The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 38 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.05% 4.55% 5.73%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 21.31% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 15
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £19,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £28,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -2.45%
MS Office
Staffordshire

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

Applications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 61 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.26% 21.33% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 50 31
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £45,000 £42,500
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 Stoke-on-Trent

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

MS Office
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (77.78%) MS Excel
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Google
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Telnet
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Telnet
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) MI Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco