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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 128 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 6 44 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 1.79% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 6.77% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 32
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
651 650 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.37% 26.50% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 585 495 523
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
6 6 (46.15%) MS Office
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
7 5 (38.46%) SCCM
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) Internet
8 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco
8 4 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 4 (30.77%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
8 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
9 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
9 3 (23.08%) SLA
10 2 (15.38%) DHCP
10 2 (15.38%) C
10 2 (15.38%) DNS
10 2 (15.38%) Wireless

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) VMware