Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 84 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 2,280 2,549 2,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.76% 3.64% 3.69%
As % of the Applications category 47.53% 44.77% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,908 2,221 2,175
London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% -1.35%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +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 4,797 5,693 5,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.90% 8.13% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,839 4,622 4,796
London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.44%
10th Percentile £26,594 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in London

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in London

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 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
Central London +11 623 £35,000 -6.67% 24
South London -1 108 £29,500 -1.67% 3
West London -21 104 £32,500 - 5
East London +4 38 £45,000 +63.64% 3
North London +18 14 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 1,508 (66.14%) Microsoft
2 1,144 (50.18%) Windows
3 918 (40.26%) Active Directory
4 737 (32.32%) Office 365
5 634 (27.81%) Finance
6 562 (24.65%) Microsoft Excel
7 538 (23.60%) Windows 10
8 516 (22.63%) ITIL
9 477 (20.92%) Windows 7
10 421 (18.46%) Windows Server
11 400 (17.54%) SQL
12 348 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 334 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
14 325 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
15 323 (14.17%) Degree
16 315 (13.82%) SharePoint
17 307 (13.46%) Project Management
18 299 (13.11%) MS Exchange
19 289 (12.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 270 (11.84%) VMware
21 261 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
22 252 (11.05%) Citrix
23 232 (10.18%) Firewall
24 216 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
25 212 (9.30%) Legal
26 208 (9.12%) SQL Server
27 203 (8.90%) SCCM
28 202 (8.86%) TCP/IP
28 202 (8.86%) Law
29 198 (8.68%) Banking

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
1 315 (13.82%) SharePoint
2 299 (13.11%) MS Exchange
3 101 (4.43%) Skype for Business
4 81 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (2.02%) Confluence
6 42 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (1.75%) IIS
8 35 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (1.10%) CMS
10 21 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 12 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.44%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.39%) Apache
15 8 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.18%) WordPress
17 3 (0.13%) Kentico
17 3 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 562 (24.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 289 (12.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 185 (8.11%) MS Visio
4 133 (5.83%) Microsoft Project
5 35 (1.54%) AutoCAD
6 25 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.79%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.31%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.31%) InVision
10 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.22%) Revit
10 5 (0.22%) SPSS
11 4 (0.18%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.18%) Stata
12 3 (0.13%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.13%) MicroStation
13 2 (0.088%) InDesign
14 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.70%) Carpe Diem
3 13 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
6 8 (0.35%) Elite 3E
7 7 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.31%) Temenos T24
8 6 (0.26%) iTrent
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
9 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 737 (32.32%) Office 365
2 348 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
4 96 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 47 (2.06%) SaaS
6 42 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 39 (1.71%) OneDrive
8 37 (1.62%) Mimecast
9 34 (1.49%) PaaS
10 26 (1.14%) OpenDNS
11 23 (1.01%) IaaS
12 21 (0.92%) G Suite
13 20 (0.88%) GitHub
14 18 (0.79%) Google Analytics
15 13 (0.57%) Dropbox
15 13 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
16 10 (0.44%) Basecamp
17 8 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
17 8 (0.35%) Slack
18 5 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 232 (10.18%) Firewall
2 202 (8.86%) TCP/IP
3 190 (8.33%) DNS
4 186 (8.16%) VPN
5 182 (7.98%) LAN
6 180 (7.89%) DHCP
7 150 (6.58%) WAN
8 143 (6.27%) VoIP
9 105 (4.61%) Skype
10 72 (3.16%) SAN
11 70 (3.07%) VLAN
12 63 (2.76%) Internet
13 52 (2.28%) Wireless
14 49 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
15 44 (1.93%) Remote Desktop
16 37 (1.62%) Intranet
17 32 (1.40%) Network Security
18 25 (1.10%) IP Telephony
18 25 (1.10%) PBX
19 22 (0.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (1.84%) Power BI
6 38 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 37 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 30 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (0.61%) QlikView
14 13 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.53%) Big Data
16 11 (0.48%) MySQL
16 11 (0.48%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.44%) Hadoop
17 10 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 111 (4.87%) JIRA
2 35 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 34 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.61%) FrontPage
5 11 (0.48%) Hudson
5 11 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
6 10 (0.44%) Subversion
7 9 (0.39%) Axure RP
8 8 (0.35%) Maven
9 7 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.26%) Ant
11 5 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 5 (0.22%) Selenium
12 4 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 3 (0.13%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.13%) JUnit
13 3 (0.13%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 634 (27.81%) Finance
2 212 (9.30%) Legal
3 202 (8.86%) Law
4 198 (8.68%) Banking
5 125 (5.48%) Marketing
6 96 (4.21%) Retail
7 91 (3.99%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.11%) Financial Institution
9 40 (1.75%) Advertising
10 38 (1.67%) Front Office
11 35 (1.54%) Back Office
12 31 (1.36%) Publishing
13 22 (0.96%) French Language
13 22 (0.96%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.70%) Billing
15 15 (0.66%) Manufacturing
16 13 (0.57%) Swedish Language
17 12 (0.53%) Games
17 12 (0.53%) Norwegian Language
18 11 (0.48%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 737 (32.32%) Analyst
2 322 (14.12%) Support Analyst
3 291 (12.76%) Support Engineer
4 236 (10.35%) IT Support
5 194 (8.51%) IT Analyst
6 187 (8.20%) Service Analyst
7 175 (7.68%) Desktop Support
8 163 (7.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 158 (6.93%) Service Desk Analyst
10 132 (5.79%) Developer
11 110 (4.82%) IT Support Analyst
12 105 (4.61%) IT Engineer
12 105 (4.61%) Project Manager
13 93 (4.08%) Business Analyst
14 85 (3.73%) IT Support Engineer
15 81 (3.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 78 (3.42%) Desktop Engineer
16 78 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 75 (3.29%) Consultant
18 70 (3.07%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (6.05%) .NET
2 107 (4.69%) HTML
3 93 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 58 (2.54%) .NET Framework
5 46 (2.02%) CSS
6 32 (1.40%) HTML5
7 30 (1.32%) jQuery
8 27 (1.18%) XML
9 26 (1.14%) COM
10 24 (1.05%) AngularJS
11 23 (1.01%) JSON
12 22 (0.96%) OOXML
12 22 (0.96%) Web Services
13 19 (0.83%) WCF
14 17 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (0.75%) Software Packaging
15 15 (0.66%) ASP.NET Core
15 15 (0.66%) Entity Framework
15 15 (0.66%) Kendo UI
15 15 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 325 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (8.25%) Self-Motivation
3 138 (6.05%) Management Information System
4 101 (4.43%) Video Conferencing
5 83 (3.64%) iPhone
6 71 (3.11%) Hedge funds
7 65 (2.85%) iPad
8 62 (2.72%) User Experience
9 57 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 49 (2.15%) Smartphone
11 48 (2.11%) Blackberry
12 47 (2.06%) Fintech
13 42 (1.84%) Social Media
14 39 (1.71%) e-Learning
15 26 (1.14%) Driving Licence
15 26 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (0.92%) Fat Client
16 21 (0.92%) Thin Client
17 18 (0.79%) Fixed Income
17 18 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,144 (50.18%) Windows
2 538 (23.60%) Windows 10
3 477 (20.92%) Windows 7
4 421 (18.46%) Windows Server
5 191 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 150 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 109 (4.78%) Linux
8 91 (3.99%) Windows 8
9 84 (3.68%) Android
10 77 (3.38%) Apple iOS
11 41 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 36 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (1.54%) Mac OS
14 23 (1.01%) Windows XP
15 20 (0.88%) Unix
16 13 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.26%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.26%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (22.63%) ITIL
2 334 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
3 307 (13.46%) Project Management
4 261 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (6.62%) CRM
6 147 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 142 (6.23%) Service Delivery
8 141 (6.18%) Time Management
9 132 (5.79%) Analytics
10 123 (5.39%) Service Management
11 119 (5.22%) Migration
12 107 (4.69%) PRINCE2
13 103 (4.52%) Waterfall
14 102 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 97 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 95 (4.17%) Business Analysis
17 92 (4.04%) Asset Management
18 90 (3.95%) Data Analysis
19 87 (3.82%) SDLC
20 80 (3.51%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 400 (17.54%) SQL
2 163 (7.15%) PowerShell
3 150 (6.58%) C#
4 70 (3.07%) JavaScript
5 69 (3.03%) VBA
6 58 (2.54%) Python
7 44 (1.93%) T-SQL
8 38 (1.67%) Perl
9 29 (1.27%) C
9 29 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 26 (1.14%) Java
11 21 (0.92%) VB
12 18 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.61%) VBScript
14 12 (0.53%) R
15 8 (0.35%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.31%) PHP
17 6 (0.26%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.22%) Groovy
18 5 (0.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 323 (14.17%) Degree
2 160 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (3.68%) MCSE
4 70 (3.07%) MCP
5 55 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 46 (2.02%) A+ Certification
7 44 (1.93%) CCNA
7 44 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (1.84%) MCSA
9 40 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 40 (1.75%) MOS
10 30 (1.32%) PMI Certification
10 30 (1.32%) Security Cleared
11 29 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 25 (1.10%) SC Cleared
13 24 (1.05%) MCDST
14 17 (0.75%) PMP
15 16 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 15 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (7.63%) SLA
2 75 (3.29%) PMO
2 75 (3.29%) QA
3 33 (1.45%) GDPR
4 30 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.31%) COBIT
8 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.044%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.044%) P3O
11 1 (0.044%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.044%) PSD2
11 1 (0.044%) SEPA
11 1 (0.044%) Solvency II
System Software
1 918 (40.26%) Active Directory
2 216 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (4.39%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.32%) vSphere
5 48 (2.11%) XenApp
6 36 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 27 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 27 (1.18%) XenServer
8 23 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
10 18 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
11 16 (0.70%) BitLocker
12 13 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.39%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.22%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.22%) Firmware
15 5 (0.22%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.18%) Docker
16 4 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 203 (8.90%) SCCM
2 44 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 29 (1.27%) AirWatch
4 24 (1.05%) Ansible
5 23 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.79%) Salt
6 18 (0.79%) WSUS
7 16 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
9 11 (0.48%) Nagios
9 11 (0.48%) SCOM
10 8 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.35%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.31%) SCSM
11 7 (0.31%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.22%) Nessus
13 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.18%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.18%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1,508 (66.14%) Microsoft
2 270 (11.84%) VMware
3 252 (11.05%) Citrix
4 194 (8.51%) Cisco
5 126 (5.53%) HP
6 118 (5.18%) Apple
7 92 (4.04%) Google
7 92 (4.04%) iManage
8 88 (3.86%) Adobe
9 77 (3.38%) Oracle
10 65 (2.85%) Avaya
10 65 (2.85%) Dell
11 54 (2.37%) ServiceNow
12 47 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
13 45 (1.97%) IBM
14 39 (1.71%) SAP
15 38 (1.67%) NetApp
16 37 (1.62%) Meraki
17 35 (1.54%) Bloomberg
17 35 (1.54%) Reuters