Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 76 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 423 424 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.13% 4.21% 4.64%
As % of the Applications category 48.96% 47.06% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 336 356 434
South West median annual salary £28,650 £29,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.21% +5.45% -3.51%
10th Percentile £20,013 £19,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £53,550
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 864 901 1,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.44% 8.96% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 653 734 884
South West median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £55,100 £47,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -2 113 £30,000 -7.69% 25
Dorset +17 82 £24,500 +4.26% 6
Wiltshire -6 68 £32,500 +25.00% 19
Gloucestershire -20 56 £31,250 +25.00% 14
Somerset +28 50 £33,016 +0.05% 5
Devon +15 32 £28,650 +14.60% 10
Cornwall -15 6 £22,500 -4.26% 2
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 298 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 171 (40.43%) Windows
3 108 (25.53%) Active Directory
4 103 (24.35%) Microsoft Excel
5 93 (21.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 86 (20.33%) SharePoint
7 84 (19.86%) Finance
8 76 (17.97%) ITIL
9 74 (17.49%) PRINCE2
10 72 (17.02%) Office 365
11 70 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (15.37%) Windows Server
12 65 (15.37%) Project Management
13 64 (15.13%) Microsoft Project
14 62 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
15 60 (14.18%) Security Cleared
16 56 (13.24%) Windows 7
17 54 (12.77%) Degree
18 45 (10.64%) Service Delivery
18 45 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
19 44 (10.40%) TCP/IP
20 42 (9.93%) Marketing
21 41 (9.69%) Windows 10
22 40 (9.46%) PMO
22 40 (9.46%) MS Visio
23 36 (8.51%) SQL
23 36 (8.51%) SC Cleared
24 33 (7.80%) MS Exchange
25 32 (7.57%) Driving Licence
25 32 (7.57%) SQL Server

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 86 (20.33%) SharePoint
2 33 (7.80%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.84%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.42%) CMS
7 4 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.95%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.24%) IIS
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 103 (24.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (21.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 64 (15.13%) Microsoft Project
4 40 (9.46%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.36%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.47%) Revit
7 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.24%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 72 (17.02%) Office 365
2 23 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.42%) Basecamp
5 5 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.18%) SaaS
6 3 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.71%) GitHub
6 3 (0.71%) IaaS
6 3 (0.71%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.47%) G Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.40%) TCP/IP
2 23 (5.44%) Firewall
3 21 (4.96%) DNS
4 20 (4.73%) DHCP
5 17 (4.02%) VPN
6 14 (3.31%) LAN
7 13 (3.07%) Skype
7 13 (3.07%) VoIP
8 9 (2.13%) Network Security
8 9 (2.13%) SMTP
8 9 (2.13%) Wireless
9 8 (1.89%) Internet
9 8 (1.89%) WAN
10 7 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.65%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.18%) PBX
11 5 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (0.95%) ADSL
12 4 (0.95%) SSL
12 4 (0.95%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.89%) Power BI
4 7 (1.65%) MySQL
5 5 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.95%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.95%) MS Access
6 4 (0.95%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.71%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.47%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.24%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (3.78%) JIRA
2 12 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (1.42%) GCC
4 3 (0.71%) MSI
5 2 (0.47%) TestRail
5 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.24%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.24%) Polyspace
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 84 (19.86%) Finance
2 42 (9.93%) Marketing
3 18 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.78%) Retail
5 15 (3.55%) German Language
6 14 (3.31%) Mandarin Language
7 11 (2.60%) Legal
7 11 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.89%) Electronics
9 7 (1.65%) Billing
9 7 (1.65%) Military
10 6 (1.42%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.18%) Banking
11 5 (1.18%) Law
12 3 (0.71%) Advertising
12 3 (0.71%) Back Office
13 2 (0.47%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Automotive
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
14 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 115 (27.19%) Analyst
2 61 (14.42%) IT Support
3 49 (11.58%) Support Engineer
4 45 (10.64%) IT Engineer
5 43 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (8.27%) Service Analyst
7 33 (7.80%) IT Analyst
8 30 (7.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 29 (6.86%) Service Desk Analyst
9 29 (6.86%) Support Analyst
10 27 (6.38%) Help Desk Support
10 27 (6.38%) Project Manager
11 26 (6.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 26 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 25 (5.91%) Administrator
12 25 (5.91%) Help Desk Analyst
12 25 (5.91%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 25 (5.91%) Service Desk Support
13 23 (5.44%) PMO Analyst
14 22 (5.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.49%) XML
2 18 (4.26%) HTML
3 12 (2.84%) Web Services
4 10 (2.36%) .NET
5 5 (1.18%) jQuery
6 4 (0.95%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.95%) CSS
6 4 (0.95%) REST
6 4 (0.95%) SOAP
7 3 (0.71%) Ajax
7 3 (0.71%) EDI
7 3 (0.71%) JSON
7 3 (0.71%) RESTful
8 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.47%) COM
8 2 (0.47%) HTML5
8 2 (0.47%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.47%) WAP
9 1 (0.24%) CGI
9 1 (0.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.57%) Driving Licence
3 27 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.78%) iPad
6 15 (3.55%) NHS
7 10 (2.36%) Fat Client
7 10 (2.36%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.13%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.13%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.13%) User Experience
9 8 (1.89%) Social Media
10 7 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.42%) iPhone
12 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.95%) Handset
13 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 171 (40.43%) Windows
2 65 (15.37%) Windows Server
3 56 (13.24%) Windows 7
4 41 (9.69%) Windows 10
5 25 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (5.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (3.55%) Android
7 15 (3.55%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.31%) Linux
9 12 (2.84%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.36%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.71%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.24%) CentOS
14 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.24%) LynxOS
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.97%) ITIL
2 74 (17.49%) PRINCE2
3 70 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (15.37%) Project Management
5 45 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 29 (6.86%) Change Management
7 26 (6.15%) Service Management
8 25 (5.91%) Data Analysis
9 21 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (4.96%) Change Control
9 21 (4.96%) E-Commerce
10 20 (4.73%) Line Management
11 19 (4.49%) Process Improvement
11 19 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (4.02%) Incident Management
13 16 (3.78%) Business Analysis
13 16 (3.78%) Dependency Management
13 16 (3.78%) Risk Management
14 15 (3.55%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.51%) SQL
2 27 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 23 (5.44%) C
4 12 (2.84%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.60%) C#
6 10 (2.36%) C++
6 10 (2.36%) Java
7 9 (2.13%) VB
8 7 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.42%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.95%) PHP
11 3 (0.71%) Delphi
11 3 (0.71%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.71%) Embedded C++
11 3 (0.71%) Python
12 1 (0.24%) Fortran
12 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.24%) Scala
12 1 (0.24%) VB6
12 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 54 (12.77%) Degree
3 36 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 32 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (5.20%) DV Cleared
6 20 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (4.26%) PMP
8 13 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.60%) MCSE
10 9 (2.13%) MCP
10 9 (2.13%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.89%) ISEB
12 7 (1.65%) MCDST
12 7 (1.65%) MCSA
13 6 (1.42%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (1.42%) MCITP
14 5 (1.18%) CEH
14 5 (1.18%) ISTQB
14 5 (1.18%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.46%) PMO
2 23 (5.44%) SLA
3 17 (4.02%) QA
4 7 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.71%) GDPR
9 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.24%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 108 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.73%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (1.65%) BitLocker
5 7 (1.65%) XenApp
6 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (6.15%) SCCM
2 8 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.65%) SCOM
3 7 (1.65%) SCVMM
3 7 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.95%) PTC Integrity
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.24%) Netcool
7 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.24%) vMotion
Vendors
1 298 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.15%) VMware
3 20 (4.73%) Citrix
4 18 (4.26%) Apple
5 16 (3.78%) McAfee
6 12 (2.84%) Adobe
7 11 (2.60%) Symantec
8 10 (2.36%) HP
8 10 (2.36%) Intel
9 9 (2.13%) Oracle
10 8 (1.89%) Remedy
10 8 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.65%) Mitel
12 6 (1.42%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.42%) SAP
12 6 (1.42%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.18%) Canon
14 4 (0.95%) iManage
14 4 (0.95%) PTC
14 4 (0.95%) Xamarin