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 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 24 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 34 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.47% 3.83% 3.61%
As % of the Applications category 43.59% 32.39% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 20
Average salary £28,000 £26,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £17,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £41,000 £100,000
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 Merseyside region.

Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
78 71 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.14% 11.81% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 101
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,250 £55,000
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 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 28 August 2015.

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 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
Liverpool +21 24 £30,000 +36.36% 4
Southport -9 2 £40,000 - 1
Wirral +10 1 - -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 45 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 28 (38.89%) Windows
4 20 (27.78%) SQL
5 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
6 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (19.44%) Windows 7
7 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (16.67%) .NET
8 12 (16.67%) SAP
8 12 (16.67%) QA
9 11 (15.28%) Project Management
10 9 (12.50%) Finance
10 9 (12.50%) Oracle
10 9 (12.50%) UNIX
10 9 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (11.11%) Test Management
11 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.11%) ISEB
11 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
11 8 (11.11%) HTML
11 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
12 7 (9.72%) C#
12 7 (9.72%) SAN
12 7 (9.72%) SLA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) NetWeaver
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
6 1 (1.39%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Project
3 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Visualfiles
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) SAN
1 7 (9.72%) NAS
2 6 (8.33%) Internet
3 5 (6.94%) FTP
4 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.56%) LAN
4 4 (5.56%) WAN
5 3 (4.17%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) DNS
6 2 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (1.39%) SNMP
7 1 (1.39%) ADSL
7 1 (1.39%) Broadband
7 1 (1.39%) Extranet
7 1 (1.39%) 3G
7 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.94%) DB2
4 4 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.56%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Essbase
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.39%) MS Access
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.17%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.17%) SilkTest
2 3 (4.17%) Selenium
2 3 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Law
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
5 3 (4.17%) Electronics
5 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.39%) German Language
6 1 (1.39%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Administrator
4 6 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) IT Administrator
5 5 (6.94%) Software Tester
5 5 (6.94%) Tester
5 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) HTML
3 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) SAP Basis
3 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 4 (5.56%) XML
5 3 (4.17%) XBRL
5 3 (4.17%) SOAP
5 3 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.94%) E-Learning
5 3 (4.17%) Statistics
5 3 (4.17%) DTV
6 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.50%) UNIX
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.17%) Linux
6 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.28%) Project Management
4 9 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (11.11%) Test Management
6 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.33%) ITIL
6 6 (8.33%) CRM
7 5 (6.94%) OOD
7 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.94%) Migration
7 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.94%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.94%) Usability Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Web Application Development
7 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.94%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 7 (9.72%) C#
4 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) VB
6 3 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) ISEB
1 8 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCDST
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) MCSA
4 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.39%) MOS
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) QA
2 7 (9.72%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) XenApp
3 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Vendors
1 45 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) SAP
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) Citrix
5 4 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) Apple
6 2 (2.78%) Avaya
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (1.39%) Cognos
7 1 (1.39%) Actuate
7 1 (1.39%) Sage
7 1 (1.39%) Perforce
7 1 (1.39%) Teradata
7 1 (1.39%) Tableau
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