The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 80 114 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.53% 27.01% 13.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.80% 70.81% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 74 101 73
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
113 161 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.35% 38.15% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 100 146 109
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -9 48 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Bury St Edmunds +1 13 £32,500 -23.52%
Haverhill - 4 £33,000 - 2
Newmarket -2 3 £20,000 -27.27%
Felixstowe - 2 £55,000 - 2
Halesworth - 2 £26,000 -
Stowmarket - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 88 (48.09%) Microsoft
2 71 (38.80%) Linux
3 54 (29.51%) SQL
4 43 (23.50%) Active Directory
5 42 (22.95%) SQL Server
6 38 (20.77%) MS Office
7 36 (19.67%) MS Excel
8 35 (19.13%) .NET
9 34 (18.58%) CheckPoint
10 33 (18.03%) MS Exchange
10 33 (18.03%) SDLC
11 32 (17.49%) C#
12 31 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (14.21%) TCP/IP
13 26 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (13.66%) SharePoint
15 24 (13.11%) DNS
15 24 (13.11%) PowerShell
15 24 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (12.57%) VPN
16 23 (12.57%) XML
17 21 (11.48%) CRM
17 21 (11.48%) Juniper
17 21 (11.48%) Blue Coat
17 21 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (11.48%) F5
18 20 (10.93%) Dynamics CRM
18 20 (10.93%) VMware
18 20 (10.93%) SAN
19 19 (10.38%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 33 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.66%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.28%) Documentum
4 6 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.28%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.19%) Lync
6 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.55%) JBoss
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.55%) Drupal
7 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (20.77%) MS Office
2 36 (19.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.01%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.21%) TCP/IP
2 24 (13.11%) DNS
3 23 (12.57%) VPN
4 20 (10.93%) SAN
5 17 (9.29%) DHCP
6 11 (6.01%) LAN
7 10 (5.46%) WAN
7 10 (5.46%) Firewall
8 8 (4.37%) VoIP
9 7 (3.83%) SSL
10 6 (3.28%) Internet
11 4 (2.19%) HTTPS
11 4 (2.19%) HTTP
11 4 (2.19%) SMTP
11 4 (2.19%) DSL
11 4 (2.19%) Wireless
11 4 (2.19%) IMAP
11 4 (2.19%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.55%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (8.74%) Selenium
2 9 (4.92%) SoapUI
3 8 (4.37%) Calabash
3 8 (4.37%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.37%) JIRA
3 8 (4.37%) JUnit
3 8 (4.37%) Bugzilla
4 5 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.64%) VisiBroker
6 2 (1.09%) Subversion
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.55%) JMeter
7 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.55%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (4.37%) Games
2 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.64%) Finance
3 3 (1.64%) Publishing
4 2 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (23.50%) Support Engineer
2 41 (22.40%) Analyst
3 38 (20.77%) Architect
4 19 (10.38%) Support Analyst
5 18 (9.84%) Network Support
6 17 (9.29%) AWS Architect
7 16 (8.74%) Network Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) Network Support Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) Developer
9 14 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (7.65%) Server Support
9 14 (7.65%) Test Analyst
10 13 (7.10%) Server Engineer
11 11 (6.01%) Technical Architect
11 11 (6.01%) Tester
12 10 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (5.46%) IT Support
13 9 (4.92%) Junior
13 9 (4.92%) Systems Support
14 8 (4.37%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.13%) .NET
2 23 (12.57%) XML
3 13 (7.10%) ADO
3 13 (7.10%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.83%) Web Services
4 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.28%) SOAP
6 5 (2.73%) WSH
6 5 (2.73%) WCF
7 4 (2.19%) Silverlight
7 4 (2.19%) HTML
7 4 (2.19%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (2.19%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (1.09%) REST
8 2 (1.09%) CSS
9 1 (0.55%) JSP
9 1 (0.55%) COM
9 1 (0.55%) J2EE
9 1 (0.55%) jQuery
9 1 (0.55%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.65%) Client/Server
2 12 (6.56%) N-Tier
3 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.37%) Online Games
5 6 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.19%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.19%) NHS
7 4 (2.19%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.64%) Statistics
8 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.09%) iSeries
9 2 (1.09%) AS400
9 2 (1.09%) Tandem
10 1 (0.55%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.80%) Linux
2 21 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (8.74%) Windows 7
4 14 (7.65%) UNIX
5 12 (6.56%) Android
5 12 (6.56%) Windows XP
6 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.37%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.83%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.03%) SDLC
2 31 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.48%) CRM
4 14 (7.65%) ITIL
5 13 (7.10%) Project Planning
5 13 (7.10%) Test Automation
6 11 (6.01%) Service Management
7 9 (4.92%) Content Management
7 9 (4.92%) Performance Testing
7 9 (4.92%) BDD
8 8 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (4.37%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (4.37%) Release Management
8 8 (4.37%) Document Management
9 7 (3.83%) Process Management
9 7 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (3.83%) Process Improvement
9 7 (3.83%) Business Process Improvement
10 6 (3.28%) MVVM
10 6 (3.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.51%) SQL
2 32 (17.49%) C#
3 24 (13.11%) PowerShell
4 19 (10.38%) Java
5 17 (9.29%) VB
6 9 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.37%) Python
8 7 (3.83%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.19%) Ruby
9 4 (2.19%) VBA
9 4 (2.19%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.64%) C
11 2 (1.09%) PHP
12 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.20%) MCP
3 12 (6.56%) CCNA
3 12 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.92%) MCSE
5 8 (4.37%) CCNP
6 6 (3.28%) ISEB
7 4 (2.19%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.19%) MCITP
7 4 (2.19%) Degree
8 3 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.64%) HND
9 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.10%) QA
2 3 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (23.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.64%) vSphere
4 3 (1.64%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 13 (7.10%) Puppet
1 13 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.64%) HAProxy
2 3 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.64%) Nagios
2 3 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (48.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (18.58%) CheckPoint
3 21 (11.48%) Juniper
3 21 (11.48%) Blue Coat
3 21 (11.48%) F5
4 20 (10.93%) VMware
5 15 (8.20%) Trend Micro
5 15 (8.20%) Crossbeam
6 11 (6.01%) Apple
7 10 (5.46%) HP
8 8 (4.37%) OpenText
9 7 (3.83%) Kofax
9 7 (3.83%) Sophos
9 7 (3.83%) SonicWALL
10 6 (3.28%) EMC
10 6 (3.28%) Lotus
11 5 (2.73%) Cisco
12 4 (2.19%) Oracle
12 4 (2.19%) Polycom
13 3 (1.64%) ProCurve
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