The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 12 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.67% 3.03% 12.08%
As % of the Applications category 70.59% 35.29% 69.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 19
Average salary £27,633 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.04% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,633 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
MS Office
West Yorkshire

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

Applications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.44% 8.59% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 25
Average salary £45,000 £29,810 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.95% -0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MS Office
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Halifax

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Halifax

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) SAP
4 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Retail
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (29.41%) QA
4 5 (29.41%) SAP HCM
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Data Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) ICT Officer
4 2 (11.76%) ICT Support
4 2 (11.76%) ICT Support Officer
4 2 (11.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Junior QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) BPMN
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Product Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Process
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) MCDST
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware