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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.44% 3.73% 9.70%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 29.41% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 12
Average salary £18,000 £22,000 £27,204
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -19.12%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £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
16 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.51% 12.69% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 33
Average salary £31,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 30 July 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Avionics
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ACCA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
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