The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 61 98 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.82% 16.25% 27.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.93% 69.01% 78.41%
Number of salaries quoted 57 88 129
Median salary £48,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
86 142 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 18.07% 23.55% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 80 124 166
Median salary £48,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Windows.

1 62 (44.29%) Windows Server
2 58 (41.43%) VMware
3 51 (36.43%) Active Directory
4 48 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 37 (26.43%) Linux
6 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (22.14%) SQL
8 30 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (19.29%) SQL Server
10 26 (18.57%) ITIL
11 25 (17.86%) DNS
11 25 (17.86%) Firewall
12 24 (17.14%) LAN
13 23 (16.43%) Cisco
13 23 (16.43%) .NET
14 22 (15.71%) WAN
14 22 (15.71%) HP
14 22 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (15.71%) Data Centre
14 22 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (14.29%) MS Exchange
16 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 20 (14.29%) DHCP
17 19 (13.57%) MS Office
18 18 (12.86%) Unix
18 18 (12.86%) TCP/IP
18 18 (12.86%) vSphere
19 17 (12.14%) PowerShell
19 17 (12.14%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.86%) IIS
4 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.86%) CMS
6 4 (2.86%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.29%) Office 365
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.86%) DNS
1 25 (17.86%) Firewall
2 24 (17.14%) LAN
3 22 (15.71%) WAN
4 20 (14.29%) DHCP
5 18 (12.86%) TCP/IP
6 17 (12.14%) SAN
7 11 (7.86%) VPN
8 10 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (5.71%) Internet
9 8 (5.71%) Network Security
10 7 (5.00%) Wireless
11 6 (4.29%) VoIP
12 5 (3.57%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.86%) SNMP
13 4 (2.86%) VLAN
13 4 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (2.14%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (2.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.43%) Big Data
7 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.43%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (2.86%) Marketing
2 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.43%) Automotive
3 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.43%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (19.29%) Support Engineer
2 17 (12.14%) Analyst
3 13 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 12 (8.57%) Team Leader
5 11 (7.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (7.86%) Developer
5 11 (7.86%) IT Engineer
5 11 (7.86%) IT Support
6 9 (6.43%) Administrator
6 9 (6.43%) Implementation Engineer
6 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (6.43%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.00%) Consultant
8 7 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Field Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.43%) .NET
2 7 (5.00%) CSS
2 7 (5.00%) XML
3 6 (4.29%) Ajax
3 6 (4.29%) HTML
3 6 (4.29%) jQuery
4 5 (3.57%) JSON
4 5 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (3.57%) Web Services
5 4 (2.86%) WCF
6 3 (2.14%) SOAP
7 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.43%) Ext JS
7 2 (1.43%) MSMQ
7 2 (1.43%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.43%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.71%) Middleware
8 1 (0.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.86%) Fat Client
2 11 (7.86%) Thin Client
3 10 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.71%) Clustering
6 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.86%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.14%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.43%) iPad
10 2 (1.43%) iPhone
10 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.43%) Replication
10 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.29%) Windows Server
2 37 (26.43%) Linux
3 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (12.86%) Unix
7 15 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.86%) AIX
9 4 (2.86%) Android
9 4 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.43%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.43%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.71%) SUSE
12 1 (0.71%) VME
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) ITIL
2 12 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (7.86%) Service Delivery
3 11 (7.86%) Service Management
4 10 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 9 (6.43%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.29%) MVC
7 6 (4.29%) Project Management
8 5 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 5 (3.57%) OO
8 5 (3.57%) Web Development
9 4 (2.86%) Logistics
9 4 (2.86%) Migration
9 4 (2.86%) Resource Management
9 4 (2.86%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.14%) SQL
2 17 (12.14%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.86%) C#
4 7 (5.00%) Java
4 7 (5.00%) Python
5 6 (4.29%) C++
6 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.86%) C
8 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.14%) Perl
8 3 (2.14%) VB
9 2 (1.43%) VBScript
10 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.71%) COBOL
10 1 (0.71%) PHP
10 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (11.43%) CCNA
3 13 (9.29%) Degree
4 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.71%) MCITP
7 6 (4.29%) MCSE
8 5 (3.57%) CCDA
8 5 (3.57%) CCNP
9 4 (2.86%) VCP5
10 3 (2.14%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.14%) AAT
10 3 (2.14%) CEH
10 3 (2.14%) NCDA
11 2 (1.43%) CCVP
11 2 (1.43%) CISA
11 2 (1.43%) CISM
11 2 (1.43%) IRCA
11 2 (1.43%) ISEB
11 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) SLA
2 7 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.86%) HIPAA
3 4 (2.86%) QA
4 2 (1.43%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (36.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.86%) vSphere
4 13 (9.29%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.43%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.71%) XenApp
7 7 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.00%) XenServer
8 6 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.86%) Terminal Server
10 3 (2.14%) Firmware
11 2 (1.43%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.71%) NFS
12 1 (0.71%) Squid
12 1 (0.71%) UAG
12 1 (0.71%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) SCCM
2 12 (8.57%) WSUS
3 9 (6.43%) HP Data Protector
3 9 (6.43%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.57%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.86%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.86%) Puppet
7 2 (1.43%) DameWare
7 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.71%) Legato
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (41.43%) VMware
2 48 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.43%) Cisco
4 22 (15.71%) HP
5 17 (12.14%) Citrix
6 15 (10.71%) Dell
7 14 (10.00%) IBM
8 7 (5.00%) LANDesk
8 7 (5.00%) NetApp
8 7 (5.00%) Veeam
9 5 (3.57%) Symantec
10 4 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (2.86%) CA
10 4 (2.86%) F5
10 4 (2.86%) MobileIron
10 4 (2.86%) Veritas
11 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.43%) Apple
12 2 (1.43%) Avaya
12 2 (1.43%) Juniper
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