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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 102 74 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.13% 25.61% 25.91%
As % of the Vendors category 67.55% 54.81% 65.89%
Number of salaries quoted 83 49 76
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
151 135 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.75% 46.71% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 128 98 118
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 83 (45.11%) MS Excel
2 65 (35.33%) SQL
3 63 (34.24%) C#
4 60 (32.61%) MS Office
5 59 (32.07%) SQL Server
6 57 (30.98%) .NET
7 45 (24.46%) Windows
8 40 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 37 (20.11%) Degree
10 35 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 32 (17.39%) Hyper-V
12 29 (15.76%) MS Exchange
13 27 (14.67%) HTML
13 27 (14.67%) Computer Science
14 26 (14.13%) Java
14 26 (14.13%) Telecoms
15 25 (13.59%) MCP
15 25 (13.59%) Time Management
16 24 (13.04%) Windows 7
16 24 (13.04%) Marketing
16 24 (13.04%) Web Services
16 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (12.50%) DNS
17 23 (12.50%) DHCP
17 23 (12.50%) Windows XP
17 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (11.96%) jQuery
18 22 (11.96%) OO
19 21 (11.41%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (15.76%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.43%) IBM Notes
4 7 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.63%) Lync
6 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.54%) Site Server
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 83 (45.11%) MS Excel
2 60 (32.61%) MS Office
3 13 (7.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.26%) MS Project
5 2 (1.09%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.98%) Office 365
3 5 (2.72%) PaaS
3 5 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.72%) IaaS
3 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.50%) DNS
1 23 (12.50%) DHCP
2 19 (10.33%) VPN
3 18 (9.78%) Broadband
4 12 (6.52%) Internet
5 8 (4.35%) HTTP
6 6 (3.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.63%) LAN
7 3 (1.63%) WAN
8 1 (0.54%) Firewall
8 1 (0.54%) SAN
8 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (32.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.98%) Data Mining
3 10 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.80%) MySQL
6 5 (2.72%) OLTP
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.89%) Selenium
3 8 (4.35%) ReSharper
3 8 (4.35%) NUnit
3 8 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.63%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.63%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.63%) JIRA
4 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.54%) Subversion
5 1 (0.54%) VisiBroker
5 1 (0.54%) WatiN
General
1 26 (14.13%) Telecoms
2 24 (13.04%) Marketing
3 20 (10.87%) Finance
4 11 (5.98%) Games
5 6 (3.26%) Electronics
6 4 (2.17%) Legal
6 4 (2.17%) iGaming
7 1 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (23.37%) Analyst
2 34 (18.48%) Developer
3 24 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 17 (9.24%) Software Developer
4 17 (9.24%) Architect
4 17 (9.24%) Project Manager
4 17 (9.24%) Senior Manager
4 17 (9.24%) Graduate
5 16 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 16 (8.70%) IT Support
6 14 (7.61%) Software Manager
6 14 (7.61%) Software Project Manager
7 13 (7.07%) Test Analyst
8 12 (6.52%) Technical Architect
8 12 (6.52%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (5.43%) Software Applications Engineer
9 10 (5.43%) Programmer
9 10 (5.43%) Desktop Support
9 10 (5.43%) Software Programmer
9 10 (5.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.98%) .NET
2 27 (14.67%) HTML
3 24 (13.04%) Web Services
4 22 (11.96%) jQuery
5 21 (11.41%) ASP.NET
6 19 (10.33%) J2EE
7 11 (5.98%) .NET Framework
8 10 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (4.89%) CSS
10 8 (4.35%) SOAP
10 8 (4.35%) LINQ
10 8 (4.35%) REST
11 6 (3.26%) XML
11 6 (3.26%) WCF
11 6 (3.26%) WinForms
12 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.72%) WPF
13 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (1.09%) WSH
14 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.24%) Replication
3 16 (8.70%) Clustering
4 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.98%) Online Games
6 8 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (4.35%) iPad
7 7 (3.80%) N-Tier
8 6 (3.26%) Social Media
9 4 (2.17%) PMI
10 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.63%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.63%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.63%) EPoS
11 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.54%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.46%) Windows
2 24 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 23 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (8.15%) Linux
6 8 (4.35%) UNIX
7 5 (2.72%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (13.59%) Time Management
3 22 (11.96%) OO
4 20 (10.87%) TDD
5 19 (10.33%) Scrum
6 18 (9.78%) SOA
6 18 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (9.24%) Workflow
7 17 (9.24%) CRM
7 17 (9.24%) PRINCE2
8 16 (8.70%) MVC
8 16 (8.70%) Load Balancing
9 14 (7.61%) ITIL
10 12 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.43%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (5.43%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.89%) Change Management
12 9 (4.89%) UML
13 8 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
13 8 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.33%) SQL
2 63 (34.24%) C#
3 32 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.13%) Java
5 19 (10.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.26%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.72%) VB6
7 5 (2.72%) Ruby
7 5 (2.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (20.11%) Degree
2 25 (13.59%) MCP
3 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.80%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.72%) AWS Certification
8 4 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.17%) MCSE
8 4 (2.17%) CCNA
9 2 (1.09%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.07%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (2.72%) Puppet
1 5 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (11.41%) Apple
2 19 (10.33%) HP
3 18 (9.78%) Sophos
3 18 (9.78%) SonicWALL
4 10 (5.43%) Lotus
5 7 (3.80%) VMware
6 4 (2.17%) Citrix
7 3 (1.63%) Polycom
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.54%) NetApp
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle
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