The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 2.38% 5.88% 1.92%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 27.27% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £33,000 £22,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.31% -50.55%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
MS Office
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackburn region.

Applications Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
8 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 9.52% 21.57% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 3
Average salary £32,500 £22,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £15,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,000 £38,938
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 20 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Infor
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) SyteLine
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) CRM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) SyteLine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Infor