Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 124 101
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 160 169 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.02% 2.59% 3.32%
As % of the Applications category 40.40% 29.49% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 146 219
Manchester median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +27.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £21,100 £20,625 £19,200
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,625 £45,250
North West median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +16.07% -6.67%

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 396 573 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.47% 8.79% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 304 492 449
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46% -6.47%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,775 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £53,150
North West median annual salary £33,500 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -12.99% +18.46% -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 25 February 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 25 February 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
Altrincham +19 8 £21,430 -4.76% 7
Salford -5 5 £38,000 +58.33% 1
Stockport -15 4 £23,250 -18.42% 6
Bolton -16 4 £33,750 -3.57% 3
Bury -3 2 £22,750 -43.13% 2
Cheadle -6 2 £45,000 +95.65% 2
Oldham -3 1 - - 1
Sale - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 111 (69.38%) Microsoft
2 73 (45.63%) Windows
3 67 (41.88%) Office 365
4 53 (33.13%) Active Directory
4 53 (33.13%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (28.75%) SQL
7 40 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 39 (24.38%) ITIL
9 36 (22.50%) Windows 10
10 33 (20.63%) Coaching
11 32 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 31 (19.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (18.75%) Azure
14 27 (16.88%) MS Exchange
15 26 (16.25%) VMware
15 26 (16.25%) JIRA
16 24 (15.00%) Test Automation
17 23 (14.38%) Management Information System
17 23 (14.38%) Project Management
18 21 (13.13%) Scrum
18 21 (13.13%) Windows 7
18 21 (13.13%) Self-Motivation
19 20 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 20 (12.50%) Software Testing
19 20 (12.50%) Finance
20 19 (11.88%) Service Management
20 19 (11.88%) Service Delivery
20 19 (11.88%) Change Management
20 19 (11.88%) SharePoint

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 27 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.88%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (8.13%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.75%) Confluence
6 4 (2.50%) Drupal
7 2 (1.25%) IIS
7 2 (1.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (10.63%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 67 (41.88%) Office 365
2 30 (18.75%) Azure
3 9 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.75%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.88%) AWS
5 3 (1.88%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.25%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.25%) SaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) AdWords
7 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.63%) DHCP
1 17 (10.63%) DNS
2 13 (8.13%) Skype
3 12 (7.50%) VPN
4 10 (6.25%) Firewall
5 9 (5.63%) Internet
5 9 (5.63%) Wireless
6 8 (5.00%) NetScaler
7 6 (3.75%) LAN
7 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.75%) Unified Communications
8 5 (3.13%) PBX
8 5 (3.13%) SAN
9 4 (2.50%) Intranet
9 4 (2.50%) WAN
10 3 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.25%) VLAN
12 1 (0.63%) VoIP
12 1 (0.63%) WebEx
12 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (1.88%) MySQL
2 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.25%) Base SAS
3 2 (1.25%) OLAP
3 2 (1.25%) Power BI
3 2 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.63%) Mixpanel
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (16.25%) JIRA
2 17 (10.63%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.63%) Selenium
2 17 (10.63%) SoapUI
2 17 (10.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.88%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.25%) MSI
6 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq
General
1 20 (12.50%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Banking
3 16 (10.00%) Law
4 15 (9.38%) Legal
5 6 (3.75%) Marketing
6 5 (3.13%) Retail
7 4 (2.50%) Billing
8 2 (1.25%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (33.75%) Analyst
2 21 (13.13%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 17 (10.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 17 (10.63%) Senior Test Analyst
5 15 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 14 (8.75%) Developer
7 12 (7.50%) IT Support
8 9 (5.63%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Help Desk Support
8 9 (5.63%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (1.88%) CakePHP
2 3 (1.88%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (1.88%) CSS
2 3 (1.88%) HTML
2 3 (1.88%) LAMP
2 3 (1.88%) Laravel
2 3 (1.88%) Symfony
2 3 (1.88%) Web Services
2 3 (1.88%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.38%) Management Information System
2 21 (13.13%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 8 (5.00%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.75%) User Experience
7 5 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.50%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.88%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.88%) New Media
9 3 (1.88%) PMI
9 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.25%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.25%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.63%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.63%) Robotics
11 1 (0.63%) Social Media
11 1 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 73 (45.63%) Windows
2 36 (22.50%) Windows 10
3 21 (13.13%) Windows 7
4 16 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.38%) Linux
7 7 (4.38%) Unix
8 4 (2.50%) Android
8 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.88%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.13%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (24.38%) ITIL
4 33 (20.63%) Coaching
5 32 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 31 (19.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 23 (14.38%) Project Management
9 21 (13.13%) Scrum
10 20 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 19 (11.88%) Change Management
11 19 (11.88%) Service Delivery
11 19 (11.88%) Service Management
11 19 (11.88%) Time Management
12 18 (11.25%) E-Commerce
12 18 (11.25%) Sprint Retrospective
13 17 (10.63%) BDD
13 17 (10.63%) Defect Tracking
13 17 (10.63%) Exploratory Testing
13 17 (10.63%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.75%) SQL
2 8 (5.00%) C
3 7 (4.38%) COBOL
3 7 (4.38%) Java
3 7 (4.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) Degree
2 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) IIBA
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) MCTS
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (1.88%) GDPR
2 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 53 (33.13%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.25%) vSphere
4 10 (6.25%) XenApp
5 9 (5.63%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) SCCM
2 8 (5.00%) XenMobile
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.13%) SCOM
5 4 (2.50%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.88%) HP ALM
7 2 (1.25%) Sysprep
7 2 (1.25%) WSUS
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.63%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.63%) SCSM
8 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 111 (69.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.25%) VMware
3 19 (11.88%) Citrix
4 17 (10.63%) Cisco
4 17 (10.63%) FIS
4 17 (10.63%) WorldPay
5 9 (5.63%) iManage
5 9 (5.63%) ServiceNow
6 8 (5.00%) Actuate
7 7 (4.38%) Apple
8 5 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.13%) HP
8 5 (3.13%) Sonus
9 4 (2.50%) Genesys
9 4 (2.50%) Proofpoint
9 4 (2.50%) Symantec
9 4 (2.50%) Veeam
10 3 (1.88%) Dell
10 3 (1.88%) EMC
10 3 (1.88%) Zend