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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 28 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 58 130 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.16% 7.53% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 32.40% 41.94% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 82 82
Median salary £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,050 £18,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,265
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.51%
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
179 310 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.91% 17.96% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 159 231 275
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,508
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -2 20 £38,000 +105.40% 3
Northwich +3 12 £19,000 -41.53%
Chester -14 7 £32,500 +8.33%
Macclesfield -10 4 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Runcorn +1 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Wilmslow -6 2 £30,000 +53.84%
Winsford - 2 £25,000 -
Nantwich - 2 £25,000 -
Crewe -1 1 £22,000 -41.33%
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 55 (61.11%) MS Excel
1 55 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.56%) Windows
3 31 (34.44%) SQL
4 30 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (30.00%) ITIL
6 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
7 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (24.44%) Windows Server
9 21 (23.33%) Billing
9 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 21 (23.33%) MS Exchange
10 19 (21.11%) VBA
10 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (20.00%) Finance
12 17 (18.89%) T-SQL
12 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
12 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (17.78%) ETL
13 16 (17.78%) MySQL
14 12 (13.33%) Service Management
14 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
14 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
14 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
15 11 (12.22%) Citrix
15 11 (12.22%) VMware

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 21 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.44%) Apache
5 4 (4.44%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 55 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Cognos Controller
1 3 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.67%) Wireless
3 4 (4.44%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) HTTP
3 4 (4.44%) Intranet
4 3 (3.33%) DHCP
4 3 (3.33%) DNS
4 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.22%) LAN
5 2 (2.22%) VPN
5 2 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.11%) VLAN
6 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (17.78%) MySQL
3 16 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (10.00%) MS Access
5 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 21 (23.33%) Billing
2 18 (20.00%) Finance
3 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Back Office
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) IT Support
3 16 (17.78%) DBA
4 15 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.78%) Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) IT Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) IT Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Coordinator
7 6 (6.67%) Developer
7 6 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) IT Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) IT Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
3 7 (7.78%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.56%) iSeries
5 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.33%) EPoS
6 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.22%) PMI
7 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.11%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.56%) Windows
2 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (24.44%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.78%) Linux
6 7 (7.78%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.67%) CentOS
7 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.22%) Unix
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) ITIL
2 16 (17.78%) ETL
3 12 (13.33%) Service Management
4 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.89%) Project Management
6 7 (7.78%) ERP
6 7 (7.78%) Web Development
7 5 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Coaching
9 3 (3.33%) Analytics
9 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.33%) Data Analytics
9 3 (3.33%) ITSM
9 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.33%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.33%) Security Patching
9 3 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (3.33%) Workflow
10 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) SQL
2 19 (21.11%) VBA
3 17 (18.89%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.44%) C
4 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.44%) Python
4 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.33%) C#
5 3 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) MCP
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.11%) CISA
3 1 (1.11%) CISSP
3 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) COBIT
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.78%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.44%) XenApp
5 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) Citrix
2 11 (12.22%) VMware
3 8 (8.89%) HP
4 7 (7.78%) Talend
5 4 (4.44%) Avaya
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco
6 3 (3.33%) Cognos
6 3 (3.33%) IBM
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle
7 2 (2.22%) Intel
7 2 (2.22%) Mitel
8 1 (1.11%) Apple
8 1 (1.11%) SAP
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