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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 83 135 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 27.04% 22.39% 23.46%
As % of the Vendors category 58.45% 59.21% 59.38%
Number of salaries quoted 80 119 99
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £21,813
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 142 228 224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 46.25% 37.81% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 127 187 178
Median salary £38,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +6 39 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Bury St Edmunds 0 24 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Lowestoft - 1 £37,500 -
Newmarket - 1 £45,000 -
Stowmarket - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 125 (63.45%) .NET
2 113 (57.36%) SQL
3 101 (51.27%) SQL Server
4 89 (45.18%) C#
5 84 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (31.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 57 (28.93%) T-SQL
8 52 (26.40%) Windows
9 49 (24.87%) MVC
10 47 (23.86%) ASP.NET
11 44 (22.34%) Visual Studio
11 44 (22.34%) SharePoint
12 40 (20.30%) MS Excel
13 39 (19.80%) CRM
14 37 (18.78%) Finance
14 37 (18.78%) Dynamics CRM
14 37 (18.78%) .NET Framework
14 37 (18.78%) WCF
15 36 (18.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (17.26%) SDLC
16 34 (17.26%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (17.26%) JavaScript
17 33 (16.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 31 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (15.23%) HTML
20 27 (13.71%) Project Management
20 27 (13.71%) ASP.NET Web API
20 27 (13.71%) Entity Framework
21 26 (13.20%) jQuery

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 44 (22.34%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.61%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.05%) Confluence
5 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.03%) CMS
6 4 (2.03%) IIS
7 2 (1.02%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.15%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.02%) InDesign
3 2 (1.02%) MS Project
3 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (18.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.57%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.14%) Office 365
3 16 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) SaaS
5 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.18%) Intranet
2 8 (4.06%) VPN
3 7 (3.55%) Firewall
4 6 (3.05%) DNS
4 6 (3.05%) Internet
5 5 (2.54%) HTTP
5 5 (2.54%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.54%) IMAP
5 5 (2.54%) SMTP
6 3 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.51%) VLAN
7 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (51.27%) SQL Server
2 62 (31.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (18.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (16.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (12.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (10.15%) OLAP
8 14 (7.11%) DTS
8 14 (7.11%) Oracle OLAP
9 10 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.57%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (4.57%) MySQL
11 8 (4.06%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (4.06%) NoSQL
11 8 (4.06%) Power BI
12 7 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (3.05%) OLTP
13 6 (3.05%) Snowflake Schema
14 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
14 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 44 (22.34%) Visual Studio
2 23 (11.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (11.68%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (5.08%) JIRA
4 4 (2.03%) Subversion
5 3 (1.52%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.52%) Selenium
5 3 (1.52%) Toad
6 2 (1.02%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.51%) JMeter
7 1 (0.51%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.51%) Zephyr
General
1 37 (18.78%) Finance
2 9 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.05%) Legal
4 4 (2.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) Marketing
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Billing
6 2 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (45.69%) Developer
2 41 (20.81%) Analyst
2 41 (20.81%) Senior Developer
3 40 (20.30%) Systems Developer
4 37 (18.78%) C# Developer
5 26 (13.20%) Senior Systems Developer
6 19 (9.64%) .NET Developer
7 18 (9.14%) Senior C# Developer
8 16 (8.12%) Support Analyst
9 14 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (7.11%) SQL Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Architect
10 11 (5.58%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.57%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.57%) Software Analyst
11 9 (4.57%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.57%) Test Analyst
12 8 (4.06%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (4.06%) IT Support
12 8 (4.06%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (63.45%) .NET
2 47 (23.86%) ASP.NET
3 37 (18.78%) .NET Framework
3 37 (18.78%) WCF
4 30 (15.23%) HTML
5 27 (13.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (13.71%) Entity Framework
6 26 (13.20%) jQuery
7 25 (12.69%) CSS
8 23 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (8.12%) AngularJS
10 13 (6.60%) LINQ
11 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 12 (6.09%) WinForms
12 11 (5.58%) Silverlight
12 11 (5.58%) WPF
13 10 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (4.06%) XML
15 7 (3.55%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.11%) Clustering
3 12 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.57%) Replication
5 6 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.05%) Xbox
6 5 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) User Experience
8 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.02%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.02%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.40%) Windows
2 19 (9.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.06%) Linux
5 6 (3.05%) Unix
6 5 (2.54%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.54%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.02%) Android
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.87%) MVC
3 39 (19.80%) CRM
4 34 (17.26%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (17.26%) SDLC
5 27 (13.71%) Project Management
6 20 (10.15%) TDD
6 20 (10.15%) Waterfall
7 19 (9.64%) SOA
8 18 (9.14%) Data Modelling
8 18 (9.14%) MVVM
9 17 (8.63%) Time Management
9 17 (8.63%) Workflow
10 16 (8.12%) BDD
10 16 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (8.12%) Pair Programming
11 15 (7.61%) Analytics
11 15 (7.61%) ITIL
11 15 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 113 (57.36%) SQL
2 89 (45.18%) C#
3 57 (28.93%) T-SQL
4 34 (17.26%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.57%) Java
5 9 (4.57%) XAML
6 6 (3.05%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.54%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.03%) PHP
9 3 (1.52%) VB
10 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.02%) Perl
10 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.02%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.51%) C
11 1 (0.51%) Erlang
11 1 (0.51%) Jython
11 1 (0.51%) R
11 1 (0.51%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 31 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.60%) Degree
3 6 (3.05%) CCNA
3 6 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.05%) ISEB
3 6 (3.05%) MCSE
4 5 (2.54%) A+ Certification
4 5 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.54%) MCP
4 5 (2.54%) MCSA
4 5 (2.54%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.14%) QA
2 10 (5.08%) SLA
3 4 (2.03%) HL7
4 2 (1.02%) WCAG
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) NFS
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.51%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (11.68%) Oracle
2 6 (3.05%) Tableau
2 6 (3.05%) VMware
3 5 (2.54%) Google
4 3 (1.52%) Apple
4 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.52%) HP
5 2 (1.02%) Adobe
5 2 (1.02%) Dell
5 2 (1.02%) EMC
6 1 (0.51%) arcserve
6 1 (0.51%) Citrix
6 1 (0.51%) Cognos
6 1 (0.51%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.51%) Veeam
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southwold, Suffolk
Adnams Plc
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pension
Posted: 26 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago