Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 94 134
Rank change year-on-year -4 +40 -44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 85 172 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.71% 3.05% 2.37%
As % of the Applications category 46.45% 41.45% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 75 137 138
Median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% +30.84%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £49,751 £45,800 £52,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +20.37%

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 183 415 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.83% 7.36% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 150 329 484
Median annual salary £38,068 £35,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.77% -18.13% +35.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,950 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,375
North West median annual salary £36,500 £33,600 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.63% -10.40% +15.38%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Oldham +11 8 £33,769 -38.60% 1
Stockport +36 5 £24,000 +3.23% 1
Sale +11 5 £21,500 -52.22%
Salford +20 2 £38,636 -8.77%
Altrincham 0 1 £62,500 +177.78% 1
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 57 (67.06%) Microsoft
2 42 (49.41%) Windows
3 27 (31.76%) Project Management
4 25 (29.41%) Office 365
5 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
6 23 (27.06%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (24.71%) Microsoft Excel
8 20 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (22.35%) Windows Server
9 19 (22.35%) ITIL
10 17 (20.00%) Windows 10
11 16 (18.82%) e-Learning
12 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (17.65%) SharePoint
12 15 (17.65%) Degree
13 14 (16.47%) Firewall
13 14 (16.47%) Power Platform
14 13 (15.29%) Finance
14 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
14 13 (15.29%) LAN
14 13 (15.29%) Computer Science
14 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (14.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 12 (14.12%) WAN
15 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
16 11 (12.94%) Sophos
16 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
17 10 (11.76%) Project Delivery
17 10 (11.76%) Power BI
17 10 (11.76%) Linux

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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.06%) Confluence
4 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (14.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Office 365
2 14 (16.47%) Power Platform
3 10 (11.76%) Azure
4 9 (10.59%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (9.41%) AWS
6 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.35%) IaaS
6 2 (2.35%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.35%) SaaS
7 1 (1.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Firewall
2 13 (15.29%) LAN
3 12 (14.12%) WAN
4 10 (11.76%) DNS
5 8 (9.41%) VLAN
5 8 (9.41%) VPN
6 7 (8.24%) FTP
6 7 (8.24%) IPsec
6 7 (8.24%) SSL
6 7 (8.24%) WLAN
7 6 (7.06%) Skype
7 6 (7.06%) VoIP
8 4 (4.71%) DHCP
8 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.71%) Wireless
9 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.18%) IMAP
10 1 (1.18%) Modbus
10 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) Power BI
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.35%) MS Access
3 2 (2.35%) QlikView
3 2 (2.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) Selenium
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Electronics
2 7 (8.24%) Housing Association
3 6 (7.06%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Law
4 3 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) IT Support
3 12 (14.12%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.59%) IT Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Trainer
7 7 (8.24%) IT Manager
7 7 (8.24%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Team Leader
8 6 (7.06%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (7.06%) Graduate
8 6 (7.06%) IT Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 5 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (5.88%) IT Technician
9 5 (5.88%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.88%) Systems Support
9 5 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) HTML
2 5 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.71%) CSS
4 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.53%) jQuery
5 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.35%) React
6 1 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.06%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.82%) e-Learning
3 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.18%) Handset
7 1 (1.18%) Life Science
7 1 (1.18%) LIMS
7 1 (1.18%) NPfIT
7 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 42 (49.41%) Windows
2 19 (22.35%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.76%) Linux
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.35%) Unix
8 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.18%) Android
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Project Management
2 20 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (22.35%) ITIL
4 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (15.29%) Computer Science
6 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (11.76%) DevOps
7 10 (11.76%) Project Delivery
8 9 (10.59%) Analytical Thinking
8 9 (10.59%) Coaching
9 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.41%) CRM
9 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.41%) Storage Management
9 8 (9.41%) Time Management
10 7 (8.24%) Business Case
10 7 (8.24%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (7.06%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) Java
2 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.88%) C#
3 5 (5.88%) SQL
4 3 (3.53%) VBA
5 2 (2.35%) C
5 2 (2.35%) COBOL
5 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.35%) Python
5 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) MCSA
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (8.24%) MCITP
3 7 (8.24%) MCSE
4 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.35%) APMP
6 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.18%) CAPM
7 1 (1.18%) HNC
7 1 (1.18%) HND
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) COBIT
2 1 (1.18%) GLP
2 1 (1.18%) P3O
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.35%) Firmware
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) WSUS
2 4 (4.71%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) cPanel
3 1 (1.18%) Plesk
Vendors
1 57 (67.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Sophos
3 9 (10.59%) Cisco
3 9 (10.59%) Citrix
4 7 (8.24%) ZyXEL
5 5 (5.88%) Google
5 5 (5.88%) VMware
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle
7 3 (3.53%) Apple
7 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.53%) HP
7 3 (3.53%) McAfee
7 3 (3.53%) Meraki
7 3 (3.53%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.35%) Becrypt
8 2 (2.35%) Dell
8 2 (2.35%) Draytek
8 2 (2.35%) ESET
8 2 (2.35%) Remedy
8 2 (2.35%) Veeam