Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 50 49
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 195 149 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.10% 4.82% 4.72%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 55.39% 48.13%
Number of salaries quoted 128 124 276
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £21,625
25th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £32,074 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +24.71% +6.91% -
75th Percentile £50,000 £44,600 £41,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,750 £55,625
England median annual salary £39,810 £39,513 £33,000
% change year-on-year +0.75% +19.74% +1.54%

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 468 269 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.85% 8.70% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 248 212 546
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,513 £23,375
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,402 £38,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.95% +8.57% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +2.63%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -14 48 £30,000 - 25
Hertfordshire -39 48 £34,750 +8.59% 26
Essex +24 45 £45,000 +23.29% 17
Bedfordshire -1 25 £57,500 +64.29% 17
Suffolk +7 17 £45,000 -55.00% 12
Norfolk -3 12 £42,000 +90.91% 5
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 138 (70.77%) Microsoft
2 92 (47.18%) Windows
3 81 (41.54%) Microsoft 365
4 76 (38.97%) Social Skills
5 62 (31.79%) Active Directory
6 51 (26.15%) Azure
7 50 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (25.64%) VMware
8 49 (25.13%) Windows Server
9 47 (24.10%) Windows 10
10 45 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 37 (18.97%) Microsoft Excel
11 37 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (18.46%) MS Exchange
13 34 (17.44%) Finance
14 32 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (15.90%) ITIL
15 31 (15.90%) Microsoft Project
16 28 (14.36%) Project Management
16 28 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (13.85%) Windows 7
18 24 (12.31%) Hyper-V
19 22 (11.28%) Firewall
19 22 (11.28%) PowerShell
19 22 (11.28%) Windows Server 2016
20 21 (10.77%) AWS
20 21 (10.77%) Degree
21 20 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
22 19 (9.74%) Veeam
23 18 (9.23%) Windows 8

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 36 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (5.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) Confluence
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (18.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (15.90%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (3.59%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.59%) Simulink
4 6 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.51%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.51%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Sage X3
1 1 (0.51%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 81 (41.54%) Microsoft 365
2 51 (26.15%) Azure
3 21 (10.77%) AWS
4 13 (6.67%) Power Platform
5 12 (6.15%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (4.62%) Mimecast
7 7 (3.59%) Azure Event Grid
7 7 (3.59%) Azure Logic Apps
8 6 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.05%) PowerApps
9 4 (2.05%) SaaS
10 2 (1.03%) Google Sheets
10 2 (1.03%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.51%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.51%) GCP
11 1 (0.51%) IaaS
11 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.28%) Firewall
2 16 (8.21%) LAN
3 15 (7.69%) Internet
3 15 (7.69%) WAN
4 14 (7.18%) DNS
4 14 (7.18%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.18%) VPN
5 13 (6.67%) DHCP
6 8 (4.10%) ADSL
6 8 (4.10%) MPLS
6 8 (4.10%) NAS
6 8 (4.10%) VLAN
6 8 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.56%) Intranet
8 2 (1.03%) Broadband
8 2 (1.03%) Skype
9 1 (0.51%) HTTP
9 1 (0.51%) PBX
9 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.08%) Power BI
5 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.51%) Metadata
6 1 (0.51%) MS Access
6 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.51%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (4.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) Balsamiq
General
1 76 (38.97%) Social Skills
2 37 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (17.44%) Finance
4 18 (9.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (7.18%) Organisational Skills
6 13 (6.67%) Retail
7 12 (6.15%) Telecoms
8 9 (4.62%) Manufacturing
9 6 (3.08%) Law
10 5 (2.56%) Automotive
11 4 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (2.05%) Marketing
12 3 (1.54%) Banking
12 3 (1.54%) Legal
12 3 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (1.03%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.51%) Back Office
14 1 (0.51%) Electronics
14 1 (0.51%) Front Office
14 1 (0.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 38 (19.49%) Analyst
2 23 (11.79%) IT Support
2 23 (11.79%) Project Manager
3 20 (10.26%) Administrator
4 17 (8.72%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (8.21%) IT Manager
5 16 (8.21%) Support Engineer
6 14 (7.18%) IT Project Manager
7 13 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 12 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.64%) IT Analyst
9 11 (5.64%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.64%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
10 10 (5.13%) Service Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.13%) .NET
1 10 (5.13%) Web Services
2 7 (3.59%) HTML
2 7 (3.59%) OpenCV
3 5 (2.56%) CSS
4 3 (1.54%) XML
5 2 (1.03%) COM
5 2 (1.03%) jQuery
6 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.51%) ADSI
6 1 (0.51%) Ajax
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.51%) Flash
6 1 (0.51%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.15%) FMCG
5 9 (4.62%) Life Science
6 6 (3.08%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.08%) Robotics
7 5 (2.56%) Legacy Applications
7 5 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (2.56%) PMI
7 5 (2.56%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.05%) Housing Association
9 3 (1.54%) LIMS
10 2 (1.03%) AS400
10 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.03%) EPoS
10 2 (1.03%) NHS
10 2 (1.03%) Replication
11 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (47.18%) Windows
2 49 (25.13%) Windows Server
3 47 (24.10%) Windows 10
4 32 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (13.85%) Windows 7
6 22 (11.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (9.23%) Windows 8
8 17 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (7.18%) Linux
9 14 (7.18%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (3.59%) Android
10 7 (3.59%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.56%) Unix
12 3 (1.54%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.03%) CentOS
13 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (15.90%) ITIL
3 28 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.36%) Project Management
4 17 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (8.21%) Line Management
6 15 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 14 (7.18%) Migration
7 14 (7.18%) Service Delivery
8 13 (6.67%) ITSM
9 11 (5.64%) Data Migration
10 10 (5.13%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.13%) DNA
10 10 (5.13%) Information Security
10 10 (5.13%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.62%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.10%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.28%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.23%) SQL
3 9 (4.62%) C#
4 8 (4.10%) C++
4 8 (4.10%) Java
4 8 (4.10%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.59%) C
5 7 (3.59%) MATLAB
5 7 (3.59%) VBA
6 5 (2.56%) Python
7 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) R
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) VB
9 1 (0.51%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 21 (10.77%) Degree
2 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.13%) MCSA
4 8 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.10%) MCSE
5 5 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.05%) CCNA
6 4 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.54%) CISM
7 3 (1.54%) CISSP
8 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.51%) HND
8 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) SLA
2 8 (4.10%) PMO
3 4 (2.05%) GMP
3 4 (2.05%) QA
4 3 (1.54%) GAMP
4 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.03%) GDPR
5 2 (1.03%) GLP
6 1 (0.51%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 62 (31.79%) Active Directory
2 45 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.13%) vSphere
5 7 (3.59%) Firmware
6 4 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (7.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 10 (5.13%) SCCM
3 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.05%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.03%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.51%) WMI
6 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (70.77%) Microsoft
2 50 (25.64%) VMware
3 19 (9.74%) Veeam
4 13 (6.67%) Sophos
5 12 (6.15%) Citrix
6 8 (4.10%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.59%) Apple
8 6 (3.08%) CommVault
8 6 (3.08%) Google
9 5 (2.56%) Cisco
9 5 (2.56%) Instagram
9 5 (2.56%) Veritas
10 4 (2.05%) MobileIron
10 4 (2.05%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.54%) IBM
11 3 (1.54%) NetApp
11 3 (1.54%) SAP
12 2 (1.03%) HP
12 2 (1.03%) Juniper
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle