Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 799 830 606
Rank change year-on-year +31 -224 -157
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 302 375 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 0.94% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 258 295 611
UK median annual salary £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.66% -1.85% +3.85%
10th Percentile £20,925 £19,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £46,625 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,000 £25,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.92% +4.00%

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 32,909 39,978 41,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.91% 23.30% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26,160 32,322 34,906
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 15 June 2019.

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 15 June 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 +2 286 £27,500 +3.77% 12
UK excluding London +31 237 £27,000 +5.88% 10
South East +19 66 £27,500 +10.00% 4
North of England +30 56 £25,500 -5.56% 3
East of England +94 53 £27,000 -41.38%
London +35 53 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Midlands +16 39 £27,500 +19.57% 2
North West +39 31 £22,000 -24.79% 2
Yorkshire +8 24 £27,500 +19.57% 1
West Midlands +8 23 £30,000 +36.36% 2
South West +20 19 £31,250 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +32 16 £27,000 +17.39%
Wales - 3 £34,000 -
North East +15 2 £21,500 -0.58%
Scotland +1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 302 (100.00%) Windows
2 208 (68.87%) Active Directory
3 186 (61.59%) Microsoft
4 141 (46.69%) Windows 10
5 116 (38.41%) Windows 7
6 109 (36.09%) Microsoft Office
7 108 (35.76%) Office 365
8 96 (31.79%) MS Exchange
9 90 (29.80%) ITIL
10 86 (28.48%) Windows Server
11 77 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 77 (25.50%) VMware
12 72 (23.84%) HP
13 63 (20.86%) Firewall
13 63 (20.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 60 (19.87%) Citrix
15 57 (18.87%) Cisco
15 57 (18.87%) TCP/IP
16 56 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
17 54 (17.88%) DNS
17 54 (17.88%) Windows 8
18 53 (17.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 52 (17.22%) Windows 2000
20 51 (16.89%) DHCP
21 47 (15.56%) VPN
22 46 (15.23%) Windows Server 2012
23 45 (14.90%) Microsoft Excel
24 39 (12.91%) WAN
24 39 (12.91%) SLA
25 36 (11.92%) Hyper-V

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 96 (31.79%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.99%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.66%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.66%) IIS
10 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.33%) Site Server
Applications
1 109 (36.09%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (14.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (8.61%) MS Visio
4 22 (7.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (2.98%) CATIA
7 7 (2.32%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.66%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.66%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 108 (35.76%) Office 365
2 22 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.33%) G Suite
4 1 (0.33%) Google Docs
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (20.86%) Firewall
2 57 (18.87%) TCP/IP
3 54 (17.88%) DNS
4 51 (16.89%) DHCP
5 47 (15.56%) VPN
6 39 (12.91%) WAN
7 34 (11.26%) LAN
8 26 (8.61%) SAN
9 24 (7.95%) Internet
10 19 (6.29%) VLAN
11 14 (4.64%) IP Telephony
12 13 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (4.30%) VoIP
12 13 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (3.64%) Broadband
13 11 (3.64%) iSCSI
13 11 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (3.64%) WebEx
14 10 (3.31%) MPLS
15 8 (2.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.66%) MS Access
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.99%) MSI
2 2 (0.66%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.66%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
General
1 24 (7.95%) Finance
2 13 (4.30%) Automotive
3 10 (3.31%) Banking
4 9 (2.98%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.65%) Retail
5 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.32%) Legal
7 6 (1.99%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.66%) Law
9 4 (1.32%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (23.84%) Analyst
2 69 (22.85%) Support Engineer
3 57 (18.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 39 (12.91%) IT Engineer
5 30 (9.93%) Service Desk Analyst
6 29 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (9.60%) Service Analyst
7 28 (9.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 27 (8.94%) Support Analyst
9 26 (8.61%) Field Engineer
9 26 (8.61%) Support Technician
10 24 (7.95%) IT Support
11 21 (6.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 20 (6.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (6.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 17 (5.63%) 1st Line Support
15 16 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Technician
15 16 (5.30%) IT Support Engineer
16 15 (4.97%) Field Service Engineer
16 15 (4.97%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.32%) CSS
2 2 (0.66%) .NET
2 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.66%) Code First Entity Framework
2 2 (0.66%) Entity Framework
2 2 (0.66%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.33%) ADSI
3 1 (0.33%) Middleware
3 1 (0.33%) OLE
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.93%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (7.28%) Blackberry
2 22 (7.28%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.96%) Smartphone
5 16 (5.30%) Driving Licence
6 13 (4.30%) Replication
7 9 (2.98%) PDA
8 8 (2.65%) AS400
9 6 (1.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (1.66%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.66%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.32%) iPad
12 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.99%) EPoS
12 3 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.99%) iPhone
12 3 (0.99%) NHS
13 2 (0.66%) Clustering
13 2 (0.66%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 302 (100.00%) Windows
2 141 (46.69%) Windows 10
3 116 (38.41%) Windows 7
4 86 (28.48%) Windows Server
5 77 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (17.88%) Windows 8
8 52 (17.22%) Windows 2000
9 46 (15.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (9.27%) Android
11 18 (5.96%) Apple iOS
12 15 (4.97%) Linux
13 12 (3.97%) Mac OS
13 12 (3.97%) Mac OS X
14 10 (3.31%) Unix
14 10 (3.31%) Windows Vista
15 8 (2.65%) AIX
15 8 (2.65%) HPUX
16 6 (1.99%) CentOS
16 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.80%) ITIL
2 53 (17.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (10.93%) Problem Management
4 32 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (9.27%) Service Delivery
6 26 (8.61%) Service Management
7 24 (7.95%) Change Management
7 24 (7.95%) Project Management
8 21 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.95%) ITSM
8 21 (6.95%) Migration
9 20 (6.62%) Incident Management
10 12 (3.97%) CRM
11 11 (3.64%) Email Migration
11 11 (3.64%) ITIL V2
11 11 (3.64%) ITIL V3
12 10 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.31%) Break/Fix
12 10 (3.31%) E-Commerce
13 8 (2.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.61%) SQL
2 18 (5.96%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.64%) VBScript
4 10 (3.31%) C
4 10 (3.31%) VB
5 5 (1.66%) C#
6 4 (1.32%) C++
7 2 (0.66%) VB6
8 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) Korn
8 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (11.59%) MCP
2 29 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (8.28%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.62%) CCNA
4 20 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (6.62%) Degree
5 19 (6.29%) DV Cleared
6 15 (4.97%) MCTS
6 15 (4.97%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (3.31%) MCSE
8 9 (2.98%) A+ Certification
8 9 (2.98%) CCAA
8 9 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.99%) CISM
9 6 (1.99%) CISSP
10 5 (1.66%) MCSA
11 4 (1.32%) MCITP
11 4 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.91%) SLA
2 3 (0.99%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.66%) PMO
3 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 208 (68.87%) Active Directory
2 63 (20.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (11.92%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.30%) XenApp
5 10 (3.31%) vSphere
6 9 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.65%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.99%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 6 (1.99%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.66%) Firmware
9 5 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.32%) KVM
11 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (8.28%) SCCM
2 16 (5.30%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.99%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.99%) SCOM
6 5 (1.66%) DameWare
6 5 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.66%) WSUS
7 4 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (1.32%) ZENworks
8 3 (0.99%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.99%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.33%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 186 (61.59%) Microsoft
2 77 (25.50%) VMware
3 72 (23.84%) HP
4 60 (19.87%) Citrix
5 57 (18.87%) Cisco
6 29 (9.60%) Apple
7 27 (8.94%) Dell
8 17 (5.63%) SonicWALL
8 17 (5.63%) Veeam
9 12 (3.97%) McAfee
10 10 (3.31%) Adobe
10 10 (3.31%) Symantec
11 9 (2.98%) Lotus
12 8 (2.65%) IFS
13 7 (2.32%) Ivanti
13 7 (2.32%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.99%) WatchGuard
15 5 (1.66%) Mitel
15 5 (1.66%) Oracle
15 5 (1.66%) Sun