The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 85 66 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.42% 4.15% 3.67%
As % of the Applications category 27.69% 26.09% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 82 42 51
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £18,250 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
307 253 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.98% 15.90% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 276 205 272
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cheshire region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Cheshire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cheshire

MS Office
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 37 £23,500 -66.18% 5
Chester +2 19 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Wilmslow -2 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Macclesfield +6 5 £22,000 -10.20% 1
Daresbury -2 2 £32,000 -
Widnes -2 1 - -
Crewe -11 1 £60,000 +83.20% 3
Runcorn -12 1 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Knutsford -16 1 £29,500 -33.33% 1
Winsford - 1 £23,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 160 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 118 (61.46%) MS Excel
3 82 (42.71%) Windows
4 69 (35.94%) SQL
5 57 (29.69%) SQL Server
6 47 (24.48%) Project Management
7 46 (23.96%) MS PowerPoint
8 43 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (21.88%) T-SQL
10 41 (21.35%) TCP/IP
11 37 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (18.75%) Active Directory
12 36 (18.75%) Finance
13 35 (18.23%) VPN
13 35 (18.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 34 (17.71%) .NET
14 34 (17.71%) MS Exchange
15 32 (16.67%) Windows 7
16 31 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (15.10%) C#
18 27 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (13.54%) Migration
20 25 (13.02%) ETL
20 25 (13.02%) MCTS
20 25 (13.02%) Hyper-V
21 24 (12.50%) MCP
21 24 (12.50%) Windows XP
21 24 (12.50%) DNS
21 24 (12.50%) Lync

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 34 (17.71%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.50%) Lync
3 19 (9.90%) SharePoint
3 19 (9.90%) IIS
4 17 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.69%) SAS
6 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.56%) Site Server
7 3 (1.56%) CMS
8 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 118 (61.46%) MS Excel
2 46 (23.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (6.77%) MS Project
4 5 (2.60%) SPSS
4 5 (2.60%) FastStats
5 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.52%) Maya
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.33%) SaaS
2 6 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.35%) TCP/IP
2 35 (18.23%) VPN
3 24 (12.50%) DNS
4 19 (9.90%) DHCP
5 15 (7.81%) Internet
6 11 (5.73%) LAN
7 10 (5.21%) WAN
7 10 (5.21%) SAN
8 7 (3.65%) Firewall
9 6 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (3.13%) Network Security
9 6 (3.13%) HTTP
9 6 (3.13%) HTTPS
9 6 (3.13%) SSL
10 3 (1.56%) MPLS
10 3 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.04%) Intranet
12 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (11.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.04%) MySQL
9 2 (1.04%) QlikView
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.52%) DTS
10 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (4.69%) JIRA
2 2 (1.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.52%) Subversion
3 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 36 (18.75%) Finance
2 21 (10.94%) Marketing
3 16 (8.33%) Retail
4 12 (6.25%) Automotive
4 12 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (5.21%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.69%) Banking
7 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.04%) Back Office
8 2 (1.04%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Military
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (28.13%) Analyst
2 23 (11.98%) Developer
2 23 (11.98%) IT Support
3 22 (11.46%) Support Engineer
4 18 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (7.81%) Product Manager
6 13 (6.77%) Database Analyst
7 12 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.73%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.69%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (4.69%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Operations Manager
11 8 (4.17%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.17%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.17%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.71%) .NET
2 19 (9.90%) XML
3 11 (5.73%) CSS
4 10 (5.21%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.60%) HTML
7 2 (1.04%) Sass
7 2 (1.04%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.52%) COM
8 1 (0.52%) XSD
8 1 (0.52%) JMS
8 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.52%) Spring
8 1 (0.52%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.52%) jQuery
8 1 (0.52%) JPA
8 1 (0.52%) HTML5
8 1 (0.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 11 (5.73%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.69%) Statistics
7 4 (2.08%) GIS
7 4 (2.08%) iPhone
7 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.56%) Tandem
9 2 (1.04%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) CMDB
10 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Animation
10 1 (0.52%) Physics
10 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 82 (42.71%) Windows
2 37 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (18.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 27 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 20 (10.42%) Linux
8 14 (7.29%) UNIX
9 4 (2.08%) Android
10 3 (1.56%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.56%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.48%) Project Management
2 26 (13.54%) Migration
3 25 (13.02%) ETL
4 23 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (10.94%) ITIL
6 19 (9.90%) Time Management
7 18 (9.38%) CRM
8 17 (8.85%) Service Management
8 17 (8.85%) Data Migration
8 17 (8.85%) Product Management
9 14 (7.29%) Change Management
9 14 (7.29%) Competitive Intelligence
10 13 (6.77%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (6.25%) ERP
11 12 (6.25%) SIEM
12 11 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.73%) Document Management
13 10 (5.21%) Risk Management
13 10 (5.21%) Information Security
14 9 (4.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (35.94%) SQL
2 42 (21.88%) T-SQL
3 29 (15.10%) C#
4 19 (9.90%) VB
5 11 (5.73%) VBA
6 4 (2.08%) C
6 4 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.04%) C++
8 2 (1.04%) Java
9 1 (0.52%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (13.02%) MCTS
3 24 (12.50%) MCP
4 22 (11.46%) MCSA
4 22 (11.46%) Degree
5 21 (10.94%) MCSE
6 17 (8.85%) MCITP
7 13 (6.77%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.69%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.69%) CCNA
9 7 (3.65%) A+ Certification
10 6 (3.13%) CISSP
10 6 (3.13%) CCNP
11 4 (2.08%) PMP
11 4 (2.08%) PMI Certification
11 4 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.56%) NVQ Level 4
13 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 36 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.02%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.13%) Snort
5 5 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.08%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.08%) XenApp
7 3 (1.56%) vSphere
7 3 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.56%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Nessus
1 6 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (1.04%) OpenView
3 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 160 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.42%) Oracle
3 18 (9.38%) VMware
4 10 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.69%) Citrix
5 9 (4.69%) Fujitsu
6 8 (4.17%) Symantec
7 7 (3.65%) HP
7 7 (3.65%) Cisco
8 6 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 6 (3.13%) IronPort
8 6 (3.13%) Qualys
8 6 (3.13%) Splunk
8 6 (3.13%) ArcSight
8 6 (3.13%) Lumension
8 6 (3.13%) Becrypt
8 6 (3.13%) LogRhythm
8 6 (3.13%) SAP
8 6 (3.13%) McAfee
8 6 (3.13%) Websense
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,995 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Port Sunlight, Chester, Liverpool, North West,...
Unilever
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Port Sunlight, Chester, Liverpool, North West,...
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Port Sunlight, Chester, Liverpool, North West,...
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago