The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 53 54 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.28% 18.18% 28.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.83% 68.35% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 46 44 88
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £24,175
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Windows
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
77 79 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.38% 26.60% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 70 67 119
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,750 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Windows
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Ipswich region.

Windows Salary Trend in Ipswich

Windows
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 53 (54.08%) Linux
2 47 (47.96%) Microsoft
3 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
3 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (27.55%) DNS
5 27 (27.55%) SQL
6 25 (25.51%) Windows 7
7 24 (24.49%) PowerShell
7 24 (24.49%) MS Office
7 24 (24.49%) Windows XP
7 24 (24.49%) DHCP
8 23 (23.47%) VPN
8 23 (23.47%) MS Exchange
8 23 (23.47%) Hyper-V
9 22 (22.45%) Apple
10 21 (21.43%) UNIX
10 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (20.41%) SAN
12 19 (19.39%) VMware
12 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (19.39%) HP
12 19 (19.39%) Sophos
12 19 (19.39%) MCP
12 19 (19.39%) SonicWALL
13 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
13 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
14 15 (15.31%) ITIL
14 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (23.47%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.20%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.06%) IIS
4 3 (3.06%) Lync
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (24.49%) MS Office
2 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.08%) SaaS
4 3 (3.06%) PaaS
4 3 (3.06%) IaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) DNS
2 24 (24.49%) DHCP
3 23 (23.47%) VPN
4 20 (20.41%) SAN
5 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.08%) LAN
6 4 (4.08%) WAN
6 4 (4.08%) Firewall
7 3 (3.06%) Internet
8 1 (1.02%) VoIP
8 1 (1.02%) Wireless
8 1 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) NUnit
1 8 (8.16%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (8.16%) Moq
2 3 (3.06%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) VisiBroker
3 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.02%) Subversion
3 1 (1.02%) JIRA
3 1 (1.02%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Legal
2 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Analyst
2 20 (20.41%) Support Analyst
3 15 (15.31%) IT Support
4 14 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (12.24%) Architect
5 12 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Desktop Support
7 10 (10.20%) Systems Support
7 10 (10.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 10 (10.20%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (9.18%) Server Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) Server Support Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) IT Support Assistant
8 9 (9.18%) IT Assistant
8 9 (9.18%) Support Assistant
8 9 (9.18%) Server Support
9 8 (8.16%) .NET Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
1 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
1 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (8.16%) WinForms
2 8 (8.16%) NHibernate
2 8 (8.16%) WCF
2 8 (8.16%) WPF
3 4 (4.08%) J2EE
3 4 (4.08%) Web Services
3 4 (4.08%) XML
4 2 (2.04%) WSH
4 2 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (1.02%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.02%) LINQ
5 1 (1.02%) jQuery
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.02%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.02%) COM
5 1 (1.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) iPad
2 8 (8.16%) Streaming Music
3 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.06%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.06%) Streaming Video
3 3 (3.06%) Replication
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) PDA
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (54.08%) Linux
2 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (25.51%) Windows 7
4 24 (24.49%) Windows XP
5 21 (21.43%) UNIX
6 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.08%) Android
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) ITIL
2 12 (12.24%) Service Management
3 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.18%) TDD
4 9 (9.18%) MVC
5 8 (8.16%) Scrum
5 8 (8.16%) Release Management
5 8 (8.16%) Kanban
5 8 (8.16%) MVVM
5 8 (8.16%) BDD
5 8 (8.16%) Web Application Development
5 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.12%) DevOps
8 5 (5.10%) Open Source
8 5 (5.10%) Build Automation
8 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.55%) SQL
2 24 (24.49%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
3 10 (10.20%) Java
4 9 (9.18%) C#
5 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.10%) Ruby
7 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) MCP
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.16%) MCSE
3 8 (8.16%) CCNP
3 8 (8.16%) CCNA
3 8 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.10%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.47%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.02%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.02%) vSphere
4 1 (1.02%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Puppet
1 13 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (47.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.45%) Apple
3 19 (19.39%) Sophos
3 19 (19.39%) VMware
3 19 (19.39%) SonicWALL
3 19 (19.39%) HP
4 10 (10.20%) Lotus
5 5 (5.10%) Citrix
6 3 (3.06%) Polycom
7 1 (1.02%) NetApp
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco
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