The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 63 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 3266 4433 5168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.11% 4.57% 5.11%
As % of the Applications category 31.70% 32.31% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2709 3607 4201
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,021 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 10303 13719 15630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.97% 14.15% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8541 11314 12711
Median salary £38,123 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in England

MS Office
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office in England.

Salary trend for MS Office in England

MS Office
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in England

MS Office
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 1208 £37,500 +2.73% 152
South East -5 707 £30,000 -6.25% 86
East of England -10 310 £33,000 - 53
North West -18 240 £32,500 +14.03% 46
West Midlands +10 214 £29,500 +7.27% 30
South West -5 206 £27,500 -8.33% 35
Yorkshire -14 203 £25,500 -7.27% 39
East Midlands +8 140 £25,000 - 13
North East +7 28 £27,000 +12.50% 10
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 England region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4422 (67.78%) Microsoft
2 3228 (49.48%) Windows
3 3223 (49.40%) MS Excel
4 2099 (32.17%) Active Directory
5 1467 (22.49%) Windows 7
6 1408 (21.58%) Finance
7 1261 (19.33%) ITIL
8 1065 (16.32%) Windows Server
9 1045 (16.02%) SQL
10 921 (14.12%) MS Exchange
11 899 (13.78%) Degree
12 842 (12.91%) MS PowerPoint
13 786 (12.05%) Office 365
14 772 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
15 769 (11.79%) VMware
16 739 (11.33%) SQL Server
17 714 (10.94%) Citrix
18 704 (10.79%) Project Management
19 673 (10.32%) SLA
20 638 (9.78%) SharePoint
21 624 (9.56%) Windows 10
22 619 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
23 613 (9.40%) Cisco
24 582 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
25 574 (8.80%) MS Visio
26 563 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
27 520 (7.97%) Firewall
28 514 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
29 476 (7.30%) TCP/IP
30 468 (7.17%) CRM

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 921 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 638 (9.78%) SharePoint
3 252 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 248 (3.80%) Skype for Business
5 160 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 156 (2.39%) IIS
7 152 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 112 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 102 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 79 (1.21%) CMS
11 50 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
12 47 (0.72%) SAS
13 43 (0.66%) IBM Notes
14 40 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
15 39 (0.60%) Apache
16 36 (0.55%) Confluence
17 27 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
17 27 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
18 23 (0.35%) MS Project Server
19 20 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 3223 (49.40%) MS Excel
2 842 (12.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 574 (8.80%) MS Visio
4 378 (5.79%) MS Project
5 53 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 52 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 52 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 45 (0.69%) Acrobat
8 36 (0.55%) Camtasia
9 27 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 27 (0.41%) Snagit
10 20 (0.31%) InDesign
11 15 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
11 15 (0.23%) InfoPath
11 15 (0.23%) RoboHelp
12 14 (0.21%) FrameMaker
12 14 (0.21%) SPSS
13 13 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
14 9 (0.14%) AutoCAD
15 8 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 91 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
4 26 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 24 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 24 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
6 22 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 20 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 20 (0.31%) Magento
7 20 (0.31%) SAP BPC
8 18 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 17 (0.26%) SAP FI
10 16 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
10 16 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 16 (0.25%) Visualfiles
11 15 (0.23%) SAP ERP
12 14 (0.21%) WebTrends
13 13 (0.20%) SAP MM
13 13 (0.20%) Workday HCM
14 11 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 786 (12.05%) Office 365
2 295 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 85 (1.30%) SaaS
5 64 (0.98%) Mimecast
6 53 (0.81%) G Suite
7 45 (0.69%) IaaS
8 37 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 30 (0.46%) PaaS
11 20 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 17 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.26%) OneDrive
13 11 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.15%) Yammer
15 8 (0.12%) Trello
16 7 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
17 5 (0.077%) AdWords
18 4 (0.061%) Dropbox
19 3 (0.046%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 520 (7.97%) Firewall
2 476 (7.30%) TCP/IP
3 460 (7.05%) LAN
4 452 (6.93%) VPN
5 444 (6.81%) DNS
6 423 (6.48%) WAN
7 394 (6.04%) DHCP
8 323 (4.95%) Internet
9 196 (3.00%) VoIP
10 186 (2.85%) SAN
11 171 (2.62%) Wireless
12 142 (2.18%) Skype
13 103 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
14 91 (1.39%) Network Security
15 88 (1.35%) VLAN
16 81 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
17 78 (1.20%) Intranet
18 58 (0.89%) MPLS
19 57 (0.87%) SMTP
20 50 (0.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 739 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 148 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 147 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 143 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 117 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 112 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 105 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 80 (1.23%) MySQL
9 79 (1.21%) MS Access
10 77 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
11 71 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 70 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
13 57 (0.87%) Oracle Database
14 38 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
15 32 (0.49%) QlikView
15 32 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 30 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
17 26 (0.40%) RDBMS
18 25 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 133 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 102 (1.56%) JIRA
3 72 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (0.64%) Selenium
5 29 (0.44%) MSI
6 25 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 24 (0.37%) Subversion
8 21 (0.32%) Toad
9 18 (0.28%) Axure RP
9 18 (0.28%) Eclipse
10 16 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 16 (0.25%) WiX
11 15 (0.23%) Jenkins
12 14 (0.21%) T4 Templates
13 13 (0.20%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.18%) SoapUI
14 12 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 11 (0.17%) NUnit
15 11 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
15 11 (0.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 1408 (21.58%) Finance
2 388 (5.95%) Law
3 387 (5.93%) Legal
4 362 (5.55%) Marketing
5 344 (5.27%) Telecoms
6 234 (3.59%) Banking
7 179 (2.74%) Retail
8 177 (2.71%) Manufacturing
9 139 (2.13%) Advertising
10 114 (1.75%) Back Office
11 70 (1.07%) Billing
12 68 (1.04%) French Language
12 68 (1.04%) German Language
13 60 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 56 (0.86%) Publishing
15 47 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
16 37 (0.57%) Electronics
17 35 (0.54%) Automotive
18 33 (0.51%) Local Government
19 30 (0.46%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2217 (33.98%) Analyst
2 812 (12.45%) Support Analyst
3 763 (11.70%) IT Support
4 697 (10.68%) Support Engineer
5 685 (10.50%) Service Analyst
6 605 (9.27%) Service Desk Analyst
7 502 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 456 (6.99%) IT Analyst
9 349 (5.35%) Developer
10 344 (5.27%) IT Engineer
11 319 (4.89%) IT Support Analyst
12 316 (4.84%) Desktop Support
13 292 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
14 271 (4.15%) IT Support Engineer
15 258 (3.95%) Administrator
16 247 (3.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 246 (3.77%) Project Manager
18 240 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
19 229 (3.51%) Business Analyst
20 226 (3.46%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (4.95%) .NET
2 284 (4.35%) HTML
3 185 (2.84%) CSS
4 184 (2.82%) XML
5 137 (2.10%) Web Services
6 127 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 103 (1.58%) .NET Framework
8 66 (1.01%) jQuery
9 55 (0.84%) HTML5
10 48 (0.74%) Entity Framework
11 45 (0.69%) Software Packaging
12 44 (0.67%) AngularJS
13 37 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (0.57%) WCF
14 35 (0.54%) WPF
15 33 (0.51%) SOAP
16 31 (0.48%) XSLT
17 30 (0.46%) EDI
18 27 (0.41%) REST
19 25 (0.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 772 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 367 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 254 (3.89%) Blackberry
4 232 (3.56%) Driving Licence
5 224 (3.43%) Data Centre
6 215 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 178 (2.73%) iPhone
8 150 (2.30%) iPad
9 120 (1.84%) e-Learning
9 120 (1.84%) Smartphone
10 116 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
11 97 (1.49%) Social Media
12 95 (1.46%) NHS
13 91 (1.39%) Fat Client
13 91 (1.39%) Thin Client
14 86 (1.32%) User Experience
15 53 (0.81%) EPoS
16 50 (0.77%) BYOD
16 50 (0.77%) Clustering
17 45 (0.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3228 (49.48%) Windows
2 1467 (22.49%) Windows 7
3 1065 (16.32%) Windows Server
4 624 (9.56%) Windows 10
5 619 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 563 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 456 (6.99%) Windows 8
8 336 (5.15%) Windows XP
9 335 (5.13%) Linux
10 312 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 213 (3.26%) Android
12 192 (2.94%) Apple iOS
13 179 (2.74%) Mac OS X
14 129 (1.98%) Unix
15 81 (1.24%) Mac OS
16 72 (1.10%) Windows Vista
17 54 (0.83%) Windows Phone
18 53 (0.81%) Solaris
19 34 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 26 (0.40%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1261 (19.33%) ITIL
2 704 (10.79%) Project Management
3 582 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
4 468 (7.17%) CRM
5 446 (6.84%) PRINCE2
6 444 (6.81%) Service Management
7 329 (5.04%) Service Delivery
8 327 (5.01%) Time Management
9 297 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 296 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 273 (4.18%) Change Management
12 249 (3.82%) ERP
13 246 (3.77%) Mentoring
14 229 (3.51%) Business Analysis
15 208 (3.19%) Analytics
16 202 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
17 188 (2.88%) Risk Management
18 187 (2.87%) SDLC
19 185 (2.84%) Line Management
20 181 (2.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1045 (16.02%) SQL
2 297 (4.55%) C#
3 226 (3.46%) PowerShell
4 212 (3.25%) JavaScript
5 178 (2.73%) C
6 140 (2.15%) Java
7 126 (1.93%) VB
8 122 (1.87%) VBA
9 121 (1.85%) T-SQL
10 84 (1.29%) PHP
11 69 (1.06%) Python
12 57 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 57 (0.87%) VBScript
13 53 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 50 (0.77%) C++
15 41 (0.63%) Perl
16 24 (0.37%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.34%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.28%) R
19 15 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 899 (13.78%) Degree
2 449 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 237 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 231 (3.54%) MCP
5 230 (3.53%) MCSE
6 196 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
7 153 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 143 (2.19%) SC Cleared
9 141 (2.16%) MCSA
10 118 (1.81%) CCNA
11 110 (1.69%) ISEB
12 93 (1.43%) PMI Certification
13 85 (1.30%) PMP
14 81 (1.24%) ISTQB
15 66 (1.01%) MOS
16 64 (0.98%) CCNP
17 58 (0.89%) A+ Certification
18 57 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 55 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 49 (0.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (10.32%) SLA
2 250 (3.83%) PMO
3 233 (3.57%) QA
4 81 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 50 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 34 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 28 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.26%) P3O
10 13 (0.20%) ISO 14001
11 12 (0.18%) COBIT
12 11 (0.17%) IFRS
12 11 (0.17%) IFRS 9
12 11 (0.17%) ISO22301
13 10 (0.15%) Basel III
14 9 (0.14%) ISO27002
15 6 (0.092%) MiFID
16 5 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
16 5 (0.077%) GAMP
17 4 (0.061%) GDPR
System Software
1 2099 (32.17%) Active Directory
2 514 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 305 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 175 (2.68%) XenApp
5 135 (2.07%) vSphere
6 58 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 55 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 52 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
10 37 (0.57%) VMware ESX
11 33 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
12 28 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 28 (0.43%) Terminal Services
13 25 (0.38%) ProxySG
13 25 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
14 18 (0.28%) Terminal Server
15 17 (0.26%) XenServer
16 12 (0.18%) VMware Server
17 11 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (0.14%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 334 (5.12%) SCCM
2 82 (1.26%) Backup Exec
3 55 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 52 (0.80%) WSUS
5 48 (0.74%) SCOM
6 41 (0.63%) AirWatch
7 31 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 21 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 21 (0.32%) XenMobile
9 20 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
10 16 (0.25%) SCOrch
11 13 (0.20%) OpenView
12 12 (0.18%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.17%) Control-M
14 10 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
14 10 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
14 10 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 9 (0.14%) Cacti
16 8 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4422 (67.78%) Microsoft
2 769 (11.79%) VMware
3 714 (10.94%) Citrix
4 613 (9.40%) Cisco
5 339 (5.20%) Apple
6 333 (5.10%) Oracle
7 298 (4.57%) HP
8 207 (3.17%) Adobe
9 199 (3.05%) SAP
10 140 (2.15%) iManage
11 139 (2.13%) Google
12 128 (1.96%) Avaya
13 121 (1.85%) Dell
14 101 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
15 89 (1.36%) NetApp
16 84 (1.29%) Juniper
17 78 (1.20%) Intel Security
18 75 (1.15%) Remedy
19 73 (1.12%) Symantec
20 70 (1.07%) Sophos
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £15000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Pension, free car parking etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derbyshire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
onezeero.
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Market rate + Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 19 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40,000 + Bonus & Benefits!!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + ben+on call allow
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + On call
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago