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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 3 12 3
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 64 72 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 19.88% 11.46% 20.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.65% 60.00% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 64 97
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £24,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 99 120 180
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.75% 19.11% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 93 105 157
Median salary £50,000 £36,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £59,750
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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 86 (62.32%) Windows Server
2 60 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 54 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 54 (39.13%) Linux
4 48 (34.78%) SQL
5 47 (34.06%) Firewall
6 46 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 44 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (27.54%) VMware
8 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (21.74%) ITIL
10 29 (21.01%) TCP/IP
11 24 (17.39%) Cisco
12 23 (16.67%) HP
12 23 (16.67%) ERP
13 21 (15.22%) MS Exchange
13 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
13 21 (15.22%) Middleware
13 21 (15.22%) Hyper-V
14 19 (13.77%) Unix
14 19 (13.77%) Degree
15 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (11.59%) Windows 7
16 16 (11.59%) iPad
16 16 (11.59%) .NET
16 16 (11.59%) DNS
16 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (10.87%) SAN
17 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (10.87%) Configuration Management

Windows
Top Related 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 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.90%) IIS
7 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.45%) Apache
8 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.72%) CMS
9 1 (0.72%) JBoss
9 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.70%) Office 365
3 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.17%) SaaS
6 2 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (34.06%) Firewall
2 29 (21.01%) TCP/IP
3 16 (11.59%) DNS
4 15 (10.87%) SAN
5 14 (10.14%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (9.42%) Network Security
7 12 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (7.25%) DHCP
8 10 (7.25%) VoIP
9 9 (6.52%) SMTP
9 9 (6.52%) Wireless
10 7 (5.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (5.07%) LAN
10 7 (5.07%) NAS
10 7 (5.07%) SNMP
11 3 (2.17%) PBX
11 3 (2.17%) VPN
11 3 (2.17%) WAN
11 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.90%) MySQL
7 3 (2.17%) InfluxDB
7 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) WinDbg
2 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.72%) Selenium
4 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.80%) Back Office
2 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.17%) Finance
4 3 (2.17%) French Language
4 3 (2.17%) German Language
4 3 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (23.19%) Support Engineer
2 28 (20.29%) Applications Support
3 16 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (10.87%) IT Manager
4 15 (10.87%) IT Support
5 13 (9.42%) IT Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Systems Manager
7 11 (7.97%) Developer
8 10 (7.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Analyst
12 5 (3.62%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Support Specialist
12 5 (3.62%) VMware Engineer
13 4 (2.90%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) Middleware
2 16 (11.59%) .NET
3 13 (9.42%) XML
4 10 (7.25%) CSS
4 10 (7.25%) HTML
5 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.90%) Web Services
7 3 (2.17%) SOAP
7 3 (2.17%) WCF
8 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.45%) REST
9 1 (0.72%) STL
9 1 (0.72%) WinForms
9 1 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) iPad
2 14 (10.14%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.35%) Clustering
6 4 (2.90%) CMDB
6 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.17%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.17%) iPhone
7 3 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.45%) User Experience
8 2 (1.45%) Xbox
9 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (62.32%) Windows Server
2 54 (39.13%) Linux
3 44 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (13.77%) Unix
6 16 (11.59%) Windows 7
7 14 (10.14%) Android
8 11 (7.97%) Apple iOS
8 11 (7.97%) Windows 8
9 10 (7.25%) AIX
9 10 (7.25%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.35%) Windows 10
10 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.90%) CentOS
11 4 (2.90%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (2.90%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.17%) HPUX
12 3 (2.17%) Solaris
12 3 (2.17%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) ITIL
2 23 (16.67%) ERP
3 15 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 15 (10.87%) High Availability
4 13 (9.42%) Server Building
5 12 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (8.70%) System Testing
5 12 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (6.52%) Software Testing
7 7 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.35%) DevOps
8 6 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (3.62%) Migration
9 5 (3.62%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.90%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.90%) Post-Production
10 4 (2.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.78%) SQL
2 15 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.52%) C#
5 7 (5.07%) VBScript
6 6 (4.35%) Java
7 5 (3.62%) C
8 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.45%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.45%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.45%) VB
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.72%) VC++
10 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (13.77%) Degree
2 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.42%) CCNP
5 10 (7.25%) MCSE
6 7 (5.07%) CCVP
7 4 (2.90%) CCNA
7 4 (2.90%) CISSP
7 4 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.90%) NCDA
7 4 (2.90%) NVQ Level 3
7 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.17%) GCIH
9 2 (1.45%) MCP
10 1 (0.72%) CCSP
10 1 (0.72%) MCSA
10 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 8 (5.80%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.80%) SLA
3 7 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.22%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.80%) vSphere
5 7 (5.07%) ISA Server
5 7 (5.07%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.45%) XenApp
8 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.72%) KVM
8 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) WSUS
2 9 (6.52%) SCCM
3 7 (5.07%) SCOM
4 5 (3.62%) FortiGate
4 5 (3.62%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.62%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.17%) Grafana
5 3 (2.17%) Puppet
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 38 (27.54%) VMware
3 24 (17.39%) Cisco
4 23 (16.67%) HP
5 12 (8.70%) Dell
6 10 (7.25%) IBM
7 9 (6.52%) NetApp
8 5 (3.62%) Citrix
9 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.90%) Juniper
9 4 (2.90%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.17%) EMC
10 3 (2.17%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.17%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.17%) Oracle
10 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.17%) Sun
10 3 (2.17%) Xerox
11 2 (1.45%) Axway
11 2 (1.45%) SAP
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