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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 101 109 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.32% 26.72% 22.77%
As % of the Vendors category 60.84% 56.48% 57.87%
Number of salaries quoted 81 94 122
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
166 193 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 33.40% 47.30% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 135 171 207
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 65 £45,750 +17.30% 7
Bury St Edmunds +1 23 £39,250 -12.77% 3
Halesworth - 2 £26,000 -
Haverhill - 2 £33,000 - 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 113 (44.31%) .NET
2 103 (40.39%) C#
3 101 (39.61%) MS Excel
4 92 (36.08%) SQL Server
5 91 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (34.90%) SQL
7 87 (34.12%) Windows
8 60 (23.53%) MS Office
9 51 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 49 (19.22%) SharePoint
11 48 (18.82%) CRM
11 48 (18.82%) JavaScript
12 45 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
13 44 (17.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 42 (16.47%) HTML
15 41 (16.08%) MS Exchange
16 38 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (14.90%) SDLC
17 36 (14.12%) ASP.NET
17 36 (14.12%) TDD
18 35 (13.73%) jQuery
19 33 (12.94%) XML
20 28 (10.98%) Degree
21 26 (10.20%) Web Services
21 26 (10.20%) Migration
22 25 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 24 (9.41%) MCP
24 23 (9.02%) CheckPoint
24 23 (9.02%) Hyper-V
25 22 (8.63%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 49 (19.22%) SharePoint
2 41 (16.08%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (5.10%) Documentum
5 11 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.35%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.57%) Lync
8 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.78%) IIS
10 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 101 (39.61%) MS Excel
2 60 (23.53%) MS Office
3 9 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.67%) Office 365
2 12 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.06%) Internet
2 17 (6.67%) DNS
3 16 (6.27%) VPN
4 14 (5.49%) HTTP
5 11 (4.31%) DHCP
6 9 (3.53%) Broadband
7 8 (3.14%) LAN
8 7 (2.75%) SSL
8 7 (2.75%) WAN
9 4 (1.57%) Wireless
9 4 (1.57%) Firewall
9 4 (1.57%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.57%) SMTP
9 4 (1.57%) VoIP
9 4 (1.57%) SAN
9 4 (1.57%) DSL
9 4 (1.57%) IMAP
9 4 (1.57%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (1.18%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (36.08%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.18%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.49%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.10%) Selenium
4 10 (3.92%) NUnit
4 10 (3.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (3.92%) ReSharper
5 4 (1.57%) HP UFT
5 4 (1.57%) TestComplete
6 3 (1.18%) VisiBroker
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.39%) Capybara
8 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.39%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.39%) JIRA
8 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.39%) RSpec
8 1 (0.39%) JMeter
General
1 19 (7.45%) Finance
2 18 (7.06%) Marketing
3 15 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.35%) Games
5 5 (1.96%) Legal
6 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.18%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (24.71%) Developer
2 56 (21.96%) Analyst
3 37 (14.51%) Architect
4 26 (10.20%) Software Developer
5 24 (9.41%) Graduate
6 23 (9.02%) Software Engineer
7 22 (8.63%) Support Analyst
8 21 (8.24%) Support Engineer
9 16 (6.27%) Test Analyst
9 16 (6.27%) Programmer
10 15 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
11 14 (5.49%) Project Manager
11 14 (5.49%) IT Support
12 13 (5.10%) AWS Architect
12 13 (5.10%) Senior Manager
12 13 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (5.10%) Graduate Software Developer
13 12 (4.71%) .NET Programmer
13 12 (4.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 12 (4.71%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (44.31%) .NET
2 42 (16.47%) HTML
3 36 (14.12%) ASP.NET
4 35 (13.73%) jQuery
5 33 (12.94%) XML
6 26 (10.20%) Web Services
7 22 (8.63%) .NET Framework
8 18 (7.06%) CSS
9 17 (6.67%) SOAP
10 16 (6.27%) WCF
11 13 (5.10%) Silverlight
11 13 (5.10%) ADO
12 12 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (3.92%) REST
13 10 (3.92%) LINQ
14 8 (3.14%) WPF
15 5 (1.96%) J2EE
15 5 (1.96%) WSH
16 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (1.57%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.27%) N-Tier
4 13 (5.10%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.35%) NHS
7 6 (2.35%) Social Media
7 6 (2.35%) Online Games
8 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.96%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.96%) Replication
8 5 (1.96%) Clustering
9 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.57%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.18%) Statistics
11 2 (0.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 87 (34.12%) Windows
2 16 (6.27%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.71%) Windows XP
3 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.14%) Windows 8
5 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.35%) Linux
7 5 (1.96%) Android
8 4 (1.57%) UNIX
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.82%) CRM
3 38 (14.90%) SDLC
4 36 (14.12%) TDD
5 26 (10.20%) Migration
6 21 (8.24%) MVC
6 21 (8.24%) Time Management
7 19 (7.45%) Project Planning
7 19 (7.45%) Workflow
7 19 (7.45%) Document Management
8 18 (7.06%) Change Management
8 18 (7.06%) Project Management
9 16 (6.27%) ITIL
10 15 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (5.88%) Scrum
11 14 (5.49%) Software Engineering
12 13 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.10%) Data Migration
13 12 (4.71%) Data Analysis
14 11 (4.31%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 103 (40.39%) C#
2 89 (34.90%) SQL
3 48 (18.82%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.06%) VB
5 15 (5.88%) Java
6 8 (3.14%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.35%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.96%) VBScript
8 5 (1.96%) VB6
8 5 (1.96%) Ruby
9 3 (1.18%) C
9 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.78%) PHP
11 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (17.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (10.98%) Degree
3 24 (9.41%) MCP
4 10 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.53%) CCNA
5 9 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.35%) MCSE
7 5 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.96%) ISEB
8 4 (1.57%) MCITP
8 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.57%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.18%) HND
10 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.53%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.18%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) Puppet
1 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.18%) HAProxy
2 3 (1.18%) SCCM
2 3 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (9.02%) CheckPoint
2 13 (5.10%) HP
2 13 (5.10%) EMC
3 11 (4.31%) Apple
3 11 (4.31%) OpenText
4 9 (3.53%) Cisco
5 7 (2.75%) SonicWALL
5 7 (2.75%) Sophos
5 7 (2.75%) Kofax
6 6 (2.35%) VMware
6 6 (2.35%) Oracle
6 6 (2.35%) Lotus
7 4 (1.57%) Polycom
8 3 (1.18%) ProCurve
8 3 (1.18%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.18%) Veeam
8 3 (1.18%) Citrix
8 3 (1.18%) SAP
8 3 (1.18%) Brocade
9 2 (0.78%) Epicor
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Itron Holding France
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Pool Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Bury St. Edmunds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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Haverhill
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £32500.00 per annum
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Ipswich
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Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
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