The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 38 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 7 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.00% 2.06% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 3.59% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 14
Average salary £55,000 £22,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+144.44% -55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.09%
Middleware
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
124 167 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 53.22% 57.39% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 107 158 188
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 £31,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Middleware
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Ipswich region.

Middleware Salary Trend in Ipswich

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Middleware 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 Middleware.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) Benchmarking
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Identity Management
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Clustering
2 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
2 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) NAS
2 7 (77.78%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) WSH
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) .NET

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Middleware 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 Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WSH
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Benchmarking
1 7 (77.78%) Identity Management
1 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
1 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) VMware