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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 59 81 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.41% 26.30% 21.63%
As % of the Vendors category 54.63% 58.27% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 51 77 84
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
108 139 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 42.86% 45.13% 48.56%
Number of salaries quoted 94 133 192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 50 (40.65%) Windows
2 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
3 44 (35.77%) MS Excel
4 39 (31.71%) SQL
5 38 (30.89%) Finance
6 36 (29.27%) C#
7 35 (28.46%) SharePoint
8 34 (27.64%) .NET
9 28 (22.76%) Active Directory
10 26 (21.14%) IIS
10 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET
10 26 (21.14%) Load Balancing
11 23 (18.70%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (17.89%) Web Services
13 21 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (16.26%) XML
14 20 (16.26%) Firewall
15 19 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (13.82%) Wireshark
17 17 (13.82%) SharePoint Server
17 17 (13.82%) VMware
18 16 (13.01%) Linux
18 16 (13.01%) WCF
18 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (12.20%) MS Office
19 15 (12.20%) T-SQL
19 15 (12.20%) SAN
20 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (28.46%) SharePoint
2 26 (21.14%) IIS
3 17 (13.82%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (8.94%) MS Exchange
5 9 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.44%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.81%) Node.js
9 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (35.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.20%) MS Office
3 7 (5.69%) MS Project
3 7 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.25%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) Firewall
2 17 (13.82%) Wireshark
3 15 (12.20%) SAN
4 13 (10.57%) DNS
5 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.50%) LAN
6 8 (6.50%) WAN
6 8 (6.50%) NAS
7 7 (5.69%) VPN
8 4 (3.25%) Internet
8 4 (3.25%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.25%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (2.44%) DHCP
10 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.25%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.81%) OLAP
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.13%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.07%) JIRA
3 5 (4.07%) Selenium
3 5 (4.07%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.25%) LoadUI
4 4 (3.25%) JMeter
5 2 (1.63%) NUnit
5 2 (1.63%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.63%) NCover
5 2 (1.63%) FxCop
6 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.81%) WatiN
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Advertising
3 2 (1.63%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (32.52%) Developer
2 20 (16.26%) Administrator
3 18 (14.63%) Analyst
3 18 (14.63%) C# Developer
4 17 (13.82%) Architect
4 17 (13.82%) SharePoint Administrator
5 13 (10.57%) .NET Developer
6 12 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.88%) DBA
10 6 (4.88%) SQL DBA
10 6 (4.88%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (4.88%) MI Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.07%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.64%) .NET
2 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET
3 22 (17.89%) Web Services
4 20 (16.26%) XML
5 16 (13.01%) WCF
6 12 (9.76%) .NET Framework
7 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (8.13%) WSH
9 8 (6.50%) Middleware
9 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.88%) SOAP
10 6 (4.88%) JSON
10 6 (4.88%) MDX
11 5 (4.07%) HTML
11 5 (4.07%) CSS
12 4 (3.25%) WPF
12 4 (3.25%) WinForms
13 3 (2.44%) jQuery
14 2 (1.63%) COM
14 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Clustering
2 10 (8.13%) Replication
2 10 (8.13%) N-Tier
3 8 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.44%) Open Source
5 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.63%) PDA
7 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.65%) Windows
2 16 (13.01%) Linux
3 8 (6.50%) UNIX
4 6 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.14%) Load Balancing
2 23 (18.70%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.57%) MVC
5 13 (10.57%) CRM
6 12 (9.76%) SOA
7 10 (8.13%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.32%) ETL
8 9 (7.32%) ITIL
8 9 (7.32%) UML
9 8 (6.50%) Benchmarking
9 8 (6.50%) Identity Management
9 8 (6.50%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.50%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.50%) SIEM
10 7 (5.69%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.88%) Test Scripting
12 5 (4.07%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.71%) SQL
2 36 (29.27%) C#
3 15 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.32%) Java
5 8 (6.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.63%) C
9 2 (1.63%) VB6
9 2 (1.63%) Ruby
9 2 (1.63%) VB
9 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.63%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Degree
2 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.13%) MCP
4 7 (5.69%) MCTS
5 6 (4.88%) MCSD
6 4 (3.25%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.63%) MCSE
8 2 (1.63%) MCSA
8 2 (1.63%) CCNP
8 2 (1.63%) CCNA
8 2 (1.63%) MCITP
8 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) MCPD
9 1 (0.81%) ISEB
9 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) SLA
1 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 28 (22.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.63%) XenApp
4 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.63%) KVM
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Puppet
1 7 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) VMware
2 12 (9.76%) Citrix
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.81%) Google
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