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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 102 98 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.64% 20.94% 19.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.91% 75.38% 69.31%
Number of salaries quoted 96 75 126
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £50,000 £55,000
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
138 130 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.17% 27.78% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 130 105 184
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 £20,632 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 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 3 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 -9 59 £36,250 -3.33% 7
Bury St Edmunds +3 14 £65,000 +57.57% 2
Newmarket +3 7 £27,000 -16.92%
Stowmarket - 2 £25,000 - 1
Halesworth - 2 £26,500 - 1
Haverhill - 1 £27,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 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 99 (50.25%) Microsoft
2 74 (37.56%) Linux
3 57 (28.93%) SQL
4 53 (26.90%) Active Directory
5 50 (25.38%) SQL Server
5 50 (25.38%) MS Excel
5 50 (25.38%) MS Exchange
6 37 (18.78%) .NET
7 36 (18.27%) DNS
8 35 (17.77%) MS Office
9 34 (17.26%) CheckPoint
10 33 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (16.24%) TCP/IP
11 32 (16.24%) SharePoint
11 32 (16.24%) VMware
11 32 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (15.23%) DHCP
12 30 (15.23%) MCP
12 30 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (15.23%) SDLC
13 29 (14.72%) Hyper-V
13 29 (14.72%) C#
13 29 (14.72%) VPN
14 28 (14.21%) PowerShell
15 27 (13.71%) Windows 7
16 25 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (12.18%) Windows XP
18 22 (11.17%) Juniper
18 22 (11.17%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 50 (25.38%) MS Exchange
2 32 (16.24%) SharePoint
3 24 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.09%) Lync
5 10 (5.08%) IBM Notes
6 9 (4.57%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.52%) Documentum
8 3 (1.52%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) JBoss
9 1 (0.51%) Apache
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (25.38%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.77%) MS Office
3 4 (2.03%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (10.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (3.05%) Office 365
4 5 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.03%) SaaS
6 2 (1.02%) PaaS
6 2 (1.02%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.27%) DNS
2 32 (16.24%) TCP/IP
3 30 (15.23%) DHCP
4 29 (14.72%) VPN
5 20 (10.15%) SAN
6 15 (7.61%) Firewall
7 13 (6.60%) LAN
8 11 (5.58%) WAN
9 7 (3.55%) Internet
10 6 (3.05%) SSL
11 5 (2.54%) HTTP
11 5 (2.54%) VoIP
12 4 (2.03%) Intranet
12 4 (2.03%) Wireless
13 3 (1.52%) IMAP
13 3 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (1.52%) DSL
13 3 (1.52%) HTTPS
13 3 (1.52%) SMTP
14 2 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Selenium
2 5 (2.54%) NUnit
2 5 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.54%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (2.54%) Moq
3 4 (2.03%) JIRA
4 3 (1.52%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.52%) VisiBroker
4 3 (1.52%) JUnit
4 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.52%) Calabash
5 1 (0.51%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (2.54%) Telecoms
1 5 (2.54%) Finance
1 5 (2.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (22.34%) Analyst
2 41 (20.81%) Support Engineer
3 30 (15.23%) Architect
4 23 (11.68%) Support Analyst
5 21 (10.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (9.64%) Developer
7 17 (8.63%) Network Engineer
8 16 (8.12%) Network Support Engineer
8 16 (8.12%) Network Support
9 12 (6.09%) Server Engineer
9 12 (6.09%) IT Support
9 12 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (6.09%) Server Support
10 11 (5.58%) Desktop Support
10 11 (5.58%) AWS Architect
11 10 (5.08%) Desktop Analyst
11 10 (5.08%) Test Analyst
11 10 (5.08%) Technical Architect
11 10 (5.08%) Systems Support
11 10 (5.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.78%) .NET
2 14 (7.11%) ASP.NET
2 14 (7.11%) XML
3 9 (4.57%) WCF
4 7 (3.55%) ADO
4 7 (3.55%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.05%) Web Services
5 6 (3.05%) WSH
6 5 (2.54%) WinForms
6 5 (2.54%) NHibernate
6 5 (2.54%) WPF
6 5 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.03%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (2.03%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (2.03%) Silverlight
7 4 (2.03%) HTML
7 4 (2.03%) SOAP
8 3 (1.52%) J2EE
9 2 (1.02%) CSS
10 1 (0.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.06%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.05%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.54%) Streaming Music
4 5 (2.54%) NHS
4 5 (2.54%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.54%) iPad
4 5 (2.54%) HP Storage
5 4 (2.03%) BYOD
5 4 (2.03%) Streaming Video
5 4 (2.03%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.03%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.03%) Statistics
5 4 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.52%) Online Games
6 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.02%) Tandem
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.56%) Linux
2 33 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (13.71%) Windows 7
4 24 (12.18%) Windows XP
5 20 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.63%) UNIX
7 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (6.09%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.57%) Android
10 5 (2.54%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.02%) Solaris
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.23%) SDLC
3 21 (10.66%) CRM
4 17 (8.63%) ITIL
5 14 (7.11%) MVVM
6 13 (6.60%) Project Planning
7 12 (6.09%) Information Security
8 11 (5.58%) Service Management
9 10 (5.08%) MVC
10 9 (4.57%) TDD
10 9 (4.57%) Scrum
11 8 (4.06%) Release Management
11 8 (4.06%) Workflow
11 8 (4.06%) BDD
11 8 (4.06%) Test Automation
11 8 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.06%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (3.55%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.93%) SQL
2 29 (14.72%) C#
3 28 (14.21%) PowerShell
4 16 (8.12%) Java
5 9 (4.57%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.06%) VB
7 7 (3.55%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.03%) Ruby
8 4 (2.03%) C
9 3 (1.52%) Python
10 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.51%) VBScript
11 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (15.23%) MCP
1 30 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.12%) MCSE
3 12 (6.09%) CCNA
3 12 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.06%) CCNP
4 8 (4.06%) MCITP
4 8 (4.06%) Degree
5 7 (3.55%) ISEB
6 4 (2.03%) HND
6 4 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.03%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.02%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.02%) MCSA
9 1 (0.51%) VCP5
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (26.90%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.72%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (6.60%) Puppet
1 13 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.55%) WSUS
2 7 (3.55%) SCCM
3 4 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.52%) SCOM
4 3 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 99 (50.25%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.26%) CheckPoint
3 32 (16.24%) VMware
4 22 (11.17%) Blue Coat
4 22 (11.17%) F5
4 22 (11.17%) HP
4 22 (11.17%) Juniper
5 19 (9.64%) Apple
6 16 (8.12%) Trend Micro
6 16 (8.12%) Crossbeam
7 15 (7.61%) SonicWALL
7 15 (7.61%) Sophos
8 10 (5.08%) Lotus
9 7 (3.55%) EMC
10 6 (3.05%) Oracle
10 6 (3.05%) Cisco
10 6 (3.05%) Brocade
11 5 (2.54%) Symantec
11 5 (2.54%) OpenText
11 5 (2.54%) NetApp
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000 per annum + £DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago