The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 92 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 14 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.06% 0.74% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 3.04% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 3
Average salary £20,500 £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.31% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,800 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,650 £30,700
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
Windows XP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
378 263 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.55% 24.31% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 313 237 238
Average salary £38,400 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £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 Wales

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Wales

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Wales

Windows XP
Job Locations in 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 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
South Wales -6 11 £23,000 -20.68% 1
West Wales +10 3 £18,000 -25.00%
Mid Wales - 3 £18,000 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) Windows 7
3 18 (40.00%) MS Office
4 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco
6 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (17.78%) Juniper
7 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (17.78%) CCNP
7 8 (17.78%) LAN
7 8 (17.78%) WAN
7 8 (17.78%) McAfee
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Vista
8 7 (15.56%) Firewall
8 7 (15.56%) Back Office
8 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
8 7 (15.56%) Advertising
9 6 (13.33%) Finance
9 6 (13.33%) Linux
9 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (11.11%) SQL
10 5 (11.11%) RIP
10 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.11%) BGP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Office
2 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) LAN
1 8 (17.78%) WAN
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (11.11%) RIP
3 5 (11.11%) OSPF
3 5 (11.11%) BGP
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (8.89%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 2 (4.44%) PPTP
6 2 (4.44%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (4.44%) LDAP
6 2 (4.44%) VLAN
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
1 7 (15.56%) Advertising
1 7 (15.56%) Back Office
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (11.11%) IT Technician
5 5 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Vista
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) Network Design
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.78%) CCNP
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.11%) CCSE
4 5 (11.11%) JNCIS
5 3 (6.67%) MCDST
5 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
6 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) MCP
7 1 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (2.22%) MCSA
7 1 (2.22%) CCA
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Cisco
3 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
3 8 (17.78%) Juniper
3 8 (17.78%) McAfee
3 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
4 5 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 5 (11.11%) Websense
4 5 (11.11%) Aruba
4 5 (11.11%) F5
4 5 (11.11%) Lumension
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) ProCurve
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) Sage
6 1 (2.22%) Nokia