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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 116 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 27 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 1.94% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.86% 6.62% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 33
Average salary £37,500 £25,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
700 680 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.86% 29.37% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 506 541 496
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 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 30 September 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (67.69%) Security Cleared
3 42 (64.62%) SC Cleared
4 36 (55.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (53.85%) SQL
6 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
7 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 22 (33.85%) ISEB
8 22 (33.85%) TestDirector
8 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
8 22 (33.85%) HP Quality Center
9 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
11 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
11 19 (29.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 18 (27.69%) Netcool
12 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (27.69%) SharePoint
13 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
13 17 (26.15%) MCSE
13 17 (26.15%) ITIL
14 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
14 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
15 14 (21.54%) MCP
15 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
16 13 (20.00%) EMC
16 13 (20.00%) Citrix
16 13 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (20.00%) WinRunner
17 11 (16.92%) Veritas

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
2 18 (27.69%) SharePoint
3 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
4 9 (13.85%) Documentum
5 4 (6.15%) GroupWise
5 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.15%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (3.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.54%) Apache
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) LAN
1 9 (13.85%) WAN
1 9 (13.85%) DNS
1 9 (13.85%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.23%) Internet
3 5 (7.69%) SAN
3 5 (7.69%) VPN
3 5 (7.69%) Wireless
4 4 (6.15%) SSH
4 4 (6.15%) IMAP
4 4 (6.15%) SSL
4 4 (6.15%) DMZ
4 4 (6.15%) SMTP
4 4 (6.15%) LDAP
4 4 (6.15%) GPRS
4 4 (6.15%) FTP
4 4 (6.15%) HTTP
4 4 (6.15%) SNMP
5 1 (1.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) IDOL
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) TestDirector
2 13 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (20.00%) WinRunner
3 4 (6.15%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 7 (10.77%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) French Language
4 3 (4.62%) German Language
4 3 (4.62%) Italian Language
4 3 (4.62%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Analyst
2 23 (35.38%) Test Analyst
3 15 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Systems Test Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) ODBC
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) SOAP
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Clustering
2 4 (6.15%) PKI
2 4 (6.15%) iPhone
2 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (55.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Vista
6 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.69%) UNIX
8 4 (6.15%) Android
8 4 (6.15%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) ITIL
2 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
3 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
4 9 (13.85%) Network Management
4 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.31%) Software Distribution
6 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (1.54%) Time Management
8 1 (1.54%) SOA
8 1 (1.54%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.54%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (1.54%) Data Analytics
8 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.54%) Analytics
8 1 (1.54%) Security Management
8 1 (1.54%) Document Management
8 1 (1.54%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.54%) VB6
3 1 (1.54%) VBScript
3 1 (1.54%) VB
3 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (67.69%) Security Cleared
2 42 (64.62%) SC Cleared
3 22 (33.85%) ISEB
4 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (26.15%) MCSE
6 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
7 14 (21.54%) MCP
8 5 (7.69%) Degree
9 4 (6.15%) MCITP
9 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
9 4 (6.15%) CCIE
9 4 (6.15%) CCNP
9 4 (6.15%) CCNA
9 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (33.85%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (29.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (27.69%) Netcool
4 10 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (13.85%) SCCM
5 9 (13.85%) SCOM
5 9 (13.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.54%) DameWare
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) EMC
2 13 (20.00%) Citrix
3 11 (16.92%) Veritas
4 10 (15.38%) McAfee
5 9 (13.85%) HP
6 8 (12.31%) Fujitsu
7 4 (6.15%) MobileIron
7 4 (6.15%) SOTI
7 4 (6.15%) Meridio
8 2 (3.08%) VMware
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco
9 1 (1.54%) Sage
9 1 (1.54%) Aruba
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