The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 97 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.30% 3.04% 2.30%
As % of the Applications category 30.22% 26.76% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 67 39 35
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £48,700 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
321 213 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.54% 11.37% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 216 171 226
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +3.03%
MS Office
North West

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -5 43 £37,500 +30.43% 4
Chester +10 11 £23,000 -34.28% 1
Crewe +8 11 £20,750 - 1
Northwich 0 7 £22,750 -30.00%
Wilmslow +7 5 £22,950 -34.42%
Runcorn +2 5 £25,500 -12.06%
Winsford - 3 - -
Knutsford +9 2 £34,000 +6.25% 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 107 (79.85%) Microsoft
2 73 (54.48%) MS Excel
3 51 (38.06%) Windows
4 44 (32.84%) SQL
5 36 (26.87%) SQL Server
6 33 (24.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 30 (22.39%) Project Management
8 29 (21.64%) Active Directory
8 29 (21.64%) .NET
8 29 (21.64%) Degree
9 28 (20.90%) Oracle
10 27 (20.15%) Migration
11 26 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (19.40%) T-SQL
12 25 (18.66%) Finance
13 22 (16.42%) C#
14 20 (14.93%) XML
14 20 (14.93%) Windows XP
14 20 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (14.93%) Windows 7
15 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (14.18%) VMware
15 19 (14.18%) ETL
15 19 (14.18%) VB
16 18 (13.43%) CRM
16 18 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (13.43%) Data Migration
17 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
18 16 (11.94%) MS Exchange
18 16 (11.94%) TCP/IP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (11.94%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.70%) IIS
3 7 (5.22%) SAS
3 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.99%) Lync
6 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.24%) Site Server
6 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 73 (54.48%) MS Excel
2 33 (24.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (9.70%) MS Project
4 6 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.75%) InDesign
5 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.45%) DNS
3 13 (9.70%) VPN
3 13 (9.70%) SAN
4 11 (8.21%) Firewall
4 11 (8.21%) LAN
5 10 (7.46%) WAN
6 8 (5.97%) DHCP
7 6 (4.48%) HTTP
7 6 (4.48%) HTTPS
7 6 (4.48%) SSL
7 6 (4.48%) Internet
7 6 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (4.48%) Network Security
8 4 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.49%) Broadband
9 2 (1.49%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.24%) MS Access
9 2 (1.49%) MySQL
10 1 (0.75%) QlikView
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.75%) DB2
10 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.24%) JIRA
2 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (18.66%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.45%) Retail
3 7 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.22%) Automotive
4 2 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (29.85%) Analyst
2 15 (11.19%) Developer
3 14 (10.45%) Business Analyst
3 14 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (8.96%) Consultant
5 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.21%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) SQL Developer
6 10 (7.46%) IT Support
7 9 (6.72%) Project Planner
8 8 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.48%) Graduate
10 6 (4.48%) Architect
10 6 (4.48%) Security Specialist
11 5 (3.73%) Junior
11 5 (3.73%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.64%) .NET
2 20 (14.93%) XML
3 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.99%) CSS
3 4 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.49%) HTML
4 2 (1.49%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.75%) Struts
5 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.75%) Spring
5 1 (0.75%) Ajax
5 1 (0.75%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.75%) jQuery
5 1 (0.75%) HTML5
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.96%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.48%) Statistics
4 6 (4.48%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.48%) Physics
5 4 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.24%) GIS
6 3 (2.24%) NHS
6 3 (2.24%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (38.06%) Windows
2 20 (14.93%) Windows XP
2 20 (14.93%) Windows 7
3 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.72%) Windows 8
5 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.48%) Android
7 4 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.49%) Linux
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.39%) Project Management
2 27 (20.15%) Migration
3 19 (14.18%) ETL
4 18 (13.43%) CRM
4 18 (13.43%) Data Migration
5 12 (8.96%) Risk Management
6 11 (8.21%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (7.46%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.46%) ITIL
7 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
7 10 (7.46%) Project Planning
8 8 (5.97%) Business Continuity Management
8 8 (5.97%) Business Continuity
8 8 (5.97%) Information Security
9 7 (5.22%) Change Management
10 6 (4.48%) Service Management
10 6 (4.48%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.48%) Cyber Security
10 6 (4.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.84%) SQL
2 26 (19.40%) T-SQL
3 22 (16.42%) C#
4 19 (14.18%) VB
5 8 (5.97%) Java
6 7 (5.22%) VBA
7 6 (4.48%) Python
7 6 (4.48%) C
7 6 (4.48%) C++
8 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.24%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.75%) VBScript
10 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (21.64%) Degree
2 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.72%) MCSE
5 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.73%) MCTS
6 5 (3.73%) MCSA
6 5 (3.73%) ISEB
7 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.99%) CCNA
7 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.99%) MCP
8 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.24%) MCITP
8 3 (2.24%) NVQ Level 4
9 2 (1.49%) PMP
9 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) WAI
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (21.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.48%) Snort
4 5 (3.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (3.73%) XenApp
5 4 (2.99%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.24%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.24%) vSphere
7 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.75%) XenServer
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (4.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (4.48%) Nessus
3 3 (2.24%) SCCM
4 2 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (79.85%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.90%) Oracle
3 19 (14.18%) VMware
4 14 (10.45%) Fujitsu
5 10 (7.46%) McAfee
6 8 (5.97%) Citrix
6 8 (5.97%) SAP
6 8 (5.97%) Cisco
6 8 (5.97%) Symantec
7 7 (5.22%) Lumension
7 7 (5.22%) Becrypt
7 7 (5.22%) Business Objects
7 7 (5.22%) HP
8 6 (4.48%) Juniper
8 6 (4.48%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.48%) Websense
8 6 (4.48%) LogRhythm
8 6 (4.48%) IronPort
8 6 (4.48%) Qualys
8 6 (4.48%) Splunk
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
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