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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 516 412 259
Rank change year-on-year -104 -153  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 342 698 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.72% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.73% 2.75% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 290 616 1097
Median salary £27,000 £26,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19725 25349 28080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.48% 26.10% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16678 21633 23680
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% -1.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,662 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Windows XP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -90 107 £32,500 +10.16% 2
South East +4 78 £25,000 - 11
Yorkshire +17 44 £26,250 +11.70% 6
North West -35 36 £37,500 +59.57% 3
South West +19 26 £24,250 -13.39% 2
East of England -19 25 £30,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands -20 19 £29,500 +11.32% 2
North East +5 6 £23,000 +24.32%
East Midlands -11 1 £22,000 -6.38% 1
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 653 (100.00%) Windows
2 442 (67.69%) Microsoft
3 404 (61.87%) Active Directory
4 319 (48.85%) Microsoft Office
5 271 (41.50%) Windows Server
6 253 (38.74%) Windows 7
7 244 (37.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 224 (34.30%) MS Exchange
9 212 (32.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 191 (29.25%) Windows 8
11 172 (26.34%) VMware
12 162 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 140 (21.44%) DNS
14 131 (20.06%) DHCP
14 131 (20.06%) Firewall
15 129 (19.75%) ITIL
16 123 (18.84%) TCP/IP
17 111 (17.00%) SLA
18 110 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 105 (16.08%) Cisco
19 105 (16.08%) SQL Server
20 101 (15.47%) Degree
21 98 (15.01%) VPN
22 96 (14.70%) Citrix
23 95 (14.55%) LAN
24 93 (14.24%) Office 365
25 86 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2007
26 84 (12.86%) WAN
27 82 (12.56%) SQL
28 81 (12.40%) Windows Vista

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
1 224 (34.30%) MS Exchange
2 86 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 78 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 45 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (4.59%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.98%) Skype for Business
7 25 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (3.37%) IIS
9 7 (1.07%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.61%) Apache
11 4 (0.61%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.61%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.46%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.46%) TPMS
13 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.15%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 319 (48.85%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.61%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.61%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.46%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Maximo
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.46%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.15%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 93 (14.24%) Office 365
2 16 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.38%) Mimecast
4 7 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (0.92%) SaaS
6 3 (0.46%) Akamai
7 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 140 (21.44%) DNS
2 131 (20.06%) DHCP
2 131 (20.06%) Firewall
3 123 (18.84%) TCP/IP
4 98 (15.01%) VPN
5 95 (14.55%) LAN
6 84 (12.86%) WAN
7 64 (9.80%) Internet
8 57 (8.73%) VoIP
9 42 (6.43%) Wireless
10 38 (5.82%) SAN
11 29 (4.44%) VLAN
12 24 (3.68%) PBX
13 21 (3.22%) Ethernet
14 20 (3.06%) MPLS
15 18 (2.76%) WebEx
16 15 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
17 14 (2.14%) ADSL
17 14 (2.14%) Network Security
18 13 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.14%) MySQL
6 12 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (1.23%) MS Access
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.61%) GIS
10 3 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.15%) Big Data
12 1 (0.15%) Impala
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.45%) Subversion
3 4 (0.61%) Selenium
4 3 (0.46%) JIRA
5 2 (0.31%) MSI
6 1 (0.15%) AppScan
6 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Paros
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
6 1 (0.15%) Trac
6 1 (0.15%) WebScarab
General
1 54 (8.27%) Finance
2 30 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.13%) Legal
4 24 (3.68%) Games
5 18 (2.76%) Law
6 15 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.14%) Retail
8 13 (1.99%) German Language
9 11 (1.68%) Back Office
9 11 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.53%) French Language
11 7 (1.07%) Banking
12 6 (0.92%) Advertising
13 5 (0.77%) Marketing
13 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.77%) Publishing
14 4 (0.61%) Automotive
15 3 (0.46%) Military
16 2 (0.31%) Local Government
16 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 219 (33.54%) Analyst
2 168 (25.73%) Support Engineer
3 163 (24.96%) Support Analyst
4 158 (24.20%) IT Support
5 110 (16.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 92 (14.09%) 1st Line Support
7 77 (11.79%) IT Engineer
8 71 (10.87%) IT Support Engineer
9 61 (9.34%) IT Analyst
10 59 (9.04%) Service Analyst
11 56 (8.58%) IT Support Analyst
12 55 (8.42%) Service Desk Analyst
13 53 (8.12%) Help Desk Support
14 49 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 49 (7.50%) Desktop Support
15 46 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 46 (7.04%) Help Desk Analyst
15 46 (7.04%) Junior
16 45 (6.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 42 (6.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.37%) HTML
