The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 71 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 122 151 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.57% 4.67% 5.43%
As % of the Applications category 19.71% 25.95% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 106 129 146
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £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 Leeds region.

Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
619 582 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.10% 18.01% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 488 468 419
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MS Office
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Leeds region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Leeds

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Leeds

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 210 (70.95%) Microsoft
2 138 (46.62%) MS Excel
3 101 (34.12%) Windows
4 86 (29.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 74 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 71 (23.99%) Project Management
7 56 (18.92%) PRINCE2
8 53 (17.91%) ITIL
9 52 (17.57%) SQL Server
10 47 (15.88%) MS Visio
10 47 (15.88%) Citrix
10 47 (15.88%) Finance
11 44 (14.86%) VMware
12 43 (14.53%) SLA
13 42 (14.19%) Windows 7
14 40 (13.51%) MS Exchange
15 39 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (12.84%) SQL
17 37 (12.50%) MS Project
17 37 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 36 (12.16%) Change Control
18 36 (12.16%) SharePoint
19 35 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
20 33 (11.15%) SAN
20 33 (11.15%) XenApp
21 32 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
22 30 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
23 29 (9.80%) Management Information System
24 28 (9.46%) Linux

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 40 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.16%) SharePoint
3 30 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (7.77%) Office Communications Server
6 15 (5.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.04%) MS Project Server
8 7 (2.36%) SAS
9 5 (1.69%) WorkSite
9 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.69%) Lync
10 3 (1.01%) Confluence
11 1 (0.34%) Site Server
11 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 138 (46.62%) MS Excel
2 86 (29.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 47 (15.88%) MS Visio
4 37 (12.50%) MS Project
5 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.01%) Sage 50
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.15%) SAN
2 25 (8.45%) NAS
3 14 (4.73%) VPN
4 11 (3.72%) Internet
5 8 (2.70%) DNS
5 8 (2.70%) DHCP
6 7 (2.36%) LAN
6 7 (2.36%) WAN
7 6 (2.03%) VoIP
7 6 (2.03%) FTP
8 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.01%) ATM
8 3 (1.01%) Firewall
8 3 (1.01%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.68%) Wireless
9 2 (0.68%) Extranet
9 2 (0.68%) Broadband
10 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (8.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.69%) IDOL
5 5 (1.69%) MS Access
6 3 (1.01%) QlikView
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.34%) MySQL
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.34%) OLTP
8 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.68%) Subversion
3 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.34%) JUnit
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) Selenium
3 1 (0.34%) TestNG
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (15.88%) Finance
2 14 (4.73%) Retail
3 11 (3.72%) Retail Banking
3 11 (3.72%) Banking
4 8 (2.70%) Marketing
4 8 (2.70%) Legal
5 6 (2.03%) Advertising
6 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 146 (49.32%) Analyst
2 48 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
2 48 (16.22%) PMO Analyst
3 43 (14.53%) Project Manager
4 32 (10.81%) Service Analyst
5 30 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 25 (8.45%) Support Analyst
7 22 (7.43%) IT Project Manager
8 20 (6.76%) Business Analyst
8 20 (6.76%) PMO Lead
9 19 (6.42%) Junior
10 15 (5.07%) Technical Support
10 15 (5.07%) Technical Analyst
10 15 (5.07%) Technical Support Analyst
10 15 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.73%) Technical Engineer
12 13 (4.39%) Consultant
13 12 (4.05%) Technical Designer
13 12 (4.05%) Infrastructure Designer
13 12 (4.05%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.04%) XML
2 8 (2.70%) .NET
3 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.35%) jQuery
5 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (1.01%) HTML
5 3 (1.01%) CSS
5 3 (1.01%) WCF
6 2 (0.68%) WPF
6 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.68%) WAP
6 2 (0.68%) WinForms
7 1 (0.34%) Spring
7 1 (0.34%) WSDL
7 1 (0.34%) LAMP
7 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.34%) JDBC
7 1 (0.34%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 25 (8.45%) Clustering
4 18 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (5.41%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.72%) PMI
7 8 (2.70%) User Experience
8 7 (2.36%) Statistics
9 5 (1.69%) Replication
9 5 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.69%) iPhone
9 5 (1.69%) NHS
9 5 (1.69%) GIS
10 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.68%) Wiki
11 2 (0.68%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.34%) VLE
12 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 101 (34.12%) Windows
2 42 (14.19%) Windows 7
3 35 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (9.46%) Linux
6 26 (8.78%) UNIX
7 21 (7.09%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.69%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.35%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.99%) Project Management
2 56 (18.92%) PRINCE2
3 53 (17.91%) ITIL
4 36 (12.16%) Change Control
5 27 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (9.12%) Workflow
6 24 (8.11%) Service Management
7 23 (7.77%) Technical Architecture
7 23 (7.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (6.76%) Business Analysis
9 19 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (6.08%) Data Management
11 17 (5.74%) Change Management
12 16 (5.41%) Resource Management
13 15 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (4.73%) Programme Management
14 14 (4.73%) Project Planning
15 10 (3.38%) Time Management
15 10 (3.38%) Web Development
15 10 (3.38%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.84%) SQL
2 13 (4.39%) VBA
3 4 (1.35%) VB6
3 4 (1.35%) VB
4 3 (1.01%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.01%) C#
4 3 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.34%) C++
5 1 (0.34%) VBScript
5 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.34%) Python
5 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.74%) Degree
3 15 (5.07%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.70%) MCSE
4 8 (2.70%) ISEB
4 8 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (2.36%) MCITP
5 7 (2.36%) MOS
6 6 (2.03%) MCDST
7 4 (1.35%) PMP
7 4 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.35%) MCP
8 3 (1.01%) CCNA
8 3 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.68%) MCTS
9 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.53%) SLA
2 7 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.35%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) P3O
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.15%) XenApp
4 23 (7.77%) XenServer
5 4 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.03%) SCCM
2 6 (2.03%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.68%) Opsview
5 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 210 (70.95%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.88%) Citrix
3 44 (14.86%) VMware
4 28 (9.46%) NetApp
5 23 (7.77%) CommVault
5 23 (7.77%) AppSense
6 13 (4.39%) HP
7 12 (4.05%) Oracle
7 12 (4.05%) Symantec
8 11 (3.72%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.36%) Google
10 5 (1.69%) DataFlux
10 5 (1.69%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.69%) Datanomic
10 5 (1.69%) Informatica
10 5 (1.69%) Siebel
11 4 (1.35%) Cisco
12 3 (1.01%) Apple
12 3 (1.01%) Sage
12 3 (1.01%) Northgate
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