Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 690 528 371
Rank change year-on-year -162 -157 -172
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 501 829 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.48% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.22% 1.93% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 430 708 1557
England median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -5.45% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,625 £19,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £46,600
UK median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% -3.70% -1.82%

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 41090 42903 53185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.62% 24.73% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33449 36582 45433
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%

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 17 December 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 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 -123 168 £27,500 -1.79% 3
North of England +15 98 £25,000 +16.28% 8
South East -111 89 £24,375 -2.50% 4
Midlands +46 74 £25,000 +2.04% 3
East of England +21 46 £35,750 +19.17% 4
West Midlands -4 41 £25,000 +5.26% 2
North West -7 41 £27,500 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire +23 35 £26,000 +20.93% 1
East Midlands +27 33 £27,500 +10.00% 1
South West -30 25 £26,000 -13.33%
North East +1 22 £23,000 - 2
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 501 (100.00%) Windows
2 381 (76.05%) Active Directory
3 318 (63.47%) Microsoft
4 244 (48.70%) Microsoft Office
5 219 (43.71%) Windows 7
6 209 (41.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 206 (41.12%) Windows Server
8 178 (35.53%) MS Exchange
9 161 (32.14%) VMware
10 157 (31.34%) Windows 8
11 150 (29.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 149 (29.74%) ITIL
13 146 (29.14%) Windows 10
14 142 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 138 (27.54%) DNS
16 137 (27.35%) Windows Server 2003
17 134 (26.75%) Office 365
18 133 (26.55%) Firewall
19 118 (23.55%) DHCP
20 116 (23.15%) LAN
21 107 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
22 103 (20.56%) Hyper-V
23 101 (20.16%) TCP/IP
24 94 (18.76%) WAN
25 85 (16.97%) Citrix
26 76 (15.17%) Cisco
27 73 (14.57%) MCSE
28 69 (13.77%) VPN
29 65 (12.97%) Windows Vista
30 60 (11.98%) HP

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
1 178 (35.53%) MS Exchange
2 58 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 36 (7.19%) SharePoint
6 33 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (5.39%) Skype for Business
8 20 (3.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.20%) IBM Notes
10 10 (2.00%) IIS
11 3 (0.60%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.20%) Site Server
13 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 244 (48.70%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (4.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 134 (26.75%) Office 365
2 35 (6.99%) G Suite
3 23 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.40%) IaaS
4 12 (2.40%) PaaS
5 8 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 138 (27.54%) DNS
2 133 (26.55%) Firewall
3 118 (23.55%) DHCP
4 116 (23.15%) LAN
5 101 (20.16%) TCP/IP
6 94 (18.76%) WAN
7 69 (13.77%) VPN
8 56 (11.18%) Internet
9 46 (9.18%) VoIP
10 30 (5.99%) MPLS
10 30 (5.99%) Wireless
11 27 (5.39%) SAN
12 19 (3.79%) WLAN
13 17 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (3.19%) DSL
15 14 (2.79%) ADSL
15 14 (2.79%) VLAN
16 13 (2.59%) SSL
17 11 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
17 11 (2.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (1.60%) Subversion
2 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.60%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.60%) MSI
3 3 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.40%) JIRA
4 2 (0.40%) TestRail
General
1 31 (6.19%) Finance
2 23 (4.59%) Law
3 14 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.80%) Publishing
4 9 (1.80%) Retail
5 8 (1.60%) Electronics
5 8 (1.60%) Games
5 8 (1.60%) Legal
5 8 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.60%) Banking
7 2 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.20%) Billing
8 1 (0.20%) Front Office
8 1 (0.20%) German Language
8 1 (0.20%) Hindi Language
8 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.20%) Tamil Language
8 1 (0.20%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 156 (31.14%) Analyst
2 127 (25.35%) Support Engineer
3 103 (20.56%) IT Support
4 81 (16.17%) Service Analyst
5 79 (15.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 70 (13.97%) Support Analyst
7 53 (10.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 49 (9.78%) IT Engineer
9 47 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
10 44 (8.78%) IT Support Engineer
11 42 (8.38%) Help Desk Support
12 41 (8.18%) Active Directory Support
13 40 (7.98%) IT Analyst
14 34 (6.79%) Junior
15 29 (5.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 29 (5.79%) Desktop Support
15 29 (5.79%) Server Support
16 28 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 27 (5.39%) IT Technician
18 26 (5.19%) Junior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.20%) Web Services
2 9 (1.80%) XML
3 7 (1.40%) JSON
4 5 (1.00%) SOAP
4 5 (1.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (1.00%) WCF
4 5 (1.00%) WPF
5 3 (0.60%) HTML
6 2 (0.40%) Flash
6 2 (0.40%) J2EE
6 2 (0.40%) jQuery
6 2 (0.40%) JSP
6 2 (0.40%) WSDL
7 1 (0.20%) .NET
7 1 (0.20%) CSS
7 1 (0.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
1 56 (11.18%) Blackberry
2 38 (7.58%) Driving Licence
3 22 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.59%) iPhone
5 15 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.99%) iPad
5 15 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.59%) RSA SecurID
7 6 (1.20%) AS400
7 6 (1.20%) EPoS
7 6 (1.20%) iSeries
7 6 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.00%) Replication
9 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.80%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.60%) Handset
10 3 (0.60%) Life Science
10 3 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 501 (100.00%) Windows
2 219 (43.71%) Windows 7
3 209 (41.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 206 (41.12%) Windows Server
5 157 (31.34%) Windows 8
6 150 (29.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 146 (29.14%) Windows 10
8 137 (27.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (12.97%) Windows Vista
10 21 (4.19%) Linux
10 21 (4.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 18 (3.59%) Android
11 18 (3.59%) Apple iOS
12 14 (2.79%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.79%) Windows Phone
13 12 (2.40%) Windows 2000
14 11 (2.20%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.80%) Unix
17 2 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (29.74%) ITIL
2 51 (10.18%) Time Management
3 37 (7.39%) Service Delivery
4 27 (5.39%) Incident Management
5 25 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (3.99%) Problem Management
7 19 (3.79%) ITIL V2
8 18 (3.59%) Migration
8 18 (3.59%) Service Management
9 17 (3.39%) Patch Management
10 16 (3.19%) ERP
11 15 (2.99%) CRM
11 15 (2.99%) Document Management
12 14 (2.79%) Software Engineering
13 12 (2.40%) Business Development
13 12 (2.40%) Change Management
13 12 (2.40%) Customer-Centricity
13 12 (2.40%) Presales
14 11 (2.20%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (2.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.78%) SQL
2 29 (5.79%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.99%) C
4 10 (2.00%) Java
5 9 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.60%) VBScript
7 7 (1.40%) C#
8 6 (1.20%) C++
9 4 (0.80%) VB
10 3 (0.60%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.20%) Perl
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) Python
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (14.57%) MCSE
3 58 (11.58%) Degree
4 51 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (9.78%) CCNA
5 49 (9.78%) MCP
6 35 (6.99%) Security Cleared
7 28 (5.59%) A+ Certification
8 23 (4.59%) CCNP
8 23 (4.59%) DBS Check
8 23 (4.59%) MCSA
9 22 (4.39%) SC Cleared
10 20 (3.99%) DV Cleared
11 19 (3.79%) MCTS
12 17 (3.39%) MCITP
13 14 (2.79%) PhD
14 10 (2.00%) MCDST
15 8 (1.60%) CompTIA Security+
15 8 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.40%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.18%) SLA
2 6 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 381 (76.05%) Active Directory
2 142 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (20.56%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.19%) XenApp
5 20 (3.99%) XenServer
6 16 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (2.79%) vSphere
8 12 (2.40%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.40%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.00%) Xen
11 4 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.80%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.80%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.40%) Firmware
13 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 35 (6.99%) SCCM
2 28 (5.59%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (2.40%) XenMobile
5 7 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.40%) EdgeSight
6 6 (1.20%) Nagios
7 5 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.00%) WSUS
7 5 (1.00%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.60%) DameWare
9 3 (0.60%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.60%) WMI
10 2 (0.40%) Netcool
10 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 318 (63.47%) Microsoft
2 161 (32.14%) VMware
3 85 (16.97%) Citrix
4 76 (15.17%) Cisco
5 60 (11.98%) HP
6 38 (7.58%) Google
7 33 (6.59%) Veeam
8 26 (5.19%) Dell
9 21 (4.19%) SAP
10 18 (3.59%) Palo Alto
11 17 (3.39%) iManage
12 15 (2.99%) Apple
12 15 (2.99%) Symantec
13 13 (2.59%) Canon
14 12 (2.40%) Intel
15 11 (2.20%) Lotus
16 10 (2.00%) Avaya
16 10 (2.00%) Oracle
17 9 (1.80%) IBM
18 8 (1.60%) McAfee