Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 56 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 327 532 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.59% 4.80% 4.44%
As % of the Applications category 46.45% 49.26% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 261 402 397
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.45% +11.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £49,750 £50,000 £54,000
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 704 1,080 1,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.88% 9.75% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 526 757 793
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £23,375 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,780 £56,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +1 130 £30,000 - 33
Cambridgeshire +14 81 £31,500 -10.00% 25
Essex -8 47 £34,000 +30.77% 12
Bedfordshire -45 28 £24,500 -27.94% 4
Norfolk -5 23 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Suffolk +38 22 £41,500 +62.75% 6
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 195 (59.63%) Microsoft
2 179 (54.74%) Windows
3 165 (50.46%) Active Directory
4 113 (34.56%) Office 365
5 77 (23.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 77 (23.55%) Windows 10
6 66 (20.18%) Windows Server
7 65 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
8 62 (18.96%) Windows 7
9 58 (17.74%) SQL
10 55 (16.82%) ITIL
11 52 (15.90%) Finance
12 49 (14.98%) Firewall
13 43 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (12.54%) VMware
16 38 (11.62%) Azure
16 38 (11.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 36 (11.01%) Apple
18 35 (10.70%) Linux
18 35 (10.70%) ITSM
19 34 (10.40%) MS Exchange
19 34 (10.40%) JIRA
20 33 (10.09%) Degree
20 33 (10.09%) SCCM
21 32 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
22 31 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
23 30 (9.17%) Service Management
24 29 (8.87%) DNS
25 27 (8.26%) TCP/IP

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 34 (10.40%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.53%) CMS
5 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.53%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.22%) WordPress
7 3 (0.92%) Confluence
8 2 (0.61%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 77 (23.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (11.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (5.50%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.53%) CATIA
6 3 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.61%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.31%) InDesign
8 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (6.12%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.22%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.61%) Maximo
3 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.61%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.61%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.31%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.31%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 113 (34.56%) Office 365
2 38 (11.62%) Azure
3 14 (4.28%) OneDrive
4 7 (2.14%) Power Platform
5 5 (1.53%) GCP
5 5 (1.53%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.22%) AWS
6 4 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (1.22%) IaaS
6 4 (1.22%) PaaS
6 4 (1.22%) SaaS
7 3 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.61%) Yammer
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) AdWords
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.31%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.31%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (14.98%) Firewall
2 29 (8.87%) DNS
3 27 (8.26%) TCP/IP
4 25 (7.65%) DHCP
5 23 (7.03%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (6.42%) VPN
7 12 (3.67%) LAN
7 12 (3.67%) WAN
8 10 (3.06%) Internet
9 8 (2.45%) VoIP
10 7 (2.14%) 2.5G
10 7 (2.14%) 2G
10 7 (2.14%) 3G
10 7 (2.14%) 4G
10 7 (2.14%) 5G
10 7 (2.14%) VLAN
10 7 (2.14%) Wireless
11 6 (1.83%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.22%) NAS
12 4 (1.22%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.14%) Power BI
4 6 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.22%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.22%) GIS
5 4 (1.22%) HDInsight
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.92%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.31%) MS Access
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (10.40%) JIRA
2 25 (7.65%) Visual Studio
3 20 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.12%) Selenium
3 20 (6.12%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.14%) Subversion
5 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.22%) Moq
5 4 (1.22%) NUnit
6 2 (0.61%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.31%) MSI
7 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (15.90%) Finance
2 17 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.89%) Retail
4 13 (3.98%) Marketing
5 12 (3.67%) Automotive
6 8 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.14%) Local Government
8 4 (1.22%) Publishing
9 3 (0.92%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.61%) Advertising
10 2 (0.61%) German Language
10 2 (0.61%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 104 (31.80%) Analyst
2 61 (18.65%) IT Support
3 36 (11.01%) Support Analyst
4 35 (10.70%) IT Analyst
5 27 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (8.26%) Service Desk Support
6 26 (7.95%) IT Support Analyst
6 26 (7.95%) Service Analyst
7 25 (7.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (7.03%) Help Desk Support
8 23 (7.03%) Support Technician
9 22 (6.73%) IT Support Technician
9 22 (6.73%) IT Technician
9 22 (6.73%) Support Engineer
10 21 (6.42%) Test Analyst
11 20 (6.12%) Service Desk Technician
12 17 (5.20%) Consultant
12 17 (5.20%) IT Engineer
13 16 (4.89%) Help Desk Support Technician
13 16 (4.89%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.45%) CSS
1 8 (2.45%) HTML
1 8 (2.45%) XML
2 5 (1.53%) .NET
3 3 (0.92%) CSS3
3 3 (0.92%) HTML5
3 3 (0.92%) JSON
3 3 (0.92%) Sass
3 3 (0.92%) XSLT
4 2 (0.61%) MAPI
4 2 (0.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.31%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.31%) COM
5 1 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.59%) Fibre Optics
4 11 (3.36%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.36%) EPoS
5 9 (2.75%) CCTV
5 9 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.14%) User Experience
7 5 (1.53%) AS400
7 5 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.22%) Life Science
9 3 (0.92%) iPhone
9 3 (0.92%) PDA
9 3 (0.92%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.61%) iPad
10 2 (0.61%) iSeries
10 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 179 (54.74%) Windows
2 77 (23.55%) Windows 10
3 66 (20.18%) Windows Server
4 62 (18.96%) Windows 7
5 35 (10.70%) Linux
6 32 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (7.95%) Mac OS
8 23 (7.03%) Apple iOS
9 22 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (5.50%) Windows 8
11 17 (5.20%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.75%) Windows 2000
13 8 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.45%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (2.14%) CentOS
15 5 (1.53%) Android
16 4 (1.22%) Debian
16 4 (1.22%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.61%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
2 55 (16.82%) ITIL
3 42 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (10.70%) ITSM
5 30 (9.17%) Service Management
6 27 (8.26%) User Stories
7 25 (7.65%) Functional Testing
7 25 (7.65%) Migration
7 25 (7.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 25 (7.65%) Test Automation
8 24 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (7.34%) Scrum
9 23 (7.03%) E-Commerce
9 23 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (7.03%) Test Strategy
10 21 (6.42%) Project Delivery
11 20 (6.12%) Defect Tracking
11 20 (6.12%) Exploratory Testing
11 20 (6.12%) Sprint Retrospective
11 20 (6.12%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 58 (17.74%) SQL
2 18 (5.50%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.67%) C
4 10 (3.06%) C#
5 9 (2.75%) Python
5 9 (2.75%) R
6 7 (2.14%) C++
7 5 (1.53%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.53%) VBA
8 4 (1.22%) Perl
9 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.31%) Java
10 1 (0.31%) PHP
10 1 (0.31%) VB
10 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (10.09%) Degree
2 31 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (7.65%) Security Cleared
4 22 (6.73%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.59%) MCSE
6 14 (4.28%) A+ Certification
7 12 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (3.06%) MCP
8 10 (3.06%) MCSA
9 8 (2.45%) CCNA
9 8 (2.45%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (2.45%) Postgraduate
10 6 (1.83%) CCNP
11 5 (1.53%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.22%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.22%) MCITP
13 3 (0.92%) CBAP
13 3 (0.92%) IIBA
13 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.50%) SLA
2 15 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.45%) QA
4 6 (1.83%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.22%) PMO
6 2 (0.61%) GDPR
6 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.31%) GAMP
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.31%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (50.46%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (4.89%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.06%) vSphere
6 9 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.22%) Samba
8 2 (0.61%) Firmware
8 2 (0.61%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.61%) XenApp
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (10.09%) SCCM
2 15 (4.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (3.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (2.75%) SCOM
5 5 (1.53%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (1.53%) WSUS
6 4 (1.22%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.61%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 195 (59.63%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.54%) VMware
3 36 (11.01%) Apple
4 27 (8.26%) ServiceNow
5 26 (7.95%) Cisco
6 21 (6.42%) Citrix
7 20 (6.12%) WorldPay
8 11 (3.36%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.75%) Remedy
11 8 (2.45%) SAP
12 7 (2.14%) HP
13 6 (1.83%) MobileIron
14 5 (1.53%) Adobe
14 5 (1.53%) Dell
14 5 (1.53%) IFS
15 4 (1.22%) Intel
15 4 (1.22%) Oracle
15 4 (1.22%) Sage
15 4 (1.22%) Synology