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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 64 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.90% 1.02% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.64% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £20,500 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
165 80 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.81% 20.36% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 146 69 63
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Advertising
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) MCDST
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) SLA
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (11.11%) Clustering
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (5.56%) Nokia
7 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Change Management
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCDST
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Nokia