Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 55 58
Rank change year-on-year -33 +3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 97 107 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.13% 4.52% 3.87%
As % of the Applications category 37.89% 54.87% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 59 82 78
Cheshire median annual salary £29,000 £22,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.34% -7.29% -11.11%
10th Percentile £21,200 £18,750 £18,675
90th Percentile £59,000 £43,625 £39,375
North West median annual salary £28,250 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +0.89% -6.67% +9.09%

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 256 195 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.25% 8.23% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 184 144 199
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -12.41%
10th Percentile £25,000 £18,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £58,400 £47,500 £51,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +3.17%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 51 £28,000 +38.27% 9
Knutsford -32 14 - - 3
Macclesfield -10 4 £36,250 +54.26% 1
Chester -11 3 £28,500 -9.52% 4
Daresbury - 3 £23,500 -
Wilmslow +4 2 £33,250 +64.13% 1
Runcorn -1 2 - - 1
Northwich -2 2 £28,500 +50.00% 1
Crewe -7 1 £25,000 +28.21% 2
Lymm - 1 £29,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 50 (51.55%) Windows
2 49 (50.52%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.87%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 20 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (18.56%) Finance
6 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
6 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
7 17 (17.53%) Risk Management
8 16 (16.49%) SQL
8 16 (16.49%) Banking
9 15 (15.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 14 (14.43%) ITIL
11 13 (13.40%) Intel
11 13 (13.40%) Thin Client
11 13 (13.40%) Fat Client
12 12 (12.37%) Law
12 12 (12.37%) Windows Server
13 11 (11.34%) Change Management
13 11 (11.34%) Project Management
13 11 (11.34%) Citrix
13 11 (11.34%) Wealth Management
13 11 (11.34%) Investment Banking
14 10 (10.31%) Skype
14 10 (10.31%) T-SQL
15 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.28%) LAN
15 9 (9.28%) Remedy
15 9 (9.28%) Service Management
15 9 (9.28%) Relational Database

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 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.12%) SAS
2 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (15.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.12%) SPSS
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.03%) Camtasia
6 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (4.12%) FastStats
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.03%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Skype
2 9 (9.28%) LAN
3 8 (8.25%) WAN
4 7 (7.22%) SAN
5 5 (5.15%) SSH
6 3 (3.09%) VPN
6 3 (3.09%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.06%) DNS
7 2 (2.06%) FTP
7 2 (2.06%) HTTP
7 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.03%) 4G
8 1 (1.03%) DHCP
8 1 (1.03%) DSL
8 1 (1.03%) Firewall
8 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.03%) VoIP
8 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) Power BI
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 16 (16.49%) Banking
3 12 (12.37%) Law
4 11 (11.34%) Investment Banking
5 7 (7.22%) Marketing
6 5 (5.15%) Legal
7 4 (4.12%) Advertising
8 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Analyst
2 20 (20.62%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Desktop Support
3 15 (15.46%) IT Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) IT Support
3 15 (15.46%) IT Support Engineer
4 14 (14.43%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) Field Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) Field Support Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Release Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Active Directory Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.15%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Data Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Software Packaging
2 6 (6.19%) .NET
3 2 (2.06%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.40%) Fat Client
2 13 (13.40%) Thin Client
3 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.12%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.03%) Blog
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Fintech
7 1 (1.03%) iPhone
7 1 (1.03%) Robotics
7 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.03%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (51.55%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.22%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) Unix
8 1 (1.03%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (17.53%) Risk Management
3 14 (14.43%) ITIL
4 11 (11.34%) Change Management
4 11 (11.34%) Project Management
4 11 (11.34%) Wealth Management
5 9 (9.28%) Data Analysis
5 9 (9.28%) Service Management
6 8 (8.25%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.25%) Information Security
6 8 (8.25%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 8 (8.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 7 (7.22%) Application Packaging
7 7 (7.22%) IT Strategy
7 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.22%) Software Deployment
7 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.22%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (7.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.19%) Java
4 4 (4.12%) C#
4 4 (4.12%) Python
4 4 (4.12%) VBA
5 3 (3.09%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.09%) R
6 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.06%) VB
6 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.06%) VBScript
7 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) MCP
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
2 6 (6.19%) PMO
3 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) GDPR
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.06%) WSUS
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (50.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Intel
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix
4 9 (9.28%) Remedy
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle
6 7 (7.22%) BMC
6 7 (7.22%) VMware
7 6 (6.19%) Symantec
8 5 (5.15%) Lumension
9 3 (3.09%) GoldenSource
9 3 (3.09%) Lotus
10 2 (2.06%) Cisco
10 2 (2.06%) Cognizant
10 2 (2.06%) IBM
10 2 (2.06%) SAP
10 2 (2.06%) Talend
11 1 (1.03%) Civica
11 1 (1.03%) Facebook
11 1 (1.03%) Twitter
11 1 (1.03%) Veeam