Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 68 180 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.89% 18.35% 17.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.82% 68.70% 65.45%
Number of salaries quoted 59 194 152
Suffolk median annual salary £29,000 £36,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +8.21% -16.25%
10th Percentile £19,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,500 £62,500 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £38,370 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.08% +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 110 262 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 19.23% 26.71% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 101 236 224
Suffolk median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -8.50%
10th Percentile £19,500 £24,000 £19,575
90th Percentile £52,500 £64,375 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -11 39 £26,000 -31.58%
Haverhill - 7 £29,000 -
Stowmarket -2 5 £23,500 -6.00% 2
Newmarket -1 3 £29,000 -
Bury St Edmunds -3 3 £41,500 -20.95% 3
Lowestoft - 1 £20,500 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows.

1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 20 (29.41%) SQL
4 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
5 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (23.53%) Office 365
6 15 (22.06%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.18%) QA
7 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
7 11 (16.18%) Linux
7 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
7 11 (16.18%) DNS
7 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
8 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (13.24%) DHCP
9 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
10 8 (11.76%) Firewall
10 8 (11.76%) Cisco
10 8 (11.76%) ISEB
10 8 (11.76%) Degree
10 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (10.29%) Driving Licence
11 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
11 7 (10.29%) LAN
11 7 (10.29%) WAN
11 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.29%) ITIL

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 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) DNS
2 9 (13.24%) DHCP
2 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.76%) Firewall
4 7 (10.29%) LAN
4 7 (10.29%) WAN
5 6 (8.82%) VPN
6 4 (5.88%) SAN
7 3 (4.41%) VLAN
7 3 (4.41%) VoIP
8 2 (2.94%) Internet
8 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.94%) WebEx
9 1 (1.47%) FTP
9 1 (1.47%) HTTP
9 1 (1.47%) IMAP
9 1 (1.47%) PBX
9 1 (1.47%) POP3
9 1 (1.47%) SMTP
9 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.88%) MySQL
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) Biml
6 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.47%) gulp
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.88%) Marketing
2 3 (4.41%) Games
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) IT Support
3 9 (13.24%) Desktop Support
4 8 (11.76%) Developer
4 8 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) IT Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Graduate
6 6 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
1 5 (7.35%) Middleware
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) CSS
2 3 (4.41%) JSON
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (2.94%) GWT
3 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.94%) HTML5
3 2 (2.94%) J2EE
3 2 (2.94%) Java EE
3 2 (2.94%) jQuery
3 2 (2.94%) JSF
3 2 (2.94%) Spring
3 2 (2.94%) Spring MVC
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) CSS3
4 1 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.29%) Driving Licence
3 6 (8.82%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.41%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.41%) Replication
4 3 (4.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.47%) CCTV
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) iPhone
5 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Windows Server
2 15 (22.06%) Windows 7
3 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) Android
6 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) Debian
8 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
2 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) ITIL
4 5 (7.35%) CRM
4 5 (7.35%) High Availability
4 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.88%) OO
5 4 (5.88%) Release Management
5 4 (5.88%) Service Management
6 3 (4.41%) Change Control
6 3 (4.41%) Code Coverage
6 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.41%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (4.41%) MVC
6 3 (4.41%) MVVM
6 3 (4.41%) Project Management
6 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.82%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) PHP
4 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.41%) XAML
6 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.94%) C
6 2 (2.94%) Java
6 2 (2.94%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) VBScript
7 1 (1.47%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
1 8 (11.76%) ISEB
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.94%) CCENT
4 2 (2.94%) CCNA
4 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) MCSE
4 2 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
2 5 (7.35%) HL7
2 5 (7.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) KVM
3 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.47%) Docker
4 1 (1.47%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.47%) Postfix
4 1 (1.47%) qmail
4 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) Perfmon
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco
3 6 (8.82%) Citrix
4 5 (7.35%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle
6 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.41%) HP
6 3 (4.41%) Intel
7 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.94%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.94%) F5
7 2 (2.94%) Juniper
7 2 (2.94%) NetApp
7 2 (2.94%) Sun
8 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.47%) Twitter
8 1 (1.47%) Xamarin