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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 87 100 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.20% 21.23% 23.19%
As % of the Vendors category 72.50% 64.10% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 77 71 53
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
120 156 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.00% 33.12% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 101 118 117
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 1 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 50 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.56%) MS Excel
3 40 (27.40%) Windows
4 37 (25.34%) .NET
5 32 (21.92%) C#
5 32 (21.92%) Active Directory
5 32 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (21.23%) Linux
7 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
8 29 (19.86%) SQL
9 27 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (16.44%) Java
11 24 (16.44%) High Availability
12 21 (14.38%) ITIL
13 20 (13.70%) MS Exchange
14 19 (13.01%) Configuration Management
14 19 (13.01%) Puppet
14 19 (13.01%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (12.33%) DevOps
15 18 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (12.33%) Bash Shell
15 18 (12.33%) MVC
15 18 (12.33%) Ruby
16 17 (11.64%) Scrum
17 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (10.96%) Degree
17 16 (10.96%) jQuery
17 16 (10.96%) Remote Desktop

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (13.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.37%) Documentum
3 2 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (33.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.90%) MS Office
3 7 (4.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.01%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.42%) IaaS
5 4 (2.74%) PaaS
6 2 (1.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (5.48%) Firewall
3 7 (4.79%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.79%) VoIP
3 7 (4.79%) Wireless
4 6 (4.11%) DNS
4 6 (4.11%) Internet
4 6 (4.11%) xDSL
5 5 (3.42%) DHCP
5 5 (3.42%) VPN
6 4 (2.74%) SAN
7 3 (2.05%) LAN
7 3 (2.05%) WAN
8 2 (1.37%) SSL
8 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.68%) BGP
9 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.68%) Intranet
9 1 (0.68%) L2TP
9 1 (0.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.42%) OLAP
3 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.05%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (2.05%) QlikView
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.37%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.37%) Power BI
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) Datazen
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) MS Access
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.79%) Selenium
3 3 (2.05%) JIRA
3 3 (2.05%) JMeter
3 3 (2.05%) LoadUI
3 3 (2.05%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.37%) Subversion
4 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) NUnit
5 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Marketing
3 8 (5.48%) Games
4 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.42%) Legal
6 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.05%) Retail
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (29.45%) Developer
2 24 (16.44%) Analyst
3 23 (15.75%) .NET Developer
4 22 (15.07%) IT Support
5 21 (14.38%) C# Developer
6 19 (13.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (11.64%) Project Manager
9 15 (10.27%) AWS Developer
9 15 (10.27%) AWS Engineer
9 15 (10.27%) Cloud Developer
9 15 (10.27%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (10.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (10.27%) IT Engineer
10 14 (9.59%) Support Engineer
11 13 (8.90%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (8.22%) Service Analyst
12 12 (8.22%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (7.53%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.34%) .NET
2 16 (10.96%) jQuery
3 15 (10.27%) HTML
4 13 (8.90%) Web Services
5 12 (8.22%) ASP.NET
6 11 (7.53%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (6.16%) SOAP
8 7 (4.79%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.11%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (4.11%) CSS
9 6 (4.11%) Entity Framework
10 5 (3.42%) HTML5
10 5 (3.42%) WCF
11 4 (2.74%) J2EE
12 3 (2.05%) CSS3
12 3 (2.05%) MDX
12 3 (2.05%) RESTful
12 3 (2.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.85%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.48%) User Experience
4 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.11%) Statistics
5 5 (3.42%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.74%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.05%) Xbox
8 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.37%) iPhone
8 2 (1.37%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.40%) Windows
2 31 (21.23%) Linux
3 12 (8.22%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.48%) Unix
5 7 (4.79%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (16.44%) High Availability
4 21 (14.38%) ITIL
5 19 (13.01%) Configuration Management
6 18 (12.33%) DevOps
6 18 (12.33%) MVC
7 17 (11.64%) Scrum
8 15 (10.27%) Build Automation
9 12 (8.22%) SDLC
10 10 (6.85%) ITIL V3
11 9 (6.16%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.16%) Web Development
12 8 (5.48%) CRM
12 8 (5.48%) TDD
13 7 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.79%) Test Management
13 7 (4.79%) Web Application Development
14 6 (4.11%) Analytics
14 6 (4.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.92%) C#
2 29 (19.86%) SQL
3 24 (16.44%) Java
4 18 (12.33%) Bash Shell
4 18 (12.33%) Ruby
5 15 (10.27%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Degree
1 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.27%) AWS Certification
3 10 (6.85%) A+ Certification
4 6 (4.11%) HNC
4 6 (4.11%) HND
5 5 (3.42%) MCSD
6 4 (2.74%) ISEB
6 4 (2.74%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (13.01%) Puppet
2 18 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (7.53%) Cisco
2 10 (6.85%) Apple
3 5 (3.42%) VMware
3 5 (3.42%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.74%) Planview
4 4 (2.74%) Sophos
5 3 (2.05%) Citrix
5 3 (2.05%) HP
5 3 (2.05%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.37%) EMC
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.68%) Juniper
7 1 (0.68%) Lotus
7 1 (0.68%) Netezza
7 1 (0.68%) Sage
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau
7 1 (0.68%) Teradata
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Market related
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