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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 135 90 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.85% 4.99% 4.80%
As % of the Applications category 40.18% 28.57% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 82 83 64
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,325 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
336 315 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.53% 17.48% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 234 276 225
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £56,250
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +26 49 £27,250 -22.14% 3
Warrington -10 25 £18,500 -21.27% 4
Knutsford +8 11 £35,000 +57.30% 3
Crewe - 11 £37,500 -
Macclesfield +15 3 £25,000 -37.50%
Northwich 0 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Wilmslow -1 3 £21,500 -60.90%
Runcorn -6 3 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Daresbury 0 1 £17,250 -34.90%
Widnes -1 1 £21,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 166 (76.15%) Microsoft
2 123 (56.42%) MS Excel
3 74 (33.94%) Finance
4 70 (32.11%) Windows
5 64 (29.36%) SQL
6 51 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (22.02%) Active Directory
8 47 (21.56%) Degree
9 45 (20.64%) Analytics
10 38 (17.43%) Marketing
11 36 (16.51%) MS PowerPoint
12 35 (16.06%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (15.60%) SAS
14 32 (14.68%) Benchmarking
14 32 (14.68%) Project Management
15 30 (13.76%) Business Analytics
15 30 (13.76%) Windows 7
16 29 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (13.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (13.30%) ITIL
17 27 (12.39%) Data Mining
17 27 (12.39%) Statistical Analysis
17 27 (12.39%) Predictive Modelling
18 26 (11.93%) Business Development
18 26 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (11.47%) MS Exchange
19 25 (11.47%) MS Project
19 25 (11.47%) Spreadsheet
19 25 (11.47%) Credit Risk
20 24 (11.01%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (15.60%) SAS
2 25 (11.47%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.88%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.83%) WordPress
6 3 (1.38%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.92%) CMS
7 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 123 (56.42%) MS Excel
2 36 (16.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (11.47%) MS Project
3 25 (11.47%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.75%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.83%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.92%) SPSS
6 2 (0.92%) FastStats
7 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.92%) Magento
3 2 (0.92%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.96%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.75%) Office 365
3 2 (0.92%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.01%) DNS
2 21 (9.63%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.72%) VPN
4 15 (6.88%) DHCP
5 11 (5.05%) Firewall
6 9 (4.13%) Wireless
7 8 (3.67%) Broadband
7 8 (3.67%) HTTP
8 7 (3.21%) WAN
9 5 (2.29%) LAN
9 5 (2.29%) Network Security
9 5 (2.29%) SAN
10 4 (1.83%) VoIP
11 3 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.92%) Intranet
12 2 (0.92%) IPv4
12 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.39%) Data Mining
2 26 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (8.72%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.21%) MySQL
5 3 (1.38%) MS Access
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Subversion
2 2 (0.92%) JUnit
2 2 (0.92%) JMeter
2 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.46%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.46%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (0.46%) Selenium
3 1 (0.46%) Axure RP
General
1 74 (33.94%) Finance
2 38 (17.43%) Marketing
3 18 (8.26%) Retail
4 9 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.67%) Advertising
6 6 (2.75%) Banking
7 4 (1.83%) Publishing
7 4 (1.83%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.38%) Legal
8 3 (1.38%) Local Government
9 2 (0.92%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.92%) French Language
9 2 (0.92%) German Language
9 2 (0.92%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.92%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 105 (48.17%) Analyst
2 27 (12.39%) Support Analyst
3 18 (8.26%) IT Support
4 14 (6.42%) Service Analyst
4 14 (6.42%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.42%) Developer
4 14 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (5.96%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (5.96%) 1st Line Support
6 12 (5.50%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (5.50%) Administrator
7 11 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.05%) Production Support Analyst
8 10 (4.59%) PMO Analyst
9 9 (4.13%) Technical Support
10 8 (3.67%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (3.67%) Support Team Leader
11 7 (3.21%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.63%) HTML
2 14 (6.42%) CSS
3 9 (4.13%) .NET
4 7 (3.21%) XHTML
5 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.46%) COM
6 1 (0.46%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.46%) jQuery
6 1 (0.46%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.47%) Credit Risk
3 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.67%) PMI
3 8 (3.67%) User Experience
4 7 (3.21%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.29%) Statistics
6 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.83%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.46%) LIMS
9 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.46%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 70 (32.11%) Windows
2 30 (13.76%) Windows 7
3 29 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (10.09%) Windows XP
5 18 (8.26%) Windows 8
5 18 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.96%) UNIX
7 10 (4.59%) Linux
8 8 (3.67%) Android
9 5 (2.29%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.83%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.92%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.64%) Analytics
2 35 (16.06%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (14.68%) Benchmarking
3 32 (14.68%) Project Management
4 30 (13.76%) Business Analytics
5 29 (13.30%) ITIL
6 27 (12.39%) Statistical Analysis
6 27 (12.39%) Predictive Modelling
7 26 (11.93%) Business Development
8 20 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (8.26%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.42%) SEO
11 12 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.59%) CRM
12 10 (4.59%) Problem Management
13 9 (4.13%) Business Analysis
13 9 (4.13%) Change Management
14 8 (3.67%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.67%) Content Management
14 8 (3.67%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.36%) SQL
2 21 (9.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.67%) PHP
4 7 (3.21%) C#
5 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.83%) VBScript
5 4 (1.83%) VB
5 4 (1.83%) Python
5 4 (1.83%) Java
6 2 (0.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (0.92%) Ruby
6 2 (0.92%) Groovy
6 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.92%) C++
7 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (21.56%) Degree
2 29 (13.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (10.09%) MCSE
4 17 (7.80%) MCP
4 17 (7.80%) MCITP
5 13 (5.96%) MCSA
5 13 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.50%) MCTS
7 11 (5.05%) CCNA
8 8 (3.67%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.83%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.38%) MCDST
10 3 (1.38%) CISSP
10 3 (1.38%) CCNP
10 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.92%) HND
11 2 (0.92%) ISEB
12 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.38%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (22.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.83%) XenApp
5 3 (1.38%) XenServer
5 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.92%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) OpenView
1 3 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (1.38%) SCCM
2 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 166 (76.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.17%) Cisco
3 17 (7.80%) VMware
4 16 (7.34%) Citrix
5 15 (6.88%) Google
6 14 (6.42%) Oracle
7 11 (5.05%) Adobe
8 7 (3.21%) HP
8 7 (3.21%) Avaya
9 5 (2.29%) Dell
10 4 (1.83%) SAP
10 4 (1.83%) Metastorm
11 3 (1.38%) Toshiba
11 3 (1.38%) BT
11 3 (1.38%) Lotus
12 2 (0.92%) Apple
12 2 (0.92%) NEC
12 2 (0.92%) Minitab
12 2 (0.92%) AppSense
12 2 (0.92%) McAfee
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Training
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 16,500 - 18,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + comprehensive benefits!
Posted: 8 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: £19,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 20 days ago