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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank - 8 25
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool - 17.86% 1.27%
As % of the Applications category - 71.43% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £18,500 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
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 Blackpool region.

Applications Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
4 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 13.33% 25.00% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Average salary £45,000 £19,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+133.76% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee