Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 136 125 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 19.54% 15.55% 12.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 71.02% 63.91%
Number of salaries quoted 137 125 179
Slough median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,100 £22,250
90th Percentile £50,750 £65,000 £58,000
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%

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 221 176 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 31.75% 21.89% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 203 165 238
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,250 £68,125
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 50 (36.76%) Active Directory
2 48 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
3 47 (34.56%) SQL
4 38 (27.94%) VMware
5 37 (27.21%) SQL Server
6 36 (26.47%) Linux
7 35 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (24.26%) ITIL
9 32 (23.53%) CSS
10 31 (22.79%) HTML
10 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (21.32%) ERP
12 25 (18.38%) .NET
12 25 (18.38%) Unix
13 24 (17.65%) Telecoms
13 24 (17.65%) Hyper-V
14 23 (16.91%) JavaScript
15 22 (16.18%) C#
16 21 (15.44%) MS Exchange
17 20 (14.71%) MVC
17 20 (14.71%) jQuery
18 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (13.24%) Degree
18 18 (13.24%) DNS
18 18 (13.24%) Configuration Management
19 17 (12.50%) Cisco
19 17 (12.50%) Finance
20 16 (11.76%) Web Services
21 15 (11.03%) WAN

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 21 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.35%) Apache
3 9 (6.62%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.41%) IIS
5 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.47%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.29%) Office 365
3 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) DNS
2 15 (11.03%) LAN
2 15 (11.03%) WAN
3 14 (10.29%) Intranet
4 13 (9.56%) DHCP
4 13 (9.56%) VPN
4 13 (9.56%) Wireless
5 12 (8.82%) Broadband
5 12 (8.82%) Firewall
6 11 (8.09%) MPLS
6 11 (8.09%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (7.35%) VLAN
8 9 (6.62%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (6.62%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (4.41%) SAN
10 4 (2.94%) Network Security
11 2 (1.47%) Internet
11 2 (1.47%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (8.09%) MySQL
4 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.47%) DB2
6 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.74%) ArangoDB
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Moq
3 1 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 24 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.50%) Finance
3 9 (6.62%) Back Office
4 8 (5.88%) Electronics
4 8 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) French Language
6 1 (0.74%) German Language
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Analyst
2 40 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 35 (25.74%) Applications Support
4 26 (19.12%) Developer
5 21 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (14.71%) .NET Developer
7 19 (13.97%) Linux Support
8 18 (13.24%) Applications Support Analyst
9 17 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
9 17 (12.50%) IT Support
10 14 (10.29%) Support Engineer
11 13 (9.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (9.56%) Administrator
11 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (9.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (9.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (9.56%) C# Developer
11 13 (9.56%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (8.82%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.53%) CSS
2 31 (22.79%) HTML
3 25 (18.38%) .NET
4 20 (14.71%) jQuery
5 16 (11.76%) Web Services
6 13 (9.56%) .NET Core
6 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET
6 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 13 (9.56%) HTML5
6 13 (9.56%) XML
7 12 (8.82%) Ajax
7 12 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (8.09%) Middleware
9 7 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (5.15%) WinForms
10 3 (2.21%) WCF
11 2 (1.47%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.47%) LAMP
11 2 (1.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.21%) Clustering
3 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.21%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.74%) DataPower
4 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) Replication
4 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 36 (26.47%) Linux
3 35 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (18.38%) Unix
6 13 (9.56%) Android
7 12 (8.82%) Apple iOS
8 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (7.35%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (5.15%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.68%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.68%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.21%) CentOS
12 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.47%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.74%) AIX
13 1 (0.74%) Debian
13 1 (0.74%) HPUX
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.26%) ITIL
2 29 (21.32%) ERP
3 20 (14.71%) MVC
4 18 (13.24%) Configuration Management
5 13 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.56%) System Testing
5 13 (9.56%) Unit Testing
6 12 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.09%) Software Testing
8 9 (6.62%) DevOps
9 8 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (5.88%) Migration
9 8 (5.88%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.15%) Creative Thinking
10 7 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.41%) Time Management
12 5 (3.68%) OO
12 5 (3.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.56%) SQL
2 23 (16.91%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.18%) C#
4 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.68%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.47%) C
6 2 (1.47%) C++
6 2 (1.47%) COBOL
6 2 (1.47%) Java
6 2 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) ABAP
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.74%) Perl
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 11 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.35%) CCNA
4 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.41%) AAT
6 4 (2.94%) MCSE
7 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.21%) MCSA
8 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.47%) MCP
8 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCENT
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
9 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (36.76%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (8.09%) vSphere
5 10 (7.35%) KVM
6 9 (6.62%) Terminal Services
6 9 (6.62%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (6.62%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (6.62%) XenApp
6 9 (6.62%) XenServer
7 5 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) Firmware
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) WSUS
2 9 (6.62%) ZABBIX
3 6 (4.41%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.74%) Ansible
5 1 (0.74%) cPanel
5 1 (0.74%) Nagios
5 1 (0.74%) Plesk
5 1 (0.74%) Puppet
5 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (27.94%) VMware
3 17 (12.50%) Cisco
4 13 (9.56%) Citrix
5 9 (6.62%) F5
5 9 (6.62%) McAfee
5 9 (6.62%) SAP
6 7 (5.15%) HP
7 3 (2.21%) Apple
7 3 (2.21%) Avaya
7 3 (2.21%) Dell
7 3 (2.21%) IBM
7 3 (2.21%) NetApp
7 3 (2.21%) Oracle
8 2 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.47%) Cognos
8 2 (1.47%) Juniper
8 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.47%) Splunk
8 2 (1.47%) Tableau