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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 52 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.12% 10.23% 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.81% 39.33% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 19
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
128 89 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.18% 26.02% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 88 62 57
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) UML
2 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Zachman Framework
2 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
2 7 (41.18%) MCPD
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) CCNP
4 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) MCSE
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) SAN
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 5 (29.41%) Middleware
4 5 (29.41%) Release Management
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Support
1 5 (29.41%) Operations Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) Middleware
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) UML
1 7 (41.18%) SOA
1 7 (41.18%) Zachman Framework
1 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MCPD
2 5 (29.41%) MCSE
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle