The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 38 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 42 46 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.65% 5.21% 8.60%
As % of the Applications category 39.25% 34.85% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 55
Average salary £21,250 £31,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,550 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
MS Office
East Midlands

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

Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
107 132 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.84% 14.95% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 94 119 129
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £23,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

MS Office
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Northampton -14 26 £21,000 -28.81% 3
Towcester - 6 £21,500 -
Kettering - 3 - -
Brackley - 2 £18,500 -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 68 (71.58%) Microsoft
2 43 (45.26%) Windows
3 37 (38.95%) MS Excel
4 26 (27.37%) Retail
5 22 (23.16%) Windows XP
5 22 (23.16%) ITIL
6 21 (22.11%) Active Directory
7 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
9 15 (15.79%) CRM
9 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 15 (15.79%) VMware
9 15 (15.79%) SCCM
10 14 (14.74%) Service Management
10 14 (14.74%) SQL
10 14 (14.74%) Cisco
11 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
11 13 (13.68%) MCP
11 13 (13.68%) ITSM
11 13 (13.68%) Relational Database
12 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (12.63%) Time Management
12 12 (12.63%) Management Information System
12 12 (12.63%) Data Modelling
12 12 (12.63%) ERP
12 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (11.58%) EPoS
13 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (11.58%) Middleware
13 11 (11.58%) EAI

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.21%) Lync
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (38.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.58%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.21%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.05%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) SaaS
1 11 (11.58%) PaaS
1 11 (11.58%) IaaS
2 9 (9.47%) Office 365
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) LAN
2 9 (9.47%) WAN
3 8 (8.42%) SAN
4 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.26%) Broadband
5 5 (5.26%) Firewall
5 5 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 4 (4.21%) VLAN
6 4 (4.21%) Internet
6 4 (4.21%) NAS
7 2 (2.11%) VPN
8 1 (1.05%) Intranet
8 1 (1.05%) ADSL
8 1 (1.05%) WLAN
8 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
1 13 (13.68%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.58%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
General
1 26 (27.37%) Retail
2 11 (11.58%) Welsh Language
3 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.21%) Finance
5 3 (3.16%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Games
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Analyst
2 23 (24.21%) Support Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Help Desk Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (11.58%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (11.58%) Architect
6 10 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (9.47%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) IT Support
9 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.21%) Support Technician
10 4 (4.21%) Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) IT Support Technician
10 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) SOAP
1 11 (11.58%) XML
1 11 (11.58%) JMS
1 11 (11.58%) Middleware
1 11 (11.58%) RESTful
2 6 (6.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Management Information System
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) EPoS
3 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.05%) iPhone
4 1 (1.05%) Kindle
4 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.26%) Windows
2 22 (23.16%) Windows XP
3 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.21%) Linux
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.05%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) ITIL
2 15 (15.79%) CRM
2 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 14 (14.74%) Service Management
4 13 (13.68%) ITSM
5 12 (12.63%) ERP
5 12 (12.63%) Data Modelling
5 12 (12.63%) Time Management
6 11 (11.58%) BPMN
6 11 (11.58%) Open Source
6 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.58%) TOGAF
6 11 (11.58%) Business Continuity
6 11 (11.58%) SOA
6 11 (11.58%) ETL
6 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.58%) EAI
6 11 (11.58%) UML
6 11 (11.58%) RUP
7 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) SQL
2 11 (11.58%) C
2 11 (11.58%) Java
3 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.16%) C#
4 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) MCP
2 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (8.42%) MCSA
5 7 (7.37%) Degree
6 5 (5.26%) MCSE
7 4 (4.21%) CCNP
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.21%) VCP5
8 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (22.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.21%) vSphere
4 2 (2.11%) XenApp
4 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (71.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Cisco
4 11 (11.58%) ATG
4 11 (11.58%) hybris
5 7 (7.37%) Citrix
6 6 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.21%) Sony
7 4 (4.21%) Sage
8 2 (2.11%) HP
9 1 (1.05%) IBM
9 1 (1.05%) Cognos
9 1 (1.05%) BMC
9 1 (1.05%) Epicor
9 1 (1.05%) Remedy
9 1 (1.05%) Teradata
9 1 (1.05%) Google
9 1 (1.05%) SonicWALL