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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 40 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.43% 2.82% 3.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.51% 11.41% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 20
Median salary £43,000 £30,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
82 149 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.71% 24.71% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 71 109 88
Median salary £34,000 £35,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% -17.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +30 8 £30,000 +25.00%
Bury St Edmunds - 8 £43,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 42 (97.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
3 35 (81.40%) SQL
4 34 (79.07%) .NET
5 32 (74.42%) SDLC
6 29 (67.44%) T-SQL
6 29 (67.44%) C#
6 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
6 29 (67.44%) MVC
7 27 (62.79%) WCF
8 26 (60.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
9 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (58.14%) Entity Framework
9 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (41.86%) SOA
11 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
11 17 (39.53%) WinForms
11 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (30.23%) Windows
13 12 (27.91%) SharePoint
14 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
14 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
14 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (23.26%) Presales
16 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
17 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
17 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
18 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 12 (27.91%) SharePoint
2 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (11.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
1 6 (13.95%) VPN
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) HTTP
2 5 (11.63%) HTTPS
2 5 (11.63%) IMAP
2 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) SMTP
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) VLAN
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.65%) OLTP
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 27 (62.79%) C# Developer
2 27 (62.79%) Systems Developer
3 18 (41.86%) Senior Developer
4 17 (39.53%) Senior C# Developer
4 17 (39.53%) Senior Systems Developer
5 13 (30.23%) .NET Developer
5 13 (30.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) IT Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 5 (11.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (11.63%) IT Support
8 5 (11.63%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (79.07%) .NET
2 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
3 27 (62.79%) WCF
4 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
4 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (58.14%) Entity Framework
5 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 17 (39.53%) WinForms
6 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (11.63%) jQuery
7 5 (11.63%) LINQ
8 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) CSS
8 1 (2.33%) HTML
8 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Mac OS
3 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) SDLC
2 29 (67.44%) MVC
3 18 (41.86%) SOA
4 10 (23.26%) Presales
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (16.28%) High Availability
6 5 (11.63%) CRM
6 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) Ticket Management
6 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.63%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (6.98%) ArchiMate
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Process Management
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.33%) ETL
9 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) SQL
2 29 (67.44%) C#
2 29 (67.44%) T-SQL
3 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) MCSA
1 6 (13.95%) MCSE
2 5 (11.63%) A+ Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MCP
2 5 (11.63%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCA
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.33%) VMware