The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 198 181 167
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Vista 28 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.87% 1.78% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 26
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +4.80%
Windows Vista
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1499 1292 1285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.08% 24.60% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1149 1105
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Vista Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Windows Vista Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows Vista
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Warwickshire +1 13 £40,000 - 2
Birmingham -9 6 £27,000 +48.96%
Worcestershire - 6 £30,000 -
Coventry -5 1 £27,500 - 1
Staffordshire -13 1 £19,500 -40.00%
Walsall - 1 £23,000 - 1
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Windows XP
3 29 (63.04%) SQL
3 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (63.04%) Finance
4 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (52.17%) Automated Testing
6 24 (52.17%) Degree
6 24 (52.17%) Mobile App
6 24 (52.17%) Cyber Security
6 24 (52.17%) Biometrics
6 24 (52.17%) Smartcard
6 24 (52.17%) TickIT
6 24 (52.17%) Identity Management
6 24 (52.17%) ISO 9001
7 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
9 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
10 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (19.57%) vSphere
10 9 (19.57%) VMware
11 8 (17.39%) HP
11 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 8 (17.39%) IIS
12 7 (15.22%) MS Office
12 7 (15.22%) MCSE
12 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
12 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (13.04%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (17.39%) IIS
1 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) DNS
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Internet
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) Wireless
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) SNMP
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) SMTP
5 2 (4.35%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (63.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Test Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
3 3 (6.52%) Analyst
3 3 (6.52%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
4 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Software Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (2.17%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Developer
5 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) jQuery
1 3 (6.52%) HTML5
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) Biometrics
1 24 (52.17%) Smartcard
1 24 (52.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Windows XP
3 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Automated Testing
2 24 (52.17%) Identity Management
2 24 (52.17%) Cyber Security
3 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.52%) MVC
4 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.52%) Software Distribution
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) MCSE
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (10.87%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) MCSA
4 2 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (52.17%) ISO 9001
1 24 (52.17%) TickIT
2 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.57%) vSphere
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) XenServer
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) Avaya
6 2 (4.35%) Apple
7 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee
7 1 (2.17%) Sophos
7 1 (2.17%) Websense
7 1 (2.17%) SurfControl
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas
7 1 (2.17%) Kaspersky
Rugby, Warwickshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £30,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago