Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 65 47
Rank change year-on-year +35 -18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 54 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.35% 2.47% 4.74%
As % of the Applications category 62.07% 37.29% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 48 19 32
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -6.78% +37.21%
10th Percentile £22,525 £18,100 £19,500
90th Percentile £44,125 £37,500 £38,750
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 Lancashire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 87 59 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.24% 6.64% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 37 76
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +19.40%
10th Percentile £21,850 £21,250 £20,125
90th Percentile £45,500 £37,500 £44,375
North West median annual salary £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% -

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 15 August 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 15 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
Preston +25 16 £30,000 +76.47% 4
Blackburn - 15 £28,000 -
Blackpool +5 7 £32,250 +29.65%
Chorley -7 6 £42,500 +25.93%
Accrington - 2 £35,000 - 1
Lancaster - 1 £30,000 - 1
Burnley - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 15 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (35.19%) Windows
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 15 (27.78%) VMware
4 15 (27.78%) Office 365
5 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (24.07%) MS Visio
7 12 (22.22%) MCSE
7 12 (22.22%) SQL
7 12 (22.22%) Project Management
7 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.22%) SCCM
8 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
9 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
9 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (18.52%) SAN
9 10 (18.52%) Finance
9 10 (18.52%) PMO
9 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 9 (16.67%) MS Access
11 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (14.81%) VBA
11 8 (14.81%) .NET
11 8 (14.81%) C

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 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (24.07%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.85%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.85%) Broadband
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) Skype
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) MS Access
3 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Developer
5 8 (14.81%) VBA Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Access Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Access VBA Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Excel Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Excel VBA Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (9.26%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) IT Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) IT Support
8 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
9 3 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) Ajax
3 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) EPoS
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Smart Energy
3 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (22.22%) Project Management
2 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.81%) Kanban
4 8 (14.81%) Scrum
4 8 (14.81%) SDLC
5 7 (12.96%) ETL
6 6 (11.11%) Data Security
6 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.41%) Line Management
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) MVC
8 3 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) C
2 8 (14.81%) VBA
3 2 (3.70%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) ANSI C
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (22.22%) MCSE
3 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) ISEB
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.85%) CCA
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) PMO
2 4 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) HP ALM
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Forcepoint
5 2 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Capita
6 1 (1.85%) Sage