The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 3 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.63% 16.78% 4.60%
As % of the Applications category 13.64% 65.79% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 3
Average salary £22,000 £21,300 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.28% +6.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 19.30% 25.50% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 17
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,800 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,650 £35,014
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +3.03%
MS Office
West Yorkshire

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 24 April 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (45.00%) LAN
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) Intranet
7 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (20.00%) Transition Management
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (20.00%) Retail
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) DHCP
9 3 (15.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) SLA
10 2 (10.00%) Citrix
10 2 (10.00%) Lotus
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
10 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
10 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (10.00%) Finance

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) Intranet
3 5 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
1 14 (70.00%) Service Analyst
1 14 (70.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Transition Manager
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Lotus
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
Wakefield, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Salary: circa £25k depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago