The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 98 134 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 16.14% 27.24% 11.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.01% 77.91% 52.41%
Number of salaries quoted 87 126 63
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 172 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.39% 34.96% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 123 163 123
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,425
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Windows
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Windows Salary Trend in Slough

Windows
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing Windows 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.

1 94 (47.24%) Linux
2 74 (37.19%) ITIL
3 68 (34.17%) Active Directory
4 64 (32.16%) Microsoft
5 59 (29.65%) VMware
6 55 (27.64%) SQL
7 48 (24.12%) Firewall
8 46 (23.12%) SLA
9 44 (22.11%) Data Centre
10 41 (20.60%) Cisco
11 33 (16.58%) IBM
11 33 (16.58%) SQL Server
11 33 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (16.08%) UNIX
12 32 (16.08%) Finance
13 31 (15.58%) MS Office
14 30 (15.08%) Incident Management
15 29 (14.57%) Windows 7
16 28 (14.07%) vSphere
17 27 (13.57%) PCI DSS
17 27 (13.57%) Penetration Testing
17 27 (13.57%) Information Security
17 27 (13.57%) TCP/IP
17 27 (13.57%) CISSP
18 25 (12.56%) Citrix
18 25 (12.56%) Root Cause Analysis
19 24 (12.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 22 (11.06%) Cisco ASA
20 22 (11.06%) SAN
20 22 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (10.55%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.55%) IIS
3 14 (7.04%) Lync
4 13 (6.53%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.01%) Apache
8 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) FormScape
9 1 (0.50%) WordPress
9 1 (0.50%) Site Server
9 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (15.58%) MS Office
2 20 (10.05%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) MS Project
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) assyst
1 4 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Office 365
2 7 (3.52%) SaaS
3 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (24.12%) Firewall
2 27 (13.57%) TCP/IP
3 22 (11.06%) SAN
3 22 (11.06%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (10.55%) Internet
5 18 (9.05%) VPN
6 16 (8.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (7.54%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (7.54%) LAN
7 15 (7.54%) WAN
8 13 (6.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (6.03%) Ethernet
9 12 (6.03%) FCoE
10 10 (5.03%) DNS
11 9 (4.52%) Network Security
12 7 (3.52%) DHCP
13 6 (3.02%) VLAN
13 6 (3.02%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.52%) MySQL
6 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.51%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (1.51%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.51%) DB2
7 3 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.51%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.50%) Big Data
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (16.08%) Finance
2 19 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.04%) Banking
4 15 (7.54%) Retail
5 11 (5.53%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.51%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Military
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
7 2 (1.01%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (20.60%) Analyst
2 29 (14.57%) Support Engineer
3 15 (7.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (7.54%) Security Engineer
4 14 (7.04%) Service Analyst
4 14 (7.04%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.53%) Security Analyst
6 12 (6.03%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (6.03%) Team Leader
6 12 (6.03%) Penetration Tester
6 12 (6.03%) Tester
7 11 (5.53%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.03%) Consultant
8 10 (5.03%) Developer
8 10 (5.03%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.02%) Support Team Leader
9 8 (4.02%) .NET Team Leader
9 8 (4.02%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.04%) .NET
2 11 (5.53%) Web Services
2 11 (5.53%) XML
3 9 (4.52%) SOAP
4 8 (4.02%) HTML
5 7 (3.52%) CSS
6 4 (2.01%) STL
6 4 (2.01%) WinForms
6 4 (2.01%) Ajax
6 4 (2.01%) WPF
7 3 (1.51%) Middleware
8 2 (1.01%) LAMP
8 2 (1.01%) XSL
8 2 (1.01%) DHTML
8 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.01%) jQuery
9 1 (0.50%) Ext JS
9 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.50%) HTML5
9 1 (0.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.11%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.04%) Management Information System
4 15 (7.54%) FlexPod
5 14 (7.04%) e-Health
6 12 (6.03%) Enterprise Cloud
7 8 (4.02%) iPhone
7 8 (4.02%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.52%) Online Banking
8 7 (3.52%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (3.02%) iPad
9 6 (3.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (2.51%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.51%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.51%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.01%) Clustering
13 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 94 (47.24%) Linux
2 33 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (16.08%) UNIX
4 29 (14.57%) Windows 7
5 22 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (7.54%) Data ONTAP
7 12 (6.03%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.03%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.52%) Solaris
9 7 (3.52%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.02%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.51%) AIX
11 5 (2.51%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.19%) ITIL
2 30 (15.08%) Incident Management
3 27 (13.57%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (13.57%) Information Security
4 25 (12.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 19 (9.55%) Risk Analysis
5 19 (9.55%) Mentoring
6 18 (9.05%) Coaching
7 17 (8.54%) Security Architecture
7 17 (8.54%) Service Management
8 15 (7.54%) CRM
9 13 (6.53%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.03%) SIEM
10 12 (6.03%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.53%) Project Management
11 11 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.52%) Server Building
13 8 (4.02%) SDLC
13 8 (4.02%) Capacity Management
13 8 (4.02%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.64%) SQL
2 17 (8.54%) PHP
3 16 (8.04%) Perl
3 16 (8.04%) Python
4 14 (7.04%) Ruby
5 12 (6.03%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.03%) C#
6 10 (5.03%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.52%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.52%) Java
8 8 (4.02%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.02%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.02%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.01%) C++
10 4 (2.01%) VC++
11 3 (1.51%) ABAP
12 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (13.57%) CISSP
2 24 (12.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (8.04%) Degree
5 12 (6.03%) OSCP
5 12 (6.03%) OSCE
6 11 (5.53%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (5.03%) CCNA
7 10 (5.03%) MCSE
8 8 (4.02%) MCP
8 8 (4.02%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.52%) MCITP
10 4 (2.01%) CCNP
11 3 (1.51%) MCSA
12 2 (1.01%) CCIE
12 2 (1.01%) ACCA
12 2 (1.01%) CISM
12 2 (1.01%) CIMA
12 2 (1.01%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.12%) SLA
2 27 (13.57%) PCI DSS
3 15 (7.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (4.02%) HIPAA
6 4 (2.01%) QA
7 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 68 (34.17%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.07%) vSphere
3 21 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.03%) VMware ESX
5 9 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.02%) XenApp
7 5 (2.51%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.51%) Samba
9 1 (0.50%) pfSense
9 1 (0.50%) Snort
9 1 (0.50%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
9 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.50%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (8.54%) SCCM
2 6 (3.02%) DameWare
2 6 (3.02%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.51%) Puppet
3 5 (2.51%) SCOM
3 5 (2.51%) Nessus
4 4 (2.01%) cPanel
4 4 (2.01%) Webmin
4 4 (2.01%) Plesk
5 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.01%) WSUS
5 2 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (32.16%) Microsoft
2 59 (29.65%) VMware
3 41 (20.60%) Cisco
4 33 (16.58%) IBM
5 25 (12.56%) Citrix
6 17 (8.54%) NetApp
6 17 (8.54%) HP
7 14 (7.04%) CA
8 13 (6.53%) Juniper
8 13 (6.53%) Dell
9 12 (6.03%) McAfee
10 11 (5.53%) Oracle
11 9 (4.52%) Apple
12 6 (3.02%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.02%) Remedy
12 6 (3.02%) Mitel
12 6 (3.02%) F5
12 6 (3.02%) Bomgar
12 6 (3.02%) ServiceNow
12 6 (3.02%) Dell KACE
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