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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 108 110 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.91% 18.06% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.16% 63.95% 57.76%
Number of salaries quoted 93 99 90
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
171 172 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.69% 28.24% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 148 161 155
Average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 81 (33.33%) SQL
2 65 (26.75%) Cisco
2 65 (26.75%) Microsoft
3 63 (25.93%) Linux
4 54 (22.22%) VMware
4 54 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (21.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (21.40%) Active Directory
6 51 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (20.16%) ITIL
8 48 (19.75%) Oracle
9 45 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 41 (16.87%) HTML
10 41 (16.87%) UNIX
10 41 (16.87%) Finance
11 36 (14.81%) .NET
12 35 (14.40%) IIS
12 35 (14.40%) CCNA
12 35 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (14.40%) PCI DSS
13 33 (13.58%) Network Security
13 33 (13.58%) SCCM
14 32 (13.17%) Firewall
15 30 (12.35%) Data Security
15 30 (12.35%) DNS
15 30 (12.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 30 (12.35%) MS Office
15 30 (12.35%) C#
16 29 (11.93%) TCP/IP
17 28 (11.52%) Juniper

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (14.40%) IIS
2 19 (7.82%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.76%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.12%) Lync
6 9 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.88%) Apache
9 6 (2.47%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.65%) Drupal
10 4 (1.65%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.65%) WordPress
11 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.41%) CMS
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (12.35%) MS Office
2 24 (9.88%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.06%) Google App Engine
2 5 (2.06%) Office 365
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.58%) Network Security
2 32 (13.17%) Firewall
3 30 (12.35%) DNS
4 29 (11.93%) TCP/IP
5 21 (8.64%) DHCP
6 20 (8.23%) WAN
6 20 (8.23%) LAN
7 18 (7.41%) VPN
8 15 (6.17%) SSL
9 14 (5.76%) VoIP
10 12 (4.94%) PBX
10 12 (4.94%) SAN
10 12 (4.94%) TETRA
10 12 (4.94%) Internet
10 12 (4.94%) Multicast
11 10 (4.12%) tcpdump
11 10 (4.12%) FTP
12 8 (3.29%) HTTP
13 6 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.70%) MySQL
5 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.41%) Ingres
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Visual Studio
1 10 (4.12%) Metasploit
2 7 (2.88%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (2.88%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.06%) Gradle
4 5 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.06%) Ant
5 3 (1.23%) WebLogic Workshop
5 3 (1.23%) Subversion
5 3 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.41%) Introscope
6 1 (0.41%) Toad
6 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.41%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 41 (16.87%) Finance
2 14 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.35%) Marketing
4 11 (4.53%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.70%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 50 (20.58%) Analyst
2 36 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 32 (13.17%) Developer
4 23 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 18 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 16 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 15 (6.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 14 (5.76%) Support Engineer
9 13 (5.35%) Server Engineer
9 13 (5.35%) Mobile Developer
9 13 (5.35%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 12 (4.94%) Portfolio Manager
10 12 (4.94%) Product Manager
10 12 (4.94%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.94%) Architect
11 11 (4.53%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.53%) Consultant
12 10 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.87%) HTML
2 36 (14.81%) .NET
3 20 (8.23%) XML
4 13 (5.35%) .NET Framework
5 12 (4.94%) jQuery
6 10 (4.12%) CSS
7 9 (3.70%) J2EE
7 9 (3.70%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.29%) HTML5
8 8 (3.29%) Web Services
9 6 (2.47%) Spring
9 6 (2.47%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.65%) WinForms
10 4 (1.65%) DCOM
10 4 (1.65%) WCF
10 4 (1.65%) WPF
10 4 (1.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.23%) JSP
11 3 (1.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.82%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.70%) FMCG
4 6 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.47%) EqualLogic
5 5 (2.06%) Clustering
6 3 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.82%) Replication
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.41%) PDA
8 1 (0.41%) VLE
8 1 (0.41%) Physics
8 1 (0.41%) Wiki
8 1 (0.41%) iPhone
8 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.41%) Open Source
8 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.93%) Linux
2 54 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (21.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (16.87%) UNIX
6 27 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
7 20 (8.23%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.53%) Ubuntu
9 10 (4.12%) CentOS
9 10 (4.12%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.29%) Android
11 5 (2.06%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.23%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.82%) VMS
14 2 (0.82%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.41%) Solaris
15 1 (0.41%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.16%) ITIL
2 30 (12.35%) Data Security
3 25 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (8.64%) Change Management
4 21 (8.64%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (6.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (5.76%) SIEM
7 13 (5.35%) Product Management
7 13 (5.35%) Software Engineering
7 13 (5.35%) Project Management
8 12 (4.94%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (4.53%) MVC
9 11 (4.53%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.53%) OO
9 11 (4.53%) Supplier Management
10 9 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.70%) Unit Testing
11 8 (3.29%) Dependency Management
11 8 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (2.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 81 (33.33%) SQL
2 30 (12.35%) C#
3 27 (11.11%) C++
4 26 (10.70%) Java
5 23 (9.47%) JavaScript
6 20 (8.23%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.53%) PHP
7 11 (4.53%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.70%) Perl
9 7 (2.88%) Python
10 6 (2.47%) Ruby
11 5 (2.06%) VBScript
12 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.65%) C
13 3 (1.23%) VC++
13 3 (1.23%) VB
14 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.82%) XAML
14 2 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (14.40%) CCNA
1 35 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (9.47%) Degree
3 20 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.82%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (6.17%) MCSE
6 14 (5.76%) MCITP
7 6 (2.47%) MCSA
7 6 (2.47%) CCNP
7 6 (2.47%) CISSP
7 6 (2.47%) CEH
7 6 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.06%) MCTS
8 5 (2.06%) NCDA
8 5 (2.06%) NCIE
8 5 (2.06%) VCAP
9 4 (1.65%) OSCP
9 4 (1.65%) OSCE
9 4 (1.65%) CIMA
10 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.40%) PCI DSS
2 30 (12.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.29%) SLA
4 6 (2.47%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.23%) QA
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (21.40%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.05%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.35%) ISA Server
5 12 (4.94%) Nmap
5 12 (4.94%) KVM
6 11 (4.53%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.12%) Snort
8 7 (2.88%) vSphere
9 6 (2.47%) Hyper-V
9 6 (2.47%) XenApp
10 5 (2.06%) XenServer
10 5 (2.06%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.82%) Samba
12 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (13.58%) SCCM
2 15 (6.17%) ARCserve
3 12 (4.94%) Nessus
4 6 (2.47%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.06%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.65%) Nagios
6 4 (1.65%) Plesk
7 3 (1.23%) Zenoss
7 3 (1.23%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (1.23%) SCOM
8 2 (0.82%) WSUS
9 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.41%) Puppet
9 1 (0.41%) nmon
9 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.41%) Munin
9 1 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 65 (26.75%) Cisco
1 65 (26.75%) Microsoft
2 54 (22.22%) VMware
3 48 (19.75%) Oracle
4 28 (11.52%) Juniper
5 24 (9.88%) F5
6 23 (9.47%) Citrix
7 20 (8.23%) Websense
7 20 (8.23%) ServiceNow
8 19 (7.82%) HP
9 16 (6.58%) Dell
10 13 (5.35%) McAfee
11 12 (4.94%) Red Hat
12 10 (4.12%) Sophos
12 10 (4.12%) Imperva
13 8 (3.29%) Avaya
14 7 (2.88%) NetApp
14 7 (2.88%) ClickSoftware Technologies
15 6 (2.47%) EMC
15 6 (2.47%) CheckPoint
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