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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 89 84 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.96% 4.90% 3.69%
As % of the Applications category 29.57% 32.31% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 82 64 66
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,050 £22,000 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £100,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
301 260 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.79% 15.16% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 259 214 282
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +4 42 £23,500 -20.33% 5
Chester -4 10 £35,000 -52.54% 4
Wilmslow +3 9 £55,000 +57.14%
Macclesfield +5 3 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Runcorn -6 2 £31,250 +5.93%
Knutsford -8 2 £28,125 -19.64% 1
Northwich +5 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Daresbury +1 1 £26,500 +2.91%
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 150 (81.52%) Microsoft
2 111 (60.33%) MS Excel
3 77 (41.85%) Windows
4 58 (31.52%) SQL
5 49 (26.63%) SQL Server
6 47 (25.54%) Project Management
7 42 (22.83%) .NET
8 39 (21.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 38 (20.65%) T-SQL
9 38 (20.65%) TCP/IP
10 37 (20.11%) Active Directory
10 37 (20.11%) Finance
11 32 (17.39%) Migration
11 32 (17.39%) C#
11 32 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (16.85%) Oracle
13 29 (15.76%) VPN
13 29 (15.76%) MS Exchange
13 29 (15.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (15.76%) Windows 7
14 28 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (14.13%) Degree
17 24 (13.04%) ETL
17 24 (13.04%) XML
18 23 (12.50%) VB
18 23 (12.50%) Windows XP
18 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (11.96%) Data Migration

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 29 (15.76%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.70%) IIS
3 15 (8.15%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (5.98%) Lync
5 8 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.35%) SAS
6 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.63%) Site Server
7 3 (1.63%) CMS
8 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 111 (60.33%) MS Excel
2 39 (21.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (8.70%) MS Project
4 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) Maya
5 1 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.07%) SaaS
2 6 (3.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.65%) TCP/IP
2 29 (15.76%) VPN
3 22 (11.96%) DNS
4 16 (8.70%) DHCP
5 12 (6.52%) SAN
5 12 (6.52%) Internet
6 10 (5.43%) LAN
7 9 (4.89%) WAN
8 8 (4.35%) Firewall
9 7 (3.80%) HTTP
9 7 (3.80%) HTTPS
9 7 (3.80%) SSL
9 7 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (3.80%) Network Security
10 3 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.09%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.09%) Intranet
12 1 (0.54%) VoIP
12 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.63%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.63%) MySQL
9 3 (1.63%) QlikView
10 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.54%) DTS
11 1 (0.54%) MS Access
11 1 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (3.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.54%) Subversion
3 1 (0.54%) Hudson
3 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (20.11%) Finance
2 18 (9.78%) Retail
3 16 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.61%) Automotive
4 14 (7.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (4.35%) Marketing
6 7 (3.80%) Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Games
7 2 (1.09%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 46 (25.00%) Analyst
2 21 (11.41%) Support Engineer
2 21 (11.41%) IT Support
3 20 (10.87%) Developer
4 16 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.07%) Product Manager
7 12 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (6.52%) Consultant
8 11 (5.98%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.43%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (4.89%) Data Architect
10 9 (4.89%) Architect
10 9 (4.89%) Project Planner
10 9 (4.89%) Operations Manager
10 9 (4.89%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.83%) .NET
2 24 (13.04%) XML
3 9 (4.89%) CSS
3 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.63%) Classic ASP
5 3 (1.63%) HTML
6 1 (0.54%) COM
6 1 (0.54%) XSD
6 1 (0.54%) JMS
6 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.54%) jQuery
6 1 (0.54%) Spring
6 1 (0.54%) HornetQ
6 1 (0.54%) Sass
6 1 (0.54%) CSS3
6 1 (0.54%) HTML5
6 1 (0.54%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.24%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.70%) Visualisation
3 12 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.89%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.26%) Statistics
5 6 (3.26%) Physics
5 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.17%) iPhone
7 3 (1.63%) GIS
8 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.09%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.09%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.54%) Animation
9 1 (0.54%) CMDB
9 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 77 (41.85%) Windows
2 32 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (15.76%) Windows 7
4 28 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (8.15%) Linux
7 9 (4.89%) UNIX
8 5 (2.72%) Android
9 4 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.63%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.54%) Project Management
2 32 (17.39%) Migration
3 24 (13.04%) ETL
4 22 (11.96%) Data Migration
4 22 (11.96%) CRM
5 20 (10.87%) ITIL
6 17 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.70%) Service Management
8 14 (7.61%) Time Management
8 14 (7.61%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (7.07%) Product Management
10 12 (6.52%) Risk Management
10 12 (6.52%) Competitive Intelligence
10 12 (6.52%) ERP
11 11 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.43%) Project Planning
12 10 (5.43%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.89%) Document Management
14 8 (4.35%) Change Management
15 7 (3.80%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.52%) SQL
2 38 (20.65%) T-SQL
3 32 (17.39%) C#
4 23 (12.50%) VB
5 13 (7.07%) VBA
6 9 (4.89%) C
7 7 (3.80%) C++
7 7 (3.80%) Java
8 6 (3.26%) Python
9 3 (1.63%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (14.13%) Degree
3 20 (10.87%) MCP
4 19 (10.33%) MCTS
4 19 (10.33%) Security Cleared
5 18 (9.78%) MCSA
6 16 (8.70%) MCSE
7 11 (5.98%) MCITP
8 10 (5.43%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.63%) CCNA
9 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.63%) NVQ Level 4
10 2 (1.09%) PMP
10 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (20.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.80%) Snort
5 5 (2.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.17%) XenApp
6 4 (2.17%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.63%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.63%) vSphere
8 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) Nessus
1 7 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (3.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.09%) OpenView
2 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 150 (81.52%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.85%) Oracle
3 21 (11.41%) VMware
4 15 (8.15%) Fujitsu
5 11 (5.98%) SAP
6 10 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (5.43%) Symantec
7 9 (4.89%) McAfee
7 9 (4.89%) Citrix
8 7 (3.80%) Websense
8 7 (3.80%) HP
8 7 (3.80%) Cisco
8 7 (3.80%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.80%) Juniper
8 7 (3.80%) IronPort
8 7 (3.80%) Qualys
8 7 (3.80%) Blue Coat
8 7 (3.80%) Lumension
8 7 (3.80%) Splunk
8 7 (3.80%) Becrypt
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