The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 7 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.39% 2.13% 8.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.90% 9.72% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 72 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 26.27% 21.95% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 87
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Suffolk

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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (67.44%) Web Services
2 28 (65.12%) Windows
3 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 22 (51.16%) Cisco
4 22 (51.16%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
5 21 (48.84%) UNIX
6 19 (44.19%) MCSE
6 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
6 19 (44.19%) TCP/IP
6 19 (44.19%) CCNA
6 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (44.19%) Firewall
6 19 (44.19%) Hyper-V
7 18 (41.86%) CCNP
7 18 (41.86%) DHCP
7 18 (41.86%) DNS
7 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
8 17 (39.53%) Linux
9 16 (37.21%) VPN
9 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
9 16 (37.21%) SAN
9 16 (37.21%) Shell Script
9 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (37.21%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (37.21%) Reverse Proxy
9 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
9 16 (37.21%) Release Management
9 16 (37.21%) KVM
10 13 (30.23%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.26%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) TCP/IP
1 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) DNS
2 18 (41.86%) DHCP
3 16 (37.21%) SAN
3 16 (37.21%) VPN
3 16 (37.21%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (11.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) NCover
3 2 (4.65%) FxCop
3 2 (4.65%) NUnit
3 2 (4.65%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Administrator
2 13 (30.23%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (20.93%) Developer
4 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.95%) SQL DBA
5 6 (13.95%) DBA
6 5 (11.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (11.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) Web Services
2 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (23.26%) XML
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.98%) WCF
7 1 (2.33%) WinForms
7 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) N-Tier
2 6 (13.95%) Replication
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) UNIX
3 17 (39.53%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (37.21%) Release Management
3 11 (25.58%) SOA
4 10 (23.26%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) UML
6 5 (11.63%) CRM
6 5 (11.63%) High Availability
7 4 (9.30%) DNA
8 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.65%) Service Management
9 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.33%) Change Management
10 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Shell Script
1 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) XQuery
4 1 (2.33%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) MCSE
1 19 (44.19%) CCNA
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (41.86%) CCNP
3 13 (30.23%) MCP
4 11 (25.58%) MCSD
5 10 (23.26%) Degree
6 9 (20.93%) MCTS
7 8 (18.60%) MCSA
8 4 (9.30%) MCPD
9 2 (4.65%) MCITP
9 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
10 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (44.19%) Hyper-V
3 16 (37.21%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (37.21%) KVM
4 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Cisco
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle
5 5 (11.63%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Sophos
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago