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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 130 85 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.43% 4.39% 3.90%
As % of the Applications category 42.21% 26.90% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 83 82 41
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £18,550 £21,475
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £60,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -2.45%
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
308 316 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.61% 16.31% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 231 280 202
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,351 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -1.85%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Chester +22 48 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Warrington -2 30 £18,500 -21.27% 2
Knutsford +11 13 £34,500 +55.05%
Crewe +2 10 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Northwich -5 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Macclesfield +15 2 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Wilmslow 0 2 £19,500 -64.54%
Daresbury -1 2 £17,250 -34.90%
Runcorn -5 1 £27,500 -26.66%
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 145 (71.78%) Microsoft
2 114 (56.44%) MS Excel
3 68 (33.66%) SQL
4 67 (33.17%) Finance
5 66 (32.67%) Windows
6 54 (26.73%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (24.75%) Degree
8 48 (23.76%) Active Directory
9 44 (21.78%) Analytics
10 35 (17.33%) SAS
11 34 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (16.83%) Business Analytics
12 33 (16.34%) ITIL
12 33 (16.34%) Benchmarking
12 33 (16.34%) Marketing
13 32 (15.84%) MS PowerPoint
13 32 (15.84%) Windows 7
14 28 (13.86%) MS Exchange
14 28 (13.86%) Data Mining
14 28 (13.86%) Statistical Analysis
14 28 (13.86%) Predictive Modelling
15 27 (13.37%) Business Development
15 27 (13.37%) MS Project
15 27 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (12.87%) Project Management
16 26 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (12.87%) Credit Risk
16 26 (12.87%) Spreadsheet
17 22 (10.89%) HTML
18 21 (10.40%) Windows XP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (17.33%) SAS
2 28 (13.86%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.44%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.98%) WordPress
5 2 (0.99%) Lync
5 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.99%) CMS
5 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 114 (56.44%) MS Excel
2 32 (15.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (13.37%) MS Project
4 26 (12.87%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.97%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.98%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.99%) SPSS
7 2 (0.99%) FastStats
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.50%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.50%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.49%) SAP PS
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.99%) Magento
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.98%) Office 365
3 2 (0.99%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.41%) DNS
2 14 (6.93%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.93%) VPN
3 11 (5.45%) Firewall
4 10 (4.95%) DHCP
5 7 (3.47%) HTTP
6 5 (2.48%) Network Security
7 4 (1.98%) WAN
7 4 (1.98%) Broadband
8 3 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.99%) Wireless
9 2 (0.99%) IPv4
9 2 (0.99%) Intranet
9 2 (0.99%) LAN
9 2 (0.99%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.86%) Data Mining
2 26 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (6.93%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.96%) MySQL
5 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.99%) MS Access
6 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Subversion
2 2 (0.99%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.50%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 67 (33.17%) Finance
2 33 (16.34%) Marketing
3 15 (7.43%) Retail
4 11 (5.45%) Advertising
5 6 (2.97%) Banking
6 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.98%) Publishing
7 4 (1.98%) Billing
8 3 (1.49%) Legal
9 2 (0.99%) Local Government
9 2 (0.99%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.99%) French Language
9 2 (0.99%) German Language
9 2 (0.99%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.99%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 110 (54.46%) Analyst
2 30 (14.85%) Support Analyst
3 19 (9.41%) IT Support
4 14 (6.93%) Service Analyst
4 14 (6.93%) Developer
4 14 (6.93%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.93%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (6.93%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (6.44%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (5.45%) Production Support Analyst
8 9 (4.46%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (3.96%) Administrator
9 8 (3.96%) Team Leader
9 8 (3.96%) Support Team Leader
10 7 (3.47%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.89%) HTML
2 15 (7.43%) CSS
3 8 (3.96%) XHTML
3 8 (3.96%) .NET
4 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.73%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (12.87%) Credit Risk
3 10 (4.95%) User Experience
4 9 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.96%) PMI
6 7 (3.47%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.98%) Statistics
7 4 (1.98%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.98%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.50%) LIMS
10 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.50%) Economics
10 1 (0.50%) Physics
10 1 (0.50%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.67%) Windows
2 32 (15.84%) Windows 7
3 21 (10.40%) Windows XP
3 21 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (7.92%) Windows 8
6 11 (5.45%) UNIX
7 7 (3.47%) Linux
7 7 (3.47%) Android
8 4 (1.98%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.78%) Analytics
2 34 (16.83%) Business Analytics
2 34 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (16.34%) Benchmarking
3 33 (16.34%) ITIL
4 28 (13.86%) Statistical Analysis
4 28 (13.86%) Predictive Modelling
5 27 (13.37%) Business Development
6 26 (12.87%) Project Management
7 20 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (9.41%) E-Commerce
9 15 (7.43%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.95%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.95%) CRM
10 10 (4.95%) Change Management
11 9 (4.46%) Service Management
11 9 (4.46%) SEO
11 9 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.46%) Content Management
11 9 (4.46%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.66%) SQL
2 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.96%) PHP
4 7 (3.47%) C#
5 4 (1.98%) VBScript
5 4 (1.98%) VB
6 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.99%) Python
7 2 (0.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.99%) C++
7 2 (0.99%) Java
8 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (24.75%) Degree
2 27 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (9.90%) MCSE
4 15 (7.43%) MCITP
5 14 (6.93%) MCP
5 14 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (6.44%) MCTS
7 12 (5.94%) CCNA
8 11 (5.45%) MCSA
9 8 (3.96%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.48%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.98%) MCDST
11 4 (1.98%) HND
12 3 (1.49%) CCNP
12 3 (1.49%) CISSP
12 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.99%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (23.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.99%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.50%) XenApp
5 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) OpenView
2 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 145 (71.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.42%) Cisco
3 15 (7.43%) VMware
4 12 (5.94%) Oracle
4 12 (5.94%) Citrix
5 10 (4.95%) Google
6 8 (3.96%) Adobe
7 6 (2.97%) HP
8 5 (2.48%) SAP
9 4 (1.98%) Dell
9 4 (1.98%) Metastorm
10 3 (1.49%) NEC
10 3 (1.49%) Apple
11 2 (0.99%) McAfee
11 2 (0.99%) Minitab
11 2 (0.99%) AppSense
11 2 (0.99%) Lotus
11 2 (0.99%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.50%) Sage
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
WEX Europe Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £15000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £15,000 - £16,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 26 days ago