Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 73 67
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 389 459 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.74% 4.42% 4.29%
As % of the Applications category 46.70% 47.42% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 288 387 389
South West median annual salary £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% -1.72% -3.33%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £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 833 968 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.00% 9.32% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 616 813 816
South West median annual salary £34,250 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.74% +4.62% +1.56%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +1.35%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 94 £30,000 -7.69% 26
Dorset +12 77 £22,500 -4.26% 12
Wiltshire -19 70 £27,000 +1.89% 11
Somerset +13 38 £30,000 -9.09% 13
Gloucestershire -24 38 £35,000 +40.00% 8
Devon +22 30 £28,650 -11.85% 9
Cornwall -12 14 £20,000 -14.89% 2
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 277 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 179 (46.02%) Windows
3 106 (27.25%) Active Directory
4 91 (23.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 86 (22.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 77 (19.79%) SharePoint
6 77 (19.79%) Office 365
7 76 (19.54%) ITIL
7 76 (19.54%) Finance
8 70 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
9 69 (17.74%) Windows Server
9 69 (17.74%) Security Cleared
10 59 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
11 58 (14.91%) Project Management
11 58 (14.91%) Windows 7
12 51 (13.11%) PRINCE2
13 48 (12.34%) Microsoft Project
13 48 (12.34%) TCP/IP
14 45 (11.57%) Degree
15 43 (11.05%) Service Delivery
15 43 (11.05%) Windows 10
16 36 (9.25%) SQL Server
17 35 (9.00%) Change Management
18 34 (8.74%) Service Management
18 34 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
19 33 (8.48%) SCCM
19 33 (8.48%) SC Cleared
19 33 (8.48%) Driving Licence
20 32 (8.23%) Firewall
21 31 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification

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 77 (19.79%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.20%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.31%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.29%) Confluence
7 4 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.03%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 91 (23.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 86 (22.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 48 (12.34%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (5.66%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.29%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 77 (19.79%) Office 365
2 34 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.03%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.77%) GitHub
6 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.51%) IaaS
7 2 (0.51%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.26%) G Suite
8 1 (0.26%) PaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.34%) TCP/IP
2 32 (8.23%) Firewall
3 24 (6.17%) DHCP
3 24 (6.17%) DNS
4 20 (5.14%) VPN
5 16 (4.11%) Network Security
6 15 (3.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (3.60%) LAN
8 13 (3.34%) WAN
9 11 (2.83%) Internet
9 11 (2.83%) SMTP
10 10 (2.57%) Skype
10 10 (2.57%) VoIP
11 7 (1.80%) Wireless
12 6 (1.54%) X.400
13 5 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.03%) SAN
14 4 (1.03%) SSL
14 4 (1.03%) VLAN
15 3 (0.77%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.06%) MySQL
3 7 (1.80%) Power BI
4 6 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.29%) MS Access
5 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.03%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.03%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.77%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (0.77%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.51%) Big Data
8 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (2.31%) JIRA
2 6 (1.54%) GCC
3 2 (0.51%) TestRail
3 2 (0.51%) Toad
4 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.26%) Polyspace
4 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) WiX
General
1 76 (19.54%) Finance
2 26 (6.68%) Marketing
3 14 (3.60%) German Language
3 14 (3.60%) Mandarin Language
3 14 (3.60%) Retail
4 8 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.80%) Banking
6 6 (1.54%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.54%) Electronics
7 5 (1.29%) Law
8 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.77%) Back Office
9 3 (0.77%) Billing
9 3 (0.77%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (0.77%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
11 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 120 (30.85%) Analyst
2 60 (15.42%) IT Support
3 59 (15.17%) Support Engineer
4 45 (11.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 43 (11.05%) Service Analyst
6 40 (10.28%) IT Engineer
7 39 (10.03%) Service Desk Analyst
8 32 (8.23%) IT Support Engineer
9 31 (7.97%) Service Desk Support
10 30 (7.71%) IT Analyst
10 30 (7.71%) Support Analyst
11 28 (7.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 28 (7.20%) Help Desk Support
12 27 (6.94%) Desktop Support
12 27 (6.94%) Help Desk Analyst
12 27 (6.94%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 26 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 25 (6.43%) IT Support Analyst
14 25 (6.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
15 24 (6.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.14%) Web Services
1 20 (5.14%) XML
2 17 (4.37%) HTML
3 8 (2.06%) .NET
4 6 (1.54%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.54%) jQuery
5 4 (1.03%) Ajax
5 4 (1.03%) EDI
5 4 (1.03%) JSON
5 4 (1.03%) REST
5 4 (1.03%) SOAP
6 3 (0.77%) CSS
7 2 (0.51%) COM
7 2 (0.51%) HTML5
7 2 (0.51%) WAP
8 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.26%) CGI
8 1 (0.26%) RESTful
8 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.48%) Driving Licence
3 23 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (4.88%) iPad
5 15 (3.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 15 (3.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (3.86%) NHS
6 14 (3.60%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.83%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.83%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.31%) iPhone
9 7 (1.80%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.03%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.03%) Life Science
11 4 (1.03%) Photography
11 4 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 179 (46.02%) Windows
2 69 (17.74%) Windows Server
3 58 (14.91%) Windows 7
4 43 (11.05%) Windows 10
5 31 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (4.37%) Android
7 17 (4.37%) Windows 8
8 15 (3.86%) Apple iOS
9 11 (2.83%) Linux
10 9 (2.31%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.80%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.26%) CentOS
13 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.26%) LynxOS
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.54%) ITIL
2 70 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
3 58 (14.91%) Project Management
4 51 (13.11%) PRINCE2
5 43 (11.05%) Service Delivery
6 35 (9.00%) Change Management
7 34 (8.74%) Service Management
8 29 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (5.66%) Change Control
10 22 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (5.40%) Data Analysis
12 19 (4.88%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.63%) ITSM
14 17 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.37%) Risk Management
15 16 (4.11%) Incident Management
16 15 (3.86%) ERP
16 15 (3.86%) ITIL V3
16 15 (3.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.71%) SQL
2 24 (6.17%) JavaScript
3 18 (4.63%) C
4 17 (4.37%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.06%) C#
5 8 (2.06%) Java
6 7 (1.80%) C++
7 5 (1.29%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.03%) Python
9 3 (0.77%) Embedded C
9 3 (0.77%) Embedded C++
9 3 (0.77%) PHP
9 3 (0.77%) VB
9 3 (0.77%) VBA
10 2 (0.51%) Delphi
11 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.57%) Degree
3 33 (8.48%) SC Cleared
4 31 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (4.11%) DV Cleared
7 14 (3.60%) PMP
8 9 (2.31%) MCITP
8 9 (2.31%) MCP
8 9 (2.31%) PMI Certification
9 8 (2.06%) MCDST
10 7 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.80%) MCSE
10 7 (1.80%) MCTS
11 5 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.29%) MCSA
11 5 (1.29%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.51%) ISEB
12 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.51%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.71%) PMO
2 20 (5.14%) SLA
3 16 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (3.60%) QA
5 8 (2.06%) ISO 9001
5 8 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (1.80%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.03%) GDPR
8 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (27.25%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.17%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 16 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.86%) BitLocker
5 12 (3.08%) XenApp
6 4 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (8.48%) SCCM
2 15 (3.86%) SCOM
2 15 (3.86%) SCVMM
3 11 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.26%) Ansible
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.26%) Puppet
7 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 277 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.20%) VMware
3 26 (6.68%) Citrix
3 26 (6.68%) McAfee
4 19 (4.88%) Apple
5 16 (4.11%) Capita
6 15 (3.86%) Intel
7 12 (3.08%) Symantec
8 10 (2.57%) HP
9 8 (2.06%) Mitel
10 7 (1.80%) Adobe
10 7 (1.80%) Oracle
11 5 (1.29%) Canon
11 5 (1.29%) Cisco
11 5 (1.29%) Google
11 5 (1.29%) Veeam
12 4 (1.03%) Lotus
12 4 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.03%) SAP
12 4 (1.03%) ServiceNow