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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 58 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.83% 18.83% 13.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.34% 69.05% 72.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 54
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 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,300 £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
73 84 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.97% 27.27% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60 81 68
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (45.87%) Microsoft
2 49 (44.95%) Active Directory
3 41 (37.61%) Firewall
4 39 (35.78%) Linux
5 37 (33.94%) TCP/IP
6 35 (32.11%) SAN
7 33 (30.28%) VPN
8 32 (29.36%) UNIX
8 32 (29.36%) SQL
9 31 (28.44%) DNS
10 30 (27.52%) Web Services
11 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
11 26 (23.85%) IIS
12 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
13 23 (21.10%) PowerShell
14 22 (20.18%) Shell Script
15 21 (19.27%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (17.43%) VMware
16 19 (17.43%) WAN
16 19 (17.43%) LAN
17 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
17 18 (16.51%) Puppet
17 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (16.51%) Opscode Chef
18 17 (15.60%) SSL
19 16 (14.68%) XML
20 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (13.76%) Finance
20 15 (13.76%) Replication
20 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (23.85%) IIS
2 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.67%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.75%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.75%) Apache
7 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.26%) MS Office
3 5 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.67%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.92%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.34%) SaaS
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.92%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (37.61%) Firewall
2 37 (33.94%) TCP/IP
3 35 (32.11%) SAN
4 33 (30.28%) VPN
5 31 (28.44%) DNS
6 19 (17.43%) LAN
6 19 (17.43%) WAN
7 17 (15.60%) SSL
8 14 (12.84%) DHCP
8 14 (12.84%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (9.17%) Network Security
9 10 (9.17%) NAS
9 10 (9.17%) Wireless
9 10 (9.17%) IPsec
9 10 (9.17%) SSH
10 7 (6.42%) Wireshark
10 7 (6.42%) Kerberos
11 4 (3.67%) Internet
11 4 (3.67%) HTTP
12 3 (2.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.17%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.67%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.83%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.75%) Subversion
2 3 (2.75%) Fiddler
2 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) Ant
General
1 15 (13.76%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Law
3 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Analyst
2 19 (17.43%) Architect
3 17 (15.60%) Administrator
4 14 (12.84%) Developer
4 14 (12.84%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (10.09%) Network Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) Support Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Security Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (7.34%) Service Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) IT Support
11 6 (5.50%) SQL DBA
11 6 (5.50%) Security Architect
11 6 (5.50%) DBA
12 5 (4.59%) Technical Architect
13 4 (3.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.52%) Web Services
2 16 (14.68%) XML
3 12 (11.01%) JSON
4 9 (8.26%) HTML
5 8 (7.34%) .NET
5 8 (7.34%) Middleware
6 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.42%) WSH
7 6 (5.50%) CSS
7 6 (5.50%) WCF
7 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.67%) jQuery
9 2 (1.83%) OAuth
9 2 (1.83%) SAML
9 2 (1.83%) COM
9 2 (1.83%) SPNEGO
9 2 (1.83%) HTML5
9 2 (1.83%) Java EE
9 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.92%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Replication
2 13 (11.93%) PKI
3 12 (11.01%) Clustering
4 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.75%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.83%) PDA
8 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.78%) Linux
2 32 (29.36%) UNIX
3 14 (12.84%) Windows XP
4 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.83%) Android
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.93%) Load Balancing
1 13 (11.93%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (8.26%) DevOps
3 8 (7.34%) SIEM
3 8 (7.34%) ITIL
3 8 (7.34%) Benchmarking
3 8 (7.34%) Identity Management
3 8 (7.34%) Asset Management
3 8 (7.34%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (6.42%) TOGAF
4 7 (6.42%) MVC
4 7 (6.42%) Risk Management
4 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.42%) Release Management
5 5 (4.59%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (4.59%) UML
5 5 (4.59%) ERP
5 5 (4.59%) Information Security
6 4 (3.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) SQL
2 23 (21.10%) PowerShell
3 22 (20.18%) Shell Script
4 12 (11.01%) C#
5 10 (9.17%) Java
6 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.83%) Ruby
9 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.17%) CCSA
2 10 (9.17%) CCSE
3 9 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.26%) CCNP
4 8 (7.34%) CCNA
4 8 (7.34%) MCSE
4 8 (7.34%) Degree
5 7 (6.42%) MCITP
6 4 (3.67%) MCP
6 4 (3.67%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.83%) MCSA
8 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (44.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.01%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (11.01%) KVM
5 2 (1.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (16.51%) Puppet
1 18 (16.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (45.87%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.43%) VMware
3 12 (11.01%) Citrix
4 11 (10.09%) CheckPoint
5 10 (9.17%) Cisco
5 10 (9.17%) Sourcefire
6 8 (7.34%) Oracle
7 5 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.83%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.92%) Google
9 1 (0.92%) F5
9 1 (0.92%) Sage
9 1 (0.92%) HP
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