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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.62% 8.25% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.37% 33.56% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £21,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -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
186 146 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.29% 24.58% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 136 110 125
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,016 £27,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 -27 11 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Bury St Edmunds +10 7 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Newmarket - 1 £43,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) .NET
4 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (38.10%) MCSE
5 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
5 16 (38.10%) SharePoint
6 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
8 10 (23.81%) CRM
8 10 (23.81%) C#
8 10 (23.81%) SQL
8 10 (23.81%) MCP
8 10 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (21.43%) VMware
9 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 8 (19.05%) SAN
10 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
10 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
10 8 (19.05%) MCPD
10 8 (19.05%) Project Planning
11 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 7 (16.67%) TDD
11 7 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 7 (16.67%) SOA
11 7 (16.67%) UML
12 6 (14.29%) HP
12 6 (14.29%) XML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 16 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (9.52%) Lync
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) S-PLUS
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
3 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) WLAN
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Support
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.29%) J2EE
3 6 (14.29%) XML
4 5 (11.90%) Middleware
5 4 (9.52%) WCF
5 4 (9.52%) SOAP
5 4 (9.52%) Web Services
6 3 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.14%) jQuery
6 3 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.76%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
2 1 (2.38%) PDA
2 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) CRM
3 8 (19.05%) Project Planning
4 7 (16.67%) SOA
4 7 (16.67%) UML
4 7 (16.67%) TDD
4 7 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Release Management
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 3 (7.14%) MVVM
8 3 (7.14%) Workflow
9 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.76%) Time Management
9 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) C#
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.14%) VB6
4 3 (7.14%) VB
4 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) MCSE
2 10 (23.81%) MCP
3 8 (19.05%) MCPD
4 6 (14.29%) MCITP
4 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (11.90%) CCNP
5 5 (11.90%) CCNA
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.90%) HP ASE
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
7 2 (4.76%) MCSA
8 1 (2.38%) MCSD
8 1 (2.38%) MCTS
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Brocade
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle
6 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 4 (9.52%) Veeam
6 4 (9.52%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
Suffolk
aap3
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
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