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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 57 62 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.50% 19.94% 17.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.03% 64.58% 81.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 66
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +0.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,850 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
77 96 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.70% 30.87% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 59 91 78
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
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 20 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 52 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
3 41 (36.61%) Firewall
4 35 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 35 (31.25%) Linux
5 34 (30.36%) SAN
6 32 (28.57%) SQL
7 31 (27.68%) VPN
8 29 (25.89%) DNS
8 29 (25.89%) IIS
9 28 (25.00%) UNIX
10 25 (22.32%) Web Services
11 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 24 (21.43%) VMware
12 22 (19.64%) LAN
12 22 (19.64%) WAN
13 21 (18.75%) PowerShell
14 20 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (16.96%) Finance
16 18 (16.07%) XML
16 18 (16.07%) Puppet
16 18 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
17 17 (15.18%) Windows XP
17 17 (15.18%) SSL
18 16 (14.29%) Shell Script
18 16 (14.29%) Load Balancing
19 15 (13.39%) JSON
19 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
20 14 (12.50%) Clustering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 29 (25.89%) IIS
2 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.68%) Apache
6 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.04%) MS Office
3 5 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.89%) Office 365
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.61%) Firewall
2 35 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 34 (30.36%) SAN
4 31 (27.68%) VPN
5 29 (25.89%) DNS
6 22 (19.64%) LAN
6 22 (19.64%) WAN
7 17 (15.18%) SSL
8 13 (11.61%) NAS
9 11 (9.82%) Network Security
10 10 (8.93%) Wireless
10 10 (8.93%) IPsec
10 10 (8.93%) SSH
11 9 (8.04%) DHCP
11 9 (8.04%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (6.25%) Wireshark
12 7 (6.25%) Kerberos
13 4 (3.57%) Internet
14 3 (2.68%) LDAP
14 3 (2.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (9.82%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.79%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.68%) Subversion
1 3 (2.68%) Fiddler
1 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.89%) Maven
3 1 (0.89%) Ant
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Law
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Architect
2 22 (19.64%) Analyst
3 12 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 12 (10.71%) Administrator
3 12 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (9.82%) Service Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Network Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Security Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Security Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.36%) IT Support
10 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) Web Services
2 18 (16.07%) XML
3 15 (13.39%) JSON
4 11 (9.82%) Middleware
5 9 (8.04%) HTML
6 7 (6.25%) .NET
6 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.25%) WSH
7 6 (5.36%) CSS
7 6 (5.36%) WCF
7 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.57%) jQuery
9 2 (1.79%) OAuth
9 2 (1.79%) SAML
9 2 (1.79%) COM
9 2 (1.79%) SPNEGO
9 2 (1.79%) HTML5
9 2 (1.79%) Java EE
9 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.89%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Clustering
2 13 (11.61%) PKI
2 13 (11.61%) Replication
3 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.68%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.79%) Open Source
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.79%) PDA
7 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.25%) Linux
2 28 (25.00%) UNIX
3 17 (15.18%) Windows XP
4 12 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.79%) Android
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 11 (9.82%) SIEM
2 11 (9.82%) ITIL
2 11 (9.82%) Benchmarking
2 11 (9.82%) Identity Management
2 11 (9.82%) Asset Management
2 11 (9.82%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (9.82%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (8.93%) DevOps
4 9 (8.04%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 7 (6.25%) MVC
6 7 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.36%) Information Security
8 5 (4.46%) UML
8 5 (4.46%) ERP
9 4 (3.57%) SOA
9 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.57%) SQL
2 21 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 16 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.82%) C#
4 11 (9.82%) Java
5 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.93%) MCITP
2 10 (8.93%) CCSA
2 10 (8.93%) CCSE
3 8 (7.14%) Degree
4 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.46%) CCNP
5 4 (3.57%) CCNA
5 4 (3.57%) MCP
5 4 (3.57%) MCSE
5 4 (3.57%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.79%) MCSA
6 2 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.57%) KVM
5 2 (1.79%) vSphere
5 2 (1.79%) vCloud
6 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (16.07%) Puppet
1 18 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.79%) SCCM
2 2 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.43%) VMware
3 14 (12.50%) Citrix
4 11 (9.82%) CheckPoint
5 10 (8.93%) Sourcefire
6 8 (7.14%) Oracle
7 6 (5.36%) Cisco
8 3 (2.68%) NetApp
8 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.79%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.89%) Google
10 1 (0.89%) F5
10 1 (0.89%) Apple
10 1 (0.89%) Sage
10 1 (0.89%) HP
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