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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 81 51 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 26.73% 18.96% 33.13%
As % of the Vendors category 66.39% 46.36% 60.57%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 93
Average salary £31,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
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
122 110 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 40.26% 40.89% 54.69%
Number of salaries quoted 98 94 157
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Windows
2 56 (40.88%) SQL Server
3 55 (40.15%) MS Excel
4 53 (38.69%) SQL
5 42 (30.66%) Active Directory
6 36 (26.28%) MS Office
7 31 (22.63%) Load Balancing
8 29 (21.17%) .NET
9 28 (20.44%) Finance
10 27 (19.71%) C#
11 24 (17.52%) IIS
11 24 (17.52%) SAN
12 23 (16.79%) DNS
13 21 (15.33%) Linux
13 21 (15.33%) Clustering
14 20 (14.60%) VMware
14 20 (14.60%) Firewall
14 20 (14.60%) VPN
15 19 (13.87%) MS Exchange
15 19 (13.87%) Java
15 19 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (13.14%) SharePoint
16 18 (13.14%) Citrix
17 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
18 16 (11.68%) Web Services
18 16 (11.68%) Hyper-V
19 15 (10.95%) ITIL
19 15 (10.95%) UNIX
19 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (17.52%) IIS
2 19 (13.87%) MS Exchange
3 18 (13.14%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (7.30%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.65%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.46%) Site Server
9 1 (0.73%) JBoss
9 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.73%) Apache
9 1 (0.73%) SAS
9 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (40.15%) MS Excel
2 36 (26.28%) MS Office
3 6 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.73%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.92%) SaaS
3 4 (2.92%) PaaS
3 4 (2.92%) IaaS
4 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.52%) SAN
2 23 (16.79%) DNS
3 20 (14.60%) Firewall
3 20 (14.60%) VPN
4 15 (10.95%) DHCP
4 15 (10.95%) WAN
5 14 (10.22%) LAN
5 14 (10.22%) NAS
6 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.30%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.92%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.46%) Broadband
9 2 (1.46%) VoIP
9 2 (1.46%) SMTP
9 2 (1.46%) LDAP
10 1 (0.73%) 2G
10 1 (0.73%) VLAN
10 1 (0.73%) Network Security
10 1 (0.73%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (40.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.38%) OLTP
5 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.92%) MySQL
7 3 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.46%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.73%) QlikView
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.73%) OLAP
9 1 (0.73%) MS Access
9 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.73%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 13 (9.49%) JIRA
2 12 (8.76%) SoapUI
3 11 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.03%) Bugzilla
4 6 (4.38%) Selenium
5 2 (1.46%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.46%) JMeter
6 1 (0.73%) WatiN
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.65%) Games
3 5 (3.65%) iGaming
4 3 (2.19%) Legal
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (20.44%) Analyst
2 27 (19.71%) Architect
3 21 (15.33%) Developer
4 14 (10.22%) Administrator
5 13 (9.49%) IT Support
5 13 (9.49%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (9.49%) Security Architect
5 13 (9.49%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.76%) Test Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.30%) SharePoint Administrator
9 9 (6.57%) Support Assistant
9 9 (6.57%) IT Support Assistant
9 9 (6.57%) IT Assistant
10 8 (5.84%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.84%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Data Architect
13 5 (3.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.17%) .NET
2 16 (11.68%) Web Services
3 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET
4 14 (10.22%) XML
5 13 (9.49%) Middleware
6 11 (8.03%) J2EE
7 9 (6.57%) .NET Framework
7 9 (6.57%) JSON
8 7 (5.11%) WCF
9 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (2.92%) WPF
9 4 (2.92%) WinForms
10 3 (2.19%) jQuery
10 3 (2.19%) HTML
10 3 (2.19%) SOAP
10 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (1.46%) CSS
12 1 (0.73%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Clustering
2 12 (8.76%) Replication
3 9 (6.57%) iPad
4 7 (5.11%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.19%) Online Games
7 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.19%) Open Source
8 2 (1.46%) EPoS
8 2 (1.46%) PMI
8 2 (1.46%) PDA
9 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (43.07%) Windows
2 21 (15.33%) Linux
3 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
5 15 (10.95%) UNIX
6 14 (10.22%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.73%) Android
10 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) Load Balancing
2 15 (10.95%) ITIL
3 13 (9.49%) SIEM
3 13 (9.49%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (9.49%) Asset Management
3 13 (9.49%) Identity Management
3 13 (9.49%) Benchmarking
4 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (8.76%) Scrum
5 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (8.03%) Configuration Management
5 11 (8.03%) OO
5 11 (8.03%) CRM
6 10 (7.30%) SOA
7 9 (6.57%) Automated Testing
8 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.84%) UML
8 8 (5.84%) Software Testing
9 7 (5.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.69%) SQL
2 27 (19.71%) C#
3 19 (13.87%) Java
4 14 (10.22%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.03%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.84%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.92%) Ruby
8 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.46%) VBA
9 2 (1.46%) VB
9 2 (1.46%) VB6
10 1 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) MCP
2 9 (6.57%) Degree
3 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.92%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.92%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.92%) ISEB
6 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.46%) MCPD
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) HND
7 1 (0.73%) CCNP
7 1 (0.73%) CCNA
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (30.66%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (8.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) VMware
2 18 (13.14%) Citrix
3 12 (8.76%) Apple
4 10 (7.30%) HP
4 10 (7.30%) Sophos
4 10 (7.30%) SonicWALL
5 2 (1.46%) Juniper
5 2 (1.46%) Telerik
6 1 (0.73%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.73%) NETGEAR
6 1 (0.73%) NetApp
6 1 (0.73%) Siemens
6 1 (0.73%) Lotus
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
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Posted: 57 minutes ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
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