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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 65 67 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.81% 20.00% 26.95%
As % of the Vendors category 61.32% 50.76% 58.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 62 86
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
106 132 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 37.19% 39.40% 46.36%
Number of salaries quoted 88 119 154
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 63 (50.81%) Windows
2 43 (34.68%) MS Excel
2 43 (34.68%) SQL Server
3 41 (33.06%) Active Directory
3 41 (33.06%) Load Balancing
4 40 (32.26%) SQL
5 38 (30.65%) Finance
6 36 (29.03%) IIS
7 32 (25.81%) SAN
8 29 (23.39%) Firewall
9 26 (20.97%) SharePoint
10 25 (20.16%) MS Office
11 22 (17.74%) Linux
11 22 (17.74%) VMware
11 22 (17.74%) Clustering
12 21 (16.94%) Citrix
12 21 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (16.13%) C#
13 20 (16.13%) DNS
14 19 (15.32%) WAN
14 19 (15.32%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (14.52%) PowerShell
15 18 (14.52%) NAS
15 18 (14.52%) LAN
15 18 (14.52%) Web Services
15 18 (14.52%) Wireshark
15 18 (14.52%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (13.71%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (13.71%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (13.71%) Identity Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 36 (29.03%) IIS
2 26 (20.97%) SharePoint
3 18 (14.52%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (9.68%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.84%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.81%) Site Server
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (34.68%) MS Excel
2 25 (20.16%) MS Office
3 7 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.61%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.81%) SAN
2 29 (23.39%) Firewall
3 20 (16.13%) DNS
4 19 (15.32%) WAN
5 18 (14.52%) LAN
5 18 (14.52%) Wireshark
5 18 (14.52%) NAS
6 16 (12.90%) VPN
7 12 (9.68%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.65%) DHCP
8 7 (5.65%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (2.42%) Internet
10 2 (1.61%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.61%) SMTP
10 2 (1.61%) LDAP
11 1 (0.81%) ADSL
11 1 (0.81%) Broadband
11 1 (0.81%) ISDN
11 1 (0.81%) VoIP
11 1 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.03%) OLTP
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.61%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.81%) MS Access
8 1 (0.81%) OLAP
8 1 (0.81%) MySQL
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) QlikView
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) JIRA
2 9 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.26%) SoapUI
3 8 (6.45%) Bugzilla
4 6 (4.84%) Selenium
5 2 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.61%) JMeter
5 2 (1.61%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.81%) WatiN
General
1 38 (30.65%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) iGaming
3 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.42%) Legal
3 3 (2.42%) Games
4 2 (1.61%) Advertising
4 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) Architect
2 22 (17.74%) Analyst
3 21 (16.94%) Administrator
4 20 (16.13%) Developer
5 18 (14.52%) SharePoint Administrator
6 17 (13.71%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (12.10%) Security Architect
8 12 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (8.06%) Support Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Test Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Data Architect
12 5 (4.03%) Programmer
12 5 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.03%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.03%) IT Support
13 4 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) Web Services
2 17 (13.71%) .NET
2 17 (13.71%) Middleware
3 16 (12.90%) XML
4 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.87%) JSON
5 9 (7.26%) WCF
6 6 (4.84%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.23%) SOAP
7 4 (3.23%) WSH
7 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.42%) jQuery
8 3 (2.42%) J2EE
8 3 (2.42%) HTML
9 2 (1.61%) CSS
9 2 (1.61%) WinForms
9 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.61%) WPF
10 1 (0.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.81%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Clustering
2 12 (9.68%) Replication
3 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.42%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.42%) User Experience
4 3 (2.42%) iPad
5 2 (1.61%) PDA
5 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.81%) PMI
6 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.81%) Online Games
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 63 (50.81%) Windows
2 22 (17.74%) Linux
3 17 (13.71%) UNIX
4 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.65%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) Load Balancing
2 19 (15.32%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (13.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (13.71%) SIEM
3 17 (13.71%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (13.71%) Asset Management
3 17 (13.71%) Benchmarking
3 17 (13.71%) Identity Management
4 15 (12.10%) ITIL
5 13 (10.48%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.65%) TOGAF
7 7 (5.65%) OO
7 7 (5.65%) CRM
8 6 (4.84%) Service Management
8 6 (4.84%) MVC
8 6 (4.84%) Scrum
8 6 (4.84%) Automated Testing
8 6 (4.84%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.26%) SQL
2 20 (16.13%) C#
3 18 (14.52%) PowerShell
4 14 (11.29%) Java
5 8 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.03%) Ruby
8 2 (1.61%) VB6
8 2 (1.61%) VB
8 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.61%) VBA
8 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
2 7 (5.65%) Sun Certification
3 6 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.03%) MCP
5 4 (3.23%) ISEB
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.23%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.61%) CCNP
7 2 (1.61%) CCNA
8 1 (0.81%) HND
8 1 (0.81%) MCSE
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
8 1 (0.81%) MCTS
8 1 (0.81%) MCITP
8 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (33.06%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.81%) KVM
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (12.10%) Puppet
1 15 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) VMware
2 21 (16.94%) Citrix
3 5 (4.03%) Apple
4 4 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (2.42%) SonicWALL
5 3 (2.42%) Sophos
6 2 (1.61%) Juniper
6 2 (1.61%) Telerik
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.81%) NETGEAR
7 1 (0.81%) NetApp
7 1 (0.81%) Siemens
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
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