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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 61 59
Rank change year-on-year -27 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 143 142 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.40% 4.06% 4.52%
As % of the Applications category 44.83% 45.66% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 125 113 128
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 319 311 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 7.59% 8.90% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 264 253 276
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Bolton +5 9 £35,000 +105.88%
Stockport -17 8 £22,000 -24.13% 1
Cheadle -8 4 £21,500 -
Altrincham -1 3 £31,500 +26.00%
Oldham +1 2 £26,000 +30.00% 2
Salford - 2 - -
Bury -6 1 £18,000 -18.18% 1
Wigan -20 1 £27,000 -16.92%
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 190 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 152 (50.17%) Windows
3 84 (27.72%) Active Directory
4 78 (25.74%) Windows 7
5 73 (24.09%) ITIL
6 68 (22.44%) Microsoft Excel
7 62 (20.46%) Citrix
7 62 (20.46%) Windows Server
8 56 (18.48%) SQL
9 49 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (15.84%) SharePoint
11 46 (15.18%) MS Exchange
12 42 (13.86%) .NET
12 42 (13.86%) Degree
13 38 (12.54%) SLA
14 37 (12.21%) Windows 10
15 36 (11.88%) Service Management
16 34 (11.22%) SAP
16 34 (11.22%) SQL Server
16 34 (11.22%) MS Visio
17 33 (10.89%) C#
17 33 (10.89%) Finance
18 31 (10.23%) VMware
19 30 (9.90%) Cisco
19 30 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 30 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (9.24%) FMCG
20 28 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (8.91%) Windows 8
22 26 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008

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 48 (15.84%) SharePoint
2 46 (15.18%) MS Exchange
3 30 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (5.94%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.97%) Apache
6 5 (1.65%) CMS
6 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.99%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.66%) SAS
9 1 (0.33%) DNN
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 68 (22.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (11.22%) MS Visio
3 25 (8.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.98%) Acrobat
5 6 (1.98%) Camtasia
5 6 (1.98%) Snagit
6 2 (0.66%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.66%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.66%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (3.96%) SAP ERP
2 8 (2.64%) Visualfiles
3 7 (2.31%) SAP EWM
4 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.99%) SAP APO
4 3 (0.99%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.66%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.33%) BPCS
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.92%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) G Suite
2 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.66%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.27%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.94%) Firewall
3 16 (5.28%) Skype
3 16 (5.28%) VPN
4 14 (4.62%) LAN
5 12 (3.96%) WAN
6 7 (2.31%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.98%) DNS
7 6 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.65%) Broadband
9 4 (1.32%) DHCP
9 4 (1.32%) VoIP
10 3 (0.99%) Internet
11 2 (0.66%) Network Security
12 1 (0.33%) FTP
12 1 (0.33%) MPLS
12 1 (0.33%) SAN
12 1 (0.33%) SSH
12 1 (0.33%) VLAN
12 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.98%) MySQL
5 5 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.66%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.33%) Power BI
8 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 33 (10.89%) Finance
2 26 (8.58%) Marketing
3 21 (6.93%) Legal
4 15 (4.95%) Advertising
4 15 (4.95%) German Language
5 13 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.63%) Law
7 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.31%) Billing
8 7 (2.31%) French Language
9 5 (1.65%) Automotive
10 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Retail
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 101 (33.33%) Analyst
2 35 (11.55%) Support Engineer
3 32 (10.56%) Service Analyst
4 31 (10.23%) 1st Line Support
5 27 (8.91%) Business Analyst
6 25 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (7.59%) Team Leader
8 21 (6.93%) IT Analyst
8 21 (6.93%) Support Analyst
9 20 (6.60%) IT Support
10 19 (6.27%) Developer
10 19 (6.27%) IT Trainer
10 19 (6.27%) Trainer
11 14 (4.62%) IT Manager
12 13 (4.29%) Support Technician
13 12 (3.96%) 1st Line Support Technician
13 12 (3.96%) ERP Trainer
13 12 (3.96%) IT Operations Manager
13 12 (3.96%) Operations Manager
13 12 (3.96%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.86%) .NET
2 18 (5.94%) HTML
3 10 (3.30%) CSS
4 8 (2.64%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.31%) IDoc
6 6 (1.98%) jQuery
7 5 (1.65%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.65%) HTML5
8 3 (0.99%) Ajax
8 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.99%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.99%) XML
9 2 (0.66%) ADO
9 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (0.66%) CSS3
9 2 (0.66%) Dapper ORM
9 2 (0.66%) EDI
9 2 (0.66%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.24%) FMCG
3 18 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.29%) CMDB
4 13 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.63%) Digital Media
6 11 (3.63%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.63%) Social Media
7 9 (2.97%) AS400
7 9 (2.97%) iSeries
7 9 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.97%) User Experience
8 5 (1.65%) iPad
9 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.99%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.99%) Fintech
10 3 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 152 (50.17%) Windows
2 78 (25.74%) Windows 7
3 62 (20.46%) Windows Server
4 37 (12.21%) Windows 10
5 30 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (8.91%) Windows 8
7 26 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.31%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.65%) Linux
11 4 (1.32%) Android
12 3 (0.99%) AIX
12 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.99%) Unix
13 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.09%) ITIL
2 36 (11.88%) Service Management
3 28 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (8.58%) CRM
5 22 (7.26%) Project Management
6 18 (5.94%) PRINCE2
7 17 (5.61%) Analytics
8 15 (4.95%) Business Analysis
9 14 (4.62%) Change Management
9 14 (4.62%) Configuration Management
9 14 (4.62%) IT Strategy
9 14 (4.62%) Performance Management
9 14 (4.62%) Problem Management
10 13 (4.29%) ERP
10 13 (4.29%) High Availability
10 13 (4.29%) PRINCE
10 13 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (3.96%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (3.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.48%) SQL
2 33 (10.89%) C#
3 13 (4.29%) VB.NET
4 10 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.97%) RPG
5 9 (2.97%) RPG IV
6 8 (2.64%) VB
7 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.65%) C
9 4 (1.32%) Java
9 4 (1.32%) PHP
9 4 (1.32%) VBA
9 4 (1.32%) VBScript
10 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.66%) Python
12 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (13.86%) Degree
2 21 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.95%) MOS
4 14 (4.62%) MCSE
5 13 (4.29%) MCSA
6 11 (3.63%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.63%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.30%) MCP
8 9 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.31%) ISEB
9 7 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.32%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.32%) MCT
10 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.33%) CBAP
12 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.54%) SLA
2 10 (3.30%) PMO
3 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 84 (27.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.64%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.66%) XenApp
7 1 (0.33%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (7.26%) SCCM
2 11 (3.63%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.99%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.66%) SCSM
5 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 190 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 62 (20.46%) Citrix
3 34 (11.22%) SAP
4 31 (10.23%) VMware
5 30 (9.90%) Cisco
6 15 (4.95%) HP
6 15 (4.95%) iManage
7 12 (3.96%) CA
8 11 (3.63%) Apple
9 10 (3.30%) IBM
10 9 (2.97%) AppSense
11 8 (2.64%) LexisNexis
12 7 (2.31%) Adobe
13 6 (1.98%) Interwoven
14 5 (1.65%) Oracle
15 4 (1.32%) Dell
15 4 (1.32%) Google
15 4 (1.32%) Symantec
16 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
17 2 (0.66%) Wyse
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