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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 46 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.74% 26.41% 15.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.74% 80.26% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 43
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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 76 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.33% 32.90% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 70 66 61
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 43 (43.88%) Linux
3 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
3 24 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (23.47%) PowerShell
5 21 (21.43%) C#
6 20 (20.41%) SAN
6 20 (20.41%) VMware
6 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (18.37%) MS Office
8 17 (17.35%) Java
8 17 (17.35%) XML
9 16 (16.33%) SDLC
9 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
9 16 (16.33%) DNS
10 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
11 14 (14.29%) SQL
12 13 (13.27%) VB
12 13 (13.27%) .NET
12 13 (13.27%) ADO
12 13 (13.27%) UNIX
12 13 (13.27%) VPN
12 13 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (13.27%) Puppet
12 13 (13.27%) Selenium
12 13 (13.27%) .NET Framework
13 12 (12.24%) Android
13 12 (12.24%) Windows 7
13 12 (12.24%) Client/Server
13 12 (12.24%) N-Tier

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.12%) Documentum
3 6 (6.12%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.08%) Lync
5 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.02%) Drupal
6 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (18.37%) MS Office
2 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.41%) SAN
2 16 (16.33%) DNS
3 13 (13.27%) VPN
4 11 (11.22%) DHCP
5 6 (6.12%) Internet
6 5 (5.10%) VoIP
7 4 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (4.08%) IMAP
7 4 (4.08%) WAN
7 4 (4.08%) SMTP
7 4 (4.08%) LAN
7 4 (4.08%) HTTP
7 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.08%) HTTPS
7 4 (4.08%) SSL
7 4 (4.08%) Firewall
7 4 (4.08%) Wireless
7 4 (4.08%) DSL
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.02%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Selenium
2 8 (8.16%) Calabash
2 8 (8.16%) SoapUI
2 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.16%) JIRA
2 8 (8.16%) Bugzilla
2 8 (8.16%) JUnit
3 3 (3.06%) VisiBroker
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (8.16%) Games
2 3 (3.06%) Publishing
2 3 (3.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Analyst
2 24 (24.49%) Architect
3 19 (19.39%) Support Engineer
4 17 (17.35%) AWS Architect
5 14 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (13.27%) Server Support
6 13 (13.27%) Server Engineer
7 12 (12.24%) Test Analyst
8 11 (11.22%) Tester
8 11 (11.22%) Support Analyst
9 9 (9.18%) Systems Support
10 8 (8.16%) Selenium Tester
10 8 (8.16%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (8.16%) Automated Tester
10 8 (8.16%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (8.16%) QA Tester
10 8 (8.16%) QA Analyst
10 8 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (8.16%) QA Test Analyst
10 8 (8.16%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) XML
2 13 (13.27%) .NET
2 13 (13.27%) ADO
2 13 (13.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) WSH
5 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.02%) COM
5 1 (1.02%) JSP
5 1 (1.02%) SOAP
5 1 (1.02%) J2EE
5 1 (1.02%) Ajax
5 1 (1.02%) Spring
5 1 (1.02%) JSF
5 1 (1.02%) JSON
5 1 (1.02%) OAuth
5 1 (1.02%) jQuery
5 1 (1.02%) REST
5 1 (1.02%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Client/Server
1 12 (12.24%) N-Tier
2 8 (8.16%) Online Games
3 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.08%) Streaming Video
5 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.02%) PDA
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.88%) Linux
2 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.27%) UNIX
4 12 (12.24%) Android
4 12 (12.24%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
6 8 (8.16%) Windows XP
7 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) SDLC
2 11 (11.22%) Service Management
2 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
3 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.18%) Content Management
5 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (8.16%) BDD
5 8 (8.16%) Release Management
5 8 (8.16%) Performance Testing
6 7 (7.14%) Process Management
6 7 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
6 7 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 6 (6.12%) Document Management
7 6 (6.12%) ITIL
8 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.10%) DevOps
9 4 (4.08%) Software Licensing
9 4 (4.08%) Build Automation
9 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) PowerShell
2 21 (21.43%) C#
3 17 (17.35%) Java
4 14 (14.29%) SQL
5 13 (13.27%) VB
6 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.16%) Python
8 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (12.24%) MCP
1 12 (12.24%) CCNA
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.16%) CCNP
3 8 (8.16%) MCSE
4 4 (4.08%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
4 3 (3.06%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (13.27%) Puppet
2 3 (3.06%) Nagios
2 3 (3.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.06%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.41%) VMware
3 11 (11.22%) Apple
4 10 (10.20%) HP
5 8 (8.16%) OpenText
6 7 (7.14%) Kofax
6 7 (7.14%) Sophos
6 7 (7.14%) SonicWALL
7 6 (6.12%) Lotus
7 6 (6.12%) EMC
8 4 (4.08%) Polycom
9 3 (3.06%) Cisco
9 3 (3.06%) Citrix
9 3 (3.06%) Brocade
9 3 (3.06%) Fujitsu
9 3 (3.06%) ProCurve
9 3 (3.06%) Veeam
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