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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 105 131 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.41% 21.41% 26.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.68% 77.51% 74.26%
Number of salaries quoted 96 92 163
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,016 £22,500 £24,625
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
124 169 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.38% 27.61% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 114 128 224
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,016 £25,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 55 £33,750 -10.00% 6
Bury St Edmunds +4 19 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Newmarket +6 9 £27,500 -16.34%
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 105 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 70 (35.00%) Linux
3 63 (31.50%) SQL
4 62 (31.00%) Active Directory
5 53 (26.50%) SQL Server
6 52 (26.00%) MS Exchange
7 46 (23.00%) MS Excel
8 43 (21.50%) DNS
9 42 (21.00%) Hyper-V
10 40 (20.00%) VMware
11 36 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (17.50%) SAN
12 35 (17.50%) MS Office
13 34 (17.00%) VPN
13 34 (17.00%) DHCP
14 32 (16.00%) .NET
14 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (15.50%) HP
16 30 (15.00%) MCP
16 30 (15.00%) Windows XP
16 30 (15.00%) PowerShell
16 30 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (14.50%) Windows 7
18 28 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (13.50%) TCP/IP
19 27 (13.50%) UNIX
19 27 (13.50%) C#
20 26 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
21 25 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 52 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (11.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.50%) IIS
5 10 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (4.50%) IBM Notes
7 8 (4.00%) Lync
8 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.50%) Node.js
9 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.50%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.00%) CMS
10 2 (1.00%) Apache
10 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.00%) Drupal
11 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.50%) JBoss
11 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (23.00%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.50%) MS Office
3 6 (3.00%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.50%) Office 365
5 4 (2.00%) SaaS
5 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.50%) IaaS
6 3 (1.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (21.50%) DNS
2 35 (17.50%) SAN
3 34 (17.00%) VPN
3 34 (17.00%) DHCP
4 27 (13.50%) TCP/IP
5 20 (10.00%) Firewall
5 20 (10.00%) LAN
6 14 (7.00%) WAN
7 6 (3.00%) NAS
8 4 (2.00%) MPLS
8 4 (2.00%) Intranet
8 4 (2.00%) Internet
8 4 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.50%) SSL
9 3 (1.50%) HTTP
10 2 (1.00%) Wireless
10 2 (1.00%) VLAN
10 2 (1.00%) VoIP
10 2 (1.00%) WLAN
10 2 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (3.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) MS Access
5 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.00%) NUnit
2 11 (5.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (5.50%) Moq
3 3 (1.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.00%) Selenium
4 2 (1.00%) Subversion
4 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.50%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.50%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 10 (5.00%) Finance
2 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.50%) Legal
3 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (20.50%) Analyst
2 35 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 31 (15.50%) Developer
4 26 (13.00%) Support Analyst
5 25 (12.50%) Architect
6 23 (11.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (9.50%) IT Support
8 15 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.50%) Desktop Support
9 11 (5.50%) .NET Developer
10 10 (5.00%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.00%) Server Support
10 10 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.50%) IT Support Assistant
11 9 (4.50%) IT Assistant
11 9 (4.50%) Network Engineer
11 9 (4.50%) Support Assistant
11 9 (4.50%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.00%) .NET
2 20 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.00%) WCF
3 14 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (6.00%) Web Services
4 12 (6.00%) XML
5 11 (5.50%) WPF
5 11 (5.50%) NHibernate
5 11 (5.50%) WinForms
6 10 (5.00%) HTML
7 9 (4.50%) CSS
8 6 (3.00%) JSON
9 5 (2.50%) jQuery
9 5 (2.50%) J2EE
10 4 (2.00%) WSH
10 4 (2.00%) Middleware
11 3 (1.50%) Reactive Extensions
11 3 (1.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 3 (1.50%) CSS3
11 3 (1.50%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.50%) Streaming Music
3 10 (5.00%) Replication
4 9 (4.50%) iPad
5 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.50%) Open Source
6 5 (2.50%) NHS
7 4 (2.00%) Clustering
7 4 (2.00%) Statistics
7 4 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.00%) BYOD
8 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.00%) Tandem
9 2 (1.00%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 70 (35.00%) Linux
2 36 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 29 (14.50%) Windows 7
5 27 (13.50%) UNIX
6 25 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.00%) Android
9 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.50%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.50%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (1.00%) Solaris
12 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (11.50%) ITIL
3 18 (9.00%) MVVM
3 18 (9.00%) MVC
4 17 (8.50%) TDD
5 15 (7.50%) CRM
6 14 (7.00%) Service Management
6 14 (7.00%) Configuration Management
7 13 (6.50%) Scrum
7 13 (6.50%) Information Security
8 11 (5.50%) Kanban
8 11 (5.50%) Web Application Development
8 11 (5.50%) BDD
8 11 (5.50%) Project Planning
9 8 (4.00%) Workflow
10 7 (3.50%) DevOps
10 7 (3.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (31.50%) SQL
2 30 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 27 (13.50%) C#
4 19 (9.50%) Java
5 12 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 10 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.50%) Ruby
9 4 (2.00%) C
10 2 (1.00%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) VB
11 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (15.00%) MCP
2 26 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.00%) MCSE
4 7 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.50%) CCNA
4 7 (3.50%) MCITP
5 6 (3.00%) Degree
5 6 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.00%) CCNP
6 5 (2.50%) AWS Certification
6 5 (2.50%) HP ASE
6 5 (2.50%) ISEB
7 4 (2.00%) HND
7 4 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.50%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.00%) MCSA
9 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.50%) VCP5
10 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.00%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (31.00%) Active Directory
2 42 (21.00%) Hyper-V
3 25 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) vCloud
5 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (8.50%) Puppet
1 17 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.00%) WSUS
3 7 (3.50%) SCCM
4 4 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.00%) SCOM
4 4 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 105 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.00%) VMware
3 31 (15.50%) HP
4 20 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 19 (9.50%) Apple
6 18 (9.00%) SonicWALL
6 18 (9.00%) Sophos
7 12 (6.00%) Brocade
7 12 (6.00%) Juniper
8 11 (5.50%) F5
8 11 (5.50%) Blue Coat
9 9 (4.50%) Symantec
9 9 (4.50%) Lotus
9 9 (4.50%) Cisco
9 9 (4.50%) Citrix
10 8 (4.00%) Crossbeam
10 8 (4.00%) Trend Micro
11 7 (3.50%) 3PAR
11 7 (3.50%) Veeam
12 5 (2.50%) NetApp
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Eye, Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified TSE/DUB
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 18000
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bacton, Stowmarket, Suffolk (IP14)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18 - 26k (DOE)
Posted: 21 days ago