Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 95 108 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 24.74% 18.27% 20.30%
As % of the Vendors category 65.97% 55.96% 66.22%
Number of salaries quoted 88 131 132
Ipswich median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% +28.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £60,000
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Ipswich.

All Vendors
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 144 193 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 37.50% 32.66% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 135 172 194
Ipswich median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -10.26%
10th Percentile £23,100 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,250 £57,500 £60,000
Suffolk median annual salary £38,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.45% +1.43% -12.50%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

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 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 45 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (33.68%) SQL
3 29 (30.53%) Windows
4 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (25.26%) C#
6 23 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (24.21%) Project Management
7 22 (23.16%) Degree
8 20 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (18.95%) .NET
10 18 (18.95%) CRM
10 18 (18.95%) Finance
10 18 (18.95%) HL7
11 17 (17.89%) Analytics
11 17 (17.89%) Windows Server
12 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (15.79%) Active Directory
14 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (13.68%) ITIL
15 13 (13.68%) SDLC
15 13 (13.68%) Office 365
16 12 (12.63%) Tableau
16 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (12.63%) HTML
16 12 (12.63%) Dynamics CRM
16 12 (12.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 12 (12.63%) Waterfall
16 12 (12.63%) QA

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 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.37%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.05%) Apache
5 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (12.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.68%) Office 365
3 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.16%) IaaS
5 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.05%) PaaS
6 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) DNS
2 5 (5.26%) DHCP
3 4 (4.21%) Firewall
4 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.16%) VLAN
4 3 (3.16%) VoIP
5 2 (2.11%) SAN
5 2 (2.11%) VPN
6 1 (1.05%) Broadband
6 1 (1.05%) FTP
6 1 (1.05%) LAN
6 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (9.47%) Power BI
6 8 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.32%) Big Data
7 6 (6.32%) QlikView
7 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.26%) GIS
8 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
8 5 (5.26%) PowerPivot
8 5 (5.26%) Spotfire
9 4 (4.21%) Looker
9 4 (4.21%) MySQL
9 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.16%) Couchbase
10 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.37%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) gulp
4 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Advertising
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Billing
4 3 (3.16%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Developer
2 20 (21.05%) Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Applications Support
4 11 (11.58%) Consultant
5 10 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Applications Specialist
6 9 (9.47%) Applications Support Specialist
6 9 (9.47%) Product Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Product Manager
6 9 (9.47%) Professional Services Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Professional Services Manager
6 9 (9.47%) Software Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Software Manager
6 9 (9.47%) Software Product Manager
6 9 (9.47%) Support Specialist
7 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (7.37%) IT Support
8 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) HTML
3 11 (11.58%) CSS
4 9 (9.47%) Middleware
5 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.37%) HTML5
6 6 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (5.26%) CSS3
7 5 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (5.26%) WCF
8 4 (4.21%) Kendo UI
8 4 (4.21%) React
8 4 (4.21%) RESTful
9 3 (3.16%) jQuery
10 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.11%) JSON
10 2 (2.11%) Node.js
10 2 (2.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.26%) User Experience
4 4 (4.21%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.16%) Reinsurance
5 3 (3.16%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.05%) Fintech
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.05%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.05%) Replication
7 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.53%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.05%) Android
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (24.21%) Project Management
3 18 (18.95%) CRM
4 17 (17.89%) Analytics
5 13 (13.68%) ITIL
5 13 (13.68%) SDLC
6 12 (12.63%) Waterfall
7 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
7 11 (11.58%) Scrum
8 10 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 10 (10.53%) Service Management
9 9 (9.47%) Document Management
9 9 (9.47%) ETL
9 9 (9.47%) Presales
9 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (7.37%) MVC
11 6 (6.32%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.32%) Release Management
11 6 (6.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) SQL
2 24 (25.26%) C#
3 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.21%) Python
6 2 (2.11%) X++
7 1 (1.05%) Java
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) VB
7 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.21%) APMP
3 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CCENT
6 1 (1.05%) CCNA
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCP
6 1 (1.05%) MCSD
6 1 (1.05%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.05%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) HL7
2 12 (12.63%) QA
3 11 (11.58%) SLA
4 4 (4.21%) PMO
5 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.05%) Perfmon
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
1 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Tableau
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.21%) Cisco
3 4 (4.21%) Planview
3 4 (4.21%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) HP
5 2 (2.11%) NetApp
5 2 (2.11%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.05%) arcserve
6 1 (1.05%) BT
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix
6 1 (1.05%) Cognos
6 1 (1.05%) Google
6 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.05%) Trillium
6 1 (1.05%) Twitter
6 1 (1.05%) Veeam
6 1 (1.05%) Xamarin