Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 99 98
Rank change year-on-year +38 -1 +37
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 258 83 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.68% 2.69% 3.03%
As % of the Applications category 63.08% 46.63% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 143 68 127
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,775 £21,000
25th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £29,000 £32,500 £32,844
Median % change year-on-year -10.77% -1.05% -6.16%
75th Percentile £44,875 £41,406 £38,750
90th Percentile £54,750 £49,564 £46,750
North West median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.08% +8.33% -7.69%

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 409 178 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.42% 5.77% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 246 147 325
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £24,850
25th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £28,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,500 £37,300 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.83% +6.57% -17.65%
75th Percentile £47,500 £49,689 £45,250
90th Percentile £58,550 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £36,050 £33,700
% change year-on-year +4.02% +6.97% -10.13%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Manchester

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Manchester.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Manchester

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton - 10 £25,000 - 3
Stockport +7 9 £28,000 +16.67%
Bury - 4 £27,500 -
Oldham -9 3 £45,000 +33.26% 2
Wigan - 3 £24,000 - 4
Rochdale - 2 £50,000 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £22,500 -
Salford -6 1 - - 7
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 216 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 111 (43.02%) Windows
3 109 (42.25%) Social Skills
4 84 (32.56%) Service Delivery
5 83 (32.17%) Microsoft Excel
6 78 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
6 78 (30.23%) Line Management
7 77 (29.84%) Active Directory
8 74 (28.68%) Microsoft 365
9 71 (27.52%) Retail
10 68 (26.36%) Facilities Management
11 64 (24.81%) Information Security
11 64 (24.81%) Windows 10
12 49 (18.99%) Windows Server
13 40 (15.50%) MS Exchange
14 38 (14.73%) Finance
15 37 (14.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 37 (14.34%) Citrix
15 37 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
16 36 (13.95%) Management Information System
16 36 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (12.40%) Driving Licence
17 32 (12.40%) Asset Management
18 30 (11.63%) Azure
19 27 (10.47%) Coaching
19 27 (10.47%) Organisational Skills
20 26 (10.08%) Law
20 26 (10.08%) Legal
20 26 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification

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 40 (15.50%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.33%) IIS
4 5 (1.94%) Drupal
5 4 (1.55%) WordPress
6 3 (1.16%) CMS
7 2 (0.78%) Confluence
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 83 (32.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (14.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (5.04%) MS Visio
4 12 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.55%) InDesign
6 3 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (4.26%) Maximo
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 74 (28.68%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (11.63%) Azure
3 15 (5.81%) AWS
3 15 (5.81%) Power Platform
4 10 (3.88%) OneDrive
5 7 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.71%) PowerApps
6 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.16%) Google Ads
6 3 (1.16%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.16%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.16%) PaaS
7 2 (0.78%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.39%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.39%) IaaS
8 1 (0.39%) SaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Serverless
8 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.91%) Firewall
2 20 (7.75%) Wireless
3 18 (6.98%) VPN
4 13 (5.04%) DHCP
5 12 (4.65%) DNS
5 12 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (3.88%) LAN
6 10 (3.88%) WAN
7 9 (3.49%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.10%) Broadband
8 8 (3.10%) Internet
9 5 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.55%) SAN
10 4 (1.55%) VLAN
11 3 (1.16%) FTP
11 3 (1.16%) SNMP
12 2 (0.78%) Network Security
12 2 (0.78%) Softphone
13 1 (0.39%) NAS
13 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.71%) Power BI
1 7 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.55%) Big Data
2 4 (1.55%) GIS
2 4 (1.55%) MySQL
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.16%) Tableau
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.78%) MS Access
4 2 (0.78%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.39%) Metadata
5 1 (0.39%) Power Query
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.49%) JIRA
2 3 (1.16%) Bower
2 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) GitLab
4 1 (0.39%) Postman
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 109 (42.25%) Social Skills
2 71 (27.52%) Retail
3 38 (14.73%) Finance
4 37 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (10.47%) Organisational Skills
6 26 (10.08%) Law
6 26 (10.08%) Legal
7 23 (8.91%) Influencing Skills
8 16 (6.20%) Marketing
9 13 (5.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 11 (4.26%) Documentation Skills
11 8 (3.10%) Public Sector
12 6 (2.33%) Advertising
12 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.94%) Telecoms
14 4 (1.55%) Banking
14 4 (1.55%) Presentation Skills
15 3 (1.16%) Brand Awareness
15 3 (1.16%) German Language
15 3 (1.16%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 72 (27.91%) Analyst
2 36 (13.95%) IT Technician
3 34 (13.18%) IT Support
4 25 (9.69%) IT Analyst
5 20 (7.75%) Business Analyst
6 16 (6.20%) Help Desk Analyst
6 16 (6.20%) Help Desk Technician
6 16 (6.20%) Support Technician
7 15 (5.81%) Customer Service Advisor
7 15 (5.81%) IT Support Technician
7 15 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.43%) Consultant
8 14 (5.43%) Support Engineer
9 13 (5.04%) IT Engineer
10 12 (4.65%) Coordinator
10 12 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.49%) Administrator
11 9 (3.49%) Team Leader
12 8 (3.10%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.10%) HTML
2 3 (1.16%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (1.16%) CSS
2 3 (1.16%) Laravel
2 3 (1.16%) SAML
2 3 (1.16%) Symfony
2 3 (1.16%) Web Services
3 2 (0.78%) .NET
3 2 (0.78%) Ajax
3 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.78%) HTML5
3 2 (0.78%) jQuery
3 2 (0.78%) JSON
3 2 (0.78%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (0.78%) XML
3 2 (0.78%) XSLT
4 1 (0.39%) COM
4 1 (0.39%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.95%) Management Information System
1 36 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (12.40%) Driving Licence
3 13 (5.04%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.88%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (2.71%) Handset
6 6 (2.33%) BBC
6 6 (2.33%) EPoS
7 5 (1.94%) iPhone
8 4 (1.55%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (1.16%) Blog
9 3 (1.16%) Clustering
9 3 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.16%) Social Media
9 3 (1.16%) User Experience
9 3 (1.16%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 111 (43.02%) Windows
2 64 (24.81%) Windows 10
3 49 (18.99%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.53%) Windows 7
5 16 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.26%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.49%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (2.71%) Android
9 7 (2.71%) Linux
10 6 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.39%) AIX
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.39%) Unix
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (32.56%) Service Delivery
2 78 (30.23%) Line Management
2 78 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
3 68 (26.36%) Facilities Management
4 64 (24.81%) Information Security
5 36 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (12.40%) Asset Management
7 27 (10.47%) Coaching
8 23 (8.91%) Change Management
9 22 (8.53%) ITIL
10 20 (7.75%) Project Management
11 19 (7.36%) Project Delivery
12 18 (6.98%) Business Analysis
12 18 (6.98%) Business Case
12 18 (6.98%) Time Management
13 17 (6.59%) CAFM
14 15 (5.81%) ITSM
14 15 (5.81%) Performance Management
15 14 (5.43%) Data Analysis
16 13 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.20%) SQL
2 14 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.10%) Java
4 6 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.94%) VBA
6 4 (1.55%) C
7 3 (1.16%) PHP
7 3 (1.16%) VB
8 2 (0.78%) C#
9 1 (0.39%) Korn
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (7.75%) Degree
2 20 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.59%) DBS Check
4 6 (2.33%) MCP
5 4 (1.55%) NVQ Level 3
5 4 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.78%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MOS
7 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.75%) SLA
2 6 (2.33%) PMO
2 6 (2.33%) QA
3 4 (1.55%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.78%) GDPR
4 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (29.84%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (2.71%) XenApp
7 3 (1.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.39%) Docker
8 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.88%) SCCM
2 5 (1.94%) WSUS
3 4 (1.55%) SCOM
4 3 (1.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 216 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.34%) Citrix
3 25 (9.69%) VMware
4 14 (5.43%) Google
5 13 (5.04%) Cisco
6 8 (3.10%) Adobe
6 8 (3.10%) iManage
6 8 (3.10%) Sun
7 7 (2.71%) HP
8 5 (1.94%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.94%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.94%) Sophos
9 4 (1.55%) Veeam
10 3 (1.16%) Dell
10 3 (1.16%) EMC
10 3 (1.16%) Instagram
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle
10 3 (1.16%) Zend
11 2 (0.78%) SonicWALL