Period
to 19 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 72 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 6,547 6,754 9,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.02% 4.05% 4.63%
As % of the Applications category 46.67% 46.92% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,415 5,722 7,613
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,625 £20,355
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 14,028 14,394 19,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.61% 8.62% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11,147 11,853 15,738
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 19 January 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 January 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 -15 2,582 £37,500 +7.14% 340
South East +10 1,483 £30,000 - 225
North of England -16 862 £27,500 -1.79% 223
Midlands +5 636 £29,000 +5.45% 172
East of England +6 551 £29,000 -3.33% 85
North West -29 447 £26,500 -11.67% 127
South West -4 438 £25,987 -5.50% 107
West Midlands +2 423 £30,000 - 94
Yorkshire -1 334 £30,000 +9.09% 76
East Midlands +13 213 £26,000 +13.04% 77
North East -17 78 £28,000 +14.29% 20
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 4,487 (68.54%) Microsoft
2 3,388 (51.75%) Windows
3 2,239 (34.20%) Active Directory
4 1,464 (22.36%) ITIL
5 1,458 (22.27%) Windows 7
6 1,394 (21.29%) Finance
7 1,358 (20.74%) Office 365
8 1,203 (18.37%) Windows Server
9 1,150 (17.57%) Microsoft Excel
10 962 (14.69%) Windows 10
11 945 (14.43%) SQL
12 934 (14.27%) MS Exchange
13 861 (13.15%) Degree
14 812 (12.40%) VMware
15 790 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
16 750 (11.46%) Project Management
17 748 (11.43%) Citrix
18 660 (10.08%) SharePoint
19 650 (9.93%) SQL Server
20 626 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
21 614 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
22 584 (8.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 578 (8.83%) SLA
24 577 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
25 550 (8.40%) Firewall
26 530 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
27 502 (7.67%) LAN
28 498 (7.61%) WAN
28 498 (7.61%) Cisco
29 483 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 934 (14.27%) MS Exchange
2 660 (10.08%) SharePoint
3 318 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 238 (3.64%) Skype for Business
5 216 (3.30%) IIS
6 212 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 112 (1.71%) CMS
8 94 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 92 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 63 (0.96%) SAS
11 49 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 46 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
13 37 (0.57%) IBM Notes
14 35 (0.53%) Confluence
15 30 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
16 29 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
17 27 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
18 25 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
19 22 (0.34%) Apache
20 21 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,150 (17.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 584 (8.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 464 (7.09%) MS Visio
4 347 (5.30%) Microsoft Project
5 65 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 55 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 38 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 31 (0.47%) Acrobat
8 31 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.24%) AutoCAD
10 14 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
11 10 (0.15%) InDesign
11 10 (0.15%) SPSS
12 9 (0.14%) RoboHelp
12 9 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
13 6 (0.092%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.092%) Maya
14 5 (0.076%) Camtasia
14 5 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
14 5 (0.076%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 74 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 30 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 14 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 14 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.20%) assyst
7 13 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
7 13 (0.20%) Teamcenter
8 12 (0.18%) Eikon
9 11 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 10 (0.15%) HFM
11 9 (0.14%) CA PPM
12 8 (0.12%) Maximo
12 8 (0.12%) Relativity
12 8 (0.12%) Sage 200
12 8 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,358 (20.74%) Office 365
2 479 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (1.60%) SaaS
4 103 (1.57%) IaaS
5 90 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
6 76 (1.16%) Mimecast
7 72 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 64 (0.98%) OneDrive
9 53 (0.81%) G Suite
10 49 (0.75%) PaaS
11 48 (0.73%) Google Analytics
12 40 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
13 26 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 12 (0.18%) Basecamp
16 10 (0.15%) Dropbox
17 9 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
17 9 (0.14%) AdWords
17 9 (0.14%) Trello
18 6 (0.092%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 550 (8.40%) Firewall
2 502 (7.67%) LAN
3 498 (7.61%) WAN
4 482 (7.36%) TCP/IP
5 477 (7.29%) DNS
6 391 (5.97%) DHCP
7 336 (5.13%) VPN
8 242 (3.70%) Skype
9 227 (3.47%) Internet
10 213 (3.25%) VoIP
11 152 (2.32%) SAN
12 146 (2.23%) Wireless
13 124 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
14 107 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
15 100 (1.53%) VLAN
16 82 (1.25%) Intranet
17 76 (1.16%) Network Security
18 53 (0.81%) MPLS
19 49 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
20 43 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 650 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 164 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 125 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 91 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 85 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
6 70 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
7 63 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (0.93%) Power BI
8 61 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 55 (0.84%) MySQL
10 46 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 44 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 41 (0.63%) MS Access
13 36 (0.55%) QlikView
13 36 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
14 28 (0.43%) Big Data
15 25 (0.38%) GIS
16 24 (0.37%) Data Mining
17 23 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 215 (3.28%) JIRA
2 96 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 22 (0.34%) Selenium
4 22 (0.34%) Subversion
5 19 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (0.20%) MSI
6 13 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (0.18%) T4 Templates
7 12 (0.18%) WiX
8 11 (0.17%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (0.15%) FrontPage
10 9 (0.14%) Axure RP
10 9 (0.14%) InstallShield
10 9 (0.14%) ProC
11 8 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
12 6 (0.092%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1,394 (21.29%) Finance
2 472 (7.21%) Legal
3 460 (7.03%) Law
4 328 (5.01%) Marketing
5 282 (4.31%) Retail
6 245 (3.74%) Banking
7 237 (3.62%) Telecoms
8 178 (2.72%) Advertising
9 142 (2.17%) Manufacturing
10 122 (1.86%) Investment Banking
11 101 (1.54%) Retail Banking
12 83 (1.27%) Back Office
12 83 (1.27%) Financial Institution
13 76 (1.16%) Electronics
14 61 (0.93%) French Language
15 49 (0.75%) Games
16 46 (0.70%) Front Office
17 43 (0.66%) Publishing
18 39 (0.60%) Billing
19 35 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,217 (33.86%) Analyst
2 843 (12.88%) Support Analyst
3 822 (12.56%) Support Engineer
4 741 (11.32%) IT Support
5 619 (9.45%) Service Analyst
6 539 (8.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 529 (8.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 469 (7.16%) Desktop Support
9 451 (6.89%) IT Analyst
10 345 (5.27%) Developer
11 318 (4.86%) IT Support Analyst
12 316 (4.83%) IT Engineer
13 306 (4.67%) Project Manager
14 262 (4.00%) Business Analyst
15 250 (3.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 238 (3.64%) IT Support Engineer
17 225 (3.44%) 1st Line Support
17 225 (3.44%) Consultant
18 223 (3.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 223 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (5.51%) .NET
2 255 (3.89%) HTML
3 179 (2.73%) CSS
4 154 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 136 (2.08%) Web Services
6 110 (1.68%) jQuery
7 98 (1.50%) XML
8 81 (1.24%) HTML5
9 76 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (1.05%) AngularJS
11 47 (0.72%) .NET Framework
12 40 (0.61%) CSS3
13 39 (0.60%) WinForms
14 36 (0.55%) REST
15 35 (0.53%) COM
16 28 (0.43%) WCF
17 27 (0.41%) WPF
18 24 (0.37%) JSON
19 21 (0.32%) XSLT
20 20 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 790 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 308 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 269 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 241 (3.68%) Blackberry
5 224 (3.42%) User Experience
6 202 (3.09%) Data Centre
7 200 (3.05%) Driving Licence
8 144 (2.20%) iPhone
9 101 (1.54%) Smartphone
10 92 (1.41%) Fat Client
10 92 (1.41%) Thin Client
11 90 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
12 78 (1.19%) e-Learning
13 75 (1.15%) iPad
14 74 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
15 69 (1.05%) Social Media
16 64 (0.98%) Hedge funds
17 53 (0.81%) Mobile App
18 42 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
18 42 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3,388 (51.75%) Windows
2 1,458 (22.27%) Windows 7
3 1,203 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 962 (14.69%) Windows 10
5 626 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 614 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 439 (6.71%) Windows 8
