The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.63% 2.58% 6.12%
As % of the Applications category 45.45% 80.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Median salary £26,000 £32,500 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £30,000 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £35,000 £23,500
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 5 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 5.79% 3.23% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.85% +75.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £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 Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 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
County Antrim -2 5 £26,000 -20.00%
Microsoft Office
UK

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Back Office
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) Google
3 4 (40.00%) MCITP
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) GCP
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (40.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (30.00%) Ticket Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) GCP
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Google
2 4 (40.00%) VMware