The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 1 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 80 76 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.89% 11.55% 21.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.04% 59.84% 61.29%
Number of salaries quoted 76 65 112
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%

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
123 127 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 39.81% 19.30% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 117 104 183
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Windows.

1 94 (67.14%) Windows Server
2 68 (48.57%) Active Directory
3 59 (42.14%) Linux
4 57 (40.71%) Microsoft
5 49 (35.00%) Firewall
6 47 (33.57%) VMware
7 42 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 41 (29.29%) ITIL
9 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (25.71%) SQL
10 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (24.29%) Cisco
12 27 (19.29%) TCP/IP
12 27 (19.29%) Hyper-V
13 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (15.71%) HP
14 22 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (14.29%) Degree
15 20 (14.29%) ERP
15 20 (14.29%) MS Exchange
15 20 (14.29%) Windows 7
16 19 (13.57%) Office 365
16 19 (13.57%) MS Excel
16 19 (13.57%) DNS
16 19 (13.57%) Unix
16 19 (13.57%) SAN
16 19 (13.57%) Middleware
17 18 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (12.86%) Data Centre
18 17 (12.14%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.29%) IIS
4 6 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.43%) Apache
8 2 (1.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.57%) Office 365
3 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.71%) SaaS
4 5 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (35.00%) Firewall
2 27 (19.29%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.57%) DNS
3 19 (13.57%) SAN
4 16 (11.43%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (10.00%) LAN
6 13 (9.29%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (9.29%) DHCP
7 12 (8.57%) Network Security
8 9 (6.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (5.71%) VoIP
9 8 (5.71%) Wireless
10 7 (5.00%) SMTP
10 7 (5.00%) WAN
11 6 (4.29%) MPLS
11 6 (4.29%) NAS
12 5 (3.57%) SNMP
13 3 (2.14%) PBX
13 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.14%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Selenium
3 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.71%) Legal
1 8 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.29%) Back Office
3 3 (2.14%) French Language
3 3 (2.14%) German Language
3 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.43%) Finance
4 2 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 25 (17.86%) Applications Support
3 22 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.43%) IT Engineer
5 15 (10.71%) IT Support
6 13 (9.29%) IT Manager
7 12 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Systems Manager
9 9 (6.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Administrator
12 6 (4.29%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Developer
12 6 (4.29%) Network Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) VMware Engineer
13 5 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.57%) Middleware
2 13 (9.29%) .NET
3 10 (7.14%) HTML
4 9 (6.43%) CSS
4 9 (6.43%) XML
5 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.86%) Web Services
7 3 (2.14%) SOAP
8 2 (1.43%) REST
9 1 (0.71%) LAMP
9 1 (0.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.29%) iPad
3 9 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.43%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.57%) Clustering
4 5 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.86%) AS400
5 4 (2.86%) CMDB
5 4 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.14%) HP Storage
6 3 (2.14%) iPhone
6 3 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.43%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (67.14%) Windows Server
2 59 (42.14%) Linux
3 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.57%) Unix
7 17 (12.14%) Windows 8
8 14 (10.00%) Android
9 12 (8.57%) AIX
10 11 (7.86%) Apple iOS
10 11 (7.86%) Windows 10
10 11 (7.86%) Windows XP
11 7 (5.00%) CentOS
12 5 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.86%) Mac OS X
13 4 (2.86%) zOS
14 3 (2.14%) HPUX
14 3 (2.14%) Solaris
14 3 (2.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.29%) ITIL
2 20 (14.29%) ERP
3 13 (9.29%) Configuration Management
3 13 (9.29%) High Availability
4 11 (7.86%) Server Building
5 10 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (7.14%) Migration
5 10 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (6.43%) Software Testing
6 9 (6.43%) System Testing
7 8 (5.71%) Change Management
7 8 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.29%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.57%) Change Control
10 5 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (3.57%) SDLC
10 5 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.71%) SQL
2 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.86%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.57%) C
4 5 (3.57%) C#
4 5 (3.57%) Java
4 5 (3.57%) VBScript
5 2 (1.43%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.43%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) PHP
6 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (14.29%) Degree
3 18 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (11.43%) MCSE
5 12 (8.57%) CCNP
6 8 (5.71%) CCNA
7 6 (4.29%) MCSA
8 5 (3.57%) CCVP
8 5 (3.57%) CISSP
8 5 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.57%) NCDA
9 4 (2.86%) NVQ Level 3
9 4 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.14%) GCIH
10 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.43%) MCP
12 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.71%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.71%) MCTS
12 1 (0.71%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) SLA
2 9 (6.43%) QA
3 7 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.29%) Hyper-V
3 14 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.00%) vSphere
5 6 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.57%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.86%) Firmware
7 4 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.71%) KVM
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) WSUS
2 12 (8.57%) SCCM
3 6 (4.29%) SCOM
4 5 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 5 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (2.86%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.14%) Grafana
7 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.43%) Nagios
7 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.43%) Puppet
8 1 (0.71%) Ansible
8 1 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.71%) cPanel
8 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.71%) Plesk
Vendors
1 57 (40.71%) Microsoft
2 47 (33.57%) VMware
3 34 (24.29%) Cisco
4 22 (15.71%) HP
5 17 (12.14%) Dell
6 13 (9.29%) NetApp
7 12 (8.57%) IBM
8 6 (4.29%) Juniper
9 5 (3.57%) Avaya
10 4 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.86%) Citrix
10 4 (2.86%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.14%) EMC
11 3 (2.14%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.14%) Kaspersky
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle
11 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.14%) Sun
11 3 (2.14%) Veeam
11 3 (2.14%) Xerox
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