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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 150 138 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.01% 29.49% 20.69%
As % of the Vendors category 61.73% 61.88% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 138 105 130
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
243 223 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.27% 47.65% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 217 180 241
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -5 105 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Bury St Edmunds -1 27 £45,250 +0.55% 4
Haverhill - 3 £47,500 -
Halesworth - 2 £26,500 - 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 123 (42.41%) .NET
2 122 (42.07%) MS Excel
3 115 (39.66%) C#
4 114 (39.31%) SQL
5 111 (38.28%) SQL Server
6 99 (34.14%) Windows
7 85 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (25.52%) MS Office
9 61 (21.03%) Active Directory
10 57 (19.66%) SharePoint
11 56 (19.31%) MS Exchange
12 52 (17.93%) CRM
12 52 (17.93%) JavaScript
13 48 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (15.52%) HTML
15 42 (14.48%) Hyper-V
16 41 (14.14%) Dynamics CRM
16 41 (14.14%) ASP.NET
17 40 (13.79%) Degree
18 37 (12.76%) MCP
19 36 (12.41%) jQuery
20 35 (12.07%) SDLC
20 35 (12.07%) TDD
21 33 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (10.69%) Web Services
22 31 (10.69%) Java
22 31 (10.69%) Computer Science
23 30 (10.34%) Telecoms
24 28 (9.66%) DNS
24 28 (9.66%) Time Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (19.66%) SharePoint
2 56 (19.31%) MS Exchange
3 24 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (7.93%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (3.79%) Lync
6 10 (3.45%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.07%) Documentum
8 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.03%) IIS
10 1 (0.34%) JBoss
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) Site Server
10 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 122 (42.07%) MS Excel
2 74 (25.52%) MS Office
3 14 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.72%) MS Project
5 4 (1.38%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (14.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (6.55%) Office 365
2 10 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.38%) SaaS
4 4 (1.38%) PaaS
4 4 (1.38%) IaaS
4 4 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.66%) DNS
2 23 (7.93%) DHCP
3 22 (7.59%) VPN
4 18 (6.21%) Broadband
5 17 (5.86%) Internet
6 15 (5.17%) HTTP
7 13 (4.48%) LAN
8 11 (3.79%) WAN
9 8 (2.76%) Firewall
10 6 (2.07%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.07%) SSL
11 4 (1.38%) SAN
11 4 (1.38%) Intranet
11 4 (1.38%) VoIP
12 3 (1.03%) SMTP
12 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.03%) Wireless
12 3 (1.03%) IMAP
12 3 (1.03%) DSL
12 3 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (38.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.79%) Data Mining
5 10 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.07%) MySQL
8 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (4.83%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.83%) Selenium
3 10 (3.45%) NUnit
3 10 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (3.45%) ReSharper
4 5 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.03%) VisiBroker
6 2 (0.69%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.69%) JIRA
6 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.34%) WatiN
7 1 (0.34%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.34%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 30 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 27 (9.31%) Finance
3 24 (8.28%) Marketing
4 12 (4.14%) Games
5 6 (2.07%) Electronics
6 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.03%) Legal
7 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 70 (24.14%) Developer
2 66 (22.76%) Analyst
3 33 (11.38%) Architect
4 32 (11.03%) Support Analyst
5 28 (9.66%) Software Developer
6 24 (8.28%) Graduate
7 23 (7.93%) Software Engineer
8 20 (6.90%) Senior Manager
8 20 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 19 (6.55%) Test Analyst
9 19 (6.55%) Programmer
9 19 (6.55%) Support Engineer
10 17 (5.86%) Technical Architect
11 16 (5.52%) Software Manager
12 15 (5.17%) IT Support
12 15 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
13 14 (4.83%) Software Project Manager
14 13 (4.48%) Graduate Software Developer
15 12 (4.14%) .NET Programmer
15 12 (4.14%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (42.41%) .NET
2 45 (15.52%) HTML
3 41 (14.14%) ASP.NET
4 36 (12.41%) jQuery
5 31 (10.69%) Web Services
6 25 (8.62%) XML
7 21 (7.24%) CSS
8 20 (6.90%) .NET Framework
9 17 (5.86%) J2EE
10 14 (4.83%) SOAP
10 14 (4.83%) WCF
11 12 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (3.45%) LINQ
12 10 (3.45%) REST
13 9 (3.10%) Silverlight
14 7 (2.41%) ADO
15 6 (2.07%) WPF
15 6 (2.07%) WSH
15 6 (2.07%) WinForms
16 5 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.69%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.83%) N-Tier
4 12 (4.14%) Online Games
4 12 (4.14%) Replication
5 11 (3.79%) Clustering
6 10 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (2.41%) NHS
8 6 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.07%) Social Media
9 5 (1.72%) iPad
9 5 (1.72%) HP Storage
9 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.72%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.38%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.38%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.38%) BYOD
10 4 (1.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 99 (34.14%) Windows
2 27 (9.31%) Windows 7
3 24 (8.28%) Windows XP
4 22 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (4.14%) Windows 8
7 11 (3.79%) Linux
8 7 (2.41%) UNIX
9 5 (1.72%) Android
10 3 (1.03%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.93%) CRM
3 35 (12.07%) TDD
3 35 (12.07%) SDLC
4 28 (9.66%) Time Management
5 26 (8.97%) MVC
5 26 (8.97%) Scrum
6 25 (8.62%) Migration
7 24 (8.28%) Workflow
8 22 (7.59%) ITIL
9 21 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (6.21%) OO
10 18 (6.21%) Project Planning
11 17 (5.86%) SOA
12 16 (5.52%) PRINCE2
13 15 (5.17%) Change Management
13 15 (5.17%) Software Engineering
14 14 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (4.48%) Data Migration
16 12 (4.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (39.66%) C#
2 114 (39.31%) SQL
3 52 (17.93%) JavaScript
4 31 (10.69%) Java
5 14 (4.83%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.14%) VB
7 10 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.41%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.72%) VB6
9 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.38%) C
10 4 (1.38%) Ruby
11 2 (0.69%) VBScript
11 2 (0.69%) PHP
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (13.79%) Degree
3 37 (12.76%) MCP
4 12 (4.14%) MCSE
4 12 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.76%) CCNA
7 7 (2.41%) MCITP
8 5 (1.72%) ISEB
9 4 (1.38%) HND
9 4 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.38%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.03%) HP ASE
10 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.17%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (21.03%) Active Directory
2 42 (14.48%) Hyper-V
3 15 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.41%) WSUS
1 7 (2.41%) SCCM
2 4 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.38%) Puppet
2 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (1.03%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (8.97%) HP
2 22 (7.59%) CheckPoint
3 19 (6.55%) Apple
4 18 (6.21%) VMware
5 15 (5.17%) SonicWALL
5 15 (5.17%) Sophos
6 10 (3.45%) EMC
6 10 (3.45%) Lotus
7 9 (3.10%) Oracle
8 5 (1.72%) NetApp
8 5 (1.72%) OpenText
8 5 (1.72%) Symantec
9 4 (1.38%) Kofax
9 4 (1.38%) Cisco
9 4 (1.38%) Polycom
10 3 (1.03%) Veeam
10 3 (1.03%) Brocade
10 3 (1.03%) Citrix
11 2 (0.69%) Epicor
11 2 (0.69%) Sage
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life insurance, other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newmarket
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Salary: £35662 - £41140 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Axiom Software Solutions
Salary: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000 per annum + £DOE
Posted: 18 days ago