Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 120 88
Rank change year-on-year -35 -32 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,047 772 2,039
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.31% 2.77% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 34.04% 41.62% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 786 631 1,701
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,703 £32,500 £29,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +19.48% +4.05%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £81,875 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £39,810 £39,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% +19.70% +1.54%

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 3,076 1,855 4,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.79% 6.66% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 1,468 3,588
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +1.31%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -20 203 £46,000 +2.22% 52
West London -7 67 £45,000 +12.50% 19
South London -14 26 £27,500 -15.38% 12
East London +22 24 £32,500 -11.25% 16
North London +14 8 £28,750 -36.11% 3
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 752 (71.82%) Microsoft
2 377 (36.01%) Microsoft 365
3 375 (35.82%) Social Skills
4 364 (34.77%) Windows
5 321 (30.66%) Finance
6 293 (27.98%) Active Directory
7 243 (23.21%) Microsoft Excel
8 233 (22.25%) Azure
9 220 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
10 209 (19.96%) Analytical Skills
11 207 (19.77%) Windows 10
12 195 (18.62%) Project Management
13 192 (18.34%) SQL
13 192 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
14 183 (17.48%) SharePoint
15 176 (16.81%) ITIL
16 165 (15.76%) Degree
17 135 (12.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 121 (11.56%) PowerShell
19 109 (10.41%) Power Platform
20 108 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
21 107 (10.22%) Windows Server
22 106 (10.12%) Microsoft Intune
23 105 (10.03%) VMware
24 104 (9.93%) Azure Active Directory
25 100 (9.55%) Cisco
25 100 (9.55%) JIRA
26 97 (9.26%) MS Visio
27 96 (9.17%) Citrix
28 95 (9.07%) Legal

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
1 183 (17.48%) SharePoint
2 57 (5.44%) MS Exchange
3 50 (4.78%) Confluence
4 30 (2.87%) IIS
5 24 (2.29%) CMS
6 14 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.24%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.05%) Drupal
9 9 (0.86%) Joomla!
9 9 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.76%) SAS
11 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.38%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.38%) WordPress
14 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 243 (23.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 135 (12.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 97 (9.26%) MS Visio
4 38 (3.63%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.96%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.76%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.67%) InDesign
9 7 (0.67%) InVision
10 6 (0.57%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.38%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.38%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.096%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.096%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.096%) Sketch
12 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (1.81%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (1.34%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 12 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.86%) Primavera
5 7 (0.67%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.48%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.48%) Unica
7 4 (0.38%) FastStats
7 4 (0.38%) Magento
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.38%) Relativity
8 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 377 (36.01%) Microsoft 365
2 233 (22.25%) Azure
3 109 (10.41%) Power Platform
4 104 (9.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 63 (6.02%) AWS
5 63 (6.02%) OneDrive
6 31 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
7 29 (2.77%) SaaS
8 25 (2.39%) PaaS
8 25 (2.39%) Power Automate
9 23 (2.20%) GCP
10 22 (2.10%) PowerApps
11 20 (1.91%) Mimecast
12 18 (1.72%) Google Workspace
13 15 (1.43%) Smartsheet
14 14 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 12 (1.15%) IaaS
15 12 (1.15%) Veeva
16 8 (0.76%) Yammer
17 7 (0.67%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 78 (7.45%) Firewall
2 72 (6.88%) VPN
3 69 (6.59%) DNS
4 56 (5.35%) DHCP
4 56 (5.35%) TCP/IP
5 52 (4.97%) WAN
6 48 (4.58%) LAN
7 35 (3.34%) SAN
8 27 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (2.39%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (2.29%) VoIP
11 23 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
12 21 (2.01%) Wireless
13 16 (1.53%) Skype
14 14 (1.34%) Intranet
14 14 (1.34%) VLAN
15 12 (1.15%) FTP
15 12 (1.15%) Internet
15 12 (1.15%) NetScaler
16 11 (1.05%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (8.98%) Power BI
2 91 (8.69%) SQL Server
3 46 (4.39%) Tableau
4 35 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (2.20%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.10%) Big Data
9 19 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.34%) Data Mining
12 14 (1.34%) DB2
13 13 (1.24%) Metadata
14 12 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.96%) Data Lake
15 10 (0.96%) GIS
16 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 100 (9.55%) JIRA
2 27 (2.58%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.53%) Artifactory
3 16 (1.53%) Gradle
3 16 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.53%) Maven
3 16 (1.53%) Mocha
4 15 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.24%) Selenium
6 9 (0.86%) JUnit
6 9 (0.86%) Mockito
7 7 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (0.57%) Snyk
9 5 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.48%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.38%) NUnit
10 4 (0.38%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.29%) Liquibase
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 375 (35.82%) Social Skills
2 321 (30.66%) Finance
3 209 (19.96%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (9.07%) Legal
5 86 (8.21%) Marketing
6 78 (7.45%) Organisational Skills
7 77 (7.35%) Banking
8 72 (6.88%) Law
9 63 (6.02%) Presentation Skills
10 52 (4.97%) Telecoms
11 51 (4.87%) Retail
12 26 (2.48%) Advertising
13 23 (2.20%) Influencing Skills
13 23 (2.20%) Manufacturing
14 21 (2.01%) Documentation Skills
14 21 (2.01%) Financial Institution
15 20 (1.91%) Billing
15 20 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (1.72%) Public Sector
17 15 (1.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 257 (24.55%) Analyst
2 89 (8.50%) IT Support
3 76 (7.26%) Project Manager
4 70 (6.69%) Support Analyst
5 69 (6.59%) Developer
6 63 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 61 (5.83%) Service Analyst
8 55 (5.25%) Consultant
8 55 (5.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 54 (5.16%) IT Analyst
10 50 (4.78%) Business Analyst
11 42 (4.01%) IT Support Analyst
12 37 (3.53%) Architect
12 37 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 37 (3.53%) IT Engineer
13 36 (3.44%) Data Analyst
14 35 (3.34%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
15 34 (3.25%) Desktop Support
16 29 (2.77%) 2nd Line Support
17 28 (2.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (5.73%) HTML
2 47 (4.49%) CSS
3 40 (3.82%) JSON
4 29 (2.77%) .NET
5 27 (2.58%) Web Services
6 25 (2.39%) React
7 24 (2.29%) COM
8 23 (2.20%) ASP.NET
9 21 (2.01%) XML
10 19 (1.81%) REST
11 16 (1.53%) Node.js
12 14 (1.34%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.34%) jQuery
13 13 (1.24%) SAML
14 12 (1.15%) Ajax
15 11 (1.05%) Kafka
15 11 (1.05%) SOAP
16 10 (0.96%) HTML5
17 9 (0.86%) JAXP
17 9 (0.86%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.60%) Management Information System
2 73 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
3 59 (5.64%) Video Conferencing
4 38 (3.63%) User Experience
5 30 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.77%) Virtual Team
7 26 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 25 (2.39%) iPhone
9 21 (2.01%) Blackberry
9 21 (2.01%) Driving Licence
9 21 (2.01%) iPad
10 20 (1.91%) Reinsurance
11 19 (1.81%) Equities
11 19 (1.81%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
12 16 (1.53%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.24%) Social Media
14 12 (1.15%) e-Learning
14 12 (1.15%) EPoS
14 12 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 364 (34.77%) Windows
2 207 (19.77%) Windows 10
3 107 (10.22%) Windows Server
4 79 (7.55%) Windows 7
5 52 (4.97%) Android
6 46 (4.39%) Linux
7 45 (4.30%) Windows Server 2016
8 41 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (3.53%) Apple iOS
10 31 (2.96%) Windows Server 2019
11 26 (2.48%) Mac OS
12 23 (2.20%) Mac OS X
13 22 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (1.05%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.86%) Unix
16 5 (0.48%) VMS
17 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.096%) CentOS
18 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
2 195 (18.62%) Project Management
3 192 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (16.81%) ITIL
5 108 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
6 91 (8.69%) Service Delivery
7 88 (8.40%) Analytics
7 88 (8.40%) Project Delivery
8 83 (7.93%) Time Management
9 79 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 75 (7.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 73 (6.97%) Decision-Making
12 71 (6.78%) PRINCE2
13 69 (6.59%) Computer Science
14 68 (6.49%) CRM
15 66 (6.30%) Change Management
16 64 (6.11%) DevOps
16 64 (6.11%) Migration
16 64 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 59 (5.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 192 (18.34%) SQL
2 121 (11.56%) PowerShell
3 91 (8.69%) Python
4 57 (5.44%) JavaScript
5 36 (3.44%) Java
5 36 (3.44%) VBA
6 34 (3.25%) C#
7 21 (2.01%) C
8 16 (1.53%) Java 8
9 13 (1.24%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.76%) R
11 7 (0.67%) Ruby
12 6 (0.57%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.48%) VB
14 4 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.38%) PHP
14 4 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.19%) Google Apps Script
15 2 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 165 (15.76%) Degree
2 56 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (3.72%) CCNA
5 34 (3.25%) MCSE
6 26 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 24 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (1.72%) MCSA
8 18 (1.72%) PMI Certification
8 18 (1.72%) PMP
9 15 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (1.34%) CCNP
10 14 (1.34%) CISSP
11 11 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
12 10 (0.96%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.96%) MCP
12 10 (0.96%) MOS
13 9 (0.86%) A+ Certification
13 9 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.21%) GDPR
2 45 (4.30%) SLA
3 32 (3.06%) QA
4 25 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 25 (2.39%) PMO
5 18 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.67%) Def Stans
6 7 (0.67%) NIST
7 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.29%) MiFID
9 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.19%) IFRS
10 1 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.096%) EMIR
10 1 (0.096%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.096%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.096%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 293 (27.98%) Active Directory
2 80 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 26 (2.48%) vSphere
5 19 (1.81%) XenDesktop
6 17 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (1.53%) Docker
8 10 (0.96%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.86%) XenApp
10 6 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.29%) Firmware
13 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.096%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 106 (10.12%) Microsoft Intune
2 61 (5.83%) SCCM
3 19 (1.81%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.43%) AirWatch
5 14 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
6 13 (1.24%) Terraform
7 12 (1.15%) Jamf Pro
8 10 (0.96%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.86%) SCOM
10 8 (0.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 8 (0.76%) WSUS
11 6 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.38%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.38%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.38%) PaperCut
12 4 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.29%) MaaS360
13 3 (0.29%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.29%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 752 (71.82%) Microsoft
2 105 (10.03%) VMware
3 100 (9.55%) Cisco
4 96 (9.17%) Citrix
5 68 (6.49%) Apple
6 52 (4.97%) Oracle
7 40 (3.82%) Google
7 40 (3.82%) IBM
8 39 (3.72%) SAP
9 33 (3.15%) HP
10 32 (3.06%) Adobe
11 28 (2.67%) iManage
12 25 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (2.39%) ServiceNow
13 20 (1.91%) Dell
14 19 (1.81%) CheckPoint
15 17 (1.62%) Meraki
16 15 (1.43%) Bloomberg
17 14 (1.34%) F5
17 14 (1.34%) Nimble Storage