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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 1.96% 16.67% 17.39%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £25,000 £19,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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 Blackpool region.

Applications Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
8 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 15.69% 33.33% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 9
Average salary £24,375 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
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

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) DSL
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco