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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 89 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 14 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.02% 0.49% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.55% 2.01% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 14
Average salary £19,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,600 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £29,400 £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
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
394 298 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.61% 24.31% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 342 273 280
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 £24,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -4 10 £18,000 -23.40% 2
North Wales - 3 - -
West Wales +17 1 £20,000 -16.66%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Vista
4 10 (35.71%) MS Office
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 6 (21.43%) McAfee
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (14.29%) Juniper
10 4 (14.29%) CCNP
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
11 3 (10.71%) Back Office
11 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
11 3 (10.71%) Legal
11 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
11 3 (10.71%) CCNA
11 3 (10.71%) SLA
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL
11 3 (10.71%) Linux

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2 (7.14%) Lync
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
3 2 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) OSPF
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) IPv4
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) RIP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (10.71%) Back Office
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Technician
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Vista
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Coaching
3 1 (3.57%) People Management
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) MCDST
4 2 (7.14%) MCTS
4 2 (7.14%) MCITP
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
2 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) McAfee
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.29%) Juniper
3 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Lotus
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
4 2 (7.14%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) Websense
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Lumension
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Aruba
5 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL