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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 3 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 76 119 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 14.10% 23.56% 6.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.09% 69.19% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 68 97 41
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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
115 172 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.34% 34.06% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 99 148 115
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 88 (41.90%) Linux
2 78 (37.14%) SQL
3 62 (29.52%) Microsoft
4 60 (28.57%) ITIL
5 59 (28.10%) VMware
6 57 (27.14%) Data Centre
7 55 (26.19%) Active Directory
8 52 (24.76%) SQL Server
9 42 (20.00%) Firewall
10 41 (19.52%) SLA
11 38 (18.10%) TCP/IP
12 36 (17.14%) Cisco
13 35 (16.67%) Telecoms
14 34 (16.19%) .NET
15 32 (15.24%) Windows 7
16 30 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (14.29%) UNIX
17 29 (13.81%) MS Office
17 29 (13.81%) Finance
18 28 (13.33%) C#
19 26 (12.38%) MS Exchange
19 26 (12.38%) IBM
20 24 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (11.43%) SAN
20 24 (11.43%) Oracle
20 24 (11.43%) PCI DSS
21 23 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (10.95%) Incident Management
21 23 (10.95%) Degree
21 23 (10.95%) vSphere

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (12.38%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.52%) Lync
3 15 (7.14%) IIS
4 11 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.33%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.86%) Apache
7 6 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.95%) CMS
9 2 (0.95%) WordPress
10 1 (0.48%) nginx
10 1 (0.48%) Drupal
10 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) FormScape
10 1 (0.48%) Site Server
Applications
1 29 (13.81%) MS Office
2 18 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) assyst
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.86%) Office 365
2 4 (1.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.00%) Firewall
2 38 (18.10%) TCP/IP
3 24 (11.43%) SAN
4 23 (10.95%) WAN
5 20 (9.52%) LAN
5 20 (9.52%) VPN
5 20 (9.52%) DNS
5 20 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (9.05%) Internet
7 18 (8.57%) DHCP
8 17 (8.10%) Ethernet
8 17 (8.10%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (6.19%) Network Security
11 12 (5.71%) VoIP
11 12 (5.71%) FCoE
12 11 (5.24%) Wireless
13 9 (4.29%) VLAN
14 7 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (24.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.29%) MySQL
4 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.43%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.43%) DB2
9 3 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.43%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.48%) Big Data
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 29 (13.81%) Finance
3 12 (5.71%) Retail
4 11 (5.24%) Banking
5 9 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.43%) Marketing
7 3 (1.43%) Military
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (15.24%) Analyst
2 25 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 20 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (8.57%) Developer
5 17 (8.10%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.19%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.19%) Consultant
7 13 (6.19%) IT Support
8 11 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.24%) Senior Manager
9 10 (4.76%) Tester
9 10 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (4.76%) Penetration Tester
10 9 (4.29%) Network Manager
10 9 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (4.29%) Network Project Manager
10 9 (4.29%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (3.81%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.19%) .NET
2 21 (10.00%) XML
3 16 (7.62%) SOAP
4 11 (5.24%) HTML
5 10 (4.76%) Web Services
5 10 (4.76%) Ajax
6 9 (4.29%) WinForms
6 9 (4.29%) CSS
6 9 (4.29%) STL
7 8 (3.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.81%) JSON
7 8 (3.81%) jQuery
7 8 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.86%) WPF
9 5 (2.38%) WCF
9 5 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (2.38%) MSMQ
10 4 (1.90%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.43%) Middleware
11 3 (1.43%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (27.14%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.19%) FlexPod
4 12 (5.71%) Enterprise Cloud
4 12 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.71%) e-Health
4 12 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.81%) FMCG
6 8 (3.81%) iPhone
7 7 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (3.33%) Online Banking
8 6 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.86%) iPad
9 5 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.38%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.95%) AS400
11 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 88 (41.90%) Linux
2 32 (15.24%) Windows 7
3 30 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (14.29%) UNIX
4 15 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.38%) AIX
7 5 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.43%) CentOS
10 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Solaris
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.57%) ITIL
2 23 (10.95%) Incident Management
3 21 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 20 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (9.52%) Project Management
5 18 (8.57%) Information Security
6 17 (8.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (8.10%) Coaching
7 16 (7.62%) Change Management
8 15 (7.14%) OO
8 15 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 15 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 13 (6.19%) Risk Analysis
9 13 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (5.24%) CRM
11 10 (4.76%) Service Management
12 9 (4.29%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (4.29%) E-business
12 9 (4.29%) Cyber Security
13 8 (3.81%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (37.14%) SQL
2 28 (13.33%) C#
3 20 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.10%) C++
4 17 (8.10%) PHP
5 15 (7.14%) Java
5 15 (7.14%) Python
6 13 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.19%) Perl
7 12 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.76%) Ruby
9 9 (4.29%) VC++
10 8 (3.81%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.81%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.81%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.43%) ABAP
12 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.48%) C
13 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.95%) CISSP
2 23 (10.95%) Degree
3 20 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 19 (9.05%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (7.62%) MCSE
7 14 (6.67%) CCNA
8 11 (5.24%) Security Cleared
9 10 (4.76%) OSCP
9 10 (4.76%) OSCE
9 10 (4.76%) MCP
10 6 (2.86%) MCTS
10 6 (2.86%) MCITP
11 5 (2.38%) CNE
11 5 (2.38%) Novell Certification
12 4 (1.90%) CCVP
12 4 (1.90%) MCSA
13 3 (1.43%) CCIE
13 3 (1.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.52%) SLA
2 24 (11.43%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.29%) HIPAA
3 9 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.95%) vSphere
3 8 (3.81%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.86%) XenApp
6 5 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.90%) Samba
8 1 (0.48%) pfSense
8 1 (0.48%) Xen
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.81%) SCCM
2 7 (3.33%) Puppet
3 6 (2.86%) Plesk
3 6 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (2.86%) DameWare
3 6 (2.86%) WSUS
3 6 (2.86%) cPanel
4 5 (2.38%) Webmin
5 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.48%) Nessus
6 1 (0.48%) Iperf
Vendors
1 62 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 59 (28.10%) VMware
3 36 (17.14%) Cisco
4 26 (12.38%) IBM
5 24 (11.43%) Oracle
6 22 (10.48%) Citrix
7 16 (7.62%) HP
8 12 (5.71%) CA
9 11 (5.24%) NetApp
10 10 (4.76%) Juniper
10 10 (4.76%) Dell
11 9 (4.29%) McAfee
11 9 (4.29%) Apple
12 7 (3.33%) Lotus
12 7 (3.33%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.86%) Dell KACE
13 6 (2.86%) Bomgar
14 5 (2.38%) Brocade
14 5 (2.38%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.38%) Remedy
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