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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 65 58 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.01% 25.11% 25.43%
As % of the Vendors category 59.63% 52.73% 63.25%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 71
Average salary £45,750 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
109 110 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.19% 47.62% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 92 96 113
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,900 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 66 (39.52%) .NET
2 63 (37.72%) C#
3 62 (37.13%) MS Excel
4 49 (29.34%) SQL Server
5 46 (27.54%) Windows
6 42 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (22.75%) MS Office
7 38 (22.75%) JavaScript
8 36 (21.56%) SQL
8 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
9 34 (20.36%) HTML
10 28 (16.77%) Degree
11 27 (16.17%) jQuery
11 27 (16.17%) TDD
11 27 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (16.17%) XML
12 22 (13.17%) Web Services
12 22 (13.17%) .NET Framework
13 21 (12.57%) Computer Science
13 21 (12.57%) Time Management
13 21 (12.57%) MCP
14 20 (11.98%) MS Exchange
14 20 (11.98%) Hyper-V
15 19 (11.38%) Document Management
16 18 (10.78%) Marketing
16 18 (10.78%) VB
16 18 (10.78%) MVC
16 18 (10.78%) Project Management
16 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (10.78%) SDLC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.78%) Documentum
3 11 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.59%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.40%) Lync
6 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 62 (37.13%) MS Excel
2 38 (22.75%) MS Office
3 7 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.78%) Office 365
2 10 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.18%) Internet
2 15 (8.98%) DNS
3 14 (8.38%) HTTP
4 12 (7.19%) VPN
5 11 (6.59%) DHCP
6 9 (5.39%) Broadband
7 4 (2.40%) LAN
7 4 (2.40%) VoIP
7 4 (2.40%) WAN
7 4 (2.40%) SMTP
7 4 (2.40%) DSL
7 4 (2.40%) Firewall
7 4 (2.40%) Wireless
7 4 (2.40%) IMAP
7 4 (2.40%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.40%) SSL
7 4 (2.40%) SAN
7 4 (2.40%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (29.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.99%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.80%) MySQL
8 1 (0.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.99%) NUnit
2 10 (5.99%) ReSharper
2 10 (5.99%) Selenium
2 10 (5.99%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.80%) VisiBroker
5 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.60%) Capybara
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) RSpec
General
1 18 (10.78%) Marketing
2 14 (8.38%) Finance
3 11 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.59%) Games
5 5 (2.99%) Legal
6 3 (1.80%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.20%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.60%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (20.96%) Developer
2 32 (19.16%) Analyst
3 24 (14.37%) Graduate
4 21 (12.57%) Architect
5 20 (11.98%) Software Developer
5 20 (11.98%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.98%) Graduate Developer
7 14 (8.38%) Support Analyst
8 13 (7.78%) Support Engineer
8 13 (7.78%) Graduate Software Developer
8 13 (7.78%) AWS Architect
9 12 (7.19%) Software Applications Engineer
9 12 (7.19%) Applications Engineer
9 12 (7.19%) .NET Programmer
9 12 (7.19%) Software Programmer
9 12 (7.19%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 12 (7.19%) Graduate Programmer
9 12 (7.19%) Senior Manager
9 12 (7.19%) Programmer
10 11 (6.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.52%) .NET
2 34 (20.36%) HTML
3 27 (16.17%) XML
3 27 (16.17%) jQuery
4 22 (13.17%) Web Services
4 22 (13.17%) .NET Framework
5 17 (10.18%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.78%) ADO
7 12 (7.19%) CSS
7 12 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (5.99%) REST
8 10 (5.99%) LINQ
8 10 (5.99%) SOAP
9 9 (5.39%) WCF
10 6 (3.59%) Silverlight
11 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.40%) MDX
11 4 (2.40%) J2EE
12 3 (1.80%) WPF
12 3 (1.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.57%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.58%) N-Tier
4 12 (7.19%) Client/Server
5 10 (5.99%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (3.59%) Social Media
6 6 (3.59%) Online Games
7 5 (2.99%) Replication
7 5 (2.99%) Clustering
8 4 (2.40%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.40%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.60%) iPad
11 1 (0.60%) NHS
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.60%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.54%) Windows
2 12 (7.19%) Windows 7
3 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.79%) Windows XP
5 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.59%) Linux
7 5 (2.99%) Android
7 5 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.40%) UNIX
8 4 (2.40%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.17%) TDD
3 21 (12.57%) Time Management
4 19 (11.38%) Document Management
5 18 (10.78%) MVC
5 18 (10.78%) Project Management
5 18 (10.78%) SDLC
6 14 (8.38%) Change Management
6 14 (8.38%) Software Engineering
7 13 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (7.19%) CRM
9 11 (6.59%) Migration
9 11 (6.59%) Process Improvement
9 11 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.59%) Business Process Improvement
10 10 (5.99%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (5.99%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.99%) OO
11 9 (5.39%) Content Management
11 9 (5.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.72%) C#
2 38 (22.75%) JavaScript
3 36 (21.56%) SQL
4 18 (10.78%) VB
5 12 (7.19%) Java
6 8 (4.79%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.59%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.99%) VB6
8 5 (2.99%) Ruby
8 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (16.77%) Degree
2 27 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (12.57%) MCP
4 8 (4.79%) CCNA
4 8 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.59%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.40%) MCSE
6 4 (2.40%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.80%) vSphere
3 3 (1.80%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) Puppet
1 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.80%) HAProxy
2 3 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (7.78%) HP
1 13 (7.78%) EMC
2 11 (6.59%) OpenText
2 11 (6.59%) Apple
3 7 (4.19%) Sophos
3 7 (4.19%) Kofax
3 7 (4.19%) SonicWALL
3 7 (4.19%) Cisco
4 6 (3.59%) VMware
4 6 (3.59%) Lotus
5 4 (2.40%) Polycom
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle
6 3 (1.80%) Citrix
6 3 (1.80%) Brocade
6 3 (1.80%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.80%) ProCurve
6 3 (1.80%) Veeam
7 2 (1.20%) Planview
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