The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 552 451 366
Rank change year-on-year
-101 -85
Permanent jobs citing Windows Vista 373 516 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.48% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.21% 1.77% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 311 419 697
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30719 29145 32386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.83% 27.31% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25403 24923 27688
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
England -89 365 £27,500 -1.78% 47
South East -26 127 £28,750 +0.87% 11
London -112 90 £31,750 -11.18% 11
Hampshire -3 52 £32,500 - 4
East of England -18 44 £18,000 -23.40% 5
Surrey +30 40 £28,000 -26.31% 4
East Midlands +8 38 £28,000 -30.00% 4
Hertfordshire +9 33 £17,000 -27.65% 4
South West -16 32 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Southampton +7 26 £32,500 -18.75% 2
West Midlands -15 24 £35,000 -12.50% 4
City of London -9 23 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Leicestershire +6 18 £40,000 -
Berkshire -18 18 £55,000 +69.23% 1
West Yorkshire -35 13 £23,000 +6.97% 2
Yorkshire -38 13 £23,000 +6.97% 2
Stevenage +11 12 £16,500 +3.12% 1
Warwickshire +8 12 £40,000 - 2
Dorset +5 11 £35,000 +79.48%
Watford +3 11 £27,500 - 1
Northamptonshire -16 10 £26,000 +31.64% 3
Bournemouth -1 9 £35,000 +112.12%
Leeds -31 9 £23,000 +6.97%
Oxfordshire +1 8 £26,500 +8.16% 1
Cornwall - 8 £25,000 -
Woking - 8 £28,000 - 2
Portsmouth - 8 £23,000 - 1
Redruth - 8 £25,000 -
Egham +12 7 £22,500 +36.36%
Nottinghamshire +2 7 £21,000 -15.15% 1

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 742 (100.00%) Windows
2 506 (68.19%) Microsoft
3 492 (66.31%) Windows XP
4 450 (60.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 358 (48.25%) Active Directory
6 346 (46.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 308 (41.51%) MS Exchange
8 307 (41.37%) MS Excel
9 288 (38.81%) MS Office
10 261 (35.18%) Windows 7
11 253 (34.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 253 (34.10%) VMware
12 236 (31.81%) TCP/IP
13 216 (29.11%) Windows 8
14 188 (25.34%) DNS
15 180 (24.26%) Firewall
16 170 (22.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 165 (22.24%) Exchange Server 2010
18 157 (21.16%) SQL
19 156 (21.02%) Citrix
19 156 (21.02%) Windows Server 2012
20 151 (20.35%) Exchange Server 2007
21 128 (17.25%) MCSE
22 127 (17.12%) DHCP
23 114 (15.36%) LAN
24 113 (15.23%) SLA
25 108 (14.56%) Cisco
26 106 (14.29%) Finance
27 104 (14.02%) SQL Server
28 103 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 308 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 165 (22.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 151 (20.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 103 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 77 (10.38%) IIS
5 77 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 34 (4.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (3.37%) Lync
9 15 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2000
9 15 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (1.35%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.94%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.54%) Quickr
13 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.27%) Apache
13 2 (0.27%) Documentum
13 2 (0.27%) LiveLink
Applications
1 307 (41.37%) MS Excel
2 288 (38.81%) MS Office
3 22 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.81%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.67%) MS Project
7 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.40%) Maya
8 3 (0.40%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.27%) MFGPRO
2 2 (0.27%) TrackWise
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.13%) Summit
3 1 (0.13%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.91%) Office 365
2 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 236 (31.81%) TCP/IP
2 188 (25.34%) DNS
3 180 (24.26%) Firewall
4 127 (17.12%) DHCP
5 114 (15.36%) LAN
6 94 (12.67%) WAN
7 82 (11.05%) VPN
8 72 (9.70%) Internet
9 59 (7.95%) Wireless
10 36 (4.85%) SAN
11 33 (4.45%) SSL
12 26 (3.50%) VoIP
13 25 (3.37%) NAS
14 23 (3.10%) ADSL
15 18 (2.43%) Broadband
16 17 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (1.89%) Network Security
17 14 (1.89%) Ethernet
18 13 (1.75%) iSCSI
19 12 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.21%) MySQL
8 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.40%) Sybase ASA
10 3 (0.40%) MS Access
10 3 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.27%) EDMS
11 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.13%) QlikView
12 1 (0.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.54%) Ant
3 3 (0.40%) MSI
3 3 (0.40%) Subversion
4 2 (0.27%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.13%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 106 (14.29%) Finance
2 28 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.56%) Retail
4 15 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.21%) Automotive
5 9 (1.21%) German Language
6 8 (1.08%) Legal
7 7 (0.94%) Banking
7 7 (0.94%) Games
7 7 (0.94%) Law
8 4 (0.54%) Electronics
8 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.54%) Military
8 4 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.40%) Billing
9 3 (0.40%) Marketing
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 185 (24.93%) Support Engineer
2 163 (21.97%) Analyst
3 134 (18.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 103 (13.88%) Support Analyst
5 87 (11.73%) IT Support
6 57 (7.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
8 51 (6.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 50 (6.74%) Technical Support
10 44 (5.93%) Consultant
11 38 (5.12%) IT Support Engineer
12 37 (4.99%) Desktop Support
13 35 (4.72%) Help Desk Analyst
14 34 (4.58%) Help Desk Engineer
15 29 (3.91%) Team Leader
16 28 (3.77%) Test Engineer
16 28 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
16 28 (3.77%) Service Analyst
16 28 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 27 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.96%) .NET
2 10 (1.35%) Web Services
3 8 (1.08%) HTML
4 6 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (0.81%) Middleware
4 6 (0.81%) COM
5 4 (0.54%) CSS
5 4 (0.54%) JSP
5 4 (0.54%) XML
5 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.40%) SOAP
6 3 (0.40%) WPF
6 3 (0.40%) Silverlight
6 3 (0.40%) REST
7 2 (0.27%) WSDL
7 2 (0.27%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.13%) WCF
8 1 (0.13%) JSON
8 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.24%) Blackberry
2 56 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (7.28%) Thin Client
3 54 (7.28%) Fat Client
4 41 (5.53%) Mobile App
5 37 (4.99%) Management Information System
6 33 (4.45%) iPhone
7 24 (3.23%) Biometrics
7 24 (3.23%) Smartcard
8 17 (2.29%) iPad
9 14 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.21%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.21%) Firmware
12 8 (1.08%) Clustering
13 7 (0.94%) Life Science
14 6 (0.81%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.81%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.81%) Handset
14 6 (0.81%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 742 (100.00%) Windows
2 492 (66.31%) Windows XP
3 450 (60.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 346 (46.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 261 (35.18%) Windows 7
6 216 (29.11%) Windows 8
7 156 (21.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (5.53%) Windows 2000
9 39 (5.26%) Linux
10 38 (5.12%) Apple iOS
11 33 (4.45%) Android
12 26 (3.50%) UNIX
13 22 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (2.02%) Windows Phone
15 13 (1.75%) Mac OS X
16 11 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.81%) VMS
18 5 (0.67%) CentOS
19 4 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (12.53%) ITIL
2 67 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (5.93%) Automated Testing
4 35 (4.72%) Identity Management
5 27 (3.64%) Service Management
5 27 (3.64%) Software Testing
6 26 (3.50%) Software Distribution
7 25 (3.37%) Time Management
8 24 (3.23%) Cyber Security
8 24 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 23 (3.10%) Manual Testing
10 21 (2.83%) Project Management
11 20 (2.70%) CRM
12 19 (2.56%) Risk Management
13 16 (2.16%) Kalman Filter
13 16 (2.16%) Change Control
14 15 (2.02%) Problem Management
14 15 (2.02%) Asset Management
15 14 (1.89%) Migration
16 13 (1.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (21.16%) SQL
2 27 (3.64%) C
3 25 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 20 (2.70%) VBScript
5 12 (1.62%) C#
6 11 (1.48%) VB
7 10 (1.35%) Java
8 5 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.27%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.27%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.27%) Perl
10 2 (0.27%) PHP
10 2 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (22.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (17.25%) MCSE
3 100 (13.48%) MCITP
4 74 (9.97%) Degree
5 65 (8.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 63 (8.49%) MCP
7 61 (8.22%) Citrix Certification
8 56 (7.55%) CCA
9 45 (6.06%) MCSA
10 33 (4.45%) Security Cleared
11 30 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (3.50%) SC Cleared
13 25 (3.37%) CCNA
14 16 (2.16%) A+ Certification
15 15 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
16 13 (1.75%) CCNP
17 11 (1.48%) ISEB
17 11 (1.48%) MCTS
18 10 (1.35%) ISTQB
19 9 (1.21%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (15.23%) SLA
2 25 (3.37%) TickIT
2 25 (3.37%) ISO 9001
3 14 (1.89%) QA
4 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 358 (48.25%) Active Directory
2 253 (34.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 58 (7.82%) vSphere
5 45 (6.06%) Terminal Services
6 39 (5.26%) XenApp
7 16 (2.16%) XenDesktop
7 16 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.89%) Terminal Server
9 13 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.62%) UAG
10 12 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
12 9 (1.21%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.81%) IAG
14 3 (0.40%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.40%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 55 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 53 (7.14%) SCCM
3 25 (3.37%) WSUS
4 21 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.67%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.67%) SCOM
8 5 (0.67%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.67%) ZENworks
9 4 (0.54%) WMI
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.54%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.27%) AppManager
11 2 (0.27%) Nagios
11 2 (0.27%) Legato
Vendors
1 506 (68.19%) Microsoft
2 253 (34.10%) VMware
3 156 (21.02%) Citrix
4 108 (14.56%) Cisco
5 82 (11.05%) HP
6 67 (9.03%) Symantec
7 38 (5.12%) Apple
8 35 (4.72%) Dell
9 18 (2.43%) Juniper
10 16 (2.16%) McAfee
10 16 (2.16%) Oracle
11 15 (2.02%) Sage
12 13 (1.75%) Sophos
12 13 (1.75%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.35%) Draytek
14 9 (1.21%) Remedy
14 9 (1.21%) Acronis
14 9 (1.21%) Avaya
15 8 (1.08%) JBoss
15 8 (1.08%) Reuters
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £180000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
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Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Full benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + GREAT BONUS, TRAINING
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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