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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 102 129 94
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 134 104 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.31% 1.76% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.54% 6.14% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 57 74 78
Average salary £26,000 £25,500 £29,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
1778 1693 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.59% 28.70% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1300 1386
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +15 57 £25,000 -7.40% 1
Reading +13 47 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Newbury +5 10 £23,750 -
Wokingham - 5 £41,500 -
Slough -15 4 £42,500 +80.85%
Maidenhead +5 2 £27,750 -7.50%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 190 (64.19%) Active Directory
3 152 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 150 (50.68%) Security Cleared
5 146 (49.32%) SQL
6 138 (46.62%) Microsoft
7 136 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 131 (44.26%) Windows 7
9 121 (40.88%) MS Exchange
10 97 (32.77%) SC Cleared
11 95 (32.09%) DNS
12 89 (30.07%) DV Cleared
13 86 (29.05%) Exchange Server 2003
14 79 (26.69%) MS Excel
15 73 (24.66%) MS Office
15 73 (24.66%) Fujitsu
16 67 (22.64%) Oracle
17 66 (22.30%) Citrix
18 59 (19.93%) SQL Server
19 58 (19.59%) Clustering
20 57 (19.26%) SCCM
21 52 (17.57%) HP Quality Center
21 52 (17.57%) VMware
22 49 (16.55%) Live Communications Server
23 48 (16.22%) ISEB
24 44 (14.86%) DHCP
24 44 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
25 43 (14.53%) ITIL
26 42 (14.19%) Test Automation
26 42 (14.19%) Telecoms

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 121 (40.88%) MS Exchange
2 86 (29.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 49 (16.55%) Live Communications Server
4 42 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (13.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 30 (10.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 23 (7.77%) SharePoint Server
8 16 (5.41%) SharePoint
9 11 (3.72%) IIS
10 8 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (2.70%) Documentum
11 7 (2.36%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.69%) IBM Notes
13 3 (1.01%) Lync
13 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 79 (26.69%) MS Excel
2 73 (24.66%) MS Office
3 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (32.09%) DNS
2 44 (14.86%) DHCP
3 33 (11.15%) SAN
4 25 (8.45%) WAN
4 25 (8.45%) LAN
5 23 (7.77%) Internet
6 17 (5.74%) VPN
7 13 (4.39%) TCP/IP
8 11 (3.72%) Wireshark
8 11 (3.72%) iSCSI
9 6 (2.03%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.69%) Firewall
11 4 (1.35%) Intranet
12 3 (1.01%) Wireless
13 2 (0.68%) NAS
14 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.34%) IPsec
14 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
14 1 (0.34%) SSH
14 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.39%) MS Access
3 11 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.01%) IDOL
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) QlikView
8 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (10.14%) LoadRunner
2 27 (9.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (8.11%) MSI
4 23 (7.77%) TestDirector
5 21 (7.09%) WinRunner
6 12 (4.05%) SilkPerformer
7 8 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.68%) Selenium
8 2 (0.68%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.34%) Subversion
9 1 (0.34%) Ant
9 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (14.19%) Telecoms
1 42 (14.19%) Finance
1 42 (14.19%) Retail
2 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 129 (43.58%) Support Engineer
2 62 (20.95%) Analyst
3 50 (16.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 44 (14.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 39 (13.18%) Messaging Engineer
5 39 (13.18%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 26 (8.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 26 (8.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (8.45%) Support Analyst
8 23 (7.77%) IT Support
9 20 (6.76%) Consultant
9 20 (6.76%) Integration Engineer
10 19 (6.42%) Test Consultant
10 19 (6.42%) Technical Support
11 17 (5.74%) Test Analyst
11 17 (5.74%) Service Analyst
11 17 (5.74%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (4.05%) Senior Test Analyst
13 12 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.04%) HTML
2 8 (2.70%) jQuery
3 4 (1.35%) WCF
4 3 (1.01%) .NET
5 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) DHTML
6 1 (0.34%) J2EE
6 1 (0.34%) COM
6 1 (0.34%) EJB
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) JSP
6 1 (0.34%) Struts
6 1 (0.34%) Flash
6 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.59%) Clustering
2 42 (14.19%) Blackberry
3 20 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (6.42%) Replication
5 13 (4.39%) Statistics
5 13 (4.39%) Fat Client
5 13 (4.39%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.01%) PKI
7 2 (0.68%) RMADS
7 2 (0.68%) CESG
7 2 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 136 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 131 (44.26%) Windows 7
5 41 (13.85%) Windows 8
6 40 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (12.16%) Windows 2000
8 21 (7.09%) Linux
9 18 (6.08%) Windows Vista
10 15 (5.07%) UNIX
11 12 (4.05%) Solaris
12 5 (1.69%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.53%) ITIL
2 42 (14.19%) Test Automation
3 41 (13.85%) High Availability
4 38 (12.84%) Test Scripting
5 35 (11.82%) Incident Management
6 30 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (10.14%) Software Distribution
7 25 (8.45%) Migration
7 25 (8.45%) Regression Testing
8 22 (7.43%) Time Management
9 16 (5.41%) Release Management
10 14 (4.73%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.39%) Test Management
12 11 (3.72%) Network Management
12 11 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (3.72%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.38%) Configuration Management
14 9 (3.04%) Validation
14 9 (3.04%) Non-Functional Testing
15 8 (2.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 146 (49.32%) SQL
2 36 (12.16%) PowerShell
3 24 (8.11%) VBScript
3 24 (8.11%) VB
4 9 (3.04%) Java
4 9 (3.04%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.01%) C#
6 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 150 (50.68%) Security Cleared
2 97 (32.77%) SC Cleared
3 89 (30.07%) DV Cleared
4 48 (16.22%) ISEB
5 32 (10.81%) ISTQB
6 19 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (5.07%) MCP
8 14 (4.73%) MCSE
9 11 (3.72%) CCA
9 11 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (3.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.35%) MCSA
11 3 (1.01%) Degree
12 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.34%) MOS
13 1 (0.34%) MCTS
13 1 (0.34%) CCNA
13 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) SLA
2 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 190 (64.19%) Active Directory
2 44 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (11.82%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.42%) VMware ESX
5 12 (4.05%) XenApp
5 12 (4.05%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.72%) Terminal Services
6 11 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (3.72%) XenServer
7 10 (3.38%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (2.70%) vSphere
9 5 (1.69%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 57 (19.26%) SCCM
2 52 (17.57%) HP Quality Center
3 35 (11.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 33 (11.15%) Netcool
5 32 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 19 (6.42%) SCOM
7 17 (5.74%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (4.39%) Unicenter
8 13 (4.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 13 (4.39%) NetBackup
9 11 (3.72%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.34%) WSUS
10 1 (0.34%) DameWare
Vendors
1 138 (46.62%) Microsoft
2 73 (24.66%) Fujitsu
3 67 (22.64%) Oracle
4 66 (22.30%) Citrix
5 52 (17.57%) VMware
6 30 (10.14%) Veritas
7 29 (9.80%) HP
8 24 (8.11%) EMC
9 17 (5.74%) McAfee
10 16 (5.41%) Meridio
11 15 (5.07%) Cisco
12 9 (3.04%) NetApp
13 8 (2.70%) Apple
14 6 (2.03%) AppSense
15 5 (1.69%) Lotus
15 5 (1.69%) IBM
15 5 (1.69%) AppDynamics
16 3 (1.01%) CheckPoint
17 2 (0.68%) Borland
17 2 (0.68%) ServiceNow
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