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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 98 113 93
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 5,993 3,219 2,653
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.34% 3.01% 3.36%
As % of the Applications category 38.39% 43.17% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,514 2,209 2,120
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,475
25th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,042
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
75th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £51,962
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,426 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -1.69% +3.03% +6.45%

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15,611 7,456 5,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.69% 6.98% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7,477 4,793 4,382
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £24,750
25th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +10.39%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,978
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,810 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.48% +6.16% +7.14%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the UK

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the UK

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the UK

Microsoft Office
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the UK over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +24 5,305 £37,500 -6.25% 743
UK excluding London +27 3,664 £33,426 -1.69% 629
Work from Home +31 2,170 £40,000 -5.88% 172
London +3 1,958 £45,000 -7.22% 156
South East +35 1,033 £35,000 -2.78% 154
Midlands +37 832 £35,000 +4.48% 109
North of England +9 822 £30,000 -7.69% 177
West Midlands +35 547 £36,750 +5.00% 62
North West -13 394 £30,000 -22.58% 96
Yorkshire +34 357 £29,000 -1.53% 63
East of England -2 345 £32,500 -19.75% 68
South West +4 326 £32,500 +12.07% 75
East Midlands +19 285 £31,000 -4.62% 46
Scotland -9 201 £31,750 -6.62% 24
Wales +2 109 £40,000 +23.08% 19
North East +2 70 £40,000 +25.00% 18
Northern Ireland -22 22 £40,000 +34.45% 4

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 4,334 (72.32%) Microsoft
2 2,788 (46.52%) Social Skills
3 1,924 (32.10%) Windows
4 1,731 (28.88%) Microsoft Excel
5 1,465 (24.45%) Microsoft 365
6 1,389 (23.18%) Active Directory
7 1,311 (21.88%) Finance
8 1,281 (21.37%) Degree
9 1,194 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
10 1,145 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
11 1,120 (18.69%) Agile
12 903 (15.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 866 (14.45%) Project Management
14 853 (14.23%) ITIL
15 841 (14.03%) Windows 10
16 796 (13.28%) SQL
17 757 (12.63%) Azure
18 689 (11.50%) Windows Server
19 665 (11.10%) SharePoint
20 558 (9.31%) Self-Motivation
21 545 (9.09%) Management Information System
22 535 (8.93%) Service Delivery
23 523 (8.73%) Analytics
24 500 (8.34%) Time Management
25 497 (8.29%) Security Cleared
26 457 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
27 429 (7.16%) Marketing
28 428 (7.14%) VMware
29 425 (7.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
30 418 (6.97%) Change Management

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 665 (11.10%) SharePoint
2 305 (5.09%) MS Exchange
3 113 (1.89%) Confluence
4 112 (1.87%) IIS
5 80 (1.33%) SAS
6 65 (1.08%) CMS
7 41 (0.68%) Apache
8 40 (0.67%) ArcGIS
9 35 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 26 (0.43%) Skype for Business
11 25 (0.42%) IBM Notes
12 20 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (0.22%) Apache Spark
13 13 (0.22%) MS Project Server
13 13 (0.22%) OnBase
14 8 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.12%) Drupal
15 7 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.10%) WinCC
Applications
1 1,731 (28.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 903 (15.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 284 (4.74%) Microsoft Project
3 284 (4.74%) MS Visio
4 57 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 51 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 44 (0.73%) AutoCAD
7 43 (0.72%) CATIA
8 38 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 38 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
9 24 (0.40%) Acrobat
10 21 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
11 19 (0.32%) InDesign
12 16 (0.27%) Simulink
13 15 (0.25%) Blender
14 9 (0.15%) Adobe XD
14 9 (0.15%) CANalyzer
14 9 (0.15%) Maple
15 8 (0.13%) InCopy
15 8 (0.13%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 75 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.88%) iTrent
3 52 (0.87%) JDE OneWorld
4 43 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 41 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 26 (0.43%) Fidessa
7 25 (0.42%) NetSuite
8 22 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
9 19 (0.32%) Academy Housing
9 19 (0.32%) Teamcenter
10 15 (0.25%) Elite 3E
11 13 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
12 11 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
12 11 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
12 11 (0.18%) SAP GTS
12 11 (0.18%) SAP R/3
13 10 (0.17%) ENOVIA
13 10 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1,465 (24.45%) Microsoft 365
2 757 (12.63%) Azure
3 401 (6.69%) Power Platform
4 201 (3.35%) SaaS
5 199 (3.32%) AWS
6 168 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 125 (2.09%) Google Workspace
8 112 (1.87%) OneDrive
9 86 (1.44%) Mimecast
9 86 (1.44%) PaaS
10 81 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
11 71 (1.18%) Azure DevOps
11 71 (1.18%) Google Analytics
12 66 (1.10%) PowerApps
13 54 (0.90%) GitHub
14 50 (0.83%) Power Automate
15 41 (0.68%) GCP
16 38 (0.63%) Slack
17 35 (0.58%) IaaS
18 29 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 400 (6.67%) DNS
2 358 (5.97%) Firewall
3 315 (5.26%) DHCP
4 290 (4.84%) TCP/IP
5 277 (4.62%) LAN
6 265 (4.42%) VPN
7 252 (4.20%) WAN
8 136 (2.27%) VoIP
9 130 (2.17%) Internet
10 129 (2.15%) Wireless
11 90 (1.50%) SAN
12 83 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
13 76 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
13 76 (1.27%) WebEx
14 70 (1.17%) VLAN
15 54 (0.90%) Network Security
16 52 (0.87%) Intranet
17 47 (0.78%) Skype
18 44 (0.73%) Broadband
18 44 (0.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 336 (5.61%) Power BI
3 138 (2.30%) Tableau
4 117 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 84 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 80 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 72 (1.20%) GIS
9 41 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 38 (0.63%) Big Data
11 34 (0.57%) MySQL
12 33 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
13 32 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
14 30 (0.50%) Power Query
15 29 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
16 26 (0.43%) MS Access
17 25 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
17 25 (0.42%) Hadoop
17 25 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (0.38%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 291 (4.86%) JIRA
2 94 (1.57%) Visual Studio
3 50 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 29 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 26 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 18 (0.30%) Selenium
9 16 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (0.20%) eggPlant
11 11 (0.18%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (0.17%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.17%) Postman
13 9 (0.15%) GitLab
14 8 (0.13%) Rational Rhapsody
15 7 (0.12%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.12%) TestCafe
15 7 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (0.10%) MSI
General
1 2,788 (46.52%) Social Skills
2 1,311 (21.88%) Finance
3 1,145 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
4 429 (7.16%) Marketing
5 425 (7.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 396 (6.61%) Organisational Skills
7 347 (5.79%) Legal
8 340 (5.67%) Manufacturing
9 338 (5.64%) Law
10 324 (5.41%) Presentation Skills
11 252 (4.20%) Public Sector
12 251 (4.19%) Banking
13 242 (4.04%) Retail
14 227 (3.79%) Telecoms
15 145 (2.42%) Influencing Skills
16 144 (2.40%) Advertising
17 133 (2.22%) Automotive
18 116 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
19 108 (1.80%) Aerospace
20 106 (1.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,563 (26.08%) Analyst
2 470 (7.84%) IT Support
3 403 (6.72%) Support Engineer
4 393 (6.56%) Support Analyst
5 322 (5.37%) Service Analyst
6 308 (5.14%) Coordinator
7 303 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 292 (4.87%) Graduate
9 289 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
10 277 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
11 261 (4.36%) Consultant
12 250 (4.17%) IT Analyst
13 248 (4.14%) IT Engineer
14 214 (3.57%) Business Analyst
15 213 (3.55%) Developer
16 185 (3.09%) Administrator
17 181 (3.02%) IT Support Engineer
18 167 (2.79%) Desktop Support
19 160 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
20 158 (2.64%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (4.61%) HTML
2 258 (4.31%) .NET
3 152 (2.54%) XML
4 131 (2.19%) CSS
5 95 (1.59%) HTML5
6 85 (1.42%) JSON
7 81 (1.35%) jQuery
8 79 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 67 (1.12%) XSLT
10 66 (1.10%) SOAP
11 61 (1.02%) REST
12 51 (0.85%) JSP
13 50 (0.83%) Spring
14 49 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 48 (0.80%) EJB
15 48 (0.80%) Java EE
15 48 (0.80%) JDBC
15 48 (0.80%) JSF
16 44 (0.73%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 558 (9.31%) Self-Motivation
2 545 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 215 (3.59%) Driving Licence
4 184 (3.07%) Data Centre
5 168 (2.80%) Social Media
6 157 (2.62%) User Experience
7 98 (1.64%) Cyberattack
8 95 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 92 (1.54%) Virtual Team
10 75 (1.25%) NHS
11 71 (1.18%) Blackberry
12 65 (1.08%) PMI
13 60 (1.00%) Mobile App
14 57 (0.95%) Cybercrime
15 55 (0.92%) Life Science
16 50 (0.83%) Smartphone
17 49 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
18 41 (0.68%) IoT
19 40 (0.67%) Data Structures
20 39 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1,924 (32.10%) Windows
2 841 (14.03%) Windows 10
3 689 (11.50%) Windows Server
4 291 (4.86%) Windows 7
5 270 (4.51%) Linux
6 225 (3.75%) Android
7 205 (3.42%) Apple iOS
8 195 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 192 (3.20%) Windows Server 2016
10 145 (2.42%) Mac OS
11 119 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 102 (1.70%) Windows Server 2019
13 80 (1.33%) Unix
13 80 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 70 (1.17%) Mac OS X
15 48 (0.80%) Ubuntu
16 41 (0.68%) Windows XP
17 27 (0.45%) AIX
18 21 (0.35%) Kali Linux
18 21 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,194 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
2 1,120 (18.69%) Agile
3 866 (14.45%) Project Management
4 853 (14.23%) ITIL
5 535 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 523 (8.73%) Analytics
7 500 (8.34%) Time Management
8 457 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
9 418 (6.97%) Change Management
10 387 (6.46%) Project Delivery
11 366 (6.11%) Mentoring
12 362 (6.04%) CRM
13 359 (5.99%) Cybersecurity
14 347 (5.79%) Asset Management
15 345 (5.76%) Decision-Making
16 344 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
17 328 (5.47%) Coaching
18 326 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
19 325 (5.42%) Data Analysis
20 319 (5.32%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 796 (13.28%) SQL
2 269 (4.49%) C#
3 229 (3.82%) C
4 228 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 206 (3.44%) JavaScript
6 155 (2.59%) Python
7 126 (2.10%) Java
8 74 (1.23%) C++
9 69 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 68 (1.13%) VBA
11 58 (0.97%) VB
12 51 (0.85%) Bash
13 45 (0.75%) R
14 34 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 32 (0.53%) PHP
16 30 (0.50%) MATLAB
17 29 (0.48%) VB.NET
18 28 (0.47%) PL/SQL
19 26 (0.43%) Shell Script
20 25 (0.42%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 1,281 (21.37%) Degree
2 497 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 376 (6.27%) SC Cleared
4 223 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 142 (2.37%) PMI Certification
6 132 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 106 (1.77%) DBS Check
8 97 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
9 96 (1.60%) Master's Degree
10 93 (1.55%) PMP
11 91 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
12 86 (1.44%) DV Cleared
13 77 (1.28%) MCSE
14 71 (1.18%) Chartered Engineer
15 70 (1.17%) CCNA
16 69 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 67 (1.12%) A+ Certification
17 67 (1.12%) MCSA
18 54 (0.90%) APMP
19 49 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (6.39%) SLA
2 283 (4.72%) PMO
3 246 (4.10%) QA
4 101 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 100 (1.67%) GDPR
6 88 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 80 (1.33%) Accessibility
8 44 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 38 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
10 25 (0.42%) Good Clinical Practice
10 25 (0.42%) ISO 20022
11 23 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 21 (0.35%) HL7
13 16 (0.27%) GMP
14 14 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 14 (0.23%) GLP
15 13 (0.22%) GxP
15 13 (0.22%) NIST
16 12 (0.20%) PCI DSS
17 10 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,389 (23.18%) Active Directory
2 331 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 71 (1.18%) Docker
5 56 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (0.82%) vSphere
7 47 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
8 41 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
9 33 (0.55%) XenApp
10 28 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 22 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 15 (0.25%) XenDesktop
14 14 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (0.22%) BitLocker
16 8 (0.13%) Terminal Services
17 7 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 7 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
18 5 (0.083%) Firmware
18 5 (0.083%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 303 (5.06%) SCCM
2 180 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 63 (1.05%) Ansible
4 54 (0.90%) Kubernetes
5 50 (0.83%) Terraform
6 45 (0.75%) SCOM
6 45 (0.75%) WSUS
7 43 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
8 41 (0.68%) vCenter Server
9 28 (0.47%) Backup Exec
10 24 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
11 23 (0.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 16 (0.27%) Puppet
13 15 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
14 12 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
14 12 (0.20%) Icinga
15 11 (0.18%) Nagios
15 11 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 9 (0.15%) Autotask
16 9 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4,334 (72.32%) Microsoft
2 428 (7.14%) VMware
3 361 (6.02%) Adobe
4 330 (5.51%) Citrix
5 301 (5.02%) Apple
6 282 (4.71%) Cisco
7 248 (4.14%) Google
8 239 (3.99%) Salesforce.com
9 232 (3.87%) SAP
10 228 (3.80%) Oracle
11 198 (3.30%) ServiceNow
12 90 (1.50%) Veeam
13 83 (1.38%) Dell
14 78 (1.30%) SolarWinds
15 74 (1.23%) Remedy
15 74 (1.23%) Workday
16 71 (1.18%) HP
16 71 (1.18%) iManage
17 57 (0.95%) Sophos
18 54 (0.90%) Atlassian