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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 75 104 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.58% 5.81% 4.56%
As % of the Applications category 22.80% 30.23% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 55 73 62
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
329 344 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.07% 19.23% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 240 242 207
Average salary £37,500 £33,852 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.77% +12.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,125 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +14 17 £24,500 +6.52% 2
Warrington -21 16 £23,500 -37.33% 6
Crewe -6 10 £35,750 - 1
Macclesfield +16 5 £21,000 -47.50% 3
Knutsford -5 3 £22,000 -35.29%
Wilmslow +2 2 £21,500 -38.57% 2
Runcorn -5 2 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Ellesmere Port - 2 - -
Widnes - 1 £21,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 127 (74.27%) Microsoft
2 105 (61.40%) MS Excel
3 63 (36.84%) Windows
4 42 (24.56%) Finance
5 38 (22.22%) ITIL
6 33 (19.30%) Project Management
7 32 (18.71%) Active Directory
8 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 26 (15.20%) MCP
10 25 (14.62%) SLA
11 22 (12.87%) TCP/IP
11 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (11.70%) DNS
12 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (11.11%) VPN
13 19 (11.11%) MCSE
13 19 (11.11%) Oracle
14 18 (10.53%) SQL
14 18 (10.53%) SharePoint
14 18 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
15 17 (9.94%) Degree
15 17 (9.94%) DHCP
15 17 (9.94%) SQL Server
16 16 (9.36%) HP
16 16 (9.36%) MCSA
17 15 (8.77%) Windows XP
17 15 (8.77%) MS Exchange
17 15 (8.77%) Citrix
17 15 (8.77%) MCITP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 18 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.77%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.02%) IBM Notes
4 6 (3.51%) SAS
5 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.17%) Lync
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.58%) WinCC
Applications
1 105 (61.40%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (7.60%) MS Project
4 10 (5.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.92%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.17%) FastStats
6 2 (1.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.34%) Office 365
3 2 (1.17%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.87%) TCP/IP
2 20 (11.70%) DNS
3 19 (11.11%) VPN
4 17 (9.94%) DHCP
5 10 (5.85%) Wireless
6 8 (4.68%) Firewall
7 6 (3.51%) SAN
8 5 (2.92%) Broadband
9 4 (2.34%) Network Security
9 4 (2.34%) LAN
9 4 (2.34%) WAN
9 4 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.75%) VoIP
11 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.58%) HTTP
11 1 (0.58%) NAS
11 1 (0.58%) Modbus
11 1 (0.58%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.17%) MS Access
4 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.17%) JUnit
1 2 (1.17%) JMeter
2 1 (0.58%) Selenium
2 1 (0.58%) Ranorex
2 1 (0.58%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
General
1 42 (24.56%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Marketing
3 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.68%) Retail
5 5 (2.92%) Advertising
5 5 (2.92%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.92%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.34%) Banking
7 3 (1.75%) Local Government
7 3 (1.75%) Legal
7 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.17%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.17%) French Language
8 2 (1.17%) German Language
8 2 (1.17%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.17%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.58%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (42.69%) Analyst
2 28 (16.37%) Service Analyst
2 28 (16.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (9.94%) 1st Line Support
4 15 (8.77%) Administrator
5 13 (7.60%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (5.26%) PPC Specialist
7 9 (5.26%) PPC Manager
7 9 (5.26%) PPC Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) PPC Executive
8 8 (4.68%) IT Support
8 8 (4.68%) Support Technician
8 8 (4.68%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) IT Support Technician
9 7 (4.09%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.09%) CRM Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.17%) CSS
2 2 (1.17%) HTML
2 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.58%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.58%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) COM
3 1 (0.58%) XML
3 1 (0.58%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (2.34%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.34%) Statistics
4 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.75%) Robotics
5 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.17%) NHS
5 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Economics
6 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.58%) Physics
6 1 (0.58%) Psychology
6 1 (0.58%) SCADA
6 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.58%) Tandem
6 1 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 63 (36.84%) Windows
2 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 15 (8.77%) Windows XP
4 14 (8.19%) UNIX
5 12 (7.02%) Windows 8
6 11 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.43%) Linux
7 8 (4.68%) Apple iOS
7 8 (4.68%) Android
8 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.22%) ITIL
2 33 (19.30%) Project Management
3 14 (8.19%) Analytics
4 13 (7.60%) Service Management
5 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.43%) Logistics
7 10 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.85%) CRM
8 9 (5.26%) SEO
8 9 (5.26%) Search Engine Marketing
8 9 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (5.26%) Pay per click
8 9 (5.26%) B2B
8 9 (5.26%) B2C
8 9 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.26%) Campaign Management
8 9 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (5.26%) Marketing Management
9 8 (4.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.53%) SQL
2 7 (4.09%) C#
3 6 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.34%) VBScript
5 4 (2.34%) VB
5 4 (2.34%) Java
5 4 (2.34%) Python
6 2 (1.17%) Groovy
6 2 (1.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (1.17%) C++
6 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.17%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (15.20%) MCP
2 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (11.11%) MCSE
4 17 (9.94%) Degree
5 16 (9.36%) MCSA
6 15 (8.77%) MCITP
7 12 (7.02%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.02%) Security Cleared
8 8 (4.68%) MCTS
9 7 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.09%) CCNA
10 4 (2.34%) CCNP
10 4 (2.34%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.34%) CISSP
11 3 (1.75%) ISEB
12 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.58%) HND
12 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.62%) SLA
2 6 (3.51%) QA
3 3 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (18.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.34%) XenApp
4 3 (1.75%) XenServer
4 3 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (7.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 12 (7.02%) OpenView
2 6 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 127 (74.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.11%) Oracle
3 16 (9.36%) HP
4 15 (8.77%) Citrix
5 12 (7.02%) Lotus
5 12 (7.02%) Cisco
6 11 (6.43%) VMware
6 11 (6.43%) Google
7 8 (4.68%) Avaya
8 6 (3.51%) Adobe
9 4 (2.34%) Dell
9 4 (2.34%) Metastorm
10 3 (1.75%) Autodesk
10 3 (1.75%) BT
10 3 (1.75%) Toshiba
11 2 (1.17%) SAP
11 2 (1.17%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.17%) Minitab
12 1 (0.58%) Sage
12 1 (0.58%) Siemens
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