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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 63 91
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 191 155 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.34% 3.87% 2.57%
As % of the Applications category 37.30% 24.68% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 163 132 89
Average salary £35,968 £26,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.72% -0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
512 628 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.32% 15.67% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 407 515 514
Average salary £36,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.87% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 31 July 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 July 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 +18 18 £26,000 -38.82% 5
Bolton +8 9 £23,350 +19.74% 2
Wigan +1 6 £23,750 +30.89% 3
Cheadle - 5 £40,000 - 2
Salford +6 3 £42,250 +15.75% 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 272 (75.98%) Microsoft
2 200 (55.87%) MS Excel
3 135 (37.71%) Windows
4 84 (23.46%) Active Directory
5 82 (22.91%) Finance
6 75 (20.95%) SQL
6 75 (20.95%) Degree
7 69 (19.27%) ITIL
8 66 (18.44%) SQL Server
9 61 (17.04%) Project Management
10 55 (15.36%) Windows 7
11 53 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (13.69%) Change Management
12 49 (13.69%) Citrix
13 48 (13.41%) Firewall
14 45 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (12.01%) VMware
16 42 (11.73%) MS Project
17 41 (11.45%) TCP/IP
18 39 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
20 37 (10.34%) Legal
20 37 (10.34%) MS Exchange
21 34 (9.50%) .NET
22 33 (9.22%) C#
22 33 (9.22%) HTML
23 32 (8.94%) PRINCE2
23 32 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
24 31 (8.66%) Management Information System
24 31 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (4.47%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.07%) IIS
6 8 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (1.96%) CICS
8 6 (1.68%) CMS
8 6 (1.68%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.12%) Apache
10 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.12%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.56%) SAS
11 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.56%) Drupal
11 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.56%) WordPress
11 2 (0.56%) Confluence
11 2 (0.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 200 (55.87%) MS Excel
2 42 (11.73%) MS Project
3 30 (8.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (5.31%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.51%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.40%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.40%) MicroStation
7 4 (1.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.56%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.41%) Firewall
2 41 (11.45%) TCP/IP
3 27 (7.54%) DNS
4 24 (6.70%) DHCP
5 22 (6.15%) LAN
6 18 (5.03%) WAN
7 17 (4.75%) VPN
7 17 (4.75%) VLAN
8 10 (2.79%) Wireless
9 8 (2.23%) VoIP
10 6 (1.68%) SAN
10 6 (1.68%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.40%) Intranet
11 5 (1.40%) GSM
12 4 (1.12%) Internet
13 3 (0.84%) Extranet
13 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.84%) Network Security
13 3 (0.84%) NAS
13 3 (0.84%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.96%) Easytrieve
7 7 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.68%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.68%) QlikView
9 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.84%) MS Access
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.56%) MySQL
12 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.28%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.40%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.12%) UltraEdit
5 3 (0.84%) Subversion
5 3 (0.84%) JIRA
6 2 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (22.91%) Finance
2 37 (10.34%) Legal
3 20 (5.59%) Law
4 17 (4.75%) Marketing
5 15 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.35%) Banking
7 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.12%) Retail
9 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) French Language
10 2 (0.56%) German Language
10 2 (0.56%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 120 (33.52%) Analyst
2 40 (11.17%) Support Analyst
3 29 (8.10%) Developer
4 26 (7.26%) Support Engineer
5 25 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 25 (6.98%) IT Support
6 23 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 21 (5.87%) Architect
8 20 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (4.75%) Business Analyst
10 15 (4.19%) Junior
11 13 (3.63%) PMO Analyst
12 11 (3.07%) Security Architect
12 11 (3.07%) IT Support Analyst
12 11 (3.07%) Graduate
12 11 (3.07%) 1st Line Support
12 11 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (2.79%) IT Project Manager
13 10 (2.79%) Network Support
14 9 (2.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.50%) .NET
2 33 (9.22%) HTML
3 25 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 18 (5.03%) CSS
5 15 (4.19%) jQuery
6 12 (3.35%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.23%) Entity Framework
8 7 (1.96%) XML
8 7 (1.96%) COM
9 5 (1.40%) OLE
9 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.12%) HTML5
10 4 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (1.12%) CSS3
10 4 (1.12%) LINQ
10 4 (1.12%) WinForms
10 4 (1.12%) Ajax
10 4 (1.12%) Classic ASP
10 4 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.66%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.15%) Blackberry
4 21 (5.87%) Data Centre
5 19 (5.31%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.07%) Fat Client
6 11 (3.07%) Thin Client
6 11 (3.07%) N-Tier
7 10 (2.79%) iPhone
8 9 (2.51%) NHS
8 9 (2.51%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.23%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.23%) iPad
10 7 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (1.96%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.96%) VSAM
11 6 (1.68%) Replication
11 6 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.68%) PMI
11 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 135 (37.71%) Windows
2 55 (15.36%) Windows 7
3 30 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.03%) Windows XP
7 14 (3.91%) Linux
8 12 (3.35%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.96%) Android
10 6 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (1.40%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.40%) NetWare
11 5 (1.40%) Solaris
12 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.56%) UNIX
13 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.27%) ITIL
2 61 (17.04%) Project Management
3 49 (13.69%) Change Management
4 38 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (8.94%) PRINCE2
6 27 (7.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 25 (6.98%) Time Management
8 22 (6.15%) SDLC
9 20 (5.59%) Document Management
10 18 (5.03%) Change Control
11 17 (4.75%) Incident Management
11 17 (4.75%) CRM
11 17 (4.75%) Scrum
12 14 (3.91%) Business Analysis
12 14 (3.91%) Data Analysis
12 14 (3.91%) Risk Analysis
12 14 (3.91%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.63%) Workflow
14 12 (3.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.95%) SQL
2 33 (9.22%) C#
3 23 (6.42%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.19%) VB
5 10 (2.79%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.96%) COBOL
6 7 (1.96%) Assembly Language
6 7 (1.96%) REXX
6 7 (1.96%) JCL
6 7 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.68%) Java
7 6 (1.68%) VBScript
7 6 (1.68%) PHP
8 4 (1.12%) VBA
8 4 (1.12%) Progress 4GL
9 3 (0.84%) C++
10 2 (0.56%) C
10 2 (0.56%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (20.95%) Degree
2 45 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.03%) MCDST
4 14 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (3.91%) MCP
5 12 (3.35%) MCSE
5 12 (3.35%) CCENT
6 10 (2.79%) MCITP
6 10 (2.79%) CCNA
6 10 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.23%) MCSA
7 8 (2.23%) MOS
8 6 (1.68%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.68%) ISEB
8 6 (1.68%) MCTS
9 5 (1.40%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.12%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.12%) NCDA
10 4 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.12%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.54%) SLA
2 20 (5.59%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 39 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.12%) XenApp
4 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.56%) vSphere
5 2 (0.56%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.28%) Xen
6 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.51%) SCCM
2 8 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.84%) MOM
4 2 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.56%) WSUS
5 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 272 (75.98%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.69%) Citrix
3 43 (12.01%) VMware
4 28 (7.82%) Cisco
5 26 (7.26%) Oracle
6 14 (3.91%) IBM
7 13 (3.63%) Adobe
7 13 (3.63%) NetApp
8 12 (3.35%) Apple
9 10 (2.79%) Dell
10 8 (2.23%) Interwoven
11 7 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.96%) Veeam
12 6 (1.68%) Sage
13 5 (1.40%) CA
13 5 (1.40%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.40%) Trend Micro
13 5 (1.40%) Juniper
13 5 (1.40%) SAP
13 5 (1.40%) ServiceNow
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