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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 52 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 13 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.73% 3.47% 2.27%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 24.05% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 9
Average salary £30,000 £31,364 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +56.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £15,220 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £36,041 £33,900
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 79 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.66% 14.44% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 53 68 50
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Chorley -1 3 £22,000 -
Preston -4 2 £21,250 -41.03% 4
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Newton-le-Willows +10 1 £11,000 -37.14% 2
Blackpool - 1 £25,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
4 14 (32.56%) Windows XP
5 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.23%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
6 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
7 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
7 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 8
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (16.28%) C#
10 7 (16.28%) .NET
10 7 (16.28%) HP
10 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
10 7 (16.28%) SLA
11 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
11 6 (13.95%) Citrix
11 6 (13.95%) Finance
11 6 (13.95%) VMware
11 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (13.95%) Retail
11 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (11.63%) jQuery
12 5 (11.63%) Windows Vista
12 5 (11.63%) Legal
12 5 (11.63%) Wireless

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.33%) CMS
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.33%) InDesign
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
3 5 (11.63%) Wireless
4 4 (9.30%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (6.98%) DHCP
5 3 (6.98%) NAS
5 3 (6.98%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.98%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) VoIP
5 3 (6.98%) DECT
5 3 (6.98%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.33%) SAN
7 1 (2.33%) Intranet
7 1 (2.33%) PBX
7 1 (2.33%) ADSL
7 1 (2.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.30%) DTS
3 4 (9.30%) EDMS
4 2 (4.65%) MS Access
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) OLAP
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 4 (9.30%) Local Government
4 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Support
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Assistant
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) jQuery
3 4 (9.30%) Ajax
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) Flash
5 1 (2.33%) XHTML
5 1 (2.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Life Science
2 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) CCTV
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) EPoS
4 1 (2.33%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows XP
3 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.93%) Windows 8
6 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Vista
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
2 4 (9.30%) Document Management
2 4 (9.30%) Logistics
2 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.30%) Change Management
2 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
3 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
4 2 (4.65%) ERP
4 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) System Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Analytics
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) C
4 2 (4.65%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) HP
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Dell
5 2 (4.65%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.33%) Nortel
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (2.33%) Veeam
6 1 (2.33%) Spiceworks
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton-le-willows, Merseyside
networx
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Genesis IT & Telecommunications Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £10,000 - £15,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago