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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 43 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +34
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 86 95 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.04% 5.29% 3.04%
As % of the Applications category 25.29% 28.53% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 69 65 39
Average salary £28,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
340 333 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.91% 18.53% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 259 222 178
Average salary £34,500 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -8 23 £20,750 -44.66% 4
Chester +14 16 £32,500 +41.30% 5
Knutsford 0 10 £35,000 +2.94%
Crewe -7 10 £34,500 +66.26% 5
Wilmslow -4 5 £20,000 -12.85%
Macclesfield - 5 £21,000 - 1
Runcorn -5 1 £26,500 +3.92%
Widnes - 1 £26,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £50,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 117 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 104 (65.41%) MS Excel
3 62 (38.99%) Windows
4 38 (23.90%) ITIL
5 37 (23.27%) Finance
6 32 (20.13%) MCP
7 29 (18.24%) Active Directory
8 28 (17.61%) TCP/IP
8 28 (17.61%) SLA
8 28 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (15.72%) Windows 7
9 25 (15.72%) DNS
9 25 (15.72%) Project Management
10 24 (15.09%) VPN
11 22 (13.84%) DHCP
12 21 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (12.58%) MCSE
14 19 (11.95%) MCSA
14 19 (11.95%) HP
15 18 (11.32%) Oracle
15 18 (11.32%) MCITP
16 17 (10.69%) MS PowerPoint
16 17 (10.69%) SQL
16 17 (10.69%) UNIX
16 17 (10.69%) Windows XP
16 17 (10.69%) MS Exchange
17 16 (10.06%) Degree
17 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
18 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (10.69%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.43%) IBM Notes
2 15 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.52%) SAS
7 3 (1.89%) Lync
8 2 (1.26%) IIS
9 1 (0.63%) WinCC
Applications
1 104 (65.41%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (6.29%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.03%) MS Project
5 5 (3.14%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.26%) FastStats
6 2 (1.26%) SPSS
7 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.40%) Office 365
3 2 (1.26%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.61%) TCP/IP
2 25 (15.72%) DNS
3 24 (15.09%) VPN
4 22 (13.84%) DHCP
5 9 (5.66%) Wireless
6 8 (5.03%) SAN
7 4 (2.52%) Firewall
7 4 (2.52%) Network Security
7 4 (2.52%) Broadband
7 4 (2.52%) LAN
7 4 (2.52%) WAN
7 4 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.52%) HTTP
8 3 (1.89%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.89%) FTP
8 3 (1.89%) VoIP
8 3 (1.89%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.26%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.63%) NAS
10 1 (0.63%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.26%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) JUnit
1 2 (1.26%) JMeter
1 2 (1.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.63%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 37 (23.27%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Marketing
3 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.77%) Retail
5 5 (3.14%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.14%) Local Government
5 5 (3.14%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.26%) Advertising
7 2 (1.26%) Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (43.40%) Analyst
2 31 (19.50%) Service Analyst
2 31 (19.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (8.81%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (8.18%) Administrator
5 10 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.66%) PPC Specialist
6 9 (5.66%) PPC Manager
6 9 (5.66%) PPC Analyst
6 9 (5.66%) PPC Executive
7 7 (4.40%) CRM Analyst
7 7 (4.40%) IT Support
7 7 (4.40%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.40%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (4.40%) Support Technician
8 6 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.77%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (3.14%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.03%) .NET
2 3 (1.89%) CSS
2 3 (1.89%) Flash
2 3 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (0.63%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.52%) Statistics
2 4 (2.52%) Robotics
3 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.26%) NHS
4 2 (1.26%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.63%) Tandem
5 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.63%) Economics
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) Replication
5 1 (0.63%) Physics
5 1 (0.63%) Psychology
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.63%) Xbox
5 1 (0.63%) SCADA
5 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.99%) Windows
2 28 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (15.72%) Windows 7
4 17 (10.69%) UNIX
4 17 (10.69%) Windows XP
5 15 (9.43%) Linux
6 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.03%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.40%) Apple iOS
8 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.40%) Android
9 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.90%) ITIL
2 25 (15.72%) Project Management
3 15 (9.43%) Service Management
4 12 (7.55%) Analytics
5 11 (6.92%) Logistics
6 9 (5.66%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (5.66%) SEO
6 9 (5.66%) CRM
6 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.66%) B2B
6 9 (5.66%) B2C
6 9 (5.66%) Marketing Management
6 9 (5.66%) Pay per click
6 9 (5.66%) Search Engine Marketing
6 9 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (5.66%) Campaign Management
7 8 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.77%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.14%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.69%) SQL
2 7 (4.40%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.40%) C#
2 7 (4.40%) Python
3 5 (3.14%) VB
3 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.52%) VBScript
4 4 (2.52%) Java
5 3 (1.89%) Perl
6 2 (1.26%) C++
6 2 (1.26%) Ruby
6 2 (1.26%) Groovy
7 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (20.13%) MCP
2 21 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (12.58%) MCSE
4 19 (11.95%) MCSA
5 18 (11.32%) MCITP
6 16 (10.06%) Degree
7 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
7 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.03%) MCTS
9 7 (4.40%) CCNA
9 7 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.52%) CISSP
10 4 (2.52%) CCNP
10 4 (2.52%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.26%) ISEB
12 1 (0.63%) HND
12 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.61%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) QA
3 4 (2.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (18.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.52%) XenApp
5 3 (1.89%) XenServer
5 3 (1.89%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (9.43%) OpenView
1 15 (9.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (4.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 117 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.95%) HP
3 18 (11.32%) Oracle
4 15 (9.43%) Citrix
4 15 (9.43%) Lotus
5 14 (8.81%) VMware
6 11 (6.92%) Google
7 10 (6.29%) Cisco
8 8 (5.03%) Avaya
9 5 (3.14%) Adobe
10 4 (2.52%) Dell
10 4 (2.52%) Autodesk
10 4 (2.52%) Metastorm
11 3 (1.89%) Toshiba
11 3 (1.89%) BT
12 2 (1.26%) Minitab
12 2 (1.26%) Sophos
12 2 (1.26%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.26%) SAP
13 1 (0.63%) EMC
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits/bonus/commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Your Housing Group
Salary: From £22,400 to £28,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £16k - 20k per year + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago