Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 793 608 458
Rank change year-on-year -185 -150 -175
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 359 668 1,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 1.61% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 287 578 1,124
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.89% -5.36%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,425 £19,500
90th Percentile £47,134 £42,500 £45,000
UK median annual salary £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -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 37,967 41,560 49,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.24% 24.73% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30,799 34,417 42,113
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -88 113 £26,500 -11.67% 5
South East -70 71 £25,000 +2.04% 4
Midlands +10 59 £23,000 -14.02% 7
North of England -92 51 £28,000 +1.82% 10
East of England +19 50 £46,056 +53.52% 9
West Midlands +22 40 £22,000 -20.00% 6
Yorkshire -43 24 £24,000 -9.43% 2
North West -33 21 £30,500 -15.86% 5
East Midlands +22 19 £27,250 +23.86% 1
South West -34 14 £25,000 +2.04% 1
North East -23 6 £21,625 -5.98% 3
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 359 (100.00%) Windows
2 247 (68.80%) Active Directory
3 216 (60.17%) Microsoft
4 165 (45.96%) Microsoft Office
5 134 (37.33%) Windows Server
6 130 (36.21%) Windows 7
7 119 (33.15%) VMware
8 114 (31.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (28.97%) Windows 10
10 98 (27.30%) ITIL
11 97 (27.02%) MS Exchange
12 92 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 86 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 81 (22.56%) Office 365
15 78 (21.73%) Firewall
16 72 (20.06%) Citrix
16 72 (20.06%) Windows 8
17 70 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 66 (18.38%) TCP/IP
19 63 (17.55%) DNS
20 61 (16.99%) Cisco
21 60 (16.71%) DHCP
22 59 (16.43%) HP
23 57 (15.88%) SQL
23 57 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
24 53 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
25 50 (13.93%) LAN
26 49 (13.65%) Windows Vista
27 44 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
27 44 (12.26%) Data Centre

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 97 (27.02%) MS Exchange
2 44 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (4.74%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (3.06%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.39%) IIS
9 4 (1.11%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.84%) Apache
10 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.56%) Site Server
12 1 (0.28%) CMS
12 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 165 (45.96%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (8.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (6.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.67%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.28%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 81 (22.56%) Office 365
2 13 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.11%) IaaS
4 4 (1.11%) PaaS
5 3 (0.84%) G Suite
6 2 (0.56%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (21.73%) Firewall
2 66 (18.38%) TCP/IP
3 63 (17.55%) DNS
4 60 (16.71%) DHCP
5 50 (13.93%) LAN
6 43 (11.98%) Internet
7 41 (11.42%) VPN
7 41 (11.42%) WAN
8 38 (10.58%) SAN
9 17 (4.74%) Remote Desktop
10 15 (4.18%) Wireless
11 12 (3.34%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (2.79%) VoIP
12 10 (2.79%) WebEx
13 8 (2.23%) Network Security
14 7 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.95%) Intranet
15 6 (1.67%) IPsec
15 6 (1.67%) NetScaler
15 6 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.11%) MS Access
6 4 (1.11%) MySQL
7 3 (0.84%) DB2
8 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.28%) Firebird
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.39%) AdminStudio
1 5 (1.39%) MSI
1 5 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (1.39%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (0.84%) Subversion
2 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.56%) Selenium
3 2 (0.56%) TestComplete
3 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) Hudson
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 27 (7.52%) Finance
2 24 (6.69%) Retail
3 15 (4.18%) Publishing
4 11 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.79%) Banking
6 8 (2.23%) Legal
7 7 (1.95%) Advertising
8 6 (1.67%) Law
8 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.84%) French Language
11 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (29.81%) Analyst
2 72 (20.06%) Support Engineer
3 47 (13.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 47 (13.09%) IT Support
4 45 (12.53%) Support Analyst
5 41 (11.42%) Service Analyst
6 39 (10.86%) Service Desk Analyst
7 35 (9.75%) Desktop Support
8 32 (8.91%) IT Engineer
9 25 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (6.69%) 1st Line Support
10 24 (6.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 24 (6.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 22 (6.13%) IT Analyst
12 21 (5.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 19 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (5.29%) IT Support Engineer
14 18 (5.01%) Desktop Engineer
14 18 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (4.46%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.62%) Flash
2 8 (2.23%) XML
3 7 (1.95%) .NET
3 7 (1.95%) CSS
3 7 (1.95%) HTML
3 7 (1.95%) Web Services
4 4 (1.11%) JSP
4 4 (1.11%) XSLT
5 3 (0.84%) JSON
5 3 (0.84%) Servlets
6 1 (0.28%) Ajax
6 1 (0.28%) COM
6 1 (0.28%) EJB
6 1 (0.28%) jQuery
6 1 (0.28%) MAPI
6 1 (0.28%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) Spring
6 1 (0.28%) Struts
6 1 (0.28%) Swing
6 1 (0.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 36 (10.03%) Driving Licence
3 33 (9.19%) Blackberry
4 32 (8.91%) Management Information System
5 31 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (5.57%) iPhone
7 18 (5.01%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (3.90%) NHS
10 12 (3.34%) iPad
11 11 (3.06%) Smartphone
12 9 (2.51%) Replication
13 8 (2.23%) AS400
13 8 (2.23%) Computer Science
13 8 (2.23%) iSeries
14 7 (1.95%) CCTV
14 7 (1.95%) EPoS
15 6 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
16 5 (1.39%) Client/Server
16 5 (1.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 359 (100.00%) Windows
2 134 (37.33%) Windows Server
3 130 (36.21%) Windows 7
4 114 (31.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (28.97%) Windows 10
6 92 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (20.06%) Windows 8
9 49 (13.65%) Windows Vista
10 21 (5.85%) Apple iOS
11 19 (5.29%) Mac OS
12 17 (4.74%) Mac OS X
13 16 (4.46%) Android
13 16 (4.46%) Windows 2000
14 13 (3.62%) Linux
15 8 (2.23%) HPUX
16 7 (1.95%) Unix
16 7 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (1.67%) AIX
18 5 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.30%) ITIL
2 53 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (5.85%) Time Management
4 18 (5.01%) Service Management
5 17 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (4.74%) Incident Management
6 15 (4.18%) Migration
7 14 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (3.90%) CRM
7 14 (3.90%) Information Security
7 14 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (3.62%) Change Management
8 13 (3.62%) ITSM
9 12 (3.34%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (3.34%) Software License Management
9 12 (3.34%) Statistics
9 12 (3.34%) Ticket Management
10 11 (3.06%) Change Control
10 11 (3.06%) Problem Management
10 11 (3.06%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.88%) SQL
2 28 (7.80%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.79%) VBScript
4 6 (1.67%) C
4 6 (1.67%) C++
4 6 (1.67%) Java
5 5 (1.39%) C#
6 4 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.11%) PHP
6 4 (1.11%) VB
7 3 (0.84%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.84%) VBA
8 2 (0.56%) VB6
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 70 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (10.86%) MCSE
3 35 (9.75%) Degree
4 33 (9.19%) Security Cleared
5 31 (8.64%) SC Cleared
6 30 (8.36%) CCNA
6 30 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (8.08%) MCSA
8 28 (7.80%) MCP
9 24 (6.69%) MCTS
10 18 (5.01%) A+ Certification
10 18 (5.01%) MCITP
11 17 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (2.79%) CCNP
13 9 (2.51%) MCDST
14 8 (2.23%) CCA
14 8 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (1.95%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.95%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.19%) SLA
2 12 (3.34%) PMO
3 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.84%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 247 (68.80%) Active Directory
2 57 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (11.14%) Hyper-V
4 32 (8.91%) vSphere
5 29 (8.08%) XenApp
6 14 (3.90%) XenServer
7 11 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (3.06%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.51%) Terminal Services
10 8 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.84%) Xen
13 2 (0.56%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.28%) Firmware
14 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 42 (11.70%) SCCM
2 16 (4.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (3.06%) WSUS
4 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.95%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.95%) SCOM
6 6 (1.67%) EdgeSight
7 5 (1.39%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.39%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (1.39%) WMI
8 4 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.84%) NetVault Backup
9 3 (0.84%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 216 (60.17%) Microsoft
2 119 (33.15%) VMware
3 72 (20.06%) Citrix
4 61 (16.99%) Cisco
5 59 (16.43%) HP
6 22 (6.13%) Apple
7 20 (5.57%) Mitel
8 16 (4.46%) EMC
9 15 (4.18%) SAP
10 14 (3.90%) Ivanti
11 13 (3.62%) Adobe
11 13 (3.62%) CommVault
11 13 (3.62%) Dell
12 12 (3.34%) IBM
13 11 (3.06%) McAfee
14 10 (2.79%) Bomgar
14 10 (2.79%) WatchGuard
15 8 (2.23%) Oracle
15 8 (2.23%) Remedy
15 8 (2.23%) Sun