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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
UK
Rank 551 406 213
Rank change year-on-year
-145 -193
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 312 743 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.73% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 2.78% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 265 656 1313
Median salary £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £44,000 £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
19676 26712 29126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 23.72% 26.08% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16604 22476 24415
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -140 302 £27,000 +3.84% 50
London -49 115 £29,000 -3.33% 11
South East -22 87 £25,000 - 12
North West -59 23 £21,500 -10.41% 7
South West +3 21 £25,000 -13.79% 6
Buckinghamshire +37 20 £22,000 -16.19% 5
Manchester -53 20 £21,500 -10.41% 2
Hampshire +11 18 £28,750 +2.67% 1
Berkshire +56 17 £25,500 -4.67% 2
Yorkshire +13 16 £26,500 +9.27% 3
East of England +7 15 £30,000 +22.44% 3
Kent +26 13 £22,500 -2.17% 1
West Yorkshire +22 13 £27,500 +12.24% 2
City of London +34 12 £28,250 -11.71%
Farnborough +10 12 £27,500 +6.79%
West Midlands -3 12 £24,000 -4.95% 2
Leeds +21 11 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Milton Keynes +12 10 £17,000 - 2
Bristol -11 10 £26,000 -30.66% 2
Surrey -21 10 £30,000 +20.00% 1
High Wycombe +10 8 £23,500 -9.61%
North East +8 8 £23,000 +17.94% 3
Oxfordshire -2 8 £26,000 +10.63% 1
Hertfordshire -9 8 £30,000 +30.43%
Birmingham +9 7 £23,000 -23.33%
Tyne and Wear +9 7 £23,000 +17.94% 3
Canary Wharf -10 7 £25,000 +4.16%
Hemel Hempstead +10 6 £30,000 +7.14%
Slough +30 5 £26,750 +2.88%
Scotland +12 5 £27,500 +10.00% 2

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 720 (100.00%) Windows
2 468 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 445 (61.81%) Active Directory
4 332 (46.11%) MS Office
5 300 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 295 (40.97%) Windows Server
7 258 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 243 (33.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 224 (31.11%) MS Excel
10 219 (30.42%) MS Exchange
11 211 (29.31%) Windows 8
12 181 (25.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 144 (20.00%) VMware
14 141 (19.58%) ITIL
15 130 (18.06%) TCP/IP
16 127 (17.64%) Cisco
17 125 (17.36%) DNS
18 115 (15.97%) SLA
19 107 (14.86%) DHCP
20 106 (14.72%) SQL Server
21 101 (14.03%) Firewall
22 97 (13.47%) LAN
23 94 (13.06%) Degree
23 94 (13.06%) Windows Vista
24 91 (12.64%) Blackberry
25 90 (12.50%) VPN
26 89 (12.36%) SQL
27 82 (11.39%) Citrix
28 78 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
29 76 (10.56%) Windows 10

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
1 219 (30.42%) MS Exchange
2 74 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 65 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 47 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (4.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 23 (3.19%) IIS
8 20 (2.78%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.50%) Skype for Business
10 16 (2.22%) IBM Notes
11 11 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.56%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.56%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.14%) CMS
15 1 (0.14%) Live Communications Server
15 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 332 (46.11%) MS Office
2 224 (31.11%) MS Excel
3 26 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.56%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 4 (0.56%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 4 (0.56%) Maximo
2 3 (0.42%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 70 (9.72%) Office 365
2 12 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.11%) SaaS
5 6 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.42%) Akamai
6 3 (0.42%) IaaS
6 3 (0.42%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) G Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 130 (18.06%) TCP/IP
2 125 (17.36%) DNS
3 107 (14.86%) DHCP
4 101 (14.03%) Firewall
5 97 (13.47%) LAN
6 90 (12.50%) VPN
7 67 (9.31%) Wireless
8 59 (8.19%) WAN
9 58 (8.06%) Internet
10 48 (6.67%) VoIP
11 29 (4.03%) Ethernet
12 27 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (3.06%) SAN
14 16 (2.22%) VLAN
15 15 (2.08%) ADSL
16 13 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
17 12 (1.67%) DSL
17 12 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 44 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.94%) MySQL
6 13 (1.81%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.53%) MS Access
7 11 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.69%) GIS
10 5 (0.69%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.56%) Big Data
11 4 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.42%) Impala
12 3 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.83%) Selenium
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.56%) Subversion
4 3 (0.42%) JIRA
4 3 (0.42%) Toad
5 2 (0.28%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.14%) Trac
General
1 73 (10.14%) Finance
2 32 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.47%) Retail
4 23 (3.19%) Legal
5 20 (2.78%) Back Office
6 19 (2.64%) Law
7 17 (2.36%) German Language
8 13 (1.81%) Games
9 12 (1.67%) Banking
10 10 (1.39%) French Language
11 9 (1.25%) Spanish Language
12 8 (1.11%) Advertising
13 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.83%) Marketing
15 5 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.56%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.56%) Publishing
17 3 (0.42%) Billing
18 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 252 (35.00%) Analyst
2 187 (25.97%) Support Analyst
3 175 (24.31%) Support Engineer
4 152 (21.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 149 (20.69%) IT Support
6 90 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
7 81 (11.25%) IT Engineer
8 78 (10.83%) Desktop Support
9 73 (10.14%) IT Analyst
10 71 (9.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 69 (9.58%) IT Support Engineer
12 68 (9.44%) IT Support Analyst
13 67 (9.31%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 67 (9.31%) Service Analyst
14 65 (9.03%) Service Desk Analyst
15 64 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 63 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 59 (8.19%) Help Desk Support
18 49 (6.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
19 48 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.28%) HTML
2 30 (4.17%) .NET
3 16 (2.22%) XML
4 13 (1.81%) CSS
5 12 (1.67%) Web Services
6 8 (1.11%) DirectX
6 8 (1.11%) OpenGL
7 7 (0.97%) HTML5
7 7 (0.97%) WPF
8 6 (0.83%) FFmpeg
9 4 (0.56%) Ajax
9 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.56%) DHTML
9 4 (0.56%) DOM
9 4 (0.56%) jQuery
9 4 (0.56%) JSON
9 4 (0.56%) Middleware
9 4 (0.56%) XHTML
10 3 (0.42%) SOAP
10 3 (0.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 91 (12.64%) Blackberry
2 63 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 40 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 39 (5.42%) iPhone
5 24 (3.33%) Smartphone
6 18 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (2.36%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.22%) iPad
9 15 (2.08%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.94%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.67%) EPoS
12 11 (1.53%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.25%) Fat Client
13 9 (1.25%) Handset
13 9 (1.25%) Replication
13 9 (1.25%) Thin Client
14 8 (1.11%) Animation
14 8 (1.11%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.97%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 720 (100.00%) Windows
2 300 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 295 (40.97%) Windows Server
4 258 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 243 (33.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 211 (29.31%) Windows 8
7 181 (25.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 94 (13.06%) Windows Vista
9 76 (10.56%) Windows 10
10 58 (8.06%) Linux
11 46 (6.39%) Mac OS X
12 41 (5.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 31 (4.31%) Windows 2000
14 28 (3.89%) Mac OS
15 21 (2.92%) Apple iOS
16 20 (2.78%) Android
17 17 (2.36%) Unix
18 7 (0.97%) AIX
18 7 (0.97%) OpenVMS
19 5 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (19.58%) ITIL
2 57 (7.92%) Service Management
3 42 (5.83%) Problem Management
4 34 (4.72%) Mathematics
5 29 (4.03%) Change Control
6 27 (3.75%) Service Delivery
7 24 (3.33%) Asset Management
7 24 (3.33%) Change Management
8 22 (3.06%) CRM
9 20 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (2.78%) Line Management
10 19 (2.64%) E-Commerce
10 19 (2.64%) Information Security
10 19 (2.64%) ITSM
11 17 (2.36%) Software Engineering
11 17 (2.36%) Time Management
12 16 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (1.81%) Incident Management
13 13 (1.81%) OO
13 13 (1.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (12.36%) SQL
2 38 (5.28%) C
3 25 (3.47%) Java
4 23 (3.19%) VB
5 22 (3.06%) C++
6 20 (2.78%) VBScript
7 14 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.81%) Python
9 12 (1.67%) Perl
10 11 (1.53%) VBA
11 7 (0.97%) C#
12 4 (0.56%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.56%) Ruby
12 4 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.56%) VB6
13 3 (0.42%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.14%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (13.06%) Degree
2 67 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (8.33%) MCP
4 41 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (5.00%) CCNA
6 30 (4.17%) MCSE
7 28 (3.89%) Security Cleared
8 25 (3.47%) A+ Certification
8 25 (3.47%) HND
9 23 (3.19%) NVQ Level 3
9 23 (3.19%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.81%) MCSA
11 12 (1.67%) GNVQ
12 11 (1.53%) CCNP
13 10 (1.39%) PhD
14 8 (1.11%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (1.11%) MCITP
14 8 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (0.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (15.97%) SLA
2 17 (2.36%) QA
3 9 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 445 (61.81%) Active Directory
2 78 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.36%) vSphere
5 15 (2.08%) XenApp
6 11 (1.53%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 11 (1.53%) Terminal Server
6 11 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.53%) XenServer
7 10 (1.39%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.83%) pfSense
10 5 (0.69%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.69%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.56%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (5.97%) SCCM
2 24 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.67%) DameWare
4 11 (1.53%) XenMobile
5 10 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.83%) Cacti
6 6 (0.83%) Graylog
6 6 (0.83%) Nagios
6 6 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.56%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.56%) Netcool
8 4 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.42%) Oozie
9 3 (0.42%) OpenView
9 3 (0.42%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 468 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 144 (20.00%) VMware
3 127 (17.64%) Cisco
4 82 (11.39%) Citrix
5 61 (8.47%) HP
6 42 (5.83%) Apple
7 39 (5.42%) Oracle
8 37 (5.14%) Avaya
9 28 (3.89%) iManage
10 27 (3.75%) Dell
11 22 (3.06%) LANDesk
12 17 (2.36%) NetApp
13 16 (2.22%) Lotus
14 15 (2.08%) Mitel
14 15 (2.08%) Symantec
15 14 (1.94%) Veeam
16 13 (1.81%) Intel Security
16 13 (1.81%) Palo Alto
17 12 (1.67%) Polycom
18 11 (1.53%) EMC
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + on call + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Harwell, Oxfordshire
MP Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £20,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Offer Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Salary: £16550 - £17550 per annum + addtional benefits & onsite gym
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £21k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Logic Business Systems
Salary: From £19,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
greywood
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: £Excellent + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashby-de-la-zouch, Leicestershire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 12 days ago
Buckingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago