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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 80 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 17 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.30% 2.04% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.79% 7.56% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 17
Average salary £27,500 £21,750 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.43% +14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £28,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
355 344 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.18% 26.96% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 322 318 267
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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
South Wales +1 15 £27,500 +22.22% 4
West Wales +4 2 £26,000 +43.44% 2
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (28.00%) Network Design
6 7 (28.00%) JNCIS
6 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (28.00%) CCSE
6 7 (28.00%) Firewall
6 7 (28.00%) Websense
6 7 (28.00%) OSPF
6 7 (28.00%) McAfee
6 7 (28.00%) BGP
6 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) RIP
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) MS Office
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (28.00%) Juniper
6 7 (28.00%) CCNP
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (28.00%) SonicWALL
6 7 (28.00%) Aruba

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) GroupWise
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Line 500
2 1 (4.00%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
1 7 (28.00%) RIP
1 7 (28.00%) OSPF
1 7 (28.00%) BGP
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
1 2 (8.00%) NUnit
1 2 (8.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (8.00%) NCover
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (28.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Network Design
2 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Document Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCSE
2 7 (28.00%) JNCIS
2 7 (28.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (28.00%) SonicWALL
3 7 (28.00%) Aruba
3 7 (28.00%) F5
3 7 (28.00%) Lumension
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
3 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) McAfee
3 7 (28.00%) Websense
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Sage
5 1 (4.00%) Novell
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 25 days ago