Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 832 813 635
Rank change year-on-year -19 -178 -131
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 221 329 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 0.92% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 170 283 545
England median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £20,600
90th Percentile £40,575 £50,000 £42,500
UK median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +11.11% +3.85%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29,519 35,692 41,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.97% 22.99% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23,480 28,986 33,679
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in England

Windows XP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP in England.

Salary trend for Windows XP in England

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in England

Windows XP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the England region over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +9 49 £30,500 +22.00% 18
North of England +14 48 £22,250 -27.05% 11
Midlands +18 44 £28,105 -6.32% 10
North West +43 34 £22,000 -45.00% 3
London +38 33 £29,000 +9.43% 3
East of England +40 32 £25,000 -47.37% 3
West Midlands +19 25 £27,803 -7.33% 4
East Midlands +28 19 £32,500 -10.34% 6
South West 0 14 £27,500 +10.00% 10
Yorkshire -11 14 £27,000 -12.90% 4
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 221 (100.00%) Windows
2 173 (78.28%) Active Directory
3 140 (63.35%) Microsoft
4 114 (51.58%) Windows 10
5 98 (44.34%) Office 365
6 88 (39.82%) Microsoft Office
7 82 (37.10%) Windows 7
8 77 (34.84%) ITIL
9 71 (32.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (31.22%) Windows Server
11 62 (28.05%) MS Exchange
12 56 (25.34%) VMware
13 52 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 48 (21.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 47 (21.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 44 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (19.00%) Firewall
18 41 (18.55%) Windows 2000
18 41 (18.55%) Windows 8
19 40 (18.10%) TCP/IP
20 38 (17.19%) VPN
20 38 (17.19%) DNS
20 38 (17.19%) HP
20 38 (17.19%) Citrix
21 34 (15.38%) MS Visio
22 32 (14.48%) SLA
23 31 (14.03%) DHCP
24 30 (13.57%) Self-Motivation
24 30 (13.57%) SCCM
25 29 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 62 (28.05%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.79%) IBM Notes
4 13 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.81%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 88 (39.82%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 29 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (8.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (6.33%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.81%) CATIA
8 2 (0.90%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.90%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 98 (44.34%) Office 365
2 17 (7.69%) Azure
3 6 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.26%) AWS
5 1 (0.45%) G Suite
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.00%) Firewall
2 40 (18.10%) TCP/IP
3 38 (17.19%) DNS
3 38 (17.19%) VPN
4 31 (14.03%) DHCP
5 23 (10.41%) Internet
6 21 (9.50%) Remote Desktop
6 21 (9.50%) WAN
7 16 (7.24%) LAN
7 16 (7.24%) VLAN
7 16 (7.24%) WebEx
8 9 (4.07%) VoIP
9 8 (3.62%) Extranet
9 8 (3.62%) SAN
10 7 (3.17%) IP Telephony
11 6 (2.71%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.71%) WLAN
12 5 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.26%) MPLS
12 5 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.45%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Bugzilla
1 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (4.98%) Retail
2 10 (4.52%) Finance
3 6 (2.71%) Publishing
3 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.26%) Automotive
4 5 (2.26%) Electronics
4 5 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.26%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.90%) German Language
5 2 (0.90%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.90%) Law
5 2 (0.90%) Polish Language
5 2 (0.90%) Russian Language
5 2 (0.90%) Social Housing
5 2 (0.90%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Local Government
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 68 (30.77%) Analyst
2 63 (28.51%) Support Engineer
3 40 (18.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (16.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 35 (15.84%) Service Analyst
6 34 (15.38%) IT Support
7 33 (14.93%) IT Engineer
8 29 (13.12%) Support Analyst
9 23 (10.41%) Support Technician
10 20 (9.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 20 (9.05%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (7.69%) Field Engineer
11 17 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (6.33%) 1st Line Support
12 14 (6.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 14 (6.33%) Field Support Engineer
12 14 (6.33%) Help Desk Analyst
13 12 (5.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
13 12 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.14%) CSS
2 3 (1.36%) Web Services
3 2 (0.90%) .NET
3 2 (0.90%) HTML
3 2 (0.90%) HTML5
3 2 (0.90%) JSON
3 2 (0.90%) SOAP
3 2 (0.90%) XML
4 1 (0.45%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.57%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (7.24%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.24%) Driving Licence
3 12 (5.43%) iPhone
3 12 (5.43%) PDA
4 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.71%) NHS
6 4 (1.81%) AS400
6 4 (1.81%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.81%) Handset
6 4 (1.81%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.81%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.90%) EPoS
7 2 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.90%) iPad
7 2 (0.90%) Replication
7 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 221 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (51.58%) Windows 10
3 82 (37.10%) Windows 7
4 71 (32.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (31.22%) Windows Server
6 52 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (21.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (18.55%) Windows 2000
8 41 (18.55%) Windows 8
9 25 (11.31%) Windows Vista
10 10 (4.52%) Android
11 9 (4.07%) Mac OS X
12 8 (3.62%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.81%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.90%) Linux
14 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.45%) Solaris
15 1 (0.45%) Unix
15 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.84%) ITIL
2 44 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (11.76%) Change Management
3 26 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (10.86%) Service Delivery
5 20 (9.05%) ITSM
6 16 (7.24%) Service Management
7 14 (6.33%) Asset Management
8 13 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 12 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.43%) Migration
10 11 (4.98%) Time Management
11 10 (4.52%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.07%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.07%) Project Management
13 8 (3.62%) Coaching
14 6 (2.71%) Mathematics
14 6 (2.71%) Mobile Device Management
14 6 (2.71%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.60%) SQL
2 7 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.26%) C
4 3 (1.36%) C#
5 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.90%) PHP
5 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.90%) VBScript
6 1 (0.45%) Java
6 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (10.41%) MCP
2 20 (9.05%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.69%) Degree
3 17 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.07%) CCNA
5 9 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.07%) DBS Check
5 9 (4.07%) MCSE
6 8 (3.62%) MCSA
6 8 (3.62%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (2.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) CCAA
8 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.90%) MCITP
8 2 (0.90%) MCTS
8 2 (0.90%) MOS
8 2 (0.90%) PMP
8 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.48%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) PMO
3 4 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.45%) QA
6 1 (0.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 173 (78.28%) Active Directory
2 47 (21.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.86%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.43%) XenApp
5 7 (3.17%) vSphere
5 7 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.26%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (2.26%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.81%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.81%) Firmware
8 4 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (13.57%) SCCM
2 10 (4.52%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.71%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.71%) WSUS
4 5 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.81%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.81%) DameWare
5 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.81%) ZENworks
6 3 (1.36%) SCOM
7 2 (0.90%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.45%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.45%) OpenView
8 1 (0.45%) OVSD
8 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 140 (63.35%) Microsoft
2 56 (25.34%) VMware
3 38 (17.19%) Citrix
3 38 (17.19%) HP
4 23 (10.41%) Cisco
5 19 (8.60%) Adobe
6 14 (6.33%) Dell
6 14 (6.33%) Lotus
6 14 (6.33%) Veeam
7 13 (5.88%) Apple
8 7 (3.17%) SonicWALL
9 6 (2.71%) McAfee
9 6 (2.71%) Symantec
10 5 (2.26%) Ivanti
10 5 (2.26%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.81%) Avaya
11 4 (1.81%) Becrypt
11 4 (1.81%) IFS
11 4 (1.81%) Samsung
11 4 (1.81%) ServiceNow