Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 85 77
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 2,618 2,794 2,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.93% 3.76% 3.96%
As % of the Applications category 45.74% 44.37% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,239 2,268 2,479
London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,075 £66,250
England 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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5,724 6,297 6,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 8.60% 8.48% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,630 4,833 5,387
London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,642
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 +21 711 £36,000 -14.29% 80
West London +6 151 £32,000 -1.54% 51
South London +1 146 £27,500 -15.38% 10
East London +27 64 £28,000 -3.45% 12
North London +18 30 £51,250 +57.69% 2
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 1,710 (65.32%) Microsoft
2 1,303 (49.77%) Windows
3 1,011 (38.62%) Active Directory
4 723 (27.62%) Office 365
5 705 (26.93%) Finance
6 664 (25.36%) Microsoft Excel
7 587 (22.42%) Windows 7
8 580 (22.15%) Windows 10
9 577 (22.04%) ITIL
10 496 (18.95%) Windows Server
11 464 (17.72%) SQL
12 402 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
13 375 (14.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 372 (14.21%) Project Management
15 357 (13.64%) MS Exchange
16 332 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
17 327 (12.49%) SharePoint
18 323 (12.34%) Degree
19 300 (11.46%) Citrix
20 291 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
21 281 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
22 267 (10.20%) VMware
23 246 (9.40%) DNS
24 241 (9.21%) SCCM
24 241 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
25 231 (8.82%) Legal
26 226 (8.63%) DHCP
27 225 (8.59%) Banking
28 222 (8.48%) Firewall
28 222 (8.48%) 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
1 357 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 327 (12.49%) SharePoint
3 133 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 107 (4.09%) Skype for Business
5 73 (2.79%) Confluence
6 58 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 49 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (1.45%) IIS
9 20 (0.76%) CMS
10 15 (0.57%) SAS
11 14 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (0.46%) WordPress
13 10 (0.38%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.31%) Apache
15 8 (0.31%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.19%) Site Server
17 5 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 664 (25.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 375 (14.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 198 (7.56%) MS Visio
4 154 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (1.18%) AutoCAD
6 22 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.76%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.73%) Acrobat
9 16 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.31%) InDesign
12 6 (0.23%) Camtasia
13 4 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.11%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.11%) MicroStation
15 2 (0.076%) InVision
15 2 (0.076%) SPSS
16 1 (0.038%) Snagit
16 1 (0.038%) Stata
Business Applications
1 31 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.57%) Carpe Diem
2 15 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.31%) Relativity
4 7 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.23%) Eikon
5 6 (0.23%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.23%) Misys Midas
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (0.19%) DocuMatrix
6 5 (0.19%) Ringtail
6 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.15%) Magento
7 4 (0.15%) Maximo
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.15%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 723 (27.62%) Office 365
2 281 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 61 (2.33%) SaaS
6 56 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 54 (2.06%) Mimecast
8 46 (1.76%) G Suite
9 30 (1.15%) PaaS
10 21 (0.80%) IaaS
11 17 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.61%) OneDrive
13 11 (0.42%) Dropbox
14 10 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 9 (0.34%) Slack
16 7 (0.27%) Basecamp
16 7 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (0.27%) OpenDNS
17 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
17 6 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 246 (9.40%) DNS
2 226 (8.63%) DHCP
3 222 (8.48%) Firewall
4 184 (7.03%) TCP/IP
5 164 (6.26%) VPN
6 136 (5.19%) LAN
7 104 (3.97%) WAN
8 102 (3.90%) Internet
8 102 (3.90%) Skype
9 101 (3.86%) VoIP
10 89 (3.40%) SAN
11 66 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
12 60 (2.29%) Wireless
13 50 (1.91%) VLAN
14 48 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
15 43 (1.64%) Intranet
15 43 (1.64%) Unified Communications
16 29 (1.11%) WebEx
17 24 (0.92%) PBX
18 21 (0.80%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 66 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.22%) Big Data
9 24 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
10 22 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (0.84%) Power BI
11 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Power View
11 20 (0.76%) PowerPivot
12 18 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (0.42%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.42%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.38%) MS Access
14 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 126 (4.81%) JIRA
2 30 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 20 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 16 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (0.34%) Hudson
6 9 (0.34%) Selenium
7 8 (0.31%) MSI
8 7 (0.27%) FrontPage
9 6 (0.23%) Maven
10 5 (0.19%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.11%) Subversion
11 3 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 2 (0.076%) Gradle
12 2 (0.076%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.076%) Liquibase
12 2 (0.076%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.076%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (0.076%) WebDriver
General
1 705 (26.93%) Finance
2 231 (8.82%) Legal
3 225 (8.59%) Banking
4 214 (8.17%) Law
5 116 (4.43%) Marketing
6 108 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 107 (4.09%) Retail
8 64 (2.44%) Advertising
9 61 (2.33%) Financial Institution
10 51 (1.95%) Publishing
11 36 (1.38%) Front Office
12 35 (1.34%) Back Office
12 35 (1.34%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.73%) French Language
15 14 (0.53%) Billing
15 14 (0.53%) Games
16 11 (0.42%) German Language
17 10 (0.38%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.38%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 884 (33.77%) Analyst
2 340 (12.99%) Support Engineer
3 336 (12.83%) Support Analyst
4 276 (10.54%) IT Support
5 230 (8.79%) Desktop Support
6 224 (8.56%) Service Analyst
7 181 (6.91%) Service Desk Analyst
8 177 (6.76%) IT Analyst
9 143 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 138 (5.27%) IT Engineer
11 126 (4.81%) Project Manager
12 125 (4.77%) Applications Support
13 124 (4.74%) Business Analyst
14 119 (4.55%) Developer
15 116 (4.43%) Desktop Engineer
16 113 (4.32%) IT Support Analyst
17 103 (3.93%) IT Support Engineer
18 99 (3.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 95 (3.63%) Administrator
20 86 (3.28%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (4.01%) .NET
2 97 (3.71%) HTML
3 42 (1.60%) ASP.NET
4 36 (1.38%) XML
5 34 (1.30%) CSS
6 33 (1.26%) Web Services
7 32 (1.22%) .NET Framework
8 21 (0.80%) jQuery
9 18 (0.69%) HTML5
10 16 (0.61%) COM
10 16 (0.61%) JSON
11 15 (0.57%) OOXML
11 15 (0.57%) SOAP
12 14 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
13 13 (0.50%) Software Packaging
14 12 (0.46%) AngularJS
14 12 (0.46%) WCF
15 11 (0.42%) Entity Framework
16 10 (0.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 332 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (6.68%) Self-Motivation
3 131 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 110 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 91 (3.48%) iPhone
6 90 (3.44%) Hedge funds
6 90 (3.44%) Video Conferencing
7 77 (2.94%) Fintech
8 68 (2.60%) User Experience
9 58 (2.22%) Smartphone
10 57 (2.18%) Blackberry
11 41 (1.57%) iPad
12 34 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
13 32 (1.22%) e-Learning
14 29 (1.11%) Driving Licence
15 28 (1.07%) Equities
16 25 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
17 24 (0.92%) Fixed Income
17 24 (0.92%) Wiki
18 22 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,303 (49.77%) Windows
2 587 (22.42%) Windows 7
3 580 (22.15%) Windows 10
4 496 (18.95%) Windows Server
5 241 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 216 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 110 (4.20%) Mac OS X
8 106 (4.05%) Linux
9 92 (3.51%) Apple iOS
10 91 (3.48%) Android
11 83 (3.17%) Windows 8
12 44 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 43 (1.64%) Mac OS
14 40 (1.53%) Windows XP
15 28 (1.07%) Unix
16 15 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (0.57%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.31%) CentOS
17 8 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (22.04%) ITIL
2 402 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
3 372 (14.21%) Project Management
4 291 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 165 (6.30%) Time Management
7 164 (6.26%) CRM
8 149 (5.69%) PRINCE2
9 129 (4.93%) Business Analysis
10 127 (4.85%) Migration
11 125 (4.77%) Asset Management
12 124 (4.74%) Service Management
13 123 (4.70%) Analytics
14 121 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
15 118 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
16 117 (4.47%) Service Delivery
17 106 (4.05%) Change Management
18 105 (4.01%) Incident Management
18 105 (4.01%) Waterfall
19 96 (3.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 464 (17.72%) SQL
2 207 (7.91%) PowerShell
3 105 (4.01%) C#
4 90 (3.44%) Python
5 87 (3.32%) VBA
6 54 (2.06%) Perl
7 52 (1.99%) JavaScript
8 51 (1.95%) C
8 51 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 31 (1.18%) VB
10 26 (0.99%) Java
11 20 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 20 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 18 (0.69%) PHP
13 13 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.42%) VBScript
15 10 (0.38%) C++
16 7 (0.27%) R
17 5 (0.19%) Ruby
18 4 (0.15%) AWK
Qualifications
1 323 (12.34%) Degree
2 164 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (3.55%) MCSE
4 80 (3.06%) MCP
5 60 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 58 (2.22%) CCNA
6 58 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 48 (1.83%) MOS
8 46 (1.76%) A+ Certification
9 45 (1.72%) MCSA
10 37 (1.41%) MCDST
11 28 (1.07%) Security Cleared
12 22 (0.84%) SC Cleared
13 19 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 18 (0.69%) CISSP
15 17 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 16 (0.61%) MCITP
16 16 (0.61%) PMI Certification
16 16 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (7.52%) SLA
2 87 (3.32%) PMO
3 82 (3.13%) QA
4 54 (2.06%) GDPR
5 37 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.27%) COBIT
8 7 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.15%) SEPA
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.076%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.076%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.038%) MiFID
13 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,011 (38.62%) Active Directory
2 200 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 49 (1.87%) XenApp
5 45 (1.72%) vSphere
6 39 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
7 27 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 24 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
9 22 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.76%) BitLocker
11 18 (0.69%) Terminal Server
11 18 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (0.69%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.50%) XenServer
13 12 (0.46%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.15%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 241 (9.21%) SCCM
2 39 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 38 (1.45%) AirWatch
3 38 (1.45%) WSUS
4 25 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 23 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 21 (0.80%) Ansible
7 18 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
8 14 (0.53%) Salt
9 13 (0.50%) SCOM
9 13 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (0.50%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.38%) Nagios
10 10 (0.38%) SCVMM
11 8 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (0.27%) SCSM
12 7 (0.27%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
13 6 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,710 (65.32%) Microsoft
2 300 (11.46%) Citrix
3 267 (10.20%) VMware
4 144 (5.50%) Google
5 138 (5.27%) Cisco
6 134 (5.12%) Apple
7 114 (4.35%) Adobe
8 91 (3.48%) iManage
9 84 (3.21%) HP
10 78 (2.98%) Oracle
11 63 (2.41%) SAP
12 61 (2.33%) ServiceNow
13 45 (1.72%) Symantec
14 43 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
15 42 (1.60%) Avaya
15 42 (1.60%) NetApp
16 39 (1.49%) Bloomberg
17 35 (1.34%) Dell
17 35 (1.34%) Ivanti
17 35 (1.34%) Reuters