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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 120 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 20 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 2.09% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.79% 7.12% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 33 39
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £20,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
716 660 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.46% 29.32% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 525 542 527
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,525 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (58.06%) Security Cleared
3 33 (53.23%) Active Directory
3 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (48.39%) SC Cleared
5 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
6 25 (40.32%) SQL
6 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
7 23 (37.10%) MS Excel
8 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (32.26%) SharePoint
10 18 (29.03%) ITIL
11 16 (25.81%) Telecoms
12 15 (24.19%) Finance
12 15 (24.19%) MS Office
12 15 (24.19%) ISEB
12 15 (24.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 14 (22.58%) Netcool
13 14 (22.58%) TestDirector
13 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (22.58%) MCP
13 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
13 14 (22.58%) LAN
13 14 (22.58%) WAN
13 14 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
14 13 (20.97%) MCSE
15 12 (19.35%) DNS
15 12 (19.35%) EMC
15 12 (19.35%) SharePoint Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (32.26%) SharePoint
2 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
3 12 (19.35%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (9.68%) Documentum
5 4 (6.45%) GroupWise
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.45%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (6.45%) Lync
6 3 (4.84%) IIS
7 2 (3.23%) Apache
8 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (37.10%) MS Excel
2 15 (24.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) LAN
1 14 (22.58%) WAN
2 12 (19.35%) DNS
3 11 (17.74%) Firewall
4 10 (16.13%) SAN
5 8 (12.90%) Wireless
5 8 (12.90%) VPN
6 6 (9.68%) Internet
7 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.45%) LDAP
8 4 (6.45%) GPRS
8 4 (6.45%) SMTP
8 4 (6.45%) DHCP
8 4 (6.45%) FTP
8 4 (6.45%) HTTP
8 4 (6.45%) MPLS
8 4 (6.45%) DMZ
8 4 (6.45%) SSL
8 4 (6.45%) IMAP
8 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) IDOL
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) TestDirector
2 8 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (12.90%) WinRunner
3 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 15 (24.19%) Finance
3 11 (17.74%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Billing
5 3 (4.84%) French Language
5 3 (4.84%) German Language
5 3 (4.84%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Support Engineer
3 15 (24.19%) Test Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Desktop Support
5 7 (11.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) ODBC
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) PKI
2 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.45%) iPhone
4 2 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Vista
4 9 (14.52%) Windows 2000
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.45%) UNIX
7 4 (6.45%) Android
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
3 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
3 8 (12.90%) Software Distribution
3 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.29%) Network Management
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Engineering
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) Security Management
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.84%) Network Design
8 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.23%) Document Management
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.61%) SOA
9 1 (1.61%) Test Strategy
9 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.23%) VB6
3 2 (3.23%) VBScript
3 2 (3.23%) VB
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 30 (48.39%) SC Cleared
3 15 (24.19%) ISEB
4 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (22.58%) MCP
5 13 (20.97%) MCSE
6 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.45%) MCITP
7 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
7 4 (6.45%) Degree
7 4 (6.45%) CCIE
7 4 (6.45%) CCNP
7 4 (6.45%) CCNA
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (53.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (22.58%) Netcool
2 14 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (9.68%) SCCM
3 6 (9.68%) SCOM
3 6 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) EMC
3 10 (16.13%) Fujitsu
4 8 (12.90%) Citrix
4 8 (12.90%) HP
5 6 (9.68%) Meridio
6 5 (8.06%) VMware
6 5 (8.06%) Veritas
7 4 (6.45%) Sage
7 4 (6.45%) McAfee
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco
7 4 (6.45%) Aruba
7 4 (6.45%) MobileIron
7 4 (6.45%) SOTI
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle
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