Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 52 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 44 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.35% 3.71% 5.56%
As % of the Applications category 61.11% 37.89% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 36
Lancashire median annual salary £28,750 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,075 £20,200 £17,250
90th Percentile £72,750 £43,750 £40,625
North West median annual salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -4.76% +5.00%

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 72 95 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.76% 9.79% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 57 89 71
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £21,550 £21,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £61,200 £45,000 £43,750
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Blackburn +8 12 £28,000 -6.67% 3
Skelmersdale +6 7 £70,000 +241.46%
Chorley -1 6 £28,000 -20.00%
Preston 0 5 £37,500 +36.36% 6
Lancaster -20 3 - -
Blackpool +4 1 £57,000 +153.33% 1
Burnley +3 1 £22,500 -15.09%
Darwen - 1 £29,000 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 1 £16,474 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (38.64%) Windows
4 16 (36.36%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) Office 365
6 13 (29.55%) SCCM
6 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
7 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (22.73%) VMware
9 9 (20.45%) Retail
9 9 (20.45%) Degree
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (20.45%) SAN
9 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (20.45%) MCSE
9 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
9 9 (20.45%) Driving Licence
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (15.91%) Time Management
11 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
11 7 (15.91%) C
11 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
12 6 (13.64%) Coaching
12 6 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
12 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.36%) Telecoms

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 4 (9.09%) IIS
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.27%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) OneDrive
3 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.27%) ADSL
3 1 (2.27%) Broadband
3 1 (2.27%) DWDM
3 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.27%) SDH
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.82%) MS Access
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) DTS
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Retail
3 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Local Government
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (6.82%) VBA Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Technician
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
1 4 (9.09%) Ajax
1 4 (9.09%) jQuery
2 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.82%) CSS
2 3 (6.82%) Entity Framework
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Driving Licence
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) BBC
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
2 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (15.91%) Time Management
3 6 (13.64%) Coaching
3 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
4 5 (11.36%) Customer Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Analytics
5 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (9.09%) Data Security
5 4 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.09%) People Management
5 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (9.09%) SDLC
5 4 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) C
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
1 9 (20.45%) MCSE
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Forcepoint
3 4 (9.09%) Nokia
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Snow
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau