 (0.92%) MySQL
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (2.36%) Toad
2 22 (2.26%) SpecFlow
3 15 (1.54%) MSI
4 14 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.44%) Selenium
5 12 (1.23%) InstallShield
6 11 (1.13%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.41%) MorphX
8 3 (0.31%) Ant
9 2 (0.21%) JIRA
9 2 (0.21%) Subversion
9 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.10%) MSTest
General
1 169 (17.33%) Finance
2 102 (10.46%) Law
3 89 (9.13%) Legal
4 77 (7.90%) Banking
5 27 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.56%) Retail
7 21 (2.15%) Marketing
8 20 (2.05%) Advertising
9 17 (1.74%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.23%) Front Office
11 11 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.92%) Back Office
13 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.62%) German Language
14 6 (0.62%) Swedish Language
14 6 (0.62%) Turkish Language
15 5 (0.51%) Electronics
15 5 (0.51%) Publishing
16 2 (0.21%) Games
16 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 326 (33.44%) Analyst
2 219 (22.46%) Support Analyst
3 206 (21.13%) Support Engineer
4 169 (17.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 106 (10.87%) Desktop Support
6 92 (9.44%) IT Support
7 89 (9.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 88 (9.03%) 1st Line Support
9 83 (8.51%) Service Analyst
10 68 (6.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 60 (6.15%) Desktop Analyst
12 48 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
13 43 (4.41%) Help Desk Support
14 40 (4.10%) Desktop Engineer
14 40 (4.10%) IT Support Engineer
15 38 (3.90%) Help Desk Analyst
15 38 (3.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 37 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 33 (3.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 28 (2.87%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.36%) HTML
2 17 (1.74%) Application Packaging
3 13 (1.33%) .NET
4 12 (1.23%) XML
5 9 (0.92%) Software Packaging
6 7 (0.72%) X-Windows
7 5 (0.51%) SAP Basis
7 5 (0.51%) J2EE
7 5 (0.51%) COM
7 5 (0.51%) CSS
7 5 (0.51%) Web Services
8 4 (0.41%) SAML
9 3 (0.31%) WSH
9 3 (0.31%) LAMP
10 2 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.21%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 248 (25.44%) Blackberry
2 81 (8.31%) iPhone
3 78 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (5.44%) PDA
5 38 (3.90%) iPad
6 36 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.46%) Data Centre
8 23 (2.36%) Hedge funds
9 21 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.44%) Thin Client
10 14 (1.44%) Fat Client
10 14 (1.44%) Replication
11 9 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.82%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.82%) CCTV
13 7 (0.72%) Computer Science
14 6 (0.62%) Statistics
14 6 (0.62%) Clustering
14 6 (0.62%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 975 (100.00%) Windows
2 381 (39.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 368 (37.74%) Windows 7
4 358 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 336 (34.46%) Windows 8
6 264 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 184 (18.87%) Windows Vista
8 116 (11.90%) Mac OS X
9 87 (8.92%) Android
10 56 (5.74%) Linux
11 42 (4.31%) Mac OS
12 32 (3.28%) Apple iOS
13 31 (3.18%) UNIX
14 19 (1.95%) Windows 2000
15 13 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
16 12 (1.23%) Solaris
16 12 (1.23%) Mac OS X Server
17 11 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.62%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (18.36%) ITIL
2 51 (5.23%) Time Management
3 50 (5.13%) Migration
4 44 (4.51%) Service Delivery
5 41 (4.21%) CRM
6 38 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (3.38%) Kalman Filter
7 33 (3.38%) Service Management
7 33 (3.38%) Project Management
7 33 (3.38%) Data Management
8 32 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 31 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (2.77%) Incident Management
12 26 (2.67%) Data Modelling
12 26 (2.67%) ETL
13 25 (2.56%) TDD
14 22 (2.26%) BDD
14 22 (2.26%) E-Commerce
14 22 (2.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 189 (19.38%) SQL
2 41 (4.21%) C#
3 34 (3.49%) PowerShell
4 26 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 23 (2.36%) C
6 21 (2.15%) Perl
7 17 (1.74%) Python
8 15 (1.54%) Java
9 14 (1.44%) PHP
10 9 (0.92%) Ruby
11 8 (0.82%) C++
11 8 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.62%) VBScript
13 4 (0.41%) JCL
13 4 (0.41%) PL/1
13 4 (0.41%) COBOL
13 4 (0.41%) X++
14 3 (0.31%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 186 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (10.36%) Degree
3 98 (10.05%) MCSE
4 63 (6.46%) MCP
5 60 (6.15%) CCNA
5 60 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (6.15%) MCITP
6 56 (5.74%) MCSA
7 33 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (2.26%) ISEB
9 18 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.85%) MOS
10 17 (1.74%) CCA
10 17 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
10 17 (1.74%) CCNP
11 15 (1.54%) JNCIA
11 15 (1.54%) MCDST
11 15 (1.54%) MCTS
11 15 (1.54%) PhD
12 11 (1.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (10.15%) SLA
2 26 (2.67%) QA
3 4 (0.41%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 678 (69.54%) Active Directory
2 211 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (10.15%) Hyper-V
4 66 (6.77%) XenApp
5 50 (5.13%) Terminal Services
6 31 (3.18%) vSphere
7 30 (3.08%) XenServer
8 25 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 21 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (1.13%) VMware ESX
12 10 (1.03%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.51%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.21%) NFS
15 2 (0.21%) iptables
16 1 (0.10%) qmail
16 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 85 (8.72%) SCCM
2 53 (5.44%) Backup Exec
3 25 (2.56%) SCOM
4 19 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (1.64%) WSUS
6 11 (1.13%) Casper Suite
7 7 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.62%) ZENworks
9 4 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.31%) WMI
10 3 (0.31%) Unicenter
10 3 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.31%) Nagios
11 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.21%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.21%) Puppet
11 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 613 (62.87%) Microsoft
2 280 (28.72%) VMware
3 223 (22.87%) Citrix
4 172 (17.64%) Cisco
5 119 (12.21%) HP
6 84 (8.62%) Apple
7 61 (6.26%) Oracle
8 58 (5.95%) Bloomberg
9 54 (5.54%) Dell
9 54 (5.54%) Symantec
10 51 (5.23%) Juniper
11 39 (4.00%) Reuters
12 32 (3.28%) Avaya
13 28 (2.87%) McAfee
14 26 (2.67%) Remedy
14 26 (2.67%) EMC
15 25 (2.56%) Cognos
15 25 (2.56%) Mitel
16 22 (2.26%) IBM
16 22 (2.26%) CheckPoint
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Good benefit package
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £26500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £21k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
World First
Salary: £37,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
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City, London
MACQUARIE
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