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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 119 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 23 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.91% 1.99% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.26% 6.80% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 38
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £20,000 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
705 676 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.02% 29.29% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 515 544 518
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,550 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (66.13%) Security Cleared
3 37 (59.68%) SC Cleared
4 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (50.00%) SQL
6 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
7 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
7 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
8 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
9 19 (30.65%) SharePoint
9 19 (30.65%) ISEB
9 19 (30.65%) TestDirector
9 19 (30.65%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (27.42%) SharePoint Server
10 17 (27.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 17 (27.42%) ITIL
11 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (25.81%) Netcool
11 16 (25.81%) Test Scripting
12 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
12 15 (24.19%) MCSE
13 14 (22.58%) DV Cleared
14 13 (20.97%) MCP
14 13 (20.97%) EMC
14 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
15 11 (17.74%) Finance
15 11 (17.74%) LAN
15 11 (17.74%) WAN
15 11 (17.74%) Test Automation

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (30.65%) SharePoint
2 17 (27.42%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
4 8 (12.90%) Documentum
5 4 (6.45%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (6.45%) GroupWise
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.84%) IIS
7 2 (3.23%) Lync
7 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.23%) Apache
8 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) LAN
1 11 (17.74%) WAN
2 10 (16.13%) DNS
2 10 (16.13%) Firewall
3 7 (11.29%) SAN
4 6 (9.68%) Internet
4 6 (9.68%) VPN
4 6 (9.68%) Wireless
5 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.45%) IMAP
6 4 (6.45%) LDAP
6 4 (6.45%) FTP
6 4 (6.45%) HTTP
6 4 (6.45%) SNMP
6 4 (6.45%) SMTP
6 4 (6.45%) GPRS
6 4 (6.45%) DMZ
6 4 (6.45%) SSL
6 4 (6.45%) SSH
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) IDOL
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) TestDirector
2 10 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (16.13%) WinRunner
3 5 (8.06%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 9 (14.52%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) French Language
4 3 (4.84%) German Language
4 3 (4.84%) Italian Language
4 3 (4.84%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Analyst
2 20 (32.26%) Test Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) ODBC
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) PKI
3 4 (6.45%) iPhone
3 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.52%) Windows 2000
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Vista
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.06%) UNIX
8 4 (6.45%) Android
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 16 (25.81%) Test Scripting
3 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
4 8 (12.90%) Network Management
4 8 (12.90%) Software Distribution
4 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.23%) Document Management
8 2 (3.23%) Network Design
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) Security Management
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
9 1 (1.61%) SOA
9 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.61%) Test Strategy
9 1 (1.61%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (1.61%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) VBScript
3 2 (3.23%) VB
3 2 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (66.13%) Security Cleared
2 37 (59.68%) SC Cleared
3 19 (30.65%) ISEB
4 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (24.19%) MCSE
6 14 (22.58%) DV Cleared
7 13 (20.97%) MCP
8 5 (8.06%) Degree
9 4 (6.45%) MCITP
9 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
9 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.45%) CCIE
9 4 (6.45%) CCNP
9 4 (6.45%) CCNA
10 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (27.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (25.81%) Netcool
4 8 (12.90%) SCCM
4 8 (12.90%) SCOM
4 8 (12.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (11.29%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.61%) DameWare
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) EMC
3 10 (16.13%) Citrix
4 9 (14.52%) Fujitsu
5 8 (12.90%) Veritas
5 8 (12.90%) HP
6 7 (11.29%) McAfee
7 5 (8.06%) Meridio
8 4 (6.45%) SOTI
8 4 (6.45%) MobileIron
9 3 (4.84%) VMware
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle
10 2 (3.23%) Aruba
10 2 (3.23%) Cisco
10 2 (3.23%) Sage
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