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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 49 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.94% 3.91% 5.43%
As % of the Applications category 75.38% 27.03% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 6
Average salary £27,250 £35,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% -52.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £24,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £40,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
65 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.78% 14.45% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 23
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £26,000 £19,725
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £68,500 £52,000
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 29 July 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Chester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 59 (89.39%) Microsoft
2 37 (56.06%) Finance
3 36 (54.55%) SQL
4 35 (53.03%) MS Excel
5 32 (48.48%) Benchmarking
5 32 (48.48%) Analytics
6 28 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (40.91%) SAS
7 27 (40.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 27 (40.91%) Degree
7 27 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (39.39%) Business Development
8 26 (39.39%) Marketing
9 25 (37.88%) Statistical Analysis
9 25 (37.88%) Credit Risk
9 25 (37.88%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (37.88%) Data Mining
9 25 (37.88%) Business Analytics
9 25 (37.88%) Spreadsheet
9 25 (37.88%) Predictive Modelling
10 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
10 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
10 17 (25.76%) HTML
11 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (16.67%) Adobe
13 10 (15.15%) MS Project
13 10 (15.15%) CSS
13 10 (15.15%) Retail
14 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
14 9 (13.64%) Google

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (40.91%) SAS
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (53.03%) MS Excel
2 27 (40.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (37.88%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (15.15%) MS Project
5 6 (9.09%) Photoshop
6 5 (7.58%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) Data Warehouse
1 25 (37.88%) Data Mining
2 7 (10.61%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) JUnit
2 2 (3.03%) JMeter
2 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.52%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 26 (39.39%) Marketing
3 10 (15.15%) Retail
4 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.58%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.03%) Dutch Language
6 2 (3.03%) French Language
6 2 (3.03%) German Language
6 2 (3.03%) Italian Language
6 2 (3.03%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Web Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Development Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Support Officer
9 2 (3.03%) Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Graduate
9 2 (3.03%) Trainer
9 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Support
10 1 (1.52%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) CSS
3 7 (10.61%) XHTML
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) COM
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (37.88%) Credit Risk
3 7 (10.61%) User Experience
3 7 (10.61%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Economics
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
5 1 (1.52%) Psychology
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) UNIX
2 7 (10.61%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Benchmarking
1 32 (48.48%) Analytics
2 28 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (39.39%) Business Development
4 25 (37.88%) Statistical Analysis
4 25 (37.88%) Predictive Modelling
4 25 (37.88%) Business Analytics
5 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
6 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.12%) Time Management
8 7 (10.61%) Web Analytics
8 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.09%) SEO
9 6 (9.09%) Content Management
9 6 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (9.09%) Change Management
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL
11 3 (4.55%) Project Management
12 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.09%) PHP
4 4 (6.06%) Python
4 4 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
5 2 (3.03%) Groovy
5 2 (3.03%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.03%) CCNP
2 2 (3.03%) CCNA
2 2 (3.03%) CISSP
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) MCDST
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
1 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 59 (89.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Adobe
3 9 (13.64%) Google
4 5 (7.58%) Avaya
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle
6 2 (3.03%) SAP
6 2 (3.03%) Citrix
6 2 (3.03%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) Apple
7 1 (1.52%) McAfee
7 1 (1.52%) VMware
7 1 (1.52%) AppSense
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