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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 44 20 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 13.62% 4.50% 9.78%
As % of the Applications category 75.86% 27.03% 57.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 52
Average salary £29,000 £32,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.07% +0.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
58 74 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 17.96% 16.67% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 88
Average salary £33,000 £28,428 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.08% -11.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 30 April 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Leicester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 55 (67.07%) MS Excel
2 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 46 (56.10%) Windows
4 33 (40.24%) Active Directory
5 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (25.61%) SQL
6 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
7 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (18.29%) Windows 8
9 14 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (17.07%) International Banking
9 14 (17.07%) Banking
10 13 (15.85%) Oracle
10 13 (15.85%) ITIL
10 13 (15.85%) MCSA
10 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
10 13 (15.85%) Degree
11 12 (14.63%) Logistics
11 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (14.63%) ERP
11 12 (14.63%) LAN
11 12 (14.63%) Citrix
11 12 (14.63%) Blackberry
12 11 (13.41%) Project Management
12 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
12 11 (13.41%) Migration
12 11 (13.41%) VPN
12 11 (13.41%) DNS
12 11 (13.41%) SLA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.66%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.22%) SAS
7 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 55 (67.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.22%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) LAN
2 11 (13.41%) DNS
2 11 (13.41%) VPN
3 10 (12.20%) WAN
4 9 (10.98%) DHCP
5 8 (9.76%) Broadband
5 8 (9.76%) Internet
5 8 (9.76%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (9.76%) VoIP
6 6 (7.32%) Junos
7 2 (2.44%) Firewall
7 2 (2.44%) FTP
7 2 (2.44%) Intranet
7 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.22%) NAS
8 1 (1.22%) Network Security
8 1 (1.22%) SAN
8 1 (1.22%) Wireless
8 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) MS Access
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.22%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (17.07%) Banking
1 14 (17.07%) International Banking
2 9 (10.98%) Finance
3 8 (9.76%) Legal
3 8 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.32%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Service Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (13.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Business Change Project Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Developer
7 5 (6.10%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.10%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Junior
7 5 (6.10%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) .NET
1 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.44%) CSS
2 2 (2.44%) EDI
2 2 (2.44%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.63%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.66%) FMCG
3 3 (3.66%) User Experience
4 2 (2.44%) AS400
4 2 (2.44%) Life Science
4 2 (2.44%) PMI
5 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.10%) Windows
2 15 (18.29%) Windows 8
3 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
4 11 (13.41%) Apple iOS
5 10 (12.20%) Linux
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server
6 9 (10.98%) Unix
7 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (6.10%) Windows 10
9 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.44%) OS/400
12 1 (1.22%) AIX
12 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (14.63%) ERP
2 12 (14.63%) Logistics
3 11 (13.41%) Migration
3 11 (13.41%) Project Management
3 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
3 11 (13.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
5 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.98%) Functional Testing
5 9 (10.98%) High Availability
5 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
6 8 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (9.76%) Demand Forecasting
7 5 (6.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.10%) VBA
3 3 (3.66%) C#
3 3 (3.66%) C++
3 3 (3.66%) Delphi
3 3 (3.66%) Java
3 3 (3.66%) Pascal
3 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.66%) VBScript
4 2 (2.44%) PHP
4 2 (2.44%) RPG
4 2 (2.44%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 13 (15.85%) MCSA
3 9 (10.98%) ISEB
3 9 (10.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (10.98%) MCP
4 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.66%) MCAD
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) MCTS
6 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (40.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Oracle
3 12 (14.63%) Citrix
4 4 (4.88%) SAP
5 3 (3.66%) HP
5 3 (3.66%) Lotus
5 3 (3.66%) VMware
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Juniper
6 2 (2.44%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) IronPort
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.22%) RightFax
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec