The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 67 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.73% 1.14% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.46% 6.98% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 9
Average salary £26,000 £26,750 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% +48.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £21,000 £17,950
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,250 £20,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
203 86 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.59% 16.29% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 179 71 89
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
South Wales

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Cardiff

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) GoldMine
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) GroupWise
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) GroupWise
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Novell