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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.43% 1.71% 2.48%
As % of the Applications category 21.88% 8.82% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
32 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 20.25% 19.43% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 10
Average salary £39,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%

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 17 April 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) MOM
3 8 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Lotus
6 1 (8.33%) NHS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) HL7
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) MOM
1 8 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
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