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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 10 30
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.43% 13.64% 5.80%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 70.59% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 13
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +5.76%
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
9 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.37% 19.32% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 13
Average salary £29,628 £28,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.81% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 28 November 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Halifax

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) DHCP
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (33.33%) Ranorex
6 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Product Management
8 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) XML
9 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.67%) MS Access
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
9 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
9 1 (6.67%) SAS
9 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Banking

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Ranorex
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Technical Support
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft