The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 58 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 -14  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 245 244 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.00% 4.25% 5.37%
As % of the Applications category 32.49% 30.77% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 218 178 292
Median salary £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.64% +3.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,350 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £42,400
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 the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 754 793 1075
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 12.31% 13.80% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 654 621 868
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for MS Office in the North West

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in the North West

MS Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -2 161 £35,000 +0.14% 26
Cheshire -12 36 £19,849 -14.62% 13
Merseyside -4 27 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Lancashire -11 16 £27,000 +3.84% 3
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 343 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 262 (51.88%) MS Excel
3 243 (48.12%) Windows
4 131 (25.94%) ITIL
5 121 (23.96%) Active Directory
6 112 (22.18%) Windows 7
7 88 (17.43%) Windows Server
8 80 (15.84%) SharePoint
9 79 (15.64%) SQL
10 73 (14.46%) Service Management
11 71 (14.06%) SLA
11 71 (14.06%) Degree
12 69 (13.66%) MS PowerPoint
12 69 (13.66%) Citrix
12 69 (13.66%) Finance
13 66 (13.07%) MS Exchange
14 65 (12.87%) SQL Server
14 65 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
15 62 (12.28%) Office 365
16 61 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
17 58 (11.49%) PRINCE2
18 57 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 56 (11.09%) VMware
20 46 (9.11%) Windows 10
21 45 (8.91%) Data Centre
22 41 (8.12%) CRM
22 41 (8.12%) Cisco
23 39 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
24 37 (7.33%) Linux
24 37 (7.33%) SAP

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 80 (15.84%) SharePoint
2 66 (13.07%) MS Exchange
3 32 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (5.74%) Skype for Business
5 17 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (2.57%) IIS
7 12 (2.38%) Apache
8 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.59%) CMS
11 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.40%) SAS
11 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.40%) WordPress
12 1 (0.20%) DNN
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.20%) Site Server
12 1 (0.20%) Zimbra
Applications
1 262 (51.88%) MS Excel
2 69 (13.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (6.73%) MS Visio
4 19 (3.76%) Acrobat
5 18 (3.56%) Camtasia
6 17 (3.37%) Snagit
7 10 (1.98%) MS Project
8 4 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.40%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.40%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.20%) InDesign
10 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.57%) SAP ERP
3 11 (2.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (1.39%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.59%) Line 50
6 3 (0.59%) Magento
6 3 (0.59%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.40%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.20%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.28%) Office 365
2 19 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.56%) IaaS
3 18 (3.56%) PaaS
4 7 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.59%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.20%) G Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.53%) TCP/IP
2 28 (5.54%) DNS
3 27 (5.35%) LAN
3 27 (5.35%) Skype
3 27 (5.35%) VPN
4 26 (5.15%) Firewall
5 25 (4.95%) SAN
5 25 (4.95%) WAN
6 20 (3.96%) VoIP
7 19 (3.76%) DHCP
8 17 (3.37%) Internet
9 11 (2.18%) VLAN
9 11 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (1.78%) HTTP
10 9 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (1.39%) Intranet
11 7 (1.39%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.19%) Network Security
13 4 (0.79%) FTP
14 3 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.18%) MySQL
7 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.78%) Power BI
9 7 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.79%) GIS
12 3 (0.59%) DTS
12 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 2 (0.40%) MS Access
13 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.20%) DB2
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.20%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.58%) JIRA
3 5 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 69 (13.66%) Finance
2 29 (5.74%) Marketing
3 26 (5.15%) German Language
4 21 (4.16%) Manufacturing
5 20 (3.96%) Advertising
6 19 (3.76%) French Language
7 15 (2.97%) Legal
8 11 (2.18%) Law
9 10 (1.98%) Banking
9 10 (1.98%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.78%) Retail
11 4 (0.79%) Electronics
12 3 (0.59%) Billing
12 3 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.59%) Publishing
13 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 149 (29.50%) Analyst
2 63 (12.48%) IT Support
3 52 (10.30%) Support Engineer
4 42 (8.32%) Service Analyst
5 38 (7.52%) 1st Line Support
5 38 (7.52%) Support Analyst
6 37 (7.33%) IT Analyst
7 35 (6.93%) Trainer
8 33 (6.53%) Developer
9 29 (5.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 28 (5.54%) IT Engineer
10 28 (5.54%) IT Trainer
11 27 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
12 25 (4.95%) Help Desk Support
12 25 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
12 25 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
13 22 (4.36%) IT Manager
14 20 (3.96%) SQL Analyst
15 18 (3.56%) Desktop Support
15 18 (3.56%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.54%) .NET
2 18 (3.56%) HTML
3 16 (3.17%) CSS
3 16 (3.17%) jQuery
4 11 (2.18%) XML
5 9 (1.78%) Web Services
6 8 (1.58%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.99%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.59%) Ajax
8 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.59%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.40%) COM
10 1 (0.20%) ADO
10 1 (0.20%) HTML5
10 1 (0.20%) LAMP
10 1 (0.20%) OLE
10 1 (0.20%) WinForms
10 1 (0.20%) XHTML
10 1 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 31 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 30 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 28 (5.54%) FMCG
5 28 (5.54%) iPad
6 15 (2.97%) Fat Client
6 15 (2.97%) Thin Client
7 14 (2.77%) Private Cloud
8 13 (2.57%) NHS
8 13 (2.57%) Social Media
9 12 (2.38%) Digital Media
9 12 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.58%) BYOD
11 8 (1.58%) iSeries
12 6 (1.19%) CMDB
13 5 (0.99%) AS400
13 5 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 243 (48.12%) Windows
2 112 (22.18%) Windows 7
3 88 (17.43%) Windows Server
4 57 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (9.11%) Windows 10
6 37 (7.33%) Linux
7 31 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (4.75%) Windows XP
10 22 (4.36%) Windows 8
11 16 (3.17%) OpenVMS
11 16 (3.17%) Solaris
12 12 (2.38%) Android
12 12 (2.38%) Unix
13 9 (1.78%) CentOS
14 7 (1.39%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.99%) VMS
17 4 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (25.94%) ITIL
2 73 (14.46%) Service Management
3 61 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (11.49%) PRINCE2
5 41 (8.12%) CRM
6 32 (6.34%) Programme Management
7 30 (5.94%) ITSM
8 27 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (5.35%) SDLC
9 26 (5.15%) Project Management
10 25 (4.95%) Data Protection
11 23 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (4.36%) Service Delivery
13 20 (3.96%) ERP
13 20 (3.96%) Migration
14 19 (3.76%) Case Management
14 19 (3.76%) Data Architecture
14 19 (3.76%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (3.56%) Change Management
16 17 (3.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 79 (15.64%) SQL
2 30 (5.94%) C#
3 29 (5.74%) PowerShell
4 20 (3.96%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.97%) C
6 10 (1.98%) Python
7 9 (1.78%) PHP
8 8 (1.58%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.39%) VBA
10 5 (0.99%) RPG
10 5 (0.99%) RPG IV
11 3 (0.59%) VB
12 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.40%) VBScript
13 1 (0.20%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) Delphi
13 1 (0.20%) Pascal
13 1 (0.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (14.06%) Degree
2 28 (5.54%) MOS
3 22 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.56%) MCP
5 16 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.97%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.38%) ISEB
8 8 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.58%) MCSE
9 6 (1.19%) CCNA
9 6 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.99%) HND
10 5 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.79%) MCSA
12 3 (0.59%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.59%) HNC
12 3 (0.59%) MCITP
12 3 (0.59%) MCTS
13 2 (0.40%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (14.06%) SLA
2 15 (2.97%) PMO
3 11 (2.18%) QA
4 6 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.59%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) GMP
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 121 (23.96%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.13%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (0.99%) vSphere
5 5 (0.99%) XenApp
6 4 (0.79%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.20%) MDaemon
8 1 (0.20%) NDS
8 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (6.53%) SCCM
2 15 (2.97%) SCOrch
3 12 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.19%) SCVMM
5 5 (0.99%) SCOM
6 3 (0.59%) PaperCut
7 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.40%) WSUS
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.20%) MobiControl
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.20%) Puppet
8 1 (0.20%) SCSM
8 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 343 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.66%) Citrix
3 56 (11.09%) VMware
4 41 (8.12%) Cisco
5 37 (7.33%) SAP
6 26 (5.15%) Adobe
7 22 (4.36%) HP
7 22 (4.36%) iManage
8 17 (3.37%) NetApp
9 16 (3.17%) Oracle
10 14 (2.77%) Intel
10 14 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (2.57%) CA
12 12 (2.38%) Dell
12 12 (2.38%) Intel Security
13 10 (1.98%) IBM
14 9 (1.78%) AppSense
14 9 (1.78%) Remedy
15 8 (1.58%) Avaya
16 7 (1.39%) LexisNexis
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