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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.21% 2.58% 10.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.43% 9.02% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 19
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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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
105 133 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.07% 28.60% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 91 94 61
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
4 10 (41.67%) A+ Certification
4 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 10 (41.67%) ITIL V3
4 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) MCSE
5 8 (33.33%) CCNA
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (29.17%) SSCP
6 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (29.17%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (29.17%) GIAC
6 7 (29.17%) Objective-C
6 7 (29.17%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Java EE
6 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) C
6 7 (29.17%) CISSP
6 7 (29.17%) C++
6 7 (29.17%) Java

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Apache Hive
1 7 (29.17%) Big Data
1 7 (29.17%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Service Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) IT Support
4 7 (29.17%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (29.17%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Support Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Developer
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (16.67%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Java EE
1 7 (29.17%) STL
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Cybercrime
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Android
2 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL V3
3 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (29.17%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (29.17%) Mobile Development
3 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
3 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (20.83%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) C
2 7 (29.17%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) A+ Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNA
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
3 7 (29.17%) CISSP
3 7 (29.17%) GIAC
3 7 (29.17%) Linux+ Certification
3 7 (29.17%) SANS
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) SSCP
4 5 (20.83%) MCSD
4 5 (20.83%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Xamarin
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) VMware