The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 61 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Vista 8 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.49% 0.21% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 1.28% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Average salary £18,250 £18,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £18,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £27,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +7.84%
Windows Vista
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 78 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.78% 16.39% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 96 69 113
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows Vista
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Vista Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows Vista
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Blackpool - 6 £18,500 -
Preston -10 1 £18,000 -2.70%
Chorley - 1 £17,000 -
Windows Vista
North West

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Windows Vista 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 Vista.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 12 (85.71%) MS Office
3 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
3 11 (78.57%) Windows 8
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) Wireless
6 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
7 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (35.71%) ADSL
7 5 (35.71%) Broadband
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 2 (14.29%) DECT
9 2 (14.29%) VoIP
9 2 (14.29%) MCSE
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (14.29%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) SLA
9 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
9 2 (14.29%) NAS
9 2 (14.29%) Life Science
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Management

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Windows Vista 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 Vista. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (35.71%) ADSL
3 5 (35.71%) Broadband
4 2 (14.29%) DECT
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) IT Support
2 6 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
5 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
6 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
1 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Nortel
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) VMware