The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank - 33 30
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.68% 4.11%
As % of the Applications category - 13.04% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £47,500 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +192.30%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
25 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.38% 12.85% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 21
Average salary £17,249 £37,750 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.30% +132.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
UK

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) MCDST
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
5 1 (12.50%) QMS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) ICT Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
3 1 (12.50%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Compuware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
Lisburn, County Antrim
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £15000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago