Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 56 66
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 460 558 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.88% 4.64% 4.05%
As % of the Applications category 52.21% 52.99% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 328 481 435
East of England median annual salary £32,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £52,725 £50,000 £56,000
England median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -

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 East of England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 881 1,053 1,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.34% 8.76% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 595 846 854
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +3.40%
10th Percentile £21,350 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the East of England

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East of England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the East of England

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the East of England

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Hertfordshire +7 224 £32,500 +18.18% 29
Essex +24 89 £25,000 - 11
Cambridgeshire -24 62 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Bedfordshire +4 53 £38,750 +29.17% 11
Suffolk -13 20 £36,750 -4.55% 3
Norfolk -6 12 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 302 (65.65%) Microsoft
2 253 (55.00%) Windows
3 195 (42.39%) Active Directory
4 122 (26.52%) Windows Server
5 113 (24.57%) Windows 7
6 106 (23.04%) Office 365
7 88 (19.13%) Windows 10
8 87 (18.91%) Microsoft Excel
9 86 (18.70%) VMware
10 79 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
11 70 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (14.78%) ITIL
12 68 (14.78%) DNS
13 61 (13.26%) DHCP
14 58 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (11.96%) Citrix
15 55 (11.96%) Finance
16 54 (11.74%) MS Exchange
16 54 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
19 43 (9.35%) SQL Server
20 42 (9.13%) Project Management
21 41 (8.91%) SQL
22 39 (8.48%) Firewall
23 37 (8.04%) Management Information System
24 36 (7.83%) TCP/IP
25 35 (7.61%) SLA
25 35 (7.61%) SCCM

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 54 (11.74%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.13%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.48%) IBM Notes
5 14 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.52%) CMS
9 3 (0.65%) SAS
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.43%) WordPress
11 1 (0.22%) Apache
11 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 87 (18.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (7.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.04%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.74%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.30%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.87%) HFM
4 4 (0.87%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.65%) Primavera
5 3 (0.65%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.65%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.22%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 106 (23.04%) Office 365
2 48 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.61%) SaaS
5 5 (1.09%) G Suite
5 5 (1.09%) IaaS
6 4 (0.87%) PaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.43%) npm
8 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.78%) DNS
2 61 (13.26%) DHCP
3 39 (8.48%) Firewall
4 36 (7.83%) TCP/IP
5 27 (5.87%) VLAN
6 24 (5.22%) LAN
6 24 (5.22%) VPN
7 22 (4.78%) Wireless
8 19 (4.13%) SAN
9 16 (3.48%) Internet
9 16 (3.48%) Skype
10 15 (3.26%) Broadband
11 10 (2.17%) Ethernet
11 10 (2.17%) Intranet
11 10 (2.17%) WAN
12 9 (1.96%) VoIP
13 8 (1.74%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (1.30%) iSCSI
15 5 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.52%) Power BI
6 4 (0.87%) MS Access
6 4 (0.87%) MySQL
7 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.43%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.22%) QlikView
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (5.65%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.48%) JIRA
3 7 (1.52%) Subversion
4 6 (1.30%) Moq
4 6 (1.30%) NUnit
5 5 (1.09%) Selenium
6 4 (0.87%) Ant
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.43%) Bower
7 2 (0.43%) Grunt
7 2 (0.43%) gulp
8 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.22%) Hudson
8 1 (0.22%) Maven
8 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (11.96%) Finance
2 23 (5.00%) Retail
3 7 (1.52%) Legal
3 7 (1.52%) Publishing
3 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.09%) Marketing
5 4 (0.87%) Advertising
5 4 (0.87%) Automotive
6 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.43%) Back Office
7 2 (0.43%) Billing
7 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 112 (24.35%) Analyst
2 88 (19.13%) IT Support
3 86 (18.70%) Support Engineer
4 67 (14.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 55 (11.96%) IT Engineer
6 48 (10.43%) IT Support Engineer
7 35 (7.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 34 (7.39%) Support Technician
9 33 (7.17%) Service Analyst
9 33 (7.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 30 (6.52%) Desktop Support
11 29 (6.30%) Support Analyst
12 28 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
13 27 (5.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 25 (5.43%) Administrator
14 25 (5.43%) IT Analyst
15 19 (4.13%) Consultant
15 19 (4.13%) Desktop Engineer
15 19 (4.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 17 (3.70%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.39%) CSS
2 10 (2.17%) HTML
3 8 (1.74%) .NET
4 6 (1.30%) jQuery
5 5 (1.09%) Flash
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.09%) Silverlight
5 5 (1.09%) Web Services
5 5 (1.09%) WPF
6 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.87%) XML
7 3 (0.65%) Ajax
7 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (0.65%) HTML5
7 3 (0.65%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (0.65%) NHibernate
7 3 (0.65%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (0.65%) SAP XI
7 3 (0.65%) WCF
7 3 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.04%) Management Information System
3 28 (6.09%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (3.04%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.83%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.61%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.39%) iPhone
9 9 (1.96%) e-Learning
9 9 (1.96%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.74%) Animation
10 8 (1.74%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.74%) Photography
10 8 (1.74%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.09%) CCTV
12 5 (1.09%) User Experience
13 4 (0.87%) EPoS
13 4 (0.87%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 253 (55.00%) Windows
2 122 (26.52%) Windows Server
3 113 (24.57%) Windows 7
4 88 (19.13%) Windows 10
5 68 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (5.22%) Windows 8
8 19 (4.13%) Apple iOS
9 11 (2.39%) Linux
9 11 (2.39%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.96%) Android
11 7 (1.52%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.52%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.30%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.09%) CentOS
14 4 (0.87%) OS/400
14 4 (0.87%) Unix
14 4 (0.87%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.65%) AIX
15 3 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
2 70 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (14.78%) ITIL
4 42 (9.13%) Project Management
5 34 (7.39%) Time Management
6 33 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (6.30%) Migration
7 29 (6.30%) Test Automation
8 28 (6.09%) Change Management
9 27 (5.87%) Service Delivery
9 27 (5.87%) Service Management
10 21 (4.57%) Process Improvement
11 20 (4.35%) CRM
11 20 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (3.91%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (3.70%) Data Analysis
13 17 (3.70%) Presales
14 16 (3.48%) Data Management
14 16 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.91%) SQL
2 21 (4.57%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.04%) VBA
4 13 (2.83%) C#
4 13 (2.83%) Java
5 12 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.17%) VB
7 9 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.96%) PHP
8 8 (1.74%) C++
8 8 (1.74%) Python
9 7 (1.52%) C
9 7 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.65%) VBScript
11 2 (0.43%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (6.30%) Degree
3 22 (4.78%) MCSE
4 19 (4.13%) ISEB
5 18 (3.91%) MCSA
6 16 (3.48%) ISTQB
6 16 (3.48%) MCP
7 11 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.96%) A+ Certification
8 9 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.74%) ACDT
9 8 (1.74%) ACHDS
9 8 (1.74%) ACTC
9 8 (1.74%) CCNA
9 8 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.74%) MCDST
9 8 (1.74%) MCSM
9 8 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (1.74%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.61%) SLA
2 18 (3.91%) PMO
3 12 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.52%) QA
6 6 (1.30%) GDPR
7 2 (0.43%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.22%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.22%) GAMP
8 1 (0.22%) GMP
8 1 (0.22%) GxP
8 1 (0.22%) P3O
System Software
1 195 (42.39%) Active Directory
2 54 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.39%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.26%) Terminal Server
5 13 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.83%) XenApp
6 12 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (2.61%) vSphere
7 10 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.52%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.87%) Firmware
10 3 (0.65%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.65%) vCloud
11 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.22%) Docker
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (7.61%) SCCM
2 12 (2.61%) vCenter Server
3 7 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.30%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.65%) Ansible
5 3 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.22%) Nagios
7 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 302 (65.65%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.70%) VMware
3 55 (11.96%) Citrix
4 26 (5.65%) Avaya
5 23 (5.00%) HP
6 22 (4.78%) Cisco
7 19 (4.13%) Oracle
8 18 (3.91%) Apple
9 17 (3.70%) Remedy
9 17 (3.70%) SAP
10 16 (3.48%) Lotus
10 16 (3.48%) Sophos
10 16 (3.48%) Veeam
11 14 (3.04%) Mitel
11 14 (3.04%) ServiceNow
12 12 (2.61%) Sage
12 12 (2.61%) WatchGuard
13 10 (2.17%) Symantec
14 9 (1.96%) Google
14 9 (1.96%) ProCurve