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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 7.46% 3.97% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 83.33% 18.75% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £22,000 £24,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +13.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,900 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,900 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
6 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.96% 21.19% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 33
Average salary £22,500 £39,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.03% +16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £41,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) MCDST
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) QlikView
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) QlikView
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCDST
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware