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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 125 138 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -70
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 103 78 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.87% 1.38% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.33% 5.06% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62 55 96
Average salary £31,250 £25,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.54% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £42,700 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
1406 1542 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.54% 27.32% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1228 1297
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,956 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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
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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 +8 51 £40,000 +45.45% 5
Bracknell +13 27 £45,000 +36.36%
Newbury +11 6 £23,000 -9.80%
Slough +3 4 £24,000 -23.80% 1
Thatcham -3 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (66.81%) Active Directory
3 118 (51.53%) Microsoft
4 109 (47.60%) MS Exchange
5 103 (44.98%) Security Cleared
6 97 (42.36%) Windows 7
7 96 (41.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 93 (40.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 87 (37.99%) MS Office
10 72 (31.44%) SQL
10 72 (31.44%) MS Excel
11 70 (30.57%) DNS
12 63 (27.51%) SC Cleared
13 56 (24.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 55 (24.02%) Exchange Server 2010
15 54 (23.58%) DHCP
16 52 (22.71%) DV Cleared
17 45 (19.65%) TCP/IP
18 43 (18.78%) VMware
18 43 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
19 41 (17.90%) Fujitsu
20 40 (17.47%) SCCM
20 40 (17.47%) ITIL
21 39 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
21 39 (17.03%) Windows 8
22 38 (16.59%) Clustering
23 35 (15.28%) Citrix
24 34 (14.85%) Blackberry
24 34 (14.85%) Live Communications Server
25 31 (13.54%) SAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 109 (47.60%) MS Exchange
2 56 (24.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 55 (24.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (14.85%) Live Communications Server
5 29 (12.66%) SharePoint
6 28 (12.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (7.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 17 (7.42%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (4.80%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.18%) Lync
11 4 (1.75%) Site Server
11 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (37.99%) MS Office
2 72 (31.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) assyst
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.93%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (30.57%) DNS
2 54 (23.58%) DHCP
3 45 (19.65%) TCP/IP
4 31 (13.54%) SAN
5 26 (11.35%) VPN
6 23 (10.04%) LAN
7 17 (7.42%) Firewall
8 15 (6.55%) Wireshark
8 15 (6.55%) iSCSI
9 12 (5.24%) WAN
10 11 (4.80%) SSL
11 10 (4.37%) NetScaler
12 9 (3.93%) Internet
13 4 (1.75%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.75%) Wireless
14 3 (1.31%) VoIP
14 3 (1.31%) Network Security
14 3 (1.31%) NAS
15 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (3.93%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.62%) MS Access
6 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.87%) IDOL
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) QlikView
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (7.42%) TestDirector
1 17 (7.42%) LoadRunner
2 12 (5.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (3.49%) WinRunner
4 7 (3.06%) MSI
5 2 (0.87%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (11.35%) Finance
2 20 (8.73%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.86%) Retail
4 2 (0.87%) Games
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (40.61%) Support Engineer
2 40 (17.47%) 2nd Line Support
3 37 (16.16%) Analyst
4 33 (14.41%) Technical Support
5 32 (13.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 28 (12.23%) Messaging Engineer
7 25 (10.92%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 20 (8.73%) Technical Support Engineer
8 20 (8.73%) Technical Engineer
9 16 (6.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (6.99%) Service Analyst
10 15 (6.55%) Support Analyst
10 15 (6.55%) IT Support
11 14 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.68%) Tester
13 11 (4.80%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (4.37%) Consultant
15 8 (3.49%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.18%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.44%) jQuery
2 1 (0.44%) HTML
2 1 (0.44%) COM
2 1 (0.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.59%) Clustering
2 34 (14.85%) Blackberry
3 27 (11.79%) Replication
4 11 (4.80%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.62%) Statistics
6 6 (2.62%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.62%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.31%) CESG
7 3 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.31%) RMADS
8 2 (0.87%) iPhone
8 2 (0.87%) Xbox
8 2 (0.87%) PKI
8 2 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.44%) CCTV
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 229 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (42.36%) Windows 7
3 96 (41.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (40.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (17.03%) Windows 8
7 30 (13.10%) Windows 2000
8 13 (5.68%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.49%) Linux
10 6 (2.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.31%) UNIX
11 3 (1.31%) Solaris
11 3 (1.31%) Android
11 3 (1.31%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.47%) ITIL
2 30 (13.10%) High Availability
3 23 (10.04%) Test Scripting
4 20 (8.73%) Release Management
4 20 (8.73%) Migration
5 17 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (7.42%) Test Automation
5 17 (7.42%) Software Distribution
6 15 (6.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (5.68%) Change Control
7 13 (5.68%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.24%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.80%) Project Management
9 11 (4.80%) Project Planning
10 10 (4.37%) Time Management
11 9 (3.93%) Performance Engineering
12 8 (3.49%) Problem Management
12 8 (3.49%) ETL
12 8 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (31.44%) SQL
2 25 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.93%) VBScript
4 8 (3.49%) VB
5 7 (3.06%) C
5 7 (3.06%) C#
6 1 (0.44%) Java
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (44.98%) Security Cleared
2 63 (27.51%) SC Cleared
3 52 (22.71%) DV Cleared
4 24 (10.48%) ISEB
5 20 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.55%) CCA
6 15 (6.55%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (6.11%) ISTQB
7 14 (6.11%) MCSE
8 13 (5.68%) MCP
9 9 (3.93%) MCITP
10 7 (3.06%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.18%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.18%) MCSA
11 5 (2.18%) CCNA
12 3 (1.31%) MCTS
12 3 (1.31%) Degree
13 1 (0.44%) GNVQ
13 1 (0.44%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (4.37%) SLA
System Software
1 153 (66.81%) Active Directory
2 39 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.04%) Hyper-V
4 20 (8.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (6.99%) XenDesktop
5 16 (6.99%) vSphere
5 16 (6.99%) XenApp
6 15 (6.55%) XenServer
6 15 (6.55%) Terminal Services
6 15 (6.55%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.62%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.44%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (17.47%) SCCM
2 27 (11.79%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (8.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (6.99%) Netcool
5 15 (6.55%) SCOM
5 15 (6.55%) EdgeSight
6 13 (5.68%) WSUS
7 11 (4.80%) Backup Exec
8 8 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (3.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (2.62%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.62%) Unicenter
11 3 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.44%) Nagios
12 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 118 (51.53%) Microsoft
2 43 (18.78%) VMware
3 41 (17.90%) Fujitsu
4 35 (15.28%) Citrix
5 26 (11.35%) Cisco
6 24 (10.48%) Oracle
6 24 (10.48%) HP
7 15 (6.55%) Veritas
8 14 (6.11%) Apple
9 13 (5.68%) Symantec
10 10 (4.37%) AppSense
11 9 (3.93%) McAfee
12 8 (3.49%) Meridio
12 8 (3.49%) EMC
13 5 (2.18%) Dell
14 4 (1.75%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.75%) ServiceNow
15 3 (1.31%) LANDesk
15 3 (1.31%) IBM
16 2 (0.87%) Avaya
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