The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 26 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.63% 2.94% 5.22%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 80.00% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Median salary £26,000 £32,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +71.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £30,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £35,000 £23,800
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7 5 18
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 4.61% 3.68% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Median salary £26,000 £35,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +59.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Belfast

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Belfast.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Ticket Management
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (60.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft