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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 39 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.84% 5.49% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 33.62% 41.82% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 18
Average salary £21,500 £26,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% -34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £15,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £62,500 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
116 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 17.37% 13.13% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 106 51 55
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% -5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 19 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Northampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 75 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 42 (48.28%) ITIL
3 41 (47.13%) MS Excel
4 40 (45.98%) Windows
5 35 (40.23%) SC Cleared
5 35 (40.23%) Security Cleared
6 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (28.74%) C
7 23 (26.44%) Service Management
8 22 (25.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (24.14%) ITSM
10 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
11 17 (19.54%) Active Directory
12 16 (18.39%) Management Information System
12 16 (18.39%) Windows 7
13 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
14 14 (16.09%) Business Continuity
15 13 (14.94%) Windows XP
15 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
15 13 (14.94%) MCP
15 13 (14.94%) SLA
16 12 (13.79%) Retail
17 11 (12.64%) Finance
17 11 (12.64%) MCSE
17 11 (12.64%) MCITP
18 10 (11.49%) .NET
18 10 (11.49%) SharePoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.75%) Lync
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 41 (47.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.15%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Office 365
2 7 (8.05%) SaaS
3 4 (4.60%) PaaS
3 4 (4.60%) IaaS
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.75%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.30%) VLAN
3 2 (2.30%) Intranet
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) Extranet
3 2 (2.30%) MPLS
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.15%) LAN
4 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
1 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (13.79%) Retail
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 8 (9.20%) Welsh Language
4 3 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Analyst
2 23 (26.44%) Service Analyst
3 21 (24.14%) Support Analyst
4 16 (18.39%) Help Desk Analyst
4 16 (18.39%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (17.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 13 (14.94%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (14.94%) Architect
7 8 (9.20%) Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Customer Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 7 (8.05%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (6.90%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Software Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Consultant
11 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 7 (8.05%) XML
3 4 (4.60%) RESTful
3 4 (4.60%) SOAP
3 4 (4.60%) JMS
3 4 (4.60%) Middleware
4 3 (3.45%) Ajax
4 3 (3.45%) WCF
4 3 (3.45%) Silverlight
4 3 (3.45%) jQuery
4 3 (3.45%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.39%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) EPoS
4 4 (4.60%) Open Source
5 3 (3.45%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.98%) Windows
2 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (18.39%) Windows 7
4 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.94%) Windows XP
6 8 (9.20%) Windows Vista
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.30%) Android
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) ITIL
2 23 (26.44%) Service Management
3 21 (24.14%) ITSM
4 14 (16.09%) Business Continuity
5 7 (8.05%) Migration
5 7 (8.05%) CRM
6 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.60%) UML
8 4 (4.60%) RUP
8 4 (4.60%) ERP
8 4 (4.60%) EAI
8 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.60%) SOA
8 4 (4.60%) ETL
8 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.60%) BPMN
8 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.60%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) C
2 8 (9.20%) C#
3 6 (6.90%) SQL
4 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.60%) Java
6 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.30%) VB
8 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (40.23%) SC Cleared
1 35 (40.23%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (14.94%) MCP
4 11 (12.64%) MCSE
4 11 (12.64%) MCITP
5 8 (9.20%) MCSA
6 3 (3.45%) MCTS
7 2 (2.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.30%) OpenView
2 2 (2.30%) OVSD
2 2 (2.30%) SCCM
2 2 (2.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco
3 8 (9.20%) BMC
3 8 (9.20%) Remedy
4 6 (6.90%) Citrix
5 5 (5.75%) VMware
5 5 (5.75%) HP
6 4 (4.60%) ATG
6 4 (4.60%) hybris
7 3 (3.45%) Google
7 3 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (1.15%) Sage
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