Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 45 56
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 137 250 378
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.66% 5.19% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 46.44% 51.12% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 99 197 283
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,450 £21,250
25th Percentile £31,000 £25,500 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.09% +13.79%
75th Percentile £53,750 £38,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £43,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +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 295 489 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.88% 10.15% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 181 349 549
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,900 £23,450
25th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £56,250 £43,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £43,875 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.72% +3.75% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Hertfordshire -36 37 £34,500 +7.81% 11
Essex +4 34 £45,000 +63.64% 6
Cambridgeshire +6 31 £31,250 +4.17% 13
Bedfordshire +19 20 £57,500 +64.29% 4
Norfolk +7 8 £40,000 +81.82% 1
Suffolk +17 7 £45,000 +53.85% 6
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 94 (68.61%) Microsoft
2 70 (51.09%) Windows
3 59 (43.07%) Microsoft 365
4 49 (35.77%) Social Skills
5 46 (33.58%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (29.20%) Azure
7 39 (28.47%) Active Directory
8 36 (26.28%) Windows Server
9 31 (22.63%) Finance
9 31 (22.63%) VMware
10 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (21.17%) MS Exchange
12 28 (20.44%) Windows 10
13 26 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (18.25%) SQL
14 25 (18.25%) Project Management
15 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Project
15 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Excel
15 23 (16.79%) ITIL
15 23 (16.79%) Degree
16 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (16.06%) Windows 7
17 21 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
18 20 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (13.87%) AWS
20 18 (13.14%) C#
21 16 (11.68%) Law
21 16 (11.68%) .NET
21 16 (11.68%) Linux

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 29 (21.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (6.57%) Simulink
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.73%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.73%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.73%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.73%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.73%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.73%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 59 (43.07%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (29.20%) Azure
3 19 (13.87%) AWS
4 12 (8.76%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (6.57%) Power Platform
6 8 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.38%) Azure Event Grid
7 6 (4.38%) Azure Logic Apps
7 6 (4.38%) Mimecast
8 5 (3.65%) SaaS
9 4 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (2.19%) Azure App Service
10 3 (2.19%) Azure Functions
10 3 (2.19%) GCP
10 3 (2.19%) Google Sheets
10 3 (2.19%) IaaS
10 3 (2.19%) OneDrive
10 3 (2.19%) Serverless
11 2 (1.46%) Google Workspace
11 2 (1.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.30%) Firewall
3 7 (5.11%) DHCP
3 7 (5.11%) DNS
4 6 (4.38%) VPN
5 4 (2.92%) Intranet
6 3 (2.19%) Internet
6 3 (2.19%) LAN
6 3 (2.19%) VoIP
6 3 (2.19%) WAN
6 3 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.73%) Broadband
7 1 (0.73%) HTTP
7 1 (0.73%) NAS
7 1 (0.73%) SAN
7 1 (0.73%) Skype
7 1 (0.73%) Wireless
7 1 (0.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.92%) Tableau
7 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.19%) Power BI
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.19%) Tableau Server
8 2 (1.46%) GIS
9 1 (0.73%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.73%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.73%) MS Access
9 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.73%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.19%) JIRA
General
1 49 (35.77%) Social Skills
2 31 (22.63%) Finance
3 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.68%) Law
5 14 (10.22%) Retail
6 8 (5.84%) Organisational Skills
6 8 (5.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.92%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.19%) Automotive
8 3 (2.19%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (2.19%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.73%) Banking
10 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (24.09%) Analyst
2 17 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (11.68%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.22%) Administrator
5 13 (9.49%) IT Manager
6 12 (8.76%) Developer
7 11 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (8.03%) Service Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.30%) Desktop Support
8 10 (7.30%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.57%) IT Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (5.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.68%) .NET
2 15 (10.95%) Web Services
3 13 (9.49%) HTML
4 9 (6.57%) OpenCV
5 8 (5.84%) XML
6 7 (5.11%) CSS
7 6 (4.38%) HTML5
7 6 (4.38%) WCF
8 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.92%) jQuery
9 4 (2.92%) WPF
10 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.19%) JSON
10 3 (2.19%) Node.js
10 3 (2.19%) Regular Expression
10 3 (2.19%) XSLT
11 2 (1.46%) Lambda Expressions
11 2 (1.46%) LINQ
12 1 (0.73%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.30%) FMCG
3 8 (5.84%) Robotics
4 7 (5.11%) Life Science
5 6 (4.38%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.65%) PMI
7 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.19%) EPoS
7 3 (2.19%) LIMS
8 2 (1.46%) AS400
8 2 (1.46%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.46%) NHS
8 2 (1.46%) Replication
9 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.73%) iPhone
9 1 (0.73%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (51.09%) Windows
2 36 (26.28%) Windows Server
3 28 (20.44%) Windows 10
4 22 (16.06%) Windows 7
5 20 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (11.68%) Linux
7 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (5.11%) Ubuntu
8 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.65%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.65%) Unix
10 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.46%) Android
12 2 (1.46%) CentOS
13 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.58%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (18.25%) Project Management
3 23 (16.79%) ITIL
4 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (9.49%) Artificial Intelligence
6 13 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (8.76%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (8.03%) ITSM
9 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.30%) Technical Leadership
10 9 (6.57%) Creative Thinking
10 9 (6.57%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.84%) Analytics
11 8 (5.84%) SDLC
11 8 (5.84%) Systems Engineering
12 7 (5.11%) Data Management
12 7 (5.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.25%) SQL
2 18 (13.14%) C#
3 16 (11.68%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.76%) C++
4 12 (8.76%) VBA
5 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.03%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.30%) C
6 10 (7.30%) Java
7 9 (6.57%) MATLAB
8 8 (5.84%) Python
9 6 (4.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.73%) R
10 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (16.79%) Degree
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.65%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.92%) CCNA
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.46%) MCSA
7 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CCNP
7 1 (0.73%) CISM
7 1 (0.73%) CISSP
7 1 (0.73%) HNC
7 1 (0.73%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.73%) MCDST
7 1 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) PMO
1 5 (3.65%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) GAMP
3 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 39 (28.47%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.57%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.57%) vSphere
4 4 (2.92%) Firmware
4 4 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.46%) Docker
5 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.73%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.46%) Ansible
3 2 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.46%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (68.61%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.63%) VMware
3 12 (8.76%) Citrix
4 8 (5.84%) Google
4 8 (5.84%) Sophos
5 7 (5.11%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.65%) Cisco
6 5 (3.65%) IBM
6 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.65%) Veeam
7 4 (2.92%) MobileIron
7 4 (2.92%) NetApp
7 4 (2.92%) SAP
8 3 (2.19%) HP
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle
8 3 (2.19%) Sage
9 2 (1.46%) Juniper
9 2 (1.46%) Meraki
10 1 (0.73%) Polycom
10 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds