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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 168 146 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.32% 21.99% 28.40%
As % of the Vendors category 72.10% 59.35% 59.83%
Number of salaries quoted 161 135 104
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
233 246 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 42.06% 37.05% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 214 220 184
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 82 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Bury St Edmunds +3 55 £45,000 -0.55%
Newmarket - 5 £21,000 -
Woodbridge - 5 £19,000 -
Lowestoft - 2 £35,000 -
Stowmarket - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 126 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 106 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (34.34%) Windows
3 102 (34.34%) .NET
4 88 (29.63%) C#
5 72 (24.24%) Active Directory
6 70 (23.57%) SQL Server
7 66 (22.22%) SQL
8 48 (16.16%) CRM
9 47 (15.82%) MS Exchange
10 44 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
11 43 (14.48%) TDD
11 43 (14.48%) MVC
12 40 (13.47%) Windows Server
13 39 (13.13%) VMware
13 39 (13.13%) Degree
13 39 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (12.79%) Firewall
15 36 (12.12%) Scrum
15 36 (12.12%) VPN
16 35 (11.78%) WCF
17 34 (11.45%) MS Office
18 33 (11.11%) BDD
19 31 (10.44%) High Availability
19 31 (10.44%) ASP.NET
19 31 (10.44%) Web Services
19 31 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
19 31 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (10.10%) Cisco

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 47 (15.82%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.04%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.35%) IIS
8 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Drupal
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 126 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.45%) MS Office
3 10 (3.37%) MS Project
4 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.67%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.10%) Office 365
2 25 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.02%) IaaS
6 5 (1.68%) PaaS
7 4 (1.35%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.79%) Firewall
2 36 (12.12%) VPN
3 29 (9.76%) VoIP
4 24 (8.08%) Wireless
5 22 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
6 21 (7.07%) Internet
7 20 (6.73%) VLAN
8 18 (6.06%) DNS
9 16 (5.39%) LAN
10 13 (4.38%) ADSL
10 13 (4.38%) WAN
11 8 (2.69%) DHCP
11 8 (2.69%) Skype
12 7 (2.36%) Ethernet
12 7 (2.36%) TCP/IP
13 6 (2.02%) HTTP
13 6 (2.02%) SSL
14 5 (1.68%) IPsec
14 5 (1.68%) SAN
14 5 (1.68%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.02%) OLAP
5 4 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (1.35%) QlikView
5 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.01%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.67%) Datazen
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.67%) Power BI
7 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.34%) MS Access
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (5.39%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.03%) Selenium
4 5 (1.68%) JIRA
4 5 (1.68%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.01%) JMeter
5 3 (1.01%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.67%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.34%) Calabash
7 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.34%) NUnit
7 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.34%) Toad
7 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (8.08%) Finance
2 18 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.38%) Games
4 11 (3.70%) Marketing
5 10 (3.37%) Law
6 6 (2.02%) Publishing
6 6 (2.02%) Retail
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (29.97%) Developer
2 51 (17.17%) Analyst
3 38 (12.79%) C# Developer
4 33 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 27 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (8.08%) IT Support
7 24 (8.08%) Project Manager
8 22 (7.41%) Support Engineer
9 20 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (5.72%) Microsoft Developer
11 16 (5.39%) Agile .NET Developer
11 16 (5.39%) Agile C# Developer
11 16 (5.39%) Agile Developer
11 16 (5.39%) Service Analyst
11 16 (5.39%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (5.39%) Support Analyst
12 15 (5.05%) IT Analyst
12 15 (5.05%) IT Engineer
13 14 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (34.34%) .NET
2 35 (11.78%) WCF
3 31 (10.44%) ASP.NET
3 31 (10.44%) Web Services
4 30 (10.10%) HTML
5 26 (8.75%) jQuery
6 22 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 19 (6.40%) CSS
8 18 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 18 (6.06%) LINQ
8 18 (6.06%) Silverlight
8 18 (6.06%) SOAP
9 16 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (5.05%) XML
11 14 (4.71%) Entity Framework
12 12 (4.04%) WPF
13 11 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.37%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (3.03%) REST
16 8 (2.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.38%) EPoS
4 12 (4.04%) Blackberry
4 12 (4.04%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.70%) iPhone
6 10 (3.37%) N-Tier
6 10 (3.37%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.02%) EMC VNX
8 6 (2.02%) User Experience
9 5 (1.68%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.68%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (1.68%) Statistics
10 4 (1.35%) iPad
10 4 (1.35%) Replication
11 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (34.34%) Windows
2 40 (13.47%) Windows Server
3 38 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (10.10%) Linux
5 18 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.37%) Unix
7 10 (3.37%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.16%) CRM
3 43 (14.48%) MVC
3 43 (14.48%) TDD
4 36 (12.12%) Scrum
5 33 (11.11%) BDD
6 31 (10.44%) High Availability
7 29 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 28 (9.43%) Pair Programming
9 23 (7.74%) SDLC
10 22 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (6.73%) ITIL
11 20 (6.73%) Waterfall
12 19 (6.40%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (6.40%) PRINCE2
12 19 (6.40%) Project Management
12 19 (6.40%) Web Development
13 18 (6.06%) Service Delivery
13 18 (6.06%) Web Application Development
14 15 (5.05%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 88 (29.63%) C#
2 66 (22.22%) SQL
3 29 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.09%) Java
5 24 (8.08%) VB.NET
6 18 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.06%) XAML
7 16 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.71%) Ruby
9 7 (2.36%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.02%) PHP
11 4 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.01%) Perl
13 2 (0.67%) C++
13 2 (0.67%) Python
13 2 (0.67%) VBA
14 1 (0.34%) C
14 1 (0.34%) Jython
14 1 (0.34%) VB
14 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 39 (13.13%) Degree
2 31 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.38%) MCP
4 11 (3.70%) AWS Certification
5 10 (3.37%) A+ Certification
6 7 (2.36%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.02%) HNC
7 6 (2.02%) HND
7 6 (2.02%) ISEB
8 5 (1.68%) MCSD
9 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CCNA
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.38%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 30 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.39%) vSphere
4 8 (2.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.35%) Firmware
6 3 (1.01%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.67%) NFS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (5.05%) Puppet
2 14 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.38%) WSUS
4 4 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (13.13%) VMware
2 30 (10.10%) Cisco
3 15 (5.05%) Apple
4 10 (3.37%) Citrix
4 10 (3.37%) Clearswift
4 10 (3.37%) Proofpoint
5 8 (2.69%) HP
6 7 (2.36%) Dell
7 6 (2.02%) EMC
8 5 (1.68%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.68%) Nokia
8 5 (1.68%) Oracle
8 5 (1.68%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.35%) Google
9 4 (1.35%) Symantec
10 3 (1.01%) Adobe
10 3 (1.01%) IBM
10 3 (1.01%) Juniper
10 3 (1.01%) Sophos
11 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
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