Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 70 64
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 6,454 6,536 8,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.89% 4.05% 4.54%
As % of the Applications category 46.17% 46.63% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,306 5,469 7,312
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,625 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £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 13,979 14,016 18,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.42% 8.69% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,050 11,376 15,260
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,625 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,775 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 2,547 £37,500 +4.17% 296
South East -14 1,454 £30,500 +1.67% 225
North of England -9 920 £28,000 +1.82% 174
Midlands -3 624 £29,747 +12.25% 168
East of England -14 501 £29,000 -10.77% 115
North West -21 438 £28,000 -3.45% 80
South West -9 424 £25,000 -12.28% 77
West Midlands +1 419 £28,500 +3.64% 107
Yorkshire +14 413 £27,500 +5.77% 73
East Midlands -11 205 £30,000 +26.32% 61
North East -20 68 £29,000 +26.09% 21
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 4,385 (67.94%) Microsoft
2 3,413 (52.88%) Windows
3 2,236 (34.65%) Active Directory
4 1,526 (23.64%) Windows 7
5 1,458 (22.59%) Office 365
6 1,361 (21.09%) ITIL
7 1,298 (20.11%) Finance
8 1,236 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
9 1,215 (18.83%) Windows Server
10 1,140 (17.66%) Problem-Solving
11 1,136 (17.60%) Windows 10
12 981 (15.20%) SQL
13 882 (13.67%) Degree
14 831 (12.88%) MS Exchange
15 817 (12.66%) VMware
16 793 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
17 717 (11.11%) Project Management
18 652 (10.10%) SQL Server
19 634 (9.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 630 (9.76%) SLA
21 620 (9.61%) Citrix
22 607 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
23 576 (8.92%) SharePoint
24 573 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
25 564 (8.74%) Firewall
26 545 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
27 512 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
28 494 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
29 490 (7.59%) DNS
30 484 (7.50%) Cisco

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
1 831 (12.88%) MS Exchange
2 576 (8.92%) SharePoint
3 239 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 232 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 182 (2.82%) IIS
6 163 (2.53%) Skype for Business
7 102 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 88 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 69 (1.07%) CMS
10 57 (0.88%) SAS
11 54 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 51 (0.79%) Confluence
13 27 (0.42%) Apache
14 25 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
15 23 (0.36%) WordPress
16 22 (0.34%) IBM Notes
17 18 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
18 17 (0.26%) MQSeries
19 16 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
20 12 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1,236 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 634 (9.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 339 (5.25%) MS Visio
4 321 (4.97%) Microsoft Project
5 72 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 45 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 38 (0.59%) Acrobat
8 30 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 28 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
10 23 (0.36%) Camtasia
11 17 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 17 (0.26%) AutoCAD
12 11 (0.17%) SPSS
13 10 (0.15%) InfoPath
14 8 (0.12%) InDesign
14 8 (0.12%) RoboHelp
15 5 (0.077%) Stata
16 4 (0.062%) SOLIDWORKS
17 3 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
17 3 (0.046%) Maya
Business Applications
1 60 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 41 (0.64%) Carpe Diem
4 40 (0.62%) Elite 3E
5 33 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 23 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 21 (0.33%) assyst
8 17 (0.26%) Visualfiles
9 14 (0.22%) Relativity
10 13 (0.20%) Concordance
10 13 (0.20%) NetSuite
11 11 (0.17%) HFM
11 11 (0.17%) Ringtail
12 10 (0.15%) CA PPM
12 10 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 9 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
14 8 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
14 8 (0.12%) Eikon
14 8 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
14 8 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1,458 (22.59%) Office 365
2 512 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (1.77%) SaaS
4 111 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 98 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
6 72 (1.12%) OneDrive
7 61 (0.95%) Mimecast
8 52 (0.81%) G Suite
9 48 (0.74%) IaaS
10 41 (0.64%) Google Analytics
11 40 (0.62%) PaaS
12 28 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
13 21 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 21 (0.33%) Basecamp
13 21 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.17%) Slack
14 11 (0.17%) Trello
15 10 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
16 9 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
17 8 (0.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 564 (8.74%) Firewall
2 490 (7.59%) DNS
3 477 (7.39%) WAN
4 476 (7.38%) LAN
5 468 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 430 (6.66%) DHCP
7 387 (6.00%) VPN
8 223 (3.46%) Internet
9 203 (3.15%) VoIP
10 187 (2.90%) SAN
11 175 (2.71%) Skype
12 171 (2.65%) Wireless
13 169 (2.62%) Remote Desktop
14 124 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
15 118 (1.83%) VLAN
16 82 (1.27%) Network Security
17 61 (0.95%) Intranet
18 47 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
19 44 (0.68%) IP Telephony
20 43 (0.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 652 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 137 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 105 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 91 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 87 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 76 (1.18%) Power BI
8 57 (0.88%) MS Access
9 55 (0.85%) Big Data
10 52 (0.81%) MySQL
11 51 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 49 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
13 48 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
14 47 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
15 43 (0.67%) Oracle Database
16 38 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
17 29 (0.45%) Data Mining
17 29 (0.45%) QlikView
18 23 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 180 (2.79%) JIRA
2 60 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 28 (0.43%) Selenium
5 15 (0.23%) FrontPage
6 13 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (0.19%) Subversion
7 12 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (0.17%) SpecFlow
9 10 (0.15%) Git (software)
10 9 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.11%) InstallShield
12 6 (0.093%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.093%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.077%) LabVIEW
13 5 (0.077%) Microsoft Blend
13 5 (0.077%) MSI
13 5 (0.077%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.062%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,298 (20.11%) Finance
2 473 (7.33%) Law
3 469 (7.27%) Legal
4 324 (5.02%) Marketing
5 304 (4.71%) Retail
6 226 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 212 (3.28%) Banking
8 173 (2.68%) Advertising
9 130 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 100 (1.55%) Back Office
11 77 (1.19%) Billing
12 73 (1.13%) French Language
13 66 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 60 (0.93%) German Language
15 55 (0.85%) Publishing
16 43 (0.67%) Electronics
17 42 (0.65%) Investment Banking
18 40 (0.62%) Front Office
19 33 (0.51%) Local Government
20 32 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2,164 (33.53%) Analyst
2 827 (12.81%) Support Engineer
3 808 (12.52%) Support Analyst
4 760 (11.78%) IT Support
5 620 (9.61%) Service Analyst
6 531 (8.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 528 (8.18%) Desktop Support
8 518 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 477 (7.39%) IT Analyst
10 336 (5.21%) IT Engineer
11 316 (4.90%) IT Support Analyst
12 260 (4.03%) IT Support Engineer
13 259 (4.01%) Consultant
14 255 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
15 241 (3.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 236 (3.66%) Developer
17 234 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 223 (3.46%) Project Manager
19 222 (3.44%) Business Analyst
20 218 (3.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (3.97%) .NET
2 194 (3.01%) HTML
3 132 (2.05%) CSS
4 117 (1.81%) Web Services
5 109 (1.69%) XML
6 85 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 73 (1.13%) jQuery
8 48 (0.74%) .NET Framework
8 48 (0.74%) HTML5
9 35 (0.54%) COM
10 28 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (0.43%) JSON
11 24 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (0.34%) CSS3
13 21 (0.33%) AngularJS
13 21 (0.33%) Software Packaging
13 21 (0.33%) WPF
14 20 (0.31%) EDI
15 18 (0.28%) RESTful
16 14 (0.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 793 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 402 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
3 300 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 274 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 221 (3.42%) Blackberry
6 211 (3.27%) Driving Licence
7 190 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 147 (2.28%) iPhone
9 136 (2.11%) User Experience
10 109 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
11 103 (1.60%) Fat Client
11 103 (1.60%) Thin Client
12 94 (1.46%) e-Learning
13 78 (1.21%) Smartphone
14 77 (1.19%) iPad
15 65 (1.01%) Fintech
16 61 (0.95%) EPoS
17 53 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
18 48 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
19 46 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3,413 (52.88%) Windows
2 1,526 (23.64%) Windows 7
3 1,215 (18.83%) Windows Server
4 1,136 (17.60%) Windows 10
5 607 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 573 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 378 (5.86%) Windows 8
8 281 (4.35%) Linux
9 218 (3.38%) Android
10 178 (2.76%) Mac OS X
11 170 (2.63%) Windows XP
12 157 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 147 (2.28%) Apple iOS
14 95 (1.47%) Unix
15 83 (1.29%) Mac OS
16 26 (0.40%) Windows Vista
17 25 (0.39%) Windows Phone
18 16 (0.25%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
19 15 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,361 (21.09%) ITIL
2 1,140 (17.66%) Problem-Solving
3 717 (11.11%) Project Management
4 494 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
5 480 (7.44%) Service Delivery
6 373 (5.78%) Time Management
7 370 (5.73%) CRM
8 358 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
9 353 (5.47%) Service Management
10 311 (4.82%) Change Management
11 284 (4.40%) PRINCE2
12 252 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 251 (3.89%) Incident Management
14 250 (3.87%) Analytics
15 217 (3.36%) ITSM
16 214 (3.32%) Business Analysis
16 214 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
17 209 (3.24%) Problem Management
18 196 (3.04%) Data Analysis
19 181 (2.80%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 981 (15.20%) SQL
2 251 (3.89%) PowerShell
3 236 (3.66%) C#
4 169 (2.62%) VBA
5 166 (2.57%) JavaScript
6 147 (2.28%) C
7 143 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 117 (1.81%) Java
9 78 (1.21%) VB
10 76 (1.18%) VBScript
11 64 (0.99%) Python
12 56 (0.87%) VB.NET
13 47 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 45 (0.70%) R
15 33 (0.51%) PHP
16 29 (0.45%) Shell Script
17 25 (0.39%) C++
18 20 (0.31%) Perl
19 18 (0.28%) Bash Shell
20 15 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 882 (13.67%) Degree
2 545 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 309 (4.79%) MCSE
4 296 (4.59%) Security Cleared
5 227 (3.52%) MCP
6 222 (3.44%) MCSA
7 151 (2.34%) SC Cleared
8 149 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
9 144 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 125 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
11 91 (1.41%) CCNA
12 77 (1.19%) A+ Certification
13 62 (0.96%) PMI Certification
14 61 (0.95%) PMP
15 57 (0.88%) MCITP
16 56 (0.87%) ISTQB
17 55 (0.85%) ISEB
18 54 (0.84%) MCDST
19 50 (0.77%) DBS Check
20 46 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 630 (9.76%) SLA
2 221 (3.42%) PMO
3 205 (3.18%) QA
4 83 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 82 (1.27%) GDPR
5 82 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 33 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 11 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.12%) GAMP
13 7 (0.11%) COBIT
13 7 (0.11%) IFRS
13 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.11%) P3O
14 6 (0.093%) IFRS 9
15 5 (0.077%) GxP
16 3 (0.046%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2,236 (34.65%) Active Directory
2 439 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 404 (6.26%) Hyper-V
4 150 (2.32%) XenApp
5 110 (1.70%) XenDesktop
6 107 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
7 102 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 84 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
9 83 (1.29%) vSphere
10 78 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
11 58 (0.90%) BitLocker
12 35 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 29 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
14 25 (0.39%) Firmware
15 15 (0.23%) XenServer
16 13 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 13 (0.20%) Terminal Server
16 13 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.14%) DFS Replication
18 7 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 479 (7.42%) SCCM
2 108 (1.67%) WSUS
3 106 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 86 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 80 (1.24%) SCVMM
6 70 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 62 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 58 (0.90%) SCOrch
9 56 (0.87%) SCOM
10 50 (0.77%) SCSM
11 48 (0.74%) AirWatch
12 47 (0.73%) SCDPM
13 38 (0.59%) vCenter Server
14 32 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
15 20 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
16 19 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
17 17 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
18 16 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
18 16 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 15 (0.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4,385 (67.94%) Microsoft
2 817 (12.66%) VMware
3 620 (9.61%) Citrix
4 484 (7.50%) Cisco
5 313 (4.85%) Apple
6 279 (4.32%) HP
7 229 (3.55%) Oracle
8 197 (3.05%) iManage
9 164 (2.54%) Adobe
10 146 (2.26%) Google
11 129 (2.00%) SAP
12 120 (1.86%) ServiceNow
13 110 (1.70%) Dell
14 104 (1.61%) Avaya
15 99 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
16 90 (1.39%) Symantec
17 82 (1.27%) Capita
18 80 (1.24%) Veeam
19 78 (1.21%) McAfee
20 76 (1.18%) Tableau