Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 48 56
Rank change year-on-year -33 +8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 121 99 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.58% 4.65% 4.16%
As % of the Applications category 38.91% 46.26% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 69 91 112
Cheshire median annual salary £26,000 £23,000 £22,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +1.32% -9.20%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £48,250 £40,000 £40,000
North West median annual salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +4.20%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 311 214 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.19% 10.05% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 218 155 218
Cheshire median annual salary £38,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.03% -3.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,750 £20,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £48,250
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Cheshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Cheshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Cheshire

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 47 £26,000 +22.35% 13
Chester -4 17 £20,000 -27.27% 3
Macclesfield 0 8 £37,500 +36.36%
Knutsford -38 8 £26,000 +52.94% 1
Wilmslow +10 3 £22,500 +8.07%
Crewe -16 3 £42,500 +66.67% 3
Northwich -4 2 £27,750 +46.05% 3
Runcorn -6 2 - - 1
Daresbury - 1 £19,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 69 (57.02%) Windows
2 61 (50.41%) Microsoft
3 40 (33.06%) Active Directory
4 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 22 (18.18%) LAN
5 22 (18.18%) WAN
6 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (15.70%) Finance
7 19 (15.70%) ITIL
8 16 (13.22%) Windows 7
8 16 (13.22%) SQL
9 15 (12.40%) Citrix
10 14 (11.57%) Fat Client
10 14 (11.57%) Thin Client
10 14 (11.57%) Intel
10 14 (11.57%) TCP/IP
11 12 (9.92%) Windows XP
12 11 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 11 (9.09%) Windows Server
13 10 (8.26%) Degree
13 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
14 9 (7.44%) Advertising
14 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.44%) Office 365
15 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
15 8 (6.61%) Skype
15 8 (6.61%) SCCM
15 8 (6.61%) Service Management
15 8 (6.61%) Service Delivery
15 8 (6.61%) Remedy

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.83%) nginx
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.65%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.83%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.83%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.18%) LAN
1 22 (18.18%) WAN
2 14 (11.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.61%) Skype
4 7 (5.79%) SAN
5 5 (4.13%) VoIP
6 3 (2.48%) DHCP
6 3 (2.48%) DNS
6 3 (2.48%) Internet
6 3 (2.48%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.65%) VPN
8 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.83%) Firewall
8 1 (0.83%) Network Security
8 1 (0.83%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.48%) GIS
5 2 (1.65%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Advertising
3 5 (4.13%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Law
5 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (42.15%) Analyst
2 21 (17.36%) Support Engineer
3 19 (15.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 18 (14.88%) IT Support
5 16 (13.22%) IT Engineer
6 15 (12.40%) Field Engineer
6 15 (12.40%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (11.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (11.57%) Desktop Support
7 14 (11.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (11.57%) Field Support Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) Service Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (6.61%) Active Directory Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Release Manager
10 7 (5.79%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) Business Manager
11 6 (4.96%) Data Analyst
12 5 (4.13%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.65%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.83%) EDI
4 1 (0.83%) HTML5
4 1 (0.83%) IDoc
4 1 (0.83%) jQuery
4 1 (0.83%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.83%) LAMP
4 1 (0.83%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.83%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.83%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.57%) Fat Client
2 14 (11.57%) Thin Client
3 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.48%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.48%) Social Media
7 2 (1.65%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.83%) Blog
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.83%) Robotics
8 1 (0.83%) SCADA
8 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (57.02%) Windows
2 16 (13.22%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.92%) Windows XP
4 11 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.79%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.13%) Android
7 5 (4.13%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.65%) Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Debian
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) ITIL
2 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (6.61%) Service Delivery
3 8 (6.61%) Service Management
4 7 (5.79%) Application Packaging
4 7 (5.79%) Business Analysis
4 7 (5.79%) CRM
4 7 (5.79%) Project Management
4 7 (5.79%) Software Deployment
4 7 (5.79%) Workflow
5 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.13%) Change Management
6 5 (4.13%) Dashboard Development
6 5 (4.13%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.13%) Risk Management
6 5 (4.13%) Wealth Management
7 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.31%) People Management
7 4 (3.31%) SDLC
7 4 (3.31%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.65%) ABAP
4 2 (1.65%) C#
4 2 (1.65%) PHP
4 2 (1.65%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) R
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) MCP
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.65%) CCNA
4 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.65%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.65%) MCSA
4 2 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CISA
5 1 (0.83%) CISSP
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.83%) MCDST
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (33.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) SCCM
2 5 (4.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.65%) Control-M
3 2 (1.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (50.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) Citrix
3 14 (11.57%) Intel
4 8 (6.61%) Cisco
4 8 (6.61%) Remedy
5 7 (5.79%) BMC
5 7 (5.79%) VMware
6 6 (4.96%) SAP
7 5 (4.13%) Google
8 4 (3.31%) Lotus
9 3 (2.48%) Apple
10 2 (1.65%) GoldenSource
10 2 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.65%) NETGEAR
10 2 (1.65%) Veeam
11 1 (0.83%) Civica
11 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.83%) NetApp
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle
11 1 (0.83%) Siemens