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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.89% 5.62% 7.81%
As % of the Applications category 16.13% 52.63% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
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
31 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.92% 10.67% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 22
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £30,763
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) ITIL
3 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
4 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
5 11 (47.83%) VMware
5 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
5 11 (47.83%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Service Management
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (30.43%) MOS
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (30.43%) MCDST
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.04%) QA
8 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (4.35%) Banking

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) IT Support
2 11 (47.83%) IT Support Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Support Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) Technical Support
4 7 (30.43%) Service Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) Technical Support Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Junior Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) PMO Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (30.43%) MOS
1 7 (30.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
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