The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 5.63% 7.69% 3.23%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 46.15% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
MS Office
Manchester

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

Applications Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 16.90% 16.67% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 16
Average salary £21,500 £29,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.86% -7.93%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

MS Office
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Salford region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Salford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) ERP
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) VBScript
4 4 (40.00%) VB
4 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (40.00%) VBA
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) XSL
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (40.00%) SYSPRO
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) XSL
1 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Budget Control
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (40.00%) VBScript
1 4 (40.00%) VB
1 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) SYSPRO
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP