Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 641 856 833
Rank change year-on-year +215 -23 -183
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 43 238 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.74% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 41 182 305
Median annual salary £50,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.82% -8.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £41,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £27,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year +28.44% -12.10% +16.98%

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 10,218 32,267 38,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.46% 22.99% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8,403 25,450 30,897
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,263
% change year-on-year +9.76% +1.83% +0.66%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in the UK

Windows XP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows XP.

Salary trend for Windows XP in the UK

Windows XP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows XP over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in the UK

Windows XP
Top 12 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 27 September 2020. 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 +214 43 £50,000 +81.82% 16
London +278 24 £90,000 +210.34% 3
UK excluding London +152 19 £35,000 +28.44% 16
South East +169 9 £52,500 +72.13% 5
Midlands +109 6 £22,000 -21.72% 3
East Midlands +86 5 £22,000 -32.31% 2
Work from Home +65 4 £92,500 +146.67%
North of England +151 3 £35,000 +59.09% 3
North West +105 2 £35,000 +59.09% 1
East of England +119 1 £50,000 +100.00%
West Midlands +89 1 £19,500 -29.86% 1
North East - 1 £23,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
4 19 (44.19%) Windows 10
5 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
6 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
7 13 (30.23%) HP
8 12 (27.91%) MCSE
8 12 (27.91%) MCSA
9 11 (25.58%) MCP
9 11 (25.58%) Dell
9 11 (25.58%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (25.58%) CMDB
9 11 (25.58%) VMware
10 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (20.93%) VPN
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
10 9 (20.93%) Data Acquisition
10 9 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (16.28%) LAN
11 7 (16.28%) WAN
11 7 (16.28%) C++
11 7 (16.28%) Firewall
11 7 (16.28%) Information Security
12 6 (13.95%) Azure
12 6 (13.95%) AWS
12 6 (13.95%) YAML

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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) AWS
1 6 (13.95%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) VPN
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) LAN
2 7 (16.28%) WAN
3 6 (13.95%) SSL
3 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
4 4 (9.30%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) DHCP
5 3 (6.98%) Internet
6 2 (4.65%) Intranet
6 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless
7 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.95%) Banking
1 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Analyst
1 7 (16.28%) IT Support
1 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Deskside Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Information Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Information Risk Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Information Security Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Risk Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Security Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Security Risk Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (11.63%) Deskside Support
3 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.30%) C++ Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) YAML
2 4 (9.30%) COM+
2 4 (9.30%) DCOM
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) CMDB
2 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 6 (13.95%) Robotics
4 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.98%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 19 (44.19%) Windows 10
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
5 6 (13.95%) Solaris
5 6 (13.95%) Unix
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Data Acquisition
1 9 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (16.28%) Information Security
3 6 (13.95%) Benchmarking
3 6 (13.95%) Content Management
3 6 (13.95%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps
3 6 (13.95%) Internal Audit
3 6 (13.95%) Investment Management
3 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (13.95%) Remediation Plan
3 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (13.95%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (13.95%) SIEM
3 6 (13.95%) Threat Detection
3 6 (13.95%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (13.95%) Use Case
3 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) C++
2 5 (11.63%) C#
2 5 (11.63%) Delphi
3 3 (6.98%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) MCSA
2 12 (27.91%) MCSE
3 11 (25.58%) CTC Cleared
3 11 (25.58%) MCP
4 6 (13.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 6 (13.95%) CCSP
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.95%) CISM
4 6 (13.95%) CISSP
4 6 (13.95%) CREST Certified
4 6 (13.95%) GCFA
4 6 (13.95%) GCIA
4 6 (13.95%) GCIH
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) COBIT
1 6 (13.95%) NIST
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) CSIRT
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) DameWare
4 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.65%) OpenView
4 2 (4.65%) OVSD
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) HP
3 11 (25.58%) Dell
3 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.98%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) Adobe
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) McAfee
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec