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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 73 99 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.73% 22.55% 27.16%
As % of the Vendors category 61.86% 67.35% 58.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72 89 50
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
118 147 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 35.12% 33.49% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 108 129 91
Median salary £37,600 £35,486 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% -11.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,990 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.97%

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 26 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 57 (35.19%) MS Excel
2 56 (34.57%) Windows
3 47 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (28.40%) Active Directory
5 43 (26.54%) MS Exchange
6 42 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 39 (24.07%) .NET
8 34 (20.99%) C#
9 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (15.43%) SQL
11 24 (14.81%) Configuration Management
12 23 (14.20%) Degree
13 22 (13.58%) Remote Desktop
13 22 (13.58%) MS Office
14 20 (12.35%) Finance
15 19 (11.73%) MVC
15 19 (11.73%) ITIL
15 19 (11.73%) Linux
15 19 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (10.49%) HTML
17 17 (10.49%) Java
17 17 (10.49%) Scrum
18 16 (9.88%) Games
18 16 (9.88%) jQuery
18 16 (9.88%) High Availability
18 16 (9.88%) Office 365
19 15 (9.26%) SDLC
19 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET
19 15 (9.26%) VPN

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 43 (26.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) Drupal
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (35.19%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.58%) MS Office
3 9 (5.56%) MS Project
4 3 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.88%) Office 365
3 11 (6.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.70%) IaaS
5 5 (3.09%) PaaS
6 4 (2.47%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.58%) Remote Desktop
2 15 (9.26%) VPN
3 10 (6.17%) Firewall
4 8 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.47%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.47%) LAN
5 4 (2.47%) VoIP
5 4 (2.47%) WAN
6 3 (1.85%) Network Security
6 3 (1.85%) Wireless
7 2 (1.23%) DHCP
7 2 (1.23%) Internet
7 2 (1.23%) SAN
7 2 (1.23%) SSL
7 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.23%) xDSL
8 1 (0.62%) BGP
8 1 (0.62%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.62%) Intranet
8 1 (0.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.09%) OLAP
6 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (1.85%) QlikView
7 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.23%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.23%) Power BI
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) Datazen
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.62%) MS Access
9 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.94%) Selenium
3 4 (2.47%) JIRA
3 4 (2.47%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.85%) JMeter
4 3 (1.85%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.62%) Calabash
6 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.62%) JUnit
6 1 (0.62%) NUnit
6 1 (0.62%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (12.35%) Finance
2 16 (9.88%) Games
3 13 (8.02%) Law
4 11 (6.79%) Marketing
5 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (23.46%) Analyst
2 37 (22.84%) Developer
3 23 (14.20%) IT Support
4 17 (10.49%) .NET Developer
4 17 (10.49%) IT Analyst
5 15 (9.26%) C# Developer
6 14 (8.64%) Service Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Support Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (7.41%) IT Engineer
9 11 (6.79%) Agile .NET Developer
9 11 (6.79%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) Agile C# Developer
9 11 (6.79%) Agile Developer
9 11 (6.79%) Business Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.07%) .NET
2 17 (10.49%) HTML
3 16 (9.88%) jQuery
4 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET
5 12 (7.41%) Web Services
6 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (6.17%) CSS
6 10 (6.17%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (5.56%) SOAP
8 8 (4.94%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.70%) HTML5
11 5 (3.09%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.09%) WCF
12 4 (2.47%) CSS3
12 4 (2.47%) J2EE
12 4 (2.47%) XML
13 3 (1.85%) MDX
14 2 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.26%) Blackberry
3 13 (8.02%) Smartphone
4 10 (6.17%) iPhone
5 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.94%) Driving Licence
7 7 (4.32%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.32%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
8 6 (3.70%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.85%) User Experience
9 3 (1.85%) Xbox
10 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.62%) Online Games
11 1 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 56 (34.57%) Windows
2 19 (11.73%) Linux
3 14 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.02%) Windows Phone
4 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.17%) Unix
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.62%) Android
8 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 19 (11.73%) ITIL
3 19 (11.73%) MVC
4 18 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (10.49%) Scrum
6 16 (9.88%) High Availability
7 15 (9.26%) SDLC
8 12 (7.41%) DevOps
9 11 (6.79%) ITIL V3
10 10 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.17%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.17%) Web Development
11 9 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.56%) CRM
11 9 (5.56%) Service Management
11 9 (5.56%) TDD
12 8 (4.94%) Analytics
12 8 (4.94%) Build Automation
12 8 (4.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.99%) C#
2 25 (15.43%) SQL
3 17 (10.49%) Java
4 13 (8.02%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.17%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.17%) Ruby
6 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.85%) R
7 2 (1.23%) C
7 2 (1.23%) PHP
7 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.62%) C++
8 1 (0.62%) Perl
8 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (14.20%) Degree
2 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.79%) A+ Certification
4 8 (4.94%) AWS Certification
5 7 (4.32%) ISEB
6 6 (3.70%) HNC
6 6 (3.70%) HND
7 5 (3.09%) ISTQB
7 5 (3.09%) MCSD
8 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.23%) CCNA
9 2 (1.23%) CCNP
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.62%) MCP
10 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.09%) vSphere
4 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (6.79%) Puppet
2 10 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (9.26%) Apple
2 13 (8.02%) Clearswift
2 13 (8.02%) Proofpoint
3 12 (7.41%) VMware
4 10 (6.17%) Cisco
5 9 (5.56%) Citrix
6 8 (4.94%) Nokia
7 5 (3.09%) Xamarin
8 4 (2.47%) Google
9 3 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.85%) Juniper
9 3 (1.85%) Sophos
10 2 (1.23%) Mitel
10 2 (1.23%) Sage
11 1 (0.62%) Adobe
11 1 (0.62%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.62%) Netezza
11 1 (0.62%) SAP
11 1 (0.62%) Tableau
11 1 (0.62%) Teradata
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Posted: Yesterday
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