Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 623 495 352
Rank change year-on-year -128 -143 -142
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 631 1028 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.54% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% 2.15% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 555 892 1739
UK median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -5.45% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,513 £19,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,175
% change year-on-year -3.85% +3.28% +0.70%

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 43523 47816 57379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.92% 24.94% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 40586 48338
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in the UK

Windows XP
Top 15 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 18 October 2017. 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 -115 599 £26,500 +1.92% 48
UK excluding London -62 435 £25,000 -3.85% 39
London -148 183 £27,500 +1.85% 12
North of England +35 138 £27,500 +22.22% 13
South East -74 115 £24,375 -11.36% 9
Midlands +7 69 £25,000 -3.85% 6
Yorkshire +22 65 £26,500 +20.45% 7
East of England +3 50 £30,000 +13.21% 7
North West 0 50 £35,000 +40.00% 6
South West -22 44 £25,000 -16.67% 1
West Midlands +2 41 £25,000 +4.17% 3
East Midlands +46 28 £27,500 +1.85% 3
North East +33 23 £23,000 -38.67%
Wales +28 10 £27,500 +61.76% 1
Scotland -27 9 £22,500 -10.00% 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 631 (100.00%) Windows
2 452 (71.63%) Active Directory
3 361 (57.21%) Microsoft
4 297 (47.07%) Windows Server
5 286 (45.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 259 (41.05%) Microsoft Office
7 258 (40.89%) Windows 7
8 217 (34.39%) MS Exchange
9 214 (33.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 213 (33.76%) Windows 8
11 212 (33.60%) VMware
12 194 (30.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 193 (30.59%) ITIL
14 184 (29.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 181 (28.68%) DNS
16 168 (26.62%) Firewall
17 167 (26.47%) Windows 10
18 155 (24.56%) DHCP
19 153 (24.25%) Office 365
20 147 (23.30%) Microsoft Certification
21 138 (21.87%) Hyper-V
22 128 (20.29%) LAN
23 112 (17.75%) Cisco
24 109 (17.27%) WAN
25 104 (16.48%) Citrix
26 101 (16.01%) TCP/IP
27 99 (15.69%) MCSE
28 96 (15.21%) Degree
29 91 (14.42%) VPN
30 79 (12.52%) MCP

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
1 217 (34.39%) MS Exchange
2 69 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (9.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 49 (7.77%) SharePoint
5 43 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 33 (5.23%) Skype for Business
7 29 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (1.90%) IBM Notes
10 8 (1.27%) IIS
11 4 (0.63%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.16%) JBoss
13 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 259 (41.05%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.63%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.48%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.32%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 153 (24.25%) Office 365
2 40 (6.34%) G Suite
3 27 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.90%) IaaS
4 12 (1.90%) PaaS
5 8 (1.27%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (28.68%) DNS
2 168 (26.62%) Firewall
3 155 (24.56%) DHCP
4 128 (20.29%) LAN
5 109 (17.27%) WAN
6 101 (16.01%) TCP/IP
7 91 (14.42%) VPN
8 71 (11.25%) Internet
9 59 (9.35%) VoIP
10 42 (6.66%) MPLS
11 41 (6.50%) SAN
12 31 (4.91%) Wireless
13 28 (4.44%) WLAN
14 19 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (3.01%) Skype
15 18 (2.85%) VLAN
16 17 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
17 14 (2.22%) WebEx
18 12 (1.90%) ADSL
18 12 (1.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.27%) MySQL
7 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (2.69%) Subversion
2 14 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.79%) JIRA
3 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.63%) TestRail
5 3 (0.48%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.48%) MSI
5 3 (0.48%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 25 (3.96%) Finance
2 22 (3.49%) Law
3 18 (2.85%) Games
4 15 (2.38%) Retail
5 14 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.58%) Publishing
8 9 (1.43%) Electronics
8 9 (1.43%) Legal
9 7 (1.11%) German Language
9 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.95%) French Language
11 4 (0.63%) Advertising
11 4 (0.63%) Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.32%) Local Government
13 2 (0.32%) Marketing
14 1 (0.16%) Tamil Language
14 1 (0.16%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 177 (28.05%) Support Engineer
2 167 (26.47%) Analyst
3 146 (23.14%) IT Support
4 87 (13.79%) Service Analyst
5 84 (13.31%) Service Desk Analyst
6 79 (12.52%) Support Analyst
7 76 (12.04%) IT Engineer
8 70 (11.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 68 (10.78%) 1st Line Support
9 68 (10.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 55 (8.72%) Junior
11 47 (7.45%) Help Desk Support
12 45 (7.13%) IT Analyst
13 44 (6.97%) Active Directory Support
14 41 (6.50%) Server Support
15 39 (6.18%) Junior IT Support
16 37 (5.86%) Desktop Support
17 36 (5.71%) IT Technician
18 35 (5.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 35 (5.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.22%) XML
2 13 (2.06%) Web Services
3 9 (1.43%) JSON
4 6 (0.95%) SOAP
4 6 (0.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (0.95%) WCF
4 6 (0.95%) WPF
5 4 (0.63%) .NET
5 4 (0.63%) HTML
6 3 (0.48%) J2EE
6 3 (0.48%) jQuery
6 3 (0.48%) JSP
6 3 (0.48%) WSDL
7 2 (0.32%) CGI
7 2 (0.32%) COM
7 2 (0.32%) Flash
7 2 (0.32%) Spring
8 1 (0.16%) CSS
8 1 (0.16%) MAPI
8 1 (0.16%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.19%) Blackberry
2 53 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (8.40%) Driving Licence
3 38 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.49%) Replication
6 21 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.85%) iPhone
8 15 (2.38%) iPad
9 14 (2.22%) Smartphone
10 11 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.58%) RSA SecurID
12 8 (1.27%) AS400
12 8 (1.27%) iSeries
13 5 (0.79%) EPoS
14 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.63%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.63%) NHS
14 4 (0.63%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.48%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 631 (100.00%) Windows
2 297 (47.07%) Windows Server
3 286 (45.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 258 (40.89%) Windows 7
5 214 (33.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 213 (33.76%) Windows 8
7 194 (30.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 167 (26.47%) Windows 10
9 74 (11.73%) Windows Vista
10 31 (4.91%) Linux
11 28 (4.44%) Android
12 27 (4.28%) Apple iOS
13 23 (3.65%) Windows 2000 Server
14 21 (3.33%) Mac OS X
15 18 (2.85%) Mac OS
16 12 (1.90%) Unix
16 12 (1.90%) Windows Phone
17 11 (1.74%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
19 3 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (30.59%) ITIL
2 58 (9.19%) Time Management
3 41 (6.50%) Service Delivery
4 28 (4.44%) Incident Management
4 28 (4.44%) ITIL V2
5 27 (4.28%) ERP
6 26 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (4.12%) Service Management
7 23 (3.65%) CRM
8 21 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 21 (3.33%) Migration
8 21 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 20 (3.17%) Business Development
9 20 (3.17%) Software Engineering
10 17 (2.69%) ITSM
10 17 (2.69%) OO
10 17 (2.69%) Project Management
10 17 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (2.54%) Patch Management
12 15 (2.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.08%) SQL
2 37 (5.86%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.54%) C
3 16 (2.54%) C#
4 14 (2.22%) C++
4 14 (2.22%) Java
5 9 (1.43%) VBScript
6 8 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.79%) Python
7 5 (0.79%) VB
8 4 (0.63%) Embedded C
9 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (23.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (15.69%) MCSE
3 96 (15.21%) Degree
4 79 (12.52%) MCP
5 75 (11.89%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (11.57%) CCNA
7 58 (9.19%) A+ Certification
8 39 (6.18%) Security Cleared
9 37 (5.86%) CCNP
10 34 (5.39%) MCSA
11 30 (4.75%) DBS Check
12 29 (4.60%) SC Cleared
13 27 (4.28%) MCITP
14 25 (3.96%) MCTS
15 22 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
15 22 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (3.49%) MCDST
16 19 (3.01%) DV Cleared
17 15 (2.38%) HND
18 14 (2.22%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.19%) SLA
2 11 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.79%) QA
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 452 (71.63%) Active Directory
2 184 (29.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (21.87%) Hyper-V
4 36 (5.71%) XenApp
5 23 (3.65%) vSphere
6 19 (3.01%) XenServer
7 18 (2.85%) Terminal Services
8 17 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (1.90%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.95%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.48%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.32%) Firmware
17 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (7.29%) SCCM
2 26 (4.12%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.38%) DameWare
4 14 (2.22%) Perfmon
5 13 (2.06%) XenMobile
6 11 (1.74%) EdgeSight
6 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.11%) SCOM
9 7 (1.11%) WSUS
9 7 (1.11%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.79%) Nagios
12 4 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.48%) WMI
14 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.32%) Netcool
14 2 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 2 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 361 (57.21%) Microsoft
2 212 (33.60%) VMware
3 112 (17.75%) Cisco
4 104 (16.48%) Citrix
5 56 (8.87%) HP
6 42 (6.66%) Google
7 38 (6.02%) Veeam
8 28 (4.44%) Dell
9 26 (4.12%) Symantec
10 20 (3.17%) SAP
11 19 (3.01%) Palo Alto
12 18 (2.85%) Apple
13 17 (2.69%) Adobe
14 14 (2.22%) IBM
14 14 (2.22%) iManage
15 13 (2.06%) Oracle
16 12 (1.90%) LANDesk
16 12 (1.90%) Lotus
17 11 (1.74%) Avaya
17 11 (1.74%) Intel