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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.00% 3.44% 6.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.14% 14.49% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 26
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -20.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,250 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
69 69 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 29.61% 23.71% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 56 61 112
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £22,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (75.00%) Web Services
2 17 (60.71%) Windows
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco
4 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (46.43%) MCSE
5 13 (46.43%) DHCP
5 13 (46.43%) DNS
5 13 (46.43%) CCNP
5 13 (46.43%) CCNA
5 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 12 (42.86%) UNIX
6 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 11 (39.29%) VPN
7 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
7 11 (39.29%) SAN
7 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
7 11 (39.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 11 (39.29%) Release Management
7 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
7 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (39.29%) KVM
7 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (35.71%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) DHCP
2 13 (46.43%) DNS
3 11 (39.29%) VPN
3 11 (39.29%) SAN
3 11 (39.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) OLTP
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) NCover
2 2 (7.14%) FxCop
2 2 (7.14%) NUnit
2 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Manager
7 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Web Services
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (32.14%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) WinForms
5 1 (3.57%) WPF
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (39.29%) Release Management
3 8 (28.57%) SOA
4 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) UML
6 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Service Management
7 2 (7.14%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) DNA
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.57%) MVC
8 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PowerHouse
4 1 (3.57%) XQuery
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) MCSE
1 13 (46.43%) CCNP
1 13 (46.43%) CCNA
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCP
3 9 (32.14%) MCTS
4 8 (28.57%) MCSD
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) MCSA
7 2 (7.14%) MCITP
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.57%) MCDBA
8 1 (3.57%) MCPD
8 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) KVM
3 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
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