The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 63 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.04% 13.27% 16.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.75% 65.15% 76.62%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 50
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £25,700 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 66 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 34.33% 20.37% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 71 65 63
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows
Suffolk

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 29 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 59 (44.03%) Linux
2 58 (43.28%) UNIX
3 57 (42.54%) Active Directory
4 54 (40.30%) Microsoft
5 51 (38.06%) Web Services
5 51 (38.06%) Firewall
6 48 (35.82%) SAN
7 47 (35.07%) TCP/IP
8 46 (34.33%) DNS
9 42 (31.34%) PowerShell
10 41 (30.60%) VPN
11 40 (29.85%) Shell Script
12 39 (29.10%) SQL
13 35 (26.12%) MS Excel
14 34 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
15 33 (24.63%) Hyper-V
16 31 (23.13%) Performance Tuning
17 30 (22.39%) Reverse Proxy
18 28 (20.90%) KVM
18 28 (20.90%) VMware ESXi
19 27 (20.15%) Replication
19 27 (20.15%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (20.15%) MS Exchange
19 27 (20.15%) DHCP
19 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
20 24 (17.91%) VMware
21 23 (17.16%) XML
21 23 (17.16%) Cisco
21 23 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
21 23 (17.16%) Puppet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 27 (20.15%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.67%) IIS
3 17 (12.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.48%) Apache
4 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.75%) Drupal
9 1 (0.75%) WordPress
9 1 (0.75%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 35 (26.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) MS Office
3 7 (5.22%) InfoPath
4 4 (2.99%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.22%) SaaS
2 7 (5.22%) Office 365
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (38.06%) Firewall
2 48 (35.82%) SAN
3 47 (35.07%) TCP/IP
4 46 (34.33%) DNS
5 41 (30.60%) VPN
6 30 (22.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 27 (20.15%) DHCP
8 12 (8.96%) SSL
9 11 (8.21%) LAN
9 11 (8.21%) WAN
10 10 (7.46%) HTTP
11 7 (5.22%) Kerberos
11 7 (5.22%) HTTPS
11 7 (5.22%) Wireshark
12 6 (4.48%) Network Security
12 6 (4.48%) NAS
12 6 (4.48%) Wireless
12 6 (4.48%) IPsec
12 6 (4.48%) SSH
13 5 (3.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (8.21%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (7.46%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.22%) MySQL
8 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (3.73%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.99%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.75%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.22%) Subversion
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.24%) Ant
6 3 (2.24%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.49%) Maven
8 1 (0.75%) Selenium
8 1 (0.75%) Hudson
8 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (8.96%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Law
3 2 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (24.63%) Administrator
2 27 (20.15%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (17.91%) Developer
4 19 (14.18%) Analyst
5 14 (10.45%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.96%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) Architect
6 12 (8.96%) DBA
7 11 (8.21%) SQL DBA
8 10 (7.46%) UNIX Administrator
8 10 (7.46%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.72%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (5.22%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (5.22%) IT Support
11 7 (5.22%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.22%) Technical Support
11 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.06%) Web Services
2 23 (17.16%) XML
3 14 (10.45%) .NET
4 13 (9.70%) JSON
5 9 (6.72%) HTML
6 7 (5.22%) RESTful
6 7 (5.22%) WSH
7 6 (4.48%) WCF
8 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.73%) CSS
8 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.99%) Middleware
10 2 (1.49%) JSF
10 2 (1.49%) Ajax
10 2 (1.49%) SOAP
10 2 (1.49%) COM
10 2 (1.49%) SAML
10 2 (1.49%) SPNEGO
10 2 (1.49%) Java EE
10 2 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Replication
2 14 (10.45%) Clustering
3 9 (6.72%) PKI
4 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.24%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.49%) Open Source
6 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) Online Games
6 2 (1.49%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 59 (44.03%) Linux
2 58 (43.28%) UNIX
3 9 (6.72%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.24%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.24%) Android
6 3 (2.24%) CentOS
7 2 (1.49%) AIX
7 2 (1.49%) Solaris
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (13.43%) Release Management
3 11 (8.21%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (8.21%) Configuration Management
4 10 (7.46%) ITIL
5 9 (6.72%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.97%) DevOps
6 8 (5.97%) TOGAF
7 7 (5.22%) MVC
7 7 (5.22%) Risk Management
7 7 (5.22%) UML
7 7 (5.22%) SOA
7 7 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.73%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.73%) High Availability
10 4 (2.99%) SIEM
10 4 (2.99%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.99%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.34%) PowerShell
2 40 (29.85%) Shell Script
3 39 (29.10%) SQL
4 17 (12.69%) Java
5 15 (11.19%) C#
6 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.49%) Perl
7 2 (1.49%) PHP
7 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.49%) Python
7 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (13.43%) CCNP
3 17 (12.69%) CCNA
3 17 (12.69%) MCSE
4 10 (7.46%) Sun Certification
5 8 (5.97%) Degree
6 7 (5.22%) MCSA
7 6 (4.48%) CCSA
7 6 (4.48%) CCSE
8 4 (2.99%) MCP
9 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.49%) MCTS
10 2 (1.49%) MCITP
10 2 (1.49%) ISEB
11 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.24%) QA
System Software
1 57 (42.54%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.63%) Hyper-V
3 28 (20.90%) VMware ESXi
3 28 (20.90%) KVM
4 22 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.75%) XenServer
6 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (17.16%) Puppet
1 23 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.49%) SCCM
2 2 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.91%) VMware
3 23 (17.16%) Cisco
4 17 (12.69%) Oracle
5 8 (5.97%) Citrix
6 7 (5.22%) HP
6 7 (5.22%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (4.48%) Sourcefire
8 4 (2.99%) Dell
9 3 (2.24%) NetApp
9 3 (2.24%) JBoss
10 2 (1.49%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.75%) Google
11 1 (0.75%) Zend
11 1 (0.75%) F5
11 1 (0.75%) SAP
11 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
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