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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 176 172 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -46
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 761 749 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.68% 1.67% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.07% 6.06% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 647 660 983
Average salary £31,000 £33,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £57,500 £50,000
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
12532 12364 13339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.61% 27.62% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10701 10702 11588
Average salary £49,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.02% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £72,500
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 23 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 23 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 -16 145 £30,000 -29.41% 13
Docklands, London +10 24 £67,500 +17.39%
Bromley +8 20 £23,500 +4.44%
Croydon -2 12 £25,000 +6.38%
Wimbledon - 9 £36,000 -
Canary Wharf +31 5 £110,000 +29.41%
Enfield - 5 £27,500 - 2
Sidcup 0 2 £42,500 +88.88%
Uxbridge -2 2 £25,000 +11.11%
Chiswick -2 2 - -
Hammersmith -8 2 £26,250 +1.94% 1
Bexley - 2 £27,000 -
Hayes - 2 £40,000 -
Barnet +2 1 £22,500 -31.81%
New Malden -13 1 - - 3
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
Southwark - 1 £35,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 1478 (100.00%) Windows
2 1020 (69.01%) Active Directory
3 860 (58.19%) MS Office
4 762 (51.56%) Microsoft
5 576 (38.97%) Windows 7
6 525 (35.52%) MS Exchange
7 512 (34.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 498 (33.69%) MS Excel
9 491 (33.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 428 (28.96%) Finance
11 366 (24.76%) Blackberry
12 360 (24.36%) ITIL
13 358 (24.22%) Citrix
14 325 (21.99%) VMware
15 286 (19.35%) TCP/IP
16 268 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2010
17 263 (17.79%) Cisco
18 256 (17.32%) Windows 8
19 246 (16.64%) Microsoft Certification
20 235 (15.90%) DNS
21 208 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2007
22 203 (13.73%) DHCP
23 193 (13.06%) SQL
24 189 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
25 178 (12.04%) VPN
26 177 (11.98%) Degree
27 173 (11.71%) Firewall
28 157 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
29 153 (10.35%) Banking
30 152 (10.28%) SQL Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 525 (35.52%) MS Exchange
2 268 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 208 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 150 (10.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 126 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 74 (5.01%) SharePoint
7 57 (3.86%) Lync
8 56 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 52 (3.52%) IBM Notes
10 44 (2.98%) WorkSite
10 44 (2.98%) IIS
11 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
11 9 (0.61%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.34%) JBoss
13 4 (0.27%) Apache
13 4 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
15 2 (0.14%) Documentum
15 2 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 860 (58.19%) MS Office
2 498 (33.69%) MS Excel
3 140 (9.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.74%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.20%) Maya
7 3 (0.20%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
1 9 (0.61%) BASE24
2 6 (0.41%) 3000 Xtra
2 6 (0.41%) Eikon
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.14%) TrackWise
5 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.068%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.068%) assyst
6 1 (0.068%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.37%) Office 365
2 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 286 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 235 (15.90%) DNS
3 203 (13.73%) DHCP
4 178 (12.04%) VPN
5 173 (11.71%) Firewall
6 142 (9.61%) LAN
7 112 (7.58%) WAN
8 108 (7.31%) Internet
9 91 (6.16%) VoIP
10 87 (5.89%) SAN
11 61 (4.13%) Wireless
12 32 (2.17%) NAS
13 31 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
14 30 (2.03%) ADSL
14 30 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.01%) Broadband
16 14 (0.95%) 3G
16 14 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (0.88%) SSL
17 13 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 55 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 40 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 37 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
7 35 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.35%) Cognos Event Studio
9 20 (1.35%) Cognos Metric Studio
9 20 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 19 (1.29%) Cognos Report Studio
10 19 (1.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 17 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (1.01%) MS Access
13 14 (0.95%) DecisionStream
14 11 (0.74%) Relational Database
15 10 (0.68%) Cognos Transformer
16 9 (0.61%) DB2
16 9 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (1.69%) Toad
2 14 (0.95%) MSI
3 9 (0.61%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.41%) Serena SBM
5 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.20%) JIRA
6 3 (0.20%) Subversion
7 2 (0.14%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.068%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.068%) Hudson
8 1 (0.068%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.068%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 428 (28.96%) Finance
2 153 (10.35%) Banking
3 117 (7.92%) Legal
4 109 (7.37%) Law
5 61 (4.13%) Financial Institution
6 56 (3.79%) Investment Banking
7 43 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 35 (2.37%) Retail
9 34 (2.30%) Back Office
10 26 (1.76%) Advertising
11 10 (0.68%) French Language
12 9 (0.61%) German Language
13 8 (0.54%) Front Office
13 8 (0.54%) Marketing
14 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.34%) Games
15 5 (0.34%) Automotive
16 2 (0.14%) Electronics
17 1 (0.068%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.068%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 603 (40.80%) Analyst
2 382 (25.85%) Support Analyst
3 327 (22.12%) Support Engineer
4 234 (15.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 196 (13.26%) Service Analyst
6 192 (12.99%) Service Desk Analyst
7 174 (11.77%) Desktop Support
8 165 (11.16%) IT Support
9 148 (10.01%) 3rd Line Support
10 95 (6.43%) Help Desk Analyst
11 86 (5.82%) Help Desk Support
12 76 (5.14%) Technical Support
13 73 (4.94%) Desktop Analyst
14 69 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
14 69 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
15 68 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 60 (4.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 58 (3.92%) IT Support Analyst
18 57 (3.86%) Desktop Engineer
19 56 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (1.22%) Web Services
3 14 (0.95%) .NET
4 13 (0.88%) Application Packaging
4 13 (0.88%) HTML
5 12 (0.81%) XML
6 10 (0.68%) Visualforce
7 9 (0.61%) J2EE
8 8 (0.54%) Software Packaging
9 7 (0.47%) COM
10 4 (0.27%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.20%) WCF
11 3 (0.20%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.20%) Ajax
11 3 (0.20%) Middleware
11 3 (0.20%) CSS
11 3 (0.20%) jQuery
12 2 (0.14%) HTML5
12 2 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 366 (24.76%) Blackberry
2 110 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 71 (4.80%) Hedge funds
4 68 (4.60%) PDA
5 57 (3.86%) iPhone
6 52 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.57%) iPad
8 31 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (1.56%) Handset
10 16 (1.08%) Equities
11 15 (1.01%) Thin Client
11 15 (1.01%) Fat Client
12 14 (0.95%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.81%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.74%) EPoS
15 10 (0.68%) Derivative
15 10 (0.68%) Robotics
16 9 (0.61%) Cryptography
16 9 (0.61%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1478 (100.00%) Windows
2 576 (38.97%) Windows 7
3 512 (34.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 491 (33.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 256 (17.32%) Windows 8
6 157 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 130 (8.80%) Windows Vista
8 99 (6.70%) Linux
9 94 (6.36%) Mac OS X
10 50 (3.38%) Apple iOS
11 49 (3.32%) Android
12 47 (3.18%) Windows 2000
13 46 (3.11%) UNIX
14 36 (2.44%) Mac OS
15 18 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
16 17 (1.15%) Windows NT
17 16 (1.08%) Solaris
18 11 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X Server
20 4 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (24.36%) ITIL
2 85 (5.75%) Service Management
3 54 (3.65%) Migration
4 52 (3.52%) Incident Management
5 45 (3.04%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (2.98%) Change Management
7 42 (2.84%) Asset Management
7 42 (2.84%) Service Delivery
8 40 (2.71%) ETL
9 34 (2.30%) Time Management
10 33 (2.23%) CRM
11 31 (2.10%) Mentoring
12 30 (2.03%) Problem Management
13 29 (1.96%) Software Distribution
14 26 (1.76%) Root Cause Analysis
14 26 (1.76%) Performance Tuning
15 25 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (1.62%) Data Modelling
17 22 (1.49%) Information Security
18 21 (1.42%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (13.06%) SQL
2 44 (2.98%) Java
3 42 (2.84%) PowerShell
4 35 (2.37%) C#
5 22 (1.49%) C++
5 22 (1.49%) Perl
6 19 (1.29%) T-SQL
7 14 (0.95%) VBScript
7 14 (0.95%) C
8 13 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.68%) Apex Code
9 10 (0.68%) VB
10 9 (0.61%) JCL
10 9 (0.61%) PL/1
10 9 (0.61%) COBOL
11 6 (0.41%) Python
12 5 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.34%) VBA
13 1 (0.068%) VB6
13 1 (0.068%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 246 (16.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 177 (11.98%) Degree
3 124 (8.39%) MCSE
4 89 (6.02%) MCP
5 88 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (5.35%) CCNA
7 74 (5.01%) MCITP
8 67 (4.53%) MCSA
9 39 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (2.37%) A+ Certification
10 35 (2.37%) MCTS
11 24 (1.62%) MCDST
12 18 (1.22%) Security Cleared
13 17 (1.15%) CCNP
13 17 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 16 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (0.81%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.68%) CCENT
16 10 (0.68%) PhD
17 8 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (8.86%) SLA
2 20 (1.35%) QA
3 16 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.61%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 1020 (69.01%) Active Directory
2 189 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 67 (4.53%) XenApp
5 49 (3.32%) vSphere
6 42 (2.84%) VMware ESX
7 38 (2.57%) XenServer
8 34 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (1.62%) Terminal Services
11 21 (1.42%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.54%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.27%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.20%) Kerio MailServer
16 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.068%) Squid
16 1 (0.068%) Samba
16 1 (0.068%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 104 (7.04%) SCCM
2 81 (5.48%) Backup Exec
3 25 (1.69%) SCOM
4 19 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 18 (1.22%) NetBackup
6 17 (1.15%) WSUS
7 15 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (0.95%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.41%) AppDNA
11 6 (0.41%) Casper Suite
11 6 (0.41%) Nagios
12 5 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (0.27%) ARCserve
14 3 (0.20%) XenMobile
14 3 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 2 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
15 2 (0.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 762 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 358 (24.22%) Citrix
3 325 (21.99%) VMware
4 263 (17.79%) Cisco
5 146 (9.88%) HP
6 98 (6.63%) Apple
7 83 (5.62%) Bloomberg
8 80 (5.41%) Symantec
9 75 (5.07%) Oracle
10 65 (4.40%) Mitel
11 61 (4.13%) Avaya
12 56 (3.79%) Reuters
12 56 (3.79%) Dell
13 52 (3.52%) Lotus
14 45 (3.04%) LANDesk
15 34 (2.30%) Cognos
16 31 (2.10%) NetApp
17 30 (2.03%) Remedy
18 24 (1.62%) ServiceNow
18 24 (1.62%) Juniper
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-30k base + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £33000 - £39000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent BONUS & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits,pension,Healthcare,
Posted: 3 days ago