Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Manchester
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 90 135
Rank change year-on-year -11 +45 -40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 61 211 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.29% 3.22% 2.30%
As % of the Applications category 47.29% 45.18% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 53 191 125
Median annual salary £26,000 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.96% +3.85% +32.65%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,000 £19,400
90th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% +1.61% +24.00%

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 129 467 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.85% 7.13% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 103 381 431
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% +7.69%

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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
Salford +25 5 - -
Stockport +32 4 £24,000 -12.73% 1
Sale +4 4 £21,750 -37.86% 1
Oldham +8 2 £45,132 -17.94% 3
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.90%) Windows
3 17 (27.87%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (22.95%) Project Management
5 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
5 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
6 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (19.67%) Windows 10
7 11 (18.03%) Degree
7 11 (18.03%) Wireless
8 10 (16.39%) e-Learning
8 10 (16.39%) Finance
8 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
8 10 (16.39%) ITIL
8 10 (16.39%) Citrix
8 10 (16.39%) Office 365
8 10 (16.39%) Project Delivery
9 9 (14.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (14.75%) LAN
9 9 (14.75%) WAN
10 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
10 8 (13.11%) ADSL
10 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
10 8 (13.11%) MPLS
10 8 (13.11%) SLA
10 8 (13.11%) Ethernet
10 8 (13.11%) B2B
10 8 (13.11%) Firewall
10 8 (13.11%) VMware

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 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Azure
3 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.28%) AWS
4 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Wireless
2 9 (14.75%) LAN
2 9 (14.75%) WAN
3 8 (13.11%) ADSL
3 8 (13.11%) Ethernet
3 8 (13.11%) Firewall
3 8 (13.11%) IMAP
3 8 (13.11%) MPLS
3 8 (13.11%) VDSL
4 5 (8.20%) DNS
4 5 (8.20%) VoIP
5 4 (6.56%) DHCP
5 4 (6.56%) Skype
5 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.56%) VPN
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
6 3 (4.92%) VLAN
6 3 (4.92%) WLAN
7 2 (3.28%) Broadband
7 2 (3.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) MS Access
2 1 (1.64%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) JIRA
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
General
1 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Housing Association
4 3 (4.92%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 2 (3.28%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) IT Support
2 11 (18.03%) Support Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Technical Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Technical Support
2 11 (18.03%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) IT Manager
3 5 (8.20%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (6.56%) IT Technician
4 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Support Technician
4 4 (6.56%) Trainer
5 3 (4.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) e-Learning
3 7 (11.48%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.56%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.28%) NHS
7 2 (3.28%) NPfIT
7 2 (3.28%) User Experience
8 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.64%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.64%) Life Science
8 1 (1.64%) LIMS
8 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows 10
3 8 (13.11%) Android
3 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.20%) Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (22.95%) Project Management
3 10 (16.39%) ITIL
3 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
3 10 (16.39%) Project Delivery
4 8 (13.11%) B2B
4 8 (13.11%) Process Improvement
5 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (11.48%) DevOps
5 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.84%) Analytical Thinking
6 6 (9.84%) Business Case
6 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
7 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.20%) Time Management
8 4 (6.56%) Coaching
8 4 (6.56%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (6.56%) Matrix Management
8 4 (6.56%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.56%) Python
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) VBA
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) MCSA
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCP
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.64%) APMP
5 1 (1.64%) CAPM
5 1 (1.64%) HNC
5 1 (1.64%) HND
5 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 4 (6.56%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) COBIT
4 1 (1.64%) GLP
4 1 (1.64%) P3O
4 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) WSUS
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Citrix
3 8 (13.11%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) Sophos
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) Apple
6 2 (3.28%) Draytek
6 2 (3.28%) ESET
6 2 (3.28%) Google
6 2 (3.28%) Meraki
6 2 (3.28%) Nasuni
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle
6 2 (3.28%) Veeam
6 2 (3.28%) ZyXEL
7 1 (1.64%) Aruba
7 1 (1.64%) Freshdesk
7 1 (1.64%) iManage
7 1 (1.64%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.64%) Splunk