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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 80 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 13 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.17% 1.46% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 5.54% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 11
Average salary £36,500 £22,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
313 307 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.22% 26.33% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 289 285 233
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 -
Cardiff -14 4 £22,500 -2.17% 2
Newport - 1 £27,500 - 1
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (38.10%) MS Office
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) Aruba
4 7 (33.33%) F5
4 7 (33.33%) Lumension
4 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (33.33%) Network Design
4 7 (33.33%) JNCIS
4 7 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) LAN
4 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) Juniper
4 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (33.33%) CCNP
4 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) RIP
4 7 (33.33%) Websense
4 7 (33.33%) OSPF
4 7 (33.33%) McAfee
4 7 (33.33%) BGP
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) GroupWise
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) GoldMine
1 1 (4.76%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
1 7 (33.33%) WAN
1 7 (33.33%) RIP
1 7 (33.33%) OSPF
1 7 (33.33%) BGP
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) IMAP
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) POP3
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Service Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Physics
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 7 (33.33%) CCNP
2 7 (33.33%) CCSE
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Aruba
3 7 (33.33%) F5
3 7 (33.33%) Lumension
3 7 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 7 (33.33%) Juniper
3 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (33.33%) Websense
3 7 (33.33%) McAfee
3 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Novell
5 1 (4.76%) Sage
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago