The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 57 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.69% 0.52% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 1.85% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 11
Average salary £24,000 £31,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £32,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
178 162 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 30.74% 27.88% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 158 140 148
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Slough region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Slough

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 3 (42.86%) Change Control
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
6 2 (28.57%) Remedy
6 2 (28.57%) assyst
6 2 (28.57%) iPhone
6 2 (28.57%) LANDesk
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
7 1 (14.29%) DNS
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Site Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) assyst
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) LANDesk
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Apple