Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 73 79
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 377 405 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.83% 3.98% 4.00%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 43.41% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 333 322 339
South West median annual salary £30,000 £28,650 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% -1.21% +5.45%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,775 £19,250
90th Percentile £49,750 £52,500 £47,500
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 754 933 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.66% 9.16% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 615 630 722
South West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 +35 136 £30,000 - 42
Dorset -10 64 £27,000 +5.88% 15
Wiltshire -17 63 £32,500 +2.36% 13
Gloucestershire -30 46 £32,250 -0.77% 20
Somerset -6 34 £26,500 -19.73% 7
Devon -13 20 £33,000 +15.18% 11
Cornwall +28 12 £30,000 +33.33% 4
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 277 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 225 (59.68%) Windows
3 160 (42.44%) Office 365
4 149 (39.52%) Active Directory
5 90 (23.87%) Problem-Solving
6 84 (22.28%) Windows 10
7 70 (18.57%) Windows Server
8 65 (17.24%) Windows 7
9 62 (16.45%) Finance
10 53 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
11 50 (13.26%) VMware
12 46 (12.20%) Azure
12 46 (12.20%) ITIL
13 44 (11.67%) Security Cleared
14 40 (10.61%) Hyper-V
15 39 (10.34%) Degree
16 38 (10.08%) Public Sector
17 37 (9.81%) SharePoint
18 36 (9.55%) SQL
18 36 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
19 35 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (9.02%) SQL Server
20 34 (9.02%) MS Exchange
20 34 (9.02%) Self-Motivation
21 33 (8.75%) Project Management
21 33 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
22 32 (8.49%) Service Management
23 31 (8.22%) Fintech
23 31 (8.22%) Driving Licence

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 37 (9.81%) SharePoint
2 34 (9.02%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.31%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.39%) SAS
5 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.06%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.80%) CMS
9 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.53%) IIS
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 53 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (5.84%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.33%) InDesign
6 4 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (1.06%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.27%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.27%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Exchequer
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 160 (42.44%) Office 365
2 46 (12.20%) Azure
3 15 (3.98%) Power Platform
4 10 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.86%) AWS
7 5 (1.33%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.06%) Tricentis Tosca
9 3 (0.80%) GCP
9 3 (0.80%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.53%) SaaS
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.27%) IaaS
11 1 (0.27%) PaaS
11 1 (0.27%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Slack
11 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.96%) DNS
1 30 (7.96%) LAN
2 27 (7.16%) WAN
3 25 (6.63%) Firewall
4 21 (5.57%) DHCP
5 19 (5.04%) Skype
6 14 (3.71%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (3.71%) VPN
7 12 (3.18%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.18%) VLAN
8 10 (2.65%) Unified Communications
9 8 (2.12%) IPsec
10 6 (1.59%) SAN
11 5 (1.33%) VoIP
12 4 (1.06%) 4G
12 4 (1.06%) Broadband
12 4 (1.06%) Intranet
12 4 (1.06%) xDSL
13 3 (0.80%) Internet
13 3 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.98%) Power BI
3 4 (1.06%) GIS
3 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.06%) QGIS
4 3 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (0.80%) BigQuery
4 3 (0.80%) MS Access
5 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.27%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.06%) GCC
2 4 (1.06%) JIRA
2 4 (1.06%) NeoLoad
3 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.53%) GitLab
4 2 (0.53%) MSTest
4 2 (0.53%) NUnit
4 2 (0.53%) Subversion
4 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.27%) MSI
5 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 62 (16.45%) Finance
2 38 (10.08%) Public Sector
3 23 (6.10%) Marketing
4 19 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.51%) Law
6 16 (4.24%) Manufacturing
7 12 (3.18%) Electronics
8 8 (2.12%) Retail
9 7 (1.86%) Legal
10 4 (1.06%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Front Office
11 2 (0.53%) German Language
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Fire and Rescue
12 1 (0.27%) Military
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (29.18%) Analyst
2 59 (15.65%) Support Engineer
3 53 (14.06%) Service Analyst
4 48 (12.73%) IT Support
5 42 (11.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 41 (10.88%) Support Analyst
7 35 (9.28%) Technical Support
8 29 (7.69%) IT Engineer
9 28 (7.43%) 1st Line Support
10 23 (6.10%) Junior
11 22 (5.84%) IT Analyst
12 21 (5.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 20 (5.31%) IT Support Engineer
14 18 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (4.51%) Project Support Officer
15 17 (4.51%) Service Desk Support
15 17 (4.51%) Support Officer
15 17 (4.51%) Technical Analyst
15 17 (4.51%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.39%) CSS
2 7 (1.86%) HTML
3 6 (1.59%) HTML5
4 5 (1.33%) .NET
4 5 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.06%) PostGIS
6 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.80%) jQuery
6 3 (0.80%) WinForms
6 3 (0.80%) WPF
6 3 (0.80%) XML
7 2 (0.53%) .NET Core
7 2 (0.53%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (0.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.53%) REST
8 1 (0.27%) EDI
8 1 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.27%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.02%) Self-Motivation
2 31 (8.22%) Driving Licence
3 30 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.31%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.77%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.39%) iPad
7 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.86%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.33%) iPhone
9 4 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.06%) PKI
9 4 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.80%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.53%) CMDB
11 2 (0.53%) Handset
11 2 (0.53%) User Experience
11 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.27%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 225 (59.68%) Windows
2 84 (22.28%) Windows 10
3 70 (18.57%) Windows Server
4 65 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 36 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (4.77%) Linux
8 13 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.65%) Android
10 9 (2.39%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.12%) CentOS
12 4 (1.06%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.53%) Unix
15 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (23.87%) Problem-Solving
2 46 (12.20%) ITIL
3 35 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (8.75%) Project Management
5 32 (8.49%) Service Management
6 31 (8.22%) Fintech
7 29 (7.69%) Change Management
7 29 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 25 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (5.84%) Mentoring
10 21 (5.57%) CRM
10 21 (5.57%) Digital Marketing
11 20 (5.31%) PRINCE2
11 20 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (5.04%) Test Scripting
13 18 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 17 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.51%) Incident Management
14 17 (4.51%) Process Improvement
15 15 (3.98%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.55%) SQL
2 29 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.31%) C
4 15 (3.98%) C#
5 13 (3.45%) Python
6 9 (2.39%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.86%) Java
8 4 (1.06%) VB
9 3 (0.80%) R
9 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.80%) VBA
9 3 (0.80%) XAML
10 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) SOQL
10 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 39 (10.34%) Degree
3 33 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (5.84%) MCSA
5 21 (5.57%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.71%) MCSE
7 11 (2.92%) CEH
7 11 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.92%) ISEB
7 11 (2.92%) ISTQB
8 10 (2.65%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.39%) CCNA
9 9 (2.39%) MCP
10 8 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.86%) APMG
11 7 (1.86%) APMP
12 5 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.06%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.80%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.31%) SLA
2 11 (2.92%) PMO
3 4 (1.06%) QA
4 3 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.80%) GDPR
5 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) IEC 61131
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 149 (39.52%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.61%) Hyper-V
3 35 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.24%) XenApp
5 9 (2.39%) DFS Replication
6 5 (1.33%) vSphere
7 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.80%) Firmware
8 3 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (7.16%) SCCM
2 12 (3.18%) SCOM
3 11 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (2.92%) WSUS
4 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.06%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.06%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.80%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 277 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.26%) VMware
3 29 (7.69%) Apple
3 29 (7.69%) Cisco
4 23 (6.10%) Citrix
5 17 (4.51%) HP
5 17 (4.51%) SAP
6 14 (3.71%) Sage
7 11 (2.92%) Adobe
8 10 (2.65%) Juniper
9 9 (2.39%) IronPort
9 9 (2.39%) McAfee
9 9 (2.39%) Veeam
10 8 (2.12%) Google
10 8 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.86%) Dell
12 5 (1.33%) Symantec
12 5 (1.33%) Tableau
13 4 (1.06%) IBM
13 4 (1.06%) SolarWinds