The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 48 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.15% 4.40% 6.80%
As % of the Applications category 50.53% 29.36% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 55
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £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
East Midlands

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

Applications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
95 109 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.16% 14.99% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 74 85 122
Average salary £29,500 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.35% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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 Leicestershire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Leicestershire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

MS Office
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +33 45 £26,500 -17.82%
Kegworth -1 19 - -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 76 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 74 (67.27%) MS Excel
3 58 (52.73%) Windows
4 44 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 30 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 29 (26.36%) MS Exchange
7 27 (24.55%) Finance
8 26 (23.64%) Legal
9 23 (20.91%) SQL
9 23 (20.91%) Windows 8
10 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (19.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (17.27%) Windows XP
14 18 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (15.45%) Apple iOS
15 17 (15.45%) Citrix
15 17 (15.45%) Blackberry
16 16 (14.55%) Migration
16 16 (14.55%) VPN
16 16 (14.55%) Banking
16 16 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2003
16 16 (14.55%) International Banking
16 16 (14.55%) Degree
17 14 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
18 13 (11.82%) Project Management
18 13 (11.82%) MCSA
18 13 (11.82%) Oracle
18 13 (11.82%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 29 (26.36%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.73%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 74 (67.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.91%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) VPN
2 13 (11.82%) LAN
3 12 (10.91%) DNS
4 11 (10.00%) WAN
5 10 (9.09%) DHCP
6 9 (8.18%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (8.18%) VoIP
7 8 (7.27%) Broadband
7 8 (7.27%) Internet
8 6 (5.45%) Junos
9 3 (2.73%) Intranet
9 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.82%) Firewall
10 2 (1.82%) FTP
10 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.91%) NAS
11 1 (0.91%) Network Security
11 1 (0.91%) SAN
11 1 (0.91%) Wireless
11 1 (0.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) MS Access
2 3 (2.73%) MySQL
2 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.91%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 26 (23.64%) Legal
3 16 (14.55%) Banking
3 16 (14.55%) International Banking
4 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.45%) Retail
7 3 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (49.09%) Analyst
2 17 (15.45%) Service Analyst
3 14 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (11.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Business Change Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Business Change Project Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Developer
7 6 (5.45%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (5.45%) IT Support
7 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Junior
8 5 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) CSS
1 4 (3.64%) HTML
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.73%) XML
3 2 (1.82%) EDI
4 1 (0.91%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.45%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.73%) AS400
3 3 (2.73%) FMCG
3 3 (2.73%) PMI
3 3 (2.73%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) Life Science
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (52.73%) Windows
2 23 (20.91%) Windows 8
3 19 (17.27%) Windows XP
4 17 (15.45%) Apple iOS
5 11 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (9.09%) Linux
7 9 (8.18%) Unix
8 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.45%) Windows 10
9 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.73%) OS/400
10 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.91%) AIX
12 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 21 (19.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (14.55%) Migration
4 13 (11.82%) ERP
4 13 (11.82%) ITIL
4 13 (11.82%) Project Management
5 12 (10.91%) Logistics
6 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.18%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (8.18%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.18%) Demand Forecasting
8 9 (8.18%) Functional Testing
8 9 (8.18%) High Availability
8 9 (8.18%) Incident Management
8 9 (8.18%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.91%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) VBA
3 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.73%) C#
4 3 (2.73%) C++
4 3 (2.73%) Delphi
4 3 (2.73%) Java
4 3 (2.73%) Pascal
4 3 (2.73%) PHP
4 3 (2.73%) RPG
4 3 (2.73%) RPG/400
4 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.55%) Degree
3 13 (11.82%) MCSA
4 10 (9.09%) MCP
5 9 (8.18%) ISEB
5 9 (8.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.64%) CIPD
7 4 (3.64%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (2.73%) MCAD
8 3 (2.73%) MCTS
8 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.82%) MCSE
9 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.64%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 76 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.45%) Citrix
3 13 (11.82%) Oracle
4 5 (4.55%) VMware
5 4 (3.64%) SAP
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco
6 3 (2.73%) HP
6 3 (2.73%) IBM
6 3 (2.73%) Lotus
7 2 (1.82%) Juniper
7 2 (1.82%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.91%) Avaya
8 1 (0.91%) IronPort
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.91%) RightFax
8 1 (0.91%) Symantec