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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 42 76 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.17% 23.17% 29.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.62% 73.79% 81.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 53 77
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
65 103 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.74% 31.40% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 58 79 97
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 58 (55.24%) Microsoft
2 45 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 40 (38.10%) Linux
4 35 (33.33%) SQL
5 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
5 31 (29.52%) DNS
6 29 (27.62%) VPN
6 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (26.67%) VMware
8 25 (23.81%) MS Office
8 25 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 23 (21.90%) MS Exchange
10 22 (20.95%) Windows XP
10 22 (20.95%) DHCP
10 22 (20.95%) SAN
10 22 (20.95%) Windows 7
11 21 (20.00%) ITIL
11 21 (20.00%) UNIX
12 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 19 (18.10%) Apple
14 18 (17.14%) Firewall
15 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
15 17 (16.19%) HP
15 17 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (15.24%) MCP
16 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (15.24%) Sophos
16 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (15.24%) SonicWALL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (21.90%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (13.33%) IIS
4 7 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.90%) CMS
6 2 (1.90%) Drupal
6 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.90%) Node.js
6 2 (1.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.95%) JBoss
7 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (23.81%) MS Office
2 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.81%) SaaS
3 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.86%) IaaS
4 3 (2.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.52%) DNS
2 29 (27.62%) VPN
3 22 (20.95%) DHCP
3 22 (20.95%) SAN
4 18 (17.14%) Firewall
5 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
6 12 (11.43%) WAN
6 12 (11.43%) LAN
7 9 (8.57%) NAS
8 5 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (2.86%) Internet
9 3 (2.86%) LDAP
10 2 (1.90%) VoIP
10 2 (1.90%) SMTP
10 2 (1.90%) MPLS
10 2 (1.90%) VLAN
11 1 (0.95%) VPLS
11 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.95%) Wireless
11 1 (0.95%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) MS Access
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) NUnit
1 11 (10.48%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (10.48%) Moq
2 2 (1.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (1.90%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) Selenium
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Analyst
2 18 (17.14%) Support Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) Developer
4 15 (14.29%) Architect
4 15 (14.29%) IT Support
5 13 (12.38%) Support Engineer
6 11 (10.48%) .NET Developer
7 10 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (8.57%) Desktop Support
8 9 (8.57%) Support Assistant
8 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (8.57%) IT Support Assistant
8 9 (8.57%) IT Assistant
9 8 (7.62%) Security Architect
10 7 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.33%) .NET
1 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (11.43%) XML
3 11 (10.48%) WinForms
3 11 (10.48%) NHibernate
3 11 (10.48%) WCF
3 11 (10.48%) WPF
4 10 (9.52%) Web Services
5 9 (8.57%) JSON
6 8 (7.62%) Middleware
7 6 (5.71%) HTML
8 5 (4.76%) CSS
8 5 (4.76%) J2EE
8 5 (4.76%) jQuery
9 2 (1.90%) HTML5
9 2 (1.90%) REST
9 2 (1.90%) CSS3
9 2 (1.90%) PhoneGap
9 2 (1.90%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Streaming Music
2 9 (8.57%) iPad
3 8 (7.62%) Replication
3 8 (7.62%) Clustering
4 6 (5.71%) Open Source
5 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.10%) Linux
2 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (20.95%) Windows XP
3 22 (20.95%) Windows 7
4 21 (20.00%) UNIX
5 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.86%) Android
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) ITIL
2 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.33%) TDD
3 14 (13.33%) MVC
4 11 (10.48%) Scrum
4 11 (10.48%) Kanban
4 11 (10.48%) MVVM
4 11 (10.48%) BDD
4 11 (10.48%) Web Application Development
5 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.57%) Benchmarking
7 8 (7.62%) Service Management
7 8 (7.62%) Asset Management
7 8 (7.62%) Load Balancing
7 8 (7.62%) Identity Management
7 8 (7.62%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (7.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (7.62%) SIEM
8 6 (5.71%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 14 (13.33%) C#
3 14 (13.33%) Java
4 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.90%) Ruby
7 2 (1.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) MCP
2 4 (3.81%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.90%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.95%) MCSE
5 1 (0.95%) CCNP
5 1 (0.95%) CCNA
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 17 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) vCloud
6 1 (0.95%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) Puppet
1 11 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (55.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.67%) VMware
3 19 (18.10%) Apple
4 17 (16.19%) HP
5 16 (15.24%) Sophos
5 16 (15.24%) SonicWALL
6 14 (13.33%) Citrix
7 7 (6.67%) Lotus
8 4 (3.81%) NetApp
9 2 (1.90%) Appcelerator
9 2 (1.90%) Cisco
10 1 (0.95%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.95%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.95%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.95%) Siemens
10 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.95%) Juniper
10 1 (0.95%) Dell
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago