Period
to 22 September 2018

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 6 months to 22 September 2018 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
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 180 175 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 31.03% 26.28% 24.88%
As % of the Vendors category 65.45% 58.53% 63.57%
Number of salaries quoted 147 153 275
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £22,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,250 £61,500
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Suffolk.

All Vendors
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 275 299 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 47.41% 44.89% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 221 272 370
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,225
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich 0 90 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Bury St Edmunds +1 28 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Stowmarket +9 13 £37,500 -
Haverhill - 7 £43,500 - 2
Newmarket - 6 £29,000 - 2
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 96 (53.33%) C#
2 83 (46.11%) .NET
3 77 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (33.89%) SQL Server
5 54 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 53 (29.44%) SQL
7 51 (28.33%) HTML
8 42 (23.33%) CSS
9 39 (21.67%) Windows
10 38 (21.11%) AngularJS
11 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (19.44%) PowerShell
13 34 (18.89%) MVC
14 33 (18.33%) Software Engineering
14 33 (18.33%) DevOps
15 31 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (17.22%) Scrum
16 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 30 (16.67%) Mentoring
16 30 (16.67%) JIRA
17 28 (15.56%) User Stories
18 26 (14.44%) Test Automation
19 24 (13.33%) Selenium
20 23 (12.78%) .NET Framework
20 23 (12.78%) Linux
21 22 (12.22%) Finance
21 22 (12.22%) jQuery
22 21 (11.67%) OO
23 20 (11.11%) T-SQL
23 20 (11.11%) TDD

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 18 (10.00%) Confluence
2 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.44%) Traefik
3 6 (3.33%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.78%) NServiceBus
5 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.67%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.11%) CMS
7 2 (1.11%) DNN
7 2 (1.11%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.11%) Immediacy CMS
7 2 (1.11%) Kentico
7 2 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.11%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.11%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (9.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.56%) BPCS
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.78%) SaaS
4 12 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (5.56%) Office 365
6 3 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.67%) IaaS
7 2 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.11%) Serverless
8 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.78%) Broadband
1 14 (7.78%) DNS
2 11 (6.11%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.56%) Firewall
3 10 (5.56%) HTTP
4 8 (4.44%) VPN
5 7 (3.89%) DHCP
6 6 (3.33%) SSL
6 6 (3.33%) VoIP
7 5 (2.78%) WAN
8 3 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.67%) Skype
9 2 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.11%) SAN
10 1 (0.56%) FTP
10 1 (0.56%) Internet
10 1 (0.56%) LAN
10 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (33.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.78%) MySQL
5 12 (6.67%) Big Data
6 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.33%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.67%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.67%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 30 (16.67%) JIRA
2 24 (13.33%) Selenium
3 19 (10.56%) Visual Studio
4 14 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (6.11%) SoapUI
5 11 (6.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (4.44%) MSTest
7 6 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.33%) CodeSonar
7 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.33%) git-flow
7 6 (3.33%) JMeter
7 6 (3.33%) LoadUI
7 6 (3.33%) Robot Framework
7 6 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.78%) JUnit
8 5 (2.78%) Maven
8 5 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 22 (12.22%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Games
2 8 (4.44%) Retail
3 4 (2.22%) Advertising
4 3 (1.67%) Banking
4 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (43.33%) Developer
2 32 (17.78%) Software Developer
3 28 (15.56%) C# Developer
4 22 (12.22%) Software Engineer
5 20 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 17 (9.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
8 14 (7.78%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (6.67%) Analyst
10 11 (6.11%) Angular Developer
10 11 (6.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (6.11%) Test Manager
11 10 (5.56%) SQL Developer
12 9 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Architect
13 8 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.44%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (46.11%) .NET
2 51 (28.33%) HTML
3 42 (23.33%) CSS
4 38 (21.11%) AngularJS
5 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 23 (12.78%) .NET Framework
7 22 (12.22%) jQuery
8 20 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (10.56%) KnockoutJS
10 17 (9.44%) React
10 17 (9.44%) Web Services
11 14 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (7.78%) JSON
11 14 (7.78%) WCF
12 13 (7.22%) REST
12 13 (7.22%) SOAP
12 13 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (6.67%) HTML5
13 12 (6.67%) LESS
13 12 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (7.22%) User Experience
3 10 (5.56%) W3C
4 9 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.67%) Replication
8 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.11%) Life Science
8 2 (1.11%) Online Games
8 2 (1.11%) PlayStation
8 2 (1.11%) Xbox
9 1 (0.56%) BYOD
9 1 (0.56%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.67%) Windows
2 23 (12.78%) Linux
3 13 (7.22%) Android
4 12 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.11%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.33%) CentOS
7 6 (3.33%) Fedora
7 6 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.78%) VMS
8 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.22%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.67%) Unix
11 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.89%) MVC
3 33 (18.33%) DevOps
3 33 (18.33%) Software Engineering
4 31 (17.22%) Scrum
5 30 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 28 (15.56%) User Stories
7 26 (14.44%) Test Automation
8 21 (11.67%) OO
9 20 (11.11%) TDD
9 20 (11.11%) Web Development
10 18 (10.00%) CRM
11 15 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.33%) ITIL
11 15 (8.33%) Web Design
12 14 (7.78%) Waterfall
13 13 (7.22%) BDD
13 13 (7.22%) Test Management
14 12 (6.67%) Data Modelling
15 11 (6.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (53.33%) C#
2 54 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 53 (29.44%) SQL
4 35 (19.44%) PowerShell
5 20 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 18 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 18 (10.00%) C
7 17 (9.44%) Python
8 15 (8.33%) Java
9 14 (7.78%) C++
10 12 (6.67%) PHP
11 6 (3.33%) Objective-C
11 6 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.33%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.78%) VB
13 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.11%) X++
15 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.56%) VBA
15 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 31 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.44%) DV Cleared
4 12 (6.67%) CCNA
4 12 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.67%) MCSE
4 12 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (6.11%) CISSP
5 11 (6.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (6.11%) GIAC
5 11 (6.11%) Linux+ Certification
5 11 (6.11%) SANS
5 11 (6.11%) SSCP
6 9 (5.00%) Degree
7 7 (3.89%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.11%) ACCA
9 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.11%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (8.33%) Docker
2 14 (7.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.33%) NFS
3 6 (3.33%) VirtualBox
3 6 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.33%) vSphere
3 6 (3.33%) Xen
4 5 (2.78%) Samba
5 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (7.78%) Puppet
2 7 (3.89%) Nagios
3 6 (3.33%) Ansible
3 6 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.33%) OpenNMS
3 6 (3.33%) Salt
3 6 (3.33%) vCenter Server
3 6 (3.33%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.78%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.11%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.56%) SCOM
7 1 (0.56%) Simpana
7 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (7.22%) BT
1 13 (7.22%) Oracle
2 11 (6.11%) VMware
3 8 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.89%) SolarWinds
5 6 (3.33%) Cloudera
5 6 (3.33%) Hortonworks
5 6 (3.33%) HP
5 6 (3.33%) SAP
6 5 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.78%) Dell
6 5 (2.78%) EMC
6 5 (2.78%) NetApp
7 3 (1.67%) Axway
7 3 (1.67%) Cisco
7 3 (1.67%) Cognos
7 3 (1.67%) F5
7 3 (1.67%) iManage
7 3 (1.67%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.67%) Tableau