Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 58 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 520 559 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.24% 4.57% 5.41%
As % of the Applications category 47.75% 48.74% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 417 402 654
East of England median annual salary £29,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.71% +4.62% +10.17%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £46,056 £53,975 £60,000
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 1,089 1,147 1,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.88% 9.38% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 822 826 1,088
East of England median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £64,125
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -10 192 £29,000 -3.33% 25
Cambridgeshire -18 126 £32,750 -3.68% 13
Essex +1 86 £27,500 -21.43% 23
Bedfordshire +42 70 £29,000 -3.33% 10
Norfolk +6 31 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Suffolk -16 20 £33,250 +10.83% 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 369 (70.96%) Microsoft
2 295 (56.73%) Windows
3 177 (34.04%) Active Directory
4 121 (23.27%) ITIL
5 119 (22.88%) Windows 7
6 117 (22.50%) Windows 10
7 102 (19.62%) Windows Server
8 94 (18.08%) Problem-Solving
9 84 (16.15%) Microsoft Excel
10 82 (15.77%) Finance
11 78 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 77 (14.81%) Office 365
13 73 (14.04%) SQL
14 72 (13.85%) VPN
15 63 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
16 59 (11.35%) Degree
17 53 (10.19%) Project Management
18 51 (9.81%) VMware
18 51 (9.81%) WAN
19 49 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
19 49 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
20 48 (9.23%) Citrix
20 48 (9.23%) DNS
21 47 (9.04%) SLA
21 47 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
22 46 (8.85%) Management Information System
22 46 (8.85%) SQL Server
23 45 (8.65%) DHCP
24 44 (8.46%) HP
24 44 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008

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 78 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.15%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.77%) CMS
7 4 (0.77%) Confluence
7 4 (0.77%) IIS
7 4 (0.77%) SAS
8 3 (0.58%) Apache
9 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 84 (16.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (7.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (3.85%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.35%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.58%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.19%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.77%) assyst
2 4 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.58%) Workfront
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 77 (14.81%) Office 365
2 12 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.12%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.77%) IaaS
5 4 (0.77%) SaaS
6 2 (0.38%) G Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (13.85%) VPN
2 51 (9.81%) WAN
3 48 (9.23%) DNS
4 45 (8.65%) DHCP
5 41 (7.88%) Firewall
6 39 (7.50%) LAN
7 37 (7.12%) TCP/IP
8 36 (6.92%) Internet
9 21 (4.04%) VoIP
10 20 (3.85%) SAN
11 17 (3.27%) Wireless
12 9 (1.73%) Intranet
12 9 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (1.54%) Extranet
13 8 (1.54%) VLAN
14 7 (1.35%) Broadband
14 7 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.35%) MPLS
14 7 (1.35%) Network Security
14 7 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.15%) MySQL
5 6 (1.15%) Power BI
6 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.77%) GIS
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.58%) QlikView
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.38%) Big Data
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.19%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.19%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.54%) JIRA
1 8 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.19%) FrontPage
5 1 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 82 (15.77%) Finance
2 25 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.62%) Retail
4 22 (4.23%) Marketing
5 18 (3.46%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.54%) Advertising
7 7 (1.35%) Banking
8 6 (1.15%) Electronics
8 6 (1.15%) Legal
9 5 (0.96%) Billing
9 5 (0.96%) Law
9 5 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.77%) German Language
10 4 (0.77%) Local Government
11 3 (0.58%) French Language
12 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 167 (32.12%) Analyst
2 80 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 77 (14.81%) IT Support
4 69 (13.27%) Desktop Support
4 69 (13.27%) Service Analyst
5 47 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 47 (9.04%) Desktop Engineer
6 45 (8.65%) IT Engineer
