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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 1 22 4
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 78 64 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.35% 9.65% 20.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.03% 57.66% 61.29%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 106
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,200 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
113 111 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 38.18% 16.74% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 108 90 172
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,900 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 91 (62.33%) Windows Server
2 70 (47.95%) Active Directory
3 65 (44.52%) Linux
4 58 (39.73%) VMware
5 56 (38.36%) Microsoft
6 48 (32.88%) ITIL
6 48 (32.88%) Firewall
7 42 (28.77%) SQL Server
8 38 (26.03%) Cisco
8 38 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (21.92%) SQL
11 24 (16.44%) HP
11 24 (16.44%) TCP/IP
11 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (15.75%) Hyper-V
12 23 (15.75%) Data Centre
12 23 (15.75%) SAN
13 21 (14.38%) Windows 7
13 21 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (13.70%) Unix
15 19 (13.01%) LAN
15 19 (13.01%) Office 365
16 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (12.33%) Degree
17 17 (11.64%) MCSE
17 17 (11.64%) DNS
17 17 (11.64%) Windows 8
18 16 (10.96%) Cisco IOS

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 15 (10.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.11%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.74%) IIS
8 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.37%) Apache
10 2 (1.37%) CMS
11 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.48%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.68%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.01%) Office 365
3 7 (4.79%) SaaS
4 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (32.88%) Firewall
2 24 (16.44%) TCP/IP
3 23 (15.75%) SAN
4 19 (13.01%) LAN
5 17 (11.64%) DNS
6 16 (10.96%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (8.90%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (8.22%) DHCP
8 12 (8.22%) WAN
9 11 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (6.85%) Wireless
11 7 (4.79%) MPLS
11 7 (4.79%) Network Security
11 7 (4.79%) VoIP
12 6 (4.11%) NAS
12 6 (4.11%) SMTP
13 5 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (2.74%) FTP
14 4 (2.74%) HTTP
14 4 (2.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.05%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.37%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.74%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Selenium
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (6.16%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.48%) Legal
3 6 (4.11%) Back Office
4 3 (2.05%) Finance
4 3 (2.05%) French Language
4 3 (2.05%) German Language
4 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.05%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Avionics
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (21.23%) Support Engineer
2 28 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (12.33%) Applications Support
3 18 (12.33%) IT Engineer
4 14 (9.59%) IT Support
5 13 (8.90%) Analyst
5 13 (8.90%) IT Manager
6 11 (7.53%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Systems Manager
8 7 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.79%) Administrator
8 7 (4.79%) Operations Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Operations Team Leader
9 6 (4.11%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) Middleware
2 11 (7.53%) .NET
3 9 (6.16%) HTML
4 8 (5.48%) XML
5 7 (4.79%) CSS
6 5 (3.42%) SOAP
7 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.74%) REST
8 3 (2.05%) Web Services
9 1 (0.68%) LAMP
9 1 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.75%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.53%) iPad
3 9 (6.16%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.42%) Clustering
6 4 (2.74%) AS400
6 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.74%) CMDB
6 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.74%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.05%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.05%) iPhone
7 3 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (62.33%) Windows Server
2 65 (44.52%) Linux
3 38 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (14.38%) Windows 7
6 20 (13.70%) Unix
7 17 (11.64%) Windows 8
8 15 (10.27%) AIX
9 12 (8.22%) Android
10 11 (7.53%) Windows 10
10 11 (7.53%) Windows XP
11 10 (6.85%) CentOS
12 9 (6.16%) Apple iOS
13 7 (4.79%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (3.42%) Mac OS X
14 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (2.74%) Solaris
15 4 (2.74%) zOS
16 3 (2.05%) HPUX
16 3 (2.05%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.88%) ITIL
2 15 (10.27%) ERP
3 11 (7.53%) High Availability
4 10 (6.85%) Service Management
5 9 (6.16%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.16%) Mentoring
5 9 (6.16%) Server Building
6 8 (5.48%) Change Management
6 8 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (5.48%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.48%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (4.79%) Logistics
7 7 (4.79%) Migration
7 7 (4.79%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.79%) SDLC
7 7 (4.79%) Software Testing
7 7 (4.79%) System Testing
8 6 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.42%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.92%) SQL
2 9 (6.16%) Bash Shell
2 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.48%) Java
4 6 (4.11%) C
5 5 (3.42%) C#
6 4 (2.74%) ActionScript
6 4 (2.74%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.74%) VBScript
7 2 (1.37%) C++
7 2 (1.37%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) COBOL
8 1 (0.68%) Fortran
8 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) Pascal
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (12.33%) Degree
2 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (11.64%) MCSE
4 11 (7.53%) CCNA
4 11 (7.53%) CCNP
5 9 (6.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.11%) MCSA
7 5 (3.42%) CISSP
7 5 (3.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (3.42%) NCDA
8 4 (2.74%) CCVP
8 4 (2.74%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (2.05%) GCIH
9 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.37%) MCP
11 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.68%) MCTS
11 1 (0.68%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.96%) SLA
2 7 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.79%) QA
3 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (47.95%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.75%) Hyper-V
3 21 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.79%) vSphere
5 5 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.42%) XenApp
6 4 (2.74%) Firmware
6 4 (2.74%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.74%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.05%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.05%) XenServer
8 2 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.68%) KVM
9 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) WSUS
2 12 (8.22%) SCCM
3 5 (3.42%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.42%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (3.42%) SCOM
4 4 (2.74%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.74%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.05%) Grafana
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.37%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.68%) Ansible
7 1 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.68%) cPanel
7 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.68%) Plesk
7 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (39.73%) VMware
2 56 (38.36%) Microsoft
3 38 (26.03%) Cisco
4 24 (16.44%) HP
5 16 (10.96%) NetApp
6 15 (10.27%) Dell
7 13 (8.90%) IBM
8 11 (7.53%) Citrix
9 8 (5.48%) Veeam
10 6 (4.11%) Juniper
10 6 (4.11%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.42%) Avaya
12 4 (2.74%) Axway
12 4 (2.74%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.74%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.05%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.05%) Kaspersky
13 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.05%) Symantec
13 3 (2.05%) Xerox
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