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

Microsoft Office
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 65 57
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 27 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.82% 2.53% 4.24%
As % of the Applications category 69.23% 45.45% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 23
Median salary £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,900 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £35,500 £49,500
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 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 39 44 79
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 6.96% 5.56% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 29
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +3.63% -2.94%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the North East

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the North East

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

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the North East

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +14 14 £31,500 +14.54% 4
Durham - 5 £27,500 - 2
Microsoft Office
England

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

1 46 (83.64%) Microsoft
2 32 (58.18%) Windows
3 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
4 21 (38.18%) VMware
5 18 (32.73%) DNS
6 15 (27.27%) Office 365
7 14 (25.45%) DHCP
7 14 (25.45%) ITIL
7 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
8 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (21.82%) Firewall
10 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (16.36%) Cisco
11 9 (16.36%) SAN
11 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
12 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
12 8 (14.55%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
13 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (12.73%) HP
13 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
13 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (12.73%) vCenter Server
14 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
14 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (10.91%) Degree

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Office 365
2 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) DNS
2 14 (25.45%) DHCP
3 12 (21.82%) Firewall
4 9 (16.36%) SAN
5 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.09%) DMZ
6 5 (9.09%) SMTP
6 5 (9.09%) VLAN
7 4 (7.27%) NGN
7 4 (7.27%) VPN
7 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.45%) Internet
8 3 (5.45%) Network Security
9 2 (3.64%) LAN
9 2 (3.64%) WLAN
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.82%) Skype
10 1 (1.82%) WAN
10 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.45%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
1 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) IT Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.45%) IT Trainer
8 3 (5.45%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) EDI
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) AS400
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (58.18%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) Unix
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.64%) Android
9 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Service Management
3 5 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 5 (9.09%) ERP
3 5 (9.09%) ITSM
3 5 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.09%) Presales
3 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.27%) Analytics
4 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.27%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.27%) Migration
4 4 (7.27%) Network Planning
4 4 (7.27%) Project Management
4 4 (7.27%) Validation
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analytics
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) VBA
3 3 (5.45%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (7.27%) MCSA
5 3 (5.45%) MCSE
6 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.64%) MCP
6 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) CEH
7 1 (1.82%) CISA
7 1 (1.82%) CISM
7 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.82%) HND
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.82%) MCITP
7 1 (1.82%) MOS
7 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.82%) SANS
7 1 (1.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.64%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) vCenter Server
2 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (83.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco
4 7 (12.73%) HP
5 6 (10.91%) Citrix
6 5 (9.09%) Dell
6 5 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (9.09%) Lotus
6 5 (9.09%) Sophos
6 5 (9.09%) Symantec
7 4 (7.27%) SAP
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) Remedy
10 1 (1.82%) Apple
10 1 (1.82%) Cognos
10 1 (1.82%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.82%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) McAfee
10 1 (1.82%) Peregrine
10 1 (1.82%) Tripwire
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