8 254 (3.88%) Linux
9 247 (3.77%) Mac OS X
10 229 (3.50%) Android
11 228 (3.48%) Windows XP
12 175 (2.67%) Apple iOS
13 170 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 118 (1.80%) Unix
15 65 (0.99%) Mac OS
16 47 (0.72%) Windows Phone
17 43 (0.66%) Windows Vista
18 28 (0.43%) CentOS
19 18 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 16 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,464 (22.36%) ITIL
2 750 (11.46%) Project Management
3 530 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
4 450 (6.87%) Service Delivery
5 413 (6.31%) CRM
6 391 (5.97%) Service Management
7 389 (5.94%) Time Management
8 387 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
9 325 (4.96%) PRINCE2
10 302 (4.61%) Change Management
11 283 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 259 (3.96%) Problem Management
13 256 (3.91%) Asset Management
14 249 (3.80%) Business Analysis
15 247 (3.77%) Incident Management
16 246 (3.76%) Analytics
17 199 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 186 (2.84%) ITSM
19 185 (2.83%) Migration
20 182 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 945 (14.43%) SQL
2 353 (5.39%) C#
3 258 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 234 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 140 (2.14%) Java
6 136 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 117 (1.79%) VBA
8 114 (1.74%) VB.NET
9 105 (1.60%) C
10 100 (1.53%) VB
11 75 (1.15%) Python
12 60 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 58 (0.89%) VBScript
14 54 (0.82%) PHP
15 48 (0.73%) C++
16 29 (0.44%) PL/SQL
17 28 (0.43%) Perl
18 25 (0.38%) R
19 24 (0.37%) TypeScript
20 22 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 861 (13.15%) Degree
2 577 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 333 (5.09%) MCSE
4 302 (4.61%) Security Cleared
5 236 (3.60%) MCP
6 189 (2.89%) MCSA
7 168 (2.57%) SC Cleared
8 142 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 142 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
9 122 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 112 (1.71%) CCNA
11 102 (1.56%) DV Cleared
12 75 (1.15%) MCITP
13 70 (1.07%) ISEB
14 69 (1.05%) ISTQB
15 63 (0.96%) CCA
15 63 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
15 63 (0.96%) MCDST
16 62 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 62 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (8.83%) SLA
2 224 (3.42%) PMO
3 186 (2.84%) QA
4 74 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 60 (0.92%) GDPR
7 43 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.23%) COBIT
9 15 (0.23%) GAMP
9 15 (0.23%) SEPA
10 14 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 14 (0.21%) ISO 14001
11 12 (0.18%) ISO 22301
12 11 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (0.15%) P3O
14 6 (0.092%) GxP
14 6 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (0.061%) Basel III
System Software
1 2,239 (34.20%) Active Directory
2 483 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 425 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 197 (3.01%) XenApp
5 145 (2.21%) XenDesktop
6 76 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 69 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 65 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
9 64 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
10 60 (0.92%) vSphere
11 49 (0.75%) Terminal Services
12 46 (0.70%) BitLocker
12 46 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
13 25 (0.38%) XenServer
14 20 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 20 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.20%) Firmware
16 11 (0.17%) KVM
16 11 (0.17%) Terminal Server
17 8 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 421 (6.43%) SCCM
2 100 (1.53%) WSUS
3 68 (1.04%) AirWatch
4 60 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 60 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 59 (0.90%) SCOM
6 57 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 47 (0.72%) SCVMM
8 34 (0.52%) SCOrch
9 33 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 31 (0.47%) vCenter Server
11 20 (0.31%) SCDPM
11 20 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
12 19 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
12 19 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 17 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
13 17 (0.26%) SCSM
14 16 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 16 (0.24%) XenMobile
15 14 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4,487 (68.54%) Microsoft
2 812 (12.40%) VMware
3 748 (11.43%) Citrix
4 498 (7.61%) Cisco
5 364 (5.56%) Apple
6 254 (3.88%) HP
6 254 (3.88%) Oracle
7 181 (2.76%) SAP
8 164 (2.50%) iManage
9 157 (2.40%) Adobe
10 138 (2.11%) Dell
11 129 (1.97%) Ivanti
12 127 (1.94%) ServiceNow
13 124 (1.89%) Google
14 118 (1.80%) McAfee
15 102 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
16 90 (1.37%) Veeam
17 87 (1.33%) Remedy
18 85 (1.30%) Avaya
19 82 (1.25%) Sophos