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

Microsoft Windows XP
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 409 266
Rank change year-on-year -126 -143  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 354 737 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.71% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 2.74% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 299 653 1148
Median salary £27,000 £26,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09%  

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 20895 26921 29727
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.29% 25.95% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17534 22777 24849
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 April 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 April 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 -123 341 £27,000 +3.84% 32
London -83 109 £32,500 +10.16% 2
South East 0 78 £25,000 - 12
Yorkshire +19 43 £26,000 +10.63% 8
North West -30 36 £37,500 +59.57% 1
South West +14 26 £24,250 -12.61% 2
West Yorkshire +2 26 £26,500 +12.76% 7
East of England -16 23 £30,000 +20.00% 4
Manchester -26 22 £37,500 +59.57% 1
Kent +30 20 £33,250 +37.11%
Buckinghamshire +22 20 £21,875 +9.37% 2
West Midlands -20 19 £29,500 +11.32% 3
Leeds +18 16 £26,500 +12.76% 1
High Wycombe - 13 £24,000 -
Berkshire +33 11 £27,500 +3.77% 2
East Yorkshire +1 11 £26,000 -
Hull -1 11 £26,000 -
Wiltshire +17 10 £23,500 -6.00%
Surrey +10 10 £27,500 -1.78% 4
Hampshire +3 10 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Hertfordshire -13 10 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Staffordshire +15 9 £24,750 +3.12% 1
Maidstone - 9 £40,000 -
Chippenham +18 8 £23,500 -12.96%
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £34,000 +65.85%
City of London +25 7 £35,000 +23.89%
Milton Keynes +1 7 £17,000 -26.08% 1
Cheshire -6 7 £36,250 +51.04%
Bristol -9 7 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £30,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 685 (100.00%) Windows
2 469 (68.47%) Microsoft
3 421 (61.46%) Active Directory
4 329 (48.03%) Microsoft Office
5 289 (42.19%) Windows Server
6 262 (38.25%) Windows 7
7 254 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 231 (33.72%) MS Exchange
9 230 (33.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 198 (28.91%) Windows 8
11 180 (26.28%) VMware
12 168 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 143 (20.88%) DNS
14 138 (20.15%) ITIL
15 133 (19.42%) Firewall
16 132 (19.27%) DHCP
17 129 (18.83%) TCP/IP
18 117 (17.08%) VMware Infrastructure
19 112 (16.35%) SLA
19 112 (16.35%) Cisco
20 106 (15.47%) LAN
21 104 (15.18%) VPN
21 104 (15.18%) SQL Server
21 104 (15.18%) Degree
22 98 (14.31%) Citrix
23 94 (13.72%) Office 365
24 88 (12.85%) WAN
25 85 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2007
26 84 (12.26%) SQL
27 82 (11.97%) 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
1 231 (33.72%) MS Exchange
2 85 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 82 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 46 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (4.53%) SharePoint
6 27 (3.94%) Skype for Business
7 25 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (3.21%) IIS
9 7 (1.02%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.58%) Apache
10 4 (0.58%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.44%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.44%) TPMS
12 2 (0.29%) JBoss
12 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 329 (48.03%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (4.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.58%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.58%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.44%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Maximo
2 3 (0.44%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.15%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 94 (13.72%) Office 365
2 16 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.17%) Mimecast
3 8 (1.17%) SaaS
4 7 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.58%) IaaS
6 4 (0.58%) PaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Akamai
8 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 143 (20.88%) DNS
2 133 (19.42%) Firewall
3 132 (19.27%) DHCP
4 129 (18.83%) TCP/IP
5 106 (15.47%) LAN
6 104 (15.18%) VPN
7 88 (12.85%) WAN
8 66 (9.64%) Internet
9 56 (8.18%) VoIP
10 44 (6.42%) Wireless
11 40 (5.84%) SAN
12 28 (4.09%) VLAN
13 24 (3.50%) Ethernet
14 23 (3.36%) PBX
15 20 (2.92%) MPLS
16 18 (2.63%) WebEx
17 15 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
18 14 (2.04%) Network Security
19 13 (1.90%) ADSL
19 13 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (2.19%) MySQL
6 12 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (1.17%) MS Access
8 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.58%) GIS
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.29%) DB2
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.15%) FileMaker
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (3.21%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.34%) Subversion
3 4 (0.58%) Selenium
4 3 (0.44%) JIRA
5 2 (0.29%) MSI
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.15%) AppScan
6 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Paros
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
6 1 (0.15%) Trac
6 1 (0.15%) WebScarab
General
1 56 (8.18%) Finance
2 30 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.09%) Legal
4 24 (3.50%) Games
5 19 (2.77%) Law
6 15 (2.19%) Retail
7 14 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.90%) German Language
9 11 (1.61%) Back Office
9 11 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.46%) French Language
11 7 (1.02%) Banking
12 6 (0.88%) Advertising
13 5 (0.73%) Marketing
13 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.73%) Publishing
14 4 (0.58%) Automotive
15 3 (0.44%) Military
16 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 224 (32.70%) Analyst
2 184 (26.86%) Support Engineer
3 167 (24.38%) Support Analyst
4 166 (24.23%) IT Support
5 121 (17.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 95 (13.87%) 1st Line Support
7 85 (12.41%) IT Engineer
8 79 (11.53%) IT Support Engineer
9 65 (9.49%) IT Analyst
10 60 (8.76%) IT Support Analyst
10 60 (8.76%) Service Analyst
11 57 (8.32%) Desktop Support
11 57 (8.32%) Help Desk Support
12 56 (8.18%) Service Desk Analyst
13 55 (8.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 52 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 50 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 49 (7.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
17 47 (6.86%) Help Desk Analyst
18 46 (6.72%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.36%) HTML
2 20 (2.92%) XML
3 11 (1.61%) Web Services
4 9 (1.31%) DirectX
4 9 (1.31%) OpenGL
5 7 (1.02%) .NET
5 7 (1.02%) JSON
6 6 (0.88%) FFmpeg
6 6 (0.88%) SOAP
6 6 (0.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (0.88%) WCF
6 6 (0.88%) WPF
7 4 (0.58%) CGI
7 4 (0.58%) CSS
7 4 (0.58%) Middleware
8 3 (0.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.15%) jQuery
9 1 (0.15%) LAMP
9 1 (0.15%) MAPI
9 1 (0.15%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.64%) Blackberry
2 63 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.15%) Computer Science
4 48 (7.01%) Management Information System
5 32 (4.67%) iPhone
6 26 (3.80%) Driving Licence
7 23 (3.36%) Replication
8 20 (2.92%) Smartphone
9 17 (2.48%) iPad
9 17 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.61%) EPoS
10 11 (1.61%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.61%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.31%) Animation
11 9 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.02%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.02%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 685 (100.00%) Windows
2 289 (42.19%) Windows Server
3 262 (38.25%) Windows 7
4 254 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 230 (33.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 198 (28.91%) Windows 8
7 168 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 82 (11.97%) Windows 10
8 82 (11.97%) Windows Vista
9 57 (8.32%) Linux
10 33 (4.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 23 (3.36%) Windows 2000
12 22 (3.21%) Android
13 19 (2.77%) Unix
14 18 (2.63%) Apple iOS
15 16 (2.34%) Mac OS
16 15 (2.19%) Mac OS X
17 8 (1.17%) AIX
18 5 (0.73%) HPUX
18 5 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (20.15%) ITIL
2 56 (8.18%) Service Management
3 36 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 34 (4.96%) Problem Management
5 32 (4.67%) Asset Management
6 26 (3.80%) OO
7 25 (3.65%) Information Security
7 25 (3.65%) Software Engineering
8 24 (3.50%) CRM
9 21 (3.07%) Change Management
10 20 (2.92%) Time Management
11 18 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (2.48%) E-Commerce
13 16 (2.34%) ITSM
13 16 (2.34%) Project Management
14 15 (2.19%) Change Control
14 15 (2.19%) Mathematics
14 15 (2.19%) Multithreading
15 14 (2.04%) Incident Management
15 14 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 84 (12.26%) SQL
2 30 (4.38%) C++
3 21 (3.07%) C
4 19 (2.77%) C#
5 17 (2.48%) Java
5 17 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.19%) VB
7 14 (2.04%) Python
8 13 (1.90%) VBScript
9 11 (1.61%) Perl
10 6 (0.88%) Embedded C
11 4 (0.58%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.58%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.58%) Ruby
11 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.58%) VBA
12 1 (0.15%) PHP
12 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (15.18%) Degree
2 76 (11.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (8.32%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (7.88%) MCP
5 45 (6.57%) CCNA
6 39 (5.69%) MCSE
7 34 (4.96%) A+ Certification
8 27 (3.94%) HND
8 27 (3.94%) Security Cleared
9 23 (3.36%) GNVQ
10 22 (3.21%) MCSA
10 22 (3.21%) SC Cleared
11 18 (2.63%) CCNP
12 15 (2.19%) MCTS
13 10 (1.46%) PhD
14 9 (1.31%) CCSE
15 7 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
17 4 (0.58%) DBS Check
17 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (16.35%) SLA
2 12 (1.75%) QA
3 9 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.44%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 421 (61.46%) Active Directory
2 117 (17.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (11.68%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.09%) XenApp
5 18 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.48%) vSphere
7 13 (1.90%) Terminal Server
8 12 (1.75%) XenServer
9 11 (1.61%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.46%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.46%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.02%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 6 (0.88%) pfSense
12 6 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.73%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.73%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 37 (5.40%) SCCM
2 22 (3.21%) Backup Exec
3 16 (2.34%) DameWare
4 15 (2.19%) XenMobile
5 12 (1.75%) Perfmon
6 8 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.88%) Cacti
8 6 (0.88%) Graylog
8 6 (0.88%) Nagios
9 3 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.29%) NetVault Backup
10 2 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.15%) SCOM
11 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 469 (68.47%) Microsoft
2 180 (26.28%) VMware
3 112 (16.35%) Cisco
4 98 (14.31%) Citrix
5 48 (7.01%) HP
6 34 (4.96%) Avaya
7 33 (4.82%) Apple
8 28 (4.09%) iManage
9 25 (3.65%) Oracle
10 21 (3.07%) Dell
11 19 (2.77%) Palo Alto
11 19 (2.77%) Symantec
12 18 (2.63%) NetApp
13 17 (2.48%) Veeam
14 14 (2.04%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.75%) Blue Coat
15 12 (1.75%) F5
15 12 (1.75%) LANDesk
16 11 (1.61%) Polycom
17 10 (1.46%) Sourcefire
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Paid for certs etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oliver Marks Consulting
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + MCSE training
Posted: 6 days ago
Leven, Fife
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Dewsbury
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Evesham
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Dewsbury
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lewes
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + home working
Posted: 5 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + On Call
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + car + range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,500 per annum Company pension,Travel expenses,Laptop/Mobile,Free w
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Wokingham
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Romford, Essex
Ontech Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Paisley, Renfrewshire
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £30001 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Pontefract
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 27 days ago