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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 88 113 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.44% 26.90% 13.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.22% 77.93% 62.79%
Number of salaries quoted 83 92 78
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £42,500
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
129 145 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.63% 34.52% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 118 122 126
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 £21,500 £23,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -13 53 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Bury St Edmunds -3 11 £62,500 +38.88% 4
Newmarket +1 4 £26,500 -3.63%
Halesworth - 3 £26,000 - 1
Stowmarket - 2 £25,000 -
Haverhill - 1 £27,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 94 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 74 (38.74%) Linux
3 50 (26.18%) SQL
4 49 (25.65%) Active Directory
5 44 (23.04%) SQL Server
6 42 (21.99%) MS Exchange
7 39 (20.42%) MS Excel
8 38 (19.90%) .NET
9 35 (18.32%) CheckPoint
10 33 (17.28%) C#
10 33 (17.28%) MS Office
10 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (17.28%) SDLC
11 31 (16.23%) VMware
11 31 (16.23%) TCP/IP
12 29 (15.18%) DNS
12 29 (15.18%) SharePoint
13 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (13.61%) PowerShell
15 25 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (13.09%) VPN
16 23 (12.04%) SAN
17 22 (11.52%) Juniper
17 22 (11.52%) DHCP
17 22 (11.52%) MCP
17 22 (11.52%) Blue Coat
17 22 (11.52%) Windows 7
17 22 (11.52%) F5
18 21 (10.99%) Dynamics CRM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (21.99%) MS Exchange
2 29 (15.18%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.71%) IBM Notes
5 8 (4.19%) Lync
6 7 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.62%) Documentum
8 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.57%) IIS
10 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.52%) JBoss
11 1 (0.52%) Apache
11 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (20.42%) MS Excel
2 33 (17.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (10.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.62%) Office 365
4 3 (1.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.23%) TCP/IP
2 29 (15.18%) DNS
3 25 (13.09%) VPN
4 23 (12.04%) SAN
5 22 (11.52%) DHCP
6 15 (7.85%) LAN
7 13 (6.81%) WAN
7 13 (6.81%) Firewall
8 8 (4.19%) Internet
9 7 (3.66%) SSL
10 6 (3.14%) VoIP
11 5 (2.62%) HTTP
11 5 (2.62%) Wireless
12 4 (2.09%) IMAP
12 4 (2.09%) DSL
12 4 (2.09%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (2.09%) HTTPS
12 4 (2.09%) Intranet
12 4 (2.09%) SMTP
13 3 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Selenium
2 8 (4.19%) JIRA
3 7 (3.66%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.66%) SoapUI
3 7 (3.66%) Calabash
3 7 (3.66%) JUnit
3 7 (3.66%) Bugzilla
4 5 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.57%) VisiBroker
6 2 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.05%) Moq
6 2 (1.05%) NUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Subversion
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.52%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (3.66%) Games
2 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.62%) Finance
3 3 (1.57%) Publishing
4 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (24.61%) Analyst
2 42 (21.99%) Support Engineer
3 35 (18.32%) Architect
4 23 (12.04%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (8.90%) Network Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) Developer
7 16 (8.38%) Network Support Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) Network Support
8 15 (7.85%) AWS Architect
9 14 (7.33%) Server Engineer
9 14 (7.33%) Server Support
9 14 (7.33%) Test Analyst
10 12 (6.28%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.76%) Tester
12 10 (5.24%) Desktop Support
12 10 (5.24%) Technical Architect
12 10 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (5.24%) Systems Support
13 9 (4.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.90%) .NET
2 18 (9.42%) XML
3 11 (5.76%) .NET Framework
3 11 (5.76%) ADO
4 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.66%) WCF
6 6 (3.14%) WSH
6 6 (3.14%) Web Services
7 4 (2.09%) SOAP
7 4 (2.09%) HTML
7 4 (2.09%) Silverlight
7 4 (2.09%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (2.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.05%) WPF
8 2 (1.05%) WinForms
8 2 (1.05%) NHibernate
8 2 (1.05%) CSS
9 1 (0.52%) COM
9 1 (0.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.28%) Client/Server
2 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.24%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.66%) Online Games
5 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.62%) NHS
6 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.09%) Streaming Video
7 4 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.09%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.09%) Statistics
7 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.57%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.05%) Tandem
9 2 (1.05%) BYOD
9 2 (1.05%) Streaming Music
9 2 (1.05%) iSeries
9 2 (1.05%) AS400
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.74%) Linux
2 27 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (11.52%) Windows 7
4 18 (9.42%) Windows XP
5 15 (7.85%) UNIX
6 14 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.81%) Android
8 11 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (5.24%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.71%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.09%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.05%) Solaris
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (17.28%) SDLC
2 21 (10.99%) CRM
3 16 (8.38%) ITIL
4 14 (7.33%) Project Planning
5 12 (6.28%) Test Automation
6 11 (5.76%) Service Management
7 10 (5.24%) BDD
8 9 (4.71%) MVVM
9 8 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.19%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.19%) Release Management
9 8 (4.19%) Content Management
9 8 (4.19%) Information Security
10 7 (3.66%) Scrum
10 7 (3.66%) TDD
10 7 (3.66%) Document Management
10 7 (3.66%) Performance Testing
11 6 (3.14%) Workflow
11 6 (3.14%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.18%) SQL
2 33 (17.28%) C#
3 26 (13.61%) PowerShell
4 18 (9.42%) Java
5 13 (6.81%) VB
6 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.66%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.66%) Python
8 4 (2.09%) C
8 4 (2.09%) Ruby
9 2 (1.05%) VBA
9 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (11.52%) MCP
3 12 (6.28%) MCSE
3 12 (6.28%) CCNA
3 12 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.19%) CCNP
5 7 (3.66%) ISEB
5 7 (3.66%) MCITP
5 7 (3.66%) Degree
6 4 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.09%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.09%) HND
7 3 (1.57%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.05%) MCSA
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.52%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.33%) QA
2 4 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.95%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.09%) vSphere
5 3 (1.57%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (6.81%) Puppet
1 13 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.14%) SCCM
3 4 (2.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.57%) Nagios
4 3 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.57%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.32%) CheckPoint
3 31 (16.23%) VMware
4 22 (11.52%) Blue Coat
4 22 (11.52%) F5
4 22 (11.52%) Juniper
5 16 (8.38%) HP
5 16 (8.38%) Trend Micro
5 16 (8.38%) Crossbeam
6 14 (7.33%) Apple
7 10 (5.24%) Sophos
7 10 (5.24%) SonicWALL
8 9 (4.71%) Lotus
9 7 (3.66%) EMC
9 7 (3.66%) OpenText
10 6 (3.14%) Oracle
10 6 (3.14%) Kofax
11 5 (2.62%) Cisco
11 5 (2.62%) Citrix
12 4 (2.09%) Polycom
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