Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 65 60
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 377 516 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.71% 4.16% 4.35%
As % of the Applications category 49.93% 47.17% 46.74%
Number of salaries quoted 286 417 387
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.07% -12.12% +0.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £46,056 £52,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +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 755 1,094 1,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.44% 8.83% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 535 824 807
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,350 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,150 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +14 155 £32,500 +12.07% 12
Essex +22 79 £34,000 +23.64% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 70 £35,000 +21.48% 3
Bedfordshire -17 34 £34,750 +11.20% 3
Norfolk +13 22 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Suffolk +27 21 £33,500 +0.75% 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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.

1 246 (65.25%) Microsoft
2 192 (50.93%) Windows
3 183 (48.54%) Active Directory
4 126 (33.42%) Office 365
5 80 (21.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 77 (20.42%) Windows 10
7 74 (19.63%) Windows 7
7 74 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (19.36%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (19.10%) VMware
10 70 (18.57%) Windows Server
11 67 (17.77%) ITIL
12 60 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 59 (15.65%) Citrix
14 55 (14.59%) DNS
14 55 (14.59%) SCCM
15 52 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 51 (13.53%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (13.26%) DHCP
18 46 (12.20%) SQL
19 43 (11.41%) Finance
20 42 (11.14%) MS Exchange
20 42 (11.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 38 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
21 38 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
22 34 (9.02%) SQL Server
23 31 (8.22%) Project Management
24 30 (7.96%) SLA
25 29 (7.69%) Visual Studio
25 29 (7.69%) Hyper-V

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 42 (11.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.92%) Confluence
4 9 (2.39%) CMS
4 9 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.33%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.33%) WordPress
6 3 (0.80%) SAS
7 2 (0.53%) IIS
7 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 80 (21.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (11.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (4.51%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (2.39%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.59%) CATIA
7 4 (1.06%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.86%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.06%) HFM
3 4 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.06%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.27%) Postilion
5 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.27%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 126 (33.42%) Office 365
2 60 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.18%) SaaS
5 8 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.86%) OneDrive
6 7 (1.86%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.53%) npm
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.59%) DNS
2 50 (13.26%) DHCP
3 26 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.04%) VLAN
4 19 (5.04%) VPN
5 18 (4.77%) Firewall
6 15 (3.98%) Broadband
7 8 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (1.86%) LAN
9 6 (1.59%) Internet
9 6 (1.59%) WAN
9 6 (1.59%) WebEx
9 6 (1.59%) Wireless
10 4 (1.06%) PBX
10 4 (1.06%) Skype
10 4 (1.06%) VoIP
11 3 (0.80%) Intranet
11 3 (0.80%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.80%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.59%) MS Access
5 6 (1.59%) Power BI
5 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.27%) DB2
7 1 (0.27%) Essbase
7 1 (0.27%) GIS
7 1 (0.27%) MOLAP
7 1 (0.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.27%) OLAP
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.16%) JIRA
3 9 (2.39%) Selenium
4 6 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.59%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.33%) Subversion
6 4 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.53%) Bower
7 2 (0.53%) Grunt
7 2 (0.53%) gulp
7 2 (0.53%) Moq
7 2 (0.53%) NUnit
7 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.27%) Hudson
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 43 (11.41%) Finance
2 16 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.71%) Retail
4 12 (3.18%) Automotive
5 7 (1.86%) Advertising
6 3 (0.80%) Legal
6 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) French Language
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (30.50%) Analyst
2 67 (17.77%) IT Support
3 37 (9.81%) Support Engineer
4 29 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 29 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 29 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 29 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 29 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 28 (7.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (5.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 21 (5.57%) IT Support Analyst
8 18 (4.77%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.51%) IT Support Engineer
10 15 (3.98%) Administrator
10 15 (3.98%) Developer
10 15 (3.98%) Support Technician
11 14 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.45%) Desktop Support
12 13 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
12 13 (3.45%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.71%) CSS
2 12 (3.18%) HTML
3 10 (2.65%) XML
4 9 (2.39%) .NET
5 7 (1.86%) HTML5
5 7 (1.86%) XSLT
6 5 (1.33%) jQuery
6 5 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.06%) CSS3
7 4 (1.06%) JSON
7 4 (1.06%) REST
7 4 (1.06%) Sass
8 3 (0.80%) COM
8 3 (0.80%) Silverlight
8 3 (0.80%) WPF
9 2 (0.53%) Ajax
9 2 (0.53%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.53%) Node.js
10 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.71%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.39%) Animation
4 9 (2.39%) e-Learning
4 9 (2.39%) EPoS
4 9 (2.39%) iPhone
4 9 (2.39%) Photography
4 9 (2.39%) Replication
5 8 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.86%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.86%) Fibre Optics
6 7 (1.86%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.59%) AS400
7 6 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.33%) User Experience
9 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 192 (50.93%) Windows
2 77 (20.42%) Windows 10
3 74 (19.63%) Windows 7
4 70 (18.57%) Windows Server
5 38 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (5.31%) Mac OS
7 20 (5.31%) Windows XP
8 17 (4.51%) Apple iOS
9 15 (3.98%) Linux
10 13 (3.45%) Windows 2000
11 12 (3.18%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.59%) Android
12 6 (1.59%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.33%) CentOS
14 4 (1.06%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.80%) OS/400
16 2 (0.53%) Unix
17 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (19.36%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (17.77%) ITIL
4 51 (13.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (8.22%) Project Management
6 27 (7.16%) ITSM
7 26 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 25 (6.63%) Change Management
8 25 (6.63%) Migration
8 25 (6.63%) Test Automation
9 23 (6.10%) Service Management
10 22 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (5.57%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.57%) Waterfall
12 20 (5.31%) Software Testing
12 20 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (5.04%) Test Strategy
14 17 (4.51%) Data Management
15 15 (3.98%) E-Commerce
16 14 (3.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.20%) SQL
2 26 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.98%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.65%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.65%) C#
4 10 (2.65%) PHP
4 10 (2.65%) VB
5 9 (2.39%) Python
6 6 (1.59%) C
6 6 (1.59%) VBA
7 5 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.06%) C++
9 2 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (0.53%) Java
9 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (6.37%) Degree
2 24 (6.37%) MCP
3 19 (5.04%) MCSE
4 18 (4.77%) MCSA
5 13 (3.45%) ISEB
5 13 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.12%) A+ Certification
8 8 (2.12%) CCNA
9 7 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.86%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.59%) MCITP
11 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.06%) CBAP
12 4 (1.06%) CCNP
12 4 (1.06%) IIBA
13 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.96%) SLA
2 12 (3.18%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.33%) QA
4 4 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.06%) PMO
5 2 (0.53%) GDPR
5 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) GAMP
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.27%) P3O
6 1 (0.27%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 183 (48.54%) Active Directory
2 52 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 28 (7.43%) Terminal Server
5 22 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.06%) vSphere
7 4 (1.06%) XenApp
8 3 (0.80%) vCloud
9 2 (0.53%) Firmware
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.27%) Docker
10 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (14.59%) SCCM
2 11 (2.92%) vCenter Server
3 10 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (1.59%) SCOM
4 6 (1.59%) WSUS
5 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 246 (65.25%) Microsoft
2 72 (19.10%) VMware
3 59 (15.65%) Citrix
4 24 (6.37%) Apple
4 24 (6.37%) Cisco
5 21 (5.57%) Sophos
6 19 (5.04%) HP
7 18 (4.77%) ServiceNow
8 12 (3.18%) Oracle
8 12 (3.18%) SAP
8 12 (3.18%) Veeam
9 11 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.12%) Remedy
11 6 (1.59%) Adobe
11 6 (1.59%) Blue Prism
11 6 (1.59%) Google
11 6 (1.59%) IFS
11 6 (1.59%) MobileIron
11 6 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.59%) WorldPay