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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 108 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 39 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 1.45% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.54% 4.93% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 31
Average salary £23,500 £25,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.93% -15.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
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
704 710 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.04% 29.41% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 487 565 496
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 23 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 41 (61.19%) Security Cleared
3 38 (56.72%) SC Cleared
3 38 (56.72%) SQL
4 35 (52.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
6 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
7 24 (35.82%) ISEB
7 24 (35.82%) TestDirector
7 24 (35.82%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (34.33%) SharePoint Server
9 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
10 20 (29.85%) MS Exchange
10 20 (29.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 19 (28.36%) Netcool
12 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
12 18 (26.87%) Test Scripting
13 16 (23.88%) Citrix
13 16 (23.88%) Test Automation
14 15 (22.39%) QuickTest Pro
14 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (22.39%) WinRunner
14 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
15 14 (20.90%) MCSE
15 14 (20.90%) ITIL
15 14 (20.90%) Veritas
15 14 (20.90%) Clustering
15 14 (20.90%) DV Cleared
16 13 (19.40%) McAfee ePO

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 20 (29.85%) MS Exchange
3 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
4 9 (13.43%) Documentum
5 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.48%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.99%) GroupWise
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.49%) IIS
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) DNS
2 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) LAN
2 6 (8.96%) WAN
3 5 (7.46%) Internet
3 5 (7.46%) Firewall
4 3 (4.48%) VPN
4 3 (4.48%) SNMP
4 3 (4.48%) SAN
4 3 (4.48%) SSH
5 2 (2.99%) Wireless
5 2 (2.99%) DMZ
5 2 (2.99%) SSL
5 2 (2.99%) GPRS
5 2 (2.99%) SMTP
5 2 (2.99%) FTP
5 2 (2.99%) HTTP
5 2 (2.99%) LDAP
5 2 (2.99%) IMAP
6 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.48%) IDOL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) TestDirector
2 15 (22.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (22.39%) WinRunner
3 3 (4.48%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) French Language
3 2 (2.99%) German Language
3 2 (2.99%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Analyst
2 23 (34.33%) Test Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) Support Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (16.42%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (13.43%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Customer Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Customer Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support
9 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.48%) Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) ODBC
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) SOAP
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Clustering
2 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.99%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (52.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Vista
4 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.43%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.97%) UNIX
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.99%) Android
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Test Scripting
2 16 (23.88%) Test Automation
3 14 (20.90%) ITIL
4 9 (13.43%) Network Management
4 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.96%) Software Distribution
6 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.49%) Analytics
9 1 (1.49%) Line Management
9 1 (1.49%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (1.49%) Data Analytics
9 1 (1.49%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.49%) Test Strategy
9 1 (1.49%) CRM
9 1 (1.49%) SOA
9 1 (1.49%) BPR
9 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (61.19%) Security Cleared
2 38 (56.72%) SC Cleared
3 24 (35.82%) ISEB
4 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (20.90%) MCSE
5 14 (20.90%) DV Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) MCP
7 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
8 3 (4.48%) CCNA
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.48%) Degree
9 2 (2.99%) MCITP
9 2 (2.99%) CCIE
9 2 (2.99%) CCNP
10 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (29.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (28.36%) Netcool
4 13 (19.40%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (16.42%) SCCM
6 9 (13.43%) SCOM
6 9 (13.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.49%) WSUS
7 1 (1.49%) DameWare
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.88%) Citrix
3 14 (20.90%) Veritas
4 13 (19.40%) McAfee
5 12 (17.91%) EMC
6 7 (10.45%) HP
6 7 (10.45%) Fujitsu
7 3 (4.48%) Meridio
8 2 (2.99%) SOTI
8 2 (2.99%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle
9 1 (1.49%) Avaya
9 1 (1.49%) Apple
9 1 (1.49%) VMware
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Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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