The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.76% 5.28% 6.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.41% 22.66% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 37
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
111 128 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.12% 23.32% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 91 120 190
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 9 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Bury St Edmunds +5 4 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 25 (69.44%) Web Services
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (55.56%) XML
4 19 (52.78%) C#
4 19 (52.78%) .NET
5 16 (44.44%) MCITP
6 14 (38.89%) Degree
6 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
7 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
7 13 (36.11%) WCF
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (33.33%) CRM
9 11 (30.56%) SOAP
9 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
9 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.78%) TDD
10 10 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (27.78%) MCP
11 9 (25.00%) MVVM
11 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 9 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
11 9 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (25.00%) MCSE
11 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 9 (25.00%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) DHCP
2 8 (22.22%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 6 (16.67%) VPN
3 6 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.33%) NUnit
4 2 (5.56%) CruiseControl
4 2 (5.56%) NCover
4 2 (5.56%) FxCop
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (13.89%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 7 (19.44%) CRM Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Service Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) Administrator
9 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Manager
10 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
10 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) Web Services
2 20 (55.56%) XML
3 19 (52.78%) .NET
4 13 (36.11%) WCF
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
5 11 (30.56%) SOAP
6 9 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 9 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.33%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.56%) WinForms
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.56%) WPF
9 2 (5.56%) COM
10 1 (2.78%) CSS
10 1 (2.78%) HTML
10 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
10 1 (2.78%) JSON
10 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) CRM
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) TDD
4 9 (25.00%) Workflow
4 9 (25.00%) MVVM
5 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (22.22%) SOA
6 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
6 7 (19.44%) MVC
7 6 (16.67%) Release Management
8 5 (13.89%) UML
9 4 (11.11%) ERP
9 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL
10 3 (8.33%) Migration
11 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
11 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
12 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
12 1 (2.78%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) PowerHouse
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) XQuery
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) MCITP
2 14 (38.89%) Degree
3 10 (27.78%) MCP
4 9 (25.00%) MCSE
4 9 (25.00%) MCTS
5 8 (22.22%) MCSD
5 8 (22.22%) CCNP
5 8 (22.22%) CCNA
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.56%) MCSA
9 1 (2.78%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.78%) MCPD
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (16.67%) KVM
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits and Sponsored training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Easy Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago