Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 88 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 2,610 2,715 3,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.84% 3.64% 4.14%
As % of the Applications category 45.85% 43.07% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,211 2,142 2,767
London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
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 5,692 6,303 7,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 8.37% 8.46% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,556 4,744 6,020
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,225
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +12 753 £36,000 -11.11% 94
West London +13 178 £35,000 -6.67% 45
South London +7 119 £29,000 +11.54% 6
East London +25 54 £27,000 -40.00% 13
North London +4 34 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1,685 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 1,367 (52.38%) Windows
3 955 (36.59%) Active Directory
4 744 (28.51%) Finance
5 641 (24.56%) Office 365
6 639 (24.48%) Windows 7
7 587 (22.49%) Microsoft Excel
8 572 (21.92%) Windows 10
9 501 (19.20%) Windows Server
10 493 (18.89%) ITIL
11 439 (16.82%) SQL
12 393 (15.06%) Project Management
12 393 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
13 376 (14.41%) MS Exchange
14 372 (14.25%) Degree
15 334 (12.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 321 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
17 320 (12.26%) Citrix
18 313 (11.99%) VMware
19 299 (11.46%) DNS
20 283 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
21 257 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
22 245 (9.39%) SharePoint
23 235 (9.00%) DHCP
24 233 (8.93%) Firewall
25 232 (8.89%) SQL Server
25 232 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
26 223 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
27 219 (8.39%) Legal
28 215 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 376 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 245 (9.39%) SharePoint
3 152 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 106 (4.06%) Skype for Business
5 67 (2.57%) Confluence
6 59 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 45 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (1.46%) IIS
9 22 (0.84%) CMS
9 22 (0.84%) SAS
10 14 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.38%) WordPress
13 5 (0.19%) Apache
13 5 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.19%) Site Server
Applications
1 587 (22.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 334 (12.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 177 (6.78%) MS Visio
4 124 (4.75%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.65%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.42%) AutoCAD
8 10 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
8 10 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.34%) Camtasia
10 7 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.23%) InDesign
12 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.11%) SPSS
14 2 (0.077%) InVision
14 2 (0.077%) SketchUp
15 1 (0.038%) Maya
15 1 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
15 1 (0.038%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 34 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
3 16 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.31%) Carpe Diem
6 8 (0.31%) Elite 3E
7 7 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.27%) Eikon
8 6 (0.23%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.23%) Relativity
8 6 (0.23%) Ringtail
9 5 (0.19%) Magento
9 5 (0.19%) Maximo
9 5 (0.19%) Misys Midas
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.19%) Visualfiles
10 4 (0.15%) DocuMatrix
10 4 (0.15%) HFM
11 3 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 641 (24.56%) Office 365
2 232 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (2.57%) Mimecast
5 51 (1.95%) SaaS
6 37 (1.42%) G Suite
7 25 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (0.84%) IaaS
8 22 (0.84%) OneDrive
9 21 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 21 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
10 20 (0.77%) Slack
11 18 (0.69%) PaaS
12 16 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.34%) Yammer
14 8 (0.31%) Dropbox
14 8 (0.31%) GitHub
15 7 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
16 4 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 299 (11.46%) DNS
2 235 (9.00%) DHCP
3 233 (8.93%) Firewall
4 213 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 185 (7.09%) VPN
6 151 (5.79%) LAN
7 136 (5.21%) WAN
8 104 (3.98%) Skype
9 102 (3.91%) Internet
10 75 (2.87%) Wireless
11 71 (2.72%) SAN
11 71 (2.72%) VoIP
12 66 (2.53%) VLAN
13 65 (2.49%) Remote Desktop
14 64 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
15 37 (1.42%) Unified Communications
16 36 (1.38%) WebEx
17 29 (1.11%) Intranet
18 21 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
19 20 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 60 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 54 (2.07%) Big Data
3 54 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (1.19%) Power BI
8 28 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
10 20 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
11 15 (0.57%) PowerPivot
12 14 (0.54%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.50%) Microsoft Power View
14 12 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.42%) MS Access
15 11 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (0.38%) Blockchain
16 10 (0.38%) Data Mining
16 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 110 (4.21%) JIRA
2 25 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 20 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.31%) MSI
5 8 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.19%) FrontPage
6 5 (0.19%) Selenium
7 3 (0.11%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.11%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.077%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.077%) Gradle
8 2 (0.077%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.077%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.077%) Maven
8 2 (0.077%) Subversion
8 2 (0.077%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.077%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (0.077%) WebDriver
General
1 744 (28.51%) Finance
2 219 (8.39%) Legal
3 205 (7.85%) Law
4 203 (7.78%) Banking
5 133 (5.10%) Retail
6 109 (4.18%) Marketing
7 95 (3.64%) Telecoms
8 57 (2.18%) Advertising
9 54 (2.07%) Investment Banking
10 53 (2.03%) Financial Institution
11 43 (1.65%) Back Office
12 30 (1.15%) Front Office
13 29 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 28 (1.07%) Publishing
15 21 (0.80%) Billing
16 20 (0.77%) Games
17 19 (0.73%) French Language
18 14 (0.54%) Italian Language
19 13 (0.50%) Local Government
20 12 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 928 (35.56%) Analyst
2 403 (15.44%) Support Engineer
3 372 (14.25%) Support Analyst
4 303 (11.61%) IT Support
5 251 (9.62%) Desktop Support
6 183 (7.01%) Service Analyst
7 171 (6.55%) IT Analyst
8 164 (6.28%) Service Desk Analyst
9 163 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 142 (5.44%) Applications Support
11 140 (5.36%) IT Engineer
12 134 (5.13%) Business Analyst
13 128 (4.90%) IT Support Analyst
14 122 (4.67%) Desktop Engineer
14 122 (4.67%) Project Manager
15 115 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
16 106 (4.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 102 (3.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 101 (3.87%) Junior
19 88 (3.37%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (3.64%) .NET
2 62 (2.38%) XML
3 61 (2.34%) HTML
4 51 (1.95%) Web Services
5 21 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 21 (0.80%) CSS
6 20 (0.77%) .NET Framework
7 18 (0.69%) COM
8 16 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
9 15 (0.57%) Software Packaging
10 14 (0.54%) XSL
11 13 (0.50%) LDAP
12 12 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (0.46%) X-Windows
13 10 (0.38%) Entity Framework
13 10 (0.38%) HTML5
14 9 (0.34%) JSON
15 7 (0.27%) jQuery
15 7 (0.27%) SOAP
16 6 (0.23%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 321 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
3 124 (4.75%) Management Information System
4 113 (4.33%) iPhone
5 108 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 98 (3.75%) Data Centre
7 89 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
8 88 (3.37%) Blackberry
9 68 (2.61%) Fintech
10 43 (1.65%) User Experience
11 37 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 37 (1.42%) iPad
11 37 (1.42%) Smartphone
12 36 (1.38%) e-Learning
13 33 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
13 33 (1.26%) Driving Licence
14 32 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
15 25 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (0.96%) Fat Client
15 25 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,367 (52.38%) Windows
2 639 (24.48%) Windows 7
3 572 (21.92%) Windows 10
4 501 (19.20%) Windows Server
5 283 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 257 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 124 (4.75%) Android
8 114 (4.37%) Mac OS X
9 113 (4.33%) Linux
10 109 (4.18%) Apple iOS
11 108 (4.14%) Windows 8
12 54 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 49 (1.88%) Mac OS
14 43 (1.65%) Windows XP
15 38 (1.46%) Unix
16 17 (0.65%) Windows Vista
17 16 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (0.34%) Windows Phone
20 8 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (18.89%) ITIL
2 393 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
2 393 (15.06%) Project Management
3 223 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (5.82%) CRM
5 151 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 147 (5.63%) Time Management
7 141 (5.40%) Business Analysis
8 137 (5.25%) Change Management
9 118 (4.52%) Migration
10 117 (4.48%) Service Management
11 116 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
12 115 (4.41%) PRINCE2
13 107 (4.10%) Asset Management
13 107 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 99 (3.79%) Problem Management
15 97 (3.72%) Analytics
15 97 (3.72%) Data Analysis
16 91 (3.49%) Investment Management
16 91 (3.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 439 (16.82%) SQL
2 157 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 100 (3.83%) VBA
4 67 (2.57%) Python
5 64 (2.45%) C#
6 53 (2.03%) JavaScript
7 48 (1.84%) T-SQL
8 45 (1.72%) C
8 45 (1.72%) Perl
9 44 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 41 (1.57%) VB
11 28 (1.07%) Java
12 21 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 15 (0.57%) VBScript
14 14 (0.54%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.46%) PHP
16 11 (0.42%) C++
17 10 (0.38%) R
18 8 (0.31%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 372 (14.25%) Degree
2 169 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (3.75%) MCSE
4 81 (3.10%) MCP
5 67 (2.57%) MCSA
6 63 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
7 49 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 40 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (1.46%) A+ Certification
9 38 (1.46%) CCNA
10 31 (1.19%) MOS
11 23 (0.88%) MCDST
12 22 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (0.73%) MCITP
14 18 (0.69%) ISEB
15 17 (0.65%) ISTQB
15 17 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 17 (0.65%) Security Cleared
16 14 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 14 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (7.28%) SLA
2 74 (2.84%) PMO
2 74 (2.84%) QA
3 48 (1.84%) GDPR
4 47 (1.80%) Data Quality
5 30 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.23%) SEPA
8 5 (0.19%) COBIT
8 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.15%) IFRS
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.077%) GAAP
11 2 (0.077%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.077%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.077%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 955 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 215 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (4.52%) Hyper-V
4 56 (2.15%) XenApp
5 34 (1.30%) vSphere
6 31 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 25 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
8 24 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
9 23 (0.88%) XenServer
10 21 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (0.69%) Terminal Server
12 14 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.46%) BitLocker
14 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.34%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.11%) Docker
16 3 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 215 (8.24%) SCCM
2 36 (1.38%) Backup Exec
3 34 (1.30%) AirWatch
4 31 (1.19%) WSUS
5 23 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 20 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
6 20 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 16 (0.61%) Nagios
8 15 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
9 14 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
10 12 (0.46%) Kibana
11 11 (0.42%) vCenter Server
11 11 (0.42%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.38%) Ansible
12 10 (0.38%) SCOM
13 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 7 (0.27%) IBM BigFix
14 7 (0.27%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 5 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,685 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 320 (12.26%) Citrix
3 313 (11.99%) VMware
4 185 (7.09%) Apple
5 144 (5.52%) Cisco
6 113 (4.33%) ServiceNow
7 106 (4.06%) Adobe
8 91 (3.49%) Oracle
9 90 (3.45%) HP
10 88 (3.37%) Google
11 63 (2.41%) iManage
11 63 (2.41%) SAP
12 55 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
13 48 (1.84%) Avaya
14 45 (1.72%) Symantec
15 32 (1.23%) Bloomberg
15 32 (1.23%) NetApp
16 31 (1.19%) Dell
16 31 (1.19%) IBM
17 30 (1.15%) Veeam