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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 206 114 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.92% 3.07% 3.38%
As % of the Applications category 28.03% 23.36% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 176 102 137
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,375 £51,000
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
735 488 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.54% 13.13% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 647 441 580
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Stockport +2 21 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Oldham +6 13 £38,000 +38.92%
Salford -5 9 £32,500 +41.30% 1
Wigan - 6 £18,000 -
Rochdale 0 4 £16,500 -27.47%
Altrincham +2 3 £20,000 +17.64% 1
Bolton +3 2 £20,000 -14.89%
Bury -10 1 £24,000 -4.00% 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 259 (69.62%) Microsoft
2 214 (57.53%) MS Excel
3 151 (40.59%) Windows
4 92 (24.73%) Active Directory
5 90 (24.19%) SQL
6 76 (20.43%) Finance
7 74 (19.89%) Degree
8 73 (19.62%) ITIL
9 72 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 59 (15.86%) Windows 7
11 57 (15.32%) SQL Server
12 43 (11.56%) Citrix
13 39 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (10.22%) Project Management
15 36 (9.68%) Windows XP
15 36 (9.68%) Change Management
15 36 (9.68%) Problem Management
16 35 (9.41%) SharePoint
17 33 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (8.60%) MS Project
18 32 (8.60%) MS Exchange
18 32 (8.60%) Incident Management
19 30 (8.06%) VMware
19 30 (8.06%) Time Management
20 29 (7.80%) SLA
21 27 (7.26%) MS Visio
21 27 (7.26%) Relational Database
22 26 (6.99%) Service Delivery
23 25 (6.72%) Legal

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 32 (8.60%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.69%) IBM Notes
4 8 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (1.34%) IIS
8 4 (1.08%) Apache
9 3 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.81%) CMS
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.54%) Lync
11 1 (0.27%) WordPress
11 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.27%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 214 (57.53%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.60%) MS Project
3 27 (7.26%) MS Visio
4 23 (6.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (4.03%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.61%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.08%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.54%) Revit
8 2 (0.54%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.96%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.42%) Tridion
3 6 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.08%) Visualfiles
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.08%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.54%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.27%) Exstream
7 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.30%) WAN
3 12 (3.23%) DNS
4 10 (2.69%) LAN
5 9 (2.42%) DHCP
5 9 (2.42%) VoIP
6 7 (1.88%) VPN
6 7 (1.88%) Internet
7 6 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.61%) VLAN
8 5 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.34%) PSTN
9 4 (1.08%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.08%) Wireless
9 4 (1.08%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.81%) SAN
10 3 (0.81%) Broadband
11 2 (0.54%) Intranet
11 2 (0.54%) Extranet
11 2 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.26%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.84%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.03%) Data Mining
6 15 (4.03%) DB2
7 13 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.61%) SAP BW
13 5 (1.34%) Ingres
13 5 (1.34%) Big Data
14 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.08%) Pentaho
15 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.27%) UltraEdit
General
1 76 (20.43%) Finance
2 25 (6.72%) Legal
3 24 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 23 (6.18%) Law
5 21 (5.65%) Marketing
6 13 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.23%) Banking
8 7 (1.88%) Back Office
9 6 (1.61%) Retail
10 4 (1.08%) German Language
10 4 (1.08%) Billing
11 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Publishing
11 2 (0.54%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Front Office
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (35.22%) Analyst
2 40 (10.75%) Support Analyst
3 33 (8.87%) Service Analyst
4 29 (7.80%) Support Engineer
4 29 (7.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (6.99%) IT Support
6 22 (5.91%) Project Manager
6 22 (5.91%) Business Analyst
6 22 (5.91%) Developer
7 19 (5.11%) Support Technician
7 19 (5.11%) Team Leader
8 17 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (4.03%) Technical Support
10 13 (3.49%) 1st Line Support
10 13 (3.49%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (3.23%) Environment Manager
12 11 (2.96%) Marketing Analyst
12 11 (2.96%) Technical Team Leader
12 11 (2.96%) Technical Support Engineer
12 11 (2.96%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.84%) .NET
1 18 (4.84%) XML
2 9 (2.42%) .NET Framework
3 8 (2.15%) XSL
4 6 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.81%) EDI
5 3 (0.81%) EDIFACT
6 2 (0.54%) COM
7 1 (0.27%) XSLT
7 1 (0.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.30%) Blackberry
4 7 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.81%) iPad
7 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.81%) Life Science
8 2 (0.54%) CMDB
8 2 (0.54%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.54%) NHS
8 2 (0.54%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.54%) Handset
8 2 (0.54%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.27%) iPhone
9 1 (0.27%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 151 (40.59%) Windows
2 59 (15.86%) Windows 7
3 39 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (9.68%) Windows XP
5 24 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.57%) Linux
8 14 (3.76%) UNIX
9 12 (3.23%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.42%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.61%) Android
12 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.54%) Debian
13 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.62%) ITIL
2 38 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (10.22%) Project Management
3 36 (9.68%) Change Management
3 36 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 33 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (8.60%) Incident Management
6 30 (8.06%) Time Management
7 26 (6.99%) Service Delivery
8 22 (5.91%) PRINCE2
9 21 (5.65%) Analytics
10 20 (5.38%) Service Management
10 20 (5.38%) Scrum
11 19 (5.11%) ERP
12 16 (4.30%) CRM
13 15 (4.03%) E-Commerce
13 15 (4.03%) ITIL V3
14 14 (3.76%) Business Analysis
14 14 (3.76%) Digital Marketing
15 12 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (24.19%) SQL
2 19 (5.11%) T-SQL
3 15 (4.03%) VB
3 15 (4.03%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.49%) C#
5 12 (3.23%) VBA
6 9 (2.42%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.15%) C
7 8 (2.15%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.15%) VBScript
8 6 (1.61%) Java
9 4 (1.08%) PHP
10 3 (0.81%) VB6
11 2 (0.54%) ABAP
12 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (19.89%) Degree
2 19 (5.11%) MCP
2 19 (5.11%) ISEB
2 19 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.76%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (2.69%) A+ Certification
6 8 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.88%) MCSE
7 7 (1.88%) MCSA
8 6 (1.61%) HND
8 6 (1.61%) CCNA
8 6 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.61%) MOS
8 6 (1.61%) MCDST
9 5 (1.34%) MCITP
10 4 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.81%) MCTS
12 2 (0.54%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.80%) SLA
2 6 (1.61%) ISO 9000
3 5 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.54%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) BS7799
System Software
1 92 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.96%) MetaFrame
5 6 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (1.61%) XenApp
6 5 (1.34%) vSphere
6 5 (1.34%) NFS
6 5 (1.34%) Xen
7 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.08%) SCCM
2 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.27%) MOM
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.27%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 259 (69.62%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.56%) Citrix
3 30 (8.06%) VMware
4 22 (5.91%) Oracle
5 15 (4.03%) Cisco
6 11 (2.96%) Google
6 11 (2.96%) Coremetrics
6 11 (2.96%) McAfee
7 10 (2.69%) Lotus
7 10 (2.69%) SAP
7 10 (2.69%) HP
8 9 (2.42%) Dell
8 9 (2.42%) EPiServer
8 9 (2.42%) hybris
9 8 (2.15%) SYSPRO
9 8 (2.15%) EMC
9 8 (2.15%) Adobe
9 8 (2.15%) Sun
10 7 (1.88%) Apple
11 5 (1.34%) Symantec
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