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

Microsoft Office
England > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 442 471 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.32% 4.51% 4.11%
As % of the Applications category 50.34% 48.86% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 319 429 376
South West median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.51% -5.00%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £49,000 £42,250
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 878 964 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.59% 9.23% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 637 811 904
South West median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £31,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% +2.77% -2.69%
10th Percentile £19,500 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £48,850 £54,000 £47,500
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 21 February 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 February 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 -12 124 £26,000 -30.67% 25
Wiltshire -27 69 £30,500 +22.00% 17
Somerset +14 61 £29,000 -10.77% 9
Gloucestershire +11 56 £23,000 -8.00% 12
Dorset +5 41 £22,000 -20.00% 11
Cornwall 0 27 £26,250 +7.14% 8
Devon -4 23 £27,500 -10.57% 6
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 343 (77.60%) Microsoft
2 232 (52.49%) Windows
3 151 (34.16%) Active Directory
4 137 (31.00%) Office 365
5 131 (29.64%) ITIL
6 122 (27.60%) Windows 7
7 104 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 91 (20.59%) Security Cleared
9 83 (18.78%) Windows 10
10 81 (18.33%) Degree
11 69 (15.61%) SQL Server
12 68 (15.38%) VMware
13 67 (15.16%) Finance
14 66 (14.93%) SharePoint
15 64 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
15 64 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 63 (14.25%) Microsoft Excel
17 62 (14.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 61 (13.80%) MS Exchange
19 55 (12.44%) Firewall
19 55 (12.44%) Windows 8
20 52 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
21 48 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
22 46 (10.41%) SLA
22 46 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (10.18%) Service Delivery
24 44 (9.95%) Service Management
24 44 (9.95%) SQL
25 41 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
26 40 (9.05%) Hyper-V

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 66 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 61 (13.80%) MS Exchange
3 25 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (3.17%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.36%) IIS
7 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (14.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (6.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (4.52%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Elite 3E
1 3 (0.68%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 137 (31.00%) Office 365
2 41 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.81%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.68%) SaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.44%) Firewall
2 28 (6.33%) WAN
3 26 (5.88%) Network Security
4 25 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.85%) LAN
7 16 (3.62%) SAN
8 15 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
8 15 (3.39%) Skype
9 13 (2.94%) Internet
9 13 (2.94%) VPN
10 12 (2.71%) Wireless
11 11 (2.49%) VLAN
12 9 (2.04%) DHCP
12 9 (2.04%) DNS
13 6 (1.36%) Intranet
14 3 (0.68%) BGP
14 3 (0.68%) OSPF
15 2 (0.45%) Extranet
15 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.17%) Power BI
3 12 (2.71%) MySQL
4 8 (1.81%) MS Access
4 8 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.68%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.45%) QlikView
8 1 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.23%) GIS
8 1 (0.23%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 9 (2.04%) JIRA
2 8 (1.81%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.13%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.13%) MSI
3 5 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.68%) Subversion
4 3 (0.68%) Toad
5 2 (0.45%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.45%) TestRail
5 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.23%) PVCS
General
1 67 (15.16%) Finance
2 34 (7.69%) Law
3 28 (6.33%) Marketing
4 22 (4.98%) Legal
5 11 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.26%) Advertising
7 6 (1.36%) Publishing
7 6 (1.36%) Retail
7 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.13%) French Language
9 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.68%) Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.45%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 149 (33.71%) Analyst
2 61 (13.80%) Support Analyst
3 51 (11.54%) IT Support
3 51 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 40 (9.05%) Desktop Support
5 38 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (8.37%) Service Analyst
7 34 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 30 (6.79%) IT Engineer
8 30 (6.79%) IT Technician
9 29 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (6.33%) IT Analyst
11 27 (6.11%) Desktop Analyst
12 26 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
13 25 (5.66%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (5.66%) Project Manager
14 23 (5.20%) IT Support Analyst
14 23 (5.20%) IT Support Engineer
15 22 (4.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 22 (4.98%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.82%) Web Services
2 17 (3.85%) .NET
3 12 (2.71%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.04%) CSS
4 9 (2.04%) HTML
5 8 (1.81%) LAMP
6 7 (1.58%) jQuery
7 6 (1.36%) XML
8 4 (0.90%) Ajax
8 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 3 (0.68%) Classic ASP
9 3 (0.68%) EDI
9 3 (0.68%) JSON
9 3 (0.68%) REST
9 3 (0.68%) Spring
9 3 (0.68%) Spring MVC
10 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.23%) COM
11 1 (0.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.01%) Driving Licence
3 26 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 25 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 24 (5.43%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.52%) Computer Science
7 18 (4.07%) Blackberry
8 16 (3.62%) iPhone
9 5 (1.13%) User Experience
10 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.90%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.68%) iPad
11 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.45%) Life Science
12 2 (0.45%) NHS
12 2 (0.45%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.45%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.45%) Social Media
13 1 (0.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 232 (52.49%) Windows
2 122 (27.60%) Windows 7
3 104 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 83 (18.78%) Windows 10
5 64 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (14.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (12.44%) Windows 8
8 21 (4.75%) Linux
8 21 (4.75%) Mac OS X
9 14 (3.17%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.58%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.90%) Android
14 2 (0.45%) Unix
15 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (29.64%) ITIL
2 48 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (10.18%) Service Delivery
4 44 (9.95%) Service Management
5 40 (9.05%) Project Management
6 39 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (8.60%) PRINCE2
8 35 (7.92%) Change Management
9 32 (7.24%) Data Loss Prevention
10 30 (6.79%) ITSM
11 29 (6.56%) Proactive Management
12 28 (6.33%) Problem Management
13 26 (5.88%) ITIL V3
13 26 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
13 26 (5.88%) Time Management
14 25 (5.66%) Boundary Protection
14 25 (5.66%) Information Security
14 25 (5.66%) Test Automation
14 25 (5.66%) Threat Detection
15 24 (5.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.95%) SQL
2 31 (7.01%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.85%) VBScript
4 13 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.26%) C#
6 9 (2.04%) C
7 7 (1.58%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.13%) Java
8 5 (1.13%) VB
8 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.90%) PHP
10 3 (0.68%) VBA
11 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 91 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 81 (18.33%) Degree
3 52 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.43%) ISTQB
5 21 (4.75%) DV Cleared
6 17 (3.85%) MCSA
7 16 (3.62%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.39%) MCSE
9 14 (3.17%) CEH
9 14 (3.17%) ISEB
10 11 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.81%) MCITP
12 7 (1.58%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.58%) MCP
12 7 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.13%) MCDST
13 5 (1.13%) MCTS
14 3 (0.68%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.41%) SLA
2 22 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.62%) PMO
4 11 (2.49%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 151 (34.16%) Active Directory
2 46 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.05%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 25 (5.66%) BitLocker
6 5 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.68%) XenApp
8 2 (0.45%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (7.47%) SCCM
2 26 (5.88%) SCOM
2 26 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 4 (0.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.90%) WSUS
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 343 (77.60%) Microsoft
2 68 (15.38%) VMware
3 33 (7.47%) Apple
4 25 (5.66%) McAfee
5 18 (4.07%) Citrix
6 15 (3.39%) Cisco
7 7 (1.58%) Remedy
8 6 (1.36%) Dell
8 6 (1.36%) SAP
9 5 (1.13%) HP
10 4 (0.90%) Veeam
10 4 (0.90%) Xerox
11 3 (0.68%) Avaya
11 3 (0.68%) Google
11 3 (0.68%) IBM
11 3 (0.68%) iManage
11 3 (0.68%) Intapp
11 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.45%) Intel
12 2 (0.45%) Lotus