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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 54 43 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 136 221 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.16% 5.60% 2.90%
As % of the Applications category 30.63% 33.64% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 108 177 98
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +10.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,800 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,560 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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
444 657 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.57% 16.66% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 368 575 426
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £43,500
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
Oldham +2 4 £62,500 +64.47% 1
Cheadle - 4 £33,750 - 1
Bolton +13 2 £31,500 +57.50%
Altrincham +7 2 £36,750 +53.12% 1
Sale - 2 £22,000 - 1
Salford -2 1 £21,500 -33.84%
Stockport -12 1 £42,500 +107.31% 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 185 (62.29%) Microsoft
2 138 (46.46%) MS Excel
3 116 (39.06%) Windows
4 85 (28.62%) Finance
4 85 (28.62%) Windows 7
5 77 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 76 (25.59%) ITIL
7 66 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
8 65 (21.89%) Legal
9 61 (20.54%) Project Management
10 57 (19.19%) SQL Server
11 53 (17.85%) SQL
12 52 (17.51%) Law
12 52 (17.51%) Management Information System
12 52 (17.51%) Degree
13 49 (16.50%) Citrix
14 45 (15.15%) Blackberry
15 44 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (12.46%) MS PowerPoint
17 36 (12.12%) SDLC
17 36 (12.12%) VPN
18 33 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (10.44%) Software Delivery
19 31 (10.44%) Visualisation
19 31 (10.44%) Windows Server
20 30 (10.10%) Presales
20 30 (10.10%) Service Management
20 30 (10.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 28 (9.43%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 30 (10.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 26 (8.75%) Confluence
2 26 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (4.04%) CMS
5 11 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.37%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.01%) SAS
9 3 (1.01%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.67%) IIS
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 138 (46.46%) MS Excel
2 37 (12.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (7.41%) MS Project
4 10 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.70%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Line 500
2 2 (0.67%) MFGPRO
2 2 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.34%) Primavera
3 1 (0.34%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.07%) Office 365
2 20 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.68%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.67%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.12%) VPN
2 28 (9.43%) LAN
3 27 (9.09%) Internet
3 27 (9.09%) WAN
4 26 (8.75%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.72%) Firewall
6 15 (5.05%) VLAN
7 9 (3.03%) DNS
7 9 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (2.36%) WebEx
10 6 (2.02%) DHCP
11 5 (1.68%) Wireless
12 4 (1.35%) Telepresence
13 2 (0.67%) Broadband
13 2 (0.67%) MPLS
13 2 (0.67%) NAS
13 2 (0.67%) SAN
13 2 (0.67%) SS7
13 2 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.01%) MySQL
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.67%) QlikView
8 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (8.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 26 (8.75%) JIRA
2 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.01%) tSQLt
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 85 (28.62%) Finance
2 65 (21.89%) Legal
3 52 (17.51%) Law
4 9 (3.03%) German Language
5 7 (2.36%) Retail
6 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.01%) Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
8 2 (0.67%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (35.35%) Analyst
2 35 (11.78%) Service Analyst
3 30 (10.10%) Service Desk Analyst
4 28 (9.43%) Architect
5 27 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 27 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 26 (8.75%) Business Analyst
6 26 (8.75%) Technical Business Analyst
7 22 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 21 (7.07%) IT Support
9 20 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (6.40%) Project Manager
10 19 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (6.40%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
11 15 (5.05%) Systems Architect
12 14 (4.71%) IT Analyst
13 13 (4.38%) Consultant
14 12 (4.04%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.37%) .NET
2 4 (1.35%) HTML
2 4 (1.35%) XML
3 3 (1.01%) BREW
4 2 (0.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.67%) SOAP
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.51%) Management Information System
2 45 (15.15%) Blackberry
3 44 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (10.44%) Visualisation
5 17 (5.72%) Data Centre
6 12 (4.04%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.36%) NHS
9 6 (2.02%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.02%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.68%) iPad
10 5 (1.68%) iPhone
10 5 (1.68%) Statistics
11 4 (1.35%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.35%) User Experience
12 3 (1.01%) Clustering
12 3 (1.01%) Replication
13 2 (0.67%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 116 (39.06%) Windows
2 85 (28.62%) Windows 7
3 31 (10.44%) Windows Server
4 25 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 21 (7.07%) Windows 8
7 20 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (5.72%) Windows 10
8 17 (5.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.02%) Android
10 3 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.67%) Linux
11 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (25.59%) ITIL
2 66 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 61 (20.54%) Project Management
4 44 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (12.12%) SDLC
6 33 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (10.44%) Software Delivery
8 30 (10.10%) Presales
8 30 (10.10%) Service Management
9 28 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 28 (9.43%) TOGAF
9 28 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (8.75%) BPMN
10 26 (8.75%) Data Modelling
10 26 (8.75%) Logical Data Model
10 26 (8.75%) Requirements Management
10 26 (8.75%) UML
11 21 (7.07%) Document Management
12 19 (6.40%) Change Management
12 19 (6.40%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.85%) SQL
2 12 (4.04%) VBA
3 10 (3.37%) VBScript
4 9 (3.03%) C#
5 8 (2.69%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.01%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (1.01%) VB
9 2 (0.67%) Java
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) C++
10 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (17.51%) Degree
2 20 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.40%) CCNA
3 19 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.39%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (5.05%) CCNP
6 14 (4.71%) MOS
7 13 (4.38%) MCP
8 10 (3.37%) MCSA
9 8 (2.69%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.02%) MCSE
11 5 (1.68%) MCDST
11 5 (1.68%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.35%) CCENT
12 4 (1.35%) ISEB
12 4 (1.35%) MBA
12 4 (1.35%) MCT
12 4 (1.35%) PMP
13 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.42%) SLA
2 14 (4.71%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.67%) HL7
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 77 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.39%) Terminal Server
3 7 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.02%) XenApp
5 4 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (8.08%) SCCM
2 4 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.01%) SCOM
3 3 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 185 (62.29%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.50%) Citrix
3 15 (5.05%) AppSense
4 14 (4.71%) Dell
4 14 (4.71%) Juniper
5 13 (4.38%) Interwoven
6 12 (4.04%) Cisco
7 10 (3.37%) VMware
8 9 (3.03%) Intel Security
9 7 (2.36%) iManage
10 6 (2.02%) Oracle
10 6 (2.02%) Symantec
11 5 (1.68%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.68%) Fidessa
11 5 (1.68%) Google
11 5 (1.68%) Polycom
11 5 (1.68%) Reuters
11 5 (1.68%) SAP
12 4 (1.35%) Altiris
12 4 (1.35%) Mitel
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