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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 38 19
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 16 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.20% 2.85% 9.64%
As % of the Applications category 69.57% 66.67% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 12
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £25,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.17%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
23 15 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 13.22% 4.27% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 47
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) ITIL
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Service Management
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (30.00%) MCDST
5 6 (30.00%) MOS
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) MS Project
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
8 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) IT Support
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Support
3 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Product Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (30.00%) MCDST
1 6 (30.00%) MOS
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
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