The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 150 161 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.70% 26.74% 25.74%
As % of the Vendors category 61.73% 51.94% 58.92%
Number of salaries quoted 121 124 163
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
243 310 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.39% 51.50% 43.68%
Number of salaries quoted 200 236 273
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,016 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 0 100 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Bury St Edmunds 0 25 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Haverhill - 5 £45,000 -
Newmarket - 4 £38,500 -
Woodbridge +1 1 £35,000 +87.46%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 124 (43.82%) MS Excel
2 122 (43.11%) SQL
3 109 (38.52%) SQL Server
4 104 (36.75%) Windows
5 96 (33.92%) C#
6 92 (32.51%) .NET
7 72 (25.44%) MS Office
8 66 (23.32%) Active Directory
9 61 (21.55%) MS Exchange
10 52 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (18.02%) CRM
12 50 (17.67%) SharePoint
13 48 (16.96%) Hyper-V
14 39 (13.78%) Dynamics CRM
15 37 (13.07%) Java
16 36 (12.72%) Degree
17 35 (12.37%) ASP.NET
17 35 (12.37%) DNS
18 34 (12.01%) MCP
18 34 (12.01%) JavaScript
19 33 (11.66%) HP
19 33 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 31 (10.95%) Telecoms
21 30 (10.60%) Finance
21 30 (10.60%) VMware
21 30 (10.60%) Windows XP
21 30 (10.60%) DHCP
22 29 (10.25%) Web Services
22 29 (10.25%) Windows 7
23 28 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 61 (21.55%) MS Exchange
2 50 (17.67%) SharePoint
3 28 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (8.83%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.18%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.47%) Lync
7 6 (2.12%) IIS
7 6 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.06%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.71%) Site Server
11 1 (0.35%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) Apache
11 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 124 (43.82%) MS Excel
2 72 (25.44%) MS Office
3 18 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.47%) MS Project
5 6 (2.12%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 39 (13.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.36%) Office 365
3 14 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.77%) PaaS
6 5 (1.77%) IaaS
7 4 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.37%) DNS
2 30 (10.60%) DHCP
3 26 (9.19%) VPN
4 21 (7.42%) SAN
5 19 (6.71%) Broadband
6 17 (6.01%) LAN
7 14 (4.95%) Firewall
8 13 (4.59%) WAN
9 9 (3.18%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.47%) Internet
11 6 (2.12%) Wireless
11 6 (2.12%) HTTP
11 6 (2.12%) NAS
12 5 (1.77%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.41%) Intranet
14 3 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
14 3 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.71%) MPLS
15 2 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.24%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.89%) Data Mining
4 10 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.83%) MySQL
6 6 (2.12%) OLTP
7 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (4.24%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.53%) Selenium
4 8 (2.83%) NUnit
5 6 (2.12%) Bugzilla
5 6 (2.12%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.12%) JIRA
6 5 (1.77%) ReSharper
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.35%) WatiN
8 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 31 (10.95%) Telecoms
2 30 (10.60%) Finance
3 23 (8.13%) Marketing
4 11 (3.89%) Games
5 6 (2.12%) Electronics
5 6 (2.12%) Legal
5 6 (2.12%) Advertising
6 5 (1.77%) iGaming
7 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 65 (22.97%) Analyst
2 58 (20.49%) Developer
3 32 (11.31%) Architect
3 32 (11.31%) Support Analyst
4 21 (7.42%) Test Analyst
5 19 (6.71%) Support Engineer
5 19 (6.71%) IT Support
6 17 (6.01%) Project Manager
7 16 (5.65%) Software Developer
7 16 (5.65%) Senior Manager
7 16 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (5.30%) Technical Architect
9 14 (4.95%) Software Project Manager
9 14 (4.95%) Software Manager
10 13 (4.59%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (3.89%) Desktop Support
11 11 (3.89%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.53%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.53%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (32.51%) .NET
2 35 (12.37%) ASP.NET
3 29 (10.25%) Web Services
4 25 (8.83%) HTML
5 21 (7.42%) J2EE
6 18 (6.36%) CSS
7 16 (5.65%) jQuery
8 11 (3.89%) WCF
8 11 (3.89%) XML
9 10 (3.53%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.83%) SOAP
11 7 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (2.47%) WPF
11 7 (2.47%) WinForms
12 4 (1.41%) Middleware
12 4 (1.41%) WSH
12 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.41%) REST
12 4 (1.41%) LINQ
12 4 (1.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.83%) Replication
2 24 (8.48%) Computer Science
3 23 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.42%) Clustering
5 11 (3.89%) Online Games
6 9 (3.18%) iPad
7 8 (2.83%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.83%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.47%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.77%) NHS
11 4 (1.41%) PMI
11 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.41%) BYOD
11 4 (1.41%) Open Source
11 4 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.41%) Social Media
11 4 (1.41%) Statistics
12 3 (1.06%) EPoS
13 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 104 (36.75%) Windows
2 30 (10.60%) Windows XP
3 29 (10.25%) Windows 7
4 26 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (8.13%) Linux
6 19 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (4.95%) UNIX
8 10 (3.53%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.71%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (18.02%) CRM
3 27 (9.54%) ITIL
4 23 (8.13%) OO
5 22 (7.77%) Scrum
5 22 (7.77%) Time Management
6 21 (7.42%) Load Balancing
6 21 (7.42%) Workflow
7 19 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (6.36%) Migration
8 18 (6.36%) SOA
8 18 (6.36%) PRINCE2
9 15 (5.30%) MVC
9 15 (5.30%) TDD
10 14 (4.95%) Configuration Management
10 14 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (4.95%) Project Planning
11 11 (3.89%) UML
12 10 (3.53%) Data Migration
13 9 (3.18%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 122 (43.11%) SQL
2 96 (33.92%) C#
3 37 (13.07%) Java
4 34 (12.01%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.07%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.30%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.77%) Ruby
9 4 (1.41%) C
9 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.06%) VB
10 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (12.72%) Degree
2 34 (12.01%) MCP
3 33 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (3.89%) MCSE
6 10 (3.53%) ISTQB
7 9 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.83%) HP ASE
9 7 (2.47%) ISEB
10 6 (2.12%) MCITP
11 5 (1.77%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.41%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.41%) HND
12 4 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.41%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.41%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.06%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.71%) CCNA
14 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.36%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (23.32%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.96%) Hyper-V
3 27 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.18%) Puppet
2 8 (2.83%) WSUS
3 7 (2.47%) SCCM
4 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (11.66%) HP
2 30 (10.60%) VMware
3 19 (6.71%) Apple
4 18 (6.36%) SonicWALL
4 18 (6.36%) Sophos
5 17 (6.01%) CheckPoint
6 10 (3.53%) Brocade
7 9 (3.18%) Veeam
7 9 (3.18%) Symantec
7 9 (3.18%) Lotus
7 9 (3.18%) Citrix
8 7 (2.47%) 3PAR
9 5 (1.77%) Oracle
9 5 (1.77%) NetApp
10 4 (1.41%) EMC
11 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.71%) Juniper
12 2 (0.71%) Cisco
13 1 (0.35%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.35%) NETGEAR
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ifftner Solutions
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 18000
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + FS benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Progression
Posted: 10 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 16 days ago
Suffolk
OHO Group
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 19 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 25 days ago