Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 461 595 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.54% 4.98% 4.50%
As % of the Applications category 50.60% 55.35% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 344 512 525
East of England median annual salary £31,377 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.59% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,025 £18,850
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £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 911 1,075 1,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.97% 9.01% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 634 867 961
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,250 £61,250
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -1 214 £32,500 +12.07% 24
Essex +6 85 £25,000 -16.67% 18
Cambridgeshire -9 75 £31,000 -16.78% 19
Bedfordshire +16 55 £40,000 +37.93% 16
Norfolk +1 21 £30,000 -31.03% 2
Suffolk -31 12 £40,000 +18.52% 3
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 309 (67.03%) Microsoft
2 277 (60.09%) Windows
3 189 (41.00%) Active Directory
4 145 (31.45%) Windows 7
5 131 (28.42%) Windows Server
6 110 (23.86%) Windows 10
7 103 (22.34%) Office 365
8 99 (21.48%) Microsoft Excel
9 80 (17.35%) Problem-Solving
9 80 (17.35%) VMware
10 79 (17.14%) Finance
11 71 (15.40%) ITIL
12 67 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 64 (13.88%) MS Exchange
14 57 (12.36%) Citrix
15 56 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 49 (10.63%) DNS
18 48 (10.41%) SQL
18 48 (10.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 48 (10.41%) Time Management
19 44 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
20 43 (9.33%) Firewall
20 43 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 42 (9.11%) DHCP
22 41 (8.89%) Management Information System
22 41 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
23 40 (8.68%) Data Centre
24 39 (8.46%) SQL Server
25 37 (8.03%) Project Management

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 64 (13.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.34%) IBM Notes
2 20 (4.34%) Skype for Business
3 16 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.95%) SAS
7 4 (0.87%) Apache
7 4 (0.87%) IIS
8 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.22%) CMS
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Connections
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 99 (21.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (10.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.87%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.08%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.65%) Primavera
5 2 (0.43%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.43%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.43%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 103 (22.34%) Office 365
2 32 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.95%) IaaS
4 6 (1.30%) PaaS
5 5 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.08%) G Suite
6 4 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.87%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.87%) SaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.63%) DNS
2 43 (9.33%) Firewall
3 42 (9.11%) DHCP
4 35 (7.59%) TCP/IP
5 32 (6.94%) LAN
5 32 (6.94%) SAN
6 28 (6.07%) VPN
7 25 (5.42%) Wireless
8 24 (5.21%) Internet
9 15 (3.25%) Skype
9 15 (3.25%) WAN
10 13 (2.82%) Ethernet
11 12 (2.60%) VLAN
12 11 (2.39%) VoIP
13 10 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (2.17%) iSCSI
14 9 (1.95%) Intranet
15 8 (1.74%) IP Telephony
15 8 (1.74%) SSL
16 5 (1.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.74%) MySQL
4 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.87%) GIS
7 3 (0.65%) DB2
7 3 (0.65%) MS Access
7 3 (0.65%) Power BI
7 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.43%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.22%) Ingres
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.30%) Moq
2 6 (1.30%) NUnit
2 6 (1.30%) Subversion
2 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.08%) JIRA
4 4 (0.87%) Ant
4 4 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.43%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) FrontPage
6 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 79 (17.14%) Finance
2 24 (5.21%) Retail
3 11 (2.39%) Legal
4 10 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.74%) Banking
6 7 (1.52%) Billing
6 7 (1.52%) Publishing
7 6 (1.30%) Marketing
8 5 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.87%) Advertising
9 4 (0.87%) Law
10 3 (0.65%) Automotive
10 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (22.78%) Analyst
2 101 (21.91%) Support Engineer
3 81 (17.57%) IT Support
4 68 (14.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 63 (13.67%) IT Engineer
6 61 (13.23%) Desktop Support
7 53 (11.50%) IT Support Engineer
8 35 (7.59%) Service Analyst
8 35 (7.59%) Service Desk Analyst
9 32 (6.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 32 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 31 (6.72%) Desktop Engineer
10 31 (6.72%) Support Analyst
11 30 (6.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 30 (6.51%) IT Analyst
12 25 (5.42%) Support Technician
13 24 (5.21%) Administrator
13 24 (5.21%) Consultant
14 21 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
15 19 (4.12%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.04%) CSS
2 12 (2.60%) HTML
3 11 (2.39%) .NET
3 11 (2.39%) Flash
4 9 (1.95%) Web Services
5 7 (1.52%) EDI
6 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.30%) jQuery
7 5 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (1.08%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (1.08%) NHibernate
7 5 (1.08%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (1.08%) WCF
8 4 (0.87%) XML
8 4 (0.87%) XSLT
9 3 (0.65%) JSP
9 3 (0.65%) SAP XI
9 3 (0.65%) Servlets
10 2 (0.43%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 40 (8.68%) Data Centre
4 35 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (3.90%) Blackberry
7 14 (3.04%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.82%) NHS
9 10 (2.17%) Driving Licence
9 10 (2.17%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.30%) iPhone
10 6 (1.30%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.08%) CCTV
12 4 (0.87%) EPoS
12 4 (0.87%) User Experience
13 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.65%) LPAR
14 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.43%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 277 (60.09%) Windows
2 145 (31.45%) Windows 7
3 131 (28.42%) Windows Server
4 110 (23.86%) Windows 10
5 67 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (6.51%) Windows 8
8 26 (5.64%) Windows XP
9 24 (5.21%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.82%) Android
11 10 (2.17%) Linux
11 10 (2.17%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.74%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.52%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.30%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.08%) CentOS
15 5 (1.08%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.87%) Unix
17 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.35%) Problem-Solving
2 71 (15.40%) ITIL
3 48 (10.41%) Time Management
4 41 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (8.03%) Project Management
6 34 (7.38%) Change Management
7 26 (5.64%) Decision-Making
7 26 (5.64%) Service Management
8 25 (5.42%) CRM
8 25 (5.42%) Validation
9 23 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 22 (4.77%) Presales
11 20 (4.34%) Service Delivery
12 18 (3.90%) Migration
13 16 (3.47%) Process Improvement
13 16 (3.47%) Test Automation
14 15 (3.25%) Data Analysis
14 15 (3.25%) Line Management
14 15 (3.25%) Mentoring
15 14 (3.04%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.41%) SQL
2 21 (4.56%) Java
3 20 (4.34%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.12%) VBA
5 15 (3.25%) C#
6 11 (2.39%) C++
7 8 (1.74%) C
8 7 (1.52%) VBScript
9 6 (1.30%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.30%) PHP
9 6 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.43%) VB
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (7.38%) Degree
3 30 (6.51%) MCSE
4 20 (4.34%) MCP
5 19 (4.12%) MCSA
6 16 (3.47%) A+ Certification
6 16 (3.47%) Network+ Certification
7 15 (3.25%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.25%) Security Cleared
8 12 (2.60%) ACDT
8 12 (2.60%) ACHDS
8 12 (2.60%) ACTC
8 12 (2.60%) MCDST
8 12 (2.60%) MCSM
9 11 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.39%) MCITP
10 10 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.74%) ISEB
13 7 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.72%) SLA
2 19 (4.12%) PMO
3 8 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.52%) GDPR
5 5 (1.08%) QA
6 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.43%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.22%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.22%) GAMP
8 1 (0.22%) GMP
8 1 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 189 (41.00%) Active Directory
2 43 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (7.16%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.21%) XenApp
5 16 (3.47%) vSphere
6 15 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (2.60%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.08%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.87%) Firmware
9 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.65%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (5.21%) SCCM
2 11 (2.39%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.17%) SCVMM
4 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.65%) Ansible
6 3 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.65%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.43%) SCOM
7 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.22%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 309 (67.03%) Microsoft
2 80 (17.35%) VMware
3 57 (12.36%) Citrix
4 25 (5.42%) Oracle
5 24 (5.21%) Apple
5 24 (5.21%) HP
6 22 (4.77%) Avaya
6 22 (4.77%) Remedy
7 20 (4.34%) Cisco
7 20 (4.34%) Lotus
8 17 (3.69%) ServiceNow
8 17 (3.69%) Veeam
9 15 (3.25%) Symantec
10 14 (3.04%) Mitel
11 13 (2.82%) SAP
12 12 (2.60%) WatchGuard
13 11 (2.39%) EMC
14 10 (2.17%) Adobe
14 10 (2.17%) Sage
15 9 (1.95%) ProCurve