The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 33 42 51
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.11% 4.63% 2.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.85% 17.07% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 16
Median salary £30,000 £29,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -34.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 65 164 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 22.49% 27.11% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 60 139 105
Median salary £34,000 £30,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -30.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,016
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Suffolk.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
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 Certification within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Ipswich +30 6 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £43,000 - 2
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 27 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 25 (75.76%) SQL
4 24 (72.73%) .NET
5 23 (69.70%) SDLC
6 21 (63.64%) T-SQL
7 20 (60.61%) MVC
7 20 (60.61%) C#
7 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
8 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (57.58%) Entity Framework
8 19 (57.58%) .NET Framework
8 19 (57.58%) WCF
9 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (39.39%) Visual Studio
11 13 (39.39%) SOA
11 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (36.36%) Windows
12 12 (36.36%) WinForms
13 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
15 9 (27.27%) Presales
16 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
16 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
17 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
17 7 (21.21%) High Availability
17 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
18 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Certification
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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (15.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
1 6 (18.18%) VPN
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 5 (15.15%) HTTPS
2 5 (15.15%) IMAP
2 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 5 (15.15%) SMTP
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (6.06%) OLTP
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) Impala
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 19 (57.58%) C# Developer
2 19 (57.58%) Systems Developer
3 14 (42.42%) Senior Developer
4 13 (39.39%) Senior C# Developer
4 13 (39.39%) Senior Systems Developer
5 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) IT Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (15.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) IT Support
6 5 (15.15%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Architect
7 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
3 19 (57.58%) .NET Framework
3 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (57.58%) Entity Framework
3 19 (57.58%) WCF
4 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (36.36%) WinForms
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (15.15%) jQuery
8 5 (15.15%) LINQ
9 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.03%) CSS
9 1 (3.03%) HTML
9 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Mac OS
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) SDLC
2 20 (60.61%) MVC
3 13 (39.39%) SOA
4 9 (27.27%) Presales
5 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (21.21%) High Availability
6 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Ticket Management
8 4 (12.12%) CRM
8 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
8 4 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (6.06%) ArchiMate
9 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.03%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 20 (60.61%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) MCSA
1 6 (18.18%) MCSE
2 5 (15.15%) A+ Certification
2 5 (15.15%) CCNA
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) MCP
2 5 (15.15%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCA
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + MCSD training + career
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 2 days ago