Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 83 112 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 12.81% 16.16% 17.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.24% 73.20% 57.76%
Number of salaries quoted 64 108 218
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -10.45% -4.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £46,625 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 145 153 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 22.38% 22.08% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 109 134 330
Suffolk median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,700 £19,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £49,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +1.25%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -13 40 £50,000 +66.67% 4
Bury St Edmunds +7 20 £52,500 +35.48% 3
Newmarket +2 4 £25,500 -12.07%
Stowmarket +1 4 £45,000 +91.49% 2
Haverhill +1 2 £31,250 -
Lowestoft - 1 £20,252 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 (62.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (45.78%) Linux
3 33 (39.76%) SQL
4 32 (38.55%) ITIL
5 29 (34.94%) TCP/IP
5 29 (34.94%) DNS
6 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
7 23 (27.71%) Unix
8 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
8 22 (26.51%) Active Directory
8 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
9 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
10 19 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (22.89%) Puppet
11 18 (21.69%) .NET
11 18 (21.69%) Firewall
12 17 (20.48%) TOGAF
12 17 (20.48%) Office 365
13 16 (19.28%) Oracle
13 16 (19.28%) Java
13 16 (19.28%) VPN
14 15 (18.07%) MS Exchange
14 15 (18.07%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (18.07%) DevOps
14 15 (18.07%) NoSQL
14 15 (18.07%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (16.87%) CRM
15 14 (16.87%) SAN
15 14 (16.87%) Red Hat

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 15 (18.07%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 4 (4.82%) IIS
4 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.20%) Confluence
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.20%) JBoss
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.20%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.20%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.48%) Office 365
3 15 (18.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (10.84%) IaaS
6 5 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) DNS
1 29 (34.94%) TCP/IP
2 18 (21.69%) Firewall
3 16 (19.28%) VPN
4 14 (16.87%) SAN
5 10 (12.05%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (12.05%) WAN
6 8 (9.64%) VoIP
7 7 (8.43%) DHCP
8 6 (7.23%) Internet
8 6 (7.23%) LAN
8 6 (7.23%) Network Security
9 4 (4.82%) DSL
10 3 (3.61%) HTTP
10 3 (3.61%) Skype
11 2 (2.41%) Broadband
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.41%) VLAN
12 1 (1.20%) IPsec
12 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle Database
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (12.05%) SQLPlus
5 6 (7.23%) MySQL
6 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (2.41%) Big Data
9 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) ClearCase
1 8 (9.64%) ClearQuest
1 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
2 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.61%) Rational Team Concert
3 3 (3.61%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.41%) Toad
4 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.20%) CodeSonar
5 1 (1.20%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (14.46%) Architect
1 12 (14.46%) IT Support
2 11 (13.25%) Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) AWS Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) IT Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Field Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) .NET
2 13 (15.66%) XML
3 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
3 12 (14.46%) JSON
3 12 (14.46%) Web Services
4 7 (8.43%) HTML
5 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.82%) J2EE
6 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.61%) Java EE
6 3 (3.61%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (3.61%) REST
6 3 (3.61%) RESTful
6 3 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.61%) WinForms
6 3 (3.61%) WPF
7 2 (2.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Replication
2 9 (10.84%) User Experience
3 5 (6.02%) Cloud Native
3 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.02%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.82%) CMDB
4 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.78%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
3 23 (27.71%) Unix
4 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.64%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.82%) Android
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.41%) Solaris
10 1 (1.20%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.20%) CentOS
10 1 (1.20%) Fedora
10 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) ITIL
2 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
3 17 (20.48%) TOGAF
4 15 (18.07%) DevOps
5 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.87%) CRM
6 13 (15.66%) Change Control
6 13 (15.66%) SDLC
7 11 (13.25%) High Availability
7 11 (13.25%) Service Management
8 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 10 (12.05%) Server Building
9 9 (10.84%) Change Management
9 9 (10.84%) Line Management
10 8 (9.64%) CMMI
10 8 (9.64%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.64%) Proactive Management
10 8 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) SQL
2 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
3 16 (19.28%) Java
4 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
5 12 (14.46%) Shell Script
6 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.84%) Python
7 8 (9.64%) C#
8 5 (6.02%) Perl
8 5 (6.02%) PHP
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby
9 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.61%) C
10 3 (3.61%) C++
11 2 (2.41%) Jython
11 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (1.20%) Delphi
12 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.20%) VB
12 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.05%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (12.05%) Sun Certification
3 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (7.23%) Degree
4 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.82%) CISSP
6 4 (4.82%) MCSE
7 3 (3.61%) CCNA
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.61%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.41%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.41%) GIAC
8 2 (2.41%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (2.41%) MCSA
8 2 (2.41%) SANS
8 2 (2.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) QA
2 7 (8.43%) SLA
3 4 (4.82%) GCP
3 4 (4.82%) GDPR
3 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (26.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (8.43%) Docker
3 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.61%) NFS
5 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.61%) vSphere
6 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.20%) iptables
7 1 (1.20%) Samba
7 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (22.89%) Puppet
2 15 (18.07%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (7.23%) Ansible
5 5 (6.02%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.41%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.41%) Nagios
6 2 (2.41%) SCCM
6 2 (2.41%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.41%) WSUS
7 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.20%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.20%) OpenNMS
7 1 (1.20%) Salt
7 1 (1.20%) SCOM
7 1 (1.20%) Simpana
7 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.28%) Oracle
3 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
4 12 (14.46%) IBM
5 11 (13.25%) HP
5 11 (13.25%) VMware
6 5 (6.02%) Capita
6 5 (6.02%) Intel
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix
7 3 (3.61%) SAP
8 2 (2.41%) BT
8 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco
8 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.20%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.20%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.20%) Veeam
9 1 (1.20%) WSO2
9 1 (1.20%) Xamarin