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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 33 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 8 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.85% 4.20% 2.91%
As % of the Applications category 15.38% 37.50% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Median salary £47,500 £51,250 £31,700
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +61.67%
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.62%

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
52 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.51% 11.19% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 52 12 7
Median salary £31,250 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

MS Office
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Armagh - 4 £47,500 -
County Antrim -14 1 £40,000 +20.30%
County Tyrone - 1 £47,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) MS Visio
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) Use Case
5 6 (33.33%) SWIFT
5 6 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
6 5 (27.78%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (27.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
6 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (27.78%) System Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (27.78%) Google
6 5 (27.78%) MCITP
6 5 (27.78%) Back Office
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) MCSE
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (38.89%) MS Visio
4 5 (27.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
2 5 (27.78%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Use Case
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 5 (27.78%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Scorecard
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) CCNP
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCITP
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.11%) CISA
3 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) GCP
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Google
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (11.11%) Ciena
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Huawei
3 2 (11.11%) Nokia
3 2 (11.11%) Tellabs