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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 41 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.91% 1.75% 5.23%
As % of the Applications category 51.25% 9.38% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 15
Average salary £22,000 £27,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,360 £23,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £28,750 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
80 64 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.39% 18.71% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 36
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 April 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 58 (89.23%) Microsoft
2 42 (64.62%) MS Excel
3 26 (40.00%) Windows
3 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (36.92%) Telecoms
5 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
6 21 (32.31%) Windows XP
6 21 (32.31%) Windows 7
7 20 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (29.23%) Marketing
8 19 (29.23%) Degree
8 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
8 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
8 19 (29.23%) Time Management
8 19 (29.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (29.23%) Broadband
8 19 (29.23%) MCP
8 19 (29.23%) SQL
8 19 (29.23%) Apple
9 18 (27.69%) VPN
10 17 (26.15%) DNS
10 17 (26.15%) DHCP
10 17 (26.15%) HP
10 17 (26.15%) Sophos
10 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (26.15%) Workflow
10 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (26.15%) SonicWALL
11 9 (13.85%) iPad
12 8 (12.31%) Lotus

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
2 19 (29.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.31%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (64.62%) MS Excel
2 20 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) Broadband
2 18 (27.69%) VPN
3 17 (26.15%) DNS
3 17 (26.15%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) Internet
4 2 (3.08%) LDAP
4 2 (3.08%) SMTP
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) WAN
5 1 (1.54%) 3G
5 1 (1.54%) Wireless
5 1 (1.54%) 2G
5 1 (1.54%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Bugzilla
1 6 (9.23%) JIRA
1 6 (9.23%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (36.92%) Telecoms
2 19 (29.23%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) Legal
4 3 (4.62%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Senior Manager
3 13 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) IT Support
5 10 (15.38%) Desktop Support
6 9 (13.85%) Support Assistant
6 9 (13.85%) IT Support Assistant
6 9 (13.85%) IT Assistant
7 8 (12.31%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (12.31%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Operations Manager
9 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.62%) Field Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) EPoS Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) EPoS Field Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.85%) iPad
3 3 (4.62%) EPoS
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 21 (32.31%) Windows XP
2 21 (32.31%) Windows 7
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Time Management
2 17 (26.15%) Workflow
3 7 (10.77%) Process Management
4 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
4 6 (9.23%) Supplier Management
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (6.15%) Line Management
7 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.54%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.54%) Project Management
8 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.54%) Change Management
8 1 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) MCP
1 19 (29.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 58 (89.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.23%) Apple
3 17 (26.15%) Sophos
3 17 (26.15%) HP
3 17 (26.15%) SonicWALL
4 8 (12.31%) Lotus
5 5 (7.69%) BT
5 5 (7.69%) Huawei
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix