The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 53 90 123
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +33
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 178 96 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.32% 2.49% 1.73%
As % of the Applications category 25.72% 16.64% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137 78 59
Average salary £26,631 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,087 £18,200 £15,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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 Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
692 577 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.81% 14.96% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 562 467 476
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Office
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Manchester region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Manchester

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Manchester

MS Office
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Bolton +4 6 £17,500 -47.76% 1
Salford +1 6 £36,500 -1.35%
Altrincham +3 4 £20,000 -6.97%
Stockport 0 4 £45,000 -37.93%
Wigan -3 3 £18,145 -21.95%
Oldham +4 1 £48,000 +6.66%
Bury -10 1 £32,500 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £25,000 - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 181 (64.64%) Microsoft
2 153 (54.64%) MS Excel
3 115 (41.07%) Windows
4 70 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 66 (23.57%) SQL
6 48 (17.14%) Degree
7 47 (16.79%) Windows 7
7 47 (16.79%) ITIL
8 44 (15.71%) SQL Server
9 42 (15.00%) Finance
10 41 (14.64%) Project Management
11 35 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 34 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (11.79%) SLA
14 32 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (11.43%) MS Exchange
15 29 (10.36%) PRINCE2
16 27 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (9.29%) TCP/IP
17 26 (9.29%) Time Management
18 25 (8.93%) MS Project
19 24 (8.57%) Change Management
20 23 (8.21%) Service Delivery
21 22 (7.86%) Management Information System
21 22 (7.86%) VMware
22 20 (7.14%) Analytics
22 20 (7.14%) Marketing
23 19 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
23 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
23 19 (6.79%) Relational Database

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 35 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 32 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.50%) IIS
5 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.79%) Lync
6 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.71%) CMS
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.71%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) Site Server
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 153 (54.64%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.93%) MS Project
3 17 (6.07%) MS Visio
4 15 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.07%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.71%) Revit
6 2 (0.71%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.50%) Tridion
3 6 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.07%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.71%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.36%) Exstream
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.29%) TCP/IP
2 17 (6.07%) DNS
3 15 (5.36%) Internet
4 14 (5.00%) DHCP
5 10 (3.57%) VoIP
5 10 (3.57%) WAN
5 10 (3.57%) LAN
6 9 (3.21%) VLAN
7 6 (2.14%) Firewall
8 5 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.79%) Wireless
8 5 (1.79%) NAS
8 5 (1.79%) SAN
9 4 (1.43%) VPN
9 4 (1.43%) PSTN
9 4 (1.43%) DECT
9 4 (1.43%) LTE
10 3 (1.07%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.79%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.36%) DB2
4 14 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 13 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.79%) QlikView
8 5 (1.79%) Big Data
9 4 (1.43%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.07%) MS Access
10 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.07%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.07%) Selenium
2 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.71%) UltraEdit
3 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (15.00%) Finance
2 20 (7.14%) Marketing
3 17 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.64%) Legal
4 13 (4.64%) Banking
5 9 (3.21%) Law
6 4 (1.43%) Back Office
6 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.43%) Publishing
6 4 (1.43%) Retail
7 3 (1.07%) Local Government
8 2 (0.71%) Billing
8 2 (0.71%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 115 (41.07%) Analyst
2 33 (11.79%) Support Analyst
3 22 (7.86%) Support Engineer
4 21 (7.50%) IT Support
5 20 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.79%) Service Analyst
7 17 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (6.07%) Developer
8 16 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (4.29%) Administrator
9 12 (4.29%) Coordinator
10 11 (3.93%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.93%) Marketing Analyst
11 10 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 8 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
13 8 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (2.86%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.36%) .NET
2 7 (2.50%) XML
3 5 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.79%) COM
4 4 (1.43%) XSL
5 2 (0.71%) HTML
5 2 (0.71%) CSS
6 1 (0.36%) JSP
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.86%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.79%) Clustering
3 5 (1.79%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.43%) iPhone
4 4 (1.43%) IVR
5 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.07%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.07%) APACS
5 3 (1.07%) EMV
5 3 (1.07%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.71%) NHS
6 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.36%) Statistics
7 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.36%) Tandem
7 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.36%) CMDB
7 1 (0.36%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 115 (41.07%) Windows
2 47 (16.79%) Windows 7
3 34 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (6.43%) Windows XP
6 18 (6.43%) Windows 8
7 9 (3.21%) Linux
8 7 (2.50%) Android
9 5 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.79%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.43%) UNIX
11 3 (1.07%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.79%) ITIL
2 41 (14.64%) Project Management
3 29 (10.36%) PRINCE2
4 27 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (9.29%) Time Management
6 24 (8.57%) Change Management
7 23 (8.21%) Service Delivery
8 20 (7.14%) Analytics
9 17 (6.07%) CRM
9 17 (6.07%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.36%) Scrum
11 14 (5.00%) Web Analytics
11 14 (5.00%) Pay per click
11 14 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (4.64%) Change Control
13 12 (4.29%) Asset Management
13 12 (4.29%) Problem Management
13 12 (4.29%) SEO
14 11 (3.93%) Service Management
14 11 (3.93%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 66 (23.57%) SQL
2 16 (5.71%) VB
3 12 (4.29%) C#
4 10 (3.57%) VBA
5 9 (3.21%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.50%) C
6 7 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.14%) Java
8 4 (1.43%) VBScript
9 3 (1.07%) VB6
10 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.71%) ABAP
10 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (17.14%) Degree
2 18 (6.43%) MCP
2 18 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.21%) MCSE
4 8 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.14%) MCSA
5 6 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.79%) CCNA
6 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.43%) ISEB
7 4 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.07%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.71%) ACCA
9 2 (0.71%) CIMA
10 1 (0.36%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.79%) SLA
2 5 (1.79%) QA
3 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) BS7799
System Software
1 70 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.57%) vSphere
4 9 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.14%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.07%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.07%) Xen
6 3 (1.07%) NFS
7 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.36%) XenApp
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.21%) Backup Exec
2 7 (2.50%) SCCM
3 5 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.43%) DameWare
5 3 (1.07%) WSUS
6 1 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.36%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.36%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 181 (64.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.86%) VMware
3 18 (6.43%) HP
4 14 (5.00%) Oracle
4 14 (5.00%) Google
5 13 (4.64%) Citrix
6 11 (3.93%) Coremetrics
7 9 (3.21%) SAP
8 8 (2.86%) Dell
8 8 (2.86%) NEC
9 7 (2.50%) EPiServer
9 7 (2.50%) hybris
10 6 (2.14%) McAfee
10 6 (2.14%) Apple
10 6 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.79%) Cisco
12 4 (1.43%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.43%) Hitachi
12 4 (1.43%) BT
12 4 (1.43%) SYSPRO
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