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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 60 34
Rank change year-on-year +25 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 5 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 6.27% 0.90% 6.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.12% 3.29% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 42
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% +26.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,200 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 146 152 182
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 36.59% 27.49% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 138 144 172
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,150 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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
Bury St Edmunds - 11 £43,000 - 1
Stowmarket - 8 £37,500 -
Ipswich +8 6 £42,000 +40.00% 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
2 19 (55.88%) MVC
2 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 14 (41.18%) jQuery
4 14 (41.18%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (32.35%) SDLC
6 11 (32.35%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (32.35%) Entity Framework
6 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 11 (32.35%) SOA
7 10 (29.41%) MCSD
8 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
8 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 8 (23.53%) MCSA
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (23.53%) CCNA
8 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (20.59%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) HTTP
2 5 (14.71%) HTTPS
2 5 (14.71%) IMAP
2 5 (14.71%) Internet
2 5 (14.71%) SMTP
2 5 (14.71%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (8.82%) Star Schema
7 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.88%) Big Data
7 2 (5.88%) Biml
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.88%) Impala
7 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Billing
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) C# Developer
3 17 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 17 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (32.35%) Senior C# Developer
4 11 (32.35%) Senior Developer
4 11 (32.35%) Senior Systems Developer
4 11 (32.35%) Systems Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) IT Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
1 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
1 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 14 (41.18%) jQuery
2 14 (41.18%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
4 11 (32.35%) Entity Framework
5 8 (23.53%) CSS
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
6 6 (17.65%) LINQ
6 6 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (14.71%) WinForms
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.82%) WCF
9 2 (5.88%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (20.59%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
1 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Mac OS
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) MVC
2 11 (32.35%) SDLC
2 11 (32.35%) SOA
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (20.59%) High Availability
5 6 (17.65%) MVVM
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) ETL
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Presales
6 5 (14.71%) Ticket Management
7 4 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
9 2 (5.88%) Inmon Methodology
9 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) MCSD
2 8 (23.53%) CCNA
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) MCSA
3 6 (17.65%) MCP
3 6 (17.65%) MCSE
4 5 (14.71%) A+ Certification
4 5 (14.71%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCA
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (5.88%) Oozie
1 2 (5.88%) Perfmon
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) arcserve
4 2 (5.88%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.88%) Veeam
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 5 days ago