Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 451 286
Rank change year-on-year -142 -165 -78
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 658 1239 2421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.65% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.60% 2.54% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 566 1119 2031
England median annual salary £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.89% -3.64% -
10th Percentile £20,125 £19,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £43,125 £45,000 £48,750
UK median annual salary £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -5.45% -

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 41177 48751 55645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.73% 25.65% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34011 41840 47073
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 July 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 23 July 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 -156 217 £31,000 +8.77% 10
North of England -7 159 £27,500 +17.02% 14
South East -43 144 £24,500 -10.91% 12
Yorkshire +17 88 £26,500 +12.77% 5
North West -44 62 £36,250 +51.04% 9
South West +8 50 £24,500 -18.33%
Midlands -53 46 £26,750 +1.90% 7
West Midlands -17 43 £27,500 +5.77% 5
East of England -32 42 £30,000 +13.21% 7
North East +14 9 £23,000 +17.95%
East Midlands -20 3 £22,000 -20.00% 2
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 658 (100.00%) Windows
2 424 (64.44%) Active Directory
3 394 (59.88%) Microsoft
4 315 (47.87%) Windows Server
5 267 (40.58%) Microsoft Office
6 259 (39.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 252 (38.30%) Windows 7
8 225 (34.19%) MS Exchange
9 218 (33.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 206 (31.31%) VMware
11 193 (29.33%) Windows 8
12 166 (25.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 164 (24.92%) DNS
14 161 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 151 (22.95%) DHCP
16 150 (22.80%) Firewall
17 148 (22.49%) ITIL
18 137 (20.82%) Office 365
19 130 (19.76%) Degree
20 123 (18.69%) LAN
21 121 (18.39%) Citrix
22 119 (18.09%) Hyper-V
23 116 (17.63%) TCP/IP
24 112 (17.02%) WAN
25 109 (16.57%) Windows 10
26 104 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
27 102 (15.50%) VPN
28 101 (15.35%) Cisco
29 99 (15.05%) SQL Server
30 91 (13.83%) SLA

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
1 225 (34.19%) MS Exchange
2 72 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 67 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (7.75%) SharePoint
5 42 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (3.95%) Skype for Business
7 23 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.22%) IIS
9 4 (0.61%) Apache
9 4 (0.61%) IBM Domino
9 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.46%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.46%) TPMS
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.15%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 267 (40.58%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.61%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.46%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.46%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.46%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 137 (20.82%) Office 365
2 17 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.67%) G Suite
4 10 (1.52%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.30%) IaaS
5 2 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (24.92%) DNS
2 151 (22.95%) DHCP
3 150 (22.80%) Firewall
4 123 (18.69%) LAN
5 116 (17.63%) TCP/IP
6 112 (17.02%) WAN
7 102 (15.50%) VPN
8 80 (12.16%) Internet
9 57 (8.66%) VoIP
10 53 (8.05%) SAN
11 44 (6.69%) MPLS
12 39 (5.93%) Wireless
13 29 (4.41%) VLAN
14 23 (3.50%) WebEx
15 21 (3.19%) PBX
16 19 (2.89%) Remote Desktop
17 17 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (2.28%) Skype
19 12 (1.82%) Wireshark
20 11 (1.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 37 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (3.34%) SQL Server 2000
5 19 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.82%) MySQL
7 4 (0.61%) MS Access
7 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) GIS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.80%) Subversion
2 24 (3.65%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.61%) JIRA
4 4 (0.61%) TestRail
5 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.15%) AppScan
5 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.15%) MSI
5 1 (0.15%) Paros
5 1 (0.15%) WebScarab
5 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 40 (6.08%) Finance
2 32 (4.86%) Games
3 24 (3.65%) Law
4 21 (3.19%) Legal
4 21 (3.19%) Retail
5 16 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.37%) French Language
8 9 (1.37%) German Language
9 8 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.06%) Publishing
11 5 (0.76%) Advertising
12 4 (0.61%) Automotive
13 3 (0.46%) Back Office
13 3 (0.46%) Electronics
13 3 (0.46%) Marketing
13 3 (0.46%) Military
14 2 (0.30%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 195 (29.64%) Support Engineer
2 190 (28.88%) Analyst
3 172 (26.14%) IT Support
4 122 (18.54%) Support Analyst
5 90 (13.68%) 1st Line Support
6 85 (12.92%) IT Engineer
7 78 (11.85%) IT Support Engineer
8 76 (11.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 68 (10.33%) Service Analyst
10 67 (10.18%) Junior
11 63 (9.57%) Service Desk Analyst
12 57 (8.66%) IT Analyst
13 51 (7.75%) Active Directory Support
14 48 (7.29%) Server Support
15 47 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
16 45 (6.84%) Junior IT Support
17 44 (6.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 42 (6.38%) Help Desk Support
18 42 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
19 40 (6.08%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.80%) XML
2 20 (3.04%) Web Services
3 12 (1.82%) JSON
4 10 (1.52%) SOAP
4 10 (1.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 10 (1.52%) WCF
4 10 (1.52%) WPF
5 6 (0.91%) CGI
6 5 (0.76%) HTML
7 4 (0.61%) DirectX
7 4 (0.61%) OpenGL
8 3 (0.46%) .NET
8 3 (0.46%) CSS
8 3 (0.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (0.30%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.30%) jQuery
9 2 (0.30%) JSP
10 1 (0.15%) LAMP
10 1 (0.15%) Middleware
10 1 (0.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 57 (8.66%) Blackberry
3 51 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (6.08%) Management Information System
5 35 (5.32%) Replication
6 28 (4.26%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.58%) Smartphone
8 15 (2.28%) iPad
9 13 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.82%) iPhone
11 11 (1.67%) EPoS
11 11 (1.67%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.67%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
14 7 (1.06%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.91%) CCTV
15 6 (0.91%) PDA
16 4 (0.61%) Animation
17 3 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 658 (100.00%) Windows
2 315 (47.87%) Windows Server
3 259 (39.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 252 (38.30%) Windows 7
5 218 (33.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 193 (29.33%) Windows 8
7 161 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 109 (16.57%) Windows 10
9 77 (11.70%) Windows Vista
10 47 (7.14%) Linux
11 36 (5.47%) Android
12 24 (3.65%) Apple iOS
12 24 (3.65%) Mac OS
13 23 (3.50%) Unix
13 23 (3.50%) Windows 2000 Server
14 17 (2.58%) Mac OS X
15 16 (2.43%) Windows 2000
16 8 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.76%) SUSE
18 3 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (22.49%) ITIL
2 48 (7.29%) Service Delivery
3 42 (6.38%) Service Management
4 30 (4.56%) Information Security
5 29 (4.41%) OO
6 28 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 27 (4.10%) Time Management
8 24 (3.65%) Multithreading
8 24 (3.65%) Project Management
9 22 (3.34%) CRM
9 22 (3.34%) ERP
9 22 (3.34%) Problem Management
10 21 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 20 (3.04%) E-Commerce
12 19 (2.89%) Asset Management
12 19 (2.89%) Mentoring
13 18 (2.74%) Change Management
13 18 (2.74%) Incident Management
14 17 (2.58%) ITSM
15 16 (2.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (11.55%) SQL
2 32 (4.86%) C++
3 29 (4.41%) C#
4 23 (3.50%) PowerShell
5 17 (2.58%) C
6 15 (2.28%) Python
7 11 (1.67%) Java
8 8 (1.22%) Embedded C
8 8 (1.22%) Perl
9 7 (1.06%) VB
10 4 (0.61%) VBScript
11 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.46%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.46%) Ruby
12 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.15%) PHP
13 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (19.76%) Degree
2 104 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (9.27%) CCNA
4 61 (9.27%) MCSE
5 60 (9.12%) MCP
6 46 (6.99%) A+ Certification
7 36 (5.47%) MCSA
8 34 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 30 (4.56%) HND
9 30 (4.56%) Security Cleared
10 29 (4.41%) GNVQ
11 23 (3.50%) CCNP
11 23 (3.50%) SC Cleared
12 19 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (2.74%) MCTS
14 11 (1.67%) MCITP
15 10 (1.52%) DBS Check
15 10 (1.52%) MCDST
16 9 (1.37%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (13.83%) SLA
2 13 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.06%) QA
4 6 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.76%) ISO 22301
5 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 424 (64.44%) Active Directory
2 166 (25.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (18.09%) Hyper-V
4 40 (6.08%) XenApp
5 27 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (3.50%) vSphere
7 18 (2.74%) XenDesktop
8 16 (2.43%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.37%) XenServer
10 8 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.91%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.91%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.46%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 38 (5.78%) SCCM
2 20 (3.04%) DameWare
2 20 (3.04%) Perfmon
3 17 (2.58%) Backup Exec
4 12 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
6 9 (1.37%) XenMobile
7 7 (1.06%) SCOM
8 6 (0.91%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.46%) Netcool
9 3 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.46%) WSUS
10 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.30%) Nessus
10 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 394 (59.88%) Microsoft
2 206 (31.31%) VMware
3 121 (18.39%) Citrix
4 101 (15.35%) Cisco
5 48 (7.29%) HP
6 34 (5.17%) Apple
7 25 (3.80%) iManage
8 23 (3.50%) Palo Alto
9 19 (2.89%) Avaya
9 19 (2.89%) Dell
9 19 (2.89%) Veeam
10 18 (2.74%) Symantec
11 17 (2.58%) Sophos
12 15 (2.28%) Google
12 15 (2.28%) Oracle
13 14 (2.13%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.82%) MobileIron
15 11 (1.67%) Blue Coat
16 10 (1.52%) Adobe
16 10 (1.52%) Sourcefire
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Oliver Marks Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £15 - £16 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum + great benefits package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Pension Scheme + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Technical Futures
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridgeshire
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
greywood
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Net-Recruit.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Huntingdon
greywood
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago