The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Ipswich region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 65 69 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.54% 21.04% 27.27%
As % of the Vendors category 58.56% 54.33% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 64 87
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,150 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 127 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 47.03% 38.72% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 94 120 163
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 61 (42.66%) MS Excel
2 60 (41.96%) SQL Server
3 57 (39.86%) C#
4 54 (37.76%) .NET
5 53 (37.06%) SQL
6 52 (36.36%) Windows
7 44 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 40 (27.97%) SharePoint
9 37 (25.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (23.78%) Web Services
10 34 (23.78%) Finance
11 33 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (21.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (20.28%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (18.88%) XML
14 27 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (16.78%) Active Directory
16 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (15.38%) N-Tier
17 22 (15.38%) T-SQL
18 21 (14.69%) Degree
19 20 (13.99%) MVC
20 18 (12.59%) Firewall
20 18 (12.59%) SOA
20 18 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 17 (11.89%) WSH
21 17 (11.89%) Visual Studio
21 17 (11.89%) Linux
21 17 (11.89%) Risk Management
21 17 (11.89%) Replication

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (27.97%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.19%) IIS
2 16 (11.19%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (8.39%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (6.99%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.70%) Node.js
8 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 61 (42.66%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.09%) MS Office
3 10 (6.99%) MS Project
4 4 (2.80%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) Office 365
2 4 (2.80%) SaaS
3 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.59%) Firewall
2 15 (10.49%) DNS
3 12 (8.39%) Wireshark
3 12 (8.39%) SAN
4 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.29%) VPN
6 8 (5.59%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (3.50%) Internet
8 4 (2.80%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.10%) DHCP
10 2 (1.40%) LAN
10 2 (1.40%) WAN
10 2 (1.40%) NAS
11 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (41.96%) SQL Server
2 37 (25.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (21.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.80%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.10%) MySQL
12 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.50%) Selenium
4 4 (2.80%) JIRA
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.40%) NCover
6 2 (1.40%) FxCop
6 2 (1.40%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.40%) LoadUI
6 2 (1.40%) JMeter
6 2 (1.40%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.40%) NUnit
6 2 (1.40%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.70%) WatiN
7 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 34 (23.78%) Finance
2 3 (2.10%) Advertising
3 2 (1.40%) Law
4 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (44.06%) Developer
2 28 (19.58%) C# Developer
3 22 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (13.99%) Analyst
5 17 (11.89%) Administrator
6 14 (9.79%) Architect
7 12 (8.39%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.39%) SharePoint Administrator
8 11 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Support Engineer
10 9 (6.29%) Technical Architect
10 9 (6.29%) DBA
10 9 (6.29%) SQL DBA
10 9 (6.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Developer
12 7 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (4.90%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (37.76%) .NET
2 44 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 34 (23.78%) Web Services
4 27 (18.88%) XML
5 18 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 17 (11.89%) WSH
7 15 (10.49%) WCF
7 15 (10.49%) .NET Framework
8 14 (9.79%) MDX
9 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (4.20%) JSON
11 6 (4.20%) WPF
11 6 (4.20%) HTML
11 6 (4.20%) CSS
12 5 (3.50%) WinForms
13 4 (2.80%) Middleware
14 3 (2.10%) XSLT
14 3 (2.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 17 (11.89%) Replication
3 12 (8.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.29%) Clustering
5 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.10%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.10%) Open Source
8 1 (0.70%) Online Games
8 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.36%) Windows
2 17 (11.89%) Linux
3 13 (9.09%) UNIX
4 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.28%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (13.99%) MVC
4 18 (12.59%) SOA
5 17 (11.89%) Risk Management
6 16 (11.19%) CRM
7 15 (10.49%) Load Balancing
8 14 (9.79%) ITIL
9 13 (9.09%) Analytics
10 12 (8.39%) UML
11 9 (6.29%) ETL
12 8 (5.59%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.59%) Service Management
12 8 (5.59%) TDD
13 7 (4.90%) BDD
13 7 (4.90%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.90%) Web Development
14 6 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (4.20%) TOGAF
15 4 (2.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.86%) C#
2 53 (37.06%) SQL
3 22 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 11 (7.69%) Java
5 9 (6.29%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.59%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.40%) XAML
9 2 (1.40%) C
10 1 (0.70%) Ruby
10 1 (0.70%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (14.69%) Degree
3 16 (11.19%) MCP
4 11 (7.69%) MCSD
5 9 (6.29%) MCTS
6 8 (5.59%) Sun Certification
7 5 (3.50%) MCSA
8 4 (2.80%) MCPD
9 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.40%) MCITP
10 2 (1.40%) CCNP
10 2 (1.40%) CCNA
10 2 (1.40%) MCSE
10 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.70%) HND
11 1 (0.70%) ISEB
11 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 24 (16.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.20%) KVM
5 3 (2.10%) XenApp
6 1 (0.70%) XenServer
6 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Puppet
1 8 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (11.89%) VMware
2 10 (6.99%) Oracle
3 7 (4.90%) Citrix
4 6 (4.20%) Cisco
5 5 (3.50%) HP
5 5 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.80%) Dell
7 1 (0.70%) NetApp
7 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.70%) Google
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago