Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 70 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 430 444 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.05% 4.35% 4.24%
As % of the Applications category 50.06% 49.66% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 305 386 381
South West median annual salary £25,000 £28,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.28% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £48,750
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 859 894 1,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.09% 8.75% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 613 755 871
South West median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% - -
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -30 112 £25,000 -24.24% 20
Wiltshire -18 85 £32,500 +30.00% 7
Dorset -13 52 £22,000 -15.38% 16
Somerset +18 46 £28,250 -19.29% 10
Gloucestershire +10 40 £24,500 -2.00% 7
Devon +5 25 £28,000 -15.25% 7
Cornwall -10 23 £20,000 -18.37% 3
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 308 (71.63%) Microsoft
2 212 (49.30%) Windows
3 133 (30.93%) Active Directory
4 122 (28.37%) Office 365
5 113 (26.28%) ITIL
6 102 (23.72%) Windows Server
7 95 (22.09%) Security Cleared
8 93 (21.63%) Windows 7
9 84 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
10 70 (16.28%) SharePoint
11 63 (14.65%) Finance
11 63 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
12 61 (14.19%) Degree
13 59 (13.72%) Windows 10
14 58 (13.49%) Microsoft Excel
15 57 (13.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 55 (12.79%) Firewall
17 53 (12.33%) SQL Server
17 53 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 52 (12.09%) MS Exchange
19 51 (11.86%) VMware
20 50 (11.63%) Change Management
21 48 (11.16%) Project Management
22 44 (10.23%) SQL
23 43 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
23 43 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
24 42 (9.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
25 41 (9.53%) Hyper-V
26 40 (9.30%) PRINCE2
27 39 (9.07%) Windows 8

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 70 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 52 (12.09%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.40%) Confluence
6 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.16%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (13.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (9.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (6.05%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (4.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.47%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.23%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 122 (28.37%) Office 365
2 43 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.40%) OneDrive
5 5 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) GitHub
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.79%) Firewall
2 33 (7.67%) WAN
3 28 (6.51%) TCP/IP
4 23 (5.35%) Network Security
5 22 (5.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (4.88%) LAN
7 14 (3.26%) DHCP
7 14 (3.26%) DNS
7 14 (3.26%) SAN
8 13 (3.02%) VLAN
9 11 (2.56%) Internet
9 11 (2.56%) VPN
10 10 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (2.33%) Wireless
11 6 (1.40%) SMTP
11 6 (1.40%) X.400
12 5 (1.16%) Skype
13 4 (0.93%) SSL
13 4 (0.93%) VoIP
14 3 (0.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.79%) MySQL
3 10 (2.33%) Power BI
4 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.93%) MS Access
7 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (0.70%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.70%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.47%) Big Data
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.23%) QlikView
9 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.23%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (2.79%) JIRA
2 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.70%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.70%) MSI
3 3 (0.70%) Toad
4 2 (0.47%) GCC
4 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.23%) PVCS
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) TestRail
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.23%) WiX
General
1 63 (14.65%) Finance
2 25 (5.81%) Marketing
3 22 (5.12%) Law
4 19 (4.42%) Legal
5 11 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.63%) Banking
6 7 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.40%) Retail
8 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.70%) Advertising
9 3 (0.70%) Electronics
9 3 (0.70%) French Language
10 2 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 140 (32.56%) Analyst
2 66 (15.35%) IT Support
3 65 (15.12%) Support Engineer
4 55 (12.79%) Service Analyst
5 49 (11.40%) Service Desk Analyst
6 42 (9.77%) Support Analyst
7 41 (9.53%) IT Analyst
7 41 (9.53%) IT Engineer
8 39 (9.07%) 2nd Line Support
9 34 (7.91%) IT Support Analyst
10 33 (7.67%) IT Support Engineer
11 30 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (6.51%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 28 (6.51%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
13 26 (6.05%) IT Technician
14 24 (5.58%) Service Desk Support
15 23 (5.35%) Cloud Engineer
15 23 (5.35%) Security Analyst
16 22 (5.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (5.12%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.14%) Web Services
2 8 (1.86%) XML
3 7 (1.63%) .NET
4 6 (1.40%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.40%) jQuery
4 6 (1.40%) JSON
4 6 (1.40%) LAMP
5 4 (0.93%) REST
6 3 (0.70%) Ajax
6 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.70%) CSS
6 3 (0.70%) HTML
6 3 (0.70%) Spring
6 3 (0.70%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.23%) EDI
7 1 (0.23%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.23%) RESTful
7 1 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.98%) Driving Licence
3 27 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (5.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 22 (5.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.49%) Blackberry
7 15 (3.49%) iPhone
8 14 (3.26%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.16%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.16%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.16%) iPad
9 5 (1.16%) Life Science
9 5 (1.16%) User Experience
10 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.93%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.93%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.70%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 212 (49.30%) Windows
2 102 (23.72%) Windows Server
3 93 (21.63%) Windows 7
4 59 (13.72%) Windows 10
5 57 (13.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (9.07%) Windows 8
8 15 (3.49%) Linux
9 12 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.79%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.63%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.40%) Android
12 2 (0.47%) Unix
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (26.28%) ITIL
2 84 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
3 50 (11.63%) Change Management
4 48 (11.16%) Project Management
5 43 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (9.30%) PRINCE2
7 37 (8.60%) Service Delivery
7 37 (8.60%) Service Management
8 32 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (5.81%) Information Security
9 25 (5.81%) Proactive Management
10 24 (5.58%) ITSM
10 24 (5.58%) Risk Management
11 23 (5.35%) Data Loss Prevention
11 23 (5.35%) Internal Audit
11 23 (5.35%) ITIL V3
11 23 (5.35%) Network Virtualisation
11 23 (5.35%) Problem Management
11 23 (5.35%) Security Operations
11 23 (5.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.23%) SQL
2 27 (6.28%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.49%) C
4 10 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.09%) VBScript
6 7 (1.63%) C#
6 7 (1.63%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.70%) Python
7 3 (0.70%) VB
7 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.47%) Java
8 2 (0.47%) VBA
9 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (22.09%) Security Cleared
2 61 (14.19%) Degree
3 32 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (6.74%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.95%) ISTQB
6 13 (3.02%) MCSA
6 13 (3.02%) MCSE
7 11 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (2.33%) MCITP
8 10 (2.33%) MCP
9 9 (2.09%) CEH
9 9 (2.09%) ISEB
10 8 (1.86%) MCDST
11 7 (1.63%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.63%) MCTS
12 5 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.44%) SLA
2 26 (6.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.02%) QA
4 9 (2.09%) PMO
5 7 (1.63%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.70%) GDPR
8 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (30.93%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.53%) Hyper-V
3 28 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (5.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 22 (5.12%) BitLocker
6 8 (1.86%) XenApp
7 4 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (8.60%) SCCM
2 23 (5.35%) SCOM
2 23 (5.35%) SCVMM
3 8 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.93%) WSUS
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.23%) Ansible
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 308 (71.63%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.86%) VMware
3 28 (6.51%) McAfee
4 19 (4.42%) Citrix
5 16 (3.72%) Apple
5 16 (3.72%) Cisco
6 10 (2.33%) Symantec
7 9 (2.09%) Intel
8 8 (1.86%) HP
8 8 (1.86%) Veeam
9 7 (1.63%) Capita
10 5 (1.16%) SAP
11 4 (0.93%) Dell
11 4 (0.93%) Google
11 4 (0.93%) Mitel
11 4 (0.93%) Remedy
11 4 (0.93%) Sage
12 3 (0.70%) IBM
12 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.70%) Sophos