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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 88 76 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.64% 21.53% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 60.27% 44.71% 71.94%
Number of salaries quoted 57 48 89
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
146 170 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.59% 48.16% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 106 120 122
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 76 (46.63%) MS Excel
2 65 (39.88%) SQL
3 59 (36.20%) SQL Server
4 56 (34.36%) Windows
5 55 (33.74%) MS Office
6 44 (26.99%) C#
7 39 (23.93%) Active Directory
8 38 (23.31%) .NET
9 28 (17.18%) Java
9 28 (17.18%) Telecoms
10 27 (16.56%) DNS
11 26 (15.95%) Degree
12 25 (15.34%) Load Balancing
13 24 (14.72%) Finance
13 24 (14.72%) VPN
14 23 (14.11%) MS Exchange
14 23 (14.11%) Clustering
14 23 (14.11%) Computer Science
14 23 (14.11%) Hyper-V
15 22 (13.50%) Windows 7
15 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (13.50%) Replication
15 22 (13.50%) Windows XP
15 22 (13.50%) DHCP
16 21 (12.88%) OO
17 20 (12.27%) Linux
17 20 (12.27%) T-SQL
18 19 (11.66%) J2EE
18 19 (11.66%) Web Services
18 19 (11.66%) Broadband

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 23 (14.11%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.52%) IIS
4 7 (4.29%) IBM Notes
4 7 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.23%) Site Server
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 76 (46.63%) MS Excel
2 55 (33.74%) MS Office
3 13 (7.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.68%) MS Project
5 2 (1.23%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.07%) IaaS
4 5 (3.07%) PaaS
5 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.56%) DNS
2 24 (14.72%) VPN
3 22 (13.50%) DHCP
4 19 (11.66%) Broadband
5 14 (8.59%) SAN
6 13 (7.98%) Firewall
7 10 (6.13%) TCP/IP
8 9 (5.52%) WAN
9 8 (4.91%) LAN
10 7 (4.29%) NAS
11 4 (2.45%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.23%) VoIP
12 2 (1.23%) SMTP
12 2 (1.23%) LDAP
13 1 (0.61%) ADSL
13 1 (0.61%) ISDN
13 1 (0.61%) HTTP
13 1 (0.61%) SNMP
13 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.36%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.75%) Data Mining
4 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.29%) MySQL
6 6 (3.68%) OLTP
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.29%) Selenium
3 6 (3.68%) Bugzilla
3 6 (3.68%) JIRA
3 6 (3.68%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.61%) NUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) WatiN
4 1 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 28 (17.18%) Telecoms
2 24 (14.72%) Finance
3 19 (11.66%) Marketing
4 11 (6.75%) Games
5 6 (3.68%) Electronics
5 6 (3.68%) Legal
6 5 (3.07%) iGaming
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 37 (22.70%) Analyst
2 26 (15.95%) Architect
3 20 (12.27%) Developer
4 19 (11.66%) Support Analyst
5 17 (10.43%) Project Manager
6 16 (9.82%) Senior Manager
6 16 (9.82%) IT Support
7 15 (9.20%) Test Analyst
8 14 (8.59%) Software Project Manager
8 14 (8.59%) Software Manager
9 13 (7.98%) Technical Architect
10 10 (6.13%) Data Architect
11 9 (5.52%) Desktop Support
11 9 (5.52%) Support Assistant
11 9 (5.52%) Administrator
11 9 (5.52%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.52%) IT Support Assistant
11 9 (5.52%) IT Assistant
12 8 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.91%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.31%) .NET
2 19 (11.66%) J2EE
2 19 (11.66%) Web Services
3 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.91%) XML
4 8 (4.91%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.68%) WCF
5 6 (3.68%) Middleware
5 6 (3.68%) WinForms
6 5 (3.07%) WPF
6 5 (3.07%) JSON
6 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (3.07%) HTML
7 4 (2.45%) CSS
8 3 (1.84%) jQuery
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.23%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.61%) REST
10 1 (0.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.11%) Clustering
1 23 (14.11%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.50%) Replication
3 11 (6.75%) Online Games
4 9 (5.52%) iPad
5 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.29%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.45%) PMI
7 4 (2.45%) Open Source
7 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.84%) EPoS
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.61%) User Experience
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (34.36%) Windows
2 22 (13.50%) Windows XP
2 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (13.50%) Windows 7
3 20 (12.27%) Linux
4 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (7.98%) UNIX
6 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.68%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.23%) Android
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.34%) Load Balancing
2 21 (12.88%) OO
3 18 (11.04%) SOA
4 17 (10.43%) CRM
4 17 (10.43%) PRINCE2
4 17 (10.43%) Workflow
4 17 (10.43%) Scrum
4 17 (10.43%) Time Management
5 16 (9.82%) ITIL
6 13 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (6.75%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.13%) UML
9 10 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.29%) High Availability
10 7 (4.29%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (4.29%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (4.29%) Project Management
11 6 (3.68%) Benchmarking
11 6 (3.68%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (39.88%) SQL
2 44 (26.99%) C#
3 28 (17.18%) Java
4 20 (12.27%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.13%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.45%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (15.95%) Degree
2 16 (9.82%) MCP
3 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.68%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.45%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.45%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.45%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.23%) MCPD
8 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) CCNP
8 1 (0.61%) CCNA
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.20%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (23.93%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.11%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) Puppet
1 9 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (11.04%) Apple
2 16 (9.82%) Sophos
2 16 (9.82%) HP
2 16 (9.82%) SonicWALL
3 14 (8.59%) VMware
4 12 (7.36%) Citrix
5 7 (4.29%) Lotus
6 2 (1.23%) Juniper
7 1 (0.61%) NetApp
7 1 (0.61%) Siemens
7 1 (0.61%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) NETGEAR
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
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