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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.78% - 4.91%
As % of the Applications category 3.57% - 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £23,000 - £16,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
28 16 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.71% 11.11% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 29
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +115.38%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (50.00%) Biology
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (50.00%) Biology
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft