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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 83 44 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.33% 2.59% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 26.60% 18.97% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74 30 64
Average salary £24,500 £23,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,350 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,050 £60,400
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £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
312 232 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.28% 13.68% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 269 183 271
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £45,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +28 31 £21,000 -8.69% 1
Chester +26 18 £27,500 -32.09% 1
Macclesfield +5 8 £20,000 -43.66% 1
Wilmslow -7 6 £32,250 +57.31% 1
Daresbury - 4 £18,500 -
Runcorn -7 3 £32,000 -12.32% 1
Knutsford +2 2 £33,750 +92.85%
Northwich - 2 - -
Crewe +14 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £50,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 120 (70.18%) MS Excel
1 120 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 73 (42.69%) Windows
3 36 (21.05%) ITIL
4 35 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (19.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (19.88%) SQL
6 33 (19.30%) VPN
7 31 (18.13%) Project Management
7 31 (18.13%) TCP/IP
8 30 (17.54%) MCP
8 30 (17.54%) Active Directory
9 29 (16.96%) MS Exchange
10 27 (15.79%) Finance
10 27 (15.79%) Marketing
10 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (14.62%) Windows 7
11 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (12.87%) SLA
13 22 (12.87%) Linux
13 22 (12.87%) DNS
13 22 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (12.28%) SQL Server
14 21 (12.28%) MCSE
14 21 (12.28%) Hyper-V
15 20 (11.70%) MCTS
15 20 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2007
15 20 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (11.11%) MCITP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (10.53%) Lync
3 18 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.43%) IBM Notes
5 10 (5.85%) IIS
6 8 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.09%) SAS
8 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 120 (70.18%) MS Excel
2 34 (19.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.85%) MS Project
4 5 (2.92%) SPSS
4 5 (2.92%) FastStats
5 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.75%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.36%) SaaS
2 8 (4.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.30%) VPN
2 31 (18.13%) TCP/IP
3 22 (12.87%) DNS
4 17 (9.94%) DHCP
5 16 (9.36%) Internet
6 10 (5.85%) LAN
7 9 (5.26%) WAN
8 6 (3.51%) Wireshark
9 5 (2.92%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.92%) FTP
9 5 (2.92%) HTTP
9 5 (2.92%) HTTPS
9 5 (2.92%) SAN
10 3 (1.75%) MPLS
11 2 (1.17%) Intranet
12 1 (0.58%) Firewall
12 1 (0.58%) Wireless
12 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.58%) QlikView
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 27 (15.79%) Finance
1 27 (15.79%) Marketing
2 9 (5.26%) Banking
3 7 (4.09%) Retail
4 6 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.51%) Local Government
5 4 (2.34%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.17%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (31.58%) Analyst
2 23 (13.45%) Service Analyst
2 23 (13.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (9.36%) IT Support
4 15 (8.77%) Product Manager
4 15 (8.77%) Support Analyst
5 12 (7.02%) Developer
6 10 (5.85%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (4.68%) Administrator
8 8 (4.68%) Operations Manager
8 8 (4.68%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.68%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Consultant
9 7 (4.09%) Database Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.68%) .NET
2 7 (4.09%) HTML
2 7 (4.09%) CSS
2 7 (4.09%) Flash
3 5 (2.92%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.34%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.17%) HTML5
5 2 (1.17%) Sass
6 1 (0.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.26%) Statistics
3 9 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.34%) Tandem
4 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.34%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.75%) GIS
5 3 (1.75%) iPhone
6 2 (1.17%) Robotics
6 2 (1.17%) FMCG
7 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.58%) SCORM
7 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 73 (42.69%) Windows
2 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (14.62%) Windows 7
3 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (12.87%) Linux
5 20 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.94%) Windows XP
7 16 (9.36%) UNIX
8 4 (2.34%) Android
9 3 (1.75%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.05%) ITIL
2 31 (18.13%) Project Management
3 22 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.53%) Time Management
5 17 (9.94%) Product Management
6 16 (9.36%) Document Management
6 16 (9.36%) Service Management
7 14 (8.19%) ERP
7 14 (8.19%) Information Security
7 14 (8.19%) Competitive Intelligence
8 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.43%) Change Management
10 10 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.85%) PRINCE2
10 10 (5.85%) Resource Management
11 9 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
11 9 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.68%) ETL
12 8 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.68%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.88%) SQL
2 13 (7.60%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.51%) C#
3 6 (3.51%) Python
3 6 (3.51%) Perl
4 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.34%) VB
6 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (17.54%) MCP
2 23 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (12.28%) MCSE
4 20 (11.70%) MCTS
5 19 (11.11%) MCITP
6 18 (10.53%) MCSA
7 16 (9.36%) Degree
7 16 (9.36%) Security Cleared
8 14 (8.19%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.85%) A+ Certification
10 9 (5.26%) CCNP
10 9 (5.26%) CCNA
10 9 (5.26%) CISSP
10 9 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.17%) PMP
14 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.87%) SLA
2 5 (2.92%) QA
3 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.28%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (7.60%) OpenView
2 11 (6.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (4.68%) SCCM
4 2 (1.17%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 120 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.94%) HP
3 14 (8.19%) VMware
4 11 (6.43%) Lotus
5 8 (4.68%) Citrix
5 8 (4.68%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.92%) Minitab
6 5 (2.92%) SmartFocus
7 4 (2.34%) NETGEAR
7 4 (2.34%) EMC
7 4 (2.34%) SAP
7 4 (2.34%) Cisco
8 3 (1.75%) Avaya
8 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.17%) Sophos
9 2 (1.17%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.58%) Symantec
10 1 (0.58%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.58%) Adobe
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago