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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 85 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 11 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.94% 0.77% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 3.45% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 2
Average salary £23,000 £29,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% +13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,900 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,700 £27,100
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
338 203 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.89% 22.38% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 296 182 187
Average salary £38,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Cardiff -8 6 £20,500 -29.31% 1
Bridgend - 3 £42,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan +3 1 £18,000 -44.61%
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco
4 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
5 11 (31.43%) MS Office
5 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (22.86%) CCNP
7 8 (22.86%) Juniper
7 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
7 8 (22.86%) LAN
7 8 (22.86%) WAN
7 8 (22.86%) Blue Coat
7 8 (22.86%) McAfee
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (22.86%) Windows Vista
8 7 (20.00%) Advertising
9 6 (17.14%) Firewall
9 6 (17.14%) Finance
9 6 (17.14%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (14.29%) OSPF
10 5 (14.29%) RIP
10 5 (14.29%) CCSE
10 5 (14.29%) Network Design
10 5 (14.29%) BGP
10 5 (14.29%) Websense
10 5 (14.29%) SonicWALL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (31.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (14.29%) RIP
3 5 (14.29%) OSPF
3 5 (14.29%) BGP
4 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 4 (11.43%) DHCP
5 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 2 (5.71%) PPTP
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security
6 2 (5.71%) LDAP
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Advertising
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Service Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) IT Support
6 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Network Support
9 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Vista
4 6 (17.14%) Linux
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Network Design
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.86%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (14.29%) CCSE
4 5 (14.29%) JNCIS
5 3 (8.57%) MCDST
5 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) CCNA
6 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
6 2 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) MCP
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) MCSA
7 1 (2.86%) CCA
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco
3 8 (22.86%) Juniper
3 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
3 8 (22.86%) McAfee
3 8 (22.86%) Blue Coat
4 5 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 5 (14.29%) Aruba
4 5 (14.29%) F5
4 5 (14.29%) Lumension
4 5 (14.29%) Websense
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) Sage
6 1 (2.86%) Nokia