The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Microsoft
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 76 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 26.53% 17.80% 23.47%
As % of the Vendors category 61.90% 59.38% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 64 57
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 63 128 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 42.86% 29.98% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 58 97 101
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £21,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Ipswich

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Ipswich

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Ipswich over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 48 (56.47%) .NET
2 39 (45.88%) SQL Server
2 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (42.35%) C#
4 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
4 27 (31.76%) SQL
5 26 (30.59%) HTML
5 26 (30.59%) Finance
5 26 (30.59%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (25.88%) CSS
7 21 (24.71%) Windows
8 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 18 (21.18%) jQuery
9 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 16 (18.82%) Office 365
12 14 (16.47%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
12 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
12 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (16.47%) QA
13 13 (15.29%) MS Office
13 13 (15.29%) Waterfall
14 12 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (14.12%) .NET Framework
14 12 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (12.94%) Degree
15 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
15 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.71%) CMS
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.53%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.35%) InDesign
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project
3 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (18.82%) Office 365
3 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) SaaS
6 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) VPN
2 6 (7.06%) Firewall
3 5 (5.88%) DNS
3 5 (5.88%) HTTP
3 5 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 5 (5.88%) IMAP
3 5 (5.88%) Internet
3 5 (5.88%) SMTP
4 3 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.06%) OLTP
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.71%) OLAP
6 3 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.53%) QlikView
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.35%) Power BI
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.71%) JIRA
4 3 (3.53%) Subversion
5 2 (2.35%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.18%) JMeter
6 1 (1.18%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.18%) Selenium
6 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.18%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.06%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Developer
2 23 (27.06%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Team Leader
5 8 (9.41%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Software Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.24%) Business Development Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Development Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) IT Support
6 7 (8.24%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Software Development Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Software Development Business Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.06%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (56.47%) .NET
2 26 (30.59%) HTML
3 22 (25.88%) CSS
4 18 (21.18%) jQuery
5 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (14.12%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.59%) Entity Framework
8 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (8.24%) Kendo UI
8 7 (8.24%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (8.24%) RequireJS
8 7 (8.24%) XML
9 5 (5.88%) HTML5
10 4 (4.71%) Ajax
10 4 (4.71%) J2EE
10 4 (4.71%) JSON
11 3 (3.53%) SOAP
11 3 (3.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Clustering
2 6 (7.06%) Xbox
3 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) User Experience
6 2 (2.35%) PMI
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.24%) Linux
4 6 (7.06%) Unix
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.35%) Android
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.47%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (15.29%) Waterfall
4 12 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (12.94%) High Availability
5 11 (12.94%) MVC
5 11 (12.94%) SDLC
5 11 (12.94%) SOLID
5 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
6 10 (11.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 10 (11.76%) ITIL
7 9 (10.59%) Analytics
7 9 (10.59%) Web Development
8 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.41%) Wireframes
9 7 (8.24%) CRM
9 7 (8.24%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.24%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.35%) C#
2 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
2 27 (31.76%) SQL
3 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.35%) VB
7 1 (1.18%) C
7 1 (1.18%) Erlang
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.06%) CCNA
3 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 5 (5.88%) MCP
4 5 (5.88%) MCSA
4 5 (5.88%) MCSE
4 5 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.53%) ISEB
5 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) QA
2 7 (8.24%) SLA
3 4 (4.71%) HL7
4 2 (2.35%) WCAG
5 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.18%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) Adobe
4 2 (2.35%) Apple
5 1 (1.18%) arcserve
5 1 (1.18%) Veeam
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