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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 108 56 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.44% 3.36% 3.32%
As % of the Applications category 36.12% 22.13% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 99 32 44
Average salary £29,125 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.90% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,600 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
299 253 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.05% 15.20% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 273 208 253
Average salary £31,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.14% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.47%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Warrington +19 41 £23,500 -5.05% 3
Chester +11 22 £60,000 +81.81% 4
Macclesfield +15 11 £20,000 -31.62% 3
Wilmslow - 7 £55,000 -
Daresbury -2 5 £18,500 -
Knutsford -7 4 £36,000 +105.71%
Runcorn -7 3 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Widnes +2 2 £50,000 +177.77%
Crewe -10 2 £60,000 +126.41%
Winsford - 1 £23,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 152 (76.38%) Microsoft
2 133 (66.83%) MS Excel
3 81 (40.70%) Windows
4 57 (28.64%) SQL
5 48 (24.12%) Project Management
6 41 (20.60%) TCP/IP
6 41 (20.60%) SQL Server
7 40 (20.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 40 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (19.60%) VPN
9 36 (18.09%) MS Exchange
10 33 (16.58%) MCP
10 33 (16.58%) Active Directory
11 31 (15.58%) ITIL
11 31 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (15.08%) Windows 7
12 30 (15.08%) T-SQL
13 29 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (14.57%) Marketing
14 27 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (13.07%) MCTS
15 26 (13.07%) Finance
16 25 (12.56%) Time Management
16 25 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (12.06%) .NET
17 24 (12.06%) Linux
17 24 (12.06%) Hyper-V
18 23 (11.56%) MCSA
19 22 (11.06%) Windows XP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 36 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.06%) Lync
3 21 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (8.04%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.53%) IIS
6 10 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (4.02%) SAS
8 7 (3.52%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.51%) CMS
9 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.50%) JBoss
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 133 (66.83%) MS Excel
2 40 (20.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (5.53%) MS Project
4 5 (2.51%) SPSS
4 5 (2.51%) FastStats
5 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.01%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.50%) Maya
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.55%) SaaS
2 7 (3.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.60%) TCP/IP
2 39 (19.60%) VPN
3 21 (10.55%) Internet
4 20 (10.05%) DNS
5 17 (8.54%) DHCP
6 10 (5.03%) LAN
7 9 (4.52%) WAN
8 4 (2.01%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.01%) SAN
8 4 (2.01%) HTTP
8 4 (2.01%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.51%) MPLS
9 3 (1.51%) FTP
9 3 (1.51%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.01%) Intranet
10 2 (1.01%) Network Security
10 2 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.50%) Firewall
11 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.01%) QlikView
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) MySQL
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) DTS
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (4.02%) JIRA
2 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 29 (14.57%) Marketing
2 26 (13.07%) Finance
3 9 (4.52%) Banking
4 8 (4.02%) Retail
4 8 (4.02%) Automotive
5 7 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.01%) Local Government
7 4 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.51%) Legal
9 2 (1.01%) Back Office
9 2 (1.01%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Military
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (29.65%) Analyst
2 26 (13.07%) IT Support
3 21 (10.55%) Developer
4 20 (10.05%) Product Manager
5 19 (9.55%) Support Engineer
5 19 (9.55%) Service Analyst
5 19 (9.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (9.05%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.53%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (5.53%) IT Support Analyst
9 11 (5.53%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (5.03%) Database Analyst
10 10 (5.03%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.52%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.02%) Operations Manager
12 8 (4.02%) PMO Analyst
13 7 (3.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 7 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (3.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.06%) .NET
2 11 (5.53%) XML
3 10 (5.03%) CSS
4 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.02%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.52%) HTML
7 5 (2.51%) Flash
8 2 (1.01%) HTML5
8 2 (1.01%) Sass
9 1 (0.50%) HornetQ
9 1 (0.50%) CSS3
9 1 (0.50%) jQuery
9 1 (0.50%) JPA
9 1 (0.50%) JMS
9 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.50%) Spring
9 1 (0.50%) XSD
9 1 (0.50%) COM
9 1 (0.50%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.55%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.03%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.52%) Statistics
6 6 (3.02%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.01%) Tandem
7 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.01%) iPhone
8 3 (1.51%) GIS
9 2 (1.01%) FMCG
9 2 (1.01%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.01%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.50%) SCORM
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.50%) Animation
10 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.50%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 81 (40.70%) Windows
2 31 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (15.08%) Windows 7
4 29 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (12.06%) Linux
7 22 (11.06%) Windows XP
8 18 (9.05%) UNIX
9 4 (2.01%) Android
10 3 (1.51%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.12%) Project Management
2 31 (15.58%) ITIL
3 27 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.56%) Time Management
5 22 (11.06%) Product Management
6 19 (9.55%) Competitive Intelligence
6 19 (9.55%) Service Management
7 18 (9.05%) ETL
8 17 (8.54%) ERP
9 16 (8.04%) Document Management
10 13 (6.53%) Information Security
11 12 (6.03%) Change Management
11 12 (6.03%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.53%) Migration
13 10 (5.03%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.03%) CRM
13 10 (5.03%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.03%) Resource Management
14 9 (4.52%) Data Migration
14 9 (4.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.64%) SQL
2 30 (15.08%) T-SQL
3 20 (10.05%) C#
4 13 (6.53%) VB
5 6 (3.02%) VBA
6 4 (2.01%) Python
6 4 (2.01%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.01%) Perl
7 3 (1.51%) C
7 3 (1.51%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.01%) PowerHouse
8 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.50%) C++
9 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (16.58%) MCP
2 27 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (13.07%) MCTS
4 23 (11.56%) MCSA
5 20 (10.05%) MCSE
5 20 (10.05%) MCITP
6 18 (9.05%) Degree
7 13 (6.53%) Security Cleared
8 11 (5.53%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.03%) A+ Certification
10 9 (4.52%) CCNP
10 9 (4.52%) CCNA
10 9 (4.52%) CISSP
10 9 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.01%) PMP
13 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.04%) SLA
2 3 (1.51%) QA
System Software
1 33 (16.58%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.06%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.51%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) OpenView
2 7 (3.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.02%) SCCM
4 2 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 152 (76.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.53%) HP
3 10 (5.03%) Oracle
4 9 (4.52%) VMware
5 8 (4.02%) ArcSight
6 7 (3.52%) Lotus
6 7 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.51%) Citrix
7 5 (2.51%) SAP
7 5 (2.51%) Minitab
7 5 (2.51%) SmartFocus
8 4 (2.01%) Avaya
9 3 (1.51%) Cisco
9 3 (1.51%) EMC
9 3 (1.51%) NETGEAR
10 2 (1.01%) Symantec
11 1 (0.50%) McAfee
11 1 (0.50%) Websense
11 1 (0.50%) Juniper
11 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + OTE 48K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Runcorn
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago