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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 27 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1078 877 711
Rank change year-on-year -201 -166 +112
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 79 45 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.26% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 70 40 96
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,255 £18,750
25th Percentile £23,500 £21,750 £22,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +25.00% -5.45%
75th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £40,000
90th Percentile - £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +25.00% -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 27,106 17,512 15,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.29% 18.74% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14,962 12,916 12,832
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,233 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,450
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in England

Windows XP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows XP in England.

Salary trend for Windows XP in England

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows XP in England over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Midlands -56 27 £30,000 +33.33% 4
London -231 23 £52,500 -22.22% 2
South East -62 20 £27,500 -31.25% 2
West Midlands -47 15 £28,500 +26.67% 2
East Midlands -28 12 £30,000 +26.32% 2
North of England -79 7 £23,500 -2.08% 4
North East - 3 £23,250 -
Yorkshire -53 2 £23,500 -2.08% 2
North West - 2 £25,000 - 2
South West -39 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
East of England -74 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (65.82%) Microsoft
3 48 (60.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (51.90%) Microsoft Office
4 41 (51.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (48.10%) Active Directory
6 33 (41.77%) PowerShell
7 31 (39.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
8 30 (37.97%) Firewall
9 29 (36.71%) Load Balancing
9 29 (36.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 28 (35.44%) Microsoft 365
11 27 (34.18%) Windows 7
11 27 (34.18%) Windows 10
11 27 (34.18%) DHCP
12 26 (32.91%) Social Skills
13 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
14 24 (30.38%) Wireless
14 24 (30.38%) VMware
15 23 (29.11%) DNS
15 23 (29.11%) Linux
16 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2016
17 21 (26.58%) Windows 8
18 20 (25.32%) HP SIM
18 20 (25.32%) Clustering
18 20 (25.32%) SUSE
18 20 (25.32%) SCADA
18 20 (25.32%) VBScript
18 20 (25.32%) VB

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 12 (15.19%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 41 (51.90%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (10.13%) Power Platform
3 4 (5.06%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.97%) Firewall
2 27 (34.18%) DHCP
3 24 (30.38%) Wireless
4 23 (29.11%) DNS
5 10 (12.66%) LAN
5 10 (12.66%) WAN
6 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.53%) IPsec
8 2 (2.53%) SSH
9 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) Power BI
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (32.91%) Social Skills
2 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Automotive
4 2 (2.53%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Finance
5 1 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (24.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 19 (24.05%) Support Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) IT Support
4 12 (15.19%) Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) IT Technician
6 9 (11.39%) IT Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) IT Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (7.59%) Support Technician
9 5 (6.33%) Junior IT Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Clustering
1 20 (25.32%) SCADA
2 15 (18.99%) Driving Licence
3 10 (12.66%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.80%) CMDB
4 3 (3.80%) Handset
5 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.53%) iPhone
6 1 (1.27%) Anti-Spyware
6 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (60.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (51.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (39.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (34.18%) Windows 10
5 27 (34.18%) Windows 7
6 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
7 23 (29.11%) Linux
8 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2016
9 21 (26.58%) Windows 8
10 20 (25.32%) SUSE
11 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2019
12 12 (15.19%) Windows Vista
13 3 (3.80%) Fedora
14 2 (2.53%) Android
14 2 (2.53%) OpenWrt
14 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 29 (36.71%) Load Balancing
2 17 (21.52%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (20.25%) ITIL
4 12 (15.19%) Network Management
5 9 (11.39%) Antivirus Management
5 9 (11.39%) Change Control
6 8 (10.13%) ERP
7 7 (8.86%) Time Management
8 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.80%) Break/Fix
8 3 (3.80%) Security Patching
8 3 (3.80%) Storage Management
8 3 (3.80%) Validation
9 2 (2.53%) Disk Encryption
9 2 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.53%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.53%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.77%) PowerShell
2 20 (25.32%) VB
2 20 (25.32%) VBScript
3 13 (16.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.53%) MCP
3 2 (2.53%) MCSA
3 2 (2.53%) MCSE
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) SLA
2 12 (15.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (48.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.39%) XenApp
4 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) HP SIM
1 20 (25.32%) OpenView
2 9 (11.39%) SCCM
3 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.27%) EnCase
4 1 (1.27%) FTK
Vendors
1 52 (65.82%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.38%) VMware
3 20 (25.32%) HP
4 12 (15.19%) Veeam
5 9 (11.39%) Citrix
5 9 (11.39%) IBM
6 8 (10.13%) Acronis
6 8 (10.13%) JD Edwards
6 8 (10.13%) MAPICS
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco
7 4 (5.06%) Dell
7 4 (5.06%) Meraki
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle
8 3 (3.80%) Snow
9 2 (2.53%) Apple
9 2 (2.53%) Commvault
9 2 (2.53%) Lotus
9 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.53%) Symantec