Period
to 19 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 64 77 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.83% 12.44% 17.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.65% 61.11% 69.92%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 196
Suffolk median annual salary £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,850 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £46,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +1.27%

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 115 126 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 21.26% 20.36% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 83 118 236
Suffolk median annual salary £43,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,650 £19,850 £21,125
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £64,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +3 24 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Bury St Edmunds +12 7 £51,250 +23.49% 5
Newmarket +2 6 £29,000 -6.45% 3
Lowestoft +2 2 £23,376 +14.03%
Stowmarket +3 1 £50,000 +112.77%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) SQL
3 25 (39.06%) C#
4 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
4 23 (35.94%) PowerShell
5 22 (34.38%) DV Cleared
5 22 (34.38%) .NET
6 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
6 21 (32.81%) Linux
6 21 (32.81%) Python
6 21 (32.81%) Test Automation
7 20 (31.25%) C
7 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 20 (31.25%) User Stories
8 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
9 18 (28.13%) Java
9 18 (28.13%) Bash Shell
10 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
10 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
10 17 (26.56%) C++
10 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
11 15 (23.44%) Office 365
11 15 (23.44%) Big Data
11 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (21.88%) Puppet
13 13 (20.31%) Scrum
13 13 (20.31%) VMware
13 13 (20.31%) XML
13 13 (20.31%) Firewall

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 (9.38%) Apache Pig
1 6 (9.38%) Confluence
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.56%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Office 365
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 11 (17.19%) Broadband
2 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.63%) HTTP
4 9 (14.06%) DNS
4 9 (14.06%) SSL
5 8 (12.50%) VPN
6 7 (10.94%) DHCP
6 7 (10.94%) WAN
7 6 (9.38%) VoIP
8 3 (4.69%) HTTPS
8 3 (4.69%) LAN
8 3 (4.69%) Skype
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.13%) SAN
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.56%) DMARC
10 1 (1.56%) Network Security
10 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.44%) Big Data
3 12 (18.75%) MySQL
4 8 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.38%) Apache Hive
5 6 (9.38%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) JIRA
1 12 (18.75%) Selenium
2 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.38%) Appium
3 6 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (9.38%) Bitbucket
3 6 (9.38%) CodeSonar
3 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.38%) git-flow
3 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.38%) JUnit
3 6 (9.38%) LoadRunner
3 6 (9.38%) Maven
3 6 (9.38%) Robot Framework
3 6 (9.38%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Games
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Test Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.94%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Java Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Delphi Developer
6 5 (7.81%) IT Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) IT Support
6 5 (7.81%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) .NET
2 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
3 13 (20.31%) XML
4 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
4 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
4 11 (17.19%) HTML
5 10 (15.63%) Web Services
6 8 (12.50%) JSON
6 8 (12.50%) REST
7 7 (10.94%) SOAP
8 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (9.38%) Django
8 6 (9.38%) Java EE
8 6 (9.38%) LAMP
8 6 (9.38%) Node.js
8 6 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (9.38%) Spring MVC
8 6 (9.38%) STL
8 6 (9.38%) WPF
9 5 (7.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Storage
1 5 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.69%) iPhone
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Linux
2 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
3 11 (17.19%) Android
4 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
5 6 (9.38%) CentOS
5 6 (9.38%) Fedora
5 6 (9.38%) Mac OS X
5 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.38%) Ubuntu
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.69%) Unix
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Test Automation
3 20 (31.25%) User Stories
4 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
5 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.31%) Scrum
7 12 (18.75%) TDD
7 12 (18.75%) V-Model
7 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 11 (17.19%) BDD
8 11 (17.19%) ITIL
8 11 (17.19%) Kanban
9 10 (15.63%) High Availability
10 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
10 9 (14.06%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (14.06%) Reverse Engineering
11 8 (12.50%) Multithreading
12 7 (10.94%) DevOps
12 7 (10.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 25 (39.06%) C#
3 23 (35.94%) PowerShell
4 21 (32.81%) Python
5 20 (31.25%) C
5 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.13%) Bash Shell
6 18 (28.13%) Java
7 17 (26.56%) C++
8 12 (18.75%) PHP
9 9 (14.06%) Objective-C
10 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
10 6 (9.38%) VB
11 5 (7.81%) Delphi
12 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.38%) DV Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) CCNA
3 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (18.75%) CISSP
3 12 (18.75%) MCSE
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (18.75%) Network+ Certification
4 11 (17.19%) CompTIA Security+
4 11 (17.19%) GIAC
4 11 (17.19%) Linux+ Certification
4 11 (17.19%) SANS
4 11 (17.19%) SSCP
5 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.13%) Degree
6 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.13%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) Docker
3 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.38%) VirtualBox
4 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (9.38%) vSphere
4 6 (9.38%) Xen
5 5 (7.81%) NFS
5 5 (7.81%) Samba
6 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Puppet
2 7 (10.94%) Nagios
3 6 (9.38%) Ansible
3 6 (9.38%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (9.38%) HP ALM
3 6 (9.38%) Kubernetes
3 6 (9.38%) OpenNMS
3 6 (9.38%) Salt
3 6 (9.38%) vCenter Server
3 6 (9.38%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.13%) SCCM
5 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) Simpana
5 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) BT
4 9 (14.06%) Atlassian
5 7 (10.94%) SolarWinds
6 6 (9.38%) Cisco
6 6 (9.38%) Cloudera
6 6 (9.38%) Hortonworks
6 6 (9.38%) HP
6 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.81%) Dell
7 5 (7.81%) EMC
7 5 (7.81%) NetApp
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle
7 5 (7.81%) SAP
8 3 (4.69%) Borland
9 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.13%) Citrix
10 1 (1.56%) Google
10 1 (1.56%) McAfee