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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 135 122 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.71% 20.33% 17.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.36% 74.39% 62.28%
Number of salaries quoted 111 110 91
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
220 164 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 33.74% 27.33% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 179 147 147
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 23 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 101 (41.39%) SQL
2 81 (33.20%) VMware
3 78 (31.97%) Linux
4 73 (29.92%) SQL Server
5 70 (28.69%) Microsoft
6 68 (27.87%) Active Directory
7 65 (26.64%) ITIL
8 53 (21.72%) Oracle
8 53 (21.72%) .NET
9 52 (21.31%) DNS
10 50 (20.49%) UNIX
11 45 (18.44%) C#
11 45 (18.44%) DHCP
12 43 (17.62%) Change Management
13 40 (16.39%) JavaScript
14 38 (15.57%) XML
15 37 (15.16%) Cisco
16 36 (14.75%) Citrix
17 35 (14.34%) C++
18 34 (13.93%) HTML
18 34 (13.93%) TCP/IP
19 33 (13.52%) Finance
19 33 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
21 30 (12.30%) WAN
21 30 (12.30%) MS Office
22 28 (11.48%) IIS
22 28 (11.48%) Java
22 28 (11.48%) OO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (11.48%) IIS
2 24 (9.84%) MS Exchange
3 22 (9.02%) Lync
4 17 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (2.87%) IBM Notes
10 7 (2.87%) Apache
11 3 (1.23%) Drupal
11 3 (1.23%) WordPress
11 3 (1.23%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.41%) nginx
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (12.30%) MS Office
2 23 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.10%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.64%) MS Project
6 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.92%) Office 365
2 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.82%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (21.31%) DNS
2 45 (18.44%) DHCP
3 34 (13.93%) TCP/IP
4 30 (12.30%) WAN
5 27 (11.07%) LAN
6 25 (10.25%) Network Security
7 24 (9.84%) SAN
8 21 (8.61%) Firewall
9 15 (6.15%) Internet
10 11 (4.51%) Ethernet
10 11 (4.51%) VoIP
11 9 (3.69%) VPN
12 8 (3.28%) Wireless
12 8 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (2.87%) HTTP
14 6 (2.46%) SSL
14 6 (2.46%) FCoE
15 5 (2.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (29.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (4.10%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.69%) MySQL
7 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.87%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.05%) Big Data
11 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.82%) Ingres
11 2 (0.82%) QlikView
11 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Visual Studio
1 6 (2.46%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.82%) Ant
2 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.82%) Gradle
2 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.41%) Xcode
General
1 33 (13.52%) Finance
2 26 (10.66%) Telecoms
3 23 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.87%) Legal
5 5 (2.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.23%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (16.39%) Developer
2 29 (11.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 28 (11.48%) Analyst
4 27 (11.07%) Project Manager
4 27 (11.07%) Support Engineer
5 23 (9.43%) Infrastructure Manager
6 19 (7.79%) IT Project Manager
7 18 (7.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 18 (7.38%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 18 (7.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (6.15%) Support Analyst
9 14 (5.74%) Graduate
10 13 (5.33%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.92%) Web Developer
11 12 (4.92%) Senior Manager
11 12 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
11 12 (4.92%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (4.92%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.72%) .NET
2 38 (15.57%) XML
3 34 (13.93%) HTML
4 20 (8.20%) jQuery
5 18 (7.38%) Ajax
6 16 (6.56%) CSS
7 14 (5.74%) SOAP
7 14 (5.74%) ASP.NET
7 14 (5.74%) JSON
7 14 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (4.92%) WinForms
8 12 (4.92%) STL
9 11 (4.51%) WCF
10 9 (3.69%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (2.87%) WPF
11 7 (2.87%) Ext JS
11 7 (2.87%) MSMQ
12 6 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (2.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.66%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.61%) FMCG
3 14 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.33%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.69%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.46%) e-Health
6 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.46%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.64%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.82%) Open Source
10 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.41%) LPAR
10 1 (0.41%) Physics
10 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.41%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 78 (31.97%) Linux
2 50 (20.49%) UNIX
3 32 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (8.20%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.10%) VMS
9 6 (2.46%) CentOS
10 5 (2.05%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.05%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.23%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.82%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.82%) Android
13 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.64%) ITIL
2 43 (17.62%) Change Management
3 33 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.48%) OO
5 24 (9.84%) Project Management
6 22 (9.02%) OpenUP
7 19 (7.79%) Software Engineering
8 18 (7.38%) PRINCE2
8 18 (7.38%) Dependency Management
8 18 (7.38%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.97%) E-business
9 17 (6.97%) Migration
10 16 (6.56%) MVC
10 16 (6.56%) Data Security
11 14 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (5.33%) UML
12 13 (5.33%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (4.51%) Service Management
14 10 (4.10%) B2B
14 10 (4.10%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 101 (41.39%) SQL
2 45 (18.44%) C#
3 40 (16.39%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.34%) C++
5 28 (11.48%) Java
6 22 (9.02%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.74%) PHP
8 12 (4.92%) VC++
9 8 (3.28%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.64%) Python
11 4 (1.64%) C
12 3 (1.23%) VBScript
13 2 (0.82%) Perl
14 1 (0.41%) Ruby
14 1 (0.41%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (11.07%) Degree
2 24 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.69%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.69%) MCSE
5 9 (3.69%) CCNA
6 7 (2.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.87%) MCTS
7 5 (2.05%) CNE
7 5 (2.05%) Novell Certification
8 4 (1.64%) CCVP
8 4 (1.64%) CISSP
8 4 (1.64%) MCP
9 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.23%) MCITP
10 2 (0.82%) MCSA
10 2 (0.82%) CEH
11 1 (0.41%) CHFI
11 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.84%) PCI DSS
2 16 (6.56%) SLA
2 16 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 33 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.20%) vSphere
4 17 (6.97%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (6.15%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.10%) ISA Server
7 6 (2.46%) Terminal Server
8 5 (2.05%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.23%) Samba
10 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.82%) Nmap
11 1 (0.41%) XenApp
11 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (9.43%) SCCM
2 13 (5.33%) WSUS
3 12 (4.92%) ARCserve
4 8 (3.28%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (2.46%) Nagios
5 6 (2.46%) SCOM
5 6 (2.46%) SCVMM
6 5 (2.05%) logstash
7 4 (1.64%) cPanel
7 4 (1.64%) Plesk
8 2 (0.82%) Nessus
8 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.82%) Puppet
9 1 (0.41%) Webmin
9 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (33.20%) VMware
2 70 (28.69%) Microsoft
3 53 (21.72%) Oracle
4 37 (15.16%) Cisco
5 36 (14.75%) Citrix
6 23 (9.43%) HP
7 16 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 14 (5.74%) F5
9 13 (5.33%) ServiceNow
9 13 (5.33%) Websense
10 12 (4.92%) Juniper
11 10 (4.10%) IBM
11 10 (4.10%) EMC
11 10 (4.10%) McAfee
12 7 (2.87%) Lotus
12 7 (2.87%) NetApp
13 6 (2.46%) CA
14 5 (2.05%) Splunk
14 5 (2.05%) BT
15 4 (1.64%) Avaya
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