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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 404 259 204
Rank change year-on-year
-145 -55
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 733 1405 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 1.25% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.75% 4.68% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 651 1147 1605
Median salary £26,000 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
26658 30042 32222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.88% 26.82% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22614 25138 26946
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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 -155 700 £26,000 -7.14% 61
London -145 275 £29,500 -6.34% 13
South East -112 146 £25,000 -9.90% 16
West Midlands -17 63 £26,500 +10.41% 6
Surrey -33 56 £28,000 -3.44% 3
East of England -37 56 £25,000 -7.40% 7
Yorkshire -1 49 £23,500 -9.61% 4
West Yorkshire +14 47 £23,500 -6.93% 3
North West -23 45 £23,500 -4.08% 7
Hertfordshire -1 40 £23,250 -16.96% 2
South West -23 34 £30,000 +25.00% 4
Hampshire -26 30 £25,000 -16.66% 6
East Midlands -2 28 £23,500 -17.54% 2
Leeds +10 27 £22,500 -18.91% 3
Essex +21 25 £26,500 +1.92% 1
Bristol +3 20 £38,750 +29.16% 2
Birmingham -13 20 £30,000 +39.53% 2
City of London -29 20 £29,250 -10.00% 1
Manchester -18 19 £23,500 -7.84% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 16 £23,000 -34.28% 1
Guildford -10 16 £28,000 +4.67%
Berkshire -57 16 £26,500 -3.63% 2
West Sussex -19 15 £22,500 -18.18% 2
Nottingham +8 14 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Coventry +7 14 £25,000 -
Southampton +5 13 £18,500 -31.48% 2
Leicestershire +13 12 £33,750 +29.80%
Oxfordshire +8 12 £25,000 -21.76% 1
Canary Wharf 0 12 £19,500 -70.00%
Hoddesdon - 12 £23,000 - 1

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 1524 (100.00%) Windows
2 1050 (68.90%) Active Directory
3 873 (57.28%) Microsoft
4 661 (43.37%) MS Office
5 632 (41.47%) Windows 7
6 602 (39.50%) Windows Server
7 593 (38.91%) Windows 8
8 583 (38.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 566 (37.14%) MS Exchange
10 484 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 446 (29.27%) MS Excel
12 363 (23.82%) Citrix
13 355 (23.29%) TCP/IP
14 348 (22.83%) VMware
15 286 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 278 (18.24%) ITIL
17 271 (17.78%) DNS
18 253 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
19 250 (16.40%) Firewall
20 245 (16.08%) Blackberry
21 244 (16.01%) Exchange Server 2010
22 243 (15.94%) Cisco
23 237 (15.55%) DHCP
24 228 (14.96%) VPN
25 225 (14.76%) Microsoft Certification
26 191 (12.53%) Hyper-V
27 189 (12.40%) SLA
27 189 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2003
28 182 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
29 178 (11.68%) Finance

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
1 566 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 244 (16.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 189 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 182 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 114 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 93 (6.10%) SharePoint
7 77 (5.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 61 (4.00%) Skype for Business
9 52 (3.41%) IIS
10 20 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2000
10 20 (1.31%) IBM Notes
11 12 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.72%) Apache
13 7 (0.46%) Site Server
14 5 (0.33%) OpenEdge
14 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.13%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.066%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 661 (43.37%) MS Office
2 446 (29.27%) MS Excel
3 30 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.33%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.13%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.066%) assyst
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.066%) Maximo
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.066%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 171 (11.22%) Office 365
2 21 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.46%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 355 (23.29%) TCP/IP
2 271 (17.78%) DNS
3 250 (16.40%) Firewall
4 237 (15.55%) DHCP
5 228 (14.96%) VPN
6 140 (9.19%) LAN
7 138 (9.06%) WAN
8 100 (6.56%) SAN
9 91 (5.97%) VoIP
10 71 (4.66%) Wireless
11 65 (4.27%) Remote Desktop
12 61 (4.00%) Internet
13 57 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
14 53 (3.48%) VLAN
15 48 (3.15%) NAS
16 34 (2.23%) SMTP
17 28 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (1.77%) DMZ
18 27 (1.77%) IMAP
19 24 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 18 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.39%) MS Access
9 4 (0.26%) Big Data
9 4 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.26%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.26%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (2.62%) Visual Studio
2 16 (1.05%) Subversion
3 12 (0.79%) Selenium
4 8 (0.52%) Wise Package Studio
5 5 (0.33%) MSI
6 4 (0.26%) Appium
6 4 (0.26%) MSTest
6 4 (0.26%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.26%) UI Automator
7 3 (0.20%) JIRA
8 1 (0.066%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.066%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.066%) Toad
General
1 178 (11.68%) Finance
2 69 (4.53%) Banking
3 68 (4.46%) Retail
4 54 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 49 (3.22%) Law
6 48 (3.15%) Legal
7 40 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 37 (2.43%) Games
9 28 (1.84%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.77%) Back Office
11 26 (1.71%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.31%) German Language
13 16 (1.05%) Advertising
14 14 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.79%) Electronics
16 8 (0.52%) French Language
17 7 (0.46%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.46%) Marketing
18 6 (0.39%) Billing
19 5 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 494 (32.41%) Analyst
2 379 (24.87%) Support Engineer
3 321 (21.06%) IT Support
4 311 (20.41%) Support Analyst
5 209 (13.71%) IT Engineer
6 207 (13.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 193 (12.66%) Desktop Support
8 181 (11.88%) 1st Line Support
9 170 (11.15%) Service Analyst
10 166 (10.89%) IT Support Engineer
11 158 (10.37%) Service Desk Analyst
12 140 (9.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 124 (8.14%) Desktop Engineer
14 120 (7.87%) Help Desk Support
15 108 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 108 (7.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 102 (6.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 102 (6.69%) IT Analyst
17 99 (6.50%) Help Desk Analyst
18 83 (5.45%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.17%) .NET
2 28 (1.84%) XML
3 27 (1.77%) MAPI
4 20 (1.31%) SOAP
5 19 (1.25%) Web Services
6 13 (0.85%) HTML
7 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.59%) J2EE
8 8 (0.52%) WCF
9 6 (0.39%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.39%) CSS
10 5 (0.33%) REST
10 5 (0.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 4 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (0.26%) Flash
11 4 (0.26%) JSON
12 3 (0.20%) COM
13 2 (0.13%) 802.1X
13 2 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 245 (16.08%) Blackberry
2 90 (5.91%) iPhone
3 86 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (5.18%) PDA
5 69 (4.53%) Computer Science
6 63 (4.13%) Driving Licence
7 48 (3.15%) Management Information System
8 47 (3.08%) Replication
9 44 (2.89%) Fat Client
9 44 (2.89%) Thin Client
10 34 (2.23%) Data Centre
11 22 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (1.18%) EPoS
12 18 (1.18%) iPad
13 16 (1.05%) Life Science
14 15 (0.98%) AS400
14 15 (0.98%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.92%) FMCG
16 13 (0.85%) Clustering
17 12 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1524 (100.00%) Windows
2 632 (41.47%) Windows 7
3 602 (39.50%) Windows Server
4 593 (38.91%) Windows 8
5 583 (38.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 484 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 286 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 171 (11.22%) Windows Vista
9 113 (7.41%) Linux
10 111 (7.28%) Android
11 107 (7.02%) Windows 10
12 74 (4.86%) Apple iOS
13 59 (3.87%) Windows 2000 Server
14 52 (3.41%) Windows 2000
15 50 (3.28%) Mac OS X
16 20 (1.31%) Windows NT
17 19 (1.25%) Unix
18 15 (0.98%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
20 9 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (18.24%) ITIL
2 83 (5.45%) Service Delivery
3 74 (4.86%) Service Management
4 61 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 53 (3.48%) Incident Management
6 50 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
7 45 (2.95%) Migration
8 44 (2.89%) Time Management
9 41 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (2.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (2.43%) Software Engineering
12 34 (2.23%) OO
13 33 (2.17%) Problem Management
14 32 (2.10%) Multithreading
15 31 (2.03%) Asset Management
16 30 (1.97%) Data Protection
17 25 (1.64%) Application Packaging
18 23 (1.51%) Project Management
19 20 (1.31%) Information Security
19 20 (1.31%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 144 (9.45%) SQL
2 61 (4.00%) C
3 49 (3.22%) C#
4 40 (2.62%) C++
5 36 (2.36%) PowerShell
6 20 (1.31%) VBScript
7 15 (0.98%) Embedded C
8 13 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 10 (0.66%) VBA
10 9 (0.59%) Java
10 9 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.59%) Tcl
11 8 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.33%) OpenEdge ABL
12 5 (0.33%) Progress 4GL
12 5 (0.33%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.33%) VB
13 3 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.13%) Perl
14 2 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 225 (14.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (7.81%) Degree
3 92 (6.04%) MCP
4 91 (5.97%) MCSE
5 77 (5.05%) MCSA
6 75 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (4.86%) CCNA
8 58 (3.81%) Security Cleared
9 51 (3.35%) MCITP
10 40 (2.62%) SC Cleared
11 38 (2.49%) MCTS
12 31 (2.03%) MCDST
13 28 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (1.44%) HND
15 19 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 17 (1.12%) A+ Certification
17 14 (0.92%) CCA
18 12 (0.79%) DBS Check
18 12 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (12.40%) SLA
2 16 (1.05%) QA
3 8 (0.52%) COBIT
3 8 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.13%) HL7
4 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1050 (68.90%) Active Directory
2 253 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (12.53%) Hyper-V
4 78 (5.12%) XenApp
5 63 (4.13%) Terminal Services
6 50 (3.28%) vSphere
7 43 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 29 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.71%) XenServer
10 23 (1.51%) XenDesktop
11 22 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 19 (1.25%) NFS
13 14 (0.92%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.20%) MetaFrame
18 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
18 2 (0.13%) pfSense
18 2 (0.13%) qmail
Systems Management
1 99 (6.50%) Backup Exec
2 74 (4.86%) SCCM
3 31 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 20 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
5 19 (1.25%) NetBackup
6 18 (1.18%) DameWare
7 14 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (0.79%) XenMobile
9 11 (0.72%) WSUS
10 9 (0.59%) SCOM
11 5 (0.33%) AppDNA
11 5 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.26%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
13 3 (0.20%) EdgeSight
13 3 (0.20%) Nagios
13 3 (0.20%) Netcool
13 3 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 873 (57.28%) Microsoft
2 363 (23.82%) Citrix
3 348 (22.83%) VMware
4 243 (15.94%) Cisco
5 151 (9.91%) HP
6 87 (5.71%) Dell
7 81 (5.31%) Apple
8 77 (5.05%) Symantec
9 64 (4.20%) Bloomberg
10 54 (3.54%) Veeam
11 50 (3.28%) iManage
12 45 (2.95%) Oracle
13 41 (2.69%) Avaya
14 36 (2.36%) Intel Security
14 36 (2.36%) Reuters
15 35 (2.30%) Sophos
16 34 (2.23%) Draytek
17 33 (2.17%) IBM
18 29 (1.90%) SonicWALL
19 20 (1.31%) Remedy
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown Group
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Certs + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 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
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Grays, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ongar, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Omni RMS
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Alere
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago