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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 96 142 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.33% 25.91% 22.24%
As % of the Vendors category 54.55% 62.01% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 87 135 128
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,900 £21,700
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
176 229 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 39.11% 41.79% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 157 212 287
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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
(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 56 £39,000 +11.42% 4
Bury St Edmunds +1 19 £42,500 - 4
Newmarket -1 3 £25,500 -30.13%
Woodbridge - 3 £25,000 - 1
Stowmarket +3 1 - -
Felixstowe - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 107 (46.72%) Windows
2 92 (40.17%) MS Excel
3 89 (38.86%) C#
4 86 (37.55%) .NET
5 85 (37.12%) SharePoint
6 84 (36.68%) SQL
7 77 (33.62%) SQL Server
8 68 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (22.71%) Degree
10 51 (22.27%) Active Directory
11 50 (21.83%) ASP.NET
11 50 (21.83%) Web Services
11 50 (21.83%) XML
12 47 (20.52%) CRM
13 46 (20.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 45 (19.65%) Finance
15 43 (18.78%) Dynamics CRM
16 42 (18.34%) MVC
17 38 (16.59%) WCF
18 37 (16.16%) IIS
19 35 (15.28%) MS Office
19 35 (15.28%) Load Balancing
20 30 (13.10%) SOAP
20 30 (13.10%) HTML
21 29 (12.66%) JavaScript
21 29 (12.66%) CSS
21 29 (12.66%) Firewall
21 29 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 26 (11.35%) VMware
23 25 (10.92%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 85 (37.12%) SharePoint
2 37 (16.16%) IIS
3 24 (10.48%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (9.17%) SharePoint Server
5 18 (7.86%) MS Exchange
6 11 (4.80%) Apache
7 9 (3.93%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (3.93%) Oracle 10gAS
7 9 (3.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (3.49%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (2.18%) Node.js
11 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.75%) CMS
12 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.44%) SAS
13 1 (0.44%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 92 (40.17%) MS Excel
2 35 (15.28%) MS Office
3 7 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.18%) MS Project
5 4 (1.75%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 43 (18.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.66%) Firewall
2 23 (10.04%) SAN
3 21 (9.17%) Wireshark
4 16 (6.99%) LAN
4 16 (6.99%) WAN
4 16 (6.99%) DNS
5 14 (6.11%) TCP/IP
6 13 (5.68%) NAS
7 9 (3.93%) Intranet
8 8 (3.49%) VPN
9 5 (2.18%) DHCP
10 4 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (1.75%) Internet
10 4 (1.75%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.87%) VLAN
11 2 (0.87%) SSH
11 2 (0.87%) HTTP
11 2 (0.87%) VoIP
12 1 (0.44%) SSL
12 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (33.62%) SQL Server
2 46 (20.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.37%) OLAP
6 9 (3.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (3.93%) DTS
6 9 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (3.93%) Oracle OLAP
6 9 (3.93%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.62%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.75%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (10.04%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.93%) PVCS
3 9 (3.93%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (3.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (3.93%) MorphX
4 7 (3.06%) JIRA
5 6 (2.62%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.62%) Selenium
5 6 (2.62%) NUnit
6 5 (2.18%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.87%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.87%) Maven
7 2 (0.87%) JMeter
7 2 (0.87%) Subversion
7 2 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.87%) Ant
7 2 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 45 (19.65%) Finance
2 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.18%) Advertising
4 3 (1.31%) Games
5 2 (0.87%) Law
5 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (40.17%) Developer
2 35 (15.28%) Analyst
3 26 (11.35%) Administrator
4 24 (10.48%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.04%) Senior Developer
5 23 (10.04%) Architect
6 21 (9.17%) C# Developer
6 21 (9.17%) SharePoint Administrator
7 16 (6.99%) Software Developer
8 15 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (5.68%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (4.80%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (4.80%) Security Architect
11 11 (4.80%) Support Engineer
11 11 (4.80%) CRM Developer
12 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Developer
13 9 (3.93%) SharePoint Developer
14 8 (3.49%) Project Manager
15 7 (3.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (37.55%) .NET
2 50 (21.83%) ASP.NET
2 50 (21.83%) Web Services
2 50 (21.83%) XML
3 38 (16.59%) WCF
4 30 (13.10%) SOAP
4 30 (13.10%) HTML
5 29 (12.66%) CSS
6 21 (9.17%) jQuery
7 19 (8.30%) .NET Framework
7 19 (8.30%) JSON
8 15 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (5.68%) Middleware
10 12 (5.24%) HTML5
10 12 (5.24%) WinForms
11 11 (4.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (4.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (4.37%) WSH
13 9 (3.93%) RESTful
13 9 (3.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.30%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.99%) Clustering
4 11 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.93%) GIS
6 7 (3.06%) Replication
7 6 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.62%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.31%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.31%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.87%) Open Source
10 2 (0.87%) User Experience
10 2 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.87%) PDA
10 2 (0.87%) PMI
10 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 107 (46.72%) Windows
2 20 (8.73%) Linux
3 12 (5.24%) Windows 8
4 9 (3.93%) Windows XP
4 9 (3.93%) UNIX
5 8 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.06%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.52%) CRM
3 42 (18.34%) MVC
4 35 (15.28%) Load Balancing
5 25 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (9.61%) Waterfall
7 22 (9.61%) TDD
8 20 (8.73%) MVVM
9 17 (7.42%) ERP
10 14 (6.11%) Migration
10 14 (6.11%) Workflow
10 14 (6.11%) Data Modelling
10 14 (6.11%) SOA
10 14 (6.11%) ITIL
10 14 (6.11%) OO
11 13 (5.68%) Identity Management
11 13 (5.68%) Data Migration
11 13 (5.68%) SIEM
12 12 (5.24%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.86%) C#
2 84 (36.68%) SQL
3 29 (12.66%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.30%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.99%) Java
6 12 (5.24%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.24%) PHP
7 11 (4.80%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.80%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.93%) X++
9 8 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.06%) Ruby
11 4 (1.75%) XAML
11 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.75%) VB
12 2 (0.87%) VB6
12 2 (0.87%) Perl
12 2 (0.87%) VBA
13 1 (0.44%) C
13 1 (0.44%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 52 (22.71%) Degree
2 18 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.37%) MCITP
3 10 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.37%) ISEB
4 6 (2.62%) MCP
5 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.75%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.31%) MCSE
6 3 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.31%) MCTS
6 3 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.87%) CCNP
7 2 (0.87%) CCNA
7 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.87%) MCSA
7 2 (0.87%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.93%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (22.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.44%) KVM
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (4.80%) Puppet
2 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (11.35%) VMware
2 16 (6.99%) Citrix
3 14 (6.11%) Oracle
4 9 (3.93%) Serena
5 5 (2.18%) Cisco
5 5 (2.18%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.31%) HP
6 3 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.31%) Google
7 2 (0.87%) Telerik
7 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.44%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) Progress
8 1 (0.44%) NetApp
8 1 (0.44%) Apple
8 1 (0.44%) SolidWorks
Ipswich, Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens.
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Capita
Salary: Pension and healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Capita
Salary: Pension and healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Capita
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Capita
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k + pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £33k per year + Company Van & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £450000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southwold, Suffolk
Adnams
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Woodbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago