Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 50 51
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 39 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.19% 3.56% 3.94%
As % of the Applications category 63.93% 41.67% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 33
Lancashire median annual salary £32,375 £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +16.36% +30.95%
10th Percentile £23,650 £23,550 £19,200
90th Percentile £37,500 £77,250 £43,750
North West median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -3.23%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 61 72 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.12% 8.54% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 42 47 92
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,325 £23,250 £20,200
90th Percentile £47,500 £67,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Lancashire

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Lancashire

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Lancashire

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Preston +22 8 £30,000 +76.47% 2
Blackpool -6 8 £28,750 +5.02% 1
Lancaster +16 7 £35,000 -
Chorley +8 4 £23,500 - 2
Accrington - 3 £35,000 -
Nelson - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) Finance
4 13 (33.33%) HTML
4 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 12 (30.77%) Project Management
6 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.08%) Windows
8 8 (20.51%) ITIL
8 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
8 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
8 8 (20.51%) C
8 8 (20.51%) Time Management
8 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) AS400
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco
9 7 (17.95%) IBM
9 7 (17.95%) DB2
9 7 (17.95%) RPG
9 7 (17.95%) Citrix
9 7 (17.95%) iSeries
9 7 (17.95%) XenApp
9 7 (17.95%) RPG IV
9 7 (17.95%) Line Management
10 6 (15.38%) HTML5 Canvas
10 6 (15.38%) NAS
10 6 (15.38%) Windows Server

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (15.38%) Photoshop
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) NAS
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) DSL
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) MPLS
3 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) Broadband
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Junior
3 6 (15.38%) Junior Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Junior Web Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 5 (12.82%) AS400 Developer
4 5 (12.82%) IT Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) IT Support
4 5 (12.82%) RPG Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) CSS
3 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) AS400
1 7 (17.95%) iSeries
2 6 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (15.38%) VLE
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.13%) Smart Energy
5 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Android
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Project Management
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Time Management
3 7 (17.95%) Line Management
4 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 6 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 6 (15.38%) Information Management
4 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Web Design
4 6 (15.38%) Web Development
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.69%) Content Management
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) C
4 7 (17.95%) RPG
4 7 (17.95%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) APMP
5 1 (2.56%) CCA
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) GDPR
2 5 (12.82%) PMO
3 4 (10.26%) SLA
4 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) WSUS
2 3 (7.69%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.13%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Citrix
2 7 (17.95%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) McAfee
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
4 3 (7.69%) Wyse
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) Sage
6 1 (2.56%) Virgin Media