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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 202 206 168
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -38
Permanent jobs citing Windows Vista 20 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.35% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 1.68% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 41
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +5.76%
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
1210 1128 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.70% 20.93% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 987 1167
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
Birmingham -3 6 £40,000 +81.81%
Coventry -9 4 £25,000 -9.09%
Shropshire - 4 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 3
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows XP
3 18 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Finance
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (36.67%) Windows 8
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) MS Office
8 10 (33.33%) ITIL
8 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 9 (30.00%) LAN
9 9 (30.00%) WAN
9 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
11 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (23.33%) iSeries
11 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
11 7 (23.33%) VMware
11 7 (23.33%) AS400
12 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (20.00%) IBM
12 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 5 (16.67%) VoIP
13 5 (16.67%) Linux
13 5 (16.67%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (13.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) WAN
1 9 (30.00%) LAN
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) VoIP
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) AS400 Operator
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Customer Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Operator
7 1 (3.33%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) jQuery
1 4 (13.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) AS400
1 7 (23.33%) iSeries
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Biometrics
3 2 (6.67%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows XP
3 18 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (36.67%) Windows 8
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (10.00%) UNIX
8 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) MCP
1 2 (6.67%) MCSE
1 2 (6.67%) MCSA
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) TickIT
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) MetaFrame
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
4 2 (6.67%) Intel
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
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