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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 102 106 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 43 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.74% 1.74% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.55% 6.21% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 40
Average salary £27,000 £28,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.08% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £20,450 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
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
656 676 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.52% 28.07% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 496 516 588
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 27 April 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (62.20%) Microsoft
3 49 (59.76%) Active Directory
4 42 (51.22%) MS Excel
5 39 (47.56%) TCP/IP
6 38 (46.34%) Windows 7
7 36 (43.90%) MS Office
8 31 (37.80%) Security Cleared
9 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (35.37%) VMware
11 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
13 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (28.05%) SharePoint
15 19 (23.17%) DHCP
15 19 (23.17%) DNS
15 19 (23.17%) PowerShell
16 17 (20.73%) SQL
17 15 (18.29%) ITIL
17 15 (18.29%) HP
17 15 (18.29%) Firewall
17 15 (18.29%) Test Scripting
17 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
18 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
19 13 (15.85%) DV Cleared
20 12 (14.63%) SCCM
20 12 (14.63%) SharePoint Server
20 12 (14.63%) WSUS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 23 (28.05%) SharePoint
3 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (14.63%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (8.54%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (6.10%) Lync
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 42 (51.22%) MS Excel
2 36 (43.90%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (47.56%) TCP/IP
2 19 (23.17%) DHCP
2 19 (23.17%) DNS
3 15 (18.29%) Firewall
4 11 (13.41%) SSL
4 11 (13.41%) LAN
5 7 (8.54%) Internet
6 6 (7.32%) SAN
7 3 (3.66%) VPN
7 3 (3.66%) NAS
8 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.22%) Wireless
9 1 (1.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) TestDirector
1 12 (14.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (8.54%) LoadRunner
3 5 (6.10%) MSI
4 4 (4.88%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Support Engineer
1 18 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) Tester
3 8 (9.76%) Analyst
3 8 (9.76%) Data Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Business Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Technical Support
4 7 (8.54%) Performance Tester
4 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.10%) Applications Packager
6 5 (6.10%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) IT Support
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.54%) Replication
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) CCTV
4 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (46.34%) Windows 7
3 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (14.63%) Windows 8
7 11 (13.41%) Windows 2000
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Vista
9 5 (6.10%) Linux
10 1 (1.22%) Android
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
1 15 (18.29%) Test Scripting
2 11 (13.41%) Project Planning
2 11 (13.41%) Project Management
2 11 (13.41%) Migration
3 10 (12.20%) Change Control
4 8 (9.76%) ETL
4 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.54%) Test Management
5 7 (8.54%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.66%) Network Management
7 3 (3.66%) Functional Testing
8 2 (2.44%) ERP
9 1 (1.22%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.22%) Coaching
9 1 (1.22%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.22%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.22%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) PowerShell
2 17 (20.73%) SQL
3 10 (12.20%) VB
4 7 (8.54%) VBScript
4 7 (8.54%) C
4 7 (8.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (37.80%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.85%) DV Cleared
4 11 (13.41%) ISEB
5 10 (12.20%) MCP
5 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (9.76%) MCSE
7 6 (7.32%) A+ Certification
8 5 (6.10%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (6.10%) MCITP
9 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.44%) MCTS
10 2 (2.44%) MCSA
11 1 (1.22%) CCNA
11 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.22%) Degree
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (59.76%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.41%) VMware ESX
4 8 (9.76%) vSphere
5 5 (6.10%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.22%) XenApp
7 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (14.63%) WSUS
2 12 (14.63%) SCCM
3 11 (13.41%) Backup Exec
4 5 (6.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (4.88%) Netcool
5 4 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.22%) Nagios
6 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (62.20%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.37%) VMware
3 15 (18.29%) HP
4 12 (14.63%) Symantec
5 9 (10.98%) Oracle
6 7 (8.54%) Apple
7 6 (7.32%) Citrix
8 5 (6.10%) McAfee
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco
9 4 (4.88%) Veritas
10 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.22%) Sophos
11 1 (1.22%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.22%) Veeam
11 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.22%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.22%) Marketo
11 1 (1.22%) Lotus
11 1 (1.22%) Juniper
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