The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 36 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.08% 6.45% 7.26%
As % of the Applications category 48.00% 37.04% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 32
Average salary £21,500 £23,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £13,200 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £44,500 £38,600
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
MS Office
North West

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

Applications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
75 81 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.67% 17.42% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 57 56 87
Average salary £22,500 £28,500 £27,204
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £15,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Lancashire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Lancashire

MS Office
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -3 12 £18,750 -1.31%
Chorley +4 9 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Preston -15 3 £20,250 -46.00%
Lancaster +5 2 £20,500 +10.81%
Blackburn -10 2 £33,000 +48.31%
Lytham St Annes - 2 - -
Ormskirk - 1 - -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 40 (75.47%) MS Excel
2 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 25 (47.17%) Windows
4 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
5 17 (32.08%) SQL
6 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
6 14 (26.42%) Windows Vista
7 12 (22.64%) Life Science
7 12 (22.64%) ERP
7 12 (22.64%) Manufacturing
8 11 (20.75%) Cisco
9 10 (18.87%) SLA
9 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 10 (18.87%) Windows 8
10 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.98%) Degree
10 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
10 9 (16.98%) Internet
10 9 (16.98%) DNS
10 9 (16.98%) DHCP
10 9 (16.98%) LAN
11 8 (15.09%) VoIP
11 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.09%) DECT
11 8 (15.09%) .NET
11 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
11 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (15.09%) Service Desk Management
11 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.89%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (75.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (13.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) LAN
1 9 (16.98%) DHCP
1 9 (16.98%) DNS
1 9 (16.98%) Internet
2 8 (15.09%) VoIP
2 8 (15.09%) DECT
3 7 (13.21%) Ethernet
3 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.21%) Wireless
4 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (9.43%) WAN
6 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.55%) NAS
7 3 (5.66%) ADSL
7 3 (5.66%) Broadband
8 2 (3.77%) MPLS
8 2 (3.77%) DSL
8 2 (3.77%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.89%) Firewall
9 1 (1.89%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (11.32%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (22.64%) Manufacturing
2 10 (18.87%) Finance
3 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) IT Support
4 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Desktop Support
4 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (11.32%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (9.43%) Junior
5 5 (9.43%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Help Desk Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Services Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.55%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Life Science
2 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.43%) Statistics
5 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) CCTV
7 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Vista
3 10 (18.87%) Windows 8
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ERP
2 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
2 8 (15.09%) Software Deployment
2 8 (15.09%) Service Desk Management
2 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (11.32%) SDLC
3 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.55%) EAI
5 3 (5.66%) Web Development
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) System Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Time Management
7 1 (1.89%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
2 4 (7.55%) C#
2 4 (7.55%) VBA
3 3 (5.66%) VB
3 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.66%) C
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Ada
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ACCA
4 1 (1.89%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Cisco
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Infor
6 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Nortel
6 1 (1.89%) Avaya
6 1 (1.89%) Novell
6 1 (1.89%) Lotus
6 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) Metastorm
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