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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 501 358 197
Rank change year-on-year
-143 -161
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 466 928 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.85% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.98% 3.25% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 402 805 1447
Median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,025 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%

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
23527 28564 30741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.69% 26.19% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19978 24234 25392
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 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -141 437 £26,000 -5.45% 53
London -127 153 £27,500 -3.93% 12
South East -21 132 £23,500 -9.61% 24
South West -7 42 £30,000 +10.09% 3
West Midlands -30 33 £23,750 -3.06% 1
Surrey +5 28 £28,000 +1.81% 7
Kent +28 25 £22,500 -15.09%
Hampshire -7 25 £22,000 -8.33% 3
East of England -17 24 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Wiltshire +11 23 £30,000 +12.14%
Buckinghamshire +3 19 £21,000 -20.00% 5
North West -13 18 £20,000 -13.04% 6
City of London +24 16 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Yorkshire -5 16 £21,500 -6.52% 3
Hertfordshire +4 15 £27,500 - 1
Scotland +13 14 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Staffordshire +3 14 £22,000 +15.78% 1
Manchester -5 14 £21,000 +10.52% 2
Berkshire -7 14 £28,000 -5.08% 7
Tamworth +11 13 £22,000 +15.78%
West Yorkshire +3 12 £22,500 +7.14% 2
Swindon - 11 £35,000 -
Leeds +25 10 £22,000 +2.32% 2
Woking +10 10 £40,000 -
East Midlands +8 10 £23,750 +4.39% 1
High Wycombe -2 10 £22,250 -19.09%
Oxfordshire -3 10 £23,500 -4.08% 1
Milton Keynes +29 9 £19,000 -24.00% 2
West Sussex +21 9 £21,875 -12.50%
Coventry -8 9 £26,000 -5.45%

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1038 (100.00%) Windows
2 648 (62.43%) Active Directory
3 583 (56.17%) Microsoft
4 417 (40.17%) Windows 7
5 397 (38.25%) MS Office
6 386 (37.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 374 (36.03%) Windows Server
8 365 (35.16%) MS Exchange
9 355 (34.20%) Windows 8
10 344 (33.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 262 (25.24%) MS Excel
12 242 (23.31%) VMware
13 209 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 190 (18.30%) TCP/IP
15 184 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 181 (17.44%) Firewall
17 178 (17.15%) ITIL
18 171 (16.47%) Windows Vista
19 164 (15.80%) Citrix
20 163 (15.70%) SLA
21 156 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2010
22 153 (14.74%) Blackberry
23 152 (14.64%) DNS
24 149 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
25 144 (13.87%) VPN
26 142 (13.68%) Office 365
27 141 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2003
28 140 (13.49%) Cisco
29 119 (11.46%) SQL
30 114 (10.98%) DHCP

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
1 365 (35.16%) MS Exchange
2 156 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 141 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 108 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 75 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (6.07%) SharePoint
7 50 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 33 (3.18%) IIS
9 24 (2.31%) Skype for Business
10 21 (2.02%) IBM Notes
11 15 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.35%) NetWeaver
13 8 (0.77%) Site Server
14 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.39%) Apache
17 3 (0.29%) GroupWise
17 3 (0.29%) LiveLink
17 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
18 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 397 (38.25%) MS Office
2 262 (25.24%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.58%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.35%) SAP ERP
1 14 (1.35%) SAP MII
2 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.39%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (0.29%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.19%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.19%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.096%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 142 (13.68%) Office 365
2 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.096%) IaaS
5 1 (0.096%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 190 (18.30%) TCP/IP
2 181 (17.44%) Firewall
3 152 (14.64%) DNS
4 144 (13.87%) VPN
5 114 (10.98%) DHCP
6 110 (10.60%) LAN
7 93 (8.96%) WAN
8 70 (6.74%) Internet
9 60 (5.78%) VoIP
9 60 (5.78%) Wireless
10 54 (5.20%) SAN
11 39 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
12 28 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (2.41%) VLAN
14 21 (2.02%) NAS
15 20 (1.93%) SMTP
16 19 (1.83%) Ethernet
16 19 (1.83%) SSL
17 11 (1.06%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 36 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 14 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.87%) MS Access
8 8 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.19%) GIS
11 2 (0.19%) MySQL
12 1 (0.096%) DTS
12 1 (0.096%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.096%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.67%) MSI
2 7 (0.67%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (0.48%) Selenium
4 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.29%) JIRA
4 3 (0.29%) MSBuild
4 3 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.096%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.096%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (9.73%) Finance
2 78 (7.51%) Retail
3 35 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 28 (2.70%) Banking
5 25 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (1.73%) Law
8 16 (1.54%) Publishing
9 14 (1.35%) German Language
10 12 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.16%) Legal
11 11 (1.06%) Advertising
12 10 (0.96%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.67%) Billing
14 6 (0.58%) Back Office
14 6 (0.58%) French Language
15 3 (0.29%) Greek Language
15 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 362 (34.87%) Analyst
2 258 (24.86%) Support Engineer
3 224 (21.58%) Support Analyst
4 183 (17.63%) IT Support
5 162 (15.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 146 (14.07%) Service Analyst
7 138 (13.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 136 (13.10%) IT Engineer
9 134 (12.91%) 1st Line Support
10 127 (12.24%) Desktop Support
11 102 (9.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 101 (9.73%) IT Support Engineer
13 96 (9.25%) Help Desk Analyst
14 87 (8.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 84 (8.09%) IT Analyst
16 83 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
17 77 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 69 (6.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 68 (6.55%) First Line Help Desk Support
20 64 (6.17%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.56%) Web Services
2 36 (3.47%) HTML
3 25 (2.41%) .NET
4 19 (1.83%) jQuery
5 14 (1.35%) JSON
5 14 (1.35%) JSP
6 13 (1.25%) WPF
7 10 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 10 (0.96%) REST
7 10 (0.96%) SOAP
7 10 (0.96%) WCF
8 9 (0.87%) CSS
9 8 (0.77%) HTML5
10 7 (0.67%) MAPI
10 7 (0.67%) XML
11 5 (0.48%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.48%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.48%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.39%) SAP Basis
13 3 (0.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 153 (14.74%) Blackberry
2 60 (5.78%) Computer Science
2 60 (5.78%) iPhone
3 54 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.28%) Driving Licence
6 31 (2.99%) Replication
7 24 (2.31%) PDA
8 23 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 23 (2.22%) FMCG
9 22 (2.12%) Visualisation
10 21 (2.02%) Fat Client
10 21 (2.02%) iPad
10 21 (2.02%) Thin Client
11 19 (1.83%) Handset
11 19 (1.83%) Smartphone
12 13 (1.25%) AS400
13 12 (1.16%) iSeries
14 10 (0.96%) EPoS
14 10 (0.96%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1038 (100.00%) Windows
2 417 (40.17%) Windows 7
3 386 (37.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 374 (36.03%) Windows Server
5 355 (34.20%) Windows 8
6 344 (33.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 209 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 171 (16.47%) Windows Vista
9 90 (8.67%) Windows 10
10 59 (5.68%) Android
11 55 (5.30%) Mac OS X
12 48 (4.62%) Linux
13 33 (3.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 31 (2.99%) Apple iOS
14 31 (2.99%) Windows 2000
15 29 (2.79%) Mac OS
16 11 (1.06%) Windows NT
17 8 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 7 (0.67%) Solaris
18 7 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (17.15%) ITIL
2 53 (5.11%) Service Management
3 44 (4.24%) Service Delivery
4 30 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 23 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 23 (2.22%) Line Management
7 22 (2.12%) E-Commerce
8 21 (2.02%) ERP
8 21 (2.02%) Problem Management
9 20 (1.93%) Coaching
9 20 (1.93%) Migration
10 19 (1.83%) CRM
10 19 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (1.73%) Change Management
11 18 (1.73%) Software Engineering
12 17 (1.64%) Application Packaging
12 17 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (1.64%) Software Deployment
13 16 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 119 (11.46%) SQL
2 31 (2.99%) Java
3 23 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 23 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 18 (1.73%) VBScript
5 17 (1.64%) C
5 17 (1.64%) VB
6 16 (1.54%) C#
7 14 (1.35%) C++
8 11 (1.06%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.96%) C++/CLI
10 8 (0.77%) Perl
11 5 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.48%) VBA
12 3 (0.29%) Bourne shell
12 3 (0.29%) Korn
12 3 (0.29%) VB6
13 2 (0.19%) OpenEdge ABL
13 2 (0.19%) Progress 4GL
13 2 (0.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 149 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (10.31%) Degree
3 88 (8.48%) MCSE
4 58 (5.59%) MCP
5 56 (5.39%) MCSA
6 48 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (4.43%) CCNA
7 46 (4.43%) Security Cleared
8 40 (3.85%) MCITP
9 34 (3.28%) SC Cleared
10 31 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (1.93%) MCDST
12 17 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.54%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.16%) HND
15 11 (1.06%) A+ Certification
15 11 (1.06%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
17 6 (0.58%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (15.70%) SLA
2 13 (1.25%) QA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 648 (62.43%) Active Directory
2 184 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (10.50%) Hyper-V
4 37 (3.56%) Terminal Services
5 35 (3.37%) XenApp
6 33 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
7 27 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 23 (2.22%) vSphere
9 21 (2.02%) VMware ESX
10 13 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.06%) XenServer
12 10 (0.96%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.67%) NFS
13 7 (0.67%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.39%) qmail
15 4 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.19%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 72 (6.94%) SCCM
2 46 (4.43%) Backup Exec
3 25 (2.41%) DameWare
4 10 (0.96%) Casper Suite
5 9 (0.87%) SCOM
6 8 (0.77%) AppDNA
6 8 (0.77%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.77%) Perfmon
7 5 (0.48%) Netcool
7 5 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (0.48%) WSUS
8 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.19%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 583 (56.17%) Microsoft
2 242 (23.31%) VMware
3 164 (15.80%) Citrix
4 140 (13.49%) Cisco
5 96 (9.25%) HP
6 67 (6.45%) Apple
7 56 (5.39%) iManage
8 51 (4.91%) Dell
9 36 (3.47%) IBM
9 36 (3.47%) Symantec
10 29 (2.79%) Avaya
11 26 (2.50%) Bloomberg
12 21 (2.02%) Lotus
12 21 (2.02%) SAP
12 21 (2.02%) SonicWALL
13 20 (1.93%) Oracle
14 17 (1.64%) Intel Security
14 17 (1.64%) Remedy
14 17 (1.64%) Reuters
15 16 (1.54%) Veeam
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £26,500 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £2200 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Addlestone, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £21,500 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Engage Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Engage Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Engage Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Engage Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Engage Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Commission, bonuses & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago