The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 9 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 8.33% - 2.29%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% - 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £29,433 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
MS Office
North East

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

Applications Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 15.74% 20.54% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 10
Average salary £30,459 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.97% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

MS Office
Salary Trend in Durham

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Durham

MS Office
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Durham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 4 - -
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 £29,433 -
Bishop Auckland - 1 £25,000 -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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 12 (63.16%) ERP
2 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) Back Office
7 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Northgate
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) Project Governance
7 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (21.05%) Test Management
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) System Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Market Research
7 4 (21.05%) ISEB
7 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) MS Project
7 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) Change Control
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Buyer
1 4 (21.05%) Senior Buyer
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Forecast Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ERP
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Market Research
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Project Governance
3 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) System Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Test Management
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Northgate
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Sage
3 1 (5.26%) SAP