The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 11 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 7.10% 0.61% 7.59%
As % of the Applications category 36.67% 7.69% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 12
Average salary £20,000 £45,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.55% +125.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £45,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.35% 7.88% 20.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 33
Average salary £24,250 £18,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.72% -44.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,500 £14,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,300 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
Manchester

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 24 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bolton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (26.67%) Back Office
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Time Management
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
8 2 (13.33%) IBM
8 2 (13.33%) iSeries
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) WSUS
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) Novell
8 2 (13.33%) Pegasus
8 2 (13.33%) Lotus

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Time Management
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Novell
3 2 (13.33%) Pegasus
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) Sage