Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 66 55
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 264 65 303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.84% 3.63% 4.39%
As % of the Applications category 40.18% 56.03% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 156 61 235
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £21,250
25th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £45,000 £53,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £100,000 £49,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -

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 657 116 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.05% 6.48% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 282 102 497
10th Percentile £21,325 £21,250 £23,650
25th Percentile £29,414 £29,000 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.66% +18.57% -
75th Percentile £48,750 £54,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £73,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% -6.25%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +5 81 £30,000 +33.33% 22
Hertfordshire -19 79 £32,500 +8.33% 36
Essex +20 56 £45,000 +25.00% 12
Bedfordshire -3 19 £38,500 -18.95% 7
Suffolk -7 16 £49,000 -51.00% 9
Norfolk -8 13 £42,000 +100.00% 5
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 188 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 128 (48.48%) Social Skills
3 103 (39.02%) Windows
4 85 (32.20%) Problem-Solving
5 83 (31.44%) Active Directory
6 76 (28.79%) Microsoft 365
7 74 (28.03%) Microsoft Excel
8 58 (21.97%) Windows 10
9 50 (18.94%) Degree
10 49 (18.56%) Azure
10 49 (18.56%) Windows Server
11 43 (16.29%) Finance
12 42 (15.91%) VMware
13 41 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (12.88%) Project Management
16 33 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (12.12%) ITIL
17 32 (12.12%) Management Information System
18 31 (11.74%) SharePoint
18 31 (11.74%) Self-Motivation
19 29 (10.98%) Driving Licence
20 26 (9.85%) SLA
20 26 (9.85%) SQL
20 26 (9.85%) Microsoft Project
20 26 (9.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 26 (9.85%) Hyper-V
21 25 (9.47%) MS Exchange
22 24 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (9.09%) Firewall

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 31 (11.74%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.47%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.17%) IIS
5 5 (1.89%) Confluence
6 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 74 (28.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (9.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 26 (9.85%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.52%) Simulink
5 2 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.38%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.38%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.38%) InDesign
6 1 (0.38%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 76 (28.79%) Microsoft 365
2 49 (18.56%) Azure
3 20 (7.58%) AWS
4 15 (5.68%) SaaS
5 12 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (3.41%) Power Platform
7 7 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.52%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.52%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.14%) Azure Event Grid
9 3 (1.14%) Azure Logic Apps
9 3 (1.14%) Google Workspace
9 3 (1.14%) IaaS
9 3 (1.14%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.76%) PaaS
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.09%) Firewall
2 21 (7.95%) LAN
3 20 (7.58%) Internet
3 20 (7.58%) WAN
4 19 (7.20%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.44%) DNS
6 16 (6.06%) DHCP
6 16 (6.06%) VPN
7 12 (4.55%) NAS
7 12 (4.55%) VLAN
8 11 (4.17%) ADSL
8 11 (4.17%) MPLS
9 10 (3.79%) Intranet
10 7 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.52%) Broadband
12 3 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.14%) Wireless
13 2 (0.76%) SAN
14 1 (0.38%) BGP
14 1 (0.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.17%) MS Access
2 9 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.89%) Power BI
4 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) Metadata
7 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) Balsamiq
3 1 (0.38%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.38%) Selenium
3 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (48.48%) Social Skills
2 43 (16.29%) Finance
3 41 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.58%) Retail
5 19 (7.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (6.06%) Organisational Skills
7 15 (5.68%) Telecoms
8 13 (4.92%) Manufacturing
9 8 (3.03%) French Language
9 8 (3.03%) Spanish Language
10 6 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.89%) Public Sector
12 4 (1.52%) Legal
12 4 (1.52%) Marketing
13 3 (1.14%) Automotive
13 3 (1.14%) Banking
14 2 (0.76%) German Language
14 2 (0.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 1 (0.38%) Billing
15 1 (0.38%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 52 (19.70%) Analyst
2 35 (13.26%) IT Support
3 29 (10.98%) Support Engineer
4 22 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.68%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (4.92%) Administrator
7 13 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (4.92%) IT Analyst
7 13 (4.92%) IT Technician
7 13 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 11 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
9 11 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) IT Engineer
11 9 (3.41%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.27%) .NET
2 5 (1.89%) Web Services
3 4 (1.52%) HTML
3 4 (1.52%) XML
4 3 (1.14%) OpenCV
5 2 (0.76%) COM
5 2 (0.76%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.38%) ADSI
6 1 (0.38%) Ajax
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) Flash
6 1 (0.38%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (0.38%) J2EE
6 1 (0.38%) JMS
6 1 (0.38%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.38%) REST
6 1 (0.38%) SOAP
6 1 (0.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 31 (11.74%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (10.98%) Driving Licence
4 13 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.65%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.27%) EPoS
6 6 (2.27%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.89%) FMCG
7 5 (1.89%) Life Science
8 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.52%) Housing Association
9 3 (1.14%) Biotechnology
9 3 (1.14%) CMDB
9 3 (1.14%) Fibre Optics
9 3 (1.14%) iPad
9 3 (1.14%) iPhone
9 3 (1.14%) Robotics
10 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 103 (39.02%) Windows
2 58 (21.97%) Windows 10
3 49 (18.56%) Windows Server
4 33 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (8.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 21 (7.95%) Windows 8
8 19 (7.20%) Windows 7
9 16 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (4.92%) Android
10 13 (4.92%) Apple iOS
11 9 (3.41%) Linux
12 8 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (3.03%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.89%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (32.20%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (12.88%) Project Management
3 32 (12.12%) ITIL
4 24 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (8.71%) Time Management
6 21 (7.95%) Service Delivery
7 19 (7.20%) Information Security
7 19 (7.20%) Line Management
8 18 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 18 (6.82%) Migration
9 15 (5.68%) Data Migration
9 15 (5.68%) Decision-Making
10 14 (5.30%) Collaborative Working
11 13 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.92%) Project Delivery
12 12 (4.55%) Computer Science
13 11 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.17%) Facilities Management
13 11 (4.17%) Mathematics
13 11 (4.17%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.85%) SQL
2 23 (8.71%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.79%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.65%) C
5 5 (1.89%) C#
6 4 (1.52%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.52%) VB
6 4 (1.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.52%) VBA
7 3 (1.14%) C++
7 3 (1.14%) Java
8 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.76%) Python
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.38%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 50 (18.94%) Degree
2 19 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.30%) MCSA
3 14 (5.30%) MCSE
4 12 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.14%) CISM
6 3 (1.14%) CISSP
6 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.76%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.76%) HNC
7 2 (0.76%) MCDST
7 2 (0.76%) MCITP
7 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PMP
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.85%) SLA
2 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.89%) QA
3 4 (1.52%) GMP
3 4 (1.52%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.52%) PMO
4 3 (1.14%) NEBOSH
5 2 (0.76%) GAMP
5 2 (0.76%) GDPR
5 2 (0.76%) GLP
5 2 (0.76%) GxP
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 83 (31.44%) Active Directory
2 35 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.85%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.03%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.89%) Firmware
6 4 (1.52%) vSphere
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (5.68%) SCCM
2 8 (3.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 188 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.91%) VMware
3 21 (7.95%) Veeam
4 18 (6.82%) Apple
5 13 (4.92%) SAP
6 10 (3.79%) Cisco
7 9 (3.41%) Citrix
7 9 (3.41%) Sophos
8 8 (3.03%) Google
9 7 (2.65%) CommVault
9 7 (2.65%) Palo Alto
9 7 (2.65%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.27%) Veritas
11 4 (1.52%) Genesys
11 4 (1.52%) Remedy
12 3 (1.14%) Openreach
12 3 (1.14%) Varonis
13 2 (0.76%) Adobe
13 2 (0.76%) Dell
13 2 (0.76%) Meraki