Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 781 806 592
Rank change year-on-year +25 -214 -180
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 303 379 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 0.96% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 260 306 571
England median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% -1.85% +3.85%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,000 £20,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £44,625 £42,500
UK median annual salary £30,000 £27,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +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 32,145 39,617 39,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.34% 23.84% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25,725 32,603 33,430
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,700 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,296
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.59% +1.83%

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 April 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 18 April 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 +10 73 £30,000 +20.00% 2
London +8 73 £32,500 +14.04% 2
North of England +45 57 £27,500 +8.91% 3
East of England +97 49 £27,000 -40.70%
North West +37 29 £22,750 -16.51% 2
Midlands -9 28 £26,000 +13.04% 3
Yorkshire +32 27 £30,000 +36.36% 1
South West +37 24 £30,000 +9.09% 4
West Midlands -5 18 £25,000 +13.64% 3
East Midlands +33 10 £27,500 +12.24%
North East +16 2 £21,500 -22.52%
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (69.31%) Active Directory
3 187 (61.72%) Microsoft
4 141 (46.53%) Windows 10
5 124 (40.92%) Windows 7
6 106 (34.98%) Microsoft Office
7 96 (31.68%) MS Exchange
8 95 (31.35%) Office 365
9 94 (31.02%) ITIL
10 91 (30.03%) Windows Server
11 83 (27.39%) VMware
12 72 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 68 (22.44%) Windows 8
14 65 (21.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 62 (20.46%) HP
16 61 (20.13%) Cisco
17 60 (19.80%) TCP/IP
18 58 (19.14%) Citrix
19 55 (18.15%) DNS
19 55 (18.15%) DHCP
20 54 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
21 49 (16.17%) Firewall
21 49 (16.17%) LAN
22 48 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
23 45 (14.85%) VPN
24 44 (14.52%) Windows 2000
24 44 (14.52%) Apple
25 41 (13.53%) Microsoft Excel
26 40 (13.20%) SLA
27 39 (12.87%) SCCM

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 96 (31.68%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 25 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.31%) IIS
5 6 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.65%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.32%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.66%) Site Server
Applications
1 106 (34.98%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (13.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (6.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (6.60%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.98%) CATIA
6 4 (1.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (31.35%) Office 365
2 18 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.99%) G Suite
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (19.80%) TCP/IP
2 55 (18.15%) DHCP
2 55 (18.15%) DNS
3 49 (16.17%) Firewall
3 49 (16.17%) LAN
4 45 (14.85%) VPN
5 35 (11.55%) WAN
6 32 (10.56%) SAN
7 28 (9.24%) Internet
8 20 (6.60%) VoIP
9 17 (5.61%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (4.29%) iSCSI
11 11 (3.63%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (3.63%) VLAN
12 10 (3.30%) Broadband
13 9 (2.97%) 3G
14 8 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.64%) IP Telephony
14 8 (2.64%) MPLS
15 6 (1.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.32%) MS Access
6 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (2.64%) MSI
2 7 (2.31%) AdminStudio
3 5 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.65%) JIRA
3 5 (1.65%) Redmine
3 5 (1.65%) Trac
4 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
General
1 30 (9.90%) Finance
2 15 (4.95%) Banking
3 10 (3.30%) Automotive
3 10 (3.30%) Retail
4 9 (2.97%) Japanese Language
4 9 (2.97%) Legal
5 7 (2.31%) Law
5 7 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.98%) Electronics
6 6 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.99%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.33%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.33%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (24.09%) Analyst
2 57 (18.81%) Support Engineer
3 54 (17.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 37 (12.21%) IT Engineer
5 31 (10.23%) IT Support
5 31 (10.23%) Support Analyst
6 29 (9.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 28 (9.24%) Service Desk Analyst
8 26 (8.58%) Service Analyst
9 22 (7.26%) Field Engineer
10 21 (6.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 19 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (6.27%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (5.61%) 1st Line Support
12 17 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
13 16 (5.28%) Support Technician
14 14 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 14 (4.62%) Desktop Support
14 14 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.31%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.98%) Web Services
3 5 (1.65%) CSS
4 3 (0.99%) .NET
4 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.66%) Code First Entity Framework
5 2 (0.66%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.66%) OLE
6 1 (0.33%) ADSI
6 1 (0.33%) HTML
6 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.57%) Self-Motivation
2 25 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.26%) Management Information System
4 20 (6.60%) Blackberry
5 16 (5.28%) Smartphone
6 13 (4.29%) Replication
7 11 (3.63%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.32%) AS400
10 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.32%) iPad
11 3 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.66%) EPoS
12 2 (0.66%) NHS
13 1 (0.33%) Clustering
13 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.33%) Handset
13 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 141 (46.53%) Windows 10
3 124 (40.92%) Windows 7
4 91 (30.03%) Windows Server
5 72 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (22.44%) Windows 8
7 54 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (14.52%) Windows 2000
10 32 (10.56%) Android
11 22 (7.26%) Linux
12 16 (5.28%) Apple iOS
13 15 (4.95%) Mac OS
14 12 (3.96%) Windows Vista
15 11 (3.63%) CentOS
16 10 (3.30%) Unix
17 9 (2.97%) Mac OS X
18 8 (2.64%) AIX
18 8 (2.64%) HPUX
19 6 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.02%) ITIL
2 38 (12.54%) Problem Management
3 37 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (9.90%) Migration
4 30 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (9.57%) Project Management
6 24 (7.92%) Service Delivery
7 23 (7.59%) Change Management
7 23 (7.59%) Service Management
8 18 (5.94%) Software Deployment
9 17 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (5.61%) ITSM
10 15 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.62%) Application Packaging
11 14 (4.62%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.62%) Incident Management
12 13 (4.29%) CRM
12 13 (4.29%) ITIL V3
13 12 (3.96%) Data Analysis
14 11 (3.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.90%) PowerShell
2 25 (8.25%) SQL
3 17 (5.61%) VB
4 16 (5.28%) VBScript
5 8 (2.64%) C
6 7 (2.31%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.65%) C#
7 5 (1.65%) PHP
7 5 (1.65%) Python
7 5 (1.65%) Ruby
8 4 (1.32%) C++
9 2 (0.66%) Korn
9 2 (0.66%) VB6
10 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (9.57%) MCP
4 21 (6.93%) DV Cleared
4 21 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.60%) CCNA
5 20 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (6.27%) Degree
7 15 (4.95%) MCTS
8 12 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (3.63%) MCSE
10 9 (2.97%) A+ Certification
10 9 (2.97%) CCAA
10 9 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.98%) CISM
11 6 (1.98%) CISSP
11 6 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.98%) MCSA
12 5 (1.65%) MCITP
13 4 (1.32%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.20%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.66%) PMO
2 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 210 (69.31%) Active Directory
2 65 (21.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.29%) XenApp
5 12 (3.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (3.63%) Firmware
7 7 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.98%) pfSense
8 6 (1.98%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.98%) vSphere
9 5 (1.65%) Docker
9 5 (1.65%) XenServer
10 4 (1.32%) KVM
11 3 (0.99%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 39 (12.87%) SCCM
2 19 (6.27%) WSUS
3 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (3.96%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.30%) SCOM
6 8 (2.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.65%) XenMobile
8 5 (1.65%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.99%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.99%) DameWare
10 3 (0.99%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 187 (61.72%) Microsoft
2 83 (27.39%) VMware
3 62 (20.46%) HP
4 61 (20.13%) Cisco
5 58 (19.14%) Citrix
6 44 (14.52%) Apple
7 25 (8.25%) Dell
8 15 (4.95%) SonicWALL
9 13 (4.29%) Veeam
10 12 (3.96%) Bloomberg
10 12 (3.96%) McAfee
11 9 (2.97%) Fidessa
11 9 (2.97%) Ivanti
11 9 (2.97%) Reuters
12 7 (2.31%) Autodesk
12 7 (2.31%) MobileIron
13 6 (1.98%) Interwoven
13 6 (1.98%) Lotus
13 6 (1.98%) Remedy
13 6 (1.98%) Symantec