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

Microsoft Windows XP
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 459 303
Rank change year-on-year -84 -156  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 351 582 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.59% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.57% 2.33% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 313 525 974
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 £19,250 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.77% +6.00%  

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 22398 25022 29004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.19% 25.43% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41454 49230 58484
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in the UK

Windows XP
Top 11 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 28 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 -93 328 £27,250 +2.83% 47
UK excluding London -57 240 £25,500 -3.77% 39
London -67 97 £32,500 +30.00% 11
North of England -7 90 £27,500 +10.00% 16
South East -4 74 £24,500 -12.50% 7
South West -8 25 £24,500 -18.33% 2
Midlands -35 21 £27,500 +2.80% 5
East of England -36 21 £30,000 +13.20% 6
Scotland +10 4 £22,500 -3.74% 1
Wales +8 4 £25,250 +40.27% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 698 (100.00%) Windows
2 441 (63.18%) Active Directory
3 433 (62.03%) Microsoft
4 336 (48.14%) Windows Server
5 291 (41.69%) Microsoft Office
6 279 (39.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 258 (36.96%) Windows 7
8 240 (34.38%) MS Exchange
9 235 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 221 (31.66%) Windows 8
11 210 (30.09%) VMware
12 182 (26.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 165 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 157 (22.49%) DNS
15 153 (21.92%) ITIL
16 146 (20.92%) DHCP
16 146 (20.92%) Firewall
17 130 (18.62%) Office 365
18 125 (17.91%) TCP/IP
19 123 (17.62%) Citrix
19 123 (17.62%) Degree
20 119 (17.05%) LAN
21 112 (16.05%) Cisco
21 112 (16.05%) Hyper-V
22 111 (15.90%) VPN
23 110 (15.76%) WAN
24 108 (15.47%) SQL Server
25 107 (15.33%) Windows 10
26 104 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
27 102 (14.61%) SLA

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
1 240 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 78 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (6.73%) SharePoint
5 39 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 34 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (3.72%) Skype for Business
8 21 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (1.86%) IIS
10 8 (1.15%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.57%) Apache
12 3 (0.43%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.43%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.43%) TPMS
12 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.14%) JBoss
13 1 (0.14%) SAS
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 291 (41.69%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.57%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.57%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.57%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.43%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Maximo
2 3 (0.43%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 130 (18.62%) Office 365
2 17 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.43%) 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
1 157 (22.49%) DNS
2 146 (20.92%) DHCP
2 146 (20.92%) Firewall
3 125 (17.91%) TCP/IP
4 119 (17.05%) LAN
5 111 (15.90%) VPN
6 110 (15.76%) WAN
7 79 (11.32%) Internet
8 56 (8.02%) VoIP
9 53 (7.59%) SAN
10 40 (5.73%) Wireless
11 36 (5.16%) MPLS
12 27 (3.87%) VLAN
12 27 (3.87%) WebEx
13 25 (3.58%) PBX
14 20 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (2.15%) Skype
16 14 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.86%) Ethernet
17 13 (1.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 41 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (3.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (2.01%) MySQL
7 4 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.57%) MS Access
7 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.43%) GIS
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
Development Applications
1 23 (3.30%) Subversion
1 23 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.43%) JIRA
3 3 (0.43%) Selenium
4 2 (0.29%) TestRail
5 1 (0.14%) AppScan
5 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) Paros
5 1 (0.14%) WebScarab
General
1 43 (6.16%) Finance
2 30 (4.30%) Games
3 21 (3.01%) Law
3 21 (3.01%) Legal
3 21 (3.01%) Retail
4 16 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.72%) German Language
7 11 (1.58%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.58%) French Language
8 8 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.00%) Back Office
10 5 (0.72%) Advertising
10 5 (0.72%) Publishing
11 4 (0.57%) Automotive
11 4 (0.57%) Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Marketing
12 3 (0.43%) Military
13 2 (0.29%) Local Government
13 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 213 (30.52%) Support Engineer
2 198 (28.37%) Analyst
3 179 (25.64%) IT Support
4 133 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 101 (14.47%) 1st Line Support
6 98 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 93 (13.32%) IT Engineer
8 86 (12.32%) IT Support Engineer
9 65 (9.31%) Service Analyst
10 63 (9.03%) Junior
11 61 (8.74%) Service Desk Analyst
12 60 (8.60%) IT Analyst
13 52 (7.45%) IT Support Analyst
14 50 (7.16%) Active Directory Support
14 50 (7.16%) Desktop Support
15 48 (6.88%) Help Desk Support
16 47 (6.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 46 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 45 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
19 43 (6.16%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.58%) XML
2 16 (2.29%) Web Services
3 14 (2.01%) HTML
4 10 (1.43%) JSON
5 8 (1.15%) SOAP
5 8 (1.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 8 (1.15%) WCF
5 8 (1.15%) WPF
6 6 (0.86%) CGI
6 6 (0.86%) DirectX
6 6 (0.86%) OpenGL
7 5 (0.72%) CSS
8 4 (0.57%) .NET
9 3 (0.43%) 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%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.88%) Computer Science
2 51 (7.31%) Blackberry
3 50 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (6.16%) Management Information System
5 36 (5.16%) Replication
6 29 (4.15%) Driving Licence
7 20 (2.87%) Smartphone
8 17 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (2.01%) iPhone
10 13 (1.86%) 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 (1.00%) CCTV
14 6 (0.86%) Animation
14 6 (0.86%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
15 5 (0.72%) PDA
15 5 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 698 (100.00%) Windows
2 336 (48.14%) Windows Server
3 279 (39.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 258 (36.96%) Windows 7
5 235 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 221 (31.66%) Windows 8
7 182 (26.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 107 (15.33%) Windows 10
9 85 (12.18%) Windows Vista
10 48 (6.88%) Linux
11 29 (4.15%) Android
12 28 (4.01%) Windows 2000 Server
13 23 (3.30%) Mac OS
13 23 (3.30%) Unix
14 21 (3.01%) Apple iOS
15 19 (2.72%) Mac OS X
16 18 (2.58%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.72%) AIX
17 5 (0.72%) SUSE
18 4 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (21.92%) ITIL
2 56 (8.02%) Service Management
3 48 (6.88%) Service Delivery
4 32 (4.58%) Information Security
5 29 (4.15%) OO
6 27 (3.87%) Software Engineering
7 24 (3.44%) CRM
8 22 (3.15%) Asset Management
8 22 (3.15%) Multithreading
9 21 (3.01%) Project Management
9 21 (3.01%) Time Management
10 20 (2.87%) ERP
10 20 (2.87%) ITSM
10 20 (2.87%) Mentoring
10 20 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (2.58%) E-Commerce
11 18 (2.58%) Problem Management
12 17 (2.44%) Change Management
13 16 (2.29%) ITIL V3
14 15 (2.15%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (11.75%) SQL
2 34 (4.87%) C++
3 28 (4.01%) C#
4 20 (2.87%) PowerShell
5 18 (2.58%) C
6 16 (2.29%) Python
7 15 (2.15%) Java
8 11 (1.58%) Perl
9 8 (1.15%) VB
10 7 (1.00%) Embedded C
11 6 (0.86%) VBScript
12 4 (0.57%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.57%) Ruby
13 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.14%) PHP
14 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (17.62%) Degree
2 104 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (9.17%) MCP
5 60 (8.60%) CCNA
6 56 (8.02%) MCSE
7 48 (6.88%) A+ Certification
8 36 (5.16%) MCSA
9 33 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 32 (4.58%) HND
11 31 (4.44%) GNVQ
12 25 (3.58%) Security Cleared
13 21 (3.01%) CCNP
13 21 (3.01%) SC Cleared
14 20 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (2.87%) MCTS
15 11 (1.58%) MCITP
16 10 (1.43%) MCDST
17 9 (1.29%) CCSE
18 8 (1.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (14.61%) SLA
2 14 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.00%) QA
4 6 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.72%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 441 (63.18%) Active Directory
2 165 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (16.05%) Hyper-V
4 42 (6.02%) XenApp
5 30 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (3.15%) vSphere
7 19 (2.72%) Terminal Services
8 18 (2.58%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.29%) Terminal Server
10 8 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.15%) XenServer
11 6 (0.86%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.72%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.57%) MetaFrame
13 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.14%) MDaemon
15 1 (0.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 39 (5.59%) SCCM
2 23 (3.30%) DameWare
3 21 (3.01%) Perfmon
4 18 (2.58%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (1.29%) XenMobile
8 7 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.00%) SCOM
9 6 (0.86%) EdgeSight
10 4 (0.57%) 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%) Cacti
Vendors
1 433 (62.03%) Microsoft
2 210 (30.09%) VMware
3 123 (17.62%) Citrix
4 112 (16.05%) Cisco
5 49 (7.02%) HP
6 37 (5.30%) Apple
7 30 (4.30%) Avaya
8 29 (4.15%) Symantec
9 27 (3.87%) Veeam
10 23 (3.30%) iManage
11 21 (3.01%) Adobe
12 20 (2.87%) Palo Alto
13 19 (2.72%) Oracle
14 18 (2.58%) Dell
15 17 (2.44%) CheckPoint
15 17 (2.44%) Sophos
16 12 (1.72%) Blue Coat
17 11 (1.58%) NetApp
18 10 (1.43%) IBM
18 10 (1.43%) Sourcefire
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + MCSE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + MCSE
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £22k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Pension Scheme + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + great benefits package!
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Phoenix Medical Supplies
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: £17k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago