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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 56 33
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 19 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.35% 1.97% 6.41%
As % of the Applications category 38.00% 15.63% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 23
Average salary £26,500 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.64% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £22,050 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £55,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
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
50 64 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.08% 12.60% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 69
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,400 £17,150
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +12 7 £22,500 +23.28% 2
Chorley - 4 £31,500 -
Blackburn - 2 £25,266 -
Blackpool - 2 £26,500 - 2
Darwen - 2 £26,000 - 1
Fleetwood - 1 £35,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (80.85%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) MS Excel
3 22 (46.81%) Windows
4 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
5 14 (29.79%) Finance
6 12 (25.53%) SQL
6 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
7 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
8 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (19.15%) SCCM
8 9 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (12.77%) Degree
11 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (12.77%) Retail
11 6 (12.77%) Marketing
11 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
11 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
12 5 (10.64%) Cisco
12 5 (10.64%) CRM
12 5 (10.64%) MS Project
12 5 (10.64%) VBA
12 5 (10.64%) VB
12 5 (10.64%) C#
12 5 (10.64%) Logistics

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) CMS
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (61.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (10.64%) MS Project
4 3 (6.38%) Acrobat
4 3 (6.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (6.38%) InDesign
4 3 (6.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Line 500
2 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 3 (6.38%) ADSL
3 3 (6.38%) Broadband
3 3 (6.38%) DHCP
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) Intranet
3 3 (6.38%) MPLS
3 3 (6.38%) PBX
3 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 3 (6.38%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (6.38%) VPN
3 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 3 (6.38%) Wireless
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.38%) QlikView
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) DTS
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
3 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Billing
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Support Technician
2 7 (14.89%) IT Support
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) IT Technician
4 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (8.51%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Customer Service Advisor
6 3 (6.38%) Excel Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Customer Support
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) Ajax
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.38%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
2 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.64%) Change Management
3 5 (10.64%) CRM
3 5 (10.64%) Logistics
4 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.51%) Document Management
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Operations Management
5 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Content Management
5 3 (6.38%) ERP
5 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.38%) Information Security
5 3 (6.38%) Information Security Management
5 3 (6.38%) Security Management
5 3 (6.38%) Software Licensing
5 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C#
2 5 (10.64%) VB
2 5 (10.64%) VBA
3 3 (6.38%) VBScript
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) CAPM
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Adobe
4 3 (6.38%) Avaya
4 3 (6.38%) BT
4 3 (6.38%) Dell
4 3 (6.38%) Lotus
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Sage
4 3 (6.38%) SonicWALL
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
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