The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 31 50 18
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 41 11 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.40% 2.68% 13.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.34% 7.53% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 7
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +21.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,400 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Windows XP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
212 146 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 38.27% 35.61% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 140 93 99
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bracknell region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Bracknell

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (86.24%) Active Directory
3 79 (72.48%) Security Cleared
4 68 (62.39%) MS Exchange
5 61 (55.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 60 (55.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (52.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (47.71%) Fujitsu
8 52 (47.71%) SQL
9 51 (46.79%) SC Cleared
10 47 (43.12%) DV Cleared
11 46 (42.20%) DNS
11 46 (42.20%) Windows 7
12 36 (33.03%) Live Communications Server
13 32 (29.36%) Clustering
13 32 (29.36%) High Availability
14 30 (27.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (25.69%) Blackberry
15 28 (25.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 28 (25.69%) Telecoms
16 25 (22.94%) Finance
16 25 (22.94%) Retail
16 25 (22.94%) Oracle
16 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
17 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
18 23 (21.10%) DHCP
19 22 (20.18%) Replication
19 22 (20.18%) Release Management
20 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
20 21 (19.27%) Windows 2000

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 68 (62.39%) MS Exchange
2 61 (55.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 36 (33.03%) Live Communications Server
4 30 (27.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (25.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 4 (3.67%) IIS
7 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) MS Office
2 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (42.20%) DNS
2 23 (21.10%) DHCP
3 16 (14.68%) LAN
3 16 (14.68%) WAN
4 14 (12.84%) SAN
5 6 (5.50%) Wireshark
5 6 (5.50%) iSCSI
5 6 (5.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) LoadRunner
2 7 (6.42%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (4.59%) WinRunner
3 5 (4.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.83%) MSI
4 2 (1.83%) StarTeam
General
1 28 (25.69%) Telecoms
2 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 25 (22.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (64.22%) Support Engineer
2 31 (28.44%) Messaging Engineer
3 30 (27.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 30 (27.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (25.69%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 18 (16.51%) Consultant
6 16 (14.68%) Test Consultant
7 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (10.09%) Technical Support
8 8 (7.34%) IT Support
9 7 (6.42%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Analyst
11 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.67%) Technical Support Engineer
12 4 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
12 4 (3.67%) Technical Team Leader
12 4 (3.67%) Support Team Leader
12 4 (3.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Clustering
2 28 (25.69%) Blackberry
3 22 (20.18%) Replication
4 8 (7.34%) Statistics
4 8 (7.34%) Fat Client
4 8 (7.34%) Thin Client
4 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.75%) RMADS
5 3 (2.75%) CESG
5 3 (2.75%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (55.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 57 (52.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (42.20%) Windows 7
5 21 (19.27%) Windows 2000
6 10 (9.17%) UNIX
7 8 (7.34%) Solaris
8 7 (6.42%) Linux
8 7 (6.42%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.75%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) High Availability
2 22 (20.18%) Release Management
3 21 (19.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (19.27%) Software Distribution
4 17 (15.60%) Test Automation
4 17 (15.60%) Regression Testing
4 17 (15.60%) Migration
4 17 (15.60%) Incident Management
5 16 (14.68%) Test Scripting
6 9 (8.26%) Time Management
7 8 (7.34%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.42%) Test Management
9 6 (5.50%) ITIL
9 6 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.59%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (4.59%) Validation
11 4 (3.67%) Resource Management
11 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.67%) Coaching
12 3 (2.75%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 52 (47.71%) SQL
2 8 (7.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.83%) VBScript
3 2 (1.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (72.48%) Security Cleared
2 51 (46.79%) SC Cleared
3 47 (43.12%) DV Cleared
4 19 (17.43%) ISEB
4 19 (17.43%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.50%) CCA
5 6 (5.50%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Degree
7 1 (0.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (86.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.42%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.50%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.50%) XenApp
5 6 (5.50%) XenServer
5 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.59%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (3.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (17.43%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (14.68%) SCCM
3 10 (9.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (7.34%) NetBackup
4 8 (7.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (7.34%) Unicenter
4 8 (7.34%) Netcool
5 6 (5.50%) SCOM
5 6 (5.50%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Fujitsu
2 25 (22.94%) Oracle
3 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.84%) Citrix
5 13 (11.93%) VMware
6 12 (11.01%) HP
7 8 (7.34%) EMC
7 8 (7.34%) Veritas
7 8 (7.34%) Meridio
8 6 (5.50%) AppSense
8 6 (5.50%) Cisco
9 5 (4.59%) NetApp
10 2 (1.83%) Borland
11 1 (0.92%) AppDynamics