Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 58 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16 -28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 416 514 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.04% 4.70% 3.83%
As % of the Applications category 47.38% 47.33% 44.73%
Number of salaries quoted 334 433 389
South West median annual salary £28,750 £27,500 £28,034
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -1.90% +1.94%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,500 £45,050
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 878 1086 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.53% 9.94% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 701 884 804
South West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,575 £19,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £54,813 £49,236
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -21 129 £32,500 - 13
Gloucestershire +8 81 £25,000 +16.28% 4
Wiltshire -27 67 £27,500 +6.80% 3
Somerset -12 55 £33,000 -2.94% 2
Dorset +15 27 £23,500 -8.29% 4
Cornwall +1 23 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Devon +4 19 £22,000 -26.67% 3
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 317 (76.20%) Microsoft
2 221 (53.13%) Windows
3 151 (36.30%) Active Directory
4 111 (26.68%) ITIL
5 96 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 91 (21.88%) Office 365
7 85 (20.43%) Finance
8 84 (20.19%) Security Cleared
9 79 (18.99%) Microsoft Excel
10 77 (18.51%) Windows Server
11 75 (18.03%) Degree
12 65 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
13 61 (14.66%) SQL
14 58 (13.94%) Windows 10
15 57 (13.70%) VMware
16 55 (13.22%) SQL Server
17 54 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
18 50 (12.02%) SharePoint
19 48 (11.54%) PRINCE2
19 48 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
20 46 (11.06%) Project Management
21 43 (10.34%) Service Delivery
22 42 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
22 42 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
23 41 (9.86%) DV Cleared
23 41 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
23 41 (9.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 41 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
24 39 (9.38%) SLA
25 38 (9.13%) MS Exchange

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 50 (12.02%) SharePoint
2 38 (9.13%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (3.85%) IIS
4 16 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.20%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 79 (18.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (9.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 32 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (3.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.24%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 9 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 91 (21.88%) Office 365
2 29 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.44%) SaaS
5 3 (0.72%) G Suite
5 3 (0.72%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.13%) Firewall
2 20 (4.81%) LAN
3 18 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.09%) Skype
5 16 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (3.85%) Network Security
6 15 (3.61%) SAN
6 15 (3.61%) WAN
7 14 (3.37%) Internet
8 12 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (2.88%) VPN
9 11 (2.64%) Wireless
10 10 (2.40%) Intranet
11 8 (1.92%) DHCP
12 7 (1.68%) DNS
13 5 (1.20%) PBX
13 5 (1.20%) WLAN
14 4 (0.96%) DECT
14 4 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (0.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.16%) Power BI
3 8 (1.92%) MS Access
4 7 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (1.68%) MySQL
5 5 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.20%) SQLPlus
6 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) EDMS
8 1 (0.24%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.24%) GIS
8 1 (0.24%) QlikView
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (1.44%) InstallShield
2 6 (1.44%) MSI
2 6 (1.44%) Subversion
3 5 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.20%) Toad
3 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.72%) JIRA
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.48%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.48%) Xcode
6 1 (0.24%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) TestRail
General
1 85 (20.43%) Finance
2 29 (6.97%) Law
3 27 (6.49%) Manufacturing
4 25 (6.01%) Legal
5 20 (4.81%) Marketing
6 10 (2.40%) Retail
6 10 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.16%) Electronics
8 8 (1.92%) Advertising
9 7 (1.68%) French Language
10 6 (1.44%) Publishing
11 5 (1.20%) Military
12 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.24%) Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Cantonese Language
13 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 147 (35.34%) Analyst
2 58 (13.94%) Support Analyst
3 47 (11.30%) Support Engineer
4 38 (9.13%) IT Support
5 36 (8.65%) Desktop Support
6 34 (8.17%) Service Analyst
7 30 (7.21%) Project Manager
8 29 (6.97%) IT Engineer
9 28 (6.73%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (5.77%) Developer
11 22 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (4.81%) IT Technician
12 20 (4.81%) Support Technician
13 19 (4.57%) 1st Line Support
13 19 (4.57%) Applications Support
13 19 (4.57%) Desktop Analyst
13 19 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (4.33%) IT Support Engineer
15 16 (3.85%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.41%) .NET
2 20 (4.81%) Web Services
3 17 (4.09%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.13%) EDI
5 10 (2.40%) HTML
6 8 (1.92%) CSS
7 5 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.96%) Ajax
8 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 4 (0.96%) jQuery
8 4 (0.96%) WPF
9 3 (0.72%) Classic ASP
9 3 (0.72%) LAMP
10 2 (0.48%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.48%) HTML5
11 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.24%) COM
11 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.65%) Driving Licence
3 35 (8.41%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.40%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.40%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.40%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.92%) Handset
8 7 (1.68%) iPad
9 6 (1.44%) iPhone
10 5 (1.20%) Social Media
10 5 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.96%) CCTV
11 4 (0.96%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.72%) Replication
13 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 221 (53.13%) Windows
2 96 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 77 (18.51%) Windows Server
4 58 (13.94%) Windows 10
5 42 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (8.41%) Windows 8
8 19 (4.57%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.61%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.88%) Linux
11 9 (2.16%) Android
12 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.96%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.24%) HPUX
15 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.24%) Solaris
15 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (26.68%) ITIL
2 48 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 46 (11.06%) Project Management
4 43 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 41 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (8.65%) Time Management
7 29 (6.97%) Service Management
8 28 (6.73%) CRM
9 26 (6.25%) Change Management
10 23 (5.53%) ITSM
11 22 (5.29%) Data Loss Prevention
12 21 (5.05%) Problem Management
13 20 (4.81%) ERP
13 20 (4.81%) Proactive Management
13 20 (4.81%) Test Automation
13 20 (4.81%) Waterfall
14 18 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (4.33%) Test Management
15 17 (4.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.66%) SQL
2 23 (5.53%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.85%) VB
4 13 (3.13%) C#
4 13 (3.13%) VBScript
5 11 (2.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.40%) C
7 5 (1.20%) PHP
7 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.96%) VBA
9 3 (0.72%) Java
10 2 (0.48%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 84 (20.19%) Security Cleared
2 75 (18.03%) Degree
3 54 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (9.86%) DV Cleared
5 31 (7.45%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.61%) MCSE
7 13 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (2.88%) MCP
8 12 (2.88%) MCSA
9 11 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (2.64%) MCITP
10 10 (2.40%) ISTQB
10 10 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.92%) CIMA
12 7 (1.68%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.68%) CEH
12 7 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.68%) MCDST
12 7 (1.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.38%) SLA
2 30 (7.21%) PMO
3 9 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.96%) QA
5 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 151 (36.30%) Active Directory
2 42 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 16 (3.85%) BitLocker
6 8 (1.92%) vSphere
7 5 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.96%) XenApp
9 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (7.21%) SCCM
2 17 (4.09%) SCOM
3 16 (3.85%) SCVMM
4 8 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.44%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.20%) WSUS
7 3 (0.72%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 317 (76.20%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.70%) VMware
3 23 (5.53%) Apple
4 20 (4.81%) HP
5 19 (4.57%) Citrix
6 17 (4.09%) McAfee
7 14 (3.37%) SAP
8 13 (3.13%) Cisco
9 10 (2.40%) Dell
9 10 (2.40%) Xerox
10 8 (1.92%) Adobe
10 8 (1.92%) Veeam
11 6 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.20%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.20%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (1.20%) Google
12 5 (1.20%) IBM
12 5 (1.20%) Oracle
12 5 (1.20%) Remedy
12 5 (1.20%) Symantec