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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 126 109 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.66% 17.17% 17.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.19% 61.93% 60.38%
Number of salaries quoted 112 95 91
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £23,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
177 176 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.64% 27.72% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 159 158 146
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 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 84 (33.20%) SQL
2 69 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 67 (26.48%) Cisco
4 64 (25.30%) Linux
5 60 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (23.32%) Active Directory
6 59 (23.32%) VMware
7 55 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (19.76%) SQL Server
9 48 (18.97%) Finance
10 47 (18.58%) Oracle
10 47 (18.58%) ITIL
11 43 (17.00%) IIS
12 41 (16.21%) HTML
13 40 (15.81%) PCI DSS
14 39 (15.42%) SCCM
14 39 (15.42%) UNIX
15 37 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
15 37 (14.62%) Network Security
16 36 (14.23%) CCNA
16 36 (14.23%) .NET
16 36 (14.23%) MS Office
16 36 (14.23%) Firewall
17 35 (13.83%) Data Security
17 35 (13.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 34 (13.44%) DNS
18 34 (13.44%) TCP/IP
19 32 (12.65%) C#
20 30 (11.86%) Windows Mobile

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 43 (17.00%) IIS
2 27 (10.67%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (4.74%) SharePoint
7 11 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.95%) Lync
9 9 (3.56%) Apache
10 7 (2.77%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.77%) Drupal
10 7 (2.77%) Alfresco
10 7 (2.77%) WordPress
11 5 (1.98%) CMS
12 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.40%) nginx
14 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (14.23%) MS Office
2 25 (9.88%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (2.37%) Office 365
2 5 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.98%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.62%) Network Security
2 36 (14.23%) Firewall
3 34 (13.44%) TCP/IP
3 34 (13.44%) DNS
4 22 (8.70%) VPN
4 22 (8.70%) DHCP
5 19 (7.51%) LAN
5 19 (7.51%) WAN
6 16 (6.32%) SSL
7 15 (5.93%) FTP
8 14 (5.53%) VoIP
9 12 (4.74%) PBX
9 12 (4.74%) SAN
9 12 (4.74%) TETRA
9 12 (4.74%) Multicast
10 11 (4.35%) Internet
11 10 (3.95%) tcpdump
12 8 (3.16%) HTTP
13 6 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.95%) MySQL
5 8 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.77%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 12 (4.74%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.95%) Metasploit
3 7 (2.77%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.37%) Gradle
4 6 (2.37%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.37%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (2.37%) Ant
5 4 (1.58%) Subversion
5 4 (1.58%) JIRA
6 3 (1.19%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) Introscope
8 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.40%) Toad
8 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.40%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 48 (18.97%) Finance
2 15 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.53%) Marketing
4 11 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.16%) Legal
6 3 (1.19%) Electronics
7 2 (0.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (18.97%) Analyst
2 34 (13.44%) Developer
3 33 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 20 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (7.91%) Server Engineer
5 19 (7.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (6.72%) Applications Support
6 17 (6.72%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (6.32%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.53%) Applications Support Analyst
8 14 (5.53%) Mobile Developer
8 14 (5.53%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 13 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 12 (4.74%) Product Manager
10 12 (4.74%) Portfolio Manager
11 11 (4.35%) Team Leader
11 11 (4.35%) Architect
11 11 (4.35%) Consultant
12 10 (3.95%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.21%) HTML
2 36 (14.23%) .NET
3 18 (7.11%) XML
4 13 (5.14%) .NET Framework
4 13 (5.14%) jQuery
5 11 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.35%) CSS
6 10 (3.95%) Web Services
7 9 (3.56%) J2EE
7 9 (3.56%) HTML5
8 6 (2.37%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.37%) Spring
9 5 (1.98%) WPF
9 5 (1.98%) MSMQ
10 4 (1.58%) DCOM
10 4 (1.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.58%) WCF
11 3 (1.19%) WinForms
11 3 (1.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.16%) Clustering
2 8 (3.16%) FMCG
3 7 (2.77%) EqualLogic
4 6 (2.37%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.58%) Replication
6 2 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.79%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.79%) PDA
6 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.79%) Wiki
6 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.40%) VLE
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.40%) Physics
7 1 (0.40%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.30%) Linux
2 60 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (15.42%) UNIX
5 30 (11.86%) Windows Mobile
6 21 (8.30%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.93%) CentOS
8 14 (5.53%) Ubuntu
9 9 (3.56%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.16%) Android
11 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.58%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.79%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.79%) Solaris
14 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.58%) ITIL
2 35 (13.83%) Data Security
3 25 (9.88%) Kalman Filter
4 24 (9.49%) Change Management
5 20 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (5.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (5.53%) OO
7 14 (5.53%) SIEM
8 13 (5.14%) Product Management
9 12 (4.74%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (4.74%) MVC
10 11 (4.35%) Project Management
10 11 (4.35%) Change Control
10 11 (4.35%) Supplier Management
11 10 (3.95%) Software Engineering
11 10 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (3.95%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.56%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.56%) Unit Testing
13 8 (3.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (33.20%) SQL
2 32 (12.65%) C#
3 25 (9.88%) C++
4 24 (9.49%) Java
4 24 (9.49%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.30%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.74%) PHP
6 12 (4.74%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.95%) Perl
8 7 (2.77%) Ruby
8 7 (2.77%) Python
9 5 (1.98%) VBScript
9 5 (1.98%) C
10 3 (1.19%) VB
11 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.79%) VC++
11 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.79%) XAML
11 2 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (14.23%) CCNA
3 28 (11.07%) Degree
4 21 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (7.11%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (6.32%) MCSE
7 15 (5.93%) MCITP
8 7 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.37%) CISSP
9 6 (2.37%) CEH
9 6 (2.37%) MCSA
9 6 (2.37%) CCNP
10 5 (1.98%) MCTS
10 5 (1.98%) NCDA
10 5 (1.98%) NCIE
10 5 (1.98%) VCAP
11 4 (1.58%) OSCP
11 4 (1.58%) OSCE
11 4 (1.58%) CIMA
12 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.81%) PCI DSS
2 35 (13.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (5.14%) SLA
4 6 (2.37%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.19%) QA
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (23.32%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.49%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.11%) ISA Server
5 17 (6.72%) KVM
6 12 (4.74%) VMware ESX
6 12 (4.74%) Nmap
7 10 (3.95%) Snort
8 8 (3.16%) Hyper-V
9 7 (2.77%) vSphere
10 6 (2.37%) XenApp
11 5 (1.98%) XenServer
11 5 (1.98%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.19%) Xen
13 2 (0.79%) Samba
14 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.40%) NFS
14 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (15.42%) SCCM
2 21 (8.30%) ARCserve
3 12 (4.74%) Nessus
4 8 (3.16%) Plesk
5 7 (2.77%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.37%) Nagios
7 5 (1.98%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.58%) SCOM
9 3 (1.19%) Puppet
9 3 (1.19%) WSUS
9 3 (1.19%) Zenoss
9 3 (1.19%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.79%) MOM
11 1 (0.40%) Munin
11 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.40%) nmon
11 1 (0.40%) YUM
Vendors
1 69 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 67 (26.48%) Cisco
3 59 (23.32%) VMware
4 47 (18.58%) Oracle
5 29 (11.46%) F5
6 28 (11.07%) Juniper
7 26 (10.28%) Websense
8 25 (9.88%) ServiceNow
9 21 (8.30%) Citrix
10 19 (7.51%) HP
10 19 (7.51%) McAfee
11 17 (6.72%) Red Hat
11 17 (6.72%) Dell
12 10 (3.95%) Sophos
12 10 (3.95%) Imperva
13 8 (3.16%) Avaya
14 7 (2.77%) EMC
14 7 (2.77%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.77%) NetApp
14 7 (2.77%) Google
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