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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.82% 5.18% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.86% 22.41% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 9
Average salary £25,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £34,700 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
140 58 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 29.85% 23.11% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 136 42 54
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 7 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 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
3 15 (39.47%) C#
4 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (34.21%) MS Office
5 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
6 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (31.58%) MCSE
6 12 (31.58%) HTML
6 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (31.58%) Internet
6 12 (31.58%) CCNA
6 12 (31.58%) TDD
6 12 (31.58%) jQuery
6 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
6 12 (31.58%) Office 365
6 12 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
8 10 (26.32%) Windows
9 9 (23.68%) MCP
9 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
10 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
10 8 (21.05%) CCNP
10 8 (21.05%) SAN
10 8 (21.05%) UNIX
10 8 (21.05%) Linux
10 8 (21.05%) Time Management
10 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Office
2 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Office 365
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Internet
2 8 (21.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Graduate
2 12 (31.58%) Software Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Programmer
2 12 (31.58%) Graduate Software Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Graduate Developer
2 12 (31.58%) .NET Programmer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Programmer
2 12 (31.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Graduate Programmer
2 12 (31.58%) Applications Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Applications Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Help Desk Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Systems Support
4 8 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) jQuery
2 12 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.26%) Middleware
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.63%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) TDD
3 8 (21.05%) Release Management
3 8 (21.05%) Time Management
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.53%) UML
5 4 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (2.63%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.63%) Process Management
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.79%) VB
5 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) CCNA
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (31.58%) MCSE
2 9 (23.68%) MCP
3 8 (21.05%) CCNP
4 4 (10.53%) MCPD
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Kofax