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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 41 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 219 106 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.55% 2.83% 3.44%
As % of the Applications category 31.47% 22.27% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 179 94 132
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £19,775
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,500 £52,250
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 Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
696 476 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.65% 12.73% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 625 424 567
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 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
Stockport +10 19 £21,500 -8.51% 1
Salford -3 12 £32,500 +41.30% 1
Oldham +14 9 £38,000 +53.79%
Wigan - 7 £18,000 - 1
Bolton +7 6 £20,000 -14.89%
Altrincham +11 5 £24,000 +41.17% 1
Rochdale 0 3 £16,500 -40.00%
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 281 (71.87%) Microsoft
2 225 (57.54%) MS Excel
3 165 (42.20%) Windows
4 96 (24.55%) Active Directory
5 89 (22.76%) ITIL
6 88 (22.51%) Finance
7 87 (22.25%) SQL
8 85 (21.74%) Degree
9 74 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
10 66 (16.88%) Windows 7
11 61 (15.60%) SQL Server
12 45 (11.51%) Citrix
13 44 (11.25%) Problem Management
14 43 (11.00%) Incident Management
15 42 (10.74%) Project Management
16 41 (10.49%) Windows XP
16 41 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (9.72%) Change Management
17 38 (9.72%) VMware
18 35 (8.95%) Time Management
19 34 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
20 32 (8.18%) SLA
20 32 (8.18%) MS Exchange
21 31 (7.93%) Legal
21 31 (7.93%) SharePoint
21 31 (7.93%) Oracle
22 30 (7.67%) Law
23 29 (7.42%) Manufacturing
23 29 (7.42%) MS Visio
24 28 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 32 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.93%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.56%) IBM Notes
3 10 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (1.28%) IIS
7 4 (1.02%) Apache
7 4 (1.02%) CMS
7 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.02%) Lync
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.51%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.26%) WordPress
10 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.26%) SAS
10 1 (0.26%) Site Server
Applications
1 225 (57.54%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.42%) MS Visio
3 28 (7.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (6.65%) MS Project
5 13 (3.32%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.53%) Acrobat
7 5 (1.28%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.51%) Revit
8 2 (0.51%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 12 (3.07%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.53%) Tridion
4 4 (1.02%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.51%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.51%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.91%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.35%) WAN
3 12 (3.07%) LAN
3 12 (3.07%) Firewall
4 11 (2.81%) DNS
5 10 (2.56%) DHCP
6 9 (2.30%) Network Security
7 8 (2.05%) VPN
7 8 (2.05%) VoIP
7 8 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (2.05%) VLAN
8 6 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (1.53%) iSCSI
8 6 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.28%) Internet
10 4 (1.02%) Wireless
10 4 (1.02%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.77%) Broadband
11 3 (0.77%) SAN
12 2 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.39%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (5.12%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (4.09%) Data Mining
5 16 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.84%) DB2
7 13 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.05%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.28%) Ingres
11 5 (1.28%) Big Data
12 4 (1.02%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.02%) SAP BW
12 4 (1.02%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 88 (22.51%) Finance
2 31 (7.93%) Legal
3 30 (7.67%) Law
4 29 (7.42%) Manufacturing
5 23 (5.88%) Marketing
6 12 (3.07%) Back Office
7 9 (2.30%) Banking
8 7 (1.79%) Retail
9 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.28%) Billing
10 4 (1.02%) German Language
11 3 (0.77%) Advertising
12 2 (0.51%) Publishing
12 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.51%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.26%) Front Office
13 1 (0.26%) French Language
13 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 133 (34.02%) Analyst
2 38 (9.72%) Service Analyst
3 37 (9.46%) Support Analyst
4 34 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 32 (8.18%) Service Desk Analyst
6 28 (7.16%) IT Support
7 25 (6.39%) Business Analyst
8 24 (6.14%) Team Leader
9 23 (5.88%) Developer
10 22 (5.63%) Support Technician
11 20 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (4.35%) Technical Support
13 16 (4.09%) 1st Line Support
14 15 (3.84%) Technical Engineer
14 15 (3.84%) Technical Team Leader
15 14 (3.58%) Project Manager
16 13 (3.32%) Technical Support Engineer
17 12 (3.07%) Help Desk Support
17 12 (3.07%) Environment Manager
18 11 (2.81%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.37%) .NET
2 19 (4.86%) XML
3 11 (2.81%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.05%) XSL
6 3 (0.77%) XSLT
6 3 (0.77%) EDI
6 3 (0.77%) EDIFACT
6 3 (0.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (0.77%) HTML
7 2 (0.51%) CSS3
7 2 (0.51%) WinForms
7 2 (0.51%) CSS
7 2 (0.51%) jQuery
7 2 (0.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.79%) NHS
6 5 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.28%) Life Science
7 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.02%) iPad
7 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.77%) iPhone
8 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.51%) Handset
9 2 (0.51%) EPoS
9 2 (0.51%) CMDB
9 2 (0.51%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 165 (42.20%) Windows
2 66 (16.88%) Windows 7
3 41 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (10.49%) Windows XP
4 25 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (4.60%) Linux
7 16 (4.09%) UNIX
8 12 (3.07%) Windows Vista
9 9 (2.30%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.30%) Solaris
10 5 (1.28%) Android
10 5 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.51%) Debian
12 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (22.76%) ITIL
2 44 (11.25%) Problem Management
3 43 (11.00%) Incident Management
4 42 (10.74%) Project Management
5 38 (9.72%) Change Management
6 35 (8.95%) Time Management
7 34 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (5.63%) Service Delivery
9 22 (5.63%) Analytics
10 21 (5.37%) CRM
11 20 (5.12%) Line Management
12 19 (4.86%) ERP
12 19 (4.86%) Business Analysis
13 18 (4.60%) ITIL V3
14 17 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (4.35%) Service Management
15 16 (4.09%) Data Analysis
16 15 (3.84%) Digital Marketing
17 14 (3.58%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (22.25%) SQL
2 18 (4.60%) T-SQL
3 16 (4.09%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.58%) C#
5 12 (3.07%) VB
5 12 (3.07%) VBA
6 11 (2.81%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.56%) VBScript
8 8 (2.05%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.53%) Java
9 6 (1.53%) C
9 6 (1.53%) PHP
10 3 (0.77%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 85 (21.74%) Degree
2 23 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.12%) ISEB
4 19 (4.86%) MCP
5 13 (3.32%) A+ Certification
5 13 (3.32%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.56%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.30%) MCDST
8 9 (2.30%) MCSA
8 9 (2.30%) CCNA
9 8 (2.05%) MCSE
9 8 (2.05%) MOS
9 8 (2.05%) MCITP
9 8 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.79%) HND
11 6 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.77%) MCTS
12 3 (0.77%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.18%) SLA
2 7 (1.79%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.02%) QA
5 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 96 (24.55%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.07%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.81%) MetaFrame
5 6 (1.53%) Xen
5 6 (1.53%) vSphere
5 6 (1.53%) NFS
6 5 (1.28%) XenApp
6 5 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) SCCM
2 5 (1.28%) MOM
2 5 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 281 (71.87%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.51%) Citrix
3 38 (9.72%) VMware
4 31 (7.93%) Oracle
5 22 (5.63%) Cisco
6 15 (3.84%) NetApp
7 13 (3.32%) CA
8 12 (3.07%) SAP
8 12 (3.07%) Google
9 11 (2.81%) Coremetrics
9 11 (2.81%) McAfee
10 10 (2.56%) Lotus
10 10 (2.56%) EMC
11 9 (2.30%) HP
11 9 (2.30%) Juniper
12 8 (2.05%) Dell
12 8 (2.05%) Business Objects
12 8 (2.05%) Adobe
12 8 (2.05%) Sun
12 8 (2.05%) SYSPRO
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