The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 12 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.67% 5.10% 3.11%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 36.11% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 6
Average salary £35,000 £73,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.54% +227.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.56% 14.12% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 12
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +63.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,725 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £35,050 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
Cheshire

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS Office
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Chester region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Chester

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
5 6 (26.09%) Physics
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (26.09%) Statistics
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) Resource Management
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) SAS
5 6 (26.09%) C
5 6 (26.09%) C++
5 6 (26.09%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) SAP
5 6 (26.09%) Business Objects
6 5 (21.74%) IIS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (26.09%) SAS
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Site Server
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Graduate
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Operations Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) CSS3
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 6 (26.09%) Physics
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Statistics
3 2 (8.70%) Tandem
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Resource Management
3 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Data Entry
7 1 (4.35%) B2B
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C
1 6 (26.09%) C++
1 6 (26.09%) Java
1 6 (26.09%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
4 2 (8.70%) PMP
4 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Server
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Business Objects
2 6 (26.09%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
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