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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 7 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 9.33% 11.27% 3.08%
As % of the Applications category 38.89% 57.14% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 2
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -27.55%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
18 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 24.00% 19.72% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 5
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -9.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,700 £19,175
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,450 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 5 March 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 15 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) NHS
3 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 7 (46.67%) Back Office
3 7 (46.67%) E-Procurement
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Law
3 7 (46.67%) CRM
3 7 (46.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (46.67%) Time Management
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Management
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) VBScript
5 4 (26.67%) VB
5 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (26.67%) VBA
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) XSL
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) ERP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Sage 50
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (46.67%) Back Office
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Law
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Procurement Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) NHS
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
1 7 (46.67%) E-Procurement
1 7 (46.67%) CRM
1 7 (46.67%) Time Management
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Management
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (13.33%) Data Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VBScript
2 4 (26.67%) VB
2 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (26.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) SYSPRO
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) Sage
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata