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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 61 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 34 84 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.83% 4.88% 5.30%
As % of the Applications category 19.43% 24.85% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 66 65
Average salary £20,500 £30,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.78% +12.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £19,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
175 338 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.58% 19.65% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 144 255 223
Average salary £31,500 £34,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.35% +15.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +10 15 £19,000 -15.55% 2
Alderley Edge - 7 £38,750 -
Macclesfield +6 3 £24,000 +14.28% 1
Wilmslow -2 3 £20,500 -33.87%
Nantwich +3 2 £24,000 -52.00%
Northwich - 2 £19,000 -
Chester -18 1 - - 3
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 60 (67.42%) Microsoft
2 54 (60.67%) Windows
3 52 (58.43%) MS Excel
4 38 (42.70%) Active Directory
5 31 (34.83%) Windows 7
6 27 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (28.09%) MS Exchange
8 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
8 25 (28.09%) ITIL
9 24 (26.97%) Cisco
9 24 (26.97%) VMware
10 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (23.60%) Telecoms
10 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (23.60%) DNS
10 21 (23.60%) DHCP
11 20 (22.47%) SLA
11 20 (22.47%) CCNA
11 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (21.35%) Windows Server
13 18 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (20.22%) Windows XP
13 18 (20.22%) MCP
14 17 (19.10%) Hyper-V
15 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (15.73%) MCTS
16 14 (15.73%) MCITP
16 14 (15.73%) MCSE

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (28.09%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.37%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.12%) SAS
6 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (58.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Project
2 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
2 21 (23.60%) DHCP
2 21 (23.60%) DNS
3 14 (15.73%) VPN
4 9 (10.11%) LAN
5 6 (6.74%) Wireless
6 3 (3.37%) SAN
6 3 (3.37%) VoIP
6 3 (3.37%) WAN
6 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) Tableau Vizable
2 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.12%) Power BI
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (23.60%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.48%) Finance
3 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Marketing
5 4 (4.49%) Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Billing
7 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) IT Support
2 27 (30.34%) Analyst
3 24 (26.97%) Support Engineer
4 22 (24.72%) IT Engineer
4 22 (24.72%) IT Support Engineer
5 14 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (15.73%) Infrastructure Support
5 14 (15.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 14 (15.73%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (13.48%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Desktop Support
7 8 (8.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Field Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Field Support Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) IT Technician
9 6 (6.74%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.62%) Software Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Driving Licence
2 7 (7.87%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.87%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.37%) Life Science
4 3 (3.37%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) iSeries
6 1 (1.12%) Social Media
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.67%) Windows
2 31 (34.83%) Windows 7
3 27 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (21.35%) Windows Server
6 18 (20.22%) Windows XP
7 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Project Management
3 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (5.62%) CRM
4 5 (5.62%) People Management
5 4 (4.49%) Business Continuity
5 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (4.49%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (4.49%) Information Security
5 4 (4.49%) Internal Audit
5 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.37%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (3.37%) Data Security
6 3 (3.37%) ERP
6 3 (3.37%) Presales
6 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.37%) Supplier Management
6 3 (3.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) PL/1
2 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.12%) C#
3 1 (1.12%) Java
3 1 (1.12%) RPG
3 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (22.47%) CCNA
2 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (20.22%) MCP
4 14 (15.73%) MCITP
4 14 (15.73%) MCSA
4 14 (15.73%) MCSE
4 14 (15.73%) MCTS
5 8 (8.99%) Degree
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.47%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) ISO 14001
2 4 (4.49%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.49%) ISO22301
System Software
1 38 (42.70%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (19.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.25%) XenApp
4 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 60 (67.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.97%) Cisco
2 24 (26.97%) VMware
3 8 (8.99%) Citrix
4 7 (7.87%) Intel
5 4 (4.49%) Intel Security
5 4 (4.49%) NetApp
5 4 (4.49%) Tableau
6 3 (3.37%) Cognizant
6 3 (3.37%) CommVault
6 3 (3.37%) Lotus
6 3 (3.37%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.37%) Sophos
7 2 (2.25%) Adobe
7 2 (2.25%) Avaya
8 1 (1.12%) Apple
8 1 (1.12%) Dell
8 1 (1.12%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.12%) HP
8 1 (1.12%) Minitab
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