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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 68 91 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.73% 5.54% 4.72%
As % of the Applications category 32.85% 37.14% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 61 63 87
Median salary £25,500 £23,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.86% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,100 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,700 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,425 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +1.69%
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
207 245 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.44% 14.90% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 179 194 282
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £41,100
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +8 26 £29,000 +26.08% 5
Crewe +5 7 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Northwich +4 7 £19,000 -
Chester -5 5 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Wilmslow -10 4 £30,000 +51.89%
Macclesfield -12 3 £27,000 -
Nantwich - 3 £25,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £35,000 -
Winsford - 2 £25,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 69 (66.35%) MS Excel
2 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 47 (45.19%) Windows
4 39 (37.50%) SQL
5 33 (31.73%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 29 (27.88%) ITIL
8 27 (25.96%) SQL Server
9 26 (25.00%) Billing
10 24 (23.08%) SharePoint
11 23 (22.12%) Windows Server
12 22 (21.15%) VBA
13 21 (20.19%) MS Exchange
13 21 (20.19%) Finance
13 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
15 19 (18.27%) MySQL
15 19 (18.27%) ETL
15 19 (18.27%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (18.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (15.38%) VMware
16 16 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (14.42%) SLA
18 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (11.54%) Linux
19 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
20 11 (10.58%) HP
20 11 (10.58%) Web Development

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 24 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 21 (20.19%) MS Exchange
3 16 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.77%) Apache
5 6 (5.77%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 69 (66.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) Cognos Controller
1 3 (2.88%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.92%) Line 50
2 2 (1.92%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.77%) Firewall
2 6 (5.77%) HTTP
2 6 (5.77%) Intranet
2 6 (5.77%) VoIP
2 6 (5.77%) Wireless
3 5 (4.81%) DNS
4 4 (3.85%) LAN
4 4 (3.85%) WAN
5 3 (2.88%) DHCP
5 3 (2.88%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.92%) MPLS
6 2 (1.92%) NAS
6 2 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.92%) Skype
6 2 (1.92%) VPN
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.96%) VLAN
7 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (18.27%) MySQL
3 19 (18.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (18.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.65%) MS Access
5 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.92%) Power BI
7 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (6.73%) JIRA
3 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (25.00%) Billing
2 21 (20.19%) Finance
3 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.88%) Back Office
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.92%) Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Analyst
2 19 (18.27%) DBA
2 19 (18.27%) IT Support
3 18 (17.31%) SQL DBA
4 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Administrator
5 7 (6.73%) Graduate
5 7 (6.73%) IT Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.77%) Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) IT Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) IT Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) Graduate Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.62%) Mobile Computing
3 7 (6.73%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.73%) iSeries
4 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.88%) EPoS
7 3 (2.88%) iPad
8 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.92%) PMI
8 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.19%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) Windows Server
3 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (11.54%) Linux
5 11 (10.58%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.69%) CentOS
7 8 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.77%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.85%) Android
9 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.92%) Unix
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) ITIL
2 19 (18.27%) ETL
3 11 (10.58%) Web Development
4 10 (9.62%) Service Management
4 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 7 (6.73%) ERP
6 7 (6.73%) Project Management
6 7 (6.73%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.85%) Coaching
7 4 (3.85%) Information Security
7 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.88%) Analytics
8 3 (2.88%) Data Analytics
8 3 (2.88%) ITSM
8 3 (2.88%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.88%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.88%) Security Patching
8 3 (2.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.50%) SQL
2 22 (21.15%) VBA
3 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.77%) C
4 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.77%) Python
5 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.88%) C#
6 3 (2.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.88%) MCP
2 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.92%) CCNA
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CISA
4 1 (0.96%) CISSP
4 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) COBIT
4 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.81%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (4.81%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.92%) PaperCut
1 2 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.38%) VMware
3 11 (10.58%) HP
4 10 (9.62%) Talend
5 9 (8.65%) Citrix
6 8 (7.69%) Cisco
7 4 (3.85%) Avaya
7 4 (3.85%) Sage
8 3 (2.88%) Cognos
8 3 (2.88%) IBM
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle
9 2 (1.92%) arcserve
9 2 (1.92%) Intel
9 2 (1.92%) Mitel
9 2 (1.92%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.92%) Siemens
9 2 (1.92%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.92%) Sophos
9 2 (1.92%) Symantec
10 1 (0.96%) Apple
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