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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 57 77 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.00% 23.91% 20.45%
As % of the Vendors category 55.34% 61.11% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52 74 71
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
103 126 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 36.14% 39.13% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 90 119 148
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 55 (45.83%) Windows
2 43 (35.83%) Finance
3 41 (34.17%) MS Excel
4 36 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 35 (29.17%) Active Directory
5 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 34 (28.33%) IIS
6 34 (28.33%) Load Balancing
7 33 (27.50%) SQL
8 25 (20.83%) C#
8 25 (20.83%) .NET
9 23 (19.17%) Firewall
10 22 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (17.50%) Wireshark
11 21 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
12 20 (16.67%) VMware
12 20 (16.67%) MS Office
13 19 (15.83%) SAN
14 17 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET
15 16 (13.33%) Linux
16 15 (12.50%) Citrix
16 15 (12.50%) Clustering
16 15 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (11.67%) Web Services
17 14 (11.67%) XML
17 14 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (10.83%) DNS
18 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (10.83%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 34 (28.33%) IIS
3 21 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (7.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.83%) Node.js
9 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (34.17%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.67%) MS Office
3 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.33%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) Firewall
2 21 (17.50%) Wireshark
3 19 (15.83%) SAN
4 13 (10.83%) DNS
5 12 (10.00%) LAN
5 12 (10.00%) WAN
5 12 (10.00%) NAS
6 9 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.83%) VPN
8 4 (3.33%) Internet
8 4 (3.33%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (2.50%) DHCP
10 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) OLAP
9 1 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.83%) JIRA
3 6 (5.00%) Selenium
3 6 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.67%) JMeter
5 2 (1.67%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.83%) NUnit
6 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.83%) WatiN
6 1 (0.83%) NCover
6 1 (0.83%) FxCop
6 1 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 43 (35.83%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Advertising
2 3 (2.50%) Games
3 2 (1.67%) Law
3 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.83%) Front Office
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (23.33%) Developer
2 24 (20.00%) Administrator
3 22 (18.33%) Architect
4 21 (17.50%) SharePoint Administrator
5 20 (16.67%) Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 10 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.83%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.00%) MI Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Programmer
12 5 (4.17%) Test Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) Technical Architect
12 5 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
13 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.83%) .NET
2 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (11.67%) Web Services
3 14 (11.67%) XML
4 13 (10.83%) WCF
5 12 (10.00%) Middleware
6 10 (8.33%) WSH
7 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
7 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (5.00%) JSON
9 5 (4.17%) HTML
9 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (3.33%) jQuery
10 4 (3.33%) CSS
10 4 (3.33%) SOAP
11 2 (1.67%) COM
11 2 (1.67%) MDX
11 2 (1.67%) WPF
11 2 (1.67%) WinForms
12 1 (0.83%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Clustering
2 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.00%) Replication
5 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.33%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.67%) Open Source
8 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 2 (1.67%) PDA
9 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.83%) PMI
9 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.83%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.83%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Linux
3 8 (6.67%) UNIX
4 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.33%) Load Balancing
2 22 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 12 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 12 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 12 (10.00%) SIEM
5 12 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (9.17%) ITIL
7 10 (8.33%) MVC
7 10 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.50%) ETL
8 9 (7.50%) CRM
9 8 (6.67%) SOA
9 8 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 7 (5.83%) Scrum
11 6 (5.00%) UML
12 5 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.50%) SQL
2 25 (20.83%) C#
3 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.50%) Java
4 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.50%) Ruby
7 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.67%) VB6
8 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.67%) VB
8 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.67%) VBA
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.00%) MCP
4 4 (3.33%) ISEB
4 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.50%) MCTS
5 3 (2.50%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) MCITP
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.67%) MCSD
6 2 (1.67%) MCSE
6 2 (1.67%) MCSA
6 2 (1.67%) CCNP
6 2 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) HND
7 1 (0.83%) MCPD
7 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) KVM
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Puppet
1 8 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) VMware
2 15 (12.50%) Citrix
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle
4 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.67%) Telerik
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.83%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) NetApp
6 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.83%) Google
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