Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 80 61
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 301 81 264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.13% 3.36% 4.30%
As % of the Applications category 40.29% 55.86% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 167 64 200
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £20,425
25th Percentile £26,125 £22,188 £25,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £36,000 £29,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.72% +24.14% -9.38%
75th Percentile £42,750 £45,000 £35,438
90th Percentile £55,500 £55,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,525 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.31% -4.41%

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 747 145 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.73% 6.01% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 274 104 391
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £28,563 £25,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £37,060 £33,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +10.63% -4.29%
75th Percentile £46,438 £48,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,375 £53,750
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +8.97% -2.50%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +11 140 £35,000 +3.70% 30
Cambridgeshire +4 80 £32,250 +35.79% 27
Essex +9 41 £31,500 -16.00% 9
Bedfordshire +1 24 £33,500 +34.00% 11
Norfolk -11 10 £21,500 -38.57% 10
Suffolk - 6 £34,000 - 8
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 231 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 152 (50.50%) Social Skills
3 133 (44.19%) Windows
4 118 (39.20%) Active Directory
5 110 (36.54%) Microsoft Excel
6 99 (32.89%) Problem-Solving
7 95 (31.56%) Microsoft 365
8 76 (25.25%) Windows Server
9 74 (24.58%) Windows 10
10 73 (24.25%) Degree
11 61 (20.27%) Azure
12 57 (18.94%) SharePoint
13 52 (17.28%) Retail
14 50 (16.61%) Project Management
14 50 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (14.62%) Finance
15 44 (14.62%) Decision-Making
16 42 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
17 40 (13.29%) Citrix
17 40 (13.29%) SQL
18 39 (12.96%) ITIL
19 38 (12.62%) Management Information System
19 38 (12.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 38 (12.62%) Organisational Skills
20 36 (11.96%) PowerShell
20 36 (11.96%) Windows Server 2016
21 35 (11.63%) VMware
22 34 (11.30%) Windows Server 2019
23 32 (10.63%) Service Delivery
24 30 (9.97%) SQL Server

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 (18.94%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.32%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.66%) IIS
4 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.33%) Apache
5 4 (1.33%) Confluence
5 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.66%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 110 (36.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (12.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.66%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.66%) InDesign
5 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 95 (31.56%) Microsoft 365
2 61 (20.27%) Azure
3 24 (7.97%) AWS
4 18 (5.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.65%) SaaS
6 12 (3.99%) OneDrive
7 11 (3.65%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.66%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.33%) Google Workspace
9 4 (1.33%) Nutanix
10 3 (1.00%) IaaS
11 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.66%) PaaS
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.97%) DNS
2 27 (8.97%) DHCP
2 27 (8.97%) Firewall
3 21 (6.98%) LAN
3 21 (6.98%) VPN
4 17 (5.65%) WAN
5 15 (4.98%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.65%) Internet
7 11 (3.65%) Intranet
8 9 (2.99%) ADSL
9 7 (2.33%) VLAN
9 7 (2.33%) Wireless
10 6 (1.99%) NAS
11 5 (1.66%) DSL
11 5 (1.66%) Network Security
12 4 (1.33%) MPLS
12 4 (1.33%) Skype
12 4 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.99%) MS Access
3 5 (1.66%) MySQL
3 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.66%) Power BI
4 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.99%) JIRA
2 4 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.33%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.33%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.33%) TestRail
4 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 152 (50.50%) Social Skills
2 52 (17.28%) Retail
3 50 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (14.62%) Finance
5 38 (12.62%) Organisational Skills
6 13 (4.32%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.32%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.65%) Marketing
8 10 (3.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 10 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (2.99%) French Language
9 9 (2.99%) Spanish Language
10 8 (2.66%) Documentation Skills
11 7 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (2.33%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.66%) Publishing
13 4 (1.33%) German Language
14 3 (1.00%) Automotive
15 2 (0.66%) Games
15 2 (0.66%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 75 (24.92%) Analyst
2 47 (15.61%) IT Support
3 37 (12.29%) Support Analyst
4 35 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 30 (9.97%) Project Manager
6 25 (8.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (7.97%) IT Analyst
8 22 (7.31%) IT Support Analyst
9 19 (6.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 19 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (6.31%) Field Engineer
10 17 (5.65%) Field Support Engineer
10 17 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.32%) Senior Manager
12 15 (4.98%) 1st Line Support
12 15 (4.98%) Consultant
12 15 (4.98%) Field Service Engineer
12 15 (4.98%) SQL Analyst
12 15 (4.98%) SQL Support Analyst
13 13 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.33%) XML
2 6 (1.99%) HTML
3 4 (1.33%) CSS
3 4 (1.33%) JSP
3 4 (1.33%) XAMPP
3 4 (1.33%) XSLT
4 1 (0.33%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) JMS
4 1 (0.33%) LDAP
4 1 (0.33%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.62%) Management Information System
2 30 (9.97%) Driving Licence
3 26 (8.64%) Data Centre
4 19 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.98%) FMCG
6 8 (2.66%) Handset
7 7 (2.33%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.99%) EPoS
9 5 (1.66%) Biotechnology
9 5 (1.66%) iPad
10 4 (1.33%) iPhone
10 4 (1.33%) Tandem
11 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.00%) Fibre Optics
11 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.66%) CMDB
12 2 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.66%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 133 (44.19%) Windows
2 76 (25.25%) Windows Server
3 74 (24.58%) Windows 10
4 42 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (11.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 34 (11.30%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (4.98%) Apple iOS
8 14 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (4.32%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.99%) Android
11 8 (2.66%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (2.33%) Linux
13 5 (1.66%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.00%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.66%) Unix
15 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (32.89%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (16.61%) Project Management
3 44 (14.62%) Decision-Making
4 39 (12.96%) ITIL
5 32 (10.63%) Service Delivery
6 29 (9.63%) Time Management
7 25 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (8.31%) Mentoring
8 24 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (6.98%) Change Management
10 18 (5.98%) Line Management
11 17 (5.65%) Information Security
11 17 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (5.32%) Logistics
12 16 (5.32%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.98%) Analytics
13 15 (4.98%) Computer Science
13 15 (4.98%) ITSM
14 14 (4.65%) Risk Management
14 14 (4.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.29%) SQL
2 36 (11.96%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.31%) VB
4 9 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.99%) VBA
6 5 (1.66%) C
6 5 (1.66%) C#
6 5 (1.66%) PHP
6 5 (1.66%) Python
7 4 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 73 (24.25%) Degree
2 18 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.99%) MCSA
5 11 (3.65%) MCSE
6 5 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.66%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.33%) PMP
7 4 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.00%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.00%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.00%) MCITP
9 2 (0.66%) CCNA
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.66%) HNC
9 2 (0.66%) MCDST
9 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.63%) SLA
2 4 (1.33%) QA
3 3 (1.00%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.00%) NEBOSH
4 2 (0.66%) GDPR
4 2 (0.66%) GxP
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 118 (39.20%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (2.66%) BitLocker
5 8 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (5.65%) SCCM
2 10 (3.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 231 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.29%) Citrix
3 35 (11.63%) VMware
4 16 (5.32%) Remedy
4 16 (5.32%) ServiceNow
5 15 (4.98%) Google
6 13 (4.32%) Apple
7 11 (3.65%) Cisco
7 11 (3.65%) SAP
8 10 (3.32%) Veeam
9 8 (2.66%) Oracle
10 6 (1.99%) Palo Alto
10 6 (1.99%) Sophos
11 5 (1.66%) Dell
12 4 (1.33%) Genesys
12 4 (1.33%) Varonis
13 3 (1.00%) Meraki
13 3 (1.00%) Openreach
14 2 (0.66%) BMC
14 2 (0.66%) Commvault