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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 69 85 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 18.21% 13.58% 22.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.40% 59.86% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 66 75 95
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,200 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +7.14%
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
94 142 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.80% 22.68% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 90 130 151
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 September 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 76 (52.78%) VMware
2 72 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 64 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 53 (36.81%) ITIL
5 50 (34.72%) Microsoft
6 48 (33.33%) Linux
7 40 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (22.22%) Cisco
9 32 (22.22%) LAN
10 29 (20.14%) Firewall
10 29 (20.14%) Data Centre
11 28 (19.44%) DNS
12 26 (18.06%) WAN
13 24 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (16.67%) Office 365
14 22 (15.28%) SCCM
14 22 (15.28%) DHCP
14 22 (15.28%) Unix
14 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
15 21 (14.58%) Citrix
15 21 (14.58%) WSUS
16 20 (13.89%) vSphere
16 20 (13.89%) SAN
16 20 (13.89%) SLA
17 19 (13.19%) SQL
17 19 (13.19%) MS Exchange
17 19 (13.19%) Windows 7
18 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP

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 19 (13.19%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.17%) IIS
7 5 (3.47%) CMS
7 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.08%) Apache
9 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.69%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.67%) Office 365
2 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.86%) SaaS
4 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.22%) LAN
2 29 (20.14%) Firewall
3 28 (19.44%) DNS
4 26 (18.06%) WAN
5 22 (15.28%) DHCP
6 20 (13.89%) SAN
7 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 15 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (7.64%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (6.94%) Wireless
11 9 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (6.25%) Network Security
11 9 (6.25%) VPN
12 7 (4.86%) MPLS
13 6 (4.17%) VoIP
14 5 (3.47%) Internet
14 5 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (2.78%) SNMP
16 3 (2.08%) NAS
16 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.08%) MySQL
4 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.69%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (9.72%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.17%) Legal
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Automotive
6 2 (1.39%) Back Office
6 2 (1.39%) Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Avionics
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 26 (18.06%) Support Engineer
2 16 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 15 (10.42%) Analyst
4 14 (9.72%) Team Leader
5 11 (7.64%) IT Support
6 10 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Operations Manager
8 8 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Developer
9 7 (4.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) .NET
2 6 (4.17%) HTML
3 5 (3.47%) CSS
3 5 (3.47%) Web Services
4 4 (2.78%) Ajax
4 4 (2.78%) jQuery
5 3 (2.08%) JSON
5 3 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.08%) XML
6 2 (1.39%) REST
6 2 (1.39%) SOAP
7 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.69%) LAMP
7 1 (0.69%) Middleware
7 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.69%) WCF
7 1 (0.69%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.64%) Client/Server
3 10 (6.94%) Fat Client
3 10 (6.94%) Thin Client
4 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.86%) Clustering
6 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.17%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.78%) AS400
7 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.39%) iPad
9 2 (1.39%) iPhone
9 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.69%) FMCG
10 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 72 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 48 (33.33%) Linux
3 40 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (15.28%) Unix
6 19 (13.19%) Windows 7
7 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.64%) AIX
9 8 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (4.86%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.86%) Windows XP
11 6 (4.17%) CentOS
12 5 (3.47%) Windows 10
13 4 (2.78%) Mac OS X
13 4 (2.78%) zOS
14 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.39%) Android
15 2 (1.39%) VME
15 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.81%) ITIL
2 15 (10.42%) Service Management
3 13 (9.03%) Mentoring
3 13 (9.03%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.64%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (6.94%) Incident Management
5 10 (6.94%) Logistics
5 10 (6.94%) Migration
6 9 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (4.86%) Change Management
9 6 (4.17%) High Availability
9 6 (4.17%) Project Management
10 5 (3.47%) Change Control
10 5 (3.47%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.47%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (3.47%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (2.78%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.19%) SQL
2 14 (9.72%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.56%) C++
4 7 (4.86%) Java
5 6 (4.17%) C
6 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.78%) C#
7 4 (2.78%) Python
8 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.39%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.39%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.39%) COBOL
9 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.39%) Perl
9 2 (1.39%) PHP
9 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.39%) VBScript
10 1 (0.69%) Fortran
10 1 (0.69%) Pascal
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (12.50%) CCNA
3 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.03%) Degree
4 13 (9.03%) MCSE
5 12 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.86%) CCNP
7 5 (3.47%) MCSA
7 5 (3.47%) NCDA
8 4 (2.78%) CCDA
9 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.08%) MCITP
10 2 (1.39%) CCVP
10 2 (1.39%) CISSP
11 1 (0.69%) CEH
11 1 (0.69%) CISA
11 1 (0.69%) CISM
11 1 (0.69%) IRCA
11 1 (0.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.89%) SLA
2 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.78%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.39%) QA
6 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 34 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.89%) vSphere
4 13 (9.03%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.94%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.25%) XenApp
7 7 (4.86%) Firmware
7 7 (4.86%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.86%) XenServer
8 4 (2.78%) Terminal Server
9 3 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.39%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.69%) KVM
11 1 (0.69%) NFS
11 1 (0.69%) Squid
11 1 (0.69%) UAG
11 1 (0.69%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (15.28%) SCCM
2 21 (14.58%) WSUS
3 9 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 9 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 7 (4.86%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.78%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.39%) DameWare
7 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.39%) Nagios
8 1 (0.69%) Ansible
8 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.69%) Legato
8 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.69%) Plesk
8 1 (0.69%) Puppet
8 1 (0.69%) SCOM
8 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (52.78%) VMware
2 50 (34.72%) Microsoft
3 32 (22.22%) Cisco
4 21 (14.58%) Citrix
5 17 (11.81%) HP
5 17 (11.81%) NetApp
6 14 (9.72%) IBM
7 12 (8.33%) Dell
8 10 (6.94%) Veeam
9 7 (4.86%) LANDesk
10 6 (4.17%) Avaya
10 6 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.17%) Symantec
11 4 (2.78%) Apple
11 4 (2.78%) F5
11 4 (2.78%) Juniper
11 4 (2.78%) MobileIron
11 4 (2.78%) Veritas
12 2 (1.39%) Bomgar
12 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
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