The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.10% 3.64% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 19.05% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £21,500 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.21%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
MS Office
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Applications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.24% 19.09% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 9
Median salary £40,000 £29,250 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.75% +58.10%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MS Office
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Belfast region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Belfast

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office 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 Belfast region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Back Office
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) SaaS
2 5 (62.50%) PaaS
2 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) SCOM
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 5 (62.50%) IaaS
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (62.50%) Yammer
2 5 (62.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (62.50%) OneDrive
2 5 (62.50%) Presales
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) IVR
3 3 (37.50%) CRM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (62.50%) IaaS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
1 5 (62.50%) OneDrive
1 5 (62.50%) PaaS
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
1 5 (62.50%) Yammer
General
1 5 (62.50%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (37.50%) IVR
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Presales
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) WFM
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
1 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) VMware