The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 21 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.23% 4.01% 4.79%
As % of the Applications category 22.11% 22.02% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 30
Average salary £20,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.50% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £25,100 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £100,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
95 109 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.59% 18.23% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 77 97 108
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +1 20 £20,000 -36.50% 3
Wirral - 1 £26,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) Windows
4 11 (26.19%) Legal
5 10 (23.81%) SQL
6 8 (19.05%) Finance
7 6 (14.29%) Document Management
8 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
8 5 (11.90%) Java
8 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.52%) VBA
9 4 (9.52%) .NET
9 4 (9.52%) J2EE
9 4 (9.52%) IIS
9 4 (9.52%) VBScript
9 4 (9.52%) Linux
9 4 (9.52%) JBoss
9 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
9 4 (9.52%) Remedy
9 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.52%) BMC
9 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
9 4 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (9.52%) Workflow
9 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
9 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 4 (9.52%) Degree
10 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
10 3 (7.14%) Mathematics

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (9.52%) IIS
1 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.76%) SalesLogix
3 1 (2.38%) Visualfiles
3 1 (2.38%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) ADSL
2 3 (7.14%) ISDN
2 3 (7.14%) PSTN
2 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (26.19%) Legal
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Games
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Applications Support
3 5 (11.90%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) PC Support
5 3 (7.14%) Data Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Graduate
6 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) J2EE
1 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Document Management
3 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
5 1 (2.38%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.38%) Analytics
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Java
2 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.52%) VBA
3 4 (9.52%) VBScript
4 2 (4.76%) C
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) HNC
3 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) Remedy
2 4 (9.52%) BMC
3 1 (2.38%) Sage
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 20 days ago