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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 108 122 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 34 20 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.53% 0.84% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 2.76% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 35
Average salary £19,250 £33,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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
611 725 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.56% 30.28% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 471 512 580
Average salary £38,000 £38,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.93% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 4 August 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 47 (62.67%) Microsoft
4 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (42.67%) MS Excel
6 30 (40.00%) MS Office
7 29 (38.67%) TCP/IP
8 27 (36.00%) Windows 7
9 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (30.67%) VMware
10 23 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (26.67%) Windows 8
13 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
14 15 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
15 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
15 14 (18.67%) Linux
16 13 (17.33%) SharePoint
16 13 (17.33%) SCCM
17 12 (16.00%) ITIL
17 12 (16.00%) Firewall
18 11 (14.67%) Internet
18 11 (14.67%) A+ Certification
18 11 (14.67%) Lotus Domino
18 11 (14.67%) Office 365
19 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
19 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
19 10 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
19 10 (13.33%) MCITP
19 10 (13.33%) HP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.33%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.67%) Lotus Domino
4 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (9.33%) Lync
6 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.33%) Site Server
Applications
1 32 (42.67%) MS Excel
2 30 (40.00%) MS Office
3 5 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.00%) Firewall
3 11 (14.67%) Internet
4 10 (13.33%) DNS
4 10 (13.33%) DHCP
5 6 (8.00%) LAN
5 6 (8.00%) SSL
6 2 (2.67%) SAN
6 2 (2.67%) VPN
7 1 (1.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (5.33%) TestDirector
3 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.33%) MSI
4 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Support Engineer
2 22 (29.33%) Analyst
3 21 (28.00%) IT Support
4 18 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (17.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 13 (17.33%) Support Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Support
8 6 (8.00%) Junior
8 6 (8.00%) Service Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Junior IT Support
8 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Junior IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.00%) Replication
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) CCTV
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (26.67%) Windows 8
7 15 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 14 (18.67%) Linux
9 9 (12.00%) Windows 2000
10 7 (9.33%) Windows Vista
11 4 (5.33%) UNIX
12 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (9.33%) Project Management
4 6 (8.00%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (8.00%) Change Control
4 6 (8.00%) Security Patching
5 5 (6.67%) ETL Development
5 5 (6.67%) ETL
5 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.33%) SIEM
7 3 (4.00%) Test Management
7 3 (4.00%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (1.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.33%) Coaching
8 1 (1.33%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) VB
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) VBScript
3 3 (4.00%) C
3 3 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) A+ Certification
3 10 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (13.33%) MCITP
4 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
5 7 (9.33%) MCP
6 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.67%) MCSE
8 3 (4.00%) ISEB
9 2 (2.67%) MCSA
9 2 (2.67%) MCTS
10 1 (1.33%) Degree
10 1 (1.33%) CCNA
10 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 57 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.00%) vSphere
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) SCCM
2 7 (9.33%) WSUS
3 6 (8.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.33%) Nagios
5 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (62.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.67%) VMware
3 10 (13.33%) HP
4 9 (12.00%) Apple
5 7 (9.33%) Symantec
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle
7 3 (4.00%) Citrix
8 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.33%) McAfee
9 1 (1.33%) Sophos
9 1 (1.33%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.33%) Veeam
9 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.33%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.33%) Dell
9 1 (1.33%) Juniper
9 1 (1.33%) Lotus
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