Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 631 512
Rank change year-on-year -187 -119 -159
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 311 605 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.37% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% 1.47% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 275 532 841
England median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% - -3.64%
10th Percentile £20,813 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £43,750
UK median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% +1.92% -5.45%

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 35,255 41,177 44,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.96% 24.99% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 28,636 33,328 38,226
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -64 95 £30,000 +9.09% 13
South East -45 66 £25,000 +3.09% 13
East of England +25 48 £50,000 +66.67% 3
Midlands -6 44 £30,000 +20.00% 8
North of England -64 44 £30,500 +10.91% 15
West Midlands +34 32 £30,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire -20 26 £30,000 +13.21% 4
South West -26 20 £40,000 +60.00% 8
North West -35 13 £42,500 +27.82% 8
East Midlands -23 12 £37,500 +36.36% 1
North East -34 5 £21,625 -5.98% 3
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Windows
2 229 (73.63%) Active Directory
3 184 (59.16%) Microsoft
4 151 (48.55%) Microsoft Office
5 128 (41.16%) Windows 7
6 127 (40.84%) MS Exchange
7 118 (37.94%) Windows 10
8 111 (35.69%) Windows Server
9 105 (33.76%) VMware
10 96 (30.87%) Office 365
11 85 (27.33%) ITIL
12 84 (27.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 82 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 81 (26.05%) TCP/IP
15 72 (23.15%) Windows 8
16 71 (22.83%) Firewall
17 59 (18.97%) DNS
18 58 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 57 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
20 54 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
21 52 (16.72%) Citrix
22 50 (16.08%) HP
23 48 (15.43%) DHCP
23 48 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
24 47 (15.11%) SQL
25 42 (13.50%) LAN
26 41 (13.18%) Cisco
27 40 (12.86%) Internet
27 40 (12.86%) SAN
28 39 (12.54%) Hyper-V

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
1 127 (40.84%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.54%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.54%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.93%) IIS
7 4 (1.29%) Apache
7 4 (1.29%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.64%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.64%) Site Server
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 151 (48.55%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.86%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.25%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.96%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 96 (30.87%) Office 365
2 22 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.54%) IaaS
4 11 (3.54%) PaaS
5 7 (2.25%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.64%) SaaS
7 2 (0.64%) Yammer
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (26.05%) TCP/IP
2 71 (22.83%) Firewall
3 59 (18.97%) DNS
4 48 (15.43%) DHCP
5 42 (13.50%) LAN
6 40 (12.86%) Internet
6 40 (12.86%) SAN
7 34 (10.93%) VPN
7 34 (10.93%) WAN
8 16 (5.14%) VoIP
9 12 (3.86%) SSL
10 10 (3.22%) Extranet
11 9 (2.89%) Asterisk PBX
11 9 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (2.89%) Wireless
12 8 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (2.25%) IPsec
13 7 (2.25%) MPLS
13 7 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.93%) MS Access
4 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.29%) MySQL
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.96%) DB2
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (2.89%) Jenkins
1 9 (2.89%) JIRA
1 9 (2.89%) Redmine
1 9 (2.89%) Trac
2 6 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.29%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.29%) MSI
4 2 (0.64%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.64%) Selenium
4 2 (0.64%) TestComplete
4 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 24 (7.72%) Retail
2 16 (5.14%) Finance
3 13 (4.18%) Electronics
3 13 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.54%) Banking
5 9 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.93%) French Language
7 6 (1.93%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.61%) German Language
8 5 (1.61%) Law
9 4 (1.29%) Publishing
10 3 (0.96%) Arabic Language
10 3 (0.96%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.96%) Legal
10 3 (0.96%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.96%) Russian Language
10 3 (0.96%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (27.01%) Analyst
2 62 (19.94%) Support Engineer
3 45 (14.47%) Service Analyst
4 44 (14.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 39 (12.54%) IT Engineer
5 39 (12.54%) Support Analyst
6 37 (11.90%) IT Support
7 28 (9.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (7.40%) IT Support Engineer
8 23 (7.40%) Technical Support
9 21 (6.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 21 (6.75%) Desktop Support
10 20 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (5.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 17 (5.47%) Help Desk Support
12 17 (5.47%) IT Analyst
13 15 (4.82%) Help Desk Analyst
14 14 (4.50%) Citrix Engineer
14 14 (4.50%) Technical Engineer
14 14 (4.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.22%) Flash
2 9 (2.89%) CSS
3 8 (2.57%) Web Services
4 7 (2.25%) .NET
4 7 (2.25%) XML
5 6 (1.93%) HTML
6 4 (1.29%) Software Packaging
6 4 (1.29%) XSLT
7 3 (0.96%) JSP
7 3 (0.96%) Servlets
8 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.32%) Ajax
9 1 (0.32%) JSON
9 1 (0.32%) MAPI
9 1 (0.32%) Middleware
9 1 (0.32%) SOAP
9 1 (0.32%) WCF
9 1 (0.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.25%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (8.68%) Data Centre
3 23 (7.40%) Blackberry
4 21 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.43%) iPhone
6 18 (5.79%) Driving Licence
6 18 (5.79%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.86%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (3.22%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.89%) Replication
10 7 (2.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 7 (2.25%) EPoS
10 7 (2.25%) iPad
10 7 (2.25%) NHS
10 7 (2.25%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.61%) CCTV
12 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.64%) Fintech
13 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 311 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (41.16%) Windows 7
3 118 (37.94%) Windows 10
4 111 (35.69%) Windows Server
5 84 (27.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (23.15%) Windows 8
8 48 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (11.90%) Linux
9 37 (11.90%) Windows Vista
10 20 (6.43%) Windows 2000
11 17 (5.47%) Mac OS
12 16 (5.14%) CentOS
13 13 (4.18%) HPUX
13 13 (4.18%) Windows Phone
14 11 (3.54%) Android
15 9 (2.89%) Ubuntu
16 7 (2.25%) AIX
16 7 (2.25%) Mac OS X
16 7 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.33%) ITIL
2 57 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (8.36%) Migration
4 25 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (7.07%) CRM
6 20 (6.43%) Coaching
6 20 (6.43%) Service Delivery
7 17 (5.47%) ERP
8 16 (5.14%) ITSM
8 16 (5.14%) Open Source
9 15 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (4.82%) Project Management
9 15 (4.82%) Service Management
10 14 (4.50%) Asset Management
10 14 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (4.50%) Time Management
11 13 (4.18%) Break/Fix
11 13 (4.18%) Business Continuity
11 13 (4.18%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.18%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.11%) SQL
2 35 (11.25%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.47%) VB
4 13 (4.18%) PHP
4 13 (4.18%) VBScript
5 12 (3.86%) C++
6 10 (3.22%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.22%) C
7 9 (2.89%) Python
7 9 (2.89%) Ruby
8 4 (1.29%) Java
9 3 (0.96%) C#
9 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.96%) VBA
10 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 54 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (9.65%) MCSE
3 25 (8.04%) MCSA
4 23 (7.40%) Security Cleared
5 21 (6.75%) Degree
6 18 (5.79%) CCNA
6 18 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (5.47%) MCP
7 17 (5.47%) SC Cleared
8 16 (5.14%) DV Cleared
8 16 (5.14%) MCITP
8 16 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.89%) CCNP
9 9 (2.89%) MCTS
10 8 (2.57%) HNC
11 7 (2.25%) A+ Certification
11 7 (2.25%) CISM
11 7 (2.25%) CISSP
11 7 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.93%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) PMO
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 229 (73.63%) Active Directory
2 58 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (12.54%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.43%) vSphere
5 15 (4.82%) XenApp
6 9 (2.89%) Docker
6 9 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (2.89%) pfSense
6 9 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.57%) XenServer
8 6 (1.93%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.96%) Firmware
10 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.64%) Xen
12 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (11.90%) SCCM
2 15 (4.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (4.18%) WSUS
4 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (2.89%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.93%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.93%) SCOM
7 4 (1.29%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.29%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.96%) Clonezilla
8 3 (0.96%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.96%) NetVault Backup
8 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.64%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.64%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 184 (59.16%) Microsoft
2 105 (33.76%) VMware
3 52 (16.72%) Citrix
4 50 (16.08%) HP
5 41 (13.18%) Cisco
6 17 (5.47%) Apple
7 16 (5.14%) Mitel
8 14 (4.50%) Veeam
9 11 (3.54%) Dell
9 11 (3.54%) Sun
9 11 (3.54%) WatchGuard
10 10 (3.22%) CommVault
10 10 (3.22%) EMC
10 10 (3.22%) Ivanti
10 10 (3.22%) McAfee
11 9 (2.89%) Splunk
12 8 (2.57%) Adobe
12 8 (2.57%) Oracle
12 8 (2.57%) Remedy
13 7 (2.25%) SAP