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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 90 107 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.57% 22.53% 25.26%
As % of the Vendors category 76.92% 67.72% 54.01%
Number of salaries quoted 86 85 49
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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
117 158 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 33.24% 33.26% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 103 131 100
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 50 (33.11%) MS Excel
1 50 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.13%) Windows
3 39 (25.83%) .NET
4 36 (23.84%) Active Directory
5 33 (21.85%) C#
6 32 (21.19%) SQL Server
6 32 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (20.53%) Linux
8 27 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (16.56%) SQL
10 25 (16.56%) MS Exchange
11 24 (15.89%) Java
11 24 (15.89%) High Availability
12 23 (15.23%) Configuration Management
13 20 (13.25%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (12.58%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (12.58%) Puppet
14 19 (12.58%) ITIL
15 18 (11.92%) MVC
15 18 (11.92%) Ruby
15 18 (11.92%) Bash Shell
15 18 (11.92%) DevOps
15 18 (11.92%) Opscode Chef
16 17 (11.26%) Scrum
16 17 (11.26%) Finance
17 16 (10.60%) Degree
18 15 (9.93%) AWS Certification
18 15 (9.93%) SDLC

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 25 (16.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Documentum
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (33.11%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.28%) MS Office
3 8 (5.30%) MS Project
4 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.97%) IaaS
5 5 (3.31%) Office 365
5 5 (3.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.25%) Remote Desktop
2 10 (6.62%) Firewall
3 7 (4.64%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.64%) VoIP
3 7 (4.64%) VPN
3 7 (4.64%) Wireless
4 6 (3.97%) Internet
4 6 (3.97%) xDSL
5 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.99%) DNS
6 3 (1.99%) Network Security
7 2 (1.32%) DHCP
7 2 (1.32%) LAN
7 2 (1.32%) SAN
7 2 (1.32%) SSL
7 2 (1.32%) WAN
8 1 (0.66%) BGP
8 1 (0.66%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.66%) Intranet
8 1 (0.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.31%) OLAP
3 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.99%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (1.99%) QlikView
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.32%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.32%) Power BI
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.66%) Big Data
6 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) Datazen
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.66%) MS Access
6 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (9.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.64%) Selenium
3 3 (1.99%) JIRA
3 3 (1.99%) JMeter
3 3 (1.99%) LoadUI
3 3 (1.99%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.32%) Subversion
4 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) NUnit
5 1 (0.66%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 17 (11.26%) Finance
2 12 (7.95%) Games
3 11 (7.28%) Marketing
4 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.65%) Law
6 3 (1.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (28.48%) Developer
2 27 (17.88%) Analyst
3 23 (15.23%) .NET Developer
4 22 (14.57%) IT Support
5 21 (13.91%) C# Developer
6 19 (12.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (11.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (11.92%) Support Engineer
8 16 (10.60%) IT Engineer
9 15 (9.93%) AWS Developer
9 15 (9.93%) AWS Engineer
9 15 (9.93%) Cloud Developer
9 15 (9.93%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (9.93%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (9.27%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (7.95%) IT Analyst
11 12 (7.95%) Project Manager
12 11 (7.28%) Agile .NET Developer
12 11 (7.28%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.83%) .NET
2 15 (9.93%) jQuery
3 14 (9.27%) HTML
4 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET
5 12 (7.95%) Web Services
6 10 (6.62%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (5.30%) SOAP
9 7 (4.64%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (3.97%) CSS
11 5 (3.31%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.31%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.31%) HTML5
11 5 (3.31%) WCF
12 4 (2.65%) J2EE
13 3 (1.99%) CSS3
13 3 (1.99%) MDX
13 3 (1.99%) XML
14 2 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.30%) User Experience
3 6 (3.97%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.97%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.97%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.97%) Statistics
4 5 (3.31%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.65%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.99%) Xbox
7 2 (1.32%) iPhone
7 2 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.13%) Windows
2 31 (20.53%) Linux
3 13 (8.61%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.62%) Unix
5 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.65%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.65%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (15.89%) High Availability
4 23 (15.23%) Configuration Management
5 19 (12.58%) ITIL
6 18 (11.92%) DevOps
6 18 (11.92%) MVC
7 17 (11.26%) Scrum
8 15 (9.93%) Build Automation
8 15 (9.93%) SDLC
9 10 (6.62%) ITIL V3
10 8 (5.30%) CRM
10 8 (5.30%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.30%) TDD
10 8 (5.30%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (5.30%) Web Development
11 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.64%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.64%) Test Management
11 7 (4.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.85%) C#
2 25 (16.56%) SQL
3 24 (15.89%) Java
4 18 (11.92%) Bash Shell
4 18 (11.92%) Ruby
5 15 (9.93%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Degree
2 15 (9.93%) AWS Certification
2 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.62%) A+ Certification
4 6 (3.97%) HNC
4 6 (3.97%) HND
5 5 (3.31%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.31%) MCSD
6 4 (2.65%) ISEB
7 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.66%) MCP
8 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (23.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.31%) vSphere
4 4 (2.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (12.58%) Puppet
2 18 (11.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (7.95%) Cisco
2 11 (7.28%) Apple
3 10 (6.62%) VMware
4 5 (3.31%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.65%) Citrix
5 4 (2.65%) Clearswift
5 4 (2.65%) Proofpoint
5 4 (2.65%) Sophos
6 3 (1.99%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.99%) Juniper
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe
7 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.66%) EMC
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) Netezza
7 1 (0.66%) SAP
7 1 (0.66%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.66%) Tableau
7 1 (0.66%) Teradata
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