Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 70 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 4,941 6,283 6,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.96% 4.14% 4.09%
As % of the Applications category 48.87% 46.65% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4,026 5,023 5,576
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,800 £62,500 £60,000
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 10,110 13,467 14,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.09% 8.88% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,045 10,422 11,722
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -

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 November 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 22 November 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 -7 1,936 £37,500 - 305
South East +2 1,087 £30,000 - 274
North of England +22 751 £28,000 +3.32% 199
Midlands -11 520 £27,500 -8.33% 157
North West +25 386 £31,500 +6.78% 104
South West -7 360 £27,500 -4.01% 97
West Midlands -19 342 £29,500 -1.67% 95
Yorkshire +8 306 £27,500 +5.77% 67
East of England -6 273 £30,000 -4.76% 131
East Midlands +17 176 £27,000 -10.00% 62
North East +34 60 £23,250 +10.06% 28
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 3,488 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 2,574 (52.09%) Windows
3 1,865 (37.75%) Active Directory
4 1,839 (37.22%) Office 365
5 1,205 (24.39%) Windows 10
6 1,041 (21.07%) Microsoft Excel
7 994 (20.12%) ITIL
8 955 (19.33%) Windows Server
9 931 (18.84%) Windows 7
10 923 (18.68%) Finance
11 871 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
12 740 (14.98%) SQL
13 642 (12.99%) Azure
13 642 (12.99%) Degree
14 592 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
15 573 (11.60%) MS Exchange
16 563 (11.39%) VMware
17 515 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
18 510 (10.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 509 (10.30%) Project Management
20 493 (9.98%) SQL Server
21 491 (9.94%) SLA
22 484 (9.80%) SharePoint
23 473 (9.57%) SCCM
24 467 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
25 454 (9.19%) LAN
26 438 (8.86%) Citrix
27 437 (8.84%) DNS
28 406 (8.22%) WAN
29 384 (7.77%) 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
1 573 (11.60%) MS Exchange
2 484 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 235 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 130 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 128 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 90 (1.82%) IIS
7 61 (1.23%) Confluence
8 50 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 37 (0.75%) CMS
10 35 (0.71%) SAS
11 27 (0.55%) IBM Notes
12 20 (0.40%) WordPress
13 17 (0.34%) ArcGIS
14 13 (0.26%) Apache
15 11 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.20%) EPiServer
16 10 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 9 (0.18%) Umbraco
18 8 (0.16%) Moodle
Applications
1 1,041 (21.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 510 (10.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 308 (6.23%) MS Visio
4 189 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
5 59 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 35 (0.71%) Acrobat
7 24 (0.49%) AutoCAD
8 18 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.26%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.18%) InDesign
11 8 (0.16%) Siemens NX
12 7 (0.14%) NASTRAN
12 7 (0.14%) Simulink
13 6 (0.12%) SPSS
13 6 (0.12%) Stata
14 4 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.081%) InVision
14 4 (0.081%) S-PLUS
15 2 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.040%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 61 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.57%) Elite 3E
3 23 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 14 (0.28%) Workfront
7 13 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 10 (0.20%) Carpe Diem
8 10 (0.20%) GoldMine
9 9 (0.18%) Exchequer
10 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.16%) Teamcenter
11 7 (0.14%) FastStats
12 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
13 5 (0.10%) Sage 200
13 5 (0.10%) Temenos T24
13 5 (0.10%) WebTrends
14 4 (0.081%) Oracle Financials
14 4 (0.081%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1,839 (37.22%) Office 365
2 642 (12.99%) Azure
3 146 (2.95%) AWS
4 142 (2.87%) Power Platform
5 116 (2.35%) SaaS
6 110 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 105 (2.13%) OneDrive
8 57 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
9 55 (1.11%) IaaS
10 50 (1.01%) PaaS
11 49 (0.99%) Mimecast
12 42 (0.85%) G Suite
13 34 (0.69%) Google Analytics
14 25 (0.51%) PowerApps
15 17 (0.34%) Google Docs
15 17 (0.34%) Yammer
16 16 (0.32%) BrowserStack
17 13 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
18 11 (0.22%) Basecamp
18 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 454 (9.19%) LAN
2 437 (8.84%) DNS
3 406 (8.22%) WAN
4 380 (7.69%) DHCP
5 374 (7.57%) TCP/IP
6 371 (7.51%) Firewall
7 248 (5.02%) VPN
8 244 (4.94%) Skype
9 198 (4.01%) Internet
10 196 (3.97%) Wireless
11 194 (3.93%) VoIP
12 120 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
13 109 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
14 108 (2.19%) SAN
15 104 (2.10%) VLAN
16 78 (1.58%) Intranet
17 63 (1.28%) Broadband
18 56 (1.13%) Network Security
19 53 (1.07%) IP Telephony
20 52 (1.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 129 (2.61%) Power BI
3 89 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 83 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 41 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (0.81%) MySQL
9 34 (0.69%) GIS
10 31 (0.63%) MS Access
10 31 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (0.47%) Oracle Database
13 20 (0.40%) Big Data
13 20 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 20 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (0.36%) MongoDB
14 18 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
15 17 (0.34%) DB2
16 16 (0.32%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 162 (3.28%) JIRA
2 86 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 52 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (1.01%) Selenium
5 32 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 29 (0.59%) MSI
7 23 (0.47%) SoapUI
8 22 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 20 (0.40%) SpecFlow
10 19 (0.38%) Git (software)
11 15 (0.30%) CMake
11 15 (0.30%) Subversion
12 12 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (0.18%) GCC
15 8 (0.16%) Balsamiq
15 8 (0.16%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.12%) Bitbucket
16 6 (0.12%) InstallShield
16 6 (0.12%) NUnit
General
1 923 (18.68%) Finance
2 257 (5.20%) Legal
3 255 (5.16%) Law
4 237 (4.80%) Marketing
5 206 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 201 (4.07%) Retail
7 137 (2.77%) Banking
8 131 (2.65%) Public Sector
9 90 (1.82%) Manufacturing
10 48 (0.97%) Back Office
10 48 (0.97%) Electronics
11 42 (0.85%) Publishing
12 39 (0.79%) Aerospace
13 34 (0.69%) Local Government
14 33 (0.67%) French Language
15 32 (0.65%) Advertising
16 31 (0.63%) Billing
16 31 (0.63%) German Language
17 25 (0.51%) Automotive
17 25 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,529 (30.95%) Analyst
2 699 (14.15%) IT Support
3 637 (12.89%) Support Engineer
4 559 (11.31%) Support Analyst
5 430 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 403 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
7 385 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 366 (7.41%) IT Analyst
9 318 (6.44%) IT Engineer
10 240 (4.86%) IT Support Analyst
11 230 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
12 228 (4.61%) Desktop Support
13 227 (4.59%) 1st Line Support
14 219 (4.43%) Consultant
15 210 (4.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 195 (3.95%) Business Analyst
17 193 (3.91%) Junior
18 186 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 183 (3.70%) Technical Support
20 169 (3.42%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (3.44%) .NET
2 131 (2.65%) HTML
3 103 (2.08%) CSS
4 80 (1.62%) Web Services
5 72 (1.46%) ASP.NET
6 62 (1.25%) XML
7 34 (0.69%) .NET Framework
8 31 (0.63%) jQuery
9 26 (0.53%) COM
9 26 (0.53%) HTML5
10 24 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (0.43%) LDAP
12 20 (0.40%) JSON
13 18 (0.36%) MAPI
13 18 (0.36%) Middleware
13 18 (0.36%) SOAP
14 16 (0.32%) REST
15 14 (0.28%) AngularJS
16 13 (0.26%) WPF
17 10 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 592 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 349 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 319 (6.46%) Self-Motivation
4 204 (4.13%) Driving Licence
5 161 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
6 155 (3.14%) Data Centre
7 120 (2.43%) User Experience
8 117 (2.37%) iPhone
9 103 (2.08%) Blackberry
10 96 (1.94%) Smartphone
11 55 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 52 (1.05%) iPad
13 45 (0.91%) CMDB
14 42 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
15 41 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 40 (0.81%) Social Media
17 33 (0.67%) Hedge funds
18 31 (0.63%) Virtual Team
19 30 (0.61%) Fibre Optics
20 27 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2,574 (52.09%) Windows
2 1,205 (24.39%) Windows 10
3 955 (19.33%) Windows Server
4 931 (18.84%) Windows 7
5 467 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 303 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 266 (5.38%) Linux
8 214 (4.33%) Android
9 194 (3.93%) Windows 8
10 177 (3.58%) Apple iOS
11 102 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 97 (1.96%) Mac OS
13 90 (1.82%) Mac OS X
14 75 (1.52%) Windows XP
15 61 (1.23%) Unix
16 38 (0.77%) Windows 2000
17 37 (0.75%) Windows Vista
18 32 (0.65%) CentOS
19 17 (0.34%) Ubuntu
20 10 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 994 (20.12%) ITIL
2 871 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
3 515 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
4 509 (10.30%) Project Management
5 340 (6.88%) Change Management
6 318 (6.44%) Service Management
7 263 (5.32%) Project Delivery
8 237 (4.80%) Service Delivery
9 235 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 229 (4.63%) Migration
11 224 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 223 (4.51%) Time Management
13 216 (4.37%) ITSM
14 212 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
14 212 (4.29%) Mentoring
15 202 (4.09%) Analytics
16 198 (4.01%) Incident Management
17 195 (3.95%) PRINCE2
18 194 (3.93%) CRM
19 191 (3.87%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 740 (14.98%) SQL
2 313 (6.33%) PowerShell
3 147 (2.98%) C#
4 146 (2.95%) C
5 120 (2.43%) Python
6 107 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 99 (2.00%) VBA
8 97 (1.96%) VB
9 80 (1.62%) Java
10 57 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 56 (1.13%) R
12 48 (0.97%) C++
13 44 (0.89%) PHP
14 38 (0.77%) Bash Shell
15 34 (0.69%) VBScript
16 29 (0.59%) Perl
17 28 (0.57%) PL/SQL
18 27 (0.55%) VB.NET
19 14 (0.28%) Shell Script
20 10 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 642 (12.99%) Degree
2 377 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 207 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 172 (3.48%) MCSE
5 150 (3.04%) MCSA
6 127 (2.57%) A+ Certification
7 126 (2.55%) MCP
8 118 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
9 113 (2.29%) SC Cleared
10 98 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
11 97 (1.96%) CCNA
12 63 (1.28%) ISEB
13 52 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
14 48 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 45 (0.91%) PMP
16 43 (0.87%) MCDST
17 42 (0.85%) DBS Check
18 40 (0.81%) MCITP
18 40 (0.81%) PMI Certification
19 36 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 491 (9.94%) SLA
2 122 (2.47%) PMO
3 99 (2.00%) QA
4 72 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (1.38%) GDPR
6 40 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.16%) NIST
11 7 (0.14%) COBIT
12 6 (0.12%) P3O
13 5 (0.10%) Def Stans
13 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.081%) GAAP
14 4 (0.081%) IFRS
14 4 (0.081%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.061%) NEBOSH
15 3 (0.061%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,865 (37.75%) Active Directory
2 383 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 316 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 100 (2.02%) vSphere
5 72 (1.46%) XenApp
6 56 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 44 (0.89%) Firmware
9 41 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (0.81%) Terminal Services
11 31 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
12 27 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
13 22 (0.45%) BitLocker
14 19 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 15 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
16 12 (0.24%) Docker
17 11 (0.22%) Terminal Server
18 9 (0.18%) DFS Replication
18 9 (0.18%) NFS
19 7 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 473 (9.57%) SCCM
2 151 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 75 (1.52%) WSUS
4 68 (1.38%) Backup Exec
5 65 (1.32%) SCOM
6 44 (0.89%) vCenter Server
7 41 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 34 (0.69%) AirWatch
9 30 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 29 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
11 26 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
12 22 (0.45%) HP ALM
12 22 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 21 (0.43%) NetBackup
14 20 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
15 17 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
16 16 (0.32%) EnCase
16 16 (0.32%) FTK
16 16 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
17 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3,488 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 563 (11.39%) VMware
3 438 (8.86%) Citrix
4 384 (7.77%) Cisco
5 241 (4.88%) Apple
6 198 (4.01%) HP
7 159 (3.22%) ServiceNow
8 142 (2.87%) Oracle
9 139 (2.81%) Adobe
10 120 (2.43%) Veeam
11 117 (2.37%) Dell
12 114 (2.31%) Google
12 114 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
13 96 (1.94%) iManage
14 83 (1.68%) Avaya
14 83 (1.68%) SAP
15 81 (1.64%) Symantec
16 64 (1.30%) Polycom
17 63 (1.28%) Remedy
18 55 (1.11%) Sophos