Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 120 134 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 29.27% 26.69% 23.76%
As % of the Vendors category 61.86% 64.11% 59.16%
Number of salaries quoted 99 118 176
Suffolk median annual salary £40,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.43% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,200 £24,175 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 194 209 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 47.32% 41.63% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 153 173 291
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 48 £41,500 -7.78% 8
Bury St Edmunds 0 21 £40,000 - 5
Haverhill - 14 £43,500 -
Stowmarket +7 7 £37,500 -
Newmarket 0 2 £33,750 -25.00% 2
Lowestoft -1 2 - -
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 55 (45.83%) C#
1 55 (45.83%) SQL
2 54 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (41.67%) HTML
3 50 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 50 (41.67%) .NET
4 47 (39.17%) SQL Server
5 40 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 38 (31.67%) CSS
7 35 (29.17%) AngularJS
8 34 (28.33%) T-SQL
9 32 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 32 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 32 (26.67%) DevOps
10 30 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (23.33%) MVC
11 28 (23.33%) JIRA
12 27 (22.50%) jQuery
13 26 (21.67%) Confluence
14 22 (18.33%) Windows
14 22 (18.33%) React
15 21 (17.50%) User Stories
15 21 (17.50%) Scrum
16 19 (15.83%) Web Design
16 19 (15.83%) Software Engineering
16 19 (15.83%) Web Development
17 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
18 17 (14.17%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (13.33%) JSON

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 26 (21.67%) Confluence
2 13 (10.83%) Traefik
3 7 (5.83%) NServiceBus
4 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.67%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.33%) Sage 200
3 3 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.83%) Office 365
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (3.33%) Serverless
5 3 (2.50%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.50%) SaaS
6 2 (1.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) Firewall
1 8 (6.67%) HTTP
2 4 (3.33%) LAN
2 4 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (3.33%) WAN
3 3 (2.50%) Broadband
4 2 (1.67%) DHCP
4 2 (1.67%) DNS
4 2 (1.67%) SSL
4 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (39.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.33%) MySQL
5 8 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.83%) Big Data
7 6 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (5.00%) Data Lake
7 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (5.00%) Power BI
7 6 (5.00%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.67%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.67%) GIS
9 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (23.33%) JIRA
2 12 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.33%) Selenium
4 9 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.33%) Log4Net
7 4 (3.33%) NUnit
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.50%) Appium
8 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.50%) JUnit
8 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.50%) Maven
8 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.67%) CodeSonar
9 2 (1.67%) GitLab
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (1.67%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Military
3 2 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (50.00%) Developer
2 28 (23.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 28 (23.33%) Software Developer
3 24 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 22 (18.33%) .NET Developer
5 16 (13.33%) Angular Developer
6 15 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (10.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (10.83%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (9.17%) Analyst
10 10 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
10 10 (8.33%) Software Engineer
11 9 (7.50%) React Developer
12 8 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 8 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
12 8 (6.67%) HTML Developer
12 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
12 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (41.67%) .NET
1 50 (41.67%) HTML
2 38 (31.67%) CSS
3 35 (29.17%) AngularJS
4 32 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 27 (22.50%) jQuery
6 22 (18.33%) React
7 17 (14.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (13.33%) JSON
9 15 (12.50%) .NET Core
9 15 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 15 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (12.50%) Express
9 15 (12.50%) Sass
9 15 (12.50%) Web Services
10 12 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (10.00%) REST
11 10 (8.33%) OpenID
11 10 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) User Experience
2 10 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.50%) W3C
4 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.50%) Cybercrime
6 3 (2.50%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.33%) Windows
2 15 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) VMS
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.17%) Android
5 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.33%) CentOS
6 4 (3.33%) Fedora
6 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.67%) DevOps
3 28 (23.33%) MVC
4 21 (17.50%) Scrum
4 21 (17.50%) User Stories
5 19 (15.83%) Software Engineering
5 19 (15.83%) Web Design
5 19 (15.83%) Web Development
6 16 (13.33%) TDD
7 15 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 14 (11.67%) Analytics
8 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
8 14 (11.67%) OO
8 14 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.67%) Waterfall
9 12 (10.00%) Coaching
9 12 (10.00%) CRM
10 11 (9.17%) SOLID
11 10 (8.33%) Mobile Optimisation
11 10 (8.33%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.83%) C#
1 55 (45.83%) SQL
2 50 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 34 (28.33%) T-SQL
4 32 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 12 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 11 (9.17%) Python
7 10 (8.33%) C
8 9 (7.50%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.83%) VB
10 5 (4.17%) PHP
11 4 (3.33%) C++
11 4 (3.33%) Java
12 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.67%) Ruby
14 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.83%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.17%) ISEB
6 3 (2.50%) CCNA
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.50%) CISSP
6 3 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (2.50%) GIAC
6 3 (2.50%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (2.50%) MCSE
6 3 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.50%) SANS
6 3 (2.50%) SSCP
7 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) ACCA
8 1 (0.83%) CIMA
8 1 (0.83%) Degree
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.00%) VirtualBox
3 10 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.67%) Docker
5 5 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.33%) Xen
7 2 (1.67%) vSphere
8 1 (0.83%) NFS
8 1 (0.83%) Samba
8 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Puppet
2 6 (5.00%) Ansible
2 6 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.17%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (3.33%) Nagios
4 4 (3.33%) OpenNMS
4 4 (3.33%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.50%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.67%) Grafana
6 2 (1.67%) Graphite
6 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.67%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.67%) Salt
6 2 (1.67%) SCCM
6 2 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (8.33%) VMware
2 6 (5.00%) Tableau
3 5 (4.17%) Cisco
3 5 (4.17%) Citrix
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle
3 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.33%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.33%) Hortonworks
4 4 (3.33%) HP
4 4 (3.33%) New Relic
4 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.33%) Sage
4 4 (3.33%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.67%) BT
6 2 (1.67%) SAP
6 2 (1.67%) Splunk
7 1 (0.83%) Dell
7 1 (0.83%) EMC
7 1 (0.83%) Synology