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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 23 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.34% 2.85% 5.93%
As % of the Applications category 37.10% 21.31% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 28
Average salary £26,250 £24,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +15.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £18,850 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £29,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
62 61 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.39% 13.38% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 69
Average salary £25,000 £28,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,127 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Chorley - 6 £21,500 - 1
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £19,000 -
Preston +10 2 £26,114 -16.43% 2
Blackpool -10 1 £25,000 +31.57%
Rossendale - 1 £30,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (79.55%) MS Excel
2 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 30 (68.18%) Windows
4 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
5 17 (38.64%) SLA
5 17 (38.64%) Internet
6 16 (36.36%) DNS
7 15 (34.09%) Life Science
8 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
8 14 (31.82%) DHCP
9 13 (29.55%) DECT
9 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
9 13 (29.55%) VoIP
9 13 (29.55%) Windows Vista
9 13 (29.55%) Service Delivery
9 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
9 13 (29.55%) Software Deployment
9 13 (29.55%) Service Desk Management
9 13 (29.55%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
10 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 11 (25.00%) MCSE
11 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (25.00%) Office 365
12 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (22.73%) NAS
12 10 (22.73%) Resource Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.27%) WordPress
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (79.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) Internet
2 16 (36.36%) DNS
3 14 (31.82%) DHCP
4 13 (29.55%) DECT
4 13 (29.55%) VoIP
5 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 10 (22.73%) iSCSI
6 10 (22.73%) NAS
7 7 (15.91%) LAN
8 5 (11.36%) WAN
8 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (11.36%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (9.09%) Wireless
10 2 (4.55%) PBX
10 2 (4.55%) ADSL
10 2 (4.55%) Broadband
11 1 (2.27%) VPN
11 1 (2.27%) MPLS
11 1 (2.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Avionics
4 1 (2.27%) Military
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support
1 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.64%) Operations Manager
2 6 (13.64%) IT Operations Manager
3 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Junior
3 4 (9.09%) Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Life Science
2 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) Statistics
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Vista
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Service Delivery
1 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (29.55%) Software Deployment
1 13 (29.55%) Service Desk Management
1 13 (29.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (22.73%) Performance Management
2 10 (22.73%) Resource Management
3 7 (15.91%) ERP
4 3 (6.82%) Logistics
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) EAI
5 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Time Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.27%) Change Control
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) C
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) Ada
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco
2 4 (9.09%) Avaya
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Nortel
5 1 (2.27%) Draytek
Blackburn
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000 - £14250 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 24 days ago