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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 82 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 162 120 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.77% 2.11% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.71% 7.44% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 67 80
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -4.58%
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
1668 1612 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.51% 28.28% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1185 1279 1451
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
Bracknell +29 92 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Reading -12 26 £37,500 +41.50% 6
Wokingham 0 14 £30,000 -
Slough +7 11 £42,500 +18.88% 1
Newbury +10 9 £24,375 -23.82%
Maidenhead -15 3 £22,500 -18.18%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Windows
2 160 (62.26%) Active Directory
3 141 (54.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 136 (52.92%) SQL
4 136 (52.92%) Security Cleared
5 121 (47.08%) Microsoft
6 118 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 99 (38.52%) SC Cleared
8 98 (38.13%) MS Exchange
9 96 (37.35%) Windows 7
10 83 (32.30%) DNS
11 81 (31.52%) DV Cleared
12 76 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 73 (28.40%) MS Excel
14 69 (26.85%) Fujitsu
15 59 (22.96%) Oracle
16 58 (22.57%) SQL Server
17 52 (20.23%) MS Office
18 51 (19.84%) Finance
19 50 (19.46%) Citrix
20 49 (19.07%) Telecoms
21 47 (18.29%) Retail
22 44 (17.12%) ISEB
22 44 (17.12%) SCCM
23 43 (16.73%) VMware
24 42 (16.34%) Clustering
24 42 (16.34%) ITIL
24 42 (16.34%) Windows 2000
25 41 (15.95%) HP Quality Center
26 39 (15.18%) Software Distribution

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 98 (38.13%) MS Exchange
2 76 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 37 (14.40%) Live Communications Server
4 34 (13.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 32 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (12.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (8.56%) SharePoint
7 21 (8.17%) SharePoint Server
8 13 (5.06%) IIS
9 9 (3.50%) Lync
9 9 (3.50%) Documentum
9 9 (3.50%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (2.72%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.95%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.56%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (28.40%) MS Excel
2 52 (20.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (32.30%) DNS
2 26 (10.12%) Internet
3 23 (8.95%) DHCP
4 22 (8.56%) LAN
4 22 (8.56%) WAN
5 19 (7.39%) SAN
6 15 (5.84%) VPN
7 11 (4.28%) Firewall
8 8 (3.11%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.72%) Wireless
10 4 (1.56%) SSH
10 4 (1.56%) IMAP
10 4 (1.56%) Intranet
10 4 (1.56%) DMZ
10 4 (1.56%) LDAP
10 4 (1.56%) SSL
10 4 (1.56%) GPRS
10 4 (1.56%) SMTP
10 4 (1.56%) FTP
10 4 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (3.89%) MS Access
4 8 (3.11%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.56%) IDOL
8 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (8.95%) TestDirector
2 22 (8.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (8.56%) LoadRunner
2 22 (8.56%) MSI
3 19 (7.39%) WinRunner
4 12 (4.67%) SilkPerformer
5 7 (2.72%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.78%) Selenium
7 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.39%) Ant
7 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 51 (19.84%) Finance
2 49 (19.07%) Telecoms
3 47 (18.29%) Retail
4 7 (2.72%) French Language
4 7 (2.72%) German Language
4 7 (2.72%) Italian Language
4 7 (2.72%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.95%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.56%) Swedish Language
6 4 (1.56%) Dutch Language
6 4 (1.56%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 102 (39.69%) Support Engineer
2 71 (27.63%) Analyst
3 36 (14.01%) 2nd Line Support
4 32 (12.45%) Support Analyst
5 31 (12.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 28 (10.89%) Messaging Engineer
6 28 (10.89%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 25 (9.73%) Test Analyst
8 23 (8.95%) IT Support
9 22 (8.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 22 (8.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 22 (8.56%) Integration Engineer
10 20 (7.78%) Desktop Support
11 16 (6.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 16 (6.23%) Desktop Analyst
12 12 (4.67%) Service Analyst
12 12 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (4.28%) Senior Test Analyst
13 11 (4.28%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.50%) .NET
2 8 (3.11%) HTML
3 7 (2.72%) jQuery
4 4 (1.56%) ODBC
4 4 (1.56%) WCF
5 3 (1.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.78%) COM
7 1 (0.39%) DHTML
7 1 (0.39%) J2EE
7 1 (0.39%) EJB
7 1 (0.39%) CSS
7 1 (0.39%) JSP
7 1 (0.39%) SOAP
7 1 (0.39%) Struts
7 1 (0.39%) Middleware
7 1 (0.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.34%) Clustering
2 37 (14.40%) Blackberry
3 22 (8.56%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.28%) Fat Client
4 11 (4.28%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.89%) Statistics
6 7 (2.72%) Replication
7 5 (1.95%) iPhone
8 4 (1.56%) PKI
8 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 257 (100.00%) Windows
2 141 (54.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 118 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (37.35%) Windows 7
5 42 (16.34%) Windows 2000
6 33 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (12.06%) Windows 8
8 22 (8.56%) Linux
9 21 (8.17%) Windows Vista
10 17 (6.61%) UNIX
11 10 (3.89%) Solaris
12 6 (2.33%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.95%) Android
14 4 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.34%) ITIL
2 39 (15.18%) Software Distribution
3 36 (14.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (13.23%) Incident Management
5 32 (12.45%) Test Automation
6 31 (12.06%) Test Scripting
7 30 (11.67%) High Availability
8 21 (8.17%) Time Management
9 20 (7.78%) Regression Testing
10 17 (6.61%) Migration
11 12 (4.67%) Problem Management
11 12 (4.67%) Test Management
12 10 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.50%) Network Management
13 9 (3.50%) Test Strategy
13 9 (3.50%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (3.50%) Performance Management
13 9 (3.50%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.50%) Validation
13 9 (3.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (52.92%) SQL
2 33 (12.84%) PowerShell
3 24 (9.34%) VBScript
4 23 (8.95%) VB
5 9 (3.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.11%) Java
7 7 (2.72%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.78%) C#
9 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 136 (52.92%) Security Cleared
2 99 (38.52%) SC Cleared
3 81 (31.52%) DV Cleared
4 44 (17.12%) ISEB
5 26 (10.12%) ISTQB
6 20 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (7.39%) MCSE
8 17 (6.61%) MCP
9 11 (4.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (3.50%) Degree
11 5 (1.95%) CCNA
11 5 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.95%) MCITP
12 4 (1.56%) CCIE
12 4 (1.56%) CCNP
13 3 (1.17%) CCA
13 3 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.39%) ACSP
14 1 (0.39%) GNVQ
14 1 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 160 (62.26%) Active Directory
2 38 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.51%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.84%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.50%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.95%) DFS Replication
6 5 (1.95%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.56%) vSphere
7 4 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.56%) XenApp
8 3 (1.17%) XenServer
9 2 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (17.12%) SCCM
2 41 (15.95%) HP Quality Center
3 32 (12.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 31 (12.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 29 (11.28%) Netcool
6 12 (4.67%) SCOM
7 11 (4.28%) NetBackup
8 10 (3.89%) Unicenter
8 10 (3.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 10 (3.89%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.39%) OpenView
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.39%) MOM
9 1 (0.39%) DameWare
Vendors
1 121 (47.08%) Microsoft
2 69 (26.85%) Fujitsu
3 59 (22.96%) Oracle
4 50 (19.46%) Citrix
5 43 (16.73%) VMware
6 27 (10.51%) HP
7 23 (8.95%) EMC
8 22 (8.56%) Veritas
9 15 (5.84%) Meridio
10 10 (3.89%) McAfee
11 9 (3.50%) NetApp
12 6 (2.33%) Apple
12 6 (2.33%) Cisco
12 6 (2.33%) IBM
13 5 (1.95%) Lotus
14 4 (1.56%) MobileIron
14 4 (1.56%) SOTI
15 3 (1.17%) ServiceNow
15 3 (1.17%) AppSense
16 2 (0.78%) Symantec
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