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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank - 24 26
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 1.89% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category - 20.00% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £26,114 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.71%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
9 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.84% 9.43% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 15
Average salary £22,500 £30,364 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.89% -32.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,450 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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 29 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Broadband
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Lotus
4 3 (42.86%) Sage
4 3 (42.86%) PBX
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security
4 3 (42.86%) Document Management
4 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (42.86%) Line 500

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) Broadband
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Assistant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Assistant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Document Management
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) Security Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Continuity Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
1 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) BT
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Lotus
2 3 (42.86%) Sage
2 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
2 3 (42.86%) VMware