The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 64 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 143 153 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.09% 4.55% 3.31%
As % of the Applications category 30.75% 32.21% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 113 131 110
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £18,465
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
MS Office
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
465 475 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.31% 14.11% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 403 385 489
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Office
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Manchester region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Manchester

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Manchester

MS Office
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport +5 9 £29,000 +11.53%
Wigan +6 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Oldham -2 3 £20,000 -33.33%
Cheadle +7 2 - -
Altrincham +4 1 £25,000 +19.04% 1
Bolton -4 1 £17,000 -30.61%
Bury - 1 £22,000 -
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing MS 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 196 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 142 (52.01%) MS Excel
3 128 (46.89%) Windows
4 83 (30.40%) Active Directory
5 82 (30.04%) Windows 7
6 79 (28.94%) Finance
7 58 (21.25%) Legal
8 55 (20.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 54 (19.78%) Degree
9 54 (19.78%) SQL
10 51 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
11 47 (17.22%) SQL Server
11 47 (17.22%) ITIL
12 46 (16.85%) Blackberry
12 46 (16.85%) Project Management
13 44 (16.12%) Citrix
14 40 (14.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 40 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (14.29%) Law
16 37 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 36 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (12.09%) VPN
18 33 (12.09%) Windows Server
19 31 (11.36%) Presales
19 31 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
19 31 (11.36%) Change Management
20 29 (10.62%) SLA
20 29 (10.62%) SDLC
21 27 (9.89%) MS Exchange
21 27 (9.89%) Requirements Analysis

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 40 (14.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 27 (9.89%) MS Exchange
3 21 (7.69%) Confluence
4 17 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.86%) CMS
6 12 (4.40%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.20%) WordPress
10 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.73%) IIS
12 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 142 (52.01%) MS Excel
2 55 (20.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (6.96%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.93%) MS Project
5 4 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.73%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.37%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.37%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.37%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 12 (4.40%) Visualfiles
2 4 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.10%) OPENContractor
3 3 (1.10%) OPENHousing
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.73%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.37%) assyst
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.96%) Office 365
2 8 (2.93%) IaaS
3 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.20%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.10%) SaaS
5 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) AdWords
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.09%) VPN
2 22 (8.06%) Firewall
3 21 (7.69%) LAN
4 19 (6.96%) TCP/IP
4 19 (6.96%) WAN
5 15 (5.49%) DNS
6 12 (4.40%) DHCP
7 10 (3.66%) Internet
7 10 (3.66%) IP Telephony
8 9 (3.30%) WebEx
9 8 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (2.93%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (2.56%) VoIP
11 6 (2.20%) SAN
12 5 (1.83%) VLAN
12 5 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.10%) Wireless
14 2 (0.73%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
15 1 (0.37%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.10%) MS Access
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.10%) Power BI
7 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.73%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 21 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 21 (7.69%) JIRA
2 12 (4.40%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.73%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.73%) tSQLt
5 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.37%) MSI
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 79 (28.94%) Finance
2 58 (21.25%) Legal
3 39 (14.29%) Law
4 14 (5.13%) Marketing
5 9 (3.30%) Banking
6 8 (2.93%) Retail
7 6 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.47%) Games
9 3 (1.10%) German Language
9 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.73%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.73%) French Language
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.37%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (38.46%) Analyst
2 35 (12.82%) Service Analyst
2 35 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 34 (12.45%) Support Engineer
4 31 (11.36%) Support Analyst
5 24 (8.79%) Business Analyst
5 24 (8.79%) Developer
5 24 (8.79%) IT Support
6 23 (8.42%) Applications Support
7 21 (7.69%) Consultant
7 21 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (7.69%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 21 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
8 20 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (6.23%) IT Analyst
10 16 (5.86%) Applications Engineer
10 16 (5.86%) IT Engineer
11 15 (5.49%) Applications Support Engineer
12 14 (5.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.13%) HTML
2 11 (4.03%) .NET
3 10 (3.66%) Web Services
4 9 (3.30%) XML
5 6 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (2.20%) SOAP
6 4 (1.47%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.47%) CSS
6 4 (1.47%) FIXML
6 4 (1.47%) J2EE
6 4 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.47%) XSL
7 2 (0.73%) Ajax
7 2 (0.73%) HTML5
8 1 (0.37%) COM
8 1 (0.37%) MDX
8 1 (0.37%) ODBC
8 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (16.85%) Blackberry
3 26 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 20 (7.33%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.40%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.93%) iPad
8 6 (2.20%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.83%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.47%) Social Media
10 4 (1.47%) Statistics
10 4 (1.47%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.10%) Copywriting
11 3 (1.10%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.10%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.10%) Fintech
11 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.10%) Replication
11 3 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 128 (46.89%) Windows
2 82 (30.04%) Windows 7
3 36 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (12.09%) Windows Server
5 17 (6.23%) Windows 8
6 16 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.86%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.66%) Linux
9 9 (3.30%) Android
10 8 (2.93%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.56%) Unix
11 7 (2.56%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.83%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.47%) VMS
14 3 (1.10%) AIX
15 2 (0.73%) BlackBerry OS
15 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.22%) ITIL
2 46 (16.85%) Project Management
3 40 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (11.36%) Change Management
5 31 (11.36%) Presales
6 29 (10.62%) SDLC
7 27 (9.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 25 (9.16%) Document Management
9 23 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (7.69%) BPMN
10 21 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 21 (7.69%) Software Delivery
10 21 (7.69%) Ticket Management
10 21 (7.69%) UML
11 20 (7.33%) Requirements Management
12 19 (6.96%) Logical Data Model
12 19 (6.96%) Service Delivery
13 16 (5.86%) Line Management
13 16 (5.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.78%) SQL
2 24 (8.79%) PowerShell
3 23 (8.42%) VBScript
4 14 (5.13%) C#
5 9 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.93%) VBA
7 7 (2.56%) Java
7 7 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.47%) PHP
9 3 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.73%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (19.78%) Degree
2 31 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.33%) MCSA
4 17 (6.23%) MCP
5 14 (5.13%) MCT
6 9 (3.30%) CCNA
6 9 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.93%) MCDST
8 7 (2.56%) DBS Check
9 6 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.20%) MBA
9 6 (2.20%) MCSE
10 5 (1.83%) ISEB
10 5 (1.83%) MOS
11 4 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.10%) MCITP
12 3 (1.10%) MCTS
12 3 (1.10%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.10%) PMP
13 2 (0.73%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.62%) SLA
2 6 (2.20%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (30.40%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.49%) Terminal Server
4 13 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.56%) XenApp
6 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.73%) Firmware
7 2 (0.73%) XenServer
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (6.96%) SCCM
2 6 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.10%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.73%) WMI
4 2 (0.73%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.37%) DameWare
Vendors
1 196 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 44 (16.12%) Citrix
3 25 (9.16%) VMware
4 17 (6.23%) Cisco
5 16 (5.86%) iManage
6 15 (5.49%) Oracle
7 13 (4.76%) Interwoven
8 12 (4.40%) Symantec
9 7 (2.56%) Sophos
10 6 (2.20%) IBM
10 6 (2.20%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (1.83%) Apple
11 5 (1.83%) Dell
11 5 (1.83%) SAP
12 4 (1.47%) Adobe
12 4 (1.47%) Alias
12 4 (1.47%) BMC
12 4 (1.47%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.47%) Remedy
12 4 (1.47%) Tableau
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