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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 90 60 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.60% 3.83% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 29.32% 23.81% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84 35 47
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £18,900 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,383 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.05% -
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
307 252 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.68% 16.09% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 275 200 260
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £58,650
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +9 37 £23,500 -39.74% 6
Chester -3 20 £55,000 +41.02% 5
Wilmslow -4 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Macclesfield +2 6 £21,000 -67.69% 1
Daresbury -2 2 £28,000 -
Crewe -9 2 £60,000 +83.20% 3
Knutsford -13 2 £36,000 -46.66% 1
Widnes -2 1 - -
Runcorn -12 1 £37,500 +2.73%
Winsford - 1 £23,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 160 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 123 (63.08%) MS Excel
3 83 (42.56%) Windows
4 70 (35.90%) SQL
5 56 (28.72%) SQL Server
6 52 (26.67%) Project Management
7 48 (24.62%) MS PowerPoint
8 42 (21.54%) T-SQL
9 41 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
10 40 (20.51%) TCP/IP
11 38 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (18.46%) VPN
13 35 (17.95%) MS Exchange
13 35 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 34 (17.44%) Active Directory
15 33 (16.92%) .NET
16 32 (16.41%) Finance
17 31 (15.90%) Windows 7
18 30 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (14.87%) C#
20 28 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 27 (13.85%) Hyper-V
22 26 (13.33%) MCTS
22 26 (13.33%) ETL
23 25 (12.82%) MCP
23 25 (12.82%) Marketing
23 25 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (12.31%) Migration
24 24 (12.31%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 35 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.31%) Lync
3 19 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (9.74%) SharePoint
4 18 (9.23%) IIS
5 9 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.10%) SAS
7 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.54%) CMS
8 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.03%) Site Server
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 123 (63.08%) MS Excel
2 48 (24.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (6.67%) MS Project
4 5 (2.56%) SPSS
4 5 (2.56%) FastStats
5 3 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.51%) Maya
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.74%) SaaS
2 6 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 36 (18.46%) VPN
3 24 (12.31%) DNS
4 20 (10.26%) DHCP
5 18 (9.23%) Internet
6 10 (5.13%) LAN
7 9 (4.62%) WAN
7 9 (4.62%) SAN
8 4 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.05%) Network Security
8 4 (2.05%) HTTP
8 4 (2.05%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.05%) SSL
8 4 (2.05%) Firewall
9 3 (1.54%) MPLS
10 2 (1.03%) Intranet
10 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.72%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.03%) QlikView
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.51%) DTS
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.51%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.62%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) Hudson
General
1 32 (16.41%) Finance
2 25 (12.82%) Marketing
3 13 (6.67%) Retail
4 11 (5.64%) Automotive
4 11 (5.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.62%) Banking
6 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.03%) Back Office
7 2 (1.03%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (27.69%) Analyst
2 25 (12.82%) Developer
3 23 (11.79%) IT Support
4 21 (10.77%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.23%) Product Manager
6 17 (8.72%) Business Analyst
7 15 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.67%) Database Analyst
9 11 (5.64%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (5.64%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (5.13%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.62%) Operations Manager
11 9 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) Service Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.10%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.10%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 7 (3.59%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.92%) .NET
2 19 (9.74%) XML
3 11 (5.64%) CSS
4 10 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.62%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.08%) HTML
7 2 (1.03%) HTML5
7 2 (1.03%) Sass
7 2 (1.03%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.51%) COM
8 1 (0.51%) XSD
8 1 (0.51%) Flash
8 1 (0.51%) JMS
8 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.51%) Spring
8 1 (0.51%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.51%) CSS3
8 1 (0.51%) jQuery
8 1 (0.51%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.72%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (8.21%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.15%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.13%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.62%) Statistics
7 5 (2.56%) GIS
8 4 (2.05%) Tandem
8 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.05%) iPhone
9 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.03%) FMCG
9 2 (1.03%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.51%) Animation
10 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.51%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.51%) SCORM
10 1 (0.51%) NHS
10 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 83 (42.56%) Windows
2 38 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (15.90%) Windows 7
5 30 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (11.79%) Windows XP
7 21 (10.77%) Linux
8 16 (8.21%) UNIX
9 4 (2.05%) Android
10 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.67%) Project Management
2 26 (13.33%) ETL
3 25 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (12.31%) Migration
5 22 (11.28%) Time Management
6 21 (10.77%) ITIL
7 20 (10.26%) Product Management
8 18 (9.23%) CRM
9 17 (8.72%) Data Migration
9 17 (8.72%) Competitive Intelligence
10 15 (7.69%) ERP
10 15 (7.69%) Service Management
11 14 (7.18%) Document Management
12 13 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
12 13 (6.67%) Change Management
13 11 (5.64%) Information Security
13 11 (5.64%) SIEM
14 10 (5.13%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.13%) Data Analysis
14 10 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 70 (35.90%) SQL
2 42 (21.54%) T-SQL
3 29 (14.87%) C#
4 19 (9.74%) VB
5 10 (5.13%) VBA
6 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.54%) C
7 3 (1.54%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.03%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (13.33%) MCTS
3 25 (12.82%) MCP
4 23 (11.79%) MCSA
4 23 (11.79%) Degree
5 21 (10.77%) MCSE
6 19 (9.74%) MCITP
7 10 (5.13%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.62%) CCNA
9 8 (4.10%) A+ Certification
10 7 (3.59%) CISSP
10 7 (3.59%) CCNP
10 7 (3.59%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.05%) PMP
11 4 (2.05%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.54%) NVQ Level 4
13 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 34 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.85%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.05%) XenApp
4 4 (2.05%) Terminal Server
4 4 (2.05%) Snort
4 4 (2.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.54%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.03%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.03%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) Nessus
1 4 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (1.03%) OpenView
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 160 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.23%) Oracle
3 15 (7.69%) VMware
4 10 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.10%) Citrix
6 7 (3.59%) ArcSight
7 6 (3.08%) Fujitsu
7 6 (3.08%) HP
8 5 (2.56%) SAP
8 5 (2.56%) Symantec
8 5 (2.56%) Minitab
8 5 (2.56%) SmartFocus
8 5 (2.56%) Cisco
9 4 (2.05%) Becrypt
9 4 (2.05%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.05%) Lumension
9 4 (2.05%) Splunk
9 4 (2.05%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.05%) IronPort
9 4 (2.05%) Qualys
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 6 days ago
Port Sunlight, Chester, Liverpool, North West,...
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,995 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Port Sunlight, Chester, Liverpool, North West,...
Unilever
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Port Sunlight, Chester, Liverpool, North West,...
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago