Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 52 56
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 257 450 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.25% 4.82% 4.60%
As % of the Applications category 46.56% 51.96% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 190 323 477
East of England median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +12.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £19,450 £20,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £49,250
England median annual salary £32,844 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.16% +7.69% -

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 552 866 1,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.13% 9.28% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 372 590 830
East of England median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +9.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,475 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,700 £61,375 £55,000
England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 -1 135 £28,000 -13.85% 64
Essex -18 50 £24,000 -4.00% 22
Cambridgeshire +23 37 £29,000 -17.14% 26
Bedfordshire -21 20 £31,250 -21.88% 10
Suffolk -4 10 £30,875 -15.99% 2
Norfolk -14 5 £33,250 -5.00% 7
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 167 (64.98%) Microsoft
2 135 (52.53%) Windows
3 121 (47.08%) Active Directory
4 80 (31.13%) Office 365
5 72 (28.02%) Windows 10
6 63 (24.51%) Windows Server
7 53 (20.62%) VMware
8 52 (20.23%) Firewall
8 52 (20.23%) TCP/IP
9 50 (19.46%) SQL
10 49 (19.07%) MS Exchange
11 44 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
12 40 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (14.01%) Microsoft Excel
13 36 (14.01%) DNS
13 36 (14.01%) SQL Server
14 33 (12.84%) ITIL
14 33 (12.84%) PowerShell
15 32 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 32 (12.45%) DHCP
15 32 (12.45%) Finance
16 30 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (11.67%) Windows 7
16 30 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (11.28%) Linux
17 29 (11.28%) Citrix
18 28 (10.89%) VLAN
19 27 (10.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 25 (9.73%) VoIP
20 25 (9.73%) vSphere

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 49 (19.07%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.28%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.56%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.78%) CMS
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.39%) Confluence
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (14.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (3.89%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.72%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.39%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (5.84%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.56%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.78%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (31.13%) Office 365
2 24 (9.34%) Azure
3 12 (4.67%) Power Platform
4 5 (1.95%) AWS
4 5 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.56%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.56%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.39%) G Suite
6 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.39%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.39%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.23%) Firewall
1 52 (20.23%) TCP/IP
2 36 (14.01%) DNS
3 32 (12.45%) DHCP
4 28 (10.89%) VLAN
5 25 (9.73%) VoIP
6 22 (8.56%) LAN
7 14 (5.45%) VPN
8 13 (5.06%) Internet
9 11 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (3.89%) WAN
11 7 (2.72%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (2.33%) 2.5G
12 6 (2.33%) 2G
12 6 (2.33%) 3G
12 6 (2.33%) 4G
12 6 (2.33%) 5G
12 6 (2.33%) Skype
13 5 (1.95%) SAN
13 5 (1.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.67%) Power BI
3 10 (3.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.56%) FileMaker
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.78%) GIS
7 2 (0.78%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (6.61%) JIRA
1 17 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.84%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.84%) Selenium
2 15 (5.84%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.78%) Moq
3 2 (0.78%) NUnit
3 2 (0.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) MSI
4 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (12.45%) Finance
2 18 (7.00%) Retail
3 13 (5.06%) Marketing
4 8 (3.11%) Banking
5 7 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.17%) Publishing
7 2 (0.78%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) Housing Association
7 2 (0.78%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 91 (35.41%) IT Support
2 68 (26.46%) Analyst
3 42 (16.34%) Support Engineer
4 41 (15.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 38 (14.79%) IT Engineer
6 30 (11.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 28 (10.89%) IT Support Technician
7 28 (10.89%) IT Technician
7 28 (10.89%) Support Technician
8 24 (9.34%) Service Desk Support
9 22 (8.56%) Service Desk Technician
10 20 (7.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 19 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (7.39%) Support Analyst
12 17 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support Technician
12 17 (6.61%) Service Analyst
12 17 (6.61%) Service Desk Analyst
12 17 (6.61%) Technical Support
13 16 (6.23%) Team Leader
14 15 (5.84%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.39%) WSH
2 3 (1.17%) .NET
2 3 (1.17%) CSS
2 3 (1.17%) HTML
3 2 (0.78%) Ajax
3 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.78%) jQuery
4 1 (0.39%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.50%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.11%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.95%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.95%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.56%) User Experience
8 3 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.17%) Replication
9 2 (0.78%) iPhone
9 2 (0.78%) iSeries
9 2 (0.78%) NHS
9 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
10 1 (0.39%) Blog
10 1 (0.39%) FMCG
10 1 (0.39%) iPad
10 1 (0.39%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 135 (52.53%) Windows
2 72 (28.02%) Windows 10
3 63 (24.51%) Windows Server
4 40 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (11.67%) Windows 7
6 29 (11.28%) Linux
7 19 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (5.45%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.95%) CentOS
10 5 (1.95%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.56%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.78%) Android
12 2 (0.78%) OS/400
13 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (12.84%) ITIL
3 30 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (8.56%) Migration
5 21 (8.17%) Data Migration
6 20 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (7.39%) Patch Management
7 19 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (7.00%) Project Management
8 18 (7.00%) Test Automation
8 18 (7.00%) Time Management
9 17 (6.61%) E-Commerce
9 17 (6.61%) Functional Testing
9 17 (6.61%) Incident Management
9 17 (6.61%) Non-Functional Testing
9 17 (6.61%) Server Management
9 17 (6.61%) User Stories
10 16 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.46%) SQL
2 33 (12.84%) PowerShell
3 21 (8.17%) VBScript
4 5 (1.95%) Python
5 4 (1.56%) C
5 4 (1.56%) R
6 3 (1.17%) C#
6 3 (1.17%) C++
6 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.78%) PHP
7 2 (0.78%) VBA
8 1 (0.39%) Java
8 1 (0.39%) Perl
8 1 (0.39%) RPG
8 1 (0.39%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.39%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.34%) Degree
2 24 (9.34%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 6 (2.33%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.95%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.95%) MCSE
6 4 (1.56%) MCITP
6 4 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.56%) Postgraduate
6 4 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.17%) CCNA
7 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.78%) MOS
9 1 (0.39%) ACCA
9 1 (0.39%) CIMA
9 1 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (7.00%) SLA
3 3 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (1.17%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) GAMP
5 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 121 (47.08%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.73%) vSphere
3 22 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (7.78%) XenApp
5 18 (7.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.56%) Firmware
7 3 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.39%) Docker
9 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.23%) SCCM
2 8 (3.11%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.17%) SCOM
5 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.78%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.39%) Ansible
7 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.39%) Puppet
7 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 167 (64.98%) Microsoft
2 53 (20.62%) VMware
3 29 (11.28%) Citrix
4 18 (7.00%) Cisco
5 15 (5.84%) WorldPay
6 12 (4.67%) ServiceNow
7 11 (4.28%) Mitel
8 9 (3.50%) HP
8 9 (3.50%) Oracle
9 8 (3.11%) Asigra
9 8 (3.11%) FIS
10 7 (2.72%) Apple
11 6 (2.33%) Remedy
12 5 (1.95%) Google
12 5 (1.95%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.95%) Sage
12 5 (1.95%) Tableau
13 4 (1.56%) NEC
13 4 (1.56%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.56%) Veeam