The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 22 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.89% 2.59% 3.07%
As % of the Applications category 22.22% 26.23% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 16
Average salary £21,000 £25,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,250 £17,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
MS Office
England

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

Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
99 61 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.03% 9.87% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 73 51 78
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,580 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,050 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MS Office Salary Trend in the North East

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the North East

MS Office
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear -11 21 £21,000 -17.64% 6
Durham - 1 £16,500 - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 49 (85.96%) Microsoft
2 33 (57.89%) ITIL
3 32 (56.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
5 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
5 25 (43.86%) MCDST
6 17 (29.82%) Windows
7 9 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 8 (14.04%) Citrix
8 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (14.04%) Change Management
8 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
9 7 (12.28%) SLA
9 7 (12.28%) VMware
10 6 (10.53%) ABAP
10 6 (10.53%) IIS
10 6 (10.53%) SAP
10 6 (10.53%) Linux
10 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 6 (10.53%) SAP PP
10 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
10 6 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 6 (10.53%) XenApp
10 6 (10.53%) XenServer
11 5 (8.77%) SQL
11 5 (8.77%) MCSE
11 5 (8.77%) MCSA
11 5 (8.77%) Cisco

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.26%) Lync
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) SAP PP
2 5 (8.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.75%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) DHCP
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) Telnet
4 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.75%) FTP
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) SAP PP Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Managed Services Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) IT Trainer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) IT Support
8 2 (3.51%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.51%) Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
1 1 (1.75%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.02%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.75%) iPhone
3 1 (1.75%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.02%) Mac OS X
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) UNIX
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.75%) Android
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) Change Management
3 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
3 6 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
3 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.51%) ERP
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Service Management
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.75%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.75%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (1.75%) Use Case
7 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.75%) Analytics
7 1 (1.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) ABAP
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (43.86%) MCDST
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.77%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) MCSA
3 5 (8.77%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) A+ Certification
4 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.75%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) XenApp
2 6 (10.53%) XenServer
3 5 (8.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) ZENworks
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (85.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Citrix
3 7 (12.28%) VMware
4 6 (10.53%) SAP
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco
5 5 (8.77%) Apple
6 4 (7.02%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Dell
7 2 (3.51%) Peregrine
7 2 (3.51%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Google
8 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.75%) Sage
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec
8 1 (1.75%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.75%) Informatica
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago