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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 28 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.52% 3.71% 3.79%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 20.00% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 22
Average salary £26,000 £31,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.46% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £20,450 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £100,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
80 115 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.92% 18.55% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59 101 93
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £47,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 August 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 August 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 +4 20 £20,000 -36.50% 3
Wirral - 3 £33,000 -
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 - 1
Southport - 1 - - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) Project Management
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (22.22%) QA
7 6 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
9 4 (11.11%) C
9 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.11%) DNS
9 4 (11.11%) JBoss
9 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
9 4 (11.11%) Linux
9 4 (11.11%) IIS
9 4 (11.11%) MS Project
9 4 (11.11%) J2EE
9 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.11%) VBScript
9 4 (11.11%) VBA
9 4 (11.11%) Remedy
9 4 (11.11%) BMC
9 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 4 (11.11%) IIS
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Project
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.56%) CA Clarity
3 1 (2.78%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) ADSL
2 3 (8.33%) ISDN
2 3 (8.33%) PSTN
2 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.33%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Data Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Trainee
6 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) J2EE
2 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) OO
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) C
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) VBScript
3 4 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) HNC
1 2 (5.56%) HND
1 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) JBoss
2 4 (11.11%) Remedy
2 4 (11.11%) BMC
3 2 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) Sage
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Birchwood, Newton-le-Willows, St...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £17,500 + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £10.00 - £11.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
JS3 Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago