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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 61 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 26.75% 15.41% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.26% 71.43% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 51
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
76 63 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 33.33% 21.58% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 66 61 66
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 27 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 48 (42.48%) Active Directory
2 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
2 47 (41.59%) Firewall
3 45 (39.82%) Linux
4 41 (36.28%) SAN
4 41 (36.28%) TCP/IP
5 40 (35.40%) UNIX
6 37 (32.74%) Web Services
7 36 (31.86%) VPN
8 35 (30.97%) DNS
9 31 (27.43%) SQL
10 29 (25.66%) Shell Script
10 29 (25.66%) PowerShell
11 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
12 26 (23.01%) IIS
12 26 (23.01%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (19.47%) MS Excel
14 21 (18.58%) Hyper-V
15 20 (17.70%) DHCP
15 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange
15 20 (17.70%) VMware
15 20 (17.70%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (16.81%) LAN
16 19 (16.81%) WAN
16 19 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (16.81%) Reverse Proxy
17 17 (15.04%) SSL
17 17 (15.04%) XML
17 17 (15.04%) KVM
17 17 (15.04%) VMware ESXi

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (23.01%) IIS
2 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange
3 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.65%) Apache
6 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
8 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.88%) Drupal
8 1 (0.88%) WordPress
8 1 (0.88%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 22 (19.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (3.54%) InfoPath
3 4 (3.54%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.01%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.08%) SaaS
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.65%) IaaS
4 2 (1.77%) Office 365
5 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (41.59%) Firewall
2 41 (36.28%) SAN
2 41 (36.28%) TCP/IP
3 36 (31.86%) VPN
4 35 (30.97%) DNS
5 20 (17.70%) DHCP
6 19 (16.81%) LAN
6 19 (16.81%) WAN
6 19 (16.81%) Reverse Proxy
7 17 (15.04%) SSL
8 10 (8.85%) Network Security
8 10 (8.85%) NAS
8 10 (8.85%) Wireless
8 10 (8.85%) IPsec
8 10 (8.85%) SSH
9 7 (6.19%) Wireshark
9 7 (6.19%) HTTP
9 7 (6.19%) Kerberos
10 4 (3.54%) Internet
10 4 (3.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.54%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.77%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.77%) MySQL
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.54%) Subversion
3 3 (2.65%) Fiddler
3 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Law
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Administrator
2 20 (17.70%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (15.93%) Developer
4 17 (15.04%) Architect
5 16 (14.16%) Analyst
6 14 (12.39%) Support Analyst
7 11 (9.73%) Network Engineer
8 10 (8.85%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (8.85%) Security Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (7.08%) Support Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (6.19%) DBA
10 7 (6.19%) SQL DBA
10 7 (6.19%) IT Support
11 6 (5.31%) UNIX Administrator
11 6 (5.31%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.31%) Security Architect
11 6 (5.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.31%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.74%) Web Services
2 17 (15.04%) XML
3 11 (9.73%) .NET
4 10 (8.85%) HTML
4 10 (8.85%) JSON
5 8 (7.08%) Middleware
6 7 (6.19%) CSS
6 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.19%) WSH
7 6 (5.31%) WCF
7 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.54%) jQuery
8 4 (3.54%) RESTful
9 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.77%) OAuth
9 2 (1.77%) SAML
9 2 (1.77%) Java EE
9 2 (1.77%) SPNEGO
9 2 (1.77%) HTML5
9 2 (1.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Replication
2 13 (11.50%) Clustering
2 13 (11.50%) PKI
3 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.77%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.82%) Linux
2 40 (35.40%) UNIX
3 7 (6.19%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.65%) Android
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.88%) AIX
7 1 (0.88%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.70%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (11.50%) Load Balancing
3 12 (10.62%) Release Management
4 9 (7.96%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (7.96%) ITIL
5 8 (7.08%) Benchmarking
5 8 (7.08%) Identity Management
5 8 (7.08%) MVC
5 8 (7.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (7.08%) Asset Management
5 8 (7.08%) TOGAF
5 8 (7.08%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (7.08%) SIEM
5 8 (7.08%) DevOps
6 7 (6.19%) Risk Management
7 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.31%) SOA
8 5 (4.42%) UML
8 5 (4.42%) ERP
8 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.43%) SQL
2 29 (25.66%) Shell Script
2 29 (25.66%) PowerShell
3 15 (13.27%) C#
4 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.96%) Java
6 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.50%) CCNP
3 12 (10.62%) CCNA
3 12 (10.62%) MCSE
4 10 (8.85%) CCSA
4 10 (8.85%) CCSE
5 8 (7.08%) Degree
6 4 (3.54%) MCP
6 4 (3.54%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.65%) MCSA
8 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.77%) MCTS
8 2 (1.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (42.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.58%) Hyper-V
3 19 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (15.04%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (15.04%) KVM
5 3 (2.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (14.16%) Puppet
1 16 (14.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.70%) VMware
3 14 (12.39%) Cisco
4 12 (10.62%) Citrix
5 11 (9.73%) CheckPoint
6 10 (8.85%) Sourcefire
7 9 (7.96%) Oracle
8 5 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.77%) HP
9 2 (1.77%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.88%) Google
10 1 (0.88%) Zend
10 1 (0.88%) F5
10 1 (0.88%) NetApp
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