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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 108 107 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.78% 17.72% 17.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.70% 64.85% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 84 101 87
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
184 165 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 33.70% 27.32% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 144 157 141
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 91 (36.99%) SQL
2 67 (27.24%) Linux
3 66 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 62 (25.20%) Active Directory
5 58 (23.58%) Cisco
6 57 (23.17%) SQL Server
6 57 (23.17%) VMware
7 53 (21.54%) Oracle
7 53 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (21.14%) ITIL
9 45 (18.29%) UNIX
9 45 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (17.89%) Finance
10 44 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (17.48%) DNS
12 41 (16.67%) HTML
13 40 (16.26%) .NET
14 39 (15.85%) IIS
15 35 (14.23%) JavaScript
15 35 (14.23%) PCI DSS
16 34 (13.82%) DHCP
16 34 (13.82%) Change Management
17 33 (13.41%) C#
17 33 (13.41%) SCCM
17 33 (13.41%) Network Security
18 31 (12.60%) MS Office
18 31 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (12.20%) Data Security
19 30 (12.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 28 (11.38%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (15.85%) IIS
2 16 (6.50%) Lync
3 15 (6.10%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.69%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.85%) Apache
8 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.03%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.63%) Drupal
10 4 (1.63%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.63%) WordPress
11 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.22%) JBoss
11 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (12.60%) MS Office
2 23 (9.35%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.25%) Office 365
2 6 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.03%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.48%) DNS
2 34 (13.82%) DHCP
3 33 (13.41%) Network Security
4 26 (10.57%) Firewall
5 25 (10.16%) TCP/IP
6 20 (8.13%) WAN
6 20 (8.13%) LAN
7 15 (6.10%) SSL
8 14 (5.69%) SAN
8 14 (5.69%) Internet
9 13 (5.28%) VPN
10 10 (4.07%) tcpdump
11 9 (3.66%) VoIP
12 8 (3.25%) PBX
12 8 (3.25%) TETRA
12 8 (3.25%) Multicast
13 7 (2.85%) FTP
13 7 (2.85%) HTTP
14 6 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.28%) MySQL
3 13 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.03%) Big Data
7 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.81%) Ingres
8 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.81%) QlikView
8 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (4.07%) Metasploit
2 8 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.03%) Ant
4 5 (2.03%) Gradle
4 5 (2.03%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.22%) WebLogic Workshop
6 3 (1.22%) Subversion
6 3 (1.22%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) Xcode
General
1 44 (17.89%) Finance
2 13 (5.28%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.66%) Legal
4 9 (3.66%) Marketing
5 3 (1.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (16.67%) Analyst
2 37 (15.04%) Developer
3 24 (9.76%) Support Analyst
4 21 (8.54%) Support Engineer
4 21 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (7.72%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (6.10%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.69%) Architect
7 14 (5.69%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.69%) Applications Support
8 13 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.47%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (4.47%) IT Project Manager
9 11 (4.47%) Graduate
9 11 (4.47%) Consultant
9 11 (4.47%) Server Engineer
9 11 (4.47%) Mobile Developer
10 10 (4.07%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 10 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (4.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.67%) HTML
2 40 (16.26%) .NET
3 28 (11.38%) XML
4 13 (5.28%) .NET Framework
4 13 (5.28%) jQuery
5 11 (4.47%) CSS
6 9 (3.66%) J2EE
6 9 (3.66%) Ajax
7 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.85%) Web Services
8 7 (2.85%) WinForms
9 6 (2.44%) Spring
9 6 (2.44%) WCF
9 6 (2.44%) HTML5
9 6 (2.44%) STL
9 6 (2.44%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.03%) LAMP
10 5 (2.03%) SOAP
10 5 (2.03%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.47%) FMCG
4 7 (2.85%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.03%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.03%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.63%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.63%) Clustering
8 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) VLE
9 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
9 1 (0.41%) Open Source
9 1 (0.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 67 (27.24%) Linux
2 53 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (18.29%) UNIX
3 45 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (8.54%) Windows Mobile
6 18 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.47%) Ubuntu
9 10 (4.07%) CentOS
10 9 (3.66%) Android
11 7 (2.85%) VMS
12 6 (2.44%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.22%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.81%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.41%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.14%) ITIL
2 34 (13.82%) Change Management
3 31 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (12.20%) Data Security
5 21 (8.54%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (6.91%) Project Management
7 15 (6.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (6.10%) Software Engineering
8 14 (5.69%) SIEM
8 14 (5.69%) OO
9 12 (4.88%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.47%) MVC
10 11 (4.47%) Supplier Management
11 10 (4.07%) OpenUP
12 9 (3.66%) Product Management
12 9 (3.66%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.66%) Migration
12 9 (3.66%) Dependency Management
13 8 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (3.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.99%) SQL
2 35 (14.23%) JavaScript
3 33 (13.41%) C#
4 27 (10.98%) C++
4 27 (10.98%) Java
5 19 (7.72%) T-SQL
6 18 (7.32%) PHP
7 10 (4.07%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.66%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.25%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.25%) Perl
10 7 (2.85%) Python
11 6 (2.44%) VC++
11 6 (2.44%) Ruby
12 5 (2.03%) VBScript
13 4 (1.63%) C
14 2 (0.81%) VB6
14 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.81%) VB
14 2 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (10.57%) CCNA
1 26 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (10.16%) Degree
3 21 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.88%) MCSE
6 10 (4.07%) MCITP
7 6 (2.44%) CEH
7 6 (2.44%) CISSP
8 5 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.03%) MCTS
8 5 (2.03%) NCDA
8 5 (2.03%) NCIE
8 5 (2.03%) VCAP
9 4 (1.63%) OSCP
9 4 (1.63%) OSCE
9 4 (1.63%) CIMA
10 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.23%) PCI DSS
2 30 (12.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.44%) SLA
3 6 (2.44%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 62 (25.20%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.16%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.28%) ISA Server
5 12 (4.88%) Nmap
6 11 (4.47%) vSphere
7 10 (4.07%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.07%) Snort
8 8 (3.25%) KVM
8 8 (3.25%) Hyper-V
9 6 (2.44%) XenApp
10 5 (2.03%) XenServer
10 5 (2.03%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.81%) Samba
12 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (13.41%) SCCM
2 14 (5.69%) ARCserve
3 12 (4.88%) Nessus
4 8 (3.25%) WSUS
5 6 (2.44%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.03%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.03%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.63%) Plesk
7 4 (1.63%) Nagios
8 3 (1.22%) SCOM
9 2 (0.81%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.41%) Munin
10 1 (0.41%) Puppet
10 1 (0.41%) logstash
10 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 58 (23.58%) Cisco
3 57 (23.17%) VMware
4 53 (21.54%) Oracle
5 28 (11.38%) Juniper
6 27 (10.98%) Citrix
7 23 (9.35%) F5
8 22 (8.94%) HP
9 20 (8.13%) ServiceNow
10 19 (7.72%) Websense
11 15 (6.10%) Red Hat
12 14 (5.69%) Dell
13 12 (4.88%) McAfee
14 10 (4.07%) Sophos
14 10 (4.07%) Imperva
14 10 (4.07%) EMC
15 8 (3.25%) Avaya
16 7 (2.85%) NetApp
16 7 (2.85%) ClickSoftware Technologies
16 7 (2.85%) Splunk
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