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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 170 109 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.70% 2.71% 2.80%
As % of the Applications category 34.14% 18.29% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 144 101 94
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £43,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
498 596 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.77% 14.84% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 418 509 535
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +17 17 £23,500 -24.19% 4
Altrincham +1 7 £21,000 +1.20%
Bolton +13 6 £24,500 +5.37% 1
Oldham +3 3 £28,750 -11.53%
Wigan -7 3 - - 1
Salford -4 1 £32,500 +41.30%
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 294 (75.58%) Microsoft
2 223 (57.33%) MS Excel
3 183 (47.04%) Windows
4 103 (26.48%) ITIL
5 102 (26.22%) Active Directory
6 90 (23.14%) Degree
7 80 (20.57%) Windows 7
7 80 (20.57%) Finance
8 78 (20.05%) SQL
9 65 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (15.94%) SQL Server
11 55 (14.14%) VMware
12 52 (13.37%) Change Management
13 51 (13.11%) Citrix
14 50 (12.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 45 (11.57%) Legal
16 42 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 42 (10.80%) Incident Management
17 41 (10.54%) Windows XP
18 40 (10.28%) Cisco
18 40 (10.28%) Project Management
19 39 (10.03%) Law
20 38 (9.77%) Problem Management
21 37 (9.51%) MS PowerPoint
21 37 (9.51%) Firewall
22 35 (9.00%) Oracle
23 34 (8.74%) TCP/IP
24 33 (8.48%) Time Management
25 32 (8.23%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (8.23%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (4.37%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.06%) CMS
5 8 (2.06%) Joomla!
5 8 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.80%) IIS
6 7 (1.80%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.03%) Apache
8 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.03%) Lync
9 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.51%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.51%) Drupal
10 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 223 (57.33%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (6.94%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.60%) MS Project
5 10 (2.57%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.03%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.51%) Revit
8 2 (0.51%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Sage 50
2 5 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.51%) Firewall
2 34 (8.74%) TCP/IP
3 24 (6.17%) LAN
4 23 (5.91%) WAN
4 23 (5.91%) DNS
5 22 (5.66%) DHCP
6 18 (4.63%) VLAN
7 13 (3.34%) VPN
8 11 (2.83%) Wireless
8 11 (2.83%) Network Security
9 9 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (2.31%) VoIP
10 7 (1.80%) Intranet
10 7 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.80%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.29%) Internet
11 5 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.03%) SAN
12 4 (1.03%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (2.83%) Data Mining
6 8 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.77%) Ingres
10 2 (0.51%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.26%) InterBase
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.51%) UltraEdit
4 1 (0.26%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Selenium
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
General
1 80 (20.57%) Finance
2 45 (11.57%) Legal
3 39 (10.03%) Law
4 23 (5.91%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.57%) Marketing
6 9 (2.31%) Retail
7 8 (2.06%) Back Office
8 6 (1.54%) Advertising
9 5 (1.29%) Billing
9 5 (1.29%) German Language
10 3 (0.77%) Banking
10 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.51%) Front Office
11 2 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.51%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.51%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (34.45%) Analyst
2 47 (12.08%) Support Analyst
3 39 (10.03%) Service Analyst
4 34 (8.74%) Support Engineer
5 31 (7.97%) IT Support
6 29 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 28 (7.20%) Business Analyst
8 24 (6.17%) Team Leader
9 23 (5.91%) Developer
10 18 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (4.37%) 1st Line Support
11 17 (4.37%) Junior
11 17 (4.37%) Help Desk Support
11 17 (4.37%) Technical Team Leader
12 13 (3.34%) IT Support Analyst
12 13 (3.34%) Technical Engineer
12 13 (3.34%) Support Technician
12 13 (3.34%) Technical Support
13 12 (3.08%) Desktop Support
13 12 (3.08%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.68%) .NET
2 19 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 18 (4.63%) HTML
4 15 (3.86%) XML
5 11 (2.83%) .NET Framework
6 10 (2.57%) jQuery
6 10 (2.57%) CSS
7 7 (1.80%) COM
8 6 (1.54%) WinForms
8 6 (1.54%) HTML5
8 6 (1.54%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.54%) CSS3
9 5 (1.29%) XSLT
9 5 (1.29%) EDI
10 4 (1.03%) Ajax
10 4 (1.03%) LINQ
10 4 (1.03%) Classic ASP
10 4 (1.03%) XSL
11 2 (0.51%) EDIFACT
12 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.94%) Blackberry
3 26 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.91%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.57%) NHS
5 10 (2.57%) iPhone
6 9 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.06%) iPad
8 6 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.54%) Replication
8 6 (1.54%) Life Science
9 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.77%) EPoS
10 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.77%) Social Media
10 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.51%) CMDB
11 2 (0.51%) Handset
11 2 (0.51%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 183 (47.04%) Windows
2 80 (20.57%) Windows 7
3 42 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (10.54%) Windows XP
5 26 (6.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.91%) Linux
7 19 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.60%) Solaris
9 10 (2.57%) Windows Vista
9 10 (2.57%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (2.06%) UNIX
11 7 (1.80%) Android
12 5 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.29%) NetWare
13 2 (0.51%) Debian
13 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (26.48%) ITIL
2 52 (13.37%) Change Management
3 42 (10.80%) Incident Management
4 40 (10.28%) Project Management
5 38 (9.77%) Problem Management
6 33 (8.48%) Time Management
7 25 (6.43%) Line Management
7 25 (6.43%) Data Analysis
8 23 (5.91%) Document Management
8 23 (5.91%) CRM
9 22 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (5.66%) Business Analysis
10 20 (5.14%) ITIL V3
11 19 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.63%) Service Management
12 18 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (3.86%) PRINCE2
14 14 (3.60%) Workflow
15 12 (3.08%) ERP
16 10 (2.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (20.05%) SQL
2 27 (6.94%) C#
3 17 (4.37%) VB
3 17 (4.37%) PowerShell
4 12 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.57%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.57%) VBScript
6 8 (2.06%) C
6 8 (2.06%) VBA
7 7 (1.80%) PHP
8 5 (1.29%) Java
9 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.51%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.51%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 90 (23.14%) Degree
2 50 (12.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.66%) MCP
4 21 (5.40%) MCDST
5 20 (5.14%) ISEB
6 18 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (4.37%) CCNA
7 17 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (4.37%) MCSE
7 17 (4.37%) MCITP
8 16 (4.11%) MOS
9 15 (3.86%) Security Cleared
10 12 (3.08%) ISTQB
10 12 (3.08%) MCSA
10 12 (3.08%) A+ Certification
11 10 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.54%) CCENT
14 5 (1.29%) NCDA
15 3 (0.77%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.71%) SLA
2 15 (3.86%) QA
3 7 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 102 (26.22%) Active Directory
2 42 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.06%) vSphere
4 7 (1.80%) NFS
4 7 (1.80%) Xen
5 6 (1.54%) MetaFrame
6 5 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.29%) XenApp
7 3 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 13 (3.34%) SCCM
2 8 (2.06%) MOM
3 3 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.51%) WSUS
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 294 (75.58%) Microsoft
2 55 (14.14%) VMware
3 51 (13.11%) Citrix
4 40 (10.28%) Cisco
5 35 (9.00%) Oracle
6 28 (7.20%) NetApp
7 17 (4.37%) CA
8 14 (3.60%) Juniper
9 13 (3.34%) Adobe
10 12 (3.08%) EMC
11 10 (2.57%) Dell
12 9 (2.31%) Apple
13 8 (2.06%) Sage
13 8 (2.06%) McAfee
13 8 (2.06%) SAP
13 8 (2.06%) HP
14 7 (1.80%) Sun
14 7 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.80%) Lotus
15 6 (1.54%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 25%)
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amaze
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + medical & life cover, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago