Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 809 768 797
Rank change year-on-year -41 +29 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 41 117 302
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.63% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 105 263
10th Percentile £19,438 £18,750 £21,000
25th Percentile £21,750 £24,000 £22,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -1.79% +5.66%
75th Percentile £48,750 £40,000 £38,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,220 £47,900
UK median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -1.79% +5.66%

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 15,452 18,659 31,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.25% 21.22% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12,290 15,347 25,171
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in England

Windows XP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows XP in England.

Salary trend for Windows XP in England

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows XP in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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
Midlands -13 15 £22,500 +15.38% 1
London +26 14 £50,000 +68.98%
West Midlands -13 11 £22,500 +15.38% 1
South East +5 5 £40,000 +6.67% 2
East Midlands -2 4 £28,000 -30.00%
North of England -16 4 £40,000 +73.91% 3
Yorkshire -26 4 £40,000 +73.91%
South West -21 2 £32,500 -
East of England +22 1 £25,000 +6.38% 2
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Social Skills
3 23 (56.10%) Windows 10
3 23 (56.10%) Windows 7
4 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
5 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (43.90%) SQL
7 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
8 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (34.15%) ITIL
10 13 (31.71%) SLA
11 11 (26.83%) DHCP
11 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
12 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (21.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 9 (21.95%) VMware
12 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
12 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (19.51%) Break/Fix
13 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (19.51%) DNS
14 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
14 7 (17.07%) Windows Vista
14 7 (17.07%) Finance
14 7 (17.07%) Microsoft 365
15 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
15 6 (14.63%) Ticket Management
15 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
15 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis

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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
1 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (4.88%) Azure
3 1 (2.44%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DHCP
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) Internet
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) DMZ
5 1 (2.44%) Intranet
5 1 (2.44%) IPsec
5 1 (2.44%) MPLS
5 1 (2.44%) SMTP
5 1 (2.44%) VLAN
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (60.98%) Social Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Legal
4 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
4 4 (9.76%) Front Office
5 3 (7.32%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.32%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Local Government
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Support Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (17.07%) Desktop Support
5 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Data Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Field Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Service Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Software Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Software Support Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) IT Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) IT Support
7 4 (9.76%) Desktop Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Support Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
3 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Windows 10
2 23 (56.10%) Windows 7
3 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Vista
7 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
8 5 (12.20%) Linux
9 3 (7.32%) Android
10 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (19.51%) Break/Fix
4 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Ticket Management
6 5 (12.20%) e-Disclosure
6 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.76%) Coaching
7 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.76%) DNA
7 4 (9.76%) People Management
7 4 (9.76%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (9.76%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) ERP
9 2 (4.88%) Change Management
9 2 (4.88%) Information Security
9 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Delphi
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) MCSA
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) SLA
2 4 (9.76%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) EnCase
1 3 (7.32%) FTK
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Apple
3 5 (12.20%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) Calypso
4 4 (9.76%) Dell
4 4 (9.76%) GL TRADE
4 4 (9.76%) Murex
5 3 (7.32%) Borland
5 3 (7.32%) Ivanti
5 3 (7.32%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Capita
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) Lumension
7 1 (2.44%) McAfee
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos