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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 209 110 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.33% 2.96% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 32.61% 23.11% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 165 101 110
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,210 £43,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -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
641 476 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.34% 12.79% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 557 426 520
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 14 £20,500 +20.58% 4
Bolton +6 9 £20,000 -20.00% 1
Salford -1 8 £32,500 +41.30%
Altrincham - 8 £24,250 - 1
Wigan - 6 £18,000 -
Bury - 1 £24,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £27,500 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 307 (76.37%) Microsoft
2 232 (57.71%) MS Excel
3 184 (45.77%) Windows
4 101 (25.12%) Active Directory
5 99 (24.63%) ITIL
6 90 (22.39%) Finance
7 78 (19.40%) SQL
7 78 (19.40%) Degree
8 75 (18.66%) Windows 7
9 61 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
10 59 (14.68%) SQL Server
11 51 (12.69%) Change Management
12 49 (12.19%) VMware
12 49 (12.19%) Citrix
13 47 (11.69%) Project Management
13 47 (11.69%) Incident Management
14 44 (10.95%) Problem Management
15 43 (10.70%) Windows XP
16 41 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 39 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (9.45%) Oracle
19 37 (9.20%) Law
20 35 (8.71%) Legal
21 34 (8.46%) MS Exchange
22 33 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
22 33 (8.21%) TCP/IP
22 33 (8.21%) Cisco
22 33 (8.21%) Time Management
23 30 (7.46%) MS Visio
23 30 (7.46%) Manufacturing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (8.46%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.24%) IBM Notes
6 8 (1.99%) CMS
7 7 (1.74%) IIS
8 6 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (1.49%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.24%) Lync
10 4 (1.00%) Apache
10 4 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.75%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.25%) WordPress
12 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.25%) SAS
12 1 (0.25%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 232 (57.71%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 29 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.98%) MS Project
5 6 (1.49%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.24%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.50%) Revit
7 2 (0.50%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 8 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.75%) Tridion
4 2 (0.50%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.50%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.21%) TCP/IP
2 22 (5.47%) Firewall
3 19 (4.73%) WAN
4 14 (3.48%) LAN
5 13 (3.23%) DNS
6 12 (2.99%) VLAN
6 12 (2.99%) Network Security
6 12 (2.99%) DHCP
6 12 (2.99%) VPN
7 10 (2.49%) VoIP
8 9 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (1.74%) iSCSI
10 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.24%) Internet
12 4 (1.00%) Wireless
12 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.75%) Extranet
13 3 (0.75%) MPLS
13 3 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (4.48%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.24%) Ingres
8 5 (1.24%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.75%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 1 (0.25%) MySQL
12 1 (0.25%) InterBase
12 1 (0.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.25%) UltraEdit
General
1 90 (22.39%) Finance
2 37 (9.20%) Law
3 35 (8.71%) Legal
4 30 (7.46%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.23%) Back Office
5 13 (3.23%) Marketing
6 11 (2.74%) Retail
7 7 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.24%) Billing
9 4 (1.00%) Advertising
9 4 (1.00%) German Language
10 3 (0.75%) Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Front Office
11 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.50%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 134 (33.33%) Analyst
2 47 (11.69%) Support Analyst
3 38 (9.45%) Service Analyst
4 34 (8.46%) Support Engineer
5 33 (8.21%) IT Support
6 30 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 27 (6.72%) Business Analyst
8 26 (6.47%) Team Leader
9 24 (5.97%) Developer
10 19 (4.73%) Support Technician
10 19 (4.73%) Technical Team Leader
11 18 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (4.23%) Help Desk Support
13 16 (3.98%) Technical Support
13 16 (3.98%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (3.48%) Project Manager
14 14 (3.48%) Junior
14 14 (3.48%) Technical Engineer
15 13 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
16 12 (2.99%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.22%) .NET
2 17 (4.23%) XML
3 16 (3.98%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.24%) HTML
5 8 (1.99%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.74%) jQuery
6 7 (1.74%) CSS
7 6 (1.49%) HTML5
7 6 (1.49%) WinForms
7 6 (1.49%) CSS3
8 5 (1.24%) EDI
9 4 (1.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (1.00%) XSL
9 4 (1.00%) XSLT
10 3 (0.75%) EDIFACT
11 1 (0.25%) Ajax
11 1 (0.25%) LINQ
11 1 (0.25%) COM
11 1 (0.25%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.98%) Blackberry
3 20 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.99%) NHS
5 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.49%) Life Science
5 6 (1.49%) iPad
6 4 (1.00%) iPhone
6 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.75%) EPoS
7 3 (0.75%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.75%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.50%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.50%) Handset
8 2 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 184 (45.77%) Windows
2 75 (18.66%) Windows 7
3 43 (10.70%) Windows XP
4 41 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (5.22%) Linux
8 15 (3.73%) UNIX
9 14 (3.48%) Solaris
9 14 (3.48%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (1.99%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.00%) Android
13 2 (0.50%) Debian
13 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.25%) NetWare
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (24.63%) ITIL
2 51 (12.69%) Change Management
3 47 (11.69%) Project Management
3 47 (11.69%) Incident Management
4 44 (10.95%) Problem Management
5 33 (8.21%) Time Management
6 26 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (5.72%) Business Analysis
8 23 (5.72%) Line Management
9 22 (5.47%) CRM
10 21 (5.22%) Data Analysis
10 21 (5.22%) ITIL V3
11 20 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (4.73%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.48%) Document Management
14 17 (4.23%) Service Management
14 17 (4.23%) ERP
15 13 (3.23%) Scrum
16 12 (2.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 78 (19.40%) SQL
2 21 (5.22%) C#
3 16 (3.98%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.48%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.74%) VB
6 10 (2.49%) VBScript
6 10 (2.49%) PHP
6 10 (2.49%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.24%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.99%) VBA
9 7 (1.74%) C
10 6 (1.49%) Java
11 4 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.25%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 78 (19.40%) Degree
2 33 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.47%) MCP
4 21 (5.22%) ISEB
5 16 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (3.73%) A+ Certification
6 15 (3.73%) Security Cleared
7 14 (3.48%) MCITP
7 14 (3.48%) MCDST
8 13 (3.23%) CCNA
8 13 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.99%) MCSA
9 12 (2.99%) MOS
10 11 (2.74%) ISTQB
11 9 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (1.99%) MCSE
13 7 (1.74%) HND
13 7 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.24%) NCDA
15 4 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.47%) SLA
2 7 (1.74%) QA
2 7 (1.74%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.74%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (25.12%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.74%) MetaFrame
4 7 (1.74%) Xen
4 7 (1.74%) NFS
4 7 (1.74%) vSphere
5 6 (1.49%) XenApp
6 5 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.74%) SCCM
2 8 (1.99%) MOM
2 8 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 307 (76.37%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.19%) Citrix
2 49 (12.19%) VMware
3 38 (9.45%) Oracle
4 33 (8.21%) Cisco
5 25 (6.22%) NetApp
6 18 (4.48%) CA
7 14 (3.48%) Juniper
8 11 (2.74%) EMC
8 11 (2.74%) McAfee
9 9 (2.24%) Lotus
9 9 (2.24%) HP
9 9 (2.24%) Adobe
9 9 (2.24%) SAP
10 8 (1.99%) Sun
10 8 (1.99%) Dell
10 8 (1.99%) Symantec
11 6 (1.49%) Apple
11 6 (1.49%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.24%) Kaspersky
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £150.00 per week
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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