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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 5.88% - 7.89%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £25,266 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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
3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 8.82% 6.10% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £25,266 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.62% +56.25%
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 10 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) ICT Officer
1 2 (66.67%) ICT Support
1 2 (66.67%) ICT Support Officer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe