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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 131 92 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.64% 20.96% 29.94%
As % of the Vendors category 65.83% 52.27% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 107 79 146
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
199 176 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 41.98% 40.09% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 166 148 276
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +4 77 £32,000 -20.00% 10
Bury St Edmunds +2 23 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Newmarket +2 8 £43,500 +74.00% 1
Haverhill - 2 £45,000 - 1
Felixstowe - 1 £24,000 -
Lowestoft - 1 £18,000 - 3
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 103 (44.98%) Windows
2 95 (41.48%) MS Excel
3 83 (36.24%) SQL
4 74 (32.31%) SQL Server
5 65 (28.38%) Active Directory
6 58 (25.33%) C#
7 53 (23.14%) MS Office
8 52 (22.71%) .NET
9 40 (17.47%) SharePoint
10 39 (17.03%) VMware
11 36 (15.72%) Finance
12 35 (15.28%) MS Exchange
12 35 (15.28%) SAN
12 35 (15.28%) Load Balancing
13 34 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (13.54%) CRM
15 30 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (12.23%) DNS
16 28 (12.23%) IIS
16 28 (12.23%) Web Services
17 27 (11.79%) Hyper-V
18 26 (11.35%) Dynamics CRM
19 25 (10.92%) Degree
19 25 (10.92%) ASP.NET
19 25 (10.92%) Linux
19 25 (10.92%) Java
19 25 (10.92%) Firewall
20 23 (10.04%) Clustering
20 23 (10.04%) LAN
21 22 (9.61%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (17.47%) SharePoint
2 35 (15.28%) MS Exchange
3 28 (12.23%) IIS
4 17 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (6.99%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (4.80%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.62%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.18%) CMS
10 4 (1.75%) Lync
11 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.87%) Site Server
11 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.44%) SAS
12 1 (0.44%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 95 (41.48%) MS Excel
2 53 (23.14%) MS Office
3 11 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.62%) MS Project
5 4 (1.75%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.44%) NASTRAN
6 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 26 (11.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.06%) Office 365
5 4 (1.75%) IaaS
5 4 (1.75%) PaaS
6 3 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.28%) SAN
2 28 (12.23%) DNS
3 25 (10.92%) Firewall
4 23 (10.04%) LAN
5 20 (8.73%) WAN
5 20 (8.73%) VPN
6 19 (8.30%) DHCP
7 17 (7.42%) NAS
8 11 (4.80%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.80%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.62%) Wireless
10 5 (2.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (2.18%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.31%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.87%) SMTP
12 2 (0.87%) LDAP
12 2 (0.87%) Broadband
13 1 (0.44%) ISDN
13 1 (0.44%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.24%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.62%) OLTP
6 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.31%) MySQL
8 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) MS Access
9 1 (0.44%) OLAP
9 1 (0.44%) QlikView
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.44%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.68%) JIRA
3 12 (5.24%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.24%) SoapUI
4 11 (4.80%) Bugzilla
4 11 (4.80%) NUnit
5 6 (2.62%) Selenium
6 3 (1.31%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.87%) JMeter
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.87%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.44%) WatiN
General
1 36 (15.72%) Finance
2 8 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.06%) Advertising
4 5 (2.18%) iGaming
5 4 (1.75%) Games
6 3 (1.31%) Legal
6 3 (1.31%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (21.40%) Analyst
2 47 (20.52%) Developer
3 29 (12.66%) Architect
4 22 (9.61%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.86%) Support Analyst
5 18 (7.86%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.42%) IT Support
7 16 (6.99%) Administrator
8 15 (6.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (6.55%) Security Architect
9 13 (5.68%) Test Analyst
10 12 (5.24%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.24%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.24%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (4.80%) SharePoint Administrator
12 10 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (3.93%) C# Developer
13 9 (3.93%) Support Assistant
13 9 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.71%) .NET
2 28 (12.23%) Web Services
3 25 (10.92%) ASP.NET
4 22 (9.61%) XML
5 18 (7.86%) HTML
6 17 (7.42%) CSS
7 16 (6.99%) Middleware
8 12 (5.24%) WCF
9 11 (4.80%) J2EE
10 10 (4.37%) JSON
11 9 (3.93%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.93%) SOAP
12 8 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (2.18%) Reactive Extensions
13 5 (2.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 5 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.18%) XHTML
14 4 (1.75%) WPF
14 4 (1.75%) jQuery
15 3 (1.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.04%) Clustering
2 16 (6.99%) Replication
3 12 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.93%) iPad
4 9 (3.93%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.49%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.18%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.31%) Open Source
9 3 (1.31%) PMI
9 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.87%) EPoS
10 2 (0.87%) PDA
10 2 (0.87%) Online Games
11 1 (0.44%) User Experience
11 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 103 (44.98%) Windows
2 25 (10.92%) Linux
3 19 (8.30%) Windows XP
3 19 (8.30%) UNIX
4 17 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.99%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.62%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.28%) Load Balancing
2 31 (13.54%) CRM
3 30 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.73%) MVC
4 20 (8.73%) ITIL
5 16 (6.99%) Configuration Management
5 16 (6.99%) Identity Management
5 16 (6.99%) Scrum
5 16 (6.99%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (6.99%) SIEM
6 15 (6.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (6.55%) Asset Management
6 15 (6.55%) Benchmarking
7 12 (5.24%) PRINCE2
7 12 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (4.80%) Workflow
8 11 (4.80%) Waterfall
9 10 (4.37%) TDD
9 10 (4.37%) OO
9 10 (4.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (36.24%) SQL
2 58 (25.33%) C#
3 25 (10.92%) Java
4 19 (8.30%) PowerShell
5 18 (7.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.93%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.93%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.62%) Ruby
8 5 (2.18%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.87%) VB6
10 2 (0.87%) VB
10 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.87%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.44%) PHP
11 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (10.92%) Degree
2 18 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.68%) MCP
4 11 (4.80%) ISEB
5 9 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.49%) HP ASE
7 7 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (3.06%) MCSE
8 5 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.18%) Sun Certification
8 5 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.18%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.75%) MCITP
10 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.31%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.87%) MCPD
12 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.44%) CCNP
12 1 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.68%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 34 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (11.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (6.55%) Puppet
1 15 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.62%) WSUS
3 4 (1.75%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.75%) SCOM
3 4 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (17.03%) VMware
2 21 (9.17%) HP
2 21 (9.17%) Citrix
3 11 (4.80%) Apple
4 10 (4.37%) Brocade
5 9 (3.93%) SonicWALL
5 9 (3.93%) Veeam
5 9 (3.93%) Symantec
5 9 (3.93%) Sophos
6 7 (3.06%) 3PAR
7 4 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.31%) NetApp
8 3 (1.31%) Oracle
8 3 (1.31%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.87%) Juniper
9 2 (0.87%) EMC
9 2 (0.87%) Telerik
10 1 (0.44%) SolidWorks
10 1 (0.44%) Siemens
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + pen, health
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + 10% bonus, 2% pension, flexi time and more
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Ipswich
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago