Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 54 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 117 127 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.01% 4.68% 3.93%
As % of the Applications category 43.82% 50.60% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 79 82 83
Cheshire median annual salary £30,000 £23,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -3.13% -12.73%
10th Percentile £20,646 £17,728 £18,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £43,750 £38,000
North West median annual salary £29,500 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +11.32% -11.67% -

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 267 251 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.14% 9.26% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 197 175 185
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -3.23% -10.14%
10th Percentile £24,513 £19,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £52,500 £49,000
North West median annual salary £33,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -3.08% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +3 50 £29,000 +38.10% 4
Knutsford 0 21 £40,000 +56.10%
Chester 0 7 £28,500 -9.52% 1
Wilmslow -4 6 £21,999 +11.68%
Macclesfield +2 5 £37,500 +59.57% 3
Daresbury -5 5 £21,000 +16.67%
Runcorn +3 3 £22,250 -25.83% 1
Northwich - 2 £26,500 -
Crewe -8 1 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Lymm - 1 £29,000 -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 65 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 46 (39.32%) Windows
3 33 (28.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (21.37%) Finance
4 25 (21.37%) Risk Management
4 25 (21.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (20.51%) Banking
6 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
7 21 (17.95%) Active Directory
8 19 (16.24%) Law
8 19 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 18 (15.38%) SQL
10 17 (14.53%) ITIL
10 17 (14.53%) Wealth Management
10 17 (14.53%) Investment Banking
10 17 (14.53%) Windows Server
11 15 (12.82%) SLA
12 14 (11.97%) Information Security
12 14 (11.97%) Office 365
13 13 (11.11%) Data Analysis
13 13 (11.11%) Citrix
14 12 (10.26%) Project Management
15 11 (9.40%) Mathematics
15 11 (9.40%) Windows 7
15 11 (9.40%) Fat Client
15 11 (9.40%) Intel
15 11 (9.40%) Thin Client
15 11 (9.40%) 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 18 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.27%) SAS
3 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.42%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) Confluence
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (28.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (21.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (8.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (4.27%) SPSS
5 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.85%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.85%) InDesign
5 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Office 365
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) LAN
2 10 (8.55%) SAN
2 10 (8.55%) WAN
3 8 (6.84%) SSH
4 6 (5.13%) Skype
4 6 (5.13%) Wireshark
5 4 (3.42%) Firewall
5 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.42%) VPN
6 3 (2.56%) DNS
7 2 (1.71%) 4G
7 2 (1.71%) FTP
7 2 (1.71%) HTTP
7 2 (1.71%) VoIP
7 2 (1.71%) WebEx
7 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.85%) Internet
8 1 (0.85%) Intranet
8 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (21.37%) Finance
2 24 (20.51%) Banking
3 19 (16.24%) Law
4 17 (14.53%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.84%) Marketing
6 5 (4.27%) Legal
7 4 (3.42%) Advertising
8 3 (2.56%) Retail
9 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.85%) Back Office
10 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (40.17%) Analyst
2 23 (19.66%) Support Engineer
3 20 (17.09%) IT Support
4 14 (11.97%) IT Engineer
5 13 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 13 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Field Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Field Support Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Applications Support
9 9 (7.69%) Data Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) Security Analyst
11 7 (5.98%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (5.98%) Developer
11 7 (5.98%) IT Analyst
12 6 (5.13%) 1st Line Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
12 6 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) .NET
2 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.71%) EDI
2 2 (1.71%) HTML
2 2 (1.71%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) COM
3 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Fat Client
2 11 (9.40%) Thin Client
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.27%) NHS
6 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.85%) Animation
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) iPhone
8 1 (0.85%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (39.32%) Windows
2 17 (14.53%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.40%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.84%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.71%) Unix
6 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (21.37%) Risk Management
3 17 (14.53%) ITIL
3 17 (14.53%) Wealth Management
4 14 (11.97%) Information Security
5 13 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 12 (10.26%) Project Management
7 11 (9.40%) Mathematics
7 11 (9.40%) Service Management
8 10 (8.55%) Change Management
9 9 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 9 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.84%) IT Strategy
10 8 (6.84%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.84%) Time Management
11 7 (5.98%) Capacity Management
11 7 (5.98%) Decision-Making
11 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.38%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) T-SQL
3 8 (6.84%) C#
4 6 (5.13%) Java
4 6 (5.13%) Python
4 6 (5.13%) VBA
5 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.56%) MATLAB
5 3 (2.56%) R
5 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.71%) VB
6 2 (1.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.27%) MCP
3 5 (4.27%) MCSE
4 3 (2.56%) MCSA
4 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.71%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) MCITP
6 1 (0.85%) PMP
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) SLA
2 7 (5.98%) GDPR
3 6 (5.13%) PMO
4 5 (4.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
6 3 (2.56%) QA
7 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.71%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) Citrix
3 11 (9.40%) Intel
4 10 (8.55%) Oracle
5 7 (5.98%) Symantec
5 7 (5.98%) VMware
6 6 (5.13%) Lumension
7 4 (3.42%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.71%) Adobe
8 2 (1.71%) Baan
8 2 (1.71%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.71%) RedPrairie
8 2 (1.71%) Talend
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco
9 1 (0.85%) HP
9 1 (0.85%) Lotus
9 1 (0.85%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.85%) Sage
9 1 (0.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.85%) Xamarin