The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Lancashire / Blackpool
Rank 14 3 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 10.81% 25.00% -
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Median salary £22,500 £24,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Blackpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 12 4 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Blackpool 32.43% 25.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 6
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £24,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +8.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Blackpool citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Blackpool

MS Office
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Salary trend for MS Office in Blackpool

MS Office
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) EPoS
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) GMP
4 1 (20.00%) Adaptiv
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adaptiv
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) IT Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Training Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (80.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GMP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Avaya
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft