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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 24 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.54% 5.29% 5.85%
As % of the Applications category 29.63% 42.25% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 19
Average salary £27,000 £32,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,100 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
81 71 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.71% 12.52% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 67 59 74
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%

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 2 June 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Leicester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (55.17%) MS Excel
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) SLA
6 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.69%) Time Management
7 5 (17.24%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
8 4 (13.79%) LAN
8 4 (13.79%) Solaris
8 4 (13.79%) C
8 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.79%) Service Management
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
9 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
9 3 (10.34%) Marketing
9 3 (10.34%) Degree
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) SSH
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Publishing
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.90%) PPC Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) PPC Manager
4 2 (6.90%) PPC Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (6.90%) PPC Executive
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML5
1 1 (3.45%) CSS3
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Time Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Pay per click
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Line Management
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) People Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Server Building
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCDST
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos