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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 58 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 190 103 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.52% 2.71% 2.89%
As % of the Applications category 27.18% 21.15% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 160 91 100
Average salary £27,250 £25,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -11.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £19,000 £19,975
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,863 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -
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
699 487 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.62% 12.80% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 600 431 484
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +2.94%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +3 18 £21,500 -12.88% 5
Oldham +5 16 £38,000 +23.87%
Altrincham +10 12 £20,000 +17.64% 1
Salford -4 7 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Wigan -13 3 £18,000 -
Rochdale -3 2 £16,500 -8.33%
Bolton -3 1 £20,000 -9.09% 1
Bury -15 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Cheadle - 1 £19,000 - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 255 (69.48%) Microsoft
2 211 (57.49%) MS Excel
3 143 (38.96%) Windows
4 96 (26.16%) SQL
5 89 (24.25%) Active Directory
6 72 (19.62%) Degree
7 69 (18.80%) Finance
8 64 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
9 61 (16.62%) ITIL
10 56 (15.26%) SQL Server
11 49 (13.35%) Windows 7
12 45 (12.26%) Project Management
13 42 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 40 (10.90%) Change Management
15 39 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (10.35%) SharePoint
17 35 (9.54%) MS Project
17 35 (9.54%) Service Delivery
18 34 (9.26%) MS Exchange
18 34 (9.26%) Citrix
19 33 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (8.72%) Problem Management
21 31 (8.45%) PRINCE2
21 31 (8.45%) VMware
22 30 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
23 28 (7.63%) SLA
23 28 (7.63%) Time Management
24 26 (7.08%) Windows XP
24 26 (7.08%) Relational Database
25 25 (6.81%) TCP/IP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (10.35%) SharePoint
2 34 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.45%) IBM Notes
4 8 (2.18%) IIS
5 7 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.09%) Apache
8 3 (0.82%) Lync
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.54%) SAS
9 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.54%) CMS
9 2 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.27%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 211 (57.49%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.54%) MS Project
3 24 (6.54%) MS Visio
4 20 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (4.63%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.09%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.54%) Google Analytics
2 10 (2.72%) Tridion
3 7 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.09%) Visualfiles
4 4 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.82%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.54%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.27%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.81%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.36%) WAN
3 15 (4.09%) DNS
4 12 (3.27%) DHCP
5 11 (3.00%) VoIP
6 10 (2.72%) Internet
6 10 (2.72%) LAN
7 9 (2.45%) VPN
8 6 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.63%) VLAN
9 5 (1.36%) SAN
9 5 (1.36%) PSTN
10 4 (1.09%) DECT
10 4 (1.09%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.82%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.82%) Broadband
11 3 (0.82%) Intranet
12 2 (0.54%) Firewall
12 2 (0.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 20 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.36%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (4.09%) DB2
7 14 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.54%) Data Mining
9 10 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (2.18%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.36%) Ingres
13 5 (1.36%) SAP BW
13 5 (1.36%) Big Data
14 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.09%) Pentaho
15 3 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.82%) Selenium
2 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.54%) UltraEdit
4 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 69 (18.80%) Finance
2 21 (5.72%) Marketing
3 18 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.90%) Legal
4 17 (4.63%) Law
5 16 (4.36%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.81%) Banking
7 7 (1.91%) Back Office
8 4 (1.09%) Retail
8 4 (1.09%) German Language
9 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (38.15%) Analyst
2 48 (13.08%) Support Analyst
3 31 (8.45%) IT Support
4 27 (7.36%) Service Analyst
5 24 (6.54%) Project Manager
6 23 (6.27%) Support Engineer
6 23 (6.27%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (5.99%) Developer
8 19 (5.18%) Business Analyst
9 17 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (4.36%) IT Support Analyst
11 14 (3.81%) Applications Support
11 14 (3.81%) Coordinator
12 13 (3.54%) Support Technician
12 13 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (3.27%) Technical Support
14 11 (3.00%) Help Desk Analyst
14 11 (3.00%) Applications Support Analyst
14 11 (3.00%) Technical Engineer
14 11 (3.00%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.90%) .NET
2 16 (4.36%) XML
3 6 (1.63%) XSL
3 6 (1.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.36%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.36%) COM
5 3 (0.82%) EDI
5 3 (0.82%) EDIFACT
6 2 (0.54%) HTML
7 1 (0.27%) CSS
7 1 (0.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.27%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.18%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.82%) iPad
7 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.54%) CMDB
7 2 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.54%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.27%) IVR
8 1 (0.27%) Tandem
8 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.27%) Statistics
8 1 (0.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 143 (38.96%) Windows
2 49 (13.35%) Windows 7
3 42 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (7.08%) Windows XP
6 24 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.09%) Linux
8 14 (3.81%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.54%) UNIX
10 10 (2.72%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.91%) Android
12 5 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.54%) Debian
13 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.62%) ITIL
2 45 (12.26%) Project Management
3 40 (10.90%) Change Management
4 39 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (9.54%) Service Delivery
6 33 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (8.72%) Problem Management
8 31 (8.45%) PRINCE2
9 28 (7.63%) Time Management
10 24 (6.54%) Incident Management
10 24 (6.54%) Analytics
11 23 (6.27%) Scrum
12 18 (4.90%) CRM
12 18 (4.90%) ERP
13 17 (4.63%) E-Commerce
13 17 (4.63%) Software Testing
14 16 (4.36%) Service Management
15 14 (3.81%) Business Continuity
15 14 (3.81%) Web Analytics
16 13 (3.54%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 96 (26.16%) SQL
2 18 (4.90%) T-SQL
3 17 (4.63%) C#
4 16 (4.36%) VB
5 13 (3.54%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.72%) VBA
6 10 (2.72%) Java
7 9 (2.45%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.18%) C
9 7 (1.91%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.63%) VBScript
11 4 (1.09%) PHP
12 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.82%) VB6
13 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.54%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 72 (19.62%) Degree
2 17 (4.63%) MCP
3 15 (4.09%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.81%) ISEB
5 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.91%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.91%) MCSE
7 7 (1.91%) MCSA
8 6 (1.63%) HND
8 6 (1.63%) CCNA
8 6 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.63%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.82%) MCTS
10 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.54%) MOS
11 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.63%) SLA
2 6 (1.63%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) BS7799
System Software
1 89 (24.25%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.00%) MetaFrame
5 7 (1.91%) vSphere
6 6 (1.63%) XenApp
6 6 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.09%) NFS
7 4 (1.09%) Xen
8 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) Backup Exec
1 6 (1.63%) SCCM
1 6 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.09%) DameWare
4 3 (0.82%) WSUS
5 1 (0.27%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.27%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 255 (69.48%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.26%) Citrix
3 31 (8.45%) VMware
4 24 (6.54%) Oracle
5 17 (4.63%) Cisco
6 14 (3.81%) HP
7 13 (3.54%) Google
8 11 (3.00%) Coremetrics
8 11 (3.00%) McAfee
9 10 (2.72%) Dell
9 10 (2.72%) SAP
9 10 (2.72%) EPiServer
9 10 (2.72%) hybris
10 9 (2.45%) Lotus
11 8 (2.18%) Sun
11 8 (2.18%) NEC
12 6 (1.63%) SYSPRO
12 6 (1.63%) Apple
13 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.36%) Symantec
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