The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 6 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.65% 4.94% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 27.27% 21.62% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £24,750 £21,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.11% -38.57%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
MS Office
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Applications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 17.05% 22.84% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 13
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

MS Office
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Bolton

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bolton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) MOM
3 8 (53.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.67%) Front Office
8 1 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) HL7
8 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) MOM
1 8 (53.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Dell