Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 102 97
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 125 132 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.38% 2.70% 3.11%
As % of the Applications category 53.88% 43.28% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 91 89 163
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,950 £20,775
25th Percentile £26,875 £25,750 £26,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.67% -14.29% +29.63%
75th Percentile £49,689 £40,250 £44,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £47,500 £51,750
North West median annual salary £34,229 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.22% -12.86% +25.00%

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 232 305 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.28% 6.23% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 167 230 441
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,725 £21,250
25th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +28.13%
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +8 8 £32,500 - 1
Stockport +27 5 £60,500 +40.70% 5
Sale +11 5 £21,500 -52.22%
Altrincham 0 3 £47,500 +133.30% 2
Wigan - 2 - - 1
Cheadle +7 1 - -
Bolton -1 1 - -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 98 (78.40%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.00%) Windows
3 43 (34.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 40 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (30.40%) Microsoft 365
6 32 (25.60%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (24.00%) Project Management
8 29 (23.20%) Finance
8 29 (23.20%) Active Directory
9 25 (20.00%) Time Management
10 24 (19.20%) Windows Server
11 23 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (17.60%) Degree
12 22 (17.60%) AWS
13 21 (16.80%) Azure
14 20 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
14 20 (16.00%) Power Platform
15 16 (12.80%) Power BI
15 16 (12.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
16 15 (12.00%) Requirements Gathering
17 14 (11.20%) Coaching
17 14 (11.20%) e-Learning
17 14 (11.20%) Service Delivery
18 13 (10.40%) Firewall
18 13 (10.40%) CRM
18 13 (10.40%) ITIL
19 12 (9.60%) Linux
19 12 (9.60%) SaaS

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 (6.40%) MS Exchange
1 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.40%) Confluence
2 3 (2.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (34.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (12.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (8.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.40%) C-CURE
3 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.60%) iTrent
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.40%) Microsoft 365
2 22 (17.60%) AWS
3 21 (16.80%) Azure
4 20 (16.00%) Power Platform
5 12 (9.60%) SaaS
6 6 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.80%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.80%) IaaS
7 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.40%) Firewall
2 7 (5.60%) DNS
2 7 (5.60%) LAN
2 7 (5.60%) VLAN
2 7 (5.60%) VPN
3 6 (4.80%) FTP
3 6 (4.80%) IPsec
3 6 (4.80%) SSL
3 6 (4.80%) WAN
3 6 (4.80%) WLAN
4 3 (2.40%) Skype
4 3 (2.40%) VoIP
5 2 (1.60%) Intranet
5 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.80%) DSL
6 1 (0.80%) POP3
6 1 (0.80%) SMTP
6 1 (0.80%) Softphone
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) Power BI
2 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.00%) MySQL
4 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.60%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.20%) QlikView
6 4 (3.20%) Tableau
7 2 (1.60%) MS Access
8 1 (0.80%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) JIRA
2 2 (1.60%) Selenium
3 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (23.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.80%) Electronics
4 5 (4.00%) Law
5 4 (3.20%) Marketing
6 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.60%) Billing
7 2 (1.60%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.60%) Housing Association
7 2 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.60%) Local Government
7 2 (1.60%) Retail
8 1 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.80%) Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (25.60%) Analyst
2 16 (12.80%) Business Analyst
3 11 (8.80%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (8.80%) Trainer
4 10 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) IT Support
4 10 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 9 (7.20%) Graduate
5 9 (7.20%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.80%) Administrator
7 6 (4.80%) Cloud Specialist
7 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (4.00%) IT Technician
8 5 (4.00%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Support
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) .NET
2 9 (7.20%) HTML
3 7 (5.60%) CSS
3 7 (5.60%) jQuery
4 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.40%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.40%) Node.js
5 3 (2.40%) React
5 3 (2.40%) XML
6 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.80%) COM
7 1 (0.80%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.60%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (11.20%) e-Learning
4 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (2.40%) CCTV
7 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.80%) Handset
8 1 (0.80%) iPad
8 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.00%) Windows
2 24 (19.20%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.60%) Linux
3 12 (9.60%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.40%) Unix
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.80%) CentOS
7 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (24.00%) Project Management
3 25 (20.00%) Time Management
4 23 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 15 (12.00%) Requirements Gathering
6 14 (11.20%) Coaching
6 14 (11.20%) Service Delivery
7 13 (10.40%) CRM
7 13 (10.40%) ITIL
8 12 (9.60%) Business Analysis
9 10 (8.00%) ERP
9 10 (8.00%) Server Management
10 9 (7.20%) Change Management
10 9 (7.20%) Line Management
10 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.20%) Workshop Facilitation
11 8 (6.40%) Migration
11 8 (6.40%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.00%) SQL
2 9 (7.20%) Java
3 8 (6.40%) C#
4 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.60%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.20%) C
6 3 (2.40%) COBOL
6 3 (2.40%) Python
7 2 (1.60%) VBA
8 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (17.60%) Degree
2 6 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.80%) MCITP
2 6 (4.80%) MCSA
2 6 (4.80%) MCSE
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.40%) ACCA
4 3 (2.40%) CIMA
4 3 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.80%) APMP
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB
5 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (23.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.60%) Firmware
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) WSUS
2 3 (2.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.80%) cPanel
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.80%) Plesk
Vendors
1 98 (78.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle
3 8 (6.40%) Cisco
4 7 (5.60%) Sophos
5 6 (4.80%) ZyXEL
6 5 (4.00%) Google
6 5 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.20%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.20%) Cognos
7 4 (3.20%) HP
7 4 (3.20%) SAP
8 3 (2.40%) Apple
8 3 (2.40%) Citrix
9 2 (1.60%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.60%) Dell
9 2 (1.60%) McAfee
9 2 (1.60%) Meraki
9 2 (1.60%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.60%) Remedy
9 2 (1.60%) Workday