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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 8.82% 9.23% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 50.00% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £42,250 £29,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.68% +23.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £29,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £29,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
15 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 22.06% 18.46% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 19
Average salary £21,500 £29,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.86% -5.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,350 £27,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £41,100 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.47%

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 21 October 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 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) ERP
5 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) XSL
5 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) VBScript
5 4 (40.00%) VB
5 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (40.00%) VBA
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (40.00%) SYSPRO
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 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 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) XSL
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VBScript
2 4 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) SYSPRO
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (20.00%) Teradata
4 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (10.00%) SAP