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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 11 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.09% 2.18% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 28.95% 36.00% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
38 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.13% 6.07% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 23
Average salary £30,750 £30,000 £23,903
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £30,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 7 (53.85%) Business Objects
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) C
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) SAP
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (46.15%) SAS
4 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) Statistics
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
4 6 (46.15%) Physics
4 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) IIS
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (46.15%) SAS
2 5 (38.46%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Site Server
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) MS Access
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Graduate
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Struts
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Statistics
1 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
1 6 (46.15%) Physics
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) PMP
3 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Server
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Business Objects
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SAP
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Teradata
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