The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 46 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 4 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.71% 1.21% 6.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.38% 3.74% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 33
Median salary £42,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £51,450 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich.

Academic & Professional Certification
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 94 107 137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 42.53% 32.33% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 88 102 133
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £52,450 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Ipswich

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Ipswich.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) MCSA
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (58.33%) High Availability
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) MCP
4 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Mac OS
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (41.67%) Presales
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) Ticket Management
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (41.67%) Unix

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
2 5 (41.67%) IMAP
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) SMTP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Biml
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (16.67%) Impala
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) IT Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) IT Support
1 5 (41.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Mac OS
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) High Availability
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Presales
2 5 (41.67%) Ticket Management
3 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) ETL Development
5 2 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNA
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (66.67%) MCSA
2 6 (50.00%) MCP
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
3 5 (41.67%) A+ Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCA
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) MCSD
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Oozie
1 2 (16.67%) Perfmon
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Google
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) arcserve
4 2 (16.67%) Cloudera
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago