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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 104 74 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.21% 17.70% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 62.65% 64.35% 63.04%
Number of salaries quoted 91 59 100
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
166 115 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.05% 27.51% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 140 91 155
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Bury St Edmunds -1 48 £43,000 -9.47% 1
Ipswich -6 36 £38,000 -15.55% 6
Stowmarket - 2 £35,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 117 (58.50%) .NET
2 98 (49.00%) SQL
3 95 (47.50%) C#
4 86 (43.00%) SQL Server
5 70 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (33.50%) Windows
7 52 (26.00%) MS Excel
8 49 (24.50%) ASP.NET
8 49 (24.50%) MVC
9 47 (23.50%) SDLC
10 44 (22.00%) CRM
10 44 (22.00%) SharePoint
11 43 (21.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (21.50%) WCF
12 42 (21.00%) MS Exchange
13 40 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 40 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 39 (19.50%) Active Directory
15 34 (17.00%) JavaScript
15 34 (17.00%) Finance
15 34 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (15.00%) HTML
17 30 (15.00%) T-SQL
17 30 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (14.00%) jQuery
19 27 (13.50%) MS Office
19 27 (13.50%) Visual Studio
20 25 (12.50%) Entity Framework

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 44 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 42 (21.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.00%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.50%) IIS
8 4 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.50%) Apache
10 1 (0.50%) Confluence
10 1 (0.50%) Drupal
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.50%) MS Office
3 5 (2.50%) MS Project
4 3 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.50%) InDesign
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.50%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.50%) Office 365
2 13 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.50%) Yammer
5 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.50%) VPN
2 10 (5.00%) DNS
2 10 (5.00%) LAN
2 10 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.50%) WAN
4 7 (3.50%) Firewall
5 6 (3.00%) DHCP
5 6 (3.00%) Intranet
6 5 (2.50%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.00%) Skype
7 4 (2.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.50%) HTTP
8 3 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.00%) Internet
9 2 (1.00%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.00%) SAN
9 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.50%) MPLS
10 1 (0.50%) SSL
10 1 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (43.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (21.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.00%) OLAP
7 5 (2.50%) MySQL
7 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.00%) DTS
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.00%) Power BI
10 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (13.50%) Visual Studio
2 20 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.50%) JIRA
5 4 (2.00%) Selenium
5 4 (2.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.50%) JMeter
6 3 (1.50%) LoadUI
7 2 (1.00%) Toad
8 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.50%) Calabash
8 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.50%) JUnit
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.50%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (17.00%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.00%) Law
3 8 (4.00%) Publishing
4 7 (3.50%) Retail
5 5 (2.50%) Games
6 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Local Government
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (39.50%) Developer
2 43 (21.50%) C# Developer
3 31 (15.50%) Analyst
4 30 (15.00%) Systems Developer
5 29 (14.50%) .NET Developer
6 26 (13.00%) Senior Developer
7 25 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (9.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 17 (8.50%) Senior Systems Developer
10 12 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (6.00%) Consultant
11 11 (5.50%) IT Support
11 11 (5.50%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.00%) Architect
12 10 (5.00%) Business Analyst
12 10 (5.00%) Graduate
12 10 (5.00%) Project Manager
13 9 (4.50%) Technical Support
14 8 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (58.50%) .NET
2 49 (24.50%) ASP.NET
3 43 (21.50%) WCF
4 40 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 32 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (15.00%) HTML
7 28 (14.00%) jQuery
8 25 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 22 (11.00%) CSS
10 20 (10.00%) XML
11 14 (7.00%) WinForms
12 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (6.50%) LINQ
13 11 (5.50%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (5.00%) Silverlight
15 9 (4.50%) WPF
16 8 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.50%) iPhone
4 8 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 8 (4.00%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.50%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.50%) Clustering
7 5 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.50%) User Experience
8 4 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.00%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (2.00%) PMI
8 4 (2.00%) Xbox
9 3 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (33.50%) Windows
2 16 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.00%) Windows Phone
5 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.50%) Linux
6 5 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.50%) Unix
8 2 (1.00%) CentOS
9 1 (0.50%) Android
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.50%) MVC
3 47 (23.50%) SDLC
4 44 (22.00%) CRM
5 19 (9.50%) E-Commerce
5 19 (9.50%) TDD
6 17 (8.50%) SOA
6 17 (8.50%) Web Development
7 16 (8.00%) Line Management
7 16 (8.00%) MVVM
7 16 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 15 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (7.00%) BDD
10 13 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.50%) Workflow
11 12 (6.00%) Pair Programming
11 12 (6.00%) Service Management
12 11 (5.50%) Data Modelling
12 11 (5.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (49.00%) SQL
2 95 (47.50%) C#
3 34 (17.00%) JavaScript
4 30 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.00%) Java
5 12 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.00%) XAML
7 5 (2.50%) C
7 5 (2.50%) PHP
8 4 (2.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.00%) Python
8 4 (2.00%) R
9 3 (1.50%) C++
9 3 (1.50%) Erlang
9 3 (1.50%) Perl
10 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.50%) Degree
3 6 (3.00%) ISEB
4 4 (2.00%) MCP
4 4 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.00%) CCNA
6 2 (1.00%) CCNP
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.00%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) SLA
3 2 (1.00%) HL7
4 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (19.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.00%) vSphere
4 4 (2.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.00%) Xen
6 2 (1.00%) XenServer
7 1 (0.50%) Firmware
7 1 (0.50%) NFS
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
1 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (6.50%) VMware
2 9 (4.50%) Cisco
2 9 (4.50%) Citrix
2 9 (4.50%) Oracle
3 8 (4.00%) Apple
3 8 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (4.00%) Clearswift
3 8 (4.00%) Dell
3 8 (4.00%) EMC
3 8 (4.00%) HP
3 8 (4.00%) Nokia
3 8 (4.00%) Proofpoint
4 6 (3.00%) Sage
5 3 (1.50%) Atmel
5 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.50%) Tableau
6 2 (1.00%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) Avaya
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.50%) TippingPoint
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