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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 74 128 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 11.35% 20.09% 20.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.20% 60.66% 76.58%
Number of salaries quoted 63 107 109
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,400 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
125 211 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.17% 33.12% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 102 176 141
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 80 (55.94%) Windows Server
2 72 (50.35%) Microsoft
3 55 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 41 (28.67%) ITIL
5 40 (27.97%) Linux
6 38 (26.57%) VMware
7 35 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (23.78%) SLA
9 33 (23.08%) SQL
10 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
10 32 (22.38%) MS Exchange
11 31 (21.68%) MS Office
12 30 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (20.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (18.18%) IBM
14 26 (18.18%) MS Excel
15 25 (17.48%) Citrix
15 25 (17.48%) Firewall
15 25 (17.48%) Root Cause Analysis
16 24 (16.78%) Cisco
17 23 (16.08%) HP
18 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
18 22 (15.38%) Windows 7
19 21 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
19 21 (14.69%) DNS
19 21 (14.69%) Dell
19 21 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
20 20 (13.99%) DHCP
21 19 (13.29%) LAN
21 19 (13.29%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 32 (22.38%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.39%) IIS
4 11 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.50%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.10%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.40%) SAS
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (21.68%) MS Office
2 26 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.59%) Office 365
3 6 (4.20%) SaaS
4 4 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.48%) Firewall
2 21 (14.69%) DNS
3 20 (13.99%) DHCP
4 19 (13.29%) LAN
5 17 (11.89%) VPN
5 17 (11.89%) WAN
6 14 (9.79%) TCP/IP
7 12 (8.39%) SAN
8 9 (6.29%) Network Security
9 7 (4.90%) SSL
10 6 (4.20%) VoIP
11 5 (3.50%) Ethernet
11 5 (3.50%) MPLS
12 4 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.80%) FCoE
12 4 (2.80%) HTTP
12 4 (2.80%) Internet
12 4 (2.80%) Kerberos
12 4 (2.80%) LDAP
12 4 (2.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.29%) MySQL
4 9 (6.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.50%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.10%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Advertising
2 6 (4.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.80%) Legal
4 2 (1.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Games
4 2 (1.40%) Retail
4 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (20.98%) Analyst
2 27 (18.88%) Support Engineer
3 25 (17.48%) Developer
4 17 (11.89%) Server Support
5 13 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.39%) IT Support
7 11 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 10 (6.99%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.99%) Administrator
8 10 (6.99%) IT Analyst
9 9 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (6.29%) Field Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) Graduate
9 9 (6.29%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.59%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.59%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (5.59%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) VMware Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.29%) HTML
2 15 (10.49%) .NET
3 13 (9.09%) jQuery
4 12 (8.39%) XML
5 10 (6.99%) CSS
6 9 (6.29%) Ajax
7 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.80%) DHTML
9 4 (2.80%) JSON
9 4 (2.80%) LAMP
9 4 (2.80%) SAML
9 4 (2.80%) SOAP
9 4 (2.80%) Web Services
10 3 (2.10%) Ext JS
10 3 (2.10%) MSMQ
10 3 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.10%) WCF
10 3 (2.10%) WinForms
10 3 (2.10%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.39%) Clustering
3 10 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.90%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.20%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.20%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.20%) Handset
6 6 (4.20%) iPhone
7 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.80%) e-Health
8 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (2.80%) FlexPod
8 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.10%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.10%) Symmetrix
10 2 (1.40%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.40%) Statistics
11 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 80 (55.94%) Windows Server
2 40 (27.97%) Linux
3 35 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (20.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.39%) Unix
7 12 (8.39%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.29%) Android
8 9 (6.29%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.20%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.50%) AIX
10 5 (3.50%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.10%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.10%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (2.10%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.67%) ITIL
2 25 (17.48%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (11.89%) Service Management
4 13 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (8.39%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.99%) Resource Management
7 9 (6.29%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.59%) Coaching
8 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.20%) Change Management
9 6 (4.20%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.50%) B2B
10 5 (3.50%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (3.50%) Information Security
10 5 (3.50%) MVC
10 5 (3.50%) Network Design
10 5 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.50%) Security Patching
10 5 (3.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.08%) SQL
2 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.09%) Java
3 13 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.39%) C#
5 9 (6.29%) PHP
6 8 (5.59%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.20%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.80%) Perl
8 4 (2.80%) Python
9 3 (2.10%) Ruby
10 2 (1.40%) C++
10 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (11.89%) MCITP
4 15 (10.49%) CCNA
4 15 (10.49%) Degree
5 10 (6.99%) MCSE
6 9 (6.29%) MCSA
7 8 (5.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (4.20%) A+ Certification
9 5 (3.50%) CISSP
9 5 (3.50%) MCP
10 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.10%) CCIE
11 3 (2.10%) CEPT
11 3 (2.10%) CHFI
11 3 (2.10%) CISM
11 3 (2.10%) GCFA
11 3 (2.10%) GCFE
11 3 (2.10%) GREM
12 2 (1.40%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (23.78%) SLA
2 9 (6.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.10%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 55 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.89%) vSphere
4 13 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.59%) XenApp
6 5 (3.50%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.80%) Samba
8 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) SCCM
1 9 (6.29%) WSUS
2 8 (5.59%) Backup Exec
2 8 (5.59%) Puppet
3 5 (3.50%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (3.50%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 72 (50.35%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.57%) VMware
3 26 (18.18%) IBM
4 25 (17.48%) Citrix
5 24 (16.78%) Cisco
6 23 (16.08%) HP
7 21 (14.69%) Dell
8 11 (7.69%) NetApp
9 10 (6.99%) Oracle
10 9 (6.29%) Symantec
11 7 (4.90%) Apple
12 6 (4.20%) Adobe
13 5 (3.50%) Veritas
14 4 (2.80%) CA
14 4 (2.80%) Forcepoint
14 4 (2.80%) Qualys
14 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.10%) 3PAR
15 3 (2.10%) EMC
16 2 (1.40%) BT
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