Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 55 56
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 277 471 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.08% 4.60% 5.05%
As % of the Applications category 44.61% 50.48% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 219 350 522
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +8.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £21,025
90th Percentile £47,750 £51,375 £52,500
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 621 933 1,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.15% 9.11% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 457 647 886
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -1 131 £30,000 -7.69% 56
Cambridgeshire +18 63 £31,059 +3.53% 29
Essex -22 34 £27,250 +9.00% 17
Bedfordshire -27 26 £24,500 -30.00% 8
Suffolk +24 19 £33,750 -0.74% 9
Norfolk -12 7 £31,500 -3.08% 5
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 160 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 137 (49.46%) Windows
3 131 (47.29%) Active Directory
4 81 (29.24%) Office 365
5 55 (19.86%) SQL
6 53 (19.13%) Windows 10
7 52 (18.77%) Windows Server
7 52 (18.77%) Problem-Solving
8 51 (18.41%) Firewall
9 47 (16.97%) Microsoft Excel
10 46 (16.61%) ITIL
11 42 (15.16%) Linux
11 42 (15.16%) Finance
12 40 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (12.27%) Degree
14 33 (11.91%) Windows 7
15 30 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (10.83%) Azure
15 30 (10.83%) Security Cleared
16 29 (10.47%) Migration
16 29 (10.47%) VMware
17 28 (10.11%) SC Cleared
18 27 (9.75%) MS Exchange
19 26 (9.39%) Cisco
19 26 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 25 (9.03%) Data Migration
21 24 (8.66%) SCCM
22 23 (8.30%) JIRA
23 22 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
24 21 (7.58%) ITSM

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 27 (9.75%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.81%) CMS
5 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.81%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.08%) IIS
7 2 (0.72%) Confluence
7 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.72%) WordPress
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (16.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (4.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.36%) InDesign
6 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (5.42%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.44%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.72%) Maximo
3 2 (0.72%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.36%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.36%) Postilion
4 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (29.24%) Office 365
2 30 (10.83%) Azure
3 12 (4.33%) Power Platform
4 11 (3.97%) OneDrive
5 5 (1.81%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.44%) AWS
6 4 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.44%) IaaS
6 4 (1.44%) PaaS
6 4 (1.44%) SaaS
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.72%) G Suite
7 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.72%) Yammer
8 1 (0.36%) AdWords
8 1 (0.36%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.36%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 51 (18.41%) Firewall
2 22 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (7.58%) TCP/IP
4 20 (7.22%) DNS
5 17 (6.14%) VPN
6 16 (5.78%) DHCP
7 11 (3.97%) WAN
8 10 (3.61%) 2.5G
8 10 (3.61%) 2G
8 10 (3.61%) 3G
8 10 (3.61%) 4G
8 10 (3.61%) 5G
8 10 (3.61%) LAN
9 9 (3.25%) Internet
10 6 (2.17%) VoIP
11 5 (1.81%) NAS
11 5 (1.81%) Skype
11 5 (1.81%) VLAN
12 4 (1.44%) OpenVPN
12 4 (1.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.33%) Power BI
3 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.44%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.44%) FileMaker
6 4 (1.44%) GIS
6 4 (1.44%) HDInsight
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) MySQL
8 1 (0.36%) MS Access
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (8.30%) JIRA
2 17 (6.14%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.42%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.42%) Selenium
3 15 (5.42%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.44%) Subversion
5 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.72%) Moq
5 2 (0.72%) NUnit
6 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.36%) MSI
6 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (15.16%) Finance
2 19 (6.86%) Marketing
2 19 (6.86%) Retail
3 10 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.81%) Automotive
4 5 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.81%) Publishing
5 2 (0.72%) German Language
5 2 (0.72%) Housing Association
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.36%) French Language
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 86 (31.05%) Analyst
2 61 (22.02%) IT Support
3 31 (11.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 30 (10.83%) Service Desk Support
5 28 (10.11%) IT Support Technician
5 28 (10.11%) IT Technician
5 28 (10.11%) Support Technician
6 26 (9.39%) Service Desk Technician
7 25 (9.03%) Support Engineer
8 22 (7.94%) Service Analyst
8 22 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (7.58%) IT Analyst
10 19 (6.86%) Support Analyst
11 17 (6.14%) Help Desk Support
12 16 (5.78%) Test Analyst
13 15 (5.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 14 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (5.05%) IT Engineer
15 13 (4.69%) Help Desk Technician
15 13 (4.69%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.53%) HTML
1 7 (2.53%) XML
2 6 (2.17%) CSS
3 5 (1.81%) .NET
4 2 (0.72%) Ajax
4 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.72%) CSS3
4 2 (0.72%) HTML5
4 2 (0.72%) jQuery
4 2 (0.72%) JSON
4 2 (0.72%) MAPI
4 2 (0.72%) Sass
4 2 (0.72%) Web Services
4 2 (0.72%) XSLT
5 1 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.97%) Driving Licence
3 11 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.89%) Fibre Optics
6 6 (2.17%) CCTV
6 6 (2.17%) User Experience
7 4 (1.44%) EPoS
7 4 (1.44%) Life Science
8 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.08%) iPhone
8 3 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.08%) Social Media
9 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.72%) iSeries
9 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) AS400
10 1 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 137 (49.46%) Windows
2 53 (19.13%) Windows 10
3 52 (18.77%) Windows Server
4 42 (15.16%) Linux
5 33 (11.91%) Windows 7
6 20 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (5.05%) Apple iOS
9 13 (4.69%) Mac OS
10 11 (3.97%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.89%) CentOS
11 8 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.89%) Ubuntu
11 8 (2.89%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.44%) Debian
13 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.72%) Android
14 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.72%) OS/400
14 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.77%) Problem-Solving
2 46 (16.61%) ITIL
3 30 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.47%) Migration
5 25 (9.03%) Data Migration
6 21 (7.58%) Functional Testing
6 21 (7.58%) ITSM
6 21 (7.58%) Non-Functional Testing
6 21 (7.58%) User Stories
7 20 (7.22%) Project Management
7 20 (7.22%) Scrum
8 19 (6.86%) E-Commerce
8 19 (6.86%) Mentoring
8 19 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (6.50%) Test Automation
9 18 (6.50%) Test Strategy
10 16 (5.78%) Analytics
10 16 (5.78%) Decision-Making
10 16 (5.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.86%) SQL
2 13 (4.69%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.33%) C
4 10 (3.61%) Python
5 9 (3.25%) R
6 6 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.81%) C#
7 5 (1.81%) C++
7 5 (1.81%) Perl
8 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.08%) VBA
9 2 (0.72%) Java
9 2 (0.72%) PHP
9 2 (0.72%) VBScript
10 1 (0.36%) RPG
10 1 (0.36%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.36%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (12.27%) Degree
2 30 (10.83%) Security Cleared
3 28 (10.11%) SC Cleared
4 18 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.69%) A+ Certification
6 10 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.89%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (2.89%) Postgraduate
8 7 (2.53%) MCSE
9 6 (2.17%) CCNA
9 6 (2.17%) Master's Degree
10 5 (1.81%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.44%) CCNP
11 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.08%) MCP
12 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.72%) MCSA
13 2 (0.72%) PMP
14 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.05%) SLA
3 8 (2.89%) QA
4 6 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.44%) PMO
6 3 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (1.08%) GDPR
7 1 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.36%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 131 (47.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.97%) vSphere
4 8 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.44%) Firmware
6 4 (1.44%) Samba
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (8.66%) SCCM
2 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.81%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (1.81%) SCOM
4 3 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.72%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 160 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.47%) VMware
3 26 (9.39%) Cisco
4 20 (7.22%) Apple
4 20 (7.22%) ServiceNow
5 15 (5.42%) WorldPay
6 12 (4.33%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.89%) Citrix
8 7 (2.53%) Oracle
8 7 (2.53%) Remedy
9 6 (2.17%) Google
9 6 (2.17%) SAP
10 5 (1.81%) Sage
11 4 (1.44%) Adobe
11 4 (1.44%) Dell
11 4 (1.44%) Draytek
11 4 (1.44%) HP
11 4 (1.44%) Intel
11 4 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.44%) Synology