The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 116 83 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.79% 13.52% 16.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.91% 62.41% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 93 81 83
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 133 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 33.95% 21.66% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 122 131 105
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Windows
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Suffolk region.

Windows Salary Trend in Suffolk

Windows
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Windows
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +11 63 £40,000 +5.26% 10
Bury St Edmunds +10 29 £45,000 +136.84% 2
Newmarket - 4 £27,500 -
Lowestoft +7 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

1 122 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 90 (36.59%) SQL
3 88 (35.77%) Web Services
4 87 (35.37%) Linux
4 87 (35.37%) Active Directory
5 80 (32.52%) UNIX
5 80 (32.52%) SQL Server
6 79 (32.11%) MS Excel
7 70 (28.46%) SAN
7 70 (28.46%) SharePoint
8 62 (25.20%) .NET
8 62 (25.20%) TCP/IP
8 62 (25.20%) Firewall
9 61 (24.80%) C#
10 60 (24.39%) Shell Script
11 58 (23.58%) XML
11 58 (23.58%) MS Exchange
12 57 (23.17%) DNS
13 50 (20.33%) VPN
14 49 (19.92%) PowerShell
15 47 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
16 44 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (17.07%) Degree
18 41 (16.67%) VMware
19 39 (15.85%) Oracle
19 39 (15.85%) Hyper-V
20 37 (15.04%) Performance Tuning
21 36 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 36 (14.63%) Reverse Proxy
22 35 (14.23%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 70 (28.46%) SharePoint
2 58 (23.58%) MS Exchange
3 24 (9.76%) IIS
4 18 (7.32%) Apache
5 15 (6.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (5.28%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (3.66%) Oracle 10gAS
7 9 (3.66%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (2.85%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.85%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.41%) Drupal
12 1 (0.41%) WordPress
12 1 (0.41%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 79 (32.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.88%) MS Office
3 8 (3.25%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.63%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (9.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.85%) SaaS
2 7 (2.85%) Office 365
3 3 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 70 (28.46%) SAN
2 62 (25.20%) TCP/IP
2 62 (25.20%) Firewall
3 57 (23.17%) DNS
4 50 (20.33%) VPN
5 36 (14.63%) Reverse Proxy
6 35 (14.23%) DHCP
7 17 (6.91%) WAN
7 17 (6.91%) LAN
8 14 (5.69%) HTTP
9 13 (5.28%) SSL
10 9 (3.66%) Intranet
11 8 (3.25%) HTTPS
11 8 (3.25%) Kerberos
11 8 (3.25%) Wireshark
11 8 (3.25%) SSH
12 6 (2.44%) IPsec
12 6 (2.44%) Wireless
12 6 (2.44%) NAS
12 6 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (32.52%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 15 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (5.69%) NoSQL
7 13 (5.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (4.47%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (4.07%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.66%) Oracle OLAP
10 9 (3.66%) DTS
10 9 (3.66%) OLAP
11 8 (3.25%) MySQL
11 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (2.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (4.07%) Subversion
5 9 (3.66%) MorphX
5 9 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (3.66%) PVCS
6 7 (2.85%) ReSharper
6 7 (2.85%) NUnit
7 6 (2.44%) Ant
8 5 (2.03%) Maven
8 5 (2.03%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.63%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.22%) Selenium
10 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.81%) JUnit
12 1 (0.41%) Hudson
12 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (7.32%) Finance
2 8 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.03%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.63%) Law
5 2 (0.81%) Advertising
5 2 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (29.67%) Developer
2 45 (18.29%) Administrator
3 35 (14.23%) Analyst
4 34 (13.82%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (9.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 18 (7.32%) DBA
7 17 (6.91%) Support Engineer
8 15 (6.10%) Support Analyst
9 13 (5.28%) Network Engineer
10 12 (4.88%) Architect
11 11 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (4.47%) SQL DBA
11 11 (4.47%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.07%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.07%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.07%) UNIX Administrator
12 10 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.66%) SQL Server DBA
13 9 (3.66%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (35.77%) Web Services
2 62 (25.20%) .NET
3 58 (23.58%) XML
4 34 (13.82%) JSON
5 25 (10.16%) SOAP
6 24 (9.76%) HTML
7 23 (9.35%) ASP.NET
7 23 (9.35%) WCF
8 17 (6.91%) CSS
8 17 (6.91%) RESTful
9 14 (5.69%) HTML5
9 14 (5.69%) Silverlight
10 13 (5.28%) jQuery
11 12 (4.88%) XSLT
11 12 (4.88%) WPF
12 11 (4.47%) Ajax
12 11 (4.47%) Reactive Extensions
12 11 (4.47%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 10 (4.07%) Middleware
13 10 (4.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.20%) Replication
2 16 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.69%) Clustering
4 10 (4.07%) PKI
5 9 (3.66%) GIS
6 6 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.81%) Open Source
9 2 (0.81%) Online Games
9 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 87 (35.37%) Linux
2 80 (32.52%) UNIX
3 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (4.88%) Windows 8
3 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.07%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.85%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.03%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.63%) CentOS
8 4 (1.63%) Android
9 3 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.81%) AIX
10 2 (0.81%) Solaris
10 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.04%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.16%) CRM
3 25 (10.16%) Release Management
4 21 (8.54%) Migration
4 21 (8.54%) MVC
5 20 (8.13%) Configuration Management
5 20 (8.13%) Data Migration
6 19 (7.72%) DevOps
6 19 (7.72%) Waterfall
7 16 (6.50%) MVVM
8 15 (6.10%) Project Planning
8 15 (6.10%) TDD
9 14 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.69%) ERP
9 14 (5.69%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (5.28%) ITIL
10 13 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (4.88%) Workflow
11 12 (4.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 90 (36.59%) SQL
2 61 (24.80%) C#
3 60 (24.39%) Shell Script
4 49 (19.92%) PowerShell
5 25 (10.16%) JavaScript
6 22 (8.94%) Java
7 14 (5.69%) PHP
8 11 (4.47%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.07%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.66%) X++
10 9 (3.66%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.63%) Perl
11 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.22%) Ruby
12 3 (1.22%) XAML
13 2 (0.81%) Python
13 2 (0.81%) C
14 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (17.07%) Degree
3 23 (9.35%) MCSE
4 21 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (8.54%) CCNP
5 20 (8.13%) CCNA
6 13 (5.28%) MCITP
7 12 (4.88%) Sun Certification
8 8 (3.25%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.85%) MCSA
10 6 (2.44%) CCSA
10 6 (2.44%) ISEB
10 6 (2.44%) CCSE
10 6 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.63%) MCP
12 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.81%) MCTS
13 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.03%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 87 (35.37%) Active Directory
2 39 (15.85%) Hyper-V
3 34 (13.82%) KVM
3 34 (13.82%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.63%) XenApp
7 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.81%) vSphere
9 1 (0.41%) XenServer
9 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (11.38%) Puppet
1 28 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.81%) SCCM
2 2 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 122 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.67%) VMware
3 39 (15.85%) Oracle
4 27 (10.98%) Cisco
5 24 (9.76%) CheckPoint
6 10 (4.07%) Citrix
7 9 (3.66%) Serena
8 7 (2.85%) HP
9 6 (2.44%) Dell
9 6 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.44%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.63%) F5
11 3 (1.22%) Google
11 3 (1.22%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.22%) Juniper
11 3 (1.22%) NetApp
11 3 (1.22%) JBoss
11 3 (1.22%) Blue Coat
12 2 (0.81%) SAP
12 2 (0.81%) IBM
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