Period
to 19 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 79 97 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 12.23% 14.39% 16.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.86% 69.29% 66.29%
Number of salaries quoted 58 86 199
Suffolk median annual salary £38,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,125 £19,500 £20,400
90th Percentile £68,250 £43,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,765
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.27% +0.71%

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 144 140 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 22.29% 20.77% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 111 125 254
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £46,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 August 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 August 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 -10 31 £35,000 +16.67% 5
Bury St Edmunds +13 17 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Newmarket +2 5 £25,500 -12.07%
Stowmarket +3 3 £45,000 +91.49%
Haverhill -8 1 £30,000 +3.45% 2
Lowestoft - 1 £20,252 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 52 (65.82%) Microsoft
2 40 (50.63%) Linux
3 30 (37.97%) SQL
4 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
5 26 (32.91%) PowerShell
6 25 (31.65%) .NET
6 25 (31.65%) TCP/IP
6 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
7 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
8 23 (29.11%) Bash Shell
8 23 (29.11%) ITIL
8 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (26.58%) Python
9 21 (26.58%) DNS
10 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (25.32%) Java
10 20 (25.32%) .NET Framework
10 20 (25.32%) Puppet
11 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
11 19 (24.05%) Firewall
12 18 (22.78%) C#
12 18 (22.78%) DV Cleared
13 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
13 17 (21.52%) Configuration Management
14 16 (20.25%) C
14 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
14 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
14 16 (20.25%) Office 365
14 16 (20.25%) User Stories
15 15 (18.99%) Docker

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 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.59%) Apache Pig
4 5 (6.33%) Confluence
4 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.80%) IIS
6 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.27%) JBoss
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Office 365
2 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (11.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.06%) IaaS
6 4 (5.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) TCP/IP
2 21 (26.58%) DNS
3 19 (24.05%) Firewall
4 11 (13.92%) VPN
5 10 (12.66%) Broadband
6 9 (11.39%) WAN
7 8 (10.13%) HTTP
8 7 (8.86%) DHCP
8 7 (8.86%) VoIP
9 6 (7.59%) SAN
9 6 (7.59%) SSL
10 5 (6.33%) LAN
10 5 (6.33%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (3.80%) DSL
11 3 (3.80%) Skype
12 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.53%) Internet
12 2 (2.53%) VLAN
13 1 (1.27%) Wireless
13 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.99%) MySQL
3 14 (17.72%) NoSQL
4 11 (13.92%) Big Data
5 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (8.86%) SQLPlus
7 6 (7.59%) Apache Hive
7 6 (7.59%) Hadoop
8 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
8 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
9 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Selenium
2 11 (13.92%) JIRA
3 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
5 6 (7.59%) CodeSonar
5 6 (7.59%) git-flow
5 6 (7.59%) Robot Framework
5 6 (7.59%) SoapUI
5 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.33%) Appium
6 5 (6.33%) ClearCase
6 5 (6.33%) ClearQuest
6 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.33%) JUnit
6 5 (6.33%) LoadRunner
6 5 (6.33%) Maven
7 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (11.39%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (11.39%) Analyst
1 9 (11.39%) Developer
2 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (10.13%) Support Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Architect
3 7 (8.86%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) IT Support
4 6 (7.59%) Java Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) IT Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) .NET
2 20 (25.32%) .NET Framework
3 13 (16.46%) Web Services
3 13 (16.46%) XML
4 11 (13.92%) JSON
5 10 (12.66%) HTML
6 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.39%) REST
7 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.13%) Java EE
7 8 (10.13%) SOAP
8 6 (7.59%) Django
8 6 (7.59%) LAMP
8 6 (7.59%) Node.js
8 6 (7.59%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (7.59%) Spring MVC
8 6 (7.59%) STL
9 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Core
10 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 5 (6.33%) Replication
2 4 (5.06%) Cloud Native
2 4 (5.06%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.06%) User Experience
3 3 (3.80%) CMDB
3 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
4 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.63%) Linux
2 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (17.72%) Unix
5 8 (10.13%) Android
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
7 6 (7.59%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.33%) CentOS
8 5 (6.33%) Fedora
8 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.27%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Solaris
9 1 (1.27%) VMS
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (29.11%) ITIL
2 17 (21.52%) Configuration Management
3 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
3 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
3 16 (20.25%) User Stories
4 13 (16.46%) CRM
5 12 (15.19%) DevOps
5 12 (15.19%) High Availability
6 11 (13.92%) TOGAF
7 10 (12.66%) Change Control
7 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.66%) Scrum
7 10 (12.66%) Service Management
7 10 (12.66%) TDD
7 10 (12.66%) V-Model
7 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.39%) Kanban
8 9 (11.39%) SDLC
9 8 (10.13%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) SQL
2 26 (32.91%) PowerShell
3 23 (29.11%) Bash Shell
4 21 (26.58%) Python
5 20 (25.32%) Java
6 18 (22.78%) C#
7 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
8 16 (20.25%) C
9 14 (17.72%) PHP
10 12 (15.19%) C++
11 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
12 6 (7.59%) Objective-C
13 5 (6.33%) Ruby
13 5 (6.33%) VB
14 4 (5.06%) Delphi
14 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
15 3 (3.80%) Perl
16 2 (2.53%) Jython
16 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
3 18 (22.78%) DV Cleared
4 13 (16.46%) CISSP
4 13 (16.46%) MCSE
5 12 (15.19%) CCNA
5 12 (15.19%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (15.19%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (13.92%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (13.92%) GIAC
6 11 (13.92%) Linux+ Certification
6 11 (13.92%) SANS
6 11 (13.92%) SSCP
7 5 (6.33%) Degree
7 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (6.33%) Sun Certification
8 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 6 (7.59%) SLA
3 4 (5.06%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.99%) Docker
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.86%) NFS
4 7 (8.86%) vSphere
5 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.33%) Samba
6 5 (6.33%) VirtualBox
6 5 (6.33%) Xen
7 1 (1.27%) iptables
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) Puppet
2 9 (11.39%) Ansible
2 9 (11.39%) Kubernetes
2 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.59%) Nagios
3 6 (7.59%) Salt
4 5 (6.33%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (6.33%) HP ALM
4 5 (6.33%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (6.33%) OpenNMS
4 5 (6.33%) vCenter Server
4 5 (6.33%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.53%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.27%) SCCM
6 1 (1.27%) Simpana
6 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (65.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Red Hat
3 14 (17.72%) VMware
4 13 (16.46%) Oracle
5 10 (12.66%) BT
5 10 (12.66%) HP
6 9 (11.39%) IBM
7 6 (7.59%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
8 5 (6.33%) Capita
8 5 (6.33%) Cloudera
8 5 (6.33%) Dell
8 5 (6.33%) EMC
8 5 (6.33%) Hortonworks
8 5 (6.33%) NetApp
9 3 (3.80%) Cisco
9 3 (3.80%) SAP
10 2 (2.53%) Borland
10 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.53%) Citrix