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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 29 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.88% 4.23% 5.92%
As % of the Applications category 49.15% 26.56% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 26
Average salary £22,000 £25,500 £27,204
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% -6.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £19,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
59 64 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.97% 15.92% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 69
Average salary £25,000 £28,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% -5.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Chorley +1 8 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Preston -6 4 £22,500 -51.35% 2
Blackpool -7 3 £19,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £19,000 -
Ormskirk - 1 - -
Lancaster - 1 £22,500 -
Rossendale - 1 £30,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (77.50%) MS Excel
2 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (50.00%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 15 (37.50%) Life Science
5 12 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 12 (30.00%) SLA
5 12 (30.00%) DHCP
5 12 (30.00%) DNS
5 12 (30.00%) Internet
5 12 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 11 (27.50%) DECT
6 11 (27.50%) VoIP
6 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
6 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
6 11 (27.50%) Software Deployment
6 11 (27.50%) Service Desk Management
6 11 (27.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 10 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (25.00%) ERP
7 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (22.50%) Finance
8 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (20.00%) Office 365
9 8 (20.00%) LAN
9 8 (20.00%) MCSE

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (77.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
2 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DHCP
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
1 12 (30.00%) Internet
2 11 (27.50%) DECT
2 11 (27.50%) VoIP
3 10 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 7 (17.50%) NAS
5 7 (17.50%) iSCSI
6 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.00%) WAN
8 3 (7.50%) ADSL
8 3 (7.50%) Broadband
9 2 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (5.00%) Wireless
10 1 (2.50%) VPN
10 1 (2.50%) MPLS
10 1 (2.50%) DSL
10 1 (2.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 10 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) IT Operations Manager
1 6 (15.00%) Operations Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Junior
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.50%) DBA
4 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Junior Software Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Life Science
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Statistics
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) CCTV
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Vista
2 12 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
1 11 (27.50%) Software Deployment
1 11 (27.50%) Service Desk Management
1 11 (27.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (25.00%) ERP
3 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (17.50%) Resource Management
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) EAI
6 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.00%) System Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) UML
7 1 (2.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) MCSE
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ACCA
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Nortel
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) Novell
5 1 (2.50%) Metastorm
Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
ROQ IT Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Carnforth
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago