The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 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.

Microsoft
East of England > Suffolk
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 110 166 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 27.92% 29.86% 21.88%
As % of the Vendors category 56.70% 70.94% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 95 183 134
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
10th Percentile £26,900 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 194 234 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 49.24% 42.09% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 307 543 370
Suffolk median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +56.52%  
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Suffolk

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Suffolk

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Suffolk over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 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 29 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
Ipswich +3 71 £38,500 -14.44% 8
Bury St Edmunds -2 25 £41,000 -8.88%
Stowmarket -10 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 93 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 86 (44.56%) SQL
3 81 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (40.41%) .NET
5 69 (35.75%) C#
6 55 (28.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (26.42%) JavaScript
8 45 (23.32%) ASP.NET
9 41 (21.24%) Windows
9 41 (21.24%) HTML
9 41 (21.24%) T-SQL
10 38 (19.69%) CSS
11 36 (18.65%) MVC
11 36 (18.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (18.65%) Degree
12 34 (17.62%) Finance
12 34 (17.62%) Project Management
13 33 (17.10%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (17.10%) SDLC
14 32 (16.58%) Visual Studio
15 31 (16.06%) SharePoint
15 31 (16.06%) Test Automation
16 30 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
17 28 (14.51%) CRM
18 27 (13.99%) .NET Framework
18 27 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (13.47%) HL7
19 26 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (13.47%) Dynamics CRM
19 26 (13.47%) ITIL

Microsoft
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 31 (16.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.63%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.55%) Confluence
5 2 (1.04%) CMS
5 2 (1.04%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (13.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.66%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (10.88%) Office 365
2 17 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.29%) Intranet
2 8 (4.15%) Firewall
3 7 (3.63%) DNS
4 5 (2.59%) HTTP
4 5 (2.59%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.59%) IMAP
4 5 (2.59%) Internet
4 5 (2.59%) SMTP
4 5 (2.59%) VPN
5 4 (2.07%) SAN
6 2 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.52%) DHCP
7 1 (0.52%) LAN
7 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.52%) VLAN
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 55 (28.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (18.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.29%) Crystal Reports
4 16 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (6.22%) QlikView
8 11 (5.70%) MySQL
9 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (4.66%) Power BI
11 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (3.63%) NoSQL
13 6 (3.11%) OLAP
14 5 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (2.59%) Big Data
14 5 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (2.59%) GIS
14 5 (2.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 32 (16.58%) Visual Studio
2 22 (11.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.15%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (3.63%) NuGet
5 5 (2.59%) JIRA
6 4 (2.07%) Subversion
7 2 (1.04%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.04%) Selenium
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.52%) gulp
8 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (17.62%) Finance
2 5 (2.59%) Billing
2 5 (2.59%) Retail
2 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.55%) Legal
4 2 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (40.41%) Developer
2 55 (28.50%) Analyst
3 33 (17.10%) .NET Developer
4 32 (16.58%) C# Developer
5 30 (15.54%) Senior Developer
6 25 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (12.44%) Systems Developer
8 22 (11.40%) Support Analyst
9 20 (10.36%) Senior Systems Developer
10 19 (9.84%) Applications Support
10 19 (9.84%) SQL Developer
11 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (7.25%) Consultant
12 14 (7.25%) Software Manager
13 13 (6.74%) Applications Specialist
13 13 (6.74%) Applications Support Specialist
13 13 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (6.74%) Product Consultant
13 13 (6.74%) Software Consultant
13 13 (6.74%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (40.41%) .NET
2 45 (23.32%) ASP.NET
3 41 (21.24%) HTML
4 38 (19.69%) CSS
5 27 (13.99%) .NET Framework
6 26 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (12.95%) AngularJS
7 25 (12.95%) jQuery
8 23 (11.92%) Entity Framework
9 19 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (7.77%) LINQ
12 14 (7.25%) WCF
13 13 (6.74%) Middleware
13 13 (6.74%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (4.66%) HTML5
15 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (3.63%) WPF
16 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (3.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.70%) Clustering
5 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.59%) Replication
7 4 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.07%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.55%) Xbox
9 2 (1.04%) Fintech
9 2 (1.04%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.24%) Windows
2 20 (10.36%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.66%) Windows 8
4 7 (3.63%) Linux
5 6 (3.11%) Unix
5 6 (3.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.59%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.04%) Android
8 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.65%) MVC
3 34 (17.62%) Project Management
4 33 (17.10%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (17.10%) SDLC
5 31 (16.06%) Test Automation
6 28 (14.51%) CRM
7 26 (13.47%) ITIL
8 23 (11.92%) TDD
9 21 (10.88%) MVVM
9 21 (10.88%) Waterfall
10 20 (10.36%) Analytics
11 19 (9.84%) Presales
12 16 (8.29%) Business Analysis
12 16 (8.29%) Data Modelling
12 16 (8.29%) Scrum
12 16 (8.29%) SOLID
13 15 (7.77%) ETL
14 14 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (6.74%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.56%) SQL
2 69 (35.75%) C#
3 51 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 41 (21.24%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.15%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.07%) PHP
6 4 (2.07%) Python
7 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.04%) XAML
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) R
8 1 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (18.65%) Degree
2 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.15%) CCNA
3 8 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.63%) ISEB
5 6 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.59%) A+ Certification
6 5 (2.59%) MCP
6 5 (2.59%) MCSA
6 5 (2.59%) MCSE
6 5 (2.59%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.07%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) APMP
9 1 (0.52%) CCNP
9 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.47%) HL7
2 17 (8.81%) QA
3 10 (5.18%) SLA
4 9 (4.66%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.55%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.63%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.04%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (9.33%) Oracle
2 15 (7.77%) Tableau
3 6 (3.11%) Cognos
3 6 (3.11%) Google
4 4 (2.07%) Citrix
5 3 (1.55%) Apple
5 3 (1.55%) VMware
6 2 (1.04%) arcserve
6 2 (1.04%) TOWER Software
6 2 (1.04%) Veeam
7 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Planview
7 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.52%) Trillium
7 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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