Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 91 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 261 343 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.37% 3.43% 3.96%
As % of the Applications category 50.19% 32.30% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 246 262 284
Median annual salary £29,250 £33,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.03% +33.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £54,250 £54,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 520 1,062 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.71% 10.63% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 419 513 604
Median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 2 April 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 2 April 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
Bristol +36 93 £32,500 +8.33% 17
Dorset +22 51 £29,000 -10.77% 11
Wiltshire -22 32 £35,000 -15.66% 16
Somerset +15 29 £26,978 -28.06% 5
Gloucestershire -28 27 £34,000 +13.33% 14
Devon +9 22 £27,500 -18.52% 7
Cornwall +15 5 £23,000 - 2
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 208 (79.69%) Microsoft
2 162 (62.07%) Windows
3 132 (50.57%) Office 365
4 108 (41.38%) Active Directory
5 67 (25.67%) Windows 10
6 63 (24.14%) Windows Server
7 59 (22.61%) Windows 7
8 56 (21.46%) SQL
9 51 (19.54%) VMware
10 50 (19.16%) Microsoft Excel
10 50 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (18.01%) LAN
12 42 (16.09%) SQL Server
13 40 (15.33%) WAN
13 40 (15.33%) SLA
13 40 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (14.56%) ITIL
15 37 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (13.03%) Azure
17 33 (12.64%) Finance
18 32 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (11.88%) Degree
20 30 (11.49%) MS Exchange
21 29 (11.11%) Project Management
22 28 (10.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 28 (10.73%) Windows 8
23 27 (10.34%) Mentoring
24 26 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
24 26 (9.96%) SharePoint

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 30 (11.49%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.96%) SharePoint
3 23 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.45%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.68%) CMS
7 4 (1.53%) Confluence
8 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.15%) Moodle
9 2 (0.77%) IIS
9 2 (0.77%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (19.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (10.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Exchequer
2 3 (1.15%) Magento
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 132 (50.57%) Office 365
2 34 (13.03%) Azure
3 11 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 8 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.92%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.53%) SaaS
8 3 (1.15%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.77%) AWS
9 2 (0.77%) IaaS
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.38%) GCP
10 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.38%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.01%) LAN
2 40 (15.33%) WAN
3 25 (9.58%) DHCP
4 24 (9.20%) Firewall
5 22 (8.43%) DNS
6 19 (7.28%) TCP/IP
7 15 (5.75%) VLAN
8 14 (5.36%) VPN
9 12 (4.60%) Unified Communications
10 9 (3.45%) Skype
11 8 (3.07%) SAN
12 7 (2.68%) HTTP
12 7 (2.68%) IPsec
13 6 (2.30%) Wireless
14 5 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (1.53%) VoIP
15 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (1.15%) Internet
16 3 (1.15%) IPv4
16 3 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.45%) Power BI
3 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.30%) MySQL
5 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.53%) MS Access
6 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.77%) OLAP
8 2 (0.77%) OLTP
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2017
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (3.07%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.07%) Subversion
2 7 (2.68%) GitLab
2 7 (2.68%) MSTest
2 7 (2.68%) NUnit
2 7 (2.68%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.92%) JIRA
4 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.77%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.38%) Mocha
6 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.38%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 33 (12.64%) Finance
2 17 (6.51%) Public Sector
3 14 (5.36%) Legal
4 6 (2.30%) Electronics
4 6 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.92%) Law
6 4 (1.53%) Back Office
7 3 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Billing
7 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Marketing
8 2 (0.77%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Police
9 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (20.69%) Analyst
2 43 (16.48%) IT Support
3 42 (16.09%) Support Engineer
4 22 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (8.05%) IT Engineer
5 21 (8.05%) IT Support Engineer
6 20 (7.66%) Service Analyst
7 19 (7.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (6.90%) Support Analyst
9 16 (6.13%) 1st Line Support
9 16 (6.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) Junior
11 13 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.60%) IT Analyst
12 12 (4.60%) Service Desk Engineer
13 11 (4.21%) Developer
13 11 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (3.83%) Business Manager
14 10 (3.83%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.60%) .NET
2 11 (4.21%) CSS
3 10 (3.83%) .NET Core
4 7 (2.68%) .NET Framework
4 7 (2.68%) Dapper ORM
4 7 (2.68%) Entity Framework
4 7 (2.68%) REST
5 4 (1.53%) HTML
5 4 (1.53%) HTML5
5 4 (1.53%) jQuery
5 4 (1.53%) XML
6 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.38%) CSS3
8 1 (0.38%) LAMP
8 1 (0.38%) Node.js
8 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.13%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.21%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.15%) FMCG
9 3 (1.15%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.77%) CMDB
10 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.77%) PKI
10 2 (0.77%) Social Media
10 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.38%) AS400
11 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 162 (62.07%) Windows
2 67 (25.67%) Windows 10
3 63 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 59 (22.61%) Windows 7
5 37 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (10.73%) Windows 8
7 23 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (8.05%) Linux
8 21 (8.05%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (5.75%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (3.45%) CentOS
11 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.92%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.53%) Android
12 4 (1.53%) Unix
13 3 (1.15%) HPUX
13 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.15%) Solaris
14 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
2 38 (14.56%) ITIL
3 32 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (11.11%) Project Management
5 27 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 24 (9.20%) Migration
7 19 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (6.51%) Change Management
8 17 (6.51%) DevOps
8 17 (6.51%) Service Delivery
9 15 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (5.75%) Waterfall
10 14 (5.36%) Coaching
10 14 (5.36%) Scrum
10 14 (5.36%) Service Management
11 13 (4.98%) Email Migration
12 12 (4.60%) Analytics
12 12 (4.60%) Kanban
12 12 (4.60%) Strategic Planning
12 12 (4.60%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.46%) SQL
2 21 (8.05%) C
3 19 (7.28%) PowerShell
4 13 (4.98%) C#
4 13 (4.98%) Python
5 11 (4.21%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.45%) R
7 8 (3.07%) VBA
8 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.53%) VB
10 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.77%) C++
10 2 (0.77%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.38%) Java
11 1 (0.38%) PHP
11 1 (0.38%) RPG
11 1 (0.38%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.38%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 31 (11.88%) Degree
2 26 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (8.81%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.13%) MCSA
4 16 (6.13%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.75%) DV Cleared
6 14 (5.36%) MCSE
7 12 (4.60%) ISTQB
8 8 (3.07%) CEH
8 8 (3.07%) ISEB
8 8 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (2.68%) CCNA
9 7 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.92%) HND
10 5 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.53%) MCITP
12 2 (0.77%) CCENT
12 2 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.77%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.33%) SLA
2 12 (4.60%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) PMO
4 1 (0.38%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.21%) XenApp
5 10 (3.83%) vSphere
6 9 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.15%) Docker
9 3 (1.15%) Firmware
9 3 (1.15%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (6.90%) SCCM
2 8 (3.07%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.07%) SCOM
3 4 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.53%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.53%) WSUS
4 3 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 208 (79.69%) Microsoft
2 51 (19.54%) VMware
3 25 (9.58%) HP
4 23 (8.81%) Citrix
5 17 (6.51%) Cisco
6 16 (6.13%) Veeam
7 14 (5.36%) IBM
7 14 (5.36%) Symantec
8 13 (4.98%) Veritas
9 12 (4.60%) Apple
10 10 (3.83%) Oracle
10 10 (3.83%) Sage
11 6 (2.30%) Google
12 5 (1.92%) Avaya
12 5 (1.92%) Dell
12 5 (1.92%) Intapp
12 5 (1.92%) Meraki
13 4 (1.53%) Adobe
13 4 (1.53%) Aruba
13 4 (1.53%) Tableau