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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.45% 5.71% 15.00%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% 37.50% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 16
Average salary £22,500 £46,250 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.35% +58.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £36,250 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £28,282 £48,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
13 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.21% 15.24% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 28
Average salary £29,728 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.93% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £30,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 22 May 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Avionics
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Military

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Junior
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Ada
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
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