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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 471 321 211
Rank change year-on-year
-150 -110
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 540 1102 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 1.00% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.20% 3.80% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 461 914 1487
Median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,075 £19,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%

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
24583 28997 31181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.09% 26.34% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21004 24347 26081
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -151 517 £27,000 -1.81% 51
London -117 190 £26,000 -18.75% 9
South East -88 132 £28,000 +15.46% 13
Yorkshire +21 43 £22,500 -10.00% 10
Surrey +9 42 £28,000 +3.70% 3
East of England +4 36 £26,500 -3.63% 6
West Yorkshire +20 34 £24,000 +9.09% 8
South West -13 33 £30,000 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -34 31 £26,000 +4.00% 2
Hertfordshire +29 26 £33,500 +21.81%
Berkshire -36 25 £27,000 +20.00% 2
North West -41 24 £25,000 -9.09% 8
East Midlands -5 20 £27,500 +52.77% 1
West Sussex -1 18 £45,000 +91.48%
Leeds +21 17 £24,500 -30.00% 4
Scotland -9 15 £23,375 -15.00%
Hampshire -44 15 £24,500 +2.08% 3
Egham - 15 £28,000 - 1
Wiltshire +10 14 £30,000 +13.20%
Woking +7 14 £42,500 -
Birmingham -8 14 £30,000 -4.76%
City of London +19 13 £34,000 +11.47% 1
Canary Wharf +12 12 £23,500 -63.84%
Kent +14 11 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 11 £27,500 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £21,500 +2.38% 2
Manchester +2 11 £25,000 -4.76% 4
Bromley -3 11 £25,000 +11.11%
Nottingham +18 10 £27,500 +41.02%
Wakefield -1 9 £21,500 +4.87% 1

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1277 (100.00%) Windows
2 852 (66.72%) Active Directory
3 726 (56.85%) Microsoft
4 524 (41.03%) MS Office
5 515 (40.33%) Windows 7
6 486 (38.06%) Windows 8
6 486 (38.06%) MS Exchange
7 478 (37.43%) Windows Server
8 462 (36.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 451 (35.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 357 (27.96%) MS Excel
11 303 (23.73%) VMware
12 281 (22.00%) TCP/IP
13 256 (20.05%) Citrix
14 247 (19.34%) Firewall
15 242 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
16 231 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 229 (17.93%) DNS
18 222 (17.38%) VPN
19 219 (17.15%) Blackberry
20 216 (16.91%) Exchange Server 2010
21 210 (16.44%) ITIL
22 200 (15.66%) Windows Vista
23 195 (15.27%) SLA
24 192 (15.04%) DHCP
24 192 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
24 192 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2003
25 191 (14.96%) Cisco
26 170 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2007
27 165 (12.92%) 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
1 486 (38.06%) MS Exchange
2 216 (16.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 192 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 170 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 104 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 79 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 79 (6.19%) SharePoint
7 53 (4.15%) Skype for Business
8 44 (3.45%) IIS
9 24 (1.88%) IBM Notes
10 15 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
11 11 (0.86%) NetWeaver
12 10 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.55%) Site Server
14 5 (0.39%) Apache
14 5 (0.39%) OpenEdge
15 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
17 2 (0.16%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 524 (41.03%) MS Office
2 357 (27.96%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.23%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) SAP ERP
2 11 (0.86%) SAP MII
3 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.39%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.31%) Hi Portfolio
6 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.16%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.16%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.078%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 157 (12.29%) Office 365
2 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.078%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 281 (22.00%) TCP/IP
2 247 (19.34%) Firewall
3 229 (17.93%) DNS
4 222 (17.38%) VPN
5 192 (15.04%) DHCP
6 130 (10.18%) LAN
7 121 (9.48%) WAN
8 93 (7.28%) SAN
9 84 (6.58%) Wireless
10 83 (6.50%) VoIP
11 60 (4.70%) Internet
11 60 (4.70%) VLAN
12 54 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
13 46 (3.60%) NAS
14 45 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
15 39 (3.05%) SMTP
16 37 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (2.27%) DMZ
17 29 (2.27%) IMAP
18 23 (1.80%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.63%) MS Access
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.31%) Big Data
11 4 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.31%) MarkLogic
11 4 (0.31%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.23%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.078%) Electronic Patient Records
14 1 (0.078%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.078%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 19 (1.49%) Visual Studio
2 10 (0.78%) Selenium
3 8 (0.63%) MSI
4 7 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
5 5 (0.39%) Subversion
6 4 (0.31%) Appium
6 4 (0.31%) MSTest
6 4 (0.31%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.31%) UI Automator
7 3 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.23%) JIRA
7 3 (0.23%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.078%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.078%) Toad
General
1 134 (10.49%) Finance
2 65 (5.09%) Retail
3 40 (3.13%) Banking
4 39 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 39 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.43%) Law
6 30 (2.35%) Legal
7 23 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.33%) Publishing
10 15 (1.17%) German Language
11 12 (0.94%) Advertising
11 12 (0.94%) Games
12 8 (0.63%) Billing
13 7 (0.55%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.55%) French Language
13 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.55%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.47%) Back Office
14 6 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 414 (32.42%) Analyst
2 351 (27.49%) Support Engineer
3 245 (19.19%) IT Support
4 239 (18.72%) Support Analyst
5 178 (13.94%) IT Engineer
6 173 (13.55%) Service Analyst
7 163 (12.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 163 (12.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 160 (12.53%) 1st Line Support
9 159 (12.45%) Desktop Support
10 143 (11.20%) IT Support Engineer
11 110 (8.61%) Help Desk Analyst
12 106 (8.30%) Desktop Engineer
13 103 (8.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 102 (7.99%) Help Desk Support
15 98 (7.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 97 (7.60%) IT Analyst
17 92 (7.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 80 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 79 (6.19%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.27%) MAPI
2 28 (2.19%) .NET
2 28 (2.19%) Web Services
3 26 (2.04%) HTML
4 14 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 14 (1.10%) SOAP
5 12 (0.94%) REST
5 12 (0.94%) WCF
5 12 (0.94%) XML
6 11 (0.86%) jQuery
6 11 (0.86%) JSON
6 11 (0.86%) JSP
7 10 (0.78%) WPF
8 8 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.47%) CSS
10 4 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (0.31%) Flash
11 3 (0.23%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 219 (17.15%) Blackberry
2 98 (7.67%) iPhone
3 95 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (4.54%) PDA
5 53 (4.15%) Replication
6 50 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 48 (3.76%) Management Information System
8 45 (3.52%) Driving Licence
9 31 (2.43%) Data Centre
10 26 (2.04%) Fat Client
10 26 (2.04%) Thin Client
11 21 (1.64%) iPad
11 21 (1.64%) Visualisation
12 20 (1.57%) FMCG
13 17 (1.33%) Smartphone
14 13 (1.02%) AS400
14 13 (1.02%) Handset
14 13 (1.02%) Hedge funds
15 12 (0.94%) iSeries
15 12 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1277 (100.00%) Windows
2 515 (40.33%) Windows 7
3 486 (38.06%) Windows 8
4 478 (37.43%) Windows Server
5 462 (36.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 451 (35.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 242 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 200 (15.66%) Windows Vista
9 107 (8.38%) Android
10 98 (7.67%) Windows 10
11 84 (6.58%) Linux
12 61 (4.78%) Mac OS X
13 59 (4.62%) Apple iOS
14 53 (4.15%) Windows 2000 Server
15 37 (2.90%) Windows 2000
16 21 (1.64%) Unix
17 17 (1.33%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.94%) Windows NT
19 8 (0.63%) Solaris
20 7 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (16.44%) ITIL
2 50 (3.92%) Service Delivery
2 50 (3.92%) Service Management
3 48 (3.76%) Mentoring
4 38 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 31 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 28 (2.19%) Incident Management
8 26 (2.04%) Data Protection
9 25 (1.96%) Migration
9 25 (1.96%) Problem Management
10 24 (1.88%) Application Packaging
10 24 (1.88%) Software Engineering
11 23 (1.80%) CRM
12 21 (1.64%) Project Management
13 20 (1.57%) OO
13 20 (1.57%) Time Management
14 19 (1.49%) ERP
15 18 (1.41%) Coaching
15 18 (1.41%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 129 (10.10%) SQL
2 29 (2.27%) C
3 26 (2.04%) C#
3 26 (2.04%) Java
4 21 (1.64%) C++
4 21 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 16 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 16 (1.25%) VBScript
6 14 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 10 (0.78%) C++/CLI
8 9 (0.70%) Tcl
9 8 (0.63%) VB
10 7 (0.55%) Perl
11 5 (0.39%) OpenEdge ABL
11 5 (0.39%) Progress 4GL
12 4 (0.31%) Korn
12 4 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.31%) VBA
13 3 (0.23%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 192 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (9.16%) Degree
3 96 (7.52%) MCSE
4 67 (5.25%) MCSA
5 60 (4.70%) MCP
6 58 (4.54%) Security Cleared
7 55 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (4.15%) CCNA
9 39 (3.05%) SC Cleared
10 36 (2.82%) MCITP
11 33 (2.58%) MCDST
12 30 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.33%) PhD
14 15 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.02%) MCTS
16 12 (0.94%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (0.86%) A+ Certification
18 9 (0.70%) HND
18 9 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (15.27%) SLA
2 13 (1.02%) QA
3 4 (0.31%) COBIT
4 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
System Software
1 852 (66.72%) Active Directory
2 231 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 165 (12.92%) Hyper-V
4 63 (4.93%) XenApp
5 58 (4.54%) Virtual Servers
6 52 (4.07%) Terminal Services
7 42 (3.29%) VMware ESX
8 40 (3.13%) vSphere
9 30 (2.35%) XenServer
10 29 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 29 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (1.64%) NFS
12 14 (1.10%) Terminal Server
12 14 (1.10%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
16 4 (0.31%) qmail
16 4 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 97 (7.60%) Backup Exec
2 78 (6.11%) SCCM
3 28 (2.19%) DameWare
4 24 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.10%) XenMobile
6 12 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
6 12 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.78%) SCOM
7 10 (0.78%) WSUS
8 8 (0.63%) AppDNA
8 8 (0.63%) Perfmon
9 7 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.31%) Casper Suite
12 3 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.23%) EdgeSight
12 3 (0.23%) EnCase
12 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.23%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 726 (56.85%) Microsoft
2 303 (23.73%) VMware
3 256 (20.05%) Citrix
4 191 (14.96%) Cisco
5 145 (11.35%) HP
6 90 (7.05%) Apple
7 84 (6.58%) Dell
8 60 (4.70%) Symantec
9 59 (4.62%) iManage
10 54 (4.23%) Veeam
11 47 (3.68%) Bloomberg
12 44 (3.45%) IBM
13 36 (2.82%) Draytek
14 34 (2.66%) Avaya
15 32 (2.51%) SonicWALL
16 24 (1.88%) Intel Security
16 24 (1.88%) Lotus
16 24 (1.88%) Reuters
17 23 (1.80%) Oracle
18 21 (1.64%) EMC
South West London
World First
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £350000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £21k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k
Posted: 5 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Expensed Van + Fuel + Laptop + Pho
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
intY
Salary: £17,000 per annum (increasing to £20,000 after 3 months probation)
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
Posted: 27 days ago