Period
to 14 November 2019

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 6 months to 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 848 827 671
Rank change year-on-year -21 -156 -145
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 207 322 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 0.85% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 147 288 531
UK median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +13.21% +1.92%
10th Percentile £19,674 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £38,150 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% -

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 31,303 37,751 44,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.83% 23.08% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24,895 30,522 35,903
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +1.25% -

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in the UK

Windows XP
Top 14 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 6 months to 14 November 2019. 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
England -7 190 £27,500 -8.33% 51
UK excluding London +16 165 £27,500 -8.33% 49
South East +17 50 £30,500 +22.00% 13
Midlands +56 39 £25,750 -20.77% 9
North of England +30 34 £30,500 -1.61% 14
London +15 33 £27,500 -8.33% 5
North West +43 27 £31,000 -31.11% 8
West Midlands +31 23 £25,000 -16.67% 6
East of England +38 19 £24,000 -52.00% 7
East Midlands +20 16 £32,500 -13.33% 3
South West +7 14 £27,500 -38.89% 3
Scotland +30 8 £37,585 +41.83% 3
Yorkshire -13 7 £28,750 -5.74% 6
Wales +13 1 £35,000 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 207 (100.00%) Windows
2 168 (81.16%) Active Directory
3 136 (65.70%) Microsoft
4 101 (48.79%) Windows 10
5 94 (45.41%) Office 365
6 87 (42.03%) Windows 7
6 87 (42.03%) Microsoft Office
7 70 (33.82%) ITIL
7 70 (33.82%) Windows Server
8 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (27.54%) VMware
9 57 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 51 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
11 50 (24.15%) TCP/IP
12 49 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 43 (20.77%) VPN
14 42 (20.29%) MS Exchange
14 42 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (19.81%) Windows 8
16 39 (18.84%) Windows 2000
17 38 (18.36%) Firewall
18 36 (17.39%) MS Visio
19 35 (16.91%) HP
20 32 (15.46%) SLA
21 31 (14.98%) DNS
22 30 (14.49%) Internet
23 29 (14.01%) SCCM
24 28 (13.53%) Security Cleared
24 28 (13.53%) Degree
24 28 (13.53%) Windows Vista

Windows XP
Co-occurring 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 42 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.76%) IBM Notes
3 12 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.38%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (42.03%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 24 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (10.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (6.28%) Acrobat
6 12 (5.80%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.48%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.48%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.48%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 94 (45.41%) Office 365
2 16 (7.73%) Azure
3 7 (3.38%) AWS
4 6 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.90%) G Suite
5 2 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.97%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.15%) TCP/IP
2 43 (20.77%) VPN
3 38 (18.36%) Firewall
4 31 (14.98%) DNS
5 30 (14.49%) Internet
6 25 (12.08%) DHCP
7 20 (9.66%) Remote Desktop
8 15 (7.25%) VoIP
9 14 (6.76%) WebEx
10 11 (5.31%) WAN
11 10 (4.83%) LAN
12 9 (4.35%) VLAN
13 8 (3.86%) Extranet
14 7 (3.38%) WLAN
15 5 (2.42%) Intranet
15 5 (2.42%) SAN
16 4 (1.93%) DMZ
16 4 (1.93%) IPsec
16 4 (1.93%) MPLS
16 4 (1.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.48%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (5.80%) Retail
2 10 (4.83%) Electronics
3 8 (3.86%) Publishing
4 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.93%) Finance
5 4 (1.93%) German Language
5 4 (1.93%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.97%) Advertising
7 2 (0.97%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.97%) Law
7 2 (0.97%) Polish Language
7 2 (0.97%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.97%) Social Housing
7 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 72 (34.78%) Analyst
2 67 (32.37%) Support Engineer
3 37 (17.87%) Service Desk Analyst
4 36 (17.39%) Service Analyst
5 31 (14.98%) IT Support
5 31 (14.98%) Support Analyst
6 23 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (10.63%) IT Engineer
8 18 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 16 (7.73%) Field Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) Help Desk Analyst
10 15 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
11 14 (6.76%) 1st Line Support
12 12 (5.80%) Field Support Engineer
12 12 (5.80%) IT Analyst
13 11 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (5.31%) IT Support Analyst
14 10 (4.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 10 (4.83%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.70%) CSS
2 8 (3.86%) .NET
3 3 (1.45%) HTML
3 3 (1.45%) HTML5
3 3 (1.45%) Web Services
4 2 (0.97%) JSON
4 2 (0.97%) Middleware
4 2 (0.97%) SOAP
4 2 (0.97%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.63%) Blackberry
2 19 (9.18%) Driving Licence
3 16 (7.73%) iPhone
4 14 (6.76%) PDA
5 11 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (4.83%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.90%) NHS
7 6 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.93%) Handset
9 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.48%) Clustering
10 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.48%) PKI
10 1 (0.48%) Replication
10 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 207 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (48.79%) Windows 10
3 87 (42.03%) Windows 7
4 70 (33.82%) Windows Server
5 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (19.81%) Windows 8
9 39 (18.84%) Windows 2000
10 28 (13.53%) Windows Vista
11 13 (6.28%) Android
12 8 (3.86%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.42%) Linux
13 5 (2.42%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.48%) AIX
15 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.48%) VMS
15 1 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.82%) ITIL
2 51 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (10.14%) Change Management
4 14 (6.76%) Asset Management
4 14 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (6.28%) ITSM
6 12 (5.80%) Time Management
7 10 (4.83%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 9 (4.35%) Workflow
9 8 (3.86%) Coaching
9 8 (3.86%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.86%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (3.86%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.38%) Migration
10 7 (3.38%) Service Management
11 6 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.42%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (2.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.18%) SQL
2 6 (2.90%) C#
3 5 (2.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.93%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.45%) C++
5 3 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.45%) PHP
6 2 (0.97%) C
6 2 (0.97%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) Java
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (13.53%) Degree
1 28 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.66%) DV Cleared
3 15 (7.25%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (6.28%) MCP
6 11 (5.31%) DBS Check
7 10 (4.83%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.35%) CCNA
8 9 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.35%) MCSE
9 8 (3.86%) MCSA
10 1 (0.48%) HNC
10 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.48%) MCITP
10 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.46%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.42%) PMO
3 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 168 (81.16%) Active Directory
2 49 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (11.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.90%) BitLocker
4 6 (2.90%) Firmware
4 6 (2.90%) XenApp
5 4 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.93%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.45%) vSphere
7 2 (0.97%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (14.01%) SCCM
2 10 (4.83%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.90%) AirWatch
3 6 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.90%) WSUS
4 5 (2.42%) DameWare
4 5 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.42%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (1.45%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.45%) OpenView
5 3 (1.45%) OVSD
6 2 (0.97%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.97%) SCOM
6 2 (0.97%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 136 (65.70%) Microsoft
2 57 (27.54%) VMware
3 35 (16.91%) HP
4 23 (11.11%) Apple
4 23 (11.11%) Citrix
5 20 (9.66%) Cisco
6 19 (9.18%) Adobe
7 13 (6.28%) Lotus
8 10 (4.83%) Dell
9 9 (4.35%) McAfee
9 9 (4.35%) Symantec
10 7 (3.38%) Veeam
11 6 (2.90%) Avaya
11 6 (2.90%) Becrypt
11 6 (2.90%) Samsung
12 5 (2.42%) Trend Micro
13 4 (1.93%) Ivanti
14 3 (1.45%) Veritas
15 2 (0.97%) CheckPoint
15 2 (0.97%) Novell