Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 56 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 9.73% 11.02% 17.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 57.14% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 137
Suffolk median annual salary £41,250 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.24% -17.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £21,325 £19,075 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 85 98 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 20.68% 19.29% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 69 76 175
Suffolk median annual salary £43,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.29% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,125 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £56,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Suffolk

Windows
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Suffolk.

Salary trend for Windows in Suffolk

Windows
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Suffolk over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Suffolk

Windows
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -7 17 £35,000 +40.00%
Bury St Edmunds +1 3 £46,250 +115.12% 4
Lowestoft 0 2 £30,250 +47.56%
Newmarket 0 2 £33,750 +45.16% 5
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows.

1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (32.50%) C
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) C#
4 12 (30.00%) Linux
4 12 (30.00%) Python
4 12 (30.00%) VMware
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
5 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
5 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
7 9 (22.50%) Firewall
7 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
7 9 (22.50%) Big Data
8 8 (20.00%) Office 365
8 8 (20.00%) User Stories
8 8 (20.00%) Java
8 8 (20.00%) C++
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.50%) VirtualBox

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Confluence
1 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) HTTP
3 5 (12.50%) SSL
4 3 (7.50%) Broadband
4 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) Big Data
3 5 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) GIS
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.50%) Redis
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
1 5 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) Appium
2 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) JUnit
2 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
2 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.00%) CodeSonar
3 2 (5.00%) git-flow
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (7.50%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) IT Support
5 5 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Delphi Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) XML
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.00%) J2EE
5 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (7.50%) EJB
5 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.50%) REST
5 3 (7.50%) Spring
5 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.50%) WPF
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
6 2 (5.00%) SOAP
6 2 (5.00%) STL
6 2 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Cybercrime
1 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
1 3 (7.50%) iPhone
2 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Android
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) CentOS
4 4 (10.00%) Fedora
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Phone
6 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
4 10 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
5 8 (20.00%) User Stories
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) V-Model
6 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.00%) DevOps
8 4 (10.00%) Kanban
8 4 (10.00%) SOA
8 4 (10.00%) Task Automation
8 4 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) C
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
4 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 8 (20.00%) C++
5 8 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 5 (12.50%) PHP
7 4 (10.00%) Delphi
8 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.00%) VB
10 1 (2.50%) Perl
10 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) CISSP
3 3 (7.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (7.50%) GIAC
3 3 (7.50%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (7.50%) SANS
3 3 (7.50%) SSCP
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) VirtualBox
4 6 (15.00%) Docker
5 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (10.00%) Xen
7 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.00%) vSphere
8 1 (2.50%) NFS
8 1 (2.50%) Samba
8 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 5 (12.50%) vCenter Server
3 4 (10.00%) Ansible
3 4 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.00%) Nagios
3 4 (10.00%) OpenNMS
3 4 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 3 (7.50%) HP ALM
5 2 (5.00%) Salt
5 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) Atlassian
5 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 4 (10.00%) Citrix
6 4 (10.00%) Cloudera
6 4 (10.00%) Hortonworks
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.50%) Borland
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
8 2 (5.00%) BT
8 2 (5.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) Meraki
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) Synology