The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 211 217 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.43% 5.10% 6.26%
As % of the Applications category 24.23% 30.26% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 178 189 210
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,250 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
MS Office
Yorkshire

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

Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
871 717 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.30% 16.85% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 694 598 599
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Office Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +10 146 £30,000 - 18
Bradford -16 19 £33,000 +24.52% 8
Wakefield -10 17 £17,000 -24.44% 1
Huddersfield +8 10 £30,000 -14.28%
Halifax -19 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Castleford - 3 £57,500 -
Wetherby - 2 £32,500 - 1
Pudsey - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 319 (74.88%) Microsoft
2 179 (42.02%) MS Excel
3 162 (38.03%) Windows
4 123 (28.87%) Active Directory
5 97 (22.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 96 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (19.72%) Finance
8 73 (17.14%) ITIL
9 68 (15.96%) Project Management
10 65 (15.26%) SQL Server
10 65 (15.26%) MS Visio
10 65 (15.26%) VMware
11 64 (15.02%) Windows 7
12 58 (13.62%) Citrix
13 57 (13.38%) SharePoint
13 57 (13.38%) PRINCE2
14 56 (13.15%) SQL
15 55 (12.91%) SLA
16 54 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 52 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 52 (12.21%) MS Exchange
18 47 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
19 45 (10.56%) Change Control
20 42 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
20 42 (9.86%) MS Project
21 41 (9.62%) SAN
21 41 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
22 39 (9.15%) XenApp
23 38 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
24 36 (8.45%) Windows XP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 57 (13.38%) SharePoint
2 52 (12.21%) MS Exchange
3 38 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (6.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (5.16%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (2.35%) CMS
8 9 (2.11%) MS Project Server
9 8 (1.88%) SAS
10 6 (1.41%) IIS
10 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.17%) Lync
12 3 (0.70%) Apache
12 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 179 (42.02%) MS Excel
2 97 (22.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 65 (15.26%) MS Visio
4 42 (9.86%) MS Project
5 12 (2.82%) Photoshop
6 10 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (2.35%) FreeHand
6 10 (2.35%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.17%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.70%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.62%) SAN
2 29 (6.81%) NAS
3 24 (5.63%) DNS
4 23 (5.40%) VPN
5 19 (4.46%) Internet
6 18 (4.23%) DHCP
7 13 (3.05%) VoIP
8 10 (2.35%) WAN
8 10 (2.35%) LAN
8 10 (2.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.35%) Intranet
9 6 (1.41%) Firewall
9 6 (1.41%) Extranet
10 5 (1.17%) FTP
11 3 (0.70%) IMAP
11 3 (0.70%) SSH
11 3 (0.70%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.70%) ATM
11 3 (0.70%) POP3
11 3 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (7.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (4.23%) MS Access
5 9 (2.11%) QlikView
5 9 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.64%) Star Schema
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.23%) MySQL
10 1 (0.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (3.05%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (1.64%) JIRA
5 7 (1.64%) Toad
6 4 (0.94%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 84 (19.72%) Finance
2 12 (2.82%) Marketing
3 11 (2.58%) Legal
4 10 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.35%) Banking
5 9 (2.11%) Retail
6 8 (1.88%) Advertising
7 5 (1.17%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 202 (47.42%) Analyst
2 52 (12.21%) Service Analyst
3 48 (11.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 45 (10.56%) Senior Analyst
5 41 (9.62%) Developer
5 41 (9.62%) Project Manager
6 40 (9.39%) Junior
7 36 (8.45%) PMO Analyst
7 36 (8.45%) Business Analyst
8 35 (8.22%) Support Analyst
9 22 (5.16%) Junior Project Manager
9 22 (5.16%) Technical Support
10 21 (4.93%) IT Support
10 21 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.69%) MI Analyst
12 19 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
13 17 (3.99%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (3.99%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (3.99%) Support Engineer
14 16 (3.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.23%) HTML
2 17 (3.99%) .NET
3 16 (3.76%) XML
4 12 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 10 (2.35%) Flash
6 8 (1.88%) CSS
7 6 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (1.17%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.94%) WinForms
9 4 (0.94%) XSLT
9 4 (0.94%) CSS3
9 4 (0.94%) HTML5
10 3 (0.70%) Web Services
10 3 (0.70%) COM
11 2 (0.47%) WAP
11 2 (0.47%) WCF
12 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.23%) jQuery
12 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 29 (6.81%) Clustering
4 22 (5.16%) User Experience
5 21 (4.93%) Blackberry
6 17 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.29%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.35%) Animation
9 9 (2.11%) iPhone
9 9 (2.11%) NHS
10 7 (1.64%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.64%) Statistics
11 6 (1.41%) Replication
12 5 (1.17%) PMI
13 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.70%) iPad
14 3 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
15 2 (0.47%) E-Learning
16 1 (0.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 162 (38.03%) Windows
2 64 (15.02%) Windows 7
3 52 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (8.45%) Windows XP
5 36 (8.45%) Linux
6 33 (7.75%) UNIX
7 21 (4.93%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.35%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.17%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.94%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.47%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (17.14%) ITIL
2 68 (15.96%) Project Management
3 57 (13.38%) PRINCE2
4 45 (10.56%) Change Control
5 35 (8.22%) Business Analysis
6 34 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (7.51%) Service Management
8 31 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (7.28%) Workflow
9 30 (7.04%) Change Management
10 28 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (5.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (5.16%) Technical Architecture
12 20 (4.69%) UML
13 18 (4.23%) CRM
13 18 (4.23%) Document Management
14 16 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (3.76%) Time Management
14 16 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (3.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.15%) SQL
2 18 (4.23%) VBA
3 13 (3.05%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.35%) C#
5 9 (2.11%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.88%) VB
7 7 (1.64%) VB6
7 7 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.47%) Java
11 1 (0.23%) R
11 1 (0.23%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (4.93%) Degree
3 19 (4.46%) MCP
3 19 (4.46%) ISEB
4 16 (3.76%) MCDST
5 11 (2.58%) MCSE
6 10 (2.35%) MOS
7 9 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.11%) CCNA
7 9 (2.11%) MCSA
8 7 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.17%) MCITP
10 5 (1.17%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.94%) PMP
11 4 (0.94%) HND
11 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.91%) SLA
2 16 (3.76%) QA
3 7 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.47%) P3O
System Software
1 123 (28.87%) Active Directory
2 54 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.15%) XenApp
4 22 (5.16%) XenServer
5 9 (2.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.70%) vSphere
7 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (3.52%) SCCM
2 13 (3.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.64%) Opsview
4 6 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.41%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.47%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 319 (74.88%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.26%) VMware
3 58 (13.62%) Citrix
4 31 (7.28%) NetApp
5 25 (5.87%) Oracle
6 22 (5.16%) CommVault
6 22 (5.16%) AppSense
7 17 (3.99%) Symantec
8 14 (3.29%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.82%) Adobe
10 10 (2.35%) Macromedia
10 10 (2.35%) HP
10 10 (2.35%) EPiServer
11 7 (1.64%) Google
11 7 (1.64%) Kaspersky
11 7 (1.64%) Cisco
12 6 (1.41%) Dell
13 5 (1.17%) Apple
14 4 (0.94%) Remedy
14 4 (0.94%) SolarWinds
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