The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.06% 2.61% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.95% 10.00% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 7
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
Microsoft Certification
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
117 60 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.19% 26.09% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 110 49 63
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,920 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Ipswich region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (40.00%) MS Office
3 13 (37.14%) .NET
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (37.14%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) Internet
3 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
3 13 (37.14%) Office 365
4 12 (34.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (34.29%) jQuery
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (34.29%) CCNA
4 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (34.29%) MCSE
5 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 10 (28.57%) Windows
5 10 (28.57%) MCP
5 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 9 (25.71%) Time Management
7 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
7 8 (22.86%) Release Management
7 8 (22.86%) CCNP
7 8 (22.86%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Office
2 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Office 365
2 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Internet
2 8 (22.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Graduate
1 12 (34.29%) Software Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Software Engineer
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Programmer
1 12 (34.29%) Graduate Software Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Graduate Developer
1 12 (34.29%) .NET Programmer
1 12 (34.29%) Software Programmer
1 12 (34.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 12 (34.29%) Graduate Programmer
1 12 (34.29%) Applications Engineer
1 12 (34.29%) Software Applications Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Help Desk Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Operations Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Systems Support
3 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) jQuery
2 12 (34.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (34.29%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (34.29%) TDD
2 9 (25.71%) Time Management
3 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (22.86%) Release Management
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) OOD
5 1 (2.86%) Process Management
5 1 (2.86%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
3 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.14%) VB
5 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 5 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) MCSE
1 12 (34.29%) CCNA
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) MCP
3 8 (22.86%) CCNP
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Kofax