The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
North West / Cheshire
Rank 56 44 34
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 37 56 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.46% 4.27% 6.09%
As % of the Applications category 29.13% 27.72% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 92
Median salary £20,410 £24,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.96% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £38,750 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,250 £28,000
% change year-on-year -2.47% +8.03%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 127 202 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 11.88% 15.42% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 95 162 276
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for MS Office in Cheshire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Cheshire

MS 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 MS Office within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +4 14 £19,500 -11.36% 2
Wilmslow -9 5 £19,698 -3.91% 1
Knutsford +3 4 £25,000 - 1
Runcorn - 4 £19,000 - 1
Crewe -5 2 £23,500 -2.08% 1
Chester +4 1 £33,000 - 1
Northwich 0 1 £19,000 -
Macclesfield -1 1 £35,000 +45.83% 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 55 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 50 (51.55%) Windows
3 49 (50.52%) MS Excel
4 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
5 28 (28.87%) SLA
6 20 (20.62%) ITIL
7 19 (19.59%) Finance
8 17 (17.53%) Windows Server
9 16 (16.49%) VMware
10 15 (15.46%) Web Development
11 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
12 13 (13.40%) Intel
12 13 (13.40%) SQL
12 13 (13.40%) Thin Client
12 13 (13.40%) Fat Client
13 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (12.37%) Cisco
13 12 (12.37%) Office 365
14 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
15 10 (10.31%) iPad
15 10 (10.31%) MCP
15 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
16 9 (9.28%) Linux
16 9 (9.28%) Android
16 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (9.28%) Windows 8
17 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
17 8 (8.25%) IIS

MS Office
Top Related 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 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.25%) IIS
5 7 (7.22%) Apache
6 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (5.15%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.06%) WordPress
9 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (50.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.03%) Camtasia
4 1 (1.03%) InDesign
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Line 50
1 4 (4.12%) Sage X3
2 2 (2.06%) Magento
2 2 (2.06%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Office 365
2 4 (4.12%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) G Suite
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) HTTP
2 7 (7.22%) Intranet
2 7 (7.22%) VoIP
3 5 (5.15%) Skype
4 4 (4.12%) DNS
4 4 (4.12%) Firewall
5 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.06%) FTP
6 2 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.06%) Wireless
7 1 (1.03%) DHCP
7 1 (1.03%) Internet
7 1 (1.03%) LAN
7 1 (1.03%) MPLS
7 1 (1.03%) NAS
7 1 (1.03%) PBX
7 1 (1.03%) SAN
7 1 (1.03%) VPN
7 1 (1.03%) WAN
7 1 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Power BI
3 4 (4.12%) GIS
3 4 (4.12%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) JIRA
2 2 (2.06%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Marketing
3 4 (4.12%) Billing
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Military
6 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) IT Support
2 23 (23.71%) Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) IT Engineer
4 16 (16.49%) Support Engineer
5 15 (15.46%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (15.46%) Desktop Support
5 15 (15.46%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 15 (15.46%) Help Desk Support
5 15 (15.46%) IT Support Engineer
6 14 (14.43%) Field Engineer
7 13 (13.40%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (13.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 13 (13.40%) Field Support Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Service Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.19%) IT Technician
9 6 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.15%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) CSS
2 2 (2.06%) jQuery
2 2 (2.06%) XML
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Fat Client
1 13 (13.40%) Thin Client
2 10 (10.31%) iPad
3 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.03%) CCTV
7 1 (1.03%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.03%) Fintech
7 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (51.55%) Windows
2 17 (17.53%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.28%) Android
5 9 (9.28%) Linux
5 9 (9.28%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.15%) CentOS
7 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.03%) Unix
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Web Development
3 7 (7.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (7.22%) Project Management
3 7 (7.22%) Service Management
4 4 (4.12%) Asset Management
4 4 (4.12%) Business Continuity
4 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
4 4 (4.12%) Resource Management
4 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
4 4 (4.12%) Time Management
5 3 (3.09%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (3.09%) CRM
5 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.09%) Information Security
5 3 (3.09%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.06%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (2.06%) Internal Audit
6 2 (2.06%) SDLC
6 2 (2.06%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
2 7 (7.22%) C
2 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.22%) Python
3 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.09%) VBA
4 2 (2.06%) C#
4 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) MCP
2 4 (4.12%) Degree
3 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.06%) CCNA
4 2 (2.06%) CISA
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.06%) CISSP
4 2 (2.06%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.06%) MCSE
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.03%) CCNP
5 1 (1.03%) CISM
5 1 (1.03%) HND
5 1 (1.03%) MCITP
5 1 (1.03%) MCSA
5 1 (1.03%) MCTS
5 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PMP
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.87%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) COBIT
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.22%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.03%) vSphere
5 1 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) PaperCut
2 1 (1.03%) MobiControl
2 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.49%) VMware
3 13 (13.40%) Intel
4 12 (12.37%) Cisco
5 6 (6.19%) Sage
5 6 (6.19%) Spiceworks
6 4 (4.12%) Adobe
6 4 (4.12%) HP
6 4 (4.12%) Siemens
7 2 (2.06%) NCR
7 2 (2.06%) SAP
7 2 (2.06%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.06%) Talend
8 1 (1.03%) arcserve
8 1 (1.03%) Google
8 1 (1.03%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.03%) Sophos
8 1 (1.03%) SOTI
8 1 (1.03%) Symantec
8 1 (1.03%) Workday
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