The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 39 60
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +21
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 17 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.80% 1.73% 1.09%
As % of the Applications category 29.82% 13.33% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 2
Average salary £26,000 £42,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +43.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £42,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,000 £32,650
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
MS Office
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
57 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.15% 12.99% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 43
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +48.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 24 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (36.84%) Information Security
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) CCNP
6 9 (23.68%) CCNA
6 9 (23.68%) CISSP
6 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (23.68%) A+ Certification
6 9 (23.68%) Banking
7 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (21.05%) ArcSight
7 8 (21.05%) SIEM
8 7 (18.42%) ITIL
8 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
9 6 (15.79%) Perl
9 6 (15.79%) Flash
9 6 (15.79%) Python
9 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
9 6 (15.79%) Resource Management
10 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (13.16%) FTP
10 5 (13.16%) HTTP
10 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.16%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.63%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
2 5 (13.16%) FTP
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.89%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Operations Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Head of IT
3 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Information Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Head of Operations
3 3 (7.89%) Head of Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Flash
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Tandem
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) FMCG
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Information Security
2 8 (21.05%) SIEM
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.79%) Resource Management
5 5 (13.16%) Cyber Security
5 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.89%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Python
2 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CCNP
1 9 (23.68%) CCNA
1 9 (23.68%) CISSP
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (23.68%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) ArcSight
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
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