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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 2.78% 6.98% 7.95%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 37.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £60,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.38% -1.35%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -2.45%
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
8 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 11.11% 18.60% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 7
Average salary £40,000 £21,525 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.83% -33.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco