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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 4 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 76 86 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 35.85% 25.29% 20.50%
As % of the Vendors category 66.09% 71.67% 66.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68 85 91
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

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 115 120 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 54.25% 35.29% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 107 108 135
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 50 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 36 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (30.91%) SQL
4 31 (28.18%) Windows
5 30 (27.27%) .NET
6 29 (26.36%) Degree
7 28 (25.45%) C#
8 25 (22.73%) HL7
9 24 (21.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (20.91%) ITIL
11 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 22 (20.00%) Project Management
12 21 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (18.18%) Office 365
14 19 (17.27%) Windows Server
14 19 (17.27%) Active Directory
14 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (16.36%) Presales
16 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (15.45%) SDLC
16 17 (15.45%) SharePoint
16 17 (15.45%) Finance
16 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (14.55%) QA
17 16 (14.55%) CRM
17 16 (14.55%) HTML
18 14 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
18 14 (12.73%) Business Analysis

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 17 (15.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.18%) Office 365
2 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) DNS
1 7 (6.36%) Firewall
2 5 (4.55%) HTTP
2 5 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 5 (4.55%) IMAP
2 5 (4.55%) Internet
2 5 (4.55%) SMTP
2 5 (4.55%) VPN
3 4 (3.64%) SAN
4 2 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.91%) DHCP
5 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (10.91%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (10.00%) QlikView
6 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.55%) Big Data
8 5 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.64%) Looker
9 4 (3.64%) MySQL
9 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.64%) Power BI
10 3 (2.73%) GIS
10 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.73%) Spotfire
10 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.82%) JIRA
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (0.91%) gulp
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Billing
2 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.64%) Legal
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (30.00%) Analyst
2 25 (22.73%) Developer
3 17 (15.45%) Applications Support
4 14 (12.73%) Software Manager
5 13 (11.82%) Consultant
5 13 (11.82%) Product Consultant
5 13 (11.82%) Product Manager
5 13 (11.82%) Professional Services Consultant
5 13 (11.82%) Professional Services Manager
5 13 (11.82%) Software Consultant
5 13 (11.82%) Software Product Manager
6 12 (10.91%) Applications Specialist
6 12 (10.91%) Applications Support Specialist
6 12 (10.91%) Support Specialist
7 11 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 11 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 11 (10.00%) Team Leader
8 10 (9.09%) IT Support
9 8 (7.27%) Service Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.27%) .NET
2 16 (14.55%) HTML
3 13 (11.82%) CSS
4 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET
4 12 (10.91%) Middleware
5 8 (7.27%) jQuery
6 7 (6.36%) HTML5
7 6 (5.45%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (4.55%) CSS3
8 5 (4.55%) Kendo UI
9 4 (3.64%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.64%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.73%) Ajax
10 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (2.73%) JSON
10 3 (2.73%) RESTful
10 3 (2.73%) Sass
10 3 (2.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.36%) Clustering
4 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.73%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.73%) Xbox
6 2 (1.82%) Fintech
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.82%) Replication
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.18%) Windows
2 19 (17.27%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.18%) Windows 8
4 7 (6.36%) Linux
5 6 (5.45%) Unix
5 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) Android
7 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.91%) ITIL
3 22 (20.00%) Project Management
4 21 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (16.36%) Presales
6 17 (15.45%) SDLC
7 16 (14.55%) CRM
8 14 (12.73%) Business Analysis
8 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (11.82%) Analytics
9 13 (11.82%) Document Management
10 12 (10.91%) High Availability
10 12 (10.91%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.09%) Scrum
12 9 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (8.18%) ETL
12 9 (8.18%) MVC
12 9 (8.18%) SOLID
13 8 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (7.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) SQL
2 28 (25.45%) C#
3 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.73%) Python
6 2 (1.82%) PHP
6 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (26.36%) Degree
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.36%) CCNA
3 7 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 5 (4.55%) MCP
4 5 (4.55%) MCSA
4 5 (4.55%) MCSE
4 5 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.64%) NVQ Level 3
6 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.73%) ISEB
7 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.91%) APMP
8 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.73%) HL7
2 16 (14.55%) QA
3 9 (8.18%) Data Quality
3 9 (8.18%) SLA
4 3 (2.73%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.82%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Oracle
2 8 (7.27%) Tableau
3 6 (5.45%) Google
4 5 (4.55%) Cognos
5 4 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (1.82%) Apple
6 2 (1.82%) arcserve
6 2 (1.82%) TOWER Software
6 2 (1.82%) Veeam
6 2 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.91%) Planview
7 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.91%) Trillium
7 1 (0.91%) Twitter
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago