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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 58 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.00% 14.33% 15.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.32% 68.12% 73.61%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 43
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,250 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £42,500 £38,500
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
76 69 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.76% 21.04% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 69 68 57
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 23 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 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 57 (43.18%) Linux
2 55 (41.67%) UNIX
2 55 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 50 (37.88%) Microsoft
3 50 (37.88%) Web Services
4 49 (37.12%) Firewall
5 47 (35.61%) TCP/IP
6 46 (34.85%) DNS
6 46 (34.85%) SAN
7 42 (31.82%) PowerShell
8 41 (31.06%) Shell Script
8 41 (31.06%) VPN
9 37 (28.03%) SQL
10 34 (25.76%) MS Excel
10 34 (25.76%) Hyper-V
11 33 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 32 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
13 31 (23.48%) Reverse Proxy
14 29 (21.97%) KVM
14 29 (21.97%) VMware ESXi
15 28 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (20.45%) MS Exchange
16 27 (20.45%) DHCP
16 27 (20.45%) Replication
17 25 (18.94%) XML
18 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
18 24 (18.18%) Cisco
19 23 (17.42%) Puppet
19 23 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
20 22 (16.67%) VMware

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 16 (12.12%) IIS
4 6 (4.55%) Apache
4 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.76%) CMS
9 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.76%) Drupal
9 1 (0.76%) WordPress
9 1 (0.76%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 34 (25.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.06%) MS Office
2 8 (6.06%) InfoPath
3 4 (3.03%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.30%) SaaS
2 7 (5.30%) Office 365
3 3 (2.27%) IaaS
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (37.12%) Firewall
2 47 (35.61%) TCP/IP
3 46 (34.85%) DNS
3 46 (34.85%) SAN
4 41 (31.06%) VPN
5 31 (23.48%) Reverse Proxy
6 27 (20.45%) DHCP
7 11 (8.33%) HTTP
8 8 (6.06%) LAN
8 8 (6.06%) WAN
8 8 (6.06%) HTTPS
8 8 (6.06%) SSL
9 7 (5.30%) Kerberos
9 7 (5.30%) Wireshark
10 5 (3.79%) Network Security
10 5 (3.79%) Wireless
10 5 (3.79%) IPsec
10 5 (3.79%) SSH
11 4 (3.03%) NAS
11 4 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.30%) MySQL
8 5 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.76%) OLAP
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.30%) Subversion
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.27%) Ant
5 3 (2.27%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.52%) Maven
6 2 (1.52%) NUnit
7 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.76%) MSTest
7 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.76%) Moq
7 1 (0.76%) Hudson
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 10 (7.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (1.52%) Games
3 2 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (22.73%) Administrator
2 27 (20.45%) Developer
3 24 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (15.15%) Analyst
5 14 (10.61%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) DBA
7 11 (8.33%) SQL DBA
8 10 (7.58%) Architect
9 9 (6.82%) UNIX Administrator
9 9 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (6.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 8 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.30%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (5.30%) IT Support
11 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.30%) Technical Support
12 6 (4.55%) Network Engineer
13 5 (3.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.88%) Web Services
2 25 (18.94%) XML
3 17 (12.88%) .NET
4 13 (9.85%) JSON
5 9 (6.82%) HTML
6 8 (6.06%) RESTful
7 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.55%) CSS
8 6 (4.55%) WSH
8 6 (4.55%) WCF
8 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.27%) jQuery
10 2 (1.52%) OAuth
10 2 (1.52%) SPNEGO
10 2 (1.52%) JSF
10 2 (1.52%) Ajax
10 2 (1.52%) NHibernate
10 2 (1.52%) Java EE
10 2 (1.52%) SAML
10 2 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Replication
2 12 (9.09%) Clustering
3 8 (6.06%) PKI
3 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.27%) Open Source
5 2 (1.52%) Online Games
5 2 (1.52%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.76%) Tandem
6 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 57 (43.18%) Linux
2 55 (41.67%) UNIX
3 9 (6.82%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.27%) Android
6 3 (2.27%) CentOS
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.52%) AIX
7 2 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (14.39%) Release Management
3 12 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.58%) ITIL
6 8 (6.06%) MVC
6 8 (6.06%) TOGAF
6 8 (6.06%) DevOps
7 7 (5.30%) UML
7 7 (5.30%) SOA
7 7 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.79%) High Availability
9 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.03%) ERP
10 4 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 41 (31.06%) Shell Script
3 37 (28.03%) SQL
4 17 (12.88%) Java
5 16 (12.12%) C#
6 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.52%) Perl
7 2 (1.52%) PHP
7 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.52%) Python
7 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.76%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (14.39%) CCNP
3 18 (13.64%) CCNA
3 18 (13.64%) MCSE
4 10 (7.58%) Sun Certification
5 9 (6.82%) Degree
6 7 (5.30%) MCSA
7 5 (3.79%) CCSA
7 5 (3.79%) CCSE
8 4 (3.03%) MCP
9 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.52%) MCTS
10 2 (1.52%) MCITP
10 2 (1.52%) ISEB
11 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 55 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 34 (25.76%) Hyper-V
3 29 (21.97%) VMware ESXi
3 29 (21.97%) KVM
4 20 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.76%) XenServer
6 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (17.42%) Puppet
1 23 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.52%) SCCM
2 2 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.18%) Cisco
3 22 (16.67%) VMware
4 15 (11.36%) Oracle
5 7 (5.30%) HP
6 6 (4.55%) Citrix
6 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.79%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.03%) Dell
9 3 (2.27%) NetApp
9 3 (2.27%) JBoss
10 2 (1.52%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.76%) Google
11 1 (0.76%) Zend
11 1 (0.76%) F5
11 1 (0.76%) SAP
11 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
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