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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 85 62 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.39% 3.90% 3.95%
As % of the Applications category 27.33% 25.41% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 82 41 58
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,550 £21,475 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £59,300
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
311 244 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.05% 15.34% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 275 195 278
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +9 38 £23,500 -61.94% 6
Chester +1 15 £37,500 -50.00% 3
Wilmslow -2 7 £55,000 +57.14%
Macclesfield +4 3 £40,000 +63.26% 3
Runcorn -9 2 £37,500 - 1
Daresbury +1 1 £26,500 -
Crewe -4 1 £60,000 +43.71% 2
Knutsford -17 1 £22,250 -49.71% 1
Northwich - 1 £35,000 -
Widnes - 1 - - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 156 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 115 (61.17%) MS Excel
3 79 (42.02%) Windows
4 64 (34.04%) SQL
5 52 (27.66%) SQL Server
6 45 (23.94%) Project Management
7 41 (21.81%) TCP/IP
8 39 (20.74%) T-SQL
8 39 (20.74%) MS PowerPoint
9 37 (19.68%) Finance
9 37 (19.68%) .NET
10 35 (18.62%) Active Directory
10 35 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (17.55%) VPN
12 31 (16.49%) MS Exchange
12 31 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (15.96%) Windows 7
14 29 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (15.43%) C#
15 27 (14.36%) Migration
16 25 (13.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (12.77%) Windows XP
18 23 (12.23%) ETL
18 23 (12.23%) DNS
18 23 (12.23%) Oracle
18 23 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 23 (12.23%) Degree
19 22 (11.70%) Hyper-V
19 22 (11.70%) MCTS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (16.49%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.11%) Lync
3 18 (9.57%) IIS
4 17 (9.04%) SharePoint
5 14 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.26%) SAS
7 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.60%) Site Server
8 3 (1.60%) CMS
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 115 (61.17%) MS Excel
2 39 (20.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (7.45%) MS Project
4 3 (1.60%) SPSS
4 3 (1.60%) FastStats
5 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.53%) Maya
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.98%) SaaS
2 5 (2.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.81%) TCP/IP
2 33 (17.55%) VPN
3 23 (12.23%) DNS
4 18 (9.57%) DHCP
5 13 (6.91%) Internet
6 11 (5.85%) LAN
7 10 (5.32%) WAN
8 9 (4.79%) SAN
9 7 (3.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (3.72%) Network Security
9 7 (3.72%) HTTP
9 7 (3.72%) HTTPS
9 7 (3.72%) SSL
9 7 (3.72%) Firewall
10 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.06%) Intranet
12 1 (0.53%) MPLS
12 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.06%) MySQL
9 2 (1.06%) QlikView
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.79%) JIRA
2 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) Hudson
General
1 37 (19.68%) Finance
2 17 (9.04%) Retail
2 17 (9.04%) Marketing
3 13 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.91%) Automotive
3 13 (6.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (5.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.06%) Back Office
5 2 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (25.00%) Analyst
2 22 (11.70%) Developer
2 22 (11.70%) Support Engineer
2 22 (11.70%) IT Support
3 17 (9.04%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (7.45%) Product Manager
5 11 (5.85%) IT Support Engineer
5 11 (5.85%) Database Analyst
5 11 (5.85%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (5.32%) Consultant
7 9 (4.79%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.26%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (4.26%) Operations Manager
8 8 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.68%) .NET
2 19 (10.11%) XML
3 11 (5.85%) CSS
4 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.79%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.66%) HTML
7 3 (1.60%) Classic ASP
8 2 (1.06%) Sass
9 1 (0.53%) HornetQ
9 1 (0.53%) jQuery
9 1 (0.53%) JPA
9 1 (0.53%) HTML5
9 1 (0.53%) CSS3
9 1 (0.53%) COM
9 1 (0.53%) XSD
9 1 (0.53%) JMS
9 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.91%) Visualisation
2 13 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.38%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.79%) Statistics
5 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.13%) GIS
6 4 (2.13%) iPhone
6 4 (2.13%) Physics
7 3 (1.60%) Tandem
8 2 (1.06%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) CMDB
9 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.53%) Animation
9 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (42.02%) Windows
2 35 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (15.96%) Windows 7
5 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (12.77%) Windows XP
7 17 (9.04%) Linux
8 12 (6.38%) UNIX
9 4 (2.13%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.13%) Android
10 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.94%) Project Management
2 27 (14.36%) Migration
3 23 (12.23%) ETL
4 20 (10.64%) ITIL
5 18 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.04%) CRM
6 17 (9.04%) Service Management
6 17 (9.04%) Data Migration
7 16 (8.51%) Time Management
8 15 (7.98%) Product Management
9 13 (6.91%) Change Management
9 13 (6.91%) ERP
9 13 (6.91%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (6.91%) Competitive Intelligence
10 12 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (6.38%) SIEM
11 11 (5.85%) Risk Management
12 10 (5.32%) Cyber Security
12 10 (5.32%) Document Management
13 9 (4.79%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.04%) SQL
2 39 (20.74%) T-SQL
3 29 (15.43%) C#
4 18 (9.57%) VB
5 12 (6.38%) VBA
6 7 (3.72%) C
7 5 (2.66%) C++
7 5 (2.66%) Java
8 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.23%) Degree
3 22 (11.70%) MCTS
3 22 (11.70%) MCP
4 20 (10.64%) MCSA
5 18 (9.57%) MCSE
6 17 (9.04%) Security Cleared
7 14 (7.45%) MCITP
8 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared
9 8 (4.26%) CCNA
9 8 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (3.19%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.66%) CISSP
11 5 (2.66%) CCNP
12 4 (2.13%) PMP
12 4 (2.13%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.60%) NVQ Level 4
14 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (18.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.70%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.72%) Snort
5 5 (2.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.13%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.13%) XenApp
7 3 (1.60%) vSphere
7 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) Nessus
1 7 (3.72%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (3.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (1.06%) OpenView
3 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 156 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.23%) Oracle
3 18 (9.57%) VMware
4 12 (6.38%) Fujitsu
5 10 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (4.79%) Symantec
6 9 (4.79%) Citrix
6 9 (4.79%) SAP
7 8 (4.26%) McAfee
8 7 (3.72%) Websense
8 7 (3.72%) Juniper
8 7 (3.72%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.72%) HP
8 7 (3.72%) IronPort
8 7 (3.72%) Qualys
8 7 (3.72%) Blue Coat
8 7 (3.72%) Splunk
8 7 (3.72%) Lumension
8 7 (3.72%) Becrypt
8 7 (3.72%) LogRhythm
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: Pension + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + OTE 48K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 11 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
The SmartList
Salary: 28-30k
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington, Birchwood, Newton-le-Willows, St...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £17,500 + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago