The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 20 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 1.43% 3.70% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 6.98% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £18,000 £24,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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 West Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 24.29% 53.09% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 16
Average salary £22,500 £30,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.22% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Windows XP
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in West Wales

Windows XP
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Carmarthenshire +4 1 £18,000 -48.57%
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 2 (33.33%) NCover
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 2 (33.33%) NCover
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco