The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 1.39% 6.67% -
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 30.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £21,000 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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 Wigan region.

Applications Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
3 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 4.17% 22.22% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 16
Average salary £21,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £16,500 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £35,800 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

MS Office
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Wigan

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Smart Meter
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Logistics
4 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Assistant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) Smart Meter
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
1 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft