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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 114 100 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.48% 5.87% 4.84%
As % of the Applications category 33.53% 32.05% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 74 82 71
Average salary £28,750 £32,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.15% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £41,100
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
340 312 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.32% 18.30% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 250 252 230
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £19,725 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,550 £60,000
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 3 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 3 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 +24 35 £25,750 -4.62% 4
Warrington -19 22 £18,500 -26.00% 2
Crewe +3 14 £37,500 - 3
Macclesfield +20 5 £22,500 -43.75% 2
Knutsford -5 4 £35,500 +4.41%
Runcorn -9 3 £32,500 +18.18%
Wilmslow -6 2 £21,500 -60.90% 1
Northwich +2 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £21,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 162 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 125 (57.87%) MS Excel
3 74 (34.26%) Windows
4 65 (30.09%) Finance
5 51 (23.61%) SQL
6 42 (19.44%) Active Directory
7 37 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (16.67%) Degree
9 35 (16.20%) Analytics
10 33 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (15.28%) Project Management
11 32 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
12 31 (14.35%) Windows 7
13 29 (13.43%) ITIL
14 28 (12.96%) DNS
14 28 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (12.96%) Marketing
15 24 (11.11%) TCP/IP
15 24 (11.11%) MCSE
15 24 (11.11%) MS Exchange
16 23 (10.65%) Windows XP
16 23 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (10.65%) MS Project
17 22 (10.19%) MCP
17 22 (10.19%) SAS
18 21 (9.72%) VPN
18 21 (9.72%) MCITP
19 20 (9.26%) Cisco
20 19 (8.80%) Benchmarking
20 19 (8.80%) DHCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 24 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.19%) SAS
3 18 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.78%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.39%) WordPress
7 2 (0.93%) Lync
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.46%) WinCC
8 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 125 (57.87%) MS Excel
2 32 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (10.65%) MS Project
4 13 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.31%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.31%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.93%) SPSS
7 2 (0.93%) FastStats
8 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.46%) Magento
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.78%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.96%) DNS
2 24 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.72%) VPN
4 19 (8.80%) DHCP
5 10 (4.63%) Firewall
6 9 (4.17%) Wireless
7 7 (3.24%) HTTP
8 6 (2.78%) SAN
8 6 (2.78%) Network Security
9 5 (2.31%) WAN
9 5 (2.31%) Broadband
9 5 (2.31%) LAN
10 4 (1.85%) VoIP
10 4 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.39%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.93%) Intranet
12 2 (0.93%) IPv4
13 1 (0.46%) NAS
13 1 (0.46%) Modbus
13 1 (0.46%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.94%) Data Mining
3 14 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.31%) MySQL
5 3 (1.39%) MS Access
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting 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
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Subversion
2 2 (0.93%) JUnit
2 2 (0.93%) JMeter
2 2 (0.93%) 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 65 (30.09%) Finance
2 28 (12.96%) Marketing
3 17 (7.87%) Retail
4 10 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.70%) Advertising
6 7 (3.24%) Banking
7 5 (2.31%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.31%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.39%) Legal
8 3 (1.39%) Local Government
9 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.93%) Publishing
9 2 (0.93%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.93%) French Language
9 2 (0.93%) German Language
9 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (47.69%) Analyst
2 26 (12.04%) Support Analyst
3 20 (9.26%) Service Analyst
3 20 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 17 (7.87%) IT Support
6 16 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (6.48%) Administrator
7 14 (6.48%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.02%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.17%) PPC Manager
11 9 (4.17%) PPC Analyst
11 9 (4.17%) Production Support Analyst
11 9 (4.17%) PPC Specialist
11 9 (4.17%) PPC Executive
12 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 7 (3.24%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.41%) HTML
2 10 (4.63%) CSS
3 9 (4.17%) .NET
4 5 (2.31%) XHTML
5 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.46%) COM
6 1 (0.46%) Middleware
6 1 (0.46%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.46%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.02%) Credit Risk
3 8 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 6 (2.78%) User Experience
5 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.31%) Statistics
5 5 (2.31%) PMI
6 4 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) LIMS
8 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Tandem
8 1 (0.46%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.46%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 74 (34.26%) Windows
2 33 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (14.35%) Windows 7
4 23 (10.65%) Windows XP
5 18 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 18 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (7.41%) UNIX
7 13 (6.02%) Linux
8 9 (4.17%) Android
9 7 (3.24%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.85%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.20%) Analytics
2 33 (15.28%) Project Management
3 29 (13.43%) ITIL
4 23 (10.65%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (8.80%) Benchmarking
6 18 (8.33%) Business Analytics
7 15 (6.94%) Predictive Modelling
7 15 (6.94%) CRM
7 15 (6.94%) E-Commerce
7 15 (6.94%) SEO
7 15 (6.94%) Statistical Analysis
8 14 (6.48%) Business Development
8 14 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (5.09%) Logistics
11 10 (4.63%) Service Management
12 9 (4.17%) B2B
12 9 (4.17%) B2C
12 9 (4.17%) Pay per click
12 9 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.61%) SQL
2 17 (7.87%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.24%) PHP
3 7 (3.24%) C#
4 5 (2.31%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.31%) VB
5 4 (1.85%) Python
5 4 (1.85%) VBScript
5 4 (1.85%) Java
6 2 (0.93%) C++
6 2 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (0.93%) Ruby
6 2 (0.93%) Groovy
6 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.46%) VBA
7 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (16.67%) Degree
2 28 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (11.11%) MCSE
4 22 (10.19%) MCP
5 21 (9.72%) MCITP
6 17 (7.87%) MCSA
7 14 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (5.56%) CCNA
8 12 (5.56%) MCTS
9 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.78%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.31%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.85%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.85%) CISSP
11 4 (1.85%) CCNP
12 3 (1.39%) ISEB
13 2 (0.93%) MCDST
14 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.85%) XenApp
5 3 (1.39%) XenServer
5 3 (1.39%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.93%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) OpenView
1 6 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (2.31%) SCCM
3 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 162 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.26%) Cisco
3 18 (8.33%) Oracle
4 17 (7.87%) Google
5 16 (7.41%) Citrix
6 15 (6.94%) VMware
7 11 (5.09%) Adobe
8 10 (4.63%) HP
9 8 (3.70%) Avaya
10 6 (2.78%) Lotus
11 5 (2.31%) Dell
12 4 (1.85%) Metastorm
13 3 (1.39%) Toshiba
13 3 (1.39%) BT
14 2 (0.93%) McAfee
14 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.93%) SAP
14 2 (0.93%) Minitab
14 2 (0.93%) AppSense
14 2 (0.93%) LANDesk
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MBNA
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + 6% pension, health, 23 hols
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £14000 - £15000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20k - 24k per year + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + pension, healthcare
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