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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 17 40 19
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 83 31 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.72% 5.57% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.40% 14.55% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 12
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -17.55%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
273 213 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 48.40% 38.24% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 128 125 126
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,050 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 31 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (72.18%) Active Directory
3 94 (70.68%) Security Cleared
4 75 (56.39%) MS Exchange
5 73 (54.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 72 (54.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (54.14%) SQL
6 72 (54.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 67 (50.38%) DV Cleared
8 66 (49.62%) Fujitsu
9 63 (47.37%) Windows 7
10 59 (44.36%) DNS
11 55 (41.35%) SC Cleared
12 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
13 41 (30.83%) Retail
14 40 (30.08%) Live Communications Server
15 39 (29.32%) Telecoms
15 39 (29.32%) Finance
16 36 (27.07%) Oracle
17 35 (26.32%) Blackberry
17 35 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 34 (25.56%) Clustering
18 34 (25.56%) Incident Management
18 34 (25.56%) High Availability
19 33 (24.81%) MS Excel
20 32 (24.06%) SQL Server
20 32 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2010
21 29 (21.80%) Software Distribution
21 29 (21.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
21 29 (21.80%) Windows 2000

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 75 (56.39%) MS Exchange
2 73 (54.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 40 (30.08%) Live Communications Server
4 35 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 32 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (21.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 6 (4.51%) IIS
7 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.76%) IBM Notes
8 5 (3.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 33 (24.81%) MS Excel
2 21 (15.79%) MS Office
3 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 59 (44.36%) DNS
2 23 (17.29%) DHCP
3 17 (12.78%) LAN
3 17 (12.78%) WAN
4 15 (11.28%) Internet
5 10 (7.52%) SAN
6 2 (1.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) MS Access
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (17.29%) LoadRunner
2 12 (9.02%) SilkPerformer
3 8 (6.02%) MSI
3 8 (6.02%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (3.76%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.50%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.50%) Selenium
General
1 41 (30.83%) Retail
2 39 (29.32%) Telecoms
2 39 (29.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 84 (63.16%) Support Engineer
2 36 (27.07%) 2nd Line Support
2 36 (27.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 32 (24.06%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 32 (24.06%) Messaging Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) Test Consultant
4 16 (12.03%) Consultant
4 16 (12.03%) IT Support
5 11 (8.27%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Analyst
6 9 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Support Technician
9 5 (3.76%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (3.76%) Senior IT Support
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Technician
10 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) .NET
1 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 34 (25.56%) Clustering
3 22 (16.54%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (7.52%) Thin Client
4 10 (7.52%) Statistics
4 10 (7.52%) Fat Client
4 10 (7.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (54.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 72 (54.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 29 (21.80%) Windows 2000
5 19 (14.29%) Linux
6 14 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 12 (9.02%) UNIX
8 9 (6.77%) Solaris
9 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.76%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.56%) Incident Management
1 34 (25.56%) High Availability
2 29 (21.80%) Software Distribution
2 29 (21.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (16.54%) Regression Testing
3 22 (16.54%) Migration
3 22 (16.54%) Test Automation
4 20 (15.04%) Time Management
5 19 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 12 (9.02%) Test Management
7 10 (7.52%) Problem Management
7 10 (7.52%) Release Management
8 9 (6.77%) Validation
8 9 (6.77%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (6.02%) Test Strategy
10 7 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (3.76%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 72 (54.14%) SQL
2 16 (12.03%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.02%) VBScript
3 8 (6.02%) VB
4 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 94 (70.68%) Security Cleared
2 67 (50.38%) DV Cleared
3 55 (41.35%) SC Cleared
4 23 (17.29%) ISEB
4 23 (17.29%) ISTQB
5 11 (8.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 96 (72.18%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.02%) VMware ESX
4 9 (6.77%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (6.02%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.76%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (17.29%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (10.53%) SCCM
3 12 (9.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (7.52%) NetBackup
4 10 (7.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 10 (7.52%) Unicenter
4 10 (7.52%) Netcool
5 8 (6.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (49.62%) Fujitsu
2 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 36 (27.07%) Oracle
4 20 (15.04%) VMware
5 16 (12.03%) HP
5 16 (12.03%) Citrix
6 10 (7.52%) Veritas
6 10 (7.52%) EMC
6 10 (7.52%) Meridio
7 9 (6.77%) NetApp
8 5 (3.76%) Lotus
8 5 (3.76%) IBM
8 5 (3.76%) Apple
9 2 (1.50%) Borland
10 1 (0.75%) Capita
Bracknell, Berkshire
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