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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 492 368 183
Rank change year-on-year
-124 -185
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 405 909 1986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.85% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% 3.22% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 339 800 1585
Median salary £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
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
21933 28251 31289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.55% 26.32% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18422 23908 26070
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -150 384 £26,000 -3.70% 48
London -72 140 £29,500 +7.27% 14
South East -49 113 £23,500 -9.61% 18
South West +25 41 £30,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire +45 25 £22,875 -29.61% 4
North West -53 25 £20,000 -20.00% 4
Hampshire +7 24 £25,000 -7.40% 7
City of London +28 22 £33,500 +21.81% 2
Surrey -53 22 £29,621 +8.69% 1
Manchester -20 18 £20,000 -23.07% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 17 £21,000 -23.63% 5
West Midlands -69 17 £22,000 -12.00% 4
Devon +3 16 £27,500 -
East of England -36 16 £26,000 -5.45% 2
North East +17 14 £23,000 +21.05% 1
Tyne and Wear +15 14 £23,000 +21.05%
Wiltshire +23 13 £35,000 +29.62%
Yorkshire -26 13 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 12 £23,000 +21.05%
Kent +15 11 £26,250 -4.54%
Staines +14 11 £29,621 +55.89%
Farnborough -3 11 £25,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -6 11 £23,000 -2.12%
West Yorkshire -8 11 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Hertfordshire -18 11 £27,500 -1.78%
Swindon - 11 £35,000 -
Scotland +28 9 £37,500 +44.23%
Bristol +14 9 £26,000 +0.97% 1
Slough +27 8 £28,000 +7.69% 1
Reading +23 8 £20,750 -35.65% 2

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 907 (100.00%) Windows
2 553 (60.97%) Active Directory
3 544 (59.98%) Microsoft
4 384 (42.34%) MS Office
5 372 (41.01%) Windows 7
6 349 (38.48%) Windows Server
7 331 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 315 (34.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 290 (31.97%) MS Exchange
10 274 (30.21%) Windows 8
11 246 (27.12%) MS Excel
12 213 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 190 (20.95%) VMware
14 181 (19.96%) ITIL
15 166 (18.30%) TCP/IP
16 158 (17.42%) DNS
17 145 (15.99%) Cisco
18 142 (15.66%) Windows Vista
19 138 (15.21%) SLA
20 136 (14.99%) Firewall
20 136 (14.99%) Blackberry
21 126 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
22 122 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
23 120 (13.23%) SQL
24 118 (13.01%) DHCP
25 116 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2003
26 113 (12.46%) LAN
27 109 (12.02%) Citrix
28 106 (11.69%) VPN
29 101 (11.14%) 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
1 290 (31.97%) MS Exchange
2 122 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 116 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 86 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 60 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (5.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 39 (4.30%) SharePoint
8 27 (2.98%) IIS
9 17 (1.87%) Skype for Business
10 16 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (1.43%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.43%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.66%) Site Server
13 4 (0.44%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.33%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 384 (42.34%) MS Office
2 246 (27.12%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.77%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 4 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.43%) SAP ERP
1 13 (1.43%) SAP MII
2 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) HiPortfolio
2 4 (0.44%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 3 (0.33%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (11.14%) Office 365
2 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.99%) SaaS
4 8 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.44%) IaaS
7 3 (0.33%) PaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.11%) G Suite
9 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 166 (18.30%) TCP/IP
2 158 (17.42%) DNS
3 136 (14.99%) Firewall
4 118 (13.01%) DHCP
5 113 (12.46%) LAN
6 106 (11.69%) VPN
7 77 (8.49%) WAN
8 71 (7.83%) Wireless
9 65 (7.17%) VoIP
10 62 (6.84%) Internet
11 40 (4.41%) SAN
12 31 (3.42%) Ethernet
13 26 (2.87%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (2.54%) Remote Desktop
15 23 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (1.76%) SSL
16 16 (1.76%) VLAN
17 15 (1.65%) SMTP
18 14 (1.54%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 47 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.43%) MS Access
8 12 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.21%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.66%) MySQL
13 4 (0.44%) Big Data
13 4 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.33%) Impala
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (2.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.55%) Selenium
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.33%) JIRA
4 3 (0.33%) Toad
5 2 (0.22%) MSI
6 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (11.14%) Finance
2 67 (7.39%) Retail
3 37 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.65%) Banking
5 20 (2.21%) Law
5 20 (2.21%) Legal
5 20 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.98%) Publishing
7 16 (1.76%) German Language
8 14 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.43%) Spanish Language
10 12 (1.32%) Back Office
11 10 (1.10%) Advertising
12 7 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.77%) French Language
13 6 (0.66%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.44%) Billing
14 4 (0.44%) Marketing
15 3 (0.33%) Games
16 2 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 330 (36.38%) Analyst
2 233 (25.69%) Support Analyst
3 219 (24.15%) Support Engineer
