The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 9 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.92% 2.55% 2.00%
As % of the Applications category 34.62% 21.88% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £18,250 £14,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
26 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.11% 11.64% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 24
Average salary £19,250 £26,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.96% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £15,600 £14,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Office
County Antrim

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 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Compuware
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) CommVault
4 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
4 4 (36.36%) MCDST
4 4 (36.36%) Fault Management
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) SPSS
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Statistics
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) SPSS
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) ICT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Research Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Fault Management
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCDST
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Compuware
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) CommVault