Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 53 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 131 136 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.06% 4.49% 4.98%
As % of the Applications category 46.79% 45.18% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 82 79 114
Cheshire median annual salary £28,750 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.79% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £20,000 £17,682 £18,750
90th Percentile £42,950 £48,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -19.35% +3.33%

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 280 301 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.82% 9.93% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 189 209 193
Cheshire median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +14.75% +1.67%
10th Percentile £20,955 £19,400 £18,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,750 £45,000
North West median annual salary £35,078 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +7.93% -1.52% +1.54%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +9 49 £30,500 +45.24% 8
Knutsford +23 15 £25,000 -3.85%
Chester +5 13 £25,500 +20.00% 5
Macclesfield +17 10 £37,500 +18.11% 1
Wilmslow -10 9 £21,999 +1.14%
Runcorn +4 7 £23,000 -23.33%
Northwich 0 5 £19,000 -39.68% 1
Daresbury -5 3 £21,000 +16.67%
Crewe +5 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Sandbach - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
2 58 (44.27%) Windows
3 48 (36.64%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
5 36 (27.48%) Microsoft Excel
6 27 (20.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 25 (19.08%) ITIL
8 19 (14.50%) Citrix
8 19 (14.50%) Finance
9 18 (13.74%) SAN
9 18 (13.74%) Windows Server
9 18 (13.74%) Office 365
10 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (12.98%) SLA
10 17 (12.98%) Banking
11 16 (12.21%) Risk Management
11 16 (12.21%) WAN
11 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
11 16 (12.21%) LAN
12 15 (11.45%) Intel
12 15 (11.45%) SQL
12 15 (11.45%) Thin Client
12 15 (11.45%) Fat Client
13 14 (10.69%) Wealth Management
13 14 (10.69%) Investment Banking
13 14 (10.69%) Law
13 14 (10.69%) MS Visio
14 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
14 13 (9.92%) Data Centre
15 12 (9.16%) Service Management

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 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.82%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.05%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.29%) SAS
6 2 (1.53%) Apache
6 2 (1.53%) Confluence
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) JBoss
6 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (27.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (20.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (10.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.53%) SPSS
5 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.76%) InDesign
5 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.74%) Office 365
2 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.05%) Force.com
4 2 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.74%) SAN
2 16 (12.21%) LAN
2 16 (12.21%) WAN
3 10 (7.63%) Skype
4 8 (6.11%) VoIP
5 7 (5.34%) DNS
6 6 (4.58%) DHCP
6 6 (4.58%) Wireless
7 4 (3.05%) Firewall
7 4 (3.05%) VPN
7 4 (3.05%) WebEx
8 3 (2.29%) SSH
8 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.29%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.53%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.76%) 4G
10 1 (0.76%) Internet
10 1 (0.76%) Intranet
10 1 (0.76%) MPLS
10 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.76%) QlikView
4 1 (0.76%) SAS EBI
4 1 (0.76%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (14.50%) Finance
2 17 (12.98%) Banking
3 14 (10.69%) Investment Banking
3 14 (10.69%) Law
4 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 3 (2.29%) Retail
6 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Analyst
2 30 (22.90%) IT Support
3 24 (18.32%) Support Engineer
4 22 (16.79%) IT Analyst
5 17 (12.98%) IT Engineer
6 16 (12.21%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (11.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 15 (11.45%) Desktop Support
7 15 (11.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 15 (11.45%) Field Engineer
7 15 (11.45%) Field Support Engineer
8 13 (9.92%) Active Directory Analyst
8 13 (9.92%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (7.63%) Support Analyst
10 8 (6.11%) Administrator
10 8 (6.11%) Service Analyst
10 8 (6.11%) Service Manager
11 7 (5.34%) Applications Support
11 7 (5.34%) Data Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) .NET
1 5 (3.82%) Visualforce
2 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.53%) EDI
2 2 (1.53%) HTML
2 2 (1.53%) LDAP
2 2 (1.53%) SAML
2 2 (1.53%) SPNEGO
2 2 (1.53%) Web Services
2 2 (1.53%) XACML
3 1 (0.76%) COM
3 1 (0.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.45%) Fat Client
2 15 (11.45%) Thin Client
3 13 (9.92%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.34%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.58%) NHS
6 5 (3.82%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.05%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.53%) PKI
8 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.53%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.76%) Animation
9 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.76%) Social Media
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.27%) Windows
2 18 (13.74%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.40%) Windows 10
4 10 (7.63%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.87%) Android
6 8 (6.11%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.53%) Linux
9 2 (1.53%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (19.08%) ITIL
3 16 (12.21%) Risk Management
4 14 (10.69%) Wealth Management
5 12 (9.16%) Service Management
6 11 (8.40%) Data Analysis
7 10 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.87%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.11%) Data Management
9 8 (6.11%) Information Security
10 7 (5.34%) Decision-Making
10 7 (5.34%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.58%) CRM
11 6 (4.58%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (4.58%) Data Protection
11 6 (4.58%) Project Management
11 6 (4.58%) SDLC
11 6 (4.58%) Time Management
12 5 (3.82%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.45%) SQL
2 7 (5.34%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.82%) Apex Code
4 4 (3.05%) C#
4 4 (3.05%) Java
4 4 (3.05%) SOQL
4 4 (3.05%) VBA
5 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.29%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.82%) MCSE
4 2 (1.53%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.53%) CEH
4 2 (1.53%) CIPD
4 2 (1.53%) CISA
4 2 (1.53%) CISM
4 2 (1.53%) CISSP
4 2 (1.53%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.53%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.53%) MCSA
4 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) MCITP
5 1 (0.76%) MCP
5 1 (0.76%) PMP
5 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.98%) SLA
2 10 (7.63%) GDPR
3 7 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (3.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.29%) QA
6 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.53%) PMO
7 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.76%) MobiControl
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.50%) Citrix
3 15 (11.45%) Intel
4 11 (8.40%) VMware
5 9 (6.87%) Oracle
6 8 (6.11%) SAP
7 5 (3.82%) MobileIron
7 5 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.53%) Apple
8 2 (1.53%) Baan
8 2 (1.53%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.53%) Ping Identity
8 2 (1.53%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.76%) Adobe
9 1 (0.76%) Ariba
9 1 (0.76%) HP
9 1 (0.76%) Lotus
9 1 (0.76%) Lumension
9 1 (0.76%) Tableau
9 1 (0.76%) Xamarin