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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.53% 1.20% 4.80%
As % of the Applications category 2.63% 10.00% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £23,000 £19,500 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
38 20 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.32% 12.05% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 29
Average salary £17,249 £35,000 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.71% +115.38%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 18 September 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
County Antrim - 1 £23,000 - 1
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (50.00%) Biology
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (50.00%) Biology
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft