Period
to 21 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 823 804 767
Rank change year-on-year -19 -37 -178
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 165 299 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.91% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 127 266 357
England median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +13.21% +1.92%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £44,800 £59,375 £42,500
UK median annual salary £27,550 £30,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -8.17% +13.21% -

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 25,395 32,756 40,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.22% 23.31% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20,552 26,451 33,331
England median annual salary £46,746 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.59% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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
South East +37 56 £30,500 +22.00% 16
London +46 38 £27,500 -15.38% 13
North of England +32 29 £23,000 -24.59% 14
Midlands +29 26 £24,500 -1.01% 14
West Midlands +34 20 £21,750 -12.12% 6
North West +53 18 £20,360 -54.76% 5
Yorkshire +26 11 £25,000 -16.67% 6
South West +21 9 - - 8
East of England +43 7 £24,500 -9.26% 3
East Midlands +26 5 £40,000 +48.84% 8
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (65.45%) Active Directory
3 103 (62.42%) Microsoft
4 81 (49.09%) Windows 10
5 79 (47.88%) Office 365
6 73 (44.24%) Windows 7
7 51 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (29.70%) Microsoft Office
9 47 (28.48%) VMware
10 46 (27.88%) Windows Server
11 43 (26.06%) Windows 8
12 41 (24.85%) ITIL
13 40 (24.24%) TCP/IP
13 40 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (18.79%) Degree
15 30 (18.18%) VPN
16 27 (16.36%) MS Exchange
16 27 (16.36%) SLA
17 26 (15.76%) Apple
18 25 (15.15%) HP
19 23 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (13.94%) Internet
20 21 (12.73%) Security Cleared
20 21 (12.73%) Windows 2000
21 20 (12.12%) C#
21 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
22 18 (10.91%) SQL
23 17 (10.30%) Azure
23 17 (10.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 17 (10.30%) Numerate Degree

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 27 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.21%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (29.70%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (10.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (7.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.82%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 79 (47.88%) Office 365
2 17 (10.30%) Azure
3 7 (4.24%) AWS
3 7 (4.24%) G Suite
4 6 (3.64%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (0.61%) Google Docs
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 30 (18.18%) VPN
3 23 (13.94%) Internet
4 14 (8.48%) DNS
5 11 (6.67%) Firewall
6 8 (4.85%) LAN
7 7 (4.24%) DHCP
7 7 (4.24%) VLAN
7 7 (4.24%) VoIP
8 6 (3.64%) DMZ
8 6 (3.64%) IPsec
8 6 (3.64%) MPLS
8 6 (3.64%) SMTP
9 5 (3.03%) Intranet
9 5 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (3.03%) WAN
10 4 (2.42%) Extranet
10 4 (2.42%) Wireless
11 3 (1.82%) RS-232
11 3 (1.82%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.64%) Power BI
3 4 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Bugzilla
1 3 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 10 (6.06%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) Publishing
3 6 (3.64%) Electronics
4 3 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.21%) Banking
5 2 (1.21%) German Language
5 2 (1.21%) Housing Association
5 2 (1.21%) Law
5 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.21%) Social Housing
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 65 (39.39%) Support Engineer
2 47 (28.48%) Analyst
3 22 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (12.73%) Support Analyst
5 20 (12.12%) Service Analyst
6 18 (10.91%) Desktop Support
7 17 (10.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 15 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 14 (8.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (8.48%) IT Support
10 13 (7.88%) Deskside Engineer
10 13 (7.88%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (6.06%) Deskside Support
12 10 (6.06%) Deskside Support Engineer
12 10 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (5.45%) Network Engineer
14 8 (4.85%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (1.82%) CSS
3 2 (1.21%) HTML
3 2 (1.21%) LDAP
3 2 (1.21%) Middleware
3 2 (1.21%) XML
4 1 (0.61%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.06%) CMDB
3 8 (4.85%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.03%) PDA
6 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.21%) Handset
6 2 (1.21%) iPhone
6 2 (1.21%) Social Media
6 2 (1.21%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.21%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (49.09%) Windows 10
3 73 (44.24%) Windows 7
4 46 (27.88%) Windows Server
5 43 (26.06%) Windows 8
6 23 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (12.73%) Windows 2000
8 15 (9.09%) Android
9 14 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (7.88%) Mac OS
11 11 (6.67%) Windows Vista
12 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.21%) Linux
14 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
2 41 (24.85%) ITIL
3 14 (8.48%) E-Commerce
4 11 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 10 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 9 (5.45%) Migration
7 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (4.24%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.64%) Data Analysis
9 6 (3.64%) Security Patching
9 6 (3.64%) Server Building
9 6 (3.64%) Storage Management
9 6 (3.64%) Validation
9 6 (3.64%) Workflow
10 5 (3.03%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.03%) Coaching
10 5 (3.03%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.03%) Planning and Forecasting
11 4 (2.42%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.12%) C#
2 18 (10.91%) SQL
3 8 (4.85%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.42%) Delphi
5 4 (2.42%) VB
6 2 (1.21%) C
6 2 (1.21%) C++
6 2 (1.21%) Java
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.61%) VBA
7 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (18.79%) Degree
2 21 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.30%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 9 (5.45%) MCP
7 5 (3.03%) CCNA
7 5 (3.03%) CCNP
7 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.03%) MCSA
7 5 (3.03%) MCSE
8 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.21%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.36%) SLA
2 10 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.21%) GxP
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (65.45%) Active Directory
2 40 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.85%) Firmware
5 3 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.21%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (9.70%) SCCM
2 7 (4.24%) AirWatch
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.21%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.21%) DameWare
5 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.21%) OpenView
5 2 (1.21%) OVSD
6 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.61%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (62.42%) Microsoft
2 47 (28.48%) VMware
3 26 (15.76%) Apple
4 25 (15.15%) HP
5 15 (9.09%) Citrix
6 11 (6.67%) Dell
7 10 (6.06%) Cisco
8 7 (4.24%) McAfee
8 7 (4.24%) Oracle
9 6 (3.64%) Adobe
9 6 (3.64%) Snow
9 6 (3.64%) Tableau
10 5 (3.03%) Becrypt
10 5 (3.03%) Samsung
10 5 (3.03%) Symantec
11 3 (1.82%) Orchard
12 2 (1.21%) arcserve
12 2 (1.21%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.21%) Remedy
12 2 (1.21%) SimCorp