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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 72 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 24 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.90% 1.83% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.16% 7.00% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 18
Average salary £25,000 £21,750 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £16,300 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,050 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
335 343 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.46% 26.12% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 304 320 265
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +6 16 £27,500 +25.00% 2
West Wales +3 4 £26,000 +39.59% 6
Mid Wales - 4 £23,000 -
North Wales -3 1 £22,500 +4.65% 2
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
4 12 (34.29%) MS Office
5 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco
6 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.71%) SQL
7 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (22.86%) Firewall
8 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (20.00%) Linux
9 7 (20.00%) LAN
9 7 (20.00%) WAN
9 7 (20.00%) RIP
9 7 (20.00%) CCNP
9 7 (20.00%) Juniper
9 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (20.00%) OSPF
9 7 (20.00%) McAfee
9 7 (20.00%) BGP
9 7 (20.00%) Websense
9 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 7 (20.00%) CCSE
9 7 (20.00%) Network Design
9 7 (20.00%) JNCIS
9 7 (20.00%) SonicWALL
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco PIX

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Line 500
2 1 (2.86%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) OSPF
2 7 (20.00%) BGP
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (20.00%) LAN
2 7 (20.00%) WAN
2 7 (20.00%) RIP
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) FTP
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) ClearQuest
1 2 (5.71%) NUnit
1 2 (5.71%) CruiseControl
1 2 (5.71%) NCover
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.43%) Advertising
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Service Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) QA Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Network Design
2 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Content Management
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) Document Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
2 7 (20.00%) CCSE
2 7 (20.00%) JNCIS
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.43%) ISEB
5 1 (2.86%) CCA
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) Juniper
3 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.00%) McAfee
3 7 (20.00%) Websense
3 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 7 (20.00%) Aruba
3 7 (20.00%) F5
3 7 (20.00%) Lumension
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Sage
6 1 (2.86%) Novell
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
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