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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 87 86
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 206 114 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.40% 2.83% 2.87%
As % of the Applications category 35.83% 20.25% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 165 104 94
Average salary £27,500 £25,750 £27,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -5.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,300 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £43,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
575 563 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.07% 13.96% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 485 486 516
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +30 19 £21,000 -32.25% 2
Altrincham +7 11 £21,000 +1.20% 1
Bolton +10 8 £20,000 -20.00% 2
Salford -2 5 £32,500 +41.30%
Wigan -7 4 - -
Oldham +11 3 £28,750 -11.53% 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 312 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 236 (57.84%) MS Excel
3 196 (48.04%) Windows
4 107 (26.23%) Active Directory
5 105 (25.74%) ITIL
6 90 (22.06%) Degree
7 89 (21.81%) SQL
8 87 (21.32%) Windows 7
9 82 (20.10%) Finance
10 65 (15.93%) SQL Server
11 64 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
12 59 (14.46%) VMware
13 55 (13.48%) Citrix
14 54 (13.24%) Change Management
15 49 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
16 46 (11.27%) Windows XP
16 46 (11.27%) Project Management
16 46 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (11.03%) Incident Management
18 43 (10.54%) Cisco
19 42 (10.29%) Legal
20 41 (10.05%) Problem Management
21 40 (9.80%) Law
22 37 (9.07%) MS Exchange
22 37 (9.07%) MS PowerPoint
23 35 (8.58%) Oracle
24 34 (8.33%) TCP/IP
25 33 (8.09%) Firewall
25 33 (8.09%) Time Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 37 (9.07%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.21%) IIS
5 9 (2.21%) IBM Notes
6 8 (1.96%) CMS
6 8 (1.96%) Joomla!
7 6 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.23%) Apache
8 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.23%) Lync
9 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.74%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.49%) Drupal
11 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 236 (57.84%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (7.11%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.19%) Acrobat
4 13 (3.19%) MS Project
5 4 (0.98%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.49%) Revit
7 2 (0.49%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Sage 50
2 5 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) Tridion
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 33 (8.09%) Firewall
3 23 (5.64%) WAN
4 21 (5.15%) LAN
4 21 (5.15%) DNS
5 20 (4.90%) DHCP
6 16 (3.92%) VPN
6 16 (3.92%) VLAN
7 12 (2.94%) Network Security
8 11 (2.70%) VoIP
9 9 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (2.21%) Wireless
10 7 (1.72%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.47%) Intranet
11 6 (1.47%) Internet
12 5 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.23%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.23%) SAN
13 4 (0.98%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.45%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.23%) Ingres
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.49%) UltraEdit
General
1 82 (20.10%) Finance
2 42 (10.29%) Legal
3 40 (9.80%) Law
4 30 (7.35%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.70%) Retail
5 11 (2.70%) Marketing
6 10 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.45%) Back Office
7 6 (1.47%) Advertising
7 6 (1.47%) German Language
8 5 (1.23%) Billing
9 4 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.74%) Banking
10 3 (0.74%) French Language
10 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.49%) Front Office
11 2 (0.49%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 138 (33.82%) Analyst
2 53 (12.99%) Support Analyst
3 38 (9.31%) Service Analyst
4 37 (9.07%) Support Engineer
4 37 (9.07%) IT Support
5 28 (6.86%) Service Desk Analyst
6 27 (6.62%) Business Analyst
6 27 (6.62%) Developer
7 26 (6.37%) Team Leader
8 19 (4.66%) Technical Team Leader
8 19 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
10 17 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
10 17 (4.17%) Support Technician
10 17 (4.17%) Junior
11 16 (3.92%) Technical Support
11 16 (3.92%) IT Support Analyst
12 14 (3.43%) Technical Engineer
13 12 (2.94%) Environment Manager
13 12 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.62%) .NET
2 21 (5.15%) ASP.NET
3 20 (4.90%) XML
4 16 (3.92%) HTML
5 11 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 10 (2.45%) jQuery
6 10 (2.45%) CSS
7 7 (1.72%) COM
8 6 (1.47%) EDI
8 6 (1.47%) WinForms
8 6 (1.47%) HTML5
8 6 (1.47%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.47%) CSS3
9 5 (1.23%) XSLT
10 4 (0.98%) Ajax
10 4 (0.98%) LINQ
10 4 (0.98%) Classic ASP
10 4 (0.98%) XSL
11 3 (0.74%) EDIFACT
12 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.86%) Blackberry
3 25 (6.13%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.39%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.21%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.21%) NHS
5 9 (2.21%) iPhone
6 8 (1.96%) iPad
7 6 (1.47%) Life Science
8 5 (1.23%) Replication
8 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.98%) Social Media
10 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.74%) EPoS
10 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 196 (48.04%) Windows
2 87 (21.32%) Windows 7
3 46 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (11.27%) Windows XP
4 30 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (5.64%) Linux
6 21 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.43%) Solaris
7 14 (3.43%) Windows Vista
8 10 (2.45%) UNIX
9 9 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (2.21%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.96%) Android
11 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.98%) NetWare
13 2 (0.49%) Debian
13 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (25.74%) ITIL
2 54 (13.24%) Change Management
3 46 (11.27%) Project Management
4 45 (11.03%) Incident Management
5 41 (10.05%) Problem Management
6 33 (8.09%) Time Management
7 27 (6.62%) Line Management
8 26 (6.37%) Data Analysis
9 23 (5.64%) Document Management
9 23 (5.64%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (5.15%) CRM
11 21 (5.15%) Business Analysis
11 21 (5.15%) ITIL V3
12 20 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (4.41%) Service Management
14 15 (3.68%) ERP
15 14 (3.43%) Workflow
16 13 (3.19%) PRINCE2
17 11 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (21.81%) SQL
2 29 (7.11%) C#
3 17 (4.17%) VB
3 17 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.45%) VBScript
7 8 (1.96%) PHP
7 8 (1.96%) C
7 8 (1.96%) VBA
8 6 (1.47%) Java
9 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 90 (22.06%) Degree
2 49 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.88%) MCP
4 20 (4.90%) ISEB
5 19 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (4.66%) MCDST
6 17 (4.17%) MCITP
6 17 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.17%) CCNA
7 16 (3.92%) MCSE
7 16 (3.92%) MOS
8 15 (3.68%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.43%) MCSA
10 13 (3.19%) A+ Certification
11 11 (2.70%) ISTQB
12 10 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.23%) NCDA
14 5 (1.23%) MCTS
15 4 (0.98%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.35%) SLA
2 10 (2.45%) QA
3 7 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (26.23%) Active Directory
2 46 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.45%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.21%) MetaFrame
5 8 (1.96%) vSphere
6 7 (1.72%) NFS
6 7 (1.72%) Xen
6 7 (1.72%) XenApp
7 5 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.68%) SCCM
2 12 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (1.96%) MOM
4 5 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.49%) WSUS
6 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 312 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 59 (14.46%) VMware
3 55 (13.48%) Citrix
4 43 (10.54%) Cisco
5 35 (8.58%) Oracle
6 28 (6.86%) NetApp
7 18 (4.41%) CA
8 15 (3.68%) Adobe
9 14 (3.43%) Juniper
10 12 (2.94%) EMC
11 10 (2.45%) Dell
11 10 (2.45%) McAfee
12 9 (2.21%) Lotus
12 9 (2.21%) Apple
12 9 (2.21%) SAP
13 8 (1.96%) Sun
13 8 (1.96%) HP
13 8 (1.96%) Symantec
14 7 (1.72%) Sage
15 6 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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