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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 14 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 3.85% - 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% - 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £43,750 - £20,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 - £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 - £23,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -3.84%
Windows XP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 13.46% 28.36% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 7
Average salary £42,500 £29,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.29% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,500 £26,750 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Bridgend

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) CCSE
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
3 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Websense
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) RIP
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) Aruba
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Lumension
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (50.00%) RIP
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCSE
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee
1 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (50.00%) Aruba
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Lumension
2 3 (50.00%) Websense