Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 152 143 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 29.12% 25.00% 21.70%
As % of the Vendors category 62.30% 60.08% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 121 126 224
Suffolk median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 244 238 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 46.74% 41.61% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 184 216 321
Suffolk median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.04%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +3 64 £42,500 -2.30% 8
Bury St Edmunds +1 21 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Haverhill - 14 £43,500 - 1
Stowmarket +4 11 £37,500 -
Newmarket - 3 £32,500 - 5
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 85 (55.92%) C#
2 77 (50.66%) .NET
3 66 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (40.13%) JavaScript
5 60 (39.47%) HTML
6 57 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 52 (34.21%) SQL
8 44 (28.95%) CSS
8 44 (28.95%) AngularJS
9 41 (26.97%) PowerShell
10 39 (25.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 39 (25.66%) ASP.NET
10 39 (25.66%) MVC
11 37 (24.34%) Windows
12 35 (23.03%) JIRA
12 35 (23.03%) User Stories
13 34 (22.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (21.71%) DevOps
15 32 (21.05%) T-SQL
16 30 (19.74%) Software Engineering
17 29 (19.08%) Scrum
17 29 (19.08%) jQuery
17 29 (19.08%) Confluence
18 27 (17.76%) Mentoring
19 26 (17.11%) Test Automation
20 25 (16.45%) React
20 25 (16.45%) .NET Framework
21 23 (15.13%) Web Design
21 23 (15.13%) Finance
21 23 (15.13%) 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 29 (19.08%) Confluence
2 13 (8.55%) Traefik
3 7 (4.61%) NServiceBus
4 6 (3.95%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.61%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.63%) Sage 200
4 2 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (25.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.26%) SaaS
4 7 (4.61%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (3.95%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (3.95%) Office 365
6 4 (2.63%) Serverless
7 3 (1.97%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.55%) Broadband
2 12 (7.89%) HTTP
3 10 (6.58%) Firewall
4 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.95%) DNS
5 6 (3.95%) SSL
6 5 (3.29%) VPN
7 4 (2.63%) DHCP
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.32%) Skype
8 2 (1.32%) VoIP
8 2 (1.32%) WAN
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.66%) DMARC
9 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.66%) IPsec
9 1 (0.66%) Network Security
9 1 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.13%) NoSQL
3 18 (11.84%) MySQL
4 14 (9.21%) Big Data
5 13 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.61%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (3.95%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (3.95%) Data Lake
8 6 (3.95%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (3.95%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.95%) Power BI
8 6 (3.95%) Snowflake Schema
8 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (23.03%) JIRA
2 19 (12.50%) Selenium
3 18 (11.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.61%) MSTest
4 7 (4.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (3.95%) Appium
5 6 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (3.95%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.95%) CodeSonar
5 6 (3.95%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.95%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.95%) git-flow
5 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.95%) JUnit
5 6 (3.95%) Maven
5 6 (3.95%) Robot Framework
5 6 (3.95%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (15.13%) Finance
2 10 (6.58%) Games
3 8 (5.26%) Retail
4 5 (3.29%) Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (47.37%) Developer
2 36 (23.68%) Software Developer
3 28 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 27 (17.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (14.47%) .NET Developer
6 18 (11.84%) Software Engineer
7 16 (10.53%) Angular Developer
8 15 (9.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (8.55%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
10 12 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (7.89%) React Developer
10 12 (7.89%) SQL Developer
11 11 (7.24%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (6.58%) Analyst
13 9 (5.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 9 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (5.92%) JavaScript Engineer
14 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (50.66%) .NET
2 60 (39.47%) HTML
3 44 (28.95%) AngularJS
3 44 (28.95%) CSS
4 39 (25.66%) ASP.NET
5 29 (19.08%) jQuery
6 25 (16.45%) .NET Framework
6 25 (16.45%) React
7 23 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (13.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (13.82%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (13.16%) Web Services
10 19 (12.50%) JSON
11 17 (11.18%) REST
12 16 (10.53%) Sass
13 14 (9.21%) .NET Core
13 14 (9.21%) Express
13 14 (9.21%) LESS
14 13 (8.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (8.55%) User Experience
2 13 (8.55%) W3C
3 12 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.32%) Online Games
7 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) BYOD
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Fintech
8 1 (0.66%) Life Science
8 1 (0.66%) PKI
8 1 (0.66%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.34%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) Linux
3 13 (8.55%) Android
4 11 (7.24%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.61%) CentOS
5 7 (4.61%) Fedora
5 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.61%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.61%) VMS
5 7 (4.61%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.95%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) Unix
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.66%) MVC
3 35 (23.03%) User Stories
4 33 (21.71%) DevOps
5 30 (19.74%) Software Engineering
6 29 (19.08%) Scrum
7 27 (17.76%) Mentoring
8 26 (17.11%) Test Automation
9 23 (15.13%) TDD
9 23 (15.13%) Web Design
10 20 (13.16%) Web Development
11 18 (11.84%) OO
12 17 (11.18%) Systems Engineering
13 15 (9.87%) Analytics
13 15 (9.87%) Front End Development
13 15 (9.87%) Waterfall
14 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (8.55%) Microservices
14 13 (8.55%) V-Model
15 12 (7.89%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.92%) C#
2 61 (40.13%) JavaScript
3 52 (34.21%) SQL
4 41 (26.97%) PowerShell
5 32 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 19 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 19 (12.50%) C
6 19 (12.50%) Python
7 13 (8.55%) Java
8 12 (7.89%) C++
8 12 (7.89%) PHP
9 9 (5.92%) TypeScript
10 7 (4.61%) VB
11 6 (3.95%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (22.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.82%) Security Cleared
3 19 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.89%) CCNA
4 12 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.89%) MCSE
4 12 (7.89%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (7.24%) CISSP
5 11 (7.24%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (7.24%) GIAC
5 11 (7.24%) Linux+ Certification
5 11 (7.24%) SANS
5 11 (7.24%) SSCP
6 7 (4.61%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.32%) ACCA
7 2 (1.32%) CIMA
7 2 (1.32%) Degree
7 2 (1.32%) MCSA
8 1 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (10.53%) Docker
2 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.24%) VirtualBox
4 8 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.61%) Xen
6 6 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.95%) vSphere
7 5 (3.29%) NFS
7 5 (3.29%) Samba
8 4 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Puppet
2 8 (5.26%) Nagios
2 8 (5.26%) vCenter Server
3 7 (4.61%) Ansible
3 7 (4.61%) Docker Swarm
3 7 (4.61%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.61%) OpenNMS
3 7 (4.61%) ZABBIX
4 6 (3.95%) HP ALM
4 6 (3.95%) Salt
5 3 (1.97%) SCCM
6 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.66%) SCOM
7 1 (0.66%) Simpana
7 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (7.89%) BT
2 10 (6.58%) VMware
3 9 (5.92%) Oracle
3 9 (5.92%) SolarWinds
4 7 (4.61%) Cloudera
4 7 (4.61%) Hortonworks
4 7 (4.61%) HP
4 7 (4.61%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.61%) SAP
5 6 (3.95%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.95%) Tableau
6 5 (3.29%) Dell
6 5 (3.29%) EMC
6 5 (3.29%) NetApp
6 5 (3.29%) Sage
7 4 (2.63%) New Relic
7 4 (2.63%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.97%) Cisco
8 3 (1.97%) Citrix
9 2 (1.32%) Adobe