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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 58 75 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 24.89% 25.68% 23.98%
As % of the Vendors category 52.25% 58.14% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 49 72 91
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
111 129 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 47.64% 44.18% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 97 125 193
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 56 (42.75%) SQL Server
2 50 (38.17%) C#
3 46 (35.11%) .NET
3 46 (35.11%) Windows
4 43 (32.82%) MS Excel
5 42 (32.06%) SQL
6 39 (29.77%) ASP.NET
6 39 (29.77%) SharePoint
6 39 (29.77%) Finance
7 29 (22.14%) Web Services
8 28 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (19.85%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (19.08%) Load Balancing
10 25 (19.08%) IIS
11 24 (18.32%) Active Directory
12 21 (16.03%) MVC
12 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (16.03%) XML
12 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (15.27%) Firewall
14 19 (14.50%) Degree
15 18 (13.74%) N-Tier
15 18 (13.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (12.98%) CRM
16 17 (12.98%) Visual Studio
16 17 (12.98%) T-SQL
16 17 (12.98%) .NET Framework
17 16 (12.21%) Wireshark
17 16 (12.21%) SharePoint Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (29.77%) SharePoint
2 25 (19.08%) IIS
3 16 (12.21%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (10.69%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (6.11%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.76%) Node.js
8 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (32.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.69%) MS Office
3 6 (4.58%) MS Project
4 4 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.05%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.27%) Firewall
2 16 (12.21%) Wireshark
3 14 (10.69%) SAN
4 12 (9.16%) DNS
5 8 (6.11%) LAN
5 8 (6.11%) WAN
5 8 (6.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.11%) NAS
6 6 (4.58%) VPN
7 4 (3.05%) Internet
7 4 (3.05%) Kerberos
7 4 (3.05%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.29%) DHCP
9 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (42.75%) SQL Server
2 28 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.05%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.76%) MySQL
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.76%) QlikView
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (13.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (12.98%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.82%) Selenium
4 4 (3.05%) JIRA
5 2 (1.53%) NCover
5 2 (1.53%) FxCop
5 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.53%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.53%) JMeter
5 2 (1.53%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.53%) NUnit
5 2 (1.53%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.76%) WatiN
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 39 (29.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Advertising
3 2 (1.53%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Developer
2 27 (20.61%) C# Developer
3 23 (17.56%) .NET Developer
4 22 (16.79%) Analyst
5 21 (16.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (14.50%) Administrator
7 16 (12.21%) Architect
7 16 (12.21%) SharePoint Administrator
8 12 (9.16%) Support Analyst
9 11 (8.40%) Senior Developer
10 10 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.63%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Developer
11 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (5.34%) SQL DBA
12 7 (5.34%) DBA
12 7 (5.34%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (4.58%) Security Architect
13 6 (4.58%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.11%) .NET
2 39 (29.77%) ASP.NET
3 29 (22.14%) Web Services
4 21 (16.03%) XML
5 17 (12.98%) .NET Framework
6 16 (12.21%) WCF
6 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (9.16%) WSH
8 10 (7.63%) Middleware
9 9 (6.87%) MDX
10 8 (6.11%) HTML
10 8 (6.11%) CSS
11 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (3.82%) JSON
12 5 (3.82%) WinForms
13 4 (3.05%) SOAP
13 4 (3.05%) WPF
14 3 (2.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) N-Tier
2 13 (9.92%) Clustering
3 11 (8.40%) Replication
4 9 (6.87%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.29%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.29%) Open Source
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Online Games
7 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.11%) Windows
2 14 (10.69%) Linux
3 8 (6.11%) UNIX
4 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (19.08%) Load Balancing
3 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (16.03%) MVC
4 17 (12.98%) CRM
5 15 (11.45%) SOA
6 13 (9.92%) ITIL
7 12 (9.16%) Risk Management
8 9 (6.87%) UML
8 9 (6.87%) ETL
9 8 (6.11%) Benchmarking
9 8 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.11%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.11%) Identity Management
9 8 (6.11%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.11%) SIEM
9 8 (6.11%) Analytics
10 7 (5.34%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (38.17%) C#
2 42 (32.06%) SQL
3 17 (12.98%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.34%) Java
6 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.53%) C
8 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.53%) VBA
9 1 (0.76%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.76%) XAML
9 1 (0.76%) VB6
9 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Degree
2 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.92%) MCP
4 9 (6.87%) MCTS
5 8 (6.11%) MCSD
6 4 (3.05%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.29%) MCSA
8 2 (1.53%) CCNP
8 2 (1.53%) CCNA
8 2 (1.53%) MCSE
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.53%) MCITP
8 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.76%) MCPD
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.53%) XenApp
4 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.53%) KVM
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Puppet
1 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) VMware
2 11 (8.40%) Citrix
3 7 (5.34%) Oracle
4 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.76%) Google
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