The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 111 70 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.04% 10.09% 13.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.87% 43.21% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 90 52 71
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 162 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 29.96% 23.34% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 142 127 157
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 91 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 76 (32.48%) SQL
3 71 (30.34%) Linux
3 71 (30.34%) VMware
3 71 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (28.63%) Active Directory
5 60 (25.64%) SQL Server
6 56 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (23.50%) IIS
8 52 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 52 (22.22%) Firewall
9 49 (20.94%) Red Hat
9 49 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (17.95%) CentOS
11 41 (17.52%) Ubuntu
12 40 (17.09%) SLA
13 39 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 37 (15.81%) Cisco Certification
15 36 (15.38%) CCNA
16 34 (14.53%) TCP/IP
16 34 (14.53%) PHP
16 34 (14.53%) Degree
17 33 (14.10%) ITIL
17 33 (14.10%) Finance
18 32 (13.68%) SQL Server 2005
19 31 (13.25%) .NET
20 30 (12.82%) C#
20 30 (12.82%) HTML
20 30 (12.82%) Cisco
21 28 (11.97%) Migration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (23.50%) IIS
2 39 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 27 (11.54%) Apache
4 24 (10.26%) CMS
4 24 (10.26%) Drupal
4 24 (10.26%) Alfresco
4 24 (10.26%) WordPress
5 21 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (5.56%) nginx
9 8 (3.42%) Lync
10 7 (2.99%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.99%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.71%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.28%) Confluence
13 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (8.55%) MS Office
2 17 (7.26%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.99%) Office 365
3 5 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (22.22%) Firewall
2 34 (14.53%) TCP/IP
3 25 (10.68%) DNS
3 25 (10.68%) FTP
4 21 (8.97%) VPN
5 14 (5.98%) tcpdump
6 13 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (4.70%) Network Security
7 11 (4.70%) SAN
8 10 (4.27%) VoIP
9 9 (3.85%) Internet
10 8 (3.42%) GPRS
10 8 (3.42%) Intranet
11 7 (2.99%) Unified Communications
11 7 (2.99%) DHCP
12 6 (2.56%) SSL
13 4 (1.71%) LAN
13 4 (1.71%) PBX
13 4 (1.71%) WAN
13 4 (1.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (11.54%) MySQL
3 27 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.85%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Metasploit
2 12 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.99%) Subversion
4 6 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.56%) JIRA
5 4 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.71%) Ant
5 4 (1.71%) Selenium
6 3 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (1.28%) Gradle
6 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.28%) Hudson
6 3 (1.28%) WebLogic Workshop
6 3 (1.28%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.43%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.43%) Introscope
7 1 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 33 (14.10%) Finance
2 12 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.56%) Marketing
5 5 (2.14%) Legal
6 3 (1.28%) German Language
6 3 (1.28%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (18.38%) Support Engineer
2 30 (12.82%) Developer
3 27 (11.54%) Analyst
4 21 (8.97%) Security Engineer
5 20 (8.55%) Administrator
6 18 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 17 (7.26%) Consultant
7 17 (7.26%) Server Engineer
8 16 (6.84%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.56%) Desktop Support
10 12 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
11 11 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.27%) Technical Manager
12 10 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (4.27%) Linux Support
12 10 (4.27%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.25%) .NET
2 30 (12.82%) HTML
3 18 (7.69%) CSS
4 17 (7.26%) Web Services
5 14 (5.98%) ASP.NET
6 13 (5.56%) XML
7 11 (4.70%) jQuery
8 7 (2.99%) WCF
8 7 (2.99%) Ajax
9 6 (2.56%) MSMQ
9 6 (2.56%) WPF
10 5 (2.14%) HTML5
10 5 (2.14%) COM
11 3 (1.28%) CSS3
11 3 (1.28%) JSON
11 3 (1.28%) X-Windows
11 3 (1.28%) CPAN
11 3 (1.28%) JSP
12 2 (0.85%) DCOM
12 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) Clustering
2 14 (5.98%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.56%) Replication
4 11 (4.70%) PDA
4 11 (4.70%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.42%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.56%) FMCG
7 3 (1.28%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.28%) Wiki
8 2 (0.85%) AS400
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.43%) CMDB
9 1 (0.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.43%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 71 (30.34%) Linux
1 71 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 56 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (17.95%) CentOS
5 41 (17.52%) Ubuntu
6 26 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 20 (8.55%) Windows Mobile
8 12 (5.13%) UNIX
9 11 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.27%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.85%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.14%) Android
13 4 (1.71%) AIX
13 4 (1.71%) Solaris
13 4 (1.71%) Debian
13 4 (1.71%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.10%) ITIL
2 28 (11.97%) Migration
3 24 (10.26%) SIEM
4 20 (8.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 14 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (5.56%) OO
7 12 (5.13%) Project Management
8 11 (4.70%) Information Security
8 11 (4.70%) MVC
9 10 (4.27%) Data Security
9 10 (4.27%) Change Control
10 9 (3.85%) Change Management
11 8 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (2.99%) Web Development
12 7 (2.99%) E-Commerce
13 6 (2.56%) PRINCE2
13 6 (2.56%) TDD
13 6 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.48%) SQL
2 34 (14.53%) PHP
3 30 (12.82%) C#
4 27 (11.54%) Perl
5 23 (9.83%) Python
6 20 (8.55%) T-SQL
7 18 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 17 (7.26%) Ruby
9 16 (6.84%) C++
10 15 (6.41%) Java
10 15 (6.41%) JavaScript
11 13 (5.56%) C
12 5 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.28%) C-shell
13 3 (1.28%) Korn
13 3 (1.28%) VBScript
14 2 (0.85%) VB
14 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 37 (15.81%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (15.38%) CCNA
3 34 (14.53%) Degree
4 24 (10.26%) CISSP
5 23 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (8.97%) MCITP
7 20 (8.55%) CEH
8 19 (8.12%) MCSE
9 14 (5.98%) OSCP
9 14 (5.98%) OSCE
10 9 (3.85%) CCNP
11 8 (3.42%) MCSA
12 6 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.14%) MCP
14 3 (1.28%) VCP5
14 3 (1.28%) MCTS
15 2 (0.85%) CCA
15 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.85%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (17.09%) SLA
2 24 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.98%) HIPAA
4 10 (4.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 67 (28.63%) Active Directory
2 49 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.12%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.84%) vSphere
5 14 (5.98%) Nmap
5 14 (5.98%) Snort
6 12 (5.13%) KVM
7 11 (4.70%) VMware ESX
8 10 (4.27%) Xen
9 9 (3.85%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.71%) XenApp
10 4 (1.71%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.71%) Varnish
11 3 (1.28%) Sendmail
11 3 (1.28%) NFS
12 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (10.68%) Plesk
2 22 (9.40%) SCCM
3 15 (6.41%) Nessus
4 12 (5.13%) ARCserve
5 8 (3.42%) Nagios
5 8 (3.42%) Puppet
6 6 (2.56%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.28%) YUM
7 3 (1.28%) SCOM
7 3 (1.28%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.85%) MOM
8 2 (0.85%) WSUS
9 1 (0.43%) nmon
9 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.43%) Legato
Vendors
1 91 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 71 (30.34%) VMware
3 49 (20.94%) Red Hat
4 30 (12.82%) Cisco
5 23 (9.83%) Citrix
6 22 (9.40%) Oracle
7 14 (5.98%) HP
7 14 (5.98%) Sophos
7 14 (5.98%) Imperva
8 12 (5.13%) McAfee
8 12 (5.13%) Dell
9 11 (4.70%) Websense
10 9 (3.85%) F5
10 9 (3.85%) ServiceNow
10 9 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.56%) EMC
11 6 (2.56%) NetApp
12 5 (2.14%) Symantec
12 5 (2.14%) Intel
13 4 (1.71%) JBoss
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