Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 125 129 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.40% 19.17% 16.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.69% 60.85% 73.10%
Number of salaries quoted 117 129 150
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,300 £25,725
90th Percentile £58,000 £57,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09% +10.00%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 163 212 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.91% 31.50% 21.96%
Number of salaries quoted 149 199 184
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,600 £28,500
90th Percentile £58,800 £68,750 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Slough

Windows
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Slough.

Salary trend for Windows in Slough

Windows
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Slough over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Windows.

1 70 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 69 (55.20%) Active Directory
3 56 (44.80%) Windows Server
4 40 (32.00%) Windows 10
4 40 (32.00%) VMware
5 37 (29.60%) Citrix
5 37 (29.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (28.00%) Office 365
7 34 (27.20%) Windows 7
8 30 (24.00%) SQL
9 29 (23.20%) Windows 8
10 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
11 27 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 24 (19.20%) .NET
13 24 (19.20%) HTML
13 24 (19.20%) ITIL
14 23 (18.40%) Web Services
15 22 (17.60%) CSS
15 22 (17.60%) JavaScript
15 22 (17.60%) XenApp
16 21 (16.80%) XenDesktop
16 21 (16.80%) MVC
16 21 (16.80%) C#
16 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (16.80%) SLA
17 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET
17 20 (16.00%) HTML5
17 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (15.20%) Ajax

Windows
Co-occurring 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 15 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.00%) IIS
2 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.80%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.80%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (28.00%) Office 365
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
2 19 (15.20%) Broadband
3 18 (14.40%) Intranet
4 17 (13.60%) Firewall
4 17 (13.60%) LAN
4 17 (13.60%) WAN
5 15 (12.00%) SAN
5 15 (12.00%) Wireless
6 14 (11.20%) DNS
7 12 (9.60%) DHCP
8 11 (8.80%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (7.20%) Ethernet
10 7 (5.60%) VLAN
11 3 (2.40%) BGP
11 3 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.40%) H.323
11 3 (2.40%) Internet
11 3 (2.40%) NAS
11 3 (2.40%) OSPF
11 3 (2.40%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 25 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.80%) Finance
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 5 (4.00%) Back Office
5 2 (1.60%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.80%) Automotive
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (26.40%) Analyst
2 22 (17.60%) Developer
3 19 (15.20%) C# Developer
4 18 (14.40%) .NET Developer
4 18 (14.40%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (14.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (13.60%) IT Support
6 16 (12.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (12.80%) Support Engineer
7 15 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (10.40%) HTML CSS Developer
8 13 (10.40%) HTML Developer
8 13 (10.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (8.80%) IT Manager
10 10 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (7.20%) IT Engineer
11 9 (7.20%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (6.40%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) .NET
1 24 (19.20%) HTML
2 23 (18.40%) Web Services
3 22 (17.60%) CSS
4 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (16.00%) HTML5
5 19 (15.20%) Ajax
5 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 19 (15.20%) jQuery
5 19 (15.20%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (12.00%) .NET Core
7 14 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.40%) 802.1X
9 3 (2.40%) WCF
9 3 (2.40%) XML
10 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.80%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.00%) AS400
4 5 (4.00%) iSeries
4 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.40%) Clustering
5 3 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.80%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.80%) iPhone
6 1 (0.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) Robotics
6 1 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (44.80%) Windows Server
2 40 (32.00%) Windows 10
3 34 (27.20%) Windows 7
4 29 (23.20%) Windows 8
5 27 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (12.00%) Linux
7 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.20%) Unix
9 3 (2.40%) Debian
10 2 (1.60%) MVS
10 2 (1.60%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.80%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.80%) VMS
11 1 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.20%) ITIL
2 21 (16.80%) MVC
3 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.20%) Incident Management
4 19 (15.20%) Multithreading
4 19 (15.20%) Unit Testing
5 16 (12.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.60%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (4.80%) Data Security
8 6 (4.80%) IT Strategy
8 6 (4.80%) Network Management
8 6 (4.80%) OO
8 6 (4.80%) Release Management
9 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.00%) DevOps
9 5 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.20%) CRM
10 4 (3.20%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.00%) SQL
2 22 (17.60%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.80%) C#
4 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.40%) Java
6 1 (0.80%) ABAP
6 1 (0.80%) C
6 1 (0.80%) C++
6 1 (0.80%) Java 8
6 1 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.80%) PHP
6 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.80%) Python
6 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.20%) CCNA
3 4 (3.20%) MCSE
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.40%) APMP
4 3 (2.40%) CCNP
4 3 (2.40%) Degree
5 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) CEH
6 1 (0.80%) CISA
6 1 (0.80%) CISSP
6 1 (0.80%) MCP
6 1 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.80%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (55.20%) Active Directory
2 37 (29.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (17.60%) XenApp
4 21 (16.80%) XenDesktop
5 9 (7.20%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.40%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.40%) vSphere
8 1 (0.80%) Snort
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.40%) OSSEC
2 3 (2.40%) SCCM
2 3 (2.40%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.80%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 70 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (32.00%) VMware
3 37 (29.60%) Citrix
4 15 (12.00%) Remedy
5 11 (8.80%) Cisco
6 9 (7.20%) Dell
7 8 (6.40%) Apple
7 8 (6.40%) Polycom
7 8 (6.40%) Symantec
8 7 (5.60%) EqualLogic
8 7 (5.60%) Forcepoint
8 7 (5.60%) Oracle
9 6 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (4.00%) Lotus
11 4 (3.20%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.40%) AlienVault
12 3 (2.40%) Canon
12 3 (2.40%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.40%) SAP
12 3 (2.40%) Sophos