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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 28 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 20 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.00% 5.65% 2.45%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 37.14% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 5
Average salary £27,000 £24,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £20,400 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
80 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.00% 15.22% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 61 28 27
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -

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 3 August 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Ipswich

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 51 (79.69%) Microsoft
2 46 (71.88%) MS Excel
3 32 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (39.06%) Time Management
5 23 (35.94%) Hyper-V
5 23 (35.94%) MCP
5 23 (35.94%) Telecoms
6 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
7 20 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (29.69%) Degree
8 19 (29.69%) Windows
9 17 (26.56%) Broadband
9 17 (26.56%) Internet
9 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
9 17 (26.56%) Marketing
10 16 (25.00%) Workflow
11 15 (23.44%) VPN
11 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (21.88%) DNS
12 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (21.88%) SQL
13 13 (20.31%) Office 365
14 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (18.75%) Windows 7
14 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
15 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (15.63%) Sophos
15 10 (15.63%) Apple
15 10 (15.63%) HP
15 10 (15.63%) DHCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.06%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 46 (71.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.81%) MS Project
4 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.56%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) Broadband
1 17 (26.56%) Internet
2 15 (23.44%) VPN
3 14 (21.88%) DNS
4 10 (15.63%) DHCP
5 5 (7.81%) VoIP
6 4 (6.25%) HTTPS
6 4 (6.25%) SSL
6 4 (6.25%) HTTP
6 4 (6.25%) SMTP
6 4 (6.25%) DSL
6 4 (6.25%) Firewall
6 4 (6.25%) Wireless
6 4 (6.25%) IMAP
6 4 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
General
1 23 (35.94%) Telecoms
2 17 (26.56%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Senior Manager
4 12 (18.75%) Support Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support
5 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Desktop Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Help Desk Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) IT Support
7 5 (7.81%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.81%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.81%) Operations Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Project Officer
8 4 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
8 4 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
3 1 (1.56%) EPoS
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Time Management
2 16 (25.00%) Workflow
3 9 (14.06%) Process Management
4 6 (9.38%) Supplier Management
5 5 (7.81%) ITIL
5 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Software Licensing
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.56%) SDLC
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 1 (1.56%) Office Automation
9 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) MCP
2 19 (29.69%) Degree
3 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.50%) CCNA
4 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (35.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 51 (79.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) HP
2 10 (15.63%) SonicWALL
2 10 (15.63%) Apple
2 10 (15.63%) Sophos
3 9 (14.06%) Lotus
4 5 (7.81%) Huawei
4 5 (7.81%) BT
5 1 (1.56%) VMware