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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 13 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.42% 9.71% 3.64%
As % of the Applications category 30.95% 66.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 3
Average salary £21,000 £38,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.73% +52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £38,000 £33,000
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
42 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 17.50% 14.56% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 9
Average salary £24,250 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.77% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Wakefield

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (68.97%) MS Excel
4 18 (62.07%) Windows
5 13 (44.83%) Windows XP
6 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (31.03%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
9 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 7 (24.14%) VMware
10 6 (20.69%) Windows 2000
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) MCP
11 5 (17.24%) VPN
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (13.79%) DNS
12 4 (13.79%) SLA
12 4 (13.79%) DHCP
12 4 (13.79%) MCSA
12 4 (13.79%) ERP
12 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
12 4 (13.79%) .NET
12 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (10.34%) Time Management
13 3 (10.34%) Change Control
13 3 (10.34%) WAN
13 3 (10.34%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (68.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Systems Support
4 6 (20.69%) Service Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (20.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) IT Support
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Communications Officer
8 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Junior Account Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows XP
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) ERP
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
3 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Document Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.45%) SIEM
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCP
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) CCA
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCDST
3 2 (6.90%) MCTS
4 1 (3.45%) GCIA
4 1 (3.45%) GCIH
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) BMC
4 2 (6.90%) Apple
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Zoho
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus