Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 727 544 391
Rank change year-on-year -183 -153 -189
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 456 779 1,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.15% 1.90% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 390 665 1,457
England median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -3.70% -1.82%
10th Percentile £19,975 £19,550 £19,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £46,002
UK median annual salary £26,500 £26,500 £26,500

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 39,825 41,066 51,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.45% 24.54% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32,691 34,841 43,818
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -139 141 £27,500 -3.51% 9
North of England -7 87 £23,000 +6.98% 19
South East -92 86 £24,500 +2.08% 12
Midlands +26 75 £25,000 +4.17% 15
East of England +13 42 £40,750 +35.83% 11
West Midlands +7 42 £24,000 +9.09% 8
North West -12 37 £27,500 +34.15% 12
East Midlands +31 33 £27,500 +10.00% 7
Yorkshire +39 27 £22,000 -2.22% 6
South West -52 24 £26,000 -13.33% 5
North East -8 23 £23,000 - 1
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 456 (100.00%) Windows
2 343 (75.22%) Active Directory
3 293 (64.25%) Microsoft
4 229 (50.22%) Microsoft Office
5 196 (42.98%) Windows 7
6 189 (41.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 181 (39.69%) Windows Server
8 160 (35.09%) MS Exchange
9 148 (32.46%) Windows 8
10 146 (32.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 143 (31.36%) VMware
12 141 (30.92%) Windows 10
13 140 (30.70%) ITIL
14 126 (27.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 126 (27.63%) Office 365
15 120 (26.32%) DNS
16 118 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 117 (25.66%) Firewall
18 109 (23.90%) LAN
19 102 (22.37%) DHCP
20 101 (22.15%) TCP/IP
21 97 (21.27%) Microsoft Certification
22 96 (21.05%) Hyper-V
23 88 (19.30%) WAN
24 74 (16.23%) Windows Vista
24 74 (16.23%) Citrix
25 68 (14.91%) Cisco
26 65 (14.25%) VPN
27 64 (14.04%) MCSE
28 63 (13.82%) 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
1 160 (35.09%) MS Exchange
2 56 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (6.36%) SharePoint
7 21 (4.61%) Skype for Business
8 16 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.41%) IBM Notes
9 11 (2.41%) IIS
10 4 (0.88%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.22%) Site Server
13 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 229 (50.22%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) BASE24
1 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 126 (27.63%) Office 365
2 31 (6.80%) G Suite
3 24 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.41%) IaaS
4 11 (2.41%) PaaS
5 9 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 120 (26.32%) DNS
2 117 (25.66%) Firewall
3 109 (23.90%) LAN
4 102 (22.37%) DHCP
5 101 (22.15%) TCP/IP
6 88 (19.30%) WAN
7 65 (14.25%) VPN
8 48 (10.53%) Internet
9 33 (7.24%) VoIP
10 30 (6.58%) Wireless
11 24 (5.26%) SAN
12 22 (4.82%) MPLS
13 17 (3.73%) WLAN
14 15 (3.29%) DSL
15 12 (2.63%) ADSL
15 12 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (2.63%) SSL
15 12 (2.63%) VLAN
16 10 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Subversion
2 3 (0.66%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.66%) MSI
2 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.66%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (6.80%) Finance
2 20 (4.39%) Law
3 12 (2.63%) Retail
3 12 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.97%) Publishing
5 7 (1.54%) Electronics
6 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.10%) Banking
8 3 (0.66%) Games
8 3 (0.66%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Tamil Language
10 1 (0.22%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 134 (29.39%) Analyst
2 120 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 86 (18.86%) IT Support
4 63 (13.82%) Service Analyst
4 63 (13.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 58 (12.72%) Support Analyst
6 57 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 42 (9.21%) IT Engineer
8 39 (8.55%) Active Directory Support
8 39 (8.55%) Help Desk Support
9 37 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
9 37 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
10 35 (7.68%) IT Analyst
11 28 (6.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 28 (6.14%) Desktop Support
12 27 (5.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 26 (5.70%) Junior
14 24 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
14 24 (5.26%) Server Support
15 22 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.97%) Web Services
2 5 (1.10%) JSON
2 5 (1.10%) XML
3 4 (0.88%) Flash
3 4 (0.88%) J2EE
4 3 (0.66%) HTML
4 3 (0.66%) SOAP
4 3 (0.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (0.66%) WCF
4 3 (0.66%) WPF
5 2 (0.44%) .NET
5 2 (0.44%) jQuery
5 2 (0.44%) JSP
5 2 (0.44%) WSDL
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (10.09%) Blackberry
3 37 (8.11%) Driving Licence
4 25 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.95%) iPhone
6 13 (2.85%) RSA SecurID
7 11 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.19%) AS400
8 10 (2.19%) iSeries
9 9 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.97%) iPad
10 8 (1.75%) EPoS
11 5 (1.10%) NHS
12 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.88%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.88%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.66%) IVR
13 3 (0.66%) Life Science
13 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 456 (100.00%) Windows
2 196 (42.98%) Windows 7
3 189 (41.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 181 (39.69%) Windows Server
5 148 (32.46%) Windows 8
6 146 (32.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 141 (30.92%) Windows 10
8 126 (27.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 74 (16.23%) Windows Vista
10 27 (5.92%) Linux
11 19 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 17 (3.73%) Apple iOS
13 15 (3.29%) Android
14 14 (3.07%) Windows Phone
15 13 (2.85%) Windows 2000
16 12 (2.63%) Mac OS X
17 11 (2.41%) Mac OS
18 5 (1.10%) AIX
19 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
20 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (30.70%) ITIL
2 45 (9.87%) Time Management
3 32 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 27 (5.92%) Incident Management
5 25 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (3.95%) Document Management
7 17 (3.73%) ITIL V2
7 17 (3.73%) Migration
8 15 (3.29%) Problem Management
9 14 (3.07%) Presales
9 14 (3.07%) Service Management
10 13 (2.85%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (2.85%) CRM
10 13 (2.85%) ERP
10 13 (2.85%) Mathematics
10 13 (2.85%) Patch Management
11 12 (2.63%) Software Engineering
12 11 (2.41%) Business Development
13 10 (2.19%) Hardware Maintenance
13 10 (2.19%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.09%) SQL
2 29 (6.36%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.29%) C
4 14 (3.07%) Java
5 12 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.75%) VBScript
7 5 (1.10%) C#
8 3 (0.66%) C++
8 3 (0.66%) Embedded C
8 3 (0.66%) VB
9 1 (0.22%) Perl
9 1 (0.22%) PHP
9 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 97 (21.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (14.04%) MCSE
3 46 (10.09%) Degree
3 46 (10.09%) MCP
4 41 (8.99%) CCNA
4 41 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (6.36%) Security Cleared
6 26 (5.70%) A+ Certification
7 21 (4.61%) DBS Check
7 21 (4.61%) MCSA
8 19 (4.17%) MCITP
8 19 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 18 (3.95%) CCNP
9 18 (3.95%) MCTS
10 17 (3.73%) DV Cleared
11 12 (2.63%) PhD
12 10 (2.19%) MCDST
13 7 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.09%) SLA
2 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.66%) PMO
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 343 (75.22%) Active Directory
2 118 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.39%) XenServer
5 18 (3.95%) XenApp
6 16 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (2.85%) Terminal Services
8 11 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (2.19%) vSphere
10 8 (1.75%) Xen
11 5 (1.10%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.88%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.44%) Firmware
14 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.22%) vCloud
15 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (6.80%) SCCM
2 27 (5.92%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (2.19%) XenMobile
5 6 (1.32%) EdgeSight
5 6 (1.32%) Nagios
6 5 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.10%) WSUS
6 5 (1.10%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.66%) DameWare
8 3 (0.66%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.66%) WMI
9 2 (0.44%) EnCase
9 2 (0.44%) FTK
9 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 293 (64.25%) Microsoft
2 143 (31.36%) VMware
3 74 (16.23%) Citrix
4 68 (14.91%) Cisco
5 63 (13.82%) HP
6 33 (7.24%) Google
7 28 (6.14%) Dell
8 27 (5.92%) Veeam
9 21 (4.61%) SAP
10 14 (3.07%) Apple
10 14 (3.07%) iManage
11 13 (2.85%) Canon
11 13 (2.85%) IBM
11 13 (2.85%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.63%) Symantec
13 11 (2.41%) Intel
13 11 (2.41%) Lotus
14 10 (2.19%) Avaya
15 9 (1.97%) Oracle
16 8 (1.75%) Workday