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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 64 48 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 14.41% 15.43% 23.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.79% 65.75% 72.53%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 59
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
165 73 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 37.16% 23.47% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 153 70 82
Average salary £34,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 13 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 50 (38.76%) Microsoft
2 40 (31.01%) Java
2 40 (31.01%) Android
3 37 (28.68%) C#
4 35 (27.13%) Linux
4 35 (27.13%) Windows Server
5 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 29 (22.48%) HTML
6 29 (22.48%) MS Exchange
7 27 (20.93%) Active Directory
7 27 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (20.16%) XML
9 25 (19.38%) Objective-C
10 24 (18.60%) .NET
10 24 (18.60%) Apple iOS
11 23 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (17.05%) SQL
12 22 (17.05%) MS Office
12 22 (17.05%) Apple
13 21 (16.28%) Ruby
13 21 (16.28%) QA
13 21 (16.28%) Windows Phone
14 20 (15.50%) C++
14 20 (15.50%) Python
15 19 (14.73%) Web Development
16 18 (13.95%) Automated Testing
16 18 (13.95%) CSS
16 18 (13.95%) High Availability
16 18 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (13.95%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (22.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.30%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.75%) Node.js
5 6 (4.65%) IIS
6 5 (3.88%) Documentum
6 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.33%) Apache
7 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.55%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Drupal
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (17.05%) MS Office
2 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.40%) DHCP
1 16 (12.40%) DNS
2 15 (11.63%) LAN
2 15 (11.63%) WAN
3 10 (7.75%) VoIP
4 9 (6.98%) SAN
5 8 (6.20%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (6.20%) SMTP
6 7 (5.43%) Internet
7 6 (4.65%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.65%) VPN
7 6 (4.65%) Wireless
7 6 (4.65%) xDSL
8 4 (3.10%) Firewall
8 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.55%) LDAP
10 2 (1.55%) PBX
10 2 (1.55%) SSL
11 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) Big Data
2 11 (8.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Selenium
2 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.55%) Calabash
5 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.55%) JUnit
5 2 (1.55%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 11 (8.53%) Finance
2 2 (1.55%) Games
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Developer
2 22 (17.05%) Analyst
3 21 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (11.63%) Architect
5 14 (10.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) AWS Developer
7 11 (8.53%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (8.53%) Consultant
7 11 (8.53%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
7 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
7 11 (8.53%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.75%) Desktop Support
9 9 (6.98%) Graduate
9 9 (6.98%) Graduate Developer
9 9 (6.98%) QA Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) IT Support
10 8 (6.20%) QA Leader
10 8 (6.20%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.48%) HTML
2 26 (20.16%) XML
3 24 (18.60%) .NET
4 18 (13.95%) CSS
5 12 (9.30%) Hibernate
5 12 (9.30%) J2EE
5 12 (9.30%) Spring
6 11 (8.53%) EJB
7 10 (7.75%) .NET Framework
8 9 (6.98%) ADO
9 5 (3.88%) jQuery
10 4 (3.10%) HTML5
10 4 (3.10%) PhoneGap
11 3 (2.33%) DHTML
12 2 (1.55%) OAuth
12 2 (1.55%) Web Services
13 1 (0.78%) Java EE
13 1 (0.78%) JSON
13 1 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 1 (0.78%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) iPhone
2 11 (8.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.53%) Cybercrime
2 11 (8.53%) Driving Licence
2 11 (8.53%) Visualisation
3 9 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.43%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.10%) iPad
7 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.55%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.55%) Handset
7 2 (1.55%) Online Games
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.01%) Android
2 35 (27.13%) Linux
2 35 (27.13%) Windows Server
3 24 (18.60%) Apple iOS
4 21 (16.28%) Windows Phone
5 18 (13.95%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.08%) Windows XP
8 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.10%) Unix
10 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.73%) Web Development
4 18 (13.95%) Automated Testing
4 18 (13.95%) High Availability
5 16 (12.40%) iOS Development
6 15 (11.63%) DevOps
6 15 (11.63%) ITIL
7 14 (10.85%) Configuration Management
8 12 (9.30%) Android Development
9 11 (8.53%) Build Automation
9 11 (8.53%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (8.53%) Integration Testing
9 11 (8.53%) Mobile Development
9 11 (8.53%) Network Design
9 11 (8.53%) Reverse Engineering
10 10 (7.75%) SDLC
10 10 (7.75%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.43%) Functional Testing
11 7 (5.43%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.01%) Java
2 37 (28.68%) C#
3 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 25 (19.38%) Objective-C
5 22 (17.05%) SQL
6 21 (16.28%) Ruby
7 20 (15.50%) C++
7 20 (15.50%) Python
8 14 (10.85%) Bash Shell
9 10 (7.75%) PHP
9 10 (7.75%) VB
10 9 (6.98%) C
10 9 (6.98%) Embedded C
10 9 (6.98%) Embedded C++
11 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.55%) Perl
12 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) AWS Certification
1 11 (8.53%) Degree
1 11 (8.53%) DV Cleared
1 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
1 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.88%) MCP
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.55%) ISEB
4 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) CCNP
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.28%) QA
2 17 (13.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) Docker
4 1 (0.78%) KVM
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (13.18%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (13.18%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (38.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.05%) Apple
3 13 (10.08%) Citrix
4 7 (5.43%) Sage
5 5 (3.88%) EMC
5 5 (3.88%) VMware
6 4 (3.10%) HP
6 4 (3.10%) SonicWALL
6 4 (3.10%) Sophos
6 4 (3.10%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.33%) Kofax
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco
8 2 (1.55%) Lotus
9 1 (0.78%) F5
9 1 (0.78%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.78%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle
9 1 (0.78%) Symantec
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