2 20 (3.06%) XML
3 11 (1.68%) Web Services
4 9 (1.38%) DirectX
4 9 (1.38%) OpenGL
5 7 (1.07%) JSON
6 6 (0.92%) FFmpeg
6 6 (0.92%) SOAP
6 6 (0.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (0.92%) WCF
6 6 (0.92%) WPF
7 5 (0.77%) .NET
8 4 (0.61%) CGI
8 4 (0.61%) CSS
8 4 (0.61%) Middleware
9 3 (0.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (0.31%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.15%) jQuery
11 1 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.15%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.95%) Blackberry
2 59 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 44 (6.74%) Management Information System
5 32 (4.90%) iPhone
6 26 (3.98%) Driving Licence
7 24 (3.68%) Replication
8 20 (3.06%) Smartphone
9 17 (2.60%) iPad
9 17 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.68%) EPoS
10 11 (1.68%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.68%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.38%) Animation
11 9 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.07%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.07%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.92%) CCTV
13 6 (0.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 653 (100.00%) Windows
2 271 (41.50%) Windows Server
3 253 (38.74%) Windows 7
4 244 (37.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 212 (32.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 191 (29.25%) Windows 8
7 162 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (12.40%) Windows Vista
9 78 (11.94%) Windows 10
10 55 (8.42%) Linux
11 32 (4.90%) Windows 2000 Server
12 23 (3.52%) Android
13 19 (2.91%) Windows 2000
14 18 (2.76%) Apple iOS
15 17 (2.60%) Unix
16 16 (2.45%) Mac OS
17 12 (1.84%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.92%) AIX
19 5 (0.77%) HPUX
19 5 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (19.75%) ITIL
2 52 (7.96%) Service Management
3 36 (5.51%) Service Delivery
4 32 (4.90%) Asset Management
4 32 (4.90%) Problem Management
5 26 (3.98%) OO
6 25 (3.83%) Software Engineering
7 24 (3.68%) CRM
8 22 (3.37%) Information Security
9 20 (3.06%) Time Management
10 18 (2.76%) Change Management
11 17 (2.60%) E-Commerce
11 17 (2.60%) Project Management
12 15 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (2.30%) ERP
12 15 (2.30%) Multithreading
13 14 (2.14%) ITSM
14 13 (1.99%) Change Control
14 13 (1.99%) Incident Management
14 13 (1.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (12.56%) SQL
2 29 (4.44%) C++
3 19 (2.91%) C#
4 16 (2.45%) C
4 16 (2.45%) Java
4 16 (2.45%) PowerShell
5 15 (2.30%) VB
6 14 (2.14%) Python
6 14 (2.14%) VBScript
7 10 (1.53%) Perl
8 6 (0.92%) Embedded C
9 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.61%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.61%) Ruby
9 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.61%) VBA
10 1 (0.15%) PHP
10 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (15.47%) Degree
2 73 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (7.81%) MCP
5 45 (6.89%) CCNA
6 37 (5.67%) MCSE
7 33 (5.05%) A+ Certification
8 25 (3.83%) HND
8 25 (3.83%) Security Cleared
9 23 (3.52%) GNVQ
10 22 (3.37%) MCSA
11 20 (3.06%) SC Cleared
12 18 (2.76%) CCNP
13 14 (2.14%) MCTS
14 10 (1.53%) PhD
15 9 (1.38%) CCSE
16 7 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
18 4 (0.61%) DBS Check
18 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (17.00%) SLA
2 10 (1.53%) QA
3 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.46%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 404 (61.87%) Active Directory
2 110 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (12.25%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.44%) XenApp
5 18 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (2.76%) vSphere
6 13 (1.99%) Terminal Server
7 12 (1.84%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.68%) XenServer
9 10 (1.53%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.53%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.07%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 6 (0.92%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.92%) pfSense
11 6 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.61%) MetaFrame
12 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (4.75%) SCCM
2 22 (3.37%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.30%) XenMobile
4 12 (1.84%) DameWare
4 12 (1.84%) Perfmon
5 8 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.92%) Cacti
7 6 (0.92%) Graylog
7 6 (0.92%) Nagios
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.31%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.31%) NetVault Backup
9 2 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.15%) SCOM
10 1 (0.15%) WMI
10 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 442 (67.69%) Microsoft
2 172 (26.34%) VMware
3 105 (16.08%) Cisco
4 96 (14.70%) Citrix
5 50 (7.66%) HP
6 35 (5.36%) Apple
7 30 (4.59%) Avaya
8 28 (4.29%) iManage
9 22 (3.37%) Oracle
10 21 (3.22%) Dell
11 19 (2.91%) Palo Alto
12 18 (2.76%) NetApp
13 15 (2.30%) CheckPoint
13 15 (2.30%) Symantec
14 14 (2.14%) Veeam
15 12 (1.84%) Blue Coat
15 12 (1.84%) F5
15 12 (1.84%) LANDesk
15 12 (1.84%) Sophos
16 11 (1.68%) Polycom
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + MCSE training
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Paid for certs etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Technical Futures
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,500 per annum Company pension,Travel expenses,Laptop/Mobile,Free w
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dewsbury
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Dewsbury
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wokingham
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Romford, Essex
Ontech Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago