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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.97% 6.17% 4.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.66% 24.36% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 17
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
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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
79 78 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 31.35% 25.32% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 62 72 123
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) XML
5 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
6 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 8 (34.78%) MCP
6 8 (34.78%) MCSE
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) DHCP
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (34.78%) CCNP
6 8 (34.78%) CCNA
7 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (30.43%) MCTS
7 7 (30.43%) MCITP
8 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 6 (26.09%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (26.09%) KVM
8 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Project
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) DHCP
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 6 (26.09%) VPN
3 6 (26.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) NUnit
1 2 (8.70%) CruiseControl
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) NCover
1 2 (8.70%) FxCop
General
1 5 (21.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) C# Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 1 (4.35%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) N-Tier
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
3 6 (26.09%) UNIX
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Release Management
2 6 (26.09%) SOA
3 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) DNA
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) XQuery
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) MCP
1 8 (34.78%) MCSE
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) CCNA
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) MCTS
2 7 (30.43%) MCITP
3 6 (26.09%) MCSD
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) MCPD
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (26.09%) KVM
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
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