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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 58 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.41% 2.19% 5.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.19% 9.46% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 13
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +120.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
108 74 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.68% 23.20% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 78 52 79
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (75.86%) C#
2 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) MCSE
2 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
2 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (68.97%) CCNA
2 20 (68.97%) Firewall
3 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
3 19 (65.52%) Linux+ Certification
3 19 (65.52%) GIAC
3 19 (65.52%) Objective-C
3 19 (65.52%) Ethical Hacking
3 19 (65.52%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (65.52%) SSCP
3 19 (65.52%) CISSP
3 19 (65.52%) STL
3 19 (65.52%) C
3 19 (65.52%) C++
3 19 (65.52%) Java
3 19 (65.52%) Java EE
3 19 (65.52%) Multithreading
3 19 (65.52%) Android
3 19 (65.52%) Reverse Engineering
3 19 (65.52%) Hadoop
3 19 (65.52%) Big Data
3 19 (65.52%) Apache Pig
3 19 (65.52%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (65.52%) Apache Hive
3 19 (65.52%) Apple iOS
3 19 (65.52%) Mobile Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (65.52%) Apache Pig
2 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
1 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) Apache Hive
1 19 (65.52%) Big Data
1 19 (65.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Architect
6 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) IT Support
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Documentum Architect
7 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Software Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Java EE
1 19 (65.52%) STL
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.34%) ADO
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Cybercrime
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 19 (65.52%) Android
2 19 (65.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Cybersecurity
1 19 (65.52%) Ethical Hacking
1 19 (65.52%) Mobile Development
1 19 (65.52%) Multithreading
1 19 (65.52%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (65.52%) Reverse Engineering
2 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
3 12 (41.38%) Coaching
4 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.34%) Content Management
7 3 (10.34%) Document Management
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) OOD
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.45%) Release Management
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) C
2 19 (65.52%) C++
2 19 (65.52%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) Objective-C
3 3 (10.34%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) CCNA
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (68.97%) MCSE
2 19 (65.52%) CISSP
2 19 (65.52%) GIAC
2 19 (65.52%) Linux+ Certification
2 19 (65.52%) SANS
2 19 (65.52%) SSCP
3 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) A+ Certification
4 5 (17.24%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) MCP
7 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) KVM
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) EMC
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) VMware