The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 8 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.94% 3.80% 2.57%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% 33.33% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £19,000 £18,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -61.05%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
MS Office
UK

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

Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
26 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.05% 11.39% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 22
Average salary £29,250 £18,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.10% -33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £18,500 £14,144
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Office
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Office
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
County Antrim -4 7 £19,000 +2.70%
County Londonderry +1 1 - -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) SAS
4 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) GIS
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Economics
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Operations Research
4 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (36.36%) Physics
4 4 (36.36%) Chemistry
4 4 (36.36%) Psychology
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Statistics
5 3 (27.27%) Windows

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (36.36%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (9.09%) Broadband
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Graduate
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Report Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Database Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) GIS
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
1 4 (36.36%) Economics
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
1 4 (36.36%) Physics
1 4 (36.36%) Chemistry
1 4 (36.36%) Psychology
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Health Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
2 1 (9.09%) Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Operations Research
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) VMware