Period
to 19 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 71 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 6,356 6,623 8,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.95% 4.09% 4.53%
As % of the Applications category 46.36% 46.45% 47.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,178 5,385 7,137
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £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 13,710 14,257 18,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.51% 8.80% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10,784 11,393 14,791
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +4.23%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 2,553 £37,500 -5.06% 226
South East -15 1,332 £32,000 +6.67% 163
North of England +3 899 £28,000 +1.82% 145
Midlands +6 667 £30,000 +7.14% 110
East of England -5 512 £29,000 -14.71% 80
West Midlands +3 424 £28,500 -5.00% 74
North West -6 422 £29,000 +3.57% 77
Yorkshire +16 408 £27,500 +5.77% 65
South West -8 403 £25,500 -10.53% 66
East Midlands +10 243 £32,500 +30.00% 36
North East -10 69 £22,229 -19.17% 3
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 4,242 (66.74%) Microsoft
2 3,334 (52.45%) Windows
3 2,220 (34.93%) Active Directory
4 1,496 (23.54%) Windows 7
5 1,430 (22.50%) Office 365
6 1,330 (20.93%) Finance
7 1,281 (20.15%) ITIL
8 1,272 (20.01%) Microsoft Excel
9 1,198 (18.85%) Windows Server
10 1,173 (18.46%) Windows 10
11 1,101 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
12 987 (15.53%) SQL
13 905 (14.24%) Degree
14 825 (12.98%) VMware
15 813 (12.79%) MS Exchange
16 776 (12.21%) Project Management
17 765 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
18 663 (10.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 659 (10.37%) SQL Server
20 628 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
21 597 (9.39%) Citrix
22 574 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
23 563 (8.86%) SLA
24 537 (8.45%) Firewall
25 527 (8.29%) SharePoint
26 524 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
27 514 (8.09%) DNS
28 513 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
29 506 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
30 478 (7.52%) TCP/IP

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
1 813 (12.79%) MS Exchange
2 527 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 242 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 209 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 157 (2.47%) Skype for Business
6 152 (2.39%) IIS
7 96 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 85 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 68 (1.07%) Confluence
10 58 (0.91%) CMS
10 58 (0.91%) SAS
11 45 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 34 (0.53%) Apache
13 30 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
14 27 (0.42%) WordPress
15 19 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (0.27%) OpenStack
16 17 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1,272 (20.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 663 (10.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 338 (5.32%) MS Visio
4 330 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
5 65 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
6 38 (0.60%) Acrobat
7 29 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 27 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 25 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
10 24 (0.38%) Camtasia
11 21 (0.33%) AutoCAD
12 15 (0.24%) SPSS
13 14 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (0.16%) InDesign
15 9 (0.14%) InfoPath
15 9 (0.14%) RoboHelp
16 6 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
17 5 (0.079%) Maya
17 5 (0.079%) PTC Creo
18 4 (0.063%) Stata
Business Applications
1 59 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 24 (0.38%) Carpe Diem
5 22 (0.35%) assyst
6 21 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
7 20 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 19 (0.30%) Elite 3E
9 12 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
10 11 (0.17%) CA PPM
11 10 (0.16%) iTrent
11 10 (0.16%) Workfront
12 9 (0.14%) Eikon
12 9 (0.14%) Visualfiles
13 8 (0.13%) Concordance
13 8 (0.13%) HFM
13 8 (0.13%) NetSuite
13 8 (0.13%) Relativity
13 8 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 7 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,430 (22.50%) Office 365
2 506 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 101 (1.59%) SaaS
5 92 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 74 (1.16%) Mimecast
7 58 (0.91%) OneDrive
8 43 (0.68%) G Suite
9 41 (0.65%) IaaS
10 37 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
12 30 (0.47%) PaaS
13 27 (0.42%) Google Analytics
14 22 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 19 (0.30%) Basecamp
16 14 (0.22%) GitHub
16 14 (0.22%) Slack
17 11 (0.17%) Trello
18 9 (0.14%) Yammer
19 8 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 537 (8.45%) Firewall
2 514 (8.09%) DNS
3 478 (7.52%) TCP/IP
4 465 (7.32%) LAN
4 465 (7.32%) WAN
5 439 (6.91%) DHCP
6 433 (6.81%) VPN
7 238 (3.74%) Internet
8 199 (3.13%) VoIP
9 181 (2.85%) SAN
10 172 (2.71%) Skype
11 166 (2.61%) Wireless
12 155 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
13 131 (2.06%) VLAN
14 122 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
15 89 (1.40%) Network Security
16 67 (1.05%) Intranet
17 64 (1.01%) WebEx
18 52 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
19 46 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 161 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 113 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 110 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 92 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 91 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 73 (1.15%) Power BI
8 63 (0.99%) Big Data
9 61 (0.96%) MS Access
10 58 (0.91%) MySQL
11 56 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 46 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 44 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
14 43 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
15 41 (0.65%) Oracle Database
16 39 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
17 26 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
18 23 (0.36%) DB2
19 22 (0.35%) Blockchain
20 21 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 170 (2.67%) JIRA
2 81 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 49 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (0.50%) Selenium
5 26 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 13 (0.20%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.16%) FrontPage
8 10 (0.16%) Subversion
9 8 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.11%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.094%) Maven
11 6 (0.094%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (0.094%) TestNG
12 5 (0.079%) Microsoft Blend
12 5 (0.079%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.063%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.063%) Mocha
13 4 (0.063%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,330 (20.93%) Finance
2 426 (6.70%) Legal
3 413 (6.50%) Law
4 323 (5.08%) Retail
5 298 (4.69%) Marketing
6 269 (4.23%) Banking
7 239 (3.76%) Telecoms
8 136 (2.14%) Advertising
9 135 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 113 (1.78%) Back Office
11 80 (1.26%) Billing
12 74 (1.16%) Publishing
13 71 (1.12%) French Language
14 69 (1.09%) Investment Banking
15 68 (1.07%) Financial Institution
16 60 (0.94%) Electronics
17 58 (0.91%) German Language
18 40 (0.63%) Games
19 37 (0.58%) Front Office
19 37 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,086 (32.82%) Analyst
2 806 (12.68%) Support Engineer
3 778 (12.24%) IT Support
4 759 (11.94%) Support Analyst
5 591 (9.30%) Service Analyst
6 507 (7.98%) Service Desk Analyst
7 496 (7.80%) Desktop Support
8 478 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 478 (7.52%) IT Analyst
9 348 (5.48%) IT Engineer
10 317 (4.99%) IT Support Analyst
11 268 (4.22%) IT Support Engineer
12 267 (4.20%) Desktop Engineer
13 248 (3.90%) Consultant
14 237 (3.73%) Developer
15 230 (3.62%) Project Manager
16 224 (3.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 224 (3.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 216 (3.40%) Business Analyst
18 214 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (3.93%) .NET
2 175 (2.75%) HTML
3 144 (2.27%) XML
4 110 (1.73%) Web Services
5 98 (1.54%) CSS
6 65 (1.02%) ASP.NET
7 50 (0.79%) .NET Framework
7 50 (0.79%) jQuery
8 39 (0.61%) COM
9 35 (0.55%) HTML5
10 31 (0.49%) JSON
11 26 (0.41%) EDI
12 23 (0.36%) WPF
13 21 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (0.33%) CSS3
13 21 (0.33%) XSL
14 20 (0.31%) Software Packaging
15 18 (0.28%) AngularJS
15 18 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (0.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 765 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 407 (6.40%) Self-Motivation
3 331 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 272 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 238 (3.74%) Driving Licence
6 226 (3.56%) Data Centre
7 192 (3.02%) Blackberry
8 154 (2.42%) iPhone
9 115 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
10 104 (1.64%) User Experience
11 90 (1.42%) Fat Client
11 90 (1.42%) Thin Client
12 86 (1.35%) e-Learning
13 82 (1.29%) iPad
14 69 (1.09%) EPoS
14 69 (1.09%) Smartphone
15 65 (1.02%) Fintech
16 60 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
17 49 (0.77%) NHS
18 42 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,334 (52.45%) Windows
2 1,496 (23.54%) Windows 7
3 1,198 (18.85%) Windows Server
4 1,173 (18.46%) Windows 10
5 628 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 574 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 330 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 294 (4.63%) Linux
9 210 (3.30%) Android
10 166 (2.61%) Windows XP
11 155 (2.44%) Mac OS X
12 148 (2.33%) Apple iOS
13 132 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 90 (1.42%) Mac OS
14 90 (1.42%) Unix
15 27 (0.42%) Windows Vista
16 26 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (0.28%) Windows 2000
18 14 (0.22%) Windows Phone
19 13 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,281 (20.15%) ITIL
2 1,101 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
3 776 (12.21%) Project Management
4 513 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
5 396 (6.23%) Service Delivery
6 358 (5.63%) CRM
7 344 (5.41%) Change Management
8 321 (5.05%) Service Management
9 316 (4.97%) Time Management
10 286 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
10 286 (4.50%) PRINCE2
11 241 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 229 (3.60%) Incident Management
13 223 (3.51%) ITSM
14 222 (3.49%) Problem Management
15 213 (3.35%) Data Analysis
16 210 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 206 (3.24%) ERP
18 200 (3.15%) Analytics
19 198 (3.12%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 987 (15.53%) SQL
2 248 (3.90%) PowerShell
3 212 (3.34%) C#
4 183 (2.88%) VBA
5 176 (2.77%) JavaScript
6 157 (2.47%) C
7 138 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 124 (1.95%) Java
9 93 (1.46%) VBScript
10 77 (1.21%) VB
11 71 (1.12%) Python
12 67 (1.05%) VB.NET
13 54 (0.85%) R
14 48 (0.76%) PL/SQL
15 46 (0.72%) PHP
16 28 (0.44%) Perl
17 22 (0.35%) C++
18 20 (0.31%) MATLAB
19 13 (0.20%) Shell Script
20 12 (0.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 905 (14.24%) Degree
2 524 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 326 (5.13%) MCSE
4 286 (4.50%) Security Cleared
5 256 (4.03%) MCP
6 198 (3.12%) MCSA
7 171 (2.69%) SC Cleared
8 140 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 138 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 135 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
11 106 (1.67%) CCNA
12 90 (1.42%) A+ Certification
13 72 (1.13%) MCITP
14 55 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 53 (0.83%) ISEB
16 50 (0.79%) PMP
17 48 (0.76%) PMI Certification
18 46 (0.72%) CCNP
18 46 (0.72%) MCDST
19 44 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 563 (8.86%) SLA
2 229 (3.60%) PMO
3 188 (2.96%) QA
4 87 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 84 (1.32%) GDPR
6 77 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 13 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 10 (0.16%) GAMP
11 9 (0.14%) IFRS
11 9 (0.14%) P3O
12 8 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.11%) IFRS 9
14 6 (0.094%) GxP
15 5 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (0.063%) COBIT
17 3 (0.047%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,220 (34.93%) Active Directory
2 438 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 348 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 146 (2.30%) XenApp
5 99 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 92 (1.45%) vSphere
7 82 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 77 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
9 74 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 70 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
11 47 (0.74%) BitLocker
12 42 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 26 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
14 25 (0.39%) Firmware
15 21 (0.33%) XenServer
16 17 (0.27%) Terminal Server
16 17 (0.27%) vCloud
17 13 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
18 9 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 5 (0.079%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 471 (7.41%) SCCM
2 106 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 98 (1.54%) WSUS
4 90 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 72 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 66 (1.04%) SCVMM
7 51 (0.80%) AirWatch
8 50 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 48 (0.76%) SCOM
10 46 (0.72%) SCOrch
11 41 (0.65%) SCSM
12 40 (0.63%) vCenter Server
13 37 (0.58%) SCDPM
14 31 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
15 25 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
16 21 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
17 16 (0.25%) Nagios
18 15 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
19 14 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
20 13 (0.20%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4,242 (66.74%) Microsoft
2 825 (12.98%) VMware
3 597 (9.39%) Citrix
4 466 (7.33%) Cisco
5 290 (4.56%) Apple
5 290 (4.56%) HP
6 245 (3.85%) Oracle
7 183 (2.88%) Adobe
8 162 (2.55%) ServiceNow
9 155 (2.44%) iManage
10 141 (2.22%) SAP
11 124 (1.95%) Google
12 109 (1.71%) Dell
13 108 (1.70%) Avaya
14 89 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
15 88 (1.38%) Capita
16 80 (1.26%) Remedy
17 78 (1.23%) Symantec
18 74 (1.16%) Veeam
19 70 (1.10%) Tableau