7 44 (8.46%) Service Desk Analyst
8 40 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 34 (6.54%) Administrator
10 33 (6.35%) Support Analyst
11 31 (5.96%) IT Technician
12 30 (5.77%) IT Analyst
13 29 (5.58%) IT Support Engineer
13 29 (5.58%) Support Technician
14 27 (5.19%) IT Support Technician
15 24 (4.62%) Team Leader
16 23 (4.42%) 1st Line Support
16 23 (4.42%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.92%) EDI
1 10 (1.92%) Flash
2 9 (1.73%) HTML
3 8 (1.54%) CSS
4 7 (1.35%) .NET
5 5 (0.96%) Web Services
6 4 (0.77%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.58%) WPF
7 3 (0.58%) XML
7 3 (0.58%) XSLT
8 2 (0.38%) HTML5
8 2 (0.38%) MAPI
8 2 (0.38%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.19%) JSP
9 1 (0.19%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.19%) Middleware
9 1 (0.19%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
2 46 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 39 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (6.35%) Data Centre
5 32 (6.15%) Driving Licence
6 18 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.46%) NHS
7 14 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.54%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.54%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.15%) CCTV
9 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.15%) PMI
9 6 (1.15%) Social Media
10 5 (0.96%) Blog
10 5 (0.96%) iPad
11 4 (0.77%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (0.77%) EPoS
11 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 295 (56.73%) Windows
2 119 (22.88%) Windows 7
3 117 (22.50%) Windows 10
4 102 (19.62%) Windows Server
5 47 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (4.42%) Windows XP
8 21 (4.04%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.12%) Linux
10 10 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.35%) Android
12 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.96%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.77%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.38%) Unix
16 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (23.27%) ITIL
2 94 (18.08%) Problem-Solving
3 53 (10.19%) Project Management
4 49 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (6.15%) Problem Management
6 31 (5.96%) Service Management
7 30 (5.77%) ITSM
8 29 (5.58%) CRM
9 26 (5.00%) Proactive Management
10 25 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (4.81%) Time Management
11 24 (4.62%) Change Management
11 24 (4.62%) PRINCE2
12 22 (4.23%) ERP
13 20 (3.85%) Mathematics
14 19 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (2.88%) Data Analysis
16 14 (2.69%) Analytics
16 14 (2.69%) Coaching
17 13 (2.50%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.04%) SQL
2 14 (2.69%) C
2 14 (2.69%) PowerShell
2 14 (2.69%) R
3 10 (1.92%) Python
4 9 (1.73%) C#
4 9 (1.73%) VBScript
5 7 (1.35%) VBA
6 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.96%) C++
8 3 (0.58%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.58%) PHP
9 2 (0.38%) Delphi
9 2 (0.38%) Java
9 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.38%) VC++
10 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) VB
10 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 59 (11.35%) Degree
2 49 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (5.77%) MCP
4 29 (5.58%) Security Cleared
5 24 (4.62%) MCSE
6 23 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (3.46%) CCNA
8 17 (3.27%) SC Cleared
9 15 (2.88%) MCITP
10 12 (2.31%) A+ Certification
10 12 (2.31%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (2.12%) CCNP
12 10 (1.92%) DBS Check
12 10 (1.92%) PMP
13 9 (1.73%) MCSA
13 9 (1.73%) PMI Certification
14 8 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.04%) SLA
2 12 (2.31%) PMO
3 9 (1.73%) GDPR
3 9 (1.73%) QA
4 6 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.38%) GxP
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 177 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 20 (3.85%) XenApp
4 19 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.31%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.12%) vSphere
7 8 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.15%) XenServer
9 5 (0.96%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (3.46%) SCCM
2 17 (3.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.77%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 369 (70.96%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.81%) VMware
3 48 (9.23%) Citrix
4 44 (8.46%) HP
5 33 (6.35%) Cisco
6 25 (4.81%) Adobe
7 23 (4.42%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.31%) Oracle
8 12 (2.31%) SAP
9 11 (2.12%) Symantec
10 10 (1.92%) CommVault
10 10 (1.92%) Remedy
11 9 (1.73%) Tableau
12 8 (1.54%) EMC
12 8 (1.54%) Intel
13 7 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.15%) Apple
14 6 (1.15%) Veeam
15 5 (0.96%) Capita
16 4 (0.77%) Peregrine