Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 74 72
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 5,607 6,469 6,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.07% 3.89% 4.05%
As % of the Applications category 48.26% 46.19% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,403 5,307 5,497
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £20,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 11,618 14,005 14,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.43% 8.43% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,660 11,068 11,434
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,625 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,850 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -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 18 April 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 18 April 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 +2 2,282 £40,000 +6.67% 92
South East +1 1,201 £32,500 +8.33% 39
North of England +9 755 £30,000 +7.14% 56
Midlands +18 638 £32,500 +9.25% 37
West Midlands +15 427 £31,000 +8.77% 24
North West +18 410 £35,000 +25.00% 29
East of England +17 381 £33,500 +15.52% 10
South West -10 340 £32,500 +30.00% 24
Yorkshire -17 272 £25,750 -6.36% 19
East Midlands +24 211 £35,000 +16.67% 13
North East +17 73 £26,500 -8.62% 8
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3,796 (67.70%) Microsoft
2 2,754 (49.12%) Windows
3 2,100 (37.45%) Active Directory
4 1,653 (29.48%) Office 365
5 1,239 (22.10%) Microsoft Excel
6 1,227 (21.88%) ITIL
7 1,193 (21.28%) Finance
8 1,143 (20.39%) Windows 10
9 1,106 (19.73%) Windows 7
10 1,042 (18.58%) Windows Server
11 1,000 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
12 964 (17.19%) SQL
13 778 (13.88%) Degree
14 751 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
15 698 (12.45%) Project Management
16 684 (12.20%) VMware
17 683 (12.18%) MS Exchange
18 681 (12.15%) SharePoint
19 671 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
20 644 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
21 641 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 590 (10.52%) SQL Server
23 538 (9.60%) SLA
24 525 (9.36%) Citrix
25 488 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
26 475 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
27 472 (8.42%) DNS
28 466 (8.31%) Firewall
28 466 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
29 454 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 683 (12.18%) MS Exchange
2 681 (12.15%) SharePoint
3 225 (4.01%) Skype for Business
4 183 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 95 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 89 (1.59%) Confluence
6 89 (1.59%) IIS
7 66 (1.18%) CMS
8 55 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 35 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 33 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 28 (0.50%) SAS
12 26 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 24 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 21 (0.37%) Apache
15 20 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (0.30%) Tomcat
17 15 (0.27%) WordPress
18 13 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
19 12 (0.21%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1,239 (22.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 641 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 454 (8.10%) MS Visio
4 275 (4.90%) Microsoft Project
5 54 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 46 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 45 (0.80%) AutoCAD
8 24 (0.43%) Acrobat
9 15 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.14%) UXPin
12 7 (0.12%) InVision
12 7 (0.12%) SPSS
13 5 (0.089%) Camtasia
13 5 (0.089%) Revit
14 4 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.071%) CATIA
14 4 (0.071%) InDesign
14 4 (0.071%) Stata
15 3 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 72 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 27 (0.48%) Carpe Diem
4 24 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (0.39%) Elite 3E
6 20 (0.36%) Sage X3
7 17 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 16 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 16 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
9 12 (0.21%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 12 (0.21%) Sage 200
10 11 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
10 11 (0.20%) iTrent
10 11 (0.20%) Primavera
10 11 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 10 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
12 8 (0.14%) Workday HCM
13 7 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,653 (29.48%) Office 365
2 671 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 214 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 164 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 98 (1.75%) SaaS
6 75 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 63 (1.12%) OneDrive
8 59 (1.05%) Mimecast
9 55 (0.98%) PaaS
10 49 (0.87%) IaaS
11 40 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
12 38 (0.68%) G Suite
13 29 (0.52%) Google Analytics
14 26 (0.46%) OpenDNS
15 23 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
15 23 (0.41%) GitHub
16 16 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
17 15 (0.27%) Basecamp
18 14 (0.25%) Amazon S3
18 14 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 472 (8.42%) DNS
2 466 (8.31%) Firewall
3 451 (8.04%) DHCP
4 428 (7.63%) TCP/IP
5 393 (7.01%) LAN
6 375 (6.69%) VPN
7 355 (6.33%) WAN
8 284 (5.07%) VoIP
9 231 (4.12%) Skype
10 195 (3.48%) Internet
11 160 (2.85%) SAN
12 153 (2.73%) Wireless
13 146 (2.60%) VLAN
14 128 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
15 107 (1.91%) Network Security
16 94 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
17 77 (1.37%) Intranet
18 64 (1.14%) Broadband
19 60 (1.07%) IP Telephony
20 51 (0.91%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 141 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 105 (1.87%) Relational Database
3 105 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 103 (1.84%) Power BI
5 95 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 92 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 58 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
9 53 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 51 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
11 46 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
12 39 (0.70%) QlikView
13 33 (0.59%) MySQL
13 33 (0.59%) Oracle Database
14 27 (0.48%) Hadoop
15 26 (0.46%) Blockchain
16 22 (0.39%) Big Data
16 22 (0.39%) MS Access
16 22 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 194 (3.46%) JIRA
2 99 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 40 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 28 (0.50%) Selenium
5 27 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (0.29%) Hudson
8 15 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 14 (0.25%) FrontPage
9 14 (0.25%) Jenkins
10 12 (0.21%) Maven
10 12 (0.21%) Subversion
11 10 (0.18%) Bitbucket
11 10 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
11 10 (0.18%) SoapUI
12 9 (0.16%) Axure RP
12 9 (0.16%) JUnit
12 9 (0.16%) MSI
12 9 (0.16%) Redmine
13 8 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 1,193 (21.28%) Finance
2 286 (5.10%) Legal
3 281 (5.01%) Telecoms
4 272 (4.85%) Retail
5 265 (4.73%) Banking
6 260 (4.64%) Law
7 213 (3.80%) Marketing
8 118 (2.10%) Manufacturing
9 75 (1.34%) Advertising
10 68 (1.21%) Billing
11 62 (1.11%) Back Office
12 61 (1.09%) Electronics
13 54 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 54 (0.96%) Publishing
14 38 (0.68%) Front Office
15 34 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.55%) Automotive
16 31 (0.55%) Games
17 30 (0.54%) Investment Banking
18 28 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,811 (32.30%) Analyst
2 686 (12.23%) Support Engineer
3 685 (12.22%) IT Support
4 619 (11.04%) Support Analyst
5 445 (7.94%) Service Analyst
6 427 (7.62%) IT Analyst
7 385 (6.87%) Service Desk Analyst
8 367 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 347 (6.19%) IT Engineer
10 296 (5.28%) Desktop Support
11 264 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
12 258 (4.60%) Developer
13 253 (4.51%) Project Manager
14 252 (4.49%) IT Support Analyst
15 245 (4.37%) Business Analyst
16 214 (3.82%) Consultant
17 190 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 182 (3.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 179 (3.19%) 1st Line Support
20 170 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (4.82%) .NET
2 233 (4.16%) HTML
3 168 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 148 (2.64%) CSS
5 119 (2.12%) XML
6 96 (1.71%) .NET Framework
7 94 (1.68%) Web Services
8 76 (1.36%) jQuery
9 65 (1.16%) HTML5
10 54 (0.96%) JSON
11 41 (0.73%) COM
12 36 (0.64%) SOAP
13 35 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 32 (0.57%) Software Packaging
15 29 (0.52%) REST
16 27 (0.48%) AngularJS
16 27 (0.48%) Entity Framework
17 26 (0.46%) EDI
18 23 (0.41%) WCF
19 22 (0.39%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 751 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 475 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
3 322 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 195 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 179 (3.19%) Driving Licence
6 150 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
7 134 (2.39%) iPhone
8 111 (1.98%) User Experience
9 98 (1.75%) Blackberry
10 95 (1.69%) iPad
11 87 (1.55%) Fintech
11 87 (1.55%) Smartphone
12 83 (1.48%) Fat Client
12 83 (1.48%) Thin Client
13 77 (1.37%) e-Learning
14 75 (1.34%) Hedge funds
15 57 (1.02%) Social Media
16 50 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
17 44 (0.78%) Replication
18 43 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2,754 (49.12%) Windows
2 1,143 (20.39%) Windows 10
3 1,106 (19.73%) Windows 7
4 1,042 (18.58%) Windows Server
5 466 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 454 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 250 (4.46%) Windows 8
8 245 (4.37%) Linux
9 165 (2.94%) Android
10 147 (2.62%) Apple iOS
11 106 (1.89%) Windows XP
12 85 (1.52%) Mac OS X
13 84 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 81 (1.44%) Mac OS
15 68 (1.21%) Unix
16 38 (0.68%) Windows 2000
17 16 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
18 14 (0.25%) Windows Vista
19 12 (0.21%) CentOS
19 12 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,227 (21.88%) ITIL
2 1,000 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
3 698 (12.45%) Project Management
4 644 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
5 382 (6.81%) Service Delivery
6 340 (6.06%) Service Management
7 321 (5.72%) CRM
8 312 (5.56%) Time Management
9 300 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 273 (4.87%) PRINCE2
11 259 (4.62%) Migration
12 257 (4.58%) Change Management
13 256 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 248 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
15 240 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 223 (3.98%) Analytics
17 220 (3.92%) Incident Management
18 217 (3.87%) ITSM
18 217 (3.87%) Waterfall
19 213 (3.80%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 964 (17.19%) SQL
2 346 (6.17%) PowerShell
3 248 (4.42%) C#
4 179 (3.19%) JavaScript
5 132 (2.35%) Java
6 126 (2.25%) Python
7 121 (2.16%) C
8 115 (2.05%) VBA
9 87 (1.55%) T-SQL
10 72 (1.28%) VB
11 61 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 44 (0.78%) Perl
13 43 (0.77%) R
13 43 (0.77%) VB.NET
13 43 (0.77%) VBScript
14 29 (0.52%) Scala
15 28 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 26 (0.46%) PHP
17 22 (0.39%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 778 (13.88%) Degree
2 448 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 284 (5.07%) MCSE
4 201 (3.58%) Security Cleared
5 162 (2.89%) MCSA
6 155 (2.76%) MCP
7 127 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 124 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 123 (2.19%) SC Cleared
10 113 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 109 (1.94%) CCNA
12 102 (1.82%) A+ Certification
13 61 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 60 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 59 (1.05%) PMI Certification
16 56 (1.00%) ISEB
16 56 (1.00%) MCITP
17 50 (0.89%) DV Cleared
18 48 (0.86%) MOS
19 43 (0.77%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 538 (9.60%) SLA
2 199 (3.55%) PMO
3 146 (2.60%) QA
4 141 (2.51%) GDPR
5 70 (1.25%) Data Quality
6 40 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.21%) GAMP
10 11 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (0.18%) P3O
12 7 (0.12%) COBIT
12 7 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.089%) Def Stans
14 5 (0.089%) DO-178B
14 5 (0.089%) DO-254
14 5 (0.089%) IEC 61508
14 5 (0.089%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.054%) MISRA
System Software
1 2,100 (37.45%) Active Directory
2 488 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 305 (5.44%) Hyper-V
4 94 (1.68%) vSphere
5 89 (1.59%) XenApp
6 88 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 65 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 57 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 52 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 45 (0.80%) Terminal Server
11 41 (0.73%) Terminal Services
11 41 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
12 40 (0.71%) BitLocker
13 31 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
14 27 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
14 27 (0.48%) XenServer
15 23 (0.41%) Firmware
16 15 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 9 (0.16%) KVM
18 8 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 446 (7.95%) SCCM
2 109 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 92 (1.64%) WSUS
4 58 (1.03%) AirWatch
5 57 (1.02%) SCOM
6 55 (0.98%) Backup Exec
7 40 (0.71%) SCVMM
8 34 (0.61%) vCenter Server
9 32 (0.57%) Ansible
10 29 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 29 (0.52%) SCOrch
11 28 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
12 27 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 26 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 20 (0.36%) SCSM
15 19 (0.34%) Salt
16 18 (0.32%) DameWare
16 18 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
17 16 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
18 14 (0.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3,796 (67.70%) Microsoft
2 684 (12.20%) VMware
3 525 (9.36%) Citrix
4 418 (7.45%) Cisco
5 251 (4.48%) HP
6 222 (3.96%) Apple
7 205 (3.66%) Oracle
8 171 (3.05%) Adobe
9 156 (2.78%) Google
10 154 (2.75%) SAP
11 142 (2.53%) Avaya
12 127 (2.27%) ServiceNow
13 119 (2.12%) iManage
14 111 (1.98%) Dell
15 96 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
16 89 (1.59%) Remedy
17 80 (1.43%) Veeam
18 75 (1.34%) NetApp
19 73 (1.30%) Tableau
20 69 (1.23%) Sophos