The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 240 196 186
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Vista 16 58 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.79% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% 2.94% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 48 49
Average salary £19,000 £27,300 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.40% -4.21%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -11.66%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1785 1971 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 26.85% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1665 1680
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Vista
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Windows Vista Salary Trend in the North West

Windows Vista
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Vista Salary Histogram in the North West

Windows Vista
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 8 £19,000 -52.50% 4
Lancashire +5 3 £21,250 -7.60%
Merseyside -12 2 £19,000 -52.50%
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows XP
3 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
4 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
5 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
6 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (42.86%) Windows 8
7 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (39.29%) MS Office
9 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 10 (35.71%) SQL
10 8 (28.57%) DNS
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
12 6 (21.43%) VMware
12 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
13 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
13 5 (17.86%) Sybase ASA
13 5 (17.86%) Banking
13 5 (17.86%) Finance
13 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 5 (17.86%) Oracle
13 5 (17.86%) UNIX
13 5 (17.86%) Sybase
14 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000
14 4 (14.29%) ADSL
14 4 (14.29%) Apple
14 4 (14.29%) DHCP

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 8 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) ADSL
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) PSTN
4 3 (10.71%) ISDN
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) SMTP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) WEP
5 2 (7.14%) WPA
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) SSH
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) Sybase ASA
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) MS Access
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Grunt
General
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
1 6 (21.43%) Support Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) IT Support
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) COM
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) Sass
2 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows XP
3 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.86%) UNIX
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000
8 3 (10.71%) Linux
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Scrum
1 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
1 3 (10.71%) Web Development
1 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
1 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
1 3 (10.71%) V-Model
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
2 2 (7.14%) ERP
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
3 1 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) AppleScript
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Sybase
4 4 (14.29%) Apple
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Wyse
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Nortel
6 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Becrypt
6 1 (3.57%) Lumension
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