Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 64 42
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 555 500 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.68% 4.02% 5.31%
As % of the Applications category 53.16% 45.66% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 479 431 583
East of England median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,000 £55,000
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 1,044 1,095 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.81% 8.81% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 845 852 1,119
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,775 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 January 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 16 January 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 -2 262 £27,500 -15.38% 36
Cambridgeshire -1 112 £35,000 +45.83% 27
Essex -6 73 £25,500 -43.33% 17
Suffolk +41 44 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Bedfordshire +37 34 £31,000 +19.23% 11
Norfolk +23 33 £43,500 +93.33% 6
East Anglia - 1 £95,000 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 357 (64.32%) Microsoft
2 329 (59.28%) Windows
3 180 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 103 (18.56%) Windows Server
5 100 (18.02%) Office 365
6 98 (17.66%) ITIL
6 98 (17.66%) Windows 7
7 81 (14.59%) Microsoft Excel
8 80 (14.41%) Windows 10
9 65 (11.71%) SQL
10 62 (11.17%) Firewall
11 60 (10.81%) SQL Server
12 59 (10.63%) DNS
12 59 (10.63%) Finance
13 58 (10.45%) WAN
13 58 (10.45%) SLA
14 57 (10.27%) MS Exchange
14 57 (10.27%) VMware
14 57 (10.27%) Project Management
14 57 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
15 54 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 54 (9.73%) Problem Management
16 53 (9.55%) HP
16 53 (9.55%) Service Management
17 52 (9.37%) LAN
18 51 (9.19%) Degree
18 51 (9.19%) Hyper-V
19 50 (9.01%) TCP/IP
20 49 (8.83%) Security Cleared

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 57 (10.27%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.05%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.98%) IIS
6 8 (1.44%) CMS
6 8 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.08%) IBM Connections
8 5 (0.90%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) SAS
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) Confluence
11 1 (0.18%) Drupal
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 81 (14.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (7.93%) MS Visio
3 36 (6.49%) Spreadsheet
4 28 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (3.96%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (2.52%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.90%) assyst
2 5 (0.90%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.72%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.36%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 100 (18.02%) Office 365
2 30 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.34%) G Suite
3 13 (2.34%) IaaS
3 13 (2.34%) PaaS
4 12 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.17%) Firewall
2 59 (10.63%) DNS
3 58 (10.45%) WAN
4 52 (9.37%) LAN
5 50 (9.01%) TCP/IP
6 47 (8.47%) DHCP
7 42 (7.57%) VPN
8 34 (6.13%) Internet
9 23 (4.14%) VoIP
10 17 (3.06%) SAN
11 16 (2.88%) SSL
11 16 (2.88%) Wireless
12 15 (2.70%) Skype
13 14 (2.52%) PBX
13 14 (2.52%) VLAN
14 13 (2.34%) NAS
15 11 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (1.26%) FTP
17 6 (1.08%) Intranet
17 6 (1.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.08%) MySQL
7 5 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.90%) MS Access
7 5 (0.90%) Power BI
8 4 (0.72%) Big Data
8 4 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.72%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (0.72%) GIS
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.18%) DTS
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.08%) PowerBuilder
2 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.72%) JIRA
5 3 (0.54%) gulp
5 3 (0.54%) Yeoman
6 2 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.18%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (10.63%) Finance
2 33 (5.95%) Retail
3 32 (5.77%) Marketing
4 18 (3.24%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.34%) Electronics
7 11 (1.98%) Advertising
8 8 (1.44%) Games
9 6 (1.08%) Billing
9 6 (1.08%) Legal
10 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.72%) German Language
12 3 (0.54%) Automotive
13 2 (0.36%) Back Office
13 2 (0.36%) Banking
13 2 (0.36%) French Language
13 2 (0.36%) Law
13 2 (0.36%) Local Government
13 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 182 (32.79%) Analyst
2 118 (21.26%) Support Engineer
3 87 (15.68%) IT Support
4 70 (12.61%) Administrator
5 65 (11.71%) Desktop Support
6 60 (10.81%) Service Analyst
7 53 (9.55%) IT Engineer
7 53 (9.55%) Support Analyst
8 45 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
9 41 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support
10 40 (7.21%) Developer
11 33 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
12 32 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 32 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
13 29 (5.23%) IT Analyst
14 25 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
15 23 (4.14%) IT Support Analyst
16 20 (3.60%) Desktop Analyst
16 20 (3.60%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 20 (3.60%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.50%) HTML
2 22 (3.96%) .NET
3 18 (3.24%) XML
4 16 (2.88%) Web Services
5 12 (2.16%) CSS
5 12 (2.16%) HTML5
6 11 (1.98%) CSS3
6 11 (1.98%) jQuery
7 9 (1.62%) REST
8 7 (1.26%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.72%) EDI
10 3 (0.54%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.54%) Flash
10 3 (0.54%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (0.54%) React
10 3 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.36%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.36%) Spring
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 42 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.88%) Social Media
5 15 (2.70%) Blog
5 15 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.34%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.34%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.16%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.16%) FMCG
7 12 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.98%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.98%) iPhone
9 9 (1.62%) Handset
10 7 (1.26%) NHS
10 7 (1.26%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.08%) User Experience
12 5 (0.90%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 329 (59.28%) Windows
2 103 (18.56%) Windows Server
3 98 (17.66%) Windows 7
4 80 (14.41%) Windows 10
5 57 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 27 (4.86%) Linux
8 27 (4.86%) Windows XP
9 14 (2.52%) Windows Vista
10 11 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.62%) Mac OS
12 9 (1.62%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.08%) CentOS
13 6 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.72%) Android
15 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (17.66%) ITIL
2 57 (10.27%) Project Management
3 54 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (9.73%) Problem Management
4 53 (9.55%) Service Management
5 41 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (7.21%) ITSM
6 40 (7.21%) Migration
6 40 (7.21%) Proactive Management
7 29 (5.23%) PRINCE2
8 28 (5.05%) CRM
8 28 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (4.86%) Service Delivery
10 25 (4.50%) Change Management
10 25 (4.50%) ERP
11 19 (3.42%) Software Engineering
12 18 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (3.06%) Business Analysis
14 16 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (2.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.71%) SQL
2 30 (5.41%) C#
3 23 (4.14%) PowerShell
4 21 (3.78%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.24%) C
6 11 (1.98%) C++
6 11 (1.98%) VBA
7 7 (1.26%) Java
8 6 (1.08%) Progress 4GL
8 6 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.08%) VB
9 4 (0.72%) Python
10 3 (0.54%) R
10 3 (0.54%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.18%) RPG
12 1 (0.18%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.18%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (9.19%) Degree
2 49 (8.83%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.05%) DV Cleared
4 27 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.88%) MCSE
5 16 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.16%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.62%) MCP
8 8 (1.44%) CCNA
8 8 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.26%) HNC
10 6 (1.08%) APMP
11 4 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.72%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.72%) HND
11 4 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.72%) MCITP
12 3 (0.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (10.45%) SLA
2 24 (4.32%) PMO
3 6 (1.08%) GAMP
3 6 (1.08%) GxP
4 5 (0.90%) QA
5 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) GMP
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 180 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 51 (9.19%) Hyper-V
3 46 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.16%) Terminal Services
5 11 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (1.44%) vSphere
8 6 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.52%) SCCM
2 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (1.44%) WSUS
3 6 (1.08%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.54%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 357 (64.32%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.27%) VMware
3 53 (9.55%) HP
4 48 (8.65%) Citrix
5 22 (3.96%) Oracle
6 20 (3.60%) Intel
7 18 (3.24%) Cisco
8 15 (2.70%) Google
9 13 (2.34%) Avaya
10 12 (2.16%) SAP
11 9 (1.62%) Adobe
12 8 (1.44%) Remedy
12 8 (1.44%) Sage
13 7 (1.26%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.26%) IBM
13 7 (1.26%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.26%) WatchGuard
14 6 (1.08%) Progress
14 6 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.08%) Symantec