The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 102 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 42 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 1.46% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.92% 4.89% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 33
Average salary £24,250 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,650 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
709 736 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.35% 29.79% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 486 585 514
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Reading

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (64.06%) Security Cleared
3 36 (56.25%) SC Cleared
4 35 (54.69%) SQL
4 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
6 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
7 24 (37.50%) ISEB
7 24 (37.50%) TestDirector
7 24 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
8 23 (35.94%) SharePoint Server
9 21 (32.81%) MS Exchange
10 20 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 19 (29.69%) Netcool
12 18 (28.13%) Test Scripting
13 17 (26.56%) Citrix
13 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
14 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
15 15 (23.44%) ITIL
15 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (23.44%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (23.44%) WinRunner
15 15 (23.44%) Veritas
15 15 (23.44%) Clustering
15 15 (23.44%) DV Cleared
16 14 (21.88%) McAfee
16 14 (21.88%) MCSE
16 14 (21.88%) MS Office

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 23 (35.94%) SharePoint Server
2 21 (32.81%) MS Exchange
3 14 (21.88%) SharePoint
4 9 (14.06%) Documentum
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.38%) DNS
3 5 (7.81%) Internet
3 5 (7.81%) LAN
3 5 (7.81%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) SAN
5 2 (3.13%) Firewall
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) LDAP
6 1 (1.56%) GPRS
6 1 (1.56%) SMTP
6 1 (1.56%) FTP
6 1 (1.56%) HTTP
6 1 (1.56%) SNMP
6 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.56%) Wireless
6 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.56%) SSH
6 1 (1.56%) IMAP
6 1 (1.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.69%) IDOL
4 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) TestDirector
2 15 (23.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (23.44%) WinRunner
3 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) French Language
3 1 (1.56%) German Language
3 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Analyst
2 22 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 17 (26.56%) Support Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (17.19%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.25%) Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Customer Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Customer Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) ODBC
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.56%) iPhone
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.63%) Windows 2000
5 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.94%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) UNIX
8 1 (1.56%) Android
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Test Scripting
2 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (23.44%) ITIL
4 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.06%) Network Management
5 5 (7.81%) Software Distribution
6 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.56%) Line Management
8 1 (1.56%) Time Management
8 1 (1.56%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.56%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (1.56%) Data Analytics
8 1 (1.56%) Analytics
8 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.56%) Service Management
8 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.56%) CRM
8 1 (1.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (64.06%) Security Cleared
2 36 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 24 (37.50%) ISEB
4 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (23.44%) DV Cleared
5 14 (21.88%) MCSE
6 13 (20.31%) MCP
7 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 2 (3.13%) CCNA
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.56%) MCITP
9 1 (1.56%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (29.69%) Netcool
4 14 (21.88%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (18.75%) SCCM
6 9 (14.06%) SCOM
6 9 (14.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.56%) DameWare
7 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) Citrix
3 15 (23.44%) Veritas
4 14 (21.88%) McAfee
5 12 (18.75%) EMC
6 7 (10.94%) HP
7 6 (9.38%) Fujitsu
8 3 (4.69%) Meridio
9 2 (3.13%) Apple
10 1 (1.56%) Avaya
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle
10 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.56%) SOTI
10 1 (1.56%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago