Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 138 211 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 24.25% 21.46% 18.97%
As % of the Vendors category 59.74% 58.13% 60.57%
Number of salaries quoted 121 219 137
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £63,000
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 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 231 363 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 40.60% 36.93% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 209 318 225
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £63,250
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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +1 86 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bury St Edmunds 0 21 £35,000 -18.60% 3
Stowmarket 0 12 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Lowestoft 0 2 £22,750 -35.00% 1
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 69 (50.00%) C#
2 63 (45.65%) SQL Server
3 58 (42.03%) SQL
4 47 (34.06%) .NET
4 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 37 (26.81%) Finance
7 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET
8 32 (23.19%) HTML
9 31 (22.46%) CSS
10 30 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (19.57%) CRM
12 26 (18.84%) Windows
12 26 (18.84%) T-SQL
12 26 (18.84%) MVC
13 25 (18.12%) Visual Studio
14 23 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (15.22%) Scrum
17 20 (14.49%) Degree
17 20 (14.49%) ERP
17 20 (14.49%) Analytics
17 20 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (13.77%) AngularJS
18 19 (13.77%) Dynamics CRM
19 17 (12.32%) jQuery
19 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
19 17 (12.32%) Active Directory

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 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.90%) IIS
4 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.17%) SAS
5 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (13.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (5.07%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.17%) NetSuite
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.70%) Office 365
3 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.07%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (3.62%) IaaS
6 3 (2.17%) FinancialForce
6 3 (2.17%) PaaS
6 3 (2.17%) SaaS
7 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) DNS
2 6 (4.35%) DHCP
3 4 (2.90%) Firewall
3 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.17%) Broadband
4 3 (2.17%) VLAN
4 3 (2.17%) VoIP
4 3 (2.17%) VPN
5 2 (1.45%) SAN
6 1 (0.72%) FTP
6 1 (0.72%) LAN
6 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.97%) Power BI
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (5.80%) QlikView
7 7 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (3.62%) Big Data
9 5 (3.62%) GIS
9 5 (3.62%) Looker
9 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Power View
9 5 (3.62%) PowerPivot
9 5 (3.62%) Spotfire
10 4 (2.90%) MySQL
10 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.90%) Semantic Layer
11 3 (2.17%) SAP HANA
11 3 (2.17%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 25 (18.12%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.45%) Toad
5 1 (0.72%) gulp
5 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 37 (26.81%) Finance
2 14 (10.14%) Advertising
3 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.90%) Games
4 4 (2.90%) Retail
5 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (42.75%) Developer
2 30 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 29 (21.01%) Analyst
4 17 (12.32%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.32%) SQL Developer
5 15 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (10.87%) Software Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Consultant
7 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (5.80%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.80%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
10 6 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 6 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.06%) .NET
2 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 32 (23.19%) HTML
4 31 (22.46%) CSS
5 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (13.77%) AngularJS
7 17 (12.32%) jQuery
8 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (8.70%) HTML5
9 12 (8.70%) WCF
10 11 (7.97%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (7.97%) Web Services
11 10 (7.25%) CSS3
11 10 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.80%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.80%) Entity Framework
13 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (3.62%) Middleware
14 5 (3.62%) RESTful
15 4 (2.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.80%) User Experience
3 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.17%) PlayStation
5 3 (2.17%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.17%) Replication
5 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.84%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.17%) Android
4 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.45%) Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.57%) CRM
3 26 (18.84%) MVC
4 23 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (15.22%) Scrum
6 20 (14.49%) Analytics
6 20 (14.49%) ERP
7 16 (11.59%) Project Management
8 15 (10.87%) ITIL
9 14 (10.14%) Data Analysis
9 14 (10.14%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (7.97%) Web Development
12 10 (7.25%) SDLC
13 9 (6.52%) Service Management
14 8 (5.80%) ETL
14 8 (5.80%) Mobile Development
14 8 (5.80%) Open Source
15 7 (5.07%) OO
16 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.00%) C#
2 58 (42.03%) SQL
3 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.84%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.80%) TypeScript
5 8 (5.80%) X++
6 4 (2.90%) Python
7 3 (2.17%) Java
8 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.72%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (14.49%) Degree
3 9 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (5.80%) MCSD
5 4 (2.90%) APMP
5 4 (2.90%) MCITP
5 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.45%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.45%) CCENT
7 2 (1.45%) ISEB
7 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.45%) MCP
7 2 (1.45%) MCSE
7 2 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.72%) ACCA
8 1 (0.72%) CCNA
8 1 (0.72%) CCNP
8 1 (0.72%) CIMA
8 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) QA
1 14 (10.14%) SLA
2 6 (4.35%) HL7
3 4 (2.90%) PMO
4 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) KVM
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.72%) Perfmon
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
1 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Tableau
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle
3 8 (5.80%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco
5 4 (2.90%) Epicor
5 4 (2.90%) Infor
5 4 (2.90%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.90%) Planview
5 4 (2.90%) Sage
5 4 (2.90%) SAP
5 4 (2.90%) VMware
6 3 (2.17%) BT
6 3 (2.17%) HP
6 3 (2.17%) IFS
6 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.17%) Xero
7 2 (1.45%) Google
7 2 (1.45%) NetApp
7 2 (1.45%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter