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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.51% 6.27% 4.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.45% 25.00% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 20
Average salary £22,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
119 140 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.10% 25.09% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 92 128 146
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -2 11 £22,000 -37.14%
Bury St Edmunds +5 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) MCITP
3 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
3 14 (48.28%) Web Services
3 14 (48.28%) XML
4 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 12 (41.38%) .NET
5 12 (41.38%) C#
5 12 (41.38%) Degree
6 11 (37.93%) WCF
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (34.48%) SOAP
7 10 (34.48%) CRM
7 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
8 9 (31.03%) TDD
8 9 (31.03%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
9 8 (27.59%) Workflow
9 8 (27.59%) Law
9 8 (27.59%) MVVM
9 8 (27.59%) Reactive Extensions
9 8 (27.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 7 (24.14%) MVC
10 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
10 7 (24.14%) SQL
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) OLTP
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) NCover
2 1 (3.45%) FxCop
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (27.59%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Service Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
4 7 (24.14%) CRM Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Applications Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
8 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior IT Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Web Services
1 14 (48.28%) XML
2 12 (41.38%) .NET
3 11 (37.93%) WCF
4 10 (34.48%) SOAP
5 8 (27.59%) Reactive Extensions
5 8 (27.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
8 2 (6.90%) COM
9 1 (3.45%) CSS
9 1 (3.45%) HTML
9 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
9 1 (3.45%) jQuery
9 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) CRM
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Workflow
3 8 (27.59%) MVVM
4 7 (24.14%) MVC
4 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) PowerHouse
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) XQuery
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) MCITP
2 12 (41.38%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
4 4 (13.79%) MCP
4 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) MCTS
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) MCSD
6 2 (6.90%) MCSA
7 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
7 1 (3.45%) MCPD
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.90%) KVM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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