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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 16 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.76% 3.26% 6.12%
As % of the Applications category 26.67% 24.59% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 29
Average salary £37,500 £25,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% +18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,050 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £29,750 £33,650
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
60 61 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.12% 13.26% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 54 54 72
Average salary £25,250 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.84% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,127 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £19,000 -
Preston +10 1 £29,728 -4.87% 3
Rossendale - 1 £30,000 - 1
Chorley - 1 £17,000 - 2
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
4 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
5 19 (48.72%) SLA
6 18 (46.15%) Internet
7 17 (43.59%) DNS
8 16 (41.03%) Windows XP
9 15 (38.46%) DECT
9 15 (38.46%) VoIP
9 15 (38.46%) DHCP
9 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
9 15 (38.46%) Telecoms
9 15 (38.46%) Life Science
9 15 (38.46%) Software Deployment
9 15 (38.46%) Service Desk Management
9 15 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (35.90%) Windows Vista
10 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (33.33%) Ethernet
11 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 13 (33.33%) MCSE
11 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (30.77%) NAS
12 12 (30.77%) Performance Management
12 12 (30.77%) iSCSI

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Internet
2 17 (43.59%) DNS
3 15 (38.46%) DECT
3 15 (38.46%) VoIP
3 15 (38.46%) DHCP
4 13 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 12 (30.77%) iSCSI
5 12 (30.77%) NAS
6 4 (10.26%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.26%) Wireless
6 4 (10.26%) LAN
7 3 (7.69%) WAN
8 2 (5.13%) PBX
9 1 (2.56%) ADSL
9 1 (2.56%) Broadband
9 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) MS Access
1 1 (2.56%) DTS
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Military
5 1 (2.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
1 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.38%) Operations Manager
2 6 (15.38%) IT Operations Manager
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Support Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.56%) Ajax
1 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Life Science
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) EFTPOS
3 1 (2.56%) CCTV
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows XP
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Vista
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
1 15 (38.46%) Software Deployment
1 15 (38.46%) Service Desk Management
1 15 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (30.77%) Resource Management
3 12 (30.77%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.69%) ERP
4 3 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) UML
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Web Development
6 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Ada
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Avaya
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Nortel
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Draytek
Blackburn, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum + Parking pension 26 day hol, BUPA
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Salary: £29,728 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackburn
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £14250.00 per annum + overtime
Posted: 10 days ago
Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago