The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 65 49
Rank change year-on-year -22 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 237 225 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.44% 4.06% 5.23%
As % of the Applications category 45.58% 45.64% 45.44%
Number of salaries quoted 182 186 254
Median salary £26,500 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.62% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft 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 520 493 735
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.56% 8.90% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 404 411 538
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -2.94%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the North West

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the North West

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the North West

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -32 141 £27,000 -16.92% 16
Cheshire +11 74 £26,000 +10.63% 16
Merseyside -21 13 £26,500 -3.63% 3
Lancashire -9 7 £32,500 +23.80% 3
Cumbria -2 2 - -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 309 (64.92%) Microsoft
2 237 (49.79%) Windows
3 141 (29.62%) Active Directory
4 114 (23.95%) ITIL
5 108 (22.69%) Windows 7
6 105 (22.06%) Microsoft Excel
7 91 (19.12%) Windows Server
8 90 (18.91%) SQL
9 79 (16.60%) Citrix
9 79 (16.60%) Finance
10 75 (15.76%) MS Exchange
11 69 (14.50%) Degree
12 67 (14.08%) SharePoint
13 65 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
14 55 (11.55%) SLA
15 53 (11.13%) Office 365
16 52 (10.92%) Windows 10
17 50 (10.50%) SQL Server
18 49 (10.29%) Service Management
19 48 (10.08%) VMware
19 48 (10.08%) CRM
19 48 (10.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 47 (9.87%) .NET
20 47 (9.87%) SAP
21 46 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
22 45 (9.45%) MS Visio
22 45 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
23 44 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
24 43 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
25 42 (8.82%) Windows 8

Microsoft 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 75 (15.76%) MS Exchange
2 67 (14.08%) SharePoint
3 44 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (4.20%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.68%) Apache
8 7 (1.47%) IIS
9 5 (1.05%) CMS
9 5 (1.05%) WordPress
10 4 (0.84%) SAS
11 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.63%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.21%) DNN
13 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 105 (22.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (10.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 45 (9.45%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.89%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.26%) Acrobat
6 6 (1.26%) Camtasia
6 6 (1.26%) Snagit
7 5 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.42%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.42%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.21%) InDesign
10 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.52%) SAP ERP
2 10 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.68%) Visualfiles
4 6 (1.26%) Sage CRM
4 6 (1.26%) SAP EWM
5 5 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.63%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.63%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.42%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.42%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.21%) BPCS
9 1 (0.21%) Magento
9 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.13%) Office 365
2 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.84%) G Suite
4 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.42%) Google Drive
4 2 (0.42%) Mavenlink
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.09%) TCP/IP
2 28 (5.88%) LAN
3 26 (5.46%) WAN
4 24 (5.04%) Firewall
4 24 (5.04%) VPN
5 21 (4.41%) Skype
6 17 (3.57%) DNS
7 14 (2.94%) DHCP
7 14 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
8 13 (2.73%) Internet
9 10 (2.10%) SAN
10 7 (1.47%) Unified Communications
10 7 (1.47%) Wireless
11 6 (1.26%) VLAN
11 6 (1.26%) VoIP
12 5 (1.05%) Broadband
12 5 (1.05%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.63%) FTP
15 2 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 7 (1.47%) MySQL
6 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.05%) DTS
7 4 (0.84%) GIS
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.42%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.42%) QlikView
9 2 (0.42%) QualityStage
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Eclipse
1 4 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.42%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 79 (16.60%) Finance
2 35 (7.35%) Marketing
3 24 (5.04%) Legal
4 18 (3.78%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.36%) Advertising
5 16 (3.36%) Law
6 15 (3.15%) German Language
7 13 (2.73%) Banking
8 11 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.10%) French Language
10 6 (1.26%) Billing
10 6 (1.26%) Retail
11 5 (1.05%) Automotive
12 4 (0.84%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.63%) Publishing
14 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 159 (33.40%) Analyst
2 53 (11.13%) IT Support
3 52 (10.92%) Service Analyst
4 49 (10.29%) Support Engineer
5 44 (9.24%) 1st Line Support
6 42 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 39 (8.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 38 (7.98%) IT Analyst
9 36 (7.56%) Developer
10 26 (5.46%) Business Analyst
11 25 (5.25%) IT Support Analyst
12 24 (5.04%) Team Leader
13 22 (4.62%) IT Manager
14 20 (4.20%) IT Engineer
15 19 (3.99%) Desktop Support
15 19 (3.99%) IT Trainer
15 19 (3.99%) Trainer
16 17 (3.57%) Consultant
16 17 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
17 16 (3.36%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.87%) .NET
2 24 (5.04%) HTML
3 16 (3.36%) CSS
4 13 (2.73%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.73%) jQuery
5 11 (2.31%) XML
6 8 (1.68%) Ajax
7 6 (1.26%) IDoc
8 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.05%) HTML5
8 5 (1.05%) Web Services
9 3 (0.63%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.63%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (0.42%) CSS3
10 2 (0.42%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (0.42%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.42%) JSON
10 2 (0.42%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.88%) FMCG
3 21 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.36%) iPad
4 16 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.94%) CMDB
6 13 (2.73%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.73%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.52%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.31%) Digital Media
8 11 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.31%) Social Media
9 10 (2.10%) User Experience
10 9 (1.89%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.68%) AS400
11 8 (1.68%) iSeries
12 6 (1.26%) EPoS
13 4 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 237 (49.79%) Windows
2 108 (22.69%) Windows 7
3 91 (19.12%) Windows Server
4 52 (10.92%) Windows 10
5 46 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 30 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (3.99%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.89%) Linux
11 8 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.47%) Android
12 7 (1.47%) Unix
13 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.63%) AIX
15 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.21%) CentOS
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.21%) Solaris
16 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (23.95%) ITIL
2 49 (10.29%) Service Management
3 48 (10.08%) CRM
4 43 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (7.77%) Project Management
6 32 (6.72%) PRINCE2
7 28 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (5.46%) Change Management
8 26 (5.46%) Migration
9 25 (5.25%) ERP
10 24 (5.04%) E-Commerce
11 22 (4.62%) Service Delivery
12 20 (4.20%) Analytics
12 20 (4.20%) Business Analysis
12 20 (4.20%) Risk Management
13 19 (3.99%) Problem Management
13 19 (3.99%) SDLC
14 18 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (3.57%) Case Management
15 17 (3.57%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 90 (18.91%) SQL
2 39 (8.19%) C#
3 16 (3.36%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.52%) VB.NET
5 10 (2.10%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.10%) VB
6 9 (1.89%) PHP
7 8 (1.68%) RPG
7 8 (1.68%) RPG IV
8 5 (1.05%) C
8 5 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.84%) Java
9 4 (0.84%) VBA
9 4 (0.84%) VBScript
10 2 (0.42%) Python
11 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (14.50%) Degree
2 29 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.20%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.57%) MCP
5 17 (3.57%) MCSE
6 15 (3.15%) MOS
7 13 (2.73%) MCSA
8 11 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.47%) ISEB
11 4 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.84%) MCT
11 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.63%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.63%) PMP
13 2 (0.42%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (11.55%) SLA
2 14 (2.94%) PMO
3 10 (2.10%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.89%) QA
5 4 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 141 (29.62%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.83%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.31%) XenApp
5 8 (1.68%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) MDaemon
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (6.30%) SCCM
2 12 (2.52%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.63%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.42%) SCSM
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.21%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 309 (64.92%) Microsoft
2 79 (16.60%) Citrix
3 48 (10.08%) VMware
4 47 (9.87%) SAP
5 38 (7.98%) Cisco
6 19 (3.99%) Oracle
7 17 (3.57%) HP
8 15 (3.15%) iManage
9 12 (2.52%) CA
10 11 (2.31%) Adobe
10 11 (2.31%) Apple
10 11 (2.31%) IBM
11 10 (2.10%) Intel
12 9 (1.89%) AppSense
13 8 (1.68%) LexisNexis
13 8 (1.68%) Sage
14 7 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.47%) SonicWALL
15 6 (1.26%) Google
15 6 (1.26%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £15000 - £17250 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £20,124 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
National Museums Liverpool
Salary: £21,534 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
2M Holdings
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Salary Based on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum Dep' on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
2M Holdings
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £24,000 - £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Horizon Insolvency Software Development LTD
Salary: From £16,500 to £18,500 per annum (Subject to experience level)
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + £4,200 car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Cloudsource Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + car allowance
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: 25 days ago