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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 101 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 43 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 1.41% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 4.74% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 27
Average salary £25,000 £23,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £31,000 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
714 738 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.96% 29.66% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 458 575 497
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
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 24 December 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (53.73%) Security Cleared
3 33 (49.25%) SQL
3 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
4 32 (47.76%) MS Excel
5 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
6 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (38.81%) SC Cleared
7 26 (38.81%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (34.33%) TestDirector
8 23 (34.33%) SharePoint Server
9 22 (32.84%) ISEB
10 21 (31.34%) MS Exchange
11 20 (29.85%) Netcool
11 20 (29.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 19 (28.36%) MS Office
12 19 (28.36%) Citrix
12 19 (28.36%) QuickTest Pro
12 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (25.37%) Veritas
13 17 (25.37%) McAfee
13 17 (25.37%) Clustering
13 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
13 17 (25.37%) Windows 7
13 17 (25.37%) McAfee ePO
14 16 (23.88%) WinRunner
14 16 (23.88%) Test Scripting
15 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
15 15 (22.39%) ITIL
15 15 (22.39%) DV Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (34.33%) SharePoint Server
2 21 (31.34%) MS Exchange
3 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.45%) Documentum
5 3 (4.48%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (47.76%) MS Excel
2 19 (28.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.45%) SAN
3 5 (7.46%) DNS
4 4 (5.97%) LAN
4 4 (5.97%) WAN
4 4 (5.97%) DHCP
4 4 (5.97%) Internet
5 3 (4.48%) Firewall
6 2 (2.99%) NAS
6 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 1 (1.49%) SNMP
7 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.49%) IPsec
7 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.49%) SSH
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.48%) IDOL
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.49%) QlikView
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) TestDirector
2 19 (28.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (23.88%) WinRunner
4 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
1 2 (2.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Test Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Tester
5 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Tester
6 6 (8.96%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) IT Support
7 4 (5.97%) Customer Support Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Customer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Clustering
2 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (25.37%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.93%) Windows Vista
6 6 (8.96%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
2 16 (23.88%) Test Scripting
3 15 (22.39%) ITIL
4 10 (14.93%) Network Management
5 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.97%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (4.48%) Functional Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.99%) CRM
9 1 (1.49%) ERP
9 1 (1.49%) BPR
9 1 (1.49%) Service Management
9 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.49%) Test Management
9 1 (1.49%) Time Management
9 1 (1.49%) Data Analytics
9 1 (1.49%) Analytics
9 1 (1.49%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (1.49%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (53.73%) Security Cleared
2 26 (38.81%) SC Cleared
3 22 (32.84%) ISEB
4 15 (22.39%) DV Cleared
5 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (17.91%) MCP
6 12 (17.91%) MCSE
7 6 (8.96%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.99%) Degree
9 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.49%) CCNA
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) XenApp
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (38.81%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (29.85%) Netcool
2 20 (29.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (25.37%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (20.90%) SCCM
5 7 (10.45%) SCOM
5 7 (10.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.49%) DameWare
6 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.36%) Citrix
3 17 (25.37%) Veritas
3 17 (25.37%) McAfee
4 10 (14.93%) EMC
5 9 (13.43%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) VMware
6 4 (5.97%) Fujitsu
7 3 (4.48%) Meridio
7 3 (4.48%) Apple
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco
9 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.49%) Avaya
9 1 (1.49%) Marketo
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