The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 98 79 115
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +36
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 41 60 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.64% 2.81% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.86% 8.28% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 25
Average salary £30,000 £25,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.81% -6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,050 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
700 725 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.04% 33.96% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 537 570 630
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 52 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 42 (55.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (48.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (44.74%) Security Cleared
7 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
8 27 (35.53%) Telecoms
9 26 (34.21%) Finance
10 25 (32.89%) MS Office
11 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
12 23 (30.26%) SQL
13 22 (28.95%) Internet
13 22 (28.95%) SharePoint Server
14 21 (27.63%) Retail
14 21 (27.63%) Fujitsu
15 19 (25.00%) ITIL
16 17 (22.37%) .NET
16 17 (22.37%) .NET Framework
16 17 (22.37%) Windows 7
17 15 (19.74%) MCP
17 15 (19.74%) LAN
18 14 (18.42%) WAN
18 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
18 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
20 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
21 11 (14.47%) SAN
21 11 (14.47%) MCSE
22 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (28.95%) SharePoint Server
2 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.21%) Lync
5 4 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.26%) IIS
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.63%) Apache
7 2 (2.63%) GroupWise
7 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (32.89%) MS Office
2 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.32%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) Internet
2 15 (19.74%) LAN
3 14 (18.42%) WAN
4 11 (14.47%) SAN
5 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
5 10 (13.16%) VPN
5 10 (13.16%) DNS
6 8 (10.53%) DHCP
7 7 (9.21%) Firewall
8 6 (7.89%) Wireless
9 4 (5.26%) MPLS
9 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.63%) FTP
10 2 (2.63%) HTTP
10 2 (2.63%) DMZ
10 2 (2.63%) SSL
10 2 (2.63%) LDAP
10 2 (2.63%) GPRS
10 2 (2.63%) SMTP
10 2 (2.63%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (9.21%) IDOL
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) LoadRunner
2 5 (6.58%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.63%) WinRunner
3 2 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (35.53%) Telecoms
2 26 (34.21%) Finance
3 21 (27.63%) Retail
4 5 (6.58%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) German Language
5 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
2 17 (22.37%) Support Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Solutions Designer
2 17 (22.37%) Designer
3 15 (19.74%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Desktop Support
5 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Performance Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) IT Support
9 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
1 17 (22.37%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.63%) ODBC
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) PKI
2 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.63%) GIS
2 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.63%) PDA
2 2 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (48.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.37%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Vista
7 6 (7.89%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.95%) Android
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.32%) UNIX
10 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (9.21%) Performance Testing
3 6 (7.89%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (6.58%) Test Scripting
4 5 (6.58%) Project Management
5 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.26%) Security Management
5 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.95%) Network Design
6 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.63%) CRM
7 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.63%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.63%) Document Management
8 1 (1.32%) Test Management
8 1 (1.32%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.32%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.63%) VBScript
2 2 (2.63%) VB
2 2 (2.63%) VB6
3 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.32%) C++
3 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.74%) MCP
3 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
4 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (14.47%) MCSE
6 6 (7.89%) Degree
7 5 (6.58%) ISEB
8 4 (5.26%) A+ Certification
8 4 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.95%) MCITP
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.95%) CCNP
9 3 (3.95%) CCNA
10 2 (2.63%) CCIE
10 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.32%) MCTS
11 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Netcool
1 8 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (6.58%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (5.26%) DameWare
4 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) Fujitsu
3 9 (11.84%) Citrix
4 8 (10.53%) VMware
4 8 (10.53%) Meridio
5 7 (9.21%) HP
5 7 (9.21%) EMC
6 6 (7.89%) Cisco
7 5 (6.58%) Sage
8 4 (5.26%) Aruba
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle
10 2 (2.63%) Apple
10 2 (2.63%) Symantec
10 2 (2.63%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.63%) SOTI
11 1 (1.32%) Toshiba
11 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.32%) Dell
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