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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 105 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.03% 22.68% 29.01%
As % of the Vendors category 62.76% 48.84% 53.49%
Number of salaries quoted 99 88 142
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £25,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
196 215 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.70% 46.44% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 162 172 266
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 79 £32,500 -18.75% 17
Bury St Edmunds -1 14 £26,000 -35.00% 3
Newmarket - 12 £40,750 -
Haverhill - 3 £45,000 - 1
Felixstowe - 1 £24,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 105 (43.93%) MS Excel
2 103 (43.10%) Windows
3 94 (39.33%) SQL
4 80 (33.47%) SQL Server
5 65 (27.20%) Active Directory
6 60 (25.10%) MS Office
7 59 (24.69%) C#
8 56 (23.43%) .NET
9 42 (17.57%) MS Exchange
10 41 (17.15%) VMware
11 36 (15.06%) SharePoint
11 36 (15.06%) Hyper-V
12 35 (14.64%) Java
13 34 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (13.81%) CRM
15 31 (12.97%) DNS
16 30 (12.55%) SAN
17 29 (12.13%) Finance
18 28 (11.72%) Load Balancing
19 27 (11.30%) HP
20 26 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (10.88%) Degree
21 25 (10.46%) Linux
22 24 (10.04%) ITIL
23 23 (9.62%) Web Services
23 23 (9.62%) DHCP
23 23 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
23 23 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
24 22 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
24 22 (9.21%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 36 (15.06%) SharePoint
3 23 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (7.95%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (7.11%) IIS
6 9 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.93%) Lync
8 6 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.67%) CMS
9 4 (1.67%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.26%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.84%) Site Server
12 1 (0.42%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.42%) Apache
12 1 (0.42%) JBoss
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 105 (43.93%) MS Excel
2 60 (25.10%) MS Office
3 14 (5.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.93%) MS Project
5 6 (2.51%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 23 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.77%) Office 365
3 8 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.09%) SaaS
4 5 (2.09%) PaaS
4 5 (2.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.97%) DNS
2 30 (12.55%) SAN
3 23 (9.62%) DHCP
4 22 (9.21%) VPN
4 22 (9.21%) Firewall
5 21 (8.79%) LAN
6 18 (7.53%) WAN
7 12 (5.02%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.02%) NAS
8 8 (3.35%) Broadband
9 6 (2.51%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.51%) Wireless
10 5 (2.09%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (2.09%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.26%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.84%) HTTP
12 2 (0.84%) LDAP
12 2 (0.84%) SMTP
12 2 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (33.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.44%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (5.02%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.51%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.51%) OLTP
7 5 (2.09%) MySQL
8 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.42%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.42%) MS Access
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.44%) JIRA
3 12 (5.02%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.02%) SoapUI
4 11 (4.60%) Bugzilla
4 11 (4.60%) NUnit
5 6 (2.51%) Selenium
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.26%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.84%) JMeter
8 2 (0.84%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.42%) WatiN
9 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 29 (12.13%) Finance
2 17 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.77%) Games
3 9 (3.77%) Marketing
4 7 (2.93%) Advertising
5 5 (2.09%) iGaming
6 4 (1.67%) Electronics
7 3 (1.26%) Legal
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (24.27%) Analyst
2 41 (17.15%) Developer
3 27 (11.30%) Architect
4 23 (9.62%) Support Analyst
5 21 (8.79%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.53%) Senior Developer
7 17 (7.11%) IT Support
8 15 (6.28%) Test Analyst
9 14 (5.86%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.86%) Software Developer
9 14 (5.86%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.60%) Administrator
12 10 (4.18%) Software Manager
12 10 (4.18%) Security Architect
12 10 (4.18%) Software Project Manager
13 9 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.77%) IT Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.43%) .NET
2 23 (9.62%) Web Services
3 22 (9.21%) ASP.NET
4 18 (7.53%) J2EE
5 17 (7.11%) HTML
6 16 (6.69%) CSS
7 15 (6.28%) XML
8 10 (4.18%) Middleware
9 8 (3.35%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.35%) JSON
10 7 (2.93%) WCF
10 7 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (2.09%) SOAP
12 4 (1.67%) XHTML
12 4 (1.67%) WPF
12 4 (1.67%) WinForms
12 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.26%) jQuery
14 2 (0.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (0.84%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.21%) Replication
1 22 (9.21%) Clustering
2 14 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.18%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.77%) iPad
6 7 (2.93%) Online Games
6 7 (2.93%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.09%) PMI
7 5 (2.09%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.67%) Open Source
8 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.26%) EPoS
10 2 (0.84%) PDA
11 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (43.10%) Windows
2 25 (10.46%) Linux
3 22 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (9.21%) Windows XP
4 19 (7.95%) Windows 7
5 17 (7.11%) UNIX
6 13 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.77%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.81%) CRM
2 28 (11.72%) Load Balancing
3 26 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.04%) ITIL
5 21 (8.79%) Scrum
6 18 (7.53%) PRINCE2
7 16 (6.69%) Configuration Management
7 16 (6.69%) SOA
8 15 (6.28%) OO
9 14 (5.86%) MVC
10 13 (5.44%) Workflow
11 11 (4.60%) Waterfall
12 10 (4.18%) SIEM
12 10 (4.18%) Software Testing
12 10 (4.18%) Identity Management
12 10 (4.18%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (4.18%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
13 9 (3.77%) Asset Management
13 9 (3.77%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 94 (39.33%) SQL
2 59 (24.69%) C#
3 35 (14.64%) Java
4 19 (7.95%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.11%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.86%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.35%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.51%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.51%) Ruby
9 5 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.42%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.42%) VB
11 1 (0.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (10.88%) Degree
2 19 (7.95%) MCP
3 16 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.02%) ISEB
4 12 (5.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (4.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (3.77%) MCSE
7 8 (3.35%) HP ASE
8 5 (2.09%) AWS Certification
8 5 (2.09%) Sun Certification
8 5 (2.09%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.67%) MCITP
9 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.26%) VCP4
10 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.84%) MCPD
11 2 (0.84%) MCSA
12 1 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.28%) QA
2 5 (2.09%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (27.20%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.06%) Hyper-V
3 34 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (5.86%) Puppet
1 14 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.35%) WSUS
3 4 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.67%) SCOM
3 4 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (17.15%) VMware
2 27 (11.30%) HP
3 17 (7.11%) Citrix
4 14 (5.86%) Apple
5 12 (5.02%) Sophos
5 12 (5.02%) SonicWALL
6 10 (4.18%) Brocade
7 9 (3.77%) Veeam
7 9 (3.77%) Symantec
8 7 (2.93%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.51%) NetApp
10 4 (1.67%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.67%) EMC
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle
11 3 (1.26%) Lotus
11 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.84%) Telerik
12 2 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.84%) Cisco
12 2 (0.84%) Juniper
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits for the right person
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Haverhill, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + 10% bonus, 2% pension, flexi time and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Salary: £16,572 - 20,253 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Suffolk
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
Blue Town Online
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
TheSmartList
Salary: Salary negotiable + Benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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