The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 105 66 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.34% 26.51% 23.46%
As % of the Vendors category 67.74% 57.89% 61.29%
Number of salaries quoted 97 49 69
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
155 114 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.98% 45.78% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 139 94 115
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Ipswich region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 85 (42.29%) MS Excel
2 76 (37.81%) .NET
3 72 (35.82%) C#
4 63 (31.34%) SQL Server
5 59 (29.35%) MS Office
5 59 (29.35%) SQL
6 50 (24.88%) Windows
7 44 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (19.90%) Active Directory
9 39 (19.40%) JavaScript
9 39 (19.40%) Degree
10 34 (16.92%) HTML
11 31 (15.42%) Computer Science
12 29 (14.43%) Hyper-V
13 28 (13.93%) Time Management
13 28 (13.93%) jQuery
13 28 (13.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (13.43%) MCP
14 27 (13.43%) Web Services
14 27 (13.43%) MS Exchange
14 27 (13.43%) TDD
15 26 (12.94%) Telecoms
16 25 (12.44%) Java
17 24 (11.94%) Marketing
18 23 (11.44%) ASP.NET
19 22 (10.95%) DNS
19 22 (10.95%) Windows 7
20 21 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (10.45%) XML
20 21 (10.45%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.47%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.98%) IBM Notes
5 7 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.99%) Documentum
7 4 (1.99%) Lync
8 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.50%) Site Server
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 85 (42.29%) MS Excel
2 59 (29.35%) MS Office
3 14 (6.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.49%) MS Project
5 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.00%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.97%) Office 365
3 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.99%) SaaS
4 4 (1.99%) PaaS
4 4 (1.99%) IaaS
4 4 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.95%) DNS
2 19 (9.45%) DHCP
2 19 (9.45%) VPN
3 18 (8.96%) Broadband
4 16 (7.96%) Internet
5 13 (6.47%) HTTP
6 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.99%) Firewall
7 4 (1.99%) LAN
7 4 (1.99%) VoIP
7 4 (1.99%) WAN
8 3 (1.49%) SMTP
8 3 (1.49%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.49%) SSL
8 3 (1.49%) Wireless
8 3 (1.49%) IMAP
8 3 (1.49%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.49%) DSL
9 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.47%) Data Mining
4 10 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.48%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.99%) MySQL
7 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.47%) Selenium
3 10 (4.98%) ReSharper
3 10 (4.98%) NUnit
3 10 (4.98%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.49%) VisiBroker
6 2 (1.00%) JIRA
6 2 (1.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.50%) WatiN
7 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 26 (12.94%) Telecoms
2 24 (11.94%) Marketing
3 21 (10.45%) Finance
4 12 (5.97%) Games
5 6 (2.99%) Electronics
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 43 (21.39%) Analyst
2 41 (20.40%) Developer
3 24 (11.94%) Graduate
4 22 (10.95%) Software Developer
5 21 (10.45%) Architect
5 21 (10.45%) Support Analyst
6 20 (9.95%) Software Engineer
7 19 (9.45%) Project Manager
7 19 (9.45%) Senior Manager
8 16 (7.96%) Software Manager
9 15 (7.46%) Graduate Developer
10 14 (6.97%) Test Analyst
10 14 (6.97%) Technical Architect
10 14 (6.97%) Software Project Manager
11 13 (6.47%) Graduate Software Developer
11 13 (6.47%) IT Support
12 12 (5.97%) Applications Engineer
12 12 (5.97%) Software Programmer
12 12 (5.97%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 12 (5.97%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (37.81%) .NET
2 34 (16.92%) HTML
3 28 (13.93%) jQuery
4 27 (13.43%) Web Services
5 23 (11.44%) ASP.NET
6 21 (10.45%) XML
7 20 (9.95%) .NET Framework
8 17 (8.46%) J2EE
9 12 (5.97%) CSS
9 12 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (4.98%) REST
10 10 (4.98%) SOAP
10 10 (4.98%) WCF
10 10 (4.98%) LINQ
11 7 (3.48%) ADO
12 6 (2.99%) WinForms
13 5 (2.49%) WPF
13 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.99%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.42%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.97%) N-Tier
4 12 (5.97%) Replication
4 12 (5.97%) Online Games
5 11 (5.47%) Clustering
6 10 (4.98%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (2.99%) Social Media
7 6 (2.99%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.49%) iPad
9 4 (1.99%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.99%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.49%) PMI
10 3 (1.49%) EPoS
10 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.88%) Windows
2 22 (10.95%) Windows 7
3 21 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (9.45%) Windows XP
5 15 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.47%) Linux
7 7 (3.48%) UNIX
7 7 (3.48%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.49%) Android
9 3 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.93%) Time Management
3 27 (13.43%) TDD
4 21 (10.45%) MVC
5 20 (9.95%) Scrum
5 20 (9.95%) CRM
6 18 (8.96%) OO
6 18 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (8.46%) SOA
7 17 (8.46%) Workflow
7 17 (8.46%) SDLC
8 16 (7.96%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.46%) Software Engineering
10 12 (5.97%) Project Management
10 12 (5.97%) Change Management
10 12 (5.97%) Document Management
11 11 (5.47%) ITIL
11 11 (5.47%) Load Balancing
11 11 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.98%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (35.82%) C#
2 59 (29.35%) SQL
3 39 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.44%) Java
5 14 (6.97%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.97%) VB
7 7 (3.48%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.49%) VB6
8 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.49%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (19.40%) Degree
2 28 (13.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (13.43%) MCP
4 12 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.48%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.48%) CCNA
6 7 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.99%) MCSE
7 4 (1.99%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (19.90%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.43%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Puppet
1 4 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (9.45%) Apple
2 18 (8.96%) HP
3 15 (7.46%) Sophos
3 15 (7.46%) SonicWALL
4 10 (4.98%) Lotus
5 8 (3.98%) VMware
6 6 (2.99%) EMC
7 5 (2.49%) OpenText
8 4 (1.99%) Kofax
8 4 (1.99%) Polycom
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle
8 4 (1.99%) Cisco
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix
10 1 (0.50%) NetApp
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
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