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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 65 61
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 3564 4296 5040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.99% 4.43% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 46.15% 48.34% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2773 3577 4047
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7722 8887 11105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.63% 9.16% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6081 7289 8728
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -2.94%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the UK

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the UK

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the UK

Microsoft Office
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 3380 £33,000 +1.53% 437
London -23 1348 £40,000 +14.28% 149
South East +15 773 £30,000 -6.25% 86
East of England -33 254 £37,500 +10.29% 40
North West -22 237 £26,500 -8.62% 38
West Midlands +8 236 £30,000 +9.09% 30
South West +5 226 £29,000 -3.33% 38
City of London -19 209 £45,000 +18.42% 32
Yorkshire -17 200 £27,250 +6.86% 39
Surrey +10 172 £30,000 -7.69% 16
Hampshire +16 169 £25,000 -23.07% 18
West Yorkshire 0 161 £26,000 +4.00% 28
Berkshire +8 150 £33,000 -8.96% 13
Manchester -32 141 £27,000 -16.92% 16
Hertfordshire -20 115 £33,500 -10.66% 12
Buckinghamshire +4 112 £25,000 -13.79% 20
Leeds +1 112 £26,000 +4.00% 21
Reading +41 88 £37,000 +48.00% 6
Milton Keynes +14 88 £24,500 +1.03% 10
Birmingham -8 81 £37,500 +36.36% 10
Bristol +3 80 £32,500 +16.07% 16
Cheshire +11 74 £26,000 +10.63% 16
Kent +10 74 £35,000 +34.61% 4
East Midlands -44 70 £28,500 +18.75% 10
Scotland -16 63 £28,615 -7.69% 10
Cambridgeshire -6 49 £40,000 +45.45% 9
Essex -24 48 £35,500 +8.39% 10
Gloucestershire +12 44 £26,500 +13.97% 7
Wales -1 40 £32,500 +18.18% 12
Wiltshire -12 39 £27,000 -3.57% 3

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 4679 (66.85%) Microsoft
2 3582 (51.18%) Windows
3 2242 (32.03%) Active Directory
4 1613 (23.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 1580 (22.57%) Finance
6 1545 (22.07%) Windows 7
7 1421 (20.30%) ITIL
8 1221 (17.45%) SQL
9 1192 (17.03%) Windows Server
10 1091 (15.59%) Office 365
11 1072 (15.32%) MS Exchange
12 1058 (15.12%) Degree
13 863 (12.33%) Citrix
14 854 (12.20%) VMware
15 837 (11.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 794 (11.34%) SQL Server
17 780 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
18 752 (10.74%) Project Management
19 738 (10.54%) Windows 10
20 720 (10.29%) SharePoint
21 663 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
22 656 (9.37%) SLA
23 644 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
24 584 (8.34%) Agile Software Development
25 581 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
26 564 (8.06%) Firewall
27 551 (7.87%) Cisco
28 548 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
29 547 (7.82%) DNS
30 544 (7.77%) MS Visio

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 1072 (15.32%) MS Exchange
2 720 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 369 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 314 (4.49%) Skype for Business
5 188 (2.69%) IIS
6 171 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 138 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 117 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 97 (1.39%) CMS
10 81 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 70 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 63 (0.90%) SAS
13 61 (0.87%) IBM Notes
14 42 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
15 41 (0.59%) MS Project Server
16 38 (0.54%) Apache
16 38 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
17 34 (0.49%) Confluence
18 33 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
19 29 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 1613 (23.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 837 (11.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 544 (7.77%) MS Visio
4 463 (6.62%) Microsoft Project
5 90 (1.29%) Photoshop
6 72 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
7 57 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
8 49 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 43 (0.61%) InDesign
10 38 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
11 35 (0.50%) Acrobat
12 22 (0.31%) Camtasia
13 18 (0.26%) AutoCAD
13 18 (0.26%) SPSS
14 16 (0.23%) FrameMaker
14 16 (0.23%) RoboHelp
14 16 (0.23%) Snagit
15 11 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
16 10 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
17 9 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 99 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 31 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 22 (0.31%) SAP MM
6 21 (0.30%) WebTrends
7 20 (0.29%) Visualfiles
8 19 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 19 (0.27%) SAP BPC
8 19 (0.27%) Workday HCM
9 18 (0.26%) SAP FI
10 17 (0.24%) NetSuite
11 16 (0.23%) SAP ERP
11 16 (0.23%) SAP SD
12 15 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
12 15 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
13 14 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
14 13 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
14 13 (0.19%) Sage 200
15 12 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1091 (15.59%) Office 365
2 360 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 112 (1.60%) SaaS
5 56 (0.80%) Mimecast
6 55 (0.79%) IaaS
7 52 (0.74%) G Suite
8 49 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 38 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 29 (0.41%) OneDrive
11 28 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
12 26 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 26 (0.37%) PaaS
13 21 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 12 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
14 12 (0.17%) Force.com
15 11 (0.16%) Dropbox
15 11 (0.16%) Intacct
16 9 (0.13%) Yammer
17 7 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 564 (8.06%) Firewall
2 547 (7.82%) DNS
3 539 (7.70%) TCP/IP
4 529 (7.56%) LAN
5 482 (6.89%) DHCP
6 478 (6.83%) VPN
7 470 (6.72%) WAN
8 335 (4.79%) Internet
9 237 (3.39%) Skype
10 209 (2.99%) VoIP
11 179 (2.56%) SAN
12 169 (2.41%) Wireless
13 112 (1.60%) VLAN
14 100 (1.43%) Network Security
15 97 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
16 91 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
17 70 (1.00%) SMTP
18 69 (0.99%) MPLS
19 68 (0.97%) Intranet
20 60 (0.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 794 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 200 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 171 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 139 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 102 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 102 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 101 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 95 (1.36%) MySQL
8 75 (1.07%) MS Access
9 68 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 66 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
11 65 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
12 64 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
13 61 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 55 (0.79%) Oracle Database
15 45 (0.64%) Power BI
16 34 (0.49%) QlikView
17 30 (0.43%) Big Data
17 30 (0.43%) RDBMS
18 27 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 139 (1.99%) Visual Studio
2 105 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 104 (1.49%) JIRA
4 43 (0.61%) Selenium
5 35 (0.50%) MSI
6 33 (0.47%) Subversion
7 30 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 27 (0.39%) Axure RP
9 26 (0.37%) HP UFT
10 23 (0.33%) WiX
11 21 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
12 20 (0.29%) NUnit
12 20 (0.29%) T4 Templates
13 19 (0.27%) Jenkins
14 17 (0.24%) SpecFlow
14 17 (0.24%) TeamCity
15 16 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
16 15 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
16 15 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 13 (0.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 1580 (22.57%) Finance
2 428 (6.12%) Legal
3 383 (5.47%) Marketing
4 340 (4.86%) Law
5 330 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 300 (4.29%) Banking
7 226 (3.23%) Retail
8 221 (3.16%) Manufacturing
9 156 (2.23%) Back Office
10 146 (2.09%) Advertising
11 93 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 75 (1.07%) Investment Banking
13 70 (1.00%) Billing
14 64 (0.91%) Publishing
15 63 (0.90%) Electronics
16 61 (0.87%) Retail Banking
17 59 (0.84%) French Language
18 52 (0.74%) German Language
19 49 (0.70%) Military
20 43 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2337 (33.39%) Analyst
2 921 (13.16%) Support Analyst
3 819 (11.70%) IT Support
4 767 (10.96%) Support Engineer
5 650 (9.29%) Service Analyst
6 541 (7.73%) Service Desk Analyst
7 493 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 479 (6.84%) IT Analyst
9 383 (5.47%) Developer
10 367 (5.24%) IT Engineer
11 366 (5.23%) Desktop Support
12 341 (4.87%) IT Support Analyst
13 308 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
14 300 (4.29%) Project Manager
15 283 (4.04%) IT Support Engineer
16 280 (4.00%) Business Analyst
17 255 (3.64%) Consultant
18 234 (3.34%) Administrator
19 227 (3.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
20 223 (3.19%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (5.97%) .NET
2 298 (4.26%) HTML
3 209 (2.99%) CSS
4 167 (2.39%) XML
5 163 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 140 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 104 (1.49%) Web Services
8 83 (1.19%) HTML5
9 80 (1.14%) jQuery
10 70 (1.00%) AngularJS
11 64 (0.91%) Entity Framework
12 52 (0.74%) WPF
13 48 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (0.60%) WCF
15 41 (0.59%) WinForms
16 40 (0.57%) XSLT
17 38 (0.54%) CSS3
17 38 (0.54%) SOAP
17 38 (0.54%) Software Packaging
18 37 (0.53%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 780 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 344 (4.91%) Management Information System
3 266 (3.80%) Blackberry
4 239 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 222 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 222 (3.17%) Driving Licence
6 172 (2.46%) User Experience
7 147 (2.10%) iPad
8 139 (1.99%) Social Media
9 138 (1.97%) iPhone
10 108 (1.54%) Smartphone
11 98 (1.40%) e-Learning
11 98 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
12 69 (0.99%) Fat Client
12 69 (0.99%) Thin Client
13 58 (0.83%) Fintech
14 52 (0.74%) Mobile App
15 49 (0.70%) CMDB
16 48 (0.69%) Clustering
17 41 (0.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3582 (51.18%) Windows
2 1545 (22.07%) Windows 7
3 1192 (17.03%) Windows Server
4 738 (10.54%) Windows 10
5 663 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 644 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 477 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 344 (4.91%) Linux
9 292 (4.17%) Android
10 290 (4.14%) Windows XP
11 275 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 236 (3.37%) Apple iOS
13 215 (3.07%) Mac OS X
14 149 (2.13%) Unix
15 90 (1.29%) Mac OS
16 64 (0.91%) Windows Vista
17 37 (0.53%) Windows Phone
18 34 (0.49%) Solaris
19 30 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 22 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1421 (20.30%) ITIL
2 752 (10.74%) Project Management
3 584 (8.34%) Agile Software Development
4 449 (6.42%) CRM
5 426 (6.09%) PRINCE2
6 407 (5.82%) Service Management
7 390 (5.57%) Change Management
8 377 (5.39%) Service Delivery
9 352 (5.03%) Time Management
10 330 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 314 (4.49%) Mentoring
12 303 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
13 269 (3.84%) SDLC
14 258 (3.69%) ERP
15 254 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 252 (3.60%) Business Analysis
17 230 (3.29%) Analytics
18 225 (3.21%) Asset Management
19 204 (2.91%) Migration
20 200 (2.86%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1221 (17.45%) SQL
2 361 (5.16%) C#
3 297 (4.24%) PowerShell
4 222 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 165 (2.36%) C
6 161 (2.30%) Java
7 139 (1.99%) T-SQL
8 134 (1.91%) VBA
9 132 (1.89%) VB
10 92 (1.31%) PHP
11 73 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 68 (0.97%) Python
13 64 (0.91%) C++
14 57 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 50 (0.71%) VBScript
16 42 (0.60%) Perl
16 42 (0.60%) Shell Script
17 35 (0.50%) R
18 25 (0.36%) Bash Shell
19 22 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1058 (15.12%) Degree
2 581 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 345 (4.93%) MCSE
4 284 (4.06%) MCP
5 240 (3.43%) Security Cleared
6 217 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
7 204 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
8 169 (2.41%) MCSA
9 157 (2.24%) CCNA
10 143 (2.04%) SC Cleared
11 103 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
12 91 (1.30%) PMI Certification
12 91 (1.30%) PMP
13 83 (1.19%) CCNP
14 79 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 78 (1.11%) ISEB
16 73 (1.04%) A+ Certification
17 67 (0.96%) MCITP
18 64 (0.91%) HND
19 58 (0.83%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 656 (9.37%) SLA
2 254 (3.63%) PMO
3 244 (3.49%) QA
4 94 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 43 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 20 (0.29%) GDPR
9 18 (0.26%) P3O
10 16 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 14 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 13 (0.19%) ISO 14001
12 13 (0.19%) ISO 22301
13 10 (0.14%) Basel III
13 10 (0.14%) COBIT
14 9 (0.13%) GCP
15 8 (0.11%) MiFID
16 7 (0.10%) Solvency II
17 6 (0.086%) GAAP
18 4 (0.057%) GMP
System Software
1 2242 (32.03%) Active Directory
2 548 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 359 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 237 (3.39%) XenApp
5 124 (1.77%) XenDesktop
6 111 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 105 (1.50%) vSphere
8 62 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
9 51 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
10 44 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 38 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
12 32 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
13 29 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
14 26 (0.37%) ProxySG
15 22 (0.31%) Terminal Server
16 18 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 18 (0.26%) Postfix
17 17 (0.24%) XenServer
18 13 (0.19%) VMware Server
19 12 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 393 (5.62%) SCCM
2 86 (1.23%) WSUS
3 83 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 55 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 49 (0.70%) AirWatch
6 44 (0.63%) SCOM
7 32 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 30 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 27 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 22 (0.31%) vCenter Server
11 20 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
11 20 (0.29%) XenMobile
12 17 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
13 16 (0.23%) OpenView
14 15 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 14 (0.20%) Cacti
15 14 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
15 14 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
16 12 (0.17%) Control-M
16 12 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4679 (66.85%) Microsoft
2 863 (12.33%) Citrix
3 854 (12.20%) VMware
4 551 (7.87%) Cisco
5 386 (5.52%) Apple
6 340 (4.86%) Oracle
7 286 (4.09%) HP
8 257 (3.67%) SAP
9 243 (3.47%) Adobe
10 147 (2.10%) Google
11 125 (1.79%) iManage
12 113 (1.61%) Dell
13 112 (1.60%) Remedy
14 107 (1.53%) ServiceNow
14 107 (1.53%) Symantec
15 105 (1.50%) Avaya
16 90 (1.29%) IBM
17 80 (1.14%) McAfee
18 79 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
19 75 (1.07%) Juniper
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25k-£40k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £62000.00 - £76000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £18500 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32004 - £38183 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Advanced
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c. £16K
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £15000 - £17250 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago