The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Suffolk region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 156 173 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.57% 27.37% 23.45%
As % of the Vendors category 49.37% 56.35% 60.89%
Number of salaries quoted 120 160 139
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
316 307 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 51.80% 48.58% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 240 280 224
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Suffolk region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Microsoft
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 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -5 77 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Bury St Edmunds +1 43 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Stowmarket -6 4 £28,750 +4.54%
Woodbridge -3 2 £18,670 -46.65% 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Microsoft 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.

1 146 (57.94%) C#
2 141 (55.95%) .NET
3 101 (40.08%) SQL Server
4 97 (38.49%) Windows
4 97 (38.49%) MS Excel
5 79 (31.35%) SQL
6 76 (30.16%) Web Services
7 71 (28.17%) SharePoint
8 67 (26.59%) ASP.NET
9 61 (24.21%) XML
10 56 (22.22%) Degree
11 50 (19.84%) CRM
12 49 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (18.65%) TDD
14 45 (17.86%) WCF
15 43 (17.06%) Dynamics CRM
16 39 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 36 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 36 (14.29%) SOA
17 36 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 35 (13.89%) Java
18 35 (13.89%) Active Directory
19 34 (13.49%) N-Tier
20 33 (13.10%) WPF
21 32 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
21 32 (12.70%) SOAP
21 32 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
21 32 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 29 (11.51%) BizTalk Server
23 28 (11.11%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (28.17%) SharePoint
2 36 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 29 (11.51%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (6.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.98%) CMS
6 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.59%) IIS
8 3 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.40%) Node.js
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 97 (38.49%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.11%) MS Office
3 16 (6.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (17.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) SaaS
2 4 (1.59%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.75%) SAN
2 14 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.16%) DNS
4 12 (4.76%) Firewall
5 10 (3.97%) VPN
6 9 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (3.17%) LAN
7 8 (3.17%) WAN
8 5 (1.98%) Broadband
9 4 (1.59%) DHCP
10 2 (0.79%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.79%) Internet
11 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.40%) VoIP
11 1 (0.40%) LDAP
11 1 (0.40%) X.509
11 1 (0.40%) SSL
11 1 (0.40%) 3G
11 1 (0.40%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (40.08%) SQL Server
2 39 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 32 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (3.97%) OLAP
7 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (1.19%) MySQL
11 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.40%) DB2
12 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.76%) NUnit
4 10 (3.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.78%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.59%) Selenium
6 4 (1.59%) JIRA
6 4 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.79%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.79%) JMeter
7 2 (0.79%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.40%) NCover
8 1 (0.40%) FxCop
General
1 19 (7.54%) Finance
2 8 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.19%) Games
3 3 (1.19%) Advertising
4 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 129 (51.19%) Developer
2 49 (19.44%) C# Developer
3 42 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 40 (15.87%) Analyst
5 31 (12.30%) .NET Developer
6 24 (9.52%) Architect
7 19 (7.54%) SharePoint Developer
8 18 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 18 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (6.75%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Developer
10 15 (5.95%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.16%) Software Developer
12 13 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (4.76%) Business Analyst
13 12 (4.76%) Support Analyst
13 12 (4.76%) Support Engineer
14 10 (3.97%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (55.95%) .NET
2 76 (30.16%) Web Services
3 67 (26.59%) ASP.NET
4 61 (24.21%) XML
5 45 (17.86%) WCF
6 33 (13.10%) WPF
7 32 (12.70%) SOAP
8 27 (10.71%) Silverlight
9 25 (9.92%) J2EE
10 23 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 19 (7.54%) .NET Framework
12 18 (7.14%) CSS
13 17 (6.75%) XSLT
14 16 (6.35%) JSON
14 16 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (5.95%) HTML
16 14 (5.56%) MDX
17 13 (5.16%) Reactive Extensions
17 13 (5.16%) Managed Extensibility Framework
18 10 (3.97%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.49%) N-Tier
2 23 (9.13%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.35%) Replication
4 10 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.38%) iPad
7 4 (1.59%) Clustering
8 3 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.79%) LPAR
9 2 (0.79%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.40%) AS400
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Open Source
10 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.40%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 97 (38.49%) Windows
2 21 (8.33%) UNIX
3 20 (7.94%) Linux
4 14 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.16%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.97%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.78%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.79%) AIX
11 2 (0.79%) HPUX
11 2 (0.79%) Solaris
12 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.84%) CRM
2 47 (18.65%) TDD
3 36 (14.29%) SOA
4 32 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (11.11%) ITIL
5 28 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 25 (9.92%) UML
7 24 (9.52%) MVC
8 22 (8.73%) Configuration Management
9 19 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (6.75%) Data Migration
11 17 (6.75%) Migration
12 16 (6.35%) Scrum
12 16 (6.35%) Project Planning
13 15 (5.95%) MVVM
13 15 (5.95%) Web Development
13 15 (5.95%) Workflow
14 14 (5.56%) Analytics
15 11 (4.37%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (57.94%) C#
2 79 (31.35%) SQL
3 35 (13.89%) Java
4 17 (6.75%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.16%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.59%) XAML
8 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.79%) VBA
9 2 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (22.22%) Degree
2 49 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.35%) MCP
4 15 (5.95%) MCSD
5 10 (3.97%) MCITP
6 9 (3.57%) Sun Certification
6 9 (3.57%) MCTS
7 8 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.78%) MCPD
9 6 (2.38%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.19%) MCSE
11 3 (1.19%) MCSA
12 2 (0.79%) ISEB
13 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 35 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.57%) KVM
4 9 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.79%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) XenServer
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.79%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (9.92%) VMware
2 13 (5.16%) CheckPoint
2 13 (5.16%) Oracle
3 11 (4.37%) Citrix
4 7 (2.78%) HP
5 6 (2.38%) Dell
6 5 (1.98%) Cisco
6 5 (1.98%) IBM
7 2 (0.79%) Symantec
7 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.40%) CA
8 1 (0.40%) NetApp
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe
8 1 (0.40%) Sun
8 1 (0.40%) EMC
8 1 (0.40%) ForgeRock
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woodbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bury St Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Salary: £16,215 - 19,817 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 28 days ago