The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 10.20% 17.39% 10.00%
As % of the Applications category 71.43% 66.67% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £18,500 £19,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 Blackpool region.

Applications Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 14.29% 26.09% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Average salary £19,000 £19,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £23,000 £21,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

MS Office
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Blackpool

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) DSL
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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