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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.34% 1.63% 0.85%
As % of the Applications category 11.76% 20.00% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £23,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
34 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.88% 8.13% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 35
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +3.03%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) iSeries
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) MCP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCDST
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
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