Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 70 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 6874 7361 9476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.10% 4.11% 4.60%
As % of the Applications category 46.50% 46.63% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5545 6196 7893
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £20,838 £20,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £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 14782 15787 20623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.81% 8.81% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11590 13023 16626
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -16 2821 £40,000 +14.29% 115
South East +8 1433 £30,000 - 72
North of England -5 936 £27,500 -5.17% 47
Midlands +4 676 £29,000 +3.57% 37
East of England +3 602 £30,000 +7.14% 24
North West -22 465 £25,000 -19.68% 29
West Midlands -2 447 £30,000 - 17
South West -19 413 £29,000 +5.45% 28
Yorkshire +5 392 £29,500 +9.26% 15
East Midlands +20 228 £25,000 +7.87% 20
North East +17 78 £28,000 +6.67% 3
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 4639 (67.49%) Microsoft
2 3487 (50.73%) Windows
3 2288 (33.28%) Active Directory
4 1590 (23.13%) Finance
5 1500 (21.82%) Windows 7
6 1455 (21.17%) ITIL
7 1343 (19.54%) Microsoft Excel
8 1331 (19.36%) Office 365
9 1227 (17.85%) Windows Server
10 1123 (16.34%) SQL
11 1045 (15.20%) MS Exchange
12 966 (14.05%) Degree
13 882 (12.83%) VMware
14 880 (12.80%) Windows 10
15 863 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
16 849 (12.35%) Citrix
17 782 (11.38%) Project Management
18 736 (10.71%) SharePoint
19 681 (9.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 678 (9.86%) SQL Server
21 629 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
22 601 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
23 597 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
24 593 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
25 540 (7.86%) SLA
26 535 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
27 521 (7.58%) TCP/IP
28 518 (7.54%) MS Visio
29 515 (7.49%) LAN
30 514 (7.48%) Firewall

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 1045 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 736 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 417 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 348 (5.06%) Skype for Business
5 195 (2.84%) IIS
6 173 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 113 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 109 (1.59%) CMS
9 92 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 70 (1.02%) SAS
11 56 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 55 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
13 54 (0.79%) IBM Notes
14 52 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
15 48 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
16 45 (0.65%) Confluence
17 34 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
18 25 (0.36%) MS Project Server
19 24 (0.35%) WordPress
20 22 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1343 (19.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 681 (9.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 518 (7.54%) MS Visio
4 403 (5.86%) Microsoft Project
5 68 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 56 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 47 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 36 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 28 (0.41%) Acrobat
10 25 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
11 23 (0.33%) InDesign
12 21 (0.31%) AutoCAD
13 13 (0.19%) RoboHelp
14 12 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
14 12 (0.17%) SPSS
15 10 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
16 7 (0.10%) Camtasia
16 7 (0.10%) FrameMaker
17 6 (0.087%) Open Workbench
18 5 (0.073%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 111 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 22 (0.32%) SAP EWM
5 21 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 18 (0.26%) SAP SD
8 17 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
9 15 (0.22%) Visualfiles
10 14 (0.20%) assyst
10 14 (0.20%) Teamcenter
11 13 (0.19%) NetSuite
12 11 (0.16%) SAP MM
13 10 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
13 10 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
14 9 (0.13%) Eikon
14 9 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
14 9 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 9 (0.13%) SAP CRM
15 8 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1331 (19.36%) Office 365
2 400 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (2.20%) IaaS
4 121 (1.76%) SaaS
5 110 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
6 84 (1.22%) Mimecast
7 51 (0.74%) OneDrive
8 49 (0.71%) G Suite
9 48 (0.70%) PaaS
10 42 (0.61%) Google Analytics
11 32 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 31 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
13 27 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 20 (0.29%) Dropbox
15 15 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
16 14 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 9 (0.13%) Trello
18 7 (0.10%) OpenDNS
19 6 (0.087%) Basecamp
19 6 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 521 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 515 (7.49%) LAN
3 514 (7.48%) Firewall
4 486 (7.07%) DNS
5 485 (7.06%) WAN
6 413 (6.01%) VPN
7 397 (5.78%) DHCP
8 334 (4.86%) Skype
9 236 (3.43%) VoIP
10 234 (3.40%) Internet
11 166 (2.41%) SAN
12 151 (2.20%) Wireless
13 124 (1.80%) VLAN
14 119 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
15 100 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
16 96 (1.40%) Intranet
17 72 (1.05%) Network Security
18 61 (0.89%) MPLS
19 52 (0.76%) PBX
20 51 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 678 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 175 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 149 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 91 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 80 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 75 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 74 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 73 (1.06%) MySQL
10 61 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 56 (0.81%) Oracle Database
12 51 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 50 (0.73%) Power BI
14 43 (0.63%) MS Access
15 35 (0.51%) QlikView
16 34 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
17 32 (0.47%) RDBMS
18 28 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
19 26 (0.38%) GIS
19 26 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 199 (2.89%) JIRA
2 130 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 130 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 34 (0.49%) Selenium
4 25 (0.36%) Subversion
5 24 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 22 (0.32%) Axure RP
6 22 (0.32%) HP UFT
7 21 (0.31%) MSI
7 21 (0.31%) T4 Templates
7 21 (0.31%) WiX
8 15 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 14 (0.20%) ProC
9 14 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.19%) InstallShield
10 13 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (0.16%) Burp Suite
11 11 (0.16%) WinDbg
General
1 1590 (23.13%) Finance
2 438 (6.37%) Legal
3 409 (5.95%) Law
4 381 (5.54%) Banking
5 367 (5.34%) Marketing
6 320 (4.66%) Telecoms
7 280 (4.07%) Retail
8 234 (3.40%) Investment Banking
9 202 (2.94%) Retail Banking
10 187 (2.72%) Manufacturing
11 154 (2.24%) Advertising
12 111 (1.61%) Electronics
13 106 (1.54%) Financial Institution
14 104 (1.51%) Back Office
15 62 (0.90%) Publishing
16 61 (0.89%) French Language
17 59 (0.86%) Games
18 56 (0.81%) Front Office
19 54 (0.79%) Billing
20 41 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2395 (34.84%) Analyst
2 878 (12.77%) Support Analyst
3 785 (11.42%) Support Engineer
4 753 (10.95%) IT Support
5 614 (8.93%) Service Analyst
6 524 (7.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 507 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 446 (6.49%) Desktop Support
9 428 (6.23%) IT Analyst
10 398 (5.79%) Developer
11 357 (5.19%) Project Manager
12 343 (4.99%) Business Analyst
13 309 (4.50%) IT Support Analyst
14 299 (4.35%) IT Engineer
15 255 (3.71%) 1st Line Support
16 239 (3.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 221 (3.22%) Consultant
18 220 (3.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 220 (3.20%) IT Support Engineer
19 218 (3.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (5.96%) .NET
2 295 (4.29%) HTML
3 190 (2.76%) CSS
4 181 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 137 (1.99%) XML
6 116 (1.69%) Web Services
7 109 (1.59%) jQuery
8 94 (1.37%) AngularJS
9 92 (1.34%) HTML5
10 78 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 74 (1.08%) .NET Framework
12 65 (0.95%) WinForms
13 46 (0.67%) CSS3
14 41 (0.60%) WPF
14 41 (0.60%) XSLT
15 39 (0.57%) WCF
16 38 (0.55%) Entity Framework
17 36 (0.52%) COM
17 36 (0.52%) EDI
18 34 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 863 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 357 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 304 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 299 (4.35%) User Experience
5 295 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 236 (3.43%) Driving Licence
7 224 (3.26%) Data Centre
8 145 (2.11%) iPhone
9 112 (1.63%) iPad
10 104 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
11 101 (1.47%) Smartphone
12 95 (1.38%) e-Learning
13 90 (1.31%) Social Media
14 79 (1.15%) Hedge funds
15 65 (0.95%) Fat Client
15 65 (0.95%) Thin Client
16 62 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
17 54 (0.79%) Mobile App
18 51 (0.74%) Virtual Team
19 47 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3487 (50.73%) Windows
2 1500 (21.82%) Windows 7
3 1227 (17.85%) Windows Server
4 880 (12.80%) Windows 10
5 601 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 597 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 459 (6.68%) Windows 8
8 290 (4.22%) Android
8 290 (4.22%) Mac OS X
9 249 (3.62%) Linux
10 243 (3.54%) Apple iOS
10 243 (3.54%) Windows XP
11 193 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 141 (2.05%) Unix
13 71 (1.03%) Mac OS
14 43 (0.63%) Windows Vista
15 42 (0.61%) Windows Phone
16 34 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (0.45%) CentOS
18 24 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1455 (21.17%) ITIL
2 782 (11.38%) Project Management
3 593 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
4 462 (6.72%) Service Management
5 431 (6.27%) CRM
6 403 (5.86%) Time Management
7 396 (5.76%) Service Delivery
8 388 (5.64%) PRINCE2
9 384 (5.59%) Asset Management
10 358 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
11 330 (4.80%) Change Management
12 325 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 278 (4.04%) Business Analysis
14 268 (3.90%) Problem Management
15 246 (3.58%) Wealth Management
16 240 (3.49%) Analytics
17 237 (3.45%) ERP
18 236 (3.43%) Mentoring
19 219 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
20 218 (3.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1123 (16.34%) SQL
2 391 (5.69%) C#
3 290 (4.22%) JavaScript
4 259 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 184 (2.68%) Java
6 142 (2.07%) VB.NET
7 140 (2.04%) C
8 132 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 123 (1.79%) VBA
10 120 (1.75%) VB
11 93 (1.35%) Python
12 72 (1.05%) C++
13 71 (1.03%) PHP
14 63 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 48 (0.70%) VBScript
16 44 (0.64%) PL/SQL
17 35 (0.51%) R
18 34 (0.49%) Perl
19 23 (0.33%) Bash Shell
20 20 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 966 (14.05%) Degree
2 629 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 374 (5.44%) MCSE
4 297 (4.32%) Security Cleared
5 237 (3.45%) MCP
6 187 (2.72%) MCSA
7 183 (2.66%) SC Cleared
8 157 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
9 138 (2.01%) CCNA
10 129 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
11 122 (1.77%) DV Cleared
12 118 (1.72%) CCA
12 118 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
13 116 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
14 84 (1.22%) ISEB
15 81 (1.18%) ISTQB
16 80 (1.16%) MCITP
17 75 (1.09%) A+ Certification
18 73 (1.06%) PMI Certification
19 69 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 540 (7.86%) SLA
2 234 (3.40%) PMO
3 198 (2.88%) QA
4 91 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 69 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 47 (0.68%) GDPR
7 40 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.23%) SEPA
10 14 (0.20%) GAMP
10 14 (0.20%) P3O
11 13 (0.19%) ISO 14001
11 13 (0.19%) ISO 22301
12 12 (0.17%) COBIT
13 10 (0.15%) GxP
14 9 (0.13%) GAAP
15 8 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
16 7 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 7 (0.10%) GMP
16 7 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2288 (33.28%) Active Directory
2 535 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 375 (5.46%) Hyper-V
4 261 (3.80%) XenApp
5 210 (3.05%) XenDesktop
6 83 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
7 74 (1.08%) vSphere
8 72 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
9 63 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 57 (0.83%) Terminal Services
11 50 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
12 30 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 28 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
13 28 (0.41%) XenServer
14 27 (0.39%) BitLocker
15 26 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 21 (0.31%) Postfix
17 14 (0.20%) Firmware
18 12 (0.17%) KVM
19 9 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 462 (6.72%) SCCM
2 127 (1.85%) WSUS
3 125 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 68 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 57 (0.83%) Backup Exec
6 47 (0.68%) SCOM
7 40 (0.58%) vCenter Server
8 38 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 28 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 23 (0.33%) SCVMM
11 20 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (0.29%) XenMobile
12 19 (0.28%) OpenView
13 16 (0.23%) Nagios
14 14 (0.20%) Ansible
14 14 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
14 14 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 14 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
14 14 (0.20%) Tivoli
14 14 (0.20%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 4639 (67.49%) Microsoft
2 882 (12.83%) VMware
3 849 (12.35%) Citrix
4 506 (7.36%) Cisco
5 391 (5.69%) Apple
6 290 (4.22%) Oracle
7 272 (3.96%) HP
8 243 (3.54%) SAP
9 179 (2.60%) Adobe
10 164 (2.39%) ServiceNow
11 161 (2.34%) McAfee
12 148 (2.15%) Dell
12 148 (2.15%) iManage
13 120 (1.75%) AppSense
14 119 (1.73%) Google
15 96 (1.40%) Veeam
16 89 (1.29%) Remedy
17 83 (1.21%) Avaya
18 82 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
19 80 (1.16%) Symantec