The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 60 82 115
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +33
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 152 115 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.89% 2.75% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 24.92% 18.28% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 127 97 57
Average salary £26,500 £26,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.93% +11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £15,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
610 629 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.61% 15.04% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 498 530 393
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
North West

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Bolton +10 11 £20,000 -55.55%
Stockport +4 11 £43,750 +130.26%
Wigan +4 6 £18,073 -22.26%
Altrincham -1 6 £23,000 +6.97%
Salford +1 4 £36,500 -18.88%
Rochdale - 4 £25,000 -
Oldham +13 3 £27,000 -37.75% 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 183 (68.54%) Microsoft
2 139 (52.06%) MS Excel
3 120 (44.94%) Windows
4 75 (28.09%) Active Directory
5 57 (21.35%) SQL
6 53 (19.85%) Windows 7
7 42 (15.73%) ITIL
8 41 (15.36%) Project Management
9 38 (14.23%) Finance
9 38 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (14.23%) MS Exchange
10 35 (13.11%) SQL Server
11 34 (12.73%) TCP/IP
11 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (12.36%) Degree
13 32 (11.99%) PRINCE2
14 28 (10.49%) SharePoint
14 28 (10.49%) SLA
15 26 (9.74%) Windows XP
16 24 (8.99%) Service Delivery
16 24 (8.99%) VMware
17 23 (8.61%) Change Management
17 23 (8.61%) Citrix
18 22 (8.24%) Time Management
19 21 (7.87%) HP
20 20 (7.49%) MCP
20 20 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
21 19 (7.12%) Legal

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (14.23%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.49%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.00%) Lync
5 7 (2.62%) IIS
6 5 (1.87%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (1.50%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.12%) SAS
8 3 (1.12%) CMS
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 139 (52.06%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.37%) MS Visio
3 13 (4.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (4.87%) MS Project
4 4 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.12%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.75%) SketchUp
6 2 (0.75%) Revit
7 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Tridion
1 4 (1.50%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.75%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.37%) Exstream
4 1 (0.37%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.49%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.99%) Internet
2 16 (5.99%) DNS
3 13 (4.87%) DHCP
4 11 (4.12%) LAN
4 11 (4.12%) WAN
5 9 (3.37%) VPN
6 8 (3.00%) VoIP
6 8 (3.00%) VLAN
7 6 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.25%) Firewall
8 5 (1.87%) NAS
8 5 (1.87%) LTE
8 5 (1.87%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.87%) SAN
8 5 (1.87%) Wireless
9 4 (1.50%) Intranet
9 4 (1.50%) DECT
10 3 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.62%) QlikView
6 6 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.12%) MS Access
9 3 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.37%) BODI
11 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.37%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.75%) UltraEdit
2 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) Selenium
3 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (14.23%) Finance
2 19 (7.12%) Legal
3 17 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.12%) Law
5 10 (3.75%) Marketing
6 7 (2.62%) Retail
7 6 (2.25%) Billing
8 4 (1.50%) Back Office
8 4 (1.50%) Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Local Government
10 2 (0.75%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Publishing
10 2 (0.75%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 105 (39.33%) Analyst
2 39 (14.61%) Support Analyst
3 25 (9.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (8.99%) IT Support
5 23 (8.61%) Support Engineer
6 19 (7.12%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.37%) Service Analyst
8 15 (5.62%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (5.24%) Applications Support
10 13 (4.87%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.87%) Trainer
11 10 (3.75%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (3.75%) Administrator
11 10 (3.75%) Coordinator
11 10 (3.75%) Developer
12 9 (3.37%) Consultant
13 8 (3.00%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (3.00%) IT Trainer
13 8 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.62%) .NET
1 7 (2.62%) COM
2 3 (1.12%) HTML
2 3 (1.12%) CSS
3 2 (0.75%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.37%) jQuery
4 1 (0.37%) JSP
4 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.37%) iPhone
2 9 (3.37%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.62%) NHS
4 5 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (1.87%) Smart Meter
4 5 (1.87%) IVR
4 5 (1.87%) Clustering
5 4 (1.50%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.50%) iPad
6 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.12%) Copywriting
6 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.12%) Social Media
6 3 (1.12%) EMV
6 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.12%) APACS
7 2 (0.75%) iSeries
7 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 120 (44.94%) Windows
2 53 (19.85%) Windows 7
3 38 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (9.74%) Windows XP
6 20 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.62%) Windows 8
7 15 (5.62%) Linux
8 9 (3.37%) Android
9 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.87%) UNIX
10 4 (1.50%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.73%) ITIL
2 41 (15.36%) Project Management
3 32 (11.99%) PRINCE2
4 24 (8.99%) Service Delivery
5 23 (8.61%) Change Management
6 22 (8.24%) Time Management
7 17 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (5.99%) Change Control
9 15 (5.62%) CRM
10 13 (4.87%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (3.75%) Scrum
12 10 (3.75%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.75%) Software Testing
13 9 (3.37%) Service Management
14 8 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.00%) Systems Analysis
15 7 (2.62%) Analytics
15 7 (2.62%) Data Protection
15 7 (2.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.35%) SQL
2 11 (4.12%) VB
3 10 (3.75%) C#
4 6 (2.25%) C
4 6 (2.25%) VBA
4 6 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.50%) Java
7 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.75%) ABAP
8 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (12.36%) Degree
2 20 (7.49%) MCP
3 19 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.37%) MCSA
5 8 (3.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.62%) MCSE
7 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.50%) CCNA
8 4 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.50%) MCTS
8 4 (1.50%) MOS
8 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.75%) CIMA
10 2 (0.75%) ACCA
10 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.75%) ISEB
10 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.49%) SLA
2 9 (3.37%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) BS7799
System Software
1 75 (28.09%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.75%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.75%) vSphere
4 6 (2.25%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.12%) Xen
5 3 (1.12%) NFS
5 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.37%) XenApp
7 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.37%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.25%) SCCM
3 5 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.50%) DameWare
5 3 (1.12%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
6 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.37%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 183 (68.54%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.99%) VMware
3 23 (8.61%) Citrix
4 21 (7.87%) HP
5 12 (4.49%) Dell
6 10 (3.75%) Oracle
7 8 (3.00%) McAfee
8 7 (2.62%) SAP
8 7 (2.62%) NEC
9 5 (1.87%) Apple
9 5 (1.87%) Cisco
10 4 (1.50%) BT
10 4 (1.50%) Symantec
10 4 (1.50%) Lotus
10 4 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.50%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.50%) hybris
10 4 (1.50%) Google
11 3 (1.12%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.12%) Aruba
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