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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 53 61 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.36% 18.43% 17.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.61% 73.49% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 44
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £43,000 £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
72 83 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.38% 25.08% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 67 81 61
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,400 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £54,000
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 10 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 10 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
3 54 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 49 (37.12%) Web Services
5 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
6 44 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 44 (33.33%) DNS
7 43 (32.58%) Firewall
8 41 (31.06%) SAN
9 39 (29.55%) PowerShell
10 38 (28.79%) Shell Script
11 37 (28.03%) VPN
12 36 (27.27%) SQL
13 33 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 33 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (22.73%) MS Excel
16 28 (21.21%) MS Exchange
16 28 (21.21%) DHCP
16 28 (21.21%) Reverse Proxy
16 28 (21.21%) KVM
16 28 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
17 24 (18.18%) Cisco
17 24 (18.18%) Replication
18 23 (17.42%) SQL Server
18 23 (17.42%) XML
19 21 (15.91%) Release Management
20 20 (15.15%) VMware
20 20 (15.15%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 28 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 17 (12.88%) IIS
4 8 (6.06%) Apache
5 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.76%) CMS
10 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.76%) Node.js
10 1 (0.76%) Drupal
10 1 (0.76%) WordPress
10 1 (0.76%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 30 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.06%) MS Office
2 8 (6.06%) InfoPath
3 4 (3.03%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
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%) Office 365
3 5 (3.79%) SaaS
4 3 (2.27%) IaaS
5 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 44 (33.33%) DNS
2 43 (32.58%) Firewall
3 41 (31.06%) SAN
4 37 (28.03%) VPN
5 28 (21.21%) DHCP
5 28 (21.21%) Reverse Proxy
6 11 (8.33%) HTTP
7 8 (6.06%) HTTPS
8 7 (5.30%) SSL
8 7 (5.30%) Kerberos
8 7 (5.30%) Wireshark
9 6 (4.55%) LAN
9 6 (4.55%) WAN
10 4 (3.03%) Wireless
10 4 (3.03%) IPsec
10 4 (3.03%) SSH
10 4 (3.03%) Network Security
11 3 (2.27%) X.509
11 3 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.42%) 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%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.82%) NoSQL
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 9 (6.82%) Subversion
3 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.03%) Maven
7 3 (2.27%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.27%) Ant
7 3 (2.27%) NUnit
7 3 (2.27%) Hudson
8 2 (1.52%) MSTest
8 2 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.52%) Moq
9 1 (0.76%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 8 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Law
3 2 (1.52%) Games
3 2 (1.52%) Retail
3 2 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (23.48%) Administrator
2 29 (21.97%) Developer
3 25 (18.94%) 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%) UNIX Administrator
8 10 (7.58%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
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%) Architect
13 5 (3.79%) Network Engineer
13 5 (3.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (37.12%) Web Services
2 23 (17.42%) XML
3 19 (14.39%) .NET
4 11 (8.33%) JSON
5 10 (7.58%) HTML
6 8 (6.06%) RESTful
6 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 7 (5.30%) CSS
7 7 (5.30%) WCF
7 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.79%) WSH
9 4 (3.03%) jQuery
10 2 (1.52%) OAuth
10 2 (1.52%) Spring.NET
10 2 (1.52%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (1.52%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (1.52%) SPNEGO
10 2 (1.52%) HTML5
10 2 (1.52%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Replication
2 10 (7.58%) Clustering
3 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.30%) PKI
5 5 (3.79%) Open Source
6 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.52%) Online Games
7 2 (1.52%) Tandem
7 2 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.76%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 57 (43.18%) Linux
2 55 (41.67%) UNIX
3 8 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.79%) CentOS
6 4 (3.03%) Android
7 3 (2.27%) Solaris
7 3 (2.27%) AIX
7 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.76%) HPUX
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (15.91%) Release Management
3 12 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (7.58%) ITIL
4 10 (7.58%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.82%) MVC
6 7 (5.30%) UML
6 7 (5.30%) DevOps
7 6 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.55%) SOA
7 6 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.55%) TOGAF
8 5 (3.79%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.79%) High Availability
9 4 (3.03%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.03%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 38 (28.79%) Shell Script
3 36 (27.27%) SQL
4 17 (12.88%) C#
5 16 (12.12%) Java
6 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.27%) Perl
8 2 (1.52%) PHP
8 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.52%) Python
8 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (22.73%) 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%) Degree
5 7 (5.30%) MCSA
5 7 (5.30%) Sun Certification
6 4 (3.03%) CCSA
6 4 (3.03%) CCSE
7 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.27%) MCP
8 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.52%) ISEB
8 2 (1.52%) MCTS
8 2 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 54 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 33 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 28 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
3 28 (21.21%) KVM
4 18 (13.64%) 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 20 (15.15%) Puppet
1 20 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.52%) SCCM
2 2 (1.52%) SCOM
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.18%) Cisco
3 20 (15.15%) VMware
4 15 (11.36%) Oracle
5 8 (6.06%) HP
6 6 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.79%) Citrix
7 5 (3.79%) JBoss
8 4 (3.03%) Dell
8 4 (3.03%) Sourcefire
9 3 (2.27%) NetApp
10 2 (1.52%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.76%) Google
11 1 (0.76%) Zend
11 1 (0.76%) F5
11 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.76%) Adobe
11 1 (0.76%) SAP
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