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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 56 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 25 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.21% 4.04% 4.27%
As % of the Applications category 36.76% 27.42% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 19
Average salary £28,750 £26,099 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.15% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,775 £19,240
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -2.45%
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
68 124 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.72% 14.74% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 45 105 95
Average salary £27,000 £33,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,351 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -1.85%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 +1 19 £27,000 +12.50% 3
Durham -19 6 £32,500 +62.50% 3
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 37 (66.07%) MS Excel
2 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.93%) Windows
4 16 (28.57%) Finance
5 12 (21.43%) ITIL
6 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (17.86%) Degree
8 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
8 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
9 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (14.29%) Change Management
10 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
11 6 (10.71%) Fidessa
11 6 (10.71%) Reuters
11 6 (10.71%) Bloomberg
11 6 (10.71%) Project Management
11 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
12 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
12 5 (8.93%) Service Management
12 5 (8.93%) ERP
12 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
12 5 (8.93%) SQL
13 4 (7.14%) MCP
13 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
13 4 (7.14%) IIS
13 4 (7.14%) CRM
13 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.57%) Lync
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (66.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.36%) MS Project
5 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DHCP
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) SAN
1 2 (3.57%) VoIP
1 2 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (1.79%) HSRP
2 1 (1.79%) POP3
2 1 (1.79%) SMTP
2 1 (1.79%) PBX
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) MPLS
2 1 (1.79%) OSPF
2 1 (1.79%) BGP
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Bid Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Buyer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Graduate Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) IT Support
7 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) COM
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (1.79%) WCF
3 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.79%) PMI
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) IVR
2 1 (1.79%) PDA
2 1 (1.79%) Blog
2 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Change Management
3 6 (10.71%) Project Management
3 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.93%) Service Management
4 5 (8.93%) ERP
5 4 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 4 (7.14%) CRM
6 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) SDLC
7 2 (3.57%) Project Governance
7 2 (3.57%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) MCP
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) MCSA
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) XenApp
2 2 (3.57%) XenServer
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Fidessa
2 6 (10.71%) Reuters
2 6 (10.71%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) Meraki
4 2 (3.57%) Avaya
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Dell
5 1 (1.79%) Juniper
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) Sage
5 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.79%) Tradeweb
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec
5 1 (1.79%) BT
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