Period
to 10 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > London
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 102 87
Rank change year-on-year -63 -15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 698 1,378 2,185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.13% 3.32% 3.67%
As % of the Applications category 33.56% 45.77% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 558 1,123 1,831
10th Percentile £27,091 £25,000 £25,250
25th Percentile £34,250 £30,000 £29,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,750 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.35% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £81,625 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.69%

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2,080 3,011 4,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.34% 7.25% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,459 2,432 3,714
10th Percentile £30,700 £26,445 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £49,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.64% +3.68% +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £43,813 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.32% +5.00% +6.67%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in London

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in London

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in London over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in London

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the London region over the 6 months to 10 May 2021. 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
Central London -67 147 £50,000 +25.00% 32
West London +6 36 £42,500 +3.66% 21
East London +24 32 £34,000 +3.03% 8
South London -33 9 £27,500 -5.17% 3
North London +14 1 £34,125 -28.16%
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 492 (70.49%) Microsoft
2 301 (43.12%) Microsoft 365
3 270 (38.68%) Windows
4 241 (34.53%) Social Skills
5 221 (31.66%) Active Directory
6 191 (27.36%) Finance
7 179 (25.64%) Azure
8 174 (24.93%) Microsoft Excel
9 153 (21.92%) Windows 10
10 149 (21.35%) ITIL
11 135 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
12 129 (18.48%) SharePoint
13 127 (18.19%) SQL
14 117 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
15 116 (16.62%) Degree
16 114 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
17 101 (14.47%) Project Management
18 88 (12.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 82 (11.75%) Windows Server
20 81 (11.60%) Citrix
21 78 (11.17%) PowerShell
22 73 (10.46%) JIRA
22 73 (10.46%) VMware
23 70 (10.03%) Windows 7
24 68 (9.74%) Legal
25 67 (9.60%) Cisco
25 67 (9.60%) Microsoft Intune
26 66 (9.46%) SCCM
27 65 (9.31%) Firewall
28 64 (9.17%) SQL Server

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 129 (18.48%) SharePoint
2 57 (8.17%) MS Exchange
3 46 (6.59%) Confluence
4 17 (2.44%) IIS
5 14 (2.01%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.29%) CMS
10 7 (1.00%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.57%) Drupal
13 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.29%) Apache
14 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.29%) WordPress
15 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
15 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 174 (24.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (12.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 58 (8.31%) MS Visio
4 23 (3.30%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.72%) InVision
6 8 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 8 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.86%) Camtasia
8 6 (0.86%) InDesign
9 4 (0.57%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.14%) Maya
12 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.72%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (0.43%) Endur
4 3 (0.43%) Magento
4 3 (0.43%) Relativity
5 2 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) Sage 300 ERP
5 2 (0.29%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 301 (43.12%) Microsoft 365
2 179 (25.64%) Azure
3 64 (9.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 38 (5.44%) AWS
5 37 (5.30%) Power Platform
6 31 (4.44%) OneDrive
7 19 (2.72%) SaaS
8 16 (2.29%) Mimecast
9 13 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.72%) GCP
11 10 (1.43%) Smartsheet
12 9 (1.29%) Veeva
13 8 (1.15%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.86%) Google Workspace
15 5 (0.72%) Google Docs
15 5 (0.72%) PaaS
15 5 (0.72%) Slack
16 4 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 4 (0.57%) Google Sheets
16 4 (0.57%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 65 (9.31%) Firewall
2 58 (8.31%) DNS
3 51 (7.31%) DHCP
4 48 (6.88%) VPN
5 39 (5.59%) LAN
6 38 (5.44%) WAN
7 36 (5.16%) TCP/IP
8 27 (3.87%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (3.58%) VoIP
10 22 (3.15%) SAN
11 16 (2.29%) Skype
12 14 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (1.86%) Network Security
14 12 (1.72%) VLAN
15 11 (1.58%) FIX Connectivity
15 11 (1.58%) Wireless
16 8 (1.15%) BGP
16 8 (1.15%) Internet
16 8 (1.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.58%) Power BI
3 24 (3.44%) MongoDB
3 24 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (2.44%) Tableau
5 14 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.15%) Big Data
7 8 (1.15%) GIS
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (0.86%) BigQuery
9 6 (0.86%) Looker
9 6 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.86%) Snowflake Schema
9 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2019
9 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 73 (10.46%) JIRA
2 36 (5.16%) Git (software)
3 25 (3.58%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.44%) Artifactory
4 24 (3.44%) Gradle
4 24 (3.44%) Maven
4 24 (3.44%) Mocha
5 15 (2.15%) Selenium
5 15 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.72%) JUnit
6 12 (1.72%) Mockito
7 8 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.00%) Snyk
9 5 (0.72%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.29%) Gatling
12 2 (0.29%) JMeter
12 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 241 (34.53%) Social Skills
2 191 (27.36%) Finance
3 117 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (9.74%) Legal
5 56 (8.02%) Marketing
6 55 (7.88%) Law
7 48 (6.88%) Banking
8 40 (5.73%) Organisational Skills
9 33 (4.73%) Retail
9 33 (4.73%) Telecoms
10 30 (4.30%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (2.58%) Advertising
12 16 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (2.29%) Public Sector
13 14 (2.01%) Influencing Skills
14 13 (1.86%) Back Office
14 13 (1.86%) Manufacturing
15 10 (1.43%) Financial Institution
15 10 (1.43%) German Language
16 8 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 168 (24.07%) Analyst
2 60 (8.60%) Support Analyst
3 53 (7.59%) IT Support
4 45 (6.45%) Consultant
5 44 (6.30%) IT Analyst
6 40 (5.73%) Support Engineer
7 38 (5.44%) Developer
8 34 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
10 28 (4.01%) Desktop Support
10 28 (4.01%) Project Manager
11 24 (3.44%) Business Analyst
11 24 (3.44%) Service Analyst
12 23 (3.30%) Applications Support
13 22 (3.15%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
14 20 (2.87%) Administrator
14 20 (2.87%) Architect
14 20 (2.87%) Service Desk Analyst
15 19 (2.72%) IT Engineer
15 19 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.44%) HTML
2 34 (4.87%) CSS
3 30 (4.30%) Web Services
4 28 (4.01%) React
5 27 (3.87%) XML
6 24 (3.44%) Node.js
7 22 (3.15%) .NET
7 22 (3.15%) JSON
8 21 (3.01%) AngularJS
8 21 (3.01%) REST
9 16 (2.29%) ASP.NET
10 15 (2.15%) jQuery
11 12 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (1.72%) JSP
11 12 (1.72%) JSTL
11 12 (1.72%) PowerMock
11 12 (1.72%) Servlets
11 12 (1.72%) SOAP
11 12 (1.72%) Vue.js
11 12 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.74%) Management Information System
2 38 (5.44%) Video Conferencing
3 37 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (4.58%) User Experience
5 24 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.44%) N-Tier
6 21 (3.01%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.72%) Equities
8 18 (2.58%) Driving Licence
9 15 (2.15%) EPoS
9 15 (2.15%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.01%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.72%) Fibre Optics
11 12 (1.72%) iPhone
12 10 (1.43%) Derivative
12 10 (1.43%) e-Learning
13 9 (1.29%) iPad
14 8 (1.15%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.15%) Taxonomies
15 7 (1.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 270 (38.68%) Windows
2 153 (21.92%) Windows 10
3 82 (11.75%) Windows Server
4 70 (10.03%) Windows 7
5 53 (7.59%) Linux
6 40 (5.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 37 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (5.16%) Android
8 36 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (4.01%) Apple iOS
10 26 (3.72%) Mac OS X
10 26 (3.72%) Windows Server 2019
11 21 (3.01%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.15%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.57%) Unix
14 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.14%) VMS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (21.35%) ITIL
2 135 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
3 114 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (14.47%) Project Management
5 63 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 61 (8.74%) Migration
7 60 (8.60%) Analytics
8 53 (7.59%) Project Delivery
9 50 (7.16%) Computer Science
10 49 (7.02%) Service Delivery
11 47 (6.73%) Decision-Making
11 47 (6.73%) DevOps
12 43 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (6.16%) Time Management
13 42 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (6.02%) Scrum
14 36 (5.16%) PRINCE2
15 32 (4.58%) Information Security
16 31 (4.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (18.19%) SQL
2 78 (11.17%) PowerShell
3 41 (5.87%) Java
3 41 (5.87%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.15%) Python
5 24 (3.44%) C#
5 24 (3.44%) Java 8
6 12 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.15%) C
7 8 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.57%) VBA
9 2 (0.29%) R
10 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) Perl
10 1 (0.14%) PHP
10 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (16.62%) Degree
2 47 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (5.16%) MCSE
5 34 (4.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 30 (4.30%) CCNA
7 16 (2.29%) CCNP
8 14 (2.01%) MCITP
9 13 (1.86%) MOS
10 12 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
11 11 (1.58%) A+ Certification
11 11 (1.58%) CISSP
12 10 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.15%) MCP
13 8 (1.15%) RHCSA
13 8 (1.15%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.15%) SSCP
14 7 (1.00%) CISM
14 7 (1.00%) MCSA
15 6 (0.86%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.87%) SLA
2 17 (2.44%) QA
3 16 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.01%) PMO
5 11 (1.58%) GDPR
6 8 (1.15%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.57%) MiFID
8 3 (0.43%) P3O
9 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.14%) EMIR
10 1 (0.14%) IFRS
10 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 221 (31.66%) Active Directory
2 59 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.44%) Docker
5 20 (2.87%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.29%) vSphere
7 10 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (1.00%) XenApp
9 5 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.43%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.29%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.14%) Firmware
13 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 67 (9.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 66 (9.46%) SCCM
3 24 (3.44%) Kubernetes
4 18 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (1.58%) Jamf Pro
6 8 (1.15%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.00%) Ansible
7 7 (1.00%) Terraform
8 6 (0.86%) Puppet
8 6 (0.86%) WSUS
9 5 (0.72%) MaaS360
9 5 (0.72%) SCOM
10 4 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.57%) Nagios
10 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.57%) PaperCut
10 4 (0.57%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 492 (70.49%) Microsoft
2 81 (11.60%) Citrix
3 73 (10.46%) VMware
4 67 (9.60%) Cisco
5 62 (8.88%) Apple
6 33 (4.73%) Oracle
7 29 (4.15%) IBM
8 28 (4.01%) Google
9 26 (3.72%) Bloomberg
10 25 (3.58%) ServiceNow
11 23 (3.30%) HP
12 21 (3.01%) iManage
13 18 (2.58%) Palo Alto
14 17 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (2.29%) Adobe
16 14 (2.01%) Avaya
16 14 (2.01%) Fidessa
17 13 (1.86%) CheckPoint
17 13 (1.86%) Nimble Storage
17 13 (1.86%) SAP