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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 60 52 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 8 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.28% 2.22% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.68% 10.00% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 13
Average salary £23,750 £22,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
171 130 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.40% 22.22% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 156 122 84
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £52,500
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 23 September 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Advertising
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Clustering
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) ClearQuest
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) GoldMine

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) GroupWise
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Advertising
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Law
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Service Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Novell