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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 10 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.25% 9.97% 3.61%
As % of the Applications category 19.61% 49.21% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 9
Average salary £24,000 £17,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £17,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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
51 63 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.49% 20.26% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 37
Average salary £40,000 £29,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.75% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £52,500 £47,500
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
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 13 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Ipswich

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
5 13 (44.83%) Windows XP
6 12 (41.38%) Apple
6 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
7 11 (37.93%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
9 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 8 (27.59%) SMTP
9 8 (27.59%) SLA
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 8 (27.59%) Finance
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (24.14%) Sage
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 5 (17.24%) Logistics
13 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
13 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (13.79%) SonicWALL
13 4 (13.79%) DHCP
13 4 (13.79%) VPN
13 4 (13.79%) DNS
13 4 (13.79%) HP
13 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (13.79%) Sophos
14 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (27.59%) SMTP
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) VPN
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Desktop Support
3 9 (31.03%) IT Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 8 (27.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (27.59%) IT Support
4 8 (27.59%) Service Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (13.79%) IT Technician
9 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Technician
9 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows XP
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Logistics
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) SDLC
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Apple
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Sage
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) SonicWALL
5 4 (13.79%) Sophos
6 2 (6.90%) Lotus