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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 70 75 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.86% 13.97% 24.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.06% 65.79% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62 67 106
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £56,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
111 114 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.98% 21.23% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 100 98 158
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £58,000
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 31 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 73 (49.66%) Windows Server
2 66 (44.90%) Microsoft
3 52 (35.37%) Active Directory
4 46 (31.29%) SQL
5 40 (27.21%) SQL Server
6 38 (25.85%) Linux
6 38 (25.85%) VMware
7 34 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (20.41%) MS Office
10 26 (17.69%) Firewall
11 25 (17.01%) MS Excel
12 24 (16.33%) .NET
13 23 (15.65%) ITIL
13 23 (15.65%) MS Exchange
13 23 (15.65%) Cisco
13 23 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (14.97%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (14.97%) DNS
14 22 (14.97%) Windows 7
15 21 (14.29%) Hyper-V
16 20 (13.61%) TCP/IP
16 20 (13.61%) HP
16 20 (13.61%) Dell
16 20 (13.61%) SAN
17 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (12.93%) PowerShell
18 18 (12.24%) DHCP
19 17 (11.56%) IIS
19 17 (11.56%) Citrix

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 23 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.56%) IIS
3 15 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.04%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (20.41%) MS Office
2 25 (17.01%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (10.88%) Office 365
2 6 (4.08%) SaaS
3 4 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.69%) Firewall
2 22 (14.97%) DNS
3 20 (13.61%) SAN
3 20 (13.61%) TCP/IP
4 18 (12.24%) DHCP
5 16 (10.88%) LAN
6 14 (9.52%) VPN
6 14 (9.52%) WAN
7 9 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (5.44%) Internet
8 8 (5.44%) VoIP
9 6 (4.08%) VLAN
10 5 (3.40%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.40%) Network Security
11 4 (2.72%) HTTP
11 4 (2.72%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.72%) LDAP
11 4 (2.72%) SSL
12 3 (2.04%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.44%) MySQL
5 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.36%) Big Data
10 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.68%) MS Access
General
1 14 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Advertising
2 6 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.36%) Automotive
5 2 (1.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (17.01%) Support Engineer
2 22 (14.97%) Administrator
3 16 (10.88%) Analyst
4 15 (10.20%) Developer
4 15 (10.20%) Server Support
4 15 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Desktop Support
6 11 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (6.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Cloud Administrator
7 10 (6.80%) IT Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) IT Support
7 10 (6.80%) Technical Support
8 9 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Implementation Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) .NET
2 12 (8.16%) XML
3 11 (7.48%) HTML
4 10 (6.80%) Ajax
5 9 (6.12%) CSS
6 8 (5.44%) jQuery
7 7 (4.76%) JSON
7 7 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (4.08%) WCF
9 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.72%) Ext JS
9 4 (2.72%) MSMQ
9 4 (2.72%) SAML
9 4 (2.72%) SOAP
9 4 (2.72%) Web Services
10 2 (1.36%) DHTML
10 2 (1.36%) LAMP
10 2 (1.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.16%) Client/Server
3 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (5.44%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.44%) Clustering
4 8 (5.44%) iPhone
5 7 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.76%) Thin Client
6 6 (4.08%) Handset
7 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.72%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.04%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.36%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.36%) iPad
10 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.36%) Replication
10 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (49.66%) Windows Server
2 38 (25.85%) Linux
3 34 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (14.97%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.16%) Unix
8 10 (6.80%) Android
9 9 (6.12%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.44%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.04%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.36%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.68%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.68%) SUSE
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.65%) ITIL
2 16 (10.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (8.16%) Service Management
4 11 (7.48%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.80%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.44%) MVC
7 8 (5.44%) Resource Management
8 7 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.76%) Migration
8 7 (4.76%) Multithreading
8 7 (4.76%) OO
8 7 (4.76%) Project Management
8 7 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (4.76%) Time Management
8 7 (4.76%) Web Development
9 6 (4.08%) B2B
9 6 (4.08%) Change Management
9 6 (4.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.29%) SQL
2 19 (12.93%) PowerShell
3 16 (10.88%) C#
4 10 (6.80%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.08%) C++
6 6 (4.08%) Java
7 5 (3.40%) Python
8 4 (2.72%) Perl
8 4 (2.72%) PHP
8 4 (2.72%) VB
9 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.36%) C
9 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.68%) COBOL
10 1 (0.68%) Ruby
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (10.88%) CCNA
4 14 (9.52%) MCITP
5 12 (8.16%) Degree
6 11 (7.48%) MCSE
7 7 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.40%) A+ Certification
8 5 (3.40%) MCSA
9 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.72%) VCP5
10 3 (2.04%) AAT
10 3 (2.04%) CEH
10 3 (2.04%) CISM
10 3 (2.04%) CISSP
11 2 (1.36%) CCNP
11 2 (1.36%) CCVP
11 2 (1.36%) CISA
11 2 (1.36%) IRCA
11 2 (1.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) SLA
2 7 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.04%) QA
5 2 (1.36%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
System Software
1 52 (35.37%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.80%) vSphere
5 5 (3.40%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.72%) Samba
6 4 (2.72%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.36%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.68%) NFS
8 1 (0.68%) Squid
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) Puppet
2 5 (3.40%) SCCM
2 5 (3.40%) SCVMM
2 5 (3.40%) WSUS
3 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.36%) DameWare
4 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Legato
5 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 38 (25.85%) VMware
3 23 (15.65%) Cisco
4 20 (13.61%) Dell
4 20 (13.61%) HP
5 17 (11.56%) Citrix
6 15 (10.20%) IBM
7 9 (6.12%) Apple
8 6 (4.08%) Adobe
8 6 (4.08%) CA
9 5 (3.40%) NetApp
9 5 (3.40%) Veeam
10 4 (2.72%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (2.04%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.36%) Bomgar
12 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.36%) Dell KACE
12 2 (1.36%) Juniper
12 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.36%) Veritas
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