The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 1 August 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 182 173 176
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Vista 49 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.73% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.85% 2.62% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 40
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £16,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1719 1452 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.03% 27.91% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1287 1492
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -3.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
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 South West

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Vista
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Windows Vista Salary Trend in the South West

Windows Vista
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Windows Vista Salary Histogram in the South West

Windows Vista
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bristol -3 17 £42,500 +21.42%
Wiltshire -4 12 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Dorset - 11 £35,000 - 1
Devon -10 5 £18,000 -10.00%
Cornwall +3 3 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Gloucestershire -10 1 £19,500 +21.87%
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (88.41%) Microsoft
3 58 (84.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (71.01%) Windows XP
5 44 (63.77%) MS Excel
6 42 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (52.17%) TCP/IP
8 35 (50.72%) Firewall
9 34 (49.28%) VMware
9 34 (49.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
10 31 (44.93%) Windows 8
11 27 (39.13%) MS Exchange
12 26 (37.68%) DNS
13 24 (34.78%) DHCP
13 24 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (30.43%) VPN
16 20 (28.99%) MS Office
17 18 (26.09%) Citrix
17 18 (26.09%) vSphere
18 17 (24.64%) Service Management
18 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (24.64%) SLA
19 15 (21.74%) MCSE
19 15 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (21.74%) MCITP
20 14 (20.29%) MS PowerPoint
20 14 (20.29%) Risk Management
20 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 27 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 24 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (14.49%) Lync
5 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (7.25%) IIS
8 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (63.77%) MS Excel
2 20 (28.99%) MS Office
3 14 (20.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 35 (50.72%) Firewall
3 26 (37.68%) DNS
4 24 (34.78%) DHCP
5 21 (30.43%) VPN
6 7 (10.14%) LAN
7 3 (4.35%) Intranet
7 3 (4.35%) WAN
7 3 (4.35%) ADSL
7 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.90%) Wireless
8 2 (2.90%) FTP
8 2 (2.90%) SMTP
8 2 (2.90%) SAN
9 1 (1.45%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
1 3 (4.35%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Support Engineer
2 18 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (24.64%) Help Desk Support
4 14 (20.29%) Help Desk Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 12 (17.39%) Consultant
6 11 (15.94%) Server Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Server Support
9 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Fat Client
1 12 (17.39%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.35%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (84.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (71.01%) Windows XP
4 42 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (44.93%) Windows 8
6 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (17.39%) Windows 2000
8 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.35%) Linux
9 3 (4.35%) CentOS
9 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Android
10 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Service Management
2 14 (20.29%) Risk Management
2 14 (20.29%) Change Control
3 10 (14.49%) Identity Management
4 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.35%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.90%) Time Management
9 1 (1.45%) ERP
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL
9 1 (1.45%) Use Case
9 1 (1.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
1 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.74%) MCSE
2 15 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (21.74%) MCITP
3 12 (17.39%) CCA
3 12 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) MCP
6 3 (4.35%) MCTS
6 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.90%) MCSA
7 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 34 (49.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.09%) vSphere
3 12 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.14%) Terminal Services
5 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.35%) XenApp
6 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Backup Exec
2 7 (10.14%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (10.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (10.14%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.35%) WSUS
3 3 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (88.41%) Microsoft
2 34 (49.28%) VMware
3 18 (26.09%) Citrix
4 7 (10.14%) Symantec
4 7 (10.14%) McAfee
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle
7 3 (4.35%) Juniper
7 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.35%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (1.45%) Apple
8 1 (1.45%) Adobe
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