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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 19 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.92% 4.44% 2.04%
As % of the Applications category 25.33% 27.27% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 8
Average salary £25,000 £31,932 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.70% +12.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,200 £15,770 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,041 £34,350
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 88 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.46% 16.30% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 62 77 45
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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
Preston -6 5 £21,500 -40.34% 4
Blackpool +4 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Chorley +1 3 £22,000 -37.14%
Newton-le-Willows +10 2 £11,000 -37.14% 1
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 39 (81.25%) Windows
2 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 26 (54.17%) MS Excel
4 17 (35.42%) Windows XP
5 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
7 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
8 12 (25.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (20.83%) Windows 8
10 10 (20.83%) SLA
11 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (16.67%) VMware
11 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.67%) Citrix
12 7 (14.58%) Internet
12 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
12 7 (14.58%) HP
12 7 (14.58%) Retail
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Vista
13 6 (12.50%) Wireless
13 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (12.50%) C#
13 6 (12.50%) .NET
14 5 (10.42%) ITIL
14 5 (10.42%) Legal

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.08%) InDesign
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.08%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) Internet
2 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
3 6 (12.50%) Wireless
4 5 (10.42%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (8.33%) DHCP
5 4 (8.33%) NAS
5 4 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 4 (8.33%) DNS
5 4 (8.33%) VoIP
5 4 (8.33%) DECT
5 4 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (6.25%) PBX
6 3 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (6.25%) Firewall
7 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Intranet
8 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.33%) DTS
3 4 (8.33%) EDMS
4 3 (6.25%) MS Access
5 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) OLAP
6 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (14.58%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Legal
3 4 (8.33%) Local Government
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Developer
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) IT Support
4 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
4 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Assistant
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) jQuery
3 4 (8.33%) Ajax
3 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) Flash
5 1 (2.08%) XHTML
5 1 (2.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Life Science
3 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) EPoS
5 1 (2.08%) EFTPOS
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (81.25%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows XP
3 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 10 (20.83%) Windows 8
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Vista
7 5 (10.42%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) ITIL
1 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
1 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (10.42%) Logistics
2 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
2 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (8.33%) Change Management
2 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 4 (8.33%) Software Deployment
2 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
2 4 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (8.33%) Document Management
3 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.08%) CAD
4 1 (2.08%) Project Management
4 1 (2.08%) Service Management
4 1 (2.08%) Process Management
4 1 (2.08%) ERP
4 1 (2.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) VB
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) MCSE
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) XenApp
3 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.25%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) Avaya
5 3 (6.25%) Dell
5 3 (6.25%) Nortel
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Draytek
6 1 (2.08%) Veeam
6 1 (2.08%) Spiceworks
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee
6 1 (2.08%) Autodesk
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