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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 133 134 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.13% 30.95% 18.89%
As % of the Vendors category 61.57% 65.69% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 115 106 111
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
216 204 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.57% 47.11% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 186 169 209
Average salary £35,486 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.28% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 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 30 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 94 £35,000 -10.25% 7
Bury St Edmunds -2 26 £45,000 - 5
Halesworth - 3 £26,000 - 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 117 (42.24%) .NET
2 111 (40.07%) MS Excel
3 109 (39.35%) C#
4 100 (36.10%) SQL
5 97 (35.02%) SQL Server
6 93 (33.57%) Windows
7 89 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (24.19%) MS Office
9 57 (20.58%) Active Directory
10 52 (18.77%) CRM
10 52 (18.77%) SharePoint
11 51 (18.41%) JavaScript
12 50 (18.05%) MS Exchange
13 45 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 43 (15.52%) HTML
14 43 (15.52%) Dynamics CRM
15 37 (13.36%) Degree
15 37 (13.36%) SDLC
16 36 (13.00%) TDD
17 35 (12.64%) jQuery
17 35 (12.64%) ASP.NET
18 33 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (11.55%) Hyper-V
20 31 (11.19%) MCP
21 30 (10.83%) XML
22 28 (10.11%) Web Services
22 28 (10.11%) Telecoms
22 28 (10.11%) Time Management
22 28 (10.11%) Computer Science
23 26 (9.39%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 52 (18.77%) SharePoint
2 50 (18.05%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.78%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.61%) Documentum
7 9 (3.25%) IBM Notes
8 8 (2.89%) Lync
9 4 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.08%) IIS
11 1 (0.36%) JBoss
11 1 (0.36%) Apache
11 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 111 (40.07%) MS Excel
2 67 (24.19%) MS Office
3 13 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) MS Project
5 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 43 (15.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.86%) Office 365
2 16 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.94%) DNS
2 19 (6.86%) Internet
3 18 (6.50%) VPN
4 17 (6.14%) Broadband
5 16 (5.78%) DHCP
6 15 (5.42%) HTTP
7 12 (4.33%) LAN
8 10 (3.61%) WAN
9 7 (2.53%) SSL
9 7 (2.53%) SAN
9 7 (2.53%) Firewall
10 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.81%) VoIP
11 4 (1.44%) SMTP
11 4 (1.44%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.44%) Intranet
11 4 (1.44%) Wireless
11 4 (1.44%) IMAP
11 4 (1.44%) DSL
11 4 (1.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (35.02%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.25%) Data Mining
5 7 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.81%) MySQL
8 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.05%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.05%) Selenium
3 10 (3.61%) ReSharper
3 10 (3.61%) NUnit
3 10 (3.61%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (1.44%) TestComplete
4 4 (1.44%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.08%) VisiBroker
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.36%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) RSpec
6 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.36%) Capybara
6 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (10.11%) Telecoms
2 26 (9.39%) Finance
3 24 (8.66%) Marketing
4 10 (3.61%) Games
5 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.44%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.44%) Electronics
6 3 (1.08%) Legal
6 3 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (23.47%) Analyst
2 64 (23.10%) Developer
3 37 (13.36%) Architect
4 28 (10.11%) Support Analyst
5 26 (9.39%) Software Developer
6 24 (8.66%) Graduate
7 23 (8.30%) Software Engineer
8 21 (7.58%) Senior Manager
9 19 (6.86%) Project Manager
10 18 (6.50%) Test Analyst
11 17 (6.14%) Programmer
11 17 (6.14%) Support Engineer
12 15 (5.42%) Technical Architect
12 15 (5.42%) Graduate Developer
13 13 (4.69%) Graduate Software Developer
14 12 (4.33%) .NET Programmer
14 12 (4.33%) Software Manager
14 12 (4.33%) Software Programmer
14 12 (4.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 12 (4.33%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (42.24%) .NET
2 43 (15.52%) HTML
3 35 (12.64%) ASP.NET
3 35 (12.64%) jQuery
4 30 (10.83%) XML
5 28 (10.11%) Web Services
6 20 (7.22%) .NET Framework
7 19 (6.86%) CSS
8 15 (5.42%) SOAP
8 15 (5.42%) WCF
9 13 (4.69%) Silverlight
10 12 (4.33%) J2EE
10 12 (4.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (3.97%) ADO
12 10 (3.61%) LINQ
12 10 (3.61%) REST
13 7 (2.53%) WPF
14 6 (2.17%) WSH
15 4 (1.44%) MDX
15 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.11%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.05%) N-Tier
4 11 (3.97%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.61%) Online Games
5 10 (3.61%) Replication
5 10 (3.61%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.25%) Clustering
7 7 (2.53%) NHS
8 6 (2.17%) Social Media
9 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.44%) Statistics
10 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.44%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.44%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.08%) PMI
11 3 (1.08%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 93 (33.57%) Windows
2 22 (7.94%) Windows 7
3 18 (6.50%) Windows XP
4 17 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.61%) Windows 8
6 9 (3.25%) Linux
7 5 (1.81%) UNIX
7 5 (1.81%) Android
8 4 (1.44%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.77%) CRM
3 37 (13.36%) SDLC
4 36 (13.00%) TDD
5 28 (10.11%) Time Management
6 26 (9.39%) Migration
7 25 (9.03%) Workflow
8 23 (8.30%) Scrum
9 22 (7.94%) ITIL
10 21 (7.58%) MVC
11 20 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (6.86%) Change Management
12 19 (6.86%) Project Planning
13 16 (5.78%) Document Management
13 16 (5.78%) Project Management
13 16 (5.78%) OO
14 15 (5.42%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (5.05%) Data Analysis
16 13 (4.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 109 (39.35%) C#
2 100 (36.10%) SQL
3 51 (18.41%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.66%) Java
5 16 (5.78%) VB
6 13 (4.69%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.89%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.81%) VB6
9 5 (1.81%) Ruby
9 5 (1.81%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.81%) VBScript
10 4 (1.44%) C
11 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (13.36%) Degree
3 31 (11.19%) MCP
4 11 (3.97%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.25%) MCSE
5 9 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (3.25%) CCNA
5 9 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.53%) MCITP
7 6 (2.17%) ISEB
8 5 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.44%) HND
9 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.44%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.72%) MCSA
12 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.69%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (20.58%) Active Directory
2 32 (11.55%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.44%) vSphere
5 3 (1.08%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) SCCM
2 4 (1.44%) Puppet
2 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.08%) Nagios
3 3 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.08%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (8.30%) CheckPoint
2 19 (6.86%) HP
3 14 (5.05%) VMware
3 14 (5.05%) Apple
4 12 (4.33%) EMC
5 10 (3.61%) Sophos
5 10 (3.61%) SonicWALL
6 9 (3.25%) Lotus
7 8 (2.89%) OpenText
8 7 (2.53%) Oracle
8 7 (2.53%) Cisco
9 6 (2.17%) Kofax
10 5 (1.81%) Citrix
11 4 (1.44%) Polycom
12 3 (1.08%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.08%) Veeam
12 3 (1.08%) Brocade
12 3 (1.08%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.08%) NetApp
13 2 (0.72%) Epicor
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Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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