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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank - - 11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn - - 6.00%
As % of the Applications category - - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 10.00% 5.77% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £38,230 £27,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.01% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) VB

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell