The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 52 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 12 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.99% 2.26% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.84% 9.09% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 12
Average salary £23,750 £22,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £22,950
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -2.75%
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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
153 143 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.37% 24.83% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 142 137 85
Average salary £30,750 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.55% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £63,750 £67,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Advertising
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) ClearQuest
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Clustering
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) GroupWise
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Advertising
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Service Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Nokia
3 1 (5.88%) Novell