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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 73 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 18 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.67% 1.16% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.41% 4.79% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 20
Average salary £25,000 £22,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,500 £23,650
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -3.70%
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
281 292 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.07% 24.23% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 262 277 249
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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
Cardiff -6 9 £25,000 +13.63% 2
Bridgend - 4 £36,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff -4 2 £20,000 +17.64%
Newport - 2 £27,500 -
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
5 8 (27.59%) MS Office
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) CCNP
6 7 (24.14%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) WAN
6 7 (24.14%) RIP
6 7 (24.14%) Firewall
6 7 (24.14%) Juniper
6 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (24.14%) OSPF
6 7 (24.14%) McAfee
6 7 (24.14%) BGP
6 7 (24.14%) Websense
6 7 (24.14%) Aruba
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (24.14%) F5
6 7 (24.14%) Lumension
6 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
6 7 (24.14%) CCSE

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) GroupWise
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Line 500
2 1 (3.45%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
1 7 (24.14%) WAN
1 7 (24.14%) RIP
1 7 (24.14%) OSPF
1 7 (24.14%) BGP
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) PPTP
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Service Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (24.14%) Escalation Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Network Design
2 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCNP
2 7 (24.14%) CCSE
2 7 (24.14%) JNCIS
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (6.90%) ISEB
5 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) CCA
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 7 (24.14%) Juniper
3 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
3 7 (24.14%) SonicWALL
3 7 (24.14%) Aruba
3 7 (24.14%) F5
3 7 (24.14%) Lumension
3 7 (24.14%) McAfee
3 7 (24.14%) Websense
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) Sage
5 1 (3.45%) Novell
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix