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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 48 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 18 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.65% 3.27% 7.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 14.06% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 42
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -5.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
100 128 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.33% 23.23% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 81 119 174
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 7 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £42,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 41 (83.67%) Web Services
2 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 27 (55.10%) C#
3 27 (55.10%) .NET
4 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
5 23 (46.94%) SharePoint
6 22 (44.90%) Degree
7 21 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (40.82%) CRM
9 19 (38.78%) XML
10 18 (36.73%) WCF
11 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
11 17 (34.69%) MCSE
11 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
12 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
12 16 (32.65%) Cisco
12 16 (32.65%) SOAP
12 16 (32.65%) Firewall
12 16 (32.65%) MCITP
12 16 (32.65%) Dynamics CRM
12 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
12 16 (32.65%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (30.61%) TDD
13 15 (30.61%) Linux
13 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
13 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (30.61%) DNS
13 15 (30.61%) CCNP
13 15 (30.61%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (46.94%) SharePoint
2 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
3 9 (18.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 15 (30.61%) DNS
2 15 (30.61%) DHCP
3 13 (26.53%) Reverse Proxy
3 13 (26.53%) VPN
3 13 (26.53%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) OLTP
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
3 9 (18.37%) NUnit
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (14.29%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.08%) NCover
6 2 (4.08%) FxCop
6 2 (4.08%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Advertising
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) C# Developer
3 11 (22.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Administrator
5 9 (18.37%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (12.24%) CRM Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.16%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.16%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior
10 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (83.67%) Web Services
2 27 (55.10%) .NET
3 19 (38.78%) XML
4 18 (36.73%) WCF
5 16 (32.65%) SOAP
6 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 14 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions
6 14 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (18.37%) Silverlight
8 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
9 8 (16.33%) WPF
10 7 (14.29%) JSON
11 3 (6.12%) WinForms
12 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (4.08%) COM
13 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
13 1 (2.04%) CSS
13 1 (2.04%) HTML
13 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Linux
3 14 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) CRM
2 16 (32.65%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (30.61%) TDD
4 14 (28.57%) Workflow
4 14 (28.57%) MVVM
5 13 (26.53%) Release Management
6 10 (20.41%) SOA
7 9 (18.37%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL
9 6 (12.24%) MVC
10 5 (10.20%) UML
11 4 (8.16%) ERP
12 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
12 3 (6.12%) Migration
12 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) C#
2 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
2 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
3 10 (20.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) XQuery
4 1 (2.04%) PowerHouse
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Degree
2 17 (34.69%) MCSE
3 16 (32.65%) MCITP
4 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (30.61%) CCNP
4 15 (30.61%) CCNA
5 12 (24.49%) MCP
6 11 (22.45%) MCTS
7 10 (20.41%) MCSD
7 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (6.12%) MCSA
8 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) MCPD
9 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
3 13 (26.53%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (26.53%) KVM
4 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) VMware
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
Suffolk
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits and Sponsored training
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension and MS Certifications
Posted: 24 days ago