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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 192 171 132
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -39
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 717 729 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.56% 1.66% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.74% 6.05% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 602 651 989
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
12493 12054 13602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.19% 27.49% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10715 10354 11904
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -14 143 £29,500 -30.58% 24
Bromley +1 17 £23,500 -2.08%
Docklands, London +8 14 £67,500 -
Croydon -15 8 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Enfield - 6 £27,500 - 1
Canary Wharf +17 4 £110,000 +29.41%
Wimbledon - 4 £26,500 - 1
Beckenham - 3 £27,500 -
Surbiton - 3 £27,000 -
Uxbridge +7 2 £25,000 -12.28%
Hayes +4 1 £40,000 - 1
Wembley -1 1 £25,000 +7.52%
Hammersmith -1 1 £27,500 +44.73%
Sidcup -2 1 £21,000 -6.66% 1
Chiswick -5 1 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Hounslow -6 1 £21,000 -28.81% 1
Teddington -6 1 £19,500 -20.40%
Kingston Upon Thames -16 1 - - 1
Bexley - 1 £36,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1408 (100.00%) Windows
2 974 (69.18%) Active Directory
3 833 (59.16%) MS Office
4 741 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 573 (40.70%) Windows 7
6 511 (36.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 508 (36.08%) MS Excel
8 497 (35.30%) MS Exchange
9 475 (33.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 391 (27.77%) Finance
11 377 (26.78%) Blackberry
12 354 (25.14%) Citrix
13 351 (24.93%) ITIL
14 305 (21.66%) VMware
15 267 (18.96%) Exchange Server 2010
16 257 (18.25%) TCP/IP
17 238 (16.90%) Cisco
18 234 (16.62%) Microsoft Certification
19 222 (15.77%) DNS
20 219 (15.55%) Windows 8
21 215 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2007
22 192 (13.64%) DHCP
23 173 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
24 172 (12.22%) Degree
25 167 (11.86%) SQL
26 161 (11.43%) VPN
27 152 (10.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
28 151 (10.72%) HP
29 149 (10.58%) Firewall
30 146 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 497 (35.30%) MS Exchange
2 267 (18.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 215 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 152 (10.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 116 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 64 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 59 (4.19%) Lync
8 50 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (3.20%) WorkSite
10 42 (2.98%) IIS
11 38 (2.70%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.21%) Apache
15 3 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 833 (59.16%) MS Office
2 508 (36.08%) MS Excel
3 146 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.99%) MS Project
6 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
7 3 (0.21%) Maya
7 3 (0.21%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.071%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) BASE24
2 6 (0.43%) 3000 Xtra
2 6 (0.43%) Eikon
3 4 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.14%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.071%) assyst
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.071%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.071%) Maximo
5 1 (0.071%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.05%) Office 365
2 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.071%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 257 (18.25%) TCP/IP
2 222 (15.77%) DNS
3 192 (13.64%) DHCP
4 161 (11.43%) VPN
5 149 (10.58%) Firewall
6 134 (9.52%) LAN
7 111 (7.88%) WAN
8 97 (6.89%) Internet
9 90 (6.39%) VoIP
10 62 (4.40%) Wireless
10 62 (4.40%) SAN
11 30 (2.13%) ADSL
12 27 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (1.70%) NAS
14 22 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.07%) 3G
15 15 (1.07%) SSL
15 15 (1.07%) Network Security
16 14 (0.99%) Broadband
17 13 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 30 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (1.78%) Oracle ODI
7 17 (1.21%) Cognos Event Studio
7 17 (1.21%) Cognos Metric Studio
8 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 15 (1.07%) Cognos Report Studio
9 15 (1.07%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 14 (0.99%) DecisionStream
11 11 (0.78%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.78%) Cognos Transformer
12 9 (0.64%) MS Access
12 9 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.57%) DB2
14 7 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (1.28%) Toad
2 9 (0.64%) MSI
3 4 (0.28%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.28%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.28%) Serena SBM
4 3 (0.21%) Subversion
4 3 (0.21%) JIRA
5 2 (0.14%) TestComplete
5 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.14%) Selenium
6 1 (0.071%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.071%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.071%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 391 (27.77%) Finance
2 145 (10.30%) Banking
3 112 (7.95%) Law
4 104 (7.39%) Legal
5 58 (4.12%) Financial Institution
6 56 (3.98%) Investment Banking
7 43 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 40 (2.84%) Back Office
9 31 (2.20%) Advertising
10 29 (2.06%) Retail
11 12 (0.85%) French Language
12 9 (0.64%) Automotive
13 8 (0.57%) Marketing
14 7 (0.50%) Front Office
15 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.43%) German Language
16 4 (0.28%) Games
16 4 (0.28%) Electronics
17 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
18 1 (0.071%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 557 (39.56%) Analyst
2 351 (24.93%) Support Analyst
3 310 (22.02%) Support Engineer
4 216 (15.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 189 (13.42%) Desktop Support
6 186 (13.21%) Service Analyst
7 183 (13.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 147 (10.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 144 (10.23%) IT Support
10 89 (6.32%) Help Desk Analyst
11 82 (5.82%) Desktop Analyst
11 82 (5.82%) Help Desk Support
12 72 (5.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 68 (4.83%) Desktop Engineer
14 66 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 66 (4.69%) Technical Support
15 61 (4.33%) 1st Line Support
16 56 (3.98%) IT Support Engineer
17 55 (3.91%) Team Leader
18 54 (3.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.70%) .NET
2 17 (1.21%) Web Services
3 15 (1.07%) HTML
4 14 (0.99%) XML
5 11 (0.78%) Application Packaging
6 10 (0.71%) Visualforce
7 8 (0.57%) J2EE
7 8 (0.57%) WSH
8 7 (0.50%) Software Packaging
8 7 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (0.50%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.50%) COM
9 6 (0.43%) Middleware
10 5 (0.36%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.28%) jQuery
11 4 (0.28%) CSS
11 4 (0.28%) WCF
11 4 (0.28%) Ajax
12 2 (0.14%) HTML5
12 2 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 377 (26.78%) Blackberry
2 118 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (5.33%) PDA
4 69 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 69 (4.90%) Hedge funds
5 60 (4.26%) iPhone
6 47 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 42 (2.98%) iPad
8 34 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.56%) Handset
10 14 (0.99%) Smartphone
10 14 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 11 (0.78%) Derivative
11 11 (0.78%) IVR
12 10 (0.71%) Fat Client
12 10 (0.71%) Thin Client
12 10 (0.71%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.64%) EPoS
14 8 (0.57%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1408 (100.00%) Windows
2 573 (40.70%) Windows 7
3 511 (36.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 475 (33.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 219 (15.55%) Windows 8
6 138 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 124 (8.81%) Windows Vista
8 94 (6.68%) Linux
9 74 (5.26%) Mac OS X
10 58 (4.12%) Windows 2000
11 48 (3.41%) Android
12 47 (3.34%) Apple iOS
13 40 (2.84%) UNIX
14 38 (2.70%) Mac OS
15 17 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.57%) Windows NT
18 6 (0.43%) Solaris
18 6 (0.43%) SUSE
19 5 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (24.93%) ITIL
2 85 (6.04%) Service Management
3 61 (4.33%) Migration
4 54 (3.84%) Incident Management
5 41 (2.91%) Change Management
6 39 (2.77%) Asset Management
7 38 (2.70%) CRM
8 36 (2.56%) Service Delivery
9 35 (2.49%) Time Management
10 33 (2.34%) Problem Management
11 32 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (2.13%) Investment Management
13 29 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
14 28 (1.99%) Software Distribution
15 27 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (1.85%) ETL
16 26 (1.85%) Mentoring
17 25 (1.78%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (1.49%) Document Management
19 20 (1.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 167 (11.86%) SQL
2 40 (2.84%) PowerShell
3 39 (2.77%) Java
4 34 (2.41%) C#
5 21 (1.49%) VB
6 19 (1.35%) Perl
7 18 (1.28%) C++
8 16 (1.14%) VBScript
9 14 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.92%) C
11 12 (0.85%) VB.NET
11 12 (0.85%) VBA
12 10 (0.71%) Apex Code
12 10 (0.71%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.57%) COBOL
13 8 (0.57%) PL/1
13 8 (0.57%) JCL
14 6 (0.43%) Python
15 1 (0.071%) VB6
15 1 (0.071%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 234 (16.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 172 (12.22%) Degree
3 112 (7.95%) MCSE
4 84 (5.97%) MCP
5 78 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (5.18%) MCITP
7 69 (4.90%) CCNA
8 64 (4.55%) MCSA
9 43 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
10 37 (2.63%) A+ Certification
11 29 (2.06%) MCDST
12 22 (1.56%) MCTS
13 17 (1.21%) Security Cleared
14 16 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (0.71%) SC Cleared
15 10 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.64%) PhD
17 8 (0.57%) CCNP
17 8 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
18 7 (0.50%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (8.59%) SLA
2 21 (1.49%) QA
3 16 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.57%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 974 (69.18%) Active Directory
2 173 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (5.11%) XenApp
4 67 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 50 (3.55%) vSphere
6 36 (2.56%) VMware ESX
7 32 (2.27%) XenServer
8 26 (1.85%) Terminal Services
9 25 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (1.14%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.85%) Terminal Server
12 11 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (0.43%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.071%) Squid
16 1 (0.071%) Novell eDirectory
16 1 (0.071%) BlackBerry Internet Service
16 1 (0.071%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 103 (7.32%) SCCM
2 81 (5.75%) Backup Exec
3 29 (2.06%) SCOM
4 24 (1.70%) NetBackup
4 24 (1.70%) WSUS
5 17 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.64%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.43%) AppDNA
10 5 (0.36%) ARCserve
10 5 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.28%) Nagios
11 4 (0.28%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.21%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 741 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 354 (25.14%) Citrix
3 305 (21.66%) VMware
4 238 (16.90%) Cisco
5 151 (10.72%) HP
6 99 (7.03%) Apple
7 76 (5.40%) Bloomberg
8 70 (4.97%) Oracle
9 61 (4.33%) Dell
10 59 (4.19%) Symantec
11 58 (4.12%) Mitel
12 56 (3.98%) Reuters
12 56 (3.98%) Avaya
13 38 (2.70%) Lotus
14 33 (2.34%) LANDesk
14 33 (2.34%) Remedy
15 24 (1.70%) NetApp
16 23 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (1.63%) Cognos
17 22 (1.56%) IBM
Enfield, Middlesex
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £48k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25500 per annum + £1,966 Inner London Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-30k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Talent International
Salary: £10000 - £12000 per annum + 3 days per week
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago