The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 30 July 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 560 434 380
Rank change year-on-year
-126 -54
Permanent jobs citing Windows Vista 365 563 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.17% 1.89% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 314 471 647
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,950 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -6.36%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31320 29729 32245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.78% 27.34% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26164 25155 27648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Vista
Salary Trend

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

Windows Vista Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Vista
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Vista over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Windows Vista Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Vista
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
England -128 355 £27,500 -8.33% 47
South East -81 95 £26,750 -13.70% 9
London -135 89 £27,500 -24.65% 20
South West -3 49 £30,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +3 47 £32,500 +6.55% 3
East of England -11 44 £22,250 -5.31% 5
Hampshire -8 43 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Surrey -5 28 £29,750 +10.18% 2
Leicestershire +4 24 £32,500 -18.75%
Southampton +11 22 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Hertfordshire -18 20 £17,250 -25.00%
West Midlands -20 19 £40,000 +20.30% 7
Bristol -4 17 £42,500 +21.42%
City of London -29 15 £28,250 -38.25% 4
Yorkshire -41 13 £20,000 -4.76%
Warwickshire +9 12 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire -4 12 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Chippenham -9 12 £23,000 -8.00%
Lutterworth -14 12 £32,500 -7.14%
Berkshire -35 12 £25,000 -29.57% 3
Dorset - 12 £35,000 -
Egham - 11 £32,500 -
Watford -12 9 £27,500 +52.77%
Bournemouth - 9 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £26,250 -19.23% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 8 £22,500 -26.22% 2
Stevenage +6 8 £16,500 +3.12%
Nottingham -3 8 £22,500 -26.22% 2
West Yorkshire -48 8 £21,000 +23.52%
North West -3 7 £19,500 -17.02% 1

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 753 (100.00%) Windows
2 550 (73.04%) Windows XP
3 536 (71.18%) Microsoft
4 445 (59.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 359 (47.68%) Active Directory
6 356 (47.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 318 (42.23%) MS Exchange
8 316 (41.97%) MS Excel
9 303 (40.24%) Windows 7
10 300 (39.84%) MS Office
11 232 (30.81%) VMware
11 232 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 216 (28.69%) TCP/IP
13 214 (28.42%) Windows 8
14 191 (25.37%) DNS
15 169 (22.44%) Firewall
16 161 (21.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 159 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 155 (20.58%) SQL
19 146 (19.39%) Citrix
20 143 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2007
21 134 (17.80%) SQL Server
22 130 (17.26%) Windows Server 2012
23 122 (16.20%) DHCP
24 114 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2003
25 113 (15.01%) Cisco
26 112 (14.87%) VPN
27 108 (14.34%) MCSE
28 104 (13.81%) ITIL
29 101 (13.41%) SLA

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 318 (42.23%) MS Exchange
2 161 (21.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 143 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 114 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 85 (11.29%) IIS
6 67 (8.90%) SharePoint
7 63 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 48 (6.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 30 (3.98%) Lync
10 26 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
11 17 (2.26%) Tomcat
12 15 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2000
13 12 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (1.06%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.53%) Quickr
17 3 (0.40%) Apache
18 2 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
18 2 (0.27%) LiveLink
18 2 (0.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 316 (41.97%) MS Excel
2 300 (39.84%) MS Office
3 29 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.93%) MS Project
6 4 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.53%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.40%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.27%) Maya
9 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.27%) MFGPRO
2 2 (0.27%) TrackWise
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Summit
3 1 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.13%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.52%) Office 365
2 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.66%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 216 (28.69%) TCP/IP
2 191 (25.37%) DNS
3 169 (22.44%) Firewall
4 122 (16.20%) DHCP
5 112 (14.87%) VPN
6 98 (13.01%) LAN
7 78 (10.36%) Internet
8 75 (9.96%) WAN
9 59 (7.84%) Wireless
10 42 (5.58%) SSL
11 36 (4.78%) SAN
12 25 (3.32%) Network Security
13 20 (2.66%) HTTPS
13 20 (2.66%) HTTP
13 20 (2.66%) VoIP
13 20 (2.66%) Broadband
13 20 (2.66%) ADSL
14 18 (2.39%) VLAN
15 15 (1.99%) NAS
16 14 (1.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 16 (2.12%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.06%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.93%) MySQL
10 5 (0.66%) Sybase ASA
11 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.27%) MS Access
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.27%) EDMS
14 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.40%) TestPartner
2 3 (0.40%) Subversion
3 2 (0.27%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.13%) MSI
4 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) Grunt
General
1 83 (11.02%) Finance
2 34 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.39%) Automotive
4 12 (1.59%) German Language
5 11 (1.46%) Retail
6 10 (1.33%) Banking
7 9 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.93%) Legal
9 6 (0.80%) Games
9 6 (0.80%) Law
10 4 (0.53%) Military
10 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.53%) Billing
10 4 (0.53%) Marketing
10 4 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 190 (25.23%) Support Engineer
2 156 (20.72%) Analyst
3 141 (18.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 82 (10.89%) Support Analyst
5 74 (9.83%) IT Support
6 60 (7.97%) Help Desk Support
7 59 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 51 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 50 (6.64%) Desktop Support
10 49 (6.51%) Consultant
11 47 (6.24%) Help Desk Engineer
12 39 (5.18%) Help Desk Analyst
13 36 (4.78%) Field Engineer
14 35 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
14 35 (4.65%) Technical Support
15 34 (4.52%) Help Desk Support Engineer
16 32 (4.25%) Team Leader
17 27 (3.59%) Test Engineer
18 26 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
19 25 (3.32%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.92%) .NET
2 11 (1.46%) COM
2 11 (1.46%) Web Services
3 9 (1.20%) HTML
4 7 (0.93%) XML
5 6 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.80%) Middleware
6 5 (0.66%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.66%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.53%) CSS
7 4 (0.53%) JSP
8 3 (0.40%) SOAP
8 3 (0.40%) WPF
8 3 (0.40%) Silverlight
8 3 (0.40%) REST
9 2 (0.27%) HTML5
9 2 (0.27%) WCF
9 2 (0.27%) jQuery
9 2 (0.27%) WSDL
10 1 (0.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.22%) Blackberry
2 41 (5.44%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.78%) Thin Client
3 36 (4.78%) Fat Client
4 33 (4.38%) iPhone
5 32 (4.25%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.19%) Biometrics
6 24 (3.19%) Smartcard
7 19 (2.52%) iPad
8 16 (2.12%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.20%) Replication
12 7 (0.93%) Firmware
12 7 (0.93%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.80%) Grid Computing
13 6 (0.80%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.80%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.80%) PDA
14 4 (0.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 753 (100.00%) Windows
2 550 (73.04%) Windows XP
3 445 (59.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 356 (47.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 303 (40.24%) Windows 7
6 214 (28.42%) Windows 8
7 130 (17.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (7.57%) Linux
9 43 (5.71%) Windows 2000
10 34 (4.52%) Apple iOS
11 32 (4.25%) Android
12 20 (2.66%) UNIX
13 19 (2.52%) Windows 2000 Server
14 18 (2.39%) Windows Phone
15 16 (2.12%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.80%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.66%) CentOS
18 4 (0.53%) Windows NT
19 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (13.81%) ITIL
2 50 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (6.11%) Automated Testing
4 34 (4.52%) Identity Management
5 32 (4.25%) Service Management
6 27 (3.59%) Change Control
6 27 (3.59%) Time Management
6 27 (3.59%) Software Testing
7 26 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 25 (3.32%) Project Management
9 24 (3.19%) Cyber Security
10 21 (2.79%) Manual Testing
11 20 (2.66%) CRM
12 19 (2.52%) Software Distribution
13 17 (2.26%) Incident Management
14 16 (2.12%) Migration
15 14 (1.86%) Problem Management
15 14 (1.86%) Service Delivery
16 12 (1.59%) Workflow
17 11 (1.46%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 155 (20.58%) SQL
2 27 (3.59%) C
3 20 (2.66%) Java
4 17 (2.26%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.86%) VBScript
6 13 (1.73%) VB
7 11 (1.46%) C#
8 5 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.53%) PHP
9 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.27%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.27%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.27%) VBA
10 2 (0.27%) C++
10 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.13%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 159 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (14.34%) MCSE
3 90 (11.95%) MCITP
4 82 (10.89%) Degree
5 80 (10.62%) MCP
6 46 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (5.71%) MCSA
8 41 (5.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 40 (5.31%) CCNA
10 38 (5.05%) Citrix Certification
11 37 (4.91%) CCA
12 36 (4.78%) Security Cleared
13 29 (3.85%) SC Cleared
14 22 (2.92%) CCNP
15 18 (2.39%) CCIP
15 18 (2.39%) CCSP
16 17 (2.26%) ISEB
17 14 (1.86%) ISTQB
18 12 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
19 10 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (13.41%) SLA
2 27 (3.59%) QA
3 25 (3.32%) TickIT
3 25 (3.32%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) WAI
5 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 359 (47.68%) Active Directory
2 232 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (9.43%) Terminal Services
4 60 (7.97%) Hyper-V
5 55 (7.30%) vSphere
6 45 (5.98%) XenApp
7 28 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 28 (3.72%) UAG
8 24 (3.19%) XenDesktop
9 21 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (2.66%) Forefront TMG
11 19 (2.52%) VMware ESX
11 19 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 18 (2.39%) ISA Server
13 12 (1.59%) IAG
14 10 (1.33%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.53%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 1 (0.13%) Squid
17 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (6.91%) SCCM
2 48 (6.37%) Backup Exec
3 28 (3.72%) WSUS
3 28 (3.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (3.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 13 (1.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.80%) SCOM
9 5 (0.66%) ZENworks
9 5 (0.66%) WMI
10 4 (0.53%) Sysprep
11 3 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.27%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.27%) MOM
13 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 536 (71.18%) Microsoft
2 232 (30.81%) VMware
3 146 (19.39%) Citrix
4 113 (15.01%) Cisco
5 76 (10.09%) Symantec
6 74 (9.83%) HP
7 46 (6.11%) Apple
8 34 (4.52%) Dell
9 21 (2.79%) Oracle
10 16 (2.12%) Sophos
11 15 (1.99%) McAfee
11 15 (1.99%) Sage
11 15 (1.99%) Juniper
11 15 (1.99%) JBoss
12 12 (1.59%) Avaya
13 11 (1.46%) Acronis
14 10 (1.33%) LANDesk
14 10 (1.33%) Draytek
15 9 (1.20%) Red Hat
16 8 (1.06%) IBM
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