Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 95 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 -31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 206 103 388
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.46% 2.83% 3.90%
As % of the Applications category 37.52% 38.87% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 175 81 350
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £25,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.09% +6.21%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £69,100
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +18.42% +2.70%

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 City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 549 265 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.22% 7.27% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 487 198 718
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -1.10%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the City of London

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in the City of London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the City of London

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 145 (70.39%) Microsoft
2 99 (48.06%) Finance
3 75 (36.41%) Windows
4 67 (32.52%) Microsoft 365
5 57 (27.67%) SQL
6 54 (26.21%) Social Skills
7 53 (25.73%) Azure
8 49 (23.79%) Active Directory
9 48 (23.30%) Microsoft Excel
10 43 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (20.39%) Project Management
12 36 (17.48%) SQL Server
13 33 (16.02%) Banking
13 33 (16.02%) Legal
13 33 (16.02%) Windows 10
14 32 (15.53%) SharePoint
15 31 (15.05%) ITIL
15 31 (15.05%) Apple
15 31 (15.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 29 (14.08%) Law
17 27 (13.11%) Management Information System
17 27 (13.11%) .NET
18 26 (12.62%) C#
18 26 (12.62%) ASP.NET
18 26 (12.62%) JIRA
19 25 (12.14%) Asset Management
20 24 (11.65%) Equities
20 24 (11.65%) Cisco
20 24 (11.65%) Windows 7
20 24 (11.65%) Video Conferencing

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 32 (15.53%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.80%) IIS
3 12 (5.83%) Confluence
4 8 (3.88%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.46%) SAS
5 3 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (23.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (15.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (10.68%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.40%) Acrobat
4 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.46%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.46%) Elite 3E
2 3 (1.46%) FastStats
2 3 (1.46%) Unica
3 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 1 (0.49%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 67 (32.52%) Microsoft 365
2 53 (25.73%) Azure
3 24 (11.65%) Power Platform
4 17 (8.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (7.28%) Power Automate
6 13 (6.31%) PowerApps
7 10 (4.85%) OneDrive
8 7 (3.40%) AWS
9 4 (1.94%) GCP
9 4 (1.94%) Google Workspace
9 4 (1.94%) PaaS
10 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.17%) TCP/IP
2 22 (10.68%) WAN
3 19 (9.22%) Cisco IOS
3 19 (9.22%) Wireless
4 17 (8.25%) Internet
5 12 (5.83%) VPN
6 10 (4.85%) FTP
7 8 (3.88%) DNS
8 7 (3.40%) DHCP
9 5 (2.43%) VoIP
9 5 (2.43%) WebEx
10 4 (1.94%) Intranet
10 4 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.46%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.46%) LAN
11 3 (1.46%) Skype
11 3 (1.46%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (1.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.17%) Power BI
3 12 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.91%) DTS
5 6 (2.91%) Tableau
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.46%) QlikView
9 2 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2019
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.97%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 26 (12.62%) JIRA
2 15 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.97%) Subversion
3 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 99 (48.06%) Finance
2 54 (26.21%) Social Skills
3 33 (16.02%) Banking
3 33 (16.02%) Legal
4 29 (14.08%) Law
5 21 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (6.31%) Organisational Skills
7 11 (5.34%) Investment Banking
8 10 (4.85%) Marketing
9 9 (4.37%) Telecoms
10 8 (3.88%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (2.91%) Billing
12 5 (2.43%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.94%) Advertising
13 4 (1.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 4 (1.94%) Multimedia
13 4 (1.94%) Publishing
14 3 (1.46%) Front Office
15 2 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
15 2 (0.97%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 60 (29.13%) Analyst
2 29 (14.08%) Developer
3 25 (12.14%) Desktop Support
4 20 (9.71%) IT Support
4 20 (9.71%) Support Analyst
5 18 (8.74%) Support Technician
6 17 (8.25%) Business Analyst
7 16 (7.77%) Desktop Support Technician
7 16 (7.77%) Desktop Technician
8 14 (6.80%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.80%) Project Manager
9 13 (6.31%) Support Engineer
9 13 (6.31%) Team Leader
10 12 (5.83%) SQL Developer
11 11 (5.34%) IT Analyst
12 10 (4.85%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.85%) Consultant
13 9 (4.37%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 8 (3.88%) IT Support Analyst
14 8 (3.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.11%) .NET
2 26 (12.62%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.25%) JSON
4 14 (6.80%) .NET Framework
4 14 (6.80%) AngularJS
4 14 (6.80%) jQuery
5 13 (6.31%) REST
6 12 (5.83%) Entity Framework
6 12 (5.83%) HTML
6 12 (5.83%) LINQ
6 12 (5.83%) React
6 12 (5.83%) SOAP
6 12 (5.83%) Vue.js
6 12 (5.83%) WCF
6 12 (5.83%) Web Services
6 12 (5.83%) WinForms
7 6 (2.91%) CSS
8 3 (1.46%) HTML5
9 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.11%) Management Information System
2 24 (11.65%) Equities
2 24 (11.65%) Video Conferencing
3 23 (11.17%) iPhone
4 21 (10.19%) iPad
5 20 (9.71%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.40%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.91%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.43%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.94%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.46%) Derivative
10 3 (1.46%) EFT
10 3 (1.46%) Life Science
11 2 (0.97%) CMDB
11 2 (0.97%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.97%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 75 (36.41%) Windows
2 33 (16.02%) Windows 10
3 24 (11.65%) Windows 7
4 21 (10.19%) Mac OS X
5 19 (9.22%) Android
6 17 (8.25%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.85%) Windows Server
8 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.46%) VMS
11 2 (0.97%) Linux
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.39%) Project Management
3 31 (15.05%) ITIL
4 25 (12.14%) Asset Management
5 23 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (11.17%) Change Management
6 21 (10.19%) Information Security
7 20 (9.71%) SDLC
8 18 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (7.77%) Data Protection
10 15 (7.28%) Analytics
10 15 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (7.28%) Data Management
10 15 (7.28%) Service Delivery
11 14 (6.80%) DevOps
11 14 (6.80%) ITSM
11 14 (6.80%) Risk Management
11 14 (6.80%) Time Management
12 13 (6.31%) Workflow
13 12 (5.83%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.67%) SQL
2 26 (12.62%) C#
3 16 (7.77%) PowerShell
4 13 (6.31%) Python
5 12 (5.83%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.83%) VB
6 11 (5.34%) VBA
7 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.46%) R
9 2 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.71%) Degree
2 16 (7.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.88%) MCSE
5 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.46%) BICSI RCDD
6 3 (1.46%) RIBA
7 2 (0.97%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.97%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.97%) MCSA
8 1 (0.49%) CCNA
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.49%) MCP
8 1 (0.49%) MOS
8 1 (0.49%) PgMP
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.74%) QA
2 13 (6.31%) PMO
3 9 (4.37%) SLA
4 7 (3.40%) GDPR
5 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.49%) EMIR
7 1 (0.49%) MiFID
System Software
1 49 (23.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) Firmware
3 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.97%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (3.88%) SCCM
3 4 (1.94%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.46%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.97%) WSUS
6 1 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.49%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.49%) Terraform
6 1 (0.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 145 (70.39%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.05%) Apple
3 24 (11.65%) Cisco
4 14 (6.80%) Citrix
5 12 (5.83%) Atlassian
6 11 (5.34%) VMware
7 10 (4.85%) Adobe
7 10 (4.85%) Fidessa
7 10 (4.85%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.91%) HP
8 6 (2.91%) Symantec
9 5 (2.43%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.43%) Google
10 4 (1.94%) Cadence
10 4 (1.94%) Dell
10 4 (1.94%) IBM
10 4 (1.94%) Remedy
10 4 (1.94%) Reuters
11 3 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.46%) SAP