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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 25 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.69% 6.36% 6.73%
As % of the Applications category 39.06% 37.17% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 23
Average salary £21,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
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
64 113 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.45% 17.12% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 58 108 67
Average salary £26,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 4 August 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Northampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.90%) Windows
3 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
4 19 (31.15%) ITIL
4 19 (31.15%) Retail
5 17 (27.87%) ITSM
5 17 (27.87%) Service Management
6 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
7 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
8 14 (22.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
8 14 (22.95%) Business Continuity
8 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
8 14 (22.95%) C
9 13 (21.31%) Windows XP
10 12 (19.67%) MS Visio
11 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (18.03%) TOGAF
11 11 (18.03%) Welsh Language
11 11 (18.03%) SCCM
11 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
12 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
12 10 (16.39%) CRM
13 9 (14.75%) RUP
13 9 (14.75%) SOA
13 9 (14.75%) ETL
13 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.56%) Lync
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) SAS
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.64%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) SaaS
1 9 (14.75%) PaaS
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
1 9 (14.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) SAN
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
3 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (31.15%) Retail
2 11 (18.03%) Welsh Language
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) Help Desk Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (18.03%) Architect
4 10 (16.39%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (16.39%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (6.56%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.56%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.92%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.28%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) SOAP
1 9 (14.75%) XML
1 9 (14.75%) JMS
1 9 (14.75%) Middleware
1 9 (14.75%) RESTful
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
3 9 (14.75%) EPoS
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Windows XP
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.64%) UNIX
8 1 (1.64%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
2 17 (27.87%) Service Management
2 17 (27.87%) ITSM
3 14 (22.95%) Business Continuity
4 11 (18.03%) TOGAF
5 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.39%) CRM
5 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
6 9 (14.75%) SOA
6 9 (14.75%) ETL
6 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (14.75%) ERP
6 9 (14.75%) EAI
6 9 (14.75%) UML
6 9 (14.75%) RUP
6 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
6 9 (14.75%) BPMN
6 9 (14.75%) Open Source
7 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) C
2 9 (14.75%) Java
3 7 (11.48%) SQL
4 3 (4.92%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
1 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (14.75%) MCP
5 7 (11.48%) MCSA
6 4 (6.56%) CCNP
6 4 (6.56%) MCSE
6 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.56%) VCP5
7 3 (4.92%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) ATG
2 9 (14.75%) hybris
3 7 (11.48%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Citrix
6 2 (3.28%) BMC
6 2 (3.28%) Unisys
6 2 (3.28%) Remedy
7 1 (1.64%) Teradata
7 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.64%) Cognos
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Sage
7 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com