The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 15 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 13 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 10.66% 5.56% 4.60%
As % of the Applications category 61.90% 44.44% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Median salary £28,250 £22,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.55% +12.50%  
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 Bolton with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 21 9 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 17.21% 12.50% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 28
Median salary £29,250 £22,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -43.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £48,800 £23,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton 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 Bolton

MS Office
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for MS Office in Bolton

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Bolton over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bolton region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) HP
1 11 (78.57%) Problem Management
1 11 (78.57%) SCCM
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
1 11 (78.57%) SCOrch
2 7 (50.00%) Skype
2 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) MS Visio

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) IT Operations Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Service Operations Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (28.57%) Service Operations Team Leader
3 4 (28.57%) Team Leader
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) SCCM
1 11 (78.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) HP