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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 74 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.39% 6.59% 6.70%
As % of the Applications category 39.78% 40.21% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72 37 40
Average salary £24,500 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
186 97 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.56% 16.39% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 161 80 104
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 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
Northampton -8 51 £24,500 -24.03%
Daventry - 6 £22,500 -
Brackley - 3 £40,000 -
Kettering -6 1 £24,000 -20.00%
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 92 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 74 (62.71%) Windows
3 66 (55.93%) MS Excel
4 42 (35.59%) ITIL
5 41 (34.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (26.27%) Active Directory
8 29 (24.58%) MS Exchange
9 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
10 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
10 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
11 25 (21.19%) Windows 7
12 23 (19.49%) SQL
13 20 (16.95%) MCP
13 20 (16.95%) Windows XP
14 18 (15.25%) MCSE
14 18 (15.25%) Remedy
15 17 (14.41%) Service Management
15 17 (14.41%) Finance
16 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
16 16 (13.56%) SLA
17 15 (12.71%) TCP/IP
17 15 (12.71%) C
17 15 (12.71%) ITSM
17 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
19 13 (11.02%) Windows Vista
19 13 (11.02%) MCITP
19 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 29 (24.58%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
3 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (7.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (6.78%) Lync
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.39%) IIS
8 4 (3.39%) SAS
9 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (55.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Office 365
2 7 (5.93%) SaaS
3 4 (3.39%) PaaS
3 4 (3.39%) IaaS
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.78%) IP Telephony
3 7 (5.93%) Internet
4 5 (4.24%) Extranet
4 5 (4.24%) LAN
4 5 (4.24%) WAN
4 5 (4.24%) Intranet
5 3 (2.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.85%) MPLS
6 1 (0.85%) VPN
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
6 1 (0.85%) VLAN
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.39%) MS Access
2 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Retail
3 8 (6.78%) Law
4 5 (4.24%) Welsh Language
5 4 (3.39%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.69%) Advertising
6 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Front Office
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (27.97%) Analyst
2 17 (14.41%) Support Analyst
3 16 (13.56%) Service Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Team Leader
5 12 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (9.32%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 11 (9.32%) IT Support
7 8 (6.78%) Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.39%) Systems Support
11 4 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Administrator
11 4 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) .NET
1 10 (8.47%) XML
2 6 (5.08%) XSL
2 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.08%) CSS
2 6 (5.08%) Ajax
2 6 (5.08%) WCF
2 6 (5.08%) Silverlight
2 6 (5.08%) jQuery
2 6 (5.08%) HTML
3 4 (3.39%) RESTful
3 4 (3.39%) SOAP
3 4 (3.39%) JMS
3 4 (3.39%) Middleware
4 3 (2.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.24%) iPhone
4 4 (3.39%) Open Source
4 4 (3.39%) EPoS
5 3 (2.54%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.54%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.54%) Kindle
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 74 (62.71%) Windows
2 41 (34.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (21.19%) Windows 7
5 20 (16.95%) Windows XP
6 13 (11.02%) Windows Vista
7 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.24%) Android
8 5 (4.24%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.39%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.85%) UNIX
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) ITIL
2 17 (14.41%) Service Management
3 15 (12.71%) ITSM
4 10 (8.47%) CRM
5 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
5 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.93%) Migration
6 7 (5.93%) Business Continuity
7 6 (5.08%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.08%) Web Development
7 6 (5.08%) Time Management
7 6 (5.08%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (4.24%) Project Management
8 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.24%) ERP
8 5 (4.24%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.24%) Android Development
8 5 (4.24%) iOS Development
8 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.49%) SQL
2 15 (12.71%) C
3 6 (5.08%) C#
3 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.39%) Java
5 3 (2.54%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
3 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
4 20 (16.95%) MCP
5 18 (15.25%) MCSE
6 13 (11.02%) MCSA
6 13 (11.02%) MCITP
7 12 (10.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.39%) MCTS
10 3 (2.54%) HNC
11 2 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 31 (26.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.69%) OpenView
2 2 (1.69%) OVSD
2 2 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.25%) Remedy
3 13 (11.02%) Cisco
4 12 (10.17%) Citrix
5 10 (8.47%) VMware
5 10 (8.47%) BMC
6 6 (5.08%) HP
7 4 (3.39%) IBM
7 4 (3.39%) CODA
7 4 (3.39%) Altiris
7 4 (3.39%) ATG
7 4 (3.39%) hybris
8 3 (2.54%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Teradata
9 1 (0.85%) Juniper
9 1 (0.85%) Sage
9 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.85%) Cognos
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