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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
North West / Lancashire
Rank 42 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 16 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.55% 6.52% 1.84%
As % of the Applications category 32.00% 41.07% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 9
Median salary £24,250 £26,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.61% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.62%

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 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.09% 15.86% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 54
Median salary £27,000 £30,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £17,127
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Chorley +5 5 £27,000 -14.28% 1
Preston -11 5 £26,000 +2.97%
Blackpool -5 4 £22,500 -15.09%
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 21 February 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 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
4 11 (30.56%) SDLC
5 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.00%) ITIL
7 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
8 7 (19.44%) jQuery
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) QA
9 6 (16.67%) Internet
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.67%) SQL
9 6 (16.67%) CRM
10 5 (13.89%) DTS
10 5 (13.89%) .NET
10 5 (13.89%) C#
10 5 (13.89%) IIS
10 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.89%) SLA
10 5 (13.89%) Change Management
10 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.89%) Ajax
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (13.89%) Case Management
11 4 (11.11%) Computer Science

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 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Fireworks
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Adaptiv
1 1 (2.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) FTP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) DTS
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) IT Support
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Data Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Delphi Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Designer
7 2 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) jQuery
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Ajax
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) OLE
3 2 (5.56%) XHTML
3 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) EPoS
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) SDLC
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) CRM
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Case Management
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Data Extraction
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Delphi
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) Pascal
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 5 (13.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Sage
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
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