The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 55 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.74% 2.60% 7.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.83% 12.41% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 42
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 137 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.20% 20.95% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 75 125 153
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +6 10 £40,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 48 (75.00%) Web Services
2 46 (71.88%) Windows
3 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
4 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
5 27 (42.19%) .NET
5 27 (42.19%) MS Excel
5 27 (42.19%) SharePoint
5 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
6 26 (40.63%) C#
7 24 (37.50%) MCSE
7 24 (37.50%) Cisco
7 24 (37.50%) Degree
7 24 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (35.94%) UNIX
9 22 (34.38%) Linux
9 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
9 22 (34.38%) TCP/IP
10 21 (32.81%) DNS
10 21 (32.81%) DHCP
10 21 (32.81%) CCNA
10 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (32.81%) Firewall
10 21 (32.81%) Hyper-V
11 20 (31.25%) CCNP
12 18 (28.13%) VPN
12 18 (28.13%) SAN
12 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
12 18 (28.13%) CRM
12 18 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (28.13%) Amazon AWS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 27 (42.19%) SharePoint
2 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
3 14 (21.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (42.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Project
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) TCP/IP
2 21 (32.81%) DNS
2 21 (32.81%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) DHCP
3 18 (28.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 18 (28.13%) SAN
3 18 (28.13%) VPN
4 4 (6.25%) LAN
4 4 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.56%) Wireless
5 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.81%) MySQL
5 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (20.31%) Visual Studio
3 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (14.06%) NUnit
5 7 (10.94%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.13%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.13%) NCover
6 2 (3.13%) FxCop
General
1 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
1 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
1 2 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) Administrator
3 16 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (9.38%) SQL DBA
6 6 (9.38%) DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.81%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (75.00%) Web Services
2 27 (42.19%) .NET
3 17 (26.56%) XML
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (23.44%) WCF
6 13 (20.31%) SOAP
6 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (17.19%) Reactive Extensions
7 11 (17.19%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 9 (14.06%) Silverlight
9 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.94%) JSON
10 7 (10.94%) WPF
11 3 (4.69%) WinForms
12 2 (3.13%) COM
12 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) N-Tier
2 6 (9.38%) Replication
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.81%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 23 (35.94%) UNIX
3 22 (34.38%) Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (28.13%) Release Management
2 18 (28.13%) CRM
3 13 (20.31%) SOA
4 12 (18.75%) Workflow
4 12 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (17.19%) MVVM
5 11 (17.19%) TDD
5 11 (17.19%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) UML
7 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.81%) High Availability
10 4 (6.25%) ERP
10 4 (6.25%) DNA
11 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.69%) BCP
11 3 (4.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) C#
2 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
2 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
3 15 (23.44%) SQL
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.56%) XQuery
4 1 (1.56%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) MCSE
1 24 (37.50%) Degree
2 21 (32.81%) CCNA
2 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (31.25%) CCNP
4 15 (23.44%) MCP
5 13 (20.31%) MCSD
5 13 (20.31%) MCITP
6 11 (17.19%) MCTS
7 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
8 8 (12.50%) MCSA
9 5 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (6.25%) MCPD
11 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
12 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.56%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.81%) Hyper-V
3 18 (28.13%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (28.13%) KVM
4 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (37.50%) Cisco
3 11 (17.19%) VMware
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.56%) Sophos
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix
8 1 (1.56%) Adobe
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension and MS Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + X-Train into MS Dynamics!
Posted: 8 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + X-Train into Microsocft Dynamics!
Posted: 10 days ago