Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 38 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 6 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.45% 7.25% 4.86%
As % of the Applications category 27.27% 68.75% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 11
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.29% +75.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £23,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £53,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 22 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.33% 10.55% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 19
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% -12.50% +95.12%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £41,250 £58,250
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -25 3 £45,000 +50.00% 6
County Armagh - 1 £45,000 - 1
County Londonderry - 1 £70,000 -
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Welsh Language
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Sitefinity
4 1 (16.67%) G Suite
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) COM

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Accountant
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Executive
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Service Executive
1 1 (16.67%) Field Service Technician
1 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Technology Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) COM
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MOS
2 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Nintex