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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 56 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.00% 5.28% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 40.00% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 23
Average salary £23,000 £26,375 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% -34.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £15,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
168 80 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.99% 13.20% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 149 73 75
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -20.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £15,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £59,650
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +11 42 £22,250 -15.23% 5
Kettering - 3 £22,000 -
Daventry - 2 £21,000 -
Brackley - 1 £23,500 -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 105 (84.68%) Microsoft
2 66 (53.23%) MS Excel
3 60 (48.39%) Windows
4 49 (39.52%) ITIL
5 36 (29.03%) SC Cleared
5 36 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 32 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 29 (23.39%) MS Exchange
9 28 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (22.58%) Service Management
9 28 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
11 26 (20.97%) C
11 26 (20.97%) ITSM
12 23 (18.55%) Management Information System
13 22 (17.74%) SLA
13 22 (17.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 21 (16.94%) TCP/IP
15 20 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (16.13%) Windows 7
16 18 (14.52%) Windows XP
16 18 (14.52%) Retail
17 15 (12.10%) SQL
17 15 (12.10%) MCP
18 14 (11.29%) Business Continuity
19 13 (10.48%) CRM
19 13 (10.48%) MCSE
19 13 (10.48%) SharePoint
19 13 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (23.39%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.65%) IIS
5 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.03%) Lync
7 3 (2.42%) SAS
7 3 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (53.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.81%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) SaaS
2 9 (7.26%) Office 365
3 7 (5.65%) IaaS
3 7 (5.65%) PaaS
4 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.03%) LAN
2 5 (4.03%) WAN
2 5 (4.03%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.23%) Internet
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.42%) DHCP
4 3 (2.42%) DNS
5 2 (1.61%) Intranet
5 2 (1.61%) Extranet
5 2 (1.61%) MPLS
5 2 (1.61%) VLAN
6 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.65%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
1 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (14.52%) Retail
2 11 (8.87%) Finance
3 8 (6.45%) Welsh Language
4 4 (3.23%) Law
5 3 (2.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Front Office
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (37.90%) Analyst
2 28 (22.58%) Service Analyst
3 26 (20.97%) Support Analyst
4 16 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (12.90%) Help Desk Analyst
4 16 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
4 16 (12.90%) Architect
5 15 (12.10%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (12.10%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 11 (8.87%) Developer
6 11 (8.87%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (7.26%) Team Leader
7 9 (7.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 8 (6.45%) Customer Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) IT Support
10 6 (4.84%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (4.84%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Software Architect
11 5 (4.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.87%) .NET
2 10 (8.06%) XML
3 7 (5.65%) RESTful
3 7 (5.65%) SOAP
3 7 (5.65%) JMS
3 7 (5.65%) Middleware
4 3 (2.42%) Ajax
4 3 (2.42%) WCF
4 3 (2.42%) Silverlight
4 3 (2.42%) jQuery
4 3 (2.42%) Web Services
4 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.42%) CSS
4 3 (2.42%) HTML
4 3 (2.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (18.55%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.45%) EPoS
4 7 (5.65%) Open Source
5 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.42%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.42%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.81%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (48.39%) Windows
2 28 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (16.13%) Windows 7
3 20 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (14.52%) Windows XP
5 12 (9.68%) Windows Vista
6 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.23%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.61%) Android
8 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.52%) ITIL
2 28 (22.58%) Service Management
3 26 (20.97%) ITSM
4 14 (11.29%) Business Continuity
5 13 (10.48%) CRM
6 12 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.06%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.45%) Migration
8 8 (6.45%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.65%) SOA
9 7 (5.65%) ETL
9 7 (5.65%) ERP
9 7 (5.65%) EAI
9 7 (5.65%) UML
9 7 (5.65%) RUP
9 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.65%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.65%) BPMN
10 6 (4.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.97%) C
2 15 (12.10%) SQL
3 8 (6.45%) C#
4 7 (5.65%) Java
5 5 (4.03%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 36 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 28 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (17.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 15 (12.10%) MCP
5 13 (10.48%) MCSE
6 11 (8.87%) MCITP
7 8 (6.45%) MCSA
8 3 (2.42%) MCTS
9 2 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.74%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.61%) OpenView
2 2 (1.61%) OVSD
2 2 (1.61%) SCCM
2 2 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 105 (84.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) Cisco
3 9 (7.26%) Citrix
3 9 (7.26%) VMware
4 8 (6.45%) BMC
4 8 (6.45%) Remedy
5 7 (5.65%) ATG
5 7 (5.65%) hybris
6 5 (4.03%) HP
7 3 (2.42%) IBM
7 3 (2.42%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Facebook
8 1 (0.81%) Twitter
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
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