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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 34 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.58% 2.60% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.43% 11.34% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 6
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
53 97 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.32% 22.93% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 44 76 43
Median salary £34,000 £53,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.84% +24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (60.00%) Ticket Management
2 3 (60.00%) Presales
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) IMAP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) IMAP
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (40.00%) OLTP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Presales
2 3 (60.00%) Ticket Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle