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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 64 68 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.51% 19.32% 26.01%
As % of the Vendors category 54.70% 60.18% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63 59 48
Median salary £34,000 £43,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £24,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
117 113 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 37.50% 32.10% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 107 96 95
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 56 (38.36%) Windows
2 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (29.45%) MS Excel
4 42 (28.77%) Active Directory
5 40 (27.40%) MS Exchange
6 38 (26.03%) SQL Server
7 35 (23.97%) .NET
8 31 (21.23%) C#
9 27 (18.49%) SQL
10 23 (15.75%) Configuration Management
11 22 (15.07%) MS Office
12 20 (13.70%) Finance
12 20 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (12.33%) Degree
14 17 (11.64%) HTML
14 17 (11.64%) Games
14 17 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (11.64%) Office 365
15 16 (10.96%) jQuery
15 16 (10.96%) Remote Desktop
15 16 (10.96%) VPN
15 16 (10.96%) Blackberry
16 15 (10.27%) MVC
16 15 (10.27%) SDLC
16 15 (10.27%) Windows Server
17 14 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (9.59%) Proofpoint
17 14 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (9.59%) High Availability

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 40 (27.40%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (29.45%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.07%) MS Office
3 6 (4.11%) MS Project
4 3 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (11.64%) Office 365
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.74%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.05%) IaaS
6 2 (1.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Remote Desktop
1 16 (10.96%) VPN
2 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.16%) Firewall
4 4 (2.74%) LAN
4 4 (2.74%) WAN
5 3 (2.05%) Network Security
6 2 (1.37%) DHCP
6 2 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.37%) SAN
6 2 (1.37%) SSL
6 2 (1.37%) VoIP
6 2 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.68%) BGP
7 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.68%) Intranet
7 1 (0.68%) L2TP
7 1 (0.68%) OSPF
7 1 (0.68%) PPTP
7 1 (0.68%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.37%) Power BI
6 2 (1.37%) QlikView
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) MS Access
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) OLAP
7 1 (0.68%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Selenium
2 7 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.42%) JIRA
3 5 (3.42%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.74%) JMeter
4 4 (2.74%) LoadUI
5 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.37%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.68%) Calabash
7 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.68%) JUnit
7 1 (0.68%) NUnit
7 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (13.70%) Finance
2 17 (11.64%) Games
3 14 (9.59%) Law
4 10 (6.85%) Marketing
5 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.66%) Developer
2 31 (21.23%) Analyst
3 19 (13.01%) IT Support
4 18 (12.33%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) .NET Developer
6 14 (9.59%) C# Developer
7 13 (8.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Agile Business Analyst
8 12 (8.22%) Business Analyst
8 12 (8.22%) IT Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) Agile .NET Developer
9 11 (7.53%) Agile C# Developer
9 11 (7.53%) Agile Developer
9 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) IT Analyst
9 11 (7.53%) Technical Support
10 10 (6.85%) Consultant
10 10 (6.85%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.97%) .NET
2 17 (11.64%) HTML
3 16 (10.96%) jQuery
4 12 (8.22%) ASP.NET
4 12 (8.22%) Web Services
5 10 (6.85%) CSS
5 10 (6.85%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (6.85%) SOAP
6 8 (5.48%) .NET Framework
7 6 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.11%) HTML5
8 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.42%) Entity Framework
9 4 (2.74%) CSS3
9 4 (2.74%) XML
10 2 (1.37%) Akka
10 2 (1.37%) WCF
11 1 (0.68%) Node.js
11 1 (0.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.96%) Blackberry
3 14 (9.59%) Smartphone
4 11 (7.53%) iPhone
5 9 (6.16%) Driving Licence
6 7 (4.79%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (4.79%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.05%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.05%) User Experience
9 3 (2.05%) Xbox
10 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.68%) Online Games
11 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.36%) Windows
2 15 (10.27%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.59%) Linux
3 14 (9.59%) Windows Phone
3 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.16%) Unix
5 5 (3.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.75%) Configuration Management
3 15 (10.27%) MVC
3 15 (10.27%) SDLC
4 14 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (9.59%) High Availability
5 13 (8.90%) Scrum
5 13 (8.90%) Service Management
6 11 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (7.53%) ITIL
7 10 (6.85%) DevOps
8 9 (6.16%) Line Management
9 8 (5.48%) Build Automation
9 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (5.48%) Test Management
10 7 (4.79%) Balanced Scorecard
10 7 (4.79%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.79%) Supplier Management
10 7 (4.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.23%) C#
2 27 (18.49%) SQL
3 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.53%) Java
5 8 (5.48%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.48%) Ruby
6 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.74%) R
7 2 (1.37%) C
7 2 (1.37%) Erlang
7 2 (1.37%) PHP
7 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (12.33%) Degree
2 8 (5.48%) AWS Certification
2 8 (5.48%) ISEB
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.42%) HNC
3 5 (3.42%) HND
3 5 (3.42%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.42%) MCSD
4 4 (2.74%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.37%) CCNA
5 2 (1.37%) CCNP
5 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.11%) vSphere
4 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) Puppet
2 8 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Apple
1 14 (9.59%) Clearswift
1 14 (9.59%) Proofpoint
2 13 (8.90%) VMware
3 12 (8.22%) Citrix
4 11 (7.53%) Cisco
5 9 (6.16%) Nokia
6 5 (3.42%) Sage
6 5 (3.42%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.74%) Google
8 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.05%) Juniper
8 3 (2.05%) Mitel
8 3 (2.05%) Sophos
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe
9 1 (0.68%) Atmel
9 1 (0.68%) Avaya
9 1 (0.68%) NEC
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: Bonus
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