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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 430 284 218
Rank change year-on-year
-146 -66
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 649 1183 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 1.11% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.57% 4.14% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 561 973 1557
Median salary £25,750 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,182 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.97% +3.92%

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
25248 28569 31944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.68% 26.77% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21443 23921 26901
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -143 618 £26,000 -5.45% 71
London -123 232 £26,000 -19.37% 20
South East -91 138 £26,500 -3.63% 18
East of England +9 60 £26,500 -1.85% 4
Yorkshire +22 57 £24,000 -12.72% 7
West Yorkshire +13 53 £24,000 -4.00% 5
West Midlands -31 53 £27,500 +11.11% 3
Surrey -20 45 £28,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +20 42 £26,500 -4.50%
North West -34 34 £24,000 -9.43% 9
Leeds +17 28 £23,500 -27.69% 5
East Midlands -2 27 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Berkshire -42 25 £26,500 +11.57% 4
Hampshire -35 24 £21,500 -18.86% 2
Birmingham -12 20 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Essex +20 19 £26,500 -5.35%
South West -41 18 £30,750 +25.51% 5
City of London -13 16 £29,250 -7.14% 3
West Sussex -13 15 £45,000 +81.81% 1
Southampton +9 14 £21,000 -8.69%
Scotland -17 13 £22,750 -9.00% 5
Bristol +8 12 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £20,000 -18.36% 4
Nottinghamshire +3 12 £24,500 -42.35% 2
Canary Wharf +12 11 £19,500 -70.00%
Reading -24 11 £23,000 -1.46% 1
Docklands, London +13 10 - -
Nottingham +4 10 £24,500 -42.35% 2
Manchester -15 10 £23,500 -14.54% 3
Hoddesdon - 10 £23,000 -

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 1382 (100.00%) Windows
2 958 (69.32%) Active Directory
3 793 (57.38%) Microsoft
4 592 (42.84%) MS Office
5 574 (41.53%) Windows 7
6 531 (38.42%) Windows 8
7 510 (36.90%) Windows Server
8 508 (36.76%) MS Exchange
9 494 (35.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 437 (31.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 402 (29.09%) MS Excel
12 314 (22.72%) VMware
13 305 (22.07%) Citrix
14 290 (20.98%) TCP/IP
15 242 (17.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 240 (17.37%) ITIL
17 239 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 238 (17.22%) Firewall
19 237 (17.15%) DNS
20 228 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2010
21 222 (16.06%) Blackberry
22 215 (15.56%) VPN
23 208 (15.05%) DHCP
24 202 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
25 196 (14.18%) Cisco
26 190 (13.75%) SLA
27 189 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2003
28 180 (13.02%) Windows Vista
29 178 (12.88%) Hyper-V
30 174 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2007

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
1 508 (36.76%) MS Exchange
2 228 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 189 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 174 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 104 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 83 (6.01%) SharePoint
7 71 (5.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 59 (4.27%) Skype for Business
9 38 (2.75%) IIS
10 23 (1.66%) IBM Notes
11 18 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2000
12 12 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.51%) Site Server
14 5 (0.36%) OpenEdge
15 4 (0.29%) Apache
15 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.14%) IBM Domino
17 1 (0.072%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.072%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 592 (42.84%) MS Office
2 402 (29.09%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.51%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.072%) MS Project
7 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.36%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.14%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.14%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.072%) Maximo
4 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.072%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.072%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 166 (12.01%) Office 365
2 17 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.14%) SaaS
5 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 290 (20.98%) TCP/IP
2 238 (17.22%) Firewall
3 237 (17.15%) DNS
4 215 (15.56%) VPN
5 208 (15.05%) DHCP
6 117 (8.47%) LAN
7 112 (8.10%) WAN
8 86 (6.22%) SAN
9 78 (5.64%) Wireless
10 72 (5.21%) VoIP
11 61 (4.41%) VLAN
12 55 (3.98%) Wi-Fi
13 54 (3.91%) Internet
14 48 (3.47%) Remote Desktop
15 43 (3.11%) NAS
16 35 (2.53%) SMTP
17 30 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (2.10%) DMZ
18 29 (2.10%) IMAP
19 21 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.43%) MS Access
9 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.29%) Big Data
10 4 (0.29%) MarkLogic
10 4 (0.29%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.14%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.072%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.072%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 15 (1.09%) Subversion
3 11 (0.80%) Selenium
4 10 (0.72%) Wise Package Studio
5 8 (0.58%) MSI
6 4 (0.29%) Appium
6 4 (0.29%) MSTest
6 4 (0.29%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.29%) UI Automator
7 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.14%) JIRA
7 2 (0.14%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.072%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.072%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.072%) Toad
General
1 140 (10.13%) Finance
2 54 (3.91%) Retail
3 52 (3.76%) Banking
4 48 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.97%) Legal
5 41 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 39 (2.82%) Law
7 31 (2.24%) Games
8 25 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.37%) German Language
11 16 (1.16%) Investment Banking
12 15 (1.09%) Advertising
13 12 (0.87%) Back Office
14 8 (0.58%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.58%) Electronics
15 7 (0.51%) Billing
15 7 (0.51%) French Language
16 5 (0.36%) Publishing
17 4 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 449 (32.49%) Analyst
2 342 (24.75%) Support Engineer
3 266 (19.25%) Support Analyst
4 258 (18.67%) IT Support
5 178 (12.88%) IT Engineer
6 176 (12.74%) 1st Line Support
7 175 (12.66%) Desktop Support
8 172 (12.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 165 (11.94%) Service Analyst
10 156 (11.29%) Service Desk Analyst
11 139 (10.06%) IT Support Engineer
12 118 (8.54%) Desktop Engineer
13 114 (8.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 112 (8.10%) Help Desk Support
15 104 (7.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 104 (7.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 103 (7.45%) Help Desk Analyst
17 88 (6.37%) Service Desk Support
18 87 (6.30%) IT Analyst
19 85 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.10%) MAPI
2 25 (1.81%) .NET
3 23 (1.66%) SOAP
4 20 (1.45%) Web Services
5 15 (1.09%) XML
6 13 (0.94%) WCF
7 11 (0.80%) .NET Framework
8 10 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 10 (0.72%) REST
9 8 (0.58%) HTML
10 6 (0.43%) CSS
10 6 (0.43%) WPF
11 5 (0.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 4 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (0.29%) Flash
12 4 (0.29%) JSON
13 3 (0.22%) X-Windows
14 2 (0.14%) 802.1X
14 2 (0.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 222 (16.06%) Blackberry
2 85 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (6.01%) iPhone
4 73 (5.28%) PDA
5 60 (4.34%) Computer Science
6 53 (3.84%) Replication
7 52 (3.76%) Management Information System
8 43 (3.11%) Driving Licence
9 28 (2.03%) Data Centre
10 26 (1.88%) Fat Client
10 26 (1.88%) Thin Client
11 19 (1.37%) Life Science
11 19 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (1.23%) FMCG
12 17 (1.23%) Smartphone
13 14 (1.01%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.87%) EPoS
14 12 (0.87%) Hedge funds
14 12 (0.87%) HP StoreVirtual
14 12 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1382 (100.00%) Windows
2 574 (41.53%) Windows 7
3 531 (38.42%) Windows 8
4 510 (36.90%) Windows Server
5 494 (35.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 437 (31.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 239 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 180 (13.02%) Windows Vista
9 108 (7.81%) Android
10 100 (7.24%) Windows 10
11 95 (6.87%) Linux
12 76 (5.50%) Apple iOS
13 51 (3.69%) Mac OS X
13 51 (3.69%) Windows 2000 Server
14 46 (3.33%) Windows 2000
15 20 (1.45%) Windows NT
16 16 (1.16%) Unix
17 11 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
18 10 (0.72%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (17.37%) ITIL
2 67 (4.85%) Service Management
3 60 (4.34%) Service Delivery
4 56 (4.05%) Mentoring
5 42 (3.04%) Incident Management
6 39 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 37 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (2.60%) OO
9 36 (2.60%) Software Engineering
10 34 (2.46%) Data Protection
11 32 (2.32%) Migration
12 30 (2.17%) Multithreading
12 30 (2.17%) Time Management
13 28 (2.03%) Asset Management
14 27 (1.95%) Application Packaging
15 24 (1.74%) Problem Management
16 23 (1.66%) Project Management
17 20 (1.45%) ITIL V3
18 19 (1.37%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 119 (8.61%) SQL
2 47 (3.40%) C
3 45 (3.26%) C#
4 37 (2.68%) C++
5 26 (1.88%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.16%) VBScript
7 13 (0.94%) Embedded C
8 11 (0.80%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.65%) Tcl
9 9 (0.65%) VB
9 9 (0.65%) VBA
10 8 (0.58%) Java
10 8 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.43%) C++/CLI
12 5 (0.36%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.36%) OpenEdge ABL
12 5 (0.36%) Progress 4GL
13 2 (0.14%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.14%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 202 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (8.03%) Degree
3 83 (6.01%) MCSE
4 78 (5.64%) MCP
5 64 (4.63%) MCSA
6 59 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (4.20%) Security Cleared
8 57 (4.12%) CCNA
9 44 (3.18%) MCITP
10 40 (2.89%) SC Cleared
11 27 (1.95%) MCDST
11 27 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (1.81%) MCTS
13 18 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 17 (1.23%) HND
15 14 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (0.87%) A+ Certification
16 12 (0.87%) PhD
17 11 (0.80%) DV Cleared
18 10 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (13.75%) SLA
2 14 (1.01%) QA
3 6 (0.43%) COBIT
4 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.072%) HL7
System Software
1 958 (69.32%) Active Directory
2 242 (17.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (12.88%) Hyper-V
4 73 (5.28%) XenApp
5 50 (3.62%) Terminal Services
6 47 (3.40%) VMware ESX
7 45 (3.26%) vSphere
8 29 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (1.74%) XenServer
10 23 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 21 (1.52%) NFS
12 15 (1.09%) Terminal Server
12 15 (1.09%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.22%) qmail
17 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
17 2 (0.14%) pfSense
18 1 (0.072%) Docker
Systems Management
1 103 (7.45%) Backup Exec
2 77 (5.57%) SCCM
3 31 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 22 (1.59%) DameWare
5 20 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
6 19 (1.37%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.87%) XenMobile
8 10 (0.72%) WSUS
9 8 (0.58%) AppDNA
9 8 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.43%) SCOM
10 6 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.29%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.22%) Casper Suite
12 3 (0.22%) EnCase
12 3 (0.22%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.22%) Nagios
12 3 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 793 (57.38%) Microsoft
2 314 (22.72%) VMware
3 305 (22.07%) Citrix
4 196 (14.18%) Cisco
5 145 (10.49%) HP
6 87 (6.30%) Dell
7 76 (5.50%) Symantec
8 74 (5.35%) Apple
9 53 (3.84%) iManage
10 52 (3.76%) Bloomberg
11 50 (3.62%) Veeam
12 37 (2.68%) Draytek
13 35 (2.53%) IBM
14 33 (2.39%) SonicWALL
15 32 (2.32%) Intel Security
16 30 (2.17%) Avaya
17 27 (1.95%) Reuters
18 26 (1.88%) Oracle
19 23 (1.66%) Lotus
19 23 (1.66%) Sophos
Chester, Cheshire
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: Up to £20k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum + full IT training
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £21k - 25k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Vadis People
Salary: £20,000-25,000 pa depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Life assura
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 6 days ago