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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 40 38
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 7 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.61% 4.88% 6.32%
As % of the Applications category 29.17% 40.74% 71.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 27
Median salary £32,500 £26,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% +22.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,850 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £35,800
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 24 54 52
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 5.50% 11.97% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 44 37
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% -1.47%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley -1 2 £32,500 +1.56%
Colne - 1 £27,500 -
Preston - 1 £17,000 - 1
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) SDLC
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 7 (31.82%) Change Management
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) C#
6 6 (27.27%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) IIS
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) DTS
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) Ajax
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) QA
7 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) Case Management
8 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Avaya
8 4 (18.18%) EPoS
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel

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 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) DTS
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
3 5 (22.73%) IT Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) IT Support
4 4 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Junior
5 3 (13.64%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Junior IT Manager
6 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 5 (22.73%) Ajax
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) EPoS
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) SDLC
2 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 7 (31.82%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Case Management
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) PMO
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
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