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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 132 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 7 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 1.56% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 5.56% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 16
Average salary £26,250 £40,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.37% +63.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £70,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
601 666 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.35% 28.07% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 543 456 534
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 2016.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
3 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
4 18 (78.26%) Windows 8
5 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
7 14 (60.87%) VMware
8 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
9 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (47.83%) Citrix
10 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
11 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (30.43%) Cisco
12 7 (30.43%) ITIL
12 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
12 7 (30.43%) SCCM
12 7 (30.43%) XenApp
12 7 (30.43%) vSphere
12 7 (30.43%) Wireless
12 7 (30.43%) Windows Vista
13 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
13 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (26.09%) SAN
13 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
13 6 (26.09%) LAN
14 5 (21.74%) DHCP
14 5 (21.74%) DNS
14 5 (21.74%) MS Office

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) Wireless
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 6 (26.09%) SAN
4 5 (21.74%) DHCP
4 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 5 (21.74%) NetScaler
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Support
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
4 4 (17.39%) IT Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Support
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) WAP
2 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 8
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Vista
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.35%) Android
8 1 (4.35%) Linux
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Presales
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) SIEM
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCA
1 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
3 7 (30.43%) vSphere
3 7 (30.43%) XenApp
4 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
4 5 (21.74%) XenServer
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) SCOM
3 4 (17.39%) EdgeSight
4 2 (8.70%) WSUS
5 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 5 (21.74%) AppSense
6 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) ProCurve
6 2 (8.70%) Remedy
7 1 (4.35%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos