Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 74 74
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 5,412 6,358 6,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.13% 4.03% 4.05%
As % of the Applications category 49.88% 46.13% 45.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,313 5,047 5,323
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £20,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
UK 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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 10,849 13,783 14,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.28% 8.73% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,449 10,714 11,585
England median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.30% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33% -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in England

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in England

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in England

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the England region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
London -4 1,986 £38,000 +1.33% 288
South East 0 1,175 £30,000 -4.76% 298
North of England +10 871 £28,000 +1.82% 236
Midlands +7 642 £29,000 -3.33% 197
North West +22 460 £31,500 +6.78% 108
West Midlands +5 392 £29,500 +3.51% 113
South West -4 377 £31,500 +14.55% 156
Yorkshire -25 344 £26,500 +1.92% 104
East of England +8 333 £30,000 - 115
East Midlands +20 248 £28,500 -22.45% 84
North East +39 67 £31,250 +44.51% 24
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 3,811 (70.42%) Microsoft
2 2,702 (49.93%) Windows
3 2,081 (38.45%) Active Directory
4 1,822 (33.67%) Office 365
5 1,269 (23.45%) Windows 10
6 1,155 (21.34%) Microsoft Excel
7 1,125 (20.79%) Finance
8 1,069 (19.75%) Windows Server
9 1,061 (19.60%) ITIL
10 1,039 (19.20%) Windows 7
11 1,011 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
12 844 (15.59%) Degree
13 809 (14.95%) SQL
14 741 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
15 648 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
16 640 (11.83%) MS Exchange
17 607 (11.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 571 (10.55%) SQL Server
19 570 (10.53%) VMware
20 557 (10.29%) LAN
21 549 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
22 545 (10.07%) Project Management
23 528 (9.76%) SharePoint
24 515 (9.52%) DNS
25 510 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
26 494 (9.13%) SLA
27 482 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
27 482 (8.91%) WAN
28 476 (8.80%) Citrix
29 448 (8.28%) Firewall

Microsoft 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
1 640 (11.83%) MS Exchange
2 528 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 253 (4.67%) Skype for Business
4 171 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 118 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 94 (1.74%) IIS
7 62 (1.15%) Confluence
8 43 (0.79%) CMS
9 39 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 36 (0.67%) SAS
11 30 (0.55%) IBM Notes
12 22 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (0.33%) Apache
13 18 (0.33%) ArcGIS
14 17 (0.31%) IBM Domino
15 16 (0.30%) Tomcat
16 14 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
16 14 (0.26%) WordPress
17 11 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,155 (21.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 607 (11.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 365 (6.74%) MS Visio
4 227 (4.19%) Microsoft Project
5 46 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 30 (0.55%) Acrobat
7 16 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.15%) SPSS
10 7 (0.13%) InDesign
11 6 (0.11%) CATIA
11 6 (0.11%) InVision
12 5 (0.092%) Simulink
12 5 (0.092%) S-PLUS
12 5 (0.092%) Stata
13 4 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.074%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.074%) Revit
13 4 (0.074%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 78 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.00%) Elite 3E
3 36 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 33 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 30 (0.55%) Carpe Diem
6 21 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
7 20 (0.37%) Temenos T24
8 16 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
8 16 (0.30%) Sage 200
9 12 (0.22%) Sage X3
9 12 (0.22%) Workfront
10 10 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (0.17%) Exchequer
11 9 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.15%) Q-Pulse
12 8 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
13 7 (0.13%) Sage CRM
14 6 (0.11%) Eikon
14 6 (0.11%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1,822 (33.67%) Office 365
2 648 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (3.05%) Power Platform
4 131 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
5 123 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 92 (1.70%) OneDrive
7 88 (1.63%) SaaS
8 62 (1.15%) IaaS
9 53 (0.98%) PaaS
10 47 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
11 40 (0.74%) Mimecast
12 39 (0.72%) G Suite
12 39 (0.72%) Google Analytics
13 30 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
14 23 (0.42%) OpenDNS
14 23 (0.42%) Yammer
15 21 (0.39%) PowerApps
16 15 (0.28%) GitHub
17 13 (0.24%) Trello
18 12 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 557 (10.29%) LAN
2 515 (9.52%) DNS
3 482 (8.91%) WAN
4 448 (8.28%) Firewall
5 444 (8.20%) DHCP
6 439 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 361 (6.67%) VPN
8 268 (4.95%) Skype
9 242 (4.47%) VoIP
10 212 (3.92%) Internet
11 189 (3.49%) Wireless
12 153 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
13 147 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
14 126 (2.33%) SAN
15 121 (2.24%) VLAN
16 85 (1.57%) Network Security
17 62 (1.15%) IP Telephony
18 55 (1.02%) Intranet
19 51 (0.94%) Broadband
19 51 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 571 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 157 (2.90%) Power BI
3 133 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 105 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 91 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 85 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 83 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
9 44 (0.81%) MySQL
9 44 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (0.59%) GIS
11 31 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (0.55%) Oracle Database
12 30 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (0.46%) MS Access
15 23 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
16 21 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
16 21 (0.39%) MongoDB
16 21 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 181 (3.34%) JIRA
2 78 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 40 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (0.70%) Selenium
5 26 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 26 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 24 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 19 (0.35%) SoapUI
8 13 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
9 12 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
10 11 (0.20%) Subversion
10 11 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (0.18%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (0.15%) Balsamiq
13 8 (0.15%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.13%) Axure RP
15 6 (0.11%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.11%) GCC
15 6 (0.11%) MSI
General
1 1,125 (20.79%) Finance
2 276 (5.10%) Law
3 268 (4.95%) Retail
4 254 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 242 (4.47%) Legal
6 239 (4.42%) Marketing
7 188 (3.47%) Banking
8 155 (2.86%) Public Sector
9 128 (2.37%) Manufacturing
10 65 (1.20%) Electronics
11 56 (1.03%) Billing
12 50 (0.92%) Local Government
13 46 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 46 (0.85%) Back Office
14 45 (0.83%) Advertising
15 42 (0.78%) Automotive
16 36 (0.67%) Games
17 30 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.46%) Financial Institution
18 25 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,844 (34.07%) Analyst
2 717 (13.25%) IT Support
3 686 (12.68%) Support Engineer
4 665 (12.29%) Support Analyst
5 485 (8.96%) Service Analyst
6 460 (8.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 437 (8.07%) Service Desk Analyst
8 430 (7.95%) IT Analyst
9 374 (6.91%) IT Engineer
10 268 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
11 261 (4.82%) Consultant
12 258 (4.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 255 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
14 235 (4.34%) Business Analyst
15 215 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 210 (3.88%) Desktop Support
17 193 (3.57%) Administrator
18 190 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
19 180 (3.33%) Junior
20 177 (3.27%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (2.61%) .NET
2 116 (2.14%) HTML
3 100 (1.85%) XML
4 82 (1.52%) CSS
5 77 (1.42%) Web Services
6 69 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 44 (0.81%) HTML5
8 37 (0.68%) JSON
9 33 (0.61%) SOAP
10 31 (0.57%) COM
11 29 (0.54%) .NET Framework
12 26 (0.48%) Middleware
13 23 (0.42%) WPF
14 22 (0.41%) XMPP
15 18 (0.33%) EDI
15 18 (0.33%) MAPI
15 18 (0.33%) REST
16 17 (0.31%) Software Packaging
17 14 (0.26%) jQuery
18 13 (0.24%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 741 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 400 (7.39%) Self-Motivation
3 381 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 197 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 187 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
6 140 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 132 (2.44%) iPhone
8 128 (2.37%) Smartphone
9 120 (2.22%) Blackberry
10 107 (1.98%) User Experience
11 83 (1.53%) iPad
12 57 (1.05%) Social Media
13 56 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 51 (0.94%) Fat Client
14 51 (0.94%) Thin Client
15 49 (0.91%) Fibre Optics
16 46 (0.85%) CCTV
16 46 (0.85%) Mobile App
17 42 (0.78%) Client/Server
18 37 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2,702 (49.93%) Windows
2 1,269 (23.45%) Windows 10
3 1,069 (19.75%) Windows Server
4 1,039 (19.20%) Windows 7
5 510 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 370 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 253 (4.67%) Android
7 253 (4.67%) Linux
8 238 (4.40%) Windows 8
9 197 (3.64%) Apple iOS
10 121 (2.24%) Mac OS
11 103 (1.90%) Mac OS X
12 101 (1.87%) Windows XP
13 100 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 82 (1.52%) Unix
15 46 (0.85%) Windows 2000
16 36 (0.67%) Windows Vista
17 18 (0.33%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.31%) CentOS
19 12 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,061 (19.60%) ITIL
2 1,011 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
3 549 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 545 (10.07%) Project Management
5 360 (6.65%) Service Management
6 336 (6.21%) Service Delivery
7 310 (5.73%) Change Management
8 277 (5.12%) Analytics
9 274 (5.06%) Project Delivery
10 263 (4.86%) CRM
11 261 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 260 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
13 257 (4.75%) Time Management
14 246 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 239 (4.42%) Migration
16 216 (3.99%) Data Analysis
17 211 (3.90%) ITSM
18 209 (3.86%) Incident Management
19 203 (3.75%) Computer Science
20 198 (3.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 809 (14.95%) SQL
2 301 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 158 (2.92%) C#
4 132 (2.44%) C
5 127 (2.35%) VBA
6 94 (1.74%) Python
7 93 (1.72%) Java
8 80 (1.48%) VB
9 79 (1.46%) JavaScript
10 71 (1.31%) T-SQL
11 65 (1.20%) R
12 45 (0.83%) C++
13 40 (0.74%) Perl
14 36 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 35 (0.65%) PHP
16 28 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 24 (0.44%) VB.NET
18 23 (0.42%) VBScript
19 16 (0.30%) COBOL
20 13 (0.24%) RPG
Qualifications
1 844 (15.59%) Degree
2 482 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 243 (4.49%) MCSE
4 188 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 178 (3.29%) MCSA
6 173 (3.20%) MCP
7 135 (2.49%) A+ Certification
8 132 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 131 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
10 108 (2.00%) SC Cleared
11 105 (1.94%) CCNA
12 82 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
13 55 (1.02%) PMI Certification
14 50 (0.92%) MCITP
15 49 (0.91%) CompTIA Security+
16 45 (0.83%) ISEB
16 45 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 43 (0.79%) MCDST
18 41 (0.76%) CCNP
18 41 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 494 (9.13%) SLA
2 179 (3.31%) PMO
3 134 (2.48%) QA
4 94 (1.74%) GDPR
5 63 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 59 (1.09%) Data Quality
7 28 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.22%) COBIT
9 12 (0.22%) P3O
10 10 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.11%) Def Stans
12 6 (0.11%) IFRS
12 6 (0.11%) NEBOSH
13 5 (0.092%) DO-178B
13 5 (0.092%) DO-254
13 5 (0.092%) MISRA
13 5 (0.092%) NIST
14 4 (0.074%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2,081 (38.45%) Active Directory
2 391 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 377 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 90 (1.66%) XenApp
5 73 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (0.83%) vSphere
7 44 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 40 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 39 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 38 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 34 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
12 29 (0.54%) BitLocker
13 28 (0.52%) Firmware
14 26 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 12 (0.22%) Docker
17 10 (0.18%) Terminal Server
18 9 (0.17%) DFS Replication
19 8 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 446 (8.24%) SCCM
2 154 (2.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 83 (1.53%) WSUS
4 69 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 64 (1.18%) SCOM
6 51 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 47 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
8 42 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 40 (0.74%) AirWatch
10 32 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
11 20 (0.37%) vCenter Server
12 19 (0.35%) Ansible
13 18 (0.33%) DameWare
13 18 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 16 (0.30%) Puppet
15 15 (0.28%) EnCase
15 15 (0.28%) FTK
15 15 (0.28%) NetBackup
16 14 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
16 14 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3,811 (70.42%) Microsoft
2 570 (10.53%) VMware
3 476 (8.80%) Citrix
4 429 (7.93%) Cisco
5 246 (4.55%) Apple
6 198 (3.66%) HP
7 182 (3.36%) Oracle
8 145 (2.68%) SAP
9 144 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
10 140 (2.59%) ServiceNow
11 131 (2.42%) Dell
12 129 (2.38%) Adobe
13 121 (2.24%) Avaya
14 120 (2.22%) iManage
15 112 (2.07%) Veeam
16 103 (1.90%) Google
17 81 (1.50%) Polycom
18 76 (1.40%) Remedy
18 76 (1.40%) Tableau
19 72 (1.33%) Symantec