The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 17 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.82% 3.76% 0.86%
As % of the Applications category 42.50% 37.50% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 3
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £47,500 £20,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
MS Office
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Applications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.70% 10.03% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 36
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,600 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MS Office
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Ipswich region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Ipswich

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing MS Office 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 MS Office.

1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
3 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
4 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
4 9 (25.71%) Wireless
5 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
5 8 (22.86%) WAN
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) CCNA
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (22.86%) MPLS
5 8 (22.86%) BGP
5 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
5 8 (22.86%) TACACS
5 8 (22.86%) IPsec
5 8 (22.86%) VLAN
5 8 (22.86%) Wireshark
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (22.86%) Cacti
5 8 (22.86%) Riverbed
5 8 (22.86%) SolarWinds
5 8 (22.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (22.86%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (22.86%) DMVPN
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (20.00%) Bugzilla

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing MS Office 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 MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
3 7 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Wireless
2 8 (22.86%) IPsec
2 8 (22.86%) DMVPN
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 8 (22.86%) MPLS
2 8 (22.86%) BGP
2 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
2 8 (22.86%) TACACS
2 8 (22.86%) VLAN
2 8 (22.86%) Wireshark
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) SMTP
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) Broadband
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 7 (20.00%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) IT Support
5 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) IT Support Assistant
6 4 (11.43%) IT Assistant
6 4 (11.43%) Support Assistant
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
7 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) iPad
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) PDA
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Online Games
4 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CCNA
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCP
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Cacti
1 8 (22.86%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Riverbed
2 8 (22.86%) SolarWinds
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco
3 6 (17.14%) Apple
4 4 (11.43%) Sophos
4 4 (11.43%) SonicWALL
4 4 (11.43%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
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