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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 56 90
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +34
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 227 174 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.90% 4.28% 2.49%
As % of the Applications category 43.32% 25.51% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 198 134 78
Average salary £36,209 £26,566 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.30% +6.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,044 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £39,550 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -2.45%
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
524 682 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.62% 16.79% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 425 553 474
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +18 19 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Bolton +7 7 £21,600 +23.42%
Wigan +5 7 £25,000 +37.77% 1
Cheadle - 6 £40,000 - 3
Oldham +1 4 £27,000 -43.75% 1
Salford -1 2 £60,000 +64.38%
Altrincham +2 1 £27,500 +37.50% 2
Sale - 1 £17,500 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 264 (72.93%) Microsoft
2 188 (51.93%) MS Excel
3 117 (32.32%) Windows
4 89 (24.59%) Finance
5 84 (23.20%) Active Directory
6 78 (21.55%) Project Management
7 74 (20.44%) Degree
8 68 (18.78%) SQL
9 62 (17.13%) SQL Server
10 59 (16.30%) ITIL
11 56 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (14.92%) Citrix
12 54 (14.92%) Windows 7
13 51 (14.09%) MS Project
14 46 (12.71%) Management Information System
15 45 (12.43%) Change Management
16 43 (11.88%) Legal
17 41 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 41 (11.33%) Requirements Analysis
17 41 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
18 40 (11.05%) TCP/IP
19 39 (10.77%) PRINCE2
20 38 (10.50%) MS Exchange
20 38 (10.50%) Firewall
21 33 (9.12%) VMware
22 30 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
23 29 (8.01%) SLA
23 29 (8.01%) .NET
23 29 (8.01%) HTML
23 29 (8.01%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (10.50%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.21%) IIS
6 7 (1.93%) CICS
6 7 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.66%) Confluence
8 4 (1.10%) CMS
8 4 (1.10%) Apache
8 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.83%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.55%) Drupal
10 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.55%) WordPress
10 2 (0.55%) SAS
10 2 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.55%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.28%) WorkSite
Applications
1 188 (51.93%) MS Excel
2 51 (14.09%) MS Project
3 29 (8.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (4.70%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.49%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.38%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.38%) MicroStation
7 4 (1.10%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.83%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.28%) Line 500
4 1 (0.28%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.28%) Agresso
4 1 (0.28%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.87%) Office 365
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.05%) TCP/IP
2 38 (10.50%) Firewall
3 27 (7.46%) DNS
4 22 (6.08%) DHCP
5 21 (5.80%) LAN
6 16 (4.42%) WAN
7 14 (3.87%) VPN
8 13 (3.59%) Wireless
8 13 (3.59%) VLAN
9 7 (1.93%) SAN
9 7 (1.93%) Internet
10 6 (1.66%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.38%) Intranet
11 5 (1.38%) WebEx
11 5 (1.38%) VoIP
11 5 (1.38%) GSM
12 4 (1.10%) NAS
13 2 (0.55%) ISDN
13 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.93%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.93%) Easytrieve
9 6 (1.66%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.66%) QlikView
10 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.83%) MS Access
11 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.55%) MySQL
12 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (1.93%) JIRA
1 7 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.38%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.83%) UltraEdit
4 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.83%) Subversion
5 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 89 (24.59%) Finance
2 43 (11.88%) Legal
3 17 (4.70%) Law
4 15 (4.14%) Marketing
5 13 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.31%) Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.55%) Retail
8 2 (0.55%) French Language
8 2 (0.55%) German Language
8 2 (0.55%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 121 (33.43%) Analyst
2 38 (10.50%) Support Analyst
3 27 (7.46%) Developer
3 27 (7.46%) Architect
3 27 (7.46%) Support Engineer
4 25 (6.91%) Project Manager
5 23 (6.35%) Service Analyst
5 23 (6.35%) IT Support
6 22 (6.08%) PMO Analyst
7 20 (5.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (4.70%) 1st Line Support
9 16 (4.42%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.04%) Graduate
10 11 (3.04%) IT Project Manager
10 11 (3.04%) Security Architect
11 10 (2.76%) Network Support
11 10 (2.76%) Junior
