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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 17 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.91% 1.91% 3.25%
As % of the Applications category 51.52% 17.14% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 14
Average salary £27,500 £23,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £23,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £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
33 35 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.41% 11.15% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 71
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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 1 October 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Ipswich

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) MPLS
4 8 (32.00%) BGP
4 8 (32.00%) EIGRP
4 8 (32.00%) TACACS
4 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) Wireless
4 8 (32.00%) IPsec
4 8 (32.00%) VLAN
4 8 (32.00%) Wireshark
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (32.00%) Cacti
4 8 (32.00%) Riverbed
4 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds
4 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (32.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 8 (32.00%) DMVPN
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (32.00%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) Windows XP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) MPLS
1 8 (32.00%) BGP
1 8 (32.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (32.00%) TACACS
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
1 8 (32.00%) Wireless
1 8 (32.00%) IPsec
1 8 (32.00%) VLAN
1 8 (32.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (32.00%) DMVPN
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) PDA
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (32.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (32.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Cacti
1 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Riverbed
2 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) VMware