The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 38 39 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 35 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.62% 5.56% 11.51%
As % of the Applications category 41.18% 36.84% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 36
Average salary £23,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
MS Office
Northamptonshire

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

Applications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
85 95 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 13.64% 15.10% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 75 85 71
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,050 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £52,500
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 Northampton

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MS Office
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Northampton

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Northampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 35 (53.03%) Windows
3 34 (51.52%) Retail
4 22 (33.33%) ITIL
4 22 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 17 (25.76%) Windows XP
5 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
6 16 (24.24%) SLA
6 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
6 16 (24.24%) CRM
7 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 14 (21.21%) Service Delivery
8 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
9 13 (19.70%) EPoS
9 13 (19.70%) Data Modelling
10 12 (18.18%) SOA
10 12 (18.18%) ETL
10 12 (18.18%) EAI
10 12 (18.18%) JMS
10 12 (18.18%) MS Visio
10 12 (18.18%) RUP
10 12 (18.18%) ERP
10 12 (18.18%) UML
10 12 (18.18%) Java
10 12 (18.18%) SOAP
10 12 (18.18%) XML
10 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (18.18%) RDBMS
10 12 (18.18%) Middleware
10 12 (18.18%) ATG

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.06%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.06%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.52%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) IaaS
1 12 (18.18%) SaaS
1 12 (18.18%) PaaS
2 8 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
3 4 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) Intranet
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 12 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
General
1 34 (51.52%) Retail
2 5 (7.58%) Welsh Language
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (18.18%) Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Service Support Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Support Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Service Desk Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Service Manager
5 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Support Technician
7 4 (6.06%) Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (6.06%) IT Support
8 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) JMS
1 12 (18.18%) SOAP
1 12 (18.18%) XML
1 12 (18.18%) Middleware
1 12 (18.18%) RESTful
2 9 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) EPoS
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Kindle
4 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) Windows XP
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) ITIL
2 16 (24.24%) CRM
3 14 (21.21%) Service Delivery
4 13 (19.70%) Data Modelling
5 12 (18.18%) SOA
5 12 (18.18%) ETL
5 12 (18.18%) EAI
5 12 (18.18%) RUP
5 12 (18.18%) ERP
5 12 (18.18%) UML
5 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 12 (18.18%) BPMN
5 12 (18.18%) Open Source
6 10 (15.15%) Time Management
7 8 (12.12%) ITIL V3
8 7 (10.61%) Service Management
8 7 (10.61%) ITSM
9 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) C
4 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.12%) MCP
3 6 (9.09%) MCSA
4 5 (7.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) Degree
5 4 (6.06%) MCSE
5 4 (6.06%) CCNP
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.06%) VCP5
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) vSphere
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) ATG
2 12 (18.18%) hybris
3 8 (12.12%) VMware
4 7 (10.61%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (6.06%) Sage
6 3 (4.55%) Citrix
7 2 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.52%) Teradata
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) BMC
8 1 (1.52%) Remedy
8 1 (1.52%) Cognos