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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 44 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 13 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.78% 4.39% 5.94%
As % of the Applications category 19.40% 27.94% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 27
Average salary £45,000 £25,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.21% +17.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £17,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £29,250 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
67 68 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.35% 15.70% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56 61 68
Average salary £24,500 £31,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,876 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £55,000
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 4 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 4 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 - 2 £19,000 - 1
Preston +12 1 £13,500 -56.80%
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 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 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
4 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 18 (51.43%) SLA
6 17 (48.57%) Windows XP
6 17 (48.57%) Internet
7 16 (45.71%) DNS
7 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 15 (42.86%) Windows Vista
8 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (40.00%) Software Deployment
9 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (40.00%) Service Desk Management
9 14 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (40.00%) Life Science
9 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
9 14 (40.00%) DECT
9 14 (40.00%) VoIP
9 14 (40.00%) DHCP
9 14 (40.00%) MCSE
9 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
9 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (37.14%) Ethernet
10 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
10 13 (37.14%) Resource Management
10 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (37.14%) NAS
10 13 (37.14%) Office 365

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Internet
2 16 (45.71%) DNS
3 14 (40.00%) DECT
3 14 (40.00%) VoIP
3 14 (40.00%) DHCP
4 13 (37.14%) Ethernet
4 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (37.14%) NAS
4 13 (37.14%) iSCSI
5 4 (11.43%) WAN
5 4 (11.43%) LAN
5 4 (11.43%) Wireless
5 4 (11.43%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (8.57%) PBX
7 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MS Access
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DTS
General
1 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 6 (17.14%) Operations Manager
3 6 (17.14%) IT Operations Manager
4 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) jQuery
1 1 (2.86%) Ajax
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Life Science
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) CCTV
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows XP
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Software Deployment
1 14 (40.00%) Service Desk Management
1 14 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (37.14%) Resource Management
2 13 (37.14%) Performance Management
3 3 (8.57%) Logistics
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Web Development
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) ERP
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) VCP4
5 1 (2.86%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) XenApp
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Avaya
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Nortel
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Draytek
6 1 (2.86%) HP
Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 9 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary £18,000 - £20,000 pa dependent on skills
Posted: 16 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Amber IT Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago