The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 64 49
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 161 130 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.10% 3.81% 5.38%
As % of the Applications category 32.07% 29.55% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 146 100 160
Median salary £35,000 £34,950 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.14% +27.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,450 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £40,150
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 502 440 562
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 12.79% 12.90% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 448 354 472
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +10.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Manchester

MS Office
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office in Manchester.

Salary trend for MS Office in Manchester

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Manchester

MS 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 MS Office within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -3 13 £28,250 +25.55%
Altrincham -4 9 £23,750 -34.02%
Stockport - 6 £23,000 - 3
Cheadle +10 5 £21,000 -23.63%
Salford -5 2 - - 3
Wigan - 2 £21,000 -
MS Office
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 191 (67.49%) Microsoft
2 143 (50.53%) MS Excel
3 140 (49.47%) Windows
4 90 (31.80%) Windows 7
5 75 (26.50%) ITIL
6 68 (24.03%) Active Directory
7 57 (20.14%) SharePoint
8 55 (19.43%) Degree
9 54 (19.08%) Citrix
10 51 (18.02%) Service Management
11 46 (16.25%) MS PowerPoint
12 44 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (15.55%) Windows Server
13 40 (14.13%) MS Exchange
14 39 (13.78%) Windows 10
15 37 (13.07%) SQL Server
16 36 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (12.37%) SLA
18 34 (12.01%) SQL
19 33 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (10.60%) Data Centre
21 29 (10.25%) VMware
22 28 (9.89%) TCP/IP
23 26 (9.19%) Office 365
23 26 (9.19%) FMCG
23 26 (9.19%) German Language
23 26 (9.19%) PRINCE2
23 26 (9.19%) Cisco
23 26 (9.19%) MOS
24 24 (8.48%) C#

MS 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 57 (20.14%) SharePoint
2 40 (14.13%) MS Exchange
3 21 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (7.42%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.77%) Apache
5 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.71%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) DNN
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) Site Server
8 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 143 (50.53%) MS Excel
2 46 (16.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (8.13%) MS Visio
4 19 (6.71%) Acrobat
5 17 (6.01%) Camtasia
5 17 (6.01%) Snagit
6 5 (1.77%) MS Project
7 2 (0.71%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.71%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (0.71%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (4.59%) SAP ERP
2 7 (2.47%) Visualfiles
3 4 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Magento
5 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.35%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.35%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.19%) Office 365
2 10 (3.53%) IaaS
2 10 (3.53%) PaaS
3 6 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.48%) VPN
3 23 (8.13%) LAN
4 21 (7.42%) WAN
5 20 (7.07%) Firewall
6 19 (6.71%) Skype
7 18 (6.36%) DNS
8 14 (4.95%) SAN
9 13 (4.59%) DHCP
9 13 (4.59%) VoIP
10 7 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (2.47%) Unified Communications
11 6 (2.12%) Network Security
11 6 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.77%) VLAN
13 4 (1.41%) Internet
14 3 (1.06%) Broadband
14 3 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.06%) DMZ
15 2 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.47%) MySQL
3 5 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (1.77%) Power BI
3 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.35%) MS Access
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 26 (9.19%) German Language
2 22 (7.77%) Finance
3 21 (7.42%) Marketing
4 20 (7.07%) Manufacturing
5 19 (6.71%) French Language
6 16 (5.65%) Advertising
7 12 (4.24%) Legal
8 11 (3.89%) Law
9 7 (2.47%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.41%) Electronics
10 4 (1.41%) Retail
11 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.35%) Automotive
12 1 (0.35%) Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (25.09%) Analyst
2 34 (12.01%) Support Engineer
3 31 (10.95%) Trainer
4 27 (9.54%) IT Support
5 26 (9.19%) IT Trainer
6 22 (7.77%) Service Analyst
6 22 (7.77%) Support Analyst
7 21 (7.42%) 1st Line Support
8 20 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (7.07%) IT Analyst
9 17 (6.01%) IT Manager
10 16 (5.65%) Developer
11 14 (4.95%) Coordinator
11 14 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (4.95%) Team Leader
12 13 (4.59%) ERP Trainer
12 13 (4.59%) IT Operations Manager
12 13 (4.59%) Operations Manager
12 13 (4.59%) SAP Trainer
12 13 (4.59%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.48%) .NET
2 14 (4.95%) HTML
3 13 (4.59%) CSS
4 10 (3.53%) jQuery
5 5 (1.77%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.41%) Web Services
6 4 (1.41%) XML
7 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.06%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.35%) ADO
9 1 (0.35%) COM
9 1 (0.35%) CSS3
9 1 (0.35%) Dapper ORM
9 1 (0.35%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.35%) HTML5
9 1 (0.35%) LAMP
9 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.60%) Data Centre
3 26 (9.19%) FMCG
4 17 (6.01%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.65%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.59%) Social Media
7 12 (4.24%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.83%) iSeries
9 7 (2.47%) CMDB
9 7 (2.47%) NHS
10 6 (2.12%) iPad
11 5 (1.77%) AS400
11 5 (1.77%) Clustering
11 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.41%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.41%) BYOD
12 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.41%) Fintech
12 4 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 140 (49.47%) Windows
2 90 (31.80%) Windows 7
3 44 (15.55%) Windows Server
4 39 (13.78%) Windows 10
5 36 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (6.36%) Linux
9 14 (4.95%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.89%) Windows 8
11 10 (3.53%) OpenVMS
11 10 (3.53%) Solaris
12 8 (2.83%) Unix
13 4 (1.41%) AIX
13 4 (1.41%) Android
14 2 (0.71%) CentOS
14 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (26.50%) ITIL
2 51 (18.02%) Service Management
3 33 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.19%) PRINCE2
5 22 (7.77%) Programme Management
6 20 (7.07%) CRM
6 20 (7.07%) ITSM
7 17 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (5.65%) Analytics
9 14 (4.95%) Data Protection
9 14 (4.95%) E-Commerce
9 14 (4.95%) High Availability
9 14 (4.95%) IT Strategy
9 14 (4.95%) Problem Management
10 13 (4.59%) ERP
10 13 (4.59%) Migration
10 13 (4.59%) Performance Management
11 12 (4.24%) Campaign Management
11 12 (4.24%) Marketing Strategy
11 12 (4.24%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.01%) SQL
2 24 (8.48%) C#
3 10 (3.53%) JavaScript
3 10 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.83%) VB.NET
5 7 (2.47%) C
5 7 (2.47%) PHP
6 5 (1.77%) RPG
6 5 (1.77%) RPG IV
7 4 (1.41%) VBA
8 2 (0.71%) Python
8 2 (0.71%) VBScript
9 1 (0.35%) R
9 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (19.43%) Degree
2 26 (9.19%) MOS
3 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.24%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.89%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.83%) MCP
7 6 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.12%) MCSE
8 5 (1.77%) ISEB
9 4 (1.41%) CCNA
9 4 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.41%) HND
9 4 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.06%) HNC
10 3 (1.06%) MCSA
11 2 (0.71%) MCITP
11 2 (0.71%) MCT
11 2 (0.71%) MCTS
12 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.37%) SLA
2 10 (3.53%) PMO
3 4 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.06%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (24.03%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.77%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.41%) vSphere
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.71%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (8.13%) SCCM
2 11 (3.89%) SCOrch
3 8 (2.83%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.35%) SCSM
5 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 191 (67.49%) Microsoft
2 54 (19.08%) Citrix
3 29 (10.25%) VMware
4 26 (9.19%) Cisco
5 22 (7.77%) iManage
6 21 (7.42%) Adobe
7 20 (7.07%) SAP
8 19 (6.71%) HP
9 13 (4.59%) CA
10 12 (4.24%) Dell
10 12 (4.24%) Intel Security
11 10 (3.53%) IBM
11 10 (3.53%) NetApp
12 9 (3.18%) AppSense
13 7 (2.47%) LexisNexis
14 6 (2.12%) Remedy
15 5 (1.77%) Apple
16 4 (1.41%) Computacenter
16 4 (1.41%) Snow
16 4 (1.41%) Symantec
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