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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 126 107 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.05% 16.93% 16.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.41% 62.21% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 114 93 89
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
174 172 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.59% 27.22% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 159 153 151
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 83 (33.07%) SQL
2 69 (27.49%) Microsoft
3 67 (26.69%) Cisco
4 64 (25.50%) Linux
5 60 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (23.51%) Active Directory
6 59 (23.51%) VMware
7 56 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (19.52%) SQL Server
10 48 (19.12%) Finance
11 47 (18.73%) ITIL
12 45 (17.93%) Oracle
13 42 (16.73%) IIS
14 40 (15.94%) PCI DSS
15 39 (15.54%) SCCM
15 39 (15.54%) HTML
16 38 (15.14%) UNIX
16 38 (15.14%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (14.74%) CCNA
17 37 (14.74%) MS Office
17 37 (14.74%) Firewall
17 37 (14.74%) Network Security
18 36 (14.34%) .NET
19 35 (13.94%) DNS
19 35 (13.94%) Data Security
19 35 (13.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 34 (13.55%) TCP/IP
21 33 (13.15%) C#
22 31 (12.35%) Windows Mobile

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 42 (16.73%) IIS
2 28 (11.16%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (4.38%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.98%) Lync
9 9 (3.59%) Apache
10 7 (2.79%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.79%) Drupal
10 7 (2.79%) Alfresco
10 7 (2.79%) WordPress
11 5 (1.99%) CMS
12 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.40%) nginx
14 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (14.74%) MS Office
2 23 (9.16%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.79%) Office 365
2 6 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.99%) Google App Engine
3 5 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.74%) Firewall
1 37 (14.74%) Network Security
2 35 (13.94%) DNS
3 34 (13.55%) TCP/IP
4 23 (9.16%) DHCP
5 22 (8.76%) VPN
6 19 (7.57%) LAN
6 19 (7.57%) WAN
7 16 (6.37%) SSL
8 15 (5.98%) FTP
9 14 (5.58%) VoIP
10 13 (5.18%) SAN
11 12 (4.78%) PBX
11 12 (4.78%) TETRA
11 12 (4.78%) Multicast
12 11 (4.38%) Internet
13 10 (3.98%) tcpdump
14 8 (3.19%) HTTP
15 6 (2.39%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (2.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.98%) MySQL
5 8 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.98%) Metasploit
3 7 (2.79%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.39%) Gradle
4 6 (2.39%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.39%) Ant
5 5 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.59%) Subversion
6 4 (1.59%) JIRA
7 3 (1.20%) WebLogic Workshop
8 2 (0.80%) Selenium
9 1 (0.40%) Introscope
9 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.40%) Toad
9 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.40%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 48 (19.12%) Finance
2 15 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.58%) Marketing
4 11 (4.38%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.19%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Electronics
6 3 (1.20%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (18.33%) Analyst
2 34 (13.55%) Developer
3 31 (12.35%) Support Analyst
4 20 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (7.97%) Server Engineer
5 19 (7.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (6.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (5.98%) Mobile Developer
7 15 (5.98%) Applications Support
7 15 (5.98%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.98%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 13 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 12 (4.78%) Product Manager
9 12 (4.78%) Portfolio Manager
9 12 (4.78%) Applications Support Analyst
10 11 (4.38%) Team Leader
10 11 (4.38%) Administrator
10 11 (4.38%) Architect
10 11 (4.38%) Consultant
11 10 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.54%) HTML
2 36 (14.34%) .NET
3 16 (6.37%) XML
4 13 (5.18%) .NET Framework
5 12 (4.78%) jQuery
6 11 (4.38%) ASP.NET
6 11 (4.38%) CSS
7 10 (3.98%) Web Services
8 9 (3.59%) J2EE
8 9 (3.59%) HTML5
9 6 (2.39%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.39%) Spring
10 5 (1.99%) WPF
10 5 (1.99%) MSMQ
11 4 (1.59%) DCOM
11 4 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.59%) WCF
12 3 (1.20%) WinForms
12 3 (1.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.76%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.59%) Clustering
3 8 (3.19%) FMCG
3 8 (3.19%) EqualLogic
4 6 (2.39%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.99%) Replication
6 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.20%) PDA
6 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.80%) Wiki
7 2 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.40%) iPhone
8 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.40%) VLE
8 1 (0.40%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.50%) Linux
2 60 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (15.14%) UNIX
6 31 (12.35%) Windows Mobile
7 21 (8.37%) Windows 7
8 15 (5.98%) CentOS
9 14 (5.58%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.19%) Android
10 8 (3.19%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.99%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.80%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.80%) Solaris
14 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.73%) ITIL
2 35 (13.94%) Data Security
3 25 (9.96%) Kalman Filter
4 24 (9.56%) Change Management
5 20 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (5.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (5.98%) OO
7 14 (5.58%) SIEM
8 13 (5.18%) Product Management
9 12 (4.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (4.78%) MVC
10 11 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.38%) Project Management
10 11 (4.38%) Change Control
11 10 (3.98%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.98%) Software Engineering
11 10 (3.98%) Supplier Management
12 9 (3.59%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.59%) Unit Testing
13 7 (2.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (33.07%) SQL
2 33 (13.15%) C#
3 26 (10.36%) C++
4 25 (9.96%) T-SQL
5 23 (9.16%) Java
6 19 (7.57%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.78%) PHP
7 12 (4.78%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.98%) Perl
9 7 (2.79%) Python
9 7 (2.79%) Ruby
10 6 (2.39%) C
11 5 (1.99%) VBScript
12 3 (1.20%) VB
13 2 (0.80%) VC++
13 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.80%) XAML
13 2 (0.80%) VB6
13 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (15.14%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (14.74%) CCNA
3 29 (11.55%) Degree
4 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (7.17%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (6.77%) MCSE
7 16 (6.37%) MCITP
8 8 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.39%) CISSP
9 6 (2.39%) CEH
9 6 (2.39%) MCSA
9 6 (2.39%) CCNP
10 5 (1.99%) MCTS
10 5 (1.99%) NCDA
10 5 (1.99%) NCIE
10 5 (1.99%) VCAP
11 4 (1.59%) OSCP
11 4 (1.59%) OSCE
11 4 (1.59%) CIMA
12 3 (1.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.94%) PCI DSS
2 35 (13.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (5.18%) SLA
4 6 (2.39%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.20%) QA
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (23.51%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.56%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.17%) ISA Server
5 17 (6.77%) KVM
6 12 (4.78%) VMware ESX
6 12 (4.78%) Nmap
7 10 (3.98%) Snort
8 9 (3.59%) Hyper-V
9 7 (2.79%) vSphere
10 6 (2.39%) XenApp
11 5 (1.99%) XenServer
11 5 (1.99%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.20%) Xen
13 2 (0.80%) Samba
14 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.40%) NFS
14 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (15.54%) SCCM
2 21 (8.37%) ARCserve
3 12 (4.78%) Nessus
4 8 (3.19%) Plesk
5 7 (2.79%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.39%) Nagios
7 5 (1.99%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.59%) SCOM
9 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.20%) Puppet
9 3 (1.20%) WSUS
9 3 (1.20%) Zenoss
9 3 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.80%) MOM
11 1 (0.40%) Munin
11 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.40%) nmon
11 1 (0.40%) YUM
Vendors
1 69 (27.49%) Microsoft
2 67 (26.69%) Cisco
3 59 (23.51%) VMware
4 45 (17.93%) Oracle
5 28 (11.16%) F5
6 27 (10.76%) Juniper
7 26 (10.36%) Websense
8 25 (9.96%) ServiceNow
9 21 (8.37%) Citrix
10 19 (7.57%) HP
10 19 (7.57%) McAfee
11 17 (6.77%) Red Hat
11 17 (6.77%) Dell
12 10 (3.98%) Sophos
12 10 (3.98%) Imperva
13 7 (2.79%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.79%) NetApp
13 7 (2.79%) Google
13 7 (2.79%) EMC
13 7 (2.79%) Avaya
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