Period
to 25 September 2020

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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 77 76
Rank change year-on-year -30 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 88 385 420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.71% 3.87% 4.02%
As % of the Applications category 47.57% 46.33% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 86 345 338
Median annual salary £35,763 £30,000 £28,650
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.21% +4.71% -1.21%
10th Percentile £22,313 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £54,250 £47,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +27.69% - -

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 185 831 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.69% 8.35% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 153 667 661
Median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +4.23%
10th Percentile £24,100 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,742 £55,250 £56,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.06% +5.33%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in the South West over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 2020. 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
Wiltshire +28 31 £37,500 +20.97% 6
Bristol -7 24 £40,803 +36.01% 14
Gloucestershire +33 12 £23,500 -30.88% 3
Devon +12 8 £35,513 +9.27% 6
Dorset -8 8 £30,000 -9.09% 6
Cornwall 0 3 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Somerset -3 2 £30,000 +13.21%
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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 74 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 54 (61.36%) Windows
3 53 (60.23%) Office 365
4 34 (38.64%) Windows Server
5 28 (31.82%) Windows 10
6 27 (30.68%) Active Directory
7 23 (26.14%) ITIL
8 22 (25.00%) VMware
9 21 (23.86%) SharePoint
10 19 (21.59%) MS Exchange
11 18 (20.45%) Firewall
12 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
12 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
12 17 (19.32%) Degree
13 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (17.05%) LAN
14 15 (17.05%) Cisco
15 14 (15.91%) SLA
15 14 (15.91%) SQL
15 14 (15.91%) Veeam
15 14 (15.91%) Mentoring
15 14 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (14.77%) Citrix
16 13 (14.77%) WAN
17 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
18 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving

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 21 (23.86%) SharePoint
2 19 (21.59%) MS Exchange
3 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.55%) Confluence
5 3 (3.41%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.41%) Maximo
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 53 (60.23%) Office 365
2 9 (10.23%) Azure
3 7 (7.95%) AWS
4 5 (5.68%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.68%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (5.68%) Serverless
5 4 (4.55%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.41%) IaaS
6 3 (3.41%) PaaS
6 3 (3.41%) SaaS
7 1 (1.14%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.14%) G Suite
7 1 (1.14%) GitHub
7 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.14%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) Firewall
2 15 (17.05%) LAN
3 13 (14.77%) WAN
4 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.95%) VPN
6 6 (6.82%) DHCP
7 5 (5.68%) DNS
8 3 (3.41%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.41%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.41%) Intranet
8 3 (3.41%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.41%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.41%) SAN
8 3 (3.41%) Skype
8 3 (3.41%) VoIP
8 3 (3.41%) WLAN
9 1 (1.14%) FTP
9 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.82%) MS Access
3 5 (5.68%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.41%) Power BI
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.14%) DB2
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.27%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.82%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.68%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Local Government
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Social Science
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Analyst
2 14 (15.91%) Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Support
4 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.82%) Business Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (5.68%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.68%) IT Support
8 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) CSS
2 1 (1.14%) EDI
2 1 (1.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) JSON
2 1 (1.14%) MDX
2 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.41%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.41%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.27%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) AS400
6 1 (1.14%) BBC
6 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) iSeries
6 1 (1.14%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (61.36%) Windows
2 34 (38.64%) Windows Server
3 28 (31.82%) Windows 10
4 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.82%) Linux
7 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.55%) Android
8 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (3.41%) HPUX
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.41%) Solaris
9 3 (3.41%) Unix
10 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) ITIL
2 14 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (15.91%) Mentoring
3 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.23%) Decision-Making
5 9 (10.23%) Project Management
6 7 (7.95%) Analytics
6 7 (7.95%) DevOps
6 7 (7.95%) Service Management
7 6 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.82%) Migration
7 6 (6.82%) Project Delivery
8 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.68%) ETL
8 5 (5.68%) Open Source
8 5 (5.68%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.68%) SOA
8 5 (5.68%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.95%) VB
4 3 (3.41%) Java
4 3 (3.41%) VBA
5 2 (2.27%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) PHP
6 1 (1.14%) RPG
6 1 (1.14%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.14%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Degree
1 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
1 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.68%) MCSE
4 4 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 4 (4.55%) CCNA
4 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.55%) MCSA
4 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.41%) HND
6 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.14%) CCENT
7 1 (1.14%) MCP
7 1 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.14%) OCA
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.14%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) GDPR
2 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 27 (30.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) XenApp
4 3 (3.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.41%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.14%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.00%) VMware
3 15 (17.05%) Cisco
4 14 (15.91%) Veeam
5 13 (14.77%) Citrix
6 5 (5.68%) Talend
7 4 (4.55%) HP
7 4 (4.55%) Meraki
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle
7 4 (4.55%) SAP
8 3 (3.41%) Apple
8 3 (3.41%) Dell
8 3 (3.41%) ESRI
8 3 (3.41%) IBM
8 3 (3.41%) McAfee
8 3 (3.41%) Zscaler
9 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.27%) Splunk
10 1 (1.14%) Aruba
10 1 (1.14%) Mitel