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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 162 153 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.77% 26.70% 23.96%
As % of the Vendors category 62.79% 53.68% 59.22%
Number of salaries quoted 138 112 159
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £45,000 £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
258 285 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 39.45% 49.74% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 224 213 269
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £25,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 22 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 22 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 -2 107 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Bury St Edmunds 0 33 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Haverhill - 4 £46,250 - 1
Woodbridge +1 1 £35,000 +87.46%
Halesworth - 1 £27,000 - 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 127 (43.34%) MS Excel
2 125 (42.66%) SQL
3 119 (40.61%) SQL Server
4 111 (37.88%) C#
5 109 (37.20%) .NET
6 100 (34.13%) Windows
7 72 (24.57%) MS Office
8 71 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (22.87%) Active Directory
10 66 (22.53%) MS Exchange
11 55 (18.77%) SharePoint
12 53 (18.09%) CRM
13 52 (17.75%) Hyper-V
14 47 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 44 (15.02%) JavaScript
16 41 (13.99%) ASP.NET
16 41 (13.99%) Dynamics CRM
17 39 (13.31%) Degree
18 37 (12.63%) MCP
19 35 (11.95%) HTML
20 34 (11.60%) HP
20 34 (11.60%) Java
21 31 (10.58%) DNS
21 31 (10.58%) Telecoms
21 31 (10.58%) Windows 7
22 30 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (10.24%) Windows XP
23 29 (9.90%) DHCP
23 29 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
23 29 (9.90%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 66 (22.53%) MS Exchange
2 55 (18.77%) SharePoint
3 29 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (8.53%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.41%) Lync
6 10 (3.41%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.37%) IIS
8 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.68%) Site Server
10 1 (0.34%) JBoss
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 127 (43.34%) MS Excel
2 72 (24.57%) MS Office
3 15 (5.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.39%) MS Project
5 6 (2.05%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 41 (13.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Line 50
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.51%) Office 365
2 21 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.71%) IaaS
5 5 (1.71%) PaaS
6 4 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.58%) DNS
2 29 (9.90%) DHCP
3 24 (8.19%) VPN
4 18 (6.14%) Broadband
5 16 (5.46%) LAN
6 12 (4.10%) Internet
7 11 (3.75%) WAN
7 11 (3.75%) SAN
8 9 (3.07%) HTTP
9 7 (2.39%) Firewall
9 7 (2.39%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.71%) Wireless
11 4 (1.37%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.37%) Intranet
12 3 (1.02%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.02%) SSL
12 3 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.68%) NAS
13 2 (0.68%) MPLS
13 2 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (40.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (3.75%) Data Mining
4 10 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.39%) MySQL
8 6 (2.05%) OLTP
9 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (7.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.75%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.75%) Selenium
3 8 (2.73%) NUnit
4 7 (2.39%) ReSharper
4 7 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.02%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.02%) JIRA
6 3 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) WatiN
General
1 31 (10.58%) Telecoms
2 28 (9.56%) Finance
3 24 (8.19%) Marketing
4 11 (3.75%) Games
5 6 (2.05%) Electronics
6 5 (1.71%) Advertising
6 5 (1.71%) iGaming
7 4 (1.37%) Legal
7 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 67 (22.87%) Developer
2 66 (22.53%) Analyst
3 35 (11.95%) Support Analyst
4 30 (10.24%) Architect
5 22 (7.51%) Support Engineer
5 22 (7.51%) Software Developer
5 22 (7.51%) IT Support
6 18 (6.14%) Test Analyst
6 18 (6.14%) Software Engineer
7 17 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.46%) Senior Manager
9 15 (5.12%) Graduate
9 15 (5.12%) Programmer
9 15 (5.12%) Technical Architect
10 14 (4.78%) Software Manager
10 14 (4.78%) Software Project Manager
10 14 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.10%) Desktop Support
12 12 (4.10%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (37.20%) .NET
2 41 (13.99%) ASP.NET
3 35 (11.95%) HTML
4 29 (9.90%) jQuery
5 27 (9.22%) Web Services
6 20 (6.83%) J2EE
7 18 (6.14%) CSS
8 12 (4.10%) SOAP
9 11 (3.75%) WCF
9 11 (3.75%) .NET Framework
10 10 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (3.07%) XML
12 7 (2.39%) LINQ
12 7 (2.39%) REST
13 6 (2.05%) WSH
13 6 (2.05%) WinForms
14 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (1.71%) WPF
14 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (1.37%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.53%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.51%) Replication
4 18 (6.14%) Clustering
5 11 (3.75%) Online Games
6 9 (3.07%) iPad
7 8 (2.73%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.39%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.39%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (2.05%) Social Media
9 6 (2.05%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.05%) NHS
9 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.37%) Open Source
10 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.37%) BYOD
10 4 (1.37%) PMI
10 4 (1.37%) Statistics
11 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.02%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 100 (34.13%) Windows
2 31 (10.58%) Windows 7
3 30 (10.24%) Windows XP
4 26 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (5.80%) Linux
7 10 (3.41%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.73%) UNIX
9 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.71%) Android
11 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.09%) CRM
3 27 (9.22%) TDD
4 26 (8.87%) ITIL
5 24 (8.19%) Scrum
5 24 (8.19%) OO
5 24 (8.19%) Time Management
6 23 (7.85%) Migration
6 23 (7.85%) Workflow
7 21 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (6.83%) MVC
9 18 (6.14%) Load Balancing
9 18 (6.14%) SOA
10 17 (5.80%) PRINCE2
10 17 (5.80%) Project Planning
11 15 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.44%) Data Migration
13 11 (3.75%) Change Management
13 11 (3.75%) Risk Analysis
14 10 (3.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 125 (42.66%) SQL
2 111 (37.88%) C#
3 44 (15.02%) JavaScript
4 34 (11.60%) Java
5 20 (6.83%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.05%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.05%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.05%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.71%) VB6
8 5 (1.71%) Ruby
8 5 (1.71%) VB
9 4 (1.37%) C
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (13.31%) Degree
3 37 (12.63%) MCP
4 14 (4.78%) MCSE
5 13 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (3.41%) ISTQB
7 9 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.73%) HP ASE
9 7 (2.39%) MCITP
10 6 (2.05%) ISEB
11 5 (1.71%) CCNA
11 5 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.71%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.37%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.37%) HND
13 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.68%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.46%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (22.87%) Active Directory
2 52 (17.75%) Hyper-V
3 22 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (2.73%) WSUS
2 7 (2.39%) SCCM
3 5 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.71%) Puppet
4 4 (1.37%) SCOM
4 4 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (11.60%) HP
2 25 (8.53%) VMware
3 22 (7.51%) Apple
4 21 (7.17%) CheckPoint
5 19 (6.48%) Sophos
5 19 (6.48%) SonicWALL
6 10 (3.41%) Lotus
6 10 (3.41%) Brocade
7 9 (3.07%) Symantec
7 9 (3.07%) Veeam
8 7 (2.39%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.05%) Oracle
10 5 (1.71%) Citrix
10 5 (1.71%) NetApp
11 4 (1.37%) EMC
12 3 (1.02%) Polycom
12 3 (1.02%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.68%) Cisco
13 2 (0.68%) Sage
14 1 (0.34%) Capita
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Salary: £41140 - £47677 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesworth, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26k - 28k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Suffolk
Venturi
Salary: £200 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 11 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: 24 days ago