Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 68 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 404 445 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.06% 4.35% 4.83%
As % of the Applications category 39.26% 49.89% 48.56%
Number of salaries quoted 312 347 441
South West median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -3.51%
10th Percentile £19,525 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £46,000 £54,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 the South West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,029 892 1,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.34% 8.72% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 599 696 870
South West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £47,500 £54,375
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the South West

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the South West

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the South West over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the South West

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Bristol -2 102 £30,000 -1.64% 31
Dorset +41 81 £27,000 +14.89% 15
Wiltshire -9 68 £33,750 +29.81% 13
Gloucestershire -3 57 £30,000 +20.00% 6
Somerset +10 49 £37,500 +13.64% 5
Devon +23 34 £28,650 +30.23% 12
Cornwall -15 1 £22,500 -5.26% 4
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 284 (70.30%) Microsoft
2 154 (38.12%) Windows
3 99 (24.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 96 (23.76%) Active Directory
5 82 (20.30%) ITIL
6 80 (19.80%) Finance
7 79 (19.55%) Office 365
8 78 (19.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 76 (18.81%) SharePoint
10 65 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
10 65 (16.09%) Windows Server
10 65 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (15.84%) PRINCE2
12 60 (14.85%) Degree
13 55 (13.61%) Windows 7
14 54 (13.37%) Security Cleared
15 50 (12.38%) Microsoft Project
16 49 (12.13%) Project Management
17 46 (11.39%) MS Visio
17 46 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (10.64%) SQL
19 42 (10.40%) Service Delivery
20 40 (9.90%) Marketing
20 40 (9.90%) PMO
21 38 (9.41%) Windows 10
22 37 (9.16%) TCP/IP
23 36 (8.91%) JavaScript
24 35 (8.66%) HTML
25 31 (7.67%) VMware
26 29 (7.18%) Service Management

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 76 (18.81%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.93%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.70%) Skype for Business
4 15 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.48%) CMS
6 7 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.99%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.99%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.50%) Apache
9 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.25%) IIS
10 1 (0.25%) JBoss
10 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 99 (24.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (19.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 50 (12.38%) Microsoft Project
4 46 (11.39%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.48%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.50%) Revit
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.25%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.25%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 79 (19.55%) Office 365
2 19 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.49%) Basecamp
5 5 (1.24%) SaaS
6 3 (0.74%) IaaS
7 2 (0.50%) G Suite
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) GitHub
8 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.16%) TCP/IP
2 21 (5.20%) Firewall
3 19 (4.70%) Skype
4 14 (3.47%) DNS
5 13 (3.22%) DHCP
5 13 (3.22%) Wireless
6 12 (2.97%) VoIP
7 11 (2.72%) VPN
8 10 (2.48%) LAN
9 8 (1.98%) Network Security
10 7 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (1.73%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.49%) ADSL
11 6 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.24%) Internet
12 5 (1.24%) PBX
12 5 (1.24%) WAN
13 3 (0.74%) PABX
14 2 (0.50%) SAN
14 2 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.49%) Power BI
4 2 (0.50%) Big Data
4 2 (0.50%) MS Access
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) EDMS
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.25%) QlikView
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.47%) JIRA
2 12 (2.97%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.99%) GCC
4 4 (0.99%) MSI
5 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Hudson
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.25%) Polyspace
5 1 (0.25%) TestRail
5 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 80 (19.80%) Finance
2 40 (9.90%) Marketing
3 17 (4.21%) Retail
4 14 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.22%) German Language
6 12 (2.97%) Mandarin Language
7 11 (2.72%) Legal
8 9 (2.23%) Billing
9 7 (1.73%) Electronics
9 7 (1.73%) Military
10 5 (1.24%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.99%) Law
12 2 (0.50%) Advertising
12 2 (0.50%) Banking
13 1 (0.25%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) Georgian Language
13 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
13 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (29.95%) Analyst
2 61 (15.10%) IT Support
3 49 (12.13%) IT Engineer
4 48 (11.88%) Support Engineer
5 33 (8.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 32 (7.92%) IT Analyst
7 30 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (6.93%) Support Analyst
9 26 (6.44%) PMO Analyst
10 24 (5.94%) Project Manager
11 23 (5.69%) Business Analyst
11 23 (5.69%) Service Analyst
12 21 (5.20%) Administrator
12 21 (5.20%) IT Support Analyst
13 20 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 20 (4.95%) Developer
14 19 (4.70%) Desktop Support
15 18 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
15 18 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
16 17 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.66%) HTML
2 25 (6.19%) XML
3 17 (4.21%) CSS
4 16 (3.96%) jQuery
5 11 (2.72%) .NET
5 11 (2.72%) HTML5
6 8 (1.98%) Web Services
7 6 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.49%) XSL
8 5 (1.24%) Ajax
8 5 (1.24%) JSON
9 3 (0.74%) EDI
9 3 (0.74%) RESTful
10 2 (0.50%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.50%) WAP
11 1 (0.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (0.25%) CGI
11 1 (0.25%) COM
11 1 (0.25%) LDAP
11 1 (0.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.18%) Driving Licence
3 26 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.97%) Fat Client
4 12 (2.97%) Thin Client
4 12 (2.97%) User Experience
5 11 (2.72%) iPad
5 11 (2.72%) NHS
6 10 (2.48%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.49%) iPhone
7 6 (1.49%) Social Media
8 5 (1.24%) Handset
9 4 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.74%) Fintech
10 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 154 (38.12%) Windows
2 65 (16.09%) Windows Server
3 55 (13.61%) Windows 7
4 38 (9.41%) Windows 10
5 21 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (4.21%) Windows 8
8 15 (3.71%) Linux
9 13 (3.22%) Android
10 12 (2.97%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.49%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.24%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.25%) AIX
15 1 (0.25%) LynxOS
15 1 (0.25%) Solaris
15 1 (0.25%) Unix
15 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (20.30%) ITIL
2 65 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (15.84%) PRINCE2
4 49 (12.13%) Project Management
5 46 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (10.40%) Service Delivery
7 29 (7.18%) Service Management
8 25 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (5.69%) Incident Management
10 21 (5.20%) Business Analysis
10 21 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (4.46%) Change Management
11 18 (4.46%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.46%) Line Management
11 18 (4.46%) Time Management
12 17 (4.21%) Software Engineering
13 16 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (3.96%) Data Analysis
13 16 (3.96%) Systems Engineering
14 15 (3.71%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.64%) SQL
2 36 (8.91%) JavaScript
3 26 (6.44%) C
4 17 (4.21%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.48%) C++
5 10 (2.48%) Java
5 10 (2.48%) VB
6 8 (1.98%) C#
7 6 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.74%) Delphi
9 3 (0.74%) Embedded C
9 3 (0.74%) Embedded C++
9 3 (0.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.25%) Fortran
10 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.25%) Python
10 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (14.85%) Degree
2 54 (13.37%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.68%) SC Cleared
4 26 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (4.21%) DV Cleared
7 15 (3.71%) PMP
8 12 (2.97%) ISEB
9 11 (2.72%) MCSE
10 10 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.48%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.73%) MCSA
12 6 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
12 6 (1.49%) MCP
13 5 (1.24%) CEH
13 5 (1.24%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.99%) MCDST
15 3 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (0.74%) MCPD
16 2 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.90%) PMO
2 19 (4.70%) SLA
3 12 (2.97%) QA
4 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.25%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.25%) GDPR
7 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 96 (23.76%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.98%) BitLocker
4 8 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.49%) XenApp
6 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (4.21%) SCCM
2 8 (1.98%) SCVMM
3 6 (1.49%) SCOM
4 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.99%) PTC Integrity
5 4 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.50%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.50%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.50%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.50%) SCSM
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.25%) Netcool
7 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 284 (70.30%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.67%) VMware
3 26 (6.44%) Citrix
4 17 (4.21%) HP
5 16 (3.96%) Apple
6 12 (2.97%) Intel
7 11 (2.72%) Adobe
7 11 (2.72%) McAfee
8 9 (2.23%) Mitel
8 9 (2.23%) Remedy
9 8 (1.98%) Symantec
10 6 (1.49%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.49%) LANSA
10 6 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.49%) SAP
11 5 (1.24%) Interwoven
11 5 (1.24%) Oracle
11 5 (1.24%) Red Box
12 4 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.99%) Xamarin