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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 110 87 106
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 27 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 2.03% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.71% 6.65% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 30
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £21,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
727 692 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.47% 30.61% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 516 586 551
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 24 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (62.32%) Active Directory
3 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 39 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
7 26 (37.68%) SC Cleared
8 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 21 (30.43%) SQL
10 20 (28.99%) MS Office
10 20 (28.99%) Telecoms
11 19 (27.54%) ITIL
11 19 (27.54%) SharePoint
12 16 (23.19%) Finance
13 15 (21.74%) LAN
13 15 (21.74%) WAN
13 15 (21.74%) MCP
14 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (18.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 12 (17.39%) Internet
15 12 (17.39%) Netcool
15 12 (17.39%) DNS
15 12 (17.39%) MCSE
15 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
15 12 (17.39%) Retail
16 11 (15.94%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (15.94%) Windows Vista
16 11 (15.94%) Fujitsu
16 11 (15.94%) EMC

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (27.54%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 11 (15.94%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (8.70%) Lync
5 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.80%) IIS
6 4 (5.80%) Documentum
6 4 (5.80%) GroupWise
6 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.90%) Apache
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (28.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) LAN
1 15 (21.74%) WAN
2 12 (17.39%) Internet
2 12 (17.39%) DNS
3 11 (15.94%) SAN
3 11 (15.94%) Firewall
4 8 (11.59%) VPN
4 8 (11.59%) Wireless
5 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.80%) DMZ
6 4 (5.80%) LDAP
6 4 (5.80%) SSL
6 4 (5.80%) GPRS
6 4 (5.80%) SMTP
6 4 (5.80%) DHCP
6 4 (5.80%) FTP
6 4 (5.80%) HTTP
6 4 (5.80%) MPLS
6 4 (5.80%) IMAP
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (10.14%) IDOL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) TestDirector
2 7 (10.14%) LoadRunner
3 5 (7.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (7.25%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (28.99%) Telecoms
2 16 (23.19%) Finance
3 12 (17.39%) Retail
4 4 (5.80%) Billing
5 3 (4.35%) French Language
5 3 (4.35%) German Language
5 3 (4.35%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) Support Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Service Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Performance Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support
6 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Designer
7 5 (7.25%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.80%) ODBC
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) PKI
2 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) iPhone
3 2 (2.90%) GIS
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Vista
5 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.04%) Windows 2000
7 8 (11.59%) Windows 8
7 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.80%) UNIX
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (5.80%) Android
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
3 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.59%) Software Distribution
4 7 (10.14%) Performance Testing
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (7.25%) Network Management
6 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.80%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) Security Management
8 3 (4.35%) Network Design
9 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.90%) Document Management
10 1 (1.45%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.45%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) VBScript
3 2 (2.90%) VB
3 2 (2.90%) VB6
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (37.68%) SC Cleared
3 15 (21.74%) MCP
4 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (17.39%) MCSE
6 10 (14.49%) ISEB
6 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
7 5 (7.25%) A+ Certification
8 4 (5.80%) CCIE
8 4 (5.80%) CCNP
8 4 (5.80%) CCNA
8 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.80%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (5.80%) Degree
8 4 (5.80%) ISTQB
8 4 (5.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (62.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (17.39%) Netcool
3 9 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (11.59%) SCCM
5 5 (7.25%) DameWare
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (5.80%) SCOM
7 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Fujitsu
2 11 (15.94%) EMC
3 10 (14.49%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) HP
5 7 (10.14%) Meridio
6 6 (8.70%) VMware
7 4 (5.80%) Sage
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco
7 4 (5.80%) Aruba
7 4 (5.80%) SOTI
7 4 (5.80%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle
9 2 (2.90%) Apple
9 2 (2.90%) Veritas
10 1 (1.45%) McAfee
10 1 (1.45%) Red Hat