The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
UK
Rank 70 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 3387 4579 5388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.03% 4.53% 5.12%
As % of the Applications category 31.78% 32.05% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2811 3743 4405
Median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,700
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10659 14289 16514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.69% 14.15% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8811 11605 13510
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MS Office
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office within the UK.

MS Office Salary Trend in the UK

MS Office
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 within the UK.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the UK

MS Office
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 3178 £32,000 -1.53% 457
London -12 1203 £36,000 -2.70% 155
South East +7 692 £29,000 -10.76% 99
East of England -7 263 £30,000 -7.69% 47
North West -12 257 £29,500 -9.23% 41
City of London -22 212 £37,500 -15.73% 43
Yorkshire -16 211 £25,500 -15.00% 22
South West -4 208 £28,500 -3.38% 39
West Midlands -5 177 £27,500 -9.83% 32
Surrey -1 170 £28,500 -12.30% 17
Manchester -12 148 £34,000 -20.00% 20
West Yorkshire -2 147 £27,500 -8.33% 17
Hampshire +26 146 £28,000 -15.78% 33
East Midlands -6 131 £24,500 -18.33% 16
Berkshire +36 123 £28,500 -16.17% 14
Hertfordshire -4 111 £27,000 -16.92% 18
Leeds 0 107 £30,000 - 8
Birmingham +5 92 £25,000 -20.50% 14
Buckinghamshire +9 76 £28,350 -10.00% 13
Bristol +5 68 £33,000 +9.09% 21
Essex -4 59 £35,000 +37.25% 6
Milton Keynes +18 56 £28,175 -27.29% 10
Cambridgeshire +2 56 £28,000 -20.00% 12
Oxfordshire -1 52 £30,000 -14.28% 9
Kent -16 48 £33,000 +1.53% 7
Wiltshire +6 47 £25,000 -12.28% 4
Watford -5 47 £26,500 -41.11% 6
Scotland -15 46 £30,250 -3.96% 8
West Sussex +13 45 £26,500 -18.46% 4
Merseyside +8 43 £47,500 +59.66% 10

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4796 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 3628 (50.95%) MS Excel
3 3466 (48.67%) Windows
4 2304 (32.36%) Active Directory
5 1648 (23.14%) Windows 7
6 1599 (22.45%) Finance
7 1429 (20.07%) ITIL
8 1179 (16.56%) Windows Server
9 1164 (16.35%) SQL
10 1039 (14.59%) Degree
11 996 (13.99%) MS Exchange
12 949 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
13 894 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
14 846 (11.88%) VMware
15 819 (11.50%) Office 365
16 811 (11.39%) SQL Server
17 741 (10.41%) Project Management
18 738 (10.36%) Citrix
19 721 (10.12%) SLA
20 701 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
21 697 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
22 661 (9.28%) Cisco
23 647 (9.09%) SharePoint
24 644 (9.04%) Windows 10
25 612 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
26 607 (8.52%) MS Visio
27 584 (8.20%) Service Management
28 583 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
29 557 (7.82%) Windows 8
30 541 (7.60%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 996 (13.99%) MS Exchange
2 647 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 276 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 251 (3.52%) Skype for Business
5 174 (2.44%) IIS
6 170 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 148 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 117 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 117 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 70 (0.98%) CMS
10 53 (0.74%) SAS
11 51 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 48 (0.67%) IBM Notes
13 41 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 36 (0.51%) Confluence
14 36 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
15 29 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
16 28 (0.39%) Apache
17 20 (0.28%) WordPress
18 17 (0.24%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3628 (50.95%) MS Excel
2 949 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 607 (8.52%) MS Visio
4 381 (5.35%) MS Project
5 61 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 57 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 48 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 45 (0.63%) Acrobat
9 37 (0.52%) Camtasia
10 29 (0.41%) Snagit
11 25 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
12 23 (0.32%) InDesign
13 19 (0.27%) InfoPath
14 16 (0.22%) SPSS
15 15 (0.21%) FrameMaker
15 15 (0.21%) RoboHelp
16 12 (0.17%) AutoCAD
16 12 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
17 11 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
18 9 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 106 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.37%) SAP BPC
3 26 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
4 23 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
5 21 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (0.29%) Magento
6 20 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
6 20 (0.28%) Sage 200
7 19 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 19 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 19 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 17 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 16 (0.22%) Visualfiles
10 14 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 14 (0.20%) SAP MM
11 12 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
11 12 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 819 (11.50%) Office 365
2 321 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (2.20%) SaaS
4 127 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
5 88 (1.24%) Mimecast
6 45 (0.63%) IaaS
7 44 (0.62%) G Suite
8 35 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (0.44%) PaaS
10 27 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 27 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 22 (0.31%) OneDrive
13 12 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (0.15%) Yammer
15 9 (0.13%) Dropbox
16 8 (0.11%) Trello
17 6 (0.084%) iTunes
18 5 (0.070%) AdWords
19 4 (0.056%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 513 (7.20%) Firewall
2 509 (7.15%) VPN
3 477 (6.70%) LAN
4 476 (6.68%) TCP/IP
5 458 (6.43%) DNS
6 433 (6.08%) WAN
7 409 (5.74%) DHCP
8 317 (4.45%) Internet
9 235 (3.30%) VoIP
10 207 (2.91%) Wireless
11 180 (2.53%) SAN
12 141 (1.98%) Skype
13 109 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
14 94 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
15 91 (1.28%) Network Security
16 90 (1.26%) Intranet
17 86 (1.21%) VLAN
18 56 (0.79%) SMTP
19 55 (0.77%) IP Telephony
20 54 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 182 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 165 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 164 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 129 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 127 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 126 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 94 (1.32%) MySQL
9 91 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 87 (1.22%) MS Access
11 86 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
12 75 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
13 67 (0.94%) Oracle Database
14 40 (0.56%) QlikView
15 37 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
16 36 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 35 (0.49%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
19 30 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
19 30 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 140 (1.97%) Visual Studio
2 117 (1.64%) JIRA
3 83 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (0.67%) Selenium
5 36 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 26 (0.37%) MSI
7 24 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 22 (0.31%) Toad
9 20 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 16 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
11 15 (0.21%) Axure RP
11 15 (0.21%) SoapUI
11 15 (0.21%) Subversion
12 13 (0.18%) Moq
13 11 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 11 (0.15%) ClearCase
13 11 (0.15%) LoadRunner
14 10 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.13%) WebDriver
15 9 (0.13%) WiX
General
1 1599 (22.45%) Finance
2 448 (6.29%) Law
3 420 (5.90%) Legal
4 381 (5.35%) Marketing
5 377 (5.29%) Telecoms
6 264 (3.71%) Banking
7 247 (3.47%) Manufacturing
8 212 (2.98%) Retail
9 153 (2.15%) Advertising
10 121 (1.70%) Back Office
11 83 (1.17%) Billing
12 76 (1.07%) German Language
13 75 (1.05%) French Language
14 69 (0.97%) Publishing
15 64 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 50 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
17 37 (0.52%) Local Government
18 36 (0.51%) Electronics
19 34 (0.48%) Automotive
19 34 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 2479 (34.81%) Analyst
2 910 (12.78%) Support Analyst
3 821 (11.53%) IT Support
4 763 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 717 (10.07%) Support Engineer
6 696 (9.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 562 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 499 (7.01%) IT Analyst
9 363 (5.10%) Desktop Support
10 358 (5.03%) Developer
11 356 (5.00%) IT Engineer
12 347 (4.87%) IT Support Analyst
13 289 (4.06%) Administrator
14 285 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
15 276 (3.88%) 1st Line Support
16 271 (3.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 269 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 263 (3.69%) Project Manager
19 256 (3.60%) Service Desk Support
20 250 (3.51%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (4.47%) HTML
2 304 (4.27%) .NET
3 201 (2.82%) XML
4 192 (2.70%) CSS
5 150 (2.11%) Web Services
6 147 (2.06%) ASP.NET
7 91 (1.28%) .NET Framework
8 75 (1.05%) jQuery
9 65 (0.91%) HTML5
10 59 (0.83%) Software Packaging
11 50 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (0.66%) AngularJS
13 41 (0.58%) Entity Framework
14 37 (0.52%) SOAP
15 29 (0.41%) WCF
16 28 (0.39%) XSLT
17 25 (0.35%) COM
17 25 (0.35%) EDI
17 25 (0.35%) REST
18 22 (0.31%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 894 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 430 (6.04%) Management Information System
3 278 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 253 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 249 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 249 (3.50%) Driving Licence
6 195 (2.74%) iPhone
7 183 (2.57%) NHS
8 151 (2.12%) iPad
9 133 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
10 130 (1.83%) Smartphone
11 118 (1.66%) e-Learning
12 96 (1.35%) Fat Client
