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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.19% 3.92% 1.12%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 20.69% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £21,600 £17,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.42% -47.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,200 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £23,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.31% -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
10 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.85% 18.95% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 19
Average salary £22,200 £45,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.66% +104.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £18,100 £16,650
10% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) SLA
4 5 (38.46%) NHS
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) HL7
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) iSeries

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (15.38%) iSeries
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
2 4 (30.77%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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