Period
to 23 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 632 508 351
Rank change year-on-year -124 -157 -144
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 637 1015 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.54% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 2.15% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 562 878 1742
UK median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -5.45% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year -3.85% +2.97% +1.00%

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 43658 47272 57559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.87% 24.93% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35191 40114 48509
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
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 23 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 23 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 -115 605 £26,500 - 31
UK excluding London -71 439 £25,000 -3.85% 26
London -142 185 £27,500 +1.85% 7
North of England +22 137 £27,500 +25.00% 12
South East -81 117 £24,250 -11.82% 5
Midlands -2 72 £25,000 -3.85% 3
Yorkshire +20 65 £26,500 +20.45% 8
East of England -3 51 £30,000 +13.21% 4
North West +14 49 £33,250 +51.14% 4
South West -15 43 £25,000 -16.67%
West Midlands -21 40 £25,000 +4.17% 2
East Midlands +37 32 £27,500 - 1
North East +36 23 £23,000 -23.33%
Wales +22 10 £27,500 +61.76% 1
Scotland -27 9 £22,500 -10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 637 (100.00%) Windows
2 458 (71.90%) Active Directory
3 366 (57.46%) Microsoft
4 295 (46.31%) Windows Server
5 289 (45.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 265 (41.60%) Microsoft Office
7 259 (40.66%) Windows 7
8 218 (34.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 217 (34.07%) Windows 8
9 217 (34.07%) MS Exchange
10 210 (32.97%) VMware
11 199 (31.24%) ITIL
12 195 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 184 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 179 (28.10%) DNS
15 170 (26.69%) Windows 10
16 166 (26.06%) Firewall
17 156 (24.49%) Office 365
18 151 (23.70%) DHCP
19 150 (23.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 136 (21.35%) Hyper-V
21 128 (20.09%) LAN
22 110 (17.27%) Cisco
23 109 (17.11%) WAN
24 103 (16.17%) Citrix
25 102 (16.01%) TCP/IP
26 101 (15.86%) MCSE
27 92 (14.44%) Degree
28 88 (13.81%) VPN
29 79 (12.40%) 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 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 66 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 48 (7.54%) SharePoint
5 44 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 33 (5.18%) Skype for Business
7 29 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (1.88%) IBM Notes
10 8 (1.26%) IIS
11 4 (0.63%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 265 (41.60%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.63%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.31%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 156 (24.49%) Office 365
2 40 (6.28%) G Suite
3 27 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.88%) IaaS
4 12 (1.88%) PaaS
5 8 (1.26%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (28.10%) DNS
2 166 (26.06%) Firewall
3 151 (23.70%) DHCP
4 128 (20.09%) LAN
5 109 (17.11%) WAN
6 102 (16.01%) TCP/IP
7 88 (13.81%) VPN
8 72 (11.30%) Internet
9 60 (9.42%) VoIP
10 41 (6.44%) MPLS
10 41 (6.44%) SAN
11 30 (4.71%) Wireless
12 28 (4.40%) WLAN
13 19 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (2.98%) Skype
14 18 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
15 17 (2.67%) VLAN
16 14 (2.20%) WebEx
17 12 (1.88%) ADSL
17 12 (1.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.26%) MySQL
7 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (2.35%) Subversion
2 12 (1.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.78%) JIRA
3 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.63%) TestRail
5 3 (0.47%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.47%) MSI
5 3 (0.47%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 26 (4.08%) Finance
2 22 (3.45%) Law
3 18 (2.83%) Retail
4 16 (2.51%) Games
5 15 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.57%) Electronics
7 10 (1.57%) Publishing
8 9 (1.41%) Legal
9 7 (1.10%) German Language
9 7 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.94%) French Language
11 4 (0.63%) Advertising
11 4 (0.63%) Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.31%) Local Government
13 2 (0.31%) Marketing
14 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 183 (28.73%) Support Engineer
2 169 (26.53%) Analyst
3 146 (22.92%) IT Support
4 92 (14.44%) Service Analyst
5 89 (13.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 78 (12.24%) IT Engineer
7 76 (11.93%) Support Analyst
8 71 (11.15%) IT Support Engineer
9 70 (10.99%) 1st Line Support
10 68 (10.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 54 (8.48%) Junior
12 49 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
13 46 (7.22%) IT Analyst
14 44 (6.91%) Active Directory Support
15 41 (6.44%) Desktop Support
15 41 (6.44%) Server Support
16 38 (5.97%) Junior IT Support
17 36 (5.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 36 (5.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 36 (5.65%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.20%) XML
2 13 (2.04%) Web Services
3 9 (1.41%) JSON
4 6 (0.94%) SOAP
4 6 (0.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (0.94%) WCF
4 6 (0.94%) WPF
5 4 (0.63%) .NET
5 4 (0.63%) HTML
6 3 (0.47%) J2EE
6 3 (0.47%) jQuery
6 3 (0.47%) JSP
6 3 (0.47%) WSDL
7 2 (0.31%) CGI
7 2 (0.31%) COM
7 2 (0.31%) Flash
7 2 (0.31%) Spring
8 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.95%) Blackberry
2 54 (8.48%) Driving Licence
3 53 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.45%) Replication
7 20 (3.14%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.67%) iPhone
9 15 (2.35%) iPad
10 14 (2.20%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.57%) RSA SecurID
13 8 (1.26%) AS400
13 8 (1.26%) iSeries
14 5 (0.78%) EPoS
15 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.63%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.63%) NHS
15 4 (0.63%) Thin Client
16 3 (0.47%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 637 (100.00%) Windows
2 295 (46.31%) Windows Server
3 289 (45.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 259 (40.66%) Windows 7
5 218 (34.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 217 (34.07%) Windows 8
7 195 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 170 (26.69%) Windows 10
9 75 (11.77%) Windows Vista
10 30 (4.71%) Linux
11 28 (4.40%) Android
11 28 (4.40%) Apple iOS
12 23 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 21 (3.30%) Mac OS X
14 18 (2.83%) Mac OS
15 12 (1.88%) Unix
15 12 (1.88%) Windows 2000
15 12 (1.88%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (31.24%) ITIL
2 58 (9.11%) Time Management
3 41 (6.44%) Service Delivery
4 29 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 29 (4.55%) Service Management
5 28 (4.40%) ITIL V2
6 27 (4.24%) ERP
7 26 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (3.92%) CRM
9 23 (3.61%) Problem Management
10 22 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 21 (3.30%) Migration
12 20 (3.14%) Business Development
13 19 (2.98%) Software Engineering
14 18 (2.83%) Project Management
15 17 (2.67%) ITSM
15 17 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (2.51%) E-Commerce
16 16 (2.51%) Patch Management
17 15 (2.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.69%) SQL
2 35 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.67%) C
4 14 (2.20%) C#
5 13 (2.04%) Java
6 12 (1.88%) C++
7 9 (1.41%) VBScript
8 8 (1.26%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.78%) Python
9 5 (0.78%) VB
10 4 (0.63%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.47%) Perl
12 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (23.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (15.86%) MCSE
3 92 (14.44%) Degree
4 79 (12.40%) MCP
5 75 (11.77%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (11.46%) CCNA
7 58 (9.11%) A+ Certification
8 40 (6.28%) Security Cleared
9 37 (5.81%) CCNP
10 36 (5.65%) MCSA
11 30 (4.71%) DBS Check
12 29 (4.55%) MCITP
12 29 (4.55%) SC Cleared
13 25 (3.92%) MCTS
14 22 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 22 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (3.45%) MCDST
15 20 (3.14%) DV Cleared
16 15 (2.35%) HND
17 14 (2.20%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.73%) SLA
2 11 (1.73%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.78%) QA
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 458 (71.90%) Active Directory
2 184 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (21.35%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.49%) XenApp
5 22 (3.45%) vSphere
6 19 (2.98%) Terminal Services
6 19 (2.98%) XenServer
7 16 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.88%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.94%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.31%) Firmware
14 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.16%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 44 (6.91%) SCCM
2 26 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.35%) DameWare
4 14 (2.20%) Perfmon
5 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.73%) EdgeSight
6 11 (1.73%) XenMobile
7 10 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.10%) SCOM
9 7 (1.10%) WSUS
9 7 (1.10%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.78%) Nagios
12 4 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.47%) WMI
14 2 (0.31%) AirWatch
14 2 (0.31%) Netcool
14 2 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 366 (57.46%) Microsoft
2 210 (32.97%) VMware
3 110 (17.27%) Cisco
4 103 (16.17%) Citrix
5 56 (8.79%) HP
6 42 (6.59%) Google
7 39 (6.12%) Veeam
8 29 (4.55%) Dell
9 28 (4.40%) Symantec
10 20 (3.14%) SAP
11 19 (2.98%) Palo Alto
12 18 (2.83%) Apple
13 17 (2.67%) Adobe
14 14 (2.20%) IBM
14 14 (2.20%) iManage
15 13 (2.04%) Oracle
16 12 (1.88%) LANDesk
16 12 (1.88%) Lotus
17 11 (1.73%) Avaya
17 11 (1.73%) Sophos