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

Microsoft Office
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 114 91
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 5,320 2,881 2,436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.54% 3.02% 3.34%
As % of the Applications category 38.89% 42.53% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,219 2,064 1,974
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,750
25th Percentile £27,216 £27,094 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +8.70%
75th Percentile £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +10.29%

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 13,678 6,774 5,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.10% 7.09% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,762 4,442 4,102
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,948 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +10.39%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in England

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in England

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 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
London -5 1,959 £45,000 -7.22% 175
South East +39 1,036 £35,000 - 164
Midlands +35 839 £35,000 +4.48% 112
North of England +12 824 £30,000 -9.09% 184
West Midlands +37 554 £36,750 +5.00% 63
North West -10 394 £30,000 -25.00% 97
Yorkshire +32 358 £29,000 -1.53% 69
East of England -4 346 £32,500 -20.25% 68
South West +9 328 £32,500 +12.07% 76
East Midlands +19 285 £31,000 -4.62% 48
North East +5 71 £40,000 +25.00% 18
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 3,858 (72.52%) Microsoft
2 2,447 (46.00%) Social Skills
3 1,769 (33.25%) Windows
4 1,535 (28.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 1,359 (25.55%) Microsoft 365
6 1,302 (24.47%) Active Directory
7 1,179 (22.16%) Finance
8 1,085 (20.39%) Degree
9 1,037 (19.49%) Problem-Solving
10 1,004 (18.87%) Agile
11 998 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
12 788 (14.81%) Windows 10
12 788 (14.81%) ITIL
13 782 (14.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 764 (14.36%) Project Management
15 694 (13.05%) Azure
16 669 (12.58%) SQL
17 660 (12.41%) Windows Server
18 615 (11.56%) SharePoint
19 511 (9.61%) Self-Motivation
20 486 (9.14%) Service Delivery
21 484 (9.10%) Management Information System
22 452 (8.50%) Security Cleared
23 445 (8.36%) Time Management
24 435 (8.18%) Analytics
25 401 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
26 389 (7.31%) DNS
27 384 (7.22%) VMware
28 378 (7.11%) Marketing
29 376 (7.07%) Change Management

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
1 615 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 278 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 105 (1.97%) IIS
4 100 (1.88%) Confluence
5 65 (1.22%) CMS
6 52 (0.98%) SAS
7 35 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (0.55%) Apache
9 26 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 25 (0.47%) IBM Notes
11 23 (0.43%) ArcGIS
12 15 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (0.24%) OnBase
14 12 (0.23%) MS Project Server
15 7 (0.13%) Drupal
15 7 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.11%) WinCC
17 5 (0.094%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 4 (0.075%) Office Communications Server
18 4 (0.075%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,535 (28.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 782 (14.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 265 (4.98%) Microsoft Project
4 243 (4.57%) MS Visio
5 58 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
6 44 (0.83%) Photoshop
7 43 (0.81%) CATIA
8 34 (0.64%) Adobe Premiere
9 25 (0.47%) AutoCAD
10 24 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 20 (0.38%) Acrobat
12 16 (0.30%) Simulink
13 15 (0.28%) Blender
14 14 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
14 14 (0.26%) InDesign
15 9 (0.17%) Adobe XD
15 9 (0.17%) CANalyzer
15 9 (0.17%) Maple
16 8 (0.15%) InCopy
16 8 (0.15%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 67 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 33 (0.62%) JDE OneWorld
4 30 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 27 (0.51%) iTrent
6 26 (0.49%) Fidessa
7 20 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
8 19 (0.36%) Academy Housing
8 19 (0.36%) Teamcenter
9 15 (0.28%) Elite 3E
9 15 (0.28%) NetSuite
10 13 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
11 11 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (0.21%) SAP GTS
11 11 (0.21%) SAP R/3
12 10 (0.19%) ENOVIA
12 10 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
12 10 (0.19%) Primavera
13 7 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1,359 (25.55%) Microsoft 365
2 694 (13.05%) Azure
3 349 (6.56%) Power Platform
4 173 (3.25%) AWS
5 166 (3.12%) SaaS
6 165 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 107 (2.01%) OneDrive
8 96 (1.80%) Google Workspace
9 86 (1.62%) Mimecast
10 72 (1.35%) PaaS
11 71 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
12 66 (1.24%) Azure DevOps
12 66 (1.24%) Google Analytics
13 63 (1.18%) PowerApps
14 47 (0.88%) Power Automate
15 46 (0.86%) GitHub
16 38 (0.71%) Slack
17 35 (0.66%) IaaS
18 28 (0.53%) GCP
19 26 (0.49%) Google Ads
Communications & Networking
1 389 (7.31%) DNS
2 319 (6.00%) Firewall
3 306 (5.75%) DHCP
4 279 (5.24%) TCP/IP
5 266 (5.00%) LAN
6 239 (4.49%) WAN
7 234 (4.40%) VPN
8 133 (2.50%) VoIP
9 118 (2.22%) Wireless
10 104 (1.95%) Internet
11 85 (1.60%) SAN
12 77 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
13 75 (1.41%) WebEx
14 73 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
15 68 (1.28%) VLAN
16 47 (0.88%) Skype
17 45 (0.85%) Intranet
18 44 (0.83%) Network Security
19 42 (0.79%) NAS
20 39 (0.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 291 (5.47%) Power BI
3 111 (2.09%) Tableau
4 102 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 77 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 77 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (0.70%) GIS
8 31 (0.58%) MySQL
9 30 (0.56%) Power Query
10 29 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
13 21 (0.39%) Oracle Database
13 21 (0.39%) QGIS
14 19 (0.36%) Big Data
15 18 (0.34%) Metadata
16 17 (0.32%) Geospatial Data
17 16 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 269 (5.06%) JIRA
2 88 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 44 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 29 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 26 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (0.28%) Selenium
9 12 (0.23%) eggPlant
10 11 (0.21%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (0.19%) Bitbucket
11 10 (0.19%) Postman
12 9 (0.17%) GitLab
13 8 (0.15%) Rational Rhapsody
14 7 (0.13%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.13%) TestCafe
14 7 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.11%) MSI
General
1 2,447 (46.00%) Social Skills
2 1,179 (22.16%) Finance
3 998 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
4 378 (7.11%) Marketing
5 371 (6.97%) Organisational Skills
6 322 (6.05%) Legal
7 319 (6.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 310 (5.83%) Law
9 275 (5.17%) Manufacturing
10 262 (4.92%) Presentation Skills
11 223 (4.19%) Retail
12 220 (4.14%) Banking
12 220 (4.14%) Telecoms
13 213 (4.00%) Public Sector
14 132 (2.48%) Influencing Skills
15 130 (2.44%) Automotive
16 126 (2.37%) Advertising
17 103 (1.94%) Aerospace
18 101 (1.90%) Electronics
19 88 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,365 (25.66%) Analyst
2 435 (8.18%) IT Support
3 371 (6.97%) Support Engineer
4 355 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 291 (5.47%) Service Analyst
6 276 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 271 (5.09%) Coordinator
8 264 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 260 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
10 239 (4.49%) Consultant
11 237 (4.45%) IT Engineer
12 230 (4.32%) Graduate
13 224 (4.21%) IT Analyst
14 189 (3.55%) Business Analyst
15 186 (3.50%) Developer
16 176 (3.31%) IT Support Engineer
17 156 (2.93%) Desktop Support
18 141 (2.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 140 (2.63%) Administrator
20 130 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (4.29%) .NET
2 225 (4.23%) HTML
3 132 (2.48%) XML
4 109 (2.05%) CSS
5 79 (1.48%) JSON
6 73 (1.37%) HTML5
7 72 (1.35%) jQuery
8 68 (1.28%) ASP.NET
9 61 (1.15%) XSLT
10 54 (1.02%) REST
11 52 (0.98%) SOAP
12 40 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 37 (0.70%) JSP
14 36 (0.68%) Spring
14 36 (0.68%) Web Services
15 34 (0.64%) Ajax
15 34 (0.64%) EJB
15 34 (0.64%) JDBC
15 34 (0.64%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 511 (9.61%) Self-Motivation
2 484 (9.10%) Management Information System
3 181 (3.40%) Driving Licence
4 177 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 153 (2.88%) Social Media
6 145 (2.73%) User Experience
7 92 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
8 89 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 71 (1.33%) Blackberry
10 69 (1.30%) Cyberattack
11 64 (1.20%) NHS
12 54 (1.02%) Cybercrime
12 54 (1.02%) Mobile App
13 53 (1.00%) PMI
14 44 (0.83%) Smartphone
15 42 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 37 (0.70%) Life Science
17 36 (0.68%) iPhone
18 35 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
18 35 (0.66%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 1,769 (33.25%) Windows
2 788 (14.81%) Windows 10
3 660 (12.41%) Windows Server
4 261 (4.91%) Windows 7
5 232 (4.36%) Linux
6 193 (3.63%) Android
7 180 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 171 (3.21%) Windows Server 2016
9 162 (3.05%) Apple iOS
10 134 (2.52%) Mac OS
11 116 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 87 (1.64%) Windows Server 2019
13 78 (1.47%) Windows 8
14 77 (1.45%) Unix
15 64 (1.20%) Mac OS X
16 41 (0.77%) Windows XP
17 36 (0.68%) Ubuntu
18 27 (0.51%) AIX
19 21 (0.39%) Kali Linux
19 21 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,037 (19.49%) Problem-Solving
2 1,004 (18.87%) Agile
3 788 (14.81%) ITIL
4 764 (14.36%) Project Management
5 486 (9.14%) Service Delivery
6 445 (8.36%) Time Management
7 435 (8.18%) Analytics
8 401 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
9 376 (7.07%) Change Management
10 348 (6.54%) Mentoring
11 339 (6.37%) Project Delivery
12 335 (6.30%) Asset Management
13 328 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
14 324 (6.09%) CRM
15 319 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 319 (6.00%) Decision-Making
16 305 (5.73%) Coaching
17 293 (5.51%) Data Analysis
18 288 (5.41%) Process Improvement
19 283 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 669 (12.58%) SQL
2 231 (4.34%) C
3 228 (4.29%) C#
4 199 (3.74%) PowerShell
5 166 (3.12%) JavaScript
6 135 (2.54%) Python
7 112 (2.11%) Java
8 68 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 60 (1.13%) C++
10 57 (1.07%) VBA
11 50 (0.94%) Bash
12 46 (0.86%) VB
13 34 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 32 (0.60%) R
15 30 (0.56%) MATLAB
15 30 (0.56%) PHP
16 29 (0.55%) VB.NET
17 25 (0.47%) Formula Language
18 24 (0.45%) SAPscript
19 19 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,085 (20.39%) Degree
2 452 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 362 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 212 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 112 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 107 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 100 (1.88%) DBS Check
8 94 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 89 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 76 (1.43%) MCSE
11 75 (1.41%) PMP
12 68 (1.28%) CCNA
13 64 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 62 (1.17%) MCSA
15 59 (1.11%) Master's Degree
16 58 (1.09%) A+ Certification
16 58 (1.09%) DV Cleared
17 52 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
18 44 (0.83%) ISEB
19 43 (0.81%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (6.69%) SLA
2 250 (4.70%) PMO
3 185 (3.48%) QA
4 93 (1.75%) GDPR
5 81 (1.52%) Data Quality
6 80 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 57 (1.07%) Accessibility
8 39 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 38 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
10 25 (0.47%) ISO 20022
11 20 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 14 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 12 (0.23%) GMP
14 11 (0.21%) HL7
15 10 (0.19%) Good Clinical Practice
16 9 (0.17%) GLP
16 9 (0.17%) IEC 61508
16 9 (0.17%) ISO 26262
17 8 (0.15%) GxP
17 8 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 1,302 (24.47%) Active Directory
2 299 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 61 (1.15%) Docker
5 56 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
7 44 (0.83%) vSphere
8 41 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 30 (0.56%) XenApp
10 27 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 22 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 14 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (0.26%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.24%) BitLocker
15 8 (0.15%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.094%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 5 (0.094%) Firmware
17 5 (0.094%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 292 (5.49%) SCCM
2 178 (3.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 57 (1.07%) Ansible
4 45 (0.85%) SCOM
5 44 (0.83%) Terraform
6 43 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
6 43 (0.81%) WSUS
7 42 (0.79%) Kubernetes
8 41 (0.77%) vCenter Server
9 26 (0.49%) Backup Exec
10 24 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
11 23 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 15 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
13 12 (0.23%) Icinga
14 11 (0.21%) Nagios
15 10 (0.19%) Puppet
16 9 (0.17%) Autotask
16 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
16 9 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3,858 (72.52%) Microsoft
2 384 (7.22%) VMware
3 337 (6.33%) Adobe
4 317 (5.96%) Citrix
5 299 (5.62%) Apple
6 269 (5.06%) Cisco
7 220 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
8 215 (4.04%) SAP
9 210 (3.95%) Google
10 201 (3.78%) Oracle
11 196 (3.68%) ServiceNow
12 80 (1.50%) Veeam
13 78 (1.47%) SolarWinds
14 74 (1.39%) Dell
15 73 (1.37%) Workday
16 71 (1.33%) HP
17 70 (1.32%) iManage
18 61 (1.15%) Remedy
19 54 (1.02%) Atlassian
19 54 (1.02%) Sophos