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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 66 72 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.33% 14.20% 15.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.46% 69.90% 72.80%
Number of salaries quoted 63 66 80
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 111 103 125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.83% 20.32% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 104 94 103
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 62 (47.69%) Active Directory
2 61 (46.92%) Windows Server
3 60 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 54 (41.54%) SQL
5 53 (40.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 49 (37.69%) Linux
8 45 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (32.31%) VMware
9 42 (32.31%) Firewall
10 35 (26.92%) DNS
10 35 (26.92%) MS Exchange
11 30 (23.08%) ITIL
11 30 (23.08%) Hyper-V
12 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
13 25 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (19.23%) DHCP
14 24 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (17.69%) PowerShell
15 23 (17.69%) Back Office
15 23 (17.69%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (16.15%) ERP
17 20 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (15.38%) High Availability
18 19 (14.62%) Unix
19 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (13.85%) WSUS
20 17 (13.08%) .NET
20 17 (13.08%) VPN

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 35 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.77%) Apache
3 13 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.62%) IIS
6 3 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.77%) JBoss
8 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.77%) SAS
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.31%) Office 365
3 13 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.85%) SaaS
6 3 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (32.31%) Firewall
2 35 (26.92%) DNS
3 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
4 25 (19.23%) DHCP
5 17 (13.08%) VPN
6 16 (12.31%) Network Security
7 14 (10.77%) LAN
7 14 (10.77%) WAN
8 13 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (9.23%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (9.23%) MPLS
9 12 (9.23%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (9.23%) VLAN
9 12 (9.23%) VoIP
10 11 (8.46%) NAS
10 11 (8.46%) SAN
10 11 (8.46%) SMTP
10 11 (8.46%) SNMP
11 9 (6.92%) Wireless
12 5 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (17.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (12.31%) MySQL
5 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (8.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.54%) DB2
9 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.77%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Visual Studio
1 11 (8.46%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (17.69%) Back Office
2 17 (13.08%) Finance
2 17 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.23%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.46%) Electronics
4 11 (8.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.77%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (20.77%) Applications Support
2 25 (19.23%) Analyst
2 25 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 17 (13.08%) Developer
3 17 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (13.08%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.31%) Linux Support
5 15 (11.54%) Administrator
5 15 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (10.77%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (10.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (9.23%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 12 (9.23%) Senior Linux Support
7 12 (9.23%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (9.23%) Senior Support Analyst
7 12 (9.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 12 (9.23%) Systems Support Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 10 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.08%) .NET
2 16 (12.31%) HTML
3 14 (10.77%) CSS
3 14 (10.77%) Web Services
4 12 (9.23%) Middleware
5 11 (8.46%) XML
6 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.62%) Ajax
8 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (4.62%) HTML5
8 6 (4.62%) jQuery
8 6 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (3.85%) .NET Core
9 5 (3.85%) WinForms
10 4 (3.08%) WCF
11 3 (2.31%) STL
11 3 (2.31%) WPF
12 2 (1.54%) LINQ
13 1 (0.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) iPad
2 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Clustering
3 4 (3.08%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.54%) User Experience
5 2 (1.54%) Xbox
6 1 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.77%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.92%) Windows Server
2 53 (40.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (37.69%) Linux
4 45 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (14.62%) Unix
6 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.62%) Android
7 6 (4.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.54%) CentOS
9 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.77%) Debian
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.08%) ITIL
2 21 (16.15%) ERP
3 20 (15.38%) High Availability
4 16 (12.31%) Configuration Management
4 16 (12.31%) DevOps
5 14 (10.77%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.46%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (8.46%) Programme Management
7 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.69%) MVC
8 8 (6.15%) System Testing
9 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.38%) Migration
9 7 (5.38%) Server Building
9 7 (5.38%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (4.62%) Multithreading
10 6 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.54%) SQL
2 23 (17.69%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.77%) C#
4 12 (9.23%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.46%) VBScript
6 8 (6.15%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.31%) C++
8 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.31%) VC++
8 3 (2.31%) XAML
9 1 (0.77%) AWK
9 1 (0.77%) Java
9 1 (0.77%) Perl
9 1 (0.77%) PHP
9 1 (0.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.77%) CCNA
3 14 (10.77%) MCSE
4 12 (9.23%) CCNP
5 11 (8.46%) CCVP
6 10 (7.69%) Degree
7 5 (3.85%) CCSP
8 4 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.54%) AAT
9 2 (1.54%) MCP
10 1 (0.77%) CISSP
10 1 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.77%) MCSA
10 1 (0.77%) MCTS
10 1 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.77%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) GPG13
4 1 (0.77%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (47.69%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (10.77%) vSphere
5 13 (10.00%) KVM
5 13 (10.00%) XenApp
6 12 (9.23%) Terminal Services
6 12 (9.23%) VMware Workstation
6 12 (9.23%) XenServer
7 11 (8.46%) ISA Server
7 11 (8.46%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.77%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) WSUS
2 12 (9.23%) ZABBIX
3 7 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.38%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.85%) Puppet
4 5 (3.85%) SCOM
5 2 (1.54%) SCCM
6 1 (0.77%) Ansible
6 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.77%) cPanel
6 1 (0.77%) Nagios
6 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.77%) Plesk
Vendors
1 60 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 42 (32.31%) VMware
3 15 (11.54%) Cisco
3 15 (11.54%) Citrix
4 13 (10.00%) HP
5 12 (9.23%) Dell
5 12 (9.23%) F5
5 12 (9.23%) McAfee
5 12 (9.23%) SAP
6 4 (3.08%) IBM
7 3 (2.31%) Cognos
7 3 (2.31%) Tableau
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle
8 2 (1.54%) Paxata
8 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.54%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.54%) Splunk
9 1 (0.77%) Apple
9 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.77%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Slough and Eton School
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum , fringe
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago