Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 42 38
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 28 42 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.14% 4.68% 5.56%
As % of the Applications category 37.84% 41.58% 59.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 38
Lancashire median annual salary £27,500 £28,750 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +40.24% -8.89%
10th Percentile £16,500 £18,725 £17,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £43,750 £37,325
North West median annual salary £25,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -19.35% +3.33% +9.09%

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 74 101 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.29% 11.26% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 92 73
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £32,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.87% +12.93% +0.87%
10th Percentile £22,800 £19,500 £17,250
90th Percentile £49,500 £45,000 £38,600
North West median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% +1.56%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Skelmersdale -2 5 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Colne -3 3 £27,500 -
Lancaster - 3 - -
Blackpool +17 2 £27,375 - 1
Preston -11 2 £17,000 -57.23% 1
Blackburn +3 1 £35,000 +16.67%
Lytham St Annes +3 1 £16,474 -40.09%
Chorley -10 1 - -
Darwen - 1 £29,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Retail
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.86%) Time Management
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 4 (14.29%) C
7 4 (14.29%) HTML
7 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.29%) ERP
7 4 (14.29%) Software Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) Analytics
7 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
7 4 (14.29%) People Management
7 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (10.71%) Snow
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (10.71%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (10.71%) Coaching
8 3 (10.71%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (10.71%) Software License Management

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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (10.71%) Fireworks
3 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.57%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) OneDrive
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Junior
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Web Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Security Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) BBC
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) CentOS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Time Management
2 4 (14.29%) Analytics
2 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.29%) ERP
2 4 (14.29%) People Management
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Coaching
3 3 (10.71%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (10.71%) Software License Management
3 3 (10.71%) Software Licensing
3 3 (10.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Snow
3 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau