The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 84 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 113 111 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.79% 2.71% 2.24%
As % of the Applications category 19.25% 19.04% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 105 87 77
Average salary £24,000 £26,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £48,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
587 583 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.50% 14.21% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 499 501 416
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Office
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wigan +18 13 £20,500 -24.90% 1
Salford +5 9 £23,000 -27.55% 2
Oldham -4 4 £32,500 +6.27% 2
Stockport -7 3 £31,000 +72.22% 1
Bolton -12 3 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Altrincham +16 2 £20,750 -16.16%
Bury -5 2 £21,500 -2.27% 1
Rochdale -2 1 £25,000 +6.38%
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 151 (68.33%) Microsoft
2 133 (60.18%) Windows
3 98 (44.34%) MS Excel
4 76 (34.39%) Active Directory
5 60 (27.15%) Windows 7
6 49 (22.17%) Windows XP
6 49 (22.17%) MS Exchange
7 45 (20.36%) SQL
8 42 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (13.57%) ITIL
12 28 (12.67%) Citrix
13 27 (12.22%) SharePoint
13 27 (12.22%) Degree
14 26 (11.76%) MCP
15 23 (10.41%) Finance
16 22 (9.95%) Legal
16 22 (9.95%) Project Management
17 21 (9.50%) PRINCE2
17 21 (9.50%) SQL Server
18 20 (9.05%) SLA
19 19 (8.60%) VPN
19 19 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (7.69%) CRM
20 17 (7.69%) Linux
21 16 (7.24%) Dell
21 16 (7.24%) iPhone
21 16 (7.24%) Change Control
22 15 (6.79%) Android

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (22.17%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.22%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.33%) Lync
4 13 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.98%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.36%) CMS
7 3 (1.36%) IIS
8 2 (0.90%) SAS
8 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) Moodle
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 98 (44.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.17%) MS Project
4 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.45%) Revit
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.45%) SPSS
5 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) SAP PM
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.33%) Office 365
2 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.60%) VPN
3 13 (5.88%) WAN
4 12 (5.43%) LAN
5 11 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (4.52%) DNS
7 9 (4.07%) Firewall
7 9 (4.07%) VoIP
8 8 (3.62%) DHCP
9 6 (2.71%) Internet
9 6 (2.71%) SAN
10 5 (2.26%) Unified Communications
10 5 (2.26%) VLAN
11 4 (1.81%) Wireless
12 3 (1.36%) HTTP
12 3 (1.36%) SMTP
13 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.90%) SSL
13 2 (0.90%) ADSL
13 2 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.26%) QlikView
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.36%) MS Access
7 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (10.41%) Finance
2 22 (9.95%) Legal
3 8 (3.62%) Law
3 8 (3.62%) Retail
4 6 (2.71%) Marketing
5 4 (1.81%) Billing
6 3 (1.36%) Local Government
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Electronics
7 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (30.77%) Analyst
2 43 (19.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 31 (14.03%) Support Analyst
4 27 (12.22%) Support Engineer
4 27 (12.22%) IT Support
5 21 (9.50%) Consultant
6 17 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 17 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 15 (6.79%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (6.33%) Team Leader
10 13 (5.88%) Trainer
11 12 (5.43%) Business Analyst
12 10 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
12 10 (4.52%) Help Desk Support
13 9 (4.07%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (4.07%) Support Consultant
13 9 (4.07%) Desktop Support
14 8 (3.62%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.17%) .NET
2 6 (2.71%) HTML
2 6 (2.71%) CSS
3 4 (1.81%) COM
3 4 (1.81%) jQuery
4 3 (1.36%) LINQ
4 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.90%) XML
6 1 (0.45%) WinForms
6 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.24%) iPhone
2 14 (6.33%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.52%) iPad
4 7 (3.17%) NHS
5 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.71%) E-Learning
5 6 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.26%) Social Network
6 5 (2.26%) Clustering
6 5 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.26%) PMI
7 3 (1.36%) Social Media
7 3 (1.36%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.36%) APACS
7 3 (1.36%) EMV
8 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.90%) EPoS
8 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.90%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 133 (60.18%) Windows
2 60 (27.15%) Windows 7
3 49 (22.17%) Windows XP
4 42 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.69%) Linux
7 15 (6.79%) Android
8 10 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.62%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.81%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.81%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.90%) UNIX
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.57%) ITIL
2 22 (9.95%) Project Management
3 21 (9.50%) PRINCE2
4 17 (7.69%) CRM
5 16 (7.24%) Change Control
6 13 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (4.98%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.07%) Service Management
8 9 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.62%) Migration
9 8 (3.62%) Business Analysis
10 6 (2.71%) Workflow
11 5 (2.26%) Analytics
11 5 (2.26%) Waterfall
11 5 (2.26%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.26%) Data Protection
11 5 (2.26%) CMMI
11 5 (2.26%) Change Management
11 5 (2.26%) SEO
11 5 (2.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.36%) SQL
2 5 (2.26%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.36%) C#
3 3 (1.36%) VB
3 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.36%) PHP
4 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.45%) AppleScript
5 1 (0.45%) Java
5 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.45%) VBA
5 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (12.22%) Degree
2 26 (11.76%) MCP
3 19 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.07%) MCSA
5 8 (3.62%) MCTS
6 5 (2.26%) MOS
6 5 (2.26%) CIPD
6 5 (2.26%) PMP
6 5 (2.26%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.36%) MCSE
8 2 (0.90%) CCNA
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.90%) MCITP
9 1 (0.45%) VCP5
9 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.45%) MCDST
9 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.05%) SLA
2 7 (3.17%) QA
3 6 (2.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (34.39%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.26%) vSphere
5 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.45%) XenApp
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.45%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.26%) SCCM
3 3 (1.36%) SCOM
3 3 (1.36%) WSUS
4 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 151 (68.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.67%) Citrix
3 16 (7.24%) Dell
4 14 (6.33%) VMware
5 13 (5.88%) Avaya
5 13 (5.88%) HP
6 11 (4.98%) Lotus
7 10 (4.52%) McAfee
8 8 (3.62%) Apple
9 5 (2.26%) Symantec
10 4 (1.81%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.81%) SAP
10 4 (1.81%) Adobe
10 4 (1.81%) IBM
11 3 (1.36%) Aruba
11 3 (1.36%) Meru Networks
11 3 (1.36%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.36%) Capita
11 3 (1.36%) Google
11 3 (1.36%) Cisco
Manchester
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
DP Connect
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 50000-80000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £22k per year + staff benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Profit share, Pension, Mob, Lap
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 20 days ago