Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 8 1
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 72 84 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.37% 15.91% 20.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.45% 59.15% 65.12%
Number of salaries quoted 55 83 134
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.79% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,100 £22,500 £24,800
90th Percentile £61,500 £47,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 110 142 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.90% 26.89% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 90 127 203
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,125 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,875 £59,250 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 45 (62.50%) Linux
2 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
2 35 (48.61%) Office 365
3 31 (43.06%) TCP/IP
4 30 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (37.50%) Firewall
6 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
7 24 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 23 (31.94%) SQL
9 19 (26.39%) Python
9 19 (26.39%) Windows Server
10 18 (25.00%) Windows 10
11 17 (23.61%) DNS
11 17 (23.61%) Cisco
12 16 (22.22%) VMware
12 16 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
14 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (19.44%) vSphere
14 14 (19.44%) Driving Licence
15 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
15 13 (18.06%) Deployment Automation
15 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 12 (16.67%) Apache
17 11 (15.28%) C#
17 11 (15.28%) LAN
17 11 (15.28%) WAN
17 11 (15.28%) Citrix
17 11 (15.28%) Information Security

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 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.67%) Apache
3 10 (13.89%) IIS
4 3 (4.17%) Confluence
4 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (48.61%) Office 365
2 30 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.06%) TCP/IP
2 27 (37.50%) Firewall
3 17 (23.61%) DNS
4 11 (15.28%) LAN
4 11 (15.28%) WAN
5 6 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.78%) Network Security
6 2 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (1.39%) Broadband
7 1 (1.39%) Intranet
7 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.39%) ISDN
7 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.39%) SAN
7 1 (1.39%) SSH
7 1 (1.39%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.39%) VLAN
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) ArangoDB
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Moq
3 2 (2.78%) NUnit
3 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.94%) Electronics
1 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) German Language
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Administrator
2 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (15.28%) Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) IT Administrator
4 10 (13.89%) IT Systems Administrator
4 10 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Developer
6 7 (9.72%) IT Support
7 6 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) Web Services
3 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (6.94%) Qt
3 5 (6.94%) WCF
3 5 (6.94%) WinForms
4 4 (5.56%) .NET Core
4 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
5 3 (4.17%) Akka.NET
5 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.17%) EDI
5 3 (4.17%) JSON
5 3 (4.17%) LINQ
5 3 (4.17%) RESTful
5 3 (4.17%) SOAP
5 3 (4.17%) XML
6 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Driving Licence
2 10 (13.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (62.50%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) Windows Server
3 18 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 10 (13.89%) CentOS
5 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.17%) Unix
7 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.39%) Debian
8 1 (1.39%) Fedora
8 1 (1.39%) Gentoo
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.39%) OpenVMS
8 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.39%) VMS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (18.06%) Deployment Automation
2 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (15.28%) DevOps
3 11 (15.28%) Information Security
4 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.11%) CRM
6 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.94%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) OOD
8 4 (5.56%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) API Development
9 3 (4.17%) API Integration
9 3 (4.17%) API Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.17%) Microservices
9 3 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 23 (31.94%) SQL
3 19 (26.39%) Python
4 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
5 11 (15.28%) C#
6 10 (13.89%) PHP
6 10 (13.89%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.33%) C++
8 4 (5.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) Java
9 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) CCNA
1 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) CEH
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) CNE
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) vSphere
4 11 (15.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.78%) Postfix
5 2 (2.78%) Snort
5 2 (2.78%) Squid
6 1 (1.39%) iptables
6 1 (1.39%) KVM
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Terraform
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Cisco
3 16 (22.22%) VMware
4 11 (15.28%) Citrix
5 4 (5.56%) Google
6 3 (4.17%) Apple
6 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.39%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.39%) Genesys
8 1 (1.39%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.39%) McAfee
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Remedy
8 1 (1.39%) Sophos
8 1 (1.39%) Symantec
8 1 (1.39%) Trend Micro