The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 486 334 213
Rank change year-on-year
-152 -121
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 498 996 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.93% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 3.55% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 432 844 1451
Median salary £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,300
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24334 28067 31269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.89% 26.09% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20843 23678 25944
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows XP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP within the UK.

Windows XP Salary Trend in the UK

Windows XP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 within the UK.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -142 476 £27,000 -1.81% 45
London -134 176 £27,500 -14.06% 9
South East -50 128 £27,500 +10.00% 10
South West -6 42 £30,000 +11.11% 3
Surrey +20 38 £28,000 +3.70% 3
West Midlands -28 33 £26,000 -0.95% 7
Wiltshire +22 27 £30,000 +13.20% 1
East of England -18 26 £27,750 +0.90% 5
Yorkshire -11 23 £22,000 - 5
Hampshire -28 21 £23,500 -2.08% 4
North West -19 18 £21,500 -6.52% 5
Kent +17 17 £22,500 -12.62% 1
Hertfordshire +18 16 £33,500 +21.81% 3
West Yorkshire -1 16 £22,000 +7.31% 3
East Midlands -8 16 £27,000 +31.70% 1
Woking +13 15 £40,000 -
West Sussex +12 15 £27,500 +10.00%
Berkshire -28 15 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Egham +34 14 £28,000 -
City of London +22 14 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 14 £21,875 -4.89% 1
Manchester -10 12 £21,500 +4.87% 2
Scotland -12 12 £24,375 -9.72% 2
Coventry +4 11 £26,000 -0.95% 1
Birmingham -30 11 £29,000 -7.93% 2
Leeds +13 10 £22,250 +1.13% 3
Nottinghamshire +9 10 £27,500 -8.33%
Canary Wharf - 10 £26,250 -
Nottingham +14 9 £27,500 -
Bromley -3 9 £25,000 +11.11%

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 1161 (100.00%) Windows
2 749 (64.51%) Active Directory
3 642 (55.30%) Microsoft
4 465 (40.05%) Windows 7
5 459 (39.53%) MS Office
6 441 (37.98%) Windows 8
7 431 (37.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 430 (37.04%) MS Exchange
9 413 (35.57%) Windows Server
10 396 (34.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 318 (27.39%) MS Excel
12 274 (23.60%) VMware
13 238 (20.50%) TCP/IP
14 234 (20.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 224 (19.29%) Firewall
16 214 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 207 (17.83%) ITIL
18 201 (17.31%) Citrix
19 196 (16.88%) DNS
20 192 (16.54%) Windows Vista
21 191 (16.45%) Exchange Server 2010
22 189 (16.28%) SLA
23 187 (16.11%) Blackberry
24 184 (15.85%) VPN
25 181 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
26 169 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2003
27 168 (14.47%) Office 365
28 165 (14.21%) Cisco
29 154 (13.26%) DHCP
30 147 (12.66%) Hyper-V

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 430 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 191 (16.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 169 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 138 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 94 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 71 (6.12%) SharePoint
7 70 (6.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 41 (3.53%) IIS
9 39 (3.36%) Skype for Business
10 21 (1.81%) IBM Notes
11 14 (1.21%) NetWeaver
12 12 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
13 11 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.86%) Site Server
15 9 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.43%) Apache
16 5 (0.43%) OpenEdge
17 3 (0.26%) GroupWise
17 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
18 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 459 (39.53%) MS Office
2 318 (27.39%) MS Excel
3 30 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.26%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 3 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (1.21%) SAP ERP
1 14 (1.21%) SAP MII
2 7 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.34%) Hi Portfolio
4 3 (0.26%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.17%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.17%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 168 (14.47%) Office 365
2 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.086%) IaaS
6 1 (0.086%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 238 (20.50%) TCP/IP
2 224 (19.29%) Firewall
3 196 (16.88%) DNS
4 184 (15.85%) VPN
5 154 (13.26%) DHCP
6 119 (10.25%) LAN
7 104 (8.96%) WAN
8 79 (6.80%) SAN
9 75 (6.46%) VoIP
10 70 (6.03%) Wireless
11 67 (5.77%) Internet
12 48 (4.13%) Remote Desktop
13 46 (3.96%) VLAN
14 42 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (3.10%) NAS
16 31 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (2.58%) SMTP
18 21 (1.81%) SSL
19 19 (1.64%) DMZ
19 19 (1.64%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 36 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.86%) MS Access
9 8 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.17%) GIS
12 2 (0.17%) MySQL
12 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.086%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.086%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.086%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.086%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (0.60%) MSI
1 7 (0.60%) Visual Studio
1 7 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
2 5 (0.43%) Selenium
3 3 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.26%) JIRA
3 3 (0.26%) MSBuild
3 3 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.086%) Appium
4 1 (0.086%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.086%) MSTest
4 1 (0.086%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.086%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.086%) Toad
4 1 (0.086%) UI Automator
General
1 116 (9.99%) Finance
2 83 (7.15%) Retail
3 37 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 34 (2.93%) Banking
5 33 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 20 (1.72%) Law
8 19 (1.64%) Publishing
9 17 (1.46%) Legal
10 13 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.03%) German Language
12 11 (0.95%) Advertising
13 7 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.52%) Billing
14 6 (0.52%) French Language
14 6 (0.52%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.34%) Electronics
17 3 (0.26%) Automotive
17 3 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 388 (33.42%) Analyst
2 313 (26.96%) Support Engineer
3 233 (20.07%) Support Analyst
4 204 (17.57%) IT Support
5 157 (13.52%) Service Analyst
6 156 (13.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 151 (13.01%) IT Engineer
8 149 (12.83%) 1st Line Support
9 146 (12.58%) Service Desk Analyst
10 143 (12.32%) Desktop Support
11 119 (10.25%) IT Support Engineer
12 104 (8.96%) Help Desk Analyst
13 101 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 93 (8.01%) Help Desk Support
15 92 (7.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 85 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
17 84 (7.24%) IT Analyst
18 79 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 73 (6.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
20 71 (6.12%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.67%) Web Services
2 28 (2.41%) HTML
3 22 (1.89%) .NET
4 19 (1.64%) MAPI
5 16 (1.38%) jQuery
6 14 (1.21%) JSON
6 14 (1.21%) JSP
7 11 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 10 (0.86%) REST
8 10 (0.86%) SOAP
8 10 (0.86%) WCF
8 10 (0.86%) WPF
9 7 (0.60%) XML
10 5 (0.43%) X-Windows
11 4 (0.34%) CSS
11 4 (0.34%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.34%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.26%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.26%) Regular Expression
12 3 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 187 (16.11%) Blackberry
2 84 (7.24%) iPhone
3 77 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.88%) Replication
6 43 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 38 (3.27%) PDA
8 35 (3.01%) Driving Licence
9 30 (2.58%) Data Centre
10 24 (2.07%) Visualisation
11 23 (1.98%) Fat Client
11 23 (1.98%) FMCG
11 23 (1.98%) Thin Client
12 20 (1.72%) iPad
13 17 (1.46%) AS400
13 17 (1.46%) Handset
14 16 (1.38%) iSeries
15 15 (1.29%) Smartphone
16 13 (1.12%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1161 (100.00%) Windows
2 465 (40.05%) Windows 7
3 441 (37.98%) Windows 8
4 431 (37.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 413 (35.57%) Windows Server
6 396 (34.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 234 (20.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 192 (16.54%) Windows Vista
9 98 (8.44%) Windows 10
10 83 (7.15%) Android
11 65 (5.60%) Linux
12 60 (5.17%) Mac OS X
13 46 (3.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 43 (3.70%) Apple iOS
15 32 (2.76%) Windows 2000
16 21 (1.81%) Mac OS
17 17 (1.46%) Unix
18 9 (0.78%) Windows NT
19 8 (0.69%) Solaris
20 7 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (17.83%) ITIL
2 53 (4.57%) Service Management
3 49 (4.22%) Service Delivery
4 38 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (3.27%) Mentoring
5 29 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 24 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (1.98%) Data Protection
8 23 (1.98%) Line Management
8 23 (1.98%) Migration
9 21 (1.81%) Application Packaging
9 21 (1.81%) Problem Management
10 20 (1.72%) Coaching
10 20 (1.72%) ERP
11 19 (1.64%) E-Commerce
11 19 (1.64%) Project Management
12 18 (1.55%) CRM
12 18 (1.55%) Software Deployment
13 17 (1.46%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 119 (10.25%) SQL
2 27 (2.33%) Java
3 25 (2.15%) PowerShell
4 20 (1.72%) C
5 19 (1.64%) VBScript
6 18 (1.55%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.29%) C#
8 12 (1.03%) C++
8 12 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 11 (0.95%) VB
10 10 (0.86%) C++/CLI
11 9 (0.78%) Tcl
12 7 (0.60%) Perl
13 5 (0.43%) OpenEdge ABL
13 5 (0.43%) Progress 4GL
14 4 (0.34%) Korn
15 3 (0.26%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.17%) PHP
16 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 181 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (9.91%) Degree
3 98 (8.44%) MCSE
4 65 (5.60%) MCSA
5 57 (4.91%) MCP
6 54 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 53 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (4.39%) CCNA
9 41 (3.53%) MCITP
10 39 (3.36%) SC Cleared
11 33 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (2.41%) MCDST
13 18 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (1.29%) DV Cleared
15 11 (0.95%) A+ Certification
15 11 (0.95%) DBS Check
16 10 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.78%) HND
17 9 (0.78%) PhD
18 8 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (16.28%) SLA
2 12 (1.03%) QA
3 2 (0.17%) COBIT
3 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 749 (64.51%) Active Directory
2 214 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 51 (4.39%) Virtual Servers
5 46 (3.96%) XenApp
6 45 (3.88%) Terminal Services
7 37 (3.19%) VMware ESX
8 33 (2.84%) vSphere
9 30 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 23 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (1.81%) XenServer
12 16 (1.38%) NFS
13 14 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 13 (1.12%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.86%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
17 5 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 4 (0.34%) qmail
19 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
20 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (6.37%) SCCM
2 72 (6.20%) Backup Exec
3 29 (2.50%) DameWare
4 18 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.78%) SCOM
6 9 (0.78%) WSUS
7 8 (0.69%) AppDNA
7 8 (0.69%) Perfmon
8 7 (0.60%) Casper Suite
8 7 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.52%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.26%) Nagios
10 3 (0.26%) Netcool
10 3 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 642 (55.30%) Microsoft
2 274 (23.60%) VMware
3 201 (17.31%) Citrix
4 165 (14.21%) Cisco
5 123 (10.59%) HP
6 84 (7.24%) Apple
7 70 (6.03%) Dell
8 57 (4.91%) iManage
9 47 (4.05%) IBM
9 47 (4.05%) Symantec
10 37 (3.19%) Bloomberg
10 37 (3.19%) Veeam
11 34 (2.93%) Avaya
12 29 (2.50%) SonicWALL
13 23 (1.98%) Draytek
14 22 (1.89%) Oracle
15 21 (1.81%) Lotus
16 20 (1.72%) SAP
16 20 (1.72%) Sophos
17 18 (1.55%) Intel Security
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £23k - 27k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £27 - 30 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 27K + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + negotiable + benefits in ad
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Car, Mobile, Laptop
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30 - 35 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Met Police
Salary: £37,305 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 10 days ago
Bolton
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 18 days ago