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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 62 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.82% 0.48% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.42% 1.88% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 10
Average salary £22,500 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £25,125 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -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
207 160 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.05% 25.72% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 172 142 142
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) Change Control
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) assyst
7 2 (22.22%) iPhone
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (22.22%) Document Management
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (22.22%) WCF
7 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) assyst
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Document Management
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) Kofax
5 1 (11.11%) VMware