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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 209 127 161
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +34
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 16 104 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 1.91% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 6.42% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 42 48
Average salary £26,750 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.57% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £70,000 £34,050
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1298 1620 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.04% 29.74% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1211 1160
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,350
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -23 7 £26,250 -34.37%
Slough +2 5 £26,000 +1.96%
Maidenhead -3 3 £27,000 -2.70%
Bracknell -39 1 £38,500 -14.44%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (89.13%) Active Directory
3 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 34 (73.91%) Windows Server
5 31 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (56.52%) VMware
8 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (47.83%) Windows 8
10 20 (43.48%) Citrix
11 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
12 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
13 15 (32.61%) Cisco
13 15 (32.61%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (30.43%) ITIL
15 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
15 13 (28.26%) MS Office
16 11 (23.91%) XenApp
17 10 (21.74%) vSphere
17 10 (21.74%) SCCM
17 10 (21.74%) DNS
17 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
17 10 (21.74%) DHCP
18 9 (19.57%) SAN
18 9 (19.57%) SCOM
18 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
18 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop
19 8 (17.39%) XenServer
19 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Office
2 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
2 10 (21.74%) DHCP
2 10 (21.74%) DNS
3 9 (19.57%) SAN
4 8 (17.39%) NetScaler
4 8 (17.39%) Wireshark
5 7 (15.22%) iSCSI
5 7 (15.22%) Wireless
6 6 (13.04%) LAN
7 4 (8.70%) Firewall
7 4 (8.70%) VLAN
7 4 (8.70%) VPN
7 4 (8.70%) WAN
8 3 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (4.35%) Internet
10 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.17%) MPLS
10 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.35%) Advertising
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Support Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Technical Engineer
3 14 (30.43%) Technical Support
3 14 (30.43%) Technical Support Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (21.74%) IT Engineer
6 9 (19.57%) Desktop Support
6 9 (19.57%) IT Support
7 8 (17.39%) Analyst
7 8 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (17.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
10 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (8.70%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) WAP
2 1 (2.17%) COM
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.52%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 31 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (47.83%) Windows 8
7 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
8 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (2.17%) Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Unix
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (30.43%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Service Management
4 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.17%) Presales
8 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.17%) SIEM
8 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) CCA
1 8 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) MCSE
3 6 (13.04%) CCNA
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.04%) MCP
4 5 (10.87%) MCITP
4 5 (10.87%) MCSA
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) MOS
6 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (89.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
4 11 (23.91%) XenApp
5 10 (21.74%) vSphere
6 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop
7 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
7 8 (17.39%) XenServer
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (10.87%) Terminal Services
10 3 (6.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
2 9 (19.57%) SCOM
3 8 (17.39%) EdgeSight
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (56.52%) VMware
3 20 (43.48%) Citrix
4 15 (32.61%) Cisco
5 8 (17.39%) AppSense
6 7 (15.22%) HP
7 5 (10.87%) Dell
7 5 (10.87%) IBM
8 3 (6.52%) Google
8 3 (6.52%) Remedy
9 2 (4.35%) Apple
9 2 (4.35%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.17%) Aruba
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle
10 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.17%) Sophos