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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
UK
Rank 530 372 207
Rank change year-on-year
-158 -165
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 333 801 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.80% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.66% 3.07% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 288 704 1351
Median salary £27,000 £25,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,000 £50,000
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
20058 26098 28919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.17% 26.14% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16963 22035 24212
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -149 315 £27,000 +3.84% 51
London -64 129 £29,888 +4.86% 12
South East -65 80 £25,000 - 16
South West +32 26 £26,000 -5.45% 1
North West -57 25 £20,500 -14.58% 7
Hampshire +13 24 £27,250 -4.38% 1
Manchester -33 24 £20,500 -18.00% 4
City of London +40 22 £27,500 -5.17%
Berkshire +49 15 £25,500 -3.77% 3
Buckinghamshire +30 15 £17,000 -35.23% 5
Farnborough +11 15 £27,000 -1.81% 1
North East +4 14 £23,000 +21.05% 1
Tyne and Wear +4 14 £23,000 +21.05%
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 12 £23,000 +21.05%
Yorkshire -1 12 £27,000 +10.76% 3
West Yorkshire +14 11 £27,500 +10.00% 2
East of England -16 11 £30,000 +9.09% 4
West Midlands -34 11 £22,000 -15.38% 4
Devon +9 10 £27,250 -0.90%
Surrey -49 10 £29,621 +13.92% 3
Leeds +21 9 £27,500 +11.11% 2
Scotland +12 9 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Edinburgh +14 8 £27,500 -
Bristol +4 8 £25,500 +6.25%
Oxfordshire -6 8 £25,000 +6.38%
Slough +34 7 £26,750 +2.88%
Milton Keynes +13 7 £17,000 -54.66% 3
Hertfordshire -7 7 £30,000 +12.14% 2
Wiltshire +20 6 £35,000 -26.31%
Basingstoke 0 6 £25,000 +17.64%

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 794 (100.00%) Windows
2 506 (63.73%) Microsoft
3 493 (62.09%) Active Directory
4 348 (43.83%) MS Office
5 327 (41.18%) Windows 7
6 316 (39.80%) Windows Server
7 288 (36.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 268 (33.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 246 (30.98%) MS Exchange
10 233 (29.35%) MS Excel
10 233 (29.35%) Windows 8
11 209 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 168 (21.16%) ITIL
13 165 (20.78%) VMware
14 138 (17.38%) Cisco
15 130 (16.37%) TCP/IP
16 128 (16.12%) DNS
17 121 (15.24%) SLA
18 120 (15.11%) Windows Vista
19 116 (14.61%) Firewall
20 106 (13.35%) Blackberry
21 101 (12.72%) DHCP
21 101 (12.72%) SQL Server
22 100 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
23 95 (11.96%) SQL
24 92 (11.59%) LAN
24 92 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
25 89 (11.21%) Citrix
26 87 (10.96%) VPN
27 86 (10.83%) Degree

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
1 246 (30.98%) MS Exchange
2 92 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 77 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 57 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (5.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (3.15%) SharePoint
8 23 (2.90%) IIS
9 16 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (1.89%) Skype for Business
11 14 (1.76%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.76%) Site Server
12 6 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.50%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.50%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.38%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 348 (43.83%) MS Office
2 233 (29.35%) MS Excel
3 31 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.88%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 4 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.13%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 4 (0.50%) SAP ERP
1 4 (0.50%) SAP MII
2 3 (0.38%) Maximo
2 3 (0.38%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.58%) Office 365
2 11 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.01%) SaaS
5 5 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.38%) Akamai
6 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.38%) IaaS
6 3 (0.38%) PaaS
7 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 130 (16.37%) TCP/IP
2 128 (16.12%) DNS
3 116 (14.61%) Firewall
4 101 (12.72%) DHCP
5 92 (11.59%) LAN
6 87 (10.96%) VPN
7 68 (8.56%) Wireless
8 59 (7.43%) VoIP
9 54 (6.80%) Internet
9 54 (6.80%) WAN
10 29 (3.65%) Ethernet
11 27 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (2.90%) SAN
13 19 (2.39%) VLAN
14 18 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (2.02%) ADSL
15 16 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
17 12 (1.51%) DSL
18 11 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.76%) MS Access
6 12 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (1.51%) MySQL
6 12 (1.51%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.63%) GIS
11 4 (0.50%) Big Data
11 4 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.38%) Impala
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (2.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.76%) Selenium
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.38%) JIRA
4 3 (0.38%) Toad
5 2 (0.25%) MSI
6 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.13%) Subversion
6 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) Trac
General
1 78 (9.82%) Finance
2 46 (5.79%) Retail
3 35 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.02%) Legal
5 20 (2.52%) Law
6 18 (2.27%) Back Office
6 18 (2.27%) Banking
7 16 (2.02%) German Language
8 11 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.26%) Advertising
10 9 (1.13%) Spanish Language
11 8 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.88%) French Language
12 7 (0.88%) Games
12 7 (0.88%) Publishing
13 5 (0.63%) Marketing
14 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.50%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.38%) Billing
16 2 (0.25%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 289 (36.40%) Analyst
2 216 (27.20%) Support Analyst
3 187 (23.55%) Support Engineer
4 170 (21.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 150 (18.89%) IT Support
6 98 (12.34%) 1st Line Support
7 92 (11.59%) Desktop Support
8 91 (11.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 86 (10.83%) IT Engineer
10 85 (10.71%) Service Analyst
11 79 (9.95%) Service Desk Analyst
12 73 (9.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 73 (9.19%) IT Analyst
12 73 (9.19%) IT Support Engineer
13 70 (8.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 69 (8.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 66 (8.31%) IT Support Analyst
16 64 (8.06%) Help Desk Support
17 58 (7.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
18 54 (6.80%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.16%) HTML
2 31 (3.90%) .NET
3 13 (1.64%) Web Services
4 12 (1.51%) CSS
5 9 (1.13%) HTML5
5 9 (1.13%) jQuery
6 8 (1.01%) XML
7 5 (0.63%) DirectX
7 5 (0.63%) FFmpeg
7 5 (0.63%) OpenGL
7 5 (0.63%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.50%) Ajax
8 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.50%) DHTML
8 4 (0.50%) DOM
8 4 (0.50%) JSON
8 4 (0.50%) JSP
8 4 (0.50%) WPF
8 4 (0.50%) XHTML
9 3 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.35%) Blackberry
2 57 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.05%) iPhone
4 34 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 33 (4.16%) Mathematics
6 31 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.90%) Smartphone
8 18 (2.27%) Data Centre
8 18 (2.27%) iPad
9 17 (2.14%) Driving Licence
9 17 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.64%) Fat Client
10 13 (1.64%) Handset
10 13 (1.64%) Thin Client
11 12 (1.51%) Statistics
12 11 (1.39%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.39%) EPoS
13 9 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.01%) PDA
15 7 (0.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 794 (100.00%) Windows
2 327 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 316 (39.80%) Windows Server
4 288 (36.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 268 (33.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 233 (29.35%) Windows 8
7 209 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 120 (15.11%) Windows Vista
9 84 (10.58%) Windows 10
10 55 (6.93%) Mac OS X
11 48 (6.05%) Linux
12 40 (5.04%) Windows 2000 Server
13 32 (4.03%) Windows 2000
14 25 (3.15%) Mac OS
15 21 (2.64%) Apple iOS
16 19 (2.39%) Android
17 9 (1.13%) OpenVMS
17 9 (1.13%) Unix
18 6 (0.76%) AIX
19 5 (0.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (21.16%) ITIL
2 61 (7.68%) Service Management
3 37 (4.66%) Problem Management
4 33 (4.16%) Change Control
4 33 (4.16%) Service Delivery
5 28 (3.53%) Line Management
6 25 (3.15%) Change Management
7 23 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (2.77%) Asset Management
9 21 (2.64%) CRM
9 21 (2.64%) ITSM
10 20 (2.52%) Incident Management
11 19 (2.39%) E-Commerce
12 16 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (2.02%) Time Management
13 15 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (1.89%) Data Management
14 14 (1.76%) Virtual Environments
15 13 (1.64%) Coaching
15 13 (1.64%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 95 (11.96%) SQL
2 34 (4.28%) C
3 25 (3.15%) VB
4 24 (3.02%) Java
5 23 (2.90%) VBScript
6 19 (2.39%) JavaScript
7 18 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.64%) C++
9 12 (1.51%) VBA
10 9 (1.13%) Perl
11 7 (0.88%) C#
12 6 (0.76%) Python
13 4 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.50%) VB6
14 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.13%) Delphi
16 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.13%) Pascal
16 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (10.83%) Degree
2 78 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (7.30%) MCP
4 41 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (4.91%) MCSE
6 38 (4.79%) CCNA
7 27 (3.40%) Security Cleared
8 23 (2.90%) NVQ Level 3
9 22 (2.77%) SC Cleared
10 21 (2.64%) A+ Certification
11 20 (2.52%) HND
12 18 (2.27%) MCITP
13 14 (1.76%) MCSA
14 13 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.39%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.26%) PhD
17 8 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
18 7 (0.88%) CCNP
18 7 (0.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (15.24%) SLA
2 16 (2.02%) QA
3 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 493 (62.09%) Active Directory
2 100 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (6.17%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.64%) vSphere
5 15 (1.89%) XenApp
6 13 (1.64%) Terminal Services
6 13 (1.64%) XenServer
7 11 (1.39%) Terminal Server
8 9 (1.13%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 8 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.63%) pfSense
11 5 (0.63%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.38%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 49 (6.17%) SCCM
2 27 (3.40%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.39%) DameWare
3 11 (1.39%) XenMobile
4 9 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (0.88%) Casper Suite
7 5 (0.63%) Cacti
7 5 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.63%) Graylog
7 5 (0.63%) Nagios
7 5 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (0.63%) WSUS
8 4 (0.50%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.50%) Netcool
8 4 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.38%) Oozie
9 3 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 506 (63.73%) Microsoft
2 165 (20.78%) VMware
3 138 (17.38%) Cisco
4 89 (11.21%) Citrix
5 64 (8.06%) HP
6 43 (5.42%) Apple
7 36 (4.53%) Avaya
8 34 (4.28%) Oracle
9 33 (4.16%) Dell
10 31 (3.90%) iManage
11 27 (3.40%) LANDesk
12 21 (2.64%) Mitel
13 15 (1.89%) IBM
13 15 (1.89%) Intel Security
13 15 (1.89%) NetApp
13 15 (1.89%) Remedy
13 15 (1.89%) Symantec
14 14 (1.76%) Lotus
14 14 (1.76%) Veeam
15 13 (1.64%) Bloomberg
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe
Network Compucare
Salary: £23,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £20,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Elliot
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, private healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension and company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 9 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28525.00 - £31025.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester
Mint
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago