Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 63 40
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 37 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.94% 2.48% 5.14%
As % of the Applications category 51.39% 32.81% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 42
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -10.57% +50.00%
10th Percentile £19,600 £21,225 £19,500
90th Percentile £40,411 £42,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -

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 72 64 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.61% 7.56% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 54 41 91
Lancashire median annual salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £19,125 £23,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £52,250 £42,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 11 £19,000 +11.76%
Blackpool -8 7 £28,000 +2.28% 2
Lancaster - 6 £35,000 -
Chorley +2 5 £35,500 +9.23% 1
Accrington - 2 £35,000 - 1
Blackburn +1 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Burnley - 1 £45,000 -
Nelson - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (21.62%) Windows
5 8 (21.62%) Project Management
6 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 7 (18.92%) ITIL
6 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (18.92%) XenApp
7 6 (16.22%) iSeries
7 6 (16.22%) AS400
7 6 (16.22%) Finance
7 6 (16.22%) Retail
7 6 (16.22%) Cisco
7 6 (16.22%) IBM
7 6 (16.22%) DB2
7 6 (16.22%) RPG
7 6 (16.22%) HTML
7 6 (16.22%) RPG IV
8 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.51%) PMO
8 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
8 5 (13.51%) VMware

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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) NAS
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.41%) Broadband
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) DSL
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) Skype
5 1 (2.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) DB2
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) IT Support
2 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) AS400 Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Field Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) RPG Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) AS400
1 6 (16.22%) iSeries
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.11%) EPoS
4 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 2 (5.41%) Smart Energy
4 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Data Security
4 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.41%) Content Management
6 2 (5.41%) Contract Management
6 2 (5.41%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.41%) Line Management
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Process Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) RPG
2 6 (16.22%) RPG IV
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCA
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) MCITP
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) APMP
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PMO
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) NEBOSH
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (18.92%) XenApp
2 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.41%) HP ALM
1 2 (5.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Citrix
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Wyse
6 1 (2.70%) Sage