Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 73 70
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 383 418 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.81% 4.03% 4.40%
As % of the Applications category 45.70% 48.38% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 335 323 374
South West median annual salary £30,000 £28,052 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% -3.27% +3.57%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,000 £19,825
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,250 £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 838 864 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.34% 8.33% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 672 659 768
South West median annual salary £32,750 £35,000 £33,665
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% +3.96% +3.59%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,600 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £56,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +27 133 £27,500 -10.57% 39
Dorset 0 66 £33,000 +41.94% 20
Wiltshire -20 58 £31,000 +6.90% 17
Gloucestershire -25 50 £32,500 -1.52% 16
Somerset -11 29 £26,500 -15.89% 8
Devon -16 27 £32,500 +13.44% 15
Cornwall +24 18 £30,000 +50.00% 4
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 280 (73.11%) Microsoft
2 192 (50.13%) Windows
3 137 (35.77%) Office 365
4 119 (31.07%) Active Directory
5 89 (23.24%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (22.45%) Finance
7 78 (20.37%) Windows 10
8 69 (18.02%) Microsoft Excel
9 68 (17.75%) Windows Server
10 54 (14.10%) Windows 7
11 52 (13.58%) Degree
12 51 (13.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 45 (11.75%) Azure
14 40 (10.44%) SQL Server
15 39 (10.18%) Project Management
16 38 (9.92%) ITIL
16 38 (9.92%) Self-Motivation
17 37 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
18 36 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (8.88%) SQL
19 34 (8.88%) Hyper-V
20 33 (8.62%) Security Cleared
20 33 (8.62%) MS Visio
21 32 (8.36%) MS Exchange
21 32 (8.36%) DNS
21 32 (8.36%) Marketing
21 32 (8.36%) Public Sector
22 31 (8.09%) VMware
23 30 (7.83%) WAN
24 29 (7.57%) LAN

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 32 (8.36%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.05%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.61%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.35%) SAS
5 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.04%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.78%) CMS
7 3 (0.78%) IIS
8 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 69 (18.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (13.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (8.62%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.66%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.31%) InDesign
6 4 (1.04%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.52%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.35%) Exchequer
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.52%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Primavera
4 1 (0.26%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 137 (35.77%) Office 365
2 45 (11.75%) Azure
3 14 (3.66%) Power Platform
4 6 (1.57%) AWS
4 6 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.04%) Tricentis Tosca
6 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.52%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) SaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.26%) GCP
8 1 (0.26%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.36%) DNS
2 30 (7.83%) WAN
3 29 (7.57%) LAN
4 18 (4.70%) DHCP
4 18 (4.70%) Firewall
5 16 (4.18%) Remote Desktop
6 15 (3.92%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.13%) VoIP
8 11 (2.87%) VPN
9 10 (2.61%) Skype
10 8 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.57%) MPLS
11 6 (1.57%) SAN
12 5 (1.31%) Intranet
12 5 (1.31%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.31%) VLAN
13 4 (1.04%) Broadband
14 3 (0.78%) Internet
15 2 (0.52%) Network Security
15 2 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.66%) Power BI
3 4 (1.04%) GIS
3 4 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.04%) QGIS
4 3 (0.78%) MS Access
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.26%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.04%) GCC
2 4 (1.04%) NeoLoad
3 3 (0.78%) JIRA
3 3 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.26%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.26%) MSI
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 86 (22.45%) Finance
2 32 (8.36%) Marketing
2 32 (8.36%) Public Sector
3 16 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.13%) Law
6 10 (2.61%) Electronics
7 9 (2.35%) Retail
8 8 (2.09%) Legal
9 5 (1.31%) Local Government
10 4 (1.04%) Military
11 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) Fire and Rescue
11 2 (0.52%) Front Office
11 2 (0.52%) German Language
11 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Police
Job Titles
1 123 (32.11%) Analyst
2 56 (14.62%) Service Analyst
3 49 (12.79%) IT Support
4 45 (11.75%) Support Engineer
