The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 66 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 105 131 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.07% 3.97% 4.43%
As % of the Applications category 28.15% 25.54% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 103 113 133
Median salary £25,500 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.06% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS 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 Leeds with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 373 513 649
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 14.47% 15.54% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 352 380 521
Median salary £37,000 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.44% -1.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Leeds

MS Office
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for MS Office in Leeds

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Leeds over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 133 (75.14%) Microsoft
2 112 (63.28%) Windows
3 94 (53.11%) Active Directory
4 77 (43.50%) MS Excel
5 60 (33.90%) Windows Server
6 57 (32.20%) VMware
7 55 (31.07%) SQL Server
8 54 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (28.25%) MS Exchange
10 41 (23.16%) SQL
11 38 (21.47%) Windows 7
12 35 (19.77%) ITIL
13 33 (18.64%) Office 365
14 32 (18.08%) Finance
15 30 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (16.38%) vSphere
16 29 (16.38%) PowerShell
17 27 (15.25%) SharePoint
17 27 (15.25%) SLA
18 26 (14.69%) DNS
19 25 (14.12%) Degree
20 24 (13.56%) DHCP
20 24 (13.56%) Citrix
20 24 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
21 21 (11.86%) VMware ESXi
21 21 (11.86%) SCCM
21 21 (11.86%) SCOM
21 21 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
21 21 (11.86%) Server Building
22 19 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2010

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 50 (28.25%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.25%) SharePoint
3 19 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.39%) SAS
7 4 (2.26%) IIS
8 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.13%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 77 (43.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (7.91%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.64%) Office 365
2 24 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.69%) DNS
2 24 (13.56%) DHCP
3 15 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 15 (8.47%) VPN
4 12 (6.78%) Firewall
4 12 (6.78%) SAN
5 8 (4.52%) IP Telephony
6 7 (3.95%) Internet
7 5 (2.82%) NAS
8 4 (2.26%) LAN
8 4 (2.26%) WAN
9 3 (1.69%) Symposium
10 2 (1.13%) ADSL
10 2 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.13%) Skype
10 2 (1.13%) VoIP
10 2 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.13%) Wireless
11 1 (0.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.26%) Base SAS
6 4 (2.26%) MS Access
6 4 (2.26%) QlikView
7 2 (1.13%) Big Data
7 2 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.13%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.13%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.13%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.56%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (18.08%) Finance
2 7 (3.95%) Law
2 7 (3.95%) Legal
3 3 (1.69%) Marketing
3 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.13%) Local Government
4 2 (1.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (42.37%) Analyst
2 29 (16.38%) Windows Engineer
3 27 (15.25%) Support Analyst
4 26 (14.69%) IT Support
5 22 (12.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (12.43%) IT Analyst
6 21 (11.86%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (11.30%) Service Analyst
8 19 (10.73%) VMware Engineer
9 18 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (7.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 14 (7.91%) Developer
11 12 (6.78%) Project Manager
12 11 (6.21%) IT Support Analyst
12 11 (6.21%) SCCM Engineer
13 10 (5.65%) 1st Line Support
13 10 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 10 (5.65%) SQL Analyst
13 10 (5.65%) SQL Support Analyst
13 10 (5.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.08%) .NET
2 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.26%) WCF
4 3 (1.69%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.13%) SAP ALE
5 2 (1.13%) XML
6 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.56%) Ember.js
6 1 (0.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.56%) JSP
6 1 (0.56%) React
6 1 (0.56%) REST
6 1 (0.56%) Servlets
6 1 (0.56%) Web Services
6 1 (0.56%) XSD
6 1 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.91%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.52%) iPad
4 8 (4.52%) iPhone
4 8 (4.52%) NHS
5 5 (2.82%) Clustering
6 4 (2.26%) PKI
7 3 (1.69%) Biotechnology
7 3 (1.69%) Celerra
7 3 (1.69%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.13%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.13%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 112 (63.28%) Windows
2 60 (33.90%) Windows Server
3 38 (21.47%) Windows 7
4 30 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.65%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.39%) Linux
9 6 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.82%) Unix
11 4 (2.26%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.77%) ITIL
2 21 (11.86%) Server Building
3 17 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (6.78%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.78%) Project Management
6 11 (6.21%) Case Management
6 11 (6.21%) Coaching
6 11 (6.21%) Process Improvement
7 10 (5.65%) Waterfall
8 9 (5.08%) Mathematics
8 9 (5.08%) Migration
8 9 (5.08%) SDLC
8 9 (5.08%) Time Management
9 8 (4.52%) Analytics
9 8 (4.52%) Change Control
9 8 (4.52%) CRM
9 8 (4.52%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.52%) Service Management
10 7 (3.95%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.16%) SQL
2 29 (16.38%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.08%) C#
4 8 (4.52%) Java
4 8 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.39%) VBScript
6 3 (1.69%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.69%) R
7 2 (1.13%) ABAP
7 2 (1.13%) C
7 2 (1.13%) VBA
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) F#
8 1 (0.56%) Groovy
8 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (14.12%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) CCNA
2 10 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.95%) APMP
5 6 (3.39%) MCSE
6 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (1.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.13%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.13%) MCDST
7 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.13%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) MCSA
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 94 (53.11%) Active Directory
2 54 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (16.38%) vSphere
4 21 (11.86%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (6.78%) XenApp
6 7 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.95%) Terminal Server
6 7 (3.95%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (11.86%) SCCM
1 21 (11.86%) SCOM
2 5 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (2.82%) Opsview
3 4 (2.26%) DameWare
4 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.13%) OpenView
4 2 (1.13%) OVSD
4 2 (1.13%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 133 (75.14%) Microsoft
2 57 (32.20%) VMware
3 24 (13.56%) Citrix
4 13 (7.34%) Cisco
5 9 (5.08%) NetApp
6 8 (4.52%) Oracle
7 7 (3.95%) Civica
7 7 (3.95%) Symantec
8 6 (3.39%) Kaspersky
8 6 (3.39%) LexisNexis
9 5 (2.82%) Avaya
9 5 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.82%) Dell
9 5 (2.82%) Dell Compellent
9 5 (2.82%) HP
10 3 (1.69%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.69%) DoubleClick
10 3 (1.69%) EMC
10 3 (1.69%) Kenshoo
10 3 (1.69%) Tableau
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