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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 76 42 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.29% 2.62% 3.32%
As % of the Applications category 23.97% 20.79% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69 32 60
Average salary £24,500 £23,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% -30.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,150 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
317 202 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.88% 12.60% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 272 161 229
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £21,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £64,000 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +23 29 £21,250 -26.08% 3
Chester +27 12 £27,500 -31.25% 5
Wilmslow +4 8 £24,500 +8.88% 2
Knutsford +5 4 £35,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 4 £19,000 - 1
Runcorn -5 2 £31,000 +37.77% 1
Northwich - 2 - -
Crewe +14 1 £32,500 +54.76%
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 130 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 127 (70.56%) MS Excel
3 68 (37.78%) Windows
4 43 (23.89%) ITIL
5 35 (19.44%) MCP
5 35 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (18.89%) SQL
7 31 (17.22%) Project Management
7 31 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (16.67%) SLA
8 30 (16.67%) Finance
9 28 (15.56%) TCP/IP
9 28 (15.56%) VPN
9 28 (15.56%) Active Directory
10 26 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (13.33%) Windows 7
11 24 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 24 (13.33%) Marketing
12 23 (12.78%) HP
12 23 (12.78%) DNS
13 22 (12.22%) MCSE
13 22 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (12.22%) Security Cleared
14 21 (11.67%) Service Management
14 21 (11.67%) SQL Server
15 20 (11.11%) Linux
15 20 (11.11%) Degree
15 20 (11.11%) MCITP
15 20 (11.11%) SC Cleared
15 20 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 24 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.56%) IBM Notes
3 17 (9.44%) SharePoint
4 16 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (8.89%) Lync
5 9 (5.00%) IIS
6 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.89%) SAS
7 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.56%) WinCC
Applications
1 127 (70.56%) MS Excel
2 35 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.56%) MS Project
3 10 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.78%) SPSS
4 5 (2.78%) FastStats
5 3 (1.67%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.00%) SaaS
2 6 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.56%) TCP/IP
1 28 (15.56%) VPN
2 23 (12.78%) DNS
3 18 (10.00%) DHCP
4 10 (5.56%) Internet
5 7 (3.89%) LAN
6 6 (3.33%) WAN
6 6 (3.33%) Wireshark
6 6 (3.33%) SAN
7 5 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.78%) FTP
7 5 (2.78%) HTTP
7 5 (2.78%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.67%) MPLS
9 2 (1.11%) Firewall
9 2 (1.11%) Wireless
9 2 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.11%) Network Security
10 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.56%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 30 (16.67%) Finance
2 24 (13.33%) Marketing
3 7 (3.89%) Local Government
4 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.22%) Retail
7 3 (1.67%) Legal
8 2 (1.11%) Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 77 (42.78%) Analyst
2 34 (18.89%) Service Analyst
2 34 (18.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 13 (7.22%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (6.67%) Developer
5 12 (6.67%) IT Support
6 10 (5.56%) Administrator
7 8 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.44%) Product Manager
7 8 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
8 7 (3.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (3.89%) SQL Developer
8 7 (3.89%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (3.89%) Database Analyst
8 7 (3.89%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.89%) Flash
2 5 (2.78%) HTML
2 5 (2.78%) .NET
2 5 (2.78%) CSS
3 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) HTML5
5 1 (0.56%) Sass
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.00%) Statistics
2 9 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.22%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.22%) Robotics
5 3 (1.67%) Tandem
5 3 (1.67%) GIS
6 2 (1.11%) NHS
6 2 (1.11%) FMCG
7 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Xbox
7 1 (0.56%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.56%) SCADA
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.56%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 68 (37.78%) Windows
2 26 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 20 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (11.11%) Linux
5 19 (10.56%) UNIX
6 16 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.22%) Android
10 3 (1.67%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.89%) ITIL
2 31 (17.22%) Project Management
3 21 (11.67%) Service Management
4 15 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.22%) Information Security
6 12 (6.67%) Document Management
6 12 (6.67%) Time Management
7 11 (6.11%) Data Analysis
7 11 (6.11%) Change Management
8 10 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.56%) ERP
8 10 (5.56%) Product Management
9 9 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 9 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.44%) CRM
10 8 (4.44%) CAD
10 8 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.44%) Analytics
10 8 (4.44%) Competitive Intelligence
11 7 (3.89%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.89%) SQL
2 15 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.33%) Perl
3 6 (3.33%) Python
4 5 (2.78%) C#
4 5 (2.78%) VB
5 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (19.44%) MCP
2 22 (12.22%) MCSE
2 22 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.22%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.11%) MCITP
3 20 (11.11%) Degree
3 20 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 18 (10.00%) MCSA
5 15 (8.33%) MCTS
6 8 (4.44%) A+ Certification
6 8 (4.44%) CCNP
6 8 (4.44%) CCNA
6 8 (4.44%) CISSP
6 8 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) PMP
10 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.67%) SLA
2 7 (3.89%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (10.56%) OpenView
1 19 (10.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 130 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.78%) HP
3 19 (10.56%) Lotus
4 12 (6.67%) VMware
5 10 (5.56%) Citrix
6 7 (3.89%) Oracle
7 6 (3.33%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.78%) SmartFocus
8 5 (2.78%) Cisco
8 5 (2.78%) Minitab
9 4 (2.22%) Autodesk
9 4 (2.22%) EMC
9 4 (2.22%) NETGEAR
10 3 (1.67%) Google
11 2 (1.11%) Sophos
11 2 (1.11%) Adobe
12 1 (0.56%) Avaya
12 1 (0.56%) Siemens
12 1 (0.56%) Symantec
12 1 (0.56%) SonicWALL
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