Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 92 136 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 14.24% 19.74% 15.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.71% 61.54% 71.35%
Number of salaries quoted 83 137 127
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,050 £22,500 £28,437
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,750 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%

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 140 221 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.67% 32.08% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 124 203 167
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,125 £68,750 £69,250
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 54 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 31 (33.70%) Windows Server
4 28 (30.43%) Office 365
5 27 (29.35%) Citrix
6 24 (26.09%) VMware
7 23 (25.00%) Linux
8 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (21.74%) Windows 7
9 20 (21.74%) TCP/IP
10 19 (20.65%) ITIL
10 19 (20.65%) SQL
10 19 (20.65%) Incident Management
11 18 (19.57%) Windows 10
12 17 (18.48%) Windows 8
12 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (17.39%) C#
14 15 (16.30%) SLA
14 15 (16.30%) Remedy
14 15 (16.30%) Firewall
14 15 (16.30%) XenApp
15 14 (15.22%) XenDesktop
15 14 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (15.22%) DNS
16 13 (14.13%) Multithreading
17 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (13.04%) WAN
17 12 (13.04%) LAN
17 12 (13.04%) Python

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 6 (6.52%) Apache
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
2 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.43%) Office 365
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 15 (16.30%) Firewall
3 14 (15.22%) DNS
4 12 (13.04%) LAN
4 12 (13.04%) WAN
5 9 (9.78%) DHCP
6 8 (8.70%) Broadband
6 8 (8.70%) Wireless
7 7 (7.61%) Intranet
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.35%) VLAN
10 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.26%) SAN
11 2 (2.17%) ISDN
12 1 (1.09%) 3G
12 1 (1.09%) FTP
12 1 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (1.09%) VoIP
12 1 (1.09%) VPN
12 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Electronics
3 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Back Office
4 2 (2.17%) Finance
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (6.52%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (6.52%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.52%) IT Support
8 6 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) .NET
1 11 (11.96%) HTML
2 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
2 10 (10.87%) CSS
2 10 (10.87%) Web Services
3 9 (9.78%) HTML5
3 9 (9.78%) jQuery
4 8 (8.70%) Ajax
4 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (7.61%) .NET Core
6 5 (5.43%) Qt
7 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.17%) XML
8 1 (1.09%) Middleware
8 1 (1.09%) WCF
8 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 4 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.70%) Windows Server
2 23 (25.00%) Linux
3 20 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 18 (19.57%) Windows 10
5 17 (18.48%) Windows 8
5 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.35%) CentOS
6 4 (4.35%) Unix
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.17%) MVS
7 2 (2.17%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.09%) OpenVMS
8 1 (1.09%) VMS
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Incident Management
1 19 (20.65%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Multithreading
3 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (11.96%) MVC
5 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.61%) OO
7 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.43%) Information Security
8 5 (5.43%) OOD
9 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.35%) DevOps
9 4 (4.35%) Malware Analysis
10 3 (3.26%) CRM
10 3 (3.26%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (3.26%) Project Management
10 3 (3.26%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.26%) SDLC
10 3 (3.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) C#
3 12 (13.04%) Python
4 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.52%) C++
5 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.35%) PHP
8 3 (3.26%) Perl
9 2 (2.17%) Java
10 1 (1.09%) C
10 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (8.70%) CCNA
2 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) CEH
4 4 (4.35%) Degree
4 4 (4.35%) MCSE
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.26%) APMP
6 1 (1.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.30%) XenApp
4 14 (15.22%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.17%) Postfix
6 2 (2.17%) Snort
6 2 (2.17%) Squid
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (4.35%) Terraform
2 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 54 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.35%) Citrix
3 24 (26.09%) VMware
4 15 (16.30%) Remedy
5 5 (5.43%) Apple
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco
6 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.35%) Symantec
7 3 (3.26%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.17%) Polycom
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
9 1 (1.09%) Dell
9 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.09%) HP
9 1 (1.09%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle
9 1 (1.09%) Telerik
9 1 (1.09%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.09%) Veritas
9 1 (1.09%) WatchGuard