Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 236 187 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 35.33% 26.87% 26.91%
As % of the Vendors category 66.86% 56.84% 66.52%
Number of salaries quoted 195 168 312
Suffolk median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,800 £25,750 £22,775
90th Percentile £73,250 £57,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +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 353 329 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 52.84% 47.27% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 271 294 408
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,650 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,125 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +5.88%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -2 126 £50,000 +25.00% 16
Bury St Edmunds +2 53 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Stowmarket +12 15 £37,500 +7.14%
Newmarket +13 6 £29,000 -35.56% 2
Lowestoft -2 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 104 (44.07%) .NET
2 102 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (42.37%) C#
4 79 (33.47%) SQL Server
5 73 (30.93%) SQL
6 61 (25.85%) JavaScript
7 60 (25.42%) Windows
8 52 (22.03%) HTML
9 46 (19.49%) CSS
10 44 (18.64%) AngularJS
11 40 (16.95%) Scrum
12 39 (16.53%) MVC
12 39 (16.53%) Linux
13 37 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 36 (15.25%) ITIL
14 36 (15.25%) SDLC
15 35 (14.83%) ASP.NET
15 35 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (14.41%) DNS
16 34 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
17 33 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (13.56%) DevOps
18 32 (13.56%) WCF
18 32 (13.56%) TCP/IP
19 31 (13.14%) Web Services
19 31 (13.14%) CRM
20 29 (12.29%) Finance
20 29 (12.29%) Dynamics CRM
21 28 (11.86%) Configuration Management

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 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.12%) CMS
3 5 (2.12%) DNN
3 5 (2.12%) EPiServer
3 5 (2.12%) Immediacy CMS
3 5 (2.12%) Kentico
3 5 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.12%) Sitefinity
3 5 (2.12%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.69%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.69%) Confluence
5 3 (1.27%) Apache
5 3 (1.27%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (12.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.66%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) BPCS
4 1 (0.42%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.93%) Office 365
3 14 (5.93%) SaaS
4 11 (4.66%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (4.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (4.24%) IaaS
6 9 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.42%) PaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.41%) DNS
2 32 (13.56%) TCP/IP
3 20 (8.47%) Firewall
4 16 (6.78%) VPN
5 13 (5.51%) Broadband
5 13 (5.51%) SAN
6 10 (4.24%) Reverse Proxy
7 9 (3.81%) DHCP
8 6 (2.54%) VoIP
9 5 (2.12%) WAN
10 4 (1.69%) DSL
10 4 (1.69%) HTTP
10 4 (1.69%) Internet
10 4 (1.69%) Network Security
10 4 (1.69%) SSL
10 4 (1.69%) VLAN
11 3 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (1.27%) Skype
12 2 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (33.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.20%) NoSQL
2 17 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (4.24%) Big Data
4 10 (4.24%) SQLPlus
5 8 (3.39%) MySQL
6 7 (2.97%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.54%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.69%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.27%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 34 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (8.90%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.47%) Selenium
4 14 (5.93%) JIRA
5 11 (4.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (4.24%) SoapUI
7 8 (3.39%) ClearCase
7 8 (3.39%) ClearQuest
8 7 (2.97%) MSTest
9 6 (2.54%) JMeter
9 6 (2.54%) LoadUI
10 5 (2.12%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.12%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.12%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.12%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.69%) Appium
11 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.69%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.69%) git-flow
11 4 (1.69%) Robot Framework
General
1 29 (12.29%) Finance
2 19 (8.05%) Retail
3 16 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.81%) Games
5 6 (2.54%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (39.41%) Developer
2 37 (15.68%) C# Developer
3 29 (12.29%) .NET Developer
3 29 (12.29%) Software Developer
4 24 (10.17%) Analyst
5 19 (8.05%) Architect
6 18 (7.63%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (6.78%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (5.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (5.51%) Angular Developer
10 13 (5.51%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.08%) C# Software Engineer
12 10 (4.24%) Test Manager
13 9 (3.81%) AWS Architect
13 9 (3.81%) Configuration Manager
13 9 (3.81%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.81%) SQL Developer
14 8 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (44.07%) .NET
2 52 (22.03%) HTML
3 46 (19.49%) CSS
4 44 (18.64%) AngularJS
5 35 (14.83%) ASP.NET
6 32 (13.56%) WCF
7 31 (13.14%) Web Services
8 27 (11.44%) .NET Framework
8 27 (11.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (8.47%) jQuery
10 19 (8.05%) HTML5
11 18 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (7.63%) React
12 17 (7.20%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (7.20%) XML
13 15 (6.36%) Node.js
13 15 (6.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (5.93%) JSON
15 13 (5.51%) LESS
16 12 (5.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.75%) User Experience
3 13 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.24%) Replication
4 10 (4.24%) W3C
5 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.69%) CMDB
7 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.69%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.27%) PlayStation
8 3 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.85%) Life Science
9 2 (0.85%) Online Games
9 2 (0.85%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.42%) Windows
2 39 (16.53%) Linux
3 22 (9.32%) Unix
4 17 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.39%) Android
7 6 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.12%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.69%) CentOS
9 4 (1.69%) Fedora
9 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.95%) Scrum
3 39 (16.53%) MVC
4 36 (15.25%) ITIL
4 36 (15.25%) SDLC
5 32 (13.56%) DevOps
6 31 (13.14%) CRM
7 28 (11.86%) Configuration Management
8 26 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (11.02%) Software Engineering
9 24 (10.17%) Test Automation
9 24 (10.17%) Web Development
10 23 (9.75%) Change Control
10 23 (9.75%) Mentoring
10 23 (9.75%) OO
10 23 (9.75%) TOGAF
11 22 (9.32%) TDD
12 20 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.47%) User Stories
13 19 (8.05%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (42.37%) C#
2 73 (30.93%) SQL
3 61 (25.85%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.44%) PowerShell
5 23 (9.75%) Java
6 18 (7.63%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.36%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.08%) C
8 12 (5.08%) C++
8 12 (5.08%) PHP
8 12 (5.08%) Python
9 10 (4.24%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.54%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.69%) VB
13 3 (1.27%) Perl
13 3 (1.27%) X++
14 2 (0.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 35 (14.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.05%) Degree
3 15 (6.36%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (4.24%) MCSE
5 10 (4.24%) Sun Certification
6 9 (3.81%) CCNA
6 9 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.81%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (3.39%) CISSP
7 8 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (3.39%) GIAC
7 8 (3.39%) Linux+ Certification
7 8 (3.39%) SANS
7 8 (3.39%) SSCP
8 7 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (2.54%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.47%) QA
2 19 (8.05%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) GDPR
4 3 (1.27%) PMO
5 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.08%) Docker
3 11 (4.66%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.54%) NFS
4 6 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.12%) vSphere
6 4 (1.69%) Samba
6 4 (1.69%) VirtualBox
6 4 (1.69%) Xen
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (7.63%) Puppet
2 10 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.12%) Nagios
6 4 (1.69%) Ansible
6 4 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.69%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.69%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.69%) OpenNMS
6 4 (1.69%) Salt
6 4 (1.69%) SCCM
6 4 (1.69%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.69%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.85%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.85%) WSUS
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (10.59%) Oracle
2 16 (6.78%) Red Hat
3 14 (5.93%) HP
4 13 (5.51%) Capita
5 12 (5.08%) BT
5 12 (5.08%) IBM
6 11 (4.66%) VMware
7 7 (2.97%) TOWER Software
8 6 (2.54%) SAP
9 5 (2.12%) Alterian
9 5 (2.12%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.12%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.69%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.69%) Dell
10 4 (1.69%) EMC
10 4 (1.69%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.69%) NetApp
11 3 (1.27%) Adobe
11 3 (1.27%) Citrix