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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 5 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 119 71 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.67% 13.45% 28.36%
As % of the Vendors category 63.30% 50.71% 66.50%
Number of salaries quoted 104 65 110
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,000 £20,210
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
188 140 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 48.45% 26.52% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 167 115 168
Median salary £35,000 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Microsoft
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +10 50 £38,000 -15.55% 8
Bury St Edmunds 0 37 £43,000 +7.50% 7
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 138 (69.00%) .NET
2 128 (64.00%) SQL
3 119 (59.50%) SQL Server
4 102 (51.00%) C#
5 76 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (30.50%) T-SQL
8 60 (30.00%) MVC
9 57 (28.50%) ASP.NET
10 55 (27.50%) SharePoint
11 54 (27.00%) Windows
12 49 (24.50%) SDLC
13 47 (23.50%) Visual Studio
14 46 (23.00%) WCF
15 44 (22.00%) .NET Framework
16 43 (21.50%) CRM
17 41 (20.50%) Dynamics CRM
18 39 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
19 37 (18.50%) JavaScript
20 36 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
21 35 (17.50%) MS Excel
22 34 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
23 33 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
23 33 (16.50%) Finance
24 32 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 31 (15.50%) HTML
25 31 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
26 30 (15.00%) Entity Framework
26 30 (15.00%) jQuery
26 30 (15.00%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 25 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.50%) IIS
5 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.50%) Apache
6 3 (1.50%) CMS
6 3 (1.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.00%) InDesign
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.00%) MS Project
3 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (20.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.50%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.50%) Office 365
3 5 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.00%) Yammer
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.50%) Intranet
2 8 (4.00%) VPN
3 6 (3.00%) DNS
3 6 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.50%) Internet
5 4 (2.00%) Firewall
5 4 (2.00%) IP Telephony
5 4 (2.00%) LAN
5 4 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.50%) HTTP
6 3 (1.50%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.50%) IMAP
6 3 (1.50%) SMTP
6 3 (1.50%) WAN
7 2 (1.00%) SAN
7 2 (1.00%) Skype
7 2 (1.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.50%) MPLS
8 1 (0.50%) SSL
8 1 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (59.50%) SQL Server
2 70 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 24 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (10.50%) OLAP
8 14 (7.00%) DTS
8 14 (7.00%) Oracle OLAP
9 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (4.00%) MySQL
11 7 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.50%) OLTP
12 6 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (2.50%) Power BI
14 3 (1.50%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.50%) QlikView
14 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (23.50%) Visual Studio
2 23 (11.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 19 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.00%) JIRA
5 3 (1.50%) JMeter
5 3 (1.50%) LoadUI
5 3 (1.50%) Selenium
5 3 (1.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.50%) Toad
6 2 (1.00%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.00%) Subversion
7 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.50%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (16.50%) Finance
2 10 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.50%) Publishing
3 5 (2.50%) Retail
4 4 (2.00%) Legal
5 3 (1.50%) Marketing
6 2 (1.00%) Advertising
6 2 (1.00%) Local Government
6 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 104 (52.00%) Developer
2 49 (24.50%) Systems Developer
3 47 (23.50%) C# Developer
4 43 (21.50%) Senior Developer
5 30 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 30 (15.00%) Senior Systems Developer
6 27 (13.50%) Analyst
7 25 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (11.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (6.00%) Architect
10 11 (5.50%) Software Developer
11 10 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.00%) DBA
11 10 (5.00%) Graduate
11 10 (5.00%) IT Support
11 10 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (4.50%) Administrator
12 9 (4.50%) Business Analyst
12 9 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (69.00%) .NET
2 57 (28.50%) ASP.NET
3 46 (23.00%) WCF
4 44 (22.00%) .NET Framework
5 36 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (15.50%) HTML
7 30 (15.00%) Entity Framework
7 30 (15.00%) jQuery
8 23 (11.50%) CSS
9 17 (8.50%) XML
10 16 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 16 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 16 (8.00%) WinForms
11 14 (7.00%) LINQ
12 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (5.50%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.50%) Silverlight
14 10 (5.00%) WPF
15 8 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.50%) Clustering
3 10 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.00%) Replication
6 6 (3.00%) User Experience
6 6 (3.00%) Xbox
7 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.50%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.50%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.50%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.00%) Economics
10 2 (1.00%) PMI
10 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.00%) Windows
2 19 (9.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.00%) Linux
4 6 (3.00%) Unix
4 6 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.50%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.00%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (30.00%) MVC
3 49 (24.50%) SDLC
4 43 (21.50%) CRM
5 30 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (11.50%) SOA
7 20 (10.00%) Project Management
8 17 (8.50%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.50%) Time Management
9 16 (8.00%) MVVM
9 16 (8.00%) TDD
10 14 (7.00%) BDD
10 14 (7.00%) Pair Programming
10 14 (7.00%) Workflow
11 13 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.50%) Data Modelling
11 13 (6.50%) Presales
11 13 (6.50%) Waterfall
11 13 (6.50%) Web Development
12 12 (6.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 128 (64.00%) SQL
2 102 (51.00%) C#
3 61 (30.50%) T-SQL
4 37 (18.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.50%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.00%) Java
7 9 (4.50%) XAML
8 7 (3.50%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.50%) Erlang
9 3 (1.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.00%) Perl
10 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.00%) VB
11 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.50%) Jython
11 1 (0.50%) R
11 1 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 39 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.50%) Degree
3 6 (3.00%) ISEB
3 6 (3.00%) MCP
4 4 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.00%) MCSE
5 3 (1.50%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.50%) CCNA
5 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.50%) MCSA
5 3 (1.50%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.00%) QA
2 6 (3.00%) SLA
3 3 (1.50%) HL7
4 2 (1.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.50%) vSphere
4 6 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.00%) Xen
5 2 (1.00%) XenServer
6 1 (0.50%) NFS
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
1 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (9.50%) Oracle
2 10 (5.00%) VMware
3 7 (3.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (3.00%) Citrix
5 5 (2.50%) Dell
5 5 (2.50%) EMC
5 5 (2.50%) HP
5 5 (2.50%) Tableau
6 4 (2.00%) Sage
7 3 (1.50%) Cisco
7 3 (1.50%) Google
7 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.00%) Adobe
8 2 (1.00%) Cognos
9 1 (0.50%) Apple
9 1 (0.50%) Avaya
9 1 (0.50%) IBM
9 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.50%) Nokia
9 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Training and Benefits also on offer
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,999 per annum Package and training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum £24k - 28k per year + Benefits, Care
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newmarket
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,999 per annum Training and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Limited
Salary: Benefits + Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Limited
Salary: training + career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + MCSD training + career
Posted: 5 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits + on-call + exceptional c
Posted: 5 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + pension
Posted: 19 days ago