Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 76 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 6,382 6,772 7,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.16% 4.11% 4.18%
As % of the Applications category 47.44% 46.23% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,095 5,428 6,252
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £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 13,452 14,647 15,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.76% 8.89% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10,486 11,436 13,135
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +11 2,659 £37,500 -6.25% 275
South East 0 1,331 £30,000 - 183
North of England -5 804 £27,000 +1.89% 179
Midlands +10 692 £30,000 +3.45% 147
East of England +8 508 £30,000 -3.23% 90
West Midlands +16 483 £30,000 - 103
South West 0 423 £28,650 -1.21% 94
North West -1 399 £30,000 +20.00% 92
Yorkshire +5 362 £25,000 -13.79% 69
East Midlands -3 207 £30,750 +21.78% 44
North East -39 43 £21,625 -22.77% 18
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4,231 (66.30%) Microsoft
2 3,151 (49.37%) Windows
3 2,189 (34.30%) Active Directory
4 1,465 (22.96%) Office 365
5 1,422 (22.28%) Finance
6 1,401 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
7 1,313 (20.57%) Windows 7
8 1,263 (19.79%) ITIL
9 1,198 (18.77%) Windows Server
10 1,152 (18.05%) Windows 10
11 1,082 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
12 961 (15.06%) SQL
13 889 (13.93%) Degree
14 871 (13.65%) Project Management
15 808 (12.66%) MS Exchange
16 786 (12.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 768 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
18 755 (11.83%) VMware
19 628 (9.84%) Citrix
20 602 (9.43%) SQL Server
21 592 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
22 591 (9.26%) SharePoint
23 590 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
24 581 (9.10%) Agile Software Development
25 555 (8.70%) DNS
26 548 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
27 530 (8.30%) SLA
28 500 (7.83%) DHCP
29 496 (7.77%) Firewall
30 493 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 808 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 591 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 268 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 190 (2.98%) Skype for Business
5 128 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 115 (1.80%) Confluence
7 106 (1.66%) IIS
8 78 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 67 (1.05%) CMS
10 51 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 49 (0.77%) SAS
12 36 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 29 (0.45%) Apache
14 28 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
14 28 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (0.38%) WordPress
16 23 (0.36%) Tomcat
17 22 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 18 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
19 15 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,401 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 786 (12.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 460 (7.21%) MS Visio
4 348 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
5 44 (0.69%) Acrobat
6 42 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 35 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 27 (0.42%) AutoCAD
9 24 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.17%) InDesign
12 10 (0.16%) RoboHelp
13 9 (0.14%) FrameMaker
14 8 (0.13%) InfoPath
15 7 (0.11%) SPSS
16 6 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
17 5 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
18 4 (0.063%) Open Workbench
19 3 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
19 3 (0.047%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 74 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 26 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 25 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
6 12 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
7 11 (0.17%) Elite 3E
8 10 (0.16%) assyst
9 9 (0.14%) Relativity
10 8 (0.13%) iTrent
10 8 (0.13%) Primavera
10 8 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 8 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
11 7 (0.11%) Eikon
11 7 (0.11%) Ringtail
12 6 (0.094%) Misys Midas
12 6 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 5 (0.078%) Maximo
13 5 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,465 (22.96%) Office 365
2 548 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (1.44%) SaaS
5 85 (1.33%) Mimecast
6 82 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 64 (1.00%) G Suite
8 49 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 45 (0.71%) IaaS
10 44 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 41 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
12 34 (0.53%) PaaS
13 32 (0.50%) OneDrive
14 25 (0.39%) GitHub
15 20 (0.31%) Serverless
16 19 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
16 19 (0.30%) Amazon S3
17 17 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 17 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 555 (8.70%) DNS
2 500 (7.83%) DHCP
3 496 (7.77%) Firewall
4 467 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 373 (5.84%) LAN
6 364 (5.70%) VPN
7 338 (5.30%) WAN
8 262 (4.11%) Internet
9 219 (3.43%) VoIP
10 218 (3.42%) SAN
11 187 (2.93%) Skype
12 177 (2.77%) Wireless
13 126 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
14 120 (1.88%) VLAN
15 113 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
16 84 (1.32%) Network Security
17 70 (1.10%) Intranet
18 68 (1.07%) Unified Communications
19 58 (0.91%) MPLS
20 50 (0.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 175 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 112 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 101 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 73 (1.14%) Power BI
8 69 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 64 (1.00%) Big Data
10 55 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
11 48 (0.75%) MySQL
12 39 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (0.58%) Oracle Database
14 35 (0.55%) Blockchain
14 35 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
15 26 (0.41%) MS Access
16 24 (0.38%) RDBMS
17 23 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
17 23 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
18 22 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 237 (3.71%) JIRA
2 106 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 47 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 35 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 25 (0.39%) Subversion
7 20 (0.31%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
8 17 (0.27%) Selenium
9 16 (0.25%) MSI
9 16 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
11 11 (0.17%) Maven
12 10 (0.16%) FrontPage
13 9 (0.14%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.13%) GCC
15 7 (0.11%) Axure RP
15 7 (0.11%) Bitbucket
16 6 (0.094%) AdminStudio
16 6 (0.094%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1,422 (22.28%) Finance
2 325 (5.09%) Retail
3 324 (5.08%) Legal
4 323 (5.06%) Banking
5 309 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 284 (4.45%) Law
7 264 (4.14%) Marketing
8 133 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 96 (1.50%) Advertising
10 89 (1.39%) Publishing
11 86 (1.35%) Back Office
12 81 (1.27%) Electronics
13 71 (1.11%) Investment Banking
14 68 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 65 (1.02%) Billing
16 56 (0.88%) French Language
17 48 (0.75%) German Language
18 37 (0.58%) Games
19 35 (0.55%) Front Office
20 32 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,999 (31.32%) Analyst
2 891 (13.96%) Support Engineer
3 778 (12.19%) IT Support
4 718 (11.25%) Support Analyst
5 533 (8.35%) Service Analyst
6 479 (7.51%) Desktop Support
7 474 (7.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 450 (7.05%) IT Analyst
9 444 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 420 (6.58%) IT Engineer
11 317 (4.97%) IT Support Engineer
12 295 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
13 288 (4.51%) Project Manager
14 275 (4.31%) Desktop Engineer
15 265 (4.15%) Administrator
16 253 (3.96%) Developer
17 251 (3.93%) 1st Line Support
18 244 (3.82%) Applications Support
19 238 (3.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
20 227 (3.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (3.46%) .NET
2 199 (3.12%) HTML
3 152 (2.38%) XML
4 118 (1.85%) Web Services
5 91 (1.43%) CSS
6 87 (1.36%) ASP.NET
7 46 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 41 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (0.56%) COM
9 36 (0.56%) HTML5
10 32 (0.50%) jQuery
11 28 (0.44%) SOAP
12 24 (0.38%) Software Packaging
13 23 (0.36%) WCF
14 22 (0.34%) LDAP
15 21 (0.33%) EDI
16 20 (0.31%) Entity Framework
17 19 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (0.30%) JSON
18 18 (0.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 768 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 413 (6.47%) Self-Motivation
3 358 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 304 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 249 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 200 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 141 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
8 133 (2.08%) iPhone
9 111 (1.74%) Blackberry
10 99 (1.55%) Fintech
11 93 (1.46%) Fat Client
11 93 (1.46%) Thin Client
12 75 (1.18%) Smartphone
13 71 (1.11%) NHS
13 71 (1.11%) User Experience
14 67 (1.05%) iPad
15 65 (1.02%) Hedge funds
16 57 (0.89%) e-Learning
17 49 (0.77%) Social Media
18 48 (0.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3,151 (49.37%) Windows
2 1,313 (20.57%) Windows 7
3 1,198 (18.77%) Windows Server
4 1,152 (18.05%) Windows 10
5 592 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 590 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 321 (5.03%) Linux
8 301 (4.72%) Windows 8
9 181 (2.84%) Android
10 170 (2.66%) Mac OS X
11 168 (2.63%) Apple iOS
12 151 (2.37%) Windows XP
13 97 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 91 (1.43%) Mac OS
15 90 (1.41%) Unix
16 43 (0.67%) Windows Vista
17 41 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 28 (0.44%) Windows 2000
19 27 (0.42%) CentOS
20 26 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,263 (19.79%) ITIL
2 1,082 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
3 871 (13.65%) Project Management
4 581 (9.10%) Agile Software Development
5 374 (5.86%) CRM
6 344 (5.39%) Service Management
7 337 (5.28%) Time Management
8 334 (5.23%) PRINCE2
9 319 (5.00%) Change Management
10 305 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 304 (4.76%) Service Delivery
12 299 (4.69%) Incident Management
13 263 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
14 247 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
15 243 (3.81%) ITSM
16 237 (3.71%) Business Analysis
17 217 (3.40%) Decision-Making
18 202 (3.17%) Data Analysis
19 199 (3.12%) Migration
20 193 (3.02%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 961 (15.06%) SQL
2 320 (5.01%) PowerShell
3 189 (2.96%) C#
4 176 (2.76%) C
5 170 (2.66%) JavaScript
6 149 (2.33%) VBA
7 144 (2.26%) Python
8 134 (2.10%) Java
9 116 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 79 (1.24%) VB
11 71 (1.11%) VBScript
12 64 (1.00%) Perl
13 60 (0.94%) VB.NET
14 44 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 42 (0.66%) C++
15 42 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 39 (0.61%) PHP
17 27 (0.42%) Bash Shell
18 25 (0.39%) R
19 17 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 889 (13.93%) Degree
2 493 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 315 (4.94%) MCSE
4 310 (4.86%) Security Cleared
5 209 (3.27%) MCP
6 187 (2.93%) SC Cleared
7 182 (2.85%) MCSA
8 158 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 140 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
10 128 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
11 124 (1.94%) CCNA
12 97 (1.52%) A+ Certification
13 76 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 67 (1.05%) MCITP
15 59 (0.92%) MCDST
16 58 (0.91%) PMP
17 57 (0.89%) PMI Certification
18 51 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 51 (0.80%) MOS
19 50 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 530 (8.30%) SLA
2 229 (3.59%) PMO
3 202 (3.17%) QA
4 124 (1.94%) GDPR
5 117 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 63 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.14%) P3O
12 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.13%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.11%) COBIT
13 7 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.078%) DO-160
14 5 (0.078%) DO-254
14 5 (0.078%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.078%) SEPA
System Software
1 2,189 (34.30%) Active Directory
2 477 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 284 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 125 (1.96%) XenApp
5 78 (1.22%) vSphere
6 56 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 49 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 42 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 42 (0.66%) Terminal Services
10 37 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
11 35 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
12 30 (0.47%) BitLocker
13 28 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
14 24 (0.38%) XenServer
15 23 (0.36%) Terminal Server
16 19 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 15 (0.24%) Firmware
18 11 (0.17%) vCloud
19 4 (0.063%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 435 (6.82%) SCCM
2 102 (1.60%) WSUS
3 69 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 63 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 51 (0.80%) SCOM
6 42 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
7 39 (0.61%) SCVMM
8 38 (0.60%) AirWatch
9 37 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 25 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
11 23 (0.36%) Ansible
11 23 (0.36%) vCenter Server
12 21 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
12 21 (0.33%) Nagios
13 15 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 14 (0.22%) ZABBIX
15 13 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
15 13 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (0.20%) SCOrch
15 13 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4,231 (66.30%) Microsoft
2 755 (11.83%) VMware
3 628 (9.84%) Citrix
4 335 (5.25%) Cisco
5 265 (4.15%) Apple
6 239 (3.74%) Oracle
7 224 (3.51%) HP
8 196 (3.07%) Adobe
9 191 (2.99%) SAP
10 162 (2.54%) ServiceNow
11 156 (2.44%) Google
12 102 (1.60%) Remedy
12 102 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
13 95 (1.49%) Avaya
14 87 (1.36%) iManage
15 83 (1.30%) Symantec
16 77 (1.21%) Dell
17 72 (1.13%) Veeam
18 70 (1.10%) NetApp
19 69 (1.08%) Mitel