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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 18 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.28% 5.98% 4.22%
As % of the Applications category 29.51% 49.18% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 17
Median salary £28,250 £22,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.40% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £17,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £63,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
61 61 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.49% 12.15% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 53
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley -14 4 £31,500 +46.51%
Burnley - 3 £35,000 -
Blackpool +9 2 £22,500 +18.42%
Newton-le-Willows 0 2 £24,000 +26.31%
Skelmersdale - 2 £38,750 -
Nelson - 1 £19,500 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 25 (59.52%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
3 16 (38.10%) Finance
4 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.95%) VBA
5 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
6 11 (26.19%) VB
6 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
6 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
8 8 (19.05%) VBScript
8 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (16.67%) Degree
9 7 (16.67%) Driving Licence
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (14.29%) QlikView
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 6 (14.29%) ERP
11 5 (11.90%) CRM
11 5 (11.90%) C
11 5 (11.90%) Billing
11 5 (11.90%) VMware
11 5 (11.90%) Release Management
11 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Line 500
2 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DHCP
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 3 (7.14%) Broadband
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) PBX
2 3 (7.14%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) DECT
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) QlikView
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (7.14%) MySQL
7 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Report Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Excel Developer
5 4 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 4 (9.52%) QlikView Developer
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support
6 3 (7.14%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) IT Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) Junior
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) EDI
2 2 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 5 (11.90%) Smart Meter
5 4 (9.52%) Data Structures
6 3 (7.14%) EqualLogic
7 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.76%) e-Learning
7 2 (4.76%) iPad
7 2 (4.76%) Life Science
8 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 6 (14.29%) ERP
3 5 (11.90%) CRM
3 5 (11.90%) Release Management
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Document Management
4 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.52%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.14%) Security Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) VBA
3 11 (26.19%) VB
4 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 8 (19.05%) VBScript
5 5 (11.90%) C
6 4 (9.52%) C#
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) MCTS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) BT
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) Dell
3 3 (7.14%) Lotus
3 3 (7.14%) Sage
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) SonicWALL
4 2 (4.76%) Dynatrace
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.76%) SYSPRO
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