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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 101 133 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.54% 23.92% 23.56%
As % of the Vendors category 53.44% 55.42% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 90 128 152
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,250
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
189 240 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 44.06% 43.17% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 172 227 365
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 57 £39,000 +11.42% 6
Bury St Edmunds +6 27 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Newmarket -1 3 £25,500 -31.08%
Woodbridge - 2 £25,000 -
Stowmarket 0 1 - -
Felixstowe - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 110 (46.03%) C#
2 109 (45.61%) .NET
3 98 (41.00%) Windows
4 93 (38.91%) SQL Server
5 90 (37.66%) MS Excel
6 87 (36.40%) SharePoint
6 87 (36.40%) SQL
7 71 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (28.45%) Web Services
9 66 (27.62%) ASP.NET
10 60 (25.10%) XML
11 58 (24.27%) CRM
12 52 (21.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 52 (21.76%) Dynamics CRM
13 50 (20.92%) Degree
14 48 (20.08%) WCF
15 46 (19.25%) MVC
15 46 (19.25%) Active Directory
16 40 (16.74%) Finance
17 39 (16.32%) SOAP
18 34 (14.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (11.72%) IIS
20 28 (11.72%) Visual Studio
20 28 (11.72%) TDD
20 28 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
21 27 (11.30%) .NET Framework
21 27 (11.30%) MS Office
21 27 (11.30%) CSS
21 27 (11.30%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 87 (36.40%) SharePoint
2 28 (11.72%) IIS
3 26 (10.88%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (8.79%) MS Exchange
5 17 (7.11%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (4.60%) Apache
7 10 (4.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (3.77%) OpenStack
8 9 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (3.77%) Oracle 10gAS
9 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.93%) Node.js
10 6 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.26%) CMS
12 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.42%) SAS
14 1 (0.42%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 90 (37.66%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.30%) MS Office
3 12 (5.02%) MS Project
4 7 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.67%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 52 (21.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.04%) Firewall
2 18 (7.53%) SAN
3 17 (7.11%) Wireshark
4 15 (6.28%) DNS
5 13 (5.44%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.60%) LAN
6 11 (4.60%) WAN
7 9 (3.77%) Intranet
8 8 (3.35%) NAS
9 7 (2.93%) VPN
10 5 (2.09%) DHCP
11 4 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (1.67%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.67%) Internet
12 2 (0.84%) VLAN
12 2 (0.84%) HTTP
12 2 (0.84%) VoIP
12 2 (0.84%) SSH
13 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (38.91%) SQL Server
2 52 (21.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (14.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.18%) OLAP
5 10 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (3.77%) DTS
6 9 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.77%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.09%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.67%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (11.72%) Visual Studio
1 28 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (3.77%) PVCS
2 9 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (3.77%) MorphX
3 5 (2.09%) SoapUI
3 5 (2.09%) Selenium
3 5 (2.09%) JIRA
4 4 (1.67%) LoadUI
4 4 (1.67%) JMeter
5 3 (1.26%) NUnit
6 2 (0.84%) NCover
6 2 (0.84%) FxCop
6 2 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.84%) Ant
6 2 (0.84%) JUnit
6 2 (0.84%) Maven
6 2 (0.84%) CruiseControl
General
1 40 (16.74%) Finance
2 7 (2.93%) Advertising
3 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.42%) Games
5 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (47.70%) Developer
2 39 (16.32%) C# Developer
3 34 (14.23%) Analyst
3 34 (14.23%) .NET Developer
4 28 (11.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (10.04%) Senior Developer
6 22 (9.21%) Administrator
7 18 (7.53%) Microsoft Developer
8 17 (7.11%) SharePoint Administrator
8 17 (7.11%) Architect
9 14 (5.86%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.02%) CRM Developer
10 12 (5.02%) Support Engineer
10 12 (5.02%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.77%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
12 8 (3.35%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.35%) Consultant
12 8 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (45.61%) .NET
2 68 (28.45%) Web Services
3 66 (27.62%) ASP.NET
4 60 (25.10%) XML
5 48 (20.08%) WCF
6 39 (16.32%) SOAP
7 27 (11.30%) .NET Framework
7 27 (11.30%) CSS
7 27 (11.30%) HTML
8 22 (9.21%) JSON
8 22 (9.21%) jQuery
9 21 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 19 (7.95%) WinForms
11 18 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (6.69%) WPF
13 13 (5.44%) HTML5
13 13 (5.44%) Silverlight
14 10 (4.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (4.18%) WSH
15 9 (3.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.79%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.11%) N-Tier
3 15 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.02%) Clustering
5 10 (4.18%) Replication
5 10 (4.18%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.77%) GIS
7 7 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.26%) Open Source
8 3 (1.26%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.84%) PDA
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
9 2 (0.84%) PMI
9 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 98 (41.00%) Windows
2 18 (7.53%) Linux
3 12 (5.02%) Windows 8
4 9 (3.77%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.35%) UNIX
6 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.93%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.42%) CentOS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (24.27%) CRM
3 46 (19.25%) MVC
4 32 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (11.72%) TDD
6 26 (10.88%) Load Balancing
7 25 (10.46%) SOA
8 24 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (9.62%) MVVM
10 21 (8.79%) Waterfall
11 17 (7.11%) ERP
12 15 (6.28%) Data Migration
12 15 (6.28%) Software Engineering
12 15 (6.28%) Migration
13 14 (5.86%) OO
14 13 (5.44%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.02%) ITIL
15 12 (5.02%) Risk Management
16 11 (4.60%) Workflow
16 11 (4.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 110 (46.03%) C#
2 87 (36.40%) SQL
3 27 (11.30%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.46%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.28%) Java
6 13 (5.44%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.02%) PHP
8 11 (4.60%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.77%) X++
10 8 (3.35%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.67%) Ruby
12 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.67%) VB
12 4 (1.67%) XAML
13 2 (0.84%) C
13 2 (0.84%) Perl
13 2 (0.84%) VBA
13 2 (0.84%) VB6
14 1 (0.42%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 50 (20.92%) Degree
2 24 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.02%) MCP
4 11 (4.60%) MCITP
5 10 (4.18%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.77%) MCTS
7 8 (3.35%) MCSD
8 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.67%) Sun Certification
9 3 (1.26%) MCSE
9 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.26%) ISEB
9 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.84%) CCNP
10 2 (0.84%) CCNA
10 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.84%) MCSA
10 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (19.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) XenApp
4 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.84%) KVM
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.93%) Puppet
1 7 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (9.21%) VMware
2 15 (6.28%) Oracle
3 12 (5.02%) Citrix
4 9 (3.77%) Serena
5 5 (2.09%) Cisco
6 3 (1.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.26%) HP
6 3 (1.26%) Google
7 2 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.42%) SolidWorks
8 1 (0.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) Progress
8 1 (0.42%) Apple
Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Health and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits and Sponsored training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Easy Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Ipswich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 days ago