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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 15 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.26% 2.80% 3.03%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 25.71% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 12
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £22,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
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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
30 35 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.53% 10.87% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 60
Average salary £26,250 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £23,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.47%

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Ipswich

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 8 (28.57%) TACACS
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (28.57%) MPLS
5 8 (28.57%) BGP
5 8 (28.57%) CCNA
5 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco
5 8 (28.57%) Wireless
5 8 (28.57%) IPsec
5 8 (28.57%) VLAN
5 8 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (28.57%) Cacti
5 8 (28.57%) Riverbed
5 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (28.57%) DMVPN
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Windows XP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 7 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) MPLS
1 8 (28.57%) BGP
1 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
1 8 (28.57%) TACACS
1 8 (28.57%) Wireless
1 8 (28.57%) IPsec
1 8 (28.57%) VLAN
1 8 (28.57%) Wireshark
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (28.57%) DMVPN
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) PDA
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.57%) Online Games
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CCNA
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) HND
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Cacti
1 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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