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 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 39 54 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 18 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.84% 1.34% 7.98%
As % of the Applications category 31.58% 8.93% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 12
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
57 56 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.15% 15.01% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 80
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,767 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
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 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 29 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Leicester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 20 (41.67%) Degree
3 19 (39.58%) Statistical Analysis
3 19 (39.58%) Mathematics
3 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
3 19 (39.58%) Customer Segmentation
4 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 12 (25.00%) Windows
6 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
7 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
8 9 (18.75%) LAN
8 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 8 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (16.67%) WAN
10 7 (14.58%) Linux
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle
10 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
10 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
11 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 6 (12.50%) IIS
11 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 6 (12.50%) ITIL
12 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
12 5 (10.42%) UNIX
12 5 (10.42%) HPUX
12 5 (10.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (10.42%) MS Project
12 5 (10.42%) HP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Site Server
5 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (10.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) PaaS
1 5 (10.42%) IaaS
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) LAN
2 8 (16.67%) WAN
3 5 (10.42%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.17%) Wireless
5 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.08%) PABX
6 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.08%) WLAN
6 1 (2.08%) Broadband
6 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (10.42%) Resource Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support
7 1 (2.08%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (2.08%) C# Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 1 (2.08%) Data Administrator
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) JSON
2 2 (4.17%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) RESTful
3 1 (2.08%) LINQ
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Mathematics
2 5 (10.42%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) DTV
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) HPUX
3 5 (10.42%) UNIX
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Statistical Analysis
1 19 (39.58%) Customer Segmentation
2 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.17%) TDD
6 2 (4.17%) Web Development
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.17%) MVC
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.08%) Change Management
7 1 (2.08%) Process Management
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) C#
2 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.08%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) HP
3 5 (10.42%) Apple
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) Sage
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) SAP