12 96 (1.35%) Thin Client
13 95 (1.33%) User Experience
14 87 (1.22%) Social Media
15 63 (0.88%) BYOD
16 58 (0.81%) Fintech
17 54 (0.76%) PMI
18 51 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3466 (48.67%) Windows
2 1648 (23.14%) Windows 7
3 1179 (16.56%) Windows Server
4 701 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 644 (9.04%) Windows 10
6 612 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 557 (7.82%) Windows 8
8 359 (5.04%) Linux
9 337 (4.73%) Windows XP
10 322 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 198 (2.78%) Android
12 184 (2.58%) Mac OS X
13 173 (2.43%) Apple iOS
14 154 (2.16%) Unix
15 91 (1.28%) Mac OS
16 81 (1.14%) Windows Vista
17 51 (0.72%) Windows Phone
18 50 (0.70%) Solaris
19 43 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 26 (0.37%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1429 (20.07%) ITIL
2 741 (10.41%) Project Management
3 697 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
4 584 (8.20%) Service Management
5 541 (7.60%) PRINCE2
6 516 (7.25%) CRM
7 403 (5.66%) Service Delivery
8 350 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 327 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
10 324 (4.55%) Time Management
11 300 (4.21%) Change Management
12 295 (4.14%) ERP
13 257 (3.61%) Business Analysis
14 251 (3.52%) Mentoring
15 247 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 229 (3.22%) Problem Management
17 215 (3.02%) Analytics
18 214 (3.01%) Data Analysis
19 213 (2.99%) ITSM
20 212 (2.98%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1164 (16.35%) SQL
2 283 (3.97%) C#
3 243 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 241 (3.38%) PowerShell
5 209 (2.93%) C
6 159 (2.23%) Java
7 151 (2.12%) VBA
8 120 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 116 (1.63%) VB
10 79 (1.11%) Python
11 78 (1.10%) PHP
12 66 (0.93%) VBScript
13 58 (0.81%) Perl
14 57 (0.80%) VB.NET
15 56 (0.79%) PL/SQL
16 51 (0.72%) C++
17 32 (0.45%) Bash Shell
18 19 (0.27%) R
19 13 (0.18%) MATLAB
20 12 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1039 (14.59%) Degree
2 496 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 301 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 233 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 232 (3.26%) MCSE
6 228 (3.20%) MCP
7 181 (2.54%) SC Cleared
8 168 (2.36%) CCNA
9 167 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
10 149 (2.09%) MCSA
11 141 (1.98%) ISEB
12 112 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 103 (1.45%) ISTQB
14 100 (1.40%) PMI Certification
15 81 (1.14%) PMP
16 74 (1.04%) CCNP
16 74 (1.04%) MOS
17 70 (0.98%) MCITP
18 59 (0.83%) MCDST
19 56 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 721 (10.12%) SLA
2 247 (3.47%) QA
3 111 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 62 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 42 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 28 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (0.28%) P3O
9 16 (0.22%) IFRS
9 16 (0.22%) IFRS 9
10 12 (0.17%) COBIT
10 12 (0.17%) ISO 14001
10 12 (0.17%) ISO27002
11 10 (0.14%) GCP
12 8 (0.11%) Basel III
12 8 (0.11%) MiFID
13 7 (0.098%) ISO22301
14 6 (0.084%) GAMP
14 6 (0.084%) PMBOK
15 4 (0.056%) Basel II
System Software
1 2304 (32.36%) Active Directory
2 583 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 290 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 157 (2.20%) vSphere
5 155 (2.18%) XenApp
6 62 (0.87%) XenDesktop
7 48 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 47 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
10 45 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 40 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
12 34 (0.48%) VMware ESX
13 31 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
14 30 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
15 24 (0.34%) XenServer
16 20 (0.28%) Terminal Server
17 17 (0.24%) ProxySG
18 14 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 12 (0.17%) VMware Server
20 11 (0.15%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 393 (5.52%) SCCM
2 87 (1.22%) Backup Exec
3 79 (1.11%) SCOM
4 71 (1.00%) WSUS
5 64 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 63 (0.88%) AirWatch
7 29 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 26 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
9 20 (0.28%) XenMobile
10 18 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 17 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
12 14 (0.20%) SCOrch
12 14 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 13 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (0.18%) Nagios
14 10 (0.14%) Malwarebytes
14 10 (0.14%) OpenView
14 10 (0.14%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.13%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4796 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 846 (11.88%) VMware
3 738 (10.36%) Citrix
4 661 (9.28%) Cisco
5 348 (4.89%) Apple
6 347 (4.87%) Oracle
7 309 (4.34%) HP
8 224 (3.15%) SAP
9 218 (3.06%) Adobe
10 151 (2.12%) Avaya
10 151 (2.12%) Google
11 137 (1.92%) iManage
12 135 (1.90%) Dell
13 112 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
14 98 (1.38%) Mitel
15 94 (1.32%) NetApp
16 92 (1.29%) Intel Security
17 82 (1.15%) Remedy
18 80 (1.12%) Sage
19 77 (1.08%) Sophos
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