The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Blackburn region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 1.75% - 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 11.11% - 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £24,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 15.79% 1.67% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 19
Average salary £28,500 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Office
Lancashire

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Blackburn region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

MS Office
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Blackburn

MS Office
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware