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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 116 160 71
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -89
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 115 65 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 1.20% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.22% 4.49% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 82
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £29,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,300 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -3.84%
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
1592 1447 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.82% 26.81% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1122 1237
Average salary £42,500 £41,600 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.16% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +9 46 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Bracknell +17 41 £45,000 +42.85%
Newbury +6 10 £23,000 -4.16% 1
Slough +8 5 £22,500 -28.57%
Wokingham - 2 £41,500 -
Thatcham -6 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Maidenhead -9 1 £28,000 +33.33%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Windows
2 168 (64.62%) Active Directory
3 132 (50.77%) Security Cleared
4 119 (45.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 117 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 116 (44.62%) Microsoft
7 112 (43.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 110 (42.31%) Windows 7
9 102 (39.23%) SQL
10 88 (33.85%) SC Cleared
11 85 (32.69%) MS Office
12 71 (27.31%) DNS
13 70 (26.92%) MS Excel
14 65 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 62 (23.85%) DV Cleared
16 56 (21.54%) Fujitsu
17 51 (19.62%) DHCP
18 49 (18.85%) Exchange Server 2010
19 48 (18.46%) Clustering
20 46 (17.69%) VMware
20 46 (17.69%) HP Quality Center
21 44 (16.92%) Citrix
21 44 (16.92%) SQL Server
22 42 (16.15%) ISEB
22 42 (16.15%) SCCM
22 42 (16.15%) Windows 8
23 40 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
24 39 (15.00%) ITIL
25 38 (14.62%) Live Communications Server
25 38 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 117 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 65 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 49 (18.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (14.62%) Live Communications Server
5 30 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 27 (10.38%) SharePoint
7 25 (9.62%) SharePoint Server
8 21 (8.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 9 (3.46%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (2.31%) IIS
10 6 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.15%) Documentum
12 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.15%) Lync
13 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.38%) Site Server
Applications
1 85 (32.69%) MS Office
2 70 (26.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) assyst
1 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (27.31%) DNS
2 51 (19.62%) DHCP
3 35 (13.46%) TCP/IP
3 35 (13.46%) SAN
4 28 (10.77%) LAN
5 25 (9.62%) VPN
6 21 (8.08%) WAN
7 16 (6.15%) Wireshark
7 16 (6.15%) iSCSI
8 14 (5.38%) Firewall
9 11 (4.23%) NetScaler
10 10 (3.85%) Internet
11 7 (2.69%) SSL
12 3 (1.15%) VoIP
12 3 (1.15%) Wireless
12 3 (1.15%) Network Security
12 3 (1.15%) NAS
12 3 (1.15%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.08%) MS Access
4 7 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.15%) IDOL
7 1 (0.38%) Big Data
7 1 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (10.77%) LoadRunner
2 25 (9.62%) TestDirector
3 22 (8.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (6.92%) WinRunner
5 7 (2.69%) MSI
5 7 (2.69%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.77%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (13.46%) Finance
2 30 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 28 (10.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.38%) Advertising
4 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (41.54%) Support Engineer
2 47 (18.08%) Analyst
3 42 (16.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (13.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 33 (12.69%) Messaging Engineer
6 32 (12.31%) Technical Support
7 30 (11.54%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 18 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 18 (6.92%) Consultant
8 18 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (6.92%) Technical Support Engineer
8 18 (6.92%) Technical Engineer
9 17 (6.54%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (6.54%) Service Analyst
9 17 (6.54%) IT Support
10 16 (6.15%) Test Consultant
11 15 (5.77%) Support Analyst
12 13 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (4.62%) Test Analyst
13 12 (4.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.92%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.15%) jQuery
2 3 (1.15%) HTML
3 2 (0.77%) WCF
4 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.38%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) COM
4 1 (0.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.46%) Clustering
2 33 (12.69%) Blackberry
3 30 (11.54%) Replication
4 8 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.08%) Statistics
4 8 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.69%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.15%) CESG
6 3 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.15%) PKI
6 3 (1.15%) RMADS
6 3 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.77%) iPhone
8 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.38%) Xbox
8 1 (0.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 260 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (45.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 112 (43.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 110 (42.31%) Windows 7
5 42 (16.15%) Windows 8
6 38 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (11.54%) Windows 2000
8 14 (5.38%) Windows Vista
9 11 (4.23%) UNIX
9 11 (4.23%) Linux
10 8 (3.08%) Solaris
11 4 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.15%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.77%) Android
14 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.00%) ITIL
2 34 (13.08%) Test Scripting
2 34 (13.08%) High Availability
3 32 (12.31%) Test Automation
4 25 (9.62%) Migration
5 22 (8.46%) Release Management
6 21 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (8.08%) Software Distribution
7 17 (6.54%) Incident Management
7 17 (6.54%) Regression Testing
8 16 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (5.00%) Test Management
10 12 (4.62%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.23%) Time Management
12 10 (3.85%) Problem Management
13 9 (3.46%) Change Control
13 9 (3.46%) Performance Engineering
14 7 (2.69%) Project Planning
14 7 (2.69%) ETL
14 7 (2.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 102 (39.23%) SQL
2 22 (8.46%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.46%) VBScript
4 8 (3.08%) VB
5 6 (2.31%) C
5 6 (2.31%) C#
6 3 (1.15%) Java
6 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (50.77%) Security Cleared
2 88 (33.85%) SC Cleared
3 62 (23.85%) DV Cleared
4 42 (16.15%) ISEB
5 25 (9.62%) ISTQB
6 21 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.15%) CCA
7 16 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (5.77%) MCP
8 15 (5.77%) MCSE
9 7 (2.69%) MCITP
10 6 (2.31%) MCSA
11 5 (1.92%) Degree
11 5 (1.92%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.15%) MCTS
12 3 (1.15%) CCNA
12 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.38%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.23%) SLA
2 7 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 168 (64.62%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.46%) Hyper-V
4 21 (8.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 17 (6.54%) XenApp
6 17 (6.54%) XenDesktop
6 17 (6.54%) vSphere
7 16 (6.15%) Terminal Services
7 16 (6.15%) XenServer
8 9 (3.46%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.38%) Firmware
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (17.69%) HP Quality Center
2 42 (16.15%) SCCM
3 28 (10.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 25 (9.62%) Netcool
5 19 (7.31%) SCOM
6 16 (6.15%) EdgeSight
7 14 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (3.46%) WSUS
8 9 (3.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (3.08%) NetBackup
9 8 (3.08%) Unicenter
10 7 (2.69%) Backup Exec
11 6 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.38%) Nagios
12 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 116 (44.62%) Microsoft
2 56 (21.54%) Fujitsu
3 46 (17.69%) VMware
4 44 (16.92%) Citrix
5 36 (13.85%) Oracle
6 29 (11.15%) HP
7 26 (10.00%) Cisco
8 23 (8.85%) Veritas
9 15 (5.77%) McAfee
10 14 (5.38%) EMC
11 11 (4.23%) AppSense
11 11 (4.23%) Meridio
12 10 (3.85%) Apple
13 9 (3.46%) Symantec
14 5 (1.92%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.92%) NetApp
14 5 (1.92%) Dell
15 3 (1.15%) IBM
15 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow
16 2 (0.77%) LANDesk
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