The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 137 70 144
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +74
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 86 196 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 3.68% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 11.35% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 64 103 70
Average salary £25,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £22,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £49,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.88%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1546 1727 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.05% 32.44% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1327 1600
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
South East

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -21 42 £28,750 +15.00% 11
Bracknell -32 15 £31,000 +1.63% 1
Newbury -8 8 £25,500 -1.92% 3
Maidenhead -13 6 £21,000 -58.00% 2
Thatcham +5 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Slough -6 3 £27,000 -37.20%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (69.94%) Active Directory
3 103 (63.19%) Microsoft
4 92 (56.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 84 (51.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (34.97%) MS Office
7 55 (33.74%) MS Excel
8 53 (32.52%) Security Cleared
9 51 (31.29%) SQL Server
10 47 (28.83%) MS Exchange
11 45 (27.61%) Windows 7
12 43 (26.38%) ITIL
13 42 (25.77%) SQL
14 36 (22.09%) TCP/IP
15 34 (20.86%) Telecoms
15 34 (20.86%) Finance
16 32 (19.63%) DNS
16 32 (19.63%) SC Cleared
17 30 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (18.40%) VMware
18 28 (17.18%) Windows Vista
18 28 (17.18%) MCP
19 27 (16.56%) Fujitsu
19 27 (16.56%) Retail
20 26 (15.95%) Degree
20 26 (15.95%) VPN
20 26 (15.95%) SharePoint
20 26 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (15.34%) Internet
21 25 (15.34%) SharePoint Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (28.83%) MS Exchange
2 26 (15.95%) SharePoint
3 25 (15.34%) SharePoint Server
4 24 (14.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (9.20%) IIS
8 11 (6.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (6.75%) Lync
9 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (3.07%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.84%) Live Communications Server
13 2 (1.23%) GroupWise
13 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.23%) Apache
14 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (34.97%) MS Office
2 55 (33.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.61%) Line 50
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.09%) TCP/IP
2 32 (19.63%) DNS
3 26 (15.95%) VPN
4 25 (15.34%) Internet
5 24 (14.72%) LAN
6 23 (14.11%) WAN
7 20 (12.27%) DHCP
8 18 (11.04%) Firewall
9 16 (9.82%) SAN
10 8 (4.91%) Wireless
11 7 (4.29%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.45%) SSL
12 4 (2.45%) HTTP
12 4 (2.45%) MPLS
13 3 (1.84%) LDAP
13 3 (1.84%) VoIP
13 3 (1.84%) SMTP
13 3 (1.84%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (4.29%) IDOL
5 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) LoadRunner
2 7 (4.29%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.84%) WinRunner
3 3 (1.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.61%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 34 (20.86%) Telecoms
1 34 (20.86%) Finance
2 27 (16.56%) Retail
3 5 (3.07%) Billing
4 2 (1.23%) German Language
4 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.61%) French Language
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (30.06%) Analyst
2 46 (28.22%) Support Engineer
3 31 (19.02%) Support Analyst
4 22 (13.50%) Desktop Support
5 19 (11.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (10.43%) Solutions Designer
6 17 (10.43%) IT Support
6 17 (10.43%) Designer
7 15 (9.20%) Desktop Analyst
8 13 (7.98%) Desktop Engineer
8 13 (7.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 12 (7.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.52%) Service Analyst
10 9 (5.52%) Help Desk Support
11 8 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) Help Desk Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.66%) .NET
2 17 (10.43%) .NET Framework
3 7 (4.29%) COM
4 4 (2.45%) XML
5 3 (1.84%) HTML
6 2 (1.23%) ODBC
7 1 (0.61%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.61%) XSLT
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.43%) Blackberry
2 9 (5.52%) iPhone
3 7 (4.29%) PKI
4 5 (3.07%) Replication
4 5 (3.07%) Clustering
5 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.23%) GIS
6 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) PDA
6 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.61%) DTV
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 163 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (56.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 84 (51.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (27.61%) Windows 7
5 28 (17.18%) Windows Vista
6 24 (14.72%) Windows 8
7 23 (14.11%) Windows 2000
8 19 (11.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (7.36%) Linux
10 10 (6.13%) Android
11 7 (4.29%) Mac OS X
11 7 (4.29%) Windows Phone
12 4 (2.45%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.61%) VMS
15 1 (0.61%) UNIX
15 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.38%) ITIL
2 12 (7.36%) Service Delivery
2 12 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (6.13%) Software Distribution
4 9 (5.52%) Test Scripting
5 7 (4.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (4.29%) Performance Testing
6 6 (3.68%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (3.07%) Project Management
7 5 (3.07%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.45%) Change Control
8 4 (2.45%) High Availability
8 4 (2.45%) Security Management
8 4 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.45%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.84%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.84%) Network Design
9 3 (1.84%) Service Management
10 2 (1.23%) Performance Management
10 2 (1.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.77%) SQL
2 4 (2.45%) VB
2 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.84%) VBScript
3 3 (1.84%) Java
3 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.23%) VB6
4 2 (1.23%) C++
4 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 53 (32.52%) Security Cleared
2 32 (19.63%) SC Cleared
3 30 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (17.18%) MCP
5 26 (15.95%) Degree
6 21 (12.88%) MCSE
7 17 (10.43%) CCNA
7 17 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (9.20%) DV Cleared
9 14 (8.59%) MCITP
10 10 (6.13%) ISEB
11 7 (4.29%) MCSA
11 7 (4.29%) CCNP
11 7 (4.29%) CEH
11 7 (4.29%) ACSP
11 7 (4.29%) GNVQ
12 6 (3.68%) MCTS
12 6 (3.68%) ISTQB
13 5 (3.07%) A+ Certification
14 4 (2.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 114 (69.94%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.52%) vSphere
5 5 (3.07%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.07%) XenApp
6 4 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.84%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.23%) UAG
8 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.61%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (6.13%) SCCM
3 9 (5.52%) Netcool
4 7 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.45%) DameWare
6 3 (1.84%) SCOM
7 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.61%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.61%) MOM
8 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 103 (63.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.40%) VMware
3 27 (16.56%) Fujitsu
4 24 (14.72%) Cisco
5 22 (13.50%) Citrix
6 13 (7.98%) HP
7 11 (6.75%) Apple
8 10 (6.13%) Symantec
9 9 (5.52%) Oracle
10 8 (4.91%) Meridio
11 7 (4.29%) EMC
11 7 (4.29%) Acronis
12 5 (3.07%) Sage
12 5 (3.07%) Dell
13 4 (2.45%) Aruba
13 4 (2.45%) Dell KACE
13 4 (2.45%) SonicWALL
14 3 (1.84%) Veritas
14 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.23%) MobileIron
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