The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / North East
Rank 45 50 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 28 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.38% 4.33% 2.81%
As % of the Applications category 38.89% 27.18% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 19
Median salary £27,000 £24,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £16,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £27,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -1.66% +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 the North East with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 72 103 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 11.27% 15.92% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 63 93 74
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £18,650 £21,760
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for MS Office in the North East

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in the North East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in the North East

MS Office
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 24 £25,250 +14.77% 8
Durham +2 4 £32,500 - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 61 (87.14%) Microsoft
2 46 (65.71%) Windows
3 43 (61.43%) Active Directory
4 31 (44.29%) MS Excel
5 27 (38.57%) DNS
5 27 (38.57%) DHCP
5 27 (38.57%) VMware
6 17 (24.29%) Windows XP
7 15 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 15 (21.43%) Firewall
8 14 (20.00%) ITIL
8 14 (20.00%) Office 365
9 12 (17.14%) Cisco
9 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
9 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (12.86%) HP
12 9 (12.86%) Degree
12 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
13 8 (11.43%) Backup Exec
13 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (11.43%) Citrix
14 7 (10.00%) SAN
14 7 (10.00%) Symantec
14 7 (10.00%) Dell
14 7 (10.00%) SLA
14 7 (10.00%) MCSE

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 15 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (44.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.86%) SPSS
3 1 (1.43%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) DHCP
1 27 (38.57%) DNS
2 15 (21.43%) Firewall
3 7 (10.00%) SAN
3 7 (10.00%) VLAN
4 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.14%) DMZ
5 5 (7.14%) SMTP
6 4 (5.71%) LAN
7 3 (4.29%) Skype
7 3 (4.29%) WAN
8 2 (2.86%) VPN
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.43%) Wireless
9 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.29%) MS Access
3 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
1 5 (7.14%) Legal
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) French Language
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) IT Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) IT Support
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Support
8 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.43%) HTML5
4 1 (1.43%) jQuery
4 1 (1.43%) LAMP
4 1 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.57%) Clustering
2 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) AS400
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Windows XP
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.71%) Android
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.86%) Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
3 5 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 5 (7.14%) Document Management
3 5 (7.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.14%) Presales
4 4 (5.71%) Change Control
4 4 (5.71%) Service Management
5 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.29%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.29%) Information Security
5 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.29%) Security Operations
6 2 (2.86%) Content Management
6 2 (2.86%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) C#
3 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.29%) CCNA
5 3 (4.29%) CEH
5 3 (4.29%) CISA
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.29%) CISM
5 3 (4.29%) CISSP
5 3 (4.29%) MOS
5 3 (4.29%) SANS
5 3 (4.29%) SSCP
6 2 (2.86%) MCSA
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.43%) HND
7 1 (1.43%) ISEB
7 1 (1.43%) MCDST
7 1 (1.43%) MCITP
7 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 43 (61.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.71%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (87.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.57%) VMware
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco
4 9 (12.86%) HP
5 8 (11.43%) Citrix
6 7 (10.00%) Dell
6 7 (10.00%) Sophos
6 7 (10.00%) Symantec
7 5 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (5.71%) Intel Security
8 4 (5.71%) Qualys
8 4 (5.71%) Tripwire
9 3 (4.29%) ArcSight
9 3 (4.29%) Forcepoint
9 3 (4.29%) Lotus
9 3 (4.29%) Tableau
10 2 (2.86%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.43%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.43%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.43%) Tellabs
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