The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.89% 4.17% 13.64%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 29.41% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 15
Average salary £26,114 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.71% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,223 £22,750 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £29,005 £46,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.43% 14.17% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 28
Average salary £30,364 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.52% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £20,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Avionics
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Military
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Ada
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
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