Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 90 51
Rank change year-on-year +4 -39 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 267 260 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.37% 3.47% 5.02%
As % of the Applications category 43.41% 46.10% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 226 209 307
Manchester median annual salary £25,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% -12.16% +37.04%
10th Percentile £18,438 £20,400 £19,900
90th Percentile £45,000 £54,000 £63,000
North West median annual salary £25,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -18.03% +1.67% +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 Manchester with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 615 564 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.75% 7.53% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 502 465 636
Manchester median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,600 £55,000
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Manchester

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Manchester

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Manchester

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 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
Stockport -8 18 £22,000 -12.00% 5
Altrincham -6 10 £27,250 +43.42%
Cheadle -5 6 £28,000 +12.00%
Bolton +2 5 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Rochdale +20 3 £22,000 -18.52%
Salford -2 3 £25,000 -13.04% 1
Bury +8 2 £17,500 -20.45%
Wigan -6 2 £25,500 -21.54%
Sale +5 1 £35,000 +16.67%
Oldham +1 1 £19,000 -15.56%
Microsoft Office
North West

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

1 201 (75.28%) Microsoft
2 129 (48.31%) Windows
3 127 (47.57%) Active Directory
4 92 (34.46%) VMware
5 89 (33.33%) Office 365
6 86 (32.21%) ITIL
7 76 (28.46%) Windows Server
8 67 (25.09%) Cisco
9 57 (21.35%) MS Exchange
10 52 (19.48%) TCP/IP
11 49 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (18.35%) Hyper-V
12 47 (17.60%) WAN
13 46 (17.23%) LAN
14 44 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (16.10%) MCP
16 41 (15.36%) MCSE
17 39 (14.61%) Firewall
17 39 (14.61%) Windows 10
18 37 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 37 (13.86%) Finance
19 36 (13.48%) SQL
19 36 (13.48%) Windows 7
20 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
21 32 (11.99%) Microsoft Excel
22 31 (11.61%) MCSA
22 31 (11.61%) Degree
23 29 (10.86%) Citrix

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 57 (21.35%) MS Exchange
2 37 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.99%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.50%) Apache
5 4 (1.50%) SAS
5 4 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.75%) IIS
7 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (11.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (7.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (6.37%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (5.99%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (6.74%) SAP EWM
2 8 (3.00%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.87%) Visualfiles
4 4 (1.50%) SAP LE
4 4 (1.50%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.75%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.75%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.75%) Magento
5 2 (0.75%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.75%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.75%) Shopify
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.37%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 89 (33.33%) Office 365
2 16 (5.99%) Mimecast
3 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.12%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.37%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.48%) TCP/IP
2 47 (17.60%) WAN
3 46 (17.23%) LAN
4 39 (14.61%) Firewall
5 27 (10.11%) VLAN
6 26 (9.74%) DNS
7 14 (5.24%) DHCP
8 12 (4.49%) VoIP
9 10 (3.75%) VPN
10 8 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.50%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.50%) SSL
12 3 (1.12%) Internet
12 3 (1.12%) PBX
12 3 (1.12%) Wireless
13 2 (0.75%) Broadband
13 2 (0.75%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.75%) Intranet
13 2 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.37%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (13.86%) Finance
2 23 (8.61%) Legal
3 22 (8.24%) Billing
3 22 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.24%) Law
5 12 (4.49%) Marketing
6 9 (3.37%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.62%) Retail
8 3 (1.12%) Advertising
8 3 (1.12%) Front Office
9 2 (0.75%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 92 (34.46%) Analyst
2 67 (25.09%) Support Engineer
3 31 (11.61%) Business Analyst
4 30 (11.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 29 (10.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (10.11%) IT Support
7 26 (9.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 24 (8.99%) Service Analyst
8 24 (8.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 22 (8.24%) 1st Line Support
10 21 (7.87%) 1st Line Engineer
11 20 (7.49%) SAP Analyst
11 20 (7.49%) SAP Business Analyst
11 20 (7.49%) Support Analyst
12 18 (6.74%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 17 (6.37%) IT Technician
14 15 (5.62%) IT Analyst
15 14 (5.24%) Project Manager
16 13 (4.87%) IT Support Analyst
16 13 (4.87%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.12%) .NET
2 18 (6.74%) IDoc
3 12 (4.49%) EDI
4 9 (3.37%) HTML
5 8 (3.00%) SAP XI
6 4 (1.50%) COM
7 3 (1.12%) Classic ASP
7 3 (1.12%) CSS
8 2 (0.75%) Ajax
8 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.75%) HTML5
8 2 (0.75%) XML
9 1 (0.37%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.37%) CGI
9 1 (0.37%) jQuery
9 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.11%) Driving Licence
3 9 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.62%) iPhone
5 5 (1.87%) iPad
5 5 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.50%) AS400
6 4 (1.50%) iSeries
7 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.12%) Replication
8 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) EPoS
9 1 (0.37%) PMI
9 1 (0.37%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 129 (48.31%) Windows
2 76 (28.46%) Windows Server
3 49 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (14.61%) Windows 10
5 36 (13.48%) Windows 7
6 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (9.74%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.62%) Android
9 5 (1.87%) Linux
10 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.75%) AIX
11 2 (0.75%) Unix
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (32.21%) ITIL
2 23 (8.61%) Project Management
3 22 (8.24%) Business Process Modelling
4 14 (5.24%) CRM
5 13 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (4.12%) Analytics
7 10 (3.75%) Case Management
7 10 (3.75%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.75%) PRINCE2
8 9 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (3.37%) Change Control
8 9 (3.37%) Pricing Strategy
9 8 (3.00%) Service Management
9 8 (3.00%) Workflow
10 7 (2.62%) Business Analysis
10 7 (2.62%) Data Management
10 7 (2.62%) Lead Generation
10 7 (2.62%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (2.62%) Statistics
11 6 (2.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.48%) SQL
2 20 (7.49%) C#
3 14 (5.24%) T-SQL
4 11 (4.12%) R
5 10 (3.75%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.37%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.62%) Python
8 4 (1.50%) C++
8 4 (1.50%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.50%) RPG
8 4 (1.50%) RPG IV
8 4 (1.50%) VBA
9 2 (0.75%) VBScript
10 1 (0.37%) C
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (16.10%) MCP
3 41 (15.36%) MCSE
4 31 (11.61%) Degree
4 31 (11.61%) MCSA
5 15 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.25%) CCNA
6 6 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.25%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.50%) PhD
8 3 (1.12%) CISA
8 3 (1.12%) CISM
8 3 (1.12%) CISSP
8 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.75%) MOS
9 2 (0.75%) PMP
9 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.49%) SLA
2 9 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.50%) PMO
4 2 (0.75%) GMP
4 2 (0.75%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 127 (47.57%) Active Directory
2 49 (18.35%) Hyper-V
3 34 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.87%) XenApp
5 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.37%) NFS
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.37%) SCCM
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.75%) WSUS
4 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.37%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.37%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 201 (75.28%) Microsoft
2 92 (34.46%) VMware
3 67 (25.09%) Cisco
4 29 (10.86%) Citrix
5 22 (8.24%) SAP
6 21 (7.87%) Veeam
7 6 (2.25%) HP
7 6 (2.25%) iManage
8 5 (1.87%) Apple
8 5 (1.87%) LexisNexis
9 4 (1.50%) IBM
10 3 (1.12%) Forcepoint
10 3 (1.12%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.75%) Adobe
11 2 (0.75%) Interwoven
11 2 (0.75%) McAfee
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle
11 2 (0.75%) Sage
11 2 (0.75%) Symantec
11 2 (0.75%) Tableau