Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 909 634 854
Rank change year-on-year -275 +220 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 78 46 222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.48% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74 46 182
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,000 £20,050
25th Percentile £21,864 £25,500 £22,300
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £24,000 £27,500 £27,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.73% +1.85% -10.00%
75th Percentile £34,688 £60,750 £33,625
90th Percentile £73,750 £90,000 £40,475
UK median annual salary £24,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -12.73% +1.85% -10.00%

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 19,148 9,670 29,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.96% 21.39% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,525 8,131 24,164
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -94 30 £24,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands -81 18 £22,500 +15.38% 1
London -234 17 £52,500 +92.66% 1
North of England -104 14 £24,000 -31.43% 8
East Midlands -67 12 £24,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire - 12 £24,000 - 1
East of England -80 8 £21,500 -57.00%
South West - 4 £28,500 - 5
South East -167 3 £47,500 -9.52% 4
North East -32 1 £25,250 +7.45%
North West -91 1 £34,000 -2.86% 7
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
3 55 (70.51%) Windows 10
4 47 (60.26%) Microsoft Office
5 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
6 33 (42.31%) DHCP
6 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
7 30 (38.46%) DNS
7 30 (38.46%) Social Skills
8 27 (34.62%) Hyper-V
8 27 (34.62%) Veeam
9 26 (33.33%) Driving Licence
10 24 (30.77%) SQL
11 23 (29.49%) ITIL
11 23 (29.49%) SharePoint
11 23 (29.49%) ERP
11 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
13 20 (25.64%) Network Management
13 20 (25.64%) Acronis
13 20 (25.64%) Power BI
13 20 (25.64%) Power Platform
13 20 (25.64%) Degree
13 20 (25.64%) MAPICS
13 20 (25.64%) JD Edwards
13 20 (25.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 19 (24.36%) Windows Server
15 16 (20.51%) Microsoft 365
15 16 (20.51%) Firewall
16 14 (17.95%) Linux

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 23 (29.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (60.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) Power Platform
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (6.41%) Azure
4 3 (3.85%) AWS
4 3 (3.85%) GCP
5 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (42.31%) DHCP
2 30 (38.46%) DNS
3 16 (20.51%) Firewall
4 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.13%) LAN
6 3 (3.85%) SSH
7 2 (2.56%) Intranet
7 2 (2.56%) VoIP
7 2 (2.56%) WAN
7 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.28%) SAN
8 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (38.46%) Social Skills
2 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) Finance
4 6 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.13%) Legal
5 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.85%) Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.85%) Front Office
6 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (2.56%) Law
8 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) IT Support
2 30 (38.46%) Support Technician
3 26 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
3 26 (33.33%) IT Technician
4 16 (20.51%) Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Desktop Support
7 8 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (8.97%) Forensic Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) IT Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Service Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 4 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 4 (5.13%) Forensic Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
1 3 (3.85%) React
1 3 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 6 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (3.85%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) CMDB
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (70.51%) Windows 10
3 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 19 (24.36%) Windows Server
6 14 (17.95%) Linux
6 14 (17.95%) Windows 8
7 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (10.26%) Android
10 3 (3.85%) CentOS
10 3 (3.85%) CoreOS
10 3 (3.85%) Debian
10 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.85%) SUSE
10 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.85%) Unix
10 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ERP
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 20 (25.64%) Network Management
3 13 (16.67%) Break/Fix
4 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.26%) e-Disclosure
6 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.69%) Inventory Management
8 4 (5.13%) Coaching
8 4 (5.13%) Decision-Making
8 4 (5.13%) DNA
9 3 (3.85%) Analytical Thinking
9 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.85%) Information Security
9 3 (3.85%) People Management
9 3 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (3.85%) Project Management
9 3 (3.85%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (3.85%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) C#
3 3 (3.85%) Go
3 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.85%) Python
3 3 (3.85%) Ruby
4 2 (2.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.13%) MCSA
3 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (8.97%) SLA
3 3 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 27 (34.62%) Hyper-V
3 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) Docker
4 3 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) EnCase
1 5 (6.41%) FTK
2 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.62%) Veeam
3 20 (25.64%) Acronis
3 20 (25.64%) JD Edwards
3 20 (25.64%) MAPICS
4 12 (15.38%) VMware
5 10 (12.82%) Apple
6 6 (7.69%) CommVault
6 6 (7.69%) Veritas
7 5 (6.41%) Dell
8 4 (5.13%) HP
9 3 (3.85%) Calypso
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco
9 3 (3.85%) GL TRADE
9 3 (3.85%) Google
9 3 (3.85%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.85%) Murex
9 3 (3.85%) SAP
10 2 (2.56%) Mitel
10 2 (2.56%) Toshiba