The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 31 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.19% 4.08% 3.16%
As % of the Applications category 40.79% 21.31% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 19
Average salary £39,500 £29,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.20% -7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £20,750 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £100,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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 Merseyside region.

Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
76 122 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.73% 19.12% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 53 100 104
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,764
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MS Office
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Merseyside region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Merseyside

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Merseyside

MS Office
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Liverpool +10 19 £26,000 -17.46% 9
Wirral - 3 £40,000 -
Birkenhead - 2 £33,750 -
Southport - 1 - -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Windows
3 16 (33.33%) Project Management
3 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 15 (31.25%) Finance
5 13 (27.08%) QA
6 12 (25.00%) SQL
7 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
8 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
9 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
9 7 (14.58%) Java
10 6 (12.50%) .NET
10 6 (12.50%) C
10 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (8.33%) Office 365
11 4 (8.33%) Windows Intune
11 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
11 4 (8.33%) Migration
11 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
11 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 4 (8.33%) Degree
11 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
11 4 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (8.33%) JBoss
11 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
11 4 (8.33%) J2EE

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Project
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (6.25%) CA Clarity
3 2 (4.17%) SalesLogix
4 1 (2.08%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) ADSL
3 2 (4.17%) ISDN
3 2 (4.17%) PSTN
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Project Manager
3 10 (20.83%) Senior Manager
3 10 (20.83%) Senior Project Manager
4 9 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Graduate
7 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Data Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Trainee
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Training Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) FMCG
3 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
3 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) OO
4 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.17%) Wealth Management
5 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.08%) Service Management
6 1 (2.08%) Change Management
6 1 (2.08%) CRM
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Coaching
6 1 (2.08%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) Java
3 6 (12.50%) C
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) VBScript
4 4 (8.33%) VBA
5 3 (6.25%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) HNC
2 2 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) JBoss
2 4 (8.33%) BMC
2 4 (8.33%) Remedy
3 3 (6.25%) CA
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Sage
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
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