The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 129 80 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.38% 12.23% 15.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.25% 54.79% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120 68 85
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
167 146 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.15% 22.32% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 157 126 145
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,100 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (30.77%) SQL
2 74 (29.96%) Microsoft
3 65 (26.32%) Linux
4 60 (24.29%) Cisco
4 60 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (23.48%) Active Directory
5 58 (23.48%) VMware
6 55 (22.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (20.65%) SQL Server
8 50 (20.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (19.84%) Finance
10 41 (16.60%) IIS
11 39 (15.79%) ITIL
12 38 (15.38%) Firewall
12 38 (15.38%) PCI DSS
13 37 (14.98%) SCCM
13 37 (14.98%) HTML
13 37 (14.98%) Cisco Certification
14 36 (14.57%) CCNA
14 36 (14.57%) TCP/IP
15 35 (14.17%) C#
15 35 (14.17%) MS Office
16 34 (13.77%) Oracle
16 34 (13.77%) .NET
17 32 (12.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 32 (12.96%) Data Security
17 32 (12.96%) DNS
17 32 (12.96%) Windows Mobile
18 31 (12.55%) Network Security
19 30 (12.15%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (16.60%) IIS
2 30 (12.15%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (4.05%) Drupal
7 10 (4.05%) Alfresco
7 10 (4.05%) WordPress
8 9 (3.64%) Lync
8 9 (3.64%) CMS
9 8 (3.24%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.83%) Apache
11 5 (2.02%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.40%) Confluence
12 1 (0.40%) nginx
12 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (14.17%) MS Office
2 18 (7.29%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.43%) Office 365
3 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.62%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.81%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.38%) Firewall
2 36 (14.57%) TCP/IP
3 32 (12.96%) DNS
4 31 (12.55%) Network Security
5 24 (9.72%) VPN
6 21 (8.50%) DHCP
7 18 (7.29%) SSL
8 17 (6.88%) FTP
9 16 (6.48%) WAN
9 16 (6.48%) LAN
10 15 (6.07%) SAN
11 14 (5.67%) VoIP
12 12 (4.86%) TETRA
12 12 (4.86%) PBX
12 12 (4.86%) Multicast
13 11 (4.45%) tcpdump
14 9 (3.64%) NAS
15 8 (3.24%) HTTP
15 8 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (2.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.45%) MySQL
5 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.40%) DB2
11 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (5.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.45%) Metasploit
3 8 (3.24%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.02%) Gradle
4 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.02%) Ant
5 4 (1.62%) Subversion
5 4 (1.62%) JIRA
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.21%) WebLogic Workshop
6 3 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.81%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.40%) Hudson
8 1 (0.40%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.40%) Introscope
8 1 (0.40%) Toad
8 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
General
1 49 (19.84%) Finance
2 14 (5.67%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.67%) Marketing
3 8 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.02%) Legal
5 3 (1.21%) German Language
6 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (18.62%) Analyst
2 34 (13.77%) Developer
3 31 (12.55%) Support Analyst
4 23 (9.31%) Server Engineer
5 20 (8.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.48%) Mobile Developer
8 16 (6.48%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 15 (6.07%) Applications Support
10 13 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 12 (4.86%) Consultant
11 12 (4.86%) Product Manager
11 12 (4.86%) Applications Support Analyst
11 12 (4.86%) Portfolio Manager
12 11 (4.45%) Team Leader
12 11 (4.45%) Desktop Support
12 11 (4.45%) Administrator
13 10 (4.05%) Architect
13 10 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.98%) HTML
2 34 (13.77%) .NET
3 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 12 (4.86%) CSS
4 12 (4.86%) XML
5 11 (4.45%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.45%) jQuery
6 10 (4.05%) HTML5
7 8 (3.24%) J2EE
7 8 (3.24%) Web Services
8 6 (2.43%) WPF
9 5 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (2.02%) Spring
9 5 (2.02%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.02%) MSMQ
9 5 (2.02%) DCOM
10 3 (1.21%) WCF
10 3 (1.21%) JSP
11 2 (0.81%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.48%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.64%) Replication
3 8 (3.24%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.24%) Clustering
3 8 (3.24%) EqualLogic
4 6 (2.43%) Smartphone
4 6 (2.43%) PDA
4 6 (2.43%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.02%) FMCG
6 2 (0.81%) Wiki
6 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.40%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.32%) Linux
2 60 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (22.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (20.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (12.96%) Windows Mobile
6 29 (11.74%) UNIX
7 20 (8.10%) Windows 7
8 19 (7.69%) CentOS
9 18 (7.29%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.83%) Android
10 7 (2.83%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.43%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.02%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.81%) Solaris
14 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.40%) Debian
15 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.79%) ITIL
2 32 (12.96%) Data Security
3 23 (9.31%) Change Management
4 17 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (5.67%) MVC
6 14 (5.67%) OO
6 14 (5.67%) SIEM
7 13 (5.26%) Product Management
7 13 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (4.86%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (4.45%) Change Control
10 10 (4.05%) Migration
11 9 (3.64%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.24%) Project Management
12 8 (3.24%) TDD
12 8 (3.24%) Supplier Management
13 7 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (2.83%) Software Engineering
13 7 (2.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (30.77%) SQL
2 35 (14.17%) C#
3 24 (9.72%) T-SQL
4 23 (9.31%) C++
5 20 (8.10%) Java
6 16 (6.48%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.67%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.86%) Perl
8 12 (4.86%) PHP
9 9 (3.64%) Python
10 8 (3.24%) C
10 8 (3.24%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.24%) Ruby
11 3 (1.21%) VBScript
11 3 (1.21%) VB
12 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.81%) XAML
12 2 (0.81%) VB6
13 1 (0.40%) C-shell
13 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 37 (14.98%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (14.57%) CCNA
3 29 (11.74%) Degree
4 21 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (6.48%) MCSE
5 16 (6.48%) MCITP
6 14 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.43%) MCSA
8 6 (2.43%) CCNP
9 5 (2.02%) VCAP
9 5 (2.02%) OSCP
9 5 (2.02%) OSCE
9 5 (2.02%) NCDA
9 5 (2.02%) NCIE
9 5 (2.02%) MCTS
9 5 (2.02%) CEH
9 5 (2.02%) CISSP
10 4 (1.62%) CIMA
11 3 (1.21%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 32 (12.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (7.69%) SLA
4 7 (2.83%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 58 (23.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.50%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (7.29%) ISA Server
5 17 (6.88%) KVM
6 14 (5.67%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.86%) VMware ESX
8 11 (4.45%) Nmap
8 11 (4.45%) Snort
9 8 (3.24%) vSphere
10 6 (2.43%) XenApp
10 6 (2.43%) Xen
11 5 (2.02%) XenServer
11 5 (2.02%) XenDesktop
11 5 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.40%) Varnish
12 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.40%) NFS
12 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (14.98%) SCCM
2 20 (8.10%) ARCserve
3 11 (4.45%) Plesk
3 11 (4.45%) Nessus
4 7 (2.83%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.83%) Nagios
5 6 (2.43%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.02%) SCOM
7 3 (1.21%) Puppet
7 3 (1.21%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (1.21%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.21%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.81%) MOM
8 2 (0.81%) WSUS
9 1 (0.40%) nmon
9 1 (0.40%) YUM
9 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.40%) Munin
Vendors
1 74 (29.96%) Microsoft
2 60 (24.29%) Cisco
3 58 (23.48%) VMware
4 34 (13.77%) Oracle
5 26 (10.53%) F5
6 25 (10.12%) Websense
7 24 (9.72%) ServiceNow
8 22 (8.91%) Juniper
9 21 (8.50%) Red Hat
10 19 (7.69%) McAfee
10 19 (7.69%) HP
11 18 (7.29%) Citrix
12 17 (6.88%) Dell
13 11 (4.45%) Imperva
13 11 (4.45%) Sophos
14 9 (3.64%) NetApp
14 9 (3.64%) EMC
15 7 (2.83%) CheckPoint
16 6 (2.43%) Avaya
16 6 (2.43%) Veeam
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ClickSoftware Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
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Salary: £50-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
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Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Good Benefits
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Slough
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
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Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent
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Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
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Salary: £45-60,000 + 20% Bonus
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Slough
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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