The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 148 126 102
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 69 95 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.38% 1.70% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.58% 5.97% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 48 53 79
Average salary £22,500 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -7.14%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1237 1590 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.78% 28.52% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1214 1281
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,020 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 42 £22,500 -25.00% 7
Newbury +3 15 - -
Bracknell -4 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Wokingham -11 2 - -
Slough - 2 £31,250 - 2
Windsor - 2 £50,000 -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 176 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (64.77%) Active Directory
3 103 (58.52%) Microsoft
4 78 (44.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (38.64%) Windows 7
6 67 (38.07%) MS Exchange
6 67 (38.07%) MS Excel
7 66 (37.50%) MS Office
8 64 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (30.68%) TCP/IP
10 53 (30.11%) Security Cleared
11 44 (25.00%) DNS
11 44 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 43 (24.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
14 39 (22.16%) DHCP
15 37 (21.02%) VMware
16 36 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (20.45%) SCCM
17 34 (19.32%) SQL
18 33 (18.75%) ITIL
19 31 (17.61%) SC Cleared
20 27 (15.34%) Windows 2000
21 23 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2003
22 22 (12.50%) DV Cleared
22 22 (12.50%) SharePoint
23 21 (11.93%) VPN
23 21 (11.93%) PowerShell
24 20 (11.36%) Citrix
25 19 (10.80%) Cisco

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 67 (38.07%) MS Exchange
2 41 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 16 (9.09%) Live Communications Server
6 15 (8.52%) Lotus Domino
7 14 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (4.55%) Lync
9 6 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (2.27%) Site Server
12 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.14%) IIS
14 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (38.07%) MS Excel
2 66 (37.50%) MS Office
3 5 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) assyst
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (30.68%) TCP/IP
2 44 (25.00%) DNS
3 39 (22.16%) DHCP
4 21 (11.93%) VPN
5 17 (9.66%) Firewall
6 15 (8.52%) SAN
7 12 (6.82%) Internet
8 11 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 11 (6.25%) SSL
8 11 (6.25%) LAN
8 11 (6.25%) Wireshark
8 11 (6.25%) NetScaler
9 9 (5.11%) FTP
9 9 (5.11%) HTTP
10 3 (1.70%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.14%) Wireless
12 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.57%) NAS
12 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.14%) MS Access
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.41%) TestDirector
1 6 (3.41%) HP UFT
2 5 (2.84%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.84%) MSI
3 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (10.23%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.55%) Retail
4 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (35.80%) Support Engineer
2 39 (22.16%) Analyst
3 22 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 22 (12.50%) IT Support
4 21 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (10.80%) Technical Support Engineer
5 19 (10.80%) Technical Engineer
6 18 (10.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (10.23%) Service Analyst
6 18 (10.23%) Support Analyst
7 17 (9.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (6.82%) Messaging Engineer
9 12 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 12 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
10 11 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.14%) XML
2 2 (1.14%) Ext JS
2 2 (1.14%) HTML
2 2 (1.14%) .NET
2 2 (1.14%) ADO
3 1 (0.57%) COM
3 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.80%) Blackberry
2 14 (7.95%) Clustering
3 11 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.25%) Replication
4 10 (5.68%) Device Driver
5 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.98%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.70%) iPhone
7 2 (1.14%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.14%) Statistics
7 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.14%) Xbox
8 1 (0.57%) CESG
8 1 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.57%) EPoS
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 176 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (44.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (38.64%) Windows 7
4 64 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 43 (24.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (15.34%) Windows 2000
8 18 (10.23%) Linux
9 16 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (7.39%) Windows Vista
11 11 (6.25%) Windows NT
12 5 (2.84%) UNIX
13 4 (2.27%) Android
14 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.75%) ITIL
2 14 (7.95%) High Availability
3 12 (6.82%) Project Planning
3 12 (6.82%) Migration
3 12 (6.82%) Software Engineering
4 11 (6.25%) Project Management
4 11 (6.25%) Change Control
4 11 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 11 (6.25%) Office Automation
5 10 (5.68%) Security Patching
5 10 (5.68%) ETL Development
5 10 (5.68%) Test Scripting
5 10 (5.68%) Multithreading
5 10 (5.68%) Time Management
5 10 (5.68%) ETL
5 10 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 7 (3.98%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.98%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.32%) SQL
2 21 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.39%) VB
4 10 (5.68%) C++
4 10 (5.68%) VC++
5 7 (3.98%) VBScript
6 5 (2.84%) C
6 5 (2.84%) C#
7 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (30.11%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.61%) SC Cleared
3 22 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 16 (9.09%) MCITP
5 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (6.82%) A+ Certification
7 11 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (6.25%) CCA
7 11 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (5.68%) MCSE
9 9 (5.11%) MCP
10 6 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (3.41%) CCNA
11 5 (2.84%) ISEB
11 5 (2.84%) Degree
12 3 (1.70%) MCTS
12 3 (1.70%) MCSA
13 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.57%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (4.55%) SLA
3 5 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 114 (64.77%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (8.52%) Hyper-V
5 12 (6.82%) VMware ESX
6 11 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (6.25%) XenApp
6 11 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 11 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 10 (5.68%) vSphere
8 9 (5.11%) XenServer
9 1 (0.57%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 36 (20.45%) SCCM
2 12 (6.82%) WSUS
3 11 (6.25%) SCOM
3 11 (6.25%) EdgeSight
3 11 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (1.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.14%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.14%) Netcool
7 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.14%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.57%) Nagios
8 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 103 (58.52%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.02%) VMware
3 20 (11.36%) Citrix
4 19 (10.80%) Cisco
5 16 (9.09%) HP
5 16 (9.09%) Apple
6 15 (8.52%) Fujitsu
7 13 (7.39%) Symantec
7 13 (7.39%) Oracle
8 11 (6.25%) AppSense
9 5 (2.84%) Dell
10 4 (2.27%) IBM
10 4 (2.27%) Veritas
10 4 (2.27%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.70%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.14%) Remedy
12 2 (1.14%) McAfee
12 2 (1.14%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.14%) Meridio
12 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
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