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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 99 109 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 17.37% 20.45% 9.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 66.46% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 90 87 52
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
143 164 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.09% 30.77% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130 139 122
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £51,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 94 (40.17%) SQL
1 94 (40.17%) Linux
2 77 (32.91%) VMware
3 68 (29.06%) Microsoft
4 66 (28.21%) ITIL
5 65 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 58 (24.79%) SQL Server
7 41 (17.52%) .NET
8 39 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 39 (16.67%) Firewall
9 38 (16.24%) TCP/IP
10 37 (15.81%) SLA
11 36 (15.38%) Cisco
11 36 (15.38%) UNIX
12 35 (14.96%) C#
12 35 (14.96%) Finance
13 32 (13.68%) Citrix
14 31 (13.25%) DNS
14 31 (13.25%) Oracle
14 31 (13.25%) MS Office
14 31 (13.25%) MS Exchange
14 31 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (12.39%) WAN
15 29 (12.39%) DHCP
15 29 (12.39%) SAN
16 28 (11.97%) PCI DSS
16 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (11.97%) Degree
17 27 (11.54%) Windows 7
18 26 (11.11%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 31 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.83%) Lync
3 18 (7.69%) IIS
4 15 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.99%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.99%) IBM Notes
9 6 (2.56%) Apache
9 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) FormScape
10 1 (0.43%) Site Server
10 1 (0.43%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Drupal
10 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.43%) WordPress
10 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (13.25%) MS Office
2 17 (7.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.85%) MS Project
5 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) assyst
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.56%) Office 365
2 4 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.67%) Firewall
2 38 (16.24%) TCP/IP
3 31 (13.25%) DNS
4 29 (12.39%) WAN
4 29 (12.39%) DHCP
4 29 (12.39%) SAN
5 26 (11.11%) LAN
6 19 (8.12%) VPN
7 18 (7.69%) Internet
8 17 (7.26%) Ethernet
8 17 (7.26%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (7.26%) Fibre Channel
9 16 (6.84%) Network Security
10 14 (5.98%) VoIP
11 13 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (5.13%) FCoE
12 12 (5.13%) Wireless
13 9 (3.85%) VLAN
14 8 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.99%) MySQL
5 7 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.28%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.28%) DB2
7 3 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (1.28%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.43%) Big Data
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 35 (14.96%) Finance
3 16 (6.84%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.13%) Retail
5 10 (4.27%) Banking
6 7 (2.99%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Military
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (12.39%) Analyst
2 23 (9.83%) Developer
2 23 (9.83%) Support Engineer
2 23 (9.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (8.97%) Project Manager
4 16 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (6.41%) Senior Manager
6 13 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 12 (5.13%) IT Support
7 12 (5.13%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 12 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (5.13%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 12 (5.13%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 12 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 12 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 12 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.52%) .NET
2 22 (9.40%) XML
3 18 (7.69%) SOAP
4 10 (4.27%) STL
4 10 (4.27%) Web Services
4 10 (4.27%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.27%) CSS
4 10 (4.27%) WinForms
4 10 (4.27%) Ajax
4 10 (4.27%) HTML
4 10 (4.27%) JSON
4 10 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (4.27%) jQuery
5 7 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (2.99%) WCF
5 7 (2.99%) MSMQ
6 6 (2.56%) WPF
6 6 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.28%) Middleware
7 3 (1.28%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.98%) FMCG
2 14 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.13%) e-Health
3 12 (5.13%) FlexPod
4 11 (4.70%) Enterprise Cloud
5 9 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.42%) iPhone
7 7 (2.99%) Online Banking
7 7 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.56%) iPad
9 5 (2.14%) CLARiiON
9 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.28%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 94 (40.17%) Linux
2 36 (15.38%) UNIX
3 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 12 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.14%) AIX
9 4 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.28%) CentOS
10 3 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.28%) VMS
11 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.43%) OS/400
12 1 (0.43%) Debian
12 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.21%) ITIL
2 24 (10.26%) Project Management
2 24 (10.26%) Change Management
2 24 (10.26%) Mentoring
3 21 (8.97%) OO
4 18 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 17 (7.26%) Coaching
6 16 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (5.98%) Problem Management
7 14 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (5.98%) Information Security
7 14 (5.98%) E-business
8 12 (5.13%) Migration
8 12 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.13%) Service Management
8 12 (5.13%) Security Architecture
8 12 (5.13%) Dependency Management
8 12 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (5.13%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 94 (40.17%) SQL
2 35 (14.96%) C#
3 24 (10.26%) C++
4 20 (8.55%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.84%) Java
6 15 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.98%) PHP
7 14 (5.98%) Python
7 14 (5.98%) PowerShell
8 12 (5.13%) Perl
9 10 (4.27%) VC++
10 9 (3.85%) Ruby
11 8 (3.42%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.42%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.42%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.28%) ABAP
13 1 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (11.97%) Degree
2 24 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (8.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 19 (8.12%) CISSP
6 16 (6.84%) MCSE
7 15 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (5.13%) CCNA
9 11 (4.70%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.99%) OSCP
10 7 (2.99%) OSCE
10 7 (2.99%) MCTS
11 6 (2.56%) MCP
12 5 (2.14%) CNE
12 5 (2.14%) Novell Certification
12 5 (2.14%) MCITP
13 4 (1.71%) CCVP
13 4 (1.71%) MCSA
14 3 (1.28%) CCIE
14 3 (1.28%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.81%) SLA
2 28 (11.97%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.85%) HIPAA
4 8 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.68%) vSphere
4 13 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.56%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.14%) Terminal Server
8 5 (2.14%) XenApp
8 5 (2.14%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (6.41%) SCCM
2 7 (2.99%) Puppet
3 6 (2.56%) Plesk
3 6 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (2.56%) cPanel
3 6 (2.56%) WSUS
3 6 (2.56%) DameWare
4 5 (2.14%) Nagios
4 5 (2.14%) ARCserve
4 5 (2.14%) SCOM
4 5 (2.14%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.14%) Webmin
5 4 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.71%) logstash
6 3 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.85%) Iperf
8 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 77 (32.91%) VMware
2 68 (29.06%) Microsoft
3 36 (15.38%) Cisco
4 32 (13.68%) Citrix
5 31 (13.25%) Oracle
6 23 (9.83%) IBM
7 22 (9.40%) HP
8 13 (5.56%) McAfee
9 12 (5.13%) CA
9 12 (5.13%) ServiceNow
10 10 (4.27%) NetApp
10 10 (4.27%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.85%) Apple
12 8 (3.42%) Juniper
12 8 (3.42%) Dell
13 7 (2.99%) Lotus
14 6 (2.56%) Websense
14 6 (2.56%) Bomgar
14 6 (2.56%) Dell KACE
15 5 (2.14%) Remedy
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