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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 39 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.74% 3.85% 4.63%
As % of the Applications category 28.47% 26.88% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 26
Average salary £21,000 £26,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.75% +32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,000 £16,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
137 93 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 16.67% 14.31% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 106 81 90
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.47%

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 October 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 October 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 -13 27 £21,000 -17.64% 8
Durham 0 4 £19,500 - 2
Cleveland - 1 £37,500 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 56 (83.58%) Microsoft
2 34 (50.75%) MS Excel
3 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
4 25 (37.31%) ITIL
5 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (29.85%) MCDST
7 18 (26.87%) Windows
8 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
9 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (11.94%) SAP
10 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
11 7 (10.45%) Apple
11 7 (10.45%) MS Project
11 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.45%) SCCM
12 6 (8.96%) SAP Implementation
12 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
12 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.96%) Retail
12 6 (8.96%) SAP PP
12 6 (8.96%) Regression Testing
12 6 (8.96%) ABAP
12 6 (8.96%) SQL
12 6 (8.96%) SLA
13 5 (7.46%) Citrix
13 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.46%) ERP
13 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
13 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (50.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) MS Project
3 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SAP PP
2 3 (4.48%) Sage 50
3 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.99%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.99%) Line 50
4 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) DHCP
1 4 (5.97%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) WAN
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.49%) FTP
3 1 (1.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) Telnet
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 6 (8.96%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.97%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Desktop Support
3 7 (10.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) SAP PP Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.97%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.99%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) IT Trainer
8 2 (2.99%) Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) HTML
1 1 (1.49%) COM
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
1 1 (1.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Wiki
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.49%) Statistics
3 1 (1.49%) iPhone
3 1 (1.49%) iPad
3 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.97%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (5.97%) Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) UNIX
7 1 (1.49%) Android
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.96%) Regression Testing
3 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.96%) SAP Implementation
3 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
4 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.46%) ERP
4 5 (7.46%) PRINCE
5 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.48%) Change Management
6 3 (4.48%) Matrix Management
6 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.99%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
8 1 (1.49%) Service Management
8 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
1 6 (8.96%) ABAP
2 3 (4.48%) VBScript
3 2 (2.99%) VB
3 2 (2.99%) VBA
3 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (29.85%) MCDST
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) PMP
3 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) A+ Certification
3 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.99%) MCP
4 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.49%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) XenApp
2 2 (2.99%) XenServer
3 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) ZENworks
3 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (83.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) SAP
3 7 (10.45%) Apple
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix
5 3 (4.48%) Sage
5 3 (4.48%) VMware
6 2 (2.99%) Remedy
6 2 (2.99%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.99%) Adobe
6 2 (2.99%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.49%) Informatica
7 1 (1.49%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.49%) Lotus
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec
7 1 (1.49%) Altiris
7 1 (1.49%) Google
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