The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 178 160 156
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Vista 19 42 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.84% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.73% 3.54% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 31
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,499 £20,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -11.66%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1098 1188 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.20% 23.72% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1011 936
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 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 18 April 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 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
Warwickshire +9 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Dudley - 4 £19,499 -
Tipton - 4 £19,499 -
Worcestershire +2 1 £22,500 -5.26% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £20,000 -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 34 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (64.29%) SQL
6 22 (52.38%) Biometrics
6 22 (52.38%) Smartcard
6 22 (52.38%) Identity Management
6 22 (52.38%) Finance
6 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (52.38%) Degree
6 22 (52.38%) Cyber Security
7 17 (40.48%) Mobile App
7 17 (40.48%) Automated Testing
7 17 (40.48%) TickIT
7 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
7 17 (40.48%) ISO 9001
8 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
10 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
12 6 (14.29%) ITIL
12 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.29%) IIS
12 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
13 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
14 4 (9.52%) Time Management
14 4 (9.52%) NVQ Level 3
14 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (9.52%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Broadband
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Test Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) IT Support
2 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Support Technician
3 5 (11.90%) Tester
3 5 (11.90%) Software Tester
4 4 (9.52%) ICT Technician
4 4 (9.52%) ICT Support Technician
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Technician
7 1 (2.38%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Technician
7 1 (2.38%) Senior IT Support
7 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Operator
7 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Biometrics
1 22 (52.38%) Smartcard
2 17 (40.48%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Wiki
3 1 (2.38%) iSeries
3 1 (2.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 34 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.38%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Identity Management
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (52.38%) Cyber Security
2 17 (40.48%) Automated Testing
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.52%) Time Management
5 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) MCP
4 2 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) TickIT
1 17 (40.48%) ISO 9001
2 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
1 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
4 1 (2.38%) ProCurve
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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