Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 28 53
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 20 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.30% 8.15% 3.79%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 77.19% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 32
Suffolk median annual salary £36,750 £37,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +40.19% -2.73%
10th Percentile £19,825 £22,000 £18,025
90th Percentile £43,375 £47,500 £53,975
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +12.07% +3.57% -9.68%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 35 57 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.53% 10.56% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 59
Suffolk median annual salary £33,500 £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.67% +33.93% -12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,500 £18,850
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £55,050
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -5.80% +2.99%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Suffolk

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Suffolk

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Suffolk over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Suffolk

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bury St Edmunds - 16 £40,000 - 2
Ipswich -15 4 £19,000 -52.50%
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 8 (40.00%) e-Learning
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (25.00%) WPF
3 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 5 (25.00%) Test Management
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) VB
3 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) ISEB
3 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (20.00%) Information Management
5 3 (15.00%) Sage
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Case Management
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Author
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Author
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Writer
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Project Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
1 5 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) e-Learning
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) Test Management
2 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Information Management
4 3 (15.00%) Case Management
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) People Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Sage