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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 91 62 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.93% 26.96% 21.47%
As % of the Vendors category 65.47% 57.94% 60.34%
Number of salaries quoted 80 49 64
Average salary £35,486 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.01% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
139 107 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 33.49% 46.52% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 120 91 108
Average salary £35,486 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £24,400 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 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 78 (40.84%) MS Excel
2 70 (36.65%) .NET
3 67 (35.08%) C#
4 55 (28.80%) SQL Server
5 51 (26.70%) MS Office
5 51 (26.70%) Windows
6 47 (24.61%) SQL
7 41 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (20.94%) Active Directory
9 39 (20.42%) JavaScript
10 36 (18.85%) Degree
11 34 (17.80%) HTML
12 28 (14.66%) Computer Science
12 28 (14.66%) Time Management
13 27 (14.14%) jQuery
13 27 (14.14%) TDD
13 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (13.61%) MS Exchange
15 25 (13.09%) XML
16 24 (12.57%) Web Services
16 24 (12.57%) MCP
16 24 (12.57%) Marketing
16 24 (12.57%) Telecoms
16 24 (12.57%) Hyper-V
17 20 (10.47%) DNS
17 20 (10.47%) Finance
17 20 (10.47%) .NET Framework
18 19 (9.95%) Java
19 18 (9.42%) CRM
19 18 (9.42%) Internet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 26 (13.61%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.24%) Documentum
4 9 (4.71%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.09%) Lync
6 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) JBoss
7 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 78 (40.84%) MS Excel
2 51 (26.70%) MS Office
3 13 (6.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.57%) MS Project
5 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (6.81%) Office 365
2 4 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.57%) SaaS
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.47%) DNS
2 18 (9.42%) Internet
3 17 (8.90%) Broadband
4 16 (8.38%) DHCP
5 15 (7.85%) VPN
6 14 (7.33%) HTTP
7 5 (2.62%) Firewall
7 5 (2.62%) VoIP
8 4 (2.09%) WAN
8 4 (2.09%) SMTP
8 4 (2.09%) LAN
8 4 (2.09%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.09%) SSL
8 4 (2.09%) SAN
8 4 (2.09%) Wireless
8 4 (2.09%) IMAP
8 4 (2.09%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.09%) DSL
8 4 (2.09%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.71%) Data Mining
5 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.62%) MySQL
6 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (5.76%) Selenium
1 11 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.24%) NUnit
2 10 (5.24%) ReSharper
2 10 (5.24%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.57%) VisiBroker
5 1 (0.52%) RSpec
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
5 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.52%) Capybara
5 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (12.57%) Telecoms
1 24 (12.57%) Marketing
2 20 (10.47%) Finance
3 10 (5.24%) Games
4 4 (2.09%) Electronics
5 3 (1.57%) Publishing
5 3 (1.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.52%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (20.42%) Analyst
2 36 (18.85%) Developer
3 24 (12.57%) Graduate
4 23 (12.04%) Architect
5 20 (10.47%) Software Developer
5 20 (10.47%) Software Engineer
5 20 (10.47%) Senior Manager
6 18 (9.42%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.38%) Project Manager
8 15 (7.85%) Graduate Developer
9 13 (6.81%) Graduate Software Developer
10 12 (6.28%) .NET Programmer
10 12 (6.28%) Software Manager
10 12 (6.28%) Software Programmer
10 12 (6.28%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) Graduate Programmer
10 12 (6.28%) Applications Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) Software Applications Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) Technical Architect
10 12 (6.28%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (36.65%) .NET
2 34 (17.80%) HTML
3 27 (14.14%) jQuery
4 25 (13.09%) XML
5 24 (12.57%) Web Services
6 20 (10.47%) .NET Framework
7 17 (8.90%) ASP.NET
8 12 (6.28%) CSS
8 12 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (5.76%) J2EE
9 11 (5.76%) ADO
10 10 (5.24%) SOAP
10 10 (5.24%) LINQ
10 10 (5.24%) REST
11 9 (4.71%) WCF
12 6 (3.14%) Silverlight
13 4 (2.09%) MDX
13 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (1.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.66%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.33%) N-Tier
4 10 (5.24%) Client/Server
4 10 (5.24%) Online Games
4 10 (5.24%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (5.24%) Replication
5 9 (4.71%) Clustering
6 6 (3.14%) Social Media
7 4 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.09%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.09%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.57%) PMI
8 3 (1.57%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.52%) EPoS
10 1 (0.52%) NHS
10 1 (0.52%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.70%) Windows
2 17 (8.90%) Windows 7
3 16 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.81%) Windows XP
5 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.71%) Linux
7 7 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.62%) UNIX
8 5 (2.62%) Android
9 4 (2.09%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.66%) Time Management
3 27 (14.14%) TDD
4 18 (9.42%) MVC
4 18 (9.42%) CRM
4 18 (9.42%) SDLC
5 17 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (8.38%) Project Management
6 16 (8.38%) Workflow
6 16 (8.38%) Document Management
7 15 (7.85%) Scrum
7 15 (7.85%) Change Management
7 15 (7.85%) OO
7 15 (7.85%) Software Engineering
8 12 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.76%) ITIL
9 11 (5.76%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.76%) SOA
9 11 (5.76%) Migration
9 11 (5.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.08%) C#
2 47 (24.61%) SQL
3 39 (20.42%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.95%) Java
5 16 (8.38%) VB
6 13 (6.81%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.14%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.62%) VB6
8 5 (2.62%) Ruby
8 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (18.85%) Degree
2 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (12.57%) MCP
4 9 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (4.19%) CCNA
5 8 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.66%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.09%) MCSE
8 4 (2.09%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.57%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (20.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.09%) vSphere
5 3 (1.57%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) Puppet
1 4 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.57%) HAProxy
2 3 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (8.38%) HP
2 14 (7.33%) Apple
3 10 (5.24%) Sophos
3 10 (5.24%) VMware
3 10 (5.24%) SonicWALL
3 10 (5.24%) EMC
4 9 (4.71%) Lotus
5 8 (4.19%) OpenText
6 7 (3.66%) Cisco
7 6 (3.14%) Kofax
8 5 (2.62%) Citrix
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle
9 4 (2.09%) Polycom
10 3 (1.57%) ProCurve
10 3 (1.57%) Veeam
10 3 (1.57%) Brocade
10 3 (1.57%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.52%) NetApp
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