Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 61 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 573 544 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.75% 4.21% 5.47%
As % of the Applications category 53.50% 47.30% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 501 478 624
East of England median annual salary £29,500 £28,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.36% -9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 1071 1150 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.88% 8.91% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 860 902 1186
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £34,694 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.32% +3.56% +3.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £56,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 -8 266 £29,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire +2 115 £35,000 +45.83% 8
Essex +1 80 £26,750 -46.50% 5
Suffolk +26 44 £37,500 +40.19%
Bedfordshire +29 40 £29,000 +11.54% 2
Norfolk +24 31 £43,500 +102.33% 3
East Anglia - 1 £95,000 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 374 (65.27%) Microsoft
2 335 (58.46%) Windows
3 192 (33.51%) Active Directory
4 120 (20.94%) Windows Server
5 117 (20.42%) Office 365
6 105 (18.32%) Windows 7
7 96 (16.75%) ITIL
8 86 (15.01%) Microsoft Excel
8 86 (15.01%) Windows 10
9 78 (13.61%) SQL
10 70 (12.22%) Firewall
11 69 (12.04%) MS Exchange
12 64 (11.17%) SQL Server
12 64 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 63 (10.99%) DNS
14 62 (10.82%) Finance
15 61 (10.65%) VMware
15 61 (10.65%) WAN
16 58 (10.12%) Citrix
17 57 (9.95%) LAN
17 57 (9.95%) Project Management
17 57 (9.95%) Degree
17 57 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
19 52 (9.08%) DHCP
19 52 (9.08%) Security Cleared
19 52 (9.08%) Hyper-V
20 51 (8.90%) TCP/IP
21 49 (8.55%) MS Visio
22 47 (8.20%) SLA

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 69 (12.04%) MS Exchange
2 37 (6.46%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.19%) Skype for Business
4 16 (2.79%) IIS
5 14 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.40%) CMS
6 8 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.05%) IBM Connections
8 5 (0.87%) OpenEdge
9 4 (0.70%) SAS
10 3 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Apache
11 1 (0.17%) Confluence
11 1 (0.17%) Drupal
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 86 (15.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (8.55%) MS Visio
3 32 (5.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (4.71%) Spreadsheet
5 23 (4.01%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (2.09%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.17%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.22%) assyst
3 5 (0.87%) ResourceLink
3 5 (0.87%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.35%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 117 (20.42%) Office 365
2 28 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.97%) PaaS
4 15 (2.62%) IaaS
5 14 (2.44%) G Suite
6 12 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.22%) SaaS
9 5 (0.87%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 70 (12.22%) Firewall
2 63 (10.99%) DNS
3 61 (10.65%) WAN
4 57 (9.95%) LAN
5 52 (9.08%) DHCP
6 51 (8.90%) TCP/IP
7 46 (8.03%) VPN
8 37 (6.46%) Internet
9 26 (4.54%) VoIP
10 22 (3.84%) Skype
11 19 (3.32%) SAN
11 19 (3.32%) SSL
12 18 (3.14%) PBX
13 17 (2.97%) VLAN
14 15 (2.62%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (2.44%) NAS
15 14 (2.44%) Wireless
16 10 (1.75%) MPLS
17 9 (1.57%) ISDN
18 8 (1.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (1.22%) MySQL
6 5 (0.87%) MS Access
7 4 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (0.70%) GIS
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.52%) Power BI
8 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.35%) QlikView
9 2 (0.35%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.05%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.52%) gulp
4 3 (0.52%) JIRA
4 3 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.52%) Yeoman
5 2 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.35%) JMeter
5 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.17%) MSI
6 1 (0.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 62 (10.82%) Finance
2 36 (6.28%) Retail
3 30 (5.24%) Marketing
4 18 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.79%) Electronics
6 15 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.44%) Advertising
8 12 (2.09%) Games
9 7 (1.22%) Legal
9 7 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.05%) Billing
10 6 (1.05%) German Language
10 6 (1.05%) Law
11 3 (0.52%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 2 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 181 (31.59%) Analyst
2 114 (19.90%) Support Engineer
3 83 (14.49%) IT Support
4 64 (11.17%) Administrator
5 59 (10.30%) Desktop Support
6 54 (9.42%) Support Analyst
7 51 (8.90%) IT Engineer
8 50 (8.73%) Service Analyst
9 43 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 41 (7.16%) Developer
11 40 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
12 31 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
13 27 (4.71%) IT Analyst
14 25 (4.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 25 (4.36%) Service Desk Analyst
15 23 (4.01%) Desktop Engineer
15 23 (4.01%) IT Support Analyst
16 22 (3.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 22 (3.84%) Help Desk Engineer
16 22 (3.84%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.36%) HTML
2 22 (3.84%) .NET
3 19 (3.32%) XML
4 16 (2.79%) Web Services
5 12 (2.09%) CSS
5 12 (2.09%) HTML5
6 11 (1.92%) CSS3
6 11 (1.92%) jQuery
7 9 (1.57%) REST
8 7 (1.22%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.52%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.52%) Flash
9 3 (0.52%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.52%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.52%) React
9 3 (0.52%) Spring
9 3 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.17%) WCF
10 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 12 (2.09%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.09%) FMCG
5 12 (2.09%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.92%) Blog
6 11 (1.92%) iPhone
6 11 (1.92%) Social Media
7 9 (1.57%) Handset
8 8 (1.40%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.22%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.22%) User Experience
10 6 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.87%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 335 (58.46%) Windows
2 120 (20.94%) Windows Server
3 105 (18.32%) Windows 7
4 86 (15.01%) Windows 10
5 64 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (6.11%) Windows 8
8 32 (5.58%) Linux
9 28 (4.89%) Windows XP
10 17 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.44%) Windows Vista
13 13 (2.27%) Mac OS
14 9 (1.57%) Windows Phone
15 7 (1.22%) Android
16 6 (1.05%) CentOS
16 6 (1.05%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.05%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.52%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (16.75%) ITIL
2 57 (9.95%) Project Management
3 46 (8.03%) Problem Management
4 44 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (7.68%) Service Management
5 43 (7.50%) Migration
6 41 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (6.63%) PRINCE2
8 32 (5.58%) Proactive Management
9 31 (5.41%) ITSM
10 30 (5.24%) Service Delivery
11 28 (4.89%) Change Management
11 28 (4.89%) CRM
12 27 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (4.19%) Coaching
13 24 (4.19%) ERP
13 24 (4.19%) Mentoring
13 24 (4.19%) Software Engineering
14 21 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (13.61%) SQL
2 31 (5.41%) C#
3 26 (4.54%) PowerShell
4 24 (4.19%) C
5 21 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.27%) C++
6 13 (2.27%) VBA
7 8 (1.40%) Java
8 7 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.22%) VB
9 6 (1.05%) Progress 4GL
9 6 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.52%) Python
10 3 (0.52%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.35%) R
11 2 (0.35%) RPG
11 2 (0.35%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.17%) Perl
12 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (9.95%) Degree
2 52 (9.08%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.58%) DV Cleared
4 25 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.97%) CompTIA Security+
6 17 (2.97%) MCSE
7 10 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.57%) CCNA
8 9 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.40%) HNC
9 8 (1.40%) MCP
9 8 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.22%) APMP
10 7 (1.22%) ISEB
11 5 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.87%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.70%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.70%) MCITP
12 4 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.20%) SLA
2 24 (4.19%) PMO
3 8 (1.40%) GxP
4 6 (1.05%) GAMP
5 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.87%) QA
6 3 (0.52%) GMP
7 2 (0.35%) GCP
7 2 (0.35%) GLP
8 1 (0.17%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 192 (33.51%) Active Directory
2 54 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (9.08%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.79%) Terminal Services
5 15 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.40%) vSphere
9 7 (1.22%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.87%) XenApp
12 1 (0.17%) Firmware
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.27%) SCCM
2 12 (2.09%) WSUS
3 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.05%) vCenter Server
5 5 (0.87%) EMC Navisphere
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) SCOM
8 1 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 374 (65.27%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.65%) VMware
3 58 (10.12%) Citrix
4 44 (7.68%) HP
5 23 (4.01%) Cisco
6 19 (3.32%) Oracle
7 16 (2.79%) Google
8 15 (2.62%) Intel
9 12 (2.09%) Apple
9 12 (2.09%) Avaya
9 12 (2.09%) SAP
10 11 (1.92%) Remedy
11 10 (1.75%) Dell
12 9 (1.57%) Adobe
12 9 (1.57%) Sage
13 7 (1.22%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.22%) EMC
13 7 (1.22%) IBM
13 7 (1.22%) JD Edwards
13 7 (1.22%) Splunk