The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Ipswich region.

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

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 64 73 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.23% 21.86% 27.44%
As % of the Vendors category 58.18% 54.48% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 50 67 80
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
110 134 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 46.81% 40.12% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 93 126 146
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 59 (43.07%) SQL Server
1 59 (43.07%) MS Excel
2 58 (42.34%) C#
3 56 (40.88%) .NET
4 52 (37.96%) SQL
5 45 (32.85%) ASP.NET
5 45 (32.85%) Windows
6 39 (28.47%) SharePoint
7 37 (27.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (24.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (23.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (23.36%) Finance
10 30 (21.90%) Web Services
11 28 (20.44%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (20.44%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (18.98%) XML
13 24 (17.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (16.79%) T-SQL
15 22 (16.06%) N-Tier
16 21 (15.33%) MVC
16 21 (15.33%) Degree
17 20 (14.60%) Active Directory
18 18 (13.14%) Risk Management
18 18 (13.14%) WSH
18 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 17 (12.41%) SOA
19 17 (12.41%) CRM
19 17 (12.41%) Visual Studio
19 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 16 (11.68%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 39 (28.47%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.68%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (8.76%) IIS
4 11 (8.03%) MS Exchange
5 10 (7.30%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.73%) Node.js
9 1 (0.73%) CMS
Applications
1 59 (43.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.49%) MS Office
3 12 (8.76%) MS Project
4 4 (2.92%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.73%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Office 365
2 3 (2.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) Firewall
2 13 (9.49%) DNS
3 10 (7.30%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.30%) Wireshark
4 7 (5.11%) VPN
4 7 (5.11%) SAN
5 6 (4.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (2.92%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.19%) DHCP
8 2 (1.46%) Internet
9 1 (0.73%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.73%) LAN
9 1 (0.73%) WAN
9 1 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (43.07%) SQL Server
2 37 (27.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (24.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (23.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.92%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (12.41%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.65%) Selenium
4 4 (2.92%) JIRA
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.46%) NCover
6 2 (1.46%) FxCop
6 2 (1.46%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.46%) LoadUI
6 2 (1.46%) JMeter
6 2 (1.46%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.46%) NUnit
6 2 (1.46%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.73%) WatiN
7 1 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 32 (23.36%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Advertising
3 1 (0.73%) Games
3 1 (0.73%) Retail
3 1 (0.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (47.45%) Developer
2 29 (21.17%) C# Developer
3 23 (16.79%) .NET Developer
3 23 (16.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (13.87%) Analyst
5 13 (9.49%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.49%) Administrator
6 12 (8.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (7.30%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Architect
7 10 (7.30%) SharePoint Administrator
7 10 (7.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Technical Architect
8 9 (6.57%) DBA
8 9 (6.57%) SQL DBA
9 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.84%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (40.88%) .NET
2 45 (32.85%) ASP.NET
3 30 (21.90%) Web Services
4 26 (18.98%) XML
5 18 (13.14%) WSH
5 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (10.95%) .NET Framework
6 15 (10.95%) MDX
6 15 (10.95%) WCF
7 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (5.11%) WPF
8 7 (5.11%) HTML
8 7 (5.11%) CSS
9 5 (3.65%) WinForms
9 5 (3.65%) JSON
10 3 (2.19%) SOAP
10 3 (2.19%) XSLT
11 2 (1.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) N-Tier
2 15 (10.95%) Replication
3 12 (8.76%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.11%) Clustering
5 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.19%) Open Source
8 1 (0.73%) iPad
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.73%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.85%) Windows
2 13 (9.49%) Linux
3 9 (6.57%) UNIX
4 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.44%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (15.33%) MVC
3 18 (13.14%) Risk Management
4 17 (12.41%) SOA
4 17 (12.41%) CRM
5 14 (10.22%) Analytics
6 13 (9.49%) ITIL
7 12 (8.76%) UML
8 10 (7.30%) Load Balancing
9 9 (6.57%) ETL
10 8 (5.84%) TDD
10 8 (5.84%) Web Development
11 7 (5.11%) BDD
11 7 (5.11%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.38%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.38%) Service Management
13 4 (2.92%) Project Management
13 4 (2.92%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.34%) C#
2 52 (37.96%) SQL
3 23 (16.79%) T-SQL
4 9 (6.57%) Java
5 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.46%) C
8 2 (1.46%) XAML
9 1 (0.73%) Ruby
9 1 (0.73%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (15.33%) Degree
3 15 (10.95%) MCP
4 11 (8.03%) MCSD
5 9 (6.57%) MCTS
6 6 (4.38%) Sun Certification
7 5 (3.65%) MCSA
8 4 (2.92%) MCPD
9 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.46%) MCITP
10 2 (1.46%) CCNP
10 2 (1.46%) CCNA
10 2 (1.46%) MCSE
10 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.73%) HND
11 1 (0.73%) ISEB
11 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.65%) KVM
5 3 (2.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.73%) XenServer
6 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.73%) vSphere
6 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Puppet
1 6 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) VMware
2 9 (6.57%) Oracle
3 6 (4.38%) Cisco
4 5 (3.65%) HP
4 5 (3.65%) Citrix
4 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.92%) Dell
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe
6 1 (0.73%) NetApp
6 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Google
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