5 43 (11.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 35 (9.14%) Support Analyst
6 35 (9.14%) Technical Support
7 31 (8.09%) IT Engineer
8 24 (6.27%) Business Analyst
9 23 (6.01%) IT Analyst
10 19 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (4.70%) 1st Line Support
11 18 (4.70%) Applications Support
11 18 (4.70%) Junior
11 18 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (4.44%) Consultant
12 17 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (4.44%) Technical Support Analyst
13 16 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
13 16 (4.18%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.09%) CSS
1 8 (2.09%) HTML
2 6 (1.57%) .NET
2 6 (1.57%) HTML5
3 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.04%) PostGIS
4 4 (1.04%) WPF
5 3 (0.78%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.78%) jQuery
5 3 (0.78%) WinForms
5 3 (0.78%) XML
6 2 (0.52%) EDI
6 2 (0.52%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.52%) Velocity
7 1 (0.26%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.92%) Self-Motivation
2 37 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.31%) Driving Licence
4 12 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.13%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.61%) iPad
5 10 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.57%) iPhone
8 5 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.31%) User Experience
8 5 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.04%) Fibre Optics
9 4 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.78%) Social Network
10 3 (0.78%) Wiki
11 2 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 192 (50.13%) Windows
2 78 (20.37%) Windows 10
3 68 (17.75%) Windows Server
4 54 (14.10%) Windows 7
5 23 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.87%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.61%) Android
9 9 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.83%) Linux
11 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.26%) Unix
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (23.24%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (10.18%) Project Management
3 38 (9.92%) ITIL
4 36 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (7.05%) CRM
5 27 (7.05%) Service Management
6 25 (6.53%) Change Management
6 25 (6.53%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (6.53%) Fintech
7 23 (6.01%) Waterfall
8 20 (5.22%) Data Analysis
8 20 (5.22%) PRINCE2
9 19 (4.96%) Mentoring
10 18 (4.70%) Incident Management
11 17 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (4.18%) Test Scripting
13 15 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 15 (3.92%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.88%) SQL
2 24 (6.27%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.44%) C
4 16 (4.18%) C#
5 10 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.09%) Python
7 7 (1.83%) Java
8 4 (1.04%) VB
8 4 (1.04%) XAML
9 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.52%) VBA
11 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.26%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) R
11 1 (0.26%) Scala
11 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.26%) SOQL
11 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (13.58%) Degree
2 33 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.61%) MCSA
5 9 (2.35%) MCP
6 8 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.83%) APMG
7 7 (1.83%) APMP
7 7 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.57%) CCNA
9 4 (1.04%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.04%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.78%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.78%) CEH
10 3 (0.78%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.78%) ISEB
10 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.78%) MCSE
10 3 (0.78%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.48%) PMO
2 11 (2.87%) SLA
3 5 (1.31%) QA
4 4 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.78%) GDPR
5 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.26%) MISRA
7 1 (0.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 119 (31.07%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.88%) Hyper-V
3 24 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.87%) XenApp
5 9 (2.35%) DFS Replication
6 4 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.52%) vSphere
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (5.22%) SCCM
2 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.61%) WSUS
4 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.31%) Puppet
6 5 (1.31%) SCOM
6 5 (1.31%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.78%) PTC Integrity
8 2 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 280 (73.11%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.09%) VMware
3 26 (6.79%) Apple
4 20 (5.22%) Cisco
5 17 (4.44%) SAP
6 15 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.66%) Citrix
8 13 (3.39%) Sage
9 12 (3.13%) HP
10 11 (2.87%) Dell
11 10 (2.61%) Juniper
12 9 (2.35%) Adobe
12 9 (2.35%) IronPort
12 9 (2.35%) McAfee
13 7 (1.83%) Veeam
14 6 (1.57%) Oracle
15 5 (1.31%) EMC
15 5 (1.31%) Google
15 5 (1.31%) Intel
15 5 (1.31%) Teradici