Period
to 24 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 112 84
Rank change year-on-year +38 -28 +44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 204 50 231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.75% 1.93% 3.50%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 44.25% 49.46%
Number of salaries quoted 104 45 192
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,100 £21,025
25th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £23,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £30,000 £32,672
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -8.18% +17.74%
75th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,636 £46,225
North West median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +37.10% +5.08%

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 374 113 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.88% 4.35% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 216 94 392
10th Percentile £24,500 £20,650 £22,000
25th Percentile £28,375 £25,000 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median % change year-on-year - +18.52% -10.00%
75th Percentile £52,500 £48,680 £42,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,343 £52,500
North West median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.06% +30.77% -7.14%

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 24 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 -3 5 - - 2
Altrincham - 5 £20,000 - 1
Bury - 5 £27,500 -
Stockport +6 4 £26,875 +11.98% 2
Oldham -3 2 £44,500 -1.40%
Rochdale - 2 £42,500 - 4
Cheadle - 2 £22,500 - 4
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 154 (75.49%) Microsoft
2 97 (47.55%) Social Skills
3 72 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 66 (32.35%) Retail
5 65 (31.86%) Line Management
6 60 (29.41%) Facilities Management
6 60 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
7 54 (26.47%) Management Information System
8 48 (23.53%) Information Security
9 47 (23.04%) Windows
10 41 (20.10%) CAFM
10 41 (20.10%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (14.22%) Microsoft 365
12 29 (14.22%) SLA
13 27 (13.24%) Project Management
13 27 (13.24%) Finance
14 26 (12.75%) Degree
15 25 (12.25%) Active Directory
16 22 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (10.78%) Project Delivery
17 21 (10.29%) Legal
18 20 (9.80%) Windows Server
18 20 (9.80%) Coaching
19 19 (9.31%) Windows 10
19 19 (9.31%) Self-Motivation
19 19 (9.31%) SQL
19 19 (9.31%) Maximo
20 18 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 17 (8.33%) QA

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 15 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.43%) CMS
3 6 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.96%) Drupal
5 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 60 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Maximo
2 7 (3.43%) C-CURE
3 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.22%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (6.86%) Power Platform
3 13 (6.37%) Azure
4 10 (4.90%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (3.92%) AWS
6 3 (1.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.49%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.92%) VPN
2 7 (3.43%) LAN
2 7 (3.43%) WAN
3 6 (2.94%) Firewall
3 6 (2.94%) VoIP
4 5 (2.45%) Internet
5 3 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.47%) DMZ
5 3 (1.47%) Softphone
5 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.98%) DHCP
6 2 (0.98%) DNS
6 2 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.86%) Power BI
2 9 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.94%) MySQL
3 6 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.96%) Tableau
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.98%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.49%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.49%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.94%) JIRA
2 3 (1.47%) Bower
2 3 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (47.55%) Social Skills
2 66 (32.35%) Retail
3 37 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (13.24%) Finance
5 21 (10.29%) Legal
6 15 (7.35%) Law
7 13 (6.37%) Organisational Skills
8 11 (5.39%) Influencing Skills
8 11 (5.39%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (4.90%) Marketing
10 6 (2.94%) Public Sector
11 5 (2.45%) Banking
11 5 (2.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.47%) Advertising
12 3 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.98%) Back Office
13 2 (0.98%) Billing
13 2 (0.98%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (23.04%) Analyst
2 21 (10.29%) Coordinator
3 19 (9.31%) Business Analyst
4 10 (4.90%) Help Desk Coordinator
4 10 (4.90%) IT Support
5 9 (4.41%) Administrator
5 9 (4.41%) Developer
5 9 (4.41%) IT Engineer
5 9 (4.41%) Support Engineer
5 9 (4.41%) Technical Manager
6 8 (3.92%) Graduate
6 8 (3.92%) Programme Manager
6 8 (3.92%) Service Desk Coordinator
7 7 (3.43%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (3.43%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (3.43%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.43%) Service Desk Engineer
7 7 (3.43%) Support Analyst
7 7 (3.43%) Technical Programme Manager
8 6 (2.94%) Customer Service Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.45%) CSS
2 4 (1.96%) HTML
2 4 (1.96%) Web Services
3 3 (1.47%) .NET
3 3 (1.47%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (1.47%) Laravel
3 3 (1.47%) Symfony
4 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.49%) jQuery
4 1 (0.49%) Node.js
4 1 (0.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.47%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.31%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.41%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.43%) CCTV
5 5 (2.45%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.45%) EPoS
6 4 (1.96%) BBC
6 4 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.98%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.98%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.98%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.49%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.49%) Life Science
9 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.04%) Windows
2 20 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.31%) Windows 10
4 9 (4.41%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.92%) Linux
6 7 (3.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.43%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.94%) Android
8 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.49%) AIX
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.49%) Unix
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.29%) Service Delivery
2 65 (31.86%) Line Management
3 60 (29.41%) Facilities Management
4 48 (23.53%) Information Security
5 41 (20.10%) CAFM
5 41 (20.10%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (13.24%) Project Management
7 22 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (10.78%) Project Delivery
8 20 (9.80%) Coaching
9 17 (8.33%) Performance Measurement
9 17 (8.33%) Time Management
10 16 (7.84%) Business Analysis
11 13 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.39%) Data Analysis
13 11 (5.39%) ERP
14 10 (4.90%) ITIL
14 10 (4.90%) PRINCE2
14 10 (4.90%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.31%) SQL
2 8 (3.92%) Java
3 6 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.45%) VBA
5 3 (1.47%) PHP
6 2 (0.98%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) C
7 1 (0.49%) C++
7 1 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) VBScript
7 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (12.75%) Degree
2 4 (1.96%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.49%) ACCA
4 1 (0.49%) APMG
4 1 (0.49%) CIMA
4 1 (0.49%) CIPD
4 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.49%) ECDL
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.49%) MCP
4 1 (0.49%) MCT
4 1 (0.49%) MOS
4 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.22%) SLA
2 17 (8.33%) QA
3 6 (2.94%) PMO
4 3 (1.47%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (12.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) SCCM
1 2 (0.98%) WSUS
2 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 154 (75.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.90%) Oracle
3 9 (4.41%) Cisco
4 7 (3.43%) VMware
5 6 (2.94%) HP
5 6 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.45%) Citrix
7 4 (1.96%) Google
8 3 (1.47%) Zend
9 2 (0.98%) Meraki
9 2 (0.98%) ProCurve
9 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.98%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.98%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.98%) Workday
10 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.49%) ConnectWise
10 1 (0.49%) Freshdesk
10 1 (0.49%) iManage
10 1 (0.49%) MobileIron