Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 54 67
Rank change year-on-year -72 +13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 117 337 412
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.33% 4.59% 4.10%
As % of the Applications category 38.11% 50.68% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 100 284 357
10th Percentile £31,925 £25,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £39,813 £30,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.48% +18.57% -12.50%
75th Percentile £60,500 £56,656 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,000 £76,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -5.41%

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 307 665 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.12% 9.06% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 260 581 697
10th Percentile £32,950 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% +4.44%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £81,250 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £53,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.31% +7.78% +3.45%

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 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 73 (62.39%) Microsoft
2 55 (47.01%) Microsoft 365
3 49 (41.88%) Active Directory
4 47 (40.17%) Windows
5 44 (37.61%) Azure
6 36 (30.77%) Social Skills
7 35 (29.91%) Microsoft Excel
8 29 (24.79%) SQL
9 27 (23.08%) SharePoint
10 26 (22.22%) Finance
10 26 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 26 (22.22%) Windows 10
11 23 (19.66%) Law
12 21 (17.95%) Legal
13 19 (16.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 19 (16.24%) ITIL
13 19 (16.24%) Citrix
14 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 16 (13.68%) DHCP
15 16 (13.68%) DNS
15 16 (13.68%) Azure Active Directory
16 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Intune
17 14 (11.97%) Windows Server
17 14 (11.97%) VMware
18 12 (10.26%) Management Information System
18 12 (10.26%) Project Management
18 12 (10.26%) Information Security
18 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (10.26%) iManage
18 12 (10.26%) DevOps

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 27 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.84%) IIS
3 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.56%) Confluence
5 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 2 (1.71%) CMS
5 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (29.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (16.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Carpe Diem
1 2 (1.71%) Relativity
2 1 (0.85%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.85%) FastStats
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 55 (47.01%) Microsoft 365
2 44 (37.61%) Azure
3 16 (13.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (8.55%) OneDrive
4 10 (8.55%) Power Platform
5 9 (7.69%) AWS
6 3 (2.56%) Google Workspace
6 3 (2.56%) Power Automate
6 3 (2.56%) SaaS
7 2 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.71%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) DHCP
1 16 (13.68%) DNS
2 11 (9.40%) VPN
3 10 (8.55%) Firewall
4 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.13%) WAN
5 5 (4.27%) NAS
5 5 (4.27%) VoIP
6 4 (3.42%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.42%) Network Security
6 4 (3.42%) VLAN
7 3 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.56%) LAN
8 2 (1.71%) BGP
8 2 (1.71%) FTP
8 2 (1.71%) MPLS
8 2 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.71%) SAN
9 1 (0.85%) Extranet
9 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.69%) Power BI
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2019
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) OLAP
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.85%) QGIS
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) JIRA
2 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.71%) Gatling
4 2 (1.71%) JMeter
4 2 (1.71%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.71%) Locust
4 2 (1.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 26 (22.22%) Finance
3 23 (19.66%) Law
4 21 (17.95%) Legal
5 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.98%) Banking
7 6 (5.13%) Influencing Skills
7 6 (5.13%) Marketing
7 6 (5.13%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (4.27%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.56%) Advertising
9 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.71%) Back Office
10 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.71%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.71%) Retail
10 2 (1.71%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.85%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Analyst
2 14 (11.97%) IT Support
3 13 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) IT Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.84%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Administrator
7 7 (5.98%) IT Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Product Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Citrix Team Leader
10 4 (3.42%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) XML
2 5 (4.27%) JSON
3 4 (3.42%) Web Services
4 3 (2.56%) .NET
5 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.85%) COM
6 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.85%) HTML
6 1 (0.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.98%) User Experience
3 6 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.42%) Clustering
4 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.42%) Equities
4 4 (3.42%) Replication
5 3 (2.56%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.71%) Derivative
6 2 (1.71%) iPhone
6 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.71%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.71%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.85%) EFT
7 1 (0.85%) Handset
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.85%) PMI
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.17%) Windows
2 26 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 14 (11.97%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.69%) Linux
4 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (5.98%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.42%) Android
7 4 (3.42%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.24%) ITIL
2 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (10.26%) DevOps
2 12 (10.26%) Information Security
2 12 (10.26%) Project Management
3 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
3 11 (9.40%) Time Management
4 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (7.69%) Change Management
5 9 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 9 (7.69%) Line Management
5 9 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.84%) Migration
7 7 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (5.98%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.13%) Data Management
8 6 (5.13%) Data Protection
8 6 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.79%) SQL
2 26 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.84%) Python
4 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.42%) Java
6 3 (2.56%) C
6 3 (2.56%) C#
7 2 (1.71%) VBA
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) MCSE
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.27%) CCNA
3 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.42%) CCNP
4 4 (3.42%) CISSP
4 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.71%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.71%) CISM
5 2 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.71%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (1.71%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.71%) MOS
5 2 (1.71%) PhD
5 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.71%) SANS
6 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.42%) SLA
3 3 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (2.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 49 (41.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.42%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.85%) Firmware
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (8.55%) SCCM
3 4 (3.42%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (3.42%) SCDPM
3 4 (3.42%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.71%) SCOM
4 2 (1.71%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 73 (62.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.24%) Citrix
3 14 (11.97%) VMware
4 12 (10.26%) iManage
5 9 (7.69%) Cisco
6 8 (6.84%) Apple
7 7 (5.98%) HP
8 6 (5.13%) ServiceNow
8 6 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.42%) Aruba
9 4 (3.42%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (3.42%) Synology
10 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.56%) Fidessa
10 3 (2.56%) Genesys
10 3 (2.56%) Google
10 3 (2.56%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.56%) NetApp
10 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.71%) Mitel