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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 77 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.37% 0.73% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% 2.50% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £20,500 £26,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.15% -2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £17,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
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
204 200 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.19% 29.24% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 168 176 71
Average salary £35,500 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,396 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) BT
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
1 1 (16.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) VMware