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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 131 114 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.70% 19.72% 18.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.38% 73.55% 68.71%
Number of salaries quoted 104 103 92
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £25,700 £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
210 155 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 31.58% 26.82% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 165 140 134
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 96 (39.83%) SQL
2 75 (31.12%) VMware
3 74 (30.71%) Microsoft
4 71 (29.46%) SQL Server
5 69 (28.63%) Active Directory
6 68 (28.22%) Linux
7 61 (25.31%) Oracle
8 59 (24.48%) ITIL
9 55 (22.82%) DNS
10 51 (21.16%) UNIX
11 50 (20.75%) .NET
12 45 (18.67%) DHCP
13 43 (17.84%) Cisco
14 41 (17.01%) C#
14 41 (17.01%) Change Management
15 39 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (15.35%) JavaScript
16 37 (15.35%) IIS
16 37 (15.35%) Citrix
17 36 (14.94%) HTML
18 34 (14.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 34 (14.11%) Finance
19 33 (13.69%) XML
19 33 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (13.28%) C++
20 32 (13.28%) MS Office
20 32 (13.28%) TCP/IP
21 30 (12.45%) Java
22 29 (12.03%) WAN
22 29 (12.03%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (15.35%) IIS
2 22 (9.13%) MS Exchange
3 19 (7.88%) Lync
4 15 (6.22%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (3.32%) Apache
9 7 (2.90%) IBM Notes
10 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.66%) Drupal
11 4 (1.66%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.66%) WordPress
12 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.41%) CMS
14 1 (0.41%) nginx
14 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (13.28%) MS Office
2 28 (11.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.24%) MS Project
6 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.22%) Office 365
2 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.66%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.82%) DNS
2 45 (18.67%) DHCP
3 32 (13.28%) TCP/IP
4 29 (12.03%) WAN
4 29 (12.03%) Network Security
5 27 (11.20%) LAN
6 19 (7.88%) SAN
7 14 (5.81%) Internet
8 13 (5.39%) VoIP
9 11 (4.56%) Firewall
10 10 (4.15%) VPN
11 9 (3.73%) SSL
12 7 (2.90%) Wireless
13 6 (2.49%) HTTP
14 5 (2.07%) Ethernet
14 5 (2.07%) Intranet
15 4 (1.66%) FTP
15 4 (1.66%) PBX
15 4 (1.66%) ISDN
15 4 (1.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (29.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (4.15%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.15%) MySQL
6 9 (3.73%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.07%) Big Data
10 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.83%) Ingres
10 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.83%) QlikView
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.66%) Gradle
3 4 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.66%) Ant
4 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) Xcode
General
1 34 (14.11%) Finance
2 23 (9.54%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.54%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.73%) Legal
4 5 (2.07%) Marketing
5 4 (1.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (17.01%) Developer
2 28 (11.62%) Analyst
3 26 (10.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 25 (10.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 24 (9.96%) Project Manager
6 20 (8.30%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.47%) IT Project Manager
8 17 (7.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 17 (7.05%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 17 (7.05%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 16 (6.64%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.98%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.56%) Graduate
12 10 (4.15%) Consultant
12 10 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.15%) Administrator
13 9 (3.73%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
14 8 (3.32%) Senior Manager
14 8 (3.32%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.75%) .NET
2 36 (14.94%) HTML
3 33 (13.69%) XML
4 19 (7.88%) jQuery
5 15 (6.22%) Ajax
6 13 (5.39%) CSS
7 11 (4.56%) SOAP
7 11 (4.56%) JSON
7 11 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (4.56%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.15%) WCF
8 10 (4.15%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.32%) WinForms
9 8 (3.32%) STL
10 6 (2.49%) WPF
10 6 (2.49%) Ext JS
10 6 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (2.07%) J2EE
11 5 (2.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.79%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.30%) FMCG
3 12 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.56%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.73%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.24%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.24%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) e-Health
8 2 (0.83%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.83%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.83%) Open Source
8 2 (0.83%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.41%) Physics
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.22%) Linux
2 51 (21.16%) UNIX
3 39 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (14.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (9.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.88%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.81%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.15%) VMS
9 9 (3.73%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (3.32%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.90%) CentOS
12 6 (2.49%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.66%) Android
13 4 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.24%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.83%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.48%) ITIL
2 41 (17.01%) Change Management
3 33 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (9.54%) Data Security
4 23 (9.54%) OO
5 22 (9.13%) Project Management
6 19 (7.88%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (7.05%) PRINCE2
7 17 (7.05%) Software Engineering
7 17 (7.05%) OpenUP
8 16 (6.64%) Dependency Management
9 15 (6.22%) Migration
10 14 (5.81%) MVC
11 13 (5.39%) E-business
12 12 (4.98%) UML
12 12 (4.98%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (4.56%) Service Management
13 11 (4.56%) Supplier Management
14 10 (4.15%) Mentoring
15 9 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 96 (39.83%) SQL
2 41 (17.01%) C#
3 37 (15.35%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.28%) C++
5 30 (12.45%) Java
6 19 (7.88%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.81%) PHP
8 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.32%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.32%) VC++
9 5 (2.07%) VBScript
9 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.24%) VB
10 3 (1.24%) Python
10 3 (1.24%) C
11 2 (0.83%) VB6
11 2 (0.83%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (12.03%) Degree
2 28 (11.62%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.56%) CCNA
5 9 (3.73%) MCSE
6 7 (2.90%) MCTS
7 5 (2.07%) CNE
7 5 (2.07%) Novell Certification
7 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.66%) CCVP
9 3 (1.24%) MCITP
9 3 (1.24%) CISSP
9 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.83%) NCDA
10 2 (0.83%) NCIE
10 2 (0.83%) VCAP
10 2 (0.83%) MCP
10 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.37%) PCI DSS
2 23 (9.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (5.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 69 (28.63%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.13%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (6.22%) vSphere
5 13 (5.39%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.98%) ISA Server
7 6 (2.49%) Terminal Server
7 6 (2.49%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.83%) Nmap
8 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.83%) Samba
8 2 (0.83%) XenApp
8 2 (0.83%) XenServer
8 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.41%) KVM
9 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (12.03%) SCCM
2 17 (7.05%) ARCserve
3 8 (3.32%) WSUS
3 8 (3.32%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (2.49%) SCOM
4 6 (2.49%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.07%) Nagios
5 5 (2.07%) Plesk
5 5 (2.07%) logstash
5 5 (2.07%) cPanel
6 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.24%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.83%) Nessus
7 2 (0.83%) Puppet
7 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (31.12%) VMware
2 74 (30.71%) Microsoft
3 61 (25.31%) Oracle
4 43 (17.84%) Cisco
5 37 (15.35%) Citrix
6 24 (9.96%) HP
7 19 (7.88%) ServiceNow
8 18 (7.47%) F5
8 18 (7.47%) Websense
9 17 (7.05%) Red Hat
9 17 (7.05%) Juniper
10 12 (4.98%) EMC
11 11 (4.56%) McAfee
12 7 (2.90%) Lotus
12 7 (2.90%) ClickSoftware Technologies
13 6 (2.49%) Dell
14 5 (2.07%) IBM
14 5 (2.07%) NetApp
14 5 (2.07%) BT
14 5 (2.07%) Splunk
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The People Network
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
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