The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 21 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 9 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.50% 4.84% 17.39%
As % of the Applications category 29.03% 21.43% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 21
Average salary £18,500 £22,500 £21,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,900 £20,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
MS Office
West Yorkshire

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

Applications Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
31 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.83% 22.58% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 29
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,759 £43,700
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 Wakefield

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

MS Office
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Wakefield

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 7 (31.82%) Internet
7 6 (27.27%) Service Management
7 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (27.27%) MCP
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (27.27%) MCDST
7 6 (27.27%) SCCM
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) Change Management
9 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (18.18%) Android
10 3 (13.64%) Time Management
10 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
10 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (9.09%) BMC
11 2 (9.09%) Remedy
11 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
11 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Service Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (31.82%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCP
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (27.27%) MCDST
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) BMC
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy
3 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.55%) VMware