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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 119 112 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.80% 22.05% 28.18%
As % of the Vendors category 65.75% 56.00% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 101 102 151
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
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
181 200 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 40.77% 39.37% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 150 179 272
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 £25,000 £25,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 65 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Bury St Edmunds +3 25 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Newmarket 0 3 £43,000 +73.73% 1
Woodbridge - 1 £25,000 -
Felixstowe - 1 £24,000 -
Lowestoft - 1 £18,000 - 2
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 105 (47.30%) Windows
2 85 (38.29%) MS Excel
3 76 (34.23%) SQL
4 62 (27.93%) SQL Server
5 60 (27.03%) C#
6 58 (26.13%) Active Directory
7 55 (24.77%) SharePoint
8 49 (22.07%) .NET
9 43 (19.37%) MS Office
9 43 (19.37%) Finance
10 42 (18.92%) Load Balancing
11 41 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (18.02%) SAN
13 39 (17.57%) IIS
14 38 (17.12%) CRM
15 36 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
16 34 (15.32%) VMware
17 33 (14.86%) Web Services
17 33 (14.86%) Firewall
18 31 (13.96%) Degree
19 30 (13.51%) XML
19 30 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (12.61%) ASP.NET
21 27 (12.16%) Linux
22 26 (11.71%) MVC
23 25 (11.26%) LAN
24 23 (10.36%) DNS
24 23 (10.36%) Java
24 23 (10.36%) Clustering
25 22 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (24.77%) SharePoint
2 39 (17.57%) IIS
3 22 (9.91%) MS Exchange
4 20 (9.01%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.15%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.25%) CMS
7 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.90%) Apache
9 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) Site Server
10 1 (0.45%) SAS
10 1 (0.45%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.45%) Node.js
10 1 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 85 (38.29%) MS Excel
2 43 (19.37%) MS Office
3 11 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.35%) MS Project
5 2 (0.90%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.90%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.45%) NASTRAN
6 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 36 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.25%) Office 365
5 3 (1.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.02%) SAN
2 33 (14.86%) Firewall
3 25 (11.26%) LAN
4 23 (10.36%) DNS
5 22 (9.91%) WAN
6 19 (8.56%) NAS
7 18 (8.11%) Wireshark
8 17 (7.66%) VPN
9 15 (6.76%) TCP/IP
10 9 (4.05%) DHCP
11 8 (3.60%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (2.25%) Wireless
13 4 (1.80%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.35%) Internet
15 2 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (0.90%) SSH
15 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.90%) HTTP
15 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
15 2 (0.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (27.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.25%) OLTP
5 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.90%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) MS Access
8 1 (0.45%) OLAP
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.45%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.86%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.95%) NUnit
4 10 (4.50%) JIRA
5 9 (4.05%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.60%) Bugzilla
7 6 (2.70%) Selenium
8 3 (1.35%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.90%) JMeter
9 2 (0.90%) Subversion
9 2 (0.90%) Maven
9 2 (0.90%) Ant
9 2 (0.90%) JUnit
9 2 (0.90%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.45%) WatiN
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (19.37%) Finance
2 10 (4.50%) Advertising
3 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.80%) iGaming
5 3 (1.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.35%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (24.77%) Developer
2 43 (19.37%) Analyst
3 30 (13.51%) Architect
4 23 (10.36%) Administrator
5 19 (8.56%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.11%) SharePoint Administrator
7 17 (7.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 17 (7.66%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.21%) Security Architect
9 15 (6.76%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.31%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (5.86%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (5.41%) .NET Developer
12 12 (5.41%) C# Developer
13 9 (4.05%) Test Analyst
13 9 (4.05%) IT Support
13 9 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (3.60%) Desktop Support
14 8 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.07%) .NET
2 33 (14.86%) Web Services
3 30 (13.51%) XML
4 28 (12.61%) ASP.NET
5 20 (9.01%) WCF
6 19 (8.56%) HTML
7 18 (8.11%) CSS
7 18 (8.11%) Middleware
8 14 (6.31%) JSON
9 13 (5.86%) SOAP
10 9 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (3.15%) jQuery
11 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (2.70%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.70%) Reactive Extensions
12 6 (2.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 5 (2.25%) WPF
13 5 (2.25%) J2EE
13 5 (2.25%) XHTML
14 4 (1.80%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.36%) Clustering
2 17 (7.66%) Replication
3 10 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.25%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.80%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.35%) User Experience
6 3 (1.35%) iPad
6 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.90%) PMI
7 2 (0.90%) PDA
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.45%) Online Games
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 105 (47.30%) Windows
2 27 (12.16%) Linux
3 19 (8.56%) UNIX
4 12 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 11 (4.95%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.50%) Windows 8
6 10 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.45%) Android
10 1 (0.45%) CentOS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.92%) Load Balancing
2 41 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.12%) CRM
4 26 (11.71%) MVC
5 20 (9.01%) ITIL
6 19 (8.56%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (8.11%) Identity Management
7 18 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (8.11%) SIEM
8 17 (7.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (7.66%) Asset Management
8 17 (7.66%) Benchmarking
9 16 (7.21%) Configuration Management
10 13 (5.86%) TDD
10 13 (5.86%) Scrum
10 13 (5.86%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.41%) Workflow
11 12 (5.41%) MVVM
12 10 (4.50%) Migration
12 10 (4.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.23%) SQL
2 60 (27.03%) C#
3 23 (10.36%) Java
4 20 (9.01%) PowerShell
5 19 (8.56%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.95%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.05%) Ruby
7 9 (4.05%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.60%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.35%) PHP
9 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.90%) XAML
10 2 (0.90%) VB6
10 2 (0.90%) VB
10 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.90%) VBA
10 2 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 31 (13.96%) Degree
2 17 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.95%) ISEB
4 8 (3.60%) Sun Certification
5 7 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.70%) MCITP
6 6 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.70%) MCP
7 5 (2.25%) MCSE
7 5 (2.25%) AWS Certification
7 5 (2.25%) HP ASE
8 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.90%) CCNP
9 2 (0.90%) CCNA
10 1 (0.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (26.13%) Active Directory
2 30 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.45%) KVM
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (8.11%) Puppet
1 18 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (15.32%) VMware
2 22 (9.91%) Citrix
3 11 (4.95%) HP
4 7 (3.15%) Brocade
5 6 (2.70%) Veeam
6 5 (2.25%) 3PAR
6 5 (2.25%) Apple
7 4 (1.80%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.35%) Symantec
8 3 (1.35%) Sophos
8 3 (1.35%) Google
8 3 (1.35%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.90%) Telerik
9 2 (0.90%) Juniper
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle
9 2 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco
10 1 (0.45%) Adobe
10 1 (0.45%) Progress
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Ipswich
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Ipswich
OHO Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago