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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 117 145 92
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -53
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 109 75 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.99% 1.40% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.64% 4.92% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 75
Average salary £30,000 £24,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £37,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
1642 1524 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.96% 28.42% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1184 1277
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Bracknell +17 43 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Reading +11 39 £30,000 +22.44% 5
Newbury -5 11 £22,500 -1.09%
Wokingham - 5 £41,500 -
Slough -5 3 £25,500 +8.51%
Maidenhead - 2 £27,750 - 1
Thatcham -6 1 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (62.04%) Active Directory
3 144 (52.55%) Security Cleared
4 132 (48.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 126 (45.99%) SQL
6 123 (44.89%) Windows 7
7 122 (44.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 118 (43.07%) MS Exchange
9 115 (41.97%) Microsoft
10 93 (33.94%) SC Cleared
11 80 (29.20%) DNS
12 78 (28.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 77 (28.10%) MS Office
13 77 (28.10%) DV Cleared
14 70 (25.55%) Fujitsu
15 64 (23.36%) MS Excel
16 55 (20.07%) SQL Server
17 53 (19.34%) Clustering
17 53 (19.34%) HP Quality Center
18 52 (18.98%) Citrix
19 51 (18.61%) Oracle
20 49 (17.88%) ISEB
21 47 (17.15%) DHCP
22 46 (16.79%) VMware
23 44 (16.06%) Live Communications Server
23 44 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2010
24 43 (15.69%) Windows 8
24 43 (15.69%) Finance
25 41 (14.96%) SCCM
26 40 (14.60%) Telecoms

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 118 (43.07%) MS Exchange
2 78 (28.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 44 (16.06%) Live Communications Server
3 44 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (12.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 27 (9.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 24 (8.76%) SharePoint Server
7 20 (7.30%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.28%) IIS
9 6 (2.19%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (2.19%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.82%) Documentum
11 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.36%) Lync
13 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 77 (28.10%) MS Office
2 64 (23.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (29.20%) DNS
2 47 (17.15%) DHCP
3 34 (12.41%) SAN
4 29 (10.58%) LAN
5 25 (9.12%) WAN
6 23 (8.39%) VPN
7 22 (8.03%) TCP/IP
8 15 (5.47%) Internet
9 14 (5.11%) Wireshark
9 14 (5.11%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.28%) NetScaler
10 9 (3.28%) Firewall
11 4 (1.46%) SSL
12 3 (1.09%) VoIP
12 3 (1.09%) Intranet
12 3 (1.09%) Wireless
12 3 (1.09%) Network Security
13 2 (0.73%) NAS
14 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.01%) MS Access
2 11 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (3.65%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.09%) IDOL
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.36%) QlikView
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (11.68%) LoadRunner
2 26 (9.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (8.76%) TestDirector
4 20 (7.30%) WinRunner
5 12 (4.38%) MSI
5 12 (4.38%) SilkPerformer
6 5 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.73%) StarTeam
General
1 43 (15.69%) Finance
2 40 (14.60%) Telecoms
3 38 (13.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (42.70%) Support Engineer
2 52 (18.98%) Analyst
3 47 (17.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 41 (14.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 35 (12.77%) Messaging Engineer
6 34 (12.41%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 25 (9.12%) Technical Support
8 24 (8.76%) IT Support
9 20 (7.30%) Consultant
9 20 (7.30%) Service Analyst
9 20 (7.30%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (6.93%) Test Consultant
10 19 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (5.84%) Test Analyst
11 16 (5.84%) IT Support Engineer
12 14 (5.11%) Support Analyst
13 11 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (4.01%) Technical Engineer
13 11 (4.01%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.82%) HTML
1 5 (1.82%) jQuery
2 3 (1.09%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.09%) WCF
3 1 (0.36%) .NET
3 1 (0.36%) COM
3 1 (0.36%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.34%) Clustering
2 36 (13.14%) Blackberry
3 26 (9.49%) Replication
4 12 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.01%) Statistics
5 11 (4.01%) Fat Client
5 11 (4.01%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.09%) PKI
8 2 (0.73%) CESG
8 2 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.73%) RMADS
9 1 (0.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 132 (48.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 123 (44.89%) Windows 7
4 122 (44.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (15.69%) Windows 8
6 33 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (12.04%) Windows 2000
7 17 (6.20%) Windows Vista
8 15 (5.47%) UNIX
9 13 (4.74%) Linux
10 11 (4.01%) Solaris
11 6 (2.19%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.73%) Android
13 2 (0.73%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.23%) Test Automation
2 37 (13.50%) Test Scripting
2 37 (13.50%) High Availability
3 32 (11.68%) ITIL
4 28 (10.22%) Migration
4 28 (10.22%) Incident Management
5 27 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (9.85%) Software Distribution
6 23 (8.39%) Regression Testing
7 21 (7.66%) Release Management
8 16 (5.84%) Time Management
9 15 (5.47%) Test Management
10 14 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (4.01%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.65%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.28%) Validation
13 9 (3.28%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (2.92%) Network Management
15 7 (2.55%) Configuration Management
15 7 (2.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (45.99%) SQL
2 25 (9.12%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.38%) VBScript
3 12 (4.38%) VB
4 5 (1.82%) Java
4 5 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.09%) C
5 3 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (52.55%) Security Cleared
2 93 (33.94%) SC Cleared
3 77 (28.10%) DV Cleared
4 49 (17.88%) ISEB
5 32 (11.68%) ISTQB
6 18 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (5.11%) CCA
7 14 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (4.74%) MCP
8 13 (4.74%) MCSE
9 11 (4.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.46%) MCSA
10 4 (1.46%) Degree
11 3 (1.09%) MCITP
12 2 (0.73%) MCTS
12 2 (0.73%) CCNA
12 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.36%) MOS
13 1 (0.36%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.65%) SLA
2 4 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 170 (62.04%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 22 (8.03%) VMware ESX
5 17 (6.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (5.47%) XenDesktop
6 15 (5.47%) XenApp
7 14 (5.11%) XenServer
7 14 (5.11%) Terminal Services
7 14 (5.11%) vSphere
8 10 (3.65%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 53 (19.34%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (14.96%) SCCM
3 32 (11.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 30 (10.95%) Netcool
5 19 (6.93%) SCOM
6 16 (5.84%) McAfee ePO
7 14 (5.11%) EdgeSight
7 14 (5.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (4.01%) Unicenter
8 11 (4.01%) NetBackup
8 11 (4.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (1.82%) WSUS
10 4 (1.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 115 (41.97%) Microsoft
2 70 (25.55%) Fujitsu
3 52 (18.98%) Citrix
4 51 (18.61%) Oracle
5 46 (16.79%) VMware
6 29 (10.58%) HP
7 27 (9.85%) Veritas
8 21 (7.66%) Cisco
9 19 (6.93%) EMC
10 17 (6.20%) McAfee
11 14 (5.11%) Meridio
12 9 (3.28%) AppSense
12 9 (3.28%) NetApp
13 6 (2.19%) Apple
14 5 (1.82%) Symantec
14 5 (1.82%) AppDynamics
15 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
15 3 (1.09%) IBM
15 3 (1.09%) Dell
16 2 (0.73%) Borland
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