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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 109 125 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.72% 22.77% 25.79%
As % of the Vendors category 55.90% 53.88% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 94 122 157
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £23,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
195 232 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 47.79% 42.26% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 173 223 340
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,250
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 58 £39,000 +4.00% 9
Bury St Edmunds +14 30 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Lowestoft +5 3 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Newmarket -1 2 £25,500 -31.08%
Stowmarket +2 1 - - 2
Felixstowe - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 137 (52.29%) C#
2 133 (50.76%) .NET
3 113 (43.13%) SQL Server
4 103 (39.31%) Windows
5 98 (37.40%) SharePoint
6 91 (34.73%) MS Excel
6 91 (34.73%) SQL
7 87 (33.21%) Web Services
8 78 (29.77%) ASP.NET
9 69 (26.34%) CRM
10 66 (25.19%) XML
11 63 (24.05%) Degree
12 61 (23.28%) Dynamics CRM
12 61 (23.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 58 (22.14%) WCF
14 52 (19.85%) MVC
15 46 (17.56%) SOAP
16 44 (16.79%) Active Directory
17 43 (16.41%) Finance
18 41 (15.65%) TDD
18 41 (15.65%) Visual Studio
19 40 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (14.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 36 (13.74%) Team Foundation Server
22 35 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
23 34 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
24 33 (12.60%) .NET Framework
25 32 (12.21%) BizTalk Server
26 30 (11.45%) Waterfall
27 29 (11.07%) MVVM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 98 (37.40%) SharePoint
2 32 (12.21%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (10.31%) IIS
4 23 (8.78%) MS Exchange
5 16 (6.11%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (4.20%) Apache
7 10 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (3.44%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (3.44%) Oracle 10gAS
9 8 (3.05%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.67%) Node.js
11 6 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.38%) Lync
15 1 (0.38%) SAS
15 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 91 (34.73%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.40%) MS Office
3 11 (4.20%) MS Project
4 4 (1.53%) PowerPivot
4 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (23.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.92%) Firewall
2 23 (8.78%) SAN
3 16 (6.11%) Wireshark
3 16 (6.11%) DNS
4 14 (5.34%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.58%) LAN
5 12 (4.58%) WAN
6 9 (3.44%) Intranet
7 8 (3.05%) VPN
7 8 (3.05%) NAS
8 6 (2.29%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (1.91%) DHCP
10 4 (1.53%) Kerberos
10 4 (1.53%) Internet
11 2 (0.76%) SSH
11 2 (0.76%) HTTP
11 2 (0.76%) VoIP
11 2 (0.76%) VLAN
12 1 (0.38%) SSL
12 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (43.13%) SQL Server
2 61 (23.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (14.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (8.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.44%) Oracle OLAP
6 9 (3.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (3.44%) DTS
6 9 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (3.44%) OLAP
7 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (2.29%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.91%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.53%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (15.65%) Visual Studio
2 36 (13.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.44%) MorphX
3 9 (3.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (3.44%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (3.44%) PVCS
3 9 (3.44%) NUnit
4 7 (2.67%) ReSharper
5 5 (1.91%) Selenium
6 4 (1.53%) JIRA
7 2 (0.76%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.76%) JMeter
7 2 (0.76%) Maven
7 2 (0.76%) Subversion
7 2 (0.76%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.76%) Ant
7 2 (0.76%) JUnit
7 2 (0.76%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 43 (16.41%) Finance
2 8 (3.05%) Advertising
3 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 136 (51.91%) Developer
2 51 (19.47%) C# Developer
3 44 (16.79%) Analyst
3 44 (16.79%) .NET Developer
4 40 (15.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (9.54%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.40%) Administrator
7 20 (7.63%) Microsoft Developer
8 17 (6.49%) Architect
9 16 (6.11%) SharePoint Administrator
10 14 (5.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.34%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.34%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.58%) CRM Developer
12 11 (4.20%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (3.82%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (3.44%) SharePoint Developer
15 8 (3.05%) Support Engineer
15 8 (3.05%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (50.76%) .NET
2 87 (33.21%) Web Services
3 78 (29.77%) ASP.NET
4 66 (25.19%) XML
5 58 (22.14%) WCF
6 46 (17.56%) SOAP
7 33 (12.60%) .NET Framework
8 29 (11.07%) JSON
8 29 (11.07%) CSS
8 29 (11.07%) HTML
9 26 (9.92%) WPF
10 25 (9.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 23 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (8.40%) jQuery
12 22 (8.40%) Silverlight
13 20 (7.63%) WinForms
14 15 (5.73%) Reactive Extensions
14 15 (5.73%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 14 (5.34%) HTML5
16 12 (4.58%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.92%) N-Tier
2 23 (8.78%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.96%) Clustering
3 13 (4.96%) Replication
4 11 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.44%) GIS
6 7 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.15%) Open Source
10 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.38%) Online Games
11 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 103 (39.31%) Windows
2 19 (7.25%) Linux
3 11 (4.20%) Windows 8
4 10 (3.82%) UNIX
4 10 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.29%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.34%) CRM
2 52 (19.85%) MVC
3 41 (15.65%) TDD
4 40 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (11.45%) Waterfall
7 29 (11.07%) MVVM
7 29 (11.07%) SOA
8 27 (10.31%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (9.54%) Load Balancing
10 18 (6.87%) Workflow
11 17 (6.49%) Configuration Management
12 16 (6.11%) ITIL
12 16 (6.11%) OO
12 16 (6.11%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.73%) Migration
13 15 (5.73%) Data Migration
14 14 (5.34%) ERP
14 14 (5.34%) Risk Management
15 13 (4.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 137 (52.29%) C#
2 91 (34.73%) SQL
3 28 (10.69%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.31%) T-SQL
5 19 (7.25%) Java
6 11 (4.20%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.20%) PHP
6 11 (4.20%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.44%) X++
8 8 (3.05%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.91%) XAML
11 3 (1.15%) Ruby
11 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.15%) VBA
11 3 (1.15%) VB
12 2 (0.76%) Perl
12 2 (0.76%) C
13 1 (0.38%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (24.05%) Degree
2 35 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.49%) MCITP
4 16 (6.11%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.73%) MCP
6 11 (4.20%) MCTS
7 10 (3.82%) MCSD
8 6 (2.29%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.53%) ISEB
9 4 (1.53%) MCSE
9 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.15%) MCSA
10 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.76%) CCNP
11 2 (0.76%) CCNA
11 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.38%) MCPD
12 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.91%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (16.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.53%) KVM
4 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.15%) XenApp
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) Puppet
1 7 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (9.54%) VMware
2 17 (6.49%) Oracle
3 12 (4.58%) Citrix
4 9 (3.44%) Serena
5 5 (1.91%) Cisco
6 3 (1.15%) Google
6 3 (1.15%) HP
6 3 (1.15%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.76%) Symantec
7 2 (0.76%) IBM
7 2 (0.76%) Dell
8 1 (0.38%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.38%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) Apple
8 1 (0.38%) SolidWorks
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