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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 16 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.17% 6.40% 3.06%
As % of the Applications category 24.62% 32.95% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 14
Average salary £37,250 £25,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.66% -14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £12,250 £17,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,250 £35,250
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
65 88 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.90% 19.43% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 78 52
Average salary £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,064 £22,500 £17,550
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £55,000 £42,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Preston -1 4 £23,000 -29.23%
Blackpool -11 2 £25,000 -5.66%
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £11,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
4 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
4 15 (48.39%) Windows XP
5 14 (45.16%) SLA
6 13 (41.94%) Internet
7 12 (38.71%) DNS
7 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
7 12 (38.71%) Windows Vista
7 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (35.48%) Ethernet
8 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
8 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
9 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
9 10 (32.26%) MCSE
9 10 (32.26%) DHCP
9 10 (32.26%) VoIP
9 10 (32.26%) DECT
9 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (32.26%) Service Desk Management
9 10 (32.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (32.26%) NAS
9 10 (32.26%) Office 365
9 10 (32.26%) Software Deployment
9 10 (32.26%) Resource Management
9 10 (32.26%) Life Science

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Internet
2 12 (38.71%) DNS
3 11 (35.48%) Ethernet
3 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
4 10 (32.26%) DHCP
4 10 (32.26%) VoIP
4 10 (32.26%) DECT
4 10 (32.26%) NAS
4 10 (32.26%) iSCSI
5 5 (16.13%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
7 3 (9.68%) WAN
7 3 (9.68%) PBX
8 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.45%) MS Access
1 2 (6.45%) DTS
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Support Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Operations Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (9.68%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Ajax
1 2 (6.45%) jQuery
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Life Science
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) CCTV
4 1 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (3.23%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows XP
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Vista
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
2 10 (32.26%) Service Desk Management
2 10 (32.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (32.26%) Software Deployment
2 10 (32.26%) Resource Management
2 10 (32.26%) Performance Management
3 3 (9.68%) Logistics
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) CAD
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C#
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (32.26%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Avaya
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Nortel
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.23%) Draytek
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Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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