Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 45 39
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 136 115 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.43% 5.08% 5.98%
As % of the Applications category 44.74% 45.10% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 76 116 145
Cheshire median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% -13.21%
10th Percentile £17,614 £18,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £41,250
North West median annual salary £25,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -18.03% +1.67% +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 304 255 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.90% 11.26% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 206 195 268
Cheshire median annual salary £35,750 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.17% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,750 £18,675
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -1 45 £21,000 -17.65% 4
Chester -2 16 £20,625 -6.25%
Knutsford - 12 £26,000 -
Runcorn +5 10 - -
Macclesfield +5 8 £31,750 +17.59% 3
Daresbury - 7 £18,000 -
Wilmslow +8 4 £21,750 -22.67%
Crewe -14 3 £42,500 +88.89% 3
Northwich -2 1 £31,500 +43.18%
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 84 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 79 (58.09%) Windows
3 52 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 37 (27.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 33 (24.26%) LAN
5 33 (24.26%) WAN
6 28 (20.59%) TCP/IP
6 28 (20.59%) SQL
7 26 (19.12%) Finance
7 26 (19.12%) Windows Server
8 21 (15.44%) Degree
9 20 (14.71%) ITIL
10 16 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 16 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (11.03%) Citrix
12 13 (9.56%) CRM
12 13 (9.56%) Computer Science
13 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
13 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
13 12 (8.82%) ERP
13 12 (8.82%) Windows XP
13 12 (8.82%) MS Exchange
13 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
14 11 (8.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 11 (8.09%) Office 365
15 10 (7.35%) Sage
15 10 (7.35%) VPN
15 10 (7.35%) SLA

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 12 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.74%) nginx
4 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (27.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (8.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Sage CRM
2 4 (2.94%) SAP EWM
3 3 (2.21%) Sage 1000
3 3 (2.21%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.47%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.74%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.74%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.26%) LAN
1 33 (24.26%) WAN
2 28 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.35%) VPN
4 7 (5.15%) Ethernet
4 7 (5.15%) Profibus
5 6 (4.41%) SAN
5 6 (4.41%) VoIP
6 3 (2.21%) Internet
6 3 (2.21%) Skype
7 2 (1.47%) DHCP
7 2 (1.47%) DNS
7 2 (1.47%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.74%) Intranet
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.94%) GIS
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.47%) QualityStage
5 2 (1.47%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.74%) MySQL
6 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Advertising
3 7 (5.15%) Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Billing
5 4 (2.94%) Law
5 4 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (45.59%) Analyst
2 20 (14.71%) Help Desk Analyst
3 16 (11.76%) IT Support
3 16 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Field Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (9.56%) Service Analyst
5 13 (9.56%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) Active Directory Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Business Manager
8 8 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Field Support Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) CRM Manager
9 7 (5.15%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) EDI
1 4 (2.94%) HTML
1 4 (2.94%) IDoc
2 3 (2.21%) CSS
2 3 (2.21%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.47%) .NET
3 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.74%) jQuery
4 1 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.74%) LAMP
4 1 (0.74%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.74%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.56%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.15%) SCADA
5 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.47%) iPad
7 2 (1.47%) Social Media
7 2 (1.47%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Contactless
8 1 (0.74%) iPhone
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (58.09%) Windows
2 26 (19.12%) Windows Server
3 16 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.82%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.68%) Android
6 5 (3.68%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.68%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.94%) Unix
8 2 (1.47%) Linux
8 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.74%) Debian
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.71%) ITIL
2 13 (9.56%) CRM
3 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
3 12 (8.82%) ERP
3 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.62%) Prototyping
5 8 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 8 (5.88%) Service Management
6 7 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.15%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.15%) Migration
7 6 (4.41%) Process Improvement
7 6 (4.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (4.41%) Wealth Management
8 5 (3.68%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.68%) Data Management
8 5 (3.68%) Regression Testing
8 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.21%) C
3 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.47%) ABAP
4 2 (1.47%) C#
4 2 (1.47%) PHP
4 2 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (0.74%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (0.74%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) R
5 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) SAP Certification
3 4 (2.94%) MCP
4 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.47%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.47%) CCNA
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.47%) MCSA
5 2 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.74%) CISA
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.74%) MCDST
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.21%) PMO
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 52 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Control-M
2 2 (1.47%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.03%) Citrix
3 10 (7.35%) Sage
4 8 (5.88%) Intel
4 8 (5.88%) SAP
5 7 (5.15%) Cisco
5 7 (5.15%) Rockwell
5 7 (5.15%) Siemens
6 4 (2.94%) Google
6 4 (2.94%) VMware
7 3 (2.21%) Informatica
7 3 (2.21%) Teradata
7 3 (2.21%) Trillium
8 2 (1.47%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.47%) Apple
8 2 (1.47%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.47%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.47%) IBM
8 2 (1.47%) NETGEAR
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle