Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 64 43
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 535 533 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.82% 4.55% 5.13%
As % of the Applications category 48.99% 50.24% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 404 420 579
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £19,125
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,000 £57,500
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 1,092 1,061 1,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.83% 9.05% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 763 812 979
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,125 £60,000
England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 -1 206 £31,500 +5.00% 31
Cambridgeshire +9 110 £35,000 -6.67% 17
Bedfordshire +40 100 £34,000 +21.43% 10
Essex +22 90 £25,000 -30.56% 7
Norfolk +7 23 £30,000 -29.41% 7
Suffolk -25 11 £25,500 -21.54% 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 374 (69.91%) Microsoft
2 314 (58.69%) Windows
3 202 (37.76%) Active Directory
4 163 (30.47%) Windows 7
5 129 (24.11%) Windows 10
6 113 (21.12%) Windows Server
7 112 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
8 107 (20.00%) Office 365
9 102 (19.07%) Finance
10 97 (18.13%) MS Exchange
10 97 (18.13%) ITIL
11 91 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
12 87 (16.26%) VMware
13 74 (13.83%) Citrix
14 72 (13.46%) VPN
15 71 (13.27%) SQL
16 65 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 64 (11.96%) Self-Motivation
18 58 (10.84%) DNS
19 57 (10.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 55 (10.28%) Data Centre
21 54 (10.09%) Time Management
22 53 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
24 51 (9.53%) DHCP
25 50 (9.35%) Project Management
26 49 (9.16%) Degree
27 48 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
28 46 (8.60%) Firewall
28 46 (8.60%) MCSE

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 97 (18.13%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 21 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (2.99%) IBM Notes
5 15 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (2.43%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.50%) SAS
8 6 (1.12%) IIS
9 5 (0.93%) Apache
10 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.56%) CMS
11 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.37%) Confluence
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 112 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (10.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (5.05%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (4.11%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.50%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.37%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.56%) assyst
4 3 (0.56%) Primavera
4 3 (0.56%) Workfront
5 2 (0.37%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 107 (20.00%) Office 365
2 29 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.24%) IaaS
4 11 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.12%) PaaS
7 5 (0.93%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.75%) SaaS
9 3 (0.56%) G Suite
10 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 72 (13.46%) VPN
2 58 (10.84%) DNS
3 51 (9.53%) DHCP
4 46 (8.60%) Firewall
5 43 (8.04%) TCP/IP
6 38 (7.10%) Internet
6 38 (7.10%) SAN
7 34 (6.36%) LAN
8 33 (6.17%) Wireless
9 31 (5.79%) WAN
10 14 (2.62%) VoIP
11 13 (2.43%) Ethernet
12 10 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (1.87%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.68%) Network Security
13 9 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (1.50%) Intranet
14 8 (1.50%) Skype
14 8 (1.50%) SSL
15 7 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.12%) MySQL
6 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.75%) GIS
8 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.56%) DB2
9 3 (0.56%) MS Access
10 2 (0.37%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.19%) Ingres
11 1 (0.19%) Power BI
11 1 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (1.68%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.12%) Subversion
2 6 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.93%) JIRA
3 5 (0.93%) Moq
3 5 (0.93%) NUnit
4 4 (0.75%) Ant
5 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.19%) FrontPage
General
1 102 (19.07%) Finance
2 33 (6.17%) Retail
3 18 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.24%) Legal
4 12 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.87%) Marketing
6 9 (1.68%) Banking
7 8 (1.50%) Law
8 6 (1.12%) Advertising
8 6 (1.12%) Billing
8 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.56%) Automotive
9 3 (0.56%) Electronics
9 3 (0.56%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (22.62%) Analyst
2 108 (20.19%) Support Engineer
3 85 (15.89%) Desktop Support
4 76 (14.21%) IT Support
5 65 (12.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 51 (9.53%) IT Engineer
7 48 (8.97%) Desktop Engineer
8 45 (8.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 38 (7.10%) IT Support Engineer
10 32 (5.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 32 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 30 (5.61%) Service Analyst
11 30 (5.61%) Service Desk Analyst
12 29 (5.42%) Support Analyst
13 28 (5.23%) Support Technician
14 25 (4.67%) IT Analyst
15 24 (4.49%) 1st Line Support
15 24 (4.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 23 (4.30%) IT Technician
17 22 (4.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.36%) Flash
2 14 (2.62%) CSS
3 13 (2.43%) HTML
4 10 (1.87%) EDI
4 10 (1.87%) Web Services
5 9 (1.68%) .NET
6 5 (0.93%) XML
6 5 (0.93%) XSLT
7 4 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (0.56%) jQuery
8 3 (0.56%) JSP
8 3 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (0.56%) NHibernate
8 3 (0.56%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (0.56%) Servlets
8 3 (0.56%) WCF
8 3 (0.56%) WPF
9 2 (0.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.96%) Self-Motivation
2 55 (10.28%) Data Centre
3 53 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.92%) Management Information System
5 28 (5.23%) Driving Licence
6 18 (3.36%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.99%) NHS
8 13 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (2.24%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.31%) iPhone
11 6 (1.12%) CCTV
11 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.12%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (1.12%) PMI
11 6 (1.12%) Smartcard
12 5 (0.93%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.75%) iPad
14 3 (0.56%) EPoS
15 2 (0.37%) e-Learning
15 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 314 (58.69%) Windows
2 163 (30.47%) Windows 7
3 129 (24.11%) Windows 10
4 113 (21.12%) Windows Server
5 52 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (7.85%) Windows XP
8 21 (3.93%) Windows 8
9 20 (3.74%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.87%) Linux
10 10 (1.87%) Windows Vista
11 9 (1.68%) Android
12 8 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.50%) Windows 2000
13 7 (1.31%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.12%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.75%) CentOS
15 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.13%) ITIL
2 91 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (10.09%) Time Management
4 50 (9.35%) Project Management
5 35 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (6.36%) Change Management
7 33 (6.17%) CRM
8 24 (4.49%) Validation
9 23 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 21 (3.93%) Decision-Making
10 21 (3.93%) Migration
10 21 (3.93%) Presales
10 21 (3.93%) PRINCE2
11 19 (3.55%) Data Analysis
12 17 (3.18%) Due Diligence
13 16 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (2.99%) Service Management
13 16 (2.99%) Software Engineering
14 15 (2.80%) Analytics
14 15 (2.80%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (13.27%) SQL
2 26 (4.86%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.55%) Java
4 17 (3.18%) C
5 15 (2.80%) C#
6 12 (2.24%) C++
6 12 (2.24%) VBScript
7 11 (2.06%) VBA
8 10 (1.87%) R
9 6 (1.12%) Python
10 5 (0.93%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.93%) PHP
11 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.19%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.19%) VC++
13 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (9.16%) Degree
3 46 (8.60%) MCSE
4 41 (7.66%) MCP
5 25 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (4.67%) MCSA
6 23 (4.30%) A+ Certification
6 23 (4.30%) Network+ Certification
7 21 (3.93%) CCNA
8 20 (3.74%) MCITP
9 16 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.99%) Security Cleared
10 15 (2.80%) CCNP
11 14 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (2.24%) ACDT
12 12 (2.24%) ACHDS
12 12 (2.24%) ACTC
12 12 (2.24%) MCDST
12 12 (2.24%) MCSM
13 10 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.42%) SLA
2 18 (3.36%) PMO
3 9 (1.68%) GDPR
3 9 (1.68%) QA
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.19%) GAMP
5 1 (0.19%) GMP
5 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 202 (37.76%) Active Directory
2 42 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.86%) XenApp
5 24 (4.49%) vSphere
6 14 (2.62%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (2.62%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.37%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.37%) XenServer
10 1 (0.19%) Firmware
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (4.67%) SCCM
2 14 (2.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (2.24%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (1.87%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.37%) Ansible
7 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.19%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 374 (69.91%) Microsoft
2 87 (16.26%) VMware
3 74 (13.83%) Citrix
4 35 (6.54%) Cisco
5 28 (5.23%) HP
6 26 (4.86%) Adobe
6 26 (4.86%) Oracle
7 24 (4.49%) Remedy
8 21 (3.93%) ServiceNow
9 20 (3.74%) Apple
10 16 (2.99%) EMC
10 16 (2.99%) Lotus
10 16 (2.99%) Symantec
10 16 (2.99%) Veeam
11 15 (2.80%) CommVault
12 9 (1.68%) SAP
13 8 (1.50%) McAfee
13 8 (1.50%) Mitel
14 7 (1.31%) Sonus
15 6 (1.12%) Bomgar