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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 171 127 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.54% 4.88% 5.00%
As % of the Applications category 28.64% 29.00% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 156 118 131
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
597 438 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.84% 16.83% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 462 371 400
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

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 29 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Leeds

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 230 (73.72%) Microsoft
2 151 (48.40%) MS Excel
3 129 (41.35%) Windows
4 103 (33.01%) Active Directory
5 77 (24.68%) Project Management
6 71 (22.76%) SQL Server
7 54 (17.31%) SharePoint
7 54 (17.31%) MS Exchange
8 49 (15.71%) Windows 7
9 47 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (14.74%) SQL
10 46 (14.74%) Finance
11 45 (14.42%) Citrix
12 44 (14.10%) ITIL
12 44 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (13.78%) MS PowerPoint
13 43 (13.78%) SLA
14 42 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 42 (13.46%) PRINCE2
15 39 (12.50%) VMware
16 36 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (10.90%) Change Control
17 34 (10.90%) SQL Server 2005
17 34 (10.90%) MS Visio
18 32 (10.26%) Windows XP
19 31 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
20 30 (9.62%) XenApp
20 30 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
21 28 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
21 28 (8.97%) Linux

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (17.31%) SharePoint
1 54 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (8.65%) Office Communications Server
5 10 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (2.88%) Lync
7 6 (1.92%) WorkSite
7 6 (1.92%) IIS
8 5 (1.60%) Confluence
8 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.28%) SAS
10 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.64%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 151 (48.40%) MS Excel
2 43 (13.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (10.90%) MS Visio
4 24 (7.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.96%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.64%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.64%) Line 500
4 1 (0.32%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.65%) SAN
2 25 (8.01%) NAS
3 24 (7.69%) Internet
4 17 (5.45%) VPN
5 12 (3.85%) WAN
5 12 (3.85%) DHCP
5 12 (3.85%) LAN
6 10 (3.21%) DNS
7 7 (2.24%) VoIP
7 7 (2.24%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.92%) Firewall
9 5 (1.60%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.60%) FTP
9 5 (1.60%) Intranet
10 4 (1.28%) MPLS
10 4 (1.28%) OSPF
10 4 (1.28%) BGP
10 4 (1.28%) Telnet
10 4 (1.28%) PuTTY
10 4 (1.28%) SecureCRT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 44 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (10.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.92%) IDOL
6 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.60%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) MySQL
9 1 (0.32%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (2.56%) JIRA
3 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.96%) Subversion
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.32%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.32%) MSTest
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.32%) Flex Builder
6 1 (0.32%) TestNG
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (14.74%) Finance
2 25 (8.01%) Retail
3 18 (5.77%) Retail Banking
3 18 (5.77%) Banking
4 13 (4.17%) Legal
5 12 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.92%) Law
7 5 (1.60%) Advertising
8 3 (0.96%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 156 (50.00%) Analyst
2 43 (13.78%) Support Analyst
3 37 (11.86%) PMO Analyst
4 33 (10.58%) Senior Analyst
5 32 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 31 (9.94%) Service Analyst
6 31 (9.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (7.05%) IT Support
8 21 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (6.09%) Designer
9 19 (6.09%) PMO Lead
10 17 (5.45%) Technical Support
10 17 (5.45%) Technical Designer
10 17 (5.45%) Infrastructure Designer
11 16 (5.13%) Junior
11 16 (5.13%) Developer
12 15 (4.81%) Technical Support Analyst
12 15 (4.81%) Technical Analyst
13 14 (4.49%) Desktop Support
13 14 (4.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.13%) .NET
2 12 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.21%) jQuery
3 10 (3.21%) HTML
4 9 (2.88%) CSS
5 8 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.24%) XML
7 6 (1.92%) WinForms
8 5 (1.60%) WCF
8 5 (1.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.96%) WPF
11 2 (0.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (0.64%) XSL
11 2 (0.64%) Web Services
12 1 (0.32%) Flash
12 1 (0.32%) LAMP
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.01%) Clustering
2 18 (5.77%) PMI
3 12 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.92%) GIS
5 6 (1.92%) PKI
6 4 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.96%) iSeries
7 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.96%) Replication
8 2 (0.64%) NHS
8 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.64%) Wiki
8 2 (0.64%) iPhone
9 1 (0.32%) New Media
9 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.32%) CMDB
9 1 (0.32%) PDA
9 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 129 (41.35%) Windows
2 49 (15.71%) Windows 7
3 47 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 28 (8.97%) Linux
7 27 (8.65%) UNIX
8 10 (3.21%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.60%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.60%) Android
11 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.68%) Project Management
2 44 (14.10%) ITIL
3 42 (13.46%) PRINCE2
4 34 (10.90%) Change Control
5 28 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (8.01%) Technical Architecture
7 23 (7.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 22 (7.05%) Programme Management
9 19 (6.09%) Workflow
10 15 (4.81%) Scrum
10 15 (4.81%) CRM
10 15 (4.81%) Data Management
10 15 (4.81%) Business Analysis
11 13 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.85%) Change Management
12 12 (3.85%) Project Planning
13 11 (3.53%) Data Analysis
13 11 (3.53%) Test Scripting
14 10 (3.21%) Data Governance
14 10 (3.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.74%) SQL
2 10 (3.21%) JavaScript
2 10 (3.21%) VBA
3 9 (2.88%) C#
4 8 (2.56%) Java
5 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.60%) VB
7 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.96%) VBScript
9 2 (0.64%) VB6
10 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.32%) C
10 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.77%) PMI Certification
3 14 (4.49%) Degree
4 11 (3.53%) ISEB
4 11 (3.53%) MCSE
5 7 (2.24%) MCITP
5 7 (2.24%) MCP
5 7 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.60%) MCSA
7 4 (1.28%) CCNP
7 4 (1.28%) CCIP
7 4 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.28%) MCTS
8 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.64%) MCDST
9 2 (0.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.78%) SLA
2 7 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.28%) Basel II
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) QA
4 2 (0.64%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.32%) EFQM
System Software
1 103 (33.01%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (9.62%) XenApp
4 25 (8.01%) XenServer
5 8 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (5.13%) SCCM
2 11 (3.53%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.28%) WSUS
5 3 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 230 (73.72%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.42%) Citrix
3 39 (12.50%) VMware
4 27 (8.65%) NetApp
5 25 (8.01%) CommVault
5 25 (8.01%) AppSense
6 14 (4.49%) Siebel
7 13 (4.17%) Oracle
8 11 (3.53%) HP
8 11 (3.53%) Symantec
9 10 (3.21%) DataFlux
9 10 (3.21%) Informatica
9 10 (3.21%) Datanomic
10 9 (2.88%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.56%) Adobe
12 7 (2.24%) Sage
13 6 (1.92%) Metastorm
14 5 (1.60%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.60%) Cisco
15 4 (1.28%) Juniper
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