Period
to 18 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 701 545
Rank change year-on-year -119 -156 -163
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 287 504 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.84% 1.22% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 257 433 709
England median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +1.92% -5.45%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,500 £19,625
90th Percentile £59,000 £43,500 £42,500
UK median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% +1.92% -3.70%

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 34,337 41,308 42,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.23% 24.61% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27,678 33,672 36,584
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 18 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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
London -22 93 £32,500 +18.18% 4
South East +13 79 £25,000 +3.09% 7
East of England +24 35 £50,000 +39.86% 3
North of England -38 34 £31,000 +24.00% 10
Midlands -13 33 £32,500 +30.00% 7
Yorkshire +20 23 £30,000 +15.38% 3
West Midlands +13 23 £30,000 +20.00% 5
South West +13 21 £45,000 +73.08% 5
North West -5 11 £45,000 +63.64% 6
East Midlands +8 10 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Windows
2 207 (72.13%) Active Directory
3 188 (65.51%) Microsoft
4 136 (47.39%) Windows 7
5 127 (44.25%) Windows 10
6 126 (43.90%) Microsoft Office
7 113 (39.37%) MS Exchange
8 100 (34.84%) Windows Server
9 97 (33.80%) VMware
10 84 (29.27%) Office 365
11 83 (28.92%) ITIL
12 77 (26.83%) TCP/IP
13 72 (25.09%) Windows 8
14 69 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 62 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
16 59 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 58 (20.21%) DNS
18 53 (18.47%) Firewall
19 51 (17.77%) Citrix
20 49 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
21 48 (16.72%) DHCP
21 48 (16.72%) SCCM
22 45 (15.68%) PowerShell
22 45 (15.68%) Cisco
23 43 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
23 43 (14.98%) LAN
23 43 (14.98%) Linux
24 41 (14.29%) HP
24 41 (14.29%) SAN
25 39 (13.59%) Migration

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
1 113 (39.37%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.83%) IIS
7 10 (3.48%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.44%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.39%) IBM Domino
10 3 (1.05%) Apache
11 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.70%) Site Server
11 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 126 (43.90%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.70%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.35%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Misys Opics
2 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 84 (29.27%) Office 365
2 22 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.48%) IaaS
4 10 (3.48%) PaaS
5 8 (2.79%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.70%) G Suite
7 2 (0.70%) SaaS
7 2 (0.70%) Yammer
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (26.83%) TCP/IP
2 58 (20.21%) DNS
3 53 (18.47%) Firewall
4 48 (16.72%) DHCP
5 43 (14.98%) LAN
6 41 (14.29%) SAN
7 35 (12.20%) Internet
8 32 (11.15%) VPN
9 26 (9.06%) VoIP
10 23 (8.01%) WAN
11 14 (4.88%) Asterisk PBX
12 11 (3.83%) SSL
13 10 (3.48%) 3G
13 10 (3.48%) Extranet
13 10 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (3.48%) Wireless
14 7 (2.44%) Ethernet
14 7 (2.44%) H.323
14 7 (2.44%) ISDN
15 6 (2.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.44%) MS Access
6 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.05%) MySQL
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.70%) DB2
10 1 (0.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 14 (4.88%) JIRA
1 14 (4.88%) Redmine
1 14 (4.88%) Trac
2 10 (3.48%) AdminStudio
2 10 (3.48%) MSI
3 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.35%) Selenium
4 1 (0.35%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (7.67%) Finance
2 20 (6.97%) Retail
3 17 (5.92%) Electronics
4 11 (3.83%) Banking
5 9 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.44%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.74%) French Language
8 5 (1.74%) German Language
8 5 (1.74%) Japanese Language
9 4 (1.39%) Arabic Language
9 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.39%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.39%) Legal
9 4 (1.39%) Polish Language
9 4 (1.39%) Russian Language
9 4 (1.39%) Swedish Language
10 3 (1.05%) Advertising
10 3 (1.05%) Back Office
11 2 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (24.39%) Analyst
2 52 (18.12%) Support Engineer
3 40 (13.94%) Service Desk Analyst
4 39 (13.59%) Service Analyst
5 36 (12.54%) IT Support
6 33 (11.50%) IT Engineer
7 32 (11.15%) Support Analyst
8 24 (8.36%) Technical Support
9 21 (7.32%) IT Analyst
10 20 (6.97%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (6.97%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (5.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (5.92%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (5.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 16 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.57%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (5.57%) Technical Support Engineer
13 13 (4.53%) Desktop Support
13 13 (4.53%) Help Desk Analyst
14 12 (4.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.53%) Web Services
2 10 (3.48%) Software Packaging
3 6 (2.09%) .NET
3 6 (2.09%) Flash
3 6 (2.09%) HTML
4 5 (1.74%) CSS
4 5 (1.74%) XML
5 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.70%) JSP
6 2 (0.70%) OLE
6 2 (0.70%) Servlets
6 2 (0.70%) XSLT
7 1 (0.35%) Ajax
7 1 (0.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.89%) Self-Motivation
2 25 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.71%) Blackberry
3 24 (8.36%) Data Centre
4 18 (6.27%) iPhone
5 17 (5.92%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (4.88%) Smartphone
7 10 (3.48%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.14%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.44%) Replication
10 6 (2.09%) NHS
11 5 (1.74%) CCTV
11 5 (1.74%) EPoS
11 5 (1.74%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 3 (1.05%) Fintech
13 3 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
14 2 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
14 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
15 1 (0.35%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 287 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (47.39%) Windows 7
3 127 (44.25%) Windows 10
4 100 (34.84%) Windows Server
5 72 (25.09%) Windows 8
6 69 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (14.98%) Linux
8 43 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (10.10%) Windows Vista
10 20 (6.97%) Windows 2000
11 18 (6.27%) CentOS
12 14 (4.88%) Ubuntu
13 13 (4.53%) Android
13 13 (4.53%) Windows Phone
14 12 (4.18%) Mac OS
15 9 (3.14%) HPUX
16 6 (2.09%) Mac OS X
17 5 (1.74%) Unix
17 5 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.92%) ITIL
2 49 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (13.59%) Migration
4 28 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (9.41%) Software Deployment
6 26 (9.06%) Project Management
7 22 (7.67%) Service Delivery
8 21 (7.32%) Coaching
9 20 (6.97%) CRM
9 20 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 18 (6.27%) Application Packaging
10 18 (6.27%) Open Source
11 15 (5.23%) Asset Management
11 15 (5.23%) Break/Fix
11 15 (5.23%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.23%) Service Management
12 14 (4.88%) DevOps
12 14 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (4.88%) Server Virtualisation
13 13 (4.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.68%) PowerShell
2 34 (11.85%) SQL
3 27 (9.41%) VB
4 17 (5.92%) PHP
5 16 (5.57%) Bash Shell
6 15 (5.23%) VBScript
7 14 (4.88%) C++
7 14 (4.88%) Python
7 14 (4.88%) Ruby
8 13 (4.53%) C
9 3 (1.05%) Java
10 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.70%) VBA
11 1 (0.35%) C#
11 1 (0.35%) Korn
11 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (11.15%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.36%) Degree
4 23 (8.01%) DV Cleared
5 21 (7.32%) SC Cleared
6 20 (6.97%) MCSA
6 20 (6.97%) MCSE
7 17 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (4.53%) CCNA
8 13 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (4.18%) HNC
10 11 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.79%) MCITP
12 7 (2.44%) MCP
13 6 (2.09%) CCA
13 6 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (2.09%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.74%) MOS
14 5 (1.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 5 (1.74%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) PMO
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 207 (72.13%) Active Directory
2 62 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.62%) XenApp
5 18 (6.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (5.92%) vSphere
7 15 (5.23%) pfSense
8 14 (4.88%) Docker
9 12 (4.18%) Firmware
9 12 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.44%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.44%) XenServer
11 4 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.05%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.05%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (16.72%) SCCM
2 26 (9.06%) WSUS
3 14 (4.88%) ZABBIX
4 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (3.48%) SCOM
5 10 (3.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (2.79%) AirWatch
7 7 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (2.44%) XenMobile
8 5 (1.74%) EdgeSight
8 5 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.05%) Clonezilla
9 3 (1.05%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (1.05%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.70%) NetVault Backup
11 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) Netcool
11 1 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 188 (65.51%) Microsoft
2 97 (33.80%) VMware
3 51 (17.77%) Citrix
4 45 (15.68%) Cisco
5 41 (14.29%) HP
6 31 (10.80%) Apple
7 16 (5.57%) Veeam
8 14 (4.88%) Ivanti
8 14 (4.88%) Splunk
9 12 (4.18%) McAfee
10 10 (3.48%) Autodesk
11 9 (3.14%) Mitel
12 8 (2.79%) Avaya
12 8 (2.79%) Bloomberg
12 8 (2.79%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.79%) Dell
12 8 (2.79%) Google
12 8 (2.79%) Samsung
13 7 (2.44%) EMC
13 7 (2.44%) Lotus