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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 37 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.58% 3.44% 3.51%
As % of the Applications category 37.00% 24.72% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 20
Average salary £30,000 £20,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £17,200 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,200 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £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
100 89 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.49% 13.93% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58 70 102
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -

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 3 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 3 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 +19 25 £30,000 +50.00% 9
Southport -5 3 £40,000 - 1
Wirral +11 2 £29,000 +11.53%
Birkenhead - 2 - -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 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 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 32 (43.84%) Windows
3 26 (35.62%) MS Excel
4 22 (30.14%) SQL
5 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
6 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
7 14 (19.18%) Project Management
7 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
9 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
10 11 (15.07%) .NET
10 11 (15.07%) SAP
11 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (13.70%) Finance
12 9 (12.33%) Oracle
12 9 (12.33%) UNIX
12 9 (12.33%) Citrix
12 9 (12.33%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (10.96%) SLA
13 8 (10.96%) QA
14 7 (9.59%) NAS
14 7 (9.59%) XenApp
14 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
14 7 (9.59%) Migration
14 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
14 7 (9.59%) SAN
14 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
14 7 (9.59%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.22%) IIS
4 5 (6.85%) NetWeaver
5 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.11%) OpenEdge
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.37%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.37%) SAS
7 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (35.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.22%) MS Project
3 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Visualfiles
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) DNS
1 7 (9.59%) SAN
1 7 (9.59%) NAS
2 6 (8.22%) Internet
2 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.22%) DHCP
3 5 (6.85%) LAN
4 4 (5.48%) WAN
4 4 (5.48%) VPN
4 4 (5.48%) FTP
5 3 (4.11%) Firewall
6 2 (2.74%) SSL
6 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.74%) ADSL
7 1 (1.37%) Broadband
7 1 (1.37%) ISDN
7 1 (1.37%) PSTN
7 1 (1.37%) SMTP
7 1 (1.37%) Intranet
7 1 (1.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.85%) DB2
3 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.48%) Pentaho
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.74%) MS Access
7 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.37%) MySQL
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.37%) Essbase
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SilkTest
1 2 (2.74%) Selenium
1 2 (2.74%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.85%) Law
4 5 (6.85%) Legal
5 3 (4.11%) Electronics
5 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) Back Office
7 1 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.37%) French Language
7 1 (1.37%) German Language
7 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) IT Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) MI Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) HTML
3 5 (6.85%) SAP Basis
4 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.48%) CSS
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) XBRL
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.37%) OLE DB
6 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.37%) ODBC
6 1 (1.37%) WSDL
6 1 (1.37%) COM
6 1 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) DTV
3 3 (4.11%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.11%) Statistics
4 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.33%) UNIX
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.11%) Android
7 3 (4.11%) Linux
7 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) Project Management
2 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.33%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (9.59%) Migration
4 7 (9.59%) ITIL
5 6 (8.22%) CRM
6 5 (6.85%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.48%) WFM
7 4 (5.48%) OOD
7 4 (5.48%) OO
8 3 (4.11%) ETL
8 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.22%) VB.NET
3 6 (8.22%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.48%) VB
5 3 (4.11%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
6 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) ISEB
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.11%) MCP
3 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.74%) MCDST
4 2 (2.74%) MCITP
4 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) MOS
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
1 8 (10.96%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) XenApp
3 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.37%) XenServer
5 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) SAP
3 9 (12.33%) Citrix
3 9 (12.33%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) Apple
5 4 (5.48%) Sage
6 2 (2.74%) Avaya
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) Mitel
7 1 (1.37%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.37%) Tableau
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Cognos
7 1 (1.37%) Unisys
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) Actuate
7 1 (1.37%) CA
7 1 (1.37%) McAfee
7 1 (1.37%) Perforce
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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