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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 8.16% 15.38% 2.33%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 40.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
14 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 28.57% 38.46% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 9
Average salary £25,000 £25,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% -4.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 6 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft