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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 140 146 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -75
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 94 85 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.69% 1.45% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.80% 5.36% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 57 64 104
Average salary £27,500 £25,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,350 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.66%
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
1383 1587 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.90% 27.03% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1258 1318
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -8 45 £27,500 -8.33% 7
Bracknell +7 22 £27,500 -11.29%
Newbury +12 6 £23,000 -9.80%
Slough +2 3 £22,500 -28.57%
Thatcham -3 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (66.50%) Active Directory
3 118 (57.28%) Microsoft
4 95 (46.12%) MS Exchange
5 93 (45.15%) Windows 7
6 91 (44.17%) Security Cleared
7 85 (41.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 82 (39.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 81 (39.32%) MS Office
10 72 (34.95%) MS Excel
11 66 (32.04%) DNS
12 61 (29.61%) SQL
13 55 (26.70%) DHCP
14 52 (25.24%) SC Cleared
15 48 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
16 46 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2003
17 45 (21.84%) DV Cleared
17 45 (21.84%) TCP/IP
18 42 (20.39%) ITIL
18 42 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 40 (19.42%) SCCM
19 40 (19.42%) VMware
20 38 (18.45%) Windows 8
21 37 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (16.50%) Citrix
23 31 (15.05%) Fujitsu
24 29 (14.08%) Live Communications Server
24 29 (14.08%) Clustering
24 29 (14.08%) Blackberry
24 29 (14.08%) SAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 95 (46.12%) MS Exchange
2 48 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (14.08%) Live Communications Server
5 26 (12.62%) SharePoint
6 23 (11.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (6.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 13 (6.31%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (4.85%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (2.43%) Lync
11 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.94%) Site Server
12 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 81 (39.32%) MS Office
2 72 (34.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) assyst
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (32.04%) DNS
2 55 (26.70%) DHCP
3 45 (21.84%) TCP/IP
4 29 (14.08%) VPN
4 29 (14.08%) SAN
5 16 (7.77%) LAN
5 16 (7.77%) Firewall
5 16 (7.77%) Wireshark
5 16 (7.77%) iSCSI
6 12 (5.83%) NetScaler
7 11 (5.34%) SSL
8 7 (3.40%) Internet
9 5 (2.43%) WAN
10 4 (1.94%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.94%) Wireless
11 3 (1.46%) VoIP
11 3 (1.46%) Network Security
11 3 (1.46%) NAS
12 2 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.91%) MS Access
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.49%) QlikView
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (6.31%) TestDirector
1 13 (6.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (5.83%) LoadRunner
3 6 (2.91%) MSI
4 5 (2.43%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.49%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (10.68%) Finance
2 16 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.28%) Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (40.78%) Support Engineer
2 35 (16.99%) Analyst
3 33 (16.02%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (13.59%) Technical Support
5 25 (12.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (10.68%) Messaging Engineer
7 21 (10.19%) Technical Support Engineer
7 21 (10.19%) Technical Engineer
8 19 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (9.22%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 18 (8.74%) Service Analyst
9 18 (8.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (5.83%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.83%) Tester
12 10 (4.85%) IT Support
13 8 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 8 (3.88%) Business Manager
13 8 (3.88%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.37%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.49%) COM
2 1 (0.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.08%) Blackberry
1 29 (14.08%) Clustering
2 22 (10.68%) Replication
3 11 (5.34%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.91%) Statistics
5 6 (2.91%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.91%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.46%) CESG
6 3 (1.46%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.46%) RMADS
7 2 (0.97%) iPhone
7 2 (0.97%) Xbox
7 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.49%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.49%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.49%) CCTV
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (45.15%) Windows 7
3 85 (41.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (39.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (18.45%) Windows 8
7 29 (14.08%) Windows 2000
8 12 (5.83%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.88%) Linux
10 3 (1.46%) UNIX
10 3 (1.46%) Solaris
10 3 (1.46%) Android
10 3 (1.46%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.39%) ITIL
2 24 (11.65%) High Availability
3 21 (10.19%) Test Scripting
4 17 (8.25%) Migration
5 16 (7.77%) Release Management
5 16 (7.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (6.80%) Software Distribution
6 14 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (6.31%) Change Control
7 13 (6.31%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.83%) Time Management
8 12 (5.83%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.34%) Project Management
9 11 (5.34%) Project Planning
9 11 (5.34%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.37%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.88%) ETL
11 8 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.40%) Test Management
12 7 (3.40%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.61%) SQL
2 25 (12.14%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.34%) VB
4 8 (3.88%) VBScript
5 7 (3.40%) C
5 7 (3.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 91 (44.17%) Security Cleared
2 52 (25.24%) SC Cleared
3 45 (21.84%) DV Cleared
4 17 (8.25%) ISEB
5 16 (7.77%) CCA
5 16 (7.77%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (5.83%) MCP
6 12 (5.83%) MCSE
7 10 (4.85%) ISTQB
8 9 (4.37%) MCITP
9 7 (3.40%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.43%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.43%) CCNA
11 3 (1.46%) MCTS
11 3 (1.46%) MCSA
11 3 (1.46%) Degree
12 1 (0.49%) GNVQ
12 1 (0.49%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (4.85%) SLA
3 4 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 137 (66.50%) Active Directory
2 37 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.17%) Hyper-V
4 21 (10.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (8.25%) XenDesktop
5 17 (8.25%) XenApp
6 16 (7.77%) XenServer
6 16 (7.77%) Terminal Services
6 16 (7.77%) vSphere
7 15 (7.28%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.91%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.49%) Firmware
9 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (19.42%) SCCM
2 20 (9.71%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (7.77%) SCOM
3 16 (7.77%) EdgeSight
4 13 (6.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (5.83%) WSUS
6 11 (5.34%) Netcool
6 11 (5.34%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (2.91%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.91%) Unicenter
9 5 (2.43%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.49%) Nagios
11 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 118 (57.28%) Microsoft
2 40 (19.42%) VMware
3 34 (16.50%) Citrix
4 31 (15.05%) Fujitsu
5 25 (12.14%) Cisco
6 24 (11.65%) HP
7 20 (9.71%) Oracle
8 13 (6.31%) Veritas
8 13 (6.31%) Apple
8 13 (6.31%) Symantec
9 12 (5.83%) AppSense
10 6 (2.91%) Meridio
10 6 (2.91%) McAfee
10 6 (2.91%) EMC
11 4 (1.94%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.94%) Dell
12 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.46%) IBM
12 3 (1.46%) LANDesk
13 2 (0.97%) Avaya
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