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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 23 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.59% 7.42% 2.70%
As % of the Applications category 33.82% 38.04% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 12
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £11,250 £17,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
68 92 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.57% 19.49% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56 77 45
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £20,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £46,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -6 7 £22,750 -30.00%
Blackpool -2 4 £25,000 +4.16%
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £11,000 -
Chorley +4 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 26 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 17 (43.59%) Windows XP
5 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
6 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
6 14 (35.90%) SLA
6 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (30.77%) Internet
8 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
8 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
8 11 (28.21%) DNS
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Vista
9 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (23.08%) MCSE
10 9 (23.08%) DECT
10 9 (23.08%) VoIP
10 9 (23.08%) DHCP
10 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
10 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 9 (23.08%) Resource Management
10 9 (23.08%) Life Science
10 9 (23.08%) Performance Management
10 9 (23.08%) iSCSI
10 9 (23.08%) NAS
10 9 (23.08%) Office 365
10 9 (23.08%) Software Deployment
10 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.56%) InDesign
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Internet
2 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
3 9 (23.08%) VoIP
3 9 (23.08%) DECT
3 9 (23.08%) DHCP
3 9 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 9 (23.08%) NAS
4 5 (12.82%) Wireless
5 4 (10.26%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) PBX
6 3 (7.69%) WAN
7 2 (5.13%) Firewall
7 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.56%) Intranet
8 1 (2.56%) FTP
8 1 (2.56%) ADSL
8 1 (2.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) MS Access
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) DTS
2 2 (5.13%) EDMS
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Local Government
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Support Manager
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Technician
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) jQuery
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Ajax
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) Flash
3 1 (2.56%) XHTML
3 1 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Life Science
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
4 1 (2.56%) EFTPOS
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows XP
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Vista
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (5.13%) Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 9 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 9 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 9 (23.08%) Service Desk Management
2 9 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (23.08%) Resource Management
3 4 (10.26%) Logistics
4 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) Document Management
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) CAD
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Process Management
5 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.08%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Avaya
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Nortel
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) Draytek
5 1 (2.56%) Spiceworks
5 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.56%) Autodesk
Rossendale, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 21k per year + Training and Development
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
BAE Systems
Salary: £28,021+ per annum
Posted: 18 days ago