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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 44 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.06% 2.15% 3.73%
As % of the Applications category 14.29% 14.81% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £29,850 £30,000 £29,265
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +2.51%
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
14 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.41% 14.52% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 9
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +24.44%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Halifax region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISMS
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security