The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 89 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.75% 0.40% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% 1.66% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 13
Average salary £18,000 £18,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
Windows XP
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
374 241 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.17% 23.96% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 321 216 235
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows XP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in South Wales

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in South Wales

Windows XP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -3 6 £18,000 -2.70%
Cardiff -1 3 £23,000 +35.29% 3
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Vista
4 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (30.00%) McAfee
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Juniper
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) CCNP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) MCDST
8 3 (15.00%) SCCM
8 3 (15.00%) Legal
8 3 (15.00%) CCNA
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.00%) SLA
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 2 (10.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) RIP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) IPv4
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Support
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Vista
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Coaching
3 1 (5.00%) People Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) MCDST
4 2 (10.00%) MCTS
4 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.00%) CCSE
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (30.00%) McAfee
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Lotus
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.00%) Aruba
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Lumension
5 1 (5.00%) Websense