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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 10 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.37% 3.07% 7.60%
As % of the Applications category 45.45% 60.00% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £21,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
22 20 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.01% 5.12% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 47
Average salary £23,750 £23,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,300 £21,480
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
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 1 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 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) ITIL
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) MCDST
6 4 (25.00%) MOS
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
8 2 (12.50%) Product Management
8 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) MS Project
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) XML
9 1 (6.25%) HND

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) IT Support
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCDST
1 4 (25.00%) MOS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago