Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 76 69
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 340 426 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.36% 4.00% 4.41%
As % of the Applications category 32.14% 48.63% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 257 296 391
South West median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -10.71% -5.08%
10th Percentile £20,950 £19,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,800 £43,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £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 1,058 876 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.47% 8.22% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 520 619 744
South West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,700 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,500 £53,750 £47,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -9 97 £30,000 +20.00% 5
Wiltshire -11 67 £40,000 +53.85% 6
Dorset +8 60 £35,000 +59.09% 2
Gloucestershire +11 44 £31,250 +25.00% 5
Somerset -4 40 £37,500 +28.21% 2
Devon -13 23 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Cornwall +8 8 £23,000 +15.00% 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 232 (68.24%) Microsoft
2 122 (35.88%) Windows
3 94 (27.65%) Finance
4 90 (26.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 79 (23.24%) Office 365
6 75 (22.06%) Active Directory
7 68 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 67 (19.71%) SQL
9 63 (18.53%) ITIL
10 59 (17.35%) MS Visio
11 58 (17.06%) Degree
12 57 (16.76%) Windows Server
13 56 (16.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 50 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (12.94%) Windows 7
16 42 (12.35%) Project Management
17 38 (11.18%) SharePoint
18 36 (10.59%) Windows 10
19 35 (10.29%) HTML
20 34 (10.00%) SQL Server
20 34 (10.00%) PRINCE2
20 34 (10.00%) VMware
20 34 (10.00%) Business Analysis
21 33 (9.71%) Security Cleared
22 32 (9.41%) PMO
23 30 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
24 28 (8.24%) JavaScript
24 28 (8.24%) Data Analysis
25 27 (7.94%) Marketing
25 27 (7.94%) XML

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 38 (11.18%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.59%) Skype for Business
4 12 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.24%) CMS
6 6 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.76%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (26.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (17.35%) MS Visio
3 56 (16.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.76%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Sage X3
2 4 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.88%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Primavera
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 79 (23.24%) Office 365
2 13 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.59%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.29%) G Suite
8 1 (0.29%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.29%) IaaS
8 1 (0.29%) PaaS
8 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.76%) Firewall
2 20 (5.88%) DHCP
3 19 (5.59%) DNS
3 19 (5.59%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.29%) Skype
5 16 (4.71%) WAN
6 14 (4.12%) LAN
7 13 (3.82%) VoIP
8 11 (3.24%) MPLS
8 11 (3.24%) Network Security
9 10 (2.94%) Wireless
10 8 (2.35%) Internet
10 8 (2.35%) VLAN
10 8 (2.35%) VPN
11 5 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.18%) ADSL
12 4 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.88%) ATM
13 3 (0.88%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.59%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.94%) Power BI
3 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (2.06%) BigQuery
5 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.88%) Big Data
6 3 (0.88%) MS Access
6 3 (0.88%) QlikView
6 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.29%) GIS
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.88%) JIRA
3 2 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.59%) TestRail
4 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.29%) Hudson
4 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (27.65%) Finance
2 27 (7.94%) Marketing
3 22 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.12%) Retail
6 11 (3.24%) Electronics
6 11 (3.24%) Legal
7 7 (2.06%) Billing
8 5 (1.47%) Law
8 5 (1.47%) Military
9 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 126 (37.06%) Analyst
2 46 (13.53%) IT Support
3 42 (12.35%) Support Engineer
4 36 (10.59%) Business Analyst
5 33 (9.71%) IT Engineer
6 29 (8.53%) Developer
7 26 (7.65%) IT Support Engineer
8 24 (7.06%) Support Analyst
9 19 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (5.29%) IT Analyst
11 16 (4.71%) PMO Analyst
11 16 (4.71%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.82%) Desktop Support
13 12 (3.53%) IT Support Analyst
14 11 (3.24%) .NET Developer
14 11 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.24%) Web Developer
15 10 (2.94%) Data Analyst
15 10 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 10 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.29%) HTML
2 27 (7.94%) XML
3 24 (7.06%) CSS
4 23 (6.76%) jQuery
5 18 (5.29%) ASP.NET
6 17 (5.00%) .NET
7 12 (3.53%) HTML5
8 11 (3.24%) Ajax
8 11 (3.24%) JSON
8 11 (3.24%) XSL
9 2 (0.59%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.59%) Web Services
10 1 (0.29%) COM
10 1 (0.29%) EDI
10 1 (0.29%) Spring
10 1 (0.29%) Velocity
10 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.76%) Driving Licence
2 23 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.65%) User Experience
5 8 (2.35%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.35%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.47%) iPad
6 5 (1.47%) iPhone
7 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.18%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (1.18%) Fintech
7 4 (1.18%) Handset
7 4 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.88%) PKI
8 3 (0.88%) Replication
8 3 (0.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 122 (35.88%) Windows
2 57 (16.76%) Windows Server
3 44 (12.94%) Windows 7
4 36 (10.59%) Windows 10
5 23 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.82%) Apple iOS
8 11 (3.24%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.76%) Linux
10 4 (1.18%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 63 (18.53%) ITIL
3 42 (12.35%) Project Management
4 34 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 34 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 28 (8.24%) Data Analysis
6 27 (7.94%) CRM
7 26 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (7.06%) Time Management
9 22 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (6.47%) Mentoring
9 22 (6.47%) Service Delivery
10 21 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (5.88%) Incident Management
11 20 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 19 (5.59%) Change Management
13 18 (5.29%) Service Management
13 18 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (4.71%) Asset Management
14 16 (4.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (19.71%) SQL
2 28 (8.24%) JavaScript
3 19 (5.59%) C
4 13 (3.82%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.65%) C#
6 8 (2.35%) Java
6 8 (2.35%) Python
7 5 (1.47%) VB
8 2 (0.59%) VBA
9 1 (0.29%) C++
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.29%) R
9 1 (0.29%) Scala
9 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (17.06%) Degree
2 33 (9.71%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.82%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.35%) ISEB
7 7 (2.06%) MCSA
8 6 (1.76%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.18%) CEH
10 4 (1.18%) HNC
10 4 (1.18%) HND
10 4 (1.18%) MCSE
11 3 (0.88%) APMP
11 3 (0.88%) CCNA
11 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.88%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.41%) PMO
2 16 (4.71%) SLA
3 8 (2.35%) QA
4 3 (0.88%) Def Stans
4 3 (0.88%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) MISRA
6 1 (0.29%) MISRA C
System Software
1 75 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.65%) vSphere
5 8 (2.35%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.06%) XenApp
7 5 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.18%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.29%) Firmware
10 1 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.24%) SCCM
2 8 (2.35%) vCenter Server
3 6 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.47%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.18%) SCSM
5 4 (1.18%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.88%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.59%) PTC Integrity
7 2 (0.59%) Puppet
8 1 (0.29%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.29%) SCOM
8 1 (0.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 232 (68.24%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.00%) VMware
3 19 (5.59%) Apple
3 19 (5.59%) SAP
4 18 (5.29%) Citrix
5 17 (5.00%) HP
6 12 (3.53%) Tableau
6 12 (3.53%) Veeam
7 11 (3.24%) Google
7 11 (3.24%) Intel
7 11 (3.24%) LANSA
8 9 (2.65%) Sage
9 8 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.06%) Avaya
10 7 (2.06%) McAfee
11 6 (1.76%) Adobe
11 6 (1.76%) Lotus
11 6 (1.76%) MobileIron
11 6 (1.76%) Remedy
11 6 (1.76%) Symantec