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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 99 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 41 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.82% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.81% 6.49% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 35
Average salary £23,341 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.19% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,175 £21,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
602 678 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.24% 28.09% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 468 489 613
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 May 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
3 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
4 42 (48.28%) Windows 7
5 41 (47.13%) TCP/IP
6 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (44.83%) MS Excel
8 34 (39.08%) MS Office
9 33 (37.93%) VMware
10 32 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (28.74%) Security Cleared
14 22 (25.29%) SharePoint
14 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
15 21 (24.14%) Windows 8
16 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
17 17 (19.54%) SCCM
17 17 (19.54%) DHCP
17 17 (19.54%) DNS
18 16 (18.39%) Firewall
18 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
19 13 (14.94%) HP
20 12 (13.79%) Symantec
20 12 (13.79%) SQL
20 12 (13.79%) Linux
20 12 (13.79%) ITIL
20 12 (13.79%) Test Scripting
20 12 (13.79%) WSUS
20 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 22 (25.29%) SharePoint
1 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.64%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (9.20%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (8.05%) Lync
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.15%) Site Server
7 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 34 (39.08%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.13%) TCP/IP
2 17 (19.54%) DHCP
2 17 (19.54%) DNS
3 16 (18.39%) Firewall
4 11 (12.64%) SSL
4 11 (12.64%) LAN
4 11 (12.64%) Internet
5 4 (4.60%) SAN
6 3 (3.45%) VPN
7 2 (2.30%) NAS
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.15%) Wireless
8 1 (1.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (11.49%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (9.20%) TestDirector
3 7 (8.05%) LoadRunner
4 5 (5.75%) MSI
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Support Engineer
2 20 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) IT Support
4 10 (11.49%) Data Manager
4 10 (11.49%) Business Manager
4 10 (11.49%) Analyst
4 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 10 (11.49%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 9 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (8.05%) Tester
7 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Performance Tester
8 6 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.90%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 5 (5.75%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.05%) Replication
3 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.15%) iPhone
4 1 (1.15%) CCTV
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (48.28%) Windows 7
3 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (24.14%) Windows 8
7 12 (13.79%) Linux
8 9 (10.34%) Windows 2000
9 6 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (5.75%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.30%) UNIX
11 2 (2.30%) Android
12 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) ITIL
1 12 (13.79%) Test Scripting
2 11 (12.64%) Project Management
2 11 (12.64%) Migration
2 11 (12.64%) Project Planning
3 10 (11.49%) ETL
3 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.49%) Change Control
3 10 (11.49%) Security Patching
4 7 (8.05%) Test Management
4 7 (8.05%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.45%) Network Management
6 3 (3.45%) Functional Testing
7 2 (2.30%) SIEM
8 1 (1.15%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.15%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.15%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.15%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.79%) SQL
3 11 (12.64%) VB
4 7 (8.05%) VBScript
4 7 (8.05%) C
4 7 (8.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.64%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.64%) A+ Certification
4 10 (11.49%) MCITP
4 10 (11.49%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.05%) ISEB
5 7 (8.05%) MCP
6 5 (5.75%) MCSE
7 2 (2.30%) MCSA
7 2 (2.30%) MCTS
8 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.75%) QA
System Software
1 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
2 32 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.64%) VMware ESX
4 10 (11.49%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (9.20%) vSphere
6 5 (5.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) SCCM
2 12 (13.79%) WSUS
3 11 (12.64%) Backup Exec
4 10 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.93%) VMware
3 13 (14.94%) HP
4 12 (13.79%) Symantec
5 11 (12.64%) Oracle
6 10 (11.49%) Apple
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco
8 3 (3.45%) Citrix
9 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.15%) Veeam
10 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.15%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.15%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.15%) McAfee
10 1 (1.15%) Sophos
10 1 (1.15%) Lotus
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.15%) Dell
10 1 (1.15%) Juniper
10 1 (1.15%) SAP
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