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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 132 161 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.93% 24.66% 20.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.65% 74.54% 80.89%
Number of salaries quoted 96 148 113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,725 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 216 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.24% 33.08% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 131 203 142
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -6 74 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bury St Edmunds +13 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Stowmarket -2 6 £25,000 -23.07%
Woodbridge - 1 £15,500 -
Newmarket - 1 £28,250 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 95 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 80 (34.04%) Web Services
3 79 (33.62%) Linux
4 77 (32.77%) Active Directory
5 75 (31.91%) UNIX
6 63 (26.81%) SQL Server
7 62 (26.38%) C#
8 59 (25.11%) SQL
8 59 (25.11%) .NET
8 59 (25.11%) MS Excel
8 59 (25.11%) SAN
9 56 (23.83%) MS Exchange
10 50 (21.28%) SharePoint
10 50 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 50 (21.28%) Shell Script
11 46 (19.57%) XML
11 46 (19.57%) Degree
12 43 (18.30%) DNS
13 42 (17.87%) TCP/IP
14 41 (17.45%) Firewall
15 40 (17.02%) PowerShell
16 39 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
16 39 (16.60%) VMware
16 39 (16.60%) Oracle
17 37 (15.74%) Hyper-V
17 37 (15.74%) Performance Tuning
18 36 (15.32%) WCF
19 34 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (14.47%) VPN
19 34 (14.47%) KVM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 56 (23.83%) MS Exchange
2 50 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.66%) WebLogic
4 15 (6.38%) IIS
5 14 (5.96%) Apache
6 13 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (5.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (5.11%) Tomcat
8 11 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.70%) Resin
11 3 (1.28%) Node.js
11 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.85%) CMS
13 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.43%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.43%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.43%) WordPress
13 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.43%) DNN
Applications
1 59 (25.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.38%) MS Office
3 8 (3.40%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 22 (9.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.55%) Office 365
3 5 (2.13%) SaaS
4 3 (1.28%) IaaS
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (25.11%) SAN
2 43 (18.30%) DNS
3 42 (17.87%) TCP/IP
4 41 (17.45%) Firewall
5 34 (14.47%) VPN
6 32 (13.62%) Reverse Proxy
7 29 (12.34%) DHCP
8 8 (3.40%) LAN
8 8 (3.40%) WAN
8 8 (3.40%) HTTP
8 8 (3.40%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.85%) Internet
11 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.43%) VLAN
11 1 (0.43%) VoIP
11 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (26.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (6.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.11%) MySQL
5 11 (4.68%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.68%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.83%) Oracle OLAP
7 9 (3.83%) OLAP
8 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.43%) MS Access
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (9.79%) NUnit
3 20 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (4.68%) Subversion
6 9 (3.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (3.83%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.98%) MSTest
7 7 (2.98%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (2.98%) Moq
7 7 (2.98%) Hudson
7 7 (2.98%) Maven
7 7 (2.98%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.70%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.28%) PhoneGap
9 3 (1.28%) Selenium
10 2 (0.85%) Ant
General
1 7 (2.98%) Retail
2 6 (2.55%) Finance
3 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 83 (35.32%) Developer
2 47 (20.00%) Administrator
3 36 (15.32%) Systems Administrator
4 27 (11.49%) Analyst
5 21 (8.94%) SharePoint Developer
6 17 (7.23%) DBA
7 15 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) Operations Manager
8 11 (4.68%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 11 (4.68%) UNIX Administrator
9 9 (3.83%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.83%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.40%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (3.40%) SQL DBA
10 8 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Developer
11 7 (2.98%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (2.98%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (34.04%) Web Services
2 59 (25.11%) .NET
3 46 (19.57%) XML
4 36 (15.32%) WCF
5 22 (9.36%) WPF
5 22 (9.36%) SOAP
6 21 (8.94%) CSS
6 21 (8.94%) JSON
7 17 (7.23%) ASP.NET
8 15 (6.38%) HTML
9 14 (5.96%) Silverlight
9 14 (5.96%) Reactive Extensions
9 14 (5.96%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 13 (5.53%) XSLT
11 10 (4.26%) NHibernate
11 10 (4.26%) jQuery
12 9 (3.83%) LINQ
13 8 (3.40%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (3.40%) RESTful
13 8 (3.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.79%) Replication
2 15 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.83%) Open Source
4 7 (2.98%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (2.98%) Clustering
4 7 (2.98%) Tandem
5 6 (2.55%) iPad
5 6 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.70%) LPAR
6 4 (1.70%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.28%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) Online Games
9 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 79 (33.62%) Linux
2 75 (31.91%) UNIX
3 22 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.66%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.53%) Windows XP
7 12 (5.11%) Apple iOS
8 11 (4.68%) Windows 8
8 11 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.68%) Android
8 11 (4.68%) CentOS
9 7 (2.98%) Windows Vista
9 7 (2.98%) AIX
10 5 (2.13%) HPUX
10 5 (2.13%) Solaris
11 4 (1.70%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.70%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (1.70%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.74%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.62%) TDD
4 25 (10.64%) Release Management
5 24 (10.21%) ITIL
5 24 (10.21%) CRM
6 22 (9.36%) Configuration Management
7 21 (8.94%) MVVM
8 19 (8.09%) Migration
9 17 (7.23%) Scrum
10 15 (6.38%) Workflow
11 13 (5.53%) Data Migration
11 13 (5.53%) Project Planning
11 13 (5.53%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (5.11%) Automated Testing
13 10 (4.26%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.26%) MVC
14 9 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (3.40%) Waterfall
15 8 (3.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.38%) C#
2 59 (25.11%) SQL
3 50 (21.28%) Shell Script
4 40 (17.02%) PowerShell
5 28 (11.91%) Java
6 20 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.98%) PHP
8 6 (2.55%) Perl
8 6 (2.55%) C++
9 5 (2.13%) C
9 5 (2.13%) Python
10 4 (1.70%) VB
10 4 (1.70%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (19.57%) Degree
3 20 (8.51%) MCSE
4 17 (7.23%) CCNP
4 17 (7.23%) CCNA
4 17 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.68%) Sun Certification
6 10 (4.26%) MCITP
7 9 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.55%) ISEB
8 6 (2.55%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.13%) MCSA
10 4 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) QA
2 7 (2.98%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 77 (32.77%) Active Directory
2 37 (15.74%) Hyper-V
3 34 (14.47%) VMware ESXi
3 34 (14.47%) KVM
4 25 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.70%) XenApp
7 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.85%) vSphere
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.43%) XenServer
9 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.09%) Puppet
1 19 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.13%) Nagios
3 2 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.60%) Oracle
2 39 (16.60%) VMware
3 23 (9.79%) Cisco
4 13 (5.53%) Citrix
4 13 (5.53%) CheckPoint
5 12 (5.11%) JBoss
6 9 (3.83%) HP
7 7 (2.98%) Dell
8 4 (1.70%) NetApp
8 4 (1.70%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.28%) IBM
10 2 (0.85%) Symantec
11 1 (0.43%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.43%) SAP
11 1 (0.43%) EMC
11 1 (0.43%) Adobe
11 1 (0.43%) Borland
11 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Suffolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Woodbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago