The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 11 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 8 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.11% 13.77% 1.83%
As % of the Applications category 42.11% 47.50% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 1
Average salary £36,250 £27,204 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.25% +43.17%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.50% 28.99% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 23
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £20,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
Lancashire

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

MS Office
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Preston region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Preston

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Preston region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Preston

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
5 3 (27.27%) System Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (18.18%) Linux

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) DTS
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Navision Developer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ERP
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) System Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Nortel