The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 59 35
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 18 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.50% 2.69% 7.24%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 17.65% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 13
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,778 £32,200 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Applications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
48 68 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.00% 15.25% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 45 64 67
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,778 £27,000 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,442
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MS Office
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Leicester

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Leicester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
3 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
5 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (26.92%) Office 365
6 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 5 (19.23%) MS Project
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) WAN
9 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Intune
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
10 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
10 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Site Server
5 1 (3.85%) Lync
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (19.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.85%) PABX
5 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.85%) Broadband
5 1 (3.85%) WLAN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Resource Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
2 2 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) LINQ
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Sage
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy