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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 136 132 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -41
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 73 83 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 1.51% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 5.36% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 89
Average salary £23,500 £26,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £21,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £33,250 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
1212 1549 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 28.11% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1204 1323
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -7 41 £23,341 -22.19% 7
Newbury +11 15 - - 1
Bracknell +8 6 £50,000 +51.51%
Wokingham - 2 - -
Slough -1 1 £37,500 -
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 122 (65.59%) Active Directory
3 108 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 81 (43.55%) Windows 7
5 80 (43.01%) MS Exchange
6 79 (42.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (39.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (38.71%) MS Office
9 71 (38.17%) Security Cleared
10 67 (36.02%) MS Excel
11 54 (29.03%) TCP/IP
12 53 (28.49%) DNS
13 46 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 45 (24.19%) Windows 8
15 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 43 (23.12%) SQL
16 42 (22.58%) DHCP
17 41 (22.04%) SC Cleared
18 40 (21.51%) VMware
19 39 (20.97%) SCCM
20 38 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (19.89%) Exchange Server 2003
22 35 (18.82%) DV Cleared
23 34 (18.28%) ITIL
24 30 (16.13%) Windows 2000
25 28 (15.05%) VPN
26 26 (13.98%) Blackberry
27 25 (13.44%) PowerShell
28 24 (12.90%) Fujitsu
28 24 (12.90%) Citrix

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 80 (43.01%) MS Exchange
2 46 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (19.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (12.90%) SharePoint
5 23 (12.37%) Live Communications Server
6 19 (10.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (7.53%) Lotus Domino
8 11 (5.91%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 8 (4.30%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (3.76%) Lync
11 4 (2.15%) Site Server
12 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 72 (38.71%) MS Office
2 67 (36.02%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) assyst
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 53 (28.49%) DNS
3 42 (22.58%) DHCP
4 28 (15.05%) VPN
5 19 (10.22%) SAN
6 16 (8.60%) Firewall
7 12 (6.45%) NetScaler
7 12 (6.45%) Wireshark
7 12 (6.45%) iSCSI
8 11 (5.91%) SSL
8 11 (5.91%) LAN
8 11 (5.91%) Internet
9 6 (3.23%) FTP
9 6 (3.23%) HTTP
10 4 (2.15%) Wireless
11 3 (1.61%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.61%) Network Security
11 3 (1.61%) VoIP
12 2 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.15%) MS Access
3 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (4.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (4.30%) TestDirector
3 7 (3.76%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.69%) MSI
5 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (11.29%) Finance
2 12 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.45%) Retail
3 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (40.86%) Support Engineer
2 33 (17.74%) Analyst
3 25 (13.44%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (10.75%) Technical Support
4 20 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (10.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 19 (10.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (10.22%) Service Analyst
6 18 (9.68%) Messaging Engineer
7 17 (9.14%) IT Support
8 16 (8.60%) Technical Support Engineer
8 16 (8.60%) Technical Engineer
9 15 (8.06%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 13 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.91%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.38%) Data Warehouse Manager
12 10 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (5.38%) Business Manager
12 10 (5.38%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.54%) Ext JS
2 1 (0.54%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.54%) Flash
2 1 (0.54%) ADO
2 1 (0.54%) COM
2 1 (0.54%) XML
2 1 (0.54%) HTML
2 1 (0.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.98%) Blackberry
2 20 (10.75%) Clustering
3 18 (9.68%) Replication
4 12 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.91%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.76%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.15%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.15%) Statistics
7 4 (2.15%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.61%) iPhone
9 2 (1.08%) RMADS
9 2 (1.08%) CESG
9 2 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.08%) Xbox
10 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.54%) CCTV
10 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.54%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (43.55%) Windows 7
3 79 (42.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (39.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (24.19%) Windows 8
6 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (16.13%) Windows 2000
8 15 (8.06%) Linux
9 11 (5.91%) Windows Vista
10 9 (4.84%) Windows NT
11 8 (4.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.15%) UNIX
12 4 (2.15%) Android
13 2 (1.08%) Solaris
13 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.28%) ITIL
2 20 (10.75%) High Availability
3 13 (6.99%) Change Control
4 12 (6.45%) Migration
4 12 (6.45%) Project Planning
4 12 (6.45%) Release Management
4 12 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 12 (6.45%) Time Management
5 11 (5.91%) Incident Management
5 11 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.91%) Project Management
5 11 (5.91%) Software Distribution
5 11 (5.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (5.38%) Security Patching
6 10 (5.38%) ETL
6 10 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (4.30%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.30%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.76%) Performance Engineering
8 7 (3.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.12%) SQL
2 25 (13.44%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.45%) VB
4 7 (3.76%) VBScript
4 7 (3.76%) C
4 7 (3.76%) C#
4 7 (3.76%) C++
4 7 (3.76%) VC++
5 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (38.17%) Security Cleared
2 41 (22.04%) SC Cleared
3 35 (18.82%) DV Cleared
4 14 (7.53%) MCITP
5 12 (6.45%) A+ Certification
5 12 (6.45%) CCA
5 12 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (5.38%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (4.84%) MCSE
8 9 (4.84%) MCP
9 7 (3.76%) ISEB
10 5 (2.69%) CCNA
10 5 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.61%) Degree
12 2 (1.08%) MCSA
12 2 (1.08%) MCTS
13 1 (0.54%) MOS
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.54%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (4.30%) SLA
3 5 (2.69%) QA
System Software
1 122 (65.59%) Active Directory
2 38 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (8.60%) Hyper-V
5 14 (7.53%) vSphere
6 13 (6.99%) VMware ESX
7 12 (6.45%) XenApp
7 12 (6.45%) XenDesktop
7 12 (6.45%) Terminal Services
8 11 (5.91%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (5.38%) XenServer
10 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (20.97%) SCCM
2 12 (6.45%) EdgeSight
2 12 (6.45%) WSUS
2 12 (6.45%) SCOM
3 11 (5.91%) Backup Exec
4 10 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (2.15%) Unicenter
7 4 (2.15%) Netcool
7 4 (2.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.54%) Nagios
8 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 40 (21.51%) VMware
3 24 (12.90%) Fujitsu
3 24 (12.90%) Citrix
4 22 (11.83%) Cisco
5 20 (10.75%) HP
6 16 (8.60%) Apple
7 15 (8.06%) Oracle
8 13 (6.99%) Symantec
9 12 (6.45%) AppSense
10 6 (3.23%) Veritas
11 4 (2.15%) Dell
11 4 (2.15%) EMC
11 4 (2.15%) Meridio
11 4 (2.15%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.61%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.61%) IBM
13 2 (1.08%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.08%) Remedy
13 2 (1.08%) NetApp
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