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

Microsoft Windows XP
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 457 302
Rank change year-on-year -82 -155  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 354 610 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.62% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 2.43% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 309 528 989
Median salary £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year -3.84% -0.95%  

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 22325 25147 29420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.13% 25.50% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18412 21477 24651
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -101 332 £27,500 +5.76% 42
London -74 97 £32,500 +30.00% 11
South East -16 72 £24,500 -12.50% 9
Yorkshire +1 58 £26,000 +8.33% 5
West Yorkshire -7 31 £27,000 +12.50% 5
North West -37 31 £37,500 +44.23% 9
South West +10 25 £24,375 -18.75% 2
West Midlands -5 22 £29,750 +16.66%
East of England -33 22 £30,000 +13.20% 5
Manchester -18 18 £37,500 +48.91% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £21,750 +8.75% 1
East Yorkshire -3 16 £23,750 -
Hull -8 16 £23,750 -
Surrey +13 14 £25,000 -10.71% 2
Cheshire -22 12 £22,000 - 3
Hertfordshire -24 12 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Hampshire +21 10 £19,000 -11.62% 3
Berkshire +13 10 £21,000 -26.31% 1
Wiltshire +4 10 £24,250 -19.16%
High Wycombe +23 9 £22,000 +10.00%
Leeds -9 9 £26,000 +15.55% 2
Pontefract - 9 £28,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £30,000 -
Staffordshire +26 8 £27,500 +14.58%
Gloucestershire +15 8 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Kent +14 8 £26,500 -5.35%
City of London +13 8 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Bradford +1 8 £27,500 +5.76% 2
Milton Keynes -5 8 £17,000 -15.00%
West Sussex -2 7 £24,500 -45.55%

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 695 (100.00%) Windows
2 437 (62.88%) Microsoft
3 435 (62.59%) Active Directory
4 332 (47.77%) Windows Server
5 289 (41.58%) Microsoft Office
6 278 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 258 (37.12%) Windows 7
8 243 (34.96%) MS Exchange
9 236 (33.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 218 (31.37%) Windows 8
11 207 (29.78%) VMware
12 181 (26.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 162 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 155 (22.30%) DNS
15 150 (21.58%) ITIL
16 148 (21.29%) Firewall
17 144 (20.72%) DHCP
18 129 (18.56%) TCP/IP
19 127 (18.27%) Office 365
20 123 (17.70%) Citrix
21 122 (17.55%) LAN
21 122 (17.55%) Degree
22 115 (16.55%) VPN
23 113 (16.26%) Cisco
24 112 (16.12%) Hyper-V
25 111 (15.97%) WAN
26 110 (15.83%) SQL Server
27 104 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
28 103 (14.82%) SLA
28 103 (14.82%) Windows 10

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
1 243 (34.96%) MS Exchange
2 80 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 79 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 39 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 35 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (3.74%) Skype for Business
8 23 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (2.01%) IIS
10 9 (1.29%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.58%) Apache
11 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.43%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.43%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.43%) TPMS
13 1 (0.14%) JBoss
13 1 (0.14%) SAS
13 1 (0.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 289 (41.58%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.58%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.58%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.58%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.43%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.58%) Maximo
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 127 (18.27%) Office 365
2 17 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.44%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.72%) G Suite
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (22.30%) DNS
2 148 (21.29%) Firewall
3 144 (20.72%) DHCP
4 129 (18.56%) TCP/IP
5 122 (17.55%) LAN
6 115 (16.55%) VPN
7 111 (15.97%) WAN
8 77 (11.08%) Internet
9 53 (7.63%) SAN
9 53 (7.63%) VoIP
10 41 (5.90%) Wireless
11 36 (5.18%) MPLS
12 27 (3.88%) WebEx
13 26 (3.74%) VLAN
14 24 (3.45%) PBX
15 20 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
16 15 (2.16%) Skype
17 14 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (2.01%) Ethernet
18 13 (1.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 42 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 15 (2.16%) MySQL
7 4 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.58%) GIS
7 4 (0.58%) MS Access
7 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.14%) DB2
9 1 (0.14%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (3.17%) Subversion
2 21 (3.02%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.58%) JIRA
4 4 (0.58%) Selenium
5 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.29%) TestRail
6 1 (0.14%) AppScan
6 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Paros
6 1 (0.14%) Trac
6 1 (0.14%) WebScarab
General
1 44 (6.33%) Finance
2 29 (4.17%) Games
3 22 (3.17%) Retail
4 21 (3.02%) Legal
5 20 (2.88%) Law
6 15 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.87%) German Language
8 11 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.58%) French Language
9 9 (1.29%) Back Office
10 8 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.86%) Advertising
12 4 (0.58%) Automotive
12 4 (0.58%) Banking
12 4 (0.58%) Publishing
13 3 (0.43%) Marketing
13 3 (0.43%) Military
14 2 (0.29%) Electronics
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 211 (30.36%) Support Engineer
2 197 (28.35%) Analyst
3 178 (25.61%) IT Support
4 136 (19.57%) Support Analyst
5 103 (14.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 102 (14.68%) 1st Line Support
7 92 (13.24%) IT Engineer
8 85 (12.23%) IT Support Engineer
9 63 (9.06%) Junior
10 60 (8.63%) IT Analyst
10 60 (8.63%) Service Analyst
11 56 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
12 53 (7.63%) IT Support Analyst
13 50 (7.19%) Active Directory Support
14 49 (7.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 49 (7.05%) Desktop Support
15 48 (6.91%) Help Desk Support
16 45 (6.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 44 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
18 43 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.60%) XML
2 16 (2.30%) HTML
3 15 (2.16%) Web Services
4 9 (1.29%) JSON
5 7 (1.01%) DirectX
5 7 (1.01%) OpenGL
5 7 (1.01%) SOAP
5 7 (1.01%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 7 (1.01%) WCF
5 7 (1.01%) WPF
6 6 (0.86%) CGI
7 5 (0.72%) CSS
8 4 (0.58%) .NET
8 4 (0.58%) Middleware
9 3 (0.43%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (0.29%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.29%) jQuery
10 2 (0.29%) JSP
11 1 (0.14%) FFmpeg
11 1 (0.14%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.63%) Computer Science
2 52 (7.48%) Blackberry
3 51 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (6.04%) Management Information System
5 36 (5.18%) Replication
6 30 (4.32%) Driving Licence
7 20 (2.88%) Smartphone
8 16 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (2.01%) iPhone
10 13 (1.87%) EPoS
11 11 (1.58%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.58%) iPad
11 11 (1.58%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (1.01%) Animation
13 7 (1.01%) CCTV
13 7 (1.01%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
15 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.72%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 695 (100.00%) Windows
2 332 (47.77%) Windows Server
3 278 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 258 (37.12%) Windows 7
5 236 (33.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 218 (31.37%) Windows 8
7 181 (26.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 103 (14.82%) Windows 10
9 84 (12.09%) Windows Vista
10 50 (7.19%) Linux
11 30 (4.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 29 (4.17%) Android
13 23 (3.31%) Mac OS
13 23 (3.31%) Unix
14 19 (2.73%) Apple iOS
15 18 (2.59%) Mac OS X
15 18 (2.59%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.86%) AIX
16 6 (0.86%) SUSE
17 5 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (21.58%) ITIL
2 57 (8.20%) Service Management
3 47 (6.76%) Service Delivery
4 32 (4.60%) Information Security
5 28 (4.03%) OO
6 27 (3.88%) Software Engineering
7 25 (3.60%) CRM
8 23 (3.31%) Asset Management
9 21 (3.02%) ITSM
9 21 (3.02%) Time Management
10 20 (2.88%) Mentoring
10 20 (2.88%) Multithreading
10 20 (2.88%) Project Management
11 19 (2.73%) E-Commerce
11 19 (2.73%) ERP
11 19 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (2.59%) Problem Management
13 17 (2.45%) Change Management
14 15 (2.16%) Migration
14 15 (2.16%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (12.09%) SQL
2 33 (4.75%) C++
3 26 (3.74%) C#
4 20 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 18 (2.59%) C
6 17 (2.45%) Java
7 16 (2.30%) Python
8 11 (1.58%) Perl
9 8 (1.15%) VB
10 7 (1.01%) Embedded C
11 6 (0.86%) VBScript
12 4 (0.58%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.58%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.58%) Ruby
13 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.14%) PHP
14 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (17.55%) Degree
2 104 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (10.07%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (9.64%) MCP
5 61 (8.78%) CCNA
6 55 (7.91%) MCSE
7 48 (6.91%) A+ Certification
8 35 (5.04%) MCSA
9 32 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 31 (4.46%) HND
11 30 (4.32%) GNVQ
12 23 (3.31%) Security Cleared
13 21 (3.02%) MCTS
14 20 (2.88%) CCNP
15 19 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (2.73%) SC Cleared
16 11 (1.58%) MCITP
17 10 (1.44%) MCDST
18 9 (1.29%) CCSE
19 8 (1.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (14.82%) SLA
2 14 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 9 (1.29%) QA
4 7 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.72%) ISO 22301
5 5 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 435 (62.59%) Active Directory
2 162 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (16.12%) Hyper-V
4 41 (5.90%) XenApp
5 30 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.88%) vSphere
7 19 (2.73%) Terminal Services
8 18 (2.59%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.58%) Terminal Server
10 9 (1.29%) XenServer
11 8 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (1.01%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 6 (0.86%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.72%) MetaFrame
14 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
17 1 (0.14%) MDaemon
17 1 (0.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 37 (5.32%) SCCM
2 24 (3.45%) DameWare
3 21 (3.02%) Perfmon
4 19 (2.73%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.44%) XenMobile
7 9 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (1.01%) SCOM
9 6 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.86%) EdgeSight
10 4 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.43%) WSUS
12 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.29%) NetVault Backup
12 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.14%) cPanel
Vendors
1 437 (62.88%) Microsoft
2 207 (29.78%) VMware
3 123 (17.70%) Citrix
4 113 (16.26%) Cisco
5 50 (7.19%) HP
6 35 (5.04%) Apple
7 31 (4.46%) Avaya
8 28 (4.03%) Symantec
9 26 (3.74%) Veeam
10 23 (3.31%) iManage
11 20 (2.88%) Adobe
11 20 (2.88%) Oracle
11 20 (2.88%) Palo Alto
12 19 (2.73%) Dell
13 17 (2.45%) Sophos
14 16 (2.30%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.73%) Blue Coat
16 11 (1.58%) NetApp
17 10 (1.44%) IBM
17 10 (1.44%) Sourcefire
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Networkers
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + fantastic benefits listed
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £22k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits including Free Gym & Lunc
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago