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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 26 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.94% 7.46% 1.10%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 50.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Median salary £26,000 £18,000 £13,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £28,625
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.04%

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
12 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.45% 14.93% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 9
Median salary £27,500 £19,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -42.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Pascal
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) OLE
5 2 (20.00%) Delphi
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Sisense
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Delphi Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) OLE
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Delphi
2 2 (20.00%) Pascal
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) VMware