11 10 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (2.49%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (2.49%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.01%) HTML
1 29 (8.01%) .NET
2 17 (4.70%) ASP.NET
3 15 (4.14%) CSS
4 12 (3.31%) jQuery
5 11 (3.04%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.93%) Entity Framework
7 5 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.38%) OLE
7 5 (1.38%) COM
8 4 (1.10%) Web Services
8 4 (1.10%) XML
8 4 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.55%) WAMP
9 2 (0.55%) XSLT
9 2 (0.55%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.55%) LAMP
9 2 (0.55%) Ajax
9 2 (0.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (12.71%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.91%) Blackberry
4 15 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.59%) Fat Client
5 13 (3.59%) iPhone
5 13 (3.59%) Thin Client
6 11 (3.04%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.04%) iPad
6 11 (3.04%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.49%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.49%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.49%) PMI
7 9 (2.49%) NHS
8 8 (2.21%) Smartphone
8 8 (2.21%) Social Media
9 7 (1.93%) VSAM
9 7 (1.93%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (1.93%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 117 (32.32%) Windows
2 54 (14.92%) Windows 7
3 27 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (4.97%) Windows XP
7 12 (3.31%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.04%) Linux
9 6 (1.66%) Android
10 5 (1.38%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.10%) NetWare
12 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.55%) UNIX
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (21.55%) Project Management
2 59 (16.30%) ITIL
3 45 (12.43%) Change Management
4 41 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (11.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 39 (10.77%) PRINCE2
6 30 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (7.18%) SDLC
8 25 (6.91%) Time Management
9 23 (6.35%) Change Control
9 23 (6.35%) Document Management
10 18 (4.97%) Risk Analysis
11 17 (4.70%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (4.70%) Software Delivery
12 16 (4.42%) Matrix Management
12 16 (4.42%) Service Management
13 15 (4.14%) Scrum
13 15 (4.14%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.14%) Incident Management
14 14 (3.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.78%) SQL
2 25 (6.91%) C#
3 19 (5.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.49%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.21%) VB
6 7 (1.93%) Assembly Language
6 7 (1.93%) REXX
6 7 (1.93%) JCL
6 7 (1.93%) COBOL
7 6 (1.66%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.66%) VBA
8 5 (1.38%) Java
9 3 (0.83%) VBScript
9 3 (0.83%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (0.55%) PHP
10 2 (0.55%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.28%) Python
11 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (20.44%) Degree
2 41 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.14%) MCDST
4 13 (3.59%) CCENT
4 13 (3.59%) MCSE
5 10 (2.76%) MCP
6 9 (2.49%) MCSA
6 9 (2.49%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.21%) MCITP
8 6 (1.66%) MCTS
8 6 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.66%) CCNA
9 5 (1.38%) ISEB
9 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.38%) MOS
10 4 (1.10%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.83%) CISA
11 3 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.01%) SLA
2 24 (6.63%) QA
3 8 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.10%) HL7
5 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (23.20%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.10%) XenApp
4 3 (0.83%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.49%) SCCM
2 5 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.55%) SCOM
3 2 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 264 (72.93%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.92%) Citrix
3 33 (9.12%) VMware
4 20 (5.52%) Cisco
5 15 (4.14%) Oracle
6 14 (3.87%) IBM
7 12 (3.31%) Adobe
7 12 (3.31%) Apple
8 10 (2.76%) Dell
8 10 (2.76%) Interwoven
9 7 (1.93%) Sage
9 7 (1.93%) Veeam
10 6 (1.66%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.66%) SAP
11 5 (1.38%) Symantec
11 5 (1.38%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.38%) Trend Micro
12 4 (1.10%) LexisNexis
12 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.10%) Avaya
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + OTE
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Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
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Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Multiple Perks, Benefits
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Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Multiple Perks, Benefits
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + extensive benefits package
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Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive salary
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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