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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 28 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.24% 4.38% 5.45%
As % of the Applications category 33.73% 47.73% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 26
Average salary £29,750 £30,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.83% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £47,200 £50,000
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 Merseyside region.

Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
83 44 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.54% 9.19% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 54
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £26,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +25.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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
Liverpool +6 25 £23,250 -22.50% 3
Southport - 1 £35,000 - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 31 (50.82%) ITIL
3 22 (36.07%) Windows
4 21 (34.43%) Finance
4 21 (34.43%) Degree
5 19 (31.15%) Wealth Management
5 19 (31.15%) Banking
5 19 (31.15%) SLA
5 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
5 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
6 18 (29.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (27.87%) MS Exchange
8 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (26.23%) Windows 7
9 15 (24.59%) SQL
10 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
10 14 (22.95%) Citrix
11 12 (19.67%) Reuters
11 12 (19.67%) Bloomberg
11 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
11 12 (19.67%) Change Management
11 12 (19.67%) Credit Risk
11 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (19.67%) Time Management
11 12 (19.67%) Data Analysis
11 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (19.67%) SWIFT
12 11 (18.03%) ISTQB
12 11 (18.03%) Mathematics
12 11 (18.03%) C

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (27.87%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) SAS
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) VPN
2 6 (9.84%) Internet
3 4 (6.56%) LAN
3 4 (6.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) FTP
4 1 (1.64%) Intranet
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) Toad
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) Analyst
2 18 (29.51%) Service Analyst
2 18 (29.51%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Support Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (19.67%) Applications Support
4 12 (19.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (18.03%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (18.03%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Banking Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Senior IT Support
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Support Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Support
6 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Software Tester
7 7 (11.48%) Tester
8 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) XML
2 3 (4.92%) XSD
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.67%) Credit Risk
2 12 (19.67%) SWIFT
3 11 (18.03%) Mathematics
4 10 (16.39%) Blackberry
5 7 (11.48%) iPad
5 7 (11.48%) iPhone
5 7 (11.48%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.64%) Life Science
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.48%) Windows 8
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) ITIL
2 19 (31.15%) Wealth Management
3 12 (19.67%) Change Management
3 12 (19.67%) Data Analysis
3 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
3 12 (19.67%) Time Management
3 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (11.48%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (11.48%) ITIL V3
4 7 (11.48%) Service Management
4 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
4 7 (11.48%) Test Management
4 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
4 7 (11.48%) Usability Testing
5 5 (8.20%) Project Management
6 4 (6.56%) Analytics
6 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.56%) Logistics
6 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) C
3 2 (3.28%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Degree
2 18 (29.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (18.03%) ISTQB
4 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (11.48%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (11.48%) ISEB
5 7 (11.48%) MCDST
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) MCPD
6 1 (1.64%) MCSE
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) SLA
2 9 (14.75%) QA
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) XenApp
3 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.64%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Citrix
3 12 (19.67%) Bloomberg
3 12 (19.67%) Reuters
4 8 (13.11%) Remedy
5 7 (11.48%) Intel Security
5 7 (11.48%) Symantec
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) VMware
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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