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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 49 136 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.82% 7.92% 4.96%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 39.77% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 83 82
Median salary £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £17,400 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +1.66%
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
147 342 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.45% 19.91% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 131 241 268
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 16 £38,000 +105.40% 1
Chester -16 11 £22,500 -17.43% 1
Northwich +1 9 £24,000 -26.15%
Crewe +9 5 £23,500 -37.33% 2
Macclesfield -8 3 £28,000 +17.89% 1
Wilmslow +3 2 £30,000 +39.53% 2
Runcorn -2 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 - 1
Nantwich - 1 £25,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 54 (65.06%) Microsoft
2 43 (51.81%) MS Excel
3 41 (49.40%) Windows
4 26 (31.33%) Active Directory
5 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (26.51%) SQL
7 21 (25.30%) ITIL
8 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
8 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
9 17 (20.48%) SLA
10 16 (19.28%) Windows 7
10 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (18.07%) Telecoms
12 14 (16.87%) SharePoint
12 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
12 14 (16.87%) VBA
13 13 (15.66%) Citrix
13 13 (15.66%) Billing
14 12 (14.46%) T-SQL
15 11 (13.25%) MySQL
15 11 (13.25%) ETL
15 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (13.25%) Finance
15 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
17 9 (10.84%) MS Access

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (16.87%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.20%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (51.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.41%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (2.41%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.20%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) DHCP
2 4 (4.82%) DNS
2 4 (4.82%) LAN
2 4 (4.82%) WAN
2 4 (4.82%) Wireless
3 3 (3.61%) VPN
3 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) MySQL
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (18.07%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.66%) Billing
3 11 (13.25%) Finance
4 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 2 (2.41%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) IT Support
2 17 (20.48%) Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) DBA
3 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) IT Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) SQL DBA
5 8 (9.64%) IT Technician
6 7 (8.43%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.23%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Coordinator
8 5 (6.02%) Field Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Field Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Driving Licence
2 7 (8.43%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.61%) EPoS
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.41%) iSeries
6 2 (2.41%) PMI
7 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.20%) iPad
7 1 (1.20%) Social Media
7 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (49.40%) Windows
2 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
4 16 (19.28%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.43%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.20%) CentOS
8 1 (1.20%) Linux
8 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.20%) Unix
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) ETL
3 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.43%) ERP
4 7 (8.43%) Service Management
5 6 (7.23%) Project Management
6 4 (4.82%) Coaching
7 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.61%) ITSM
7 3 (3.61%) Workflow
8 2 (2.41%) Analytics
8 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.41%) Data Analytics
8 2 (2.41%) Information Security
8 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.41%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.41%) Security Patching
8 2 (2.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) SQL
2 14 (16.87%) VBA
3 12 (14.46%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.61%) C#
5 3 (3.61%) VB
6 1 (1.20%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) MCP
2 4 (4.82%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.41%) CCNA
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.41%) MCITP
4 2 (2.41%) MCSA
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
4 2 (2.41%) MCTS
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) ISO22301
2 2 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (31.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) XenDesktop
4 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.82%) XenApp
6 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) Citrix
3 9 (10.84%) VMware
4 5 (6.02%) Intel
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco
6 3 (3.61%) Avaya
6 3 (3.61%) HP
7 2 (2.41%) Cognos
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.41%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.41%) Mitel
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) Sophos
7 2 (2.41%) Talend
8 1 (1.20%) BT
8 1 (1.20%) Facebook
8 1 (1.20%) Minitab
8 1 (1.20%) Twitter
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