The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
UK
Rank 539 398 228
Rank change year-on-year -141 -170  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 345 772 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.75% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 2.86% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 293 668 1242
Median salary £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,750
% change year-on-year +4.00% -2.91%  

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20041 26982 29096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.69% 26.09% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16855 22704 24368
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows XP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in the UK

Windows XP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP.

Salary trend for Windows XP in the UK

Windows XP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in the UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -140 336 £26,500 +1.92% 49
London -78 119 £29,894 -0.35% 8
South East -21 79 £25,000 - 12
North West -47 34 £29,500 +25.53% 11
Yorkshire +18 29 £26,500 +12.76% 8
South West +16 26 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Manchester -44 23 £27,000 +14.89% 5
East of England 0 21 £30,000 +16.50% 5
West Yorkshire +26 20 £26,500 +12.76% 6
West Midlands -11 19 £22,500 -23.72% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 18 £22,500 -15.09% 5
Kent +39 17 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Leeds +17 16 £26,500 +12.76% 5
Hampshire +11 15 £27,500 +1.85% 1
Berkshire +40 12 £27,500 +4.76% 2
City of London +45 11 £29,000 -14.70% 1
High Wycombe +13 11 £24,000 -7.69% 1
Hertfordshire -3 10 £30,000 +30.43% 3
Bristol -10 10 £25,500 -32.00% 1
Surrey -32 9 £30,000 +15.38%
Staffordshire +18 8 £20,000 -6.97% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 8 £34,000 +33.33% 2
Farnborough +11 8 £27,500 +10.00%
North East +7 8 £23,000 +21.05%
Oxfordshire -1 8 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Tyne and Wear +18 7 £23,000 +21.05%
Wiltshire +14 7 £23,500 -6.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 7 £23,000 +17.94%
Birmingham +7 7 £20,750 -30.83%
Milton Keynes +7 7 £17,000 -40.35% 3

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 722 (100.00%) Windows
2 475 (65.79%) Microsoft
3 448 (62.05%) Active Directory
4 341 (47.23%) MS Office
5 298 (41.27%) Windows Server
6 290 (40.17%) Windows 7
7 258 (35.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 253 (35.04%) MS Excel
9 239 (33.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 227 (31.44%) MS Exchange
11 199 (27.56%) Windows 8
12 174 (24.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 156 (21.61%) VMware
14 148 (20.50%) ITIL
15 143 (19.81%) TCP/IP
16 137 (18.98%) DNS
17 124 (17.17%) SLA
18 122 (16.90%) DHCP
19 119 (16.48%) Cisco
20 114 (15.79%) Firewall
21 109 (15.10%) LAN
22 107 (14.82%) SQL Server
23 102 (14.13%) Degree
24 101 (13.99%) VPN
25 99 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
26 92 (12.74%) SQL
27 91 (12.60%) Citrix
28 89 (12.33%) Windows Vista
29 85 (11.77%) Blackberry
30 83 (11.50%) Office 365

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 227 (31.44%) MS Exchange
2 80 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 60 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 48 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (4.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 23 (3.19%) Skype for Business
8 22 (3.05%) IIS
9 21 (2.91%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.66%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.97%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.55%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.42%) TPMS
15 2 (0.28%) Apache
15 2 (0.28%) LiveLink
15 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.14%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 341 (47.23%) MS Office
2 253 (35.04%) MS Excel
3 29 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.55%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.28%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Maximo
2 3 (0.42%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 83 (11.50%) Office 365
2 12 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.11%) SaaS
4 6 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (0.69%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.55%) IaaS
6 4 (0.55%) PaaS
7 3 (0.42%) Akamai
8 1 (0.14%) G Suite
8 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 143 (19.81%) TCP/IP
2 137 (18.98%) DNS
3 122 (16.90%) DHCP
4 114 (15.79%) Firewall
5 109 (15.10%) LAN
6 101 (13.99%) VPN
7 74 (10.25%) WAN
8 67 (9.28%) Internet
9 64 (8.86%) Wireless
10 51 (7.06%) VoIP
11 33 (4.57%) SAN
12 26 (3.60%) Ethernet
12 26 (3.60%) VLAN
13 24 (3.32%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (2.08%) PBX
15 14 (1.94%) ADSL
16 13 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
16 13 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (1.66%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (14.82%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 42 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.22%) MySQL
6 11 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.39%) MS Access
8 9 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.69%) GIS
12 5 (0.69%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.55%) Big Data
13 4 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.42%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.42%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.42%) Impala
14 3 (0.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.97%) Subversion
3 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.55%) Selenium
4 3 (0.42%) JIRA
4 3 (0.42%) Toad
5 2 (0.28%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) AppScan
6 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Paros
6 1 (0.14%) Trac
6 1 (0.14%) WebScarab
General
1 66 (9.14%) Finance
2 35 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 32 (4.43%) Legal
4 21 (2.91%) Retail
5 19 (2.63%) Law
6 17 (2.35%) Games
7 16 (2.22%) German Language
8 15 (2.08%) Back Office
9 11 (1.52%) French Language
10 10 (1.39%) Banking
11 9 (1.25%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.11%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.97%) Advertising
14 5 (0.69%) Marketing
14 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.69%) Publishing
14 5 (0.69%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.55%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.42%) Automotive
17 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 249 (34.49%) Analyst
2 184 (25.48%) Support Analyst
3 182 (25.21%) Support Engineer
4 169 (23.41%) IT Support
5 133 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 100 (13.85%) 1st Line Support
7 81 (11.22%) IT Analyst
8 79 (10.94%) IT Engineer
9 75 (10.39%) IT Support Analyst
10 72 (9.97%) IT Support Engineer
11 65 (9.00%) Desktop Support
11 65 (9.00%) Service Analyst
12 60 (8.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 60 (8.31%) Service Desk Analyst
13 59 (8.17%) Help Desk Support
14 57 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 56 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 55 (7.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 49 (6.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
18 48 (6.65%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.29%) HTML
2 26 (3.60%) .NET
3 22 (3.05%) XML
4 12 (1.66%) Web Services
5 9 (1.25%) DirectX
5 9 (1.25%) OpenGL
6 8 (1.11%) CSS
6 8 (1.11%) WPF
7 7 (0.97%) JSON
8 6 (0.83%) FFmpeg
8 6 (0.83%) SOAP
8 6 (0.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (0.83%) WCF
9 4 (0.55%) CGI
9 4 (0.55%) Middleware
10 2 (0.28%) Ajax
10 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.28%) DOM
10 2 (0.28%) HTML5
10 2 (0.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.77%) Blackberry
2 69 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 40 (5.54%) Computer Science
5 38 (5.26%) iPhone
6 26 (3.60%) Smartphone
7 23 (3.19%) Driving Licence
8 17 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (2.22%) iPad
10 14 (1.94%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.94%) Replication
11 12 (1.66%) EPoS
12 10 (1.39%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.25%) Animation
13 9 (1.25%) Fat Client
13 9 (1.25%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.25%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.11%) CCTV
15 7 (0.97%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 722 (100.00%) Windows
2 298 (41.27%) Windows Server
3 290 (40.17%) Windows 7
4 258 (35.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 239 (33.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 199 (27.56%) Windows 8
7 174 (24.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 89 (12.33%) Windows Vista
9 70 (9.70%) Windows 10
10 56 (7.76%) Linux
11 42 (5.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 40 (5.54%) Mac OS X
13 27 (3.74%) Windows 2000
14 22 (3.05%) Android
14 22 (3.05%) Apple iOS
15 20 (2.77%) Mac OS
16 19 (2.63%) Unix
17 7 (0.97%) AIX
18 5 (0.69%) HPUX
18 5 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (20.50%) ITIL
2 61 (8.45%) Service Management
3 36 (4.99%) Problem Management
4 34 (4.71%) Service Delivery
5 32 (4.43%) Mathematics
6 30 (4.16%) Asset Management
7 25 (3.46%) Change Control
8 24 (3.32%) CRM
8 24 (3.32%) Information Security
9 22 (3.05%) Change Management
10 20 (2.77%) E-Commerce
11 19 (2.63%) ITSM
12 18 (2.49%) Time Management
13 17 (2.35%) IT Strategy
13 17 (2.35%) OO
13 17 (2.35%) Software Engineering
14 16 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (2.08%) Line Management
15 15 (2.08%) Project Management
16 13 (1.80%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (12.74%) SQL
2 39 (5.40%) C
3 25 (3.46%) C++
4 24 (3.32%) Java
5 21 (2.91%) VB
6 18 (2.49%) VBScript
7 15 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.08%) Python
8 13 (1.80%) Perl
9 12 (1.66%) C#
10 10 (1.39%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.25%) VBA
12 6 (0.83%) Embedded C
13 5 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.55%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.55%) Ruby
15 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.28%) VB6
16 1 (0.14%) PHP
16 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (14.13%) Degree
2 69 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (7.62%) MCP
4 48 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (5.40%) CCNA
6 32 (4.43%) A+ Certification
6 32 (4.43%) MCSE
7 27 (3.74%) HND
8 25 (3.46%) Security Cleared
9 22 (3.05%) SC Cleared
10 20 (2.77%) NVQ Level 3
11 17 (2.35%) GNVQ
12 15 (2.08%) CCNP
12 15 (2.08%) MCSA
13 10 (1.39%) MCTS
13 10 (1.39%) PhD
14 9 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (0.83%) CCSE
15 6 (0.83%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (17.17%) SLA
2 14 (1.94%) QA
3 11 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.42%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 448 (62.05%) Active Directory
2 99 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.63%) XenApp
5 16 (2.22%) vSphere
6 14 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.80%) Terminal Server
8 11 (1.52%) XenServer
9 9 (1.25%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 9 (1.25%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.11%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.97%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.83%) pfSense
13 5 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.55%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.14%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 39 (5.40%) SCCM
2 21 (2.91%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.94%) DameWare
4 12 (1.66%) XenMobile
5 10 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.83%) Cacti
6 6 (0.83%) Graylog
6 6 (0.83%) Nagios
6 6 (0.83%) Perfmon
7 5 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.42%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.42%) Oozie
9 3 (0.42%) OpenView
9 3 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.28%) Malwarebytes
10 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 475 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 156 (21.61%) VMware
3 119 (16.48%) Cisco
4 91 (12.60%) Citrix
5 59 (8.17%) HP
6 37 (5.12%) Avaya
6 37 (5.12%) Oracle
7 36 (4.99%) Apple
8 28 (3.88%) Dell
9 27 (3.74%) iManage
10 19 (2.63%) LANDesk
11 17 (2.35%) NetApp
11 17 (2.35%) Palo Alto
12 16 (2.22%) Symantec
13 12 (1.66%) Lotus
13 12 (1.66%) Polycom
13 12 (1.66%) Veeam
14 11 (1.52%) EMC
14 11 (1.52%) Intel Security
15 10 (1.39%) Mitel
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