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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
North West / Lancashire
Rank 44 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 16 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.24% 3.13% 3.82%
As % of the Applications category 29.09% 29.73% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 18
Median salary £27,000 £31,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £17,000 £12,750
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £30,791 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.06% +6.17%

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
55 37 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.13% 10.51% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49 34 56
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £24,000 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,750 £42,700
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Preston -10 5 £26,000 +15.55% 1
Chorley +3 4 £27,000 -27.02%
Burnley - 3 £27,500 -
Blackpool - 2 £22,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £23,500 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £20,500 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) SDLC
4 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
4 11 (28.21%) jQuery
5 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 8 (20.51%) IIS
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
6 8 (20.51%) C#
6 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 8 (20.51%) .NET
6 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
6 8 (20.51%) DTS
6 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Ajax
6 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (20.51%) Change Management
6 8 (20.51%) Case Management
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
8 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
9 5 (12.82%) SLA
9 5 (12.82%) Internet
9 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
9 5 (12.82%) QA
10 4 (10.26%) Data Management
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development

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 8 (20.51%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) Fireworks
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adaptiv
1 1 (2.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) FTP
3 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.13%) SSL
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) DTS
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
2 8 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.26%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Designer
4 3 (7.69%) HTML CSS Designer
4 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.69%) Web Designer
5 2 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) jQuery
2 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) Ajax
2 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) XHTML
4 2 (5.13%) OLE
4 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) SDLC
2 8 (20.51%) Case Management
2 8 (20.51%) Change Management
2 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
2 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Data Management
4 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Web Design
6 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) C#
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) Delphi
3 2 (5.13%) Pascal
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) AVG
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Epicor
3 2 (5.13%) GFI Software
3 2 (5.13%) Mitel
3 2 (5.13%) RedGate
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Avaya
4 1 (2.56%) Sage
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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