The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Suffolk region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 119 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.50% 20.34% 28.30%
As % of the Vendors category 62.76% 51.97% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 96 113 163
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
196 229 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 47.00% 39.15% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 162 219 313
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
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
East of England

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 1 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 1 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 +7 59 £39,000 -2.50% 3
Bury St Edmunds +18 43 £45,000 - 2
Lowestoft +8 3 £33,750 +3.84%
Stowmarket +3 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 158 (55.63%) C#
2 153 (53.87%) .NET
3 133 (46.83%) SQL Server
4 119 (41.90%) Windows
5 113 (39.79%) MS Excel
6 111 (39.08%) SQL
7 109 (38.38%) SharePoint
8 91 (32.04%) Web Services
9 83 (29.23%) ASP.NET
10 81 (28.52%) XML
11 70 (24.65%) Degree
12 68 (23.94%) CRM
13 64 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 60 (21.13%) Dynamics CRM
15 55 (19.37%) WCF
16 50 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (16.55%) MVC
18 46 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 45 (15.85%) SOAP
19 45 (15.85%) Active Directory
20 42 (14.79%) TDD
21 41 (14.44%) Visual Studio
22 40 (14.08%) Finance
23 39 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
24 38 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
25 36 (12.68%) MS Exchange
26 35 (12.32%) BizTalk Server
27 33 (11.62%) Waterfall
28 32 (11.27%) .NET Framework
28 32 (11.27%) SOA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 109 (38.38%) SharePoint
2 36 (12.68%) MS Exchange
3 35 (12.32%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (7.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 20 (7.04%) IIS
6 14 (4.93%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (3.87%) Apache
8 10 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (3.17%) Oracle 10gAS
9 9 (3.17%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (2.46%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.46%) Node.js
11 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.35%) Lync
Applications
1 113 (39.79%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.34%) MS Office
3 13 (4.58%) MS Project
4 4 (1.41%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (21.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.46%) SaaS
3 5 (1.76%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.15%) Firewall
2 23 (8.10%) SAN
3 19 (6.69%) DNS
4 17 (5.99%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.58%) Wireshark
6 11 (3.87%) VPN
7 10 (3.52%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (3.17%) Intranet
8 9 (3.17%) LAN
8 9 (3.17%) WAN
9 5 (1.76%) Internet
9 5 (1.76%) DHCP
10 4 (1.41%) Kerberos
10 4 (1.41%) NAS
11 2 (0.70%) HTTP
11 2 (0.70%) VoIP
11 2 (0.70%) SSH
11 2 (0.70%) VLAN
12 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (46.83%) SQL Server
2 64 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (10.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (5.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 11 (3.87%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.17%) Oracle OLAP
7 9 (3.17%) OLAP
7 9 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.17%) DTS
7 9 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.82%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (14.44%) Visual Studio
2 30 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (3.17%) MorphX
4 9 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (3.17%) NUnit
4 9 (3.17%) PVCS
4 9 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (2.46%) ReSharper
6 5 (1.76%) Selenium
7 4 (1.41%) JIRA
8 2 (0.70%) Ant
8 2 (0.70%) JUnit
8 2 (0.70%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.70%) JMeter
8 2 (0.70%) Maven
8 2 (0.70%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.70%) Subversion
8 2 (0.70%) NCover
8 2 (0.70%) FxCop
General
1 40 (14.08%) Finance
2 7 (2.46%) Advertising
3 5 (1.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 157 (55.28%) Developer
2 50 (17.61%) C# Developer
3 40 (14.08%) Analyst
4 39 (13.73%) .NET Developer
4 39 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (8.80%) SharePoint Developer
5 25 (8.80%) Senior Developer
6 22 (7.75%) Administrator
7 20 (7.04%) Microsoft Developer
8 17 (5.99%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.63%) Architect
10 13 (4.58%) SharePoint Administrator
10 13 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (3.87%) Agile C# Developer
12 11 (3.87%) Senior C# Developer
12 11 (3.87%) Support Analyst
12 11 (3.87%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.52%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (53.87%) .NET
2 91 (32.04%) Web Services
3 83 (29.23%) ASP.NET
4 81 (28.52%) XML
5 55 (19.37%) WCF
6 45 (15.85%) SOAP
7 32 (11.27%) .NET Framework
8 30 (10.56%) JSON
8 30 (10.56%) WPF
9 27 (9.51%) HTML
9 27 (9.51%) CSS
10 26 (9.15%) Silverlight
11 25 (8.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 24 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (7.39%) jQuery
14 20 (7.04%) WinForms
15 18 (6.34%) XSLT
16 17 (5.99%) WSH
17 14 (4.93%) HTML5
17 14 (4.93%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.92%) N-Tier
2 26 (9.15%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.69%) Replication
4 11 (3.87%) Clustering
4 11 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.17%) GIS
6 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.06%) Open Source
9 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) Online Games
11 1 (0.35%) AS400
11 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 119 (41.90%) Windows
2 23 (8.10%) Linux
3 15 (5.28%) UNIX
4 11 (3.87%) Windows 8
5 10 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.94%) CRM
2 50 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (16.55%) MVC
4 42 (14.79%) TDD
5 38 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (11.62%) Waterfall
7 32 (11.27%) SOA
8 30 (10.56%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (9.86%) Data Migration
9 28 (9.86%) Migration
10 25 (8.80%) MVVM
11 21 (7.39%) Configuration Management
12 20 (7.04%) Project Planning
13 19 (6.69%) Risk Management
14 18 (6.34%) Load Balancing
15 16 (5.63%) ITIL
16 15 (5.28%) Analytics
16 15 (5.28%) UML
16 15 (5.28%) OO
17 14 (4.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 158 (55.63%) C#
2 111 (39.08%) SQL
3 31 (10.92%) T-SQL
4 27 (9.51%) Java
5 26 (9.15%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.87%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.87%) PHP
6 11 (3.87%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.52%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.52%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.17%) X++
9 5 (1.76%) XAML
10 3 (1.06%) Ruby
11 2 (0.70%) VBA
11 2 (0.70%) C
11 2 (0.70%) VB
11 2 (0.70%) Perl
11 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.35%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 70 (24.65%) Degree
2 39 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.99%) MCP
4 16 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.58%) MCITP
6 12 (4.23%) MCSD
7 11 (3.87%) MCTS
8 10 (3.52%) Sun Certification
9 5 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.76%) MCSE
9 5 (1.76%) MCSA
10 4 (1.41%) ISEB
10 4 (1.41%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.06%) MCPD
12 2 (0.70%) CCNP
12 2 (0.70%) CCNA
12 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.35%) APMP
13 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.82%) SLA
2 5 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 45 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.82%) KVM
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.06%) XenApp
6 1 (0.35%) XenServer
6 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (3.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (9.86%) VMware
2 20 (7.04%) Oracle
3 15 (5.28%) CheckPoint
4 9 (3.17%) Serena
4 9 (3.17%) Citrix
4 9 (3.17%) Cisco
5 7 (2.46%) HP
6 6 (2.11%) Dell
7 3 (1.06%) Google
7 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.70%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) Symantec
9 1 (0.35%) NetApp
9 1 (0.35%) Apple
9 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.35%) SAP
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