Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 50 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 236 363 511
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.61% 4.63% 4.14%
As % of the Applications category 53.51% 49.52% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 186 284 417
Median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +12.07% -12.12%
10th Percentile £20,250 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £46,056
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +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 441 733 1,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.49% 9.35% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 323 525 835
Median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,150 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +24 134 £32,000 -1.54% 15
Essex -11 44 £28,750 -15.44% 4
Cambridgeshire +15 23 £30,000 -14.29% 5
Bedfordshire +14 16 £35,000 +13.82% 2
Norfolk -6 11 £22,000 -24.14%
Suffolk -5 8 £100,000 +198.51%
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 185 (78.39%) Microsoft
2 136 (57.63%) Windows
3 107 (45.34%) Active Directory
4 94 (39.83%) Office 365
5 75 (31.78%) Windows 10
6 74 (31.36%) Windows Server
7 61 (25.85%) VMware
8 58 (24.58%) TCP/IP
9 54 (22.88%) DNS
10 51 (21.61%) MS Exchange
10 51 (21.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 50 (21.19%) DHCP
12 48 (20.34%) SQL Server
12 48 (20.34%) Firewall
13 45 (19.07%) Citrix
13 45 (19.07%) Windows Server 2016
14 44 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
14 44 (18.64%) Microsoft Excel
15 34 (14.41%) PowerShell
16 33 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
17 31 (13.14%) Windows Server 2019
17 31 (13.14%) VoIP
18 30 (12.71%) LAN
18 30 (12.71%) SQL
19 29 (12.29%) VLAN
19 29 (12.29%) Windows 7
20 28 (11.86%) XenApp
20 28 (11.86%) Finance
21 27 (11.44%) Azure

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 51 (21.61%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.27%) IIS
5 2 (0.85%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (18.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (10.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.54%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.69%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.42%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.69%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.69%) Exchequer
3 3 (1.27%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 94 (39.83%) Office 365
2 27 (11.44%) Azure
3 13 (5.51%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.97%) AWS
5 7 (2.97%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.27%) IaaS
6 3 (1.27%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.85%) G Suite
7 2 (0.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (24.58%) TCP/IP
2 54 (22.88%) DNS
3 50 (21.19%) DHCP
4 48 (20.34%) Firewall
5 31 (13.14%) VoIP
6 30 (12.71%) LAN
7 29 (12.29%) VLAN
8 18 (7.63%) Internet
9 17 (7.20%) VPN
9 17 (7.20%) WAN
10 15 (6.36%) Wireless
11 13 (5.51%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (3.39%) PBX
13 5 (2.12%) SAN
14 4 (1.69%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.69%) Modbus
14 4 (1.69%) RS-485
15 3 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.27%) Skype
16 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
2 12 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.24%) Power BI
4 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2017
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.85%) GIS
8 2 (0.85%) QGIS
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.42%) MySQL
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (5.51%) JIRA
2 7 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.97%) Selenium
2 7 (2.97%) SoapUI
2 7 (2.97%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (11.86%) Finance
2 12 (5.08%) Retail
3 9 (3.81%) Banking
4 8 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.97%) Legal
6 6 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.69%) Advertising
7 4 (1.69%) Law
8 3 (1.27%) Marketing
8 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (29.66%) IT Support
2 49 (20.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 39 (16.53%) Analyst
3 39 (16.53%) Support Engineer
4 36 (15.25%) IT Engineer
5 27 (11.44%) Support Technician
6 26 (11.02%) IT Support Engineer
7 23 (9.75%) IT Technician
8 22 (9.32%) IT Support Technician
9 19 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 19 (8.05%) Support Analyst
10 18 (7.63%) Team Leader
11 16 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (6.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 15 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (6.36%) Technical Support
13 13 (5.51%) Service Desk Support
13 13 (5.51%) Support Assistant
13 13 (5.51%) Technical Assistant
13 13 (5.51%) Technical Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.75%) WSH
2 14 (5.93%) .NET
3 10 (4.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.12%) XML
5 4 (1.69%) HTML
6 3 (1.27%) CSS
7 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (0.42%) jQuery
7 1 (0.42%) JSP
7 1 (0.42%) LDAP
7 1 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.42%) Web Services
7 1 (0.42%) XAMPP
7 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Driving Licence
2 12 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.39%) iPad
6 7 (2.97%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.97%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.12%) EPoS
8 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.69%) iPhone
8 4 (1.69%) NHS
9 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.85%) BBC
10 2 (0.85%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.42%) AS400
11 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.42%) Replication
11 1 (0.42%) Tandem
11 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 136 (57.63%) Windows
2 75 (31.78%) Windows 10
3 74 (31.36%) Windows Server
4 51 (21.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (19.07%) Windows Server 2016
6 31 (13.14%) Windows Server 2019
7 29 (12.29%) Windows 7
8 15 (6.36%) Linux
8 15 (6.36%) Windows 8
9 12 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.97%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.54%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.69%) Android
12 4 (1.69%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.85%) AIX
13 2 (0.85%) Unix
14 1 (0.42%) CentOS
14 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (10.17%) Server Management
3 23 (9.75%) Patch Management
4 22 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 20 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.63%) Time Management
7 16 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.78%) ITIL
8 15 (6.36%) Migration
8 15 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (5.08%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.66%) Data Migration
11 10 (4.24%) B2B
11 10 (4.24%) Project Management
11 10 (4.24%) Software Deployment
11 10 (4.24%) Test Automation
12 9 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.81%) Software Testing
13 8 (3.39%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.41%) PowerShell
2 30 (12.71%) SQL
3 23 (9.75%) VBScript
4 13 (5.51%) VBA
5 9 (3.81%) Delphi
6 5 (2.12%) C#
6 5 (2.12%) VB
7 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.85%) C
9 2 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.42%) Python
10 1 (0.42%) RPG
10 1 (0.42%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (9.75%) Degree
2 11 (4.66%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.12%) HNC
5 4 (1.69%) MCITP
5 4 (1.69%) MCSE
6 3 (1.27%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.27%) MCSA
7 2 (0.85%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.85%) ISEB
7 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.85%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) APMG
8 1 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.42%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) SLA
2 11 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) PMO
3 3 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) GAMP
4 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
System Software
1 107 (45.34%) Active Directory
2 33 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.86%) XenApp
4 26 (11.02%) vSphere
5 25 (10.59%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (4.24%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.27%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.42%) Docker
8 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.24%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.54%) SCCM
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.27%) WSUS
5 2 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.42%) Ansible
6 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 185 (78.39%) Microsoft
2 61 (25.85%) VMware
3 45 (19.07%) Citrix
4 13 (5.51%) Mitel
5 11 (4.66%) Apple
5 11 (4.66%) HP
6 10 (4.24%) Asigra
6 10 (4.24%) ServiceNow
6 10 (4.24%) WorldPay
7 9 (3.81%) Veeam
8 7 (2.97%) FIS
9 6 (2.54%) Meraki
10 5 (2.12%) Cisco
10 5 (2.12%) Oracle
11 4 (1.69%) iManage
12 3 (1.27%) Ingenico
12 3 (1.27%) Sage
12 3 (1.27%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.27%) Tableau
12 3 (1.27%) VeriFone