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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 18 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.47% 3.27% 2.22%
As % of the Applications category 48.65% 25.81% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 7
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,900 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
37 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.51% 12.65% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 38
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 27 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 24 (68.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
5 10 (28.57%) Python
5 10 (28.57%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.86%) Information Security
7 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (17.14%) Perl
8 6 (17.14%) Flash
8 6 (17.14%) HTTP
8 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
8 6 (17.14%) Time Management
8 6 (17.14%) Wireshark
9 5 (14.29%) Multimedia
9 5 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (14.29%) CISSP
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (14.29%) A+ Certification
9 5 (14.29%) Avaya
9 5 (14.29%) Adobe
9 5 (14.29%) CCNP
9 5 (14.29%) CCNA
9 5 (14.29%) FTP
9 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
9 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 5 (14.29%) DNS
10 4 (11.43%) Java

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) WinCC
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (68.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) HTTP
1 6 (17.14%) Wireshark
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 5 (14.29%) FTP
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) Modbus
4 1 (2.86%) Profibus
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JUnit
1 2 (5.71%) JMeter
1 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Development Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Trainer
4 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Trainer
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Flash
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Economics
1 1 (2.86%) Statistics
1 1 (2.86%) SCADA
1 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.86%) Physics
1 1 (2.86%) Psychology
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security
3 6 (17.14%) Time Management
4 4 (11.43%) Cyber Security
4 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.86%) SIEM
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) User Stories
7 1 (2.86%) Line Management
7 1 (2.86%) Operations Research
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Python
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) Groovy
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CISSP
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (14.29%) A+ Certification
1 5 (14.29%) CCNP
1 5 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Adobe
2 5 (14.29%) Avaya
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.86%) Siemens
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