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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 60 84 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.19% 27.27% 17.29%
As % of the Vendors category 52.63% 67.20% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56 62 38
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
114 125 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.05% 40.58% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 83 99 91
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (50.00%) Windows
2 31 (30.39%) Active Directory
3 28 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
5 23 (22.55%) MS Exchange
5 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (21.57%) Windows Server
7 21 (20.59%) MS Office
8 20 (19.61%) .NET
8 20 (19.61%) Linux
9 19 (18.63%) C#
9 19 (18.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (17.65%) SQL
10 18 (17.65%) Apple
10 18 (17.65%) Finance
11 16 (15.69%) Java
11 16 (15.69%) Windows 7
12 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (14.71%) ITIL
13 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
13 14 (13.73%) Mathematics
13 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (13.73%) Document Management
13 14 (13.73%) Ruby
13 14 (13.73%) DevOps
13 14 (13.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (13.73%) Puppet
13 14 (13.73%) Bash Shell
13 14 (13.73%) High Availability
13 14 (13.73%) Opscode Chef

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (22.55%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.78%) Documentum
2 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.98%) CMS
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 21 (20.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (7.84%) DHCP
2 8 (7.84%) DNS
2 8 (7.84%) SMTP
3 7 (6.86%) Internet
4 6 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.88%) VoIP
4 6 (5.88%) Wireless
4 6 (5.88%) xDSL
5 4 (3.92%) LAN
5 4 (3.92%) SAN
5 4 (3.92%) VPN
5 4 (3.92%) WAN
6 3 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.98%) Datazen
3 1 (0.98%) OLAP
3 1 (0.98%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.98%) QlikView
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (17.65%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Legal
3 6 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.96%) Law
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Developer
2 15 (14.71%) Analyst
2 15 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 14 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) IT Support
4 12 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Architect
5 11 (10.78%) AWS Developer
5 11 (10.78%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Desktop Support
7 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.84%) IT Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.86%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (6.86%) Administrator
8 7 (6.86%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Service Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) .NET
2 11 (10.78%) .NET Framework
3 10 (9.80%) XML
4 9 (8.82%) ADO
5 6 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.98%) Ajax
6 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.98%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.98%) J2EE
6 1 (0.98%) J2SE
6 1 (0.98%) Java EE
6 1 (0.98%) jQuery
6 1 (0.98%) LINQ
6 1 (0.98%) MDX
6 1 (0.98%) RESTful
6 1 (0.98%) SOAP
6 1 (0.98%) WCF
6 1 (0.98%) Web Services
6 1 (0.98%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.73%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.84%) Driving Licence
5 7 (6.86%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.86%) N-Tier
6 6 (5.88%) Statistics
6 6 (5.88%) User Experience
7 4 (3.92%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.61%) Linux
4 16 (15.69%) Windows 7
5 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.71%) ITIL
3 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
3 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (13.73%) DevOps
3 14 (13.73%) Document Management
3 14 (13.73%) High Availability
4 13 (12.75%) Risk Management
5 11 (10.78%) Build Automation
6 9 (8.82%) Analytics
6 9 (8.82%) Project Management
6 9 (8.82%) SDLC
7 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.86%) OO
9 6 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.88%) OOD
10 5 (4.90%) Content Management
10 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.90%) Logistics
10 5 (4.90%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) C#
2 18 (17.65%) SQL
3 16 (15.69%) Java
4 14 (13.73%) Bash Shell
4 14 (13.73%) Ruby
5 10 (9.80%) VB
6 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.98%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) AWS Certification
2 9 (8.82%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.90%) A+ Certification
3 5 (4.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 31 (30.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (13.73%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Apple
2 11 (10.78%) Citrix
2 11 (10.78%) EMC
3 8 (7.84%) Planview
4 7 (6.86%) Sage
5 6 (5.88%) Cisco
6 4 (3.92%) HP
6 4 (3.92%) SonicWALL
6 4 (3.92%) Sophos
7 3 (2.94%) Kofax
8 2 (1.96%) Lotus
9 1 (0.98%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.98%) Netezza
9 1 (0.98%) OpenText
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle
9 1 (0.98%) SAP
9 1 (0.98%) Symantec
9 1 (0.98%) Teradata
9 1 (0.98%) VMware
9 1 (0.98%) Websense
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