4 173 (19.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 170 (18.74%) IT Support
6 117 (12.90%) Desktop Support
7 113 (12.46%) 1st Line Support
8 111 (12.24%) Service Analyst
9 108 (11.91%) IT Engineer
10 103 (11.36%) Service Desk Analyst
11 97 (10.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 88 (9.70%) IT Support Engineer
13 82 (9.04%) IT Analyst
14 79 (8.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 77 (8.49%) Help Desk Support
16 76 (8.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 75 (8.27%) Help Desk Analyst
18 68 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
19 66 (7.28%) IT Support Analyst
20 65 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.18%) HTML
2 37 (4.08%) .NET
3 27 (2.98%) Web Services
4 18 (1.98%) jQuery
5 13 (1.43%) JSON
5 13 (1.43%) JSP
6 12 (1.32%) CSS
7 9 (0.99%) HTML5
8 8 (0.88%) WPF
9 6 (0.66%) XML
10 5 (0.55%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.44%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.44%) Ajax
11 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.44%) DHTML
11 4 (0.44%) DOM
11 4 (0.44%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.44%) SOAP
11 4 (0.44%) WCF
11 4 (0.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 136 (14.99%) Blackberry
2 60 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.62%) iPhone
4 38 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 28 (3.09%) Mathematics
7 25 (2.76%) Driving Licence
8 24 (2.65%) iPad
9 23 (2.54%) Smartphone
10 20 (2.21%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.76%) Handset
12 15 (1.65%) FMCG
13 14 (1.54%) Fat Client
13 14 (1.54%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.54%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.21%) AS400
15 10 (1.10%) iSeries
15 10 (1.10%) Statistics
15 10 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.99%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 907 (100.00%) Windows
2 372 (41.01%) Windows 7
3 349 (38.48%) Windows Server
4 331 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 315 (34.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 274 (30.21%) Windows 8
7 213 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 142 (15.66%) Windows Vista
9 83 (9.15%) Windows 10
10 68 (7.50%) Mac OS X
11 48 (5.29%) Linux
12 36 (3.97%) Android
13 35 (3.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 31 (3.42%) Mac OS
15 30 (3.31%) Windows 2000
16 24 (2.65%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.99%) OpenVMS
17 9 (0.99%) Unix
18 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 7 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (19.96%) ITIL
2 54 (5.95%) Service Management
3 42 (4.63%) Service Delivery
4 34 (3.75%) Problem Management
5 29 (3.20%) Change Control
6 26 (2.87%) Line Management
7 25 (2.76%) Change Management
8 23 (2.54%) Coaching
8 23 (2.54%) E-Commerce
8 23 (2.54%) Incident Management
9 22 (2.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (2.32%) ERP
11 19 (2.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (2.09%) Mentoring
12 18 (1.98%) CRM
13 16 (1.76%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (1.76%) ITSM
13 16 (1.76%) Migration
13 16 (1.76%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (1.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (13.23%) SQL
2 35 (3.86%) Java
3 33 (3.64%) C
4 27 (2.98%) JavaScript
5 23 (2.54%) VB
6 22 (2.43%) PowerShell
6 22 (2.43%) VBScript
7 11 (1.21%) C#
7 11 (1.21%) C++
7 11 (1.21%) VBA
8 10 (1.10%) Perl
9 5 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.44%) C++/CLI
10 4 (0.44%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.44%) VB6
11 3 (0.33%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.33%) Korn
11 3 (0.33%) Python
12 1 (0.11%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 100 (11.03%) Degree
1 100 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (6.39%) MCSE
3 53 (5.84%) MCP
4 46 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (4.96%) CCNA
6 39 (4.30%) Security Cleared
7 30 (3.31%) SC Cleared
8 27 (2.98%) MCSA
9 24 (2.65%) MCITP
10 23 (2.54%) NVQ Level 3
10 23 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (2.09%) HND
12 17 (1.87%) MCDST
13 15 (1.65%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.32%) A+ Certification
15 11 (1.21%) DBS Check
16 10 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (1.10%) PhD
17 9 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (15.21%) SLA
2 13 (1.43%) QA
3 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 553 (60.97%) Active Directory
2 126 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.54%) vSphere
5 21 (2.32%) Terminal Services
6 20 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
7 17 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 15 (1.65%) XenApp
9 13 (1.43%) XenServer
10 10 (1.10%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.55%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 5 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.55%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.22%) pfSense
15 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (5.62%) SCCM
2 31 (3.42%) Backup Exec
3 13 (1.43%) DameWare
4 9 (0.99%) Casper Suite
5 8 (0.88%) SCOM
5 8 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (0.77%) XenMobile
7 6 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.55%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.55%) Netcool
8 5 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.44%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.44%) WSUS
10 3 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.33%) Oozie
10 3 (0.33%) OpenView
10 3 (0.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 544 (59.98%) Microsoft
2 190 (20.95%) VMware
3 145 (15.99%) Cisco
4 109 (12.02%) Citrix
5 75 (8.27%) HP
6 54 (5.95%) Apple
7 42 (4.63%) Dell
7 42 (4.63%) iManage
8 36 (3.97%) Avaya
9 33 (3.64%) Oracle
10 27 (2.98%) LANDesk
11 25 (2.76%) IBM
12 20 (2.21%) Symantec
13 19 (2.09%) Bloomberg
13 19 (2.09%) Intel Security
13 19 (2.09%) Mitel
13 19 (2.09%) SAP
14 15 (1.65%) Google
14 15 (1.65%) Remedy
14 15 (1.65%